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UTME and the protests in Benin and Lagos: JAMB reacts, rules out extension

By Dr. Fabian Benjamin, Spokesperson, JAMB The attention of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has been drawn to the protest by some alleged UTME candidates in Benin and Lagos. The candidates were said to be protesting over the closure

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Ben Murray-Bruce at 60: He is a gift to Bayelsa, Ijaw nation – Gov. Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has congratulated Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on his 60th birthday anniversary describing him as “a gift to Bayelsa State and the Ijaw nation.” The governor in a statement personally signed by him and obtained by

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Biafra: Ceaseless Killing Of Unarmed Citizens In Nigeria (Part One)

 Why Security Chiefs Must Desist From Provoking More Insurgencies Capable Of Plunging Nigeria Into Syrian Styled Violence   Ref: InterSoc/002/02/016/Security/Chiefs/ABJ/NG (a)Abdulrahman Bello Dambazzzau, PhD Honourable Minister of Interior, Federal Ministry of Interior Old Secretariat, Area 1, Garki, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria

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President Buhari Disengages Some Chief Executive Officers Of Parastatals And Agencies – SGF

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, MuhammaduBuhari has approved the immediate disengagement of the following Chief Executive Officers of the underlisted Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions. He has also approved that the most senior officers in the Parastatals, Agencies and Councils oversee the activities of the organizations pending the appointment of substantive Chief

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Press release: Gov. Wike should stop insulting President Buhari – Dakuku Peterside

Speaks on the Rivers State Supreme Court ruling   BEING PRESS STATEMENT BY THE 2015 GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE OF THE APC, RIVERS STATE, DR. DAKUKU ADOL PETERSIDE, ISSUED AT A PRESS CONFERENCE THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE STATE PARTY SECRETARIAT, OLD

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Unchaining Nigeria’s Chained Democracy: Kudos To Supreme Court & Other Democratic Forces

It is no longer news that the Nigerian democracy, rule of law and constitutionalism are facing their gravest battle for survival in the hands of undemocratic forces under the present Buhari administration. What is good news worthy of celebration and

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Alleged EFCC’s investigation of Okonjo-Iweala: Media headlines are misleading and untrue – Okonjo-Iweala

We want to clarify that some of the media reports alleging that the EFCC is investigating former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are misleading and untrue. This is clear from eye witness accounts of the Budget 2016 presentation by

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State of public expenditures in Nigeria since 2003: Facts as they are and ought to be

  Re: Over $2trillion Loot Recovered By EFCC In Twelve (12) Years: How, Where, When & From Whom Was It Recovered? Our Records: Nigeria Spent N124.8trillion ($624billion) In 14 Years (2003-2016); Borrowed $50billion (N10trillion) In 10Yrs (2007-2016), $11.5billion (N2.3trillion) In

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Adamawa State: Court of Appeal judgement on the defunct PDP Govt. a welcome development – Gov. Jibrilla

By Ahmad Sajoh, mnipr, Commissioner of Information, Adamawa State   Adamawa State Government welcomes the judgement of the Court of Appeal which threw out the case instituted by Dr. UMAR ARDO seeking to elongate the tenure of the defunct PDP

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Ikanya’s Claim Of Plot To Eliminate Rivers APC Chieftains False, Provocative – PDP

Calls on security agents to investigate and arrest him The Chairman, Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro Felix Obuah, says his attention has been drawn to a media statement emanating from the State Chairman of the

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Buhari’s Proposed Anti-Corruption Laws: A Call For Rejection Of All Forms Of Unconstitutional Enactments In Nigeria

Ref: Intersociety.Org/NG/001/01/016/NA/ABJ The Senate President (Senator Bukola Saraki) Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Red Chambers, National Assembly Complex Three-Arms-Zone, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria   The Speaker of the House of Reps (Hon Yakubu Dogara) Green Chambers, National Assembly Complex

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Nnamdi Kanu Deserves Humanitarian Bail & Judicial Protection From State Falsehood

By Southeast Based Coalition Of Human Rights Organizations (Onitsha Nigeria, 26th January 2016)-It is the authoritative information of the Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs); comprising International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), Anambra

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OKONJO-IWEALA: A STRONG TRANSPARENCY ADVOCATE AND ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHTER

A RESPONSE TO FEMI FALANA, AN INTEGRITY-CHALLENGED CHARLATAN (ICC)   The malicious attempt by Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana to mix Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala up in issues that have nothing to do with her in his letter to the International Criminal

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Press Statement: Rivers PDP Uncovers More Missing Funds Under Ibim Semenitari

While the dust generated by the whopping sum of N82m (eighty-two million naira) siphoned by the immediate past government under Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi through his Information Commissioner, Ibim Semenitari, now Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

