TETFUND: 21 CSOs dismiss calls for Bogoro’s investigation as diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency

No fewer than 21 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has dismissed calls for the investigation of Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro, describing it as “diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency”. The CSOs was led by Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA), Coalition for Transparency and Accountability (CTA) and Equity Initiative among others. The group undertook a survey of the activities of TETFUND under the leadership of Prof. Bogoro, consulting relevant stakeholders in the critical tertiary education sector. In its report signed by National President,…

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US/Iran Face-Off: Group calls for red alert on IMN members over threat to American, British citizens in Nigeria

The Global Action for Peace has alerted the United States of America and Britain over the safety of its citizens in Nigeria following threat by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN). The proscribed radical Islamic sect had hinted of an impending attack on foreigners after a military action by the United States of America led to the death of top Iranian military commander, General Qassem Soliemani, in Iraq. This is unsurprising as IMN, formed about four decades ago, advocates the creation of an Iranian-style Islamic state in Nigeria. It was…

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DR INYANG ASIBONG, MOST PREFERRED IN TO TAKE CROSS RIVER TO GLOBAL STAGE – AYADE

Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has said the former Commissioner for Health who is now Commissioner for International Development Cooperation/Donor, Dr Inyang Asibong is the most preferred to take Cross River State to the world. The governor made this remark during the annual Carnival Calabar held in Calabar the Cross River State capital. He said the ministry of international development cooperation was created because there was need to have a ministry that is focused on the globalization perspective taking a look at each continent and nation and their…

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Boko Haram/ISWAP: Where Are The Northeast Tycoons?

By Sani Mohammed   “I can’t but say it is an awkward sight to see one’s native land receding through the growing waters; it unmans one quiet, especially when life is rather new.”  —Lord Byron   There is no place like one’s native land or country. It is one’s best alluring place of shelter or retirement in life and even in death, after all worldly adventures.  All the niceties life has bestowed on you streams from the blessings and protection of one’s place of ancestry. Ordinarily, everyone sacrifices everything including his…

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