[VOA] A prominent human rights watchdog has called for an investigation into possible war crimes against Nigeria’s military in its fight against jihadists, which has resulted in the burning of entire villages and the displacement of residents.
[Zimbabwe Standard] TWO years after dropping out of school in Kwekwe, Zimbabwean teen actor Caroline Chipwanyira has struck gold in Nigerian showbiz after securing a role in a potential blockbuster.
[Daily Trust] Ten days ago on Friday, January 31, the Trump administration added Nigeria to the list of countries whose citizens are affected by an immigration ban to the US.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government may have lost about N4 billion in three years, owing to illegal practices and corrupt activities of companies operating in the mining sector in Nigeria, two separate solid minerals audit reports by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative have revealed.
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says its troops have cleared Boko Haram terrorists’ hideouts and rescued five captives including an octogenarian, three women and a minor across Borno state in the past few days.
[Vanguard] Hanan Buhari, a certified creative photographer and youngest daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has incurred the wrath of some Nigerians after she was flown on the presidential jet to attend a special durbar ceremony organized in her honour by the Emir of Bauchi, Rilwanu Adamu, at his palace in Bauchi State.
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[This Day] Former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, recently took to his Twitter page to share his list of favourite songs in 2019. Interestingly, Obama’s list included 35 songs and two of them were from Nigeria. The 44th president of the United States of America named Nigeria’s Burna Boy’s Anybody and Rema’s Iron Man as two of his favourite songs from 2019.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), has re-opened 32 custodial centres earlier shut down by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east region of the country.
[Premium Times] A bill has been presented to the Senate to end an existing discrimination against female officers in the Nigerian Police Force.