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Nigerian Candidate Wins United Nations General Assembly Presidency

By Wale Tayo Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has emerged president of the 74th UN General Assembly. Muhammad-Bande, sole candidate for the position, emerged through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on Tuesday. He is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, […]

Elect Lokpobiri Your Governorship Candidate, Bayelsa APC Advised

By Sunday Ochai            Sen Heineken Lokpobiri As activities for the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states get underway, the Bayelsa state Chapter of the All progressive Congress, APC has been counselled to elect the immediate paste minister of state for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri as its flag bearer saying he […]


Centre for Media Advocacy (CMA), a civil-society and pro-human rights advocacy group, has passed a vote of confidence on the proactive and patriotic leadership of the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu. This is for re-jigging the security architecture, mechanism and strategy in manning key critical national assets […]


UNRAVELLING THE CONSPIRACY TO DENIGRATE  A GOOD MAN EVEN IN DEATH. HIGH CHIEF O.B. LULU-BRIGGS …Where the Falsehood Lies. The inconsistency associated with publications in the print and online media emanating from the “Oruwari Briggs House” since the demise of High Chief (Dr.) Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs are now beginning to create doubts in the hearts […]

N500bn Deal: CWAI Drags Emefiele to Court, Insists Confirmation Illegal

            Mr Emefiele, CBN Governor After a critical analysis, observations and speedy tacit endorsement given by the Senate in confirming the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has come to the stark realization and conclusion that Nigeria is not ready to either reap or join the […]

Alleged N500bn Deal: Suspend Emefiele Now, CWAI Urges FG

Emefiele, Governor, CBN We react to the media outcry and backlash from Nigerians far and near about the alleged phone conversation involving Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, and few Management Staff released to the public few days ago by Sahara Reporters, an online platform. As it is well known, this platform […]