Monthly Archives: September 2019

Agriculture Panacea To Nigeria’s Ailing Economy – Igwe Emeka

… as Umueri celebrates new yam Raymond Ozoji, Awka The need for government to revamp the nation’s agricultural sector to guarantee food security as well as create employment opportunities was the crux of the matter at the new yam festival of Umueri community in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state. The new yam ceremony which featured display of gigantic ...

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Obi To Ngige: Grow Up, You Are Too Old For Mischief

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to focus his energy on how to make Nigeria work, rather than continued engagement in mischief, which, according to him, Ngige is too old for. Obi spoke through his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, in a release made available ...

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Wobbling Economy, Cash Deposit Charges And Vision 2020

By Casmir Igbokwe Last week,the government of President Muhammadu Buhari was upbeat. It flashed a semblance of some seriousness in tackling Nigeria’s ailing economy. The President, for instance, appointed an Economic Advisory Council made up of renowned economists like Professors Doyin Salami and Chukwuma Soludo. The issues of the cashless policy and value added tax (VAT) also made headlines. With ...

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Brothers At War In Anambra Over Next Eze-Nri 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Things fall apart. The centre cannot hold as mere anarchy is loosed upon Nri community in Anaocha local government area of Anambra state. Agu-ukwu Nri and Ikenga Nri, the two major quarters that comprise Nri town have both drawn the battle line over which quarter should produce the next Eze-Nri because Eze Obidiegwu Onyesoh the former king ...

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Charges Against Sowore A Mockery Of Justice, SERAP Tells Malami

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, urging him to use his position “to without delay enter a nolle prosequi and discontinue the prosecution of the Convener of ‘RevolutionNow’ protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare, also ...

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Obi Advises Nigerian Varsities To Look Inwards

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. He gave the advice during his visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Sharing managerial experiences with some principal officers of the UNN led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Charles ...

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Islamisation Of Nigeria Is A Fallacy — Prophet Ejike Nwachukwu 

… says Nigeria needs serious prayers  The Senior Pastor of REHMA Deliverance Mission Nnewi, Prophet Ejike Nwachukwu, recently granted audience to Raymond Ozoji where he enumerated several issues relating to the peace of Nigeria and the Church. He also gave an insight into how Christians should unite to rescue Nigeria from political quagmire. While calling on President Muhammad Buhari to ...

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Popular Islamic Scholar Declares 2019 Election Worst In Nigeria History

Renowned Islamic scholar and preacher, Sheikh Ahmed Gunmi, says the last general elections in which President Muhammadu Buhari  was declared winner, remains the worst in Nigeria’s history. According to the Islamic cleric, video evidence made available to him showed that few people generated millions of votes in the last polls. Gunmi stated this when he played host to the General ...

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‘Biafra’s Case Now With UN’

…as Kanu calls for release of Sowore The Media and Publicity Secretary of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Emma Powerful, says the struggle of IPOB’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to liberate his people has grown beyond Nigeria. He added that the issues were before the various arms and agencies of the United Nations. He said, “Biafra’s case will no longer ...

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Nothing Will Stop APC From Capturing Anambra In 2021 — Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the All Progressives Congress is in top preparation for the 2021 governorship race in Anambra State. The ex-governor stated, “Nothing will stop us this time from capturing the state in that election. We’re prepared and we’re ready.” Ngige, who spoke to The Punch in Obosi, in the Idemili ...

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