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Justice Suzzette Wike receives An African Trade Centre Award.

It was a moment of pride for Rivers State and Nigerian delegates to the United Nations CSW62 holding at the United Nations  in New York as Her Excellency Justice Suzzette Nyesom Wike, the wife of the Governor of Rivers State was presented with an award of excellence for being a Role model to Women and girls all over Africa.

Justice Wike used the opportunity to outline the current interventions by the Rivers state government and her NGO, Suzzette Family First Foundation (S3F) in empowering Rural women and girls.

She went on to stress the need for Non Governmental Organizations to further collaborate with the state government in charting a map to ensure that in line with the United Nations CSW62 theme no woman, man, youth or child is left behind.

Narrowly Escapd Death Along Port Harcourt Airport Road.

The Rivers State Government and House Of Assembly should as a matter of urgency propose and pass into law the Anti Open Grazing  bill to save our Daughters and Sons from the carelessness of these Fulani Cattle rearers on our roads.

On my way back from Etche along the Port Harcourt airport road that leads to obiri Ikwerre, I saw two cows lying lifeless on the road and also a damaged toyota camry car on same road and this caused serious traffic.

I alighted from the car, got very close to the accident scene,only to discover that a Facebook friend of mine Miss Nengi was the passenger in the damaged Toyota camry car, enquiries as explained by the driver of the camry Mr George, showed that while he was on speed two cows ran out of the Bush towards their direction, he lost control of the car and that's all you could remember.

In all of this, there was no trace of the Fulani Cattle Rearers. They fled deep into the Bush with their remaining cows.

Passersby who came to render help all spoke in …

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has promised to fix the challenges of Nigeria,if he is elected President in 2019.

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has promised to restructure Nigeria and return it to true federalism by 2021, as well as reform the police, healthcare, education, and the energy sector if he is elected president in 2019.

Moghalu, the first aspirant from the Southeast zone to aspire for Nigerian presidency in 2019 made the declaration at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja yesterday, where he said a combination of military rule, oil booms and busts, and successive leadership failures of the political class have robbed the country of its dreamed greatness since independence.

The presidential hopeful served as Chairman, Board of Directors of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) and the Financial Institutions Training Centre. He is also the founder and President of the Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation (IGET), a new think tank basedAbuja.While he kept mute over the political platform under which he intends…

Buhari Frets over the tension that has engulfed the presidency.

There are emerging indicators that this is no comfort period for President Muhammadu Buhari, reflecting that the Presidency is under tension over the political forces that are rising against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the build up to 2019 general elections in addition to the cornucopia of intractable security and economic crises in Nigeria.

The tension, stakeholders in the Nigerian project, conceived has created palpable phobia in President Muhammadu Buhari on his ambition for re-election for second term in 2019.

The leadership of the ruling APC are not excluded from the tension that has engulfed the presidency and the party government.

The reflexes of the tension in the presidency and the subtle fear manifested in the sudden resolution of the APC leaders to resolve the differences between President Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly, essentially, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Right Honourable…

IGP asked to stop Governor Wike from inaugurating ‘state police’ in Rivers State.

A group known as the Free Rivers Development Initiative (FRDI) has called on Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to stop Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State from inaugurating the neighborhood corps.

Wike gave assent to a bill establishing the neighbourhood safety corps on Thursday.

Some of the functions of the corps include detection of crime, arrest of offenders with or without a warrant and bearing arms in performance of their duties, among others.

But speaking with journalists at the weekend, Ngerebala Sampson, president of the FRDI, said the corps is “state police in disguise” which contravenes section 214 of the constitution that established the Nigeria police.

Ngerebala said they are not opposed to Rivers government in taking steps to safeguard the state but it should be done with the collaboration of federal security agencies in the country.

He alleged that Wike would use the corps to not only attack political opponents but rig the 2019 election.

“Having given assent …

Mamora, Former Lawmaker Rejects Buhari's Appointment.

A former lawmaker, Senator Olurunnimbe Mamora, has rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Abuja Investment and Infrastructure Centre.

Mamora, who was the Deputy Director-General of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation during the 2015 presidential election, was nominated for the job by the President.

However, it was learnt that during the inauguration of the board of the AIIC a few weeks ago, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in the 2016 Ondo State governorship election, Mrs. Jumoke Ajasin-Anifowoshe, was named the chairman.

