• “The Govt Ruined My Life & Rendered Me Homeless Over A ‘Misunderstanding’. My Life Is In Danger” – Ahmad Salkida Cries Out

    “The Govt Ruined My Life & Rendered Me Homeless Over A ‘Misunderstanding’. My Life Is In Danger” – Ahmad Salkida Cries Out

    Journalist Ahmad Salkida was declared wanted in August 2016 by the Nigerian Army for his supposed connection with terrorist sect Boko Haram and has since met with the authorities.

    Salkida who has covered the conflict between the government and Boko Haram, was declared wanted along with two others after he released an exclusive video sent to him, which he said confirmed that the Chibok girls were alive but some died in airstrikes.

    He is now alleging that although the govt claimed it […]

  • Fire guts police barracks in Lagos, renders many homeless

    Fire guts police barracks in Lagos, renders many homeless

    A fire on Friday razed a police barracks in Nigeria’s largest city and commercial hub, injuring one person and once again exposing the abysmal living conditions in the megalopolis of 20 million.

    “It took the fire service more than one hour before they responded to our distress call,” Inspector Mike, a resident of the Ijeh police barrack told AFP.

    “By the time they came, the fire has reduced everything into a rubble. That’s why we drove the fire fighters away,” he said.

    “You […]

  • Floods devaste Kogi community, thousands homeless

    Floods devaste Kogi community, thousands homeless

    Property worth millions of naira, including farm lands have been completely destroyed by ravaging floods that have rendered many homeless in Uchuchu community in Ibaji local government area of Kogi State.

    The floods were a result of overflow of water from the banks of the River Niger, in addition to torrential rainfalls experienced in the area recently.

    Speaking with Newsmen yesterday, the traditional ruler of Uchuchu and the Ogohi of Uchuchu community Chief Michael Akoje said that many people have been rendered […]