Author: Alexandria Dominic-Chukwu

Alexandra Dominic-Chukwu is based in the eastern region of Nigeria. She covers politics, news writing, feature stories, among others. She has multitasking skills and can easily adapt to any working condition. She enjoys reading and writing.

ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has promised a more intense political engagement from his camp, saying that his strategies will choke his opponents. Governor Wike stated this in response to some media publications, during the commissioning of the Rivers House of Assembly residential Quarters on Friday. According to the publications, the Governor has removed the insignia of the PDP, including its flag from the Rivers State government House and has also sued the party, its presidential candidate, and the Governor of Sokoto State over the outcome of the…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says Nigeria’s problems are man-made. The Governor therefore called for prayers to ensure only credible and competent leaders emerge in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. Obaseki stated this when he received members and executives of the South-South Zone of the Christian Association of Nigeria, led by Arch. Bishop Israel Ege, who were on a courtesy visit to the Government House, Benin City. Obaseki, represented by his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, said God has blessed the nation with both mineral and human resources. He noted that the mismanagement…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Mrs Francisca Dakat has assumed duty as the new Comptroller, Nigeria Immigration Service, Akwa Ibom State Command. Mrs Dakat assumed duty as the 21st Comptroller Immigration Service (CIS) and the first female Comptroller in the Command. Her last place of service was Rivers Marine Command, Rivers State Command. She is taking over from Comptroller George Didel, who has been redeployed to Migration Directorate, Service Headquarters, Abuja. Dakat who spoke to journalists during the official handover ceremony in Uyo on Friday said she would build on the achievements of her predecessor. She said, “The outgoing Comptroller…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Chief Johnny Metchie, President-General of Umueri community in Anambra State, has frowned at a video circulating on social media alleging that Fulani herdsmen killed a man in the area. In a statement, Metchie warned those spreading the false information to desist from such, saying it could provoke hatred between Umueri and the Fulani community. Metchie who is also a United Nations Peace Ambassador and Africa’s Director, International Association of World Peace Advocates, cautioned that purveyors of fake news would face the full wrath of the law, if they fail to desist from such unpatriotic acts.…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has distanced himself from a suit seeking the disqualification of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar Supporters of Wike had taken Atiku, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the conduct of the presidential primary election of the party in May. Newgent Ekamon and other plaintiffs in a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/782/2022, asked a federal high court in Abuja to order INEC to remove Atiku from “its list of candidates in the 2023 presidential election”. The…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has jettisoned the claims that the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is planning to dump the party. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, described Wike is an important and loyal member of the party. Ologunagba said the Governor Wike had invested so much in PDP to think of dumping the party. Wike has been aggrieved since the PDP’s presidential primary that produced Atiku Abubakar as its flagbearer. Wike is believed to be aggrieved that Atiku ignored him and picked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as his running mate.…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sued the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, the party and the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal. This is following the party’s presidential primary election held on 29 May, 2022, which had Atiku poll 371 votes as winner, while Wike and Bukola Saraki garnered 237 and 70 votes, respectively. During the primary election held in Abuja, Governor Tambuwal, while addressing delegates, asked them to vote for him but later declared that he stepped down for the former Vice President, Atiku. Since the conclusion of the PDP’s…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Senator Nkechi Nwaogu, a strong member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has refuted the reports of her purported resignation as member of the party in Abia State. Nwaogu, a former federal lawmaker maintained that she has not left the APC for another political party. The Senator who was also the immediate past Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Board Council of the Federal University of Calabar, Cross-River State, refuted this in a statement by her media aide, Kelechi Onyendi, on Thursday. She noted that she had no intention under whatever guise to dump the APC…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Aloy Ejimakor has described the Biafran agitator as the Biblical rock of Gibraltar. According to Ejimakor, Kanu remained strong despite being locked up by the Department of State Services, (DSS). He said also that Mazi Kanu is happy with the support from his followers and the United Nations, (UN). The lawyer disclosed this after a routine meeting of IPOB’s legal team with Kanu at the DSS headquarters in Abuja. In a tweet, Ejimakor wrote: “UPDATE: My visitation with Onyendu #MNK just concluded.…

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ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Some suspected killer-herders have allegedly murdered a man identified simply as Energy, a native of Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The victim was in need of a cow, and had been connected to a herder, who directed him to come to their camp to purchase the cow. It was learnt that the deceased and some other people, who were yet to be identified, were said to have been lured into a forest in Aguleri forest in the state on Thursday, by three acclaimed herders on the pretence that they were going to…

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