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Theory and practice of Igbo marginalization

This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an invitation extended to him by the then United States’ president Mr. Barack Obama.

Bayelsa NAWOJ campaigns against exam malpractice

The National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Bayelsa Chapter, on Friday began a campaign against examination malpractice, with an appeal to education stakeholders to join forces to eradicate it.

Boroh urges Niger Delta youths to embrace fed govt agric policies

Retired Brig.-Gen Paul Boroh, the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, has called on youths in the Niger Delta to take advantage of the Federal Government agricultural policies to empower themselves.

EFCC declares Jonathan godson’s wife wanted over alleged N1bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared wanted, Jennifer Turnah, the wife of George Turnah, who is the godson to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

JTF rescues abducted soldiers, civilians, finds human parts

Troops of the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, say they have rescued two abducted soldiers and four civilians from a kidnappers’ den.

Oando Foundation plays pivotal role in Nigeria’s primary education

Education plays a vital role in the development of a society and is a catalyst for other forms of enduring development. In the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”.

JTF rescues abducted soldiers, four civilians from kidnappers’ den

Troops of the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, code-named Operation Delta Safe, say they have rescued two abducted soldiers and four civilians from a kidnappers’ den.

Killer herdsmen are not terrorists – Presidency

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says herdsmen, who attack citizens, are criminal gangs but not terrorists.

Bayelsa govt debunks NLC claims on workers salaries

The Bayelsa State Government has lambasted the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over its claims that Bayelsa State was one of the states that did not utilise the bailout fund to pay workers salaries.

NLC threatens to name, shame governors owing salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country, in spite of the bailout funds.

Labour threatens to disgrace govs owing salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to name and shame state governors, who refused to pay complete salaries to workers in the country after receiving bailout funds.

Wike seeks Surveyor-General help in retrieving oil wells from Bayelsa

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Surveyor-General of the Federation to resolve the lingering dispute over oil wells of the state wrongly ceded to Bayelsa state during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Man sent to prison for posting lover’s nude pictures on internet

Police prosecutor, Cyriacus Osugi, informed the court in charge No. L/50/2017 that the accused committed the alleged offence on 22 August, 2017 at Badore area of Ajah, Lagos.

13 states owe teachers salary arrears – NUT

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, on Tuesday said 13 State governments were still owing primary and secondary school teachers various months of salary arrears and urged them to pay.

Militants warn IPOB to steer clear of Niger Delta region

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators have vowed to resist attempt to drag the Niger Delta region into agitations for secession by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), but said it was time the Nigerian government allow the Igbos to have a country of their own in the interest of the nation’s nascent democracy.

Ijaw youths fault moves to prosecute 59 IPOB members

Ijaw youths from the states of the Niger Delta have condemned the move by police to charge to court 59 arrested members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over alleged terrorism.

Obaseki hosts restructuring panel as APC flags off public hearing

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) panel on True Federalism in Benin City, the Edo State capital, as the party commenced public consultation on Nigeria’s restructuring.

Niger Delta militants ask fed govt to allow Igbo to go

The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has called on the Federal Government to allow the Igbo ethic group to leave Nigeria in order to avoid a civil war that could claim millions of lives.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu begins redevelopment of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.

Nine killed as female suicide bomber attacks western Chad

Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on January 20, 2020 shows the President Volodymyr Zelensky (3L) during his talks with Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development (not seen) in Kiev. – Ukraine insisted on Janaury 20 that Iran hand over the black box flight recorders of a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iranian forces during a spike in tensions with Washington. (Photo by HO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP) /

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.

Niger Delta militants attack PANDEF over refusal to negotiate with President Buhari

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.