Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why I followed Toyin Saraki to EFCC’s office – Senator Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has defended his visit to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the company of the wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki. The lawmaker, who represents Kogi West Senatorial zone in the Senate, said in a press statement, in Abuja, that his explanation became necessary, following the barrage of attacks and ...

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Letter To Buhari (2): Other Constitutional Breaches and Ill-Conception Of $2.1 Billion Loan For Northeast Reconstruction

Letter To Buhari (2): Other Constitutional Breaches & Ill-Conception Of $2.1 Billion Loan For Northeast Reconstruction (Democracy, Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, Onitsha Nigeria, 28th July 2015)-Another breach of Sections 13, 14 (2) (a), 14 (2) (b) and 14 (2) (c) of the 1999 Constitution by Your Excellency is Your Excellency’s perceived unfriendly disposition towards the Southeast in particular ...

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Sex During Pregnancy: How Safe?

As Written By Clement Ehis Iuleomien Pregnancy is something most couples look forward to, given that procreation is one of the fundamental objectives of the marriage institution. Pregnancy comes with its many challenges and changes. Hormonal, anatomic, psychological and physical changes are glaring on the part of the woman during pregnancy. So many a couple are always at loss as ...

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Bomb Explosion Rocks Motor Park in Maiduguri

As the Federal Government of Nigeria is struggling to find an end to insurgency in the northern part of the country, a bomb has exploded at a crowded motor park in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.  According to media reports the incident occurred at about 6:30am near the entrance of Gamboru Market, where operatives of commercial tricycles park to pick ...

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When a Country is Poor By Alex Agbo

Many of the governors, including those reelected, met ’empty treasuries’. Inheriting empty treasuries is now no news, such that if a new man comes to the helm of affairs and doesn’t meet an empty treasury, one begins to wonder. Even, Governors Rauf Aregbesola and Rochas Okorocha, after their reelection for second term in office, met an empty treasury. Aregbesola was ...

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Migrant Deaths and Self-Imposed Slave Trade In Africa By Clement Ehis Iuleomien

As many as 70 African migrants perished in the Mediterranean Sea recently when the boat in which they were navigating from Libya to Italy, capsized. The migrants were apparently on their way to Europe for different reasons, ranging from seeking greener pastures, seeking refuge from wars, pestilence, starvation and diseases, escaping from oppressive and repressive governments, to mention but a ...

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After ‘O-YES’, ‘O-MEAL’, Aregbesola has added ‘O-DEBT’ – Odumakin

The National Publicity Secretary of pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has lambasted Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola for throwing the state into financial crisis. The spokesman said the governor formulated all kinds of policies that were now affecting the state negatively. He told Daily Independent that having launched O, REAP, O-YES, O-MEAL, Opon-Imo and other policies, Aregbesola had ...

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The Return Of Presidential Dictatorship In Nigeria By Intersociety

In our 2014 World Human Rights Anniversary lecture titled: “Africa: A Blessed Continent Ruined By Dictatorship & Tyranny”, we had observed that out of 30 dictatorial and tyrannical governments on African Continent, at least 25 of them are operated under “presidential dictatorship”. By presidential dictatorship, we mean a civilian government usually headed by a member of a dominant primordial tribe, ...

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FG’s Harmer Kills JAMB’s New Admission Policy

New admission policy of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which recently sparked off protests in parts of the country, has been overruled by the federal government. This was disclosed yesterday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. MacJohn Nwaobiala, while interacting with State House correspondents after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari of his ministry’s activities and challenges at ...

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Get Ready For Probe, Lawmaker Tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told to prepare imminent for probe of his administration as soon as he leaves office. According to the lawmaker representing Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Linus Okorie buhari should be reminded of the natural law of ‘what goes around comes around,’ stressing that if Buhari decides to be unfair to his ...

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Again, Boko Haram Attempts Attacks On Army Chief’s Town

Boko Haram terrorists last night moved against Buratai, the home town of Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai. The latest attempted attack is the fourth since February 2014, Buratai is also the location of a military camp. In their desperate attempt to capture the town, the invaders struck at about 9.30pm but were repelled by Nigerian soldiers. The ...

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