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Onitsha Killings: How IGP Solomon Arase Wasted Blood Of Innocent Picketers To Save His IGPship

By Southeast Based Coalition Of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) (Onitsha Nigeria, 3rd December 2015)-The leaderships of the Southeast based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations; comprising the International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), Anambra State Branch

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MASSOB, IPOB protest turns bloody. 4 killed, 30 injured, Mosque, vehicles burnt

Markets, movement remained paralyzed   From Awka  – The planned combined protest/demonstration against the continued detention of the leaders of the pro-Biafra agitators, – Nnamdi Kanu of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Bejamin Onwuka of Biafra Zionist Movement

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Audu: Third coming that never was

His life and times By Willy Eya Yesterday, darkness figuratively descend­ed on Kogi, the confluence state, as the gov­ernorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Abubakar Audu, slumped and died. The APC candidate, who was already in a

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Alamieyeseigha: Igbinedion leads ‘Class of ’99’ ex-governors to condole Bayelsa

Former governors under the aegis of ‘Class of ’99’ on Thursday in Yengoa, commiserated with the people of Bayelsa State following the death of their colleague and first governor of the state, Chief Diepreye S.P. Alamieyeseigha. They specifically commended Governor

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Alamieyeseigha: Dickson declares 7 days mourning, shifts campaign flag off

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has announced the postponement of the official flag off of his governorship campaign earlier scheduled for this Saturday in Yenagoa in honour of the first civilian governor of the state, Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha.

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APC behind Alamieyiesa’s death – Izon Brotherhood

A socio-cultural organisation, Izon Brotherhood in the Diaspora has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being responsible for the death of first civilian governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Dieprieye Alamieyesiegha, who passed away in Port-Harcourt. The Spokesman of the

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Sad news: Alamieyeseigha, former governor of Bayelsa State dies from cardiac arrest

The former governor of Bayelsa State Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead. Alamieyeseigha (63) died today at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital after cardiac arrest and being in coma for two days. Global Reporters reported on Thursday the fresh moves

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Bayelsa civil servant died of stroke, says Government

The Bayelsa State Government has described as untrue and misleading reports that a civil servant, Mr. Peter Ogiero, committed suicide because of unpaid salaries. The government quoted a family source as revealing that “the deceased was suffering from partial paralysis,

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As evil men sent Dr. Ugonna home prematurely, Omereonyes mourn son’s excruciating painful death, while Okorochas celebrate son’s first class

By Victor Ahumaraeze     Opinion – On the 25th of September 2015, the world, especially your fellow beneficiaries of the Imo10,000 job scheme, bid you, Dr Ugonna Damian Omereonye unceremonious goodbye with tears in our eyes. That day, your

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Niger State Accountant General, Deputy Amir Hajj die in Mecca stampede

From Danlami Mohd, Minna   Niger State State was in mourning immediately news filter in from Saudi Arabia that the State Accountant General Alhaji Shehu Kontagora is among those that died in Mecca last week.   Government house source in

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Nigerian who died in police custody in Austria, died from cocaine poisoning – Autopsy

Nigerian who died in police custody in Austria, died from cocaine poisoning – Autopsy   Account of how Kingsley died He threatened to commit suicide, and the bruises on his face and swollen lips were as a result of repeated

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Adamawa State Government mourning HID Awolowo

His Excellency the Governor of Adamawa State Senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla wishes to express heartfelt condolences to the Children, grandchildren and the entire Family of the late HID Awolowo over her passing away at the ripe old age of 99

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Bayelsa gov poll: How Inokoba died in Alaibe’s Lagos residence

Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Col. Sam Inokoba (rtd), who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been feared dead. Although details of his death were still sketchy, Inokoba reportedly died on

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Ambassador Adefuye: A dedicated, sterling patriot – Dr. Okonjo-Iweala

I received the news of the passing of Ambassador Ade Adefuye with great sadness. He and my husband developed a warm friendship in Washington. He was a very dedicated and hardworking man who represented the country with sterling patriotism and

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Death of a Nigerian in police detention: Austria and Nigeria may face diplomatic war

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule   Tension, confusion and surprise gripped African communities, activists and concerned Europeans last Thursday over the latest news of the dead body of Kingsley Chinagorom Echeta who had died in the custody of the Austrian police

