NIGERIA @ 59: Okowa Calls For Sacrifice, Rebuilding.

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right); Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marshall Umukoro (2nd right); former Deputy Governor of Delta State, Chief Banjamin Elue (2nd left); his wife, Mrs. Esther (left)  and the Bishop of Asaba Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Justus Mogekwu, during the 2019 Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service to Mark Nigeria 59th Independence Day, at Cathedral Church of St’ Peter, Bishop-court Asaba, Delta State. PIX ; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to embrace selflessness and sacrifice to rebuild Nigeria. He…

Curb Herdsmen Menace Now, Okowa Tells FG

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa(right) exchanging pleasantries with the Obi of Abavo Kingdom, HRM Obi Uche Irenuma 11, during the 21st Ogwa Ika 2019 at Abavo Hall in Ika South LGA. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI ABAVO/Nigeria: In continuation of discussions to find a last solution to the menance of herdsmen and farmers crises, the federal government had been called to curb the criminal activities of herdsmen in the country. Lending his voice to the rising demands by Nigerians is the Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, who to Federal Government…

Onuesoke to Politicians: Don’t Compromise National Security for Political Patronage

ABUJA/Nigeria: Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has appealed to Nigeria politicians not to compromise the national security  for political patronage because of the dare implication  on  the nation’s social, economic  and political development. Onuesoke spoke on the sideline during a security workshop organized in Abuja recently said Nigerian politicians should realize that .if the state of insecurity is allowed to continue because of political patronage and affiliation, the nation will be doom for life. He explained that trends have shown evidently that insecurity is capable…

Rev. Fr. Offu: Reps Minority Caucus Condemns Killing, Backs Ugwuanyi on Security

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has condemned in strong terms the recent killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, in Awgu, Enugu State by armed men. The Caucus reiterated that the primary purpose of government was the security of the lives and property of citizens and tasked the Federal Government on curtailing the rate of insecurity. In a statement signed by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, and made available to newsmen in Abuja, Monday, the Caucus said: “We sympathise with the Government and…

Nigeria Is Becoming Strategic Failure and Irrelevant To The World – Former US Ambassador to Nigeria

WASHINGTON/USA: Princeton N. Lyman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and South Africa, delivered a very poignant speech on the panel titled “The Nigerian State and U.S. Strategic Interests” at the Achebe Colloquium at Brown University. Lyman suggests that rather than continually emphasize Nigeria’s strategic importance, it would behoove us to consider elements that might eventually lead to Nigeria’s irrelevance on the international stage. TRANSCRIPT OF SPEECH (TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE VIDEO SPEECH) Thank you very much, Prof. Keller and thanks to the organizers of this conference. It is such…

Buhari: How Adeboye, Bakare caused Nigeria’s problems – Pastor Giwa

LAGOS/Nigeria: The Senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, Pastor Adewale Giwa, has declared that Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly were some of the persons who caused problems befalling Nigeria. He lamented that they were some of the respected clerics who backed President Muhammadu Buhari to emerge as the nation’s leader in 2015. The cleric, who made this known in a statement on Saturday, entitled “Religious leaders,…

STATE OF THE NATION: SDP Promises To Lead Nigeria Into Prosperity

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Social Democratic Party (SDP) leadership has assured Nigerians of its readiness and determination   to lead Nigeria out of its present socio-political woes if given the opportunity to rule Nigeria in 2023. This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day national dialogue organised by the SDP Forum of State Chairmen in Abuja recently. The Forum  took time to  review the present security situation    and wide-spread discontent  by some  segments  of  the country, which was described as constituting   grave concern to the SDP leadership …

RUGA is FG, APC Plans for 2023 Elections, Says Nmalagu

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigerians had been called to look at the issue of the Rural Settlement, RUGA, for the Fulani Herdsmen, recently announced and later suspended from a political point of view, towards the 2023 General Elections, as a plan by the federal government under President Muhammad Buhari, and the All Progressive Congress, APC, to prepare for the total control of the country. Making this assertion, over the weekend the Presiding Bishop of True Worshippers Assembly INC, Bishop Greatman Nmalagu, in a statement made available to the press, said the federal government…

Buhari, APC Eroding separation of power, Says PDP …….condoles with Rivers Community and Zamfara Bandits Victims.

ABUJA/Nigeria: The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that the fear of insecurity and intimidation of Judges raised by the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, vindicates the opposition PDP’s position that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is using devious means to obstruct justice from coming out from the nation’s courts. The umbrella body of lawyers in the country through their President Paul Usoro SAN in a speech on Thursday and which was unanimously adopted by the National Executive Committee of the Association alerted…

APC, Buhari Taking Nigeria to Dangerous Level – Atiku Care Foundation

KADUNA/Nigeria: A group, the Atiku Care Foundation has taken a swipe on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammad Buhari over what it described as perilous times facing the country. This was expressed in a statement signed by the Spokesman of the foundation, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, made available to newsmen on Monday in Kaduna. “It is saddening to see that Nigeria is heading towards a new precipice of a dangerous level, occasioned by the current level of economic uncertainty and harvests of deaths from preventable causes,” it…