Ugolor’s Arrest (An Article by Nowinta Igbotako)

UGOLOR’S ARREST The Nigeria Police Force is one of the most satanic, corrupt, unyielding and inefficiently organized in the world, where the police stations have been turned into ‘banks’, and the various inspectors of police are now bankers in uniform… Many will remember the Lawrence Anini saga versus the police in 1987. Anini tormented the […]

MENACE OF OIL SPILL IN NIGER DELTA

By Innocent I. Edemhanria Oil spill is a common sight in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and several communities have suffered the devastating effect of such spills. At the end it is the local communities located around such oil installations that bear the brunt. The spills are sometimes caused by several factors including poorly […]

Demystifying Governance In Edo

By Innocent I. Edemhanria There was wild jubilation in Benin City as well as other parts of the state when Comrade Adams A. Oshiomhole was affirmed the duly elected governor of Edo State 19 months after the April 14, 2007 gubernatorial elections. Okada riders, traders, civil servants, market women, artisans, both old and young all […]

The Peoples’ Power In Promoting Good Governance

By Innocent I. Edemhanria The term ‘good governance’ has become a popular cliché among Chief executives of various tiers of government just as it has gained prominence in development in recent literatures  but sadly, there is not much on ground to show for the concept. Various scholars have attempted to define and elaborate on the […]

ANEEJ wants Wada, others tried for Iyayi’s alleged murder

BENIN—ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Benin chapter, has called for the trial of the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Idris Wada and others connected to the accident that claimed one of their colleagues, Prof. Festus Iyayi. The union also blamed the government of the state for attempting to distort the facts about the […]