Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

The U.S. has reached a deal with the Mexican government to force asylum seekers at its southern border to remain in Mexico while they wait to bring their case before an American immigration judge, a process that could take several months or even years, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced at a congressional hearing on Thursday. The new policy, effective immediately, is the latest attempt by the Trump administration … Continue reading Mexican Asylum Seekers into US Are to Be Returned Back for Asylum Proceedings

The Nigeria Security Tracker (NST)

The Nigeria Security Tracker (NST), a project of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Africa program, documents and maps violence in Nigeria that is motivated by political, economic, or social grievances. Different groups in Nigeria resort to violence. The militant Islamist movement Boko Haram is active in northern Nigeria. Violence among ethnic groups, farmers, and herdsmen sometimes acquires religious overtones. A new generation of Niger Delta … Continue reading The Nigeria Security Tracker (NST)

The Current Situation in Nigeria

A USIP Fact Sheet President Buhari’s 2015 election saw the country’s first peaceful transfer of power to an opposition candidate. Elections raised hopes that some of Nigeria’s most pressing problems—including weak governance, corruption, the Boko Haram insurgency, and persistent intercommunal conflicts—could soon be under control. Despite President Buhari’s vision for reform, the country’s security challenges are surging as the factors that fuel violent conflicts remain … Continue reading The Current Situation in Nigeria

The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Containing violence at the state level will be key to a peaceful election Wednesday, December 5, 2018 / BY: Oge Onubogu ; Idayat Hassan Nigeria’s political parties are in full campaign mode ahead of national and state-level elections early next year, and unfortunately signs are emerging that election-related violence is a real possibility. It’s not too late, however, for Nigerians and the international community to take steps to reduce … Continue reading The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Russia will develop missiles banned under a Cold War agreement if the US exits the pact, President Vladimir Putin has warned. His comments follow Nato’s accusation on Tuesday that Russia has already broken the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Signed in 1987 by the US and USSR, it banned both countries’ use of all short and medium-range missiles. But Mr Putin says the accusation is … Continue reading Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Hunters; pay us we’re ready to fight terrorism — NEWSSPLASHBLOG

Hunters said they were ready to help infighting terrorists provided they were incorporated in the salary scheme and provided with enough logistics to fight the terrorists. The National Adviser of Board of Trustees of the association, Chief Yusuf Alao, disclosed this while receiving a confirmation certificate as the new National Adviser of the association. hunters said they were ready to help infighting terrorists provided they … Continue reading Hunters; pay us we’re ready to fight terrorism — NEWSSPLASHBLOG

Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Leadership have been identified as a service which combine all human and nonhuman resources nurturing them to produce real and measurable results in any organisation or society. Any society without leaders with inherent ability to manage people and resources properly always fail. The failure of the Nigerian society is regtetable given inherent human reaources and immeasurable minerals deposits. The paucity of able men to steer … Continue reading Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Nigeria: And the herdsmen killings contines

Central Nigeria have witnessed persistent attacks and killing from marauding herdsmen without any hope of restraints from the state security on the restless herdsmen. Plateau Reportedly witnessed a major attack during the weekend with over aa hundred mortality. Its condemnable and cannot be allowed to countinue. The whole country should u it talking about it, its time we all stand nad take action on stopping … Continue reading Nigeria: And the herdsmen killings contines

ORGANISING NGOS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

“Counterterrorism has to be woven into the everyday workings of every department. It should be included on the agenda of every meeting, and this new role must be imparted to officers on the street so that terrorism prevention becomes part of their everyday thinking.” Kelling, G L. & William K. B, (2006) Policing Terrorism, Civic Bulletin 43, New York: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, September … Continue reading ORGANISING NGOS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

Houston police chief: Vote out politicians only “offering prayers” after shootings – Tillet

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo slammed elected officials for inaction on the state and federal level in response to repeated shootings at schools across the country. His comments come in the wake of the latest school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas which left 10 people dead. Appearing on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday, Acevedo said that political leaders are failing to … Continue reading Houston police chief: Vote out politicians only “offering prayers” after shootings – Tillet

IGP plotting to set me up – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), is planning to implicate him. Speaking while presiding over plenary on Wednesday, Saraki said Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara governor, called him him Tuesday night to give him the information. The senate president said from what he learnt, the IGP ordered that some suspected cultists arrested in Illorin should be taken to Abuja where their statements … Continue reading IGP plotting to set me up – Saraki

Legalshield now offers a Gun Owner Supplement in 46 states!!

Please SHARE so others can be protected with this plan. #Legalshield now offers a Gun Owner Supplement in 46 states!! If you own a gun, please take a look at this coverage!! It includes emergency #attorney access after the use of a #firearm as well as other benefits!! Not available in NC NV, NY & MA. http://jerrytolle.wearelegalshield.com You can follow Jerry Tolle at http://www.JerryTolle.com https://wp.me/pP2LU-cm Continue reading Legalshield now offers a Gun Owner Supplement in 46 states!!

