FG inaugurates National Committee Against Torture, domiciles secretariat at NHRC 

The federal government in its determination to eliminate torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment in Nigeria, has inaugurated the National Committee Against Torture (NCAT), in recognition of the increasing cases of torture across the country.   Inaugurating the Committee in Abuja, the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation (HAGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) stated that the Committee is expected to play a crucial role to stamp out torture and other related vices, and to ensure justice to survivors and victims.   The Chief Law Officer of…

How ASUU is Holding the knife for Government  By Haruspice 

Nothing kills productivity and development like politics and unionism. In Nigeria, politics and union are not defined by clear ideology or altruism, but motivated by personal whims and caprices, nothing altruistic. ASUU has extended its strike and the politicians care not because most of them have no personal business with public universities as their wards are walled up in private luxurious universities.   Part of ASUU demands is the absence of infrastructure, but the little existing ones are now left to decay due to the closure of universities. A typical…

MILITARY BILATERAL COOPERATION::Defence Minister harps on quick implementation of agreements between Nigeria and Indian  

The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has demanded quick action towards implementing bilateral Military agreements between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of India..   General Magashi stated this during a courtesy call on him by the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs ,Shriv Nuraleedharam at the Ministry of Defence Headquarters, Ship House Abuja. He said moving forward time was of essence towards achieving the desired end – State in improved collaboration to support the Armed Forces of Nigeria in…