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Imo Still Reeks of Filth, As Garbage Heaps Take Over Owerri

Imo Still Reeks of Filth, As Garbage Heaps Take Over Owerri

Before the inception of Governor Rochas Okorocha’s government in 2011, the  city of  Owerri, the Imo State capital, was variously adjudged to be the cleanest state capital in Nigeria, but Damian…

In Pictures: Jonathan Visit To Kano To Receive Former Kano State Governor Malam Ibrahim Shekarau To PDP

In Pictures: Jonathan Visit To Kano To Receive Former Kano State Governor Malam Ibrahim Shekarau To PDP

President Jonathan’s visit to Kano to officially receive the former governor of Kano State,Governor Malam Ibrahim Shekarau  into the PDP is presented below.…

Reports

Yargaladima Killing: Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Condoles With Zamfara

Yargaladima Killing: Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Condoles With Zamfara

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has condoled with the government and people of Zamfara over…

NSCDC Officials Batters Journalist In Umuahia

NSCDC Officials Batters Journalist In Umuahia

Officials of the Abia State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)…

Gunmen Kills Emir Of Gwoza In His Palace

Gunmen Kills Emir Of Gwoza In His Palace

The Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji  Idrissa Timta, who last Sunday raised the alarm about the…

Another Recruitment Scam:How NSITF Used Consultants To Curiously Employ ‘Fresh’ Workers

Another Recruitment Scam:How NSITF Used Consultants To Curiously Employ ‘Fresh’ Workers

Even as the dust over the Nigeria Immigration Service’s tragic recruitment exercise is yet to…

Guest Viewpoint

‘On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in ‘Northern Nigeria’ – A Memo By Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds

‘On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in ‘Northern Nigeria’ – A Memo By Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds

A Memo to the Northern Governors Forum by: His Excellency, V/Admiral Murtala H. Nyako (rtd.), CFR, GCON, rcds Executive Governor Adamawa State   On On-Going Full-Fledged Genocide in…

Addressing The Scourge Of Fulani Herdsmen In Benue State – By John Akevi

Addressing The Scourge Of Fulani Herdsmen In Benue State – By John Akevi

john4akevi@gmail.com   Apart from Boko Haram,one recurrent security challenge that confronts many States in the country is the scourge of fulani herdsmen. The attacks by the herdsmen on…

Abia Power Rotation And The Plight Of The People Of The South – By Eddie Onuzuruike

Abia Power Rotation And The Plight Of The People Of The South – By Eddie Onuzuruike

          According to Charles Caleb Colton, ‘Law and equity are two things God hath joined but which man hath put asunder.’ Viewed from all prisms of life, the absence…

Ohanaeze Youth; Of Presidential Arrest And The Gambit Of  Fraudsters – By  Odozi Nwodozi

Ohanaeze Youth; Of Presidential Arrest And The Gambit Of  Fraudsters – By  Odozi Nwodozi

Odozi Nwodozi udaikoro16@gmail.com. 08095495123   It is common knowledge that one of the greatest problems besetting the Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has been the omni-presence of…

Interviews

Governor Yari And APC Destroyed Zamfara State Economically – Hon. Muhammadu Bello Matawalle

Governor Yari And APC Destroyed Zamfara State Economically – Hon. Muhammadu Bello Matawalle

Alhaji Muhammadu Bello Matawalle, is a member of the House of representative representing Bakura and Maradun Federal constituency from Zamfara State…

Delta 2015: “I Believe In Competition, Zoning Promotes Laziness and Mediocrity” – Speaker Ochei

Delta 2015: “I Believe In Competition, Zoning Promotes Laziness and Mediocrity” – Speaker Ochei

  Rt. Hon (Engr.) Victor Onyekachi Ochei, FNSE, need no further introduction, he is the current speaker, Delta State House of…

News

Gunmen Kidnap Kogi Speaker’s Sons

Two children of the Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr. Momohlawal Jimoh, were yesterday kidnapped by gunmen at his Okengwe residence in Okene Local Government Area.…

Reports

MASSOB to celebrate Biafra National day

By Ebere SuzyThe Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB) has  declared Biafra National day celebration on 30th May, 2014at MASSOB Freedom Square, Okwe,…

Editorial

T. A. Orji: Hand of God, In God’s Own State

Governance simply implies impacting positively on the lives of people governed within the duration of one’s stint as the helmsman.  The indelible footprints etched on the sands…

Interviews

Akon Brings Light to Africa, Talks New Album

Five-time Grammy-nominated artist Akon is working to improve the lives of others with a cause that’s close to home.  Over two-thirds of people living in sub-Saharan Africa are living…

Africa

‘Ghana Is Becoming Very, Very Expensive’

Financial Analyst, Sydney Casely-Hayford says Ghana is rapidly becoming an expensive nation to live in due to the economic hardships and the frequent increases in utility tariffs.…

Middle East

Iran’s Supreme Leader pardons 920

Dubai – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei agreed on Monday to pardon or reduce the sentences of 920 people, the official IRNA news agency reported, in…

Caribbean

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry review – the Peter Pan of reggae

With his childlike joy in vocal sounds, and an arsenal of feelgood tunes, the dub pioneer leaves the stage aglow By Dave Simpson “Give me a light,” yells…

USA

President Obama teases Ellen for ‘cheap shot’ selfie

President Obama teased talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for breaking his record for most retweets of a single tweet during an appearance on The Ellen Show set to air Thursday. DeGeneres…