James Hope College Acquires American International School Lagos Property, Offers Full Scholarship To 40% Of Students

James Hope College Acquires American International School Lagos Property, Offers Full Scholarship To 40% Of Students

The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.  This was disclosed at the signing ceremony held yesterday at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event had the Governor of Lagos, His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the United […]

Why Ndume And His Ilk Dread Peace in Borno State

Why Ndume And His Ilk Dread  Peace in Borno State

By Richard Murphy I expect Nigerians to persistently and courageously interrogate their leaders who hold any mandate in public trust. This is a cliché resounded so many times to the point of boredom. But most of us ignore or prefer to overlook it for very selfish reasons. May I not sound like a simpleton. But […]

Ali Ndume And His Crocodile Tears On Boko Haram

Ali Ndume And His Crocodile Tears On Boko Haram

By Hassan Biu When the expired 8th Session of the Senate under the leadership of the dictatorial, draconian and repressive former Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki slammed a six-months suspension on Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume, in March 2017, the action invoked empathy and condemnations from some of us. We faulted the frivolous reasons the Senate […]

Ali Ndume’s tactics on Boko Haram aimed at diverting attention from his contributions to insurgency – NDF

Ali Ndume’s tactics on Boko Haram aimed at  diverting  attention from his  contributions to insurgency – NDF

The National Democratic Front (NDF) believes Senator Ali Ndume’s latest strategy on Boko Haram is aimed at  diverting the world’s attention from his dishonourable contribution to Boko Haram  insurgency. The group made this known at a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja in reaction to the Borno South lawmaker’s assertion about the Nigerian Armed Forces. […]

ICAO Certifies Nigeria Aviation Sector 96% Safe – Sirika

ICAO Certifies Nigeria Aviation Sector 96% Safe – Sirika

Chris Steven,  Abuja The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) a global regulatory agency for aviation has rated Nigerian airports to be 96.4percent secured and efficient. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who displayed the plaque issued to Nigeria on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s rating improved when the federal government adopted deliberate policies to improve security measures at […]

Amnesty International laments arrest of journalists, threats to freedom of expression in Nigeria

Amnesty International laments arrest of journalists, threats to freedom of expression in Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja The Amnesty International has lamented that journalists, bloggers and activists in Nigeria are increasingly harassed, intimidated, sometimes physically assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by Nigerian authorities simply for doing their job or expressing dissenting opinions. The organisation said at least 19 journalists were detained at various times this year, as it launches “Endangered […]

We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes – Army

We can defeat Boko Haram in 15 minutes – Army

The Nigerian Army has pointed out its major hindrance in defeating Boko Haram insurgents in the North East, boasting that it can defeat the insurgents in 15 minutes if they are provided the necessary logistics. Maj. Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole disclosed that lack of Army Aviation was responsible for its […]

Boko Haram: CSOs score Nigerian troops high after tour of liberated communities

Boko Haram: CSOs score Nigerian troops high after tour of liberated communities

Chris Steven, Abuja Following a thorough tour of liberated communities in the North-East, the Coalition for Human Rights and Rights Monitoring Group has praised the Nigerian Army for restoring peace to the region. The group, consisting of 10 civil society organisations revealed in a press conference on Monday  that it undertook a 10-day assessment to […]

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