Arewa Groups Set To Celebrate Kaduna Declaration Anniversary

  The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), which issued the noted quit notice of Igbos in Northern Nigeria to leave by October last year and later suspended the eviction notice, has set aside two days to celebrate what the coalition described as the success of the declaration in Kaduna State.   The body in a … Continue reading Arewa Groups Set To Celebrate Kaduna Declaration Anniversary

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Dino Melaye In Trouble Again, Arrested, Released as Police Lay Ambush for Him

Nigerian lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye has been stopped from traveling out of the country. He was arrested on Monday by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on his way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Government after he had checked in. … Continue reading Dino Melaye In Trouble Again, Arrested, Released as Police Lay Ambush for Him

BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

The High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, in federal government of Nigeria's looters’ list. The court made the order in a matter of libel brought against him by … Continue reading BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba

Following his declaration, urging Nigerians to take up arms and defend themselves against those he described as bandits who have been carrying out what some regard as ethnic cleansing, a socio-political group, Middle Belt Conscience Guard has accused the former Chief of Army Staff, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) of fuelling armed conflicts in Taraba State … Continue reading Group Accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of Instigation Armed Conflict In Taraba

When Group Discovered Rare Nigerian in Katsina

In an effort to find ways to ameliorate the humanitarian crisis in the North East and parts of North West Nigeria , some executives of the Joint Action Coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria sojourned in the Katsina State to make an assessment of its findings. By a twist of events, the unusual developmental … Continue reading When Group Discovered Rare Nigerian in Katsina

Herdsmen/Farmers’ Crisis: Buhari’s Clear Message On Tolerance By Philip Agbese

Something epochal and unique amazed the senses of Nigerians on Monday, January 15, 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari had an exclusive audience with a Benue delegation led by the state Governor, His Excellency, Governor Samuel Ortom to fraternally dialogue and explore ways to resolve the internecine conflict between herders and farmers in our home state. The … Continue reading Herdsmen/Farmers’ Crisis: Buhari’s Clear Message On Tolerance By Philip Agbese

25 Political Parties to Adopt Ojiba as Consensus Candidate in Anambra

No fewer than 25 political parties and their candidates out of the 37 in total who fielded candidates for the November 18 governorship election have opted to adopt a sole candidate ahead of the poll. Their move to support one candidate for the election became necessary, according to them, in order to defeat the so … Continue reading 25 Political Parties to Adopt Ojiba as Consensus Candidate in Anambra

Agitations: NFF Cautions Media Organisations Over Hate Speeches

A nongovernmental, Nation First Foundation (NFF), at the weekend urged media organisations in the country to avoid using their platforms to promote hate speeches. Expressing dismay on the ongoing war of hate speeches from personalities, socio-political leaders, politicians, groups, religious and regional leaders, the National Coordinator of the foundation, Onianwa Elidad, also acknowledged the role … Continue reading Agitations: NFF Cautions Media Organisations Over Hate Speeches

Agitations: Shun hate Speeches, NFF Urges Socio-political Organisations

On the heals of increasing agitations and hate speeches across the country, a nono-governmental organisation, the Nation First Foundation (NFF), has called on Nigerians to mind their utterances in the interest of national unity and cohesion. The group charged socio-political organisations across the country to promote national interest instead of overheating the polity through imprudent … Continue reading Agitations: Shun hate Speeches, NFF Urges Socio-political Organisations

Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the Nigerian Army personnel in the fight against insurgency in the North East and Internal Security Operations in the South Eastern part of the country. Recall that the … Continue reading Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

Terrorists Behind US Suit Against Nigerian Military, Says MPN as Group Demands Investigation of Plaintiffs

A civil liberty organisation, Movement of the People of Nigeria, on Wednesday alleged that the persons behind the lawsuit against personnel of Nigerian military authorities in the United States, were not Nigerians "but terrorists and extremists." The group, which demanded an investigation of their real identities, however promised to raise its own team of lawyers … Continue reading Terrorists Behind US Suit Against Nigerian Military, Says MPN as Group Demands Investigation of Plaintiffs

