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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.
31 Jul 2019
Delta State-born media entrepreneur, Newton Arunaye, has spoken of his desire to continually help deserving youths from the South-South region of Nigeria to attain success in the entertainment industry.
16 Jul 2019
The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South-South regions of the country.
30 Jun 2019
Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi says that there is no plan to establish Ruga settlement in any part of the South-East and South-South zones of Nigeria. Umahi disclosed this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Emma Uzor, in Abakaliki on Sunday. Umahi, chairman of the South-East Governors Forum’s reaction followed controversies and…
1 Jun 2019
The South-South All Progressives Congress (APC) State Chairmen have passed a vote of confidence on the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. This is as the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC and now a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Timi Frank, has enjoined the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory…
26 May 2019
Outgoing Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi mired himself in controversy last week when he ruled Ndigbo out of the contest for 2023 presidency.
12 Apr 2019
Although All Progressives Congress (APC) may have won the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections, with its majority standing in both chambers of the legislature, it will continue to smart from the consciousness that it lost out spectacularly in the South-South geopolitical region of the country while making modest inroads in the Southeast. But the…
22 Feb 2019
A total of 72,775,502 Nigerians would tomorrow design a new political map for the nation with their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) as they cast their ballot for two major Muslim presidential candidates from the northern part of the country. It would be simplistic to believe that incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari would retain dominance of his…
2 Dec 2018
Tempers have started running high and a major political conflagration is now brewing between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Niger Delta over a perceived plot to use the Nigeria Police Force to subvert the 2019 general elections. Since the violent seizures of power through the barrel of the…
7 Nov 2018
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, traditional rulers from the South-South and South-East geo-political zones have expressed concerns over the safety and security of their communities before, during and after the 2019 polls. They also drew a roadmap for a free, fair and violence free exercise. This followed the second consultation meeting of National…
30 Oct 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is currently engaged in a closed-door meeting with four governors from the South-south region of the country. The governors, all from the opposition People's Democratic Party, include Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. The meeting…
7 Oct 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has established over 888 adult education centres across the state’s 31 local councils. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Victor Inoka, during the South-South zonal meeting of Non-Governmental Association for Literacy Support Services (NOGALSS) in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The commissioner revealed that the centres…


13 mins ago
On 5th November 2021, MTN and Airtel confirmed, through their social media handles, the Approval-in-Principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license. The approval is a step towards fulfilling their long-standing wish. The telcos have never hidden their desire to get fully involved with financial services. The large…
30 mins ago
Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…
48 mins ago
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”  NEW YORK, USA, December 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Bintou Keita argued that, for stability to return to eastern Congo, “the State must succeed…
54 mins ago
 The latest global passport index has ranked Nigeria 103 out of 116 countries with the most powerful international passports in the world. Nigeria is sharing the 103rd position with Ethiopia in the 2021 Henley Passport Index. A Nigerian passport, according to the report only guarantees visa-free access to 45 countries of the world. The…
1 hour ago
A Kenyan police officer on Tuesday shot dead six people, including his wife, and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself, police said.