Catholic Humanitarian Organs Express Concern Over Insurgency in Nigeria’s North East
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Caritas Nigeria and JDPC, the humanitarian and human development organs of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, Thursday in Calabar said “persistent’’ insurgency in Nigeria’s North East zone required humanitarian intervention.   They spoke through Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, the Executive Secretary of Caritas Nigeria/ JDPC,... Read more
Health Workers Strike Shuts Down Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa      
 Health Workers on Tuesday discharged patients who access health services at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Yenagoa following an indefinite strike by health workers in the institution.   The strike death a heavy blow on the preparedness of Bayelsa Government to contain the dreaded Ebola Virus as the... Read more
Golden Eaglets Decamps Five Players
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Five players were decamped in Calabar Friday from a list of 35 by the Golden Eaglets coaching crew.m Nigeria’s Under-17 national team is currently camped in Calabar where the coaching crew is intensifying preparations for  their forthcoming African Championship qualifier against Gabon in September. Golden... Read more
Africa: New Report Raises Concerns Over Pace of Reform and Implications for Security in Kenya
LONDON, United-Kingdom, August 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The latest report from Think Security Africa (TSA) ( National Security Profile on the Republic of Kenya, raises concerns about the pace of reform in Kenya, and the need to ensure that existing security challenges do not negatively interact with... Read more
Fire Guts Spill Site At Shell’s Oil Field in Bayelsa
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenogoa    Fire on Sunday gutted an oil spill site within an oil field operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at Ayambele and Kalaba communities in Yenagoa Local Government of Bayelsa.   The spill site currently being remediated by SPDC was polluted by an oil... Read more
Nigerians, African Diaspora Rise against Boko Haram In Chicago
Nigerian professionals belonging to the First Nigeria Organisation have concluded their rally  in Chicago, aimed drawing global attention to the atrocities of the murderous terrorist group Boko Haram. The rally was a continuation of a series of rallies organised by the same group across major cities in the United... Read more
Agip Probes Reported Shutdown Oil Wells By Bayelsa Host Communities
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenogoa Eni, the Italian parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says it is investigating reports of shutdown of its facilities on Sunday over community development obligations to host communities in Bayelsa.   In an email response on Wednesday Mr Filipo Cotalini, Media Relations Office... Read more
Bayelsa Governorship 2016: Group Dismisses Dickson’s Critics As Blackmailers
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, YenogoaA political support group in Bayelsa,  Grassroots Connect for Restoration (GrassCore) has warned opposition politicians against playing politics of blackmail and falsehood.  GrassCore faulted and dismissed claims of reported by Gov. Dickson with secret meetings with opposition party leaders and N26million bribe to INEC officials over... Read more
Wike’s Defection Claim A Ruse —Rivers APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has dismissed as a big lie, the claim by Minister of State for Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike, that six serving Commissioners in the state have concluded plans to dump the party for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “This is nothing... Read more
Jonathan Pledges Credible Election In Osun
By Agamnetochi Onoh   Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has said the Osun State governorship election to be conducted next Saturday will be credible and in line with his administration’s desire to ensure whoever comes into government is the choice of the people. Jonathan was addressing Diaspora Nigerians on the... Read more