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Why women should be accorded roles on security matters – expert

Senator Iroegbu is a security analyst, media and communications consultant . In this chat with Ene Osang he bares his mind on the current security situation calling on the new administration to see the need in bringing women on board in deliberations towards sustainable security. What is your reaction to the

Hausa-Fulani Dichotomy: How farmers-herders conflict snowballed into bloody banditry in northwest Nigeria–Research

Govt ignored warning banditry, kidnapping, killings would escalate, spread to Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto Third force’ brutal intervention How Sani Yerima’s seizure of the Fulani land fuelled crisis Gov Yari blamed for abandoning state to cruel fate   Editor's note: For years the deadly crisis in Nigeria's North West simply tagged as

Udenta O. Udenta: I’m back with 21 books

When Comrade Udenta O Udenta was forced to abandon his career at Abia State University, Uturu, in 1998 as a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Igbo Studies and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities on account of his 5th detention by the late General Sani Abacha’s military

Analysis: Security priorities for the new Nigerian government–Experts

Africa Centre From Boko Haram to farmer-herder conflicts, ethno-religious tensions, separatist movements, urban crime, and national identity, Nigeria experts size up the security priorities facing the Buhari government in its second term. On February 23, 2019, Nigerians voted in their sixth presidential election since the transition to civilian rule in 1999,

Peace Accord: Atiku, others were duly invited for signing–Abdusalami Abubakar (interview)

•Details of the 2019 election peace accord Jude Johnson with Hassan Tukur of pt The former Head of State and chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, says the committee invited all political parties to Tuesday’s peace accord signing by presidential candidates ahead of the 2019 elections. The candidate of the Peoples

How MTN, IMNCs are ripping off Nigeria through IFF- Prof. Owasanoye (Interview)

Editor's note: The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, spoke extensively on how International Multinational Corporations (IMNCs) and their collaborators are ruining Nigeria's economy and development through Illicit Financial Flows (IFF), citing the ongoing MTN saga as a perfect example. Owasanoye argued that

Record shows Fulani extremists, not herdsmen behind carnage in Benue- Garba

There is urgent need to unravel and nip in the bud, the multiple internal security challenges assailing the country, especially the alleged herdsmen attacks which the military are expected to aid the civil authority to confront and defeat. Mr. Bem India Garba, a defence industry expert, business man and politician,

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

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