The role of grievances as precursor to extremism, terrorism

Researchers have failed to properly study the role of specific grievances as a precursor to extremism and acts of terrorism, often substituting large macro-level issues as a proxy for individual reasons behind attacks, according to a University of Kansas researcher. Amilee Turner, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science, presented her findings, “Understanding …

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$60million Bank Notes Printed Abroad ‘Disappear’ In Liberia – Saharareporters

The money left the port in Monrovia and was accompanied by security agents. It was assumed to be headed to the country’s central bank before it disappeared. Local bank notes worth about $60 million, printed abroad and brought into Liberia in two huge consignments, have “vanished”. The consignments were brought in between November 2017 and …

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IT’S TIME TO SAVE NIGERIA: THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

An Abuja based political scientist, Ayokunle Fagbemi – the Executive Director, Center for Peacebuilding and Socio-Economic Resources Development (CePSERD). He is renowned for always “thinking outside the box” in what often turns out to be informed deviant, pseudo anti but apparently, pro-establishment posture has again made some interjections concerning the myriad sociopolitical, security and economic …

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Police hit Australian immigration centre over alleged AU$3m business email scam – ZDNet.

NSW Police allege a 43-year-old Nigerian man was coordinating a AU$3 million business email compromise scam from within an Australian immigration detention centre. The New South Wales Police has charged four members of an alleged fraud syndicate, as part of an ongoing investigation into business email compromise (BEC) scams run across the state. Strike Force …

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Council For African Security Affairs (CASA) Condemns Attempts To Undermine Democracy In Nigeria

Council for African Security Affairs (CASA )has condemned in a strong term all attempts to undermine democracy in Nigeria. The Organization in a release signed by it’s Secretary General Oludare Ogunlana and made available to Abuja Post called on the international community to caution the Nigerian government before the situation gets out of hand. The …

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Ogunlana Speaks On Maritime Security In Warri

Eruwa-born security expert and former president of the ‎National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Amb. Oludare Ogunlana has said that Nigeria is having security challenges and underdeveloped because of lack of education and equal opportunity. According to him, education and opportunity to tackle insecurity will go a long way in making Nigeria great again. He …

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Nigerian Hackers Attempt to Steal Millions From Shipping Firms

Secureworks has recently discovered a threat actor whose business email compromise (BEC) campaigns focus solely on global maritime shipping companies and their customers. Named GOLD GALLEON, the group is said to have attempted to steal at least $3.9 million from their intended victims between June 2017 and January 2018 alone. Overall, the group attempts to …

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