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Restructuring: MURIC lists 6 demands for Nigerian Muslims

Jude Johnson  The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has in response to the ongoing debate for the economic, political and socio-cultural restructuring of Nigeria, tabled issues of concerns for Nigerian Muslims.   This MURIC 6-point demand was contained in a statement on Monday by its President, Prof. Ishaq Akintola.   Here are the demands:   1.  Nigerians enjoy a total

We don’t have criminal case against Atiku – US

The United States Department of Justice has denied having any record that indicates that Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has a pending lawsuit in the US. In an email to our correspondent on Friday, a spokesperson for the US DOJ, Peter Carr said, “Thank you for reaching out to us. I

Anambra 2017: Intersociety Call For Issue Based Campaign  

A civil society organisation, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law( Intersociety), has called upon governorship candidates for  the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election to desist from their  voodooist utterances and sloganeered irrelevancies and face the State electorates with issue and governance based campaigns. According to the group,

Northern Governors Blame Southeast Politicians For Zone’s Backwardness

Northern governors have blamed Igbo politicians for the problems of infrastructure and underdevelopment in the South East. They insisted that the poor performance of the zone’s men in positions of authority in the past was responsible for the situation and not because of marginalisation The visiting governors led by Borno State Governor

Senators Earn N29m Monthly, N3bn Annually- Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay has disclosed that an average Nigerian Senator earns three billion Naira per annum. He made the revelation while delivering the Nigerian Society of International Law (NSIL) Public Lecture titled “The Many Afflictions of Anti-Corruption Crusade in Nigeria” as Guest speaker on

Violence: APC stained with blood, predominantly evil-PDP

Grace Ovrahwah  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed concern over the increased perpetration of violence by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, saying apart from having "a predominantly evil nature", its hands have always been stained with blood. The party was reacting to the recent spate of violence and

Op-ed: Some lessons from America

By Sufuyan Ojeifo I am a bushman.  And, I make no pretensions about it. I do not mean that I am a supporter of former President of America, George Bush, Junior. Not at all!  What I mean is that I am not cosmopolitan, but rather insular, pigeonholed in a little corner

Udeze Urges Political Leaders To Shun Ethnic, Religious Acrimony

Barrister Kenneth Udeze, the National Chairman of Action Alliance (AA) has urged the nation’s political leaders to strive to move the Nigerian project forward by shunning all forms of self-inflicting actions that breed ethnic and religious acrimony among the people. Ueze, who spoke at the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) General Assembly