Law and Order

3 dead, 100 injured as Delta community, Shell clash over GMoU

UZERE (DELTA) — ABOUT three persons are feared dead and 100 others, including women and children, injured in a stampede, Tuesday, at Uzere in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta, when soldiers and mobile policemen fired tear gas on protesters at a Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, flow station in the area. Angered by […]

Africa

Ghana’s ex-leader Kufuor blames Nigeria’s woes on graft, others

  Jonathan seeks ideas easy to implement THOUGH Nigeria is stalked by several challenges, corruption and mismanagement play central roles in the nation’s underdevelopment. This was the position of erstwhile Ghanaian President, Dr. John Kufuor, when he delivered a keynote address during the Nigeria National Order of Merit (NNOM) award in Abuja yesterday. President Goodluck […]

Relationships

Africa – WORLD Nigeria’s Senate Votes to Criminalize Gay Marriage

  Nigeria’s Senate voted to criminalize gay marriage, gay advocacy groups and same-sex public displays of affection, the latest legislation targeting a minority already facing discrimination in Africa’s most populous nation. The bill, now much more wide-ranging than its initial draft, must be passed by Nigeria’s House of Representatives and signed by President Goodluck Jonathan […]

Business

How not to make money online in Nigeria

  Increasingly, as Nigeria’s web space has started to rise in prominence both regionally and even globally, there has been a slow but steady influx of businesses looking to make a lot of money online in Nigeria. The rationale is that online markets like Nigeria are virgin territory with boundless opportunity. Of course, this intuition […]

Africa

Ojukwu Returns Soon, Says Bianca

  Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, has ex-pressed optimism that her husband, Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, who is currently undergoing treatment in a London hospital, would soon be discharged. Speaking with journalists at the Leyton Marsh Fields, London, venue of the 2011 Nigerian Carnival United Kingdom (NCUK) at the weekend, Bianca […]

Africa

Nigeria: Ojukwu Is Dead -(1933-2011).

  (Codewit.com)  Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Former biafran leader and leader of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu is dead.   Thisday can confirm that he died late last night. He had been sick for a while and was receiving treatment at a united Kingdom (UK) hospital.More to follow . . […]