Umar Halilu

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Why did the high level negotiations between the Nigerian government team and Boko Haram insurgents, led by a former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, to secure the release of 220 Chibok girls, crumble shortly before the Muslim Sallah holidays in Yola last July?

Why did the high level negotiations between the Nigerian government team and Boko Haram insurgents, led by a former Minister of Information, Edwin …

This context does not seek to, in any way, justify the actions of the insurgent group. It does however show that, like most Nigerians, the group is engendered by a frustration with political corruption and the inevitable social alienation that comes with it.

Our car gallops through the bumpy road, as night fast approaches. The glimmer of the sun is fading fast, and the stars are starting to illuminate our …

American Doctor With Ebola 'Improving,' Says CDC Chief

An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus “seems to be improving,” the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said …

If there is anything that is currently giving sleeplessness to Nigerians, it is problem of Insecurity. Quite rightly so because the Nigerian President asserted in May 2014 that Boko Haram insurgency had ensured 12,000 deaths and 8,000 crippled people.

If there is anything that is currently giving sleeplessness to Nigerians, it is problem of Insecurity. Quite rightly so because the Nigerian …

"You see, sometimes my advisors think they know more than me. That I keep quiet does not mean they know better..."

<b>Sund</b><b>ay, July 13, 2014:</b> When my Aso Rock job is done, historians will be falling over each other to figure out the reasons behind the great decisions …

If we are to believe that the new CBN law has good intentions, the space of time given between the announcement and deadline clearly sends a red flag and paints the whole exercise as a desperate measure with political undertones. The question then is who is this fund being put together for especially as the fundraising is coming at a time politicians are warming up for 2015.

The recent decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to increase the minimum capital requirement for Bureau de Change (BDC) operators from N10 …

Nigerian News, Nigeria Newspapers

COVER STORIES13 hours ago5 Million Nigerian Women Commit Abortion Yearly – Study COVER STORIES13 hours agoTraders Decry Low Patronage Ahead Of …

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