Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Sunday commissioned the multi million naira Deputy Governor’s lodge, disclosing that it was part of his administration’s Restoration Agenda aimed at giving people a sense of belonging. Describing his Deputy, Rtd Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah as an active participant in his... Read more
(AP) — Attacks on villages surrounding a central Nigerian city at the heart of unrest between Christians and Muslims have killed more than 50 people this week, officials said Saturday, as authorities pleaded for peace over the Easter holiday. The attacks around Jos, a city in Nigeria’s fertile central... Read more
By Isaac Ojo-Eleka March 18, 2013 Bomb Attack in Kano: Boko Haram or Kwankwaso Haram? Friends and foes alike always jeer at me each time I say I am no more a Nigerian. There is no reason for any sane human to continue to identify with this country. Please... Read more
Sequel to the impeachment of the former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Sir Jude Agbaso, the former Chief of staff to the Imo state Governor, Mr Eze Madumere (MFR), has been sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of the state. The swearing in ceremony took place at the... Read more
MR FELIX NWOYE ADIM V. NIGERIAN   BOTTLING COMPANY PLC & ANOR CITATION: (2010) LPELR-SC.56/2003 OTHER     CITATIONS: 1 Adim v. NB.C. Ltd. (2010) 9 NWLR     (Pt. 1200) 543 S.C. 2 3 In The Supreme Court of Nigeria On Friday, the 30th day of April,   2010 Suit... Read more
(AP) — A British businessman was abducted Saturday in Lagos, a rare case of expatriate kidnapping in this West African nation’s commercial center, Nigerian police said Tuesday. Nigeria’s police spokesman Frank Mba told The Associated Press that kidnappers probably followed their victim as he was leaving a nightclub in... Read more
(AP) — A South African court sentenced a Nigerian to 24 years in prison on Tuesday after finding him guilty of masterminding twin car bombings in Nigeria. Henry Okah was found guilty in January for the October 2010 bombing in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, that killed at least 12 people... Read more
ACHEBE WAS A MOVEMENT, NOT JUST A MAN. HE WILL NEVER DIE – OKONJO-IWEALA
We received the news of the passing of Prof Chinua Achebe with a sense of profound loss. Yes, he was 82 years old and by any measure not too young to die. But Achebe had for so long been a part of our lives that the thought of his... Read more
President Jonathan Mourns Chinua Achebe.
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE President Goodluck has received with immense sadness, news of the passing away of Nigeria’s globally acclaimed writer, scholar, tutor, cultural icon, nationalist and artist of the very first rank, Prof. Chinua Achebe. President Jonathan joins Prof. Achebe’s family, his friends, colleagues, past and present students,... Read more
  Indications emerging from Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital point to a looming clampdown on free speech in the state.   This is because the Bayelsa State government has revealed its plans to sponsor a bill seeking punishment for malicious rumour mongering and misinformation of the public to the... Read more