Monday, 20 December 2010

Citizen Report: Critically Sick Ex-Biafran Leader May Be Moved To A London Hospital

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu
Family of the critically ill ex-Biafran leader, rtd. Lt. Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu may be considering moving him to a hospital in London for proper medical attention, a citizen report from Onitsha in Anambra state of Nigeria just reaching chidi opara reports hinted.

According to the report, lack of improvement in the health condition of the ex rebel leader since he collapsed at the weekend and was rushed to a hospital in Onitsha is becoming a source of serious concern to close members of his family who are seriously considering moving him to London for better medical attention.

"But the problem is that Ojukwu may not be able to make the journey in his present condition", the report further revealed.

chidi opara reports is yet to independently confirm this report.

News Report: Omoyele Sowore Of Saharareporters Is Our 2010 Person Of The Year

Omoyele Sowore
Mr. Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Saharareporters is chidi opara reports' person of the year for 2010.

In a month long investigation conducted by our network members in major cities in Nigeria, Mr. Sowore got the highest number of votes for his work at Saharareporters to emerge, ahead of two other persons on the shortlist, Mr. Nuhu Ribadu, former Chief of Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), presently, a politician and Ms. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a Nigerian born novelist based abroad.

Mr. Sowore, a Nigerian, former student unionist at the University of Lagos and civil liberties campaigner was prominent in the agitations against the iron-fist regime of late General Sani Abacha.

He subsequently relocated to the United States of America(USA) on self exile from where he founded Saharareporters in 2006 after a stint at Elendureports.