Catholics Mark World Day of Peace In Calabar With Procession on Major Streets
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar   Placard-carrying Catholic faithful Thursday marched on streets in Calabar to celebrate this year’s World Day of Peace urging politicians to concentrate on issues-based politics rather than politics of acrimony.   Our Regional Correspondent reports that some of the placards read: `”We want issue based... Read more
Peter Obi, Fani-Kayode, Jerry Gana others to lead Jonathan’s campaign
President Goodluck Jonathan will inaugurate his campaign team on Monday in Abuja, ahead of the February 14 election. A release by the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Rufai Alkali on Thursday said the inauguration will take place at the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign office... Read more
Abiriba Kingdom Agog As Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) Marks 14th Year As Monarch
* Community Celebrates Abiriba and Igbo women*Awards Chieftaincy Titles to Abiriba sons* Breaks Ground for New Palace The people and friends of the Ancient Kingdom of Abiriba in Abia state have been celebrating the 14th Coronation anniversary of the Paramount Ruler, Eze Kalu Ogbu (IV). The events which started... Read more
Bayelsa NULGE Besiege Assembly, Demand Local Government Autonomy
Hundreds of workers in the local government areas in Bayelsa have besieged the premises of Bayelsa House of Assembly to demand expedited passage of local government autonomy bill.     More than 500  council workers Wednesday blocked the entrance to the Bayelsa House of Assembly gates and demanded an... Read more
APC Commends Gov. Amaechi’s Appointment As DG, Buhari Campaign Organisation
The All Progressives Congress , Rivers State chapter has profoundly congratulated the ‘fiercely courageous, dexterous and hardworking’ governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi AmaechI on his appointment as the Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation. The party in a press statement signed by its State Publicity Secretary,... Read more
Tough Draw Expected At CAN U-17, Says Eaglets Coach, Amuneke
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Emmanuel Amuneke, Golden Eaglets Head Coach, has predicted there will not be any easy match at next year’s Cup of African Nations (CAN) Under-17 Championship to be hosted in Niger between February 15 and March 1, 2015. Speaking ahead of the competition draws to be... Read more
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