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N500 MILLION DONATION: HAVE WE LOST OUR SENSE OF HUMANITY?

By Paulinus Nsirim Our attention has been drawn to the verbal furore generated in some quarters by Governor Nyesom Wike’s recent comment that the Rivers State Government would donate N500 million to the Sokoto State Government to help rebuild the ...

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Governor Wike silences critics with legacy projects

By Paulinus Nsirim Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike started 2021 pretty much the same way he ended 2020, by playing host to a number of State Governors and political leaders from across Nigeria, in a colourful festival of commissioning some of ...

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‘Why ex-Rivers Commissioner Bazia is ranting’

Our attention has been drawn to the rantings of John Bazia, former Commissioner for Chieftaincy and Community Affairs in Governor Nyesom Wike’s first tenure, published in some national dailies , including THE NATION of Sunday ,  December 27 . In ...

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Rebisi flyover bridge: Another promise fulfilled

By Paulinus Nsirim “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever,” the title of an excellent poem by the famous British Poet, John Keats, is how veteran Rivers State Journalist, Mr. Blessing Wikina, described the recently commissioned Rebisi Flyover, ...

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WTO: Buhari assures Okonjo-Iweala of full support

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country will explore every opportunity and deploy its entire energy to ensure that she becomes the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO). Okonjo-Iweala ...

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NDDC: THE TRUE WAY FORWARD!

                  By: ELDER MUELE AZIAKA Following the accusations leveled against the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on “massive corruption and lootings” involving the commission’s board members, management staff, contractors, legislators, and other top politicians past and present, as a result ...

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Wike: The emerging champion of the South South region

By Paulinus Nsirim Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, went to the ancient city of Benin, saw and faced the agents of a siege , conquered the godfather. But he was also quick to give credit to all those who joined him ...

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Dickson plots way to Senate, as PDP presents him as sole candidate

The immediate past governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson has announced that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made him the sole candidate for the Bayelsa West senatorial district election. The Senate seat is currently vacant following the election of ...

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Mele Kyari And NNPC: One Year

By Reuben Abati Ayear ago, Mele Kolo Kyari was named as the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He succeeded Maikanti Baru, now of blessed memory. On July 8, 2019, the then incoming GMD made ...

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Tasks before Buhari in the ‘Next level’

By: Aroghalu Chidozie Law Some few days ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the current Nigerian President, for another four-year tenure. Controversial as the election that ushered him in maybe, the tasks before Mr Muhammadu Buhari remains very huge. ...

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