July 13, 2024
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Key Points: Loan app operators still violate data privacy of borrowers despite government regulation App operators take advantage of unsuspecting, desperate borrowers Interest rates on the apps are extremely high Citizens must take their data privacy seriously Avoid patronizing loan sharks; report violators to relevant security agencies By Daniel Adaji Michael Adekunle, a Continue Reading
Some persons who aided the looting under Abacha are still alive, walking freely in Nigeria; some holding and/or aspiring for high political positions today By Theophilus Abbah The phrase ‘Abacha loot’ entered into  global anti-corruption lexicon in the post-military rule in 1999, and it is used to describe the recovery of huge funds  in foreign […]Continue Reading
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  …What should be done to improve it The 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released globally by Transparency International (TI) recently has shown that Nigeria yet again, records a decline in the CPI in 2020. In the report published exclusively in Nigeria by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Chapter of TI, […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah Nuhu Ribadu booted out, demoted (2008). Farida Waziri sacked! (2011). Ibrahim Lamorde removed, under probe (2015).  Ibrahim Magu arrested, detained, grilled (2019). With these fragmented statements and reads-on that scream from the headlines of dailies, each chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was, with bleary eyes, Continue Reading
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Healthcare in Nigeria is incredibly complicated. Large budgets are trapped on different government levels, only accessible to those who know how to work the system. The Primary Healthcare Centre in Ugbamaka-Igah village in Kogi State, Nigeria, is overgrown with grasses. The labour and patient wards as well as the other rooms of the clinic are […]Continue Reading
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By African Investigative Publishing Collective and ZAM team: David Dembélé (Mali), Theophilus Abbah (Nigeria), Charles Mafa and John Mukela (Zambia), T. Kaiwonda Gaye* (Liberia), Estacio Valoi (Mozambique), Purity Mukami with Africa Uncensored, Kenya “You must be very careful,” says the lawyer over the phone to the local reporter. “This is a dark and sensitive dossier. Continue Reading
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Title: Testimony to Courage: Essays in Honour of Dapo Olorunyomi Editors: Chido Onumah and Frederick Adetiba Publishers: Kappa and Omega Company, Abuja Pages: 404 Reviewer: Theophilus Abbah, PhD It has been sluggish strides, like baby-steps. That is the journey of newspapering in Nigeria from being a church bulletin, established in 1859 by Reverend Henry Townsend, […]Continue Reading