Ahead of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) December 9, national convention, a former military leader and chieftain of the party, Ibrahim Babangida, has expressed fears over the monetary consideration that will likely dictate who emerges as the national chairman of the party. He has therefore warned that the forthcomingRead More →

President Donald Trump of the United States of America has hit out at the FBI over its inquiry into Russia’s meddling saying the agency’s reputation was “in tatters” in a Twitter tirade. Trump also issued a fresh denial that he asked former director James Comey to drop an investigation intoRead More →

By Jerome-Mario Utomi That Atiku Abubarka has resigned his membership of the All Progressive Congress(APC) is no longer a news. The interesting aspect of this episode is that as speculated, he has finally reunited with his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). To Atiku and his teaming supporters scattered acrossRead More →

The Federal Government Sunday announced the appointment of Abdul Zubair as Acting Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), following the suspension of Munir Gwarzo, the commission’s Director-General. Until his appointment, Zubair was the director in charge of external relations in the commission. In a statement, Efe Ebelo of the commission’sRead More →

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to revisit and refer allegations of corruption and abuse of process in the privatisation of public enterprises in Nigeria between 1999-2011 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Socio-Economic Rights and AccountabilityRead More →

By Collins Ughalaa…. *”Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay the tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of law: Justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done.”* Matthew 23:23. Going by the recent controversy about tithing inRead More →

By SOC Okenwa…. Ever since he left the Aso Rock Villa middle of the year 2015 after suffering a crushing defeat in the presidential poll of the same year former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ) has been in the news –most of the times for scandalous reasons. Yes, he concededRead More →

Following terror alerts contained in the latest travel advisories issued to their nationals visiting Nigeria by some western countries including the United Kingdom and the United States, the Federal Government has assured of the safety of all Nigerian cities. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Minister ofRead More →

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has branded the return of former vice-president Atiku Abubakar to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “a welcome development”, adding that it represented a positive sign for Nigeria’s democracy. Also, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce welcomed the return of the former vice-president. In a related development and potentialRead More →