IBB seeks support to end insecurity
‘I’ve been advising quietly on how to curb menace’ Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.) has solicited the support of Nigerians for the Federal Government to effectively tackle insurgency, banditry and end terrorism in the country. He disclosed that he had been advising the Federal Government quietly on how best to curb insecurity in…
Sierra Leone government moves to abolish death penalty
Sierra Leone's government will move to abolish the death penalty in the West African state, deputy justice minister Umaru Napoleon Koroma said on Wednesday.
Syria’s Assad declares amnesty as election looms
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree on Sunday authorising the release of prisoners, including those convicted for misdemeanours
Sports and politics ... handshake across the Niger, mission (Im) possiblè?
‘Mathematical’ is back on the football field, training. I am preparing for, probably, the most significant football match of my life. And this is not a joke.
The foolish warriors
As the Buhari presidency has enabled the very worst of the Fulani Islamist agenda, and heated up the country in furtherance of these treasonous agenda, the rhetoric has become extremely...
A decade of war in Syria killed over 388,000
The overall death toll for Syria's civil war has reached 388,652 since it began a decade ago this month, a war monitor said on Sunday.
Unfinished greatness: Towards a more perfect union in Nigeria
I will like to start by thanking the leadership of Arewa House for the great honour of inviting me to speak at the golden jubilee of this great institution. I also want to congratulate you, both for this historic moment and for the wonderful work you have done in the last fifty years; mobilising and…
Horrors of Civil War from a child soldier’s eyes
The title of Okey Anueyiagu’s book, Biafra: The Horrors of War, The Story of a Child - Soldier, may be unprepossessing, but it belies what to anticipate: a polemical story from a brilliant