Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has listed the eight countries which require that it gives a mandatory visa clearance to those intending to travel to their land. The countries are: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia,…

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State government has confirmed the receipt of N1 billion upfront fee as part of the proceeds deal from the concessioning of Asaba Airport. Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Sir Okemur Fidelis Tilije, who confirmed…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Delta To Up Investments Through Infrastructure Sustainance -Okowa

Delta To Up Investments Through Infrastructure Sustainance -Okowa

>>As Gov. Okowa Performs Ground-Breaking Of Tower Manufacturing/Fabrication In Issele-Uku –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured investors that his administration would continue to provide an enabling environment, including infrastructure, for industries to thrive in the state.Okowa…

Delta Govt Signs MoU To Establish Transmission Tower Manufacturing, Testing Facility

Delta Govt Signs MoU To Establish Transmission Tower Manufacturing, Testing Facility

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Sylvester ILOBA: The Delta State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a private company, Enfrasco Ltd for the establishment of a Transmission Tower Manufacturing & Testing, Industrial Fabrication and Hot Dip Galvanization Facility at Issele-Uku…

Global Recession: Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia Provides Recipes For Exiting

Global Recession: Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia Provides Recipes For Exiting

Seeks Accountants’ Forum Cooperation With Gov. Okowa On “Stronger Delta” –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: As Nigeria is gradually becoming entangled in the web of ensuing global recession occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Forensic Accounting expert, Bashorun Askia Ogieh,…

DELTA JOB CREATION SCHEME IS ROLE MODEL TO OTHER STATES –EBOH

DELTA JOB CREATION SCHEME IS ROLE MODEL TO OTHER STATES –EBOH

Establishes 144 Unemployed Youths In Fashion and Textile Design Enterprise -Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has continued to top-up the number of engaged youths in skill acquisition, with additional 144 unemployed youths established…

THINK, WORK TOWARDS SUCCESS OF YOUR ENTERPRISES, PROF EBOH TELLS STEP BENEFICIARIES

THINK, WORK TOWARDS SUCCESS OF YOUR ENTERPRISES, PROF EBOH TELLS STEP BENEFICIARIES

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- In continuation of its Job Creation Programme, the Delta State Government through its Job Creation Bureau has established another 44 STEP graduands who recently completed their vocational training in Electrical Installation and Solar works. The 44 STEPreneurs were…

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Albert OGRAKA: Internationally acclaimed Forensic Expert, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has thrown light into some grey areas that may be an inhibition to Nigeria’s economic growth process. He however proffered solutions to tackling some myriad issues and how…

DELTA GOV OKOWA PRESENTS 2021 FISCAL BUDGET OF N378.48BN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

DELTA GOV OKOWA PRESENTS 2021 FISCAL BUDGET OF N378.48BN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, today, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state House of Assembly for consideration. The budget presentation earlier scheduled for Thursday,…

DELTA GOVT BOOSTS POULTRY AMONG YOUTHS **BENEFICIARIES GET FULL BIZ PACKAGE

DELTA GOVT BOOSTS POULTRY AMONG YOUTHS **BENEFICIARIES GET FULL BIZ PACKAGE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Government has redoubled it’s efforts at increasing entrepreneurship prowess with improved yields in Poultry output for sustainable Agriculture, especially among the youths. This exemplary feat was achieved by the state government when…

How Ex-Warlord, Tompolo’s Maritime Security Contract Boosted NIMASA’s Revenue —-Jamoh

How Ex-Warlord, Tompolo’s Maritime Security Contract Boosted NIMASA’s Revenue —-Jamoh

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): More than five years after the termination by the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), of maritime security contract it entered with Global West Specialist Vessels Limited, a company said to be sponsored by ex-warlord, Chief  Government Ekpemupolo,…

Delta Govt Collaborates To Lift STEP PwDs   **Commended For Creating Entrepreneurship Platform For Youths

