Nigeria News

2015: N/Delta splits over Jonathan •As other ethnic groups move to undercut Ijaw

THE raging war between the Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi and the Minister of Niger Delta, Chief Godsday Orubebe, has started creating ripples among the ethnic nationalities in the South-South region as some ethnic leaders have reportedly began to review their support for President Goodluck Jonathan.  Nigerian Tribune investigation showed that the 2015 agenda is […]

Africa

French war on Mali increases refugees

The number of Malian people crossing into neighboring countries goes on to rise amid the French-led war on Mali. According to reports by the United Nations, over 4,000 Malian refugees have arrived in Mauritania alone since January 11, when France launched a war on Mali under the pretext of halting the advance of fighters in […]

Africa

France imposes media blackout on Mali war

France has reportedly imposed a media blackout on its invasion of Mali amid a growing war that rages on in the West African nation. On January 11, France launched the war under the pretext of halting the advance of fighters in Mali. However, as Paris has stepped up its ground offensive and aerial strikes in […]

Nigeria News

Amaechi bombs Orubebe

Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi has launched a verbal attack on the Niger Delta affairs minister, Godsday Orubebe whose tenure in office he described as an embodiment of “ineptitude and abysmal failure” The governor’s attack is coming as a direct response to an earlier statement by the minister accusing Amaechi of disrespecting President Goodluck Jonathan […]

Middle East

Russia says US blaming Aleppo blasts on Syria govt. ‘blasphemous’

Russia has slammed the United States for its 'blasphemous' accusation that the Syrian government was behind the deadly explosions at Aleppo University.   Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday, “Yesterday I saw a semi-neutral report on CNN that it was not ruled out that this terrorist act had been staged by the government […]

Nigeria News

Ohanaeze Ndigbo: MASSOB spits fire…Warns S’East governors

The new Igbo leader and leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has warned the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Martin Elechi, to desist from distracting Ndigbo trying to conduct another election in Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Uwazuruike said Ndigbo would no longer allow the governors whom he […]

Nigeria News

We can’t force banks to lend –CBN

Following lamentations by entrepreneurs and small scale business owners on low lending activities by banks, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it can’t force any Deposit Money Bank to lend to customers. The Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr. Ugo Okoroafor, told our correspondent in an interview on Monday that there were a lot […]

Nigeria News

UNIBEN Prof announces alleged cure for HIV/AIDS

Benin – Prof. Isaiah Ibeh of the University of Benin, on Tuesday announced the development of a new drug that can allegedly ‘cure’ HIV and AIDS. Ibeh, who is the Dean of the School of Basic Medical Sciences of the university, told reporters in Benin that the herbal drug had undergone “series of successful tests”. […]