Police Posting to Rivers: Civil Society Groups Condemn Wike’s Utterances

coalition of civil society non – governmental organizations in Rivers State have condemned in totality Gov Wike’s utterances on the Nigeria police force, describing it as meddlesomeness and an intrusion into the official freedom and the power of the Inspector General of Police to determine and decide which police officer to be given responsibility and […]

Gov. Wike must stop threatening everyone – APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to what they described as the “wild and unconscionable” assertions of Gov. Nyesom Wike at Okehi today, adding that it must be the classical case of “an evil workman quarrelling with his tools, his neighbours and passers-by.” “Let it be on record that […]

PDP, Social Media and the Rest of Us

By Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN Many Nigerians started looking for information on the failed coup attempt in Turkey since last week. Some suddenly started supporting the coup plotters describing them and their actions as “heroes” or “heroic” development (praying earnestly for it to happen in Nigeria) while others see it as a failure. The social media […]

Opinion: Checking religious intolerance in Nigeria

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Several legal instruments promote the sanctity of human life and right to freedom of religion. Section 33 (1) of the Nigeria Constitution stipulates that “every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in the execution of of the sentence of a […]

Odigie-Oyegun To Attend 2016 US Democratic National Convention

Press Statement The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun will attend the 2016 International Leaders Forum (ILF) during the United States Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania scheduled for July 25-28, 2016. This follows the National Chairman acceptance of an invitation by the President of the National Democratic Institute (NDI), […]

Opinion: Okonjo-Iweala: How to Be a Friend of the Poor

By Bade ADEBOLU The things that really matter in life are surprisingly the seemingly simple things. Small things like patting someone on the back in the event of some achievement or simply saying “Thank you” after a meal to the person who offers one such delicacy, really go a long way. In some cases, one […]

KAGOTE: A Fraud and Misrepresentation of Ogoniland

Fegalo Nsuke The Ogoni people are peace-loving and have committed themselves to non-violence. The mandate to speak for and advocate their collective interests which are summed up in the Ogoni Bill of Rights have been delivered to The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP). It will be important to state clearly that […]

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