January 2018

The Military Joined Fulani Herdsmen to Kill Villagers

“An Amnesty International team visited the villages in the aftermath of the air raids and gathered witness testimony from residents who described being attacked by a fighter jet and a military helicopter as they attempted to flee. A traditional ruler of one of the villages, whose house was destroyed in the air raid, also described how the aircraft arrived shortly after the herdsmen. “As we were trying to hide we

Nigerian Democracy Is Being Run by Military Force

Amnesty International has observed that out of the 36 states of Nigeria, 30 is under heavy military siege. Ojigho said the frequent deployment of the military to communities with clashes undermines the efficacy of the police. She said in most cases, the military employs “excessive and unlawful force,” often leading to the loss of innocent lives and destruction of property. Ojigho cited an incident in December 2017, when a fighter

The Role Being Played By the Federal Government in Attacks Are Questionable

The Nigerian government has not been able to address the root of the wide spread activities of the Fulani Herdsmen. Reports from different quarters indicated that there were several warnings before most of the attacks yet the government failed to respond to save the lives of the members of the communities In a statement on Monday, Osai Ojigho, country director of Amnesty International called on the government to find a

PDP Highlights Evidences of Corrupt Practices under Buhari’s Government

The People Democratic Party noted that there have been several evidences to prove that President Muhammadu Buhari has really been swimming in corruption instead of fighting it. In its statement PDP Narrated: “As we speak, those receiving accolades as champions of anti corruption have not yet cleared the air on the leaked memo detailing underhand oil contracts to the tune of N9 trillion ($25billion dollars) at the Nigerian National Petroleum

The African Union Could Be Mocking Buhari with a Title

The title given to President Muhammadu Buhari in Addis Ababa has been described as mockery to the fight against corruption as being anchored by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the reported naming of President Muhammed Buhari as African Union (AU) anti-corruption champion as laughable, derisory and eminently qualified as Africa’s joke of the year. The party said it was clear that leaders of the African