A caller on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire shares a thought-provoking perspective following considerations by the Nigerian Senate to make the upload of election results mandatory to enhance transparency and accountability in the electoral system.
Human Rights Lawyer, Henry Ekine, has raised concern about upholding the rule of law and the importance of adhering to boundaries for the establishment of an equitable society.
A Chieftain of the All-Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State, Ezemonye Ezekiel Amadi, has maintained that belonging to one political party and serving in the government of another political party undermines party loyalty.
Elder statesman and former spokesman of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Anabs Sara-Igbe, has accused the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike of being behind the impeachment notice against the sitting governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara.
A lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt (UniPort), Professor Glory Amadi, has attributed the desperation for wealth by some young people in Nigeria to a decline in the societal value system.
The Rivers State Chairman of the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, Francis Dimkpa, has blamed the variation in the price of petrol in Port Harcourt on what he says is an “unequal playing ground” in the petroleum industry.
With only a few days left before the expiration of a 30-day memorandum of understanding signed between the Organised Labour and the Federal Government, the Rivers State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Foster Onyefuru says most of the agreements are yet to be implemented.
The National Coordinator, South-South Leadership Forum, Anabs Sara-Igbe has called for a restructuring of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, in the Niger Delta instead of an outright scrapping.
A member of the Rivers State local government flood committee and spokesperson for Abua/Odual local government area, ABOLGA, Dugo Pelini Obom, says measures are in place to tackle the 2023 floods, predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NIMET in the state.
President General of Ogoni Youth Federation, Legborsi Yamaabana has confirmed the commencement of construction work on the Eleme-Onne Road in the Ogoni axis of Rivers State.
The Chairman of the Urban Drivers Welfare Association in Rivers State, Lekia Isaac says the multiplicity of tricycle unions in the state is responsible for the violation of the ban on tricycle operations also known as ‘Keke’ on major roads in Port Harcourt.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire have reacted to the federal government’s provisional salary increment for federal employees.
The Chairman, Trade Union Congress in Rivers State, Foster Onyefuru says suspending the nationwide strike was more strategic because Labour has now achieved over sixty percent of its seven demands.
It was a low-key celebration over the weekend, as Nigerians marked the nation’s 63rd Independence Day anniversary.
Actor and Comedian, Daniel Chibuzor Nwoka, popularly known as Dan D’ Humorous has urged record label owners to ensure fairness in the drafting of music contracts binding the signing of new artistes to their labels.
The Commissioner for Education, Rivers State, Professor, Chinedu Mmom says the Rivers State Government is committed to providing free education for students in the state.
As more Nigerians react to the outcome of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgment, the Labour Party and People’s Democratic Party, PDP decision to appeal the ruling has given a twist to the conversation.
The Rivers State Police Command says plans are on to resist any form of protest in the state following the outcome of the September 6, Presidential Election Petition judgment in Abuja.
Political Affairs Analyst, Olalekan Ige says the Nigeria healthcare sector needs a robust plan to jack up quality healthcare delivery to citizens.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says it is not true the agency gave out a bag of rice each to be distributed as relief materials across communities in the Ahoada West Local Government Area.
Senior Communications Officer of Yiaga Africa, Mark Amaza, has said that the portfolios of ministers should have matched their professions and experience.
Environmentalist, Fyne Face Dumnamene has condemned recent airstrike operations by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF in parts of Rivers State.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare says the government flagrantly disobeys court judgments given in favour of the organization and the Nigerian people.
The Rivers State Chairman of the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, Francis Dimkpa has given an understanding of the staggering state of petrol pricing in the country in what he says is now “stable”.
As many Nigerians continue to grapple with an increase in the cost of living following the removal of fuel subsidy, some who depend on the sachet and bottled water as an alternative source for potable water would have to pay more to procure one.
The Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State, Sydney Gbara has denied claims that a press statement by Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed warning against anti-party activities, was targeted at the Rivers PDP or the five aggrieved governors of the party also known as the G5.
