Confed Cup: Rivers Utd Goes For Victory Against FUS Rabat

After failing to leave Tunisia with any point, courtesy of their 3-1 loss to Club African in their first group match of the 2017 Confederation Cup, Nigeria flag bearers, Rivers united FC is set to explode on the visiting FUS Rabat of Morocco today. Venue is the Yakubu Gowon Stadium and it is the second…

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Activist Rates Wike High On Governance

Susan Serekara-Nwikhana An activist and social crusader, Dr Sofiri Joab-Peterside, has scored the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, 70 per cent in the delivery of good governance to the people of the state. Joab-Peterside, who gave the assessment at a special forum organised by The Tide Editorial Board as part of activities to mark…

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Avengers Attack NGC Pipeline In Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers have attacked a gas pipeline in Warri, Delta State, breaking a fragile truce between the militants and the Federal Government, an oil company spokesman told newsmen, yesterday. The attack on a pipeline operated by the Nigerian Gas Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), took place, last…

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S’Africa’s Coach Planning To Stop Nigeria

South Africa’s head coach Stuart Baxter  he would soon start planning for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria. The Super Eagles are scheduled to host Bafana Bafana at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on the 10th of June 2017. British tactician Baxter is currently in charge of Absa Premiership…

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We’re Committed To Seperation Of Powers -Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nywsom Wike, says the present administration’s commitment to the separation of powers was not negotiable. The governor stated this during the special session to commemorate the Rivers State Golden Jubilee at the Rivers State House of Assembly Complex in Port Harcourt. Represented by his Deputy, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Wike…

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FG Recommits To Fight Against Corruption

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Kano said the Federal Government remained committed to the fight against corruption in the country. He reiterated the commitment while declaring open the 2nd Kano Economic and Investment Summit held at the Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano. The summit is part of activities organised by the Kano State Government…

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Army Kill Notorious Cultist, Recover Arms

Troops of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, in the early hours yesterday shot dead a notorious cultist during a gun battle in Sime community, Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State. The division’s Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Aminu IIiyasu made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen yesterday in Port Harcourt. He…

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Rivers Assembly Seeks Overhaul Of Constitution …Passes 17 Bills, 66 Motions

The Rivers State House of Assembly has said that if states must develop, then, the Constitution of the country must be reviewed. The Minority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon Benibo Anabraba, came out with this at a special session of the House to commemorate Rivers State Golden Jubilee celebration. He particularly…

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Police Begin Shooting Exercise In Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command  last Saturday began its 2017 shooting range training and re-training exercise. The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu told newsmen last Thursday in Enugu that the exercise would include musketry and unarmed combat. Amaraizu said that the exercise would take place at the command’s shooting range site located behind the Superior Police…

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Nigeria: Need For True Federalism

The debate over whether or not to restructure Nigeria has continued to generate national discourse with eminent Nigerians across various religious, geographical and political divides adducing reasons for their positions. Only recently, the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu lent his voice…

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God’s Grace Made Us Succeed – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for His benevolence to the state. The governor stated this during the end of the 50 days fasting and prayer for the Golden Jubilee celebration in Port Harcourt. Wike, who spoke through his Deputy, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, said in the…

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NDDC Vows To Cancel N200bn Projects

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) will expunge N200billion worth of projects from its books to reduce its project-carrying capacity to a manageable size. Chairman of NDDC Governing Board, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, stated this in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State at the weekend. He spoke when he led a team of the commission’s board…

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Coup: Army Moves To Arrest Suspects

The Nigerian Army may have begun an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to be engaging in political meetings, a top military source has revealed. The source told newsmen that some arrests may have been made, but that the information was being kept as top secret so as not to add to the public…

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