70 -Year -Old Defiles A 8 -Year-Old Girl In Niger State

A 70-year-old Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela), has raped an eight-year-old girl in Chanchaga area of Minna, Niger State. Tela raped the girl twice, gave her N80 not and instructed her not to tell anybody about the rape. The girl’s mother noticed her abnormal behaviour and this led to interrogation of the girl who later revealed the incident. “She was sick for some weeks and after every treatment, she was still not very well. Then, a neighbour advised her mother to keep a close watch on the girl, which the mother…

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Insecurity In Nigeria: Do Black Lives Matter In Africa?

Nearly 400 lives were lost in Nigeria from different forms of attacks which could have been stopped with proper governance and leaders of repute. As insecurity becomes the order of the day in Nigeria, more lives tends to be at risk while deaths arising from such attacks is on the rise on a daily basis. Most of these attacks which took place in the northern part of the country, were carried out unhindered as there were no security agencies available to protect the people from the onslaught. In a report…

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Abia State, From God’s State To Miyetti Allah-Owned Cattle Market

Nnamdi Kanu British-Nigerian activist, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, says Abia State has changed from ‘Gods own state’ to Miyetti Allah-owned cattle market. Kanu said this in a statement released on Monday; “Finally the reason why they initiated Operation Python Dance and proscription of IPOB become very clear” the headline of the statement reads. The statement, which condemned the killings in the South-East, was signed by IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful. The IPOB leader alleged that the more Fulani herdsmen…

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Moremi Clinic: Erelu Fayemi’s Quest Into Gender Based Violence State

In April 2019, I was invited to a seminar at the Ekiti State Ministry of Justice by the State Attorney-General, Hon Wale Fapounda. The seminar was about how to focus efforts on the needs of survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). Wale, my husband, and I go back a long way with regards to our human rights journey. We used to be young, idealistic human rights advocates, fighting for a world that is fair and just for all. The three of us have been involved in many initiatives…

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Audio UN Ambassadorial Appointment Debunked As D’banj Gets Backlashes Amidst Rape Allegation

The United Nations has distanced itself from Oladapo Oyebanjo, also known as D’Banj. Having been accused of rape, D’Banj by Seyitan Babatayo, a matter is currently under investigation as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. Following the allegations against him, over 22,000 Nigerians had signed a petition on Change.org as of June 24, 2020 to strip him of his supposed United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists had claimed that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace.…

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The Life & Times Of The Hero Of Democracy, Chief M.K.O Abiola

-Adetunji Omotola. Today is Democracy day in Nigeria and below is the extensive profile of the man that this day is named after. Chief Abiola won the 1993 Presidential elelctions which was annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida. The elections were the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history and its cancellation led to a political crisis popularly known as ‘June 12’ in Nigeria. Chief Abiola died in jail after five years in solitary confinement. His young wife Kudirat was killed by assassins on instructions from the military junta in June 1996.…

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BIAFRA HERO:BERNARD KOUCHNER’S MEDECINS SAN FRONTIERES

Lady Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu shared stories about some Biafra heroes in comemoration of the 50 years of the war TellAfrica brings some of these heroes to your door step; Meet BERNARD KOUCHNER BERNARD KOUCHNER’S MEDECINS SAN FRONTIERES: BORN OF BIAFRA During the Nigerian Civil War of 1967 to 1970, the Nigerian military blocked the entire Biafra Territory to prevent food and medical supplies from coming in. At this time, France was one of the only major countries supportive of the Biafrans (the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union and the United…

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BIAFRA HERO: ARTUR ALVES PEREIRA

Lady Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu shared stories about some Biafra heroes in comemoration of the 50 years of the war TellAfrica brings some of these heroes to your door step; Meet ARTUR ALVES PEREIRA Artur Alves Pereira who was born on February 26, 1942, was a Portuguese pilot who was so dedicated to providing help to Biafra and served as Squadron Leader in the Biafra Air Force. He initially flew relief aids to the then war-torn Biafra before he joined the Biafra Air Force, BAF, in 1969, after he couldn’t resist…

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BIAFRA HERO: HUGH TAFFY WILLIAMS

Lady Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu shared stories about some Biafra heroes in comemoration of the 50 years of the war TellAfrica brings some of these heroes to your door step; Meet HUGH “TAFFY” WILLIAMS Hugh ‘Taffy’ Williams was born in Wales in 1933 and grew up in, as well as received his military training in South Africa. Noted for his bravery he served two tours of duty with the Biafran Army, rising to the rank of major, and was the last white mercenary to leave the country as secession ended. Williams found…

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BIAFRA HERO: CARL GUSTAF VON ROSEN

Lady Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu shared stories about some Biafra heroes in comemoration of the 50 years of the war TellAfrica brings some of these heroes to your door step; Meet CARL GUSTAF VON ROSEN Carl Gustaf von Rosen was a Swedish pilot and humanitarian who flew relief missions into Biafra.On August 13 1968, Carl Gustav von Rosen, landed a four-engine DC-7at Uli airstrip. His plane, carrying ten tons of food and medicine, had come in on a new route free from Nigerian radar-guided antiaircraft guns.After successfully landing in Biafra, von…

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