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PRES. BUHARI RECEIVES BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DAVID LYON IN STATE HOUSE

President Muhammadu has officially received Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State Chief David Lyon in State House, Aso Rock, Abuja, on 18th Nov 2019. On the entourage of the Bayelsa Governor-elect to the presidency were,; Minister of State Petroleum Timpre Sylva, Governor of Kebbi State and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Jigawa State and Chairman, APC National Campaign Council, Abubakar Badaru, APC National Chairman Adams … Continue reading PRES. BUHARI RECEIVES BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT, DAVID LYON IN STATE HOUSE

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INEC Declares Yahaya Bello Winner of Kogi Guber Election

Incumbent Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been declared by the Independent national Electoral Commission INEC, as the winner of the November 16, governorship polls in the state. Governor Bello was been re-elected for a second term, after the INEC electoral officer for Kogi State made the announcement at the conclusion of collation of votes from the 21 local … Continue reading INEC Declares Yahaya Bello Winner of Kogi Guber Election

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I’M STILL GOVERNOR BECAUSE GOD DISLODGED FORCES OF DARKNESS ON MARCH 9, SAYS WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he remains Rivers State Governor because of the intervention of God who dislodged the forces of darkness who were primed to rob the Rivers mandate on March 9, 2019. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that speaking during the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Holy Ghost Rally at the … Continue reading I’M STILL GOVERNOR BECAUSE GOD DISLODGED FORCES OF DARKNESS ON MARCH 9, SAYS WIKE

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LYON, APC WIN BAYELSA GUBER ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, David Lyon, winner of the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election. Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice-chancellor, University of Benin, announced at the INEC Collation Centre in Yenagoa, that the APC polled 352,552 votes while the PDP scored 143,172. Continue reading LYON, APC WIN BAYELSA GUBER ELECTION

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Breaking: INEC DECLARES KOGI WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE

The Independent National Electoral Commission, UNEC, has declared theNivember 16, Kogi West Senatorial zone supplementary election, between Senators Dino Melaye (PDP) and Smart Adeyemi (APC), inconclusive. The poll was declared inconclusive because the lead margin between Mr Smart Adeyemi who polled 80,118 votes and Dino Melaye who got 59,548 was 20,570 which was lower than the 43,127 registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 … Continue reading Breaking: INEC DECLARES KOGI WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE

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MY NEPHEW SHOT IN MY POLLING UNIT IS DEAD – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has announced the demise of his nephew who was allegedly shot fatally in his polling unit, during the November 16, Kogi West Senatorial rerun election. Writing on his dedicated Twitter social media handle, Senator Dino Melaye (SDM) @dino_melaye, the Kogi West Senator twitted thus: “My nephew Olorunjuwon who was shot at my pooling unit yesterday died this morning. My brother your death … Continue reading MY NEPHEW SHOT IN MY POLLING UNIT IS DEAD – Dino Melaye

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Breaking: INEC DECLARES 30 STAFF MISSING IN KOGI DURING NOV 16 POLLS

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared about 30 of its staff missing during the conduct of the Saturday, November 16, Kogi state governorship and Kogi West Senatorial zone Supplementary elections. Announcing the development, the LGA Election Officer, in-charge of collating and announcing the local government’s results, Garba Mahmood, said the INEC ad-hoc staff were reported missing after the observation of some police officers … Continue reading Breaking: INEC DECLARES 30 STAFF MISSING IN KOGI DURING NOV 16 POLLS

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Breaking: INEC TO ANNOUNCE BAYELSA ELECTION RESULTS FROM SUNDAY

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed that it will start announcing official results of the November 16, Bayelsa State Givernorship polls from the from the state collation center on Sunday, 17th of November, 2019. Mr. Wilfred Ifogah, head of INEC’s voters registration in Bayelsa revealed this to the media on Saturday night, adding that the some persons, including election observers, may not be … Continue reading Breaking: INEC TO ANNOUNCE BAYELSA ELECTION RESULTS FROM SUNDAY

