Re-An Open Letter To Senator Helen Esuene By Aniefiok Macauley 0

Senator Helen Esuene I want to believe that this is another campaign of calumny by paid agents to pull down the personality of senator Esuene. A common sense would have told the likes of Edet Friday Edet, whether this is

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Amaechi @ 48: Rejects Greek Birthday Gift From PDP 1

AMAECHI @ 48: AUDACITY AND REJECTION OF PDP’ S GREEK BIRTHDAY GIFT By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze PREAMBLE Audacity, according to Dictionary.com is defined as one being very bold or daring, especially with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or

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The Man, the Menace, the Moment and the Musketeers 1

A tale of President Jonathan and the meretricious northern leaders The man president Goodluck Jonathan has been known for his calm mien and amazing level of tolerance in the face of adversity. From his days as deputy governor of bayelsa

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A personal letter to Chinua Achebe by Frank Opara 0

Dear Achebe, It was my dream to meet you in person. Even as old age closed up on you, I still did not lose hope of a memorable meeting with you. As an undergraduate at the University of Calabar, I

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Governor Amaechi At The Threshing Floor Of PDP 1

Written by Sunny Dada  “Somebody sent me a text and said my dear party less governor.” “…it is only the PDP that has the guts to suspend a governor without a reason.” …Amaechi The title of this feature was informed by

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Agitation Of State Police: How To Attain Peace And Security In Nigeria (6) By Uzoma Ahamefule 0

Equal states to all the geo political zones in Nigeria Uzoma Ahamefule For Nigeriato have sustainable peace, those agitating for a state police should kindly because of national interest put that idea aside. We are simply not yet ripe for that.  

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Interview: Ohakim left 540 million naira for UBE project, but it disappeared under Okorocha – Emma Ibe 4

“The policy of this government is a calculated attempt to destroy us. We voted for this government and the government said it has come to rescue us but it is not rescuing the citizens. It is destroying us gradually.” Governor Rochas

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Boko Haram: Customs officer nabbed over arms movement – The Sun 0

From TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, Maiduguri A senior personnel of the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has been arrested in Maiduguri by the military forces for alleged complicity in the movement of arms through Borno borders by the Boko Haram sect. A dependable

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Richmond Open University: Flagrant disobedience of judgment by NUC 0

By Hon. Chima U. Nwafor Richmond Open University is a distance learning & legally established University recognised under the Federal Republic of Nigeria constitution confirmed by the decree of Federal High Court in Suit No. FHC/EN/CS/76/2006. By the above decision,

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Breaking News: Protest Against Okorocha In Owerri 6

Owelle Show Us Your Rescue Mission Now – Imo State Contractors The contractors in Imo State under the umbrella body of Imo Development Partners (IDP) have gathered this morning in the state capital in Owerri to protest against non-payment of the contracts they

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Anambra State Is Not For Sale 0

Photo credit: Anambra Government website The Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC) is a non-partisan association of Nigerian-born professionals and community leaders, based in the United States and in Nigeria.  NALC’s mission is to ensure the election of credible and suitable candidates for political

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REJOINDER: UWAJUMOGU IS ON ERRAND 0

Definitely, anyone looking up to Ethelbert Okere, the henchman ofChief Ikedi Ohakim, to pick up his pen and say good of the incumbentadministration in the state, must be day dreaming. He can never do it!Imagine how you will feel if,

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Another Loss for Akpabio: Court Quashed Treason Charges Against Senator Udoedehe 0

By Thompson Earlier Today (Monday, May 27, 2013), a federal court sitting in Abuja quashed the treason charges filed against Senator John Udoedehe by Godswill Akpabio and members of his administration over the incident of election violence, which resulted in

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NIGERIA AND THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY/ AFRICAN UNION: FIFTY YEARS JOURNEY BY AMBASSADOR OLUGBENGA ASHIRU AND AMBASSADOR OLUFEMI GEORGE 1

NIGERIA AND THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY/ AFRICAN UNION: FIFTY YEARS JOURNEY.BY AMBASSADOR OLUGBENGA ASHIRU AND AMBASSADOR OLUFEMI GEORGE  AN ARTICLE IN COMMEMORATION OF FIFTY YEARS OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CONTINENTAL ORGANISATION.                               …….. MAY, 2013 In the next few

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TAMING THE EDUCATION SECTOR 0

The recent release of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result few weeks back by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) continues to elicit both negate and positive debates among students and stakeholders. In fact, this year’s UTME has become

