UN “horrified” by Kaduna, Borno killings

The United Nations resident coordinator Edward Kallon has warned of grave concerns over news of renewed killings by Boko Haram. More than 40 people have...

UN urges Nigeria against attempt to sideline women in politics

Special rapporteurs and independent human rights experts at the United Nations are urging Nigeria to take immediate steps to remedy deliberate attempts to exclude...

FCT doctors rerun vote “example of democracy,” says NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sworn in officials elected for a second time for its chapter in the Federal Capital Territory, ending months...

Ezekwesili, CSOs pass vote of no confidence on APC and PDP

By Ndidichukwu Odoh Convener of Red Card Government, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili and members of  a new coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the umbrella,...

Nigeria overtakes India with more people below poverty line

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of people living in extreme poverty, according to the World Poverty Clock. The clock...

Serap demands probe of N17bn payout to lawmakers in exchange for 2015 budget

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has written President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to direct investigation into allegations that N17 billion was paid to...

Nigeria’s much ado about a middle-aged president

President Muhammadu Buhari may have recently signed into law the “Not Too Young to Run” bill, but it doesn’t spell the start of a...

SERAP asks Buhari to drag OBJ, Jonathan to EFCC over $16bn power projects

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently refer the allegations of mismanagement of $16 billion power projects between...

Nigeria parliament assures 2018 Budget includes “1%” for health, 4 years on

Senate president Bukola Saraki says the 2018 appropriation bill expected to be signed in a few days will include 1% of consolidated revenue stipulated...

55 politicians, others ‘stole N1.354tr between 2006-2013’—SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1.354tr...

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