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GOV WIKE RELEASES N132MILLION FOR PAYMENT OF CORPS MEMBERS ALLOWANCES

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced the release of N132million for the payment of monthly allowances for Corps Members serving in the state. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that, speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the Governing Council of the National Youth Service Council (NYSC) at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday, 15th November, 2019, … Continue reading GOV WIKE RELEASES N132MILLION FOR PAYMENT OF CORPS MEMBERS ALLOWANCES

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ANA Enugu 2019: THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED IN BRIEF – By Chike Ofili

This history is longer than you appear to know my brother, Aslu. They are connected. Wa di connected nwanem. There is a nexus between the last ANA leadership and the ANA leaderships since Dr. Wale Okediran left power. It is a sneaky and silky smooth operation that was lost on many. But never on me their victim as many others too feeble to fight back. … Continue reading ANA Enugu 2019: THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED IN BRIEF – By Chike Ofili

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ANAMBRA DECLARES MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN HONOUR OF ZIK

The Government of Anambra State has declared Monday, November 18, 2019 a Public Holiday in honour of the great Owelle of Onitsha, Right Honourable Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe. Following this declaration, Monday, November 18, 2019 shall be observed as a work free day in Anambra State. The Public Holiday which was declared to mark the birthday of Nigeria’s only indigenous Governor General and pioneer President should … Continue reading ANAMBRA DECLARES MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN HONOUR OF ZIK

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TEXT OF A STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS TO THE PEOPLE OF RIVERS STATE ON FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2019 (For the Records)

TEXT OF A STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS TO THE PEOPLE OF RIVERS STATE ON FRIDAY, 15TH NOVEMBER, 2019 My dear people of Rivers State Recall that during our inauguration for our second tenure, we promised to deliver three new flyover bridges at Okoro-Nuodo, Rebisi and Rumuogba axis of Obio/Akpor and Port Harcour City Local Government Areas of the … Continue reading TEXT OF A STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS TO THE PEOPLE OF RIVERS STATE ON FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2019 (For the Records)

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Appeal Court Ruling: IPAC CONGRATULATE OKOWA, URGES OGBORU TO EMBRACE PEACE

The Inter Party Advisory Council IPAC, has described the Governorship Election Petition Appeal Court ruling in favour of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his Party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP as a victory for all Deltans Chairman, Delta State Chapter of IPAC, Mr. Fred Obi in a press statement, commended the effort of the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as well as, the leadership … Continue reading Appeal Court Ruling: IPAC CONGRATULATE OKOWA, URGES OGBORU TO EMBRACE PEACE

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AMAECHI CALLS FOR UNIFIED SOUTH SOUTH FOR SPEEDY DEVELOPMENT OF REGION, AS KEYAMO EMPOWERS CONSTITUENTS

The Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has called on the people of the South South to be united as one as a way of fast tracking the development of the Niger Delta Region. Amaechi made the call on Thursday, Nova 15, during the grand Reception and Empowerment programme held in honour of the Honourable Minister of State for Labour and employment, Festus … Continue reading AMAECHI CALLS FOR UNIFIED SOUTH SOUTH FOR SPEEDY DEVELOPMENT OF REGION, AS KEYAMO EMPOWERS CONSTITUENTS

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OKOWA TRIUMPHS, AS APPEAL COURT DISMISSES OGBORU, APC’s PETITION

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday, November 15, 2019, affirmed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the State. The Appellate Court upheld the judgement of the election tribunal which had earlier affirmed Okowa, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the March 9, Delta governorship election. The … Continue reading OKOWA TRIUMPHS, AS APPEAL COURT DISMISSES OGBORU, APC’s PETITION

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Minority Leadership: HoR ETHICS COMMITTEE INVITE CHINDA, THREE OTHERS FOR PARADING AS MINORITY CAUCUS LEADERS

