Ijaw Elders Forum Mourns Graham-Douglas, Extols Virtues
The Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) has expressed sorrow over the demise of Chief Tony Graham-Douglas and conveyed its condolences to the family of the deceased.   IEF conveyed its feelings in a condolence message to the Graham-Douglas family on Saturday.   The message signed by Chief Bukazi Etete, Chairman... Read more
Maternal Health: PPP Critical To Equal Access To Quality Medicine – Says Nigeria’s FMoH
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says strong political will across all levels and leveraging on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) will ensure equitable access to quality medicines and improved health outcomes. The Director of Reproductive Health, FMOH, Dr Kayode Afolabi, said this at a one-day stakeholder]s meeting on “Leveraging PPPs... Read more
Panel Orders Arrest Of Police Commissioner Over Man’s Disappearance
A panel has issued a warrant of arrest against the Commissioner of Police, Legal Services, Force Headquarters, CP Igbeh Ochogwu, in respect of the alleged unlawful arrest and disappearance of John Alozie since June 25, 2017. The Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery... Read more
Uzodinma Commends NDDC, Signs MOU for Roads
The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for its various interventions in the development of the Niger Delta region. Senator Uzodinma, who spoke at the Imo State Government House, Owerri, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the... Read more
Dakuku Reprimands Wike For Failing To Pay Retirees After Several Promises
  The 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former DG/CEO of NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside has once again berated Governor Nyesom Wike for failing to pay retirees after several appeals from well meaning members of the society. On Wednesday, retirees protested to the Government House... Read more
No fewer than 20 People Living with Disabilities (PLWD) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have graduated from an empowerment and skills acquisition programme sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, as part of efforts by the Company to deepen Inclusion and Diversity in its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes. The special... Read more
The Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) on Friday commiserated with Amb. Maureen Tamuno over the demise of her father Elder Clement Chepaka.   The deceased hailed from Agbabiri axis in Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers.   Tamuno is Nigeria’s High Commissioner for Jamaica, Haiti, Belize, and Dominican Republic.  ... Read more
Maris Lecture: Mogekwu Is Father Of The Day
FEW weeks to the 2022 edition of Maris Annual Public Service Lecture, the Maris Trust Council, has said that Rt. Rev. Justus Mogekwu, Bishop of Asaba Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion (rtd), will be Father of the Day. The Secretary of Maris Trust Council, organisers of the annual... Read more
Eni Restores 25,000 bpd Oil Export From Brass Terminal After Twin Blast
Eni, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Wednesday said it has resumed oil export from Brass Oil Export Terminal after fixing damages caused by vandalism of its assets.   The oil firm said it has lifted a Force Majeure it earlier declared on expected oil... Read more
An Ijaw group, Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta, MOSIEND has called on civil society organization’s and those planning a protest against the Nationwide fuel scarcity occasioned by the importation of contaminated fuel by the NNPC to sheathe their sword and tow the... Read more