Supreme Court upholds Okorocha’s election, dismisses Ihedioha’s appeal

Imo Dep. Gov. Madumere hails judgment By Uche Onwuchekwa   The Supreme Court of Nigeria has upheld the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha as it dismissed Hon. Emeka Ihedioha’s appeal to quash the ruling of the lower court against its

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Why The Supreme Court Should Uphold Card Reader, By Inibehe Effiong

Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Tribunal Judgment Revisited   The Nigerian judiciary is currently faced with a critical and historic task in the exercise of its interpretative jurisdiction which will ultimately enhance or endanger our democracy and electoral process. The

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60 Constitutional Sins & Breaches Of Buhari’s Presidency & 150 Days In Office Without Cabinet – Intersociety

Today ( 29th day of October 2015) marks 150 days in office of the Buhari’s Presidency as Nigeria’s sixth civilian instituted Presidency, having been constitutionally sworn in and administered with oaths of office and allegiance on 29th May 2015. It

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Rivers State elections annulment: Did Justice Pindiga actually say all that?

Did the former Chairman of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal Justice Muazu Pindiga actually made the statements being credited to him by some commentators on social media, online mediums and blogs? The reports alleges that Justice Pindiga reportedly

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Photo news: Ile Ife people celebrate the Ooni elect, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Photos by Odeyele Ayodeji Folayele     Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/Globalreporters Follow us on Google + https://plus.google.com/117731974741683419994/posts Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Reporters-Vienna/446110438771047 Subscribe to our You Tube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/globalreporters

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Health workers: The unseen hands behind polio eradication

Isa, the son of Ahmadu Kanduwa was the last case of polio in Nigeria and it has been over one year since Isa was diagnosed with Polio. Nigeria recently marked one year without any record of polio in the country.

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The Winifred Oyo-Ita you never knew

By Okey Muogbo   She is the one who has been trending. She is Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the newly appointed Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. The exit of Mr Danladi Kifasi, the occupier of the exalted position

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The deaf hears the silence of Imo elders, by Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

In most parts of our land, people hold it as rude for a younger man to use proverbs in conveying his message to his elders. This is because, against what some people may have been made to believe, the Igbos

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Peterside condemns Wike, PDP’s attack on the Judiciary

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State in the April election has condemned in very strong terms, the denigration of the judiciary by governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, his agents and

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Africa, culture and traditions: Igbos celebrate king of all crops

Photos and video   Written by Uzoma Ahamefule “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without root.” – Marcus Garvey Igbos in Vienna, Austria under the auspices of the Igbo Cultural

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Bayelsa polls: Again, APC chieftain writes Buhari on Sylva’s prosecution

Alleges double standard over corruption charges   Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa Stare, Chief Perekeme Kpodo, has again written to President Muhammadu Buhari over the alleged shielding of former governor, Timipre Sylva, from prosecution. In the

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APC hails Nigerian Supreme Court, as Wike loses appeal on jurisdiction

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, lauds the Nigerian Supreme Court on its decision to throw out the bid by Wike to declare the sitting of the Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja as being against

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Lagos: Bristow helicopter crash survivors recount ordeal in TB Joshua’s church

By Ihechukwu Njoku   Two survivors of the tragic incident that saw a Bristow helicopter crash into the lagoon in Oworonshoki, Lagos on Wednesday 12th August, 2015 have testified that it was ‘God’s hand’ that saved them from certain death.

