Herdsmen have turned us to refugees in our land – Agatu monarch

HIS Royal Highness, Dr. Godwin Ngbede Onah, the Ad’Agatu in this interview with ROSE EJEMBI, in Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Wednesday expressed fears that his people in Agatu part of Benue are still not safe due to con­tinuous

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Nationalization Of Fulani Animal (Cattle) Husbandry In Nigeria: Dangers, Consequences & Solutions

Ref: Intersociety/SBCHROs/002/04/016/NASS/ABJ/NG (1)The Senate President (Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki) Office of the Senate President, Red Chambers The National Assembly Complex, Three-Arms-Zone Abuja, FCT, Nigeria (2) The Speaker of House of Reps (Hon Yakubu Adamu Dogara) Office of the House Speaker,

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Assets declaration: 19 political parties back Saraki, says he won’t get justice

Wants Danladi Umar should step down as CCT chairman   19 political parties in Nigeria on Wednesday added a new dimension to the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), over non-declaration

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Fulani Herdsmen Killings in Enugu: Crossing the Line of No Return

Nigerian-American Leadership Council, Washington, DC On Monday April 25th 2016, the NAL Council offices in Washington received a report of horrific proportions, pursuant to the latest atrocious act of a band of Fulani herdsmen, who had just engaged in an

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Dr Okonjo-Iweala: A leader worth emulating

By Uzoma Ngozi The direction of Nigeria’s socio-political environment saddens my heart. Politicians from all sides have decided to adopt a destructive political system that is inimical to the progress of the country. Hardly can one identify in our political

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Ekiti Doctors’ auto crash, a tragic loss to the NMA community – Health Minister, Prof. Adewole

The Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac F Adewole commiserates with the President, National Executive Council and the entire membership of the Nigerian Medical Association, over the loss of 6 senior medical doctors that died in a ghastly motor accident

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Nigeria’ll boil if Jonathan is arrested, Northern CAN warns

…Urges Buhari to arrest murderous herdsmen, sliding economy.   THE Northern branch of Christians Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday advised President Muhammadu Buhari against purported moves to arrest former President Goodluck Jonathan, saying Nigeria would boil should the man regarded

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Tragedy: NMA releases identity of Ekiti dead Doctors

Below is a press release by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the identity of Ekiti State Doctors involved in the auto crash that happened along Abuja-Kaduna expressway.   At the emergency meeting of the National Officers’ Committee (NOC) meeting

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Video: Outgoing Nigerian Ambassador to Austria Ayoko to Global Reporters – You kept me on my toes

In a “Town Hall Meeting” with the Nigerian community in Austria on the 23.04.2016 at the Nigerian Embassy Vienna, the outgoing Nigerian Ambassador to Austria H. E. Ambassador Abel Ayoko thanked the team of Global Reporters (GR) for their objective

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Okonjo-Iweala’s critics on saving: Lest we forget

By Bade Adebolu Words of wisdom, is not often from the elders, it comes from those who know and can recognize it. Whatever has befallen our economy today can be attributed to the role that certain people who earlier opposed

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Bukola Saraki, David Mark, Sambo Dasuki, Etc vs. 180 Million Nigerians

By Abdul Okolo Charles Most Nigerians were born in the night but not last night. The recent revelations from the files of Panamanian Firm, Mosseck Fonseca, as further revealed by various media worldwide, concerning these men of questionable character, further

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Tax evasion: Tension in oil companies as Ijaw youths set to shut down operations in Lagos, Port Harcourt

There is tension among workers and management of Shell Producing and Development Company (SPDC) in Port Harcourt and Lagos, as youths in Bayelsa State under the aegis of Izon Progressive Youth Vanguard (IPYV), warm up to shut down oil companies

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Presidency moves against emergency billionaires

Says holders of public office must account for their wealth   Serving and former public office holders will henceforth be made to account for their wealth, Vice President Yemi Osibajo (SAN), has said. He stated this at a town hall

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Enugu State Govt. Invades Anambra Community

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The farming community of Awba-ofemmili in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra state yesterday embarked on a peaceful protest where they raised alarm over what they described as “the invasion and occupation of their

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Multinational oil companies tax evasion: Dickson writes Buhari

The acrimony between Bayelsa State government and multinational oil companies deepened on Thursday with Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, seeking the intervention of the Presidency over tax evasion, flagrant disregard to laws and non-compliance with the rules and regulations of the