Ajasin-Anifowose, who is the daughter of the first Governor of the old Ondo State, Adekunle Ajasin, was sworn in by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammad Bello.

Investigations by our correspondent showed that the ex-lawmaker rejected the appointment.

A reliable source told our correspondent that Mamora had met with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and expressed his disp…

IPOB has dragged Nigerian Government, Buhari to UN.

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has written the United Nations, UN, about the ruling of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, ACHR, against the Nigerian government.

The group is demanding the international community to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to obey court order.

The IPOB made this known in a statement signed by the Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, Comrade Emma Powerful.

According to the statement, “We, the IPOB worldwide, have today (yesterday) formally notified the civilised world about the interim ruling of the ACHR against the Nigerian government and the need for international community to prevail upon the administration of Muhammadu Buhari to abide by the rulings as pronounced.

“Buhari’s administration is infamous for persistent and habitual disobedience of court orders. They have no regard for the rule of law as evidenced by numerous instances where they have declined to obey judicial pronouncements.

“In the light of this unde…

Vanessa Trump, has filed for divorce after 13years of marriage.

The two announced their decision to split in a joint statement which was shared the statement saying that;

“After 13years of marriage, we have decided to go our separate ways. We will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families. We have five beautiful children together and they remain our top priority. We ask for your privacy during this time.”

Donald Trump jnr and Vanessa share five children together, Kai, 10, Donald III, 9, Tristan, 6, Spencer, 5, and Chloe, 3.

According to reports, Vanessa filed in a Manhattan court on Thursday and also filed for an uncontested proceeding, which indicates a custody battle will not take place.

While no reasons have been given for the split, there have been reports that indicate that things have been strained for a while and they only got worse after Trump took the White House which meant Donald Jnr had to travel a lot.

There was also the issue with the white powder which was contained in a letter opened by Mrs. Trump. While the p…

Pastor Chris Okotie advice Nigerians to Support Buhari's 2019 Re-election.

Chris Okotie, founder of the House of God International Ministry, has opined that the ongoing anti-graft war is enough reason for Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari, should he opt to seek re-election in 2019.

Okotie said he has been able to take the battle “to clean the Augean stable” to the corridors of corrupt cabals that have held Nigeria hostage for years.

In an article, the former Presidential candidate stressed that if the ongoing anti-graft war is allowed to get to,“logical conclusion, it would free the country from the labyrinth of a deeply entrenched tribe of Machiavellian politicians whose sole purpose for seeking power is to loot our common patrimony.”

The article reads, “These, certainly are not the best of times for the grex venalium (the venal crowd) popularly known by ordinary Nigerians as treasury looters.

“The ongoing battle by President Muhammadu Buhari against this corrupt cabal who have held this nation hostage for years leaves no one in doubt that it is n…

RCCG Zonal Headquarters sealed by Lagos Government.

Shodeinde told journalists in Lagos that all properties sealed had been sealed up to four times in the past, but that their owners always broke government’s seal to continue their illegal development.

More than 11 workers found at the site when LASBCA officials visited were arrested and arraigned at the mobile court, which sat in Ebute Meta area of Lagos at the weekend. They were sent to jail for not being able to perfect their bail conditions after their trial.

“My daughter wants to be the next emir of Kano - Sanusi.

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says one of his daughters wants to succeed him as the second most ranked Muslim leader in Nigeria.

“My daughter wants to be the next emir of Kano, and she’s disappointed I’ve not yet appointed a woman to the Kano emirate council,” Sanusi said.

A father of more some female children, the ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) did not disclose the identity of the particular daughter.

In April 2017, the monarch sent Shahida, one of his daughters, to represent him at the first annual Chibok Girls lecture.

It was the first time a woman would represent an emir. This sparked reactions in the north.

In a video message played at the BBOG lecture, Sanusi said his children were more radical than him.

“People think I’m radical, but I’m not,” he had said.

“Those who are opposed to my views or think I am a problem have a much bigger problem to deal with in the next generation of the Sanusis. They are far more radical, they are far more progressive, they far more …

NSA To Investigate How Ekweremadu Acquired his Properties.

A former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Professor I.A Umezulike, has asked the National Security Adviser (NSA), Brigadier-General Babagana Monguno (retd), to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) to probe how Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, acquired 32 choice properties in Nigeria and abroad. The demand for investigation was made in a 16 June 2017 letter addressed to NSA by the retired Chief Judge.

