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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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Bukola Saraki, David Mark, Sambo Dasuki, Etc vs. 180 Million Nigerians

By Abdul Okolo Charles Most Nigerians were born in the night but not last night. The recent revelations from the files of Panamanian Firm, Mosseck Fonseca, as further revealed by various media worldwide, concerning these men of questionable character, further

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Okigwe Senate: The facts, the propaganda, the fallacies

By Emeka Ahaneku Today, the people out of greed and love of money has evolved a system that has completely eroded Igbo values and destroyed the Igbo kindred spirit, development conscious spirit and love for selfless service and competition which

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Buhari: Cleaning the Augean Stables

By Mike Rapu   Augeas, the mythical king of Elis, kept great stables that held 3,000 oxen and had not been cleaned for thirty years – until Hercules was assigned the job. Hercules accomplished this task by causing two rivers

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What a world! The plight of Citizen Anayo Anusiem in an Owerri prison

By Evangelist Ifeanyi Okponwa Eze   “Knowest thou not this of old, since man was placed upon earth, that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?” (Job 20:4- 5).  

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Is It Constitutionally Possible To Abolish The Nigerian Senate? By Inibehe Effiong

This piece is precipitated by a private message I received from a friend on Facebook on Wednesday April 20, 2016 seeking to ascertain whether it is possible to abolish the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Without hesitation, I

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Dr. Tunji Braithwaite 1933-2016: Exit of a democracy legend

By Nelson Ekujumi   The June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations (J12CODEF) celebrates the life and time of an indefatigable, consistent, dogged, fiery activist, lawyer, politician, humanist, welfarist, statesman, nationalist per excellence, and unwavering Trojan of democratic struggle in Nigeria

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“Hang In There,” Saraki’s Dad Says During A Meeting With The Witch Of Endor By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Though Bukola Abiku Mesujamba Saraki has men to guard him, he’s afraid to close his eyes at night lest he’ll be overtaken. Some days are worse than others. Last Friday was the worst. How he longs for a miracle or

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Buhari And ‘The 24 Disciples’ By Iyoha John Darlington

We are doubtless caught in an agonising web of untold hardship, ruthlessness, frustration, totalitarianism, violence, and bloodshed – a period that could be characterised as anything but horrors orchestrated by a fascist Nazi front. On May 29, 2015, a government

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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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Zuma: The bitter taste of honey

By Abdulrazaq Magaji Few eyebrows would have been raised were Mr. Jacob Zuma the life-president of any of the several banana republics that dot the African continent. But this is Africa’s reputed rainbow nation and the continent’s undisputed economic hub.

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The Kidnap and Murder of Mr. Emmanuel C. Udemba: An Open Appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari

His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR Federal Capital Territory Garki Area 11, P.M.B. 24, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. Your Excellency, The Kidnap and Murder of Mr. Emmanuel C. Udemba Greetings. Kindly permit us to address our serious concern and complaint to

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Low savings: I did not indict jonathan’s administration – Dr. Okonjo-Iweala

Some recent media reports have distorted comments made by former Finance Minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala regarding how lack of political will negatively impacted national savings over the past few years. Contrary to the slant given by these loud headlines, Dr

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Igbo young geniuses – Ekeh and Nna – Triumph in New York

By Emeka Chiakwelu   If I can make it there I’ll make it anywhere It’s up to you New York, New York – Frank Sinatra Igbo Nigerian-Americans have finally arrived and now they are making it in New York. They

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Tension in Ghana over TB Joshua’s terrifying prophesy

“Remain calm, police urges public”   On Sunday 10th April 2016, Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua warned the nation of Ghana of an impending foreign terrorist attack, prompting a furious storm of reactions nationwide. “Pray for these two nations – Nigeria

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Who is really after Rotimi Amaechi? By Achi William-Nwobodo

This question has become pertinent following the 2016 Budget saga and the narratives trending in the media. Why has Rotimi Amaechi suddenly become the centre of the discussion and the scapegoat? In all of this, I have waited patiently to

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Budget impasse: Rivers APC throws weight behind President Buhari

