The Biafra Palaver…

[Daily Trust] Once again, I am tempted to draw inspiration from the music of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti in my reaction to another contemporary Nigerian tragedy. Given the near excellent economic conditions of the age, Fela was widely regarded as a re…

[Daily Trust] Once again, I am tempted to draw inspiration from the music of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti in my reaction to another contemporary Nigerian tragedy. Given the near excellent economic conditions of the age, Fela was widely regarded as a rebel without a cause! In those days, Nigerians did not require visas to visit Britain. The British encouraged us to visit with tons of our petro-Naira. The Naira was at par, if not even of superior value to the dollar. Not only that; Fela also hailed from an upper middle cl

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Govt to Inject 340 Megawatts Into National Grid Before December – Fashola

[Guardian] Enugu -The Federal Government will inject about 340 mega watts of electricity into the national grid before the end of the year. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Raji Fashola, who stated this in Enugu, added that government expects …

[Guardian] Enugu -The Federal Government will inject about 340 mega watts of electricity into the national grid before the end of the year. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Raji Fashola, who stated this in Enugu, added that government expects additional 450 mega watts from the Azura Power Plant before the end of first quarter next year to complement the already existing output.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wike Assures Lawmakers of Protection of Shell’s Investments in Rivers

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has assured members the House of Representatives that his administration will continue to protect Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and her investments in the state.

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has assured members the House of Representatives that his administration will continue to protect Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and her investments in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Not Scare Mongering

[Guardian] A collection of Arewa youths met in Kaduna the other day and read out a statement wrapped in bile. They asked all Igbos living in the north to leave all the 19 states in the north before October 1, because they are asking for a separate coun…

[Guardian] A collection of Arewa youths met in Kaduna the other day and read out a statement wrapped in bile. They asked all Igbos living in the north to leave all the 19 states in the north before October 1, because they are asking for a separate country of their own called Biafra. This statement was called the Kaduna Declaration to give it the earth-shaking importance it deserved.

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Al-Mustapha, Uwazurike Meet in Kaduna, Sue for Peace

[This Day] Kaduna -Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, and the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike, yesterday…

[This Day] Kaduna -Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, and the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike, yesterday met in Kaduna to broker peace over the quit notice issued to Igbo in the North by a coalition of some northern youth groups.

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Protest Against Anti-Grazing Bill

[Guardian] Jalingo and Jos -Members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria yesterday stormed the Taraba State House of Assembly in protest against a pending anti-grazing bill.

[Guardian] Jalingo and Jos -Members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria yesterday stormed the Taraba State House of Assembly in protest against a pending anti-grazing bill.

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Agriculture Outlines Programme to Boost Cattle Breeding

[ANGOP] Benguela -The Agriculture sector is implementing a vast programme of cattle breeding in some farms in the Camabatela plateau, using a matrix that is being made in the national market and Namibia, aiming at boosting the activity of local farmers.

[ANGOP] Benguela -The Agriculture sector is implementing a vast programme of cattle breeding in some farms in the Camabatela plateau, using a matrix that is being made in the national market and Namibia, aiming at boosting the activity of local farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola