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NEMA and politics of relief materials

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The current President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration which was inaugurated on May 29th 2015, gave millions of Nigerians the impression that the political office holders will treat all Nigerians as equal before the laws and privileges enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended). In his

“CRAMAI to Offer Scholarship to Victims of Conflicts in N/East, Others

•Former DCGI unveils handbook on karate Jude Johnson  The Conflict Resolution and Migration awareness Initiative (CRAMAI) has enshrined at the core of objectives, the award of scholarships to victims of conflicts across the country, especially those effected in the Boko Haram terrorists ravaged areas of the Northeast Nigeria. This was disclosed yesterday by

Op-ed: Aso Rock Has Fallen

By Adekoya Boladale As it stands now, there is only one thing holding the government of President Muhammadu Buhari together: the Nigerian Constitution which stipulates a term of four years. Otherwise, we would have been picking the debris of this administration in several parks, bus stops and market square across the

Boko Haram: 1.8m IDPs not ready to return home — Report

By Rabiu Sani The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) says 1.8 million persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency are unwilling to return to their ancestral communities soon in the North-East. The Secretary-General of the Council, Mr. Jan Egeland, made this known while presenting the report on situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Maiduguri. The

Photospeak: Over 138 Nigerians, mostly women, minors return from Libya

Over 138 Nigerians who were deported from Libya on Thursday night arrived at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. This included ,109 female's mostly young girls and 29 males. A source informed Global Sentinel that the officers from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and other relevant agencies were

Nigeria: The Politics of Power and Failed Expectations

By Amb. Ozo Nwobu I awaited the G20 Summit in Hamburg – Germany with excitement, ready to buttress my often held position that Africa has very little strategic importance in global political and economic consideration. The fact that South Africa is the only African member of the Group affirmed that view

Boko Haram: 240 displaced children die of malnutrition in Borno

  A humanitarian aid group, Doctors Without Border (MSF), on Monday said a total of 240 displaced children had died of malnutrition in Borno in the last five months. The MSF’s Emergency Officer, Mr. Moctar Abari, disclosed this in an interview with journalist in Maiduguri. Abari said that the cases were recorded between January