Biafran protest everyone must see: IPOB with war songs marched to the Nigerian and the British Embassy

Video – On 27.11.2015 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Vienna, Austria took their protest to the Nigerian and British Embassy and demanded the immediate and unconditional release of their leader Mr. Nnamdi Kanu and all members

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Kogi Polls: Wada demands certificate of return, says INEC did a hatchet job

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of carrying out a hatchet job by not declaring him winner of the governorship election in the state. Wada in a statement issued in Lokoja on

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Kano Government condoles Shaikh Zakzaky over Arba’een Trek bomb

By Stephen Lawan   Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has commiserated with the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky over Friday’s bomb attack on Muslims on Arba’een symbolic trek to Zaria. About 22 people

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Bayelsa Polls: Yenagoa, others shut down as PDP presents flag to Dickson

Business and commercial activities were temporarily shut down on Saturday and other major communities in Bayelsa State as thousands of PDP supporters within and outside the state led by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan took over the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, to

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Saving Anambra State From Governance Of Legacy Destruction & Indebtedness (Concluding Part)

By Intersociety & Anambra CLO (Onitsha Nigeria, 29th November 2015)-In the first part of this publication, dated and issued yesterday, 28th of November 2015, the leaderships of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) and the

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Diezani Alison-Madueke came, saw, but did she conquer? By Uzoma Ahamefule

Preamble   This piece is centered on a woman that has been judged and found guilty in many pages of newspapers and some online reporters – libeled Diezani Alison-Madueke, the woman I met in Vienna, Austria. This opinion was also

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Breaking: Appeal Court nullifies David Mark’s election, orders re-run

News monitored by Global Reporters (GR) shows that a Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, the capital city of Benue State has nullified the election of David Mark, the former senate president. Today the Court of Appeal ordered a re-run

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Saving Anambra State From Governance Of Legacy Destruction & Indebtedness (1)

By Intersociety & Anambra CLO   (Onitsha Nigeria, 28th November 2015)-The leaderships of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) and Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) have resolved to call on the

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Opinion: Revisiting Mr. Stephen Davis’ report

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun   “Hide nothing from the masses of our people. Tell no lies. Expose lies whenever they are told. Mask no difficulties, mistakes, failures. Claim no easy victories.”- Amilca Cabral This drama series called Nigeria, My Country

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30 minutes exclusive discussion with Gov. Okowa: What he told me that broke our hearts

By Fejiro Oliver   I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and reportthe facts. Will Rogers I take this oath this day 27th of November 2015 that everything I will pen down here will be the truth and

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Buhari approves appointment of 30 new Federal High Court Judges

PRESS RELEASE ​President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved the appointment of thirty new Judges for the Federal High Court on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. They are: S/N​ Name of Candidate​ State Of Origin 1. Hon. Justice Yellin

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The many faces of slavery and imperialism

The world was recently taken aback by news of a London-based Nigerian doctor, Emmanuel Edet, and his wife who were found guilty of enslaving one Ofonime Sunday Inuk for 24 years. As pathetic as the case is, it is only

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Intersociety, Anambra CLO, FJEDHR & Electricity Consumers Forums Rise Against EEDC In Southeast Nigeria

(Onitsha, Southeast Nigeria, 27th November 2015)-The leaderships of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, led by Emeka Umeagbalasi; Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organization, led by Comrade Aloysius Attah; Forum for Justice, Equity &

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Out of sync and out of step: A governing party, its change mantra and the threat of consolidation of a rotten past

By Jaye Gaskia   It will be six months exactly by the 29th of November since the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari [PMB], and with it the ascension to power of the new ruling party and self-styled ‘Governing Party’, the

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Bomb explosion in Kano, scores feared dead

By Stephen Lawan   A suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up among crowds of members of the Islamic movement under the leadership of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky who were on this year’s Arba’een symbolic trek from Kano to Hussainiyyah Baqiyyatullah, Zaria,