Paris stabbings investigated as terror attack, claimed by IS — WEATHER INTERNAL

PARIS (AP) — A knife-wielding assailant killed one person and injured four others in a lively neighborhood near Paris’ famed Opera Garnier before he was killed by police Saturday night. The Islamic State group claimed the attacker as one of its “soldiers.” Counterterrorism authorities took charge of the investigation, and President Emmanuel Macron vowed that France would not bow to extremists despite being the target … Continue reading Paris stabbings investigated as terror attack, claimed by IS — WEATHER INTERNAL

#Breaking “Worst case scenario” predicted for latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo

USAfricaLIVE The World Health Organisation says it is preparing for “the worst case scenario” in a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WHO has recorded 32 suspected or confirmed cases in Bikoro, including 18 deaths, between April 4 and May 9. The cases include three healthcare workers, one of whom has died. This is the country’s ninth known outbreak of Ebola … Continue reading #Breaking “Worst case scenario” predicted for latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo

We are going to challenge Senate’s resolution in court – Police — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

The police authorities have resolved to drag the senate to the court to challenge the untoward action and resolution against the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris. The plan by the police to approach the courts came barely 48 hours after the angry senators declared Idris as unfit to hold public office The Commissioner of Police (Legal), Force Headquarters, Mr. David Igbodo, stated this … Continue reading We are going to challenge Senate’s resolution in court – Police — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

Iran denies attacking Israeli positions — Peace and Freedom

Iran has denied involvement in rocket attacks on the Golan Heights that led to Israeli strikes on Iranian sites in Syria. The UN has called for an end to “hostile acts” amid fears of further escalation.      Iran on Friday rejected accusations by Israel that it had fired rockets at Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, describing them as ” freely invented and baseless” charges … Continue reading Iran denies attacking Israeli positions — Peace and Freedom

1,500 schools destroyed by Boko Haram in North-East – FG

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Federal Government said on Wednesday that more than 1,500 primary and secondary schools in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states had been destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgency since 2014. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated this at a workshop on the Safe School Declaration initiative in Abuja, noting that there was “an urgent need to protect education from attacks.” The … Continue reading 1,500 schools destroyed by Boko Haram in North-East – FG

Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

Young women are often framed as victims, but their role in rebuilding communities must be enhanced   Governments must infuse conflict-resilience education into school curriculums Young women are increasingly at risk of harm during violent conflicts, as seen in the disturbing trend of mass kidnappings, sexual assaults and other violations in sub-Saharan Africa. Examples include the campaign by violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram to … Continue reading Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

Two Obvious Gaffe in the Tuccano Purchase

The hue and cry on the propriety of the Federal Government payment for 12 unit of A-29 Tuccano Super Fighter Jets without due consent from the National Assembly still remain a mystery in public discussions. Clear facts revealed that several terror groups are challenging Nigerians’ security and killing innocent civilians on daily basis; the Nigerian Army need better air support to dislodge these terror groups … Continue reading Two Obvious Gaffe in the Tuccano Purchase

DIVIDED COUNTRY: All the charts that show South Africa’s inequality is only getting worse – Quartz Africa

South Africa often feels two different countries chaffing up against each other—one for the rich and one for the poor. This separation was legislated under apartheid, but post-apartheid South Africa has struggled to bridge the divide. Today, the disparity in education, skills and income continues. Two recently released World Bank reports further show that the gap is not only widening, it is intergenerational. The circumstances … Continue reading DIVIDED COUNTRY: All the charts that show South Africa’s inequality is only getting worse – Quartz Africa

An Israeli minister hints that Assad could be assassinated over any Iranian attacks on Israel from Syria — National Post

JERUSALEM, May 7 (Reuters) — Israel could respond to any Iranian attack on it from Syria by toppling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government, an Israeli security cabinet minister said on Monday, hinting that Assad himself may be targeted for assassination. Israel and Iran have traded blows over Syria since February, stirring concern that major escalation… JERUSALEM, May 7 (Reuters) — Israel could respond to any Iranian … Continue reading An Israeli minister hints that Assad could be assassinated over any Iranian attacks on Israel from Syria — National Post

45 dead as militia, bandits clash in Kaduna State, Northern Nigeria.

By AFP Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticised for failing to curb the violence, which is becoming a key election issue ahead of presidential polls in 2019. The military and police are fighting Boko Haram jihadists in the north, militants and pirates in the oil-rich south, a simmering separatist movement in the east as well as the bloody conflict between herdsmen and farmers spanning … Continue reading 45 dead as militia, bandits clash in Kaduna State, Northern Nigeria.

Woman Allegedly Stabbed To Death On Her Birthday By Her Baby Daddy Over ‘Romantic Slap’ In Rivers State (Photos)

Late Desire Sokari West A promising young woman, Desire Sokari West has paid with her life after she reportedly gave her baby daddy a ‘romantic slap’ on her birthday. The tragic incident happened yesterday in Buguma area of Rivers State. It was gathered that the man went on rampage after the slap and murdered the […] http://www.informationng.com/?p=601203 Continue reading Woman Allegedly Stabbed To Death On Her Birthday By Her Baby Daddy Over ‘Romantic Slap’ In Rivers State (Photos)

Okowa believes Enforcement of Antigrazing Laws could put an End to Killings in Nigeria

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Sunday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to encourage cattle ranching so as to stop incessant killings between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria. Okowa, who spoke at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state during the third session of the 12th Synod of the Diocese of Warri, Anglican Communion, noted … Continue reading Okowa believes Enforcement of Antigrazing Laws could put an End to Killings in Nigeria

TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology

TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology . “Facebook is a business that sells social connection, its algorithms are made for targeted advertising. The data that we users provide via friends, likes and shares makes their model lucrative. But connecting a person to a pair of shoes cannot be the same engagement algorithm that we use to build a cohesive democratic society. Watch … Continue reading TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology