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Exposition Of The Law On The Abia State Governorship Controversy, By Inibehe Effiong

On Monday 27th June, 2016 the Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Okon Abang delivered judgment in a pre-election case brought by a gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State in the 2015

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Okorocha’s bulldozers and Iheanacho’s tears

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones   One of the things Governor Rochas Okorocha has scored very high marks in, is the demystification of certain individuals in the State who were hitherto untouchable or made it look like they were. The irony

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The Movie ‘76: Princewill, from a tycoon, to politician/philanthropist and now film maker

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The name Prince Tonye Princewill does not need any introduction to any person who has been a keen observer of the political milieu or terrain in the Niger Delta region and to be more specific the Rivers

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Governor Ganduje’s remarkable achievements in his first year deserve commendation

By Rabiu Shamma   As a trained political analyst, you cannot find me praising a particular government easily, I prefer constructive criticism to bring out perceived shortcomings and where to improve, but recently I find some of the criticisms against

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Analysing the effects of Niger Delta crisis. By Edikan Ekanem

It has been a while since we started hearing stories that are not pleasing to our ears, being extremely disheartening in respect to terrorist activities in Nigeria, which Niger delta crises would be classified among. Nigeria has faced this tragedy

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David Cameron’s Message To Muhammadu Buhari, By Onwuasonya FCC Jones

This article is coming a little bit late, because I had to watch the drama called Brexit and see how it all ended, I was also interested in finding out the reactions of key players in European politics, especially as

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DSS Arrests: CNPP Wants NSA, EFCC Boss Fired

By Willy Ezugwu   The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has asked the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (retired) to resign over the shady dealings he superintended at the Presidential Investigative Committee on Arms Procurement

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Extending Infrastructural Development To The Remote Areas Of Ebonyi State

By Barr. Uguru Uchechukwu Okanagba It is obvious and indisputable that the present government led by Engr. Dave Umahi (a.k.a Akubaruoha) focused squarely on the infrastructural development, to ensure that Ebonyi State is not left out of the top ten

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Okigwe Senate: Who Does The Cap Fit?

By Chinomso Echerue, Ehime Mbano Lately, arguments has enveloped Okigwe Senatorial District over the quality of representation the zone got in the senate before the eventual nullifications and sack of Chief Athan Achonu from the 8th senate. On one side

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Helping Assess Crisis In Lake Chad Basin By Odimegwu Onwumere

Bloodshed in the northern states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, Taraba, and Bauchi terrified residents to abandon their homes for safety across the 36 states of the federation and across borders. Since 2009, killings and destructions in the mentioned states

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An Analysis Of The Constitutional Validity Of Freezing Governor Fayose’s Bank Account, By Inibehe Effiong

On Monday 20th June, 2016 the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Peter Fayose, alerted the nation that his personal bank account domiciled with Zenith Bank of Nigeria Plc has been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr.

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Naira Floats: IMF prevails as pending doom looms

By Emeka Chiakwelu   Here comes the big trouble, for with floating of naira comes massive devaluation, Hyperinflation and higher interest rate.   Nigerian government has finally bowed to recommendation by masterly International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devalue naira by

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Governor Bellow’s Wrong Ways Of Basking In Euphoria, By Akobe Solomon Onunoja Esq.

If there is any State in Nigeria particularly from 2015-2016 whose stories and episodes have been repeatedly reported for wrong and unpleasant reasons by members of the Fourth Estate of the Realm, it is Kogi State and its political players.

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Biafra and Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB supports Niger Delta Avengers

Press Release INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA SUPPORT OUR KITH & KIN – THE NIGER DELTA AVENGERS The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu hereby state that we support our kith and kin – the

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The Recruitment Corruption President Buhari Has Refused To Fight, By Inibehe Effiong

Something embarrassing is going on under the very nose of President Muhammadu Buhari. There seems to be a well orchestrated and audaciously executed scheme by some fifth columnists who have ascended key and strategic positions in some federal establishments and

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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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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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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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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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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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Who will rescue the Igbos? By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

Igbos have big problems at the moment, and the biggest of our problems as a people is not that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is leaving us in no doubt about his agenda against us. The biggest of our

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Ganduje 1st Year: Dividends At A Time Of Recession By Salihu Tanko Yakasai

It is almost a trite now to talk about how those managing governments at all level are in a nightmarish situation owing to slim resources and dwindling revenue. The Nigerian economy has gotten the bite of the resource curse bug

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Right to fair wage violated in Imo

Youths for Human Rights Protection and Transparency Initiative (YARPTI) Mission Junction, Orji, Owerri , Imo State, Nigeria. 1/6/16 RIGHT TO FAIR WAGE VIOLATED IN IMO The Youths for Human Rights Protection and Transparency Initiative (YARPTI) is sad over the condition

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Buhari: When facts don’t lie

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun   Even before Nigerians went to their polling boots on March 28, 2015 objective polls could safely predict a victory from opposition candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari. Little wonder the spontaneous jubilations that greeted his victory even

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FMC, Owerri: One year without an administrator

By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones   I deliberately took a break from writing either here or anywhere else about the troubles or lack of it at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, immediately the Minister of Health took a decision to suspend

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AMAECHI: 51 GARLANDS TO THE NEW FACE OF DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA

BY  EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE PREAMBLE My good friend and political leader, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, who piloted with other great Nigerians the ousting of the last looting PDP Administration under the watch of Dr Goodluck Jonathan

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