The Nigeria House of Representatives has decided to put a stop to the impunity of some of its members who it noted derives joy in breaching its rules and standing orders. Consequently, the House through its Committee on ethics and privileges has singled out four members of the House of Representatives alleged to have breached order six, rule 1 and 2 of the standing rules … Continue reading Minority Leadership: HoR ETHICS COMMITTEE INVITE CHINDA, THREE OTHERS FOR PARADING AS MINORITY CAUCUS LEADERS

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BREAKING: We Only Have Court Orders Nullifying APC Bayelsa Primary Election, Stay Of Execution On Degi-Eremienyo Candidature – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has stated categorically that the Electoral umpire has, as at the morning of Friday November 15, 2019, been served with only Two Court Orders concerning the status of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in connection with the November 16, 2019 Bayelsa State Election. They are: (1) The Court Order Nullifying the September 3, 2019 Bayelsa APC Primary which was challenged … Continue reading BREAKING: We Only Have Court Orders Nullifying APC Bayelsa Primary Election, Stay Of Execution On Degi-Eremienyo Candidature – INEC

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OSINBAJO, OKOWA SAY MSMES WILL FAST-TRACK ECONOMIC GROWTH

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, November 7, 2019, said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies of states and the nation. They made their positions known in Asaba at the 25th edition of MSMEs Clinic organised by the Delta Government in collaboration with Office of the Vice President. Osinbajo … Continue reading OSINBAJO, OKOWA SAY MSMES WILL FAST-TRACK ECONOMIC GROWTH

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OKOTIE-EBOH PRIMARY SCHOOL 1 PUPILS TO RETURN TO RECONSTRUCTED CLASSROOMS SOON

Pupils of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, are to return to their fully reconstructed block of classrooms soon, following the completion of work on the project by the state government. The state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, disclosed this when he visited the school to inspect the project recently. Chief Ukah expressed satisfaction with … Continue reading OKOTIE-EBOH PRIMARY SCHOOL 1 PUPILS TO RETURN TO RECONSTRUCTED CLASSROOMS SOON

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ONICHA-OLONA GETS KING AFTER 25YRS, AS DTSG ASSURES DELTA COMMUNITIES OF PEACE, SECURITY DEVELOPMENT

The Delta State government has assured Delta communities that the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa administration will not spare any efforts to ensure that peace and security are maintained in their environs, as these are the bedrock for sustainable development and progress in every society. This assurance was given by the Governor, when he presented the Staff of Office to the new Monarch of Onicha-Olona, Aniocha North … Continue reading ONICHA-OLONA GETS KING AFTER 25YRS, AS DTSG ASSURES DELTA COMMUNITIES OF PEACE, SECURITY DEVELOPMENT

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FORMER NDDC BOARD RELEASED N10BN TO STOP MY RE-ELECTION – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that the immediate past Board of the NDDC expended N10 billion during the 2019 Election to stop him from getting a second term, but they failed. The Rivers governor made this revelation while speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the interim management committee of NDDC led by the Interim Managing Director, Dr. Joi Nunieh, to the Government … Continue reading FORMER NDDC BOARD RELEASED N10BN TO STOP MY RE-ELECTION – Gov Wike

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GOV ZULUM HOSTS FG’S CIVIL-SECURITY PARLEY FOR MILITARY, UN HUMANITARIAN WORKERS, AS 3 MINISTERS STORM MAIDUGURI

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, hosted in Maiduguri, the presidential opening of A three-day international workshop on cilvil security cooperation in humanitarian interventions in the northeast of Nigeria. The Three day workshop, organized by the federal government, had in attendance the minister of defense, retired General Bashir Magashi who represented President Muhammadu Buhari while ministers of humanitarian affairs, disaster … Continue reading GOV ZULUM HOSTS FG’S CIVIL-SECURITY PARLEY FOR MILITARY, UN HUMANITARIAN WORKERS, AS 3 MINISTERS STORM MAIDUGURI

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ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, DR. IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, ON THE OCASSION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 BUDGET PROPOSAL TO THE DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY (For the Records)

Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members. As is customary, it is important to express my appreciation to this honourable House for the opportunity to make this presentation today. As an elected Governor, I consider myself and, indeed, the State blessed by the candour and civility with which this House conducts its business. It is one that makes for unabridged development and I continue to count on this … Continue reading ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, DR. IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, ON THE OCASSION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2020 BUDGET PROPOSAL TO THE DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY (For the Records)

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NIHSA Flood Warning: AGAIN, RIWAMA SOLE ADMINISTRATOR, OBUAH URGES RIVERS RESIDENTS TO BE CAUTIOUS

Press Statement NIHSA Flood Warning: Again, RIWAMA Sole Administrator, Obuah Urges Residents In Rivers To Be Cautious The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Bro. Felix Obuah has again called on people of the State not to dispose of their wastes into gutters and other water channels, to avoid blockage of water channels which resultant effect is flooding in the State. Bro. Obuah … Continue reading NIHSA Flood Warning: AGAIN, RIWAMA SOLE ADMINISTRATOR, OBUAH URGES RIVERS RESIDENTS TO BE CAUTIOUS

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Boko Haram: IGP, NORTHEAST GOVERNORS, MILITARY, ELDERS BRAINSTORM IN MAIDUGURI

The inspector general of police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, Governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe‎ state, national assembly members, military and para-military commanders, police commissioners, traditional rulers, elders, academics and civil societies from all the states, on Tuesday met in Maiduguri for a security summit organized by the IGP and hosted by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno. At the summit heads of … Continue reading Boko Haram: IGP, NORTHEAST GOVERNORS, MILITARY, ELDERS BRAINSTORM IN MAIDUGURI

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RIVERS GOVT WILL CONTINUE TO INVEST IN INFRASTRUCTURE –  Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the State Government will continue to invest in the the development of infrastructure to grow the state’s economy and create employment for the people. Governor Wike also said that the State Government will sustain the creation of enabling environment to attract more investments to the State. According to a report by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT WILL CONTINUE TO INVEST IN INFRASTRUCTURE –  Gov Wike

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Edo 2020: APC LEADERS ACROSS 18 LGAS ADOPT OBASEKI AS PARTY’S FLAGBEARER; AS GOV PRESENTS SCORECARD

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo State, have unanimously adopted Governor Godwin Obaseki, as the party’s flagbearer for the 2020 gubernatorial election in the state. The leaders adopted the governor during an enlarged meeting with the governor at Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital. A chieftain of the APC from Edo South Senatorial … Continue reading Edo 2020: APC LEADERS ACROSS 18 LGAS ADOPT OBASEKI AS PARTY’S FLAGBEARER; AS GOV PRESENTS SCORECARD

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NIGER DELTA LOST $1.35BN TO OIL THEFT IN 2019 FIRST QUARTER – Gov Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has flayed the incessant cases of oil theft in the Niger Delta, bemoaning the loss of about 22 million barrels of crude oil in the first quarter of 2019, estimated at $1.35 billion. The governor disclosed this when he received a delegation of National Executive Committee of the Pan Niger-Delta Forum (PANDEF), who were in the Government House, … Continue reading NIGER DELTA LOST $1.35BN TO OIL THEFT IN 2019 FIRST QUARTER – Gov Obaseki

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GBAJABIAMILA COMMISSIONS PROJECTS IN LAGOS, SHOWS OFF FOOTBALL SKILLS (Photo News)

The Speaker, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, performed a marathon of community support activities, when he commissioned a host of projects in his constituency in Lagos state, yesterday, November 2, 2019. Accompanied by his wife Salamatu, Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwoolu and other notable statesmen and women of Lagos state, the House of Reps Speaker cut the tape at Paddington Mini Stadium, … Continue reading GBAJABIAMILA COMMISSIONS PROJECTS IN LAGOS, SHOWS OFF FOOTBALL SKILLS (Photo News)

