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Fresh Unease In Niger Delta Over ‘Oil Money’

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | THE Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, is on the boil again. This time, the peoples of the region are getting agitated by the governors, who they say, are not helping matters with their contracting regime.   Critics say the oil region is still a perfect launch pad for corrupt ...

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2019: Crisis Rocks Rivers APC

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | A SIMMERING crisis of confidence is rocking the Rivers State wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 election year. But the Chairman of the party in the state, Davies Ikanya, has been assiduously labouring to deny this.   Despite Ikanya’s denials, those who know better say Senator Magnus ...

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Arewa youths’ quit notice to Igbos is an attack on Southern Nigeria [READ]

It's only fair to share...Cry for self-determination will continue unless Federal Government sincerely address restructuring of Nigeria… Southern Leaders   Leaders of South-West, South-East and South-South on Sunday strongly called on Arewa youths and their sponsors to withdraw the quit notice given to the people of the South-East as failure to do so will be taken as an ultimatum given ...

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Agitations for secession are wrong and a violation of our constitution – Osinbajo

It's only fair to share...The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, promised that the Federal Government would apply justice in addressing the growing agitations from all parts of the country, especially from the South-East and North.   Osinbajo made the promise while addressing traditional rulers from the South-East – in continuation of his consultations on the recent ethnic agitations that ...

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Nigerian judge to be tried for collecting N90 million bribe from lawyers

It's only fair to share...One of the judges recently recalled from suspension by the National Judicial Council will be charged this week with offences bordering on receiving gratification from lawyers, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, has said.   Obono-Obla as reported by The Punch on Sunday alleged that the judge was found to have ...

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National Assembly sees Nigerian national budget as its personal money to tinker with at will – Itse Sagay

It's only fair to share...National Assembly the cause for the ineffectiveness of past budgets says Itse Sagay The House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Sunday, clashed over the power of the National Assembly to insert projects into the budget.   The acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, had, while ...

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Nigeria must be divided to realize its potentials says PPP National Chairman [READ]

It's only fair to share...National Chairman of the Peoples Progressives Party, PPP, Dr Damian Uzoma Ogbonna, has stated that Nigeria must divide to realize its potentials.   According him, it was only the privileged people who were in top positions that might think otherwise.   He told Sun, “The only way oppression leads to is anarchy or separation.   “When ...

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3 killed as Fulani militias attack Taraba communites

It's only fair to share...Fresh communal clash has broken out in Gembu, Nguroje and other parts of Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State. The violence is suspected to be between the Kakas and Fulani ethnic groups. Locals say that the crisis erupted Sunday morning after some youth took to the streets destroying property and smashing vehicles. “As I am ...

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Abuja: Chinese lynched by mob in Wuse market for refusing to undergo security search [LOOK]

It's only fair to share...Officials of the Department of State Security, the police and the Ministry of Interior rushed to Wuse market at about 9 a.m. on Wednesday to rescue from a mob a boastful foreigner who had refused to obey normal security procedures.   According to eyewitnesses, the chubby visitor, who described himself as the “head of the Chinese ...

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122Year-old map of ancient Biafran Empire revealed by Irish Ambassador to Nigeria

It's only fair to share...The Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, Saturday 11, made a presentation of three route maps of Calabar and other Niger Delta terrains in the defunct Biafra to the Director General of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments, (NCMMs) Alhaji Yusuf Usman at the Commission’s head office in Abuja. This was contained in their twitter ...

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