Obasi urges Jonathan to ensure rapid completion of the second Niger Bridge, which has not truly commenced

President-General of Imo Community Assembly, Abuja, Chief Ike Obasi, has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure speedy completion of the second Niger Bridge to facilitate easy movement of traffic. Obasi made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He noted that the bridge was about the biggest…


Jonathan denies the undeniable, says he is not anti-Itsekiri

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has rejected insinuation of partisanship over the postponement of the ground-breaking ceremony for the Gas Revolution Industrial Park at Ogidigben in the Warri South West Local Government Area. The president, last Friday, cancelled his planned trip to perform the groundbreaking ceremony of the multi-billion industrial park following threats from Ijaws youths to…

Self assurance of the deluded Sultan of Sokoto and Kukah: Nigeria won’t divide by 2015

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubaka The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Mathew Kukah, have said that Nigeria will not break up as a result of crises being anticipated during the 2015 general elections. According to them, Nigeria will remain united, no matter the drums…

President Jonathan gets one-week ultimatum to declare for presidency

AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions,  one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms, saying the

Reps to investigate N3.7trn Green Field refineries project

APPARENTLY disturbed that the Green Field Refineries contract awarded almost four years ago is yet to be completed, the House of Representatives yesterday moved that the N3.7 trillion contract be investigated.The House Committee on Petroleum Resources, Downstream Sector, was, therefore, mandated to investigate the failed green field project and report back within two weeks.