South East, South South clamp down on almajirai relocating from North

A truck full of herdsmen was stopped before arriving in Lagos at the Ojodu-Berger in Lagos, on May 4, 2020, from Zamfara and Kano State, the epicentre of coronavirus in northern Nigeria. Kano, with around 12 million people, is the second most populous state in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on May 1, […]

S’South Govs Meet, Plan Regional Security Outfit …Move to Revive BRACED Commission

After weeks of speculation and suspense, governors of the South-South states, yesterday, agreed to establish a regional security outfit to tackle peculiar challenges in the region. This is coming in the heels of the passage of the bill for the establishment of South-West security network, Amotekun, by state Houses of Assembly in states of the […]

South-South leaders urge Buhari to throw his hat in the ring

South-South leaders urge Buhari to throw his hat in the ring ·      Say Oyegun, a point person for APC 2019 mission ·      Condemn Kpodo’s criticism of APC national chairman ·      counsel Tinubu on Lagos APC crisis   South-South leaders have expressed satisfaction with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari. They also urged Buhari to throw his hat in […]

Army to move troops, heavy military weapons in S-South (Still using force to solve problems?)

The Nigerian Army said last night that its training exercise for the Niger Delta code named “EXERCISE CROCODILE SMILE” in 82 Division and part of 2 Division areas of responsibility traversing the South-South geo-political region will commence this weekend. “The general public is please requested not to panic on the sight of unusual movement of […]

Enugu killings: Militants give herdsmen 14 days ultimatum to leave South-East, South-South

Enugu killings: Militants give herdsmen 14 days ultimatum to leave South-East, South-South — 4th May 2016 From Tony John, Port Harcourt A g roup o f N iger D elta a gitators, u nder t he a egis o f Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), has said it would declare war on Fulani herdsmen after two weeks, if they […]

S’South governors, leaders endorse Jonathan for 2015

The  South-South governors and leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the 2015 presidential election. PDP TOUR: From left— Chief Tony Anenih, PDP BoT Chairman; Dr. Adamu Mu’azu, PDP National Chairman; Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State; Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State; Governor Seriake Dickson of […]

S-South delegates should insist on 50% derivation or remain in Abuja – Ayemi-Botu

BY Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South FORMER national chairman of the Association of Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, ATROMPCON, and the paramount ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom in Delta State, HRM Charles Ayemi-Botu, aka Lion of the Niger, spoke to Saturday Vanguard on the reign of terror by Boko Haram and what […]

National Conference: S’south Leaders Say there Should Be No ‘No-go’ Areas

 President Goodluck Jonathan • Conference is deception strategy, says APC national leader Bola Tinubu Our Correspondents                   As President Goodluck Jonathan prepares to inaugurate the advisory committee on national dialogue tomorrow, opinion leaders in the South-south have called on him to ensure that there are predetermined subjects that must not be discussed at the conference. Prominent […]

The Bitter Truth About the Igbos – By Femi Fani-Kayode

By Femi Fani-Kayode | NNP | August 8, 2013 – Permit me to make my second and final contribution to the raging debate about Lagos, who owns it and the seemingly endless tensions that exist between the Igbo and the Yoruba. It is amazing how one or two of the numerous nationalities that make up […]

Northern Govs raised alarm over oil revenue: ‘North becoming poorer, S/South getting richer’

*Gov Kwankwaso calls for vigilance By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano Trouble may be looming over allocations from the Federation Account to the states as feelers from the North  indicate that the governors believe they are not getting a fair share from the nation’s commonwealth. Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State, one of the 19 northern govs, […]

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