Movement Northerners To South: Southern, Middle-Belt Leaders Asks Nigerians To Be Vigilant

Leaders of the Southern And Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) are outraged at the complacency of the Nigerian Security Forces at the invasion of their areas by teenagers from certain section of Nigeria hidden in containers and trailers in large numbers in spite of the ban of interstate movements by the President, the Northern Governors Forum and the Nigerian Governors Forum. What type of country do we live in that the order of a President and laws in the country would be selectively obeyed or ignored totally by some citizens…

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PDP Mourns Simeon Nwakaudu, Condoles Gov Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is shocked by the news of the sudden death of the Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu. Our hearts bleed as our nation, the media industry and indeed Rivers state, have lost one of our brightest and patriotic media professionals; a loyal compatriot, who gave his all in serving our dear nation. Nwakaudu was a courageous and hardworking Nigerian, who dedicated his youthful life in serving our nation as an accomplished journalist, Special Assistant to Governor…

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POST COVID-19: HON. STELLA OREME ODEY EXCITES FARMERS WITH FERTILIZERS, OTHERS FOR INCREASED YIELDS

In her efforts to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic which has taken a toll on global economy, Cross River State Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Hon Mrs Stella Oreme Odey-Ekpo on Saturday excited Yala farmers with distribution of Fertilizers, Herbicides (Agrochemicals), and other farming inputs for increased yield in the farming season. Odey-Ekpo, also distributed hand sanitizers, nose masks, as well as cash donations to the farmer at the COVID-19 palliative exercise which was held at her political ward, Ugaga, in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River…

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C’River: Sen Onor Disowns Campaign Posters For Governorship Ambition In 2023

By Ebriku John Friday This morning, the attention of our principal, Distinguished Sen. Prof Sandy Ojang Onor, the Senator representing Cross River Central senatorial district at the Upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly has disociated himself from the 2023 governorship campaign poster. It was revealed that at the wee hours of Sunday morning, May 17, 2020 campaign posters with PDP logo captioned “vote for Sen Onor for governorship 2023” flooded the metropolis, fuelling speculation that he is really getting set for Peregrino House in Calabar. But in a swift…

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350 terrorists killed, 500 wounded by Nigerian military in one month- Centre

No fewer than 350 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists have been killed and over 500 wounded by the Nigerian military in the last one month according to the Institute for Peace and Counter-Terrorism Studies (IPCTS). IPCTS made this damning revelation in a well-documented report after a thorough research into the military’s activities in the northeast. In the last one month, the Nigerian troops have earned plaudits in its final clearance operation and unsurprisingly, though, this comes since the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. T.Y Buratai relocated to the northeast. Led…

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Effective Military Coordination As A Key Towards Ending Terrorism

By Best Agbese The history of the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria dates back to 2009 when the sect began its violent campaign against Nigeria. However, before the 2009 Boko Haram uprising, Nigeria was bedevilled by ethno-religious conflicts with devastating human and material losses. But the Boko Haram uprising of July 2009 was significant that it did not only set a precedent but also reinforced the attempts by conservative Islamic elements at imposing a variant of Islamic religious ideology on a secular state. According to Abimbola Adesoji in her work…

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