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Inlove with Nigeria By Abdulrazaq Hamzat

“I have lived outside this country, but I have never loved any other place better than Nigeria. I have never exchanged my passport or pay allegiance to any other flag, even when I have been offered many opportunities to be…

PeacePro urges media, CSO’s and global community to rally round Nigeria Police

Seek justice for slain officers and reconciliation for the society A Non Governmental Organization, Foundation for Peace Professionals also known as PeacePro has called on the media, Civil Society and the global community to rally round the Nigeria Police Force…

PeacePro urges FG to free all unsentenced prisoners in Nigeria

A Non Governmental Organisation, Foundation for Peace Professionals also known as PeacePro has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to free all unsentenced prisoners in Nigeria. The organization also said that, setting free suspects, who have been held in…

A time for caution

A friend told me the story of how one of his relatives survived one of the numerous ethnic/religious crises that engulfed Kaduna in the past. The relative was chased by a mob wielding machetes; spears, poisoned arrows and other dangerous…

UN Bodies Denounce Threats To Igbo In Northern Nigeria

wo organs of the United Nations (UN) have denounced an ultimatum issued by members of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum for demanding that Igbo resident in all parts of northern Nigeria vacate the area by October 1, 2017. The two…

EFCC secures 1,900 convictions, recovers N794bn in 4 years — Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), says the commission has so far secured 1,900 convictions and recovered N794 billion in four years. Magu disclosed this in Abuja on Monday at the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day…

Boko Haram yet to be defeated

The terrorist group, Boko Haram is yet to be defeated, degraded or decimated, this is the glaring truth that must be accepted and confronted with all sincerity, so that they can truly be defeated and decimated beyond the rhetoric. ADVERTISEMENT…

Let’s humanise all people to avoid anarchy

BY ABDULRAZAQ O HAMZAT I was part of a group that had discussion with Greg Pirio, a communication specialist, principal partner at Africa Analytics (A2) and a research professor at Institute of Conflict Analysis andResolution in Abuja on 19th Oct…

Media perception and Nigeria peace index, by ABDULRAZAQ O HAMZAT

Mention five states in Nigeria that are considered not peaceful based on public perception? That was the question that shaped the private conversation I had with two veteran media personalities and crisis communication experts this past week. It was an…

Nigerian level of peacefulness diminished between 2007-2015 – FPP

The Executive Director of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) Abdulrazaq Hamzat, has observed that the Nigerian level of peacefulness since over a decade ago has greatly diminished between 2007- 2015. He said the country was consistently rated low in…