US to establish $6million Arewa Tv in Nigeria

The State Department is financing a new 24-hour satellite television channel in the turbulent northern region of Nigeria that American officials say is crucial to countering the extremism of radical groups such as Boko Haram. The move signals a ramping up of American counterinsurgency efforts to directly challenge the terrorist group, which abducted nearly 300 …

Clampdown: As military returns to its old ways

Onslaught on newspapers by the Federal Government evokes suppressive tendencies of military rule. Last week, President Goodluck Jonathan engaged the reverse gear and dragged Nigeria back into time. In different parts of the country, the military, which answers to Jonathan as Commander-in-Chief reenacted its infamous roles in the era of Nigerian military dictatorship. Soldiers, who…

Okorocha goes mad once again, laughs at wretched: I can’t be poor again, poverty is like HIV —Okorocha.

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described poverty as worse than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, saying nothing would make him, his family and generation return to poverty.He said this at the fourth Nigeria Governors’ Forum retreat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday.Okorocha stated that it was not necessary for governors and…