Wike is set to bribe Ogonis for votes with blood money – Rivers’ APC alleges

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress [APC] said its attention has been drawn to the announcement by the Secretary to the Rivers State Government [SSG], Chief Kenneth Kobani that the Rivers State Government will pay

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INC seeks extension of amnesty programme, says ex-militants not involved in Lagos crime

A socio-political movement, Ijaw National Congress (INC) on Sunday denied media reports that jobless Ijaw/Ilaje ex-militants as well as militia men invaded Lagos State and have been responsible for the recent cases of kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes. The

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Merchants Of The Dead & Butchers Of Conscience

How Political Traders In Nigeria Engage In Destructive Politics & Criminal Enrichment Using Pro Biafra Agitation As A Cover   (Onitsha Nigeria, 6th of March 2016)-The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs), coordinated by Intersociety and comprising: International

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The anti corruption war, EFCC and the way to go

By Nelson Ekujumi   It’s an indisputable fact that corruption is a social malaise that has impeded the growth and development of the Nigerian state in a manner that cannot be quantified for years immemorial and it was the realization

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Samdaddy: The mindset of a people’s representative

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones Due to the uncertainties surrounding the conduct of court ordered rerun elections in Imo State, I deem it fit to suspend discussion on that till the electoral umpire must have come out with credible information on

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Shame Of A Nation: Celebrating Agege Bread Over 5.0 CGP Academic Record

THE OLAJUMOKE AND DADA STORY By Fejiro Oliver “Some people insist that ‘mediocre’ is better than ‘best.’ They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can’t fly. They despise brains because they have none.” Robert A. Heinlein   Until the

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Ese Oruru: The failure of parenting

By Abdulrazaq Magaji   The only sunny side to the gloomy Ese Oruru saga is that her abductor, Yunusa Dahiru aka ‘Yellow’, did not turn out to be one of the low-level recruiters for Boko Haram or ISIS on the

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Nigeria today: The Naira, the Dollar and the heat in our houses

By Leke Ademo   I grew up in Nigeria at a time when Nigeria was still in its early developmental stage, certain areas seem to have been on a decline. It didn’t start today, it has been declining for years,

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What Manner of Man is T.B. Joshua?

Written by Ikechukwu Orji This man is simply an enigma wrapped in mystery. Temitope Balogun Francis Joshua means different things to different people. Some see him as an angel of light and to others; he is a servant of Lucifer.

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PASAN did not seal up Delta State House of Assembly – CPS

By Njamanze Fidel   The Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Henry Ebireri, on Friday urged journalists in the state to stop encouraging misinformation, rumors, lies and appealed to them to pay attention to

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Corpses Of Murdered IPOB Members In Aba Burrow Pits Set Ablaze And Burnt To Ashes By Suspected Agents Of The Government Of Nigeria

(Onitsha Nigeria, 4th of March 2016)-The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law; supported by the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs), is saddened, shocked and alarmed over the report of burning to

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Nigerian researchers protest over inadequate funding, demand review of TETFUND Act

Research experts in Nigeria under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions on Friday took to the streets in Abuja, ventilating their grievances over government’s lack of funding of the nation’s research institutes. They therefore called on President

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Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Approves Gov. Udom’s N1.9 billion request

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, today Thursday 3rd March, 2016, approved a loan facility of N1.9 Billion for the state government to enable it meet her counterpart funding obligation to the Universal Basic Education Programme of the federal government.

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Princewill bears his mind on Rivers re-run, says the war between Wike and Amaechi is almost over

After the recent Supreme Court judgment, I spoke from my heart. Just like then, I feel compelled once more, to say a few words. Having observed the recent killings, the unrest and the state of insecurity in the state and

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Finally Dickson receives Ese Oruru, orders prosecution of abductors

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has called for a comprehensive investigation into the abduction and subsequent prosecution of the culprits of 14 year old Ese Oruru, who was abducted and forced into Islamic marriage in Kano since August

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Ese Oruru: Dickson pledges rehabilitation, says parents should be vigilant

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has expressed regret over the abduction of 14 year-old, Ese Oruru, in Yenagoa and taken to Kano for a forceful marriage. He also called on parents and guardians “to be extremely vigilant, especially

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Opinion: Avoiding mishaps by regulating sensitive business outfits

By Wachukwu Confidence and Obaji Akpet Petrol stations are Sales facilities where Petroleum products are retailed. Their combustible nature, though in various degrees, makes them dangerous therefore eliciting extra care in its handling. Some of the petroleum products that are

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