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Shehu Sani reveals Nigerian senators’ pay

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly has revealed Nigerian Senators' pay packet. In a major interview with The News magazine, Sani said  he and his colleagues received N13.5 million monthly as running cost. The revelation by the Senator was the first time a member of the

Interview: We have tamed grand corruption, says Osinbajo

In an interview granted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos on Friday, 2 March  2018. He explains government policies, the fight against corruption, infrastructural development, 2018 budget, controversies on appointments and the rating by Transparency International  Q: On Nigeria’s rating by Transparency International’s Corruption

Investigation: Intersociety alleges mass killing of Christians in Nigeria

Fingers three groups as culprits     The International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law (Intersociety) says it has concluded investigation into the killing of Christians in Nigeria, identifying three major groups responsible for the mass killings. The rights group also condemned the level of intolerance and attacks against traditional

Why Fulani owns Benue, will continue to dominate Nigeria–Prof. Labdo

  Prof. Umar Muhammad Labdo of the Faculty of Humanities, Maitama Sule University (formerly Northwest University), Kano, who recently said that Benue State belonged to Fulani by right of conquest, blows hot again in this interview with Ted Odogwu. You said that Benue State was part of Bauchi and Adamawa Emirates, but

Sacking 38 senior military officers, reeks of impunity – Muhammed

In this interview with Toluwani Eniola, counsel for the 38 senior officers compulsorily retired by the army last year, Abdul Muhammed, urges President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene   About a year ago, the Nigerian Army announced the retirement of 38 senior officers for alleged partisanship in the 2015 general election as well

Nigerians return from slavery in Libya to thriving sex-trafficking industry back home

By Molly O'Toole It was April when Loveth ran away from her crowded home in southwestern Nigeria to escape her father’s incestuous advances. She said she paid a smuggler $24,000 to take her first to Libya and then across the Mediterranean to Europe, where the 20-year-old planned to work as a prostitute to

Israel’s Greatest Enemy: Iran, or Overconfidence?

By Zev Chafets   Editor’s note: An interview with former head of military intelligence Amos Yadlin, who has some experience with rogue nuclear programs.   On the wall of Amos Yadlin’s office at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, there is a framed Time magazine cover displaying an F-16A fighter

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