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The autopsy result of what killed a Nigerian in police custody in Austria out – Global Reporters

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule   Sorrow and tears as Kingsley’s parents speak “Kingsley is my only son. Are you sure he is not sleeping?” – crying mother “What killed my son?” – father Kingsley died at exactly “05:20am” – police

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15 Delta Line Passengers Perish In Auto Crash

By Omos Oyinbode, Asaba Fifteen persons, including the driver of a Delta State Mass-Transit bus were, Thursday, evening crashed to death in fatal motor accident that occurred on the Benin/Asaba Expressway, by Issele-Uku-Ubulu-Okiti axis of the state. The state Federal

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Video-Protest: The controversial and mysterious death of a Nigerian in police custody in Vienna, Austria, Africans and Europeans on the streets

Africans and Europeans with tears and anger protest on the streets of Vienna, Austria over the controversial death of Nigerian Kingsley Echeta in police custody – just a few hours after he was arrested – and biased and provocative media

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“Es tut so weh”: It is hard to say good-bye, Kinglsey

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule Death is the inevitable entity, the end that must come, because we all must die one day. But if there is an option for one to choose when to die, if there is an option to

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Nigeria Govt. reacts over the mysterious death of a Nigerian in police custody in Austria

Written by Uzoma Ahamefule   The Federal Government of Nigeria has inquired through its diplomatic channel to know the cause of the untimely and painful death of Kingsley Chinagorom Echeta in the hands of the Austrian police, shortly after he

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69 burnt as tanker crashes, explodes inside Onitsha motor park: Gov. Obiano weeps

From Chuks Collins, Awka At least 69 persons were late yesterday burnt to death when a tanker fully loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol lost control on the Upper Iweka axis of the Enugu-Onitsha dual carriage

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Azikiwe: Obiano, Ubah, others mourn

From Chuks Collins, Awka The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has condoled the family of the late first President of Nigeria, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe on the death of the first son, Chief Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe in Onitsha. Also, the chief

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A tribute to my father, ‘Ichie l.m onwumere, nze egedinogwu’ – Odimegwu Onwumere

  Papa, I am now living with grief. I have realised that grief has no gender. You knew me as your brave and fearless son. But I must confess that your unexpected passing away on March 28 2015, has not

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Oronto Douglas To Be Buried In Bayelsa May 2

Funeral rites for the late Oronto Natei Douglas, former Senior Special Adviser to the President on Research, Documentation, and Strategy, who died at the State House Clinic, Abuja on Thursday, April 9, 2015 has been released by the family. The

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Nigerian activists condemn Indonesia’s execution of 2 Nigerians for drug offences

Written by Ugonnabo Ngwu More Nigerians have continued to condemn the execution of two of their countrymen in Indonesia for drug-related offences with some lawyers and human rights activists expressing dissatisfaction with it on Thursday, saying it should rattle the

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Ex-Foreign Affairs Minister, Ashiru Dies In S’Africa

The death of the Nigerian former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru has been reported.   A brother to the deceased, Professor Oladapo Ashiru confirmed “he died at about five minutes to 6pm today”.   Global Reporters (GR) staff

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Terrorism: 2,255 prisoners escaped in five years

… 46 prison staff died in active service Between July 27, 2009 when Boko Haram terrorists allegedly attacked Maiduguri Prisons and freed 482 inmates and October 29, 2014 when another set of 366 inmates were also freed following the overrun

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“Her death is not in vain” – Mother of South African Synagogue collapsed victim

Opinion – A South African mother who tragically lost her daughter in the collapse of T.B. Joshua’s guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria on September 12th 2014 has expressed belief that her death served a purpose.   It’s been almost three weeks

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Nigerian Police Officer, Involved in Robbery, Killed

…Female Robbery Suspect and Gang Members Paraded   By Joe Effiong, Calabar   As crime rate in Nigeria continues to go up graphically, a serving Policeman, who was allegedly involved in armed robbery operation in Cross River State has been

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Surrendered Boko Haram Members & Alleged Shekau’s Death: DHQ Addresses The Nation

By the Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade   CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN COUNTER TERRORISM CAMPAIGN   Nigerian troops have been conducting coordinated air and land operations in furtherance of efforts at containing the terrorists in the North East part

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