Staying Afloat in Righteousness – Innocence on Death-Row: The heart-breaking story of Augustine Ikechukwu Chukwuma

Recently, the African Democrat stumbled on a book ‘Stay Afloat in Righteousness’, written in prison by a death-row inmate. A search led to a contact between the author and, the author’s touching story is worthy of every time spent in producing the following excerpt:

On true federalism, regionalism we stand – Yoruba Assembly By Emmanuel Oladesu and Bisi Oladele

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

The Yoruba General Assembly on Thursday called for regional autonomy for the Southwest in an atmosphere of true federalism in Nigeria. 

The group clarified that regional autonomy would not undermine or subvert national unity, stressing that it could only solidify national cohesion and harmony.

Nigeria: Ogoni Leaders Denounce Declaration of Independence

Ogoni leaders of Rivers state on Monday distanced themselves from the recent declaration of independence by factional leader of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Goodluck Digbo.


A delegation of the Ogoni people led by Senator Magnus Abe met with President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House and distanced their people from the declar'ation.



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