By Winifred Ogbebo, The coalition of Northern groups has written officially to the United Nations, asking it to intervene by invoking the relevant statutes to which Nigeria is a signatory to pronounce the Indigenous People of biafra (IPOB )  a terror group. Urging the international community to proscribe their activities and...
Dr Casmir Nnaemeka is a clinical psychologist and chief executive officer of Abuja-based ‘At Peace Centre’. He recommends psycho-medicine as a way of tackling the increasing rate of aggression and depression among Nigerians. He spoke with AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE As a clinical psychologist, what’s your advice in tackling the high level...
Despite increased efforts by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), and other security agents towards cutting human trafficking down to its barest minimum in the country, Nigeria still remains in the ignoble Tier 2 Watch List in the US 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report....
  BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA ......locally distilled gin, better known as ogogoro has reclaimed its position as the choice drink of the masses in Port Harcourt, one year after its sale and consumption was banned in the state by NAFDAC following the untimely death of about 70 persons in the state, traced...
YAHYA SARKI gives insight into the rage of Kebbi State rice producers over the continued importation of foreign rice into the country. They took their angry message to Governor Bagudu for onward transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari. On May 22, hundreds of rice farmers under the auspices of Kebbi State...
Florence Abu, is battered and broken after her four-year sojourn in Moscow, the Russian capital, where she was trafficked to for prostitution, allegedly by a junior pastor in her church. PATRICK OCHOGA captures her heart-rending tale of exploitation, deprivation and abandonment and that of other victims. lorence Abu, is...
Nigeria through its minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday announced the commencement of the first solar power project in Nigeria, the 1.2megawatts solar power plant in the lower Usuma Dam, Bwari, Abuja. The pronouncement is coming at a time when the world is gone very...
Stakeholders and parents are full of praises for the birth registration exercise in Bauchi State, organized by the state government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bauchi Field Office and the National Population Commission (NPC), and funded by the European Union, EU for children between age...
BY ANYAORA THELMA CHIOMA Recently, some eminent personalities in the country including His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), the Ooni of Ife and Hajia (Dr.) Mariya Sanusi Dantata were at Nile University, Abuja where they were conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degrees. These personalities, according to the university’s board of...
By Ebriku John Friday, Abuja The Mbebe Peoples Assembly in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State on Thursday besieged the National Assembly in a peaceful protest over the the lingering boundary dispute between theme and the people of Izzi in Abakaliki local government area of Ebonyi State. The group...