Freezing Of Obi’s Accounts Wicked, Desperate – Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the freezing of the bank accounts of the presidential running-mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, describing it as an act of wickedness, senselessness and desperation by the current administration. Frank said that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration is making a...

Huge Desert Solar Initiative To Make Africa A Renewables Power-House

Solar projects stretching across the Sahel region are expected to connect 250m people with electricity by tapping into the region’s abundant solar resource ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, December 9, 2018/ -- The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate...

Eastern Nigeria Under Siege, Treated Like Conquered People While Their Elites Watch Cowardly

By Mike Ozekhome I am shocked that the Igbos are not speaking up at the apparent siege laid on their land by uniformed person of different categories. They range from Army, Navy, Police, Civil Defence, Customs, FRSC, etc. My journey had taken me by road from Isele-Mkpitime, where I had gone to pay tribute to a Nigerian icon,...

Nigeria Under Probe By ICC, Amid US Threats

Nigeria Under Probe By ICC, Amid US Threats By Akanimo Sampson The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently examining allegations of crimes committed in Nigeria by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The examination is however, aimed at determining whether to open a full-scale investigations on the country. In...

Again, PDP Bombs Buhari, APC Over Electoral Bill

By Akanimo Sampson The continuous veto of the 2018 Electoral Act AmendmentBill by President Muhammadu Buhari, who appears to be preoccupied atthe moment with his re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently causing some serious concern in the polity. Despite repeated assurances by President Buhari that the seeming uncertain...

The Week Ahead – The Can Is Open And Rotting

It was a week where obvious problems were on display, from herders fighting their cause in Sokoto, and a controversial order seeing the light of day, to Nigeria’s fiscal woes, bungled budgets, ineffective policing and failed agricultural policies getting more exposure. Corruption drive butts heads with the Constitution The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has carried out Executive Order No. 6...

Buhari Appoints Nine New Federal Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The appointment was announced in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are...

‘Africa Hosting 50% Peace-keeping Missions, Contributes More Troops’

By Akanimo Sampson  António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General says 50 percent of all peacekeeping missions  currently and four in five UN blue helmets are based in Africa. In addition, the continent provides nearly half of peacekeepers deployed worldwide, including almost two thirds of all women peacekeepers, and the majority of UN police officers.  “Peacekeeping in...

Delta Monarch ‘Disappears’ As Armed Youths Invade Palace

By Akanimo Sampson   The Paramount Ruler of Agbarha Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Samson Oghugunwa, is currently on the run for his dear life as some armed youthsalleged to be crusading for him to abdicate the throne, invaded the palace tosmoke him out of office. The...

FG Refurbishes Cross River Health Centre 57 Years After

Akpan Etukudoh Asare 57 Years after it was built through personal effort of late Chief Matthew T. Mbu, wholater became Nigeria's foreign envoy, the federal government has decided torefurbish and equip the Okundi community healthcare centre with lotteryproceeds. The acting executive secretary of the National Lottery Trust Fund, Mallam Bello Maigari disclosed that the...