Nurse Beats Pregnant Woman, Forces Her to Give Birth on Grass

The woman and her baby

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Human empathy took flight at Public Health Centre, PHC, Mayne Avenue, Calabar, a government health facility, late Friday evening when a woman in labour rushed to the Centre for succour. Rather than health workers present helping her into the labour room, the pregnant woman’s inability to pay N20,000 demanded by them resulted in the most inhuman treatment ever meted out to a woman in Labour in recent history. The bizarre part of the sordid event was that the N20,000 was demanded so that surgery could be performed…

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Nigeria: An Unhappy President, an Angry People

By Comfort Obi We have a quotable quote from President Muhammadu Buhari. He says he is unhappy. “I am the unhappiest President in the world”, national newspapers quoted Mr President as saying. He spoke from a foreign land, Amman, Jordan, where he addressed some Nigerians who live in that country. “It is uncharitable of those who accuse me of not being worried over the killings going on in Zamfara”, he added. The killings are not  exclusive to Zamfara. Every part of Nigeria is soaked in blood – especially parts of the North-west and…

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Okorocha Plants Landmines on Ihedioha’s Path

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Out-going Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha,  whose second and final tenure ends on May 29, 2019, will be leaving behind a landmine for the in-coming governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, The Source has learnt. Ihedioha won the March 9, 2019 Imo governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Still smarting from his failure to install, as successor, his son-in-law and candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu, in the governorship election, Okorocha has allegedly perfected plans to force monumental financial obligation on…

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Edo: APC Leaders Plot Obaseki’s Fall Ahead 2020 Election

By Walid Ogunseri, Benin City. The once rosy relationship between the governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor in office, Adams Oshiomhole has headed for the rock. Recall that Oshiomhole, now the National Chairman of the ruling All Progresives Party, APC was Obaseki’s major benefactor to clinch the office at the expense of other aspirants. After Obaseki emerged Governor, the relationship between him and Oshiomhole was cordial until very recently when a cold war ensued has between the duo. Though Governor Obaseki has always maintained that he has…

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Dubai Robbery: Interrogating Abike Dabiri-Erewa

By Comfort Obi Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, is in trouble. A section of the country – the Igbo – is angry with her.  She has unwittingly stepped on the toes of the Igbo. And the people, ever on their guard, are angry with her. They are crying blue murder. They are accusing her of discrimination. Don’t blame them, much, if you think they are being overly sensitive. They probably have reasons to. At times, they have been brazenly discriminated against in their own fatherland. Here’s one…

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Senate Presidency: PDP Weighs Options, Mulls a Senate President with APC Deputy

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu With about 46 Senators now in its kitty, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is weighing options as regard the next President of the Senate, the The Source has learnt. An impeccable party source lists the options as follows: Cash in on the division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress, APC, fresh and returning Senators over the party’s choice for the top Senate position to spring a surprise by sponsoring a ranking PDP Senator for the position with an APC Deputy; align with Senator Ali Ndume…

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Ogun Assembly Majority Leader quits APM, returns to APC

Majority Leader in Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyinka Mafe, on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of his membership of the Allied Peoples Movement. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, stated in his withdrawal letter read at Plenary by the Speaker, Mr. Suraj Adekunbi, that he had returned to the All Progressives Congress. “I had earlier written a letter to leave APC. I write to officially withdraw the letter and I wish to notify you that I remain a member of APC Next Level, “ he stated. The…

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INEC Presents Certificate of Returns to Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu receiving certificate of returns from Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola

Lagos state Governor-elect Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, deputy governor-elect Dr. Obafemi Hamzat on Friday 29th of March, 2019 received their Certificate of Returns from Independent National Electoral Commission. The presentation was done by the INEC commissioner in charge of Lagos, Ogun and Ondo state, Chief Adekunle Ladipo Ogunmola at the commission office in Yaba, Lagos. following; some faces present at the event by Uche Nwosisi.  

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APC Moves Against South East; Kalu’s Rebellion Threat Unsettles Party

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu This is authoritative. If the South East eventually ends up with any meaningful position in the yet- to-be composed President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term government, it would probably be a direct result of former governor Orji Uzo Kalu’s threat to revolt against the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the floor of the Senate during the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly on June 10.  Should the zone be denied the Deputy Presidency of the Senate, Kalu threatens to break ranks with his party. Kalu,  is a Senator-elect on…

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Rivers: Mr President, Please, Shame Them

By Comfort Obi “A mad person feels no shame. The shame is felt by relations” The above is an Igbo saying. It’s one I take seriously. On a number of times, it has guided me. I think President Muhammadu Buhari should think about this saying as the scary situation in Rivers state unfolds. Going through national newspapers, everyday, these past few weeks, my question has remained the same: Does Mr President know the truth about Rivers? Or, have they been giving him a different story line? The problem in Rivers, a top…

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