Secret Identity Cards By Nigerian Army Linked To Kidnapping Menace In Country’s South East
    .Secret ID cards link Nigerian Army to kidnappers, criminals terrorising South-East   The discovery of secret identification cards allegedly issued to civilians of Fulani ethnic stock by the Nigerian Army has stoked apprehension in the country’s troubled South-East region One of the ID Cards being circulated online... Read more
Enugu Guber Race: Ekweremadu Gives Reasons For Withdrawal
By  Magnus  Aluma Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President and gubernatorial contender in Enugu State on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, Ike Ekweremadu has officially bowed out of the race. A statement signed by Senator Ekweremadu and made available to newsmen in Enugu, indicates that his decision to... Read more
Gulf Of Guinea: Nigeria, 28 Countries Seek International Response To Challenges Of Piracy, Crude Oil Theft
Nigeria and 28 other countries on Wednesday called for an international response to challenges posed by piracy and crude oil theft in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) and in the African continent. The call was made as part of resolutions reached at the end of a two-day International Maritime... Read more
Security Operatives Kill 3 Hoodlums In Ebonyi, Recover Arms
By Magnus Aluma A combined team of security Operatives in Ebonyi State, yesterday invaded the main camp of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) at Isu in Onicha Local Go vernment Area of the state, killing three gunmen, while many others were left with injuries. Ebonyi State Police Public Relations... Read more
The dramatic end to Gov. Nyesom Wike’s presidential quest has been described by the Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, as prayer answered for the teeming workers, pensioners and the downtrodden in Rivers State.   Speaking to pressmen shortly after the governor lost his bid to get... Read more
U.S. Consulate Promotes Entrepreneurship, Supports 30 Emerging Fashion Designers in Niger Delta
As part of its commitment to bolster sustainable economic growth in Nigeria, the U.S. government supports a variety of programs to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship across the country.   On Friday, the U.S. Consulate General launched the third cohort of the Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy’s Fashion Entrepreneurship Program for 30 emerging fashion designers in... Read more
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