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George Okoro asks Buhari: “Where is the book” and Buhari replies

“Enugu killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book.  Delta killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book.  Kogi killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book.  Ekiti killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book. Kaduna killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book. Nasarawa killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book.  Adamawa killings, “I will bring perpetrators to book. Taraba killings, “I will …

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UK House of Lords slams Nigerian govt inaction and labelling of escalating violence as “herdsmen/farmers” clashes

29 June 2018 In Nigerian official and media circles and even wider, the never-ending mass murder by Fulani herdsmen/militia has regularly been tagged “herdsmen and farmer clashes”.  Naijiant.com has long argued that this label muddies the waters and fails to show the clear divide between perpetrators and victims.  This theme was taken up yesterday in the House of Lords during …

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Buhari has failed to end Fulani herdsmen violence – Human Rights Watch

28 June 2018 Human Rights Watch in a press statement today spoke about government failure in Nigeria to protect its citizens.  The statement is reproduced in full below. Urgently Step Up Investigations; Hold Attackers to Account The death of at least 86 people in attacks on six villages in Plateau State, Nigeria, is the most recent in a shocking spate of reprisal violence …

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Wole Soyinka offers hope for greater press freedom in Nigeria

24 June 2018 Nobel-Prize-winning author offers strong defence of free speech in address to Congress participants Nigerian Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka expressed optimism about the future of press freedom in Nigeria during a special interview at the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 2018 World Congress in Abuja even as he warned against the danger of self-censorship. Pinning Nigeria’s current press freedom level …

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