Unlawful detention of journalists

For some time, the disturbing trend of arrest and detention of journalists by security agencies has continued unchecked. In what has become a sporadic clampdown on dissent, many journalists have been targeted and criminalised, for their critical role of demanding accountability and informing the publi [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019

The task before Buhari’s new cabinet

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, swore-in 43 new ministers and assigned portfolios to them.

He spent 54 days after his second term began to send a list of ministerial nominees to the Nigerian Senate for [...]

Sat, 24 August 2019

9th NASS,-Executive relationship








For years, governance in Nigeria has been shadowed by needless rifts between the executive and legislature, leaving the scares of economic woes, socio polit [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019

IMN proscription and national security

The history of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, is not clearly defined by religious scholars. The reformist Islamic movement was known at a period as Muslim Brotherhood, which was an offshoot of the Muslim Student's Society, MSS, founded in 1954. 


Sun, 04 August 2019

Rejig security architecture now, Mr. President

To say that Nigeria’s security is on tenterhooks is to put it mildly as Nigerians live daily in fear of their fates in the hands extremists, kidnappers, ritualists, armed robbers and their likes. The dire security situation is not helped by the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari has severally [...]

Sun, 28 July 2019

State of the Nation: Time to take security serious

A troubling revelation emerged lately when Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, made shocking allegations that some officers were unwilling to fight insurgency. 

“It is unfortunate, but the truth is that almost every setback the Nigerian Army has had in our [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019

Coalition wants UN to do more on child bombers

The Coalition of Civil Society for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has charged the United Nations, UN, to do more to protect children that have become targets of the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, as instruments for war.

In a statement, Sunday, by Dr Peter Hosea, Head of Ad [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019

SERAP sues CCB over asset declaration of public officials

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and stat [...]

Sun, 23 June 2019


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