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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Buhari’s Recognition of Zamfara Artisanal Gold Mining Legalizes illegal Oil Refining in Niger Delta – Okowa’a Aide

The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on political matters, Comrade Ozobo Austin has said President Muhammadu Buhari now lacks power to proscribed artisanal refineries in Niger Delta region for supporting and endorsing illegal gold mining in Zamfara and Kebbi states. Ozobo said in a press statement that the Federal government open […]

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#EndSARS: Keyamo Begins Visit to Delta as Monarch Commends Uvwie Youths for Peaceful Protest, Warns FG of Continuous Neglect

Following a directive from President Mohammadu Buhari, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Chief Festus Keyamo Tuesday (3/11/2020) began a tour of Delta State with a visit to the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom palace where he met with HRM Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abe 1 JP. OON, the traditional council of chiefs, communities, […]

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APC ROADMAP TO TRUE FEDERALISM, NATIONAL COHESION by Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

1. I am delighted to welcome you all to Kaduna to this event that marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Arewa House. On this day, I pay tribute to the vision of the six governors of the northern states who decided in 1970 to establish this centre that has gone on to become […]

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THE ADDRESS BUHARI COULD HAVE GIVEN By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Fellow Nigerians, This is a difficult time for our nation, but together we will prevail. On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, in the Lekki area of Lagos, innocent Nigerians exercising their democratic right to protest were attacked by soldiers of the Nigerian Army. Some died. Many were injured. This terrible incidence has no place in our […]

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