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Akwa Abasi Ibom State Know Your Next Governor

Opinion: A Visionary Leader, Determined, A Perfectionist, Genuine, Reliable, Responsive, Patient And Humble. Nsima Udo Ekere BSc. (Hons.) FNIVS; IRRV (London); SCV (USA), Hon. Doctor of Management Science, FUTO. Nsima Udo Ekere, 53, is an entrepreneur and innovative thinker with a short but impactful public service career. Since stepping unto …

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Akwa Ibom Governorship: Why Obong Nsima Ekere

By Ofonime Honesty The Akwa Ibom polity is saturated with talk of the 2019 governorship election. The political players in collaboration with the masses are busy strategizing and restrategizing. And the status quo would remain till after the poll. These are certainly interesting times. The four year validity of the …

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National Assembly To Reconvene Next Week

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun, has announced that the National Assembly will be reconvening next week. Mr Lasun disclosed this to journalists in a press briefing on Thursday in Abuja. The National Assembly is currently on recess, to resume in September. The lawmakers upon resumption …

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Osun poll: INEC won’t allow phones at polling units, says REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Osun State, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission in collaboration with security agents will do everything to prevent vote buying during the September 22 governorship election in the state. The REC,who said this in Osogbo on Thursday at a meeting held …

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Transfer my case from Justice Nyako, Magu tells CJ

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has urged the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice, Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, to transfer all the lawsuits challenging his appointment as the EFCC helmsman from Justice Binta Nyako. The lawsuits are 11 in number and they have …

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Akpabio Visits Buhari in London

All things being equal, former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, may leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) this week and join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a presidential aide has disclosed. Special Assistant on Prosecution to President Muhammadu Buhari, Okoi Obono-Obla, posted on Facebook, Saturday night, a message …

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Woman chops off husband’s genitals for favouring his second wife

A woman in northern India chopped off her husband’s genitals for allegedly neglecting her and staying with his second wife, police said on Thursday. Yunus Ahmed, 45, has been admitted to a hospital in Uttar Pradesh state’s Muzaffarnagar district and the woman has been arrested, Area Police Chief, Anil Kaparwan …

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No extension of voter registration beyond August 17 —INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said yesterday, that the August 17 deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, will not be extended. The commission said the exercise would resume after the 2019 general elections scheduled between February 26 and March 2. Public Affairs Officer of INEC in Gombe State, Mr …

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NDDC to provide more facilities for NYSC in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has promised to sustain its support for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, especially in the area of providing facilities in the orientation camps in the Niger Delta region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, gave the assurance during a courtesy visit by …

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Projects delivery: NDDC accuses Akwa Ibom govt of misinformation

NIGER Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has accused the Akwa Ibom State Government of misinforming the public on its stewardship in the state. NDDC Managing Director, Nsima Ekere, expressed disappointment at the development while inaugurating 5.15-kilometre Oku Iboku Internal Road Project in Itu Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom. Ekere who also …

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Uniuyo VC Lauds NDDC for New Road into Main Campus

UNIUYO VC Lauds NDDC for New Road into Main Campus The Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo, UNIUYO, Professor Enefiok Essien, (SAN), has applauded the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for completing the construction of the dual carriageway entrance into the main campus of the university. Professor Essien, who …

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Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District Endorse Buhari, Ekere

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term and called on the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, to contest the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. Buhari was endorsed at a …

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Ekiti Election, A Signpost To 2019 Polls – Ekere

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has described the peaceful, free and fair gubernatorial election in Ekiti State as a signpost to what is to come in the 2019 general elections in the country. In a congratulatory message to the Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. …

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Fayemi wins Ekiti gubernatorial election

Dr Kayode Fayemi With victory in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State, the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Kayode Fayemi, has effectively won the Ekiti governorship election. His closest challenger is the Peoples Democratic Party’s Kolapo Olushola who won in four local …

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FG, oil firms’ indebtedness to NDDC now N2.787trn, $458m

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, yesterday, said the Federal Government and oil companies operating in Niger Delta are owing the commission about N2.787 trillion and $458 million respectively. The NDDC boss made the revelation while appearing before the Rufai Chachangi-led ad-hoc committee investigating all …

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Pinnick fails to stop Giwa as court adjourns case to Sept. 25

Mr Amaju Pinnick on Tuesday failed to stop Chris Giwa from operating in the Glass House as NFF President following the inability of his counsel to raise a motion challenging the Jos Federal High Court’s ex-parte order which installed Giwa in office. Justice Musa Kurya, the Presiding Judge in the …

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