Igboville to Launch Free Medical Services for Aba Residents
    Members of Oganiru Ndigbo Foundation aka Igboville have concluded plans to offer free medical services to residents of Enyimba City, Aba, in Abia State during this yuletide season. The mission which will involve 15 medical services personnel qualified in different areas will be led by United Kingdom... Read more
Sen. Esuene Empowers 1000 Youths, Women in Akwa Ibom
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar.   Sen. Helen Esuene, Senator Representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District Saturday empowered about 1000 youths and women in Akwa Ibom to be self-reliant. Esuene disclosed this on the occasion of her 2013 Constituency Briefing/Empowerment programme in Eket Local Government Area. According to her, the... Read more
Imoke Suspends 20 Cabinet Members Indefinitely, Flags off 2013 Calabar Festival With Christmas tree lighting
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Gov. Liyel Imoke of Cross River Monday announced indefinite suspension of 20 of his 40 cabinet members for failure to attend an important public function. This was contained in a statement signed Monday by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Michael Aniah. According to... Read more
Do Not Underestimate Your Worth, Agabi Admonishes Nigerian Journalists
    From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar   Former Attorney General of the Federation, Senator Kanu Agabi, at the weekend in Calabar, reminded journalists in Nigeria of their crucial role in nation building, charging them not to underestimate their worth. He gave the admonition while presenting his keynote address during... Read more
Silence and Nigerian Teenagers That Launched a Rocket
    By Comfort Obi A SCARY but heart-warming incident happened in Imo State on September 27, 2013. Two teenagers, Gideon Emenike and Chibuisi Nwafor, aged between 16 and 17 years, performed a feat which not only shocked their rural community of Umuchima Ubaha, Okigwe LGA, but the whole state.... Read more
Illegal Sharia Police Destroys 240, 000 Bottles of Beer in Nigeria
  Police enforcing Islamic law in Nigeria’s city of Kano publicly destroyed some 240,000 bottles of beer on Wednesday, the latest move in a wider crackdown on behaviour deemed “immoral” in the area. The banned booze had been confiscated from trucks coming into the city in recent weeks, said... Read more
Nigeria’s Presidency Denies Claims of Militant Flown Back in Presidential Jet
  The Office of Nigeria’s President on Thursday denied reports that the leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, who was released by security officials in Benin Republic, was flown aboard a presidential jet to Abuja. Mr. Dokubo-Asari was arrested on Tuesday afternoon by the Benin... Read more
Uduaghan in London, Challenges International Community on Crude Oil Theft
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar   Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan,m  also chairman, National Economic Council on Crude Oil Theft, has urged the International community to give maximum support to Nigeria in the fight against crude oil thieves. Governor Uduaghan while speaking with journalists after his address at Nigeria’s... Read more
Imoke Lauds Head of Service of Federation Over Reforms
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke, has greeted the various reform initiatives by the Head of Service of the Federation Alhaji Bukar Aji, to deliver on effective and efficient service to Nigerians. Imoke, who made his feelings know when he received on a courtesy... Read more
Mrs Imoke Woos Faith-Baseg Groups As Cross River Marks World Pneumonia Day
The Wife of Cross River State Governor and Founder/ Board Chair of Partnership Opportunities for Women Empowerment Realization (POWER) Mrs. Obioma Liyel-Imoke has called on Faith based Organizations and Spiritual Leaders to join in pneumonia advocacy by preaching consistently to their followers on the need to imbibe the best... Read more