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The challenges of food safety in the Nigerian meat industry

By:   Kolawole Talabi. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) say Nigerians consume about 360,000 tonnes of…

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Insurgency: Nigerian Army Detains Scores Of Youths Without Trial

By Samuel Malik In spite of government’s efforts to ensure that security agents respect human rights, scores of youths are…

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BOKO HARAM : Nigerian refugees in dire conditions in Cameroun

Simon Ateba who visited Cameroun reports on the lot of Nigerian refugees in the country. As heavy rain fell on…

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Displaced Persons Face Hunger As Relief Materials Disappear In IDP Camps

In spite of the best efforts of government, persons displaced from their homes by Boko Haram insurgency suffer hunger and…

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Successful Investigative Story Pitches and Grantees for NIRP

The NIRP Project Team, is pleased to announce the first set of successful investigative story pitches and grantees. Seven participants have…

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Kids Of Rich Nigerians Who Finance Boko Haram

By Prince Charles Dickson. On Saturday, 4 October, 2013, Bauchi, capital of Bauchi State, was experiencing an unusually cold weather….

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How Operators Of Unapproved Private Varsities Rip Off Desperate Admission Seekers

  Assistant Editor SEUN AKIOYE and SAMUEL MALIK in this joint investigation, report on the activities of some self-acclaimed prívate…

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ICIR Accepts Story Pitches for NIRP

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) is glad to announce the commencement of the grant giving component of the Nigerian…

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Civilian JTF: The Making Of A Human Time Bomb

By Samuel Malik The youth vigilante group in Borno state is growing into a powerful army of mainly uncontrollable youths…

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Cocoa: A Farmer’s Nightmare Crop

Efforts to revive cocoa production in Nigeria are hobbled by policy inconsistency and poor coordination, among other factors. In this…