The Chairman of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Kalabari Se-Ikpangi, Asikatams Edward claims a private security group identified as the ‘Amama Soldiers’ and formed by former Niger Delta Agitator, Asari Dokubo was engaged by the federal government under former President, Muhammadu Buhari to ensure security in certain parts of the country.
The Ikwerre Local Government Council in Rivers State is set to unveil a mass transit system for residents in the council to ease the high cost of transportation following a new increase in the price of petrol.
Some stakeholders have criticised the planned distribution of eight-thousand naira as palliative for the removal of fuel subsidy to twelve million poor households within 6 months.
Former Spokesman and Retired Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Kebbi State Command, Joseph Attah says the fuel subsidy removal has “greatly’’ helped to reduce the smuggling of petrol in the country.
The National Publicity Secretary of the Labour Party, Obiora Ifoh has clarified a statement by the party’s National Chairman, Julius Abure alleging that the All Progressives Congress, APC is secretly preparing for an election rerun following a petition before the election petition tribunal challenging its victory in the 2023 Presidential election.
The National President, of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Ambali Olatunji says NULGE’s call for a salary increase is due to unsavory economic reality in the country.
The Chairman, Financial Services Trade Group, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, (PHCCIMA), Amb. Clement Akanibo has suggested ways President Tinubu’s administration can regulate prices in the country to benefit vulnerable Nigerians in the aftermath of the newly signed Executive Order on taxation.
Energy consultant Kennedy Osuji has called for a reevaluation of the scheduled July 1st implementation of the proposed 40 per cent electricity tariff hike in Nigeria.
A public affairs analyst Olalekan Ige has shed light on what is expected of the Department of State Services (DSS) in the wake of the suspension of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A recent bill signed into law by Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu to provide students of tertiary institutions loans at interest-free rates has got Nigerians reacting.
The National President of the Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Olusoji Oluwole has reacted to the suspension of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.
President Bola Tinubu's comment during his inauguration, stating his administration's intention to discontinue subsidy for petroleum products, has left many Nigerians unsettled.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State has dismissed reports of a court ruling sacking some executive members of the party.
The Rivers State Chairman, Petroleum Retailers Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, Francis Dimkpa says the hike in fuel price after President Tinubu’s subsidy removal comment is due to panic buying.
Local vigilante group, ONELGA Security Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, has denied any human rights violation in a recent raid in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area.
Some Rivers residents have shared their expectations from the incoming administration respectively as the swearing-in inauguration for President-Elect and Governors-Elects takes place across the country today, May 29th, 2023.
The Urban Drivers Welfare Association in Rivers State has reacted to the resumption of the Rivers State Task Force on Street Trading and Illegal Motor Parks.
A traditional leader from Etche Community, Chief Loveday Okere has dismissed reports of rising insecurity in Etche Local Government Area.
The Chairman, Emohua Local Government Area, Dr Chidi Lloyd says the local government is being invaded by Fulani herdsmen.
The debate about competence and politics in appointing political officers has resurfaced as Nigeria prepares for a new government come May 29.
The Rivers State Police Command has urged citizens to report any officer without name tags on their uniform.
Many Nigerians are marking #NYSC at 50, sharing throwback photos from their service year on social media to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the program.
The Director General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NHSA, Engineer Clement Onyeazo Nze says its delegation was not welcomed by the Rivers state government during a 2022 flood assessment visit to states in the South-South.
The Coordinator, Rivers State Pensioners Association, Lucky Ati says he is confident the incoming administration will improve the welfare of civil servants in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria, NEMA, says measures are ongoing to ensure the safe evacuation of Nigerians from war-ravaged Sudan.
The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe says the relocation of the Rivers governorship petition tribunal from Port Harcourt to Abuja will address the security concerns of opposition parties in the state.
The Nigerian government recently announced plans to increase the salaries of civil servants in the country by forty percent as a consequential allowance to reduce the impact of subsidy removal in June 2023.
