A faction of PDP in Rivers State loyal to Nigeria’s First Lady Dame Patience Jonthan has condemned the disagreement between the State Governor, Governor Amaechi and the First Lady during the first Lady’s recent visit to Rivers State. In a release signed by one Jerry Needam and made available to Destination Nigeria, the group described […]

Paris Hilton arrested on cocaine charge: Rueters.

Socialite Paris Hilton was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday night and charged with cocaine possession, U.S. media reported on Saturday. Hilton, 29, a reality TV star and a staple of celebrity red carpets, was arrested after a traffic stop by police in which an undisclosed amount of cocaine was allegedly found in her purse, […]

Politics of Development in Rivers State and Okrika -Gov. Amaechi’s Albatross

                                                 When he assumed office in October 26, 2007 through a landmark judgment by the Supreme Court, the Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi no doubt knew that so much was expected of him having fought a ten-month legal battle to oust the then sitting governor, Barrister Celestine Omehia who had already spent five months […]

Sekibo’s Governorship Ambition Pushes Rivers To The Brink of Ethnic War …The Patient Jonathan Connection

Rivers State, Nigeria’s second richest state, is set to become a battleground between the Ikwerre and Okrika ethnic groups, no thanks to the ethnic dimension which the bid by a former minister of Transport Dr. Abiye Sekibo to wrest the governorship of the state from Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi in next year’s election has assumed. A […]

Jonathan 2011 campaign now hottest biz in Nigeria

Ordinarily, Area 11, a popular part of Garki district in Abuja, is very busy because of the presence of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Abuja Geographic Information Service (AGIS) offices where hundreds of land speculators mill around hustling for land permits and looking for potential buyers on a daily basis. But today, next […]

‘I abducted baby because I’ve been barren for two years’

Of the four children that 25-year-old Sadiya Babale was blessed with in her 10-year-old marriage to Yusuf Aliyu popularly known as Babale, only her last two issues gave her and the family serious cause for worry. As fate would have it, their third child passed away shortly after birth, and when Sadiya conceived the fourth, […]


A MASSIVE scandal is rocking the department of Mechanical Engineering of the Lagos State University in Ojo Lagos. A lecturer in the department, who is also an Examination Officer in the department, Mr. APC Oliyide is angry that a senior colleague in the department (names withheld) has been awarding dubious pass marks to students, who […]


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