Investigative Journalist shot dead in Ghana

A Ghanaian journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in Accra. Ahmed Husein was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose investigation led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association. Dozens of football referees and officials in several countries

We’ll ensure credible, violence-free elections in Zamfara — Police

The Police Command in Zamfara says it has strategised measures to provide adequate Security before, during and after the 2019 general elections in the state. The Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mohammed Shehu, for the Command, disclosed this in a statement in Gusau on Thursday. He said the measures were being put in place

Nigerian Troops foil Boko Haram attack on Borno

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have countered a group of Boko Haram terrorists who made frantic attempt to infiltrate Gajiram Community, Borno State on Tuesday 15 January 2019. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed in a statement Thursday. He stated, "The terrorists,

US expresses concern over neutrality of security services during elections

The United States has expressed concern over the neutrality of security services ahead of Nigeria’s general elections which starts February 16. A representative of the American embassy in Nigeria, David Young, made this known at a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the commission’s headquarters in

HURIWA tasks journalists on responsible security reporting

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Human Rights Writers Association, (HURIWA) has charged journalists to be more responsible in reporting security issues especially as the nation battles against insurgency and other security issues across states. The HURIWA National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, gave this charge at its 2019 maiden media interactive session with the theme: Urgency

Turning the tables on Boko Haram

By Akinola Olojo Identity – for both individuals and groups – is shaped by a mix of elements including ethnicity, religion, culture and personal experiences. Much of this is historical in nature. Violent extremist groups drawn on such elements of historical identity in their narratives to further their objectives. But can this history

Why I’m contesting again — Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has said his second-term bid was the desire of the National Executive of the All Progressives Congress, (APC). Buhari, who spoke during a live presidential town hall at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, on Wednesday evening, added that his re-election bid was aimed at

Abuja school commences skills training for pupils

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Abuja preparatory School has began training of it's pupils on different economically viable skills as part of efforts in preparing them to become independent citizens. The school headmaster, Mr. Akif Naqvi made this known on Friday during the 5th year Anniversary Celebration of the school. He informed that the