OKOROCHA’S SUSPICIOUS MOVES TOWARDS TOTAL ISLAMIZATION OF IMO STATE, Says to relocate 5,000 shoemakers from Aba to Owerri.

The Imo State Government has concluded plans to relocate about 5,000 shoemakers, of its indigenes resident in Aba, Abia State back to Owerri to run the state-owned shoe industry. The state’s Commissioner for Industry and Non-Formal Sector, Mrs. Ugochi Nnana Okoro, announced this at a media briefing in Owerri, the state capital. She said the…

IMPUNITY ZONE: Chinedu Orji the murderer of John Ndubuka sued National Mirror for defamation of character, demanding N600m.

Following public outcry and reports which greeted the alleged shooting of John Ndubuka, Personal Assistant to the Abia State governor’s son, Chinedu Orji on the order of Orji himself, which was first broken by National Mirror newspaper, the media house has been sued by Orji over what they described as defamation of character. In a…

Nigeria must protect civilians amid the alarming increase in attacks: Amnesty International (Press Release)

BY Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and prevent further human rights abuses.     “Since the beginning of this year the attacks have intensified. Over 600 people have been killed…

Boko Haram stops over 15,000 pupils from schooling, which excludes thousands killed …destroys over 200 schools so far.

Activities  of the Boko Haram sect has resulted in no fewer than 15,000 pupils  dropping out of school in Borno State in the last one year, a  non-governmental organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, has said.The group, which made this known on  Thursday, also claimed that the actions of the sect had led to the  destruction of no…

CENTENARY CELEBRATION: Jonathan acting out alone as Obasanjo, Buhari, Mark refused to show up.

THREE of President Goodluck Jonathan’s successors-ex-President  Olusegun Obasanjo; ex-Heads of State, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)  and Gen. Ibrahim Babangida – as well as President of the Senate, David  Mark, were on Thursday absent from the country’s centenary being held in  Abuja.They did not attend the international conference held as part of  activities marking the…