The UN children fund (UNICEF) has appealed to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to give adequate attention to the issue of violence against children in order to ensure proper enlightenment of the public against the phenomenon.
The government of Plateau state has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Riyom and Barkin Ladi local government areas following numerous cases of violence in the area. The Guardian reports that the government’s decision was contained in a statement made by Rufus Bature, the secretary to the state government, on August
The Anglican Church of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, to do all he can to recover the nation’s stolen wealth. The Reverend made this disclosure during a prayer led by top clergymen in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, on burning issues affecting the nation.
A day after a deadly attack at a beach resort in Tunisia, the government has deployed extra security to tourist sites and vowed to close down mosques accused of inciting violence. Tunisia’s Prime Minister, Habib Essid, said army reservists would be deployed to archaeological sites and resorts.
Executive Director UNICEF, Anthony Lake United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday, said horrific details have emerged that the three weeks of violence in South Sudan left 129 children dead and displaced more people since the beginning of 2015.
Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, equivalent to the combined economies of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, a global security report said on Wednesday.
Taraba state Acting Governor, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi has declared curfew in the state from 7 pm to 6 am following the post election violent that engulfed after the declaration of the state governorship result. A press statement signed by the acting governor on Monday stated that total compliance to
Violence and voter apathy characterised the gubernatorial and National Assembly elections held across the country yesterday. It was a straight fight between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the federal level and the opposition All Progressives Party (APC) whose candidate, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), won the March 28
General Muhammadu Buhari The Borno Elders Forum on Thursday advised President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to strive towards eradicating all sources of insurgency and insecurity in the country immediately after assuming office.
Damilare Okunola Alhaji Fasasi Gbagba, President of the Jama-at-ul Islamiyya of Nigeria reading his speech during a press conference to herald its 9th Triennial Delegates Conference in Ilupeju, Lagos. Photo: Damilare Okunola
Kazeem Ugbodaga, Simon Ateba & Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ahead Saturday’s Presidential election, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has appealed to Lagosians to turnout massively and vote for change, while urging them to shun violence.
The Human rights commissions have disclosed that over 58 people have been killed in the run-up to Nigeria’s 2015 general election with hate speech” between rival camps threatening to spark further unrest”. TheNewsNigeria report.
At least 55 people have been killed in political violence across 22 states of Nigeria before the general 2015 elections, TheCable reports. There are worries that there may be underreporting of the death toll, with the killings taking place in all of Nigeria’s six geo-political zones.