June 1, 2023
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Key points Court says the prosecution failed to appear in court when the case came up for hearing Sokoto Commissioner for Justice speaks Police: ‘Her real killers are at large’ One year after murder, the college fails to investigate students suspected to have instigated ‘blasphemy’ allegation The authorities have trivialized the sanctity of human life […]Continue Reading
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The 2023 elections fell short of the promises and expectations of Nigerians, in spite the deployment of world-class and highly expensive technology. The irregularities could put Professor Yakubu Mahmood in the bracket of past electoral chairmen who failed the integrity test. Theophilus Abbah, PhD The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Hajia Bintu Ali, a 53-year-old mother of ten, fled to the Abuja Area One Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp for refuge after a deadly Boko Haram attack in her community in Gwoza local government area, Borno state. Everyone fled for safety. Many persons were killed, and several others are missing to date. […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji In Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election conducted on April 14, 2023, the Auditor-General of Local Governments in the state, Usman Ododo, was declared winner, in spite of the outcry by party members that no election took place. But did Ododo, an appointee of Yahaya Bello, qualify to have […]Continue Reading
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By Stephanie Adams-Douglas Two top police officers at the core of public relations – the police spokesperson and head of the public complaints unit – had authoritatively pronounced the possession and use of pepper spray by private citizens as offences. However, their position has generated controversy amongst the citizenry, many of whom have disagreed, citing […]Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The just-concluded  presidential election has raised a lot of dust, bordering on the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to upload results from the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) to the INEC Result Viewing Portal (IReV). Though INEC has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji The story of Akaiba Ojochenemi who was killed for allegedly snatching ballot boxes at a polling unit in Dekina area of Kogi State has gone viral on the social media and other media platforms. The incidence which took place on 25 February 2023 has received cold reactions from the appropriate quarters. The […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah, PhD   Just three months after the third anniversary of the gruesome murder, the sacrifice, the burning alive of Mrs Salome Abu in Ochadamu, her ancestral home, in Kogi State, on the altar of politics to lubricate the undeserved victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November, 2019 Kogi governorship […]Continue Reading
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The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) is calling for applications from suitable and qualified journalists for the second phase of its Open Contract Reporting Project (OCRP). The OCPR is an accountability reporting project of the Centre that seeks to promote fiscal transparency and accountability in the budget and procurement processes in Nigeria. In Continue Reading
Fact Check Features Investigations Top Stories Uncategorized
Was it by coincidence that President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the February 23 presidential election, defeated his opponent Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a result of poverty in Nigeria? Available data on the website of the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Buhari got overwhelming votes […]Continue Reading