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Nigerians who love democracy and want it to thrive will always stand with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, former acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has said.
The Amanyanabo of Abonnema, HM King Sir (Barr) Disrael Gbobo Bob-Manuel II, Owukori IX, has reacted to recent statements from different quarters including the media that Abonnema was embroiled in chieftaincy/kingship crisis, describing it as a misrepresentation of the facts on ground.
No fewer than 20 persons have been reportedly murdered by gunmen who went house-to-house in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local government area and other adjoining villages in Rivers State, killing and in some instances eliminating an entire family.
Some unknown hoodlums on Saturday attacked the convoy of the Regent of Abonnema, High Chief O.B. Lulu-Briggs, during a meeting in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Crisis is brewing in Abonnema Community in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State following the purported suspension of the monarch of the community, the Amayanabo of Abonnema, King Disrael Gbobo Bobmanuel, as the Chairman, Council of Chiefs by some chiefs led by former Minister of Aviation, Alabo Tonye Graham-Douglas.
The traditional heads of Abonemma community in the Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State have suspended the Amanyanabo of Abonnema, King Disrael Gbobo Bobmanuel, as the Chairman, Council of Chiefs.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday welcomed the interest of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, to support the restoration of the Lake Chad to its old glory.
UN agencies said a record-breaking of about 123 million, or nine out of 10, infants, received at least one dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2017 globally.
Crisis is brewing in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as hundreds of aggrieved youths of the party have accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of using them to win the 2016 governorship election in the State but later dumped them.
The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong has promised to train more indigenes on modern agricultural practices and innovation, towards conflict resolution, peace and development in the State.
The Federal Government has decried the incessant communal clashes between Ukelle community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and their Izzi neighbours in Ebonyi State.
Former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, says the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by 39 political parties and groups ahead of the 2019 general elections is an act of “opportunism”.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday explained how the beneficiaries of the direct cash transfer from the $322m recovered from the loot stashed in Switzerland by the late former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, would be paid.
The Katsina State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday declared its support for the presidential ambition of former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido, in the forth-coming party primaries slated for August, thus effectively shutting the door for other aspirants, including former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The UN Security Council has described the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship signed by the leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia, as “a historic and significant” move.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will only be signatory to the Continental Free Trade Agreement if the nation’s national interests as well as regional and international obligations are balanced.