The Southern Cameroon Rebellion, Security Impact in Nigeria and the Horrors

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, says the armed rebellion in Southern Cameroon is having a negative security impact on the state and Nigeria. Ayade, who spoke in Calabar when he received members of the National Defence College team four course 27, said fighters from Cameroon are taking refuge in Bakassi Local Government Council […]

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Why a Growing Number of People Think Their Job is Useless. by Rutgar Bregman

  A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing inequality, clearly we should all be afraid. By now it’s no longer just the Silicon Valley trend watchers and technoprophets who are apprehensive. In a study that has already racked up several […]

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BOMBSHELL: Trump says Buhari is “Lifeless” – Financial Times

    The United States president Donald Trump referred to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari as “lifeless” shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times said on Monday. Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in January 2017 as the 45th American president, was […]

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India Police arrests Four Nigerians for drug trafficking

  As part of the special campaign, to check drug trafficking and such misdemeanours, Khanna Police, Ludhiana district of Punjab, India has nabbed four Nigerian nationals in the last few weeks. The latest suspect identified as Traurare Yakubu was arrested on Wednesday, August 21. Ub Inspector Davinder Singh along with a police party stopped the suspect, […]

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HERDSMEN, FARMERS CONFLICTS IN NIGERIA “MORE SOPHISTICATED AND DEADLIER” – UN

The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has expressed concern over the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria. According to him, the conflicts, which are more pronounced in the Middle Belt region, were becoming “more sophisticated and deadlier.” Mr. Chambas, who is Head, UN Office for […]

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“THE WORLD IN GOING THROUGH STRANGE, UNCERTAIN TIMES” Barrack Obama

  Former U.S. President Barack Obama says the world is going through “strange [and] uncertain” times in a speech honouring anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. “They are strange, they are uncertain. Each day’s news cycles bringing more head spinning and disturbing headlines,” Obama says in his first major public address since leaving office. “The international order […]

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BLOODSHED: OUTGOING FRENCH ENVOY BLAMES IMPUNITY, INJUSTICE IN NIGERIA

  The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna and other parts of the country. The envoy attributed the killings to struggle for land, noting that foreigners were not involved in the bloodshed in the Middle Belt […]

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2017: BOKO HARAM, MILITARY KILLED OR MAIMED 881 CHILDREN IN NIGERIA -UN REPORT

No fewer than 881 children were either killed or maimed by the Boko Haram terror group and Nigerian security forces in 2017, the United Nations, UN has said. Of this number, the unfortunate bombing of an internally displaced persons camp in Rann, Borno State, by the Nigerian military caused the death or maiming of 235 […]

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NIGERIA: AMNESTY CLAIMS 1813 KILLED ALREADY IN 2018 AS OBASANJO OFFERS SOLUTION

Global human rights group Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of encouraging the impunity fueling the increasing insecurity in the country by failing to hold murderers to account. The group said in a statement on today(28/6/2018) that independently verified figures indicate that at least 1,813 persons have been murdered across 17 states, which is […]

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