A former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Professor I.A Umezulike, has asked the National Security Adviser (NSA), Brigadier-General Babagana Monguno (retd), to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) to probe how Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, acquired 32 choice properties in Nigeria and abroad.

The demand for investigation was made in a 16 June 2017 letter addressed to NSA by the retired Chief Judge.

In the letter, exclusively obtained by SaharaReporters, Professor Umezulike said Mr. Ekweremadu's lifestyle and the  properties he h…

Wonderful: The World First Transparent Car Launched in Germany.

A car company in Germany presented to the World the first transparent car from ZF company, the car is equipped with different security systems. This transparent car was presented on the second press day of the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA which was hosted in Frankfurt, Germany.

I Will Continue To Make Herself Available As A Role Model For The Girl Child - Banigo.

Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo says she would continue to make herself available as a role model to mentor young girls.

The Deputy Governor stated this during a Girl Child Mentorship Programme organized by the Protect the Girl Child Initiative of the Office of the Deputy Governor, at the Government House in Port Harcourt, on Saturday 17th March, 2018.

Dr. Banigo said she is passionate about the Girl Child because “the Education of the Girl Child is key to the socio economic development of the State and the Nation at large I will continue mentor them to have a mindset that would propel them to succeed in life”.

According to her “The Girl Child is very important, her education, her protection and her future. If you look at it from research, the health indices of the educated woman, her children and other family members are always better”.

Mrs Inegogo Fubara, Senior Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor while delivering a lecture on hygiene expressed the …

Wike announced the appointment of Chukwuma as the DG for state vigilante.

A retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Dr. Uche Chukwuma has been appointed as the Acting Director General of the Neighbourhood Safety Agency of the Rivers State Government.

Governor Nyesom Wike announced the appointment of Chukwuma a day after signing into law the controversial bill setting up the Neighbourhood Safety Corps.

A statement released by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu indicated that Chukwuma also holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree.

Meanwhile, Wike, has been accused of signing the controversial Neighbourhood Safety Corps Bill into law in breach of legal process.

He was said to have signed the bill into law even after he was served process of a suit against the bill before the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt.

Details of the court matter against the Governor and eleven others indicated that the legal action was at the instance of two chieftains of the All Progressive Congress in Rivers State, including Chief Ezemonye Ez…

Deeper Life founder, Pastor William Kumuyi has come out to say that he will be removing some of his doctrines.

Daddy Freeze was quick to point out a second 'confession' from a highly respected and renowned pastor in less than 24 hours.

Pastor Kumuyi offers important advice to leaders .
Deeper Life founder, Pastor William Kumuyi has come out to say that he will be removing some of his doctrines.

The controversial OAP shared a post on Instagram showing Pastor Kumuyi's tweet which is bound to have thrown the Deeper Life Ministry into chaos.

However, he finally got our attention when he broached topics that were discussed in hushed tones or not at all in Nigerian Christian homes.

Daddy Freeze made tithing a controversial topic in 2017.
Earlier today, we reported that Daddy Freeze shared Benny Hinn post in which he admits to the fact that he may have overworked the prosperity teachings than was needed.

Daddy freeze was quick to share a post on Hinn's admission, saying that "the thieves have started confessing," captioning the post: "The thieves have started confessing."

Police Personnel Debunked The Rumor Of Unpaid Salaries.

The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Monday debunked reports that that policemen attached to the Presidential Villa, Abuja protested over unpaid allowance since 2015, stressing that none of its personnel is owed salary or allowances.

The Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, insisted that no personnel of the Force complained over unpaid salary, and that no policeman in the Villa or across the country protested at any time.

“The Force wishes to categorically state that salaries and allowances of Police Personnel across ranks throughout Police Formations, Departments and detachments including those attached to the Presidential Villa are being paid as at when due, and on time.

“Special and ad-hoc duties allowances are also promptly paid on completion of such duties,” the statement read in part.

Moshood stated that, “the report was carefully studied and was found out to be outright falsehood, unfounded, mischievous and fake news.


Heartbroken: Lawmaker representing Bauchi South Senatorial District, Senator Ali Wakili, is dead.

Wakili was the Chairman of the Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation, Senator Malam Ali Wakili.

He died at the age of 58.

Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu confirmed the death of the vibrant lawmaker in a phone interview.

