Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tag "Dakuku Peterside"

    I have failed this nation, says Melaye

I have failed this nation, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has included himself among the political elite who have failed Nigeria and her teeming youth.Speaking at The Osasu Show Symposium in Abuja on Friday, Melaye said politics being played by the elite is responsible for poverty and hunger in Nigeria, and both ills have no political party.Melaye, who spoke as one of [...]

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    Now, no more nightmares at NIMASA

Now, no more nightmares at NIMASA

Really, I’m not sure why most Nigerians decide to concentrate energy on a man who is in a pickle. I can only think of one thing: human psyche.Of course, the public’s right to know and the obligation of the Aso Villa to tell became a confluence of conflict in our political debates in recent time with President Muhammadu Buhari’s sickness [...]

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    Unclaimed $43m: We need to check Wike’s mental status, says Peterside

Unclaimed $43m: We need to check Wike’s mental status, says Peterside

Dakuku Peterside, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Rivers state, has questioned the mental status of Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, after claiming that the $43m found at a residence in Ikoyi, Lagos state, belong to Rivers government.The money was discovered by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who raided [...]

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    After failing under Jonathan, NIMASA gets Buhari’s nod to host global maritime conference

After failing under Jonathan, NIMASA gets Buhari’s nod to host global maritime conference

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) the approval to host the third conference of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA).Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, Dakuku Peterside, the director general of NIMASA, said Nigeria was designated to host the conference in 2014, under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan, but failed to.He [...]

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    Peterside’s patriotic duty at NIMASA

Peterside’s patriotic duty at NIMASA

I am borrowing from Bill Gates today. No, not from his $86.7 billion. A few years ago in Nivasha, Kenya, a friend introduced me to the way Gates thinks. We were working on a global public health protection project that Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will later provide fund for in Africa.For every polio vaccine Gates pays for, he wants [...]

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    Peterside: APC will NOT accept result of Rivers east senatorial election

Peterside: APC will NOT accept result of Rivers east senatorial election

Dakuku Peterside, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says the All Progressive Congress (APC) will reject the Rivers east senatorial district rerun election.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared George Sekibo, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the rerun election.INEC said Sekibo polled 93,098 votes ahead of Andrew Uchendu of the APC, who [...]

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    NIMASA DG: The new contract is different from the one handled by Tompolo

NIMASA DG: The new contract is different from the one handled by Tompolo

Dakuku Peterside, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has admitted that the agency awarded a new contract.He explained that the contract is different from the one formerly supervised by Government Ekpemupolo, a former militant leader better known as Tompolo.THISDAY had reported how a deal to recover debts and surveillance was awarded to a company owned by [...]

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    FG revoked Tompolo’s NIMASA contract – but Rivers APC chairman now has it

FG revoked Tompolo’s NIMASA contract – but Rivers APC chairman now has it

A contract, which the federal government terminated from Government Ekpemupolo, a militant leader known as Tompolo, has been awarded to Davies Akanya, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.Tompolo's Global West Vessel Specialists Nigeria Limited (GWVSNL) got the contract, which is about debt recovery and surveillance, under the former administration.According to THISDAY, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency [...]

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    ‘What exactly do they do?’… Amaechi compares NIMASA to Kirikiri prisons

‘What exactly do they do?’… Amaechi compares NIMASA to Kirikiri prisons

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says he does not know what the Nigeria Maritime and Security Agency (NIMASA) actually does, adding that the agency will be audited so that he will.Amaechi disclosed the audit plan on Monday in Abuja while receiving the ministerial committee on NIMASA for restructuring and effective performance led Dakuku Peterside, its director general.“Let me thank the [...]

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    APC seeks Wike’s arrest, says he cannot govern

APC seeks Wike’s arrest, says he cannot govern

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has called on security agencies to arrest Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, over the widespread violence that marred Saturday’s legislative rerun election.The party claimed that over 100 of its members had “to be sent to their early graves” in order for Wike to become governor.It condemned the alleged assassination attempt on [...]

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    Peterside: Wike’s gunmen tried to kill me

Peterside: Wike’s gunmen tried to kill me

Dakuku Peterside, director-general of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 Rivers state governorship election, survived an attempt on his life by unknown gunmen on Sunday.According to Sylvester Asoya, his media aide, two jeeps belonging to Emeka Woke, Nyesom Wike’s chief of staff, carrying two unknown gunmen [...]

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    Peterside is a ‘pathological liar’, says Wike

Peterside is a ‘pathological liar’, says Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state has described Dakuku Peterside, his rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 11 governorship election, as “a pathological liar”.Reacting to the allegation of Peterside that he influenced the supreme justices who validated his victory, Wike said Peterside and the APC would stop at nothing to destroy the apex court.Wike [...]

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    Peterside: Wike ‘compromised’ s’court judges

Peterside: Wike ‘compromised’ s’court judges

Dakuku Peterside, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Rivers state governorship election, says Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, influenced the verdict of the supreme court.On January 27, the apex court set aside the judgement of the appeal court and the election tribunal, which nullified the election of Wike. Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, a justice, who chaired the panel that [...]

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    Peterside to lead APC campaign in Rivers

Peterside to lead APC campaign in Rivers

Dakuku Peterside, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, has promised to lead the party`s campaign for the re-run legislative elections in the state.The Independent National Electoral Commission said it had tentatively fixed Feb. 6 for the elections.Elections will hold in the three senatorial districts, 11 house of representatives seats and 22 of the 32 state assembly [...]

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    I offer my help to Wike, says Peterside

I offer my help to Wike, says Peterside

Dakuku Peterside, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 11 governorship election in Rivers state, has offered his "help" to Nyesom Wike, whose election as governor of the state was upheld by the supreme court on Wednesday.Addressing his supporters on Thursday, Peterside said that although he had accepted the verdict of the court, he still needed to reflect [...]

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    God’s will has prevailed, says Wike

God’s will has prevailed, says Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says the supreme court validation of his election, is a victory for the rule of law and a proof that the “will of God will always prevail over the machinations of men”. In a statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, his special assistant on electronic media, Wike said the judgment is a confirmation of the mandate [...]

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