Nigeria Not Among Ranked Countries With The Most Cattle

SHAME of a nation as cattle compete for roads with motorists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja According to ranking of countries with the most cattle or the world cattle inventory in 2021 there are about one billion heads of cattle. Among the countries, India has the largest cattle inventory in the world in 2021 followed by Brazil and China. India’s cattle’s inventory was reported at 305.5 million head in 2021, accounting for roughly 30% of the world’s inventory. India, Brazil and China accounted for roughly 65% of the…

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Agric Loans: Emefiele, CBN Playing Games With The South East – Prof Ibe

Prof Gregory Ibe The Chancellor of Gregory University, Prof. Gregory Ibe has challenged the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele to publish the names of South-East people that have benefited from the CBN loans to develop their farm and other businesses. Prof. Ibe reacted to a recent press release issued by the central bank where the bank claimed that South Eastern people do not request for loans to develop their farming and other businesses. Describing the statement as blatant storytelling, Ibe stated that the Emefiele-led…

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Political Class And Conspiracy Of Silence

Dr. Muiz Banire The security situation in Nigeria has become wholly intractable. What started as an isolated case of insurgency in some parts of Borno State has become a national malaise rapidly expanding and threatening the fragile fabric of the nation called Nigeria. The human losses at present have befuddled our capacity to take records and there is hardly an accurate account of people already consumed by the violence of the men of the gun. Thousands of lives have been snuffed out by Boko Haram bombs and guns in the…

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‘We Must Defend Ourselves Or Die!’: The Principle Of Uti Possidetis Juris In International Law, Custom

By Obadiah Mailafia I read with interest the other day the unattributed submission of someone on the juridical doctrine of Uti Possidetis Juris. He essentially reduces the principle to the idea that any territory that you possess as a fait accompli by dint of sheer force is, ipso facto, yours by right of conquest. He used it as a basis to deliver a warning to the Yoruba and Ndigbo of the South that should their territories be overrun by the Fulani militias; the latter would get to keep such territories…

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IPOB Alleged Attack: Igbo Cannot Be Part Of Any Plot To Attack Lagos – Ohanaeze Assures Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Leader of IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu (right), Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Ambassador (Prof.) George Obiozor The Ohanaeze Ndigbo the apex body of Ndigbo has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to ignore the rumour that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were plotting to attack Lagos State. The body noted that it was a ploy to distract the State Governor and his administration from providing good governance for all residents of the State as the Igbo have a strong…

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DISCLAIMER: The Man Nigerian Army Arrested Not ESN Commander – IPOB Insists

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu (right) and Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has reacted to the alleged arrest of Eastern Security Network (ESN) Deputy Commander. The army had claimed it arrested the ESN Deputy Commander, Awurum Eze in Aba, Abia State. Kanu said the man that was arrested by the Nigerian Army was too old to be recruited into the ESN. Awurum’s arrest was disclosed by the Director of Army…

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British Airways Test Runs 25-Second COVID-19 Tests For Passengers

British Airways is testing a 25-second rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) test ahead of the start of mass travel, which begins in a matter of days. The Pelican COVID-19 Ultra Rapid test is a saliva-based digital antigen test that identifies 98 per cent of people who are infected and 100 per cent of people who do not have the virus yet. The Independent of UK disclosed that the airline will experiment with the rapid test, developed by a firm known as Canary Global, on flight crew to compare the results against standard…

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Uzodinma: An Endless Search For Those To Sink With

By Collins Opurozor Through his misdeeds, man always weaves a fate for himself. Religious people, those who seek to teach the things that exist outside of our immediate understanding, have tried to explain this. In his epistle to the Galatians, the Biblical Paul wrote, “Do not be deceived, for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he reap.” The Eckankar agrees to this, and describes it as Karma, while the author of the Grail Message, that church where you always see beautiful flowers and pure white buildings, Oscar Bernhardt, who changed…

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Eid el Fitr: CAN Celebrates With Nigerian Muslims

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated with the leadership of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and all Muslims in the country as they celebrate this year’s Ramadan. In a congratulatory message issued on Thursday by the General Secretary, Daramola Bade Joseph, CAN prayed that the aftermath of this year’s Ramadan will usher in peace and unity into the country. “We are not unaware that your fasting was in obedience to the divine directive: ‘O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Signs Satellite Broadband Deal With Google

Elon Musk’s SpaceX announced on Thursday that Google would team up with its Starlink satellite internet service to deliver cloud computing services to business customers. Under the partnership, SpaceX will place its Starlink ground stations within Google data center properties, which can help the service support businesses requiring cloud-based applications. Starlink is in the process of launching its satellite broadband internet service, which can reach customers without ground-based connections and is one of several space-based systems. “Combining Starlink’s high-speed, low-latency broadband with Google’s infrastructure and capabilities provides global organizations with…

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