Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable, President Buhari tells militants
President Muhammadu Buhari went down memory lane yesterday, recalling former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon’s statement when he told the militant Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) that Nigeria’s unity was not negotiable.
The Avengers as nemesis of a nation’s hubris
These are testy times for the Nigerian nation state. She is variously buffeted on all sides by the scourge of insurgency in her North-East geo-political zone, the murderous ogre of Fulani herdsmen in the north–central axis and in the southern states of Enugu...
MASSOB, BIM deny ties with Niger Delta Avengers
MemberS of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and associated group, Biafra Independence Movement (BIM) have dissociated themselves from the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers...
Ijaws laud Kachikwu for inspecting maritime varsity site
The Ijaws of Gbaramatu kingdom have lauded last Thursday’s fact-finding visit of the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu to the temporary site of the Maritime University at Kurutie, Delta State.
It’s time to review Nigeria
When some concerned intelligence quarters in the U.S advised that 2015 could be ominous for Nigeria, not many people took the concern to heart.
Why June 12 continues to remain so strong in Nigerians’ psyche
Emeka Ugwu-Oju, the incumbent president of the South-east, South-south Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) and a quiet strategic member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)...
Troops raid another Niger Delta community, arrest six persons
In less than 24 hours after soldiers withdrew from Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Delta State which they had occupied since a week, another detachment of troops...
Abe lauds takeoff of Ogoni clean-up, urges dialogue with militants
Former Minister of Defence and pioneer Chairman, Presidential Committee on the Implementation of the Amnesty Programme, under late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Major General Godwin Abbe...