Being inundated with reoccurring strikes, mostly embarked on by government agencies is a norm for many Nigerians who bear the brunt.
The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC says any attempt by the Federal Government to increase the price of premium motor spirit, PMS as an offshoot of a planned subsidy removal will be heavily resisted.
The Deputy National Secretary of the Labour Party, Prince Kennedy Ahanotu says the internal disagreements plaguing the national leadership of the party is a sponsored attempt by opposition parties to hijack the Labour Party.
Nigerians seem to be caught in the web of a debate following a recent bill by the House of Representatives, that proposes a mandatory five years service for medical practitioners trained in Nigeria before being issued licenses to practice fully.
Economist and former Commissioner, Energy and Natural Resources in Rivers State, Peter Medee has fingered constitutional bottlenecks as a factor responsible for the fall in foreign direct investment, FDI, in Rivers State.
The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Governorship candidate in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe has confirmed the party is in motion to challenge the outcome of the March 18, governorship election in the state, however, Senator Abe says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is yet to grant him access to the documents needed to file his case at the election petition tribunal.
The All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State has dismissed reports that its governorship candidate, Tonye Cole was on his way to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Rivers State to inspect election materials.
The Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers state, Sydney Gbara says the infrastructural achievements of Governor Wike’s administration are enough testament to gain the party victory in the 2023 governorship election.
The outcome of the February 25, Presidential election in Nigeria, is still hotly debated one month after.
The Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Council in Rivers State, Leloonu Nwibubasa has denied any wrongdoing following an arrest order by the Rivers state government.
The Media and Communications Officer, YIAGA Africa, Moshood Isah says there was a significant improvement in the conduct of Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC compared to the February 25, Presidential elections.
Former Chairperson of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in Rivers state, Beatrice Itubo has berated a recent approval by the Rivers state government to employ 10,000 youths into the civil service as well as promote civil servants in the state.
Former Rivers Labour Party Chairman, Deinye Pepple says the now dissolved state structure of the party dumped its governorship candidate, Beatrice Itubo because she lacked the capacity to emerge victorious in the forthcoming governorship elections in the state.
The People Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State has denied allegations that its members hijacked the voting process in some polling units in the state during the just concluded 2023 Presidential election.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP is confident the party will emerge victorious in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections.
The National Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Council, Kola Ologbodiyan says the Naira redesign policy is a making of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and the Federal Government against the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
The First Deputy National President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Nike Joseph, has called for the arrest and investigation of Point of Sales, POS operators who claim to have bought the new naira notes from banks.
The First Deputy National President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Nike Joseph has dismissed speculations that banks might embark on a strike following attacks on its facilities in some parts of the country.
Former Spokesperson of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Anabs Sara-Igbe has expressed displeasure over the role of the Rivers state police command in dealing with recent pockets of pre-election violence across the state.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Rivers state chapter says the Christian body would not be supporting the same religion ticket for the sake of justice.
National President Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance, and Financial Institutions, Olusoji Olawole has condemned attacks on banks in some parts of the country.
The spokesperson for Atiku/Okowa Campaign Council in Rivers state, Dr Leloonu Nwibubasa has denied claims that the campaign council and the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state planned to share the same venue for a campaign rally.
The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in Rivers state, Beatrice Itubo has condemned the current hike in petrol pump prices in Rivers state.
An APC Chieftain and member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Tony Okocha has accused the party’s leadership in Rivers state of not campaigning for its Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The Deputy Director, Strategy Management Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Emenike Chimene Eleonu says it is illegal to reject the old naira note before its February 1st.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers state has denied it is responsible for recent political attacks on opposition parties in the state.
Five candidates have been selected in an online poll for the Rivers state governorship debate 2023.
The truth of the matter is that fuel may never return to 165 naira per litre except something miraculous happens, says Chairman, Petroleum Retail Outlets Association of Nigeria, PETROAN in Rivers State, Francis Dimkpa.
