Golden Eaglets arrive Calabar July 22 for closed-camping ahead of 2013 world cup in UAE
Diana-Okon Effiong Golden Eaglets, Nigeria’s U-17 football  team and officials, are due in Calabar July 22 to continue their build-up for the world  championship billed for United arab emirate between Oct. 17 to Nov, 8  this year. This was contained in a statement made available to our correspondent in... Read more
Limits of Deceit in the Slippery Ceasefire with Boko Haram.
By Nkem Ekeopara   Glowing like a jobless Nigerian youth, who had just landed a job in an oil company, and exuding the confidence of an army general, who had secured a long sought victory for his country over his country’s arch enemy, Alhaji Taminu Turaki, Nigeria’s Minister of... Read more
2015: A’Ibom South Political Stakeholders Support Zoning
 By Ndueso Essien Present and past political office holders from Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State, have thrown their weight behind the aspiration of the people of the area to produce the next governor of the state in 2015 at the expiration of the 8 year... Read more
Sen. Yerima, Constitutional Review, Child Marriage and Attendant Devastating Implications
By Maryam Uwais Once again, Senator Yerima is in the news, claiming Islam as the basis for his argument that a girl automatically transforms into an adult of ‘full age’ once she is married, with the attendant responsibilities that relate to the renunciation of citizenship, irrespective of her age... Read more
African Union calls for inclusion of Muslim Brother in new Egyptian government
Egypt risks being engulfed in a civil war unless its newly installed interim government is expanded to include Islamists, the African Union warned on Thursday. The bloc, headquartered in Addis Ababa, suspended Egypt this month after the military ousted President Mohamed Mursi on July 3 following huge street protests... Read more
Catholic group chides Nigeria’s senate nay vote on councils’ autonomy
Diana-Okon Effiong Calabar, The Senate resolve to reject autonomy for local governments in Nigeria has been described as one decision that negates the wishes of a majority of Nigerians. This was stated in Calabar Wednesday by the leadership of two faith-based groups, the Justice Development and Peace Committee (JDPC)... Read more
C/River Govt assures donor partners of commitment to 94m Euro water, sanitation project
By Diana-Okon Effiong The Cross River Government says it will diligently manage and maintain the 94 million Euro Water and  Sanitation Sector Reform Programme Phase 11 (WSSSRP 11) project in the  state. Mr Elemi Etowa, the Commissioner for Water Resources gave the  assurances Wednesday at the closing ceremony of... Read more
“Umeh mounted the saddle of APGA in a ‘military coup’ type conspiracy”, says Okwu
Protocols This event taking place right now today was preciously envisioned for Monday 15th July 2013 after the Court of Appeal would have delivered its judgment on the appeal lodged by our erstwhile National Chairman Chief Victor Umeh against the decision of the Enug…u High court in suit no... Read more
From Alleged Scammers To The Terror List: Vulgarity and The Nigerian State
By Imo Eshiet There are many Nigerians who would easily connect with the magistrate in J.M. Coetzee’s Waiting For The Barbarians who remarks that,“ when men suffer unjustly…it is the duty of men who witness the suffering to suffer the shame”. Many decent Nigerians trying to earn honest living... Read more
Al-Bashir arrives Nigeria in contempt of ICC warrant
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Nigeria on Sunday for an African Union summit on HIV/AIDS as his hosts chose to ignore an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him. Bashir, accused of masterminding genocide and other atrocities during Sudan’s Darfur conflict, which has left some 200,000 people... Read more