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How ISIS, Al-Qaeda Affiliates Manipulate Amnesty International, Other NGOs to Survive in Africa

“It is not the most powerful nor the most intelligent of actors that will survive new conflicts, it is the ones that are most adaptable to change” to paraphrase Charles Darwin. David Otto For the past 5 years, ISIS and Al-Qaida affiliates in Africa- Alshabaab, Boko Haram and ISWAP (Boko Haram)

Boko Haram commander revealed organisations funding their activities–Army

•Warns NGOs supplying food, drugs to terrorists  Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Nigerian Army said that an arrested Boko Haram commander has revealed organisations funding terrorists activities in Nigeria This is coming as the Army again accused some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), operating in the North East of breaching security and sabotaging ongoing counter terrorism operations

Community Policing: IGP seeks cooperation of NGOs, CSOs, others

Godsgift Onyedinefu and Nosa Enobhayisobo    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the support and cooperation of  Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Human Right Groups and other critical stakeholders to achieve effective and efficient as well as community policing in the country   Adamu made this

What Brexit means for UK NGOs and foreign aid

Charlotte Bailey From ensuring life-saving programmes are not yanked mid-project to preserving long-term funding for British agencies and EU-UK collaboration on aid policy, the Brexit stakes for the humanitarian sector are sky-high. Brexit throws up a lot of questions for the UK’s role in international relief. Will British NGOs have to

Police Arrest ISIS Spies in Borno IDP Camps

NEMA Cautions NGOs on Rule of Engagement Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Borno Police Command has disclosed that the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), a faction of ISIS, had its spies operating from Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno. An Assistant Commissioner of Police in  Borno Command, Ahmed Bello made the

SARS Overhaul: CDHR says reform not enough, demands justice for victms

•Commends presidency, IGP for swift actions   Godsgift Onyedinefu    The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has called on the Federal Government to take the further steps to ensure justice by insisting on the punishment of all errant Officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police who have

Police arrests syndicate impersonating NGOs

The Borno State Police Command, has arrested one Tijani Babagana of Damboa road Maiduguri, alongside his accomplices, Umar Baba, Mallam Bello, Alhaji Gambo and others for impersonating some unspecified Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to obtain fake car loans from residents of Maiduguri. The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, while

Boko Haram: Gen. Nicholas meets with heads of security agencies, NGOs in Maiduguri

Says operations are guided by ROE, human rights Jude Johnson    The Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has met with Heads of Security Agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to deliberate on issues bordering on security and humanitarian activities in the north east theatre of operation.   Nicholas at the meeting at

Boko Haram: Gen. Olabanji lauds NGOs on humanitarian efforts

Ibrahim Uba Yusuf      The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Stevenson Olabanji, has lauded the humanitarian efforts of the Non - Governmental Organisations (NGOs) towards stabilising the Boko Haram ravaged areas of the North East.   Olabanji states this on Monday when he hosted the NGOs operating in the Division's