Thursday, 26 May 2016

U-Report: “Ijaw Collectives” Call For Removal Of Amnesty Programme Chief

Boroh: Amnesty Programme Chief

Reported By Femmy Lawson
Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Brigadier General Paul Boroh, has come under attack with the calls for his immediate removal and extensive probe of the amnesty programme under his leadership since he was appointed by President Muhammadu, Buhari.

News Release: How G8 Countries & China Flood Nigeria With Small Arms & Light Weapons (2)

The leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) had two days ago (24th of May 2016) released the first part of our special  public statement in which we expressed dismay, shock and alarm over “the gun-boat speed” with which Nigeria and Nigerians are arming courtesy of  the G8 Countries and their allies including the EU as well as the Peoples Republic of China with steady supply and shipment of small arms and light weapons to the country through licit and illicit means.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

News Release: Tanzania International Forum For Investments

The Tanzania International Forum For Investments is scheduled to take place at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, 12-14 July 2016.

News Release: Another Mischief Against Islamic Movement In Nigeria In The Making

Our attention has been drawn to a leaked intelligence document titled “Plans By Islamic Movement Of Nigeria To Attack Service Personnel And Families” with reference number 3DIV/G2/240/01 dated 12 May 2016.

News Release: Reversing The Trends In Sexual Violence In Africa

In honour of Africa Day 2016, three Right Livelihood Award Laureates from Africa are speaking out to reverse the current trends of sexual violence on the continent.

News Release: How G8 Countries & China Proliferate Nigeria With Small Arms & Light Weapons (1)

Following intensification of regime malfunctioning of the APC and Buhari led Presidency in Nigeria and ahead of this week’s G-7 Meeting in the Japanese City of Ise-Shima, we have considered it upper most important to expose the double standards of the named developed countries with respect to Nigeria and its affairs particularly under the present Buhari administration. We are deeply dismayed concerning the double-edged policies of the members of the Group of Seven Industrialized or Developed Countries (G-7) and their allies including the EU on one hand and Russia and China, on the other; towards the Federal Republic of Nigeria and its socio-political affairs.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

News Release: Afreximbank Closes Historic $750 Million Bond Issue

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has closed a $750 million bond after achieving an order book of $3.4 billion from 290 investors, the largest ever to be achieved by the Bank in the international debt capital market.

News Release: MEND Says President Buhari Deserves More Time To Stabilize

After a rigorous and robust analysis, debate and review of political events in Nigeria within the past 12 months; particularly as they affect the Niger Delta region, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has resolved to continue to respect the unilateral ceasefire of hostilities declared May 30, 2014 against key economic interests of the Nigerian State.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

News Release: Manufacturers Association Of Nigeria Inaugurates Large Corporation Group To Boost Manufacturing In Nigeria

The Manufacturing Association of Nigeria has inaugurated its Large Corporation Group, which will amongst other things come up with policy recommendations that will lead to a conducive economic and social climate for the operation and development for large scale industries in Nigeria.

Friday, 20 May 2016

U-Report: James Ibori's Counsel Alleges Abuse of Process In London Trial


Reported By A Citizen Reporter

Counsel to Chief James Onanefe Ibori, Thursday May 19, 2016 told the Southwark Court, Londonm that there may be no fair trial in the confiscation hearing of James Ibori that is due to start in June at a Southwark Crown Court in London. According to a press statement signed by Ibori's Media Assistant, Tony Eluemunor, Ibori's lawyer said this during Thursday's preliminary hearing preparatory to the confiscation trial against Ibori that is due to start in June. The lawyer, Mr. Ivan Krolic, said that there are established cases of corruption against the police and the crown prosecution counsels who investigated Ibori. This, he said, has led to dropping every member of entire Police and Crown Prosecution teams that investigated Ibori and his associates.