Italian Ambassador Among Three Killed In Attack On UN Convoy In DR Congo
Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, his Italian bodyguard and a Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a UN convoy in the east of the country, Italy’s foreign ministry and local authorities announced. The convoy was attacked at around 10:15am local time near the town of... Read more
How I Regained Freedom From Police Custody — Okorocha
•Why he was released — Imo Government   Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has recounted his experience in the clash between his security aides and that of Governor Hope Uzodinma over his forceful unsealing of the Royal Palm Estate sealed by the state government. He also gave... Read more
Inter-communal Clashes: Rivers Government Releases N400m To Resettle Displaced Members Of Ekporo Community – Official
The Rivers Government has released N400 million for resettlement of members of Ekporo community in Eleme Local Government who were affected by inter-communal clashes about eight years ago. This was made known in a statement made available to journalists in Port Harcourt by Ms Juliana Masi, Press Officer to... Read more
USCIRF Releases New Report About Santería In Cuba
Washington, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following factsheet on the Santería tradition in Cuba: Factsheet on the Santería Tradition in Cuba – This factsheet provides a brief overview of the traditions of the Santeria community in Cuba and highlights the religious... Read more
Photospeak: Show Of Power In Owerri As Okorocha Is Arrested
Okonjo-Iweala’s Victory, Triumph of Excellence, says Askia Ogieh, DESOPADEC Boss
Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing areas development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has applauded the election of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, saying it is a reflection that the solution to Nigeria’s path to progress is within its capacity. Bashorun Askia in... Read more
Gov Wike Urges IGP To Implement Report Indicting Disbanded SARS  Officers
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has received the report from the Judicial Commission of Inquiry that Investigated Human Rights Abuses, Police Brutality and Extrajudicial Killings by the disbanded notorious police unit, named Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.The report was submitted to him by the chairman of... Read more
Lopsided Court Of Appeal Appointments: ADF Petitions Buhari, National Judicial Council
The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has petioned President Mohammadu Buhari and the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed to protest the on-going appointment of Justices of the Court of Appeal which it said, was being “manipulated to deliberately deny the South-East its quota and appropriate number of... Read more
Fix The Politics, Fix Nigeria
By Dike Chukwumerije A broken road does not understand Igbo It will not maim the Fulani and let the rest of us go The accidents it will cause will take all lives For when a vehicle somersaults it breaks all bones So, you can speak Nupe till morning comes... Read more
Police Arrest Okorocha Over Alleged Forceful Entry Into Sealed Property In Imo
The Imo Police command has confirmed arrest of former Imo Governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha for allegedly using thugs to break into his Royal Spring Palm Apartment sealed by the state government. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state command, Mr Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the arrest of Okorocha and... Read more