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FRSC DENIES ‘CHIP WHIP’ NUMBER PLATE

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has distanced itself from the ‘Chip Whip’ number plate, which was posted on social media and has since gone viral on the internet in the last 24 hours. The Road Safety Corp, in a statement signed by Bisi Kazeem, Corps Commander, Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC and published online, states categorically that the FRSC did not produce the number … Continue reading FRSC DENIES ‘CHIP WHIP’ NUMBER PLATE

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WHY I WANT TO BE ANA PRESIDENT – Chike Ofili

* I AM CONTESTING TO BE MADE ANA PRESIDENT TO MAKE US TO COLLECTIVELY SET ANA FREE… * From the INTERNAL BONDAGE of a BACKWARD POLITICAL DYNASTY of a CABAL and the EXTERNAL BONDAGE of WRITERS in the BOOK INDUSTRY A political dynasty that one of the candidates is relying on for ascendancy to the throne which made him to disregarded the voters in A … Continue reading WHY I WANT TO BE ANA PRESIDENT – Chike Ofili

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UIAA Asaba Chapter Honours Uso Onianwa, as Delta CP Adeyinka Adeleke Bode, Delivers 2019 Alumni Public Service Lecture

By Abel Johngold Orheruata All is now set for the University of Ibadan Alumni Association, UIAA Asaba Chapter’s 2019 Public Service lecture, which will be delivered by the Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, CP Adeyinka Adeleke Bode, PSC, MBA. This year’s Public Service Lecture has been scheduled as part of the activities lined up by the Association, in honour of its dearly departed Patriarch … Continue reading UIAA Asaba Chapter Honours Uso Onianwa, as Delta CP Adeyinka Adeleke Bode, Delivers 2019 Alumni Public Service Lecture

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IYC DID NOT CALL FOR AKPABIO’S SACK – Oweilami Pereotubo

President of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Barrister Oweilami Roland Pereotubo, has categorically confirmed that the Ijaw Youth Council which he heads, did not call for the sack of Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, even as he strongly dissociated the IYC from any calls for the Minister’s sacking. Barr. Oweilami Peretuobo made this clarification during a solidarity visit to the Minister of Niger Delta … Continue reading IYC DID NOT CALL FOR AKPABIO’S SACK – Oweilami Pereotubo

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IYC WORLDWIDE CALLS FOR AKPABIO’S SACK OVER ALLEGED UNDUE INTERFERENCE IN NDDC MANAGEMENT

IJAW YOUTH COUNCIL (IYC) WORLDWIDE PRESS RELEASE October 30, 2019 UNDUE INTERFERENCE IN NDDC MANAGEMENT: IYC CALLS FOR AKPABIO’S SACK AS NIGER DELTA MINISTER     The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio for undue interference in the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The activities of Chief … Continue reading IYC WORLDWIDE CALLS FOR AKPABIO’S SACK OVER ALLEGED UNDUE INTERFERENCE IN NDDC MANAGEMENT

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SENATE SCREENS ODUBU, OKUMAGBA OTHERS, FOR NEW NDDC BOARD

David Diai The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs on Thursday, October 31, 2019, screened the nominees, whose names were forwarded to the National Assembly on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari as members of the new Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Expectedly, the first person to be screened was the nominee for the position of Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Pius … Continue reading SENATE SCREENS ODUBU, OKUMAGBA OTHERS, FOR NEW NDDC BOARD

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DUMO LULU-BRIGGS COMMENDS PRES. BUHARI, CONGRATULATES JOI NUNIEH, AS NDDC INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE TAKES CHARGE

David Diai Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, the Rivers born oil industry mogul, has congratulated Gbene, Dr. Joi Nunieh, the new Managing Director, NDDC, Interim Management Committee, which was recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to oversee the running of the Commission until the forensic audit ordered by the president is concluded. The Interim Management Committee, which was formally inaugurated on Tuesday October 29, by the Minister … Continue reading DUMO LULU-BRIGGS COMMENDS PRES. BUHARI, CONGRATULATES JOI NUNIEH, AS NDDC INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE TAKES CHARGE

