Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Article: The death of Joy Odama, Acid Test For Ibrahim Idris And the Nigeria Police

Late Joy Odama

By Godwin Onyeacholem

There is no question that in Nigeria, the poor, the less privileged and the largely dispossessed majority who find themselves in that demeaning class of human categorization have been condemned to a life of perpetual oppression. Forget what is in the law books. Under this rightly described prevailing order of fascist democracy, it has been the lot of the masses to be tormented, denied, and subjugated, except something revolutionary happens. And indeed as this phenomenon seems to have been ingrained in the system, the only way out, at the risk of being labelled an anarchist, is a revolution.

Monday, 26 June 2017

News Release: AFRICMIL Welcomes Reinstatement Of Sacked Whistleblower At Foreign Ministry

The Africa Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), a civil society organisation working on building support for the whistle-blower policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has expressed delight at the news of the reinstatement of a sacked whistleblower at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ntia Thompson.

News Release: Madagasca Is Afreximbank’s Newest Participating State

Madagascarar has become the latest country to join the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) as a participating state, according to information released by the continental trade finance institution.

Friday, 23 June 2017

News Release: Afreximbank Approves $200-Million Facility to Help Banque Misr Support Egypt’s SMEs And Industrialization

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved a $200-million industrialisation liquidity facility for Egypt’s Banque Misr for the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and to support light manufacturing activities in the country.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

News Release: Ngerian Army’s False Claims Against 270 Slain Innocent Pro Biafra Activists & 370 Injured Others: How They Were Massacred And Maimed (Concluded)

The leadership of Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) had on 18th June 2017 released the first part of the graphic accounts as they concern the willful and premeditated massacre of over 270 unarmed, nonviolent and defenseless members and supporters of pro Biafra movements in Nigeria under the coordination of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Over 370 innocent and defenseless citizens were also shot and terminally wounded with scores of them crippled for life.

Monday, 19 June 2017

News Release: The Odd Side Of The Arewa Youths’ Letter To Acting President Osibanjo

While we at Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law are not holding forth for leading pro Biafra movements including IPOB and MASSOB in response to general issues raised in the Arewa Youths’ letter to the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibanjo, but the odd side of the letter as it concerns the Arewa Youths’ attempts in their letter to play down, trivialize and desecrate the constitutionally, regionally and internationally recognized and codified human rights is worth exposing and condemning.

Article: The Role Of Youth In Credible Elections

By Livy-Elcon Emereonye

It’s with pleasure that I accepted the invitation to be one of the speakers at this occasion. I salute the organizers of this programme for taking such a bold initiative. They have not only discovered a need but have gone further to proffer solutions. This is the right step in the right direction.

Article: Whistleblowers In Danger

By Godwin Onyeacholem

When the whistleblower policy was unveiled last December by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, it was roundly hailed by the populace as a long-awaited and much desired weapon in the fight against corruption, the single most visible and widely acknowledged reason Nigeria has remained stuck in the groove of under-development. And to the delight of many, especially victims of corruption, the last six months has seen the policy largely living up to its billing, what with the confounding recoveries of tons upon tons of looted funds in various denominations stashed away in the most unimaginable hideaways.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

News Release: Nigerian Army’s False Claims Against Slain Innocent Biafra Activists: Graphic Accounts (1)

As a follow up to our public statement of 16th June 2017, we the Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) have resolved to release the following statement containing graphic accounts of incessant massacre and injuring by Lt Gen Tukur Buratai led Nigerian Army and other security agencies including the Nigeria Police Force of defenseless pro Biafra activists in Southeast and parts of South-south Nigeria.

Article: Squandering Governors Rolling Out The Drums

By abiodun KOMOLAFE

Nigeria is, as we speak, challenged and all eyes can see it! No thanks to past leaders who, in their selfish wisdom, ate all of the country’s honey, thereby leaving it with nothing but moonshine.