Delta Govt Collaborates To Lift STEP PwDs **Commended For Creating Entrepreneurship Platform For Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Delta State government, is through a collaborative effort, strengthening engagements with Persons Living with Disabilities (PwDs) by enhancing their usefulness to the society, through various areas of endeavours. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof. Eric…

Banjul Int’l Airport: Saudi Fund for Dev Loan to The Gambia Hits Annual 400,000 Passengers Capacity Hike

Banjul Int’l Airport: Saudi Fund for Dev Loan to The Gambia Hits Annual 400,000 Passengers Capacity Hike

-Blank NEWS Online (BANJUL, Gambia): The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently signed an agreement with the Republic of The Gambia to provide a loan to finance the second phase of a development project at the capital’s Banjul International Airport. The improved…

Delta Govt Flags-Off 2019/2020 YAGEP Cycle With Orientation Workshop

Delta Govt Flags-Off 2019/2020 YAGEP Cycle With Orientation Workshop

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA/Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH (Communication Officer): Trainees of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural and Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) of the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle have been charged to take the training seriously in order to build themselves into entrepreneurs…

NERC ABOLISHES ESTIMATED BILLING BY DISCOS, MANDATES METERING APRIL 30

NERC ABOLISHES ESTIMATED BILLING BY DISCOS, MANDATES METERING APRIL 30

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Our Reorder: The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to stop further collection of electricity bill under the estimated billing system. The suspension order signed by NERC’s Chairman, Mr. James…

INTERVIEW: We’ll Clean Up Delta And Turn Waste To Wealth Through Foreign Investments –Emmanuel Bazim Chinye

INTERVIEW: We’ll Clean Up Delta And Turn Waste To Wealth Through Foreign Investments –Emmanuel Bazim Chinye

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Waste Management Board was inaugurated on September 24, 2019 with Hon. Emmanuel Bazim Chinye as Executive Chairman; while Mr Jude Onya, Mr  Mofe Edema and Mr Daniel Ighedo are members. No doubt,…

OF INSECURITY, POLITICS AND RELIGION: THE BUHARIAN DILEMMA

OF INSECURITY, POLITICS AND RELIGION: THE BUHARIAN DILEMMA

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: The public protest, demonstration and outcry of some prominent Christian Religious group yesterday, brought to the front burner, once again, the demoralizing state of insecurity in the nation and the resultant insensitivity of government to…

Growth In Remittances To Africa: Ghana Ranks 2nd Highest With 43% In 2019

Growth In Remittances To Africa: Ghana Ranks 2nd Highest With 43% In 2019

–-Blank NEWS Online (ACCRA, Ghana)-: Leading mobile payments company WorldRemit saw a 43% growth in remittances to Africa from higher income nations in 2019. The top five countries receiving remittances from the diaspora in 2019 included, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, with Nigeria…

EMPOWERMENT: BASHORUN ASKIA DOLES OUT BIZ FUNDS, FARM SEEDLINGS TO MARKET WOMEN, FARMERS, OTHERS IN ISOKO

EMPOWERMENT: BASHORUN ASKIA DOLES OUT BIZ FUNDS, FARM SEEDLINGS TO MARKET WOMEN, FARMERS, OTHERS IN ISOKO

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: In fulfillment of the promises made during the 2019 elections, the Managing Director/CEO, Bashorun (Hon.) Askia Ogieh, (FCNA, CrFA), through the Bashorun Askia Foundation (BAF) has donated the sum of N5 Million to Isoko Market…

Delta Govt Organises Orientation Workshop for 2019/2020 Cycle STEP Trainees

Delta Govt Organises Orientation Workshop for 2019/2020 Cycle STEP Trainees

–Blank NEWS Online ((NIGERIA) – BY Albert OGRAKA: The Delta State Government has commenced Orientation and Personal Effectiveness Training for STEP beneficiaries enrolled in the 2019/2020 cycle of its job creation programme. According to a statement issued by the Communication Officer, Gertrude…