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Jonathan: Confab Resolutions Can End Southern Kaduna, Other Ethno-Religious Crises

Sylvester Idowu in Warri THISDAY NEWSPAPERS Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that implementation of the resolutions contained in 2014 National Conference report could prevent ethnic and religious tensions in the country such as the recent Southern Kaduna ethno-religious crisis that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of persons in the area. Jonathan made the remark during a presentation to the House Sub-Committee on Africa of the U.S. Congress, when he met with the committee on the challenges faced by Christians in Nigeria and the Niger Delta Issue. This is just as the Nigeria Police Force stated yesterday that it has arrested 17 suspects involved in the recent killings in Kafanchan in Kaduna State. The former president, who was invited by the congressional sub-committee and...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

Weep Not for the Niger Delta

By Simon-Kolawole, July 26, 2020 3:26 am47 Why is Nigeria like this? Don’t look too far: the answers are well articulated in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saga. I would say NDDC is a microcosm of Nigeria. If you understand the genesis of NDDC, as well as the latest revelations, you do not need to stretch too much to understand why Nigeria is perpetually moving towards the apocalypse — at full speed. The worst mistake you would make is to look at the NDDC scandals, snigger and conclude that the people of Niger Delta have underdeveloped their own region. That would be a poor reading and a misjudgement of the currents and undercurrents of the spectacle unfolding before our very eyes. Where do we start from? Let’s take it from the beginning. Many believe the...
Posted On 30 Jul 2020

Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football has suspended the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers originally scheduled for the FIFA break at the end of this month and early April until further notice due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Posted On 29 Jul 2020

Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt (Ikwerre: Igwuocha; Pidgin: Po-ta-kot) also called Pitakwa is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria. It lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta. As of 2016, the Port Harcourt urban area has an estimated population of 1,865,000 inhabitants, up from 1,382,592 as of 2006.
Posted On 29 Jul 2020

5G

This is one of the more dramatic examples of the types of technologies coming to the gaming and entertainment world in the next few years. Other innovations, like cloud streaming games filled with more-immersive and -detailed worlds, may become more widely used as well. https://www.cnet.com/news/5g-
Posted On 29 Jul 2020