OPINION

Borno Rice Farm Killings: NAWOJ Calls For Collaborative Action_Ada Nkong

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has condemned in strong terms the barbaric killing of innocent rice farmers in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.In a statement by her National President,Ladi Bala in Abuja,NAWOJ notes that the senseless killing of innocent Nigerians in any part of the country is totally unacceptable and MUST… Continue reading Borno Rice Farm Killings: NAWOJ Calls For Collaborative Action_Ada Nkong

OPINION

Coalition of Civil Society Groups Fault Narrative on AGF’s Retirement _Ada Nkong

A coalition of Civil societies, The Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, CSGGG, has warned the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) to desist from illicit threats to shut down public services in the country at the expiration of 3- week ultimatum due to the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed… Continue reading Coalition of Civil Society Groups Fault Narrative on AGF’s Retirement _Ada Nkong

OPINION

We Stand by Our Investigation-CNN _Ada Nkong

A senior Nigerian minister lashed out against CNN Thursday, saying the network should be sanctioned over its investigation, which uncovered evidence that the Nigerian army and police opened fire on unarmed protestors on October 20. CNN's investigation focused on a demonstration against police brutality, led by the largely peaceful "#EndSARS" movement. Minister for Information and… Continue reading We Stand by Our Investigation-CNN _Ada Nkong

OPINION

Activist Laments Slow Pace of Infrastructural Development in Delta State_Ada Nkong

Delta State born human and environmental right activist, Comrade Mulade Sheriff has appealed to political appointees of Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State to sincerely and genuinely encourage the governor to do the needful in terms of roads and Infrastructural development in the State. Comrade Mulade Sheriff who made the call in Asaba… Continue reading Activist Laments Slow Pace of Infrastructural Development in Delta State_Ada Nkong

OPINION

Sam Adeyemi,Others Respond to Suit for #EndSARS Protests Role_Ada Nkong

Following being listed in the criminal complaint filed by rights activist, Kenechukwu Okeke for their role in the #EndSARS protests , some people listed have reacted via their social media pages. Recall that Okeke on Tuesday sued Sam Adeyemi, Aisha Yesufu and Several Celebrities before a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja for their involvement in… Continue reading Sam Adeyemi,Others Respond to Suit for #EndSARS Protests Role_Ada Nkong

OPINION

We Are Back to Abacha Days-Soyinka _Ada Nkong

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, says the army has replaced the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).Soyinka who condemned the killing of unarmed end SARS protesters in a statement on Wednesday, accused the federal government of acting in an “authoritarian manner” by deploying armed soldiers on the protesters.According to him, “It is absolutely essential to let this… Continue reading We Are Back to Abacha Days-Soyinka _Ada Nkong

Governance · OPINION

NIGERIA AT 60: ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS-Prof.Femi Babalola

I wish to congratulate Nigerians on the attainment of 60 years of independence. This is indeed a milestone worthy not only of celebration, but also cerebration. I was asked to contribute this piece, reflecting our feelings towards the nation and how far we had gone at this time. Perhaps I should not have been asked,… Continue reading NIGERIA AT 60: ASSESSMENT AND SOLUTIONS-Prof.Femi Babalola

OPINION

Nigeria at Risk Without Restructuring-PAIGAS_Ada Nkong

The Pan African Institute for Global Affairs and Strategy (PAIGAS) made up of Retired Career Ambassadors and Distinguish Intellectuals says Nigeria is at risk unless it finds the courage to restructure.PAIGAS made this submission following a video conferencing which focused on two items on the list of the Senate circular namely, the Federal Structure and… Continue reading Nigeria at Risk Without Restructuring-PAIGAS_Ada Nkong

OPINION

Fani Kayode Apologizes for Attack on Journalist_Ada Nkong

Following the outrage that has accompanied Femi Kayode's verbal attack on Daily trust correspondent in Calabar ,Eyo Charles who questioned the source of funds for his inspection tour in the state, the former minister has tendered an apology. The Minister who took to his Facebook page to apologise wrote the following. "I met with my… Continue reading Fani Kayode Apologizes for Attack on Journalist_Ada Nkong