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Police IG Abubakar forced to proceed on terminal leave.

Inspector of Police Mohammed Abubakar has been directed to proceed on a terminal leave with immediate effect. On Monday,  Secretary to the Government, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, forwarded the directive signed by President Goodluck Jonathan over the outgoing I.G . Deputy Inspector General of Police, Suleiman F...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on May 18, 2014

APC condemns forced conversion of abducted Chibok schoolgirls

Lai Mohammed: Government should watch video for clues The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday condemned the reported forced conversion to Islam, of some Chibok schoolgirls abducted by the Boko Haram sect one month ago. The party’s stance was contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Lai Mohammed,...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 14, 2014

Girl, 14, Rescued From Forced Marriage

Kazeem Ugbodaga A 14-year old girl from Niger Republic has been rescued after she was forcefully married to a Bureau de Change operator in Yaba area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. The girl (name withheld) was forcefully married to 25-year old Bashiru Yaya also from Niger Republic on 29 December, 2013 while the ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 4, 2014

How NEMA Information Officer,Yushau Shuaib was forced to retire for criticizing Finance Minister Okonjo Iweala

Exactly 20 years ago in October 1993, I received the Best Writer and Researcher Award while serving as a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Delta State. Impressed by some of my writings and research efforts, Governor Olorogun Felix Ibru consequently offered me automatic employment in the Gov...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 9, 2013

Nigerian Airlines Forced To Cut Corners Due To Over-Taxation – Pilot

A Nigerian pilot, Captain Benson Ikponwosa, has warned that there may be more disasters in Nigeria’s air space if the airport authority continues to over tax and over charge the local airlines in its quest to make more money. Reacting to the recent plane crash in Lagos state, Mr Ikponwosa said the issue is ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 5, 2013

Hong Kong Couple Jailed For Torturing Maid Who Was ‘Forced To Wear Diaper’

A Hong Kong couple were jailed on Wednesday for torturing, beating and abusing their Indonesian maid, who said they once dressed her in a diaper and tied her to a chair for five days while they went on holiday. Tai Chi-wai, 42, an electric appliance salesman, was jailed for three years and three months and [&...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 19, 2013

Amnesty International, SERAC Warn Fashola against Continued Forced Evictions

Amnesty International and the Social and Economic Rights Action Centre (SERAC) have condemned Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola and his administration for embarking on the demolition of the Badia East area of the state without consideration for the rights of the people. The two notable groups on Mond...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Aug 13, 2013

Forced Conversion :CAN Secretary Denies Absolving Etsu Nupe

General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Dr. Musa Asake has refuted media reports that he cleared Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar of any wrongdoing in allegation of forceful conversion of a daughter of a pastor, Charity Uzoechina to islam. In a statement released on Friday, Asak...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Aug 2, 2013

Forced Conversion :CAN Secretary Denies Absolving Etsu Nupe

General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Dr. Musa Asake has refuted media reports that he cleared Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar of any wrongdoing in allegation of forceful conversion of a daughter of a pastor, Charity Uzoechina to islam. In a statement released on Friday, Asak...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Aug 2, 2013

Christian Group Wants FG to Investigate Forced Islamic Child Marriages

An ecumenical group, the Northern Christian Youth Solidarity and Emancipation Movement for Justice and Self-Determination on Monday implored the Federal Government to investigate allegations of girls being forced into early Islamic marriages in some parts of the country. According to the group, an affiliate o...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Jul 23, 2013

RE: How Political Pressure forced Caverton to disown Rivers state Govt over Aircraft- By Joe Obi

By Joe Obi Gov. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State The attention of the Ministry of Aviation has been drawn to a story in the Vanguard Newspaper of today, May 16, 2013 under the above headline. Our attitude would have been to ignore the report because of the politics that is being dragged into purely [&h...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 16, 2013

Tax chief forced out in IRS scandal

Washington’s top tax official was fired on Wednesday as President Barack Obama sought to stem a rising tide of criticism over the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny. With three congressional probes of the IRS looming and Republicans’ cal...

Categories: Channels
Posted on May 16, 2013

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