Personally, I think the press statement issued by Amnesty International on the security situation in Rivers State is misguided in many respects. The nature of the press release made it difficult to determine what was the objective of the authors. I must declare here that like every other state in Nigeria, Rivers State has its own security challenges. The state has had its share of … Continue reading AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S MISGUIDED MESSAGE ON RIVERS STATE – By Simeon Nwakaudu
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)
Former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and his Edo State counterpart, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, May 3, 2019, collectively made a case for a peaceful, united Nigeria, stressing that no sacrifice was too big to be undertaken or embraced for the sustained peace and unity of the country. They spoke at the funeral service of … Continue reading Gowon, Okowa, Obaseki Sue For Peace, Unity Of Nigeria, As Late Maj. Gen. Ejoor Goes Home With Full Honours
Ladies and gentlemen good afternoon. All protocols observed. *Introduction* I imagine that those who put the topic together want me to give honest answers to the tough questions arising from the challenges of leadership. However, while my answers are honest, I have more questions than answers. Really tough questions. By this I mean it was easier to come up with questions than it was to … Continue reading THE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE: TOUGH QUESTIONS, HONEST ANSWERS. (TEXT OF ADDRESS DELIVERED BY CHIEF DUMO LULU-BRIGGS, AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE STERLING TOAST MASTERS LEADERSHIP LOUNGE LECTURE SERIES, HELD AT HOTEL PRESIDENTIAL, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, ON JULY 7, 2018)
On October 5, 1967, during the bloody civil war, federal troops occupied the peaceful town of Asaba, Nigeria, on the west bank of the Niger River. They accused the people of supporting the retreating Biafran army and for two days rampaged the town killing hundreds of innocent, unharmed citizens. At the crux of this genocidal act, on Saturday, October 7, 1967, thousands of the … Continue reading THE ASABA MASSACRE: IN SEARCH OF HEALING AND FORGIVENESS 50 YEARS AFTER
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said the media has major roles to play in resolving the crisis in the Niger Delta region. Governor Okowa who stated this on Friday 09/09/16 in Lagos when he paid a visit to Mr, Sam Amuka, Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers limited to rejoice with him and his family on the recent robbery attack said that the press was … Continue reading Niger-Delta Crisis: OKOWA HARPS ON MEDIA ROLE IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Oprah, Denzel Washington and Jesse Jackson could not hold back the tears of Joy; Colin Powell and Condoleeza Rice stood in raptured wonder in the presence of a millennial phenomenon; the rest of the world watched transfixed in magical realism, as Barack and Mitchelle Obama redefined and dismantled the age long prejudices of the United States of America and indeed the rest of the world… … Continue reading NIGERIA: Patience and Goodluck Jonathan; Transformation Completed.