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Is he the Same TY Danjuma of the North? by Yushau Shuaib

Is it true that General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, popularly known as TY from the North has dropped a bombshell that Nigerian military and police are complicit in killings across Nigeria, especially in the North and he therefore asked citizens to defend themselves or they would all die? Was he not the person former Military President…

Dapchi, Chibok: Time to reorient our military intelligence

By Kamal Ololade AHMED Several comments have been emerging on different media following the abduction of more than 100 school girls from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State. It is really a sad occurrence and we hope they are re-united safely with their families soon. The common submission in different quarters is that…

One statement, many ordeals, by Kassim Afegbua

Kassim Afegbua Writes on Traumatic Experience over IBB’s Statement In the last six days, I have gone through traumatic experience when I was declared wanted by the Nigeria Police. By the strength of that unprofessional declaration, I was treated like a common criminal and fugitive until I showed up at the Police Headquarters Abuja to…

As mothers join fight against drug abuse, by Suleiman Haruna

In many societies across the world, the issue of drug abuse has reached puzzling proportions, leading to evolution and revolution of policies and actions both at global and country levels to counter its spread in scope and its increasing number of victims. In the olden days it was alcohol, cocaine, heroin and marijuana; then came…

Role of traditional rulers in community policing, by IGP

I most humbly consider this as a great honour, privilege and blessing to stand before my Royal Fathers and Majesties from across the country, under the umbrella of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) to deliver this key note address, during your 9th General Assembly with the theme “Community Policing As A…

Wake Up Nigeria, by ​Bishop David Oyedepo

Apparently irked by the spate of wanton killings across the nation by so-called Fulani Herdsmen and the disturbing insufficient action and prolonged silence of relevant authorities to curb the situation that seems to have gone on unabated, the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo has sounded a note of warning to…

Still on murderous Fulani kidnappers, by Yushau Shuaib

“Terrorists Now Disguise as Fulani Herdsmen” – President Goodluck Jonathan June 2014 The above quote was the news headline after a speech by former President Goodluck Jonathan at an international conference on Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna in June 2014 before they now become major kidnap kingpins. I must admit from the onset that I would…

Towards new global compact on migration, by Antonio Guterres

Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. Migration powers economic growth, reduces inequalities and connects diverse societies. Yet it is also a source of political tensions and human tragedies. The majority of migrants live and work legally. But a desperate minority are putting their lives at risk…

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