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Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo Youth Wing has hailed President Bola Tinubu’s actions following the recent suspension of Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, while condemning unnecessary media trials of the issue by Nigerians.

In a formal complaint addressed to Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, Chief of Army Staff, human rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong raises serious concerns about the alleged assault on Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Edet Inyang by unidentified Army personnel near the Nigerian Army’s 63 Brigade in Asaba, Delta State on December 9, 2023.

Following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s decision decision to dissolve the Governing Councils of all federal universities in the country, a coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have started kicking against the move, and has called on the federal government to reverse it, describing the action “as inimical to the growth of university education and unlawful”.

In a recent surge of violence, bandits targeted the Kaduna-Abuja expressway, kidnapping over 85 individuals, including both travellers and residents, between Thursday and Sunday. The attacks resulted in at least four tragic deaths in the Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Nigerian Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (NCCSO) has commended the recent flag-off of the National Cash Transfer Programme by President Bola Tinubu-led administration over its poverty reduction potential.