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BREAKING: Douye Diri Sworn In As New Bayelsa State Governor

Senator Duoye Diri with his Family As He Takes Oath of Office As New Governor of Bayelsa State Senator Douye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State, has been sworn in as the new governor of the niger delta state. His swearing-in comes as the […]

APRI Executive Director Joins Amnesty International

By Paschal Emeka, Abuja   The Executive Director Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative, APRI, Prince Fidelis Nnadi has joined millions of people to Identify with the renowned global pro human rights groups, Amnesty International. Speaking in Abuja about the development, Prince Nnadi reiterated his resolve to fight injustice and abuse of human rights especially as it […]

Fight against insurgency program to fail-Sen Abbo

By Raphael EKpang Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP) representing Adamawa North Senatorial District has alleged that with the current security structure in the country the fight against insurgency was programmed to fail, adding that Boko Haram fighters cannot be defeated anytime soon. In an interview with journalists in Abuja, Sen. Abbo explained that the current approach […]

Culpable Homicide: Judge Erred in Conviction of Maryam Sanda

Paschal Emeka, Abuja Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has criticized in its entirety the recent judgment of Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Abuja High Court which sentenced Maryam Sanda to death for culpable homicide following the death of her husband Bilyaminu Bello. Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja, Emmanuel Onwubiko the National Coordinator Human Rights […]

Poor Funding Hindering NTDC Performance – DG

By Ekuson Nw’Ogbunka Coker, DG NTDC The Director – General (DG), Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mr Folorunso Coker has said that poor funding of the Corporation is hindering the performance of the Corporation. The DG said this while addressing journalists recently in his office in Abuja. Proving his points, Coker said the 40% of […]

SPECIAL REPORT: Hon. Bakura empowers constituents on rice production in Zamfara

Hon. Ahmed Mohamed Bakura representing                           Maradun/Bakura federal constituency   By Raphael Ekpang As part of dividends and returning back to the constituency, considering the fact that Maradun and Bakura local government areas are among the largest producers of rice in Zamfara state, as farmers in the two local councils engage in wet and dry season […]

Akwa Ibom: Battle for PDP state chairman heats up …As Ikono/Ini, Ikot Ekpene federal constituencies warn Abak 5 to stay clear

                Akwa Ibom state governor, Emmanuel Udom By Raphael Ekpang Ahead of the April, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s state chairmanship election, Ikono-Ini and Ikot Ekpene Federal Constituencies have warned the people of Abak 5 comprising Abak and Oruk Anam federal constituencies in Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District to bury its political […]


  By Raphael Ekpang Nigeria’s diplomatic missions abroad should do more like the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, towards catering for citizens’ needs and projecting national interest, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. Speaking during a visit to Canada where he attended the 25th Biennial Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers […]