CESJET alleges Intersociety clandestinely running terrorist organisation in Nigeria
The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised an alarm over the existence, secret sponsorship and operation of a terrorist organisation...
Northern group backs 2023 Igbo presidency, charges parties on justice
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development has thrown its weight behind an Igbo presidency, insisting that the position should be zoned
When Wike, Igbo leaders closed ranks for peace
On Sunday, November 8, 2020, when Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike held a historic meeting with South-East governors, the leadership of Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo and the Igbo community in the state at Government House, Port Harcourt, it was to deliver a strong, unambiguous message reaffirming the unity and peaceful coexistence of all ethnic nationalities in Rivers State.…
Soldiers and legal competence of policing in democracy
Soldiers are trained to fight. By such training, they are always in combat mood in their dispositions. The military is one of the most important institutions in any country...
‘Any true democrat from North or South can be next APC national chairman’
To be pragmatic, I think the six months should be extended. Yes, it is good to quickly elect a new national chairman, and adhere to the stipulated time schedule, but pragmatism is the core in every strategic planning.
Oyigbo residents commend Rivers government for relaxing curfew
Residents of Oyigbo Council Area of Rivers State, yesterday, expressed excitement over the review of the 24-hours curfew imposed on the area two weeks ago and commended the state government for the decision. The Guardian learned that normal activities have returned to the area, even as several military checkpoints and raising up of hands by…
Ohanaeze Ndigbo express concern over killings of Igbo in Rivers
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, said it was disturbed over the orgy of violence in Oyigbo Council Area of Rivers State that has resulted in destruction of lives and property of Igbo resident in the area.
Alleged killing of Igbo a distraction from IPOB’s activities, says Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that alleged killing of Igbo was a ploy to shift attention from activities of outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Oyigbo Council Area of the state.
Soldiers in Operation Burst detained over assault of lady
Some soldiers in the Operation Burst security outfit in Oyo State have been detained in connection with the assault of a lady at Beere area of Ibadan. The detention of the soldiers was confirmed yesterday by the commander of the operation, Captain Usolo.
Army, Rivers residents disagree on military operations
• Residents accuse soldiers of killing, harassment • We are only after hoodlums to retrieve stolen weapons, says Army • Food scarcity exposing citizens to risks, experts warn Residents of Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State have cried out over alleged harassment, intimidation, arrest, and killing of citizens by soldiers searching for killers of…