Governors attempt to reverse N18,000 National Minimum Wage: A declaration of war against Nigerian workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress is shocked by the statement credited to the chairman of the Governors Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari, that the N18,000 National Minimum Wage promulgated into law in 2011 was no longer sustainable because of the fall in

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Biafra: Understanding social realities of the southeast self determination agitation in Nigeria

By Coalition Of Southeast Based Human Rights Organizations (CSBHROs) (Onitsha-Nigeria, 22nd November 2015)-The leaderships of the Southeast based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations; comprising the Anambra State Branch of Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), International Society for Civil Liberties & the

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Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s Economic strides and the APC misadventurism

By Petes Ikpe I read a flurry of sound bites by the manufacturers-in-chief of falsehood in Akwa Ibom State, the APC in their recent faux pas, deliberately trying to spew their hate toxins in order to heap confusion and profound

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A Rising Humanitarian Crisis in Nigeria: The NAL Council Reports Vol. I

Washington, DC In the beginning of October 2015, the NAL Council despatched our team of researchers to Nigeria, to monitor the ongoing transition of the current government; and to provide credible reports, for global analysis and policy advisories, by our

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Kogi polls: APC, DPP chieftains laud INEC for smooth accreditation – Vanguard

Ekinrin (Kogi) – Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring smooth accreditation of voters in the Kogi Governorship election. Mr James Faleke, the APC

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Amaechi: Tortuous journey to the next level

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble The idea to write on the above topic came from a friend and a sister who is described in some quarters as an enfant terrible, the pen terror and the new face of political struggle

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Bayelsa polls: Sylva plans documentary few days to election to smear Dickson – Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State said on Friday that it has uncovered a smear plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Timipre Sylva, to air a documentary denouncing the performance of the incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson,

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Kogi Polls: Wada cries out, says APC wants to rig with soldiers, INEC staff

We have received extremely disturbing information about the desperate plan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Saturday’s Governorship Election using the security agencies particularly the Nigerian Army and some unscrupulous INEC personnel. The grand plan which is already been

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Epicentre Of Scam: A Case Study Of The Dilapidated School Of Health Technology In Akwa Ibom State By Inibehe Effiong

Many Nigerians have been made to believe that Akwa Ibom State has experienced responsible and transformational governance over the years. Contrary to the media hype, falsehood and propaganda peddled by officials of the erstwhile administration of Sen. Godswill Akpabio and

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A Word for the Critics of Pro-Biafra Protests

It is a common saying that before you blame the hawk for its wickedness (of preying on the chicken), you have to first of all blame the mother hen for exposing her children to danger. Apparently, this adage goes to

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The Return Of Black Sheep In The Nigerian Judiciary: DSS On Rampage Against Dasuki & Kanu – Intersociety

 Using Trumped Charges, Kangaroo Court Orders & Abusive Power Of Arrest (Jos, Nigeria 20th November 2015) – The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is shocked and alarmed over steady perpetration and perpetuation of

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EU conceptualises programme for victims crossing Mediterranean Sea

Budgets N5.325 billion to fight human trafficking in Nigeria, others   The European Union has conceptualised a programme called ‘missing migrants’ in memory of Nigerians and other citizens from the West African sub-region who died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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Again, bomb explodes in Kano

  Scores were feared dead in Kano as bomb went off inside GSM market, Nassarawa GRA.   Details … later.   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

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Alarm: Assassination attempt on Senator Ekweremadu

From Mr. Uche Anichukwu, Ekweremadu’s special adviser on media   The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, escaped suspected assassination attempt, Tuesday (17.11.2015). The attempt occurred at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction Company’s yard, close

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Bayelsa polls: APC is sewing army, police uniforms for thugs – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has raised alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has perfected plans to rig the December 5 governorship election in the state. The party said on Tuesday that some of the strategies

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Using Distance Learning To Set Agenda For Change, By Israel Hassan

The news that Senate has approved the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) graduates to take part in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is uplifting as it has opened up new vistas for education in the country. Distance

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Holy Buhari and the ministers of saint heaven refused to send to him

By Fejiro Oliver   “Don’t fool yourself, my dear. You’re much worse than a bitch. You’re a saint. Which shows why saints are dangerous and undesirable.” Ayn Rand   I have personally refrained from writing anything on President Muhammadu Buhari

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Wild Snakes Threaten World Bank Consultants, Projects In Anambra

N30bn lost to erosion and floods in 2014 alone Communities interfere, arrest contractors   From Chuks Collins, Awka Strict supervision of various on-going World Bank erosion control projects in Anambra state by the Consultants are now under threat by wild

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Paris Attacks: One Of Civilization Darkest Nights, By Iyoha John Darlington

November 13, 2015, goes down in history when a deadly attack, in fact, the deadliest of its kind was unleashed on France that left no fewer than 129 people dead, 300 injured and 90 mortally wounded, reported TG5 an Italian

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Bayelsa polls: Shekarau joins Dickson’s campaign, predicts victory for PDP

Former Kano Governor, Ibrahim Shekarau,,has predicted victory for Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the December 5 election in the state. Shekarau, immediate-past Minister of Education, made the prediction Monday in Kolokuma Opokuma when he

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Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria: USM4BO congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo

The United States Movement for Buhari-Osinbajo (USM4BO) congratulates Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on the swearing in of their cabinet members and successful inauguration of the Federal Executive Council. We are confident that the

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Enyimba wins Nigeria Glo Premier League: Gov. Ikpeazu dedicates victory to Abians

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated the management and players of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba for emerging champions of this year’s Nigeria Glo Premier League Competition after yesterday’s goalless draw with Sunshine Stars Football

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Ministers: Uwajumogu hails Anwuka, Onu, Ngige, Amaechi, others

Tasks Them on Disciple and Sustenance of APC Manifesto By Emeka Ahaneku Former Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly and the APC senatorial candidate for Okigwe zone, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has commended the appointment of Professor Anthony

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The Return Of State Terrorism In Nigeria: Continued Extra Judicial Detention Of Citizen Nnamdi Kanu As A Case-Study (2)

(Onitsha Nigeria, 16th November 2015)-This is the concluding part of our letter, referenced above, to the United Nations Secretary General and eleven other influential members of the international community (US, UK, EU, Vatican, France, Germany, Australia, Brazil, India, Japan and

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Bayelsa Poll: Don’t deploy troops to rig elections, Elders warn FG

Bayelsa Elders Council, (BEC) have asked the Federal government to be cautious in the deployment of troops, especially the soldiers for unlawful duties or to rig the election. They warned that any attempt to manipulate theDecember 5th Governorship election in

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Buhari’s TSA policy is a fraud – Governor Ayodele Fayose

EKITI State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said he will not attend the meeting called by the Federal Government with governors on the Treasury Single Account (TSA), noting that his state was not interested in the policy, which he said was

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Interview: “Nigeria will overcome” – Kenyan Ambassador Michael Ayugi

During the 55th Nigerian Independence Party in Vienna Austria, Kenyan Ambassador to Austria, His Excellency Ambassador Michael A. O. Oyugi spoke to Global Reporters (GR).   Watch video below.   Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/Globalreporters Follow us on Google +

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Aniekan Akpan: The return of a Trojan horse (1)

By Petes Ikpe For some hours now, the social media has become agog and inundated with seemingly wild trepidation, consequent upon the irrational outburst of the immediate past chairman of Eket local government area, Mr. Aniekan Willie Akpan. First and

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Biafra agitation and unlawful detention of Nnamdi Kanu: Kanu’s lawyers speak

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule   The Nigerian Federal Government’s prolonged detention of the Director of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu after he met the strenuous bail conditions is inhuman, undemocratic, cruel and a violation to human rights.

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DSS, Dasuki And The Rule Of Law, By Inibehe Effiong

On November 3, 2015 Hon. Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja granted leave to former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) to travel to London for three weeks for medical treatment. The immediate past NSA

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