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Cultural Conflicts: Battle of the Gods, Which Way for Igbo Land?

Mbari in the Museum of Traditional Nigerian Architecture, in Jos A Study Commissioned by ADF Introduction: In the closing decades of the last century, voices from the academia, the Media, and a host of social commentators seemed to have found a buzzword with which to rationalize and interpret every manifestation of confrontation between differing or competing worldviews and ideologies across...

The Okwukwu Ceremony (Final Burial) In Obowo – By Chidiebere Ojogho

Obowo is described as an acephalous community of fifteen (15) villages located in the south eastern state border end of Imo state of Nigeria. Like most other communities in igboland, Obowo does not have centralized chiefdom or monarchies. The people of Obowo speak the same dialect and have strong...

With Arase, a New Police Beckons – By Chinwe Ugwu

Ag. IGP SOLOMON E. ARASE From the first day he was named the Inspector General of Police by the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2015, Mr. Solomon Arase left no one in doubt about his commitment to re-engineer the Nigeria Police Force to be in tune with...

Buhari Government Targets Opposition Voices On Social Media

Lawal Musa Daura Darker days are ahead for Nigeria as the Buhari-led Federal Government perfects plans to repress free speech and citizen freedoms using security agencies and strong arm tactics. The past seven months of Buhari’s regime has witnessed an increased...

So, Is Every Chief A Thief? (1) – By Simon Imobo-Tswam

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala “If you steal, do not steal too much at a time: you may be arrested. Steal little by little.” – Mobutu Sese Seko to Ministers/party Delegates, 1971. I begin this piece with a...

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Mbaka: Priest, Politician Or Renegade? – By Reuben Abati   

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Catholic priests in Nigeria have always captured the public imagination, some of them have served in government positions, some were prominent in the fight and struggle for democracy, some of them have proved their mettle as poets, teachers, musicians, social critics, and public affairs commentators, but Rev. Fr. Ejike Camillus Anthony Ebenezer Mbaka is...

Iran’s Poisoned Chalice And The Making Of Another Insurgency – By Philip Agbese

The December 2015 killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMV) better known as Shi’ite in Zaria, Kaduna State drew international condemnation and rightly so. Human life is sacred so the condemnation that trailed the killings...

That Cosmetic Hospital Visit By the Soi-Distant Comrade – By Mukhtar Garba Maigamo

Shehu Sani I was made to understand that the eccentric Comrade, Senator Shehu Sani has visited the hapless boy whose eyes were disgorged in Zaria recently. It is appreciative to hear that he made lofty promises to the boy including footing...

Rochas Okorocha Should Do Justice To Imo State – By Lawrence Chinedu Nwobu

In 2011, I was one of those who was understandably very excited with Okorocha’s candidacy in the Imo state gubernatorial elections against an incumbent governor that had no achievement to his name beyond wild unfulfilled promises and...

Zaria Massacre: “How I Lost My Husband, 6 Children” – Maimuna Abdullahi Abbas

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In this interview with Newsmen in Zaria, Malama Maimuna Abdullahi Abbas gives an insight on her ordeal, losing her soul mate and six children during the clamp down on the Islamic movement in Nigeria. Below...

Detention of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu: Lawyers in Ministry of Justice incompetent…Okonkwo

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Ifeanyichukwu Okonkwo is a trained Micro-biologist. He is a businessman and Human Right and Environmental Conservation Activist, a founder, Movement of Voice for Democracy (MVERS NIGERIA). He is not...

Detention Of IPOB Leader, Kanu: “Nigeria Will Never Be Same If…” – Okereke

r. Emmanuel Osita Okereke is a former presidential candidate of the Nigeria Liberation Party  Dr. Emmanuel Osita Okereke is a former presidential candidate of the Nigeria Liberation Party. He is the...

PressTV Interview With Dr. Nusaiba Zakzaky, Daughter Of Cleric Sheikh “My Father Was Shot”

zakzaky daughter Does Buhari Have A Plan To Improve Nigerian Economy? No Yes View Results  Loading ... Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, in Dubai to discuss the fate of her father with Press...

PDP To Hold NEC Meeting Next Week Wednesday – Olisa Metu

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Press Statement In view of the recent developments in the party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scheduled meetings of key statutory organs of the party. According...

APC, Sharon Ikeazor firmly in Anambra Central Senatorial race

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Barrister Sharon Ikeazor We refer to  reports in some sections of the print and social media  to the effect that the APC winning candidate  in Anambra Central Senatorial race Barr Sharon Ikeazor has...

President Buhari Should Please Ignore The Call By NLC Over Governor Okorocha

Imo State Government House, Owerri Press Release The Rescue Mission Government in Imo state has read with deep concern media reports credited to the National body of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)...

Ikanya’s Claim Of Plot To Eliminate Rivers APC Chieftains False, Provocative – PDP

…Calls on security Agents to investigate, Arrest Him Press Statement The chairman, Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Bro Felix Obuah, says its attention has been drawn to a...