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In September this year, the much-expected summit of African leaders and their Chinese counterparts will hold in Beijing, China. The key objectives of the conference will revolve around equal consultation, enhancing, understanding, expanding consensus, strengthening...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Several governorship and presidential aspirants will, later this year, promise to pay civil servants a minimum of N100, 000 per month if elected into office. No second-term candidate will make any...

New York, August 15, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release Wednesday after over two years in detention of Jones Abiri, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Weekly Source newspaper. CPJ urges Nigerian authorities to drop all...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Nigeria is at a crossroads. Everything is wrong with the country. No one is safe and nothing is sacrosanct. The ruling party is confused and the opposition parties are in disarray. Every...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Good governance entails satisfying the most pressing needs of the people. In Nigeria, we seem to have been obsessed with roads – the performance of a governor or president has often...

By BUKOLA SARAKI, president of the Nigerian Senate, at a world press conference this Wednesday – It is a matter of record that, yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from...

Nigeria’s courting of anarchy and autocratic rule continued this Tuesday with the blocking of the gates to the National Assembly by the police and hooded men of the Department of State Services, DSS. The APC-led...

Nigeria’s quest for foreign direct investments seems to be yielding fruit: a French hospitality company has announced the launch of what it expects to be flagship hotels in Nigeria. The multinational company, AccorHotels, this week...

New York, August 1, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Central African Republic, Russia, and the U.N. to investigate the deaths of three Russian journalists killed while on assignment in CAR. On...

Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria: July 30, 2018: The Government of Nigeria has endorsed Dr Abubakar Sadiq Hussaini as the country’s sole candidate to contest the position of secretary-general of the African Telecommunications Union in August. Currently...

Nigeria’s Senate president Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki and speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara have described as "a desecration of the legislative sanctity" the on-going situation in Benue State in...

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna will this Thursday, August 2, hear how a high court’s order failed to prevent a bulldozer from demolishing a property at No.11B Sambo Road, Kaduna, on February...

Where there is no vacancy, there should be no waste of money By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Nothing could be easier than correctly predicting the outcome of elections conducted on the soil of Enugu State. I can,...

Executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof. Umar Danbatta says broadband access is critical for national development and should be treated as a key economic indicator. Danbatta stated this during the ICT Watch Network Award...

By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN – Hate it or love it, the PDP represents our best hope of ridding ourselves of unarguably the worst government we have ever had; and, as such, its affairs are of...

When President Muhammadu Buhari meets with APC senators this Wednesday night, what will he tell them? Agree with the police that what happened the day before was stage-managed by senate president Bukola Saraki and...

Everybody should pray for Nigeria. The executive arm of the federal government led by Muhammadu Buhari seems set to clash with the legislative arm. The National Assembly may be sealed off, say observers. What is the...

PRESS RELEASE – By Kazeem Afegbua – We members of the R-APC find it very amusing that those who boasted that they won’t lose sleep over our altruistic action have been hopping from door to door...

“The board, though not a revenue generating agency, will continue to be judicious with resources at its disposal.” That was the spokesman of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Mr Fabian Benjamin, announcing the...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the ‘unveiling’ of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that...

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