On Ochanya’s Death

The recent painful death of Christiana Ochanya Ogbanje, has once again brought to the fore the issue of incessant rape in the country and the need to take urgent positive steps to curtail it.  Christiana, a 13-year old girl was said to have died from complications from years of serial sexualy abuse by her aunty’s…

Is Lai Mohammed Guilty Of Libel?

It is interesting to note that since the Hon.Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was slammed with a libel suit by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, Mr. Lie, sorry, Lai’s frequent impetuous vituperations in the media against perceived political opponents may have suffered some sort of psychological cold…

Wike Bans Hike In Tuition Fees

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has declared that there will be no increment of fees in all the institutions owned by the state government. Speaking during the flag-off of the National Union of Rivers State Students (NURSS) national secretariat at the Rivers State University in Port Harcourt yesterday, Governor Wike said that no head…

APC’ll Lose Five Million Voters, Okorocha Fumes …Amosun Accuses Oshiomole of Injustice …As NWC Shuns S’Court’s Ruling, Insists On Cole For Rivers

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and declared afterwards that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will lose five million voters as a result of the crises besetting the party. A fuming Okorocha told State House corespondents that the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole does not…

Atiku’ll Reduce Petrol Price To N87 Per Litre -PDP Warns Tinubu To Steer Clear Of Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday assured Nigerians that its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar will reduce the pump price of petroleum products if elected President in 2019. PDP disclosed that Abubakar has “worked out a pricing template that will immediately crash the pump price of fuel in the country,” since the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All…

Boko Haram Kills 21 In Borno Eight In IDP Camp …As Gunmen Abduct Three Health Workers In Nasarawa

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno State while another eight were killed Wednesday in four other villages in Dolari. The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, confirmed the attack, yesterday, in Maiduguri. Biu said,…

FG Begins Ogoni Clean-Up, Soon

The Federal Government says the ‘Ogoni clean-up’ exercise would commence this month. Minister of Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, while disclosing this, last Wednesday, assured that the remediation exercise would no longer be postponed as the governing council of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) was on the verge of submitting the necessary procurement document to the…

PDP Chieftain Lauds S’ South Govs Over Regional Peace

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Mr Emmanuel Ogidi has commended governors and other leaders in the oil-rich region for maintaining peace and stability in the zone. Ogidi made the commendation in an interview with newsmen, yesterday, in Abuja. He said though only God gives absolute peace, the governors had consistently reached out to…

Obuah Alleges Plot To Bomb His Property

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Bro Felix Obuah has raised an alarm that he has uncovered a plot  by some individuals to bomb his multi-billion dollars Krisdera Hotels and other property situated in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state. The PDP chairman further claimed that discreet…