Dickson commends media’s role on Ese Oruru’s abduction, Nigeria’s democracy

Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has said that the media has a constitutional responsibility to guard and entrench the liberty of the society for the deepening of the nation’s democracy. Hon. Dickson, who stated this when the

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SHOCKING VIDEO: GHANAIAN ‘ARCHBISHOP’ BEGS MUSLIMS FOR FORGIVENESS

Prominent Ghanaian Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams has backtracked on his controversial statements regarding Islam, apologizing to the Muslim community worldwide and pleading for their forgiveness ‘in the name of Allah’. The self-declared ‘father of charismatic Christianity’ in West Africa and

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2016: Terrorism on the rise in Africa

By Godwin Ikechukwu   Another day; another deadly terrorist attack on African soil. After the horror of this weekend’s ruthless killings in Ivory Coast, two female suicide bombers sent 24 more innocent souls to an early grave in Nigeria this

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Withdraw Nigeria From Muslim/Arab Nations’ Coalition Before It’s Too Late – Christian Elders Warn Buhari

Condemn:   Buhari’s support for Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) self-determination and independence, but clamping down on Biafran agitators in Nigeria Continued Detention Of Nnamdi Kanu Kaduna State Religious Bill Abduction And Forceful Marriage Of Underaged Christian Girls Rampage Of

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Public Mobility And Environmental Challenges Facing The Obiano Administration In Anambra

It is the resolution of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law to publicly draw the advocacy attention of the administration of Mr. Willie Maduabuchukwu Obiano in Anambra State concerning the mounting public mobility

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Illegal child adoption and trafficking: Imo govt. inaugurates committee to tackle anomalies

In a bid to nip in the bud the anomalies in child adoption and related cases of child trafficking, Imo State government this yesterday inaugurated Committee on Modification of Child Adoption Procedure. Inaugurating the ten man committee members on behalf

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UTME And House Of Reps. Directive: JAMB Warns Against Return To Paper Pencil Test

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday advised against returning back to the Paper Pencil Test, saying it would amount to “taking Nigeria one step forward and ten steps backward for Nigeria.”     The Registrar/Chief Executive of

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TB Joshua gives Libya deportees N4m

By Ihechukwu Njoku Thirty-nine of the reported 172 Nigerians who were deported from Libya on Friday 11th March 2016 were received by Pastor T.B. Joshua of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) during his church service on Sunday 13th

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Buhari: The lying overlord

By Iyoha John Darlington   I have always made plain my aversion to lies and falsehood and I dislike it as it constitutes a deliberate affront to my intelligence. As I navigate through life and encounter one who lies to

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UTME: JAMB raises alarm over sponsored protest by blackmailers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has uncovered plans by a faceless group under the aegis of education consultants to stage a protest in Lagos over some challenges in the conduct of the ongoing Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

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President Buhari appoints Dr. Radda as Director General SMEDAN

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former teacher, banker and Local Government Chairman, Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). Until his appointment he was the Chief of Staff to

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This “Change” Is Killing Us: Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari, By Inibehe Effiong

Dear President Buhari, It is with a deep sense of humility that I write to convey to you my sincere feelings on the state of affairs in our nation and my home State, Akwa Ibom. I am doing so as

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Anambra Central: Confessions, election and the law

By Okelo Madukaife   Dr. Joe- Martins Uzodike, lawyer. Politician and now a member of PDP was an adviser to Governor Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo in the Second Republic. In the first term of Governor Peter Obi in Anambra State as

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Rivers rerun polls: The Imperative Of Magnus Abe’s Return To The Senate And Why His Victory Is Not Negotiable

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, ezemediaconcept08@rocketmail.com, 08038199163 PREAMBLE On March 28th, 2015 the people of Rivers State and Nigerians in general trooped out to elect a new President, Senators and members of the Federal House of Representatives. We all know what

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Opinion: Why should I cover my hair? By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

Religion is one of the greatest institutions created by man. For instance, Islam is defined as a “religion of peace” but you will find in the Quran some passages as violent as this: ”And when the sacred months are passed,

