Abia indigenes in Austria congratulate Gov. Ikpeazu

Abia State Community Vienna, Austria congratulates H.E. Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for a successful swearing in ceremony as the governor of our beloved state. We are delighted that Abians voted for you as their governor thereby entrusting the affairs of our

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How Nigeria Lost N105.8 Billion ($528 Million) To 6,806 Public Office Holders In Seven Days – Part One

Democracy Day Squander-mania (Democracy & Good Governance, 31st May 2015)-It remains the irrevocable position of the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law-Intersociety that Nigeria’s major anti social and anti development enemy is corruption &

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Statement By African Development Bank President-Elect Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

May 31, 2015 / Abuja, Nigeria—I am deeply humbled and honoured to have been entrusted with the great responsibility of leading the African Development Bank (AfDB) at a time that presents such great opportunities and also profound challenges for our

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Okowa Suspends Delta Civil Service Recruitment Exercise

Delta State Governor, Senator. Ifeanyi Okowa, has suspended the ongoing recruitment exercise into the state Civil Service. Sen. Okowa said that the suspension was sequel to the flawed process which was fraught with sharp practices and could not be adjudged

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Posterity will judge my 16 years in Delta politics – Uduaghan

The immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Saturday, said posterity will judge the 16 years he has been in politics in Delta State. Dr. Uduaghan, who was speaking at the thanksgiving service at First Baptist Church, Warri,

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Akwa Ibom State Has No Legitimate Governor, What Buhari Needs To Do Urgently, By Inibehe Effiong

On Friday May 29, 2015, Nigeria recorded another historic milestone in her march towards democratic consolidation and political maturity following the successful and momentous transition from a democratically elected dispensation to another democratically elected dispensation both at the Federal and

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Press release: Princewill congratulates Buhari, Wike

My fellow Nigerians, On behalf of all my supporters, I’d like first to congratulate the new President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces, Muhammadu Buhari on his successful assumption as leader of the largest black nation and the

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Anambra Government ban of motorcycles and tricycles illegal – APC

The announcement made by the government of Anambra State barring private and commercial vehicles from the few federal roads in Anambra State without any back-up law is a wonderful advice to return to its sender until the due process of

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President Buhari’s inauguration speech

Inaugural speech by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari following his swearing-in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29th May, 2015 I am immensely grateful to God Who Has preserved us to witness this day and this occasion.

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Uduaghan Declines Comment At Okowa’s Inauguration

Outgone Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Friday, declined comments at the inauguration ceremony of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the new Governor of Delta State. At the inauguration ceremony which held at the Cenotaph in Asaba, the Delta State

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Delta: Okowa sworn in, set to operate five development agenda

By Osteen Oyibode Amidst a tumultuous crowd that shut all roads to Asaba, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the newly sworn in Governor of Delta State, Friday, said he would operate five development agenda which would in the long run turn the

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Congratulations Nigerians, it’s a New Dawn

The June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations (J12CODEF) with heartfelt gratitude to the Almighty God, would like to use this medium to appreciate the following; Nigerians across ethnic and religious divide who came out peacefully to exercise their franchise on

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President Buhari: Dead end or the rebirth of a nation? By Chido Onumah

“We can’t continue to search the branches of a sick tree for the cause of its sickness.” – African Proverb Opinion – As history unfolds in Nigeria, it does appear that “the more things change the more they remain the

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Delta youths chase Uduaghan after commissioning Dom-Domingos College in Warri

A group of youths, Wednesday, chased Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and members of his entourage after commissioning the newly renovated classroom blocks at Dom Domingos College, Warri, Delta State. Our Correspondent who witnessed the event reports that the youths in their

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Troops arrest 3 bomb makers in Gombe: Military calls for vigilance during inaugurations

Tricycle and materials for making Improvised Explosive Devices recovered   A cordon and search operation conducted by troops in Gombe has yielded the arrest of 3 bomb making experts. The arrested persons are suspected to be members of the terrorists