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Fulani Herdsmen: Afenifere blasts Kwakwanso, maintains threat to secede from Nigeria if …

PRESS STATEMENT   Of Criminal Fulani Herdsmen And Uncultured Kwakwanso   In a replay of the sordid episode of 2000 when Arewa leaders rudely stormed the office of then Oyo State Governor, Alhaji Lam Adesina on behalf of nomadic cattle

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FG Inaugurates Presidential Committee On Reconstitution Of Government Boards Of Parastatals

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal, today, in his office, on behalf of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the Reconstitution of Federal Government Boards of Parastatals, Agencies and

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Exposed: Buhari in dangerous moves to take over 3 Niger-Delta oil rich states

President Muhammadu Buhari may be plotting a dangerous game of taking over governments in three key Niger Delta states of Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa, it has been revealed. The objective, sources said, is to muzzle huge financial resources required

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Dec.5 Polls: Dickson sensitises Bayelsans, calls for peace, vigilance

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend embarked on a statewide grassroots peace sensitization tour ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election scheduled for December 5. Governor Seriake Dickson, while addressing the traditional rulers and

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Adamawa: Gov. Muhammad Umar Jibrilla advocates for community policing

In the aftermath of the Jambutu Bombing in Jimeta-Yola, the Governor of Adamawa State Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla has advocated for community policing as one of the ways of combating such acts of terror. The Governor who convened an Emergency

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Mrs. Obiano’s CAFE receives motorcycles and gas cookers

From Moses Obiechina, Awka The call on Ndi Anambra to support the selfless service and programmes of the wife of the Anambra State Governor, Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano through her NGO, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE) is fast yielding results

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Rt. Hon. Ugonna Ozurigbo: What our youths Should emulate

By Dike Philip   A popular scientist, Albert Einstein once stated, “Try not to become a man of success but rather try to be a man of value.” Recently, the ever electrifying podium of the social media has become a

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Nigeria: Emerging one-party rule puts a stranglehold on our democracy, by Iyoha John Darlington

Nigeria had a general election and candidates contested under the platform of different political parties, that is to say, Nigeria practises multi-party system and in a multi-party democracy like such she practises a government is formed by candidates drawn from

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Muslims and Christians mark Ashura in Kaduna

By Stephen Lawan   Muslims and some section of the Christian community have on Saturday commemorated the Day of Ashura by way of a procession in the city centre of Kaduna. The tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar

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Why should I respect the flag? By Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN

It has been long I sang the Nigerian national anthem. I remember joining in its singing long after leaving secondary school few years ago during my National Youth Service. Often I find myself on the warpath with school teachers and

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Rivers tribunal verdict: We have been vindicated – Rivers APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the judgement of the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which on Saturday afternoon in Abuja annulled the declaration of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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Rivers State: Tribunal annul’s Wike’s election

Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has annulled the April 2015 governorship election in Rivers State that ushered in Chief Nyesom Wike of Peoples Democratic Party as the winner.   The tribunal ordered for another election within ninety days.   Follow

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How DSS Compounds & Complicates Nnamdi Kanu’s Detention: From Judicial To Extra-Judicial Captivity

Following torrential calls made to us and concerns expressed by millions of Nigerians, the media and foreign nationals and bodies over the ongoing ordeal of detained Citizen Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Radio Biafra

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Brig-Gen Ransome-Kuti’s Ordeal In The Hands Of Nigerian Army: Our Encounter With Femi Falana & Emergence Of More Facts

(Intersociety (Nigeria), 23rd October 2015)-It is recalled that the Intersociety has on 18th of October 2015, issued a public interest statement, titled: Probing Questions Over The Arrest Of Nnamdi Kanu & Dismissal Of Brig-Gen Ransome Kuti. The statement followed what

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Bayelsa Polls: SGF seeks N3 billion to support Sylva, sack fever grips NDDC for non-compliance

Tension is mounting in Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) following a presidential directive by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal, that N3 billion should be raised in tranches for the governorship ambition of Bayelsa

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After criticism from Dickson, Sylva finally paid a belated visit to Alamieyeseigha’s widow

He was almost denied audience   Two weeks after his death, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timipre Sylva, has paid a belated condolence visit to the widow of former governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. The widow was not

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Rivers politics gone brutal: Gov. Wike’s media aide escapes assassination attempt

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Mr Opunabo Nko-Tariah, Thursday night escaped assassination bid on his life. The media aide who narrated the incident to newsmen in Port Harcourt yesterday said unknown gunmen

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