(Photo Credit: Google) Over 5,000 PDP Members Join APC About 5,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), and the Action Alliance (AA) have decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Imo State.
3 Politicians Decamp To APC Photo Credit: Daily Trust Three special advisers of Governor Darius lshaku of Taraba State have defected to the All progressive Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The trio are Audu Ade, Francis Fidelis and Kyauta Shehu Lau.
(Photo Credit: Google) EFCC Arrest Another Prominent Politician Over Corruption The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has held a former president of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, in custody over allegations of theft and money laundering, PREMIUM TIMES can report. (Photo credit: Premium Times)
The Ijaw people are mostly found in Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers States within the Niger Delta area of Nigeria. They are the most populous indigenous inhabitants of the Niger Delta and the 4th largest ethnic group in Nigeria. They are predominantly found in Bayelsa State, Delta State and Rivers State.
A young Nigerian man, Ebitanbo Okorowanta from Ijaw in Bayelsa State, has been commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States of America’s Army. The young Lieutenant lives with his parents in the United States. His commissioning ceremony was duly attended by his father — Akpoebi Okorowanta, and his mother, Timipa Okorowanta, and both were privileged to decorate him.
Do you agree that this tribe is the oldest tribe in Nigeria? I came across this thread on a popular social platform, Nairaland. A funny but might-be-true thread talking about the oldest tribe in Nigeria, so I have decided to share it with readers on this platform.
Today's Headlines: Nothing Can Stop APC From Winning 2023 Elections-Omo-Agege, GEJ Speaks About Ijaw
(Photo Credit: Afrikinfo). "Nothing Can Stop APC From Winning 2023 Elections"-Omo-Agege. Recently, Ovie Omo-Agege (Deputy Senate President) spoke about the importance of APC ward congress. He stated that the congress will be a foundation for election victory in Delta State and Nigeria during the 2023 elections..
It's interesting to see that some Governors in Nigeria are giving political appointments to non-indigenes in their state. This is actually a good move and can bring unity in the country making everyone believe we are all one whether you are a Yoruba, Igbo or Ijaw. Image credit: Icirnigeria.org
The 2023 Presidential race in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC will soon begin as the party's congresses commence on the 31st of July. The South-West and the South-South are in the picture as the Presidency is expected to return to the South in 2023. The South-East which is another region in the South should be in the picture but the political leaders in the South-East appear not to be speaking with one voice.
The emergence of the Aba Women Riot in 1929 which saw women in Southeast revolt against the British Government following the tax that was imposed on them, and the riot which some people described as a rebellion act is the first major revolt in West Africa which led to the death of over 30 women.
The Death of Chief S.Y Mamamu a colossal loss to the IJaw Nation says Otuaro. Deputy Governor Barrister Kingsley Otuaro expressed his grief when he paid a condolence visit to the Mamamu family in Warri, Delta State. Barrister Otuaro said the news of the death of Chief S.Y Mamamu came to him as a rude shock.
The Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB which has become a law in Nigeria recently has continued to receive many reactions particularly from stakeholders in the Niger Delta region. One of such is the Ijaw National Congress, INC which has expressed dissatisfaction over the 3% host community fraction.
(Photos Credit: Google) Ekiti Police rescues kidnap victim, apprehends notorious criminal Ekiti State Police Command has rescued a man kidnapped in Ilefon Street, Iye-Ekiti in Ilejemeje local government area of the State. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) Two vehicles were also recovered in the operation as confirmed by the Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu in a statement.
Niger Delta youths from Ijaw declared that the President of Nigeria, Major General Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, are no longer welcome to the region over their perceived roles in the passage and signing of the Petroleum Industry Bill into law, despite the wide condemnation that greeted the bill from Nigerians.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has urged oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region to utilize and patronise the newly approved Bayelsa International Cargo Airport for their aviation activities. Comrade Peter Timothy Igbifa, the President of IYC said: "History was made in Bayelsa State, the Jerusalem of the Ijaw nation, on Wednesday following the landing of a commercial flight, UNITED NIGERIA at the International Cargo Airport located in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw.
Today's Headlines: Vigilante Group, Ijaw Youths Clash in Delta, NIMET Warns Against Impending Floods
Vigilante Group, Ijaw Youths Clash in Delta According to Daily Post, a vignlatee group and ijaw youths have clashed in Delta over matchete injury on kinsmen. It was gathered that the vigilantes group clashed with the ijaw youths over an attack on one of them. Several youths have been reportedly injuried from the clash.
Zion Music is a melodious and unique genre of gospel music in Nigeria. It is all about praise, adoration and worship of Almighty God with a message to strengthen believers faith in Jesus Christ. It is indigenous because the songs are mostly rendered in Yoruba/ Ilaje, Ijaw, Itsekiri etc.
A former Ijaw militant known as Friday Igbegbe has allegedly committed suicide at Ogbe-Ijoh, headquarters of Warri South local government area. According to reports obtained, he killed himself as a result of depression.File photo: Friday Igbegbe | Credit: Lindaikejisblog.com Igbegbe who happened to be a title holder, left behind 36 children and many wives many of whom were allegedly not with him throughout his tough times.
For unity, oneness and togetherness, the apex Igbo organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has apologized to the Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, over IPOB offensive remarks against him. Chief Edwin Clark has said that the six States of the South South Zone, comprising Akwa Ibom, Delta, Rivers, Edo, Cross River and Bayelsa States are not part of Biafra Republic.
Big Brother rewards the "Shine Ya Eye" housemates for the successful completion of their first tasks. The housemates presented a theatre performance which showcases Nigeria’s diverse cultures. The presentation by the housemates was a fusion of drama, songs and dance ranging from diverse cultures in Nigeria.