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Torture, modern slavery of Almajiri children in northern Nigeria

By Elijah AKOJI As part of the International Center for Investigative Reporting, ICIR's reporting on Human Rights, across some northern states, this report looks at...

Northern youths lament insecurity, say region is bleeding

YOUTHS, under the aegis of Concerned Northern Nigerian Groups, have lamented the deteriorating insecurity in their part of the country. “We are here to call...

Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa to Zamfara, the region has...
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Yes, there is a role for the military, but there is no military solution to banditry in Nigeria

By Prof. Usman YUSUF  “War is too important to be left to the generals” - Georges Clemenceau GEORGES Benjamin Clemenceau was a French statesman, a physician...

Gumi says inter-tribal war is going on in Nigeria, accuses government of taking sides

ISLAMIC cleric Ahmad Gumi has accused the Nigerian government of taking sides in what he described as an inter-tribal war going on in the...

Bandits now desire peace -Gumi

CONTROVERSIAL Islamic cleric Ahmad Gumi said on Tuesday that bandits were tired of terrorising Nigerians, noting that they were now ready to embrace peace. In...
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Lost Childhood: The Trauma of growing up in Nigerian IDP camps

Fourteen-year-old Samaila Abdulrahman arrived Malkhoi Camp in 2014 tucked by the side of his aged grandmother, both saddled with all their worldly belongings after a journey of 30 kilometres from Gwoza, Borno to Yola, Adamawa State.

Insecurity is preventing rainy season farming, it will be problematic for us – Atiku laments

ATIKU Abubakar, former vice president and presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm that incessant bandits and terrorists' attacks...

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Makinde, Adediran emerge PDP’s guber candidates in Oyo, Lagos

OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has emerged winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Makinde polled...

Insecurity: Soludo declares curfew in Anambra, bans okada, keke in eight LGAs

GOVERNOR of Anambra State Chukwuma Soludo has declared a curfew in the state. Soludo also banned motorcycles, popularly known as...

‘African economy needs annual GDP of 7% for 40 years to grow’

Africa needs to achieve an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth of seven per cent for three to four...

2023: Peter Obi dumps PDP, silent on next move

PETER Obi, a presidential aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), three...

CBN debunks reports of Emefiele’s alleged sack

THE head, corporate communications, at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has described the reported sack of...
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