He said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki was shocked when he was informed of the passage of the lawmaker.

Sources in the Senate said the lawmaker slumped on Saturday morning at his Gwarimpa, Abuja residence after which he was taken to a hospital within the estate, but he died before getting emergency treatment.

He was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Olusegun Obasanjo said that Nigeria will collapse if Buhari wins 2019 election.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria, Chairman of Advisors of the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), after delivering a speech titled “Leader In African Context” at the Blavatnik School of Government, the University of Oxford, United kingdom, on Monday, said that Nigeria Will Collapse if Buhari wins in 2019 general elections. He said this in an interaction with international media in the UK.

The former Nigerian president has been most erratic in his political leaning and ideological belief. Dr. Obasanjo has become renown for sponsoring candidates in presidential elections after he vacated office in 2007 and turns back before the end the tenure to run down same president the supported in the election.

Obasanjo since his famous statement on February 23, 2018, where he made a clarion call on Nigerians to abandon both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and embrace the emergent Coalition for Nigeria Movement, the Third Force, for generati…

Former Minister Of Finance, Okonjo Iweala Had Cancer And Lived With It.

It takes the tenacity and strength of such an unyielding soul, no doubt, to stare cancer’s perfect pain and misery in the eyes and conquer it in a terrifying battle between life and death. Yes, Okonjo-Iweala had cancer and she lived with it over certain dreary number of years.

She made the shocking revelation not too long ago. Few women bear the crucible of pain and face down death in a no-holds-barred joust and live to tell their story.

But Ngozi did and she emerged with her life intact.

Very few people are aware she once took a trip down death boulevard while she battled life-threatening cancer.

According to her, the fight against cancer was a struggle she would never forget. But with unprecedented faith and towering resilience, she survived the deadly disease.

She has emerged wiser and stronger like a piece of gold whose value and quality increases by every second it spends in the intensity of a hot forge.

How does Buhari sleep at Night! - Hope For Nigeria by Wole Soyinka..

• He proscribed Niger D Avengers and declared them Terrorists
• He banned Unarmed IPOB, declared them Terrorists.
• Members of his govt have even recommended hanging for those that criticise Buhari in the so-called Hate Speech
• But killer Fulani Herdsmen who have murdered over 4,000 Nigerians he begs us to embrace and call NEIGHBOURS!!??

Justice suzette wike speaks on empowering rural women and girls at the united nations.

The Wife of the Governor of Rivers State, Justice Eberechi Suzette Nyesom-Wike who made this call while delivering her keynote address during the Medical Women Association of Nigeria Parallel event, at the on going United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 62nd Session in New York City, stressed on the need for women’s right protective services to be taken closer to the rural women to aid accessibility.
Non-Governmental organizations have been urged to set up centers in local government areas.

Justice Wike urged women to access the laws as passed by the Rivers state Government, noting that Rivers state is one of the leading states in the passage of the Laws protecting Maternal rights, Laws against Widowhood Practices and other discriminatory practices and Laws against Female genital Mutilation.

She further called on women in general to support themselves in achieving the empowerment of women and girls in the rural areas, while lauding the synergy among Medical Women Associatio…

The Rivers State Executive Council has set up an ad-hoc committee for the establishment of a university of Environment.

The Rivers State Executive Council has approved the setting up of an ad-hoc committee  to examine and advise the State Government on the proposal for the establishment  of a University of Environment in the state.

The Ad-Hoc  committee which is headed by the Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo has two weeks to submit its report to the State Executive Council.

Addressing journalists after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Wednesday, Commissioner for Information and Communications , Emma Okah , said other members of the committee include: Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Commissioner for Education, Commissioner for Environment, Commissioner for Budget, Commissioner for Information/Communication and Commissioner for Sports .

The State Executive Council also approved the setting up of a technology hub to bring the state up to speed in the internet age.

According to the Information and Communications Commissioner, the State …

Sani Sugessting to President Buhari on how to pay the new minimum wage.

Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central, on Tuesday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to fulfil its promise of implementing the new National Minimum Wage for workers by the third quarter of 2018.

Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, Sani said if the promise was made in the interest of the workers, it has to be implemented.

The lawmaker added that if it was made as a political statement, there would certainly be a repercussion.

According to Sani, the implementation of the National Minimum Wage was long overdue as workers are faced with various challenges and hardships.