Pleads with NASS Not to Play Politics with the Budget and to Restore Removed Portions The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has thrown its weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to return the 2016 Budget to the National

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The unsuccessful framing up of IPOB as a violent and terrorist group: Buhari and DSS should try harder next time

IPOB PRESS RELEASE   INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA April 10, 2016 Press Release   THE UNSUCCESSFUL FRAMING UP OF IPOB AS A VIOLENT AND TERRORIST GROUP: BUHARI AND DSS SHOULD TRY HARDER NEXT TIME   Retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari

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Exposing The Dark Sides Of DSS Allegation Of IPOB’s Abduction, Murder & Shallow Burial Of Five Hausa-Fulani Citizens In Abia State

Nigeria: Two Classes-In-One Country In Criminology, “dark sides or figures of crimes” are totality of crimes reported to the police but not recorded in the crime statistics or records of the Police Force for primordial, nepotistic, incompetence and corruptive reasons.

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Diamond Bank’s Unprofessional Conduct: Businessman Petitions EFCC

Prince Amobi Alfred Ugochukwu is a notable personality in Imo State. He is a native of Nkwerre Local Government Area of the State. He is presently not happy with how DIAMOND BANK NIGERIA PLC. frustrated him for almost 20 years,

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Open Letter to President Mohammadu Buhari

By: S. Okey Mbonu Washington, DC April 7, 2016     President Mohammadu Buhari Aso Rock Villa Abuja, FCT Nigeria   Dear Mr. President,   I have just returned as leader of a small Nigerian-American delegation, from a 2 week

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Police Reform: Nigeria needs a 21st century Police force

By Emeka Chiakwelu   The Police force is the physical embodiment of a representative government, the closest manifestation of democracy to the people.  It is not farfetched to describe the police force as the face of a government. The state

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Curious Facts of the Ibori London Case

By Tony Eluemunor.   Suddenly, things seem to be turning around for Chief James Onanefe Ibori. There is a frenzy of writings in FACEBOOK about his release date; some of the postings actually say he has already been released and

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Tribute: You led the battle, died from injuries sustained, you are our martyr – Ibori to Alamieyeseigha

Letter to D.S.P Alamieyeseigha; Niger Delta Martyr By Chief James Onanefe Ibori   DSP, I write this with a mixture of a heavy heart and compelling sense of pride. Even as I mourn, I find comfort in the love, admiration,

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Zaria Massacre: Another Corpse Released By The Army For Burial

PRESS STATEMENT Out of the 1000+ brothers and sisters of the Islamic Movement killed by the military in Zaria, only two bodies have been released for burial; the second one buried on Thursday 07/04/16. Idris Khalid, 50, was buried according

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Who’s after Saraki’s blood? (3)

By Abdulrazaq Magaji There is no point bluffing when trouble comes visiting. It appears trouble has chosen the home of senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for an unwelcome visit and, so far, all attempts to call the bluff of

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Nigeria under Buhari: Purgatory or perdition? By Emmanuel G. Onofua

It was on the 28th day of March 2015, Nigerians came out in their millions armed with their PVCs with which they made a bold statement – CHANGE. The handwriting was clear, they were fed up of what was and

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How Suspended PTDA DG saved N7billion in 6 months – Group

By Shola Giwa The suspension of Mrs. Nellie Mayshak, the Director-General of the Pension Transition Arrangement Department (PTAD) has irked members of the Pensioners Rights and Protection Alliance (PPRA) who have labelled the move, “a witch-hunt.” Speaking in a statement

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State Of The Nation: Buhari Unites Nigerians By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

No matter which part of the divide you belong to; politically, religiously, economically and even ethnically, you must be feeling the impact of government at all levels. You must buy from the same market as everyone else, use the same

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Labour Party Candidates Drag INEC‎ to Court‎

Princewill says, “at the end, Rivers State will win”   By Hector Spiff   The Candidates of the Labour Party in Akulga/ Asalga Federal and State Constituencies in Rivers State have registered their disenchantment and disapproval over what they termed

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