Delta Addresses Non – inclusion of Itsekiri Among Confab Delegates
Diana Okon-Effiong The Delta State Government has said that the non-inclusion of Itsekiri among delegates to the National Conference is an anomaly that is being addressed and has therefore called for calm. The State government said the name of a prominent Itsekiri, Chief Isaac Jemide was duly submitted to... Read more
National Confab: Kogi Youths Support Resource Control, Mayoralty
Ahead of the national conference, the Youths of Kogi central have advocated for the establishment of Mayor to solve the problems of social-political inequality in the country. Mr Shaibu Stephen Ojate, civil right activist made this remark while addressing Journalists in Abuja on his positions for the national conference.... Read more
Bayelsa Denies Filing Suit Against EFCC
  The attention of the Bayelsa State Government has been drawn to a publication in some sections of the media entitled “Bayelsa asks EFCC to remit N1.4bn from Alamieyeseigha” The said reports quoted one Mr. George Uboh, Chief Executive of Panic Alert Security System, reportedly acting on the mandate... Read more
Senate Leader Advocates Change of Strategy in Fight against Boko Haram
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, has called for a change of strategy in dealing with the national security challenges posed by the activities of the dreaded Boko Haram group. Ndoma-Egba’s made the call in Calabar while reacting to the death of hundreds of Nigerians in... Read more
APC Claims Innocence in Rivers Kidnap, Murder Incidents, Blames Rivers PDP Chairman
  The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State says it has learnt with shock of the allegation by the factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State, Mr. Felix Obuah, that the Rivers State Government and the APC leadership have a hand in the allege... Read more
Nigeria launches Executive Leadership of Agribusiness Group
  Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the executive leadership of the Nigerian Agribusiness Group. The event held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja was for small, medium and large scale investors in agriculture, agro processing, marketing and input/machinery supplies from across the... Read more
Southern Leaders Pass Vote of Confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan
  From: DianaOkon-Effiong,Calabar Leaders from the southern part of Nigeria under the umbrella “Southern Leaders’ Summit’’ rose from a meeting in Calabar and passed a vote of confidence on President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. The group, which stated this in a communiqué at the end of the summit with the... Read more
Eket Youth Leader Warns Blackmailers over A’Ibom SSG
  A prominent youth activist in Akwa Ibom State,  Obong Iwaad Emmanuel Mbong has frowned at the misrepresentation of the official insignia of Afigh Iwaad Ekid, a foremost socio-cultural group in the state, by a section of some indigenous print and social media in a bid to defame the... Read more
NDDC boss pays condolence visit to Oba of Benin
  The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, on Friday visited the palace of the Benin monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediauwa to commiserate with him over the death of his eldest wife, Oloi Esther Omoyenmwen Erediauwa, the Eson N’Erie of Benin kingdoms, who died on Saturday,... Read more
Revive PSD Forum, TROMPCON urges NDDC
The Association of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON) has called for the reactivation of the Partners for Sustainable Development (PSD) Forum, which serves as the clearing house of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. The royal fathers made the call on Tuesday when they... Read more