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Activists mourn Oronto Douglas

  NEDU MARK Yenagoa   Leadership of various human, civil rights organizations as well as other advocacy groups in Nigeria, Wednesday, converged on Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, to mourn the demise of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Documentation and Strategy, Dr. Oronto Natie Douglas. The activists …

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Court defers ruling on Timipre Sylva

  The case involving a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), before Justice A. Y Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, could not go on as expected, Tuesday, April 28. Sylva is charged by the EFCC …

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APC refutes Buhari ban on AIT

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has refuted widespread reports credited to General Muhammadu Buhari specifically barring the African Independent Television (AIT), from covering his official and family engagements ‘till further notice’, saying ‘all media are free to cover the activities of the President-elect.’’ In a statement issued in Abuja, …

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Boko Haram is a fraud—Buhari

President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has said the Boko Haram insurgents will be denied a recruitment base the moment our local communities realize that its claim to being a religious group is nothing but a fraud. “The fraud called Boko Haram can be defeated by denying it a recruitment base,” General …

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May 29 Handover: APC alleges last-minute looting, hurried recruitment, rushed privatization

All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged what it calls ‘last-minute looting of the nation’s resources, hurried recruitment into the public service and rushed privatization of key financial institutions’ by the President Goodluck Jonathan Administration, warning that such actions will have serious repercussions. In a statement issued in Lagos, Sunday by …

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