On average, four human rights defenders have been killed every week since December 2015, according to the Global Witness annual report. More than half of the murders occurred in Colombia and the Philippines.
No fewer than 30 members of the House of Representatives have been mandated to appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges for allegedly receiving contracts worth N100billion from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, has denied saying most of the NDDC contracts were awarded to members of the National Assembly.
Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has told the Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential panel investigating his activities as chairman of the antigraft commission, that some of the vehicles recovered from looters were auctioned to the Presidential Villa, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development as well as the Federal Inland Revenue Services and other agencies.
Democrat or Republican? Conservative or Liberal? Left wing, or Right wing? Questions that are oh so prevalent in today's society, especially here in the US. With these questions we are all thrown into a box. Are you a racist xenophobe, or are you a thieving snowflake?
Olusegun Adeniyi, chairman of the THISDAY Editorial Board has narrated how the harassment of two allies of President Muhammadu Buhari without his knowledge, led to the suspension and detention of Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
RICHMOND, Va. — As Confederate monuments topple from their pedestals, accusations of racist, sexist and otherwise abusive acts have risen from a chorus of frustrated present and former museum employees. The museum in question, the Virginia Fine Arts Museum, sparked a stream of negative comments on an Instagram post made on June 3.
Someone tell me why the hell it takes a "Riot" ," Protesting," " social media "and "Anonymous" to say and show that Black people needs Justice. Black lives are forever being mistreated or lost and misunderstood. Why ? because of the color of our skin.
Why? Because some people were taught to be racist and view black people the same way that they did 400 years ago when we were slaves and expect us to be that way as if we haven’t evolved or we don’t know we have freedom or at least supposed to.
Why ? Because Trump already says, What do we as black people have to lose? We’re already in poverty ? We already have problems?
In September 2018, the nation had their ears glued to every word spoken by Christine Blasey Ford at the at the nomination hearing for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. So many of us felt for this woman and couldn’t stand to see her tell her story in front of the U.S. Senate. We also couldn’t stand to see Justice Kavanaugh get through to the Supreme Court. The American Left was disgusted.
Corruption Feeds Terrorism
There is no arguing that a little bill known as “CT-5341”, which was aimed at banning the keeping of cetaceans in zoological facilities in the state of Connecticut, died attempting to make it onto the state’s Environmental Committee’s Agenda. While the bill did get the usual praise from various animal rights groups and extremists like any new proposed anti-zoo law would it got more opposition from concerned scientists and zoo professionals who called it out for having the potential to slow down any conservation efforts that require access to resident animals living in zoological settings.