Regional security outfits: Any hope at ending insecurity?

Since independence in 1960, there has been no time that Nigerians have had reasons to interrogate the corporate existence of the nation than now. From the North to the South, East to West, the agitation for a revisit of the federation and her components is gaining traction by the day. What began in 2000, when... Continue Reading →

55% scope of NLNG Train 7 to be done in Nigeria by Nigerians ― MD/CEO

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, Tony Attah, has revealed that at least 55 per cent of the scope of work on the newly signed Train 7 project of the NLNG would be domiciled and domesticated in Nigeria. This means that over $5 billion of the $10 billion... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s federal system still isn’t working: what should change

Nigeria is a troubled federation. Its federal character has been a subject of debate since the return to democratic rule in 1999. Various groups have claimed to be marginalised and not sufficiently represented in the central offices of the national government. Some say it’s not even a federation so much as a unitary state, created by the... Continue Reading →

Ex-Niger Delta militants petition Buhari over unpaid allowances

The coalition of the 2017/2018 set of Niger-Delta amnesty students in some universities across the Niger Delta region has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over unpaid allowances. The coalition copied the Senate president, speaker of the House of Representatives, deputy senate president, Senate and House committees on Niger Delta affairs, and the minister of Niger Delta... Continue Reading →

Group Asks Wike To End Curfew In Oyigbo

The Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC), has asked the Rivers State's governor, Nyesom wike to end the curfew in Oyigbo local government area of the state. The Niger Delta-based group asked the army to remember that the soldiers were not fighting against Boko Haram or carrying out a peacekeeping mission in the local government.... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS Protest Beyond Police Brutality, IYC Says, Demands End To Impunity

The Ijaw Youth Council has said that the ongoing nationwide protest on EndSARS was a metaphor for a structured Nigeria and not just an end to police brutality. The IYC through its spokesperson, Ebilade Ekerefe, commended the undying spirit of the Nigerian youth to ensuring that the country was habitable for all and appealed to... Continue Reading →

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