Diezani

El-Rufai Diezani should not award oil blocs

FORMER Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Minister, Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, yesterday, said the powers of the President and Minister of Petroleum to award oil blocs should be curtailed. El-Rufai, who spoke at the final public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, organised by the House ad hoc Committee on the PIB, said Nigerians should…

Chief-Rommy-Ezeonwuka

Chief Ezeonwuka- Igbos must unite now

Igbo leader and founder of Association of Igbo Youths (AIYO), Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka has said it is time for Igbo to unite, describing AIYO as the platform with a commitment to stabilize Igbo people in the country. Ezeonwuka, who made the call during a prayer session organized by Ndigbo International Prayer Organization (NIPO) at Rojenny…

Professor-Ben-Nwabueze

Prof Nwabueze replies Edward Clark

ELDER statesman and Chairman of The Patriots, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has described as gratuitous, comments attributed to leader of the South-South Assembly, Chief Edwin Clark referring to him as a person “camouflaging (his) political ideas and ambition with intellectualism “and an “unpatriotic saboteur of the democratic process.” The legal icon, in a statement noted…

Bloody Nigeria

9 killed in Benue communal clash

The Benue State Police Command has said nine persons were killed on Monday in a communal clash in Awe, a Benue/Nasarawa boundary town. Police spokesman, Daniel Ezeala, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Makurdi, the state capital. Ezeala said the deceased have been deposited at…