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IMF and Naira: The Politics of Currency Devaluation By Emeka Chiakwelu

The value and worth of a currency is determined by the wealth of a nation. In this era of global capitalism, a wealth of nation goes beyond the conventional valuation based on the natural and human resources.  A nation’s image,

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Ekiti State Government And The Alledged DSS Invasion: The Missing Link By Nelson Ekujumi

Early in the week, news broke in the media whereby allegations were raised by the members of the Ekiti state house of assembly against the DSS that it invaded the house of assembly to arrest some members who were busy

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Saharawi colonisation: We’ll disrupt your business in Morocco, NLC, ASUU warn Dangote

African leaders should pressurise UN for the freedom of Saharawi, says Gambari     The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have advised Africa’s richest businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to stop his planned investment deal with

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Okigwe Senate Re-Run: Postponing The Evil Day By Matthew Ifeanyi Maduako

One of the advantages of the exit of former President Goodluck Jonathan from the seat of power is that it has deprived those who derived joy in blaming him for every negative thing under the sun. If ex-president Jonathan was

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NIMASA DG: Peterside a square peg in a square hole – Rivers APC

Commends Buhari, Amaechi for a worthy appointment   PRESS RELEASE The appointment of Dr. Dakuku Peterside the Rivers APC Flag-Bearer in the 2015 general elections as the new Director General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been

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Group condemns illegal detention of Oronsaye by EFCC, demands his immediate release

A Coalition of Human Rights groups under the aegis of Human Rights Defense Network in Nigeria has condemned what it described as continued illegal detention of former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Steve Oronsaye by the Economic and

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Opinion: Between Igbo Reintegration, Uwajumogu and Achonu By Emeka Ahaneku

Before the advent of the Nigerian civil war in 1967, Ndigbo were regarded as critical component in the three tripod structure called Nigeria. Other major tribes such as Hausa and the Yoruba, no doubt, believed so much in the ingenuity,

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Masked Witnesses Are Suspected Awaiting Trial Persons (AWPs) In Nigerian Prisons

The leaderships of Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) are circumstantially compelled to hold that the proposed five masked witnesses or masqueraded witnesses recruited by the DSS and the Directorate of Federal Public Prosecution to testify against Citizen

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Udenwa, Ohakim, Uzodinma, Ihedioha, Achonu … : At last, Dickson settles Imo PDP crisis

The chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Peace and Reconciliation Committee and Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson on Wednesday made another history by reconciling the warring factions of the party in Imo State. The meeting was

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Let’s face the issues: Enough of insults

By Kazeem Akorede   On February 20, 2016, at a press briefing, Nigeria’s Minister for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, reportedly made an error in arithmetic. While giving a report on the findings of auditors on various boards in the country,

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Abia North rerun: PPA rejects result, says INEC should insist on inconclusive election

The Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) on Tuesday added a new dimension to election re-run held in Abia North Senatorial distrust in Abia state, describing it as “robbery”. In the re-run election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and

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The Second Coming of David Mark By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Senator David Mark (PDP, Benue South) is back at the senate after a slim victory in the February 20 re-run election against challenger Daniel Onjeh of All Progressives Congress (APC). Mark, a former senate president, won the re-run election with

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Killings In Omoku Condemnable, Unacceptable, Says Rivers PDP Chairman

Press Statement Shocked and saddened by the reckless killings in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State which continued over the weekend, the State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bro Felix Obuah says it’s condemnable and unacceptable.

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Balkanization of Nigeria as a Done Deal

By Osita Ebiem   “And the Ibos [Igbo] have started again about the Biafra. You know what? I am ready to go to the next war if there’s going to be a balkanization of this country.” (Nigerian Tribune February 27,

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My last discussion with Ocholi before he died – Dino Melaye

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and emerging godfather of Kogi State politics, Senator Dino Melaye, has explained his last discussion with the late Minister of State for Labour, Mr. James Ocholi (SAN), who died with his wife and

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