Month: Jun 2018

Plateau massacre: World Bishops write Buhari, says President has failed

June 27, 2018    The Supreme Council of Bishops, also known as World Council of Bishops has reacted to the recent killings in Plateau State and other states in the Middle Belt by Fulani herdsmen. According to  press release in World Episcopal headquarters in Houston, Texas, United States of America via Africa Episcopal headquarters in … Continue reading Plateau massacre: World Bishops write Buhari, says President has failed

US Supreme Court backs Trump travel ban from Muslim-majority nations

June 26, 2018. Chief Justice Roberts said that President Trump had provided sufficient evidence of national security concerns. In a dissent, liberal Justice Sotomayor called those concerns a "facade" for Islamophobia. The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday to allow President Donald Trump to keep his travel ban against people from several mostly Muslim … Continue reading US Supreme Court backs Trump travel ban from Muslim-majority nations

Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

June 24, 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants. "We can not have countries that benefit hugely from EU solidarity and claim national self-interest when it comes to the issue of migrants," he said at a press conference in Paris alongside … Continue reading Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

A new frontier for the anti-graft war

By  Steve Nwosu 08055001934 Everytime we talk about the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, our minds invariably go to looted funds, recovered loot, spurious bank accounts, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Sambo Dasuki, PDP campaign slush funds, etc. And we have remained so fixated on those symptoms that we have tended to overlook the real … Continue reading A new frontier for the anti-graft war

Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism

  Chris Odinaka Nwedo The wide-spreading assertions that Nigeria as a nation has not made commensurate progress in appropriating herself are gradually becoming less polemical. The self-inflicted pains of the malfeasance is today more evident and disapproving.  The stunted aspiration of Nigeria as a nation is felt everywhere particularly in the disorienting dispositions of the … Continue reading Nigerian Society and the real dangers of relativism

You sold your birthright – CAN condemns Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

June 2018 The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restrain his aide, Lauretta Onochie from alleged use of vulgar abuse and unprintable names against others with absolute recklessness. The Christian body condemned Onochie’s description of CAN as “CAN of worms” on her Twitter account. Onochie had tweeted, “Prime … Continue reading You sold your birthright – CAN condemns Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

IPOB prints 40m ballot papers for referendum on Biafra

 June 20, 2018 ENUGU—INDIGENOUS People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that it has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used in the first phase of the referendum by Biafrans to determine their readiness to opt out of Nigeria. IPOB members it said the result of the exercise would guide IPOB on its future operations … Continue reading IPOB prints 40m ballot papers for referendum on Biafra

Mexico condemns ‘inhuman’ US separation of migrant families

June 19, 2018 Mexico strongly condemned US President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday for its policy of separating immigrant children and parents detained after crossing the US-Mexican border, calling it "inhuman." "In the name of the Mexican government and people, I want to express our most categorical and energetic condemnation of this cruel and inhuman policy," … Continue reading Mexico condemns ‘inhuman’ US separation of migrant families

US slaps anti-dumping duties on Chinese alloy aluminum sheet

June 19, 2018 The United States on Tuesday said it was imposing steep import duties on Chinese imports of alloy aluminum sheet valued at nearly $1 billion which Washington says have been dumped on the US market. Trade relations between the world's two top economies on Tuesday were at the brink of all-out conflict, with … Continue reading US slaps anti-dumping duties on Chinese alloy aluminum sheet