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Cameroon Anglophone crisis: over 25,000 seek refuge in nigeria

Violence between Francophone state forces and English-speaking separatists has forced of thousands of Cameroonian refugees into Nigeria, splintering families and leaving many people sleeping rough, without access to staples such as food, clothing and education More than 25,000 people have crossed the border into Nigeria to escape the fighting. Many are school-aged children

Devote Security Votes to Intelligence Gathering, NIMASA charges Governors

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chairman, Board of Director of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Maj Gen India Garba (rtd) has charged state governors to as a matter of utmost priority, devote part of the 'humongous' amount they set aside every month as security votes into promoting the gathering of information

Ignored crisis on the rise in north western Nigeria

Besides Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and the pastoralist crisis across the central region's lush vegetation belt, a lesser-known conflict is brewing in the northwest, and casualties are rising. Deadly Cattle raids is Nigwria's ignored crisis as Cattle thieves are carrying out daily killings and kidnappings in Zamfara state, Al-Jazeera reports. Hundreds

Another crisis looms Bwari

  The peace of Bwari LGA, Abuja was once again threatened on saturday as a result of territorial conflict between the Hausas and the indigenous Gbagyis. The Emir who was accused of importing armed 'Hausa boys' from Kano, paraded with them on horses as part of the sallah celebrations, was blocked by

Op-ed: A macabre sense of vengeance

By Sufuyan Ojeifo   Sometimes circa 1985, before he was killed on October 19, 1986 via a parcel bomb, inimitable journalist, prose stylist and glamorous founding editor-in-chief of the Newswatch magazine, the late Dele Giwa, wrote that “one life taken in cold blood is as gruesome as millions lost in a pogrom.”  Indeed,

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

Avoiding the Worst in Central African Republic

Executive Summary As the Central African Republic (CAR) experiences a strong upsurge in violence and armed groups are taking root in the provinces, the national authorities and their international partners have been unable to halt the escalation and find durable solutions to the crisis. So far, the government and the UN