Niger Delta militants
Presidency silent on guns mop up, appointments
The Presidency has remained silent concerning the controversy trailing the alleged signing of an Executive Order by President Muhammadu Buhari...
Of illegal arms in circulation
No doubt, the proliferation of arms and ammunitions in Nigeria is real and it is a scourge that the Federal Government must fight to pull the country from the precipice of danger.
Six ‘militants’ killed in Rivers State
Six suspected militants alleged to be terrorising Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State were killed in a gun duel between them and vigilance group in Omoku, Rivers State.
Two injured as fire engulfs oil field
At least two oil workers were injured in an early morning fire outbreak at an oil rig operated by an indigenous oil firm at Akassa, Brass Council of Bayelsa State.
Military rescues 2 soldiers, 4 civilian kidnap victims in Niger Delta
The joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta on Friday said it freed two of its soldiers and four civilians abducted by suspected Niger Delta militants.
The hate-speech bill
The fiendish spirit of divisiveness is on the prowl in the Nigerian nation-space. Everywhere you go, you can hear deprecatory protests against marginalisation...
Militants back IPOB to boycott Anambra guber election
Citing alleged perennial injustice to southerners, some Niger Delta militant groups have backed the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott the November 2017 governorship election in Anambra State.
Time to rein in these ethnic irredentists
Three popular sayings (idioms) in Esanland, Edo State, herald this analysis on the hot-button issue of ultimatum by the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups for the Igbo, indigenes of the Southeast zone of the country...
Re-inventing Nigeria’s warped federalism
The ongoing polemic vis-à-vis the quit notice by the Arewa youths to the south eastern residents in the northern parts of the country to relocate to their home base shortly has brought to the fore, once again, the convoluting character of Nigeria’s federal arrangement.