Imoke, Amuneke Charge Golden Eaglets As Team Travel To Kinshasa Aboard Kenya Airways
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Senator Liyel Imoke (CON), Executive Governor of Cross River State, one of the pillars behind the success of the Golden Eaglets in recent time, has enjoined the team to go all out and claim victory in this weekend’s 2015 African Under-17 Championship away to Congo Democratic... Read more
Jega Charges INEC Staff On PVC, CVR Exercise
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Prof. Attahiru Jega, Chairman, National Electoral Commission (INEC) has restated the commission’s resolve to ensure a successful distribution of Permanent voters’s card to eligible voters nationwide.   He stated this in Calabar Friday at the flag-off of a two-day workshop for Electoral Officers in Anambra;... Read more
Doctors’ Strike: Nigerians Are Dying, Says Gov Uduaghan
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Warri DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has described the death of Mr. Moses Solomon as one of the losses in human lives that the nation has witnessed as a result of the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). Uduaghan... Read more
Oil Rich Community Demands America’s Intervention In Eket Oil Spill
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar. The People of oil rich Eket Local Government area in Akwa Ibom state Wednesday decried the non-establishment of the Oil Mineral Producing Communities Commission in the state as it called on America to intervene on the issue of oil spill in coastal areas. But Mobil Producing... Read more
  From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu   Commercial transport boat operators and passengers have decried rising cases of armed attacks by pirates following Friday’s incident that killed three people.   Bayelsa Police Command had confirmed the death of three passenger in a boat along Nembe-Brass waterways in Bayelsa on Friday.  ... Read more
Bayelsa Govt assures on speedy  upgrade work on Samson Siasia  Stadium
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenogoa. The Bayelsa  Government on Thursday  assured the ongoing rehabilitation work at the Samson Siasia stadium in Yenagoa will be fast tracked to ensure the state’s teams play their league games at home.   The government  also assured  the contracting firms involved in the laying of  Organic fibre turf on the... Read more
Uduaghan Says Chevron’s Relationship With Government/Host Communities is Exemplary
Diana Okon-Effiong, Asaba DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has described as exemplary the working relationship between Chevron Nigeria Limited, government and its host communities. Speaking when the outgoing Chairman/Managing Director, of Chevron, Mr. Andrew Fawthrop paid him a farewell courtesy call at the Government House annex, Warri, Dr... Read more
JTF, Police Repel Pirates Attack on Oil Installation in Bayelsa    
From: Arodiegwu Eziukwu, Yenogoa. Following last week’s pirates attack in Bayelsa waterways that left three dead, the daring gunmen stuck again twice on Wednesday.    Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, however repelled  the attacks from  suspected  pirates on a flow station at Ogboinbiri, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of... Read more
Creating Stability and Lasting Peace in Libya
By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi’s overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive. Libya has had five governments since the 2011 revolution and despite the June elections turmoil continues to reign. Warring militias continue their battle for Libya’s main... Read more
Cross River Govt. Expects 16,000 Athletes At 19th NSF—Official
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar No fewer than 16, 000 athletes and officials are being expected at the 19th National Sports Festival billed for Calabar in November 2014, our Regional Correspondent reports. This was disclosed by Mr Patrick Ugbe, the Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, in an interaction with sports journalists... Read more