PRESS RELEASE Winners of the SEED Awards will be awarded matching grants of between EUR 10,000 – 15,000 BERLIN, Germany, July 13, 2021/ — A Botswanan company which trains farmers to use bees to stop elephants destroying their farms, a Zambian business which promotes sustainable bee-farming, and a Malawian start-up... Read more
USCIRF Condemns Death Of Jesuit Priest Imprisoned In India
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) condemned in the strongest terms the deliberate neglect and targeting by the government of India that led to the death of Father Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old Jesuit priest and longtime human rights defender. “Father Stan Swamy’s death is a stark reminder... Read more
DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (DSS) STATEMENT SEQUEL TO RAID ON IGBOHO’S HOME
PRESS BRIEFING AT THE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (DSS) ABUJA ON A JOINT SECURITY OPERATION ON 1ST JULY, 2021 AT IBADAN, OYO STATE   In the early hours (about 0134 hours) of today, 1st July, 2021, a joint team of security operatives raided the residence... Read more
40 Rights CSOs And Intelligentsia Mobilize Against Operations Of Muslim Controlled Security Forces In Eastern Nigeria
  …as 50 unarmed Igbo Christians killed extra- judicially and 500 abducted to unknown locations since January 2021   Special Statement Intersociety, Eastern Nigeria Monday, 17th May 2021 40 Rights CSOs And Intellectual Bodies Mobilized No fewer than 40 Rights CSOs and Intelligentsias (groups of intellectuals/highly educated persons) from... Read more
POLICE REPORT ON IPOB ALLEGED PLAN TO ATTACK LAGOS
PRESS STATEMENT MONDAY MAY 10, 2021   1) The attention of Pan Yoruba groups has been drawn to reports by the Nigerian Police Force, NPF that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, (IPOB-IGBO) are planning to attack Lagos. The Lagos State Commissioner Odumosu made the allegation in Lagos today. He speaks... Read more
NDIGBO LAGOS REFUTAL TO JOE IGBOKWE’S INCENDIARY FALSE CLAIMS
PRESS RELEASE   We at Ndigbo Lagos have just listened to the video making the rounds in the Social Media today 9th May 2021. In the said video Mr. Joe Igbokwe, a Political appointee of Lagos State Government and Special Adviser Drainage and Water Resources claimed insider knowledge of... Read more
USCIRF Releases New Report On Violent Islamist Groups In The Central Sahel
May 5, 2021   Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report on religious freedom violations committed by violent Islamist groups in the central Sahel region of west Africa: Central Sahel Factsheet – Over the past half decade, violent Islamist groups... Read more
CORPORATE STATEMENT ON THE NEW BOARD CONSTITUTION
We refer to the Central Bank of Nigeria Limited (CBN) pronouncement on the reconstitution of the Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Further to the press conference held by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele CON on Thursday, 29 April 2021,... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2021   Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today expressed its alarm and outrage regarding deteriorating religious freedom conditions in Nigeria in the context of increased violence. On this seventh anniversary of Boko Haram’s abduction of 276 schoolgirls... Read more
JOINT STATEMENT OF CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO AND SHEIKH DR. AHMAD ABUBAKAR GUMI AT THE VISIT OF THE LATTER TO CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO IN ABEOKUTA
SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2021 As part of his continued efforts to find solutions for the general insecurity in the country and particularly for the menace of banditry, kidnapping and ransom payment, Sheikh Gumi with a delegation of eight, as follows Prof. Usman Yusuf, Mallam Tukur Mamu, Dr. Umar Ardo,... Read more