Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNMENTS of United States and United Kingdom have expressed their readiness to offer more support to the drug war in Nigeria. The two countries said they were impressed with the latest zeal with which the…

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that the seizures of cocaine and heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in just over two months…

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Ambrose OLOGIDE/Warri: The Flag Officer Commanding ( FOC ) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has warned operators of illegal refineries to desist from the criminal act or face severe punishments. Rear Admiral Garba handed down…

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Sunny A. DAVID: AQUATIC life, agricultural activities and ecosystem were brought to a halt on Wednesday in Ogwu-Anaocha and Ogwu- Ikpere Communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which was as a result…

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has launched the Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP). The Temporary Passport was launched on Tuesday at NIS Headquarters in Abuja and it is to allow Nigerian in Diaspora without the…

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has told officers of the agency to desist from hostage arrest (arresting relations of suspected drug offenders on the run)….

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID/Head Of Bureau (South East): RESIDENTS and foodstuff dealers in Awka and its environs are experiencing difficult times as the rumoured restriction on food supply to Southern Nigeria by Northern traders hits Anambra State. Our…

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Northeast Governors on Wednesday said the insecurity in the nation seems to be defying known solution, even as they demand new strategies from Service Chiefs to combat the challenges. The governors also revealed the possibility…

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: After taking delivery of 3.92 million doses of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Tuesday, India has promised Nigeria yet another 100,000 doses of…

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Chuks Asoya/ASABA: Delta North Scout Zonal Co-ordinator, Scouter Aniemeke Christopher, has said the movement aims at re-introducing and re-intergrating all the basic and important activities of the Scout movement in Delta state. “We also have a well…

DELTA: Ukah Commends Gov Okowa’s Policies In Education Sector

DELTA: Ukah Commends Gov Okowa’s Policies In Education Sector

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has applauded the Okowa administration’s role in driving the education sector to enviable heights through infrastructural investment, school expansion, educational framework and capacity building…

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- Editor’s DESK: ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH FDIC/MENZES CONSORTIUM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, AT THE ASABA INTERNATIONAL…

Insecurity: Delta Police Boss To Sanction Area Commanders, DPOs **As UPU Condemns Political Killings

Insecurity: Delta Police Boss To Sanction Area Commanders, DPOs **As UPU Condemns Political Killings

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Ari Mohammed Alli, has ordered Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state to exhibit commitment in their duties of policing or risk sanctions. Alli, who…

Gov Okowa, Ukah Get Accolades For Infrastructure Boost In Okpanam

Gov Okowa, Ukah Get Accolades For Infrastructure Boost In Okpanam

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Chukwudi ASOYA: A Councillorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Comrade Jeffery Sunday Mordi, has described the State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa as a political…

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: It is daily becoming increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to understand the personality called Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, the Kaduna based, controversial Islamic Cleric and self appointed negotiator. On one front, he’s a religious teacher;…

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has expressed satisfaction on the consensus election of Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director General of…

Edewor: Gold Standard For Tolerance, Faithfulness -Bashorun Askia Ogieh

Edewor: Gold Standard For Tolerance, Faithfulness -Bashorun Askia Ogieh

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has described Emeritus Bishop of Oleh Diocese of the Anglican Church, Late Right Reverend Jonathan Edewor, as the Gold standard…

Zulum Parleys EU’s Tassin-Pelzer, Calls For More Development Projects In Borno

Zulum Parleys EU’s Tassin-Pelzer, Calls For More Development Projects In Borno

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has called for more developmental projects in his troubled state. The governor also made a call for the involvement of local contractors in implementation of intervention projects in his…

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). This follows the retirement from service of Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu….