Prisons Decongestion: Why Sentencing Guidelines Need Review – Presidential Committee

The Presidential Committee on Correctional Service Reforms and Decongestion (PCCSRD) has explained why the Federal Capital Territory Courts Sentencing Guidelines need review. The Secretary of the committee, Mrs. Leticia Ayoola-Daniels, at a technical session in Abuja, yesterday with relevant stakeholders in the justice sector to validate the draft FCT sentencing guidelines and practice direction 2020, said the 2016 practice direction …

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What President Buhari’s Efforts   On Security Mean To Adamawa 

By Aminu Abubakar Of the 21 Local Government Areas in Adamawa State, only few were spared of the agony of Boko Haram terrorists attacks, murder and arson, when the activities of the blood thirsty group spiked between years 2012 to 2015. The strategic location of Adamawa State, which borders Cameroon, Borno, Gombe and Taraba States places it in the middle of …

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ECOWAS Suspends Mali Over Coup, Imposes Sanctions

  The West Africa bloc ECOWAS on Tuesday condemned a military putsch in Mali and pledged a range of retaliatory actions, including financial sanctions. Rebel soldiers arrested Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse on Tuesday afternoon following weeks of political tension in the country. The dramatic move followed the seizure of an army base near the capital Bamako …

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Group acknowledges Buhari’s efforts in liberating 5 states from Boko Haram

….calls for rapid infrastructural development to boost citizens’ living condition The Centre for African Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for liberating five states in the northeast from Boko Haram terrorists. CALSER, however, charged the Federal Government to begin rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts in these states to avoid a resurgence. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday …

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Zulum Convoy Attack: Coalition Lauds Outcome of Nigerian Army’s Investigation

…. urges troops to remain focused  on victory despite political sabotage The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has applauded the Nigerian Army for the prompt probe of an alleged attack on the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State which exonerated troops of any wrongdoing. Despite the political sabotage, the coalition also advised the troops to remain focused …

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Operation Hail Storm: ATF Crush ISWAP Leaders, Logistics Facilities Killing Scores of Terrorists in Borno

Operation Hail Storm: ATF Crush ISWAP Leaders, Logistics Facilities Killing Scores of Terrorists in Borno The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has successfully crushed some key Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Commanders and knocked out logistics facilities at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State, while also killing several terrorists …

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