Monday Apr 14
Nigeria: Cholera Ravages Nigeria
A new wave of cholera epidemic blowing across the country may have claimed hundreds of lives since January and does not seem to be abating anytime soon with the onset of the rainy season, Weekly Trust findings reveal.
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Mon Apr 07, 2014
REPORTS: Nigerian Shariah Courts Release Gay "Suspects"
There are promising reports from northern Nigeria. At least two men charged under the West African's nation's extreme anti-gay law -which bans same-sex relationships and membership in pro-gay organizations-have been released by Islamic judicial authorities, acording to the Associated Press .
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Kidnapped Bauchi businessman freed
The command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed this in a text message he sent to the News Agency of Nigeria.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Nigeria duo acquitted of gay charges
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Tuesday cleared two men accused of violating a ban on homosexuality, according to a court official.
2 Freed of Gay Charges in Nigerian Shariah Court
A Nigerian Shariah court has freed two men accused of gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
We're Praying For Suntai's Speedy Recovery For 2015 - Jonathan
FROM LEFT: GOV. ISA YUGUDA OF BAUCHI STATE; PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN ADAMU MUAZU; PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN; SENATE PRESIDENT DAVID MARK AND GOV.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Nigeria's president criticizes northeast governors
BAUCHI, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan blamed governors in Nigeria's northeastern states for the country's Islamic uprising, saying their failure to provide social services created the climate for the insurgency that has killed more than 1,000 people so far this year.
Nyako to Jonathan: Your govt responsible for rising terrorism in North
Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday, slammed President Goodluck Jonathan over his claim that the failure of Northern governors to provide basic education for their people was responsible for the spread of insurgency in the region.
Jailed Suspected Gay Nigerian Men Released On Bail
The seven suspected gay men were imprisoned in January during the initial wave of arrests under Nigeria's vicious anti-gay law.An angry mob had called for the men's speedy convictions soon after they were detained.
We will miss late Misau's wealth of experience, says son
The death of a member of the National Conference, Hamma Misau, has deprived the country of his invaluable contributions at the conference, his son, Ahaji Isa Misau, has said.
Nigeria: Governors blamed for uprising
The adoption by Kenya's parliament of a controversial bill that legalises polygamy has provoked a fierce national debate pitting modern secular values and Christianity against local traditions.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Jonathan In Bauchi, Restates Commitment To Tackling Security Challenges
President Goodluck Jonathan said in Bauchi on Saturday that the Federal Government would not relent in its effort at addressing the problem of insecurity in some parts of the country.
Southern Plateau Indigenes Agitate For Own State
The number of ethnic groups agitating for the creation of new states increased on Friday as Southern Plateau indigenes resolved to separate from Plateau State and form a new state to be called Lowland.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Suspects in Nigeria gay trial get bail
Two Islamic courts in northern Nigeria have secretly released on bail seven men on trial for allegedly breaking the law on homosexuality, a prison official and a court clerk said on Friday.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Senate passes bill protecting disabled persons from discrimination
Sponsored by Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman , the bill seeks to integrate such persons into the society and establish a commission for persons with disability.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Politicians who left PDP are coming back - Gov Shema
Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema of Katsina State is a lawyer, former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a member of the party's National Executive Committee, NEC.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Canada offers to train Nigerian military on anti-terrorism
The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Perry Calderwood, who made the pledge in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, said the training would help in tackling the current wave of insurgence perpetrated by the Boko Haram terrorist Islamist sect in the northern part of the country.