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FERET Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

By Ebisike Ebube George Dear President Buhari, Permit me to call your thoughts back to a two most pertinent lines in one of your most robust but yet to be famous speeches on the national issue of ethnic tolerance and religion delivered at a FERET event: “But the most pressing problem and one with greater immediacy than all the other ...

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[VIDEO] A4AI Coalition in #Nigeria Expresses its Stance on the Proposed Communication Service Tax!

Still on the proposed Communication Service Tax by the Federal Government, Deputy National Coordinator, Affordable Internet For All (A4AI) Nigeria, Jinmi Oluinuga, in an exclusive interview with RAVE TV has shed more light on the possible negative impacts this single proposed Tax could have in achieving the target of more 30% internet penetration in Nigeria as well as making internet ...

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COUNTERING CHAMBERS’ COUNTER-NARRATIVE BY OGBU, BLESSING EKPERE ESQ.

We suddenly received this article yesterday from a young Nigerian called Blessing Ogbu. He is a legal practitioner by profession. Ogbu sent in this article reacting and countering an article published on this website written by Chambers Umezulike, titled Counter Narrative: “How the West Engendered Africa’s Apocalyptic Development Crisis”. Enjoy as you read his article below: In his brilliant article ...

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#FollowTheMoney: Cartoon of the Day #SaveBama

From findings by Follow The Money, In Borno state, 53 Billion Naira was spent on IDPs and we presently have 250,000 malnourished children at risk! What happens to all the money meant for them? In December 2015 when Connected Development (CODE) sent a Freedom of Information (FOI) to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) which is under The Presidency requesting ...

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PDP VS APC? ENUGU STATE GOVERNMENT DESTROYS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PROPERTY IN ENUGU

A company, Bridgeways DPG Ltd, formerly identified as Siljay Concepts Limited has accused the Enugu State government of putting its investment in the Enugu Bricks and Clay Products Limited, ENBCL, at risk and total jeopardy, claiming that the government invaded the site last week with bulldozers and have destroyed the factory. While disclosing that it has already sent a petition ...

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Photos: President Buhari recieves former President Goodluck Jonathan in Aso Rock

President Buhari this afternoon received former President Goodluck Jonathan at the state house Abuja. Speaking with state house correspondents after their closed door meeting which lasted for 20 minutes, Jonathan said he was in Aso Rock to brief President Buhari of his recent international engagements. More Photos

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Indonesia: Executions will put Jokowi on the wrong side of history

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as ‘Jokowi’, will be putting his government on the wrong side of history if he proceeds with a fresh round of executions, Amnesty International said today. Amnesty International received credible reports that at least 14 people could be executed this week, who consist of four Indonesian and ten foreign nationals, including a Pakistani, an ...

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Fresh Statement Released on Developments in Turkey by UFUK Dialogue

Contrary to the recent propaganda making round about the current situation in Turkey which has degenerated to total condemnation of Hizmet Movement also known as Gulen Movement, a movement inspired by Fethulah Gulen, a popular Turkish Muslim Cleric who have been self-exiled to United States of America for years, as the main mastermind of the terrorists attack in Turkey. A ...

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A BILL FOR AN ACT TO ESTABLISH NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO) REGULATORY COMMISSION

In a time like this, when governments are failing: they find it extremely difficult to deliver essential political goods to its citizen; annual  budget deficit; collapsed infrastructure; no workers’ salaries for months; wobbling education sectors and plethora of challenges that affect the standard of living in the country;  if there is need for policy initiation at all, it should be ...

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Budget Minister, Senator Udoma engages CSOs and Organised Private Sector in MTEF and Fiscal Strategy

Honourable Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has made a rare move by engaging Civil Society Organisations and Organised Private Sector and other stakeholders at the consultative forum on  2017-2019  Medium – Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy today in Abuja. The event which took place at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa had ...

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