Persistence of Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians In South Africa

The Government of Nigeria has expressed concern over the continued killing of Nigerians in xenophobic attacks in South Africa. This is as findings revealed that one Nigerian is killed weekly as a result of xenophobic attacks in the country. Xenophobia is a hate crime where logic goes beyond the often […]

1,213 Nigerians Repatriated From Libya In First Quarter Of 2018

Since the fall of Libya’s Dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, rivaling factions have fought for control and legitimacy over the government, leaving the country in chaos. This governmental power vacuum has been exploited by smugglers and traffickers who made  huge profits in the trading of humans. With a 1, 100-mile […]

The Commonwealth Of Nations: Gentleman’s Club Or People-Centered Club?

The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has finally closed its doors in the English city of London. It was declared open by Queen Elizabeth II, who called on the CHOGM members to religiously appoint her apparent heir, Charles, Prince of Wales, to succeed her in the largely ceremonial […]

The Next Generation Creates A Way Forward

We’ve always been told throughout our youthful and adolescent years that the grownups will always be there to deal with all of our concerns, needs, and find ways to protect us. Whenever you need help, get a grown up. Occasionally, that’s not what actually happens, and it may surprise us […]

Making A Case For Effective Rehabilitation Programs For Children Involved In The Boko Haram Insurgency

 “Manou, who was ten at the time, and his six-year-old sister, Chance, were tending to their family’s fields-in the eastern DRC- when the armed men arrived. Some of them attempted to sexually assault Manou who was wearing a dress. When they realized he was a boy, they started hitting him. […]

Boko Haram Insurgency: Over 1000 Children Abducted Since 2013

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Friday that over 1,000 children have been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgent group from northeastern Nigeria since 2013. This includes the 276 girls forcibly taken from their secondary school dormitories in Chibok, Borno State by the insurgents in 2014. In a […]

149 Women And Children Rescued From Boko Haram

On Sunday, April 8, a Nigerian army spokesman announced that the military had rescued 149 people who were kidnapped by terrorist organization Boko Haram. The operation took place the day before, in a raid in the northeast region of the country. Colonel Onyeama Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director of Army Public […]