Our rainforest is gone: Cross River State in trouble. A forest covering over 312 Square kilometers, essential for stabilizing the the world ecosystem, has vanished. According to Global Forest Watch, in 2010, Cross River had 1.31 million hectares of tree cover, extending over 61% of its land area. By 2022, […]

EFCC Reopens Fraud Cases Against 13 Ex-Governors: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken decisive action by reopening fraud investigations against thirteen former governors and several ex-ministers. The total amount involved in these cases is staggering, exceeding N853.8bn. The high-profile cases, currently under scrutiny by the anti-graft agency, […]

The US Supreme Court has decided to hear an appeal from former President Donald Trump on a ruling by the Colorado Supreme Court that would prevent him from appearing on the state’s Republican presidential primary ballot. The announcement came on Friday, with the conservative-majority Supreme Court, including three justices appointed […]

The Imade Development Association (IDA), a socio-cultural group, has urged the Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, to appoint a deputy from Owo as a means of compensating for the loss of their esteemed son, Rotimi Akeredolu. The group, consisting of Chairman Segun Ogunbadeniyi, Secretary Femi Fadaisi, and Publicity Secretary Julius […]

Cross River State House of Assembly Passes 2024 THE PEOPLE’S FIRST BUDGET Today, the 28th of December 2023, the Cross River State House of Assembly has officially passed the 2024 budget, aptly named ‘THE PEOPLE’S FIRST BUDGET.’ This crucial decision follows extensive deliberations and unanimous approval from the Assembly members […]

Wike Supports Peace Plan for Rivers State, Warns Against Deception- The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has officially thrown his support behind the peace process brokered between him and Rivers State Governor, Siminilayi Fubara, by none other than President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In an address to the […]

Rivers Defection: PDP Moves to Declare 27 Seats Vacant. The People’s Democratic Party intends to declare 27 seats of the newly defected party members in Rivers State vacant. This information is outlined in a memo signed by the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on December 11, 2023. On […]

BY TAKIM ETTA  Introduction Abacha Loot-In the dawn of October 1993, General Sani Abacha took over from Interim Head of State  Ernest Shonekan who was forced to resign from office by the Armed Forces Ruling Council. With the intent to continue the legacy of the Nigerian military government, his administration […]

How Dogs Are Better Fed than Prisoners In Nigeria In a recent joint session for the 2024 budget defense, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) found itself under intense scrutiny as lawmakers expressed deep concern over the apparent disparities in budget allocations and the perceived dehumanizing conditions within correctional facilities. The […]