‘It was not based on facts’ – Femi Adesina explains why US removed Nigeria from religious freedom violators’ list

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, has explained why Nigeria was removed from the list of countries blacklisted for “engaging in violation of religious freedom” by the US. In 2019, Mike Pompeo, former US secretary of state, announced that Nigeria has been placed on its Special Watch-List (SWL) for governments that have…

”We would hold President Buhari responsible for the blood of Northerners unlawfully shed through the activities of Kanu’ – Northern coalition kicks against the release of Nnamdi Kanu

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has warned that any attempt by President Buhari to release Kanu outside the court processes would reduce Nigeria to a lawless state where criminals commit crimes and ask their leaders to press for their release. In a press conference in Kano, the Coalition, which…

FG will treat bandits with kid gloves until their lives and that of their families are in danger – Djinee warns

With the Nigerian government reluctant to label bandits terrorists, Djinee warned that if swift actions are not taken their family members could become victims.  Djinee wrote on Twitter: “The govt never attacks any issue (good & bad) except it has a direct impact on their lives & livelihoods. Ebola, Covid, Endsars protests, crypto etc. They…