The Chairman, Rumuwoji Community Development Committee, CDC in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area in Rivers State, Ike Wigodo has refuted a statement by the Rivers State Police Command following a January 19, attack at the Rivers APC campaign rally in the state.
The Rivers APC Governorship Campaign Council Spokesperson, Mr Sogbeye Eli has described the current political atmosphere in Rivers state as tragic.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Public Affairs, Ajuri Ngelale says it is misinformation and falsehood to say terrorists still control parts of Northern Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has denied claims that the commission plans to use privately owned hotels as Registration Area Centres, RACs.
The 4th of January 2023 commemorated the 30th observance of Ogoni Day, a day the Ogonis in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria set aside for the remembrance of their agitations against environmental degradation and marginalization.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has explained why it issued a directive for candidates who have biometric challenges during the 2023 UTME registration to come to its headquarters in Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, is unbeatable.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has clarified that its officials do not stop vehicles on the road to search phones, in a bid to catch ‘Yahoo’ boys.
The Director of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, in Rivers State, Young Ayo-Tamuno, has said the 2023 elections will be different from previous general elections in the country.
The cash withdrawal policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria directing all banks and other financial institutions to limit over-the-counter and POS cash withdrawals has continued to generate reactions.
The 2022 floods that hit several states in the country have left devastating impacts on some affected communities in Rivers State.
President Muhammadu Buhari recently indicated that governors steal from allocations of local government councils.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has revealed that there is an average of about 9,000 to 10,000 resident doctors currently in the country.
Water Producers Association of Nigeria, WAPAN, has said the cost of production has continued to affect the price of sachet potable water in Rivers State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps Commander in Rivers State, Salisu Galadunci, has revealed that road crashes in the state have reduced.
"Mr President is being misled by certain incompetent managers that he appointed."
The spokesperson of the Atiku campaign council, Kola Ologbondiyan, has expressed concern over recent comments of the Rivers State governor.
Environmental activist, Fyneface Dumnamene, believes adopting pipeline surveillance contracts as a means of tackling crude oil theft is not sustainable.
Security expert, Smith Dibia, has blamed the ‘era of social media’ for the seeming failure of people to connect and get to know their neighbours.
The Rivers State government has clarified that the recently signed Executive Order 22 is not a new law but a directive based on existing law in the state.
Factional President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, (MOSOP) Prince Biira, says the United Nations Environment Programme, (UNEP) recommendations for the clean-up of Ogoni are yet to commence.
President of the Ogoni Youth Federation, Legborsi Yamaabana says there would be no need for a protest on the Ogoni axis of the East-West Road.
National Union of Rivers State Students’ President, Precious Monmon, has suggested that Rivers State University enable students to pay their fees in installments instead of the ‘No school fees, no exams’ policy.
Some callers on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire with Ifiemi Andrew have shared their position on the Rivers State University’s No Fee, No Exams’ policy. For many of them, the policy is unacceptable.
Experts have suggested interventions that the federal government should implement as solutions to the flooding in the country.
An #EndSARS protest organizer in Rivers State, KO Baba, has warned erring security officials to desist from harassing youths in the state.
President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Olusegun Mojeed, has advised Nigerians to properly consider migrating to other countries before doing so.
A caller on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire with Ifiemi Andrew has described Governor Nyesom Wike’s appointment of 50,000 political advisers as an aberration.
Rivers State Civil Society Organisations' Spokesperson, Solomon Lenu, has said Governor Nyesom Wike's recent appointment of advisers is “politically motivated” and unrealistic.
Environmentalist, Evaristus Nicolas, has described as irresponsible, the attitude of government at all levels in Nigeria to the flood crisis in the country.
Gender development advocate, Prof. Heoma Nsirim-Worlu, has explained why it is important to have a day for the girl child.
'I do not know why the take-home pay of somebody whose job is just to say ‘yea’ or ‘nay’ will be better than that of a teacher who takes time to research.’
