Jail Break: FG Inaugurates Vulnerability Audit Of Custodial Centres

Jail Break: FG Inaugurates Vulnerability Audit Of Custodial Centres

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Government has inaugurated a vulnerability audit of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) custodial centres across the country to stem the incessant attacks on correctional facilities. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, whilst inaugurating the audit…

Anambra Poll: NSCDC Deploys 20,000 Personnel

Anambra Poll: NSCDC Deploys 20,000 Personnel

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): TWENTY thousand (20,000) members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are to be deployed towards a hitch-free election in Anambra State. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday during the Opening Ceremony of a 3-day train-the-trainers capacity…

COP 26: Nigeria Asks Developed Countries To Honour $100Bn Pledge On Climate Support

COP 26: Nigeria Asks Developed Countries To Honour $100Bn Pledge On Climate Support

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): NIGERIA has asked developed countries to honour the pledge of $100 billion annually to support climate action in developing countries. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja on the position Nigeria would be presenting at the 2021…

Southern Africa Embassies Want Unconditional Lifting Of Economic Sanctions On Zimbabwe

Southern Africa Embassies Want Unconditional Lifting Of Economic Sanctions On Zimbabwe

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA: EMBASSIES of countries in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) in Nigeria has again called for the immediate and unconditional lifting of the prolonged economic sanctions placed on Zimbabwe by the United States of America (USA) in 2001…

NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg Heroin, Others At Lagos Airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano

NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg Heroin, Others At Lagos Airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA: OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted over 2,060 kilogrammes of assorted drugs including heroin, methamphetamine, cannabis, tramadol and rohypnol. The interceptions were made in operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos…

DOPF Annual Lecture: Emmanuel Uduaghan’s Antidotes On Niger Delta Challenge

DOPF Annual Lecture: Emmanuel Uduaghan’s Antidotes On Niger Delta Challenge

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Jerome-Mario UTOMI: IN a piece entitled; Banters in Lagos, Poverty and Disease in the Niger Delta, posted about four years ago, precisely in February 2018.  Aside from spreading out the needs, interests, aspirations and even their problems were…

50 Years Nigeria/China Bilateral Relation: Segun Adeniyi, 49 Others Given Award By Chinese Embassy

50 Years Nigeria/China Bilateral Relation: Segun Adeniyi, 49 Others Given Award By Chinese Embassy

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has given an award the Chair of the Editorial Board, ThisDay Newspapers, Mr.Olusegun Adeniyi and 49 other Nigerians for their contributions toward building the relationship between China and Nigeria. Among other prominent individuals…

Chinese Envoy Wants Nigerian Political Parties To Learn From Communist Party Of China

Chinese Envoy Wants Nigerian Political Parties To Learn From Communist Party Of China

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Editor’s DESK: THE Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun has asked political parties to learn from Communist Party of China by making the well-being of Nigerians their priority. Speaking at the Public Presentation of a book with…

UNODC, EU, NIALS Launch User Guide To Tackle Terrorism

UNODC, EU, NIALS Launch User Guide To Tackle Terrorism

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in collaboration with the European Union Delegation and the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) have launched the User’s Guide to counter terrorism in Nigeria. A statement on Thursday…

Plan Your Tomorrow From Today, YAGEPreneur Bawo Advises Delta Youths

Plan Your Tomorrow From Today, YAGEPreneur Bawo Advises Delta Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: BAWO ULORI hails from Warri North Local Government Area. He attended the Delta State University, Abraka where he obtained a BSC in Economics. He enrolled in YAGEP in the 2016/2017 Cycle and was established at YAGEP…

Delta Budget Presentation: 2022 Fiscal Year To Gulp N469.5bn

Delta Budget Presentation: 2022 Fiscal Year To Gulp N469.5bn

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: SENATOR (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of oil and gas producing Delta state in Nigeria on Thursday, presented Appropriation Bill of N469.5 billion for 2022 to the state’s House of Assembly. The 2022 Budget is N85.5 billion higher than the N383.95 billion revised…

Isoko Monarchs Laud Gov Okowa For Delta Assembly Majority Leader Position

Isoko Monarchs Laud Gov Okowa For Delta Assembly Majority Leader Position

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: ISOKO Traditional Rulers Council through its Chairman, HRM Anthony William Ovrawah Omogha 1, the Odiologbo of Oleh kingdom, has lauded the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for retaining the position of…

UK False Alarm Not Reflective Of Situation In Delta *Govt Flays Travel Advisory *Urges Int’l Community To Shun Report

UK False Alarm Not Reflective Of Situation In Delta *Govt Flays Travel Advisory *Urges Int’l Community To Shun Report

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: DELTA Government on Monday, expressed dismay over the recent travel advisory reportedly issued by the United Kingdom to its citizens in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, who expressed the…

Gumel Promises Nigerians Better Outing At Commonwealth Games

Gumel Promises Nigerians Better Outing At Commonwealth Games

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: PRESIDENT, Commonwealth Games Nigeria, Habu Gumel has promised Nigerians to expect a better performance at the next Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Gumel, gave this promise at the weekend in Abuja when the Commonwealth Games Baton…

Heavy Deployment of Security During Elections Shows Democracy Not Fully Entrenched -Ghana’s IGP

Heavy Deployment of Security During Elections Shows Democracy Not Fully Entrenched -Ghana’s IGP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: GHANA’S Inspector General of Police (IGP), George Dampare has punched holes in heavy deployment of security forces during in some West African countries, insisting that it only paints the picture that democracy is still yet…

Bashorun Askia Seeks Best Legal Practices For Nigerian Lawyers

Bashorun Askia Seeks Best Legal Practices For Nigerian Lawyers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: NIGERIAN lawyers have been urged to appliy international best practices to distinguish themselves as legal practitioners of repute. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA,…

KACRAN Calls On Southern State Govts To Reconsider Ban On Open Grazing

KACRAN Calls On Southern State Govts To Reconsider Ban On Open Grazing

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A pastoralist association, Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has called on governments of southern states of the country to reconsider their decision to ban open grazing in their domain, insisting that they…

Coups, Tenure Elongations Attracting Bad Image To West Africa -Speaker ECOWAS Parliament

Coups, Tenure Elongations Attracting Bad Image To West Africa -Speaker ECOWAS Parliament

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Sidie Mohammed Tunis has lamented that the sub region is attracting bad image with recent military putsches, tenure elongations and undemocratic…

“I Was Blind Now I Can See”: Deltans Testify, As Dame Okowa Leads Free Grassroots Medical Outreach

“I Was Blind Now I Can See”: Deltans Testify, As Dame Okowa Leads Free Grassroots Medical Outreach

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: WIFE of the Delta State governor and Founder O5 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has expressed delight over the successes recorded at the flag off the 2021 Free Grassroots Medical Outreach in Delta State. Majority of…

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths To Acquire Skills For Self-Employment

STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths To Acquire Skills For Self-Employment

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneur for the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately,…

Akume Accused Of Fueling Crisis At NLRC *As Board Insists Minister Undermining HOS, SGF

Akume Accused Of Fueling Crisis At NLRC *As Board Insists Minister Undermining HOS, SGF

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: SOME members of the Governing Board of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) are warning that the activities of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume are beginning to impede the…