Many Nigerins see the recent rash of withdrawal of high profile cases from court by Attorney General of the Federation as jeopardizing the campaign against corruption
The fate of an estimated 30,000 people, including women and children in Otodo Gbame, a slum community in Lagos, hangs in the balance after the vicious demolition of their homes by agents of the Lagos state government.
In 2016, only two states, Borno and Rivers states received their shares of the intervention funds while only 18 out of the 36 states of the federation and the FCT accessed the UBEC matching grant in 2015.
Section 154 of the National Road Traffic Regulation, NRTR, 2012, Part XIV states: “No person other than the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Vice President, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Deputy President of the Senate, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Governors and Deputy Governors of States shall drive a vehicle on any public road using sirens, flashers or beacon lights.”
Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient for child development, which prevents certain childhood illnesses.
Abuja was once thought to be the fastest growing capital city in Africa. It may still well be, but the rise in the number of slums around the city is a growing concern.
Remittances to Nigeria from the diaspora rose every year over the last decade from $16.93 billion in 2006 to $20.83 billion in 2014. And in 2016, remittances by Nigerians abroad were over $35 billion, the highest in Africa and the third largest in the world.
This website also learnt that four soldiers, including a Lieutenant, not five as reported, were killed in the attack. The fifth victim was a policeman with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad stationed in the town.
Some of the IDPs insisted that Boko Haram members were still active in Gwoza and despite the fact that she stayed up to three weeks in the town without any incident, she still believes Gwoza is not as safe as the makeshift settlement they are living in Abuja.
Interventions by international aid agencies and non governmental organisations are the reason why there is no humanitarian catastrophe in the North East By Tajudeen Suleiman Every hour, the gate of…