Boko Haram/ISWAP attacks: CALSER mourns Nigerien troops, insists on UN global sanctions for France, other promoters of terrorism

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has grieved with the government and people of Niger Republic over the death of its troops, forthwith calling for a sanction on France and other sponsors of terrorism in Africa. The group made this known at a candlelight procession held at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, on Tuesday night in honour of the slain Nigerien soldiers. The Niger government declared a three-day of national mourning after 89 soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base on Thursday. Heavily armed militants…

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Stop this dance of shame, Wike warned over attempt to demonize Nigerian Army’s integrity on Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Following scathing remarks in the build up to the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the Niger- Delta Change Ambassadors Forum (NDCAF) has warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to desist from any further attempt to demonise the Nigerian Army. The South-South based group gave this reprimand at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday to address what it described as “the unholy dance on the grave of Nigerian fallen heroes by Governor Wike”. During a church service on Sunday to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day, the governor…

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GOV.AYADE AND HIS SOJOURN TO PDP’S ANNIHILATION IN YALA LGA

By Emma Bricks Oko The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be on its way to annihilation in Yala Local Government Area of Cross State if the State governor succeeds in hatching his secret plot to impose an unpopular candidate on the people in the forthcoming council chairmanship election. Personally, I would describe the outcome as a deadly anticlimax even before it happens. The signs are already evident with a series of bad actions and public outcry that have greeted recent events by the governor in the state, Yala is heavy…

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Cross River Government Renovates General Hospitals To World Class Standard

The Cross River State Ministry of Health is renovating, expanding and equiping general hospitals across the state. The government has boosted the healthcare sector in the state by renovating the General Hospitals to a world-class standard for quality healthcare delivery. On assumption of office, the two weeks old Commisioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu has hit the ground running by rolling out her agenda in repositioning the health sector. The ministry has since last week began the rehabilitation, upgrade and expansion of general hospital in the state, projects which are…

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