Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has formally presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the…

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : Africa Finance Corporation, Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has raised USD$400 million in a new syndicated loan to support the post-pandemic recovery through critical development of infrastructure. The three-year facility – the first from AFC since 2018…

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : The United States has delivered another batch of 3.2 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria. This is the latest donation to Nigeria by U.S, which has provided to Nigeria over $130 million of technical and financial support…

NLNG Suspension of Exportation of Cooking Gas, Relief -Ikeazor

NLNG Suspension of Exportation of Cooking Gas, Relief -Ikeazor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : Nigeria’s Minister of State for the Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor has said the decision of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited to suspend exportation of the cooking gas will not only bring down the price of…

What PDP Govs Said About Buhari, APC Will Shock You *Read Communique Issued In P/Harcourt

What PDP Govs Said About Buhari, APC Will Shock You *Read Communique Issued In P/Harcourt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM AT THE END OF THEIR MEETING IN PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, JANUARY 17, 2022. The PDP Governors’ Forum held its regular meeting crucial to the sustenance of our Democracy on…

Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: The remains of Prof. Abednego Ekoko, former Delta State Commissioner for Education and one time Sole Administrator of the Delta State University, Abraka, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 12th February, 2022 at his…

The Time Has Come To Choose Wisely

The Time Has Come To Choose Wisely

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –BySenator Kashim SHETTIMA: Being a keynote address at Support Group Conference, organised by Support Groups Management Council (SGMC), in honour of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at International Conference Centre, Abuja, on January 17, 2022. I stand here today…

A SEASON OF POLITICAL ABLUTIONS

A SEASON OF POLITICAL ABLUTIONS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The year preceeding the general election year in Nigeria is always an interesting one. This is the time when political gladiators, both the serious and the pretenders, jostle for space in their political nests while seeking for attention…

Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has disbanded the anti-vandal unit of Rivers State Command of the Corps following accusation by Governor Nyesom Wike of River State…

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: The Indigenous People of Biafra has allayed fears that there will be four days sit-at-home protest in the South-East to mark Nnamdi Kanu appearances to court next week. In a statement by the Media…

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Minister of Interior CORRESPONDENT: The Federal Government on Friday said it will continue to equip students and citizens with ICT skills such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and facilitate ICT adoption in teaching and learning in…

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)-From North East CORRESPONDENT: The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Abdul Umar has said no mobile police officers was abducted by Boko Haram during an attack on Police Mobile Training College, Gwoza. The police chief, who admitted that there…

Borno Signs N11.5 billion Contract for Construction of Roads in Maiduguri

Borno Signs N11.5 billion Contract for Construction of Roads in Maiduguri

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Government has signed a contract of about N11.5 billion with the Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC) and Obtuse Tech Engineering Company limited for the construction and dualization of major roads within Maiduguri Metropolis. The road projects which…

Twitter Ban Lift: Reps Minority Caucus Says FG Has No Right To Regulate Freedom Of Opinion

Twitter Ban Lift: Reps Minority Caucus Says FG Has No Right To Regulate Freedom Of Opinion

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in strong terms the declaration by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government of Nigeria of having lifted the ban on the use of…

STEP Graduands In Electrical Installation, Solar Works Get Starter Packs *As Beneficiaries Hail Delta Govt

STEP Graduands In Electrical Installation, Solar Works Get Starter Packs *As Beneficiaries Hail Delta Govt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Graduands trained in Electrical Installation and Solar works in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) have received starter packs to begin their businesses in Electrical Installation and Solar Works. At the…

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Fidel Eweniwe Onwodi, has declared to represent Aniocha North State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. He said…

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Foreign Affairs correspondent: The Federal Government has meant with the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the country, Ambassador Faisal bin Ebraheem Al-Ghamdi to discuss the recent restrictions placed on Nigerians intending to visit the Kingdom of Saudi…

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), on Thursday announced that 5,000 people are to be engaged in the next few days. The 5,000 candidates are part of the 1,477,033 graduate applicants which commenced the recruitment exercise…

Aisha Buhari, APC to Host Progressive Women’s Conference

Aisha Buhari, APC to Host Progressive Women’s Conference

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -PRESS RELEASE: The First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is set to host the first-ever National Progressive Women’s Conference in Abuja during which several topics including gender inclusiveness in politics and greater role for women in governance…

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction work at the ultra-modern DESOPADEC tower project in Warri. He made the commendation…

Akpodoro: Ex-‘Warlord’ Or Vicious Busybody Ethnic Jingoist, Mischief-Maker

Akpodoro: Ex-‘Warlord’ Or Vicious Busybody Ethnic Jingoist, Mischief-Maker

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): It has become necessary for the Movement for Stronger Delta (MSD) to intervene again by calling attention to another devious, stage-managed, vicious outing also directed at the person of His Excellency, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta…

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), one of the umbrella bodies for cattle rearers in the country, has described as baseless and unsubstantiated reasons positioned by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom seeking the enlistment of Miyetti…

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has signed into law, the 2022 budget of N269.6 billion passed by the State Assembly. The Governor also signed two laws: Borno State Child Protection Act, and Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act….

