Monday, 3 August 2015

U-Report: Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky Attends Scholars Of Resistance Summit In Beirut; Participants Vow To Confront Israel

Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky  

Report By Stephen Lawan

Islamic scholars from around the globe participating in a conference in Lebanon’s capital Beirut have underlined the need for the Muslim world to unite against Israel, saying the Zionist regime has launched an open war on Muslims.

News Release: AIF Announces IPA 2016 Call For Applications

(Africa’s most prestigious innovation Awards celebrates its 5 year milestone in catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa!)

Sunday, 2 August 2015

News Release: Blundered Appointment Of Director General Of SSS; Critical Questions Before Buhari & APC

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) had in its 28th July 2015 maiden letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, condemned, among other things, the anomalous appointment of Mr. Lawal Ahmed Daura as the Director General of the Department of State Security Services (DSS/SSS).

Thursday, 30 July 2015

News Release: Afreximbank Works To Increase African Footprint As It Celebrates Landmark Term Loan

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is working diligently to increase its footprints in major countries across the continent and to broaden its role in African trade finance, Bank President Jean-Louis Ekra, said today in Frankfurt, Germany.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Open Letter: A Presidential Sallah Gift & Demand For Constitutional Democracy In Nigeria (2)


Another breach of Sections 13, 14 (2) (a), 14 (2) (b) and 14 (2) (c) of the 1999 Constitution by Your Excellency is Your Excellency’s perceived unfriendly disposition towards the Southeast in particular and the South-south, to some extent; on account of their choice of voting in the March and April 2015 polls. Your Excellency’s recent public comments, policies and actions are a clear case in point. Attempts by Your Excellency’s media aides to glorify them did not fly.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

News Release: Côte d’Ivoire Announces Plans To Increase Investment In Afreximbank

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara flanked by Afreximbank President Jean-Louis Ekra (left) and President Designate Dr. Benedict Oramah.

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara today in Abidjan announced that the country planned to increase its investment in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) by taking up its rights under the Bank’s ongoing general capital raising exercise.

U-Report: Quds Conference; A Symposium Featuring Scholars And Thinkers


Report By Stephen Lawan

Symposim on Quds titled  ‘From Al-quds to Zaria: A melting Point of Rights Violation, Veil of Bias and Conspiracy of Silence’. The Speakers, who were introduced by Sheikh Muhammad Turi, include Prof Chidi odikalu, Chief Ebineza, Pastor Yohanna Buru, Mr Massoud Sharez from London and remarks by Malama Zeenah, Iran Ambassador, Hajiya Bilkisu among others.

Open Letter: A Presidential Sallah Gift & Demand For Constitutional Democracy In Nigeria (1)


Ref: Intersociety/NG/001/07/15/Presidency/FRN/ABJ

His Excellency, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired)
President of Nigeria & Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces
The State House (Aso Rock Villa), Three-Arms-Zone
Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigeria


A Presidential Sallah Gift & Call For The Return Of Constitutional & Procedural Democracy In Nigeria (Part One)
We, the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) have observed disappointedly the unfolding presidential events since the emergence of Your Excellency on 29th May 2015 as the sixth democratic civilian President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In other words, there are recorded breaches of fundamental provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, amended last in 2011, in the course of Your Excellency’s presidential policies and conducts so far; leading to torrential feeling of disaffection and public outcries among Nigerians.

Monday, 27 July 2015

News Release: Advanced Technology Increasingly Shaping Africa’s Financial Sector

The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector. While the sector is mature in most developed countries, it is less saturated in Africa, therefore offering many opportunities for new market entrants to challenge the status quo of how business has traditionally been conducted.

Sunday, 26 July 2015

U-Report: Soldiers Attacked Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky’s Convoy In Abuja

Report By Ibrahim Usman

Heavily armed soldiers today, July 26, 2015 attacked the convoy of Leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky on entry into Abuja.