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South Africa rape facts- Wrong ‘facts’ flourish in a knowledge void

Most of the information shared about the extent of rape in South Africa is unsupported. Kate Wilkinson looks at why wrong rape “facts” flourish and how the police isn’t helping. South Africa is the “rape capital” of the world. A

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Forgotten Soldiers: The Fighter Who Refused To Die

Joel Hamidu (pseudonym) has no business being alive. The story of his survival is the purest example of the steel and zeal of the average Nigerian soldier — attributes so rarely spoken of, yet remain partly responsible for Boko Haram’s

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Corruption, sleaze, nepotism allegations rock Nigeria Federal Fire Service

While the general public is made to believe that the Fire Service is underfunded by the Federal Government, investigations have revealed that fraud, misappropriation of funds and mismanagement perpetrated by top officials of the Federal Fire Service have gone unnoticed.

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MTN Fine: Nigerians Carpet FG For Backtracking

Nigerians have continued to decry the recent slashing of the punitive fine levied against telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria for flouting policy guidelines of the nation’s regulatory agency, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The crisis began in October last year when the

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Inside the pitiable world of Maiduguri IDPs

  In this report, the dire condition of internally displaced persons, IDPs in Maiduguri is given prominence by an undercover reporter, Samuel Malik. On May 5, 2016, health workers were alerted that some people needed help within the Internally Displaced

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IDPs starving to death as callous officials cart away food items

Officials of the Borno State government in charge of administering foods and other relief materials for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) are in trouble for allegedly re-bagging and diverting rice donated by philanthropic organisations and well-meaning individuals. A Premium Times report

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Has PMB performed well on electoral promises?

  Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently celebrated one year in office. Has he delivered on key election promises of change? On the back of vows to fight corruption and insurgency in Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as successor to

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Brothers Had Bomb Guide And Nazi Items At Home

A man has appeared in court after police said they found illegal weapons, ammunition, drugs, bomb-making materials and Nazi paraphernalia in his home in New York state. Edward Perkowski, 29, was arraigned on Friday on weapons and drug possession charges.

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Jo Cox MP death: Police probe right-wing links to MP’s killing

Police investigating the killing of MP Jo Cox have said they are prioritising inquiries into the suspect’s possible links to right-wing extremism. Mrs Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed outside her constituency surgery in West Yorkshire on Thursday. A 52-year-old

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Cost of Lost $9 Billion Oil Money: 205,000 Schools or 144,000 PHCs.

According to 2013 Report recently released by Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Nigeria lost at least $9 billion in 2013 to dodgy financial practices in the oil and gas sector. “In 2013 the country produced 800.3 million barrels and

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