Breaking News:ANOTHER APC LAWYER CAUGHT IN HIS DIRTY TRICK

As tribunal proceedings continued today, APC lawyers tampered with a voter registration evidence already admitted in evidence by the tribunal. They gave a PDP witness a copy of the doctored evidence and told him he couldn’t have voted as he was not registered. The witness, even after insisting that he registered and voted, was ridiculed  and heckled by the APC lawyers and supporters in court. When PDP lawyers tried to cross examine the witness to show his voters card they objected and told the tribunal chairman that no new evidence…

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APC LAWYER TRYING TO SMUGGLE INTO THE COURT DOCUMENTS NOT TENDERED TO CROSS EXAMINE WITNESS

Ken Mozia SAN caught in the act today being January 30, 2017 while trying to smuggle into the Court document that was not tendered to cross examine the witness as he engaged in what can best be described as attempt to pervert and subvert justice in the ongoing Edo State Tribunal. Ken Mozia tried to cross examine one of the PDP witness with an altered document and forcing him to say yes or no. He almost succeeded when one of the PDP lawyer call the attention of the Judges that,…

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Boko Haram And Shettima’s Unending Efforts For Lasting Peace

By Abubakar Abubakar Saturday’s gunfire attack on motorists along Maiduguri-Damboa road is indicative of the desperation of Boko Haram fighters to create the impression that they are history. The loss of life to the fleeing remnants of the terror sect is sad but the situation is not one to cause despair as that is exactly what the killers and those propping them up want to see. Their goal is nothing short of seeing a people that will give up and turn over their lives to the whims of the extremists.…

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The Beginning Of The Start

By Philip Agbese For  a people without qualms about being addicted to imported toothpick and foreign bottled water I am totally not surprised by Nigerians weeping more than the bereaved about the (Donald) Trump presidency in the United States. Trump’s executive orders, building a wall to keep out illegal migrants from Mexico and another one banning entry from Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria and four other countries into the US has been a source of ire for Nigerians. Online newspaper, the Cable gave perspective with its analysis that showed that Nigerians…

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Patriotism, Religion And The Nigerian Nation-State

By Sunday Bright Attah Sometimes, I get confused trying to understand the psyche of Nigerians. I analyze certain issues and come to the painful and regrettable conclusion that Nigerians easily plot the path to their own perdition. The polity is heated again. This time the fire is sprouting from the religious prism. So much attention is justifiably generated by the comments of a certain clergy who goes by the appellation of Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the Founder and Presiding Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries. It emerged recently that Suleiman uttered very…

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Ayade, Huawei Hold Technical Session On Calabar Smart City Project

Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade and the management team of Information Communication Technology (ICT) giant, Huawei have held the first technical session on the Calabar Smart City Project. Ayade, who was accompanied by some of his commissioners and special advisers, met with the Huawei team at their global headquarters in China. The agenda of the meeting centered on the design of the Calabar Smart City Project. It will be recalled that the state recently signed a contract with the Chinese firm to make Calabar the first smart city…

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Pastor Kumuyi Urges Nigerians To Be United In Diversity, Sacrificial, Selfless In Service

The general superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Pastor WF Kumuyi on Sunday called on Nigerians to be united in their diversity, and live a life of sacrifice, service and selflessness. Pastor Kumuyi, who made the call while delivering his sermon to conclude the covenant Sunday services in January, emphasised that unity is a key roadmap for Nigeria and Nigerians to make meaningful progress. The renown man of God who titled his sermon to his congregation of worshippers as, “The Believer’s Roadmap for…

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Buratai And The Politico Man Of The Year Award

By AA Adebayor Soldiering is one of the hardest professions in the world. I say this because, having tested its good and bitter sides, I stand to appreciate my colleagues for the sacrifices they make in the course of service to the nation. But I have come to realize that sometimes our Nigerian experience posts different results for the wrong reasons. After the Nigerian civil war, the only time the Nigerian military has been stretched is the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. That Nigerian troops have been able to…

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Bakassi Deep Seaport: CROSSJOF Commends Gov Ayade

The leadership and members of the Cross River State Journalists Forum (CROSSJOF), Abuja chapter have applauded Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade over his resolute and purposeful leadership in the state, while commending him on his recent stride by concluding plans with investors in China to begin the construction of Bakassi Deep Seaport. The journalists group said, Governor Ayade has demonstrated his pursuit to provide purposeful leadership to the state through his various projects; which construction of the Bakassi Deep Seaport and the Supper Highway is in the front…

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Who Is Afraid Of Peace In The North East

By Anthony Kolawol There is an ugly development that should give all truly patriotic Nigerians concerns. It has to do with the turn of events in the North East of the country, which has been the hotbed of the Boko Haram insurgency. What is at stake here is the seeming indifference – if not active undermining – to the efforts at ending the years of horror the terrorists had visited on the country. The December 24, 2016 capture of Camp Zero in Sambisa Forest, globally recognized as Boko Haram’s last…

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