Buhari-Tinubu Alliance Will Crack Noticeably In 2020 – Farooq Kperogi

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 9, 2019
In what could be his most detailed interview so far, US-based journalism teacher and critic, Farooq Kperogi, speaks on a wide range of issues from his hard-hitting columns to journalism in Nigeria and from Atiku Abubakar to Sowore’s detention and the Buhari-Tinubu relationship. It’s as hard as nails, and yet, clear as crystal. Once you […]

Dial 112: NCC finally sets up Emergency Communication Centres in FCT, 17 states [See list]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The ECC are operational in Benue, Kwara, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Imo, Enugu, Anambra and Adamawa. This was disclosed at the weekend by […]

Impeachment inquiry: Nadler may add Mueller counts against Trump

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The Democratic chairman of the House judiciary committee, Jerry Nadler, has not ruled out including evidence from the Mueller report in articles of impeachment against Donald Trump that could be published as early as next week. On Sunday, Nadler told CNN’s State of the Union evidence showed the president’s conduct during the Ukraine scandal was […]

Teenage boys, girls raped in Nigeria daily- Sexual violence report reveals

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
A new report on sexual violence against minors have revealed that over 60 percent of rape victims in Nigeria were toddlers and teenagers. the report signed by the Country Director, Pathfinder International, Dr. Farouk Jega, was released in Abuja at the 5th Network Meeting of Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) organised by the British Council’s […]

Malami to Represent Buhari at Rwanda’s Anti-corruption Award

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the fourth edition of the Sheikh Tamim International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award ceremony holding on Monday, December 9 in Kigali, Rwanda. President Buhari is attending the award event in his capacity as the African Union (AU) […]

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 8, 2019
The prospect of Russian interference in Britain’s election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general U.K. vote. Reddit said in a statement that it has banned 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote […]