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News, analysis, reports and interviews from the Niger Deltan states of Nigeria. These include Edo, Delta, Rivers, Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa states.

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Barrister Haruna Magashi stated this in an intra-faith interactive peace meeting that brought together followers of various religious sects in Kano for discussions on peaceful coexistence.


Delta State and Celebration of Corruption

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:00 Written by

Since the release of Chief James Ibori, the former governor of Delta State from British prison, the impression the political class of the state especially of the PDP extraction has been giving is that there is nothing wrong with corruption and the crimes the man was jailed for.

Why Buhari is a blessing to Nigeria

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:00 Written by

Faruk Ahmed writes that Nigerians are the architects of their present miseries and Buhari is a messiah they should follow to pull them out of the doldrums.

Policing the Police in Nigeria

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:00 Written by

‘Run forward a bit and I will carry you on my shoulder’ is a trick an adult can play on a child and not on another adult. So have been the seemingly inexhaustible menus of promises made by previous inspector-generals of the Nigeria Police Force towards guiding its misguided elements who as always, have been euphemistically and imaginarily labelled ‘bad eggs’.

The Kutigi’s Scroll

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:00 Written by



Mustafa Folami takes a peek into the history of Nigeria’s federal system, concluding that re-arranging the structure is inevitable


Okowa's jobs creation myth and other stories

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:00 Written by

When the governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa celebrated one year in office, he held a press conference in Government House, Asaba as part of accountability to the electorate. In talking about his achievements, he said that he created 17, 173 jobs through his `smart agenda` programme.


Muhammad Ali Mashi, coordinator of Child Protection Network and Chairman of Global Improvement of Less Privileged Persons Initiative, GIOPINI, an NGO working in the area of human trafficking, child trafficking, child labor and women empowerment, among others, speaks with ADAM ALQALI on child trafficking and labour issues in Nigeria.

Making Nigeria Police more professional

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:00 Written by

The axiom, “The Police is a friend,” has stood the test of time, yet many Nigerians find this as a nut too hard to crack, due to the way the police perform their duties in the country. Several Inspector-Generals of Police had come and gone since Nigeria obtained political independence from Britain in 1960, and each had tried to make the Nigerian Police Force better the way they deem fit.

Okowa: Delta state governor
Okowa: Delta state governor

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is giving the unfortunate impression that effective governance is measured by the number of political aides he flaunts around.

New Media, Youth and Security in Africa

Monday, 18 April 2016 00:00 Written by

Recently, the Pan-African Alliance on Media and Information Literacy (PAMIL), UNESCO and DW Akademie hosted the 2nd Pan African Conference on Media and Information Literacy, MIL, which discussed issues around the media, youth and peace on the continent. ADAM ALQALI reports