APC accuses PDP of hacking INEC’s server

The Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress President-elect has formally lodged a complaint against the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate for criminally hacking into the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The complaint lodged in a letter o the Acting Inspector General of Police and the

Fake news: Center trains journalists on fact-checking, investigative reporting

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Premium Times Center for Investigative journalism (PTCIJ) on Monday commenced a seven-day training workshop for journalists on fact-checking and investigative reporting to enhance credible news reportage in the country. The publisher of Premium Times, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, speaking at the workshop in Abuja noted that truth which is the

IGP seeks global collaboration to combat human trafficking, migrant smuggling

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for global collaboration in the fight against human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria and around the world. Adamu made the call while declaring open a capacity building training workshop on ‘’Countering Trafficking in Human Beings and Migrant

5-year old girl abducted in Warri, rescued in Lafia re-united with parents, says police

IGP advises parents to pay close attention to the safety of children  A five year old girl, Aisha Ibrahim who was kidnapped on 16th March, 2019 at Ibudu 1 Area, Warri, Delta State by unknown persons and rescued unhurt by the Police at Bukan-Kwatu, Lafia, Nasarawa State has been re-united with her family. The

Nigerian Oil Region Crisis Threatens Buhari’s Economic Plans

By Dulue Mbachu and Elisha Bala-Gbogbo Fresh from his comfortable re-election, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari faces a huge hurdle to keep his vow to end the economy’s addiction to oil: win a lasting peace in the crude-rich Niger River delta. The 76-year-old former military ruler will have to score a breakthrough that’s eluded previous governments

Mali sacks senior military Chiefs, dissolves militia after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children. Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said new military chiefs would be named, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagou association, composed

Kano rerun was a spectacle of fraud, violence — says HURIWA

Asks INEC to Annul re-run results The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has upbraided the acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu for allegedly permitting armed thugs of political parties to unleash violence during Saturday's governorship re-run poll in parts of Kano state. HURIWA in a statement signed by

Nigerian Army disowns officer arrested for cultism

The 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army has denied that one Private Igbavbou Lucky allegedly arrested for cultism in Edo state is its personnel as reported. The Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Captain Mohammed Maidawa in a statement on Saturday said a preliminary investigation revealed that the said suspect is not

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