The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) strongly condemns today’s raid of online newspaper, Peoples Gazette’s office in Abuja and the subsequent arrest of five journalists by armed policemen. According to news reports, the policemen forcefully entered the media office and demanded to see managing editor, Samuel Ogundipe and... Read more
CSOs Kicks Over Non-implementation Of Climate Change Act
Leaders of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria have condemned the non-implementation of provisions of the Climate Change Act 2021 by the Federal Government. They made this known at the weekend during a workshop with the theme “Understanding and Implementation of Nigeria’s Climate Change Act: Implications for Nigeria’s Net Zero... Read more
Climate Change: Environmentalists Advocate Immediate Switch To Renewable Energy
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an environmental rights advocacy group, has called for immediate switch to renewable energy sources as panacea to climate crisis induced by fossil fuels.   HOMEF maintained that the climate crisis which has led to global warming necessitated the call to embrace renewable sources... Read more
The Cross River council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has elected new members of the executive to run the affair of the union for the next three years. The election which took placed on Saturday in Calabar, was supervised by Messrs Opaka Dokubo and John Angese, Zone F... Read more
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and ex-militant leaders have berated the Senate Public Account Committee following its threats to issue a bench warrant on officials of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) including the PAP’s Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd).   The Chairman of IYC, Abuja branch, Adam... Read more
Bayelsa APC Chieftain Applauds Sylva’s Humanitarian Disposition At  58
Pastor Reuben Wilson, founder of an All Progressives Congress  (APC) support group in Bayelsa Pastor Reuben Initiative for Good Leadership and Accountability (PRIFGLA), on Thursday applauded the humane dispisition of the leader of the APC in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, as he clocks today.   PRIFGLA in a... Read more
Marginal Fields Licences; Ijaws Frown At FG’s Disregard To Court Order
The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has criticised the Federal Government’s defiance of a court order restraining it from issuing Petroleum Prospecting Licences in the Noger Delta pending determination of a suit by some Ijaw leaders.   The Federal High Court in Yenagoa presided over by Justice Isa Dashen had... Read more
Presidential Amnesty Boss Woos N/Delta People In Diaspora To Invest At Home
Col. Milland Dikio (rtd) , Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP),), has appealed to the Niger Delta people in the diaspora to invest their money in the region.   Dikio made the appeal in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media, Neotabase Egbe issued on Monday.   Dikio... Read more
The Presidential Amnesty Scholarship Alumni (PASA) has disowned the self-acclaimed President of the National Association for Presidential Amnesty Students Worldwide (NAPASW), Lucky Ukueku, for his failed attempts to undermine the achievements of the Interim Administrator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (retd).   PASA, who described Ukaeku’s... Read more
Ebonyi Monarch Kidnapped
By Magnus Aluma The Tradition Ruler of Isuokoma Autonomous Community in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Eze Ambrose Ogbu has been kidnapped.  Africanewscircle gathered that the Monarch was last night kidnapped at his Isuokoma Palace, by a gang of suspected gunmen, yet to be identified.  Sources close... Read more