Sunday, 29th May 2022
Breaking News:


6 Nov 2020
Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has threatened to shut down operations of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over alleged contravention of Local Content Act in the appointment of expatriates.
6 Oct 2019
Militancy in the Niger Delta region is as old as the country itself. So, it is trite to attribute its advent to the current administration in any form.
27 Sep 2019
Many Nigerians present curious illustration of a people constantly in search of self, especially among certain category of civil society types.
3 Sep 2019
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the country’s broadcast media to constructively make use of the social media contents with great...
11 Feb 2019
This got me thinking. How are the nation’s oil blocks given out? Are there ethnic or geographical considerations? Are they given out to the highest...
23 Sep 2017
Agitations in the 1990s that culminated in the execution of Saro-Wiwa and eight others in November 1995 by the late Sani Abacha military junta triggered political turbulence and other serious repercussions.
6 Jun 2017
One of the greatest dis-incentives to military coup in Nigeria is the liberalisation of the broadcast media. If you seize a radio station in Kaduna to announce a coup, another officer...
7 Apr 2017
The woes of the Ondo State chapter of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be compounded going by the unfolding developments in the state.
4 Apr 2017
Much as a radical and innovative approach to the development of the oil-bearing and long-suffering Niger Delta region is desirable, it is difficult to see the wisdom behind establishing a bank specifically for the region...
27 Dec 2016
The Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not genuinely interested in bringing about peace in the Niger Delta.
31 Oct 2016
Militancy in the Niger Delta region is as old as the country itself. So, it is trite to attribute its advent to the current administration in any form.
1 Oct 2016
1960 October - Independence, with Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa leading a coalition government.


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Jerusalem braced for a controversial "flag march" on Sunday as Israelis mobilised to commemorate the city's unification and Palestinian groups threatened retaliation over the annual rally that sparked a war last year.
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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has approved two herbal drugs to undergo clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship election flag bearer in Akwa-Ibom, Obong Akanimo Udofia has urged aggrieved party members to work with him to ensure victory at the 2023 general elections in the state.
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Evaristo Carvalho, a former president of the tiny archipelago of Sao Tome and Principe, died late Saturday at the age of 80 in a Lisbon hospital after a long illness, his family told Portuguese media.
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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will look to book a heavyweight French Open quarter-final clash Sunday, while Carlos Alcaraz hopes to extend his run after becoming the youngest man to make the last 16 since 2006.