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What Nigerians don’t know about my pardon —Alamieyeseigha 2

THE SUN – When the Federal Government announced a state pardon for former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, this was greeted by wild condemnation, both within and outside the country. However, speaking for the first time since then,

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Snakes are our constant companions in school –Ogun primary pupils 0

Human beings desire happy memories that will last a lifetime. Many of these have to do with the experiences in primary school. Ogun School More often than not, a child’s character and views begin to be shaped at the primary

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Battle Of Wits: Geaj/Amaechi Goes For The Jugular 0

By Sunny Dada ‘War is the continuation of politics.’ In this sense war is politics and war itself is a political action. Mao Zedong (1893 – 1976) Chinese Statesman. Finally the week we have all waited patiently for has come with all the

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Pregnant woman, husband, sell unborn baby for N200,000 – PUNCH 0

The suspects (inset: ‘Their children’) A 23-year-old pregnant woman caused a stir at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters on Thursday after she confessed that she had sold her unborn baby for N200,000, in advance. The suspect, Adaeze Mba, who

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The Achebe I knew By Chido Onumah 3

Chido Onumah “Indiscipline pervades our life so completely that one may be justified in calling it the condition par excellence of contemporary Nigerian society”- Chinua Achebe, The Trouble with Nigeria. Prof. Chinua Achebe, literary giant, celebrated author, humanist and patriot

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Rivers Facing Perilous Times By Sunny Dada 0

“My Detractors Are Mostly In Abuja…” “I Won’t Please Any Body In Abuja…” “When The Political EFFC Will Be Sent From Abuja, I Will Mobilize Rivers People Against Them…” “Oil subsidy is criminal…it is one reason they don’t want me as governor’s

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Tribute to Achebe: When a man has made his name, he needs no titles 0

I have been wrapped in thought on Achebe’s burial proceedings. Nigeria is a comical composition amongst Comity of Nations – I recall that Achebe wrote his most celebrated literary piece, ‘ Things Fall Apart’ at the age of 27. He

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Jonathan Vs Amaechi: Ex-Militants Protest In Rivers State 0

‘You Cannot Challenge Jonathan, You Must Resign’ Ex-Militants Demand From Amaechi Chibuike Harcourt reporting from Port-Harcourt Photo: Nigerian Tribune Former warlord and leader of the Niger Delta Vigilante Force (NDVF), Tom Ateke, led yesterday ex-militants in Rivers State under the umbrella of Rivers

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Why we are in support of merger deal – Madumere, Imo Deputy Governor 0

From: TAIWO AMODU, Abuja The merger deal between the main opposition parties in the country and certain chieftains of All Progressives Grand Alliance, [APGA] led by Imo state  governor, Owelle Rochas Okoroha  is the cause of disaffection  in the party.

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Jonathan, Amaechi, Wike, Princewill: The APC Challenge, The Threat From The North And Macrbre Dance In Rivers State 2

Written by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was

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Open Letter To NGF: Betray Not One Of Your Own For Material Gain By Igwe Douglas 0

It is allegedly the highest height of desperation if what is being reported in an online news website about how the President of Nigeria, Mr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan wants to compel the Nigerian Governors’ forum to hold its election in the

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Insurgents regroup in Adamawa mountains – PUNCH 0

Troops arriving Yola, Adamawa State.credits: NAN Hundreds of members of the militant Islamic sect, Boko Haram, who are fleeing military attacks in the border communities of Borno State, are regrouping in the mountainous forests of Adamawa State, a top Defence

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RE: Judge Grants Ifeanyi Ubah “Perpetual Injunction” Against EFCC Investigation By Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah 1

Dr. Ifeanyi Uba My attention has been drawn to a malicious article with the above caption which was posted on the online medium Sahararepoters  on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. In the article under reference, Sahararepoters without any regard to the truth

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The Probe Of Orji Uzo Kalu By Governor Theodore Orji 0

By Odimegwu Onwumere It was Hubert H. Humphrey (American 38th US Vice President under Lyndon B. Johnson (1965-69) and US Senator from Minnesota (1949-64, 1971-78). 1911-1978), who said that the essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the

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Who Is Afraid Of GEJ? By Enyioma Orji 0

In 1818, Mary Shelley published what was arguably the first science fiction in her book Frankenstein. The book told the story of Victor Frankenstein and his intrepid creation of a humanoid, which later turned out to be a monster tormenting

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