Managing Disaster In Niger Delta

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Managing Disaster In Niger Delta By Igbotako Nowinta Last Modified: 07/21/2014 10:56:04 “In all of this, the civil society must continue to play its roles as the survival of democracy relies on the virility of the civil society. Civil Society must lead the campaign in favour of fiscal federalism and true federalism in Nigeria… We […]

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MENACE OF OIL SPILL IN NIGER DELTA

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By Innocent I. Edemhanria Oil spill is a common sight in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and several communities have suffered the devastating effect of such spills. At the end it is the local communities located around such oil installations that bear the brunt. The spills are sometimes caused by several factors including poorly […]

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Demystifying Governance In Edo

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By Innocent I. Edemhanria There was wild jubilation in Benin City as well as other parts of the state when Comrade Adams A. Oshiomhole was affirmed the duly elected governor of Edo State 19 months after the April 14, 2007 gubernatorial elections. Okada riders, traders, civil servants, market women, artisans, both old and young all […]

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South-South People’s Summit: Matters Arising

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BY INNOCENT EDEMHANRIA A section of the people of south-south geopolitical zone of Nigeria, from different nationalities, comprising governor of south-south states, national and state legislators, formal and serving ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Elder statesmen, Leaders of thought, captains of industry, youths and professional bodies had a meeting in Port Harcourt on […]

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The Peoples’ Power In Promoting Good Governance

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By Innocent I. Edemhanria The term ‘good governance’ has become a popular cliché among Chief executives of various tiers of government just as it has gained prominence in development in recent literatures  but sadly, there is not much on ground to show for the concept. Various scholars have attempted to define and elaborate on the […]

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N’Delta: Valiant Efforts to Reverse a Resource Curse

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ThisDay Newspaper Analysts have for long insisted that the abundance of Nigeria’s resources is a ‘curse,’ which is slowing down the country’s pace of development, especially in the Niger Delta, the source of crude oil and gas, mainstays of the economy. However, government’s efforts at ameliorating the situation is being crucially complemented by the civil […]

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Re-Branding Nigeria: A Waste Of Peoples’ Resources

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By INNOCENT IGHODALO EDEMHANRIA The Minister of Information and Communications’, Prof. Dora Akunyili, recently unveiled a new initiative to market Nigeria with the Re-branding Nigeria Campaign. She also launched the competition for the logo and slogan for the campaign. According to her, the need to re-brand Nigeria had become important because of the unfair way […]

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