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The Kogi imbroglio and the fate of our democracy

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones Legal practitioners across the Federation have had their jobs cut out to tell Nigerians the best and fairest strategy to adopt in resolving the legal and political impasse emanating from the near victory and sudden death

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Multi-billion Amnesty contract scam: EFCC arrests Sylva’s spokesman

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and spokesman of Bayelsa State governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged multi-billion naira contracts scam at the Amnesty Programme. The spokesman,

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Probe diversion of N4.5b NDDC funds into Sylva’s election, PDP tells EFCC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has raised alarm over an alleged diversion of N4.5b belonging to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to fund the governorship aspiration of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Timipre Sylva and has

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Fuel scarcity: TMG demands explanation, condemns overseas trip by Buhari, Kachikwu

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) is seriously dismayed by the debilitating spate of fuel scarcity, which in the last few weeks, has literarily crippled the economy and made life unbearable for the ordinary Nigerian. As this round of scarcity bites

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the renewed struggle for Biafra

So even the leadership of our so-called Ohanaeze Ndigbo still lives and shares in the illusion that Biafra died in 1970 and as such that all matters relating thereto ceased to exist thenceforth – based on the imposed and theoretical

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The hunt, the hunted, the hunters, the headhunter and the fate of the masses

By Comrade AbdulRahman Agboola It took the spirited efforts of majority of the electorates to dislodge the iron fists of PDP led Federal Government and installed the faces of bright hope of good governance in Nigeria but suddenly a dim

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ALL SET FOR ARBA’EEN SYMBOLIC TREK IN NIGERIA TOMORROW

Thursday, Safar 14 (November 26, 2015), Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Yaqub Zakzaky across the country will embarked on this year’s Arba’een symbloc trek to Hussainiyyah Baqiyyatullah, Zaria. According to the Publicity

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N5,000 unemployment benefit: A peanut that may not be a solution to the current social and economic problems

By Elder Dr. Chukwuma Nwaonicha   The proposed N5,000 unemployment benefit starting in 2016 by the All Progressives Congress (APC) lead Federal Government (FG) may not be a solution to address the National high rate of unemployment. I do believe

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The made in Aba wears revolution

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu   Aba, a city that prides as the ‘Japan of Africa’, is the hub of creativity. The appellation did not come by accident rather through the dexterity and ingenuity of its artisans which has endeared it

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Kogi State Constitutional Logjam: Why The Supreme Court Cannot Intervene, By Inibehe Effiong

The Supreme Court of Nigeria does not have original advisory jurisdiction. The apex court only have original and appellate jurisdiction on certain specified matters. See Sections 232 and 233 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as

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Kogi: Fresh Primaries Is Not Required To Substitute Audu

Some lawyers have argued that the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot substitute its deceased governorship candidate in Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, without going through fresh primaries. Their contention is based on Section 141 of the Electoral Act which states that

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APC to hold Rivers Black Day in honour of victims of 2015 electoral violence

By Nwaorgu Faustinus   The Rivers State Chapter of All progressives Congress, APC, said it will hold a special interdenominational worship session in honour of its members and other Nigerians [including security agents] who were killed and maimed before, during

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Bayelsa Poll: 2 critically injured as APC thugs launch deadly attack on PDP supporters

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) on Sunday unleashed terror on some members of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) at Agudama-Ekpetiama in Yenagoa local government area, leaving two of its members critically injured. Condemning the attack in a statement made available

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Bayelsa Polls: APC youths set 5 buildings ablaze

PDP denies complicity in death of APC member   Property worth millions of naira including five buildings belonging to prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were allegedly destroyed by members of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) at Oweigbene

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Audu: Third coming that never was

His life and times By Willy Eya Yesterday, darkness figuratively descend­ed on Kogi, the confluence state, as the gov­ernorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Abubakar Audu, slumped and died. The APC candidate, who was already in a

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