Ogoni demand justice for Saro-wiwa, others as Ogoni observe 25 years anniversary of the state murder of the Ogoni nine

Urges Governor Wike to Halt Further Ogoni Repression The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on the Nigerian Government to clear the names of  Ken Saro-Wiwa and the eight others executed with him in 1995 to help the Ogoni people overcome the deep injuries and psychological pains caused by the […]

Ken Saro-Wiwa: 25 Balloons to the Sky – By Favour Barika-Laka and Victor Barika-Laka

On 10th October, 1941, the sky experienced an unusual eclipse and seven smart and multi-colour rainbows dot it. The cry of a new bouncing baby boy was loudly heard, and then, the sun suddenly dimmed and followed by light showers of rain. Witnesses exclaimed and shouted “to God, we return the glory” as the future advocate […]

Wike signs executive order to proscribe IPOB

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, yesterday declined an application by the Economic and Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC) to issue a warrant of arrest against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu refused the granting of the application on the ground that an affidavit to proof […]

With Nnamdi Kanu, no hope for Biafrans – Asari Dokubo

…’How we fell out during Anambra, 2019 polls’ By Nnamdi Ojiego The founder of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujihad Asari-Dokubo, has, again, attacked the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, saying he has derailed the Biafra struggle. Dokubo, who said he’s a Biafran and believes in Biafra […]

New Vista for the Amnesty Programme

Abbey Collins, Port Harcourt based Environmentalist argues that the new helmsman at the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dikkio (Rtd.) holds a promise to return the programme to its original ideal A new vista opened for the Presidential Amnesty Programme this week with the assumption of office of Col. Milland Dixion Dikio (rtd) as the […]

Twenty-five (25) Years After Ken Saro-Wiwa: Ogoni Still Waiting for Justice(2) – By Fegalo Nsuke

Read Part 1  By Fegalo Nsuke | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | September 21, 2020 – The request for Ken Saro-Wiwa’s exoneration is coming with great pain. The pain that we can never have Ken anymore. The pain that the torture, repression, maiming and killings were prosecuted by Shell, a company whose wealth have come from the […]

The Right man for the Right Job in the Niger Delta – Buhari Got it Right – Dr. Lloyd F. Ukwu

  Dr.  Lloyd F. Ukwu | Port-Harcourt, Nigeria | Sept. 13, 2020 – This morning, I awoke to read about the appointment of retired Col. Milland Dixon Dikio as the new Amnesty Program Coordinator. I was optimistic, but cautiously so and called a few friends to make sure it was the same Dikio that went […]

Report: Despite gulping N243bn in four years, amnesty yet to achieve mandate

Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja Even though the federal government spent a whopping N243 billion on the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in the Niger Delta from 2010 to 2014, the programme has yet to achieve its objectives, a report by an international development firm has said. The report by Nextier Security, Peace and Development (SPD) described […]

Buhari sack Dokubo as Amnesty Programme Boss, appoints Interim Administrator

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dixion Dikio (rtd) as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme). The appointment takes effect from August 21, 2020. A statement from President’s media aide. Garba Shehu said the appointment followed the President’s approval removing Prof. Charles Quarker Dokubo’s from office. “Prof. Dokubo has been directed to hand over all […]

Why we demobilized from NDDC project sites – Jonathan’s Cousin

Robert-Azibaola By Perez Brisibe Chairman and managing director of Kakatar Group of companies, Mr. Azibaola Robert, yesterday gave details on why his company demobilized from some project sites in respect to projects awarded to it by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. He also disclosed that the NDDC failed to meet up to the terms […]

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