Sylva, Ben Bruce Shun Anti-violence Pact in Bayelsa  
  Former Bayelsa Governor Timipre Sylva and Chairman, Silverbird Group, Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce on Tuesday rebuffed Bayelsa Peace Accord for political office contenders in Yenagoa.   Sylva is the candidate for the All Progressives Congress for Bayelsa East while the entertainment czar, Murray-Bruce, is candidate of the Peoples Democratic... Read more
Prince Tonye Princewill is finally set to kick off his 2015 gubernatorial campaign. The buildup, which may seem unusual to many, was necessary and very strategic. From a very vigorous and successful recruitment/ training of campaign volunteers to a very warm Diaspora engagement; his campaign team has gradually gathered... Read more
Minority Ethnic Groups Urged To Unite For Jonathan’s Re-election, As Various Statesmen Declare Support
A one-day summit with the theme “national integration, stability and the 2015 Elections” has ended in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State Capital with a call on minorities across the country to forge a united front in working for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan.   Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, his... Read more
Jonathan Campaigns in Calabar’s Commissions 6.8 klm Airport Bypass Road In Cross River
  From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar   President Goodluck Ebelle Jonathan has commissioned the multi-billion 6.8 kilometres Airport Bypass with an interchange bridge named after him in Calabar. Our correspondent learnt that the road was constructed at the cost of N6.4 billion.   Speaking at a  brief ceremony prior to the... Read more
Most Bakassi Residents Not Issued With PVCs—Sen. Ita-Giwa
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar                                                                                                      Sen. Florence Ita-Giwa, has expressed worry at the distribution of Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River, saying most eligible voters are yet to pick theirs. Ita-Giwa expressed her concern Wednesday in Calabar in an interaction with journalists. The PVCs... Read more
A vote for Jonathan is for economic growth, development and unity – Olejeme
The deputy chairman, Finance Committee of the Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme has urged Nigerians to vote for Peoples Democratic Party Presidential candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, saying a vote for PDP in the February 14, 2015 presidential election is a vote for economic growth, development and unity. Olejeme... Read more
Bayelsa PDP Chieftain Fred Oboro defects to APC decries neglect of Bayelsa by Jonathan
The Leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa on Friday received Senator Fred Oboro, a chieftain of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into its fold.   Oboro, a former Senator was received by State Chairman of APC and Executives of the party as well as three Senatorial Candidates... Read more
Sen. Bassey Otu courts NLC for second term senate bid in Cross River South
From: Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The Cross River Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has charged members of the organised labour to vote massively and ensure that their votes count in the 2015 elections.They stated this in an interactive session with Sen. Bassey Otu, the LP’s flag bearer for... Read more
“I remain in the PDP, I remain in politics” —Ndoma Egba
Nigeria’s Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba Speaks On Decision To Stick With PDP In Spite of Being Short-Changed at Party Primaries In Cross River.    Regional Correspondent, Diana Okon-Effiong, was at the briefing. Excerpts: You still got a lot of following in spite of your loss at the primaries.... Read more
TAN reacts to ‘Quit Order’ by Bayelsa Govt , re-states commitment to Jonathan’, as Dickson mobilizes support for President
Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) in Bayelsa  has expressed shock and disbelief  at a statement credited to Governor Seriake Dickson, directing TAN and support groups should leave the state.   In a statement issued in Yenagoa on Saturday, and signed by Chief Nathan Egba, Director of Publicity for Bayelsa, TAN noted... Read more