The development strategy based on foreign investment in natural resources projects has not delivered economic growth or security. What's needed is an inclusive vision based on local realities.
People have plenty of legitimate reasons to use encrypted communications platforms such as WhatsApp or Signal for their own security and privacy.
Drug abuse among women farmers in Adamawa State, north east Nigeria, is rising.
Chadian president Idriss Deby's death has serious implications for stability in the troubled Lake Chad Basin and the broader Sahel region of West Africa.
Calls to ban far-right groups should be treated with caution. Anything that drives extremism further underground risks making the situation worse.
The coronavirus pandemic has entrenched educational technologies in schools. Parents and guardians have been forced to relinquish their children's privacy, without assurance of protection.
Although there had been an increase in violence in Niger since the last election results were announced, the attempted coup, on March 31, raised concerns to a new level in the volatile country.
Canada needs a better framework to understand and analyze the participation of women who marry ISIS soldiers — and find ways to hold them accountable
Due to the poor security response of the Nigerian state, insurgency will continue to pose a serious threat to its northeast border communities.
Nigeria must do more to tackle banditry, terrorism and kidnappings which have led to the closure of some schools in the northern part of the country.
Nigeria is not getting full benefits of increased funding for its military
Attacks on schools and children evoke a strong emotional response, which is a definitive goal of terrorist groups.
Donald Trump claims to the the law-and-order candidate and accuses his rival of being "lax on security". Joe Biden's legislative record proves such accusations to be false.
COVID-19 has all but wiped foreign policy from the election debate, but a world still in crisis awaits the winner of the general election.
Sixty years after political independence, it is clear that Nigeria has not fulfilled its huge potential, but with a supportive public culture it can transform that into success.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
A recent report rom the US Defence Ministry says China has likely considered a military base in Indonesia, among several other countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Two-factor authentication is certainly an added layer of security as we traverse the online world. But it comes in various forms, and they're not all equally protective.
Abandoned containers of hazardous goods are found regularly in ports.
The US-Australia alliance remains rock solid, but as Foreign Minister Marise Payne made clear, 'we don’t agree on everything'.