Nigeria’s Mismanagement of Naira and structural liquidity: What happened to 1kobo, 5k, 25K, N1, N5?

By Emeka Chiakwelu   The most effective indicator for measuring and evaluating the state of a country’s economy apart from GDP is the currency of a nation. Most countries of the world keep their foreign exchange reserve in dollar. United

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Legal Implications Of The Abduction, Forceful Conversion To Islam And Purported Marriage Of Citizen Ese

By Inibehe Effiong According to a report in the Punch Newspaper of February 28, 2016, a girl of 14 years of age by name Ms Ese Oruru was allegedly abducted from her mother, Mrs Rose Oruru (a food vendor), from

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Bayelsa State: Security agencies rescue kidnapped Dickson’s sister without ransom

The younger sister of Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson has been rescued after spending over two months in the hands of kidnappers. A statement issued on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said

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Pensioners: Bayelsa warns against sponsored protests, says it’s committed to payment

The Bayelsa State Government has frowned against frequent recourse to protests by various aggrieved groups, but expressed commitment to the welfare of pensioners in the State. A statement issued on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Henry Seriake

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Time to patronise made in Aba military wears

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu   To say that Nigeria economy is limping is an understatement. The economy is bleeding and bleeding profusely. Now is the time to look inward and explore those areas we have comparative advantage. Serious pressure is

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Cosmic Transition Of Thinkers Of Our Time: A Tribute To Boutros Boutros-Ghali De Thinker

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is deeply concerned over the utter alacrity with which the world of our time is losing to cosmic world in an uncontrollable speed, our few and irreplaceable

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It is lie: Ohaneze Ndigbo is not negotiating for the release of Nnamdi Kanu – IPOB

Says, Ohaneze Ndigbo represents Igbo, but IPOB represents Biafra        UNRAVELLING FAKE CLAIMS BY OHANEZE GROUP CONCERNING MAZI NNAMDI KANU   Biafrans woke up on Friday the 26th of February 2016 to read of claims by Ohaneze Ndigbo

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Naira Depreciation: Blame Governors’ Forum By Daniel Osofisan

The naira has been on a steady decline for the past few months. The disparity between rates at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and that of the parallel market is as clear as the difference between day and night.

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Why Must Okonjo-Iweala Be The Scape Goat? By Olusola Daniel

“The immediate past Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, illegally approved the transfer of at least N61.4 billion ($300 million and £5.5 million) from funds recovered from late dictator, Sani Abacha, to the Office of the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki,

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A Word for President Muhammadu Buhari

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE   FOR those who care to know, I am a passionate supporter of the Muhammadu Buhari cause and that position is not about to change! As a matter of fact, my preference in the March 28, 2015

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Bayelsa: Dickson appoints Dokubo-Spiff SSG, laments over poor allocation from FG

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has approved the appointment of a new Secretary to the State Government, Chief (Barrister) David Serena Dokubo-Spiff.   Dokubo-Spiff, who was until his new appointment, the Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State,

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Botched rerun elections in Imo State: Delaying the deal

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones The Independent National Election Commission has till the 15th of March 2016 to conduct the Senatorial election in Imo North Senatorial district and some days before that to conduct other house of assembly elections in three

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A Senate Of Paradox: Mesujamba Begs “Mere Commissioner” To Beg Jagaban By Bayo Oluwasanmi

A hard truth about being a Nigerian senator is that there is almost never a time to declare good news. Nigerian senators always inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy. That’s what happened to Senator Kabir Marafa (APC, Zamfara Central). The

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PDP crisis: Dickson meets ex-ministers, backs Modu Sheriff

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson on Thursday had a meeting with the Forum of Former Ministers, with a call on them to rally round the new chairman of the party, Senator Alli Modu Sheriff. While advising against litigation

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JAMB: Imo tops list as 1,589,175 candidates sit for 2016 UTME in 529 centres

JOINT ADMISSIOMS AND MATRICULATION BOARD JAMB/R/104 24TH February, 2016 PRESS STATEMENT ON THE CONDUCT OF 2016 COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME) INTRODUCTION The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will be conducting the 2016 UTME from

