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Nigeria: Outspoken Middlebelt Advocate Dr Obadiah

Monday, September 20, 2021
CSW is saddened to learn of the death of Dr Obadiah Mailafia, the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in a hospital in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, on 19 September. Dr Mailafia died after reportedly being treated ldquo;shabbily rdquo; in successive hospitals, with doctors in the ...

Nigeria: Church Leader And 11 Others Killed In Southern Kaduna

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
The body of a church leader was recovered and at least 11 other people were killed on 12 September following separate attacks by assailants of Fulani origin in the Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Nigeria rsquo;s Kaduna state. Reverend Silas Yakubu Ali, senior pastor of the Evangelical ...

Nigeria: Military Installation In Kaduna Attacked As Insecurity Plagues Plateau

Friday, August 27, 2021
Nigeria rsquo;s critical levels of insecurity were brought into stark focus on 24 August by a spiralling death toll in Plateau state and an armed assault on the country rsquo;s foremost military training institute in Kaduna state, that resulted in the deaths of two officers and the abduction of anot ...

Nigeria: Calls For Urgent Intervention To Stem Killings In Plateau And Kaduna St

Saturday, August 7, 2021
The president of the Evangelical Church Winning (ECWA), Rev (Dr) Stephen Baba Panya, issued a

Two Nigerian Journalists Respond To The Government’s Ongoing Twitter Ban

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
More than a month after Nigeria rsquo;s federal government suspended access to Twitter, CPJ rsquo;s review of local accounts found at least some run by

Nigeria: Southern Kaduna Pastor Receives Death Threat

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
A pastor and humanitarian who assists displaced communities in southern Kaduna, Nigeria, received a handwritten death threat on the evening of 12 July. Pastor Gideon Agwom Mutum is the founder and director of Nehemiah Camp in Kafanchan, Jema rsquo;a Local Government Area (LGA), which he opened in ...

Nigeria: Protests Follow Civilian Abductions By Armed Gunmen

Friday, July 9, 2021
Residents of the Sabon Tasha district in the Kaduna state capital, Nigeria, blocked roads in and out of the area on 8 July in protest, following the abductions of around 15 people. Armed gunmen attacked the Ungwan Gimbiya area of Sabon Tasha at around 11pm on 7 July, breaking fences, boring throu ...

Monthly Slave Wage Salaries For Contract Private Security Guards In Nigeria

Thursday, July 8, 2021
Today, most contract security guards are earning slave wages monthly, putting their lives on danger to ensure the safety of other people, corporate bodies, government agencies, etc, 24/7. It is noted that all over the world, security business is deadly, risky, slippery, dangerous and sophisticate ...

Nigeria: Schools Ordered To Close Amid Ongoing Kidnapping Crisis In Kaduna State

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
The Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority has ordered the closures of 13 schools, most of which belong to Christian denominations or organisations, which it has identified as being ldquo;vulnerable, rdquo; following the abduction of staff and students from Bethel Baptist High School in t ...

UN Secretary-General Condemns Abduction Of Bethel Baptist High School Students

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has condemned the abduction of some students from Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Guterres rsquo;s spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, disclosed this while briefing correspondents on Tuesday at the UN headquar ...
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