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THIS WEEK’S REPORTS FROM OUR COLUMNISTS

It's been a busy week, check out some of the reports from our security experts, David Otto @ottotgs and Col Hassan Stan Labo.

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INSECURITY IN NORTHERN NIGERIA; NIGERIA'S EXPANDING MENACE

The unusual rise in insecurity in Northern Nigeria is a major cause for worry for both the Federal Government and Nigerians.

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NIGERIAN ARMY SAYS SOLDIER WHO KILLED A LIEUTENANT WAS SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION

A soldier that killed a lieutenant was suffering from depression, the Nigeria Army has said.

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COVID 19: BARRING A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE CONTINUES TO BE A TEMPTING ALTERNATIV...

Scientists and medical experts have been working round the clock to find a cure for the Coronavirus disease. Until a COVID 19 vaccine is found, hydroxychloroquine continues to be a tempting alterna...

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TOWOBOLA, LIKE MANY OTHER WOMEN, ARE BEING ASSAULTED BY THE SYSTEM BUILT TO PROTECT THEM

Towobola, like many other Nigerian women, was assaulted by the same institution built to protect her.

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CHANGING MILITARY LEADERSHIP AT THE HEIGHT OF AN INSURGENCY IS A TACTICAL SUICIDE

Changing military leadership at the height of an insurgency is tactical suicide by Counter-Terrorism Experts: Nodin Muzee and Orlando Mardner.

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NIGERIA’S HEALTH SECTOR: THE FACTUAL, THE CHALLENGES, AND THE NARRATIVES

The advent of the pandemic has forced the Federal Government to face healthcare systems they have failed to develop.

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NIGERIA’S HEALTH SECTOR: THE FACTUAL, THE CHALLENGES, AND THE NARRATIVES

The advent of the pandemic has forced the Federal Government to face healthcare systems they have failed to develop.

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NDDC CORRUPTION: WE HAVE BEEN ABANDONED BY THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, SCHOLARS LAMEN...

In recent days, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has come under intense attack and scrutiny as various forms of allegations of corruption have been levelled against them.

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ANOTHER VIDEO OF KIDNAPPERS THREATENING TO KILL THEIR VICTIMS FOR RANSOM EMERGES SIGNALING A DIS...

Another video of Kidnappers threatening to kill their victims if a ransom is not promptly paid have emerged, signalling a disturbing trend.

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COVID 19: LIFESTYLE CHANGES THAT HAVE COME TO STAY

The Coronavirus pandemic has enforced some life changes that may well remain post covid 19.

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CELEBRATING THE NIGERIAN ARMY @ 157: NEED FOR PUBLIC SUPPORT

Celebrating the Nigeria Army at 157: Need for Public Support by Brigadier-General SK USMAN (rtd) mni FNIPR fapra

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IS ALAGBOLE, AJUWON, AKUTE, OLAMBE, IN GOVERNOR DAPO ABIODUN’S PLAN?

Is Alagbole, Ajuwon, Akute Olambe, in Governor Dapo Abiodun’s plan?

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CALABAR: COVID OR MALARIA? CROSS RIVER WALKS ON THIN LINE AS SCHOOL RESUMES

A curious look at governor Ayade's decision to reopen schools amid growing Coronavirus concerns.

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IS THIS THE BEST LIVERPOOL TEAM IN HISTORY?

Over the years, Liverpool Football Club has been at the forefront of English football and has been part of the creme de la creme of the European football community. This is attributed to huge inves...

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 30TH, 2020

Coronavirus cases inches closer to 10,000 as Nigeria records highest daily Infections of 553.

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COVID-19 JOB LOSS: JOURNALISM TAKES ANOTHER BLOW AS MEDIA HOUSES LAY OFF WORKERS, SLASH SALARIES

Journalism across the world is threatened, this time not by the Government, or Artificial Intelligence, but by the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic as hundreds of media houses around the...

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 29TH, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria exceeds 9000 as NCDC confirms 387 more infections. Total number of cases now 9302.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 27TH, 2020

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases inches closer to 9000.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 26TH, 2020

16 more covid-19 deaths confirmed as NCDC announces 276 more infections.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 25TH, 2020

COVID-19 infections in Nigeria now surpasses 8000. Total infections now 8068 as NCDC confirms 229 more cases yesterday.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 24TH, 2020

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria inches closer to 8000 as total infections now reach 7839.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT FOR MAY 23RD, 2020

COVID-19 cases now exceeds 7500; total cases now 7526.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT AS OF MAY 22nd, 2020

Nigeria's COVID-19 cases rises to 7261 with 245 new infections announced by the NCDC.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT AS OF MAY 21ST, 2020

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria now surpasses 7000 as 339 infections were discovered by the NCDC on May 21st, 2020. Total cases now 7016.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT

284 new cases of Coronavirus discovered in Nigeria today; Total infections now 6677.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT

6401 COVID-19 cases now in Nigeria. 226 infections recently discovered.

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PROFFESOR IBRAHIM GAMBARI; A BLESSING OR A CURSE?

The death of Mallam Abba Kyari, Nigeria's most popular and powerful Chief of Staff of all time undoubtedly changed the nation's political permutations and created a big vacuum in the presidency, pa...

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GOVERNOR FAYEMI REPLIES TO JOHN'S OPEN LETTER: HOW NEGLIGENCE, LACK OF PPE AND OXYGEN KILLED MY M...

