New electricity tariff stifling “BIAFRA” businesses –ECCIMA boss

The recent hike in electricity tariff by the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) is strangulating many manufacturing businesses in Territory, According to Ifeanyi...

I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship Candidate in Akwa Ibom , Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Monday said that he would establish an international market...

I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The president, in a statement by his spokesperson,...

29 migrants die of hypothermia after rescue.

At least 29 migrants have died of hypothermia on board Italian coastguard vessels after being picked up from an inflatable boat adrift near Libya,...

Urhobo nation passes vote of confidence on Upu leadership.

Mosogar—A congress of the working organs of Urhobo nation, at home and in the Diaspora, consisting of the executive committees of its apex body,...

Boko Haram has 6,000 ‘hardcore’ fighters – US officials.

The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has attacked a town in Niger for the first time, witnesses say. Niger’s government, yesterday, said it...

Imo traditional council rulers overwhelmingly support Jonathan .

The Imo Traditional Council on Saturday promised President Goodluck Jonathan their votes in next month’s presidential election. Obi of Obinugwu,‎ Eze Cletus Ilomuanya ‎,...

Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

ONITSHA—No fewer than seven persons, including a pregnant woman, yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State, lost their lives, while about 15 others sustained various degrees...

Southern leaders reiterate call for Jega to resign.

ABUJA—SOUTHERN leaders, yesterday, reiterated their call for the resignation of  the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, accusing him of acting...

Politician sets vehicle ablaze in Delta

A one-time chairmanship candidate in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Ikechukwu Uwagwu, today, at Issele Uku, Delta state, set ablaze...

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The political economy of restructuring the Nigerian federation

In terms of content and nature, we can group the various restructuring models into three categories: soft restructuring (tinkering with amendments of the 1999...

UN Human Rights Committee publishes findings on Bahrain, Algeria, the Gambia, Liberia, Lithuania, and...

The UN Human Rights Committee has published its findings on the civil and political rights record of countries it examined during its latest session: Bahrain, Algeria,...

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Cameroon: ADF has successfully ambushed LRC forces

Information reaching our news desk has it that "ADF has successfully ambushed a pickup truck carrying LRC forces patrolling the village of Kikaikilaki also...

Al Shabaab Islamic state link captures strategic town in Somalia’s Puntland

BOSASO and Abuja - Somalia’s Islamist terrorist group al Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km (60 miles) south of Bosaso...