Soyinka

Wole Soyinka blames Jonathan for Rivers crisis

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the political crisis rocking Rivers State, warning that Nigeria was fast sliding towards monarchism; the system of government where too much power is vested in one person. This is even as Governor Rotimi Amaechi cried out yesterday that the state is under siege going…

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…