Sorrow, tears as pensioners weep in Delta

Following prolonged wait for pension benefits in Delta, wife of a pensioner, who retired from the Delta State Civil Service, had packed her children and belongings and disappeared from her retired husband. The disappearance, it was learnt, was occasioned by

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Press release: There is no order against the screening of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi – APC

Our attention has been drawn to a Statement being circulated in the media that Mr. Livingstone Wechie has obtained a court order restraining the Senate from Screening Rt. Rotimi AMAECHI as a ministerial nominee. Following the announcement, we have made

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Beyond Buhari’s cabinet lies a silver lining for the Igbos

By SKC Ogbonnia, Houston , Texas President Muhammadu Buhari’s long-awaited cabinet is now complete. As in any political endeavour, there are winners and losers. Socially, similar to the Yorubas in 2011, the Igbos appear to be on the losing end

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Buhari: Group protests nomination of Lokpobiri as minister, says he is a “gangster”

A socio-cultural organization, Ijaw Solidarity Union, has criticised the nomination of Heineken Lokpobiri by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as minister representing Bayelsa State, describing him as “a gangster.” A statement issued on Wednesday by the General Secretary of ISU

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Oil well: Make Kogi as 11th oil-producing state, APC chieftain tells Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of Kogi Concerned Citizens (KCC), Chief Sumaila Adamu Jadams has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to recognize and list Kogi State as the 11th Oil Producing State in Nigeria to

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Bayelsa Polls: Sylva writes IGP, demands arrest of aggrieved APC Chairman

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State took a dramatic twist on Wednesday with its governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, calling on the Inspector-General of Police, SOLOMON ARASE, to order the immediate arrest of APC state chairman,

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Adamawa Ministerial Nominee: Gov. Jibrilla Endorses Bello, Congratulates Buhari

PRESS RELEASE His Excellency the Executive Governor of Adamawa State Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla expresses total endorsement of the Ministerial Nominee from Adamawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello. His Excellency appeals to the three Senators from Adamawa State to ensure

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Kogi Poll: APC group drums support for Audu, asks voters to reject PDP

With less than two months to the governorship election in Kogi State, an advocacy group in All Progressives Congress (APC), Positive Transformation Ambassadors (POTRAM), has condemned the alarming rate of infrastructural decay in Kogi State, with a call on the

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Imo: Tribunal Nullifies Okigwe Senatorial Election, Accord’s, Uwajumogu’s Supporters Jubilate

By Emeka Ahaneku   Supporters of Accord and that of the former Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly and the flag-bearer of the All Progressive Congress APC, in the march 28, Imo North senatorial elections, RT, Hon Benjamin

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Fashola: The godfather is watching (Part 2)

By Abdulrazaq Magaji Once again, President Muhammadu Buhari has justified why he is referred to as pia pia, one of the several aliases by which he is known in the north. As you might have rightly surmised, pia pia is

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Immunity or impunity clause?

Some months ago, the Lekki home of Senator-elect Buruji Kashamu was barricaded by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) reportedly to arrest the “wanted drug baron” at the request of the United States Government. As soon as

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Experimentation Of Third World War In Syria & Threats To United Nations At 70

(International Justice & Human Rights, Intersociety (Nigeria), 13th October 2015)-September 2015 marked the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations. The UN was formed following the Atlantic Charter of 1941 and the Yelta Conference of 1945. The UN Charter was later

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Alamieyeseigha: Dickson declares 7 days mourning, shifts campaign flag off

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has announced the postponement of the official flag off of his governorship campaign earlier scheduled for this Saturday in Yenagoa in honour of the first civilian governor of the state, Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha.

