Taylor Creeks Oil Spill

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria Representative in Bayelsa State, Mr. Alagoa Morris has dismissed claims by a Shell Spokesman, Mr. Precious Okoloba, that the current massive oil spill in Taylor creeks was due to sabotage. Responding to a statement by Shell spokesman, Mr. Alagoa described his statement as, “same old story”.

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Who will save the Igbo and the Biafra

By Ejike Anyaduba It took resistance from Rosa Parker, a 42 year old tailor’s assistant, for African Americans led by Martin Luther King Jnr. and Ralph Abernathy to rise against the “separate but equal” discriminatory law of segregate America. It took the Sharpeville shooting of 67 Black South Africans by the White minority government in…


Govs against Amaechi are bad losers

Opposition parties on Sunday took a swipe at the governors that rejected the election of Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi as Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum as bad losers. They also criticised the Peoples Democratic Party and President Goodluck Jonathan over the rejection, accusing them of being desperate to win the 2015 electio at…


Canada gives $5m for Nigeria’s 2015 polls

The Canadian government has said it was satisfied with Nigeria’s democratic credentials and promised to provide the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) with $5 million to conduct the 2015 general elections.The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Chris Cooter, said at an interactive session with the media and civil society groups on Sunday in Benin…