CPJ asks Nigerian government to stop harasment of Journalists

Abuja, Nigeria, February 15, 2013–Authorities should halt their harassment of a Nigerian journalist whose paper published allegations of extrajudicial detentions being carried out by the country’s special army unit, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. CPJ: Armed officers of Nigeria’s Joint Task Force and members of the State Secret Service (SSS) raided the Kaduna […]

Imo Council Chairmen: The True Story

By Kelechi Njoku Promise The issue of tenure of local government council chairmen and ward councilors in Imo State has been a subject of controversy for sometime now. Sometime in 2011, former local government chairmen in the state alleged that they were removed from office. This they challenged in an Owerri High Court and the […]

Emeka Ihedioha: Can this Man Rule Imo State?

By Pastor Romanus Eze In today’s Imo politics, the people can no longer be deceived by political intrigues of those who have held the progress of the state to the jugular for some time now. The present Deputy Speaker House of Representative, Sir Chukwuemeka Nkem Ihedioha is presently the representative for Aboh Mbaise/Ngor-Okpala Federal Constituency […]

All is set for the unveiling of Benola: A cerebral palsy initiative

Nigeria will become the centre of the world on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 as high-profile experts from different fields gather in Lagos to educate the public as well as public policy makers about the problem of cerebral palsy, what legislation is needed to address the problem in Nigeria and the funding required to provide facilities. […]

Re: Speaker Uwajumogu, Ihim, Ihuoma lose seats

The attention of the Imo State House of Assembly has been drawn to a publication on the front page edition of the IMO TRUMPETA Newspapers dated 14th February 2013 with the caption, “Uwajumogu, Ihim, Ihuoma lose seats”. This publication is not only a misleading falsehood, but a crass media diatribe aimed at disparaging the Rt. […]

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