A caller and a guest on the Morning Crossfire have shared divergent views about Nigeria's challenges and who should be held accountable for them.
Some e-hailing taxi drivers in Rivers State have called for some explanation from the government about a planned tax drive and plans to impound their cars from October 1, 2022.
“Why don’t they just go ahead and campaign and leave the religious leaders alone?”
The Police should not always be blamed for infractions that occur during campaigns, Former Police AIG, Felix Ogbaudu, has said.
As campaigns for the 2023 presidential elections begin, Nigerians have started sharing what they hope politicians and political parties would focus on during their campaigns.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has called on political parties to conduct their campaigns and rallies “with a certain level of civility” as campaigns for the 2023 general elections officially start on Wednesday, September 28.
Former Rivers PDP Publicity Secretary, Darlington Orji, has explained how former PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, was ousted as the party chairman, and how the current chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, emerged.
Security analyst, Achinike Owhomka, has suggested that ahead of the 2023 elections, community leaders need to take measures that would mitigate any form of violence before, during and after the elections.
The Rivers State Chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Jokiel Gideon, has posited that the federal government’s decision to drag the Academic Staff Union of Universities to court smacks of incompetence.
Socio-political commentator, Chief Emmanuel Iruayenama, is of the opinion that the political rallies taking place ahead of the 2023 elections will not translate to victory at the polls.
Political parties are setting up campaign councils but the question is where are the funds coming from?
Queues have returned to petrol stations in some parts of Rivers State. While some of the stations are closed, those open have a crowd around their pumps and long queues of vehicles trying to get petrol.
Educationist, Dr Ben Nyewusira, has decried the absence of synergy between the local and state governments in ensuring basic infrastructure at the primary school level.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire have reacted to the state of the primary and secondary schools, and education in Rivers State, as schools resume for the 2022/2023 academic session.
An Ogoni stakeholder, Dr Douglas Fabeke, has queried the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, over its current stance on the Ogoni clean-up process.
A Niger Delta Chieftain, Chief Anabs Sara-Igbe, has expressed fears that the pipeline surveillance contract given to the former leader of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, Government Ekpemupolo also known as ‘Tompolo’, might “escalate the crisis in the Niger Delta”.
Professor of Politics and Governance, Professor Kenneth Nweke, has recounted how two Nigerian female lecturers were denied US visas because of their ‘meagre' salaries.
The state of the Emohua-Kalabari Road has remained a source of concern for commuters and stakeholders in the Emohua and Kalabari regions.
Estate surveyor and valuer, Dinah Opulah, has explained that “government does not pay for land” while paying compensation to owners of properties demolished during construction projects.
A lecturer and public affairs analyst, Dr Emmanuel Wonah, has revealed that the Academic Staff Union of Universities strike has had a devastating impact on him and his family.
Business analyst Ignatius Chukwu has given reasons why he thinks the agreement for the repatriation of the $23m Abacha loot should not be celebrated.
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, says no presidential candidate in the 2023 general election can take Rivers State for granted.
An explosion happened in Eteo community in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State on Sunday, August 14, 2022, leaving some persons dead.
Nigerian socialist and Secretary of Joint Action Front, Comrade Abiodun Aremu, has reiterated that the face-off between the federal government and ASUU is in the country's interest.
A human trafficking survivor has shared how she was trafficked to Togo from Nigeria for prostitution.
Business analyst and regional editor of Business Day, Ignatius Chukwu, says Nigeria is getting close to a financial crisis as the government has failed to heed to warnings.
A hospital management consultant, Andy Akpotive, has broken down the importance of having steady power supply in Nigerian teaching hospitals.
‘Go out and vote. If at the end of the day APC wins, it means a higher majority of Nigerians were actually not bothered about a Muslim-Muslim ticket.’
What is required to win an election in Nigeria: popularity among voters or party structure?
