Nigeria: A Conversation With President Muhammadu Buhari
  A review by Uzo Nwokwu, Washington DC Dateline July 22, 2015. Location: Down town Washington DC, USA, less than half a mile from the White House. The invitation from the United States Institute of Peace was as promising as it was inviting. “Nigeria: A Conversation with President Muhammadu... Read more
Environmental Rights Group Reports Oil Spill in Agip’s Oil Field in Bayelsa
  Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has reported an oil spill incident Osiama oil field operated by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Bayelsa. According to a field report on the incident, the spill site was discovered by field monitors of ERA/FoEN on April 18, 2015 while... Read more
Healthcare Provider, Angela Iheoma Invents Portable Device For Pelvic Examinations
A Washington DC-area healthcare provider, Angela Iheoma has invented a portable device, the WomanHomeExamBed to make pelvic examinations widely available to women all over the world. The device enables early detection and treatment of Cervical Cancer.  Early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer at stage 0 equates to 93% survival... Read more
Environmentalists Fault Joint Investigative Visit on Shell’s Kolo Creek Spill site in Bayelsa
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for a fresh Joint Investigative Visit (JIV) of the Kolo Crek manifold Spill site in Otuasega community in Bayelsa.   ERA/FoEN, an environmental rights group in its field report on the spill incident made available to our correspondent on Sunday... Read more
Four Nigerian Whiz Kids Are Best Students At American University
In the first picture, from left to right, Victor Ogburie (Abia State, Nigeria) – Computer Science Major with minors in Physics and Mathematics. Academic award:  Salutatorian – Summa Cum Laude Merrilyn Akpapuna (Delta State, Nigeria) – Psychology  Major. Academic Award: Valedictorian – Summa Cum Laude. Stephen Ogidi Igwe (Abia State, Nigeria)... Read more
11 months after, Bakassi Refugees at FG’s  Resettlement Camp Wants Permanent Resettlement
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Eleven months after their displacement and placement at a refugee camp in Cross River the Bakassi returnees have restated their appeal to the Federal Government to resettle them permanently. They stated this in separate interviews with our Regional Correspondent who visited their resettlement camps in Akpabuyo, Akpabuyo Local... Read more
The Rivers State Government’s Department of Environment has ironically decided that the best way to improve the environment and living conditions of Rivers State inhabitants is by dumping toxic waste next to their homes in Obigbo (Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State). The site of this dump is... Read more
Maximising Gains of Annual Carnival Calabar, Calabar Festival
By Dianabasi Effiong When Gov. Liyel Imoke of Cross River flagged off the 2013 Carnival Calabar at a press conference at Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort he also assured that the 2013 edition with the theme “Ain’t No Stopping Us’’ would be bigger, better, fresher, greener and most importantly... Read more
In Rural Cassava Farming, Lagos City Boy finds Way to Fortune
    By Dr. Olukayode Oyeleye Temitope Matthew Adewole had choices: either to join the bandwagon of white collar job seekers or to find a job for himself. He chose the latter, but decided on a job most young educated folks detest and disdain: that was farming. He is... Read more
Third Annual South East Economic Summit Ends in Enugu
        The third annual South East Economic Summit with theme “Opening up South East Nigeria for Increased Trade and Investment” has ended in Enugu. The summit which held from the 29th to the 31st of October 2013, was the initiative of the South East Economic Summit... Read more