HISTORIC DAY AS SOUTHERN GOVERNORS BAN OPEN GRAZING, DEMAND TRUE FEDERALISM

A historic meeting of 17 Southern Governors in Nigeria cutting across party lines met in Asaba on Tuesday(11/5/2021) and resolved to banned open grazing, demanded for true federalism, state police, the need for additional ports in some other states, so as to de-congest the Lagos-Apapa Ports, noting that new ports will create additional jobs and […]

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2023: Gbagi to Journalists, “Don’t Allow Blackmailers to Use You, Let Them Show Their Past Human Development Capacity”

Delta State foremost governorship aspirant and industrialist, Chief Kenneth Gbagi has advised media practitioners not to allow blackmailers and parasites of the system to use them rather they should focus on the past human capital development capacity of such politicians to better the lives of the people and ensure national security Chief Gbagi who spoke […]

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THE ARMY FIZZLES AS TERROR RULES  Basil Okoh

Former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke just gave voice to the most discussed secret in the Nigerian security establishment. Weaponry used by Boko Haram, Ansaru and The Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) terrorist groups are sourced mainly from the Nigerian Government through the security forces. Scandal? No, that’s not the real […]

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How NLNG Incurred N2.1bn Contract Debt Due to Negligence by Top Management Staff.

The Management of Macobarb International Limited, has pleaded with the Board of the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) and other Stakeholders to prevail on the NLNG Management to pay the company the sum of N2.1 billion it has been justifiably claiming. The renewed plea is coming on the heels of a recent meeting of the […]

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Brazil, Zambia And Echoes of A $1.5bn Nigerian Repair By Azu Ishiekwene

Brazil has proved a disaster in the management of COVID-19, but there are other areas where we can use their examples. Like what to do about failing refineries. This hot-button topic returned to the front burner after the Nigerian government recently announced plans to repair the Port Harcourt Refinery. That refinery and the ones in […]

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Abuse of NDDC Act May Spark Another Round of Niger Delta Crisis – Idjerhe Monarch Warns FG

The Monarch of Idjerhe kingdom in Ethiope West local government area of Delta, His Royal Majesty, Monday Obukohwo Whiskey, Udurhie 1, has told the Federal Government that there was no provision for a sole administrator in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Act of 2000. The Monarch said any attempt by the Federal Government to […]

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How Gunmen in Army Uniform Abducted Ohorhe School English and Mathematics Teachers

Gunmen in army uniform on Tuesday abducted Ohorhe Secondary School English Language and Mathematics teachers, both female and married, from Staff room. The names of the teachers were given as Gladys Niemogha and Blessing Emunefe. Ohorhe community located off the serene Effurun-Sapele road in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have recently experienced violent […]

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Keyamo: “Any Niger Deltan not Supporting Resource Control, Fiscal Federalism is a Bastard”

Full text of remarks by the Hon Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Chief Festus Keyamo SAN, at the South South Stakeholders meeting with the Federal Government in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The Federal Executive Council has approved the Coastal Rail line from Lagos to Calabar. The loan for the coastal Rail line from Lagos […]

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#ENDSARS: Metaphor For All That is Wrong With Nigeria; Demand for True Federalism, Justice, Fairness and Equity – S’South Leaders

Leaders of the South-South on Tuesday, insisted on restructuring of the country and true federalism, including devolution of powers to the federating units. The leaders made the demand at a consultative meeting with a Federal Government delegation with governors, ministers and other stakeholders from the region at Government House, Port Harcourt. Chairman of the South-South […]

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Uvwie Monarch Wants Traditional Rulers to Manage Derivation Funds as Govt. Intervention Agencies Have Failed

The Chairman of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON), Delta State chapter, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Emmanuel Sideso (JP) OON, Abe 1, has suggested that oil derivation funds should be managed by traditional rulers of oil producing communities. Abe 1’s suggestion was contained in a key note address during […]

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