We denounce the ‘protective custody’ of our leader by DSS – Islamic Movement in Nigeria

People with conscience all over the world were baffled, when on Tuesday 15th June, 2016 the Directorate of State Services, DSS mentioned before a Federal High Court in Abuja that it is holding the leader of the Islamic Movement in

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The Yielding Fruits Of Ganduje’s Agricultural Revolution By Salihu Tanko Yakasai

Kano is the most populous state in Nigeria. By this standing, it is obvious that the state’s feeding bill is a fat one. Most of these food items are imported despite the state having all the potentials needed to grow

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Contempt: Tribunal threatens bench warrant, summons Shell, Chevron Directors

For allegedly violating a court order, the Bayelsa State Physical Planning Tribunal in Yenagoa have summoned the Directors of Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited to appear before it on Monday, June 30 2016, over an alleged

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Sex Scandal, The National Assembly And The Tragedy Of Nigeria, By Inibehe Effiong

The current sex scandal rocking the House of Representatives is another tragic testament of the crop of legislators that we have in the National Assembly. Our lawmakers are perennially in the news for bad and ugly reasons. Members of our

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FMC Owerri: Decay, Lies, Imcompetence And Impunity By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

I will wish the Interim Management Committee of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri will treat the issues raised in my write-up with as much speed as they manufactured that chronicle of lies they fed some media houses with last week,

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Jonathan misses out on $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize for leadership

The prestigious $5 million Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has eluded Nigeria’s immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan despite the commendations and encomiums that has come his way across the globe over the outstanding manner Jonathan handed

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CAN election: Tension mounts as Presidency moves to arrest Oritsejafor, others

With less than 48 hours to the election in the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), indications emerged on Monday night that the Presidency was planning to arrest it’s incumbent President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and some other key officials of the

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PDP blasts Buhari over damaged economy, marginalisation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Tuesday condemned the marginalisation of the state in the area of appointment saying “President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) should tell us our sins.” The party also frowned

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Insecurity: FG strategising to end militancy in Niger Delta, says Kachikwu

The Federal Government on Tuesday assured the people of the Niger Delta that the on-going efforts aimed at addressing the issue of insecurity were not cosmetic but intended to achieve enduring peace and stability in the region. The Minister of

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Abia sets up C’ttee on disbursement of N1 billion CBN Agric loan

It won’t be for political patronage, says Gov Okezie   Abia State Government on Tuesday in Umuahia received a loan of N1 billion (One Billion Naira) Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A terse statement

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Futility propaganda against Amaechi by Wike: Setting the records straight

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble Jordan B Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist must have had Chief Nyesom Wike the Rivers State Governor in mind when he postulated his famous quote that, “When you

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Genocide against peaceful pro-Biafrans and Amnesty International indictment of the Army: IPOB leaders expose the lies of the military response

Press Release NIGERIAN ARMY’S PREDICTABLY LAME RESPONSE TO AN INDICTING REPORT BY AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ON THE KILLING OF UNARMED PEACEFUL BIAFRANS The blatantly illiterate and incompetent Nigerian Army responded to an indicting report by Amnesty International concerning the killing of

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Judgement Scam: Why Okonjo-Iweala Should Not Be Blamed By Bade Adebolu

Recently, a coalition of anti-corruption civil society bodies petitioned the EFCC that the erstwhile Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Muhaamed Bello Adoke to account for the sum of $3.2 billion allegedly belonging to the 774 local governments on whose behalf

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Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu versus the Nigerian Pharoah

By Iyoha John Darlington   May 30, 1967, goes down in history the birth of a nation east of The Niger was declared but the forces of tyranny and dissent voices on the other side of the table declared a

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Salary delay: Dickson queries HOS, Accountant-General, others

Says further delays will not be tolerated   Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson has expressed dismay over the delay in the payment of salaries to workers in the State, despite his directive to that effect. The Governor, who

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Opinion: Niger Delta on alert

By Odimegwu Onwumere “Flood is said to occur when a body of water moves over and above an area of land which is not normally submerged. It could also be seen as the inundation of an area not normally covered

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Beyond Obiano’s Crocodile Tears Over Biafran Heroes Day Massacre: The Murdered Buried In Pieces Must Be Exhumed & Rested In Peace

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) wishes to inform all Nigerians and international watchers that we have totally been vindicated concerning our special publication of 6th of June 2016; titled: How Over

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Tension in the Nigerian military as FG sacks 200 pro-Jonathan officers

Affected officers were mainly from the South East and the South South   There are indications on Friday night that about 200 military officers may have been sacked by the Federal Government through short messages (SMS) over their alleged loyalty to the

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Niger Delta Avengers: I won’t return to the creeks – ‘Gen.’ Kuna, ex-MEND militant

Ex-Niger Delta militant and former member of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, ‘General’ Tamunotonye Kuna (alias Obese), has condemned the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), and vowed “never to return to the creeks because violence

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President Buhari: Publication Of Names Of Looters Will Not Violate Any Law, Rights Lawyer Insist

Mr Inibehe Effiong is a legal practitioner, an advocate of the masses and Convener of the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (COHRD). He was granted interview on Tuesday June 7, 2016 by a private radio station, Blaze 91.5 FM on

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Our Investment In Agriculture Is Result-Oriented – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has explained that his administration is investing heavily in agriculture in order to increase the food security status of the state and to increase the sectors’ contribution to internally generated revenue. The Governor

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Coup d’état in Guinea Bissau: ECOWAS should act now – ACIS

Amilcar Cabral Ideological School 7th June 2016 Cristina da Silva PEDREIRA Head of Office ECOWAS cristinasilvapedreira@yahoo.com.br   OPEN LETTER to ECOWAS Coup d’état in Guinea Bissau – ECOWAS Should ACT Now! – President Jomav Must Respect the Constitution – PAIGC Has

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Genocide: How Over 90 Biafran Heroes Day Activists Were Massacred By Nigerian Security Forces & Buried In Military Cemetery Inside Onitsha Army Barracks

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) is deeply alarmed and saddened over the rising shocking casualty figures from the last Monday (30th of May, 2016) massacre and genocidal butchering of over 120

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Buhari’s foreign medical trip to London is a tragic blot on Nigeria’s collective professional and national image – CMA

Says he should return home to assert his change mantra   “If the former Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency, Capt. Ichalla Idris Wada, could patronize Nigerian trained medical experts and medical facilities here in Nigeria when he unfortunately suffered

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Academic researchers ground National Assembly, demand amendment of TETFUND Act

Academic researchers in Nigeria under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions (ASURI)‎, on Monday, stormed the National Assembly in Abuja, protesting against the exclusion of Colleges of Agriculture and other research institutions in the country as beneficiaries

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Who will save Imo from the hands of Governor Okorocha?

By Kenneth Uwadi   In the face of misgovernance in Imo I am at lost at the fanfare exhibited by the governor of Imo State Owelle Rochas Okorocha just to celebrate 5 years of stagnant performance. It is all over

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Opinion: Before Ajimobi sells Oyo future

Dear Editor, Global Reporters, BEFORE AJIMOBI SELLS OYO FUTURE The much advertised dubious plans of Oyo state government under the leadership of Senator Abiola Ajimobi could not hold on June 1, 2016 as planned courtesy of patriots and good citizens

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Buhari and the tragedy of politics

By abiodun KOMOLAFE   “He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with

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Buhari’s one year in office, challenges, opportunities, and Nigeria’s 37th state

By S. Okey Mbonu   Nigeria has teetered on a precipice in the past one year, under Muhammadu Buhari.  I first met Muhammadu Buhari in Washington in July 2015, during his first official post-election visit to the United States, on

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Nigerian Pharmacists lack retirement plans, saving culture – PCN

Says jail terms awaits perpetrators of professional misconducts   The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria has raised the alarm that a large chunk of pharmacists in Nigeria usually run into trouble at old age because they do not have retirement and

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