Unravelling the Boko Haram Syndicate

  For about 6 years, the Boko Haram sect has threatened the social fabric that held Nigeria as one indivisible entity. Known in its early years as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād (Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad), Boko Haram has been re-christened Wilāyat Gharb Ifrīqīyyah (Islamic State’s West Africa Province- […]

Rivers 2015 electoral violence: APC dedicates Appeal Courts victory to the Adube family, others

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has dedicated its overwhelming victory at the Courts of Appeal in the past two days to the Chief Christopher Adube family and others killed before, during and after the 2015 general elections in Rivers State. The APC in a statement signed by its spokesman, Mr Chris […]

Opinion: Social Media Bill: Between Free Speech and Abusive Speech

  By: Amir Abdulazeez Three apparently co-incidental events happened in quick succession in the past few weeks. The first was the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed’s meeting with Nigerian bloggers and social media influencers in Lagos where he stressed the Federal Government’s resolve to protect free speech, but tasked social media users on […]

Nigerians drag Gov. Oshiomhole on Twitter

…As Oshiomhole Rants, Nigerians Praise Okonjo-Iweala We’re told that the appellation of “Wailing wailers” is befitting of sympathisers, supporters or anyone remotely/directly associated with the opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). However, in actual fact, the person for whom this title is most fitting should be Governor Aliyu Adams Oshiomhole, who has […]

Press Release: Okonjo-Iweala Describes as Baseless, Allegation of illegal Diversion of Abacha Loot.

Abuja, December 9, 2015 OKONJO-IWEALA DESCRIBES AS BASELESS ALLEGATIONS OF “ILLEGAL DIVERSION” OF ABACHA FUNDS SAYS THIS LEVEL OF PERSECUTION AND HARRASSMENT UNPRECEDENTED, SIGNALS DANGER OF FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN OFFICE As part of the campaign of falsehood against former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala by Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole and other powerful and corrupt […]

Opinion: Ikpeazu :the common governor with the uncommon touch

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu “ If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper […]

On Kogi “Inconclusive” Election and other matters

By Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN Depending on one’s political persuasions, many stayed glued to their radio or television stations in anticipation of the declaration of the much-anticipated election result in Kogi on November, 21. The social media was awash with all manner of projections about who the eventual winner of the gubernatorial election will be between […]

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