Key Challenges In Enforcing And Protecting Minority Rights In Nigeria

Being the paper presented by Barrister Femi Falana (SAN), at the Third International Quds Conference & Book Launch held in Abuja on Saturday July 29, 2017. The Constitution does not recognize the rights of minorities or minority groups but the fundamental rights of every individual living in Nigeria. The African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights has gone further to recognize the collective rights of the African people. Since there is equality before the law which requires that there shall be equal opportunities for all citizens the concept of minority…

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Northern Leaders Score Buhari Low, Reject Him For 2019

Elders, leaders of socio-political organisations and key stakeholders from the northern part of Nigeria have scored the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari low and, consequently, rejected him as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. The leaders who met on Saturday in Kaduna insisted that the present leadership representing the region has failed in its mandate and, therefore, must be replaced by competent persons. Leaders of the Northern Elders Forum, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Borno Elders Forum, and Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria were among those present at the…

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Keeping Tabs On Culprits Of Zaria Massacre, Brig-Gen. AT Hamman Moved

As a continuation of keeping tabs on the major actors of the infamous Zaria massacre, one of the principal brains behind the heinous crime against humanity and the former Provost Marshall, Brig Gen Ayuba Ted Hamman is to move to the DHQ, as Director Peace Keeping Operations in a recent shakeup by the Nigerian Army. Brig. Gen. Ted Hamman was one of the major actors of the genocide that occurred in Zaria starting on the 12th December, 2015 and also was at the centre of attempts to cover up their…

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