KIDNAPPERS ABDUCT EDITOR’S FATHER, DEMANDS N30M AS RANSOM

Kidnappers in Abia State have abducted Etuk-Udo Sampson, the father of Akanimo Sampson, Editor (Niger Delta) of Watchdog Reporters. Mr Sampson was abducted with three others on Saturday on their way back to Eket, Akwa Ibom State from a wedding ceremony. The kidnapped elderly man, who is also a royal father in Atai Ndon, Afaha-Eket, […]

Malawi gay man now dating a woman, group says

One of two gay men recently imprisoned and pardoned in Malawi has begun a relationship with a woman, according to a group that helped provide legal support to the men. Steven Monjeza began the relationship in his hometown of Blantyre shortly after his release from prison, Dunker Kamba, administrator at the Center for the Development […]

World Cup journalists robbed

Three journalists covering the World Cup in South Africa were robbed of money, passports, cameras and computers early Wednesday, police said. Armed suspects entered three hotel rooms where the journalists were staying near the town of Magaliesburg, police Col. Charmaine Muller told CNN. Two of the victims “slept through the whole thing”, but a Portuguese […]

PROF ATTAHIRU JEGA APPOINTMENT: ANOTHER IWU EMERGES AT INEC

We at Intersociety are finally vindicated over recent fears expressed by our Organization that every indication pointed to the fact that President Goodluck Jonathan is searching for an amenable person, a willing tool for that matter, as the new INEC boss. The announcement and confirmation of Prof. Attahiru Jega, a well-known consultant to Prof. Iwu’s […]

Libya ‘expels’ UN refugee agency UNHCR

The United Nations refugee agency says it has been ordered to leave Libya. A spokeswoman said the UNHCR regretted the order to close its office in the country. “We have not been given any reason by Libyan authorities for why we should leave the country,” said Melissa Fleming. Thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa pass […]

INEC CHAIR:CODER REJECTS JEGA.

The Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reforms (CODER), yesterday, rejected the appointment of the Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano (BUK), Prof Attahiru Jega, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The group described the appointment as “unfortunate”, saying that it was a mockery of the campaign of the civil society for electoral […]

BAYELSA ASSEMBLY ODERS CJ TO RAISE PANEL AGAINST DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Bayelsa State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, passed a resolution, asking the state Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri, to constitute a seven-member panel to investigate the allegation leveled against the embattled deputy governor, Honour-able Peremobowei Ebebi. seventeen members of the House last week signed an impeachment notice which was ordered to be served on all […]

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