Category: Opinion/Editorial

Niger Delta leaders, ICPC set for showdown over NDDC staff

By Ebireri Henry Ovie The Niger Delta leaders and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) may be heading for showdown over the interrogation of senior management staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Notable leaders in the region, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Leaders Forum (NDLF) on Friday…

Is Interest Money Being Shared on Twitter?

Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes on a unique financial institution, VFD Group Limited that deploys innovative entertainment platforms to provide novelty in banking. At the start of the COVID 19 pandemic, most people including myself found solace in online activities –primarily but not exclusively, on Instagram. You name it, I engaged with it – I attended practically…

Murder, Rape in RCCG Church: Police’s Arrest of Uwa’s Culprits most Commendable

By Obinna Akukwe I want to commend the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu and the detectives who through the mighty hand of God arrested the killers and rapists of Uwaila, murdered in Redeemed Christian Church of God, Benin City. I have written in the earlier article that it is a disgrace to Christendom and…

Eze Expresses Disgust as Rivers Tops NBS Latest Unemployment Ranking

The latest survey on health of States in Nigeria is out, and Rivers State has joined the few States that have the highest rate of unemployment. Worried by this report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the All…

Parallel Ohanaeze Claims Unstoppable as Igbo Mandate Congress Sues for Peace

by Obinna Akukwe The traditional ruler of Igbariam and Chairman Board of Trustees of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, HRM Eze DR Kelly Nkeli Nzekwe, has said that the parallel Ohanaeze is unstoppable. Speaking with the Director General of Igbo Mandate Congress IMC, Rev Obinna Akukwe at Awka, the monarch said that there is no going…

Rumour Mill, Quackery, Lies and Fake News: The story of Sahara Reporters, By Bilyaminu Kong-kol

The objective of communication is, indisputably to attain a desired result; definitely for it to serve the purpose for which it is designed, intended or planned, positive or negative. Communication has been perhaps the most important aspect of human and social existence even during the primitive age. Therefore, care must be taken to preserve its…

Nigerian Celebrities and Rápe, By Obinna Akukwe

Celebrities worldwide have been associated with rápe culture, and Nigerian celebrities are not an exception. The difference is that rápe cases involving Nigerian celebrities are variously underreported because admirers of the musician, artist, actor or pastor, usually talks down on the rape accuser. Celebrities in the United States convicted of rápe case include Hollywood mogul…