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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says his administration plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, to a University of Environment.
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has taken a swipe at the Federal Government over its alleged plan to build a maximum-security prison facility with modern cemetery in Ogoniland, Legborsi Pyagbara, its President, disclosed on Sunday.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has disclosed that the Port-Harcourt Prison which was built for 804 prisoners it currently accommodates 4204 inmates.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Saturday that without meeting Ken Saro-Wiwa, the late environmentalist, he believes in his principles.
The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, has lamented the crisis in All Progressives Congress, APC, that has sharply divided the supporters of Senator Magnus Abe and the Transport Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Governor of Rivers State.
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) weekend strongly condemned RoboMicheal and the Nigerian army over what it described as forceful occupation of its secretariat in Bori, Ogoniland.
The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, and Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, yesterday, traded words over purported invasion of MOSOP’s secretariat in Bori, Ogoniland, Rivers State by the military.
As friends and well-wishers celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the famous Supreme Court Judgment that proclaimed Mr Rotimi Amaechi the Governor of Rivers State in 2007, his feats are also being reckoned with.
As the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, nationwide start their strike today, lecturers of Rivers state owned Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Bori, say they will also join in shunning the classrooms.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has described the victory of Dr. Kayode Fayemi in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a demonstration of the people’s trust in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party that has the capacity to liberate the state from mis-governance and gross under-development.
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held a victory rally to celebrate the success of the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, who has been announced winner of the polls.
Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.
This was disclosed by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, will lead the service at the Chapel Royal with close friends and family in attendance.
Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA AFRICA) has said it is employing parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology to complement the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigeria Police Force has assured electorates in Ekiti State ahead of the July 14 election that the police will ensure adequate security noting that the force does not belong to any political party.