On the surface all appears to be well, but a search reveals deep seated animosity that has suddenly polarized the PDP in Cross River State into North-South divide in the aftermath of the zoning of the governorship position to the Northern Senatorial District. A tug of war is raging silently between the two districts following the entrance of Chief Gershom Bassey, from the south, into the race despite his endorsement late last year of the decision by an enlarged caucus of the PDP in the state to zone the office to the North which is yet to produce a governor in the political history of the state.
Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State has stressed the need for the governorship of the state to be rotated among its ethnic groups in. This is as the umbrella body of Rivers socio-political organisations, Pan Rivers Alliance, has dismissed the statement credited to the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, endorsing the Supervising Minister of […]
FORMER Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that he contested the 2007 presidential elections in the face of defeat, to preserve the sanctity of democracy. He also noted that he would never go back to the vow he took on the night late Gen. Sani Abacha allegedly sent hit squad after him, never to allow […]
It is cowardly to blame the victims of murder by the Army and Police. Why do we live in a world where the victims are always blamed instead of the oppressors? Why do we live in the world where victims are always at the receiving end of the “blame-masters”? When a woman is raped, the […]