There is a surge in the number of Nigerians trying to leave the country, seeking the proverbial greener pastures. People want to ‘japa’, but can they fall victim to human trafficking while at it?
Business analyst, Ignatius Chukwu, is of the opinion that the next Nigerian President should scrap fuel subsidy.
Nigerians await July 7, the day former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice will be arraigned in the UK, over organ harvesting and child trafficking allegations.
Chairman of the new taskforce on sanitation in Rivers State, Isoboye Jack, has disputed claims that the Rivers State government permitted residents to dump their waste on the median strip of roads in the state.
Retired Police AIG, Felix Ogbaudu, has proposed the amendment of the section of the Nigerian 1999 constitution that says a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Public affairs analyst, Olalekan Ige, has opined that there is a possibility that President Muhammadu Buhari intends to “veer off criticisms that may trail his preferred candidate”.
Journalist and Sub-editor at HumAngle, Muhammed Akinyemi, has revealed that the illegal crude oil industry in River State has a community around it that does not want the illegal business to stop.
A protest at the APC secretariat in Rivers State went chaotic on Wednesday after some members of the party said to be supporters of Senator Magnus Abe alleged that the screening process for State Assembly aspirants, ward and state delegates had been hijacked.
Public affairs analyst, Dr Nsikak Ntia, has asked aspirants in the coming elections to talk more about their agenda for the office they are vying for and stop “jostling for electability”.
Understanding the principles of religion goes a long way in determining how religion can affect the development of a country.
Chairman of Emohua Local Government Council, Chidi Llyod, has described the crisis in Obelle community as hydra-headed.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has directed Nigerian students to stage protests in their various states following the extension of the ASUU strike.
Public affairs analyst, Achike Chude, has opined that some of the presidential aspirants who have purchased forms to run for the president of the country in the 2023 elections are only “contributing money to their parties”.
Journalist and media entrepreneur, Ndume Green, has narrated how he almost lost his life following an investigative report he carried out on the ECOWAS border.
Federal lawmaker and PDP governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Farah Dagogo, has been arrested after the Rivers State governor declared him wanted for allegedly hiring cultists to disrupt the PDP State and National Assembly screening in Port Harcourt.
As the 2023 general elections are fast approaching, not much has not been heard about female aspirants for the various elective positions.
Public affairs analyst, Olalekan Ige, has explained that the emergence of consensus candidates does not stop other members of a political party from contesting in party primaries.
The APC during its National Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday announced the cost of nomination and expression of interest forms for members of its party.
Civil society activist and executive director of We The People, Ken Henshaw, is of the opinion that the major political parties in the country are cynical.
The Nigerian internet space for the past few days has been flooded with a viral sex tape involving some underage students alleged to be students of Chrisland School in Lagos.
A caller who joined the conversation on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire with Enoh Ogbevire, is convinced that men have not been questioned enough for their contribution to maternal mortality.
The free-for-all that happened at the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre on April 11, after the death of an inmate has again raised questions about the state of Nigeria’s prisons now referred to as correctional centers.
With the calibre of presidential aspirants who have declared to join the presidential race come 2023, the question about who will eventually emerge at the party primaries of the different political parties remain on the lips of many.
A security and safety expert is advocating for the establishment of a taskforce to monitor children, after recent reports of child abductions in Rivers State.
Public affairs analyst, Achike Chude, believes the Federal Government is teasing Nigerians by not signing the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.
The East-West Road has been one of the most talked-about roads in Nigeria, not only because of its relevance but also because of the condition in which the road which cuts across various states has been left.
As the fight against illegal refining of crude oil in Rivers State continues, residents have expressed concerns about the sustainability of the fight and the possibility of completely bringing the menace to a halt.
The Vice-Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in Rivers State, Tochukwu Nwanne, has blamed the fuel scarcity in Port Harcourt on panic buying and the shortage of "pure" petroleum products in the state.
