C’River North Senate Appeal Verdict: High Chief Huggins Calls For Calm

…Commends Sen Odey, Congratulates Jarigbe By Ebriku John Friday Following the Cross River North Senatorial District By-election Court of Appeal judgement today in Calabar, a critical stakeholder in Cross River State politics, High Chief Higgins Peters, has called for calm and the spirit of brotherhood to thrive. The business mogul, who made the called in a statement he personally issued and made available to journalists in Abuja, advised all to accept the verdict in good fate. He further advised the winner, Jarigbe Agom and his team to remain humble in…

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Cross River Skies Aglow As One Million Women Set To Match For Ayade August 5

An array of colours is what gives the rainbow its stunning outlook Women, genetically are emblematic of the beauty and attraction synonymous with the rainbow. The Cross River women endowed and renowned for their candour, elegance and quintessence have always been on the forefront in enthroning leadership in the state by virtue of their sheer turnout during vote. On August 5, the political landscape of the state would be changed for food as rural women and their counterparts in urban centres, both young and old from across the state would…

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Is Osinbajo APC’s Wildcard for 2023? By Awassam Bassey

In a little over twenty months from now, General Muhammadu Buhari will come to the end of his tenancy at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa and a new occupant will move in. Who that individual will be is unknown for now but politicians are already aligning within and across party lines to occupy that office come May 29, 2023 in an election that promises to be fascinating because in Nigeria, elections are usually fascinating when the incumbent is not vying for a position. For 2023, there have barely been any…

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Photo News: H.E. Amb Tukur Yusufu Buratai presented his Letter of Credence to Benin President

Photo News: H.E. Amb Tukur Yusufu Buratai presented his Letter of Credence to Benin President H.E. Amb Tukur Yusufu Buratai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Republic of Benin presented his Letter of Credence to the President, Republic of Benin Mr. Patrice Talon on 27 July 2021. Please follow and like us:0

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One Million Cross River Women Rally For Ayade On August 5

By Emmanuel Unah On Thursday, August 5, Calabar the Cross River State capital will be adorned in beautiful colours as women from across the state and beyound embark on a mega rally in solidarity with His Excellency, Senator Professor Ben Ayade, our dear Digital Governor. The women will leap for joy and ecstasy as they say “thank you” to His Excellency for the great feats so far attained and for moving to the Next Level in his political voyage. The event which is organised under the auspices of the Cross…

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NYCN: Magistrate Court Remand Adodo in Suleja Prison for impersonation

Honourable Abdullahi Ilelah of the Magistrate Court, Zuba, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Monday ordered Solomon Adodo, remanded in Suleja Prison, while his trial for alleged impersonation, inciting public disturbance and forgery offences continue. Adodo who was charged to court for impersonating the President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Amb. Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo declined to comment until his lawyer appeared. The Prosecutor, A.S. Oyeyemi Esq who argued that Adodo’s offences were contrary to sections 114, 179 and 364 of the Penal Code, submitted that it is the…

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2023: Group Launches Osinbajo Signature Initiative

The political chicanery and the orchestrated machinations of some political leaders within the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), to sideline the incumbent Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinabjo (SAN) from contesting the 2023 presidential election because of his positive mien and gentleman inclination to national development has been linked as the basis for the formation of a new group, the Osinbajo Solidarity Movement, OSM, to move forward from the shadows of political hibernation.   The leader of the new group, Hon. Adeola Jegede said that, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,…

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We Must Expose This Jonathanian Myth Once and For All

By: Reno Omokri I would like to thank Bashorun Dele Momodu for publishing my rejoinder to his Pendulum column of July 17, 2021. It was a honourable thing to do. To those who have not read it, please find it below: Dear Egbon Dele Momodu, In your Pendulum column of Saturday, July 17, 2021, you wrote as follows: “Many people felt that they were tired of the reckless profligacy and incredible corruption that pervaded the land under the Jonathan administration.” The above statement is a historical revision and is not…

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NCPC Boss To Pilgrims: Demonstrate Virtues Of Christ In Holy Land

By Ebriku John Friday The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Yakubu Pam has urged the Nigerian Pilgrims to demonstrate the virtues of our Lord Jesus Christ while in the Holy Land. The NCPC boss disclosed this on Sunday,the 25th July, 2021 in Amman,, Jordan while addressing the first batch of Pilgrims who arrived the Kingdom of Jordan today to begin their Pilgrimage exercise. In the words of Rev Pam,”while we are on Pilgrimage, we should show who Christ is in our conduct””. He urged the Pilgrims…

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NDDC Interim Administrator Encourages Youths to Engage in Sporting Activities.

As the saying goes, “keeping fit is good business”. This is what the Interim Administrator/CEO of the NDDC expounded upon at the end of a football tournament organised by the union of the NDDC for all its staff.The tournament which was tagged “MD’s cup 2021” kicked off at Itam West football field Akwa Ibom State on the 19th of July and ended on the 23rd of July. It was a refreshing time for the staff of the commission as it allowed them to interact with each other and network with…

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