Troubled by renewed violence occassio-ned by piracy and armed robbery on the waterways of Andoni council, the commu-nity dwellers have appealed to Rivers State government to send gunboats to the area for protection.Read More
Rivers State chapter of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has raised an alarm over the increasing level of violence and discrimination against women and the girl-child in the country.Read More
A Yenagoa High Court, yesterday, threw out a suit instituted by a publisher, Mr. Francis Dufugha, seeking to enforce his fundamental rights against abuse from Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State, his aides and the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta.Read More
Bayelsa State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Chief Ayakeme Whisky, has appealed to Shelter Afrique, a multi-national housing finance institution based in Nairobi, Kenya, to partner with the state government to finance the development of affordable housing units in the state.Read More
ByÂ Chris Ochayi ABUJAâ€”THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the February 6, 2010 governorship elections in Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has taken his campaign to the United States of America (USA), where he unveiled his economic blueprint, which he intends to use to transform the state. Soludo,Â who spoke at this yearâ€™s
Nigeria has recorded the first case of the dreaded Influenza A(HIN1) known as Swine Flu. It was discovered on an America girl, aged nine years, residing in Lagos State.Read More
AULIC Nigeria Limited has demanded for the handover of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).
The company has also said that this yearâ€™s exhibition would be different to what exhibitors and visitors have been used to over the years as companies would have all their fairs indoor.
CROSS River State has the highest number of fake teachers participating in the Federal Teachersâ€™ Scheme (FTS) with 597 out of 3,248 discovered by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) which carried out a certificate verification exercise in collaboration with colleges of Education and Polytechnics for the second set of participants currently on the scheme.Read More
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”The confusion trailing the emergence of former CBN Governor, ProfessorÂ Chukwuma Soludo as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next yearâ€™s election , has taken a new turn twist. This is comingÂ as a group of 23 governorship aspirants of the party, yesterday vowedÂ not to accept the
By Enyim Enyim ONITSHAâ€”Dim Emeka Ojukwu, yesterday came under fire as a group of ex- Biafran soldiers and the elders forum of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Anambra State, berated him for threatening a second civil war, should the Appeal Court, Enugu,Â declare Dr. Andy Uba, Governor-in- waiting, tomorrow. Addressing reporters, spokesman for the ex-Biafran