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Yeghe Crisis: We condemn the mindless blackmail against Magnus Abe, APC by agents of R/S Govt – APC

In line with the position of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to be cautious and circumspect about security matters, the Rivers State Chapter of APC has restrained itself from making hasty comments on the security operations by the Nigerian Army

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Buhari constitutes new governing board of NEITI, appoints Waziri Adio Exec Secretary

OSGF PRESS RELEASE 1. MR. WAZIRI ADIO APPOINTED AS NEW EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, NEITI His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Waziri Onibiyo Adio, as the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). Until his

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Edo Governorship Primary: Gov. Oshiomhole Extols Blessing Agbomhere

The Comrade Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole extols the courageous quality of Blessing Agbomhere. The Governor in a meeting with Blessing Agbomhere has assured Edo BAMM of a level playing ground in the forth-coming primaries. He was impressed with

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$470 million CCTV Camera project: House of Reps probe ‘ll vindicate us, says ZTE

Telecommunications giant ZTE, has expressed confidence that the current probe into the   $470 million National Public Security Communication System (NPSCS) project will finally put to rest all public misconceptions about the project.   The company’s optimism is contained in a

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CAN Election: Oritsejafor quits in July as Buhari, APC plot to install Northern President

Ahead of the expiration of the tenure of the President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor in July, tension is already mounting within the Christian community following alleged plans by President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress

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UTME and the protests in Benin and Lagos: JAMB reacts, rules out extension

By Dr. Fabian Benjamin, Spokesperson, JAMB The attention of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has been drawn to the protest by some alleged UTME candidates in Benin and Lagos. The candidates were said to be protesting over the closure

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Ceaseless Killing Of Unarmed Citizens: Before Security Chiefs Turn Nigeria Into Syria (Concluding Part)

This is third and concluding part of the 10-page letter written by the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law; supported by the leaderships of the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs). The

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Ben Murray-Bruce at 60: He is a gift to Bayelsa, Ijaw nation – Gov. Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has congratulated Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on his 60th birthday anniversary describing him as “a gift to Bayelsa State and the Ijaw nation.” The governor in a statement personally signed by him and obtained by

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Politics ruining Nigeria’s healthcare workforce

By Odimegwu Onwumere   The pioneer chairman, National AIDS Control Programme, (NACP), Professor Ibironke Akinsete returned to Nigeria some 50 years ago from Canada to work at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   She exposed to the media on

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Pictures & Video Clips Of How Nigerian Military Massacred 22 Unarmed IPOB Members & Dumped 13 Of Them In Aba Borrow Pit

Ceaseless Killing Of Unarmed Citizens In Nigeria (2) (Global Reporters GR – Be warned!!! – Most pictures and video clips in this article are shocking and offensive. See and watch at your own discretion.) This is the second part (two)

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Ali Modu Sherrif: Mass defection looms in PDP

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayo Fayose were the masterminds of the emergence of a former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sherrif as the new chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), investigations have

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Biafra: Ceaseless Killing Of Unarmed Citizens In Nigeria (Part One)

 Why Security Chiefs Must Desist From Provoking More Insurgencies Capable Of Plunging Nigeria Into Syrian Styled Violence   Ref: InterSoc/002/02/016/Security/Chiefs/ABJ/NG (a)Abdulrahman Bello Dambazzzau, PhD Honourable Minister of Interior, Federal Ministry of Interior Old Secretariat, Area 1, Garki, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria

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13 sacked VCs: 2,000 protesters shut down N/Assembly, Education Ministry

A civil rights organisation, Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Wednesday shut down the entrance of the National Assembly and Ministry of Education in Abuja protesting against the sacking of 13 Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, describing it as illegal. The

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Rededicating Abia to God

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu   At a point in a people’s history, they pause, appraise their recent and current activities, identify areas they have erred, pray and renew their commitments to God. Instances abound biblically where devotion to God, and

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The Blind Bartimaeus Government In Nigeria

By Kenneth Uwadi Mark 10:46-52 in the Bible tells of a blind man named Bartimaeus (literally “Son of Timaeus”) being present as Jesus left Jericho. Matthew 20:29-34 is a similar account of two blind men being healed outside of Jericho,

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