Special Report

Bayelsa Governorship Tussle Not Over Yet as Timi Alaibe Battles Gov. Douye Diri

The governorship battle in Bayelsa State is not over yet as the tussle now shifts to intra party dispute between the newly sworn in governor of the state, Senator Douye Diri and former chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe. Chief Alaibe had approached the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa in a suit numbered FHC/YNG/CS/99/2019, ...

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Intersociety Releases Updated Special Report on Military Massacre and Related Atrocities in Eastern Nigeria

Onitsha, Eastern Nigeria, 19th January 2020 – The Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, a leading research and investigative rights and democracy group in Nigeria since 2008, has updated its special research report on Military Massacre in Eastern Nigeria, perpetrated between August 2015 and Sept 2017. The research report was released in Jan 2019 after three years ...

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Reactions Trail Gunmen Attack on Otueke as Buhari Calls Jonathan

By James Ezema Yet to be identified gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday attacked the Otuoke country home of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State leaving a soldier dead and others injured. Jonathan was said to be away during the armed invasion. The attackers were said to have attempted to seize a ...

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The church and the state: an unholy alliance by Alex Agbo

In the year 337 AD, the dying Roman emperor, Constantine, claimed he had converted to Christianity. He issued a decree that stopped the persecution of the church by the state. Before Constantine, there were centuries of killings, impaling, flaying of the Christians. They hid in caves, migrated from place to place and owned very little and were happy. Then Constantine ...

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Operation Positive Identification: Experimentation of Martial Music, Imposition of State of Emergency By Other Means – SBCHROs

The bent by the Army led Nigerian Military on caring out its lives, liberties and democracy endangering country-wide operation positive identification, despite its widest rejection by Nigerians from all walks of life is nothing short of experimentation of a martial music and imposition of a military state of emergency across the country by other means. Constitutionally speaking, the Army and ...

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Ikweghwu Agog As Lagos-based Blogger, Theresa Moses, Buries Mother

Theresa Moses (sitting with a girl on her lap) on her other siblings during the service of songs for her late mother In a rare display of humility and fatherly appreciation, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (C.M.D.M), Warri, Delta State, Nigeria, created an enabling atmosphere to encourage members who desired to attend the burial ceremony ...

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