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"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Democracy And Quality Of Life Of Nigerians

In November, 1863, former President Abraham Lincoln of the United States of America, USA, defined what has been termed the ideal definition of democracy, as...

The Wike Factor In Peace Building And National Cohesion

Exactly today, 57 years ago, the British Union Jack was lowered, and in its place, the Green-White-Green Nigerian Flag was hoisted; to mark the...

Niger Delta And Resource Control: A Post-Script

NIGERIA @ 55 Ben Naanen   The time was during Obasanjo’s presidency. We read a small non-headline story in the media. It was about an official engagement...

Power Sector Transformation In Rivers

Like most parts of Nigeria, electricity supply in Rivers State was erratic and inter-nutrient for many years. The impact of the inadequate power supply...

Domesticating Child Rights Law …The Rivers Example

The United Nations Organisation from its inception has been so concerned about children’s welfare. In 1946 it established the United Nations International Children Emergency...

Nigeria’s Social Infrastructure: The Hiccups

Since man evolved from the state of nature to an organized society in which government takes care of his safety and welfare in return...

Nigeria @ 58: The Journey So Far

Nigeria’s journey to independence came to fruition when on October 1, 1960 the British colonialists granted her request to be independent. Since then, the...

Nigeria At 58 : Niger Delta In The Eye Of The Storm

As Nigeria marks 58 years of nationhood today, 58 years she gained independence and emancipation from British colonial rule, keen observers of the political...

Beyond Amnesty Programme: Sustaining Peace In

The Niger Delta NIGERIA @ 55; Chris B.N. Ogbogbo Athough there appears to be calm in the Niger Delta since the implementation of the 2009 Amnesty program...

What Ipalibo Banigo Should Do

Today, May 29, 2015, history is being made in Rivers State with the swearing-in of Dr (Mrs) Ipalibo Banigo (Nee Harry), as the first female...
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