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS BUHARI’S PRESIDENCY, DISMISSES ATIKU’S APPEAL AFTER ONE SITTING, PDP EXPRESSES SHOCK; OBI, SECONDUS, OSHIOMHOLE, APC REACT

Nigeria’s Supreme Court Wednesday, October 30, 2019, upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s February 23, 2019 presidential election victory and dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar’s appeal challenging the election result, for lacking merit. Alhaji Abubakar had challenged the presidential election tribunal judgment which affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 2019 poll. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, … Continue reading SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS BUHARI’S PRESIDENCY, DISMISSES ATIKU’S APPEAL AFTER ONE SITTING, PDP EXPRESSES SHOCK; OBI, SECONDUS, OSHIOMHOLE, APC REACT

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FOUR PDP AKWA-IBOM NAT. ASSEMBLY MEMBERS SECURE APPEAL COURT VICTORIES

  Four members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives from Akwa Ibom, yesterday, October 29, floored their challengers at the Court of Appeal, Calabar Division. Upholding the judgment of the Akwa State Election Petition Tribunal, which confirmed the election of the four PDP lawmakers, the appellate court dismissed the applications from the All Progressives Congress (APC) petitioners seeking for the setting … Continue reading FOUR PDP AKWA-IBOM NAT. ASSEMBLY MEMBERS SECURE APPEAL COURT VICTORIES

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NUNIEH, OJOUGBOH, ETANG TAKE CHARGE, AS FG INAUGURATES THREE-MAN INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FOR NDDC

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has inaugurated a three-man Interim Management Committee to oversee the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management Committee would be in place to create the enabling environment for the upcoming forensic audit. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, while performing the inauguration in Abuja, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, said President Muhammadu Buhari … Continue reading NUNIEH, OJOUGBOH, ETANG TAKE CHARGE, AS FG INAUGURATES THREE-MAN INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FOR NDDC

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OMERUO PRAISES GOV WIKE FOR GROOMING FUTURE STARS

Nigerian International and Defender of La Liga Club, Leganes, Kenneth Omeruo has commended Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his commitment to the grooming of young football stars. According to a report by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Omeruo, while speaking during a meeting with Governor Wike in Madrid, on Tuesday, 29th October, 2019, said that the establishment … Continue reading OMERUO PRAISES GOV WIKE FOR GROOMING FUTURE STARS

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NDDC NEW BOARD INCHES CLOSER TO CONFIRMATION, AS PRES. BUHARI SENDS LIST OF APPROVED NOMINEES TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

David Diai The much discussed and eagerly awaited confirmation of a new, substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, moved a critical step closer to actualization, when President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted the list of the already nominated Board members to the National Assembly. Senate President Ahmed Lawan, confirming the arrival of the NDDC Board members list to the National Assembly, acknowledged the receipt … Continue reading NDDC NEW BOARD INCHES CLOSER TO CONFIRMATION, AS PRES. BUHARI SENDS LIST OF APPROVED NOMINEES TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

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RIVERS GOVT, REAL MADRID FOOTBALL CLUB, SIGN RATIFICATION AGREEMENT ON REAL MADRID ACADEMY, PORT HARCOURT

Rivers State Government and Real Madrid Football Club have signed a ratification agreement for the development of Real Madrid Academy, Port Harcourt into an international football academy. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that the agreement signing ceremony took place on Monday, 28th October, 2019, at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home of Real Madrid Football Club. The signature event … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT, REAL MADRID FOOTBALL CLUB, SIGN RATIFICATION AGREEMENT ON REAL MADRID ACADEMY, PORT HARCOURT

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AZAGBA MIXED SECONDARY SCHOOL RESUMES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES, AFTER HERDSMEN ATTACK