As the race for the 2023 general elections draws closer, conversations have centred on the ideal qualities the next president of Nigeria should embody.
As the race for the 2023 general elections draws closer, conversations have centered on the ideal qualities the next president of Nigeria should embody.
Ani Nnamdi clarifies registry wedding alone to his satisfaction, plans no further ceremony.
“The product NNPC said it was over blended or whatever...How did it come into the Nation? …” -Francis Dimkpa
Workers don’t believe that if they pipe down and make sacrifices, their sacrifices will lead to visible economic consequences.
Environmental activist, Fyneface Dumnamene, has expressed doubts about the effectiveness of the government's fight against the soot pollution in Rivers State and its environs.
Enoh Ogbevire speaks to Chairman, Diobu Chiefs and Elders Forum, Chief Gift Otannah, about the demolition of shanties at waterfront communities in Port Harcourt.
As the 2023 general elections draw closer, conversations surrounding the emergence of ideal candidates to occupy different political offices across the country have become more frequent.
The last has not been heard of the protest of some staff of the Emohua Local Government Council
The New Year broadcast of the Rivers State government which announced the ban on nightclub activities, night-time trading, and street prostitution around Abacha Road has continued to generate reactions.
A caller, Temple Okere, on Thursday, told Andrew Ifiemi on the Morning Crossfire that OSPAC is constituting a nuisance in the state and should be scrapped.
An environmentalist, Kani Bature, has revealed how dangerous the soot pollution in Rivers State is to residents and the environment.
Political analyst, Dele Odoyin, believes illegal refining of crude oil has continued unabated because there is a profitable market for it.
“They said he stole plantain… the charge they gave him is armed robbery, and it was not even him, it was his brother but when he got to the police station to find out what happened to his brother, he was included in the charge and they were brought to the correctional centre”
The Chairperson of the Legal Care Advocacy Foundation, Barrister Jane O. A. James, says inadequate manpower is a major contributor to the slow pace of justice delivery in Rivers State.
A former inmate who says he was charged for a crime that he did not commit has narrated how he found himself in prison.
An environmentalist, Nnimmo Bassey, says the government has to show leadership by creating jobs for the teeming youths in the Niger Delta, in order to address the soot plaguing the region.
Political analyst, Professor Kenneth Nweke, has reminded Nigerians to go beyond focusing on elections, to knowing persons with the ability to lead and govern them.
Occupational health physician, Nsikak Ntia, has reiterated that there is a possibility that any malaria ailment that defies malaria medication is COVID-19.
Children are no longer assets but have become a burden to some parents.
Public Affairs Analyst, Achike Chude, has called on state governments to intensify efforts to get residents vaccinated, in order to prevent wastage of the Covid-19 vaccines.
Professor of Political Science, Eme Ekekwe, has argued that the United Kingdom’s travel restriction on Nigerians due to the Omicron coronavirus will affect the economy of both nations but will affect the UK more.
Public affairs analyst, Achike Chude, has expressed worries that the emotions of Nigerians may build up again and worsen if recommendations of the #EndSARS Judicial Panel of Inquiry are not implemented.
Occupational health physician, Dr Nsikak Ntia, has advised the Nigerian government against being distracted by Omicron, but to be focused on increasing the number of persons vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Rivers State Commissioner for Energy and Natural Resources, Dr Peter Medee, has revealed that the Rivers State government cannot stop illegal crude oil refining in the state.
Nigerian music artist, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has been described as one of the most interesting artists in Nigeria in recent times.
The Federal Fire Service in Rivers State has highlighted some of the challenges it faces in the course of attending to fire emergencies in the state.
The Bishop of the Diocese of Etche Anglican Communion, Reverend Okechukwu Nwala, has come to the defence of churches that allow politicians to speak during church services.
Nobody can come to Ogoni and drill oil without proper consultation – Ogoni Stakeholder
"If we raise more millionaires, there will be less praise-singing...sycophancy will reduce" - KO Baba
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