By Brennan Weiss Kwesi Sampson made his first illegal trek across the Sahara desert nearly a decade ago in hopes of reaching Europe. He didn’t make it. Sampson worked construction jobs for three years in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earning more money in one month than what he says he could make in
By Obi Anyadike/IRIN Goska is just five minutes up the road from Dangoma in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region. But between the two villages are divisions so deep – and so devoid of compassion and understanding – they threaten the unity of Africa’s most populous nation. Bullet holes and abandoned, burned-out buildings
Middle Belt distances zone from ultimatum El-Rufai orders for arrest of group leaders Oodua groups, Atiku condemn statement ACF calls for caution ...Jude Johnson The threat by northern youth groups to expel people of Igbo extraction cutting across the South East and South-South geopolitical zone of the country by October
By Daniel L. Byman Editor's Note: Perhaps more than any other policy instrument writes Daniel Byman, foreign liaison relationships play a vital role in counterterrorism against global terrorist groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida. Given the geographic span of these groups’ operations, it is not realistic for the United States
Barring any further hitches, the Joint Committee of House of Representatives investigating the Jon-Ode led Presidential Arms Probe Panel will commence the public hearing on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja. The Chairman Public Safety, National Security and Intelligence, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji told PRNigeria that said
Chief Ray Ugba Morphy, is a former staff at the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) and a Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) who once ran for the House of Representatives under the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with select journalists including Global Sentinel
By Obi Anyadike “Prof” Usman Abakyari is instantly likeable. But the impish, slightly dishevelled water engineer turns serious at any mention of Boko Haram, the jihadist insurgency that for seven years has traumatised northeastern Nigeria. He blames Boko Haram, incubated in his home city of Maiduguri, for the death of his wife.