The Federal Government of Nigeria has launched the Open Treasury Portal, with the hope of publicizing the daily treasury statement on how monies that come into government pocket are being spent. This was made known on Monday by the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Mr. Waziri Adio, through his Twitter handle @Waziriadio. Now, […]

A coalition of civil society organizations has petitioned the United States to protest the rearrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, by armed operatives of the Department of State Services at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The groups, during a protest to the US embassy in Abuja, submitted a petition to […]

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, will today (Friday) lead state chairmen of the party to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. The visit is coming a day after governors elected on the platform of the party met behind closed doors with the President. Thursday’s meeting was attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and […]

The CEO of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-detainee, Adebayo Bakare, have been freed by the Department of State Service (DSS). They were freed hours after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja gave the DSS 24 hours ultimatum to release the two men. Their lead defence counsel, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), […]

Boko Haram militants have kidnapped 21 civilians in the north of Cameroon near the Nigerian frontier, police and local officials said on Thursday. Since it began a decade ago, Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgency has killed more than 27,000 people, displaced some two million, and spilled over into neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger. “Boko Haram attacked […]

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