WORLD AFFAIRS

ISWAP: Former Senate President, Ebute Writes UK Parliament, Solicits Arms, Technology For Nigeria

ISWAP: Former Senate President, Ebute Writes UK Parliament, Solicits Arms, Technology For Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja Third Republic Senate President, Sen Ameh Ebute, has urged the UK parliament to support Nigeria’s besieging insecurity challenges with modern arms and technology weapons of warfare. The highly vocal lawyer-cum-politician made this plea in a letter addressed to Rt.Hon. Mrs.  Kemi Badenoch, Member of Parliament (MP), representing Saffron Walden constituency on Thursday. […]

Nigerian Ambassadors Hail Muhammad-Bande’s Election As UN General Assembly President

Nigerian Ambassadors Hail Muhammad-Bande’s Election As UN General Assembly President

Chris Steven, Abuja Nigerian Ambassadors have congratulated Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, as the incoming President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The ambassadors, in their congratulatory statements said the president-elect of the UN General Assembly had elevated Nigeria’s position on the global stage and […]

Terrorism: Group condemns senseless killings by ISWAP in Lake Chad region, charges supranational bodies to rise in support of Nigeria

Terrorism: Group condemns senseless killings by ISWAP in Lake Chad region, charges supranational bodies to rise in support of Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja Following series of heightened attacks by the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) around the Lake Chad Basin, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has called for the intervention of the international community. With the Nigerian military effectively chasing out Boko Haram leftovers, the sect switched focus to the Lake Chad […]

Artists create Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video

Artists create Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video

A “deepfake” created by artists Bill Posters and Daniel Howe showing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is gaining attention online. The video takes a news clip originally aired in 2017, where Zuckerberg spoke about Russian interference on the 2016 election, and overlays it with custom audio. The artists therefore designed what he says, but with new […]

Amnesty International responsible for war in most countries; planning to visit same on Nigeria – Diaspora Group

Amnesty International responsible for war in most countries; planning to visit same on Nigeria – Diaspora Group

Amnesty International responsible for war in most countries; planning to visit same on Nigeria – Diaspora Group Concerned Diasporas, a group of Nigerian intellectuals in the United States of America (USA) and neighbouring Canada has blamed Amnesty International (AI) for the rising cases of killings and violence in most countries across the globe. The group […]

Amnesty International, other non-state actors endangering lives and peace of Nigerian citizens — CISS Report

Amnesty International, other non-state actors endangering lives and peace of Nigerian citizens — CISS Report

Chris Steven, Abuja The Centre for International and Strategy Studies (CISS) has exposed the activities of Amnesty International and other non-state actors in a full-scale report released on Thursday. According to the group, famed for thorough fact-finding and research, the humanitarian organisation is endangering lives and destabilising the peace of the nation through its politically-motivated […]

Issue cease and desist notice to Amnesty International, ex-CP, Tsav to FG

Issue cease and desist notice to Amnesty International, ex-CP, Tsav to FG

Chris Steven, Abuja Retired Commissioner of Police, Public Complaints Commission, Abubakar Tsav, has advised the Federal Government to issue a cease and desist notice to Amnesty International (AI). Tsav’s charge follows the numerous calls by Nigerians and foreign observers for AI to be banned from the country and treated like a criminal organisation owing to […]

Children’s Day: UNICEF Unveils Awareness Campaign On Children’s Rights In Nigeria

Children’s Day: UNICEF Unveils Awareness Campaign On Children’s Rights In Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja The United Nations Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) on Monday launched a campaign to draw awareness to children’s rights by all of Nigerian society as part of efforts to commemorate the 2019 children’s day. This was contained in a statement issued by Geoffrey Njoku, Communication Specialist, UNICEF Nigeria. “While there have been many advances […]