CNPP Calls for Scrapping of State Electoral Bodies, Mobilises for Protest Over Benue LG Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has begun mobilisation to protest what it described as a rape of democracy in Benue State local government election, calling for the scrapping of State Electoral Commissions across the country if democracy most thrive at the grassroots level. It further described the purported local government election in Benue … Continue reading CNPP Calls for Scrapping of State Electoral Bodies, Mobilises for Protest Over Benue LG Polls

Kaduna Declaration: Northern Groups Attack Fani-Kayode, Ohanaeze

The Northern Youth Vanguard and the Arewa Stakeholders Forum have reacted to Femi Fani-Kayode's and Ohanaize Ndigbo's remarks on the Kaduna Declaration describing them as mischief makers. A statement jointly signed by Joshua Viashman and Mohammad A. Muhammad for the two groups, said Fani-Kayode and Ohanaize deliberately distorted the real message contained in the Declaration, … Continue reading Kaduna Declaration: Northern Groups Attack Fani-Kayode, Ohanaeze

Full Text of The Kaduna Declaration, Issuing 3 Months Notice To Biafrans To Leave North

THE KADUNA DECLARATION BEING A JOINT POSITION PAPER ISSUED BY THE AREWA CITIZENS ACTION FOR CHANGE, AREWA YOUTH CONSULTATIVE FORUM, AREWA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, AREWA STUDENTS FORUM AND NORTHERN EMANCIPATION NETWORK ON THE IGBO PERSISTENCE FOR SECESSION June 06, 2017 PREAMBLE The persistence for the actualization of Biafra by the unruly Igbo of South-Eastern Nigeria … Continue reading Full Text of The Kaduna Declaration, Issuing 3 Months Notice To Biafrans To Leave North

CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

The Conference of Nigeria Political parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call by the United Labour Congress (ULC) for the release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, in order to pave the way for negotiation with company’s management. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and associations in … Continue reading CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

BREAKING: CNPP Backs Labour, Students, Vows to Resist Fuel Tax

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind Nigeria’s organised labour over planned increment of prices of petroleum products, accusing the National Assembly of taking more anti-people decisions than resolutions that could better the lives of the already impoverished masses of Nigeria.   “We assure the Senate and the federal government … Continue reading BREAKING: CNPP Backs Labour, Students, Vows to Resist Fuel Tax

Why Three New Faces of Socio-Political Reawakening In Igbo Land Must Not Be Found Wanting

The leaderships of Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) and Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) have carefully appraised the goings on as they concern recent social and political developments in the Southeast Nigeria particularly as they concern Igbo socio-political reawakening and assertion of their rights to existence … Continue reading Why Three New Faces of Socio-Political Reawakening In Igbo Land Must Not Be Found Wanting

Biafra: Dried Wounds Licked For Too Long By Maxi Chidiebere Igbokwe

Memories of two personalities of Southeastern origin have etched on the psyche of Igbo nation and on the mind of an average Igbo man in Nigeria, including myself. They are Chief Dr. Nnmadi Azikiwe, the Owelle of Onitsha and the Biafran warlord, Col. Chukwuemeka Odemegwu Ojukwu, the Ikemba of Nnewi. But both represent two opposing … Continue reading Biafra: Dried Wounds Licked For Too Long By Maxi Chidiebere Igbokwe

Revisiting Many Inconsistencies in Termination of Maina’s Pension Corruption Fight by Okechukwu Duru

For a long time, the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina has been embattled and news about him had remained very sensational in the media except for a recent surprising disclosure which though interestingly shocking has been kept away from public knowledge by the media. Without a doubt such … Continue reading Revisiting Many Inconsistencies in Termination of Maina’s Pension Corruption Fight by Okechukwu Duru

Group demands publication of Nigeria’s amalgamation document

The South-South Peoples Conference (SSOPEC) has said that what the country needs at this time is a plebiscite to determine the nation’s unity and to ascertain the terms and conditions under which the Country will progress, saying the instrument of our amalgamation be published publicly for all to see. According to the chairman of SSOPEC … Continue reading Group demands publication of Nigeria’s amalgamation document