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The New Research Destination

This Day Live

John Shiklam who visited the Gusau Institute, Kaduna, writes that the library stocked with over 25,000 books, is a researcher’s delight… read more

Writers, artists to converge on Kaduna for KabaFest


The book, that single and priceless cultural item, finally berths in Kaduna as members of the creative community prepare to converge on the city for the first-ever Kaduna Book and Art Festival.… read more

A visit to The Gusau Institute

This Day Live

The road to Kaduna from Abuja was horrific. I had been told that the journey would take no more than one and a half hours, and I had set out early for a 9 am appointment as scheduled, but I didn’t get to Kaduna until four hours later. There were too many potholes on the road, too many terrible encounters, too many tanker and lorry drivers… read more

Nigeria: Former Defence Minister Donates Books to 37 Kaduna Schools


Kaduna — Former Minister of Defence and one-time National Security Adviser, General Aliyu Gusau has decried the lack of budgetary allocation for procurement of books which he said has negative knock-on effect… read more

When Oil is Not All


The gentleman is in charge in a tiny country, but he has big ideas. With a population of about 192,000, his country is the second smallest in Africa. However, his huge vision of… read more

NNPC’s drones to monitor oil vessels’ movement

The Nation Newspaper Nigeria

State-run oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it is working towards deploying drones across the nation’s territorial waters to monitor inwards and outwards movement of oil bearing vessels… read more

NNPC GMD to end oil theft in 8 months, to use drones to monitor oil vessels

Vanguard Newspapers

ABUJA—Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu has disclosed that oil theft would be eradicated in the next eight months as the corporation… read more

Africa’s big five and the future

This Day Live

Among the invisible dividends of democracy recorded in the last 16 years are the increased legitimacy of debates and the yearning for ideas as the bedrock of policy-making. This is manifested in the sprouting up of think tanks privately instituted to probe into problems beyond the surface. In other words, thinking is again… read more

The Gusau Institute: The new “kid” on the block

The Daily Trust

The address houses perhaps the newest think tank in Nigeria and potentially the most influential. This is the Gusau Institute, the brainchild of Lt-General Aliyu Gusau Mohammed, until last month our defence minister and easily Nigeria’s longest serving spymaster if only because he holds the unique record of serving as the country’s National Security Advisor thrice… read more

Gusau Institute opens for business in Nigeria

The International Strategic Studies Association

After some three years of preparation, the Gusau Institute opened its doors on June 18, 2015, as one of the best-prepared strategic institutes in Africa. The Gusau Institute was created by former Nigerian Defence Minister (and three-times National Security Advisor, as well as a former Chief of Army Staff), Lt – Gen. (rtd.) Aliyu Gusau Mohammed… read more