Category archives for: Niger Delta

Amaechi replies Mbu- says you’re not a lion but Patience Jonathan’s …

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“How can a man who has no strength of character to be himself, be a man and stand up to a woman, a man who willingly submits himself to serve as the puppet of a woman call himself a lion? How ironic! Mr. Mbu, no lion behaves like that!” Amaechi said. In a press statement […]

Photonews: Sultan of Sokoto’s Condolence Visit to Aregbesola

From left- Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, representative of Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mallami Maccido (Ubandoma of Sokoto); Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Serikin Yorubawa of Sokoto, Alhaji Isiaka Usman and a member of the General Purpose Committee of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Ishaq Kunle Sanni during a condolence visit to the Governor on the death of President General, League of Imams and Alfas South-west including Edo and Delta States, Alhaji Sheik Mustapha Ajisafe, held at Government House, Osogbo on Saturday 13/09/2014

Amaechi Vs. Mbu: ‘I tamed ‘leopard of Port Harcourt’– says Mbu

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An Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Joseph Mbu, has described himself as a lion, who tamed the ‘leopard of Port Harcourt’. Mbu, who was apparently referring to Governor Rotimi Amaechi of River State where he served as the Commissioner of Police before he was posted to Abuja stated that it was only a lion that could […]

2015 Rivers Guber : How Presidency wants to install PDP gov through CP — Amaechi reveals

Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State yesterday accused the Presidency of directing the new Rivers Police Commissioner, Mr Dan Bature, to install a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state. Governor Amaechi’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr David Iyofor, in a statement, disclosed that there was a fresh sinister plot […]

Amaechi Vs. Wike: Stay away from Rivers schools – Amaechi tells FG


THE Rivers State Government has warned the Federal Government to shelve its plans to renovate some of the state-owned schools. The Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, had last week promised that the Federal Government would soon begin to give some schools in the state a facelift. Wike, who made the promise during […]

Rivers 2015 guber: The expensive mistake PDP must NOT make


THE matter of who will be the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the gubernatorial election in Rivers state in 2015 is certainly going to be a major headache for the party because any mistake in this critical exercise can be catastrophic, given the fact that the state is currently under the […]

Boko Haram, Big Oil And The Chad Connection

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Oil reserves exist in the Chad basin, which is centered in lake Chad which is surrounded by Niger, Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria. Chad is an exporter of oil which runs in 1070 km pipelines through Cameroon. Nigeria’s exploration of oil from the Basin which extends through Yobe, Borno and Adamawa States have been hindered by […]

NO U TURN on Sept 22 resumption date for schools – FG insists

Secondary school pupils

Abuja—The Federal Government said yesterday, that the September 22 resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country would not be extended because there are no strong reasons for such an extension. Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, who stated this while briefing State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting insisted […]

JTF uncovers stolen crude in shrines, septic tanks

Nigerian security agency, JTF, arrests two Britons, others for crude oil theft, bribery (+PHOTOS)

YENAGOA—The Joint Task-force codenamed Operation Pulo Shield said it had uncovered the new tactics by oil thieves and illegal oil bunkerers operating in the Niger Delta region. According to the JTF, they now bury stolen crude oil in traditional grounds, shrines, sitting rooms of a house and in septic tanks to avoid detections by security […]

Wahala in Rivers PDP as party moves to sanction BoT member…Read why


THE tension generated over whether it is the upland or riverine that should produce the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State heightened yesterday, as the party threatened to sanction a chieftain and member of the Board of Trustees, BoT of the party, for convening a meeting of governorship aspirants of […]

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