FG condemns calls for herdsmen to quit South-East, urges Ndigbo to be peaceful

Coming on the heels of the massacre of about 46 villages in Enugu community by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the federal government has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the South-East geopolitical zone for herdsmen to leave the region,

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Analyzing Labour demand for N56, 000 new minimum wage: How feasible?

By Nelson Ekujumi   On May 1, 2016, Nigerian workers just like their counterparts all over the world celebrated workers day, which is a day set aside globally for reflections on the working conditions of the worker with a view

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Change will come but we must all be patient

“God will not change the condition of a people unless they change what is their hearts.” – Holy Qur’an   By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi   In the run up to the 2015 election, Nigeria found itself at a boiling point. Not

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Grazing reserves: Go and defend your lands, Yoruba youths tell Southerners

Say Fulani want to declare war in Nigeria Ask Yoruba N/Assembly members to kill grazing reserve bill on arrival   A socio-political organisation, Yoruba Youth Council (YYC), has rejected the agitation for grazing reserves for Fulani cattle rearers across the

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The Labour Party and the Labour Movement should unite – Princewill

Prince Tonye Princewill the gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in the 2015 governorship election in Rivers State has called on the Labour Movement to unite with the Labour Party to achieve a central goal. Prince Princewill made the call

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Osinbajo reveals how he became Buhari’s running mate

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has given fresh insight into how he emerged as the running mate to Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election, noting that his efforts to fight corruption in Nigeria played a major role.

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It’s absurd to claim that Fulani herdsmen are behind Benue, Enugu attacks – JNI

A Northern group, the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has reiterated the position of Northern States Governors’ Forum, NSGF, by stating that it was absurd to blame Fulani herdsmen for the massacre of innocent villagers in Agatu, Benue State, Ukpabi Nimbo,

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Army Destroys Boko Haram Bomb-making Factory In Borno

After days of intelligence gathering, troops of the Nigerian Army, at the weekend, destroyed another bomb-making factory of Boko Haram terrorists near the border town of Ngala in Borno State. The soldiers killed most of the gunmen manning the factory

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Ethnic Bloodshed, Rights Abuses & Other Regime Atrocities In Nigeria

Exposing The Conspiratorial Roles Of Some CSOs, Buhari Administration & Security Forces   It is an incontestable fact that ethnic bloodshed, gross rights abuses and other regime atrocities in Nigeria’s present dispensation have deteriorated on account of conspiratorial roles of

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The ‘sinking’ Calabar-Lagos Railway scam

By Tatabonko Orok Edem   The idea of a railway line starting from or stopping at Calabar, is not new. A cursory glance at British Parliamentary Papers: 1850 – 1908, Volume 78, and the Colonial Office Letters of 12 October

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Buhari: Who is sabotaging the sheriff?

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE   BONNIE Honig, political theorist and author of ‘Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy’ wrote: “Democracies must resist emergency’s pull to focus on life’s necessities (food, security, and bare essentials)” as they “tend to privatize and isolate citizens

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Enugu massacre: The leadership Igbos deserve

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones There are few issues in the country today that gathers more consensus that the issue of Igbo leadership. The Igbos are seen as a people whose direction is as diverse as the number of people that

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The Trouble with Buhari’s Approach to National Security

  By Onyiorah Paschal Chiduluemije   The recent massacre of scores of fellow Igbo and brethren in our homeland by the invading and marauding Fulani herdsmen and the seemingly implicit endorsement of their cruelty by President Muhammadu Buhari’s government (judging

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