I would have become president if… – Atiku

I would have become president if… – Atiku

I would have become the president of Nigeria in 1993 if I did not step down for the late Moshood Abiola if I was desperate to become the president of Nigeria. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar made this declaration on Tuesday in Benin. Atiku who spoke with journalist said he had the interest of the […]

CACOL commends Edo Police for refunding N100, 000 to victim

CACOL commends Edo Police for refunding N100, 000 to victim

Anti-corruption group, Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), on Monday, hailed the Edo State Police Command for returning N100, 000 reportedly extorted from one Emmanuel Alabede by some policemen in the state. Alabede, a contractor, was said to be travelling from Ibadan to Abuja recently, when his vehicle was stopped by a detachment of […]

2019: A’Ibom North-East declares support for Emmanuel

2019:  A’Ibom North-East declares support for Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom North-East (Uyo) Senatorial District stakeholders rose from an enlarged meeting held in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, on Saturday, declaring their support for the second term bid of Governor Udom Emmanuel. The meeting which was chaired by  Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga was convened by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, Senator Representing Akwa Ibom North-East […]

Rivers Attorney General, Aguma, is dead

Rivers Attorney General, Aguma, is dead

The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Rivers State, Emmanuel Aguma, is dead. He died in a London hospital while receiving treatment. His death was announced on Friday in a statement issued by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Emma Okah. “It is with very deep pain but gratitude to the Almighty […]

Okowa commiserates with Dickson over mother’s death

Okowa commiserates with Dickson over mother’s death

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has commiserated with the government and people of Bayelsa State on the demise of Mrs. GoldCoast Dickson. GoldCoast Dickson is the mother of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson. In a condolence message to Governor Dickson, the government and people of Bayelsa State, Okowa said Mrs. Dickson’s death […]

Ita-Giwa set to join APC

Ita-Giwa set to join APC

The incursion into the South South area of the country by the All Progressives Congress, APC, is yielding more fruit as Senator Florence Ita-Giwa has announced her defection to the party. Ita-Giwa made the announcement on Thursday in Calabar. The defection will happen on Friday in Cross River State. Ita-Giwa is of the Peoples Democratic […]

Akpabio’s defection: For APC, the Eagle has landed

Akpabio’s defection:  For APC, the Eagle has landed

For the All Progressives Congress, APC, the Eagle has landed as former Senate Minority Leader and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, joined it on Wednesday. Akpabio defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Before his defection, he resigned his post as the Senate Minority Leader. Described as mother of all defections by […]

A’Ibom: Emmanuel sacks two commissioners

A’Ibom:  Emmanuel sacks two commissioners

The two commissioners sacked by Emmanuel were given till Wednesday to leave their posts. The Akwa Ibom State Government has sacked the Commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Manpower Development, Sir Ibanga Akpabio, from the Executive Council with immediate effect. His counterpart in the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Mr. Victor Antai, has also been dropped. […]

Siege to NASS is coup against democracy –IYC

Siege to NASS is coup against democracy –IYC

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC), Worldwide, has condemned the Tuesday’s siege laid to the National Assembly by men of the Directorate of State Services (DSS), describing it as the height of political brigandage. IYC, in a statement by Oweilaemi Pereotubo, its president general, said the siege was a coup against democracy. According to him, “Perpetrators […]

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