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has commended the principal, teachers and students of Azagba Mixed Secondary School, Issele Azagba, Aniocha North Local Government, for their impressive turn out as the school resumed academic activities on Monday, 28/10/2029. The school was closed down following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen who invaded the school and kidnapped the principal and some … Continue reading AZAGBA MIXED SECONDARY SCHOOL RESUMES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES, AFTER HERDSMEN ATTACK

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ANA Presidency: CHIKE OFILI, CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE EXPLORE DEAL ON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

David Diai Leading candidate for the presidency of the Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Mr. Chike Ofili, has negotiated the possibility of a robust International Creative Writing partnership with globally renowned, mercurial, multiple award winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie. Though details of this exciting global creative writing arrangement are still sketchy, the possibility of the proposed international partnership package for Nigerian writers, featured prominently in … Continue reading ANA Presidency: CHIKE OFILI, CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE EXPLORE DEAL ON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

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Supreme Court: Rivers PDP Chairman, Obuah Praises God, Declares ‘Gang Up Against Wike Has Finally Collapsed’

Press Statement: Supreme Court: Rivers PDP Chairman, Bro. Obuah Praises God, Declares ‘Gang Up Against Wike Has Finally Collapsed’ The Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro. Felix Obuah has again expressed gratitude to the Almighty God following the Supreme Court’s affirmation of the ruling of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on the victory of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike over … Continue reading Supreme Court: Rivers PDP Chairman, Obuah Praises God, Declares ‘Gang Up Against Wike Has Finally Collapsed’

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BANIGO CONGRATULATES DAME JONATHAN ON HER BIRTHDAY

The Deputy Governor of Rivers State Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo has felicitated Dame Ibifaka Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Good Luck Jonathan, as she celebrates her Birthday today, Friday, October 25th, 2019. In a statement from the Government House, Port Harcourt, by Owupele Benebo, Head of Press Unit, Deputy Governor’s Office Port Harcourt, on Friday 25th October, 2019, Dr. Banigo said Dame Patience … Continue reading BANIGO CONGRATULATES DAME JONATHAN ON HER BIRTHDAY

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AMAECHI SIGNS MOU ON RAIL MODERNISATION, IN SOCHI RUSSIA

The Hownourable Minister of Transportation Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on behalf of the federal government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), with Russian for the modernisation, development of railway infrastructure, rehabilitation of existing Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) rolling stock-fleet and upgrading of workshops across the country. The MoU, involves two Russian firms: Russian Joint Stock Company Russian Railway (JSCRR) and Transmash Holding, a private rolling … Continue reading AMAECHI SIGNS MOU ON RAIL MODERNISATION, IN SOCHI RUSSIA

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WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO ME NOW IS TO GIVE MY FATHER A BEFITTING BURIAL – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

For Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, all the talk about disinheriting his late father’s wife and her children are utter balderdash and the hullabaloo over his father’s estate should at best take a secondary seat. What is uppermost in his mind is to quickly establish the true cause of his father’s death and give him a befitting burial. These are the least he should do as a … Continue reading WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO ME NOW IS TO GIVE MY FATHER A BEFITTING BURIAL – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

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GOV. UGWUANYI HAS INVESTED HEAVILY IN SECURITY, SAYS ARMY GOC

The acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, Brig. Gen. Lasisi Adegboye, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for investing heavily in the security architecture of the state. Brig. Gen. Adegboye, who described Gov. Ugwuanyi as “a statesman and God-sent to Enugu State”, noted with delight the decisive measures being put in place by his administration to ensure adequate security … Continue reading GOV. UGWUANYI HAS INVESTED HEAVILY IN SECURITY, SAYS ARMY GOC

Politics Without Bitterness: I AM FATHER TO ALL BAYELSANS – Pres. Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Bayelsa State Governor-Elect Mr. David Lyon to put the welfare and interest of the Bayelsa people above every other issue, when he assumes office as the next Governor of the state. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that President Jonathan gave this admonition when the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David … Continue reading Politics Without Bitterness: I AM FATHER TO ALL BAYELSANS – Pres. Jonathan