(AP) — Prosecutors filed criminal charges Tuesday against two journalists at a Nigerian newspaper over a story they published on alleged plans by the nation’s presidency to disrupt opposition parties. The charges are a sign of growing government pressure on the media. Tony Amokeodo and Chibuzo Ukaibe face 10... Read more
(AP) — Nineteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africans are still passionately divided over whether Margaret Thatcher helped or hindered the cruel system of white rule and prolonged the incarceration of Nelson Mandela. The heated discussions triggered by Thatcher’s death show how influential South Africans believe she... Read more
(AP) — Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s founding president, ascended to the country’s top office Tuesday during a jubilant celebration that began a new era in Kenyan politics, one that forces the U.S. and Europe into a diplomatic balancing act. Amid the dancing and cheering of a sea... Read more
The attention of the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has been drawn to media reports putting the death toll of the Monday, 18 March 2013 suicide-bomb attack at New Road Luxury Park, Sabon Gari, Kano, which killed scores and wounded many, at 37! And the statement credited to two persons,... Read more
PAPER PRESENTED @ SAMUEL ADEMOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA EDO STAE NIGEIRA, DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND DIPLOMATIC STUDIES CONFERENCE,       BY         INNOCENT UGOCHUKWU OWUTU CPP, MISN, MSPSP B.A. (HONS) HISTORY ADV. DIP SECURITY MGT M.A. PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES M.SC INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS      ... Read more
(AP) — The president of the Central African Republic fled the country for Cameroon after rebels overran the capital of the impoverished nation long wracked by rebellions. South Africa said Monday that 13 of its soldiers were killed in fighting with rebels, prompting criticism about why its forces had... Read more
APGA insists on April 8 schedule for national convention
The leadership of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, weekend, asserted that the planned national convention of the party tentatively scheduled for April 8 in Enugu would hold. Interim National Chairman of APGA, Chief Maxi Okwu, who made the assertion during an unscheduled visit to the party’s secretariat in Abakaliki,... Read more
President Goodluck Jonathan in Addis Ababa, on Saturday night, said the problem of South Sudan would be solved through dialogue. He made this known to newsmen shortly after the bilateral meetings with President Salva Mayadit of South Sudan and President Omar Al –Bashir of Sudan. Jonathan said they met... Read more
Suspected militants of the extremist group, Boko haram driving a “smashed SUV and motorbikes” threw an improvised explosive device (IED) at the convoy of the Emir of Kano, Nigeria, Ado Bayero, and then shot at his official vehicle, killing his driver and three of his bodyguards, according to military... Read more
Ahead 2012 General Elections, Akwa Ibom Coalition Forum (ACF) has reiterated its support for the existing zoning arrangement for governorship positions amongst the three senatorial zones in the state. ACF is a political pressure group within the Peoples Democratic Party advocating for power shift to Akwa Ibom South political... Read more