KADUNA MASSACRE: Aggrieved Community Accuses Governor of Bias for Detaining their “Sons” But Failed to Arrest the Killers

Aggrieved Adara Community attacked six consecutive times in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas, Kaduna State have slammed Governor Nasir El-Rufai for what it called ‘failure to arrest the criminals responsible for killings in their community The community under the auspices of Adara Development Association (ADA) said despite six attacks on different Adara villages with […]

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CSOs to FG: Don’t Resume Oil Exploration in Ogoniland. It’s Insensitive, Threat to Peace

  “The action of the government at this time gives the impression that it only flagged off the Ogoni Clean up through HYPREP in order to purchase the goodwill to resume oil extraction in the area. How else does one explain the fact that a site supposedly being cleaned up will resume full oil extraction […]

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HOW NIGERIA’S ELECTIONS WERE SUBVERTED VIA MONETIZATION, MILITARIZATION & MANIPULATION – US Observers

During US NIGERIA LAW GROUP’S election assessment mission in Nigeria, we observed efforts to compromise the elections and raised early warnings and concerns which have now been validated and proven by the resulting self-sabotaged elections. It is our conclusion that by and large the purported failures and shortcomings detected in the elections were actually contrived […]

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CHILD TRAFFICKING: CHDR Accuses Delta CJ, Women Commissioner. Male Child – N9m, Female – N5m

The Committee for the Defense of Human Rights(CDHR), Delta State has alleged that the state Chief Judge, Justice Marshall Mukoro and Women Affairs Commissioner, Rev. Mrs Omatsola Williams are part of a cartel involved in child trafficking and therefore demanded for their resignation and prosecution. Responding to questions at a press conference in Warri today, […]

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BREAKING: INEC Fixes March 23 for Supplementary Election in Six States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 23 for supplementary election in the six states where March 9 elections were declared inconclusive. The states are Benue, Sokoto, Plateau, Adamawa, Kano and Bauchi. Festus Okoye, chairman of the commission’s information and voter education committee, announced this in a statement on Tuesday. “The Commission met […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash: Nigerian Prof. Adesanmi And Columnist Amongst The Dead

Nigerian Prof.  Pius Adesanmi and columnist is amongst the dead in the Ethiopian Airlines Plane which crashed in the early hours of Sunday. It had earlier been reported by a Nigerian media that an Ethiopian Airlines flight between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, crashed, killing 149 passengers and eight crew members It […]

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Guber Polls: Ijaw Youths Alarmed Over Army in Niger Delta, as Clark Urges FG to Obey Law

The Ijaw Youth Council has raised the alarm that there were plots to turn the now peaceful Niger Delta region into a theatre of war ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in the region. The umbrella body for Ijaw youths worldwide, particularly warned politicians in the region not to throw the […]

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Shell to Finance $5m Projects in Nigerian Maritime University

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) plans to spend $5 million (N1.8 billion) to finance some projects in the Nigerian Maritime University (NMU), Okerenkoko in Delta. Mr Osagie Okunbor, SPDC’s Managing Director, disclosed this on today in Port Harcourt at the formal signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ongoebi […]

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Atiku Meets Peace Panel, Demands Demilitarisation of Guber Poll, Unfreezing of Bank Accounts

    The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last week’s election, Alh. Atiku Abubakar has presented a six-point demand to the Federal Government . Top on the demand was unfreezing of opposition politicians’ bank accounts. Another major demand presented to the former Head of State and Chairman of the National Peace […]

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How I Was Assaulted, Dehumanized by Major Kachalla, Nigeria Army, Koko – Joel Bisina

    An Executive Director at Lite-Africa, a non-governmental organisation with a United Nation(UN) consultative status and former Delta State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Joel Bisina, has petitioned the Nigerian Army over physical assault and inhuman treatment meted out to him on February 24 by soldiers of the 19th Battalion, Koko, Warri North Local […]

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