Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako is one more step closer to impeachment, as a reliable source informed SaharaReporters on Monday that he has been indicted and recommended for impeachment by the panel that probed allegations of abuse of office against him on Friday and Saturday. Read More…
How Ex-Governor Peter Obi Lost Bid To Become Minister-PREMIUM TIMES
After months of a rigorous but quiet campaign to become minister, former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, lost out of the race last week to a more forceful and, by some measure, overwhelming, counter push by his state’s influential power brokers, presidency officials and associates of the ex-governor have told PREMIUM TIMES. Â Read More…
Boko Haram Kill 27 In Fresh Borno Attack
Boko Haram militants have attacked Bille village, in Askira/Uba LGA Borno state today, as many are feared dead, and several homes have been burned down. The militants stormed the Bille district at about 7:05 am Nigerian time on Monday.
Lawyer Drags Reps Deputy Majority Leader, NDDC, Contractor, And Others To EFCC Over Fraudulent Contract
The Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives representing the Isoko Federal constituency, Mr. Leo Ogor Okuweh, the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC), S.O. Olotu and Sons Nigeria Limited and others have been dragged to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Conference Wants Technical Committee To Determine Appropriate Percentage for Revenue Allocation, Adjourns Plenary Till August 4, 2014
After five hours of close-door deliberation with the leadership of the Conference, both the southern and the northern delegates refused to agree on some of the issues thrown up in the initial meetings of some regional leaders.
Chibok Girls And The Significance Of Malala’s Visit To Nigeria By Inibehe Effiong
Contrary to the pessimistic and cynical views expressed by some Nigerians on the practical relevance and functional usefulness of the very historic visit to Nigeria by Malala Yousafzai, the home truth is that the struggle for the release of the over 200 Chibok girls from the excruciating captivity of Boko Haram has taken a new dimension. Read More…
The Case Of The Missing 20 Billion Draws Fire By Comrade Timi Frank
This is a story that will not go away. As the Nigerian government battles the Boko Haram in the north and northeastern regions of the country, there is another government battle afoot that is just as important.
While education illumines the mind, fostering noble vision, ignorance inhabits any thick and abiding darkness. Socrates (469-399bc) was a Greek philosopher who placed a dividing line between knowledge and ignorance. According to him, knowledge is good but ignorance is evil. Ignorance breeds darkness and it dwells in vacant minds. Such minds are prone to the occupation and manipulation of few men whose only agenda is extremely evil; the destruction of human kind. Read More…
Celebrating A Literary Gem: An Orator’s Humble Bow For Kongi At 80 By Rahaman Abiola Toheeb
There is no atom of hyperbole if we say our Kongi is unrivalled blessing to the present generation of African literature and orature. A literary pathfinder and avid reader, veteran poet and indefatigable activist, public critic and seasoned playwright, respected director, skillful raconteur, essayist, translator and filmmaker, actor and musician, connoisseur, hunter, and a typical African man – Kongi is indeed an herald of peace, an harbinger of hope, waver of consciousness and an all-rounder hero who has braved many roads and sailed through many hazard-laden seas.