Emmanuel Ogbeche

Periscope: Leah Sharibu, a profession of faith

 

     

Leah Sharibu, a profession of faith

When Boko Haram terrorists struck her school on February 19, 2018, and took her alongside 109 of her school mates captive, Leah Sharibu had no inkling [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Court strikes out corruption charges against Justice Ngwuta

It was relief for embattled Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Ngwuta as the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, struck out the 13-count criminal charge the Federal Government preferred against him.

The court, in a ruling that was delivered by trial Justice John Tsoho, held that F [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Election sequence: Court orders service of processes on AGF

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, be served with processes in the suit challenging the powers of the National Assembly to re-order the sequence for the 2019 general elections.

J [...]

Sun, 18 March 2018


U.S flags-off insecticide treated bed nets distribution in Nasarawa

The U.S.  Government through the President’s Malaria Initiative, PMI, has donated 1.6 million bed nets for distribution in Nasarawa state.

The program is jointly implemented by the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prev [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


BREAKING: Trump Fires Secretary of State Tillerson Hours After Leaving Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, got fired by President Donald Trump hours after visiting Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who has a history of not sacking his officials even over corrupt practices.

Trump replaced Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

“M [...]

Tue, 13 March 2018


Africa’s population explosion ticking time bomb — AfDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

The meeting described the continent’s [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


Ezimakor: NUJ demands apology from DSS

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, is to demand apology from the Department of State Services, DSS, over the alleged illegal detention of one of its member, Mr Tony Ezimakor.

Ezimakor, who is the Abuja, Bureau Chief of the Daily Independent Newspapers, was detained for over one week by the [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


Sowore: Ambition or delusion?

When I read Omoyele Sowore declaring his ambition to run for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019, my mind went straight to the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí, 1st Marquis of Púbol.

It was Dalí who said, “At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


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