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Opinion: Kano Will Forever Miss You Baba Kwankwaso, By Muhammad Sulaiman Abdullahi

“May your good work and pure intention follow you to wherever you will be. May your foresight, commitment, dedication and hard work never depart you. Whatever you do for the good people of Kano, may the almighty Allah reward you

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Parting Gift: Uduaghan Grants Unconditional Pardon to Prison Inmate on Death Row

Outgoing Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has approved the grant of total pardon to one Moses Akatugba who was on death row and ordered his immediate release in the exercise of his powers of Prerogative of Mercy under Section

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Oshiomhole’s baseless diatribe against Okonjo-Iweala

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE News Release. May 28, 2015 OSHIOMHOLE’S BASELESS DIATRIBE AGAINST OKONJO-IWEALA It is no surprise that a few days after the Federal Ministry of Finance published the details of what the Federal and State governments received from

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Opinion: As the journey of change begins

In just about a few hours, the wind of Change whose silent whistle emerged on March 28, 2015 will finally reach its crescendo, when General Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as the 5th democratically elected president of the Federal Republic

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I’m ready for Probe – Gov. Aliyu

From Danlami Mohd, Minna Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu on monday said he is fully armed to face any probe panel should the incoming administration in the state decides to check his books since he came to power

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Odera and Val Obienyem: Must you destroy Aambra State because Obiano decided to be his own man and not Obi’s surrogate? By Nick Umeh

Opinion – I have been reading your attacks against the person, family and government of Chief Willie Obiano and wondered if it was the same Odera and Valentine Obienyem that participated in the enthronement of the APGA government in late

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Opinion: Open Letter To Mr. President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR

Your Excellency Sir, I had to publicly write you this letter because I know you probably didn’t read the one I personally sent you early last year. By this time next week, you will probably be resting in your hometown

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My fears for Femi Adeshina

Opinion – Inasmuch as I admire person of Mr. Femi Adeshina, the Managing Director/Eitor-in-Chief, The Sun newspapers, for his resourcefulness, professionalism and humility, I am at not sure as to whether to congratulate or sympathise with him on his reported

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Catholic Church, Delta Police Disagree Over Worship Centre

The Catholic Diocese of Issele Uku, Delta State and the State Police Command are locked up in a battle of wits following a disagreement between the church and the police over a worship centre located close to the state police

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Ministerial appointment: In defence of Buhari’s decision

Opinion – I am constrained to write on the above subject matter. But before I do, let me firstly and formally congratulate our new President, General Mohammadu Okechukwu Buhari for winning the march 28th, 2015 Presidential election. Let me also

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Reduce the allowances and salaries of legislators – Senator-elect, Dino Melaye

I won’t be government contractor, says Dino Melaye   Senator-elect, Otunba Dino Melaye, said he has never been a government contractors and will not be one. He also called on Nigerians to pressurize the incoming Assembly to reduce exuberant salaries

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Ex-militants blast Asari Dokubo over threats to Buhari, Nigeria

Describe threats as empty, bear-footed, treasonable By Abel Great The National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A), has cautioned the leader of Niger Delta Volunteer Force (NDVF), Alhaji Asari Dokubo, ‎over his utterances against both the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari,

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The Place of 2015 General Election On Nigeria’s Economic Diplomacy: An Overview

Written by Assoc. Prof. Madu Magnus Emeka   Columnist: People perceive economic diplomacy from different ways because nations have various economic and political targets, perceived challenges, national interest, capabilities and instruments available to them in pursuit of economic interests. Consciously,

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MDCAN writes Jonathan, demands release of Yayale-Ahmed report on Health Sector

Threatens legal action   The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria, MDCAN, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to release the report of the Presidential Committee of Experts In Inter-Professional Relationship in the Public Health Sector, otherwise known as

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Poll: Governor Akpabio is the best performing out-going governor, followed by Fashola

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State has been voted as the best performing governor, out-going on 29th May 2015.   In a poll conducted by Global Reporters (GR) on its website, 285 people (32%) voted Akpabio, 259 (29%) voted

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