Tag Archives: Nigeria

In a Daring Move, PDP Says Buhari, El-Rufai ‘Know More About B’Haram’

 APC faults allegation as diversion from missing $20bn, immigration scandal Chuks Okocha and Onyebuchi Ezigbo Peoples Democratic Party Saturday said it had “verifiable evidence” of All Progressive Congress’ involvement in insurgency in the country. This followed a challenge by APC to the ruling party to prove its allegation that the opposition party was linked to


WHY NIGERIA/ISRAELI SPY DEAL IS ILLEGAL As U.S. Spy program reforms exposes Nigeria’s expanding surveillance and Spying program on Citizens

By Ogala Emmanuel The promised reforms by the U.S. on its spying program which would acknowledge Americans’ right to privacy has cast the spotlight on the Nigeria’s spy program, with analysts calling for full disclosure. The Nigerian spy program, recently installed by the Israeli Elbit Security, boasts of as much intrusion capability as the U.S’ National Security Agency prior

Nigeria tops Africa Illegal financial deals Chart- Report

The odious toga currently adorning Nigeria’s economic management profile, was further given expression yesterday in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia, as the nation was said to have accounted for over 30.5 per cent of over one trillion illegal financial transactions on the international market within the last 10 years. The illegal transactions, described as Illicit Financial Flow


Rising poverty Level in Nigeria

Poverty reduction lies at the core of the global development challenge. For the international development community, this objective serves not only as a source of motivation, but as a defining theme across its work. Many of the world’s most prominent aid organizations cite poverty reduction as their overarching goal. But while Nigeria’s goal of poverty

The Tragedy of Abandoned Projects

By NASIR EL-RUFAI Ordinarily, these figures should compel the government to accelerate the completion of all ongoing projects, or at least focus on high priority ones. Unfortunately, this has not been the case: Government would rather continue the weekly charade of awarding new contracts or re-awarding old ones at higher prices during its weekly Federal

Nigeria’s survival till 2015 hazy –Bakare

Pastor of The Latter Rain Assembly,  has expressed apprehension over the survival of Nigeria as a united entity by 2015 if the sliding of the country towards extinction was not arrested.Bakare, at a press conference, in Lagos yesterday raised the alarm that “unless people of goodwill rise to stop the slide, we will wake up

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Another Islamic Sect emerges …to counter Boko Haram?

We don’t believe in killing Innocent People and Security Officials! By Tukur Mamu While it is not yet clear as at press time whether there is crisis among followers of the Jamaatu Ahlil Sunna Wal daa Wati popularly called Boko Haram, as a new video exclusively obtained by DESERT HERALD has shown the emergence of