Akwa Ibom Lawmaker Regrets Tukur’s Exit
As Nigeria’s 2015 general elections gathers momentum, political office holders, and politicians are beginning to position and re- position themselves in order to gain advantage in the next dispensation which kicks- starts in May 2015. The member representing Abak federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Emmanuel Ekon,... Read more
APC Cannot Hold Nigeria to Ransom – Princewill
  A Rivers State politician, has described as childish, the All Progressives Congress (APC) directive to their members in the National Assembly to stall the passage of the 2014 budget and the screening of the newly nominated ministerial candidates. Mr Tonye Princewill noted in a statement today through his spokesman on... Read more
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Ogoja A businessman and entrepreneur, Chief Francis Bullem, has indicated intention to run for the governorship of Cross River in 2015. He stated this in an interview with our regional Correspondent in Ogoja Saturday. He said his intention was also driven by the release of the... Read more
Soku Oil Wells: David-West Counsels Jonathan
  As the controversy over who owns Soku oil wells deepens between the Rivers State Government and the Bayelsa State Government, Former Minister of Petroleum Resources and rights activist, Professor Tam David-West have warned President Goodluck Jonathan who is from Bayelsa, to leave the controversial oil wells in Rivers... Read more
Bayelsa PDP Urges APC to Deal with Leadership Crisis Quick
  As the All Progressive Congress (APC) leadership tussle in Bayelsa State continues unabated, the leadership of the ruling party in the State has  called on the National leadership of the party to urgently wade in to calm frayed nerves before it degenerates further to disrupt the existing peace... Read more
Akwa Ibom Guber 2015:  The Awaited Consensus
  By Stanley Orji At about 6:01pm on the 16th day of April 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tennessee, USA, a sniper, through the smoking nozzle of a Remington 760 Gamemaster took the life of one of the world’s finest hearts, Martin Luther King Jnr. Though he’s gone... Read more
Amaechi’s Ekpeye Supporters React to Police Action in Rivers State
A socio-political group in Ekpeye kingdom comprising, Ahoada East and West Local Government Areas in Rivers State, Amaechi’s Teeming Supporters in Ekpeye kingdom has described as a show of shame the role the police is playing in Rivers State to trounce on all political outfits floated by Gov. Chibuike... Read more
Rep Appeals to PDP Leaders to Halt Defection
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Leadership of People’s Democratic Party has been told to checkmate further defection of PDP House of Representatives’ members to other political parties. The appeal was made by the Member representing Akpabuyo/Bakassi/Calabar South Federal Constituency, Rep. Essien Ayi, while interacting with journalists in Calabar. He also alleged that there... Read more
Appeal Court Upholds Dickson’s Election as Governor, Dismisses Sylva’s Candidacy Suit
    The Court of Appeal today dismissed the suit filed by former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva’s in his bid to unseat Governor Seriake Dickson at the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Court of Appeal dismissed the suit for lack of jurisdiction to... Read more
Rivers APC Chapter Condemns Alleged Attack on Bayelsa Secretariat, Claims PDP was Booed
  The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shocked at what it said, were “reports of the attack on the party’s Secretariat in Yenagoa, capital of neighbouring Bayelsa State.  The party’s position was made known in a press statement made available to Africanewscircle.com by Eze... Read more