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15 Sep
Nigeria requires a profound economic transformation. When a country possesses the extensive human and capital resources that Nigeria does and its poverty rate keeps increasing, there is something profoundly wrong with the conduct of its economic affairs. There is a need to strengthen democratic institutions, prevent conflicts, foster sustained economic growth, and combat global threats,…
12 Sep
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with renewed synergy with the Department of Petroleum Resources....
12 Sep
Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s profile received a significant boost last Sunday with the presentation of the Forbes Best of Africa Most Influential Personality of the Year 2021 Award.
11 Sep
Any further delay in the inauguration of the NDDC board is a clear betrayal of trust and display of State insensitivity on ljaw nation and Niger Delta region. After 16 months of postponement and rigmarole, the Hon Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio has finally submitted the long overdue report of the Forensic…
10 Sep
In the past few months, three major developments have pushed the 2023 elections to the fore front of national public discourse. In the order they transpired, these were the 5th July Communique of the Southern Governors Forum advocating for the next President of Nigeria has to come from the south. Ex-President Ibrahim Babangida’s interview of…
9 Sep
At a recently held China-Africa Internet Development and Cooperation Forum, China’s Assistant Foreign Minister, Deng Li laid bare China’s proposal for the China-Africa Partnership Plan on Digital Innovation, which covers a wide range of areas previously highlighted by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against COVID-19 in 2020 where…
7 Sep
With the submission of the forensic audit report, the inauguration of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission should not be delayed any further, certainly not by the meddlesomeness of fringe ethnic champions who are working to delay the progress of our region. We state this fully aware that there are people who have…
5 Sep
On the occasion of his 64th birthday last year, President Muhammadu Buhari joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Federal Executive Council to celebrate Boss Mustapha ....
17 Aug
The protest started on Monday July 26, with hundreds of youths from the four Ogoni Councils in Rivers State; Eleme, Khana, Gokana and Tai including different activists groups....
3 Aug
Our attention has been drawn to news reports in the Tuesday, August 3, 2021 editions of Thisday and The Vanguard newspapers, among others, wherein Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor claimed to have filed a court action to restrain the President from inaugurating the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), pending the submission of the…
1 Aug
For six months from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, Africa has a global stage like it has never enjoyed before – a platform to showcase its potential to change the future, not just of Africa, but of the world. Expo 2020 Dubai is an unmissable opportunity to respond to how our world has…
30 Jul
In 24 hours, sometimes 48 hours, potential corps members are expected to show up at the NYSC orientation camp, raising the questions of life and livelihood against the backdrop...

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The body of a Nigerian man who was kidnapped has been found near a bush in Durban, South Africa. Forty-two-year-old Johnathan Eloho Okinedo was kidnapped on Saturday, according to his family. His body was, however, found with a gunshot wound to his head. Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) said an investigation is ongoing on his…
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