Archive for: Niger Delta

State Government Debts: Is there an end to this dilemma?

State Government Debts: Is there an end to this dilemma?

A coalition of non-governmental organisations in Rivers state styling itself as the Niger Delta Citizens and Budget Platform (NDCBP), has expressed concern over a recent approval by the state...

 

Perry Brimah: Is Pres. Jonathan clueless or miscalculated?

Perry Brimah: Is Pres. Jonathan clueless or miscalculated?

by Perry Brimah Is it possible that Nigeria’s president has a plan to undermine the capacity of Nigeria to defend itself from a war to be waged by his loyalists in the Niger Delta in the event...

 

‘Warn Edwin Clark, your local champion’ – Yobe gov. tells Pres. Jonathan

‘Warn Edwin Clark, your local champion’ – Yobe gov. tells Pres. Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo Chief Edwin Clark The Governor of Yobe, Ibrahim Gaidam has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to caution First Republic Information Minister, Edwin Clark on his penchant for...

 

Just In: FG announces amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents

Just In: FG announces amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents

by Akan Ido The Federal Government through the minister of youth development, Boni Haruna announced amnesty for members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect. The minister made this public at an event...

 

Perry Brimah: 100 Niger Delta youth on standby for mission against Boko Haram

Perry Brimah: 100 Niger Delta youth on standby for mission against Boko Haram

by Perry Brimah The anti-terror national civilian force awaits the responsible authorization of the President of Nigeria, Commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. As...

 

Chidi Onumah: What does the North really want? (Part 2)

Chidi Onumah: What does the North really want? (Part 2)

by Chidi Onumah I don’t know what goes on in the minds of the likes of Bugaje, Mohammed and their fellow travellers in the NEF and ACF when they have to refer to themselves as Nigerians or when...

 

Akin Osuntokun: The crude oil identity

Akin Osuntokun: The crude oil identity

by Akin Osuntokun Rather than endeavour to free our minds from the shackles and incapacitation of the bondage of crude oil, it is tragic to note that some Nigerians who stake political leadership...

 

Tunde Leye: Nigeria – The curious case of bigger entity myopia

Tunde Leye: Nigeria – The curious case of bigger entity myopia

Tunde Leye Elders like Bugaje have done nothing to drive development of the vast non-oil minerals in the north. No, they lazily eye the oil wealth available from the delta and scramble for their...

 

Here comes the SSS: Tunde Bakare says ‘there’ll be violence’ if Jonathan seeks re-election

Here comes the SSS: Tunde Bakare says ‘there’ll be violence’ if Jonathan seeks re-election

by ‘Jola Sotubo Controversial pastor, Tunde Bakare has spoken out about the 2015 elections and the picture he paints is not a pretty one. Bakare, the convener of the Save Nigeria Group,...

 

Bayo Olopohunda: How Jonathan betrayed Nigerians

Bayo Olopohunda: How Jonathan betrayed Nigerians

by Bayo Olopohunda Now, he is aiming to recontest his lack lustre presidency in 2015. Nigerians should reject Jonathan in 2015 as a payback for his betrayal. The election year of 2011 is still...