Rivers Tragic Rally: Hide Your Face in Shame, APC Tells CP Mbu

Rivers Tragic Rally: Hide Your Face in Shame, APC Tells CP Mbu                •Denies claim on Police Permit •Seeks NSA’s intervention to ensure his redeployment The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter says it has noted the barefaced lies spewed out by the State Police Commissioner, CP Joseph Mbu, in his desperation to minimize the public outrage that has …

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Piracy in West Africa: A bumpy road to maritime security

Piracy in West Africa: A bumpy road to maritime security For many people, the phrase maritime piracy evokes images of a one-eyed sailor drinking rum and singing obscene songs. For some younger people, piracy may bring to mind the picture of Hollywood actor Johnny Depp, wearing a headband in a scene from the film Pirates of the Caribbean. But maritime …

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African philanthropists push for prosperity

African philanthropists push for prosperity By Kingsley Ighobor  Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilize $16 billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts …

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Rivers’ APC Rejects Court Judgment. Warns Rebel Lawmakers Not To Turn Rivers into Theatre of War

Rivers’ APC Rejects Court Judgment. Warns Rebel Lawmakers Not To Turn Rivers into Theatre of War The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it received with shock the news of yesterday’s judgment of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, which declared as unconstitutional, the taking over of the Rivers House …

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CLARIFYING INACCURACIES IN REUTERS STORY ON SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN NIGERIA

CLARIFYING INACCURACIES IN REUTERS STORY ON SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN NIGERIA In its recent story on subsidy payments to oil marketers in Nigeria, Reuters confuses the facts and obfuscates the issues. It is well known that the Federal Ministry of Finance along with other agencies, working under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan has achieved measurable success in cleaning up subsidy …

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GOV AMAECHI’S CAMPAIGN OF FALSHOOD CANNOT STAND

GOV AMAECHI’S CAMPAIGN OF FALSHOOD CANNOT STAND It’s unfortunate that Gov Amaechi is persisting in his outrageous and totally illogical campaign of falsehood against the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Coordinating Minister of the Economy. His statement that Dr Okonjo-Iweala is responsible for the delay of the ADB water project is a complete fabrication. As the ministry had previously …

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Account for the source of billions of naira you are frittering:Defunct nPDP

Defunct nPDP to Senator Idris Umar:  Account for the source of billions of naira you are frittering The Baraje led defunct nPDP cum G governors who defected to APC recently has raised alarm over the spending spree of the Honourable Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Audu Umar, which has assumed a frightening dimension in the past one month. “We cannot …

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RE: Intellectually Bankrupt, Malicious and Defamatory Editorial on “Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala and Waivers” by The Punch Newspaper

RE: Intellectually Bankrupt, Malicious and Defamatory Editorial on “Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala and Waivers” by The Punch Newspaper We are astonished to find that The Punch, a national newspaper, can publish an editorial that is so ignorant, malicious and defamatory (“Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, and waivers”, The Punch Editorial, Monday 18 November, 2013). We know the antecedents of this newspaper, but this recent editorial …

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Transcorp is delivering on promise to give Nigerians access to country’s growth potential

Transcorp is delivering on promise to give Nigerians access to country’s growth potential   Elumelu reports to shareholders on significant progress in power, hospitality, agriculture and oil and gas   LAGOS, Nigeria, November 18, 2013/ — With interests from hotels, agriculture, and real estate to power generation and oil exploration, Transcorp, the rapidly transforming conglomerate is providing ordinary shareholders a …

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Account for the Missing $5 Billiion-New PDP Tells FG

ACCOUNT FOR MISSING $5 BILLION, NEW PDP TELLS FG The New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) has challenged the Federal Government to account for the $5 billion which has allegedly disappeared from the nation’s Excess Crude Account (ECA). The party threw the challenge after a careful study of the disclosure made by the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Rt. Hon. Chibuike …

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