STATE OF THE NATION – Southern House of Reps Members Back Southern Governors Resolution

STATE OF THE NATION – Southern House of Reps Members Back Southern Governors Resolution

Nigeria’s House of Representatives at plenary. Southern members of the House of Representatives have endorsed the resolution of Southern Governors demanding restructuring, true federalism, state police and ban on open grazing in the South. The members in a statement signed by the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and 21 other Southern members of the House, commended their governors for their concern for the asphyxiation of economic activities in the Southern…

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Court fines Daddy Freeze N5m for adultery

Court fines Daddy Freeze N5m for adultery

Ifedayo Olarinde aka Daddy Freeze. BY BRIDGET EDOKWE • MARCH 6, 2021 A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on February 18, 2021, ordered popular On-Air Personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, fondly referred to as Daddy Freeze, to pay the sum of N5m for committing adultery with one Benedicta Elechi. Daddy Freeze was ordered to pay the money to Paul Odekina, who was married to Elechi at the time the adulterous act was committed. In…

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South-South PDP elects new executive, Dan Orbih emerges zone’s Nat. vice chairman

South-South PDP elects new executive, Dan Orbih emerges zone’s Nat. vice chairman

Chairman, South, South Governors Forum and Governor of Delta , Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, (2nd left), making his speech, host Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State (left), Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri (2nd right), and the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (1st right), during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South, South Zonal congress in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Tuesday 9/3/21. PHOTO: BRIPIN ENARUSAI. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-South…

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Okowa congratulates Wike on birthday

Okowa congratulates Wike on birthday

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Rivers counterpart, Nyesom Wike, CON, on his birth anniversary on Sunday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, Okowa hailed Wike for his tremendous contributions and monumental infrastructural development of the state. According to him, Wike has transformed Rivers with various life-changing projects embarked upon by his administration. He said that the…

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2023: Wike hits Secondus-led PDP NWC, accuses it of deepening cracks in PDP; speaks of why Buhari must honour Reps’ invitation

2023: Wike hits Secondus-led PDP NWC, accuses it of deepening cracks in PDP; speaks of why Buhari must honour Reps’ invitation

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has hit at the Prince Uche Secodus-led National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleging incompetence, and accusing it of deepening the cracks in the party ahead 2023. Gov Wike particularly accused the NWC of sowing seeds of discord among PDP governors and other stakeholders thereby diminishing the party’s prospect to reclaiming the Nation’s Presidency come 2023. The Governor spoke on an…

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South-South leaders tackle FG, demand restructuring, true federalism, state police

South-South leaders tackle FG, demand restructuring, true federalism, state police

Representative of the President,and Chief of Staff to the President , Amb.Ibrahim Gambari (3rd right); Deputy Senate President of the Nigeria Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege (middle); Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (right); his River State counterpart, Nyesom Wike , (2nd right); Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu (3rd left); Director General of the State Security Service, Yusuf Magaji (2nd left) and Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, during the meeting of the Presidential delegation with…

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Disdain treatment: South-South leaders demand public apology from FG over botched meeting

Disdain treatment: South-South leaders demand public apology from FG over botched meeting

From left; River State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike (left); Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, of Delta Stateand Chairman, South-South Governors, (middle) and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State and Senator Ben Ayade of Cross River State, during the South-South Stakeholders Meeting, held in Government House, Port Harcourt. Tuesday 17/11/20. PHOTOS: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. From left; River State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike; , Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Chairman, South South Governors; Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom…

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South-South Governors support forensic audit of NDDC, deplore commission’s crisis; attempted abduction of ex-MD

South-South Governors support forensic audit of NDDC, deplore commission’s crisis; attempted abduction of ex-MD

South-South governors. The South-South Governors Forum today, Thursday July 17, 2020 declared support for forensic audit of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari. It deplored, with great concern, the crisis rocking the commission adding that it was convinced and expecting that the audit would serve to put the NDDC on a sound corporate governance footing and reposition it to better deliver on its mandate. In a statement by Chairman of the…

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#Edo2020: Atiku commends Wike’s, appointment urges unity in PDP camp

#Edo2020: Atiku commends Wike’s, appointment urges unity in PDP camp

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has commended the appointment of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers as the chairman of the Edo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council of the PDP. Atiku also praised the appointment of Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as deputy to Wike on the Campaign Council. Reacting to the appointments in a statement in Abuja by his media office, the former Vice President said…

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2023: Niger Delta group seeks legislation on power rotation

2023: Niger Delta group seeks legislation on power rotation

Ikuru Lizzy A political pressure group, Niger Delta Youth Coalition (NDYC), has called for legislation that would enthrone political zoning systems and power rotation as part of the county’s law. National Coordinator of the group, Mr Emmanuel Ogba, made the call on Saturday in Port Harcourt. He urged the National Assembly to strive towards making legislations aimed at legalising political zoning of offices in the country especially for the office of the President and Commander-in-Chief….

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