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Abia guber :APGA loses at Appeal Court

The five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri has unanimously struck out the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr. Alex Otti , on the strength of the preliminary objection

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Imo Deputy Speaker builds a house for a disabled young man in his constituency

Just recently a human right activist noted that the level of philanthropy has drastically reduced as the rich are no longer keen on helping the poor. But the Deputy Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ugonna Ozurigbo has debunked

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UN should exclude US in probe panel on MSF Hospital in Afghanistan – Ex-MDCAN President

From the immediate-past president of Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, Dr Steven Oluwole on Sunday came a suggestion that the United Nations should exclude the United States from the investigating panel that would look into the assault on

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Aba: Reinventing the Japan of Africa

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Aba, before the advent of Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu’s administration lied prostrate- infrastructure, especially road, was comatose, industrial and commerce spirit of the city collapsed . But “a Daniel came to judgment when Ikpeazu mounted the seat

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Demolition of illegal structures in Aba and APGA’s misguided opposition

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Illegal structures that dot the length and width of Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State have been a clog on the wheel of efforts to reshape and sanitise the city. The immediate past administration in

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Ministerial Screening ‘ll Be Beamed Live To Nigerians – Senator Gaya

Nigerians have been assured of transparent screening of the ministerial nominees sent by President Mohammadu Buhari to the Senate. Senator Kabiru Gaya gave the assurance weekend while speaking with journalists at Delta Government House, Asaba, Delta State. The Senator, who

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What Is Wrong With Adamawa Ruling Elites?

By Ahmad Sajoh, Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Information, Yola   Something is definitely wrong with the Ruling Elites in Adamawa State. Otherwise how can one explain the abject poverty and despondency in most communities in the state with little or

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Bayelsa APC crisis deepens, faction drums support for Dickson

Efforts to reconcile aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Bayelsa State by the leadership of the party have continued to proved abortive. Already, a faction led by the state chairman of the party, Tiwe Oruminige, has threatened

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Consequences Of Unaddressed Injustice: Masterweb CEO’s Case Against Nigeria

(Intersociety, 11th October 2015)-Chief Charles O. Okereke is the Founder & CEO of the Nigerian Masterweb News, based in Milwaukee, Wi 53209, United States and born in Ndi-Elendu, Alayi in Abia State, Nigeria on 29th July 1956 (59yrs). He won

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APC behind Alamieyiesa’s death – Izon Brotherhood

A socio-cultural organisation, Izon Brotherhood in the Diaspora has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being responsible for the death of first civilian governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Dieprieye Alamieyesiegha, who passed away in Port-Harcourt. The Spokesman of the

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Sad news: Alamieyeseigha, former governor of Bayelsa State dies from cardiac arrest

The former governor of Bayelsa State Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead. Alamieyeseigha (63) died today at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital after cardiac arrest and being in coma for two days. Global Reporters reported on Thursday the fresh moves

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Re: Your Asset Declaration And The Corrupt Ministerial Nominees: Request For More Clarification In The Interest Of Transparency

7th of October, 2015 Your Excellency, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(Rtd.),GCFR Commander-in-Chief and President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Presidential Villa, Three Arms Zone, FCT, Abuja.   Sir, RE: YOUR ASSET DECLARATION AND THE CORRUPT MINISTERIAL NOMINEES: REQUEST FOR MORE CLARIFICATION

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Buhari’s Ministerial List: Confusion Or Contradiction By Onwuasoanya FCC Jones

Unpreparedness and chance ascension to power have often been blamed for the below par performance of past Nigerian leaders. Most, if not all of those who have ruled Nigeria since after 1960 are not really people who have openly aspired

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Oliseh vs Enyema: I am no more the Eagles captain, I am no more the goalie, I am out of the team – Vincent Enyeama

Danlami Mohd According to reports, Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has resigned from the National team after 13 years of dedicated service to the Super Eagles.‬ ‪The embattled goalkeeper, who recently had a row with Super Eagles coach,

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Tension In Awka As Election Tribunal Reads NASS Verdict

From Moses Dom Palpable tension could be felt everywhere in Awka as the Elections Petitions Tribunal 1 sitting in Awka and presided over by a three-man panel led by Justice Nayai Agadagba reads its judgment in some of its National

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NAFDAC Goes Tough On Ogogoro Producers, Arrests Two in Delta

Two persons suspected to be involved in the production and sale of ethanol locally known as Kai-Kai or Ogogoro have been arraigned by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The suspects including Jonathan Uti and

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‘Missing’ N53bn Rivers money: The facts, the fictions – Amaechi

By Bekee Anyalewechi Former Rivers State Governor and minister-designate, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has debunked claims of a missing N53 billion from the state Reserve Fund. The immediate past governor summed the claims credited to Hon. Justice GO Omereji, Chairman of

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