Over 400 Igbos Abducted From Obigbo, Sent To Detention Facilities In The North, Says Rights Group
A Human rights group, the International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law (InterSociety) which carries out forensic studies and catalogues rights abuses, extra-judicial arrests, detentions and killings by agents of the Nigerian state, has raised an alarm that more than 400 people of Igbo extraction have been... Read more
Global Good Tuesday: Protecting Children From The Cancer Catastrophe
A few days ago, I received the devastating news of the loss of Chisom Chukwuneke, a 17 years old gem to blood cancer (leukaemia). A combination of brain and beauty, Chisom left Secondary School with 7 ‘A1’ in the 2019 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Because of... Read more
Alpha Beta Saga: Tinubu Demanded To Appear Before Lagos High Court Within 42 Days
. Vice Presiden, Osinbajo earlier linked to firm at issue   The former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been slammed with a law suit directing him to appear before the Lagos High Court within 42 days. The claimant in the suit, one Mr. Oladapo Apara trading... Read more
AbeyaNews visits Lejja, a sleepy community in Enugu State where iron-smelting has been going on since 2000 BC, that is, for about 4000 years now. Our findings may well have debunked two research conclusions, namely 1) that civilisation started in the Middle East (Egypt)–obviously it started in Igbo land; 2)... Read more
In Umahi, Ebonyi Has Reasons To Felicitate
Four Killed By Rampaging Fulani Herdsmen In Kajuru
Four people including children were slaughtered while over a dozen houses were burnt down by invading Fulani herdsmen militias during an attack on indigenes of Efale Doka Avong community in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State yesterday (Friday 17, 2020). Located along the Kaduna-Kachia Road, Efale Doka... Read more
Nigerian Lab In Forefront Search For Coronavirus Cure
“Strong people don’t put others down — they lift them up.” So says the discreet sign at the entrance to one of the most remarkable research facilities in Africa. Run by a Cameroon-raised, Harvard-trained molecular biologist, the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) has been... Read more
Row In Senate Over Alleged Missing N143 billion At NDDC, As Nunieh Explodes With Revelations In Fresh Allegations Against Commission Minister, Akpabio
There is fresh crisis between the National Assembly and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) due to its failure to explain the whereabouts of N143b, being part of N305.5b released to the agency in the 2019 budget. The altercations that ensued between the National Assembly’s joint committee on Niger... Read more
Race For Covid-19 Cure: Poor Funding Threaten Great Strides By Nigerian Researchers
By Tony Iyare In spite of the avowed resolve by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to check the spread of Coronavirus, inadequate funds and lack of a clear cut policy on the use of herbal medicine by the Nigerian government, may make the search for indigenous cure for... Read more