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Willie Obiano has misplaced priorities for Anambra State- Osita Chidoka

It's only fair to share...By Chika Okwubodu| The executive governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Mmadua Burochukwu Obiano recently began the Umueri International Cargo Airport Project on April this year; which is to be completed in the year 2020, approximately 3 years from now. This was done in the bid to fulfilling his campaign promises of making Anambra state an ...

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Ultimatum for Igbos to leave the North; an ill wind that would blow no one any good – Makarfi

It's only fair to share...The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday in Abuja listed several woes which it said needed urgent attention of the Federal Government.   But it also commended the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for actions it said he had taken, especially on the agitation for the Igbo succession by ...

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APC chieftain kidnapped, killed and dumped into river by father and son – Police

It's only fair to share...The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a man Identified as Bekewei Francis and his son, David for alleged involvement in the abduction and killing of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Olumide Odimayo, in Ondo State.   Odimayo was allegedly abducted by some hoodlums in his house at Igbotu in Ese Odo Local Government ...

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Fani-Kayode pleads that his alleged N4.9bn fraud case be transferred from Lagos to Abuja

It's only fair to share...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had arraigned him on 17 counts before the Federal High Court in Lagos.   The other defendants involved in the case are a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman; an ex-Chairman of Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr Yusuf Danjuma; and a company, Jointrust Dimentions Nigeria ...

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Alleged N650 Million Bribe: Former FCT minister Akinjide charged to court

It's only fair to share...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Thursday (today) arraign a former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, for allegedly receiving N650m from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources during the countdown to the 2015 general election.   The money was said to be part of the $115m (N23bn as of ...

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Nigeria’s legion of problems

It's only fair to share...By Clem Aguiyi | I wish to apologize to my fans and readers who had complained that I do not respond to readers’ reactions. I will do that by next week. I had wanted to devote this episode to reactions to my last week publication titled ‘ The Final Exodus’ but a lot of things have ...

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Governor Ayade wants me dead – Florence Ita-Giwa

It's only fair to share...A former senator, Florence Ita-Giwa, also known as Mama Bakassi, said trouble began after she blew the whistle on the alleged diversion of the relief materials she sourced from the National Refugee Commission for victims of a fire outbreak in Dayspring Island, Bakassi.   She says her life is endangered following her recent exposure of the ...

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Nigeria mourns Kelechi Emeteole, one its most respected coaches

It's only fair to share...The former Heartland coach died in the early hours of Wednesday, June 21, in an Indian hospital after battling with cancer of the throat, which has seen him bedridden for over six months Emeteole, up until his death, had difficulties in breathing and swallowing and had a pipe inserted in his throat to aid him. According ...

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FAO At War Against Hunger In North-East Nigeria

It's only fair to share...* As 5.2m People Face Severe Food Insecurity   By Akanimo Sampson ONE of the front line agencies of the United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), is currently battling with some emergency measures to combat the hunger scourge in the North-East axis of Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency. The group is widely tagged ...

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2019: Fresh Agitation Erupts In Niger Delta

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson|AHEAD of the 2019 polls, oil bearing communities and some social formations in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s despoiled oil and gas region, have started to meet secretly for a new political demand that is likely to put political parties and their power seekers at their wit’s end.   They are mobilising to press for ...

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