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Okigwe Senate: The facts, the propaganda, the fallacies

By Emeka Ahaneku Today, the people out of greed and love of money has evolved a system that has completely eroded Igbo values and destroyed the Igbo kindred spirit, development conscious spirit and love for selfless service and competition which

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Buhari: Cleaning the Augean Stables

By Mike Rapu   Augeas, the mythical king of Elis, kept great stables that held 3,000 oxen and had not been cleaned for thirty years – until Hercules was assigned the job. Hercules accomplished this task by causing two rivers

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What a world! The plight of Citizen Anayo Anusiem in an Owerri prison

By Evangelist Ifeanyi Okponwa Eze   “Knowest thou not this of old, since man was placed upon earth, that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?” (Job 20:4- 5).  

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Interview: There is a fine line between determination and desperation – Tonye Princewill

In this interview Prince Tonye Princewill focuses mainly on Nollywood and the movie 76, however he sent a very political message at the end of the interview.   What was your perception of Nollywood before you became a film maker?

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Eviction order: Five Shell officials to appear in court, risk imprisonment

Five senior officials of Shell Petroleum Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) are expected to appear before the High Court of Bayelsa State in Yenagoa today (Thursday April 21 2016) for allegedly violating the building regulations of the state. The accused

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Is It Constitutionally Possible To Abolish The Nigerian Senate? By Inibehe Effiong

This piece is precipitated by a private message I received from a friend on Facebook on Wednesday April 20, 2016 seeking to ascertain whether it is possible to abolish the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Without hesitation, I

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National Honours Award: FG Inaugurates Reconstituted Committee

The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja, inaugurated the newly reconstituted Committee on National Honours Award. A statement by the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, said the SGF,

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Non-Conduct Of Outstanding Legislative Reruns In Imo, Anambra & Rivers States Is An Invitation To Anarchy

Ref: Intersociety/SBCHROs/001/04/016/INEC/ABJ The Chairman (Prof Mahmud Yakubu) Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) INEC National Headquarters Plot 436 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama District FCT, Abuja, Nigeria Sir, Non-Conduct Of Outstanding Legislative Reruns In Imo, Anambra & Rivers States Is An Invitation To

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Dr. Tunji Braithwaite 1933-2016: Exit of a democracy legend

By Nelson Ekujumi   The June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations (J12CODEF) celebrates the life and time of an indefatigable, consistent, dogged, fiery activist, lawyer, politician, humanist, welfarist, statesman, nationalist per excellence, and unwavering Trojan of democratic struggle in Nigeria

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“Hang In There,” Saraki’s Dad Says During A Meeting With The Witch Of Endor By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Though Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki has men to guard him, he’s afraid to close his eyes at night lest he’ll be overtaken. Some days are worse than others. Last Friday was the worst. How he longs for a miracle or

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Remembering African Butcheries Of The Past: A Case Of Rwandan Genocide

In Honour Of Late Agathe Uwilingiyamana & Victims Of Regime Atrocities In Africa   (Onitsha Nigeria, 17th of April 2016) – “The killings have stopped, not because of changing of heart, but because there are few people left to be

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Buhari And ‘The 24 Disciples’ By Iyoha John Darlington

We are doubtless caught in an agonising web of untold hardship, ruthlessness, frustration, totalitarianism, violence, and bloodshed – a period that could be characterised as anything but horrors orchestrated by a fascist Nazi front. On May 29, 2015, a government

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Nigerian PEP’s & The Panama Papers: Bukola Saraki’s Time to Resign – NAL Council Washington

A Report from NAL Council, Washington, DC Nigerian-American Leadership Council, Washington, DC Per revelations from Nigeria’s Premium Times amid other global media reports, per the Mosseck Fonseca papers, we are appalled by this rising saga, involving top-ranking Nigerian officials, among

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Zuma: The bitter taste of honey

By Abdulrazaq Magaji Few eyebrows would have been raised were Mr. Jacob Zuma the life-president of any of the several banana republics that dot the African continent. But this is Africa’s reputed rainbow nation and the continent’s undisputed economic hub.

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The Kidnap and Murder of Mr. Emmanuel C. Udemba: An Open Appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari

His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR Federal Capital Territory Garki Area 11, P.M.B. 24, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. Your Excellency, The Kidnap and Murder of Mr. Emmanuel C. Udemba Greetings. Kindly permit us to address our serious concern and complaint to

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