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Violent Suppression Of Nonviolent Protests In Nigeria: Buhari Must Heed EU’s Advice – Intersociety

First of all, we congratulate the newly emerged democratic forces and voices in Nigeria; which emergence followed the birth eight months ago of the chained democratic administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Those worthy to mention are the frontline online media

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Obiano plunges Anambra State into fiscal strangulation says CLO

At the thick of the campaigns to the Anambra 2013 governorship elections that brought in Chief Willie Obiano and Dr. Nkem Okeke as governor and deputy governor respectively, one of the qualities which Obiano’s ‘marketers’ brandished to sway the electorates

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Buhari approves Abdallah’s appointment as NDLEA Chairman / Chief Executive Officer

His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the appointment of Mr. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah as the new Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The appointment which takes effect from January 11, 2016, is for

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Tompolo’s Evasion Of Court Summons Is One Of The Dangers Of Buhari Administration’s Contempt For Rule Of Law

It is now a season of vindication for the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law concerning the full graduation of the democratically chained administration of President Muhammadu Buhari from ballot box to barrel of

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Fraud: Ibim Semenitari in Want of Accountability Straws For N82 million

Press Statement The explanation of the former Commissioner for Information and Communications in the Rotimi Amaechi administration in Rivers State embodied in a press statement entitled “Rivers State Government and the song and dance about N82 Million “dinner”, in respect

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Bayelsa: Dickson’s press statement on his landslide victory over Sylva

Thanks electorate, says no celebration because of lives lost   Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has thanked the electorate for their gallantry in ensuring his re-election for another four years, but said there would be no celebration because

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N1.8b Looted Funds: Rivers PDP Calls for Arrest, Investigation of Amaechi’s Ex-Commissioner, Ibim Seminetari

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed grave concern over more startling discoveries of monumental looting and misappropriation of public funds by officials of the Amaechi administration in the State. The PDP says the latest

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How Nnamdi Kanu & Ors’ Case File Was Doctored & Polluted By DSS Using Some Hostile Nigerian Media Outfits

By Southeast Based Coalition Of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs)   It is our investigative and analytical finding that the original Case File of Citizen Nnamdi Kanu and Ors; handled by DSS, has been doctored, tempered with and handed over to

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Do not politicise efforts by security agents to make Rivers State safe for all – ARSP

The Association of Rivers State Professionals (ARSP) welcomes the ongoing actions by the Joint Task Force (JTF), the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to arrest the deteriorating security situation in Rivers State by undertaking robust pre-emptive raids on identified

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80 Days Detention Without Trial: Nnamdi Kanu Was Never Released & Rearrested By DSS – Intersociety

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law is deeply dismayed concerning brazen falsehood being spread by the Presidency of Muhammadu Buhari and its procured agents, saying that Citizen Nnamdi Kanu was recently released and

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Second Civil War At Onitsha Niger Bridgehead: Hausa-Fulani Soldiers On Rampage Against Igbo & South-south Xmas Returnees

(Onitsha Nigeria, 28th December 2015)- Carefully planned war-like events going on at the Onitsha Niger Bridgehead have clearly revealed that the Hausa-Fulani segment of the Nigerian Army have declared a Second Civil War against the Igbo Ethnic Nationality of Nigeria

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Hajj trajedy: SGF receives 2015 report, condoles Nigerians

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer BabachirDavid Lawal, today, in his office, received the report on the 2015 Hajj. In his remarks, the SGF commended the Chairman and the entire Board of the NationalHajj Commission of Nigeria

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Army invasion of Sheikh Zakzaky’s Centre in Zaria: Our brothers with gun shots still in prison without medical care

13 Brothers of the ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA killed by Police in Kaduna last week’s procession   By Ibrahim Musa   Reports reaching us have indicated that there are well over 40 brothers of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN)

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Genocide of the Nigerian army: Free Sheikh Zakzaky now

PRESS RELEASE The alledged assasination attempt as traded by the spoke person of the Nigerian Army, has now come to be known what it really was – an orchestrated work of Zionists who oversee the training of the killing squad

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Onitsha killings: Anambra CLO writes Gov. Obiano, demands justice

Our Ref: CLO/ANSB/ VOL03/12/15ANGH/HE/AWK 18TH DEC. 2015 His Excellency Governor Willie Obiano Executive Governor, Anambra State Government House Awka Sir, BEFORE ANANMBRA BECOMES ANOTHER CAMBODIA KILLING FIELD, CLO WARNS ON THE IMPLICATIONS FOR YOUR ADMINSTRATION, DEMANDS JUSTICE. The above subject

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Press Release: Petroleum Minister Pledges Close Ties With National Assembly

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has expressed his readiness to work closely with the National Assembly to ensure the speedy growth and development of the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector for the benefit of Nigerians

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