Uduaghan Presents N327.6 Billion Budget Proposal For 2015, Scores Administration High On Service Delivery
Diana Okon-Effiong, Asaba   Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan on Wednesday presented a budget proposal of N327.68 for the 2015 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. Uduaghan gave the breakdown of the budget asN161.6 billion for recurrent and N166.07 billion foe capital estimates, representing 49.32 per... Read more
Pirates Attack JTF, Kill 3 Soldiers, Steal Gunboat
  Gunmen suspected to be pirates have  attacked and killed three soldiers of  the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield in the Nembe axis  of Bayelsa. The pirates reportedly  hijacked the military gunboat after killing the soldiers on board  on Sunday at about 4pm     The  three  soldiers were ambushed and killed at Santa Barbara  river... Read more
South South Political Leaders, Clerics Say Crisis in PDP Can Deny Jonathan 2015 Presidency
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar   Some political Leaders and clerics in the South South have expressed anxiety and doubts over President Goodluck Jonathan chances in 2015 elections, saying that there are possibilities that opposing political parties like the All Peoples’ Congress (APC) can defeat PDP at the polls.... Read more
Princewill Calls For A Commission OF Enquiry  On The Sale Of Rivers State’s Assets To Fund APC Campaign
Wabiye Idoniboye-Obu Director – Media and Publicity Prince Tonye Princewill Campaign Team         PRINCEWILL RESPONDS TO RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT; CALLS FOR A COMMISSION OF ENQUIRY.   When we received the news that the Hon Commissioner of Finance had responded to news reports on the secrecy surrounding... Read more
Lokpobiri Lied Over Comment on Bayelsa West Senatorial Primary – Bayelsa PDP
The People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), Bayelsa State has described as falsehood, the claim by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Water Resources, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri that, the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, Chief Returning Officer and others left the auditorium of the administrative block of the Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro College... Read more
Bayelsa Senatorial Primaries; Paulker, Murray-Bruce in, Lokpobiri out
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Oil and Gas, Downstream sector, Senator Emmanuel Paulker and former Director General, Nigerian Television Authority, (NTA), Mr. Ben Murray Bruce have emerged as the ruling People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) flag bearers representing Bayelsa Central and East Senatorial Districts in the 2015 general election.   However, Senator Heineken... Read more
Jonathan Emerges As PDP Presidential Candidate, Challenges Opponent to Public Debate
  President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has emerged presidential candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a total of 2812 votes. Jonathan also announced Vice President Namadi Sambo as his running mate for the 2015 presidential election. Following his emergence as presidential candidate of the PDP, Jonathan has challenged the... Read more
NDDC Electoral Sensitization Kicks off, Commission Boss Says INEC Will Get It Right In 2015
  The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has given assurances that all will be well at the end of the day during the next year’s general elections. This message of hope was given at a one-day sensitization workshop held in Port Harcourt at the weekend to kick-start a series... Read more
REC Condemns Political Parties Over Selection Process, Conduct of Primaries
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Mr Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Cross River Monday chided some political parties over what he called irregular conduct of ongoing primaries ahead of the 2015 polls. Igini, who stated this in an interview with journalists in Calabar, said that the political... Read more
Ndoma – Egba Petitions PDP Over Cross River Central Primaries
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Senate Leader, Chief Victor Ndoma-Egba has petitioned the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) National Assembly Electoral Appeal Panel alleging “lapses and irregularities” at the Cross River Central Senatorial primaries. The party’s primaries for the district held Dec. 7, 2014 in Ikom where Rep. John Owan-Enoh,... Read more