Wednesday, 14 April, 2021

Month: March 2021


The United States has said that the Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community in Nigeria recorded increased harassments in 2020 with 482 cases of abuses and violence. The US added that worse is the case in 12 northern states Read more…


Government is planning to amend the Press and Journalists Act to include clauses that provide for new emerging electronic media and offences. The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Ms Judith Nabakooba, at the weekend said the amended law will Read more…


Unknown gunmen on Wednesday attacked a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Chukwuma Soludo in Isuofia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra state, killing at least three policemen attached to him. SaharaReporters gathered that Soludo, a governorship Read more…


 ‘How Osun is addressing transport-related crimes’ The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has said that the introduction of riders’ jackets and identification tags for commercial motorcycle operators in the State is an attempt to sanitise the Read more…


US President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued the first presidential proclamation recognizing March 31st as Transgender Day of Visibility. The day is now dedicated to celebrating transgender people and bringing awareness to the discrimination and violence they face every day. Read more…


The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Dr Benedicta Ehanire, has verbally attacked a student of the institution for speaking against the suspension of the students’ union by the Professor Lilian Salami-led management. SaharaReporters gathered that Read more…


ADDIS ABABA- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has renewed his government commitment to make the forthcoming General Elections democratic and credible and adherence to the decision of the electorate no matter the outcome is. While participating in the Addis Weg Read more…


The police in the United Kingdom have launched a desperate search for a 19-year-old Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye, who has been missing for more than a week.  Okorogheye, a student at Oxford Brookes University, has not been seen since he Read more…


The United States has said that state and federal panels of inquiry investigating suspicious deaths in civil protests such as the October 20, 2020, shootings at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State during the EndSARS campaign, failed to always make Read more…


The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed that three of their officers were killed, while four are missing in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state during a violent clash between security operatives and some hoodlums. SaharaReporters had Read more…