Alleged falsification: You lack power to sack me, Ikpeazu tells Justice Abang

You misconceived the case before, PDP tells judge     Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has filed an appeal against Monday’s judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja which removed him from ‎office as governor over alleged falsification

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Group urges Ugwuanyi to outlaw the activities of Fulani herdsmen

Hilltop Club 82 Aba has called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to toe the line of his South West counterparts and outlaw that activities of Fulani herdsmen in his domain. The group in a letter signed by Tobias

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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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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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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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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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Presidency and APC: Questionable characters want to hijack CAN Election – Patriotic Christian Youths

With about one month to the Presidential election of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), a group of Christians under the aegis of Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria (PCYN), on Sunday raised fears that some persons with questionable characters who

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Some herdsmen are members of Boko Haram, says Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai yesterday revealed that the suspected herdsmen going about raiding villagers and killing farmers in some parts of the country may be affiliated to the Boko Haram sect. The Army

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Emir Sanusi seeks ban of underage marriages, warns against flippant polygamy

The Emir of Kano, HRM Muhammadu Sanusi II has canvassed a ban on the marriage of women below 18 years, stressing that the time had come when the Muslim community should live by the reality of economic recession and consequences

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Sheriff clings onto position as Wike explains why he was sacked as PDP Chairman

The Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike has explained that Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was removed as the national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during last Saturday’s convention because the erstwhile leadership was leading PDP towards the precipice. This was

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Sylva, APC should ask God for forgiveness – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday reacted to the accusation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) linking governor Henry Seriake Dickson with the sponsorship of the new militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), describing it

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Nigeria is broke, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed declared on Wednesday that the country is in dire straits and lacks enough funds to meet its financial obligations. The Minister stated this in Abuja while explaining the decision of the

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Fuel price hike: Ignore court judgment and protest, Balarabe Musa tells Nigerians

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has reiterated its call on Nigerians masses and civil to ignore the Labour unions and protest against the increment of pump price of petrol despite judgment of the Industrial Court stopping planned strike

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Indeed, We Are All Biafrans By Godwin Onyeacholem

The coincidence cannot be more striking. Chido Onumah, journalist, blogger and human rights activist will be launching his book, We Are All Biafrans, in the same month and just two weeks after the much elderly Ladipo Adamolekun, renowned professor and

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Protest March Against Release of Tai LGA Result of Legislative Re-Run Election Uncovered

By Nwaorgu Faustinus   The Media Committee of Senator Magnus Abe Campaign Organization has uncovered another plot of the Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to discredit Tai Local Government Area result by organizing a protest march.

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Battle for 2019 general elections has started — PDP Chair, Sheriff

A former governor of Borno state and National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has noted that the battle for 2019 general elections had started in earnest. Sheriff, who disclosed this while calling on the

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Availability of petrol can only be guaranteed by new price regime – FG

The Nigerian government on Friday declared that the introduction of a new price regime for Premium Motor Spirit, better known as petrol, has become inevitable in order to halt the crippling fuel scarcity in the country and ensure availability of

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UN ranks Nigeria’s South-East as safest place to live

At a time when the World Health Organisation, WHO, ranked Onitsha, the commercial nerve-center of Anambra state, as the most polluted city in the world, the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP has named Nigeria’s South-East as the most human security

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Nigeria & 2019: After 8 yrs. of Buhari as president, I will step in – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha at the weekend said he will not be presenting himself to run for the 2019 presidential election because of his belief in President Muhammadu Buhari’s ability and commitment to lead Nigeria out

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Funding may force closure of a physically challenged school in Nigeria

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The lack of adequate funding and assistance from both the government and the public may soon force the only school for the deaf and dumb in Awka, Anambra State, the God’s Care School for Special

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Buhari is too old to lead a complex country like Nigeria – Fayose

Global Reporters – Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has insisted that at 73, President Muhammadu Buhari is not strong enough to preside over the affairs of a complex country like Nigeria, stressing that in the last one year, Nigeria

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nigerian Govt Must Stop Rejecting the Naira as a Legal Tender

By SKC Ogbonnia   Section 20 of the CBN Act of 2007 clearly states that the Naira “shall be legal tender in Nigeria at their face value for the payment of any amount.” Yet this law has meant nothing to

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