He said, “The honour of the government and the integrity is to keep to that promise and that pledge, if not it is going to affect the relationship between workers and the government.

“I do not think Nigerian workers are doing well, if you look at the reality of life today, the economic situation and compare it to the minimum wage.

“It means what they are earning, there is nothing to write home abou…

“I just fired Secretary of State" - President Trump.

President Donald Trump of the US has revealed why he sacked US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson.

On why he sacked Tillerson, Trump said Tillerson spoke ill about Russia President, Vladimir Putin despite his warning.

“I just fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Yesterday Rex said something mean about Putin.

“I’ve warned every American that under no circumstances was anyone allowed to criticize Putin or Russia (even if they committed acts of war against us). Mike Pompeo will replace Rex,” Trump tweeted

President Buhari had on Monday received the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson.

Buhari after his meeting with Tillerson said the federal government had considered the option of negotiation to rescue the abducted students.

Omamen Iyawe, Slumps and dies during church service.

Omamen Iyawe, the wife of Pastor Idahosa Iyawe, Assistant Pastor of The StandPoint Church, Abuja, is dead.

According to reports, Mars Iyawe died on the 4th of March 2018, as praise and worship session was on-going during Sunday service.

According to the church, the 29-year-old mom was deeply and intensely lost in worship, lifted up her hands and was called to a higher place of praise and worship.

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Her service of songs is set for tomorrow, March 14th in Abuja.

Her brother identified as Ejiro Onobrakpor has also taken to Instagram last night to share his grief over the untimely death of his beautiful young sister.

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Below is what He posted:

“For a moment I forgot

“For a moment I challenged God

“Filled with grief, I questioned Him

“How dare you allow this to happen?

“This was not the promise!

“I wept.

“My eyes were sour

“Oma was gone.


Governor Wike urged the management of the NFF to close ranks and work in unity for the development of football in the country.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to intensify  preparations for the World Cup as Nigerians will not accept failure at the Mundial.

Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the President of the Nigeria Football Federation at the Government House Port Harcourt on Monday , Governor Wike said that exiting the World Cup at the group stage will be unacceptable to Nigerians.

According to Governor Wike: "If you fail to advance beyond the group stage, don't bother to return.  Find excuses to stay there in Russia. Nigerians expect the best from the Super Eagles. That is why the NFF must intensify preparations."

"There must be disagreements, but these disagreements should be platforms for Development. Disagreements should not destroy the place.  It should make NFF stronger ", he said.

The governor said that the State Government is using football as a source of empowerment for the youths.

He said football …

Murray-Bruce criticised the Bad Salary Structure Of Nigerian Civil Servants.

Senator Murray-Bruce criticised the Buhari led-Federal Government for not paying adequate attention to the condition of service of Nigerian Civil Servants with the present economic reality of Nigeria.

According to reports, No fewer than 500  Canadian doctors and residents, as well as over 150 medical students, have signed a public letter protesting their own pay raises.

The group says they are offended that they would receive raises when nurses and patients are struggling.

Drawing inference from this rear occurrence, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce took to his twitter handle to lament the present and persisting situation in Nigeria where Medical Professionals go on strike due to bad salary structure or no payment of benefits entitled to them by the Nigerian Government.

He further decries the wastage of resources that are meant for social and human capital development on irrelevant cause without any proper appropriation by the government agencies.

‘ Nigerian Government cannot pay her doctors well,…

Benue People Observed Sit at Home Today As the President visit the State.

There were no people in the streets to wave or welcome Mr. President.

The young, the old, men and women that occupied the streets of Makurdi in 2015 when the same man visited Benue have disappeared!

Could this be the diminishing popularity of the President in Benue? .

NLC gives federal govt deadline for new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that the new minimum wage must come into effect in July this year.

NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, said that they would reject any date that is beyond July.

Wabba stated that arrangements have been finalised to sign the agreement in Kigali, Rwanda on March 21, this year.

“Going by all the data submitted so far to the negotiation committee, we believe that a new wage is possible in July.

“Labour will reject any date that is beyond July and we have made that known to the government,” he said.

Wabba also accused the Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, of seeking to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, without consulting labour, manufacturers and the National Assembly.

“Admittedly a free trade agreement is not a customs union in the sense that Member States abolish only tariffs between them, while maintaining their own tariffs on third world countries, but this would already be impossible.

“Far from promoting regional inte…