As some Northern states, today, join the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in its appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court empowering Rivers State to collect Value Added Tax (VAT), the South-South...
The controversy surrounding the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is not over yet, as House of Representatives members from the South-South are pushing for a better deal
Senators from the South-South geopolitical zone sustained their protest yesterday, as the Senate passed the harmonised Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures specifically targeted at the South East and the South-South geopolitical zones of the country. Buhari gave the approval during the security meeting he presided over at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday. The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, made the disclosure but did not give details…
16 Dec 2020
As kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery and other social vices have continued to threaten communities and states in the South-South like Cross River, Rivers, Edo, Delta, Akwa Ibom, and Bayelsa are thinking of how to deal with the situation.
25 Nov 2020
Governors and people of the South South geopolitical zone have demanded for restructuring anchored on true federalism for peace, security and stability of Nigeria.
25 Oct 2020
Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the country, just as it has initiated new ones.
18 Apr 2020
President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has called for a high-powered judicial inquiry into the frequent killing of young men and women by trigger-happy security operatives posted
19 Mar 2020
Monarchs under the aegis of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum (DNTRF) have backed South-South governors in their bid to tackle insecurity in the region.
3 Feb 2020
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) at the weekend urged governors of the South-South to set up a regional security outfit such as Amotekun that has been successfully initiated
31 Jul 2019
Creativity is ‘thinking up new things’, innovation is ‘doing new things’. In any society, there is no shortage of creativity or creative people; what is in short supply are innovators. These scarce people are the ones, who have the know-how, energy, daring and staying, power to implement ideas’—Professor Thomas Riskey Odhiambo.