Zulum Always Offer Logistics Support Without Prompt, Says GOC

Zulum Always Offer Logistics Support Without Prompt, Says GOC

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum is said to have offered logistics and other support to the Nigerian Army in the ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgents without been asked by the military authorities. The acting General Officer…

Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision, Demonstrates Commitment To Paris Agreement Implementation – FG

Nigeria’s Long-Term Vision, Demonstrates Commitment To Paris Agreement Implementation – FG

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Federal Government at the weekend said Nigeria’s 2050 Long-Term Low Emission Vision document is a demonstration of the nation’s commitment to play a leading role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Minister of State for the…

Haba!!! NDLEA Arrests 76 Yrs Old Grandpa For Selling “Indian Hemp” *As Marwa Lauds Delta, Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue Commands

Haba!!! NDLEA Arrests 76 Yrs Old Grandpa For Selling “Indian Hemp” *As Marwa Lauds Delta, Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue Commands

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd), has commended the officers and men of Edo, Enugu Airport, Niger, Ogun, Kwara, Plateau, Rivers, Ondo, Benue and Delta Commands as well as those of the Directorate of Operation…

Elumelu Empowers Two Youths With Complete Musical Instruments Worth N7m

Elumelu Empowers Two Youths With Complete Musical Instruments Worth N7m

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: In his avid resolve to ensure engagement of Youths in gainful endeavors, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has empowered two youths, talented in music, with complete musical instruments….

Re-Trending Of Alleged Inappropriate Treatment @ Lagos Airport, Handiwork Of Mischief Makers, Says Acting CGI

Re-Trending Of Alleged Inappropriate Treatment @ Lagos Airport, Handiwork Of Mischief Makers, Says Acting CGI

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Acting Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Isah Idris has reacted to a re-trending video of an alleged incident involving an out-bound passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos sometime in August 2017. Idris, in a statement…

NUJ Warri Correspondents’ Chapel Pass Vote of Confidence On Ikeogwu

NUJ Warri Correspondents’ Chapel Pass Vote of Confidence On Ikeogwu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –PRESS RELEASE: Members of Warri Correspondents Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta State Council, have passed a vote of implicit confidence on the Chairman, NUJ Delta State Council, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu, describing him as dogged leader who…

Acting Controller General Of Fire Pledges To Prioritize Staff Welfare

Acting Controller General Of Fire Pledges To Prioritize Staff Welfare

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -PRESS RELEASE: The Acting Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Karebo Pere Samson MIFire.E who held an interactive session on Tuesday with Officers and Men of the Service at the Service’s headquarters promised to make staff welfare…

Drug War: NDLEA, NSCDC Renew Partnership

Drug War: NDLEA, NSCDC Renew Partnership

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have agreed to strengthen existing partnership and synergy between the two agencies in various areas of operations especially in…

Bashorun Askia Foundation Distributes Food Items To Aged Across Isoko Nation

Bashorun Askia Foundation Distributes Food Items To Aged Across Isoko Nation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF) began the distribution of food items such as rice, beans, yams, plantains,etc, to aged women and men across Isoko Nation. The Founder/Grand Patron of Bashorun Askia Foundation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh…

I Never Dreamt I Could Own, Manage Own Biz -Says STEPreneur Awikpen

I Never Dreamt I Could Own, Manage Own Biz -Says STEPreneur Awikpen

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: NAME: AWIKPEN ITOHAN EUNICE (2018/2019 CYCLE-BROWN STEP)LGA: ETHIOPE WESTENTERPRISE: HAIRDRESSING, MAKEOVER AND BRAIDING EUNICE ITOHAN AWIKPEN holds a B.Sc. in Business Education from the Delta State University, Abraka and is the CEO of Eunice-Tee Beauty…

‘Imo Now War Zone’, Igbo Clerics, Trad Rulers Demand End To Killings *Want Meeting With Governor

‘Imo Now War Zone’, Igbo Clerics, Trad Rulers Demand End To Killings *Want Meeting With Governor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Igbo clerics, monarchs and elders under the aegis of South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Representatives of Igbo Archbishops and Bishops on peace and conflict resolution on Monday decried that Imo state have become…

Marwa Advises Drug Traffickers To Turn New Leaf

Marwa Advises Drug Traffickers To Turn New Leaf

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has advised all those still involved in the illicit drug business to turn over a new leaf or risk…

New Year 2022: First Lady Showers Gifts On First Baby *Pays N1.36M For Stranded Patients

New Year 2022: First Lady Showers Gifts On First Baby *Pays N1.36M For Stranded Patients

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Editor’s DESK/ With Additional Reports: Wife of Delta State Governor and founder, 05 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has showered gifts on the first baby of the year 2022, Miss Edith Marvin Enyosa. The First Lady also…

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

INVESTMENT: DIDA Boss Lauds Gov Okowa, As “Keke” Factory Plant Debuts In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Chairman of Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA), Mr. Paul Nmah, has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for being keen and supportive of various laudable investment projects in the state. This…

New Year: Reps Minority Caucus Seeks Renewed Optimism *Urges FG To End Borrowings, Engage Innovative Young Nigerians

New Year: Reps Minority Caucus Seeks Renewed Optimism *Urges FG To End Borrowings, Engage Innovative Young Nigerians

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of the New Year, urging them to put behind the gloom of the past and approach year 2022 with…

Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller General For Federal Fire Service

Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller General For Federal Fire Service

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Deputy Controller General (DCG) Samson Karebo as the new Acting Controller General of the Federal Fire Service. The Acting CG, DCG Samson Karebo, in his address, thanked the President for…