Following the secession Speech of the Military Governor of the Eastern Region, Lieutenant Colonel Emeka Ojukwu, on May 30, 1967.The republic of Biafra was then created.The one time country took his name from the Bight of Biafra, it existed from May 30, 1967 to January 15, 1970.
Southern governors in the Southern Nigerian Governors Forum (SNGF) asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians on all the challenges that is happening in the country.The governors made the call in a meeting that was held in Asaba, Delta state, South south, Nigeria.
(1) Buhari Replies Governor Ortom Recalled that the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over the killings in Benue State, and Nigeria at large.However, President Muhammadu Buhari last night has replied Governor Ortom, expressing his disappointment over the speech of Governor Ortom The President accused Ortom of seeing what is wrong with others but failing to deal with his own problems.
The governors of the 17 states in the southern region of Nigeria, after meeting in Delta state on Tuesday, May 11, banned open grazing and appeal to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, to restructure Nigeria and also address Nigerians on the challenges of insecurity in the Country.
Following the increase in insecurity in Nigeria, Southern parts of Nigeria precisely, the Southern Governors Forum held a meeting on Tuesday, 11th May at Asaba, Delta State.In the meeting, the Governors urged President Buhari to address the Nation on the issue of insecurity.
Meet Hon. Miracle, Female Politician In Bayelsa That Used Money For Her Official Car To Build Bridge
The internet is on frenzy, following news of a young female politician and councilor of ward 2 in Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa state, who used money meant for her official vehicle to construct a bridge for her people.It was gathered that the bridge that the lady built links to communities in Ogbia LGA.
Throwback images of Nigeria's former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, could pique your interest.But let's spice it up the more with a little of his biography.Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan was born on the 20th of November, 1957, in Ogbia, Bayelsa State, to Mr Lawrence and Mrs Eunice Jonathan.
Nigerian politics is characterised by violence.Inordinate quest for power and incidents of political disagreements often lead to violence.In recent times, at least four prominent politicians have had their private properties attacked and destroyed by hoodlums.1.Governor Hope Uzodinma Photo credit: Twitter/@Hope_Uzodimma1 The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, is the latest victim of this targeted violence.
For quite sometimes now the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has been speaking up for the Ijaw Nation ever since the Ijaw National Congress, the parent body of Ijaw Ethnic Nationality went into comatose and became voiceless in the affairs that concerns the Ijaw Nation in Nigeria and the diaspora.
The Bayelsa State Councillor of the Ogbia Local Government Area, Onem Miracle Tyna, who was recently reported to have used money meant for the purchase of her official car to carry out the construction of a concrete motorable bridge which links over four communities in her ward, has rejected offers of a GoFundMe or any other fundraising campaign, planned on her behalf by members of the public.
A Councilor in Bayelsa State has done something out of the ordinary by using her money to construct a bridge across two communities in her constituency.Her name is Honorable Onem Miracle Tyna and she is the Councilor of ward 2 in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state.
Gov.Diri welcomes the Flag Officer Commanding Central Naval Command and his team to Bayelsa State.The governor of Bayelsa State used to the occasion to charge the Flag Officer about Non-Politicization of Security.The governor of BayelsaState expressed his standa on security thus: "I will like to welcome you to your State Bayelsa, and knowing you, I know that you will fit into the security synergy that exist in the State, among the various security agencies.
In Nigerian politics, hardly would an election hold without its results being contested in the court.From the election petitions tribunal to the Court of Appeal up to the Supreme Court, governorship candidates challenge elections results in the country, even in cases where it is obvious they have the slimmest chance of winning.
Ever since her creation in 1996, Bayelsas capital city Yenagoa still manage to remain amongst the top 5 underdeveloped capital city in Nigeria and no 1 underdeveloped capital city in the Niger Delta region of the country.It’s been 25 years since creation of the state with 4 military governors, 5 democratic governors and a dozen of senators.
Prominent Politicians in the State especially those interested in the Governorship Seat have begun underground politicking. Below are the Names of Two Prominent Politicians that may Challenge Governor Douye Diri in 2023. 1. Timi Alaibe Ndutimi (Timi) Alaibe is a Nigerian technocrat, businessman and politician from Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He is the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He was born on the 10th day of June, 1962. Long before venturing into active politics, Timi
The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has imposed a night curfew in and out of Rivers State following the recent attack on security personnels in the state.The governor who made the announcement during a State broadcast on Tuesday said the curfew is to take effect from Wednesday 28 of April, 2021 and will be from 8pm - 6am till further notice.
Just two days after The Nation Nigeria Newspaper made a report that Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike said the baffling state of insecurity and unchallenged killings of citizens by outlaws in parts of the country was a manifestation of bad leadership.The Rivers State governor went ahead to announce that a dusk-to-dawn curfew has taken effect immediately today being Thursday 29th, 2021.
Today's Headlines: SSS Arrests Another Nigerian For Criticising Buhari, Adeboye Speaks On Insecurity
1) SSS Arrests Another Nigerian For Criticising Buhari.Recently, SSS (State Security Service) arrested Usman Bugaje for criticising Buhari over the security challenges across the country.Mr Bugaje, a politician and scholar, was held by state agents after appearing on AIT.He has been at the secret police’s custody since 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
￼ Governor of River state Nyesom wike has imposed night time curfew on all entry and exit point with abia, Imo, akwa ibom and bayelsa.In a broadcast on Tuesday wike said the curfew which took effect from Wednesday was necessitated by security breaches and deadly on security personnel by unknown gunmen.
Moses Cleopas Z. the senator representing the good and peace loving people of Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Congratulates his brother, Alabo Gideon Ekeuwei, on his appointment by the Miracle Governor of Bayelsa State as the Chairman of Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Urban Development Board.He used the medium to encourage other politicians to follow the steps of Gideon Ekeuwei who stood faithful to the party even when he was not given the senate ticket by the party delegates.