By Paulinus Nsirim The Rivers State Government, on Monday, September 27, 2021, approved the sum of N25 billion (Twenty Five Billion Naira) loan from Zenith Bank of Nigeria, for the funding of the Oyigbo-Afam Road, Chokocho-Igbodo Road, the Rumukwurushi-Elimgbu flyover in Port Harcourt and other projects. Approval for the... Read more
By Wole Arisekola In Africa, most especially the South-Western part of Nigeria, it is believed that when a mother hen is crying out to the world that an eagle stole its chic, it is not because it can do anything to retrieve it but to let the world hear... Read more
The Suffocating Unitary Structure, Refusal To Enthrone Equity, Fairplay For All, Impunity, Nepotism And Poor Governance Behind Nigeria’s Crises: Kanu’ Detention Not The Solution
By Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko   A lot of people believe we all need to remember what happened exactly four years ago. Four years ago, I was approached by the South East Governors Forum to arrange a meeting between Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the South East Governors. I pleaded with them... Read more
By Onyeka Onwenu   I told a friend just days before the most outrageous burial of Innyom Ezinne Uche Iyiegbu in Oba, Anambra State in July that I had given my family instructions as to how to bury me when my time comes. Do it quickly, quietly and privately.... Read more
Jomo Kenyatta, Mau-Mau, Eastern Nigeria And An Uhuru That Is Anti-Uhuru
By: Sir Oluchi Ibe   I am happy many are happy that I stopped writing. I will not write, so do not worry. In case you want to read me, I have written enough. Instead of writing, as a teacher, I will keep pushing out assignments. Don’t worry, it... Read more
The Northern Nigeria Nonsense Must Stop
By Dr. Ayakeme Whisky A video circulating in the social media, purportedly a press conference credited to one Awwal Abdullahi Aliyu of northern extraction is unfortunately another belligerent repeat of the dance of shame of some northerners during the 2014 National Conference. Regrettably, the same claims of the “North... Read more
Nigeria: Post 1966 Facts
By Baron Roy   After the series of events that started in January 1966, Northern Nigeria seceded from Nigeria in July 1966 on murdering Aguiyi Ironsi. The putsch was led by Theophilus Danjuma and Muritala Mohammed. Over 200 officers of Midwestern and Eastern extraction were killed especially in a... Read more
Okowa Hooks Ukah, The Goal Scorer
By Fidelis Egugbo PEOPLE who are familiar with the game of hockey will know that it is not for the lily-livered. The game requires a lot of focus, maneuvering and skills to enable you score. Chief Patrick Ukah, who took oath of office as the Secretary to the Delta... Read more
By Dr. Dons Eze   We woke up last Monday to hear that “unknown gunmen” in a guerrilla style operation, had attacked the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Prison, raized scores of vehicles there, and freed detained inmates in their various facilities numbering about 1,800.... Read more
Attack On Owerri Prison Facility: Let’s talk straight
By Kissinger Ikeokwu The area housing Imo Police Command and the Owerri Prisons is known as a fortress. It is the 2nd most safe guarded place in Imo State outside Obize 34 Field Artillary Brigade. What gives it that sense if invincibility is that the Prisons share fence with... Read more