GOVERNORS FAYEMI REPLIES TO JOHN OPEN LETTER: HOW NEGLIGENCE, LACK OF PPE AND OXYGEN KILLED MY MUM AT EKSUTH

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EOOR CHAIRMAN DONATES PRIVATE BUILDING AS ISOLATION CENTRE, EARNS COMMENDATION FROM DAPO ABIODUN

Reacting to the State government's commendation, EOOR in a statement released by its Publicity Secretary, Omooba Segun Adewale, said it is a show of appreciation and patriotism on the part of the G...

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SEVEN YEARS AFTER THE OMBATSE KILLINGS, PERPETRATORS ARE YET TO BE BROUGHT TO BOOK

Seventy-four security officers died in one of the most ruthless attacks on security forces by a local militia, in Alakyo, Nasarawa State. Seven years after, the killers are yet to be brought to boo...

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COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK: WHEN THE SECURITY AGENCIES BECOME THE THREAT

While the world still awaits a major breakthrough in the treatment and prevention of Corona Virus, Africa has made several claims of discovering a treatment and vaccine, although still subject to f...

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Covid-19 lockdown in Nigeria: matters arising

President Muhammadu Buhari announced Covid-19 lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, and FCT on March 30 to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. How effective have the measures been?

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ISIS IN AFRICA – THE MOST BITTER SPLIT – WILL REGIONAL STATES STRIKE IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS. Part 2.

The Nigeria Army, Air Force and Navy is the biggest contributor of the MNJTF and has experienced the greatest impact of Boko Haram ISWAP activities within Southern Bornu, Northern Bornu and the fri...

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ISIS IN AFRICA – THE MOST BITTER SPLIT – WILL REGIONAL STATES STRIKE IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS. Part 1

There is no better time than now for all impacted states of the Lake chad basin (Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger) to combine all available multi-agency resources and measures to crush (at least m...

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SUCCEEDING ABBA KYARI : BETWEEN MALAM ADAMU ADAMU AND BABA GANA KINGIBE GCON

Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the Nigeria President just died from complications resulting from contracting Coronavirus after weeks long battle to turn the tides.

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COVID-19: GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU CALLS ON ORGANISED PRIVATE SECTOR TO ENSURE JOB SECURITY AND SUSTAIN...

The Governor expressed his appreciation for the support so far given by the Business Community in Lagos State and expressed his willingness to further collaborate with organized businesses, post CO...

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COUNTER INSURGENCY IN LAKE CHAD REGION - IS CHAD ‘PLAYING GOD’?

On April 9th, 2020, a one minute seventeen seconds video was circulated on social media platforms and twitter. A Chadian army, one Colonel Azem Bermendoa Agouna read a statement in French in Baga-...

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NO SINGLE LAKE CHAD STATE CAN CRUSH BOKO HARAM-ISWAP WITHOUT OTHERS – IT’S A REGIONAL AFFAIR!

“The Lake Chad Basin Is So Culturally Intertwined That All Hands Must Be on Deck At The Same Time – This is the Only Answer To Jihadist End Game In The Region”

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COVID-19: UNETHICAL PRACTICE AND COMPROMISE INCREASING THE RISK OF COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION IN KWAR...

There is an increasing risk of COVID-19 community transmission in Nigeria due to breach of COVID-19 recommended protocols especially by people who should know better. The latest of this is the seem...

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Provide Food to Avoid Criminality, Civil Disobedience, SPSP Urges Government

The Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP), Ogun Chapter has urged the governor of the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun to as a matter of urgency, include in its strategy to prevent the spread of ...

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COVID-19: FROM ITALIAN DAVIDE CARRARA TO GOVERNOR EL-RUFAI, THE LIGHT MAY BE DIMING ON NIGERIA

As the world continues to grapple with realities of Coronavirus (COVID -19) pandemic, death toll continues to rise in the West especially in Italy

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TRIAL POST

"We want to alert the American public that, at this time, the FDA has not authorized any test that is available to purchase for testing yourself at home for COVID-19," said FDA Commissioner Dr. Ste...

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FAULTY COVID-19 TEST KITS IN CIRCULATION - BUYERS SHOULD BEWARE.

Fake in-home test kits for coronavirus are being marketed in the United States and some European Countries could pose serious health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says

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NIGERIA MAY BE FREE FROM CORONA VIRUS BEFORE THE END OF APRIL

As against the expectation of the residence of Lagos on a possible lockdown, the State governor, Babajide Sanwoolu announced a partial restriction instead. In his broadcast on Wednesday, he ordered...

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AMVCA AWARD NIGHT: COVID-19 NEW THREAT IN LAGOS

There is growing apprehension among residents of Lagos over a report that a popular TV anchor (name withheld), who was part of the just concluded AMVCA Award night is suspected to be sick with the ...

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GOVERNOR SEYI MAKINDE; A DIFFERENT NIGERIAN LEADER

Governor Seyi Makinde: A different Nigerian leader.

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The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19); How the Federal Government and Nigerians can prevent it's out...

Are Nigerians doing enough to keep themselves safe and protected? Is there going to be a possible outbreak?

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LAGOS EXPLOSION: THE INCIDENT, THE FACTUAL, THE NARRATIVE AND THE DILEMMA.

It was the fire at first, then the blast. People were seen running around with no destination in mind, while houses were left without roofs and windows.

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AGRO-BUSINESS AND CBN'S BACKWARD INTEGRATION: THE NEED TO THREAD CAREFULLY AS THE POOR MAY BECOME...

Despite Nigeria's wealth ofNigeria is a nation blessed with arable land, rich for production of many agricultural produces, yet importing what it should ordinarily be exporting. Before the discover...

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