Travelogue of China”media exchange activity kicks off in Qingdao, E China’s Shandong

Travelogue of China”media exchange activity kicks off in Qingdao, E China’s Shandong

The launching ceremony of a media exchange activity, called “Travelogue of China,” was held in Qingdao city, east China’s Shandong Province, on May 22. Around 30 journalists from 18 countries attended the ceremony. The activity invites the journalists to discover historical and cultural inheritance…

China To Train Young Nigerians On Cultural Tourism Economy, Says Runsewe

China To Train Young Nigerians On Cultural Tourism Economy, Says Runsewe

China is set to train about 3,000 Nigerian young persons in critical cultural tourism, which is aimed at reducing unemployment and crime in Nigeria. The training which is billed to hold in China, would also mobilize the youths to drive the Nigerian…

Dangote, Otedola, Ooni of Ife, Etsu Nupe, govs, others to grace Zainab Marwa’s book launch

Dangote, Otedola, Ooni of Ife, Etsu Nupe, govs, others to grace Zainab Marwa’s book launch

Billionaire businessmen, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr. Femi Otedola top the list of private sector leaders who are expected to join state governors, ministers and other eminent personalities at the public presentation of a book: 101 Nigerian Women of Impact, authored by…

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has won the Sales Team of the Year Global Award at the 2022 Commercial Services Summit Awards. A statement by the hotel on Monday read that: “Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the pride of Nigerian hospitality, challenged over 37 Hilton properties…

Delta Governor-Elect, Oborevwori Celebrates Ogboru on 65th Birthday

Delta Governor-Elect, Oborevwori Celebrates Ogboru on 65th Birthday

*** Describes him as a “true democrat“ Delta State Governor-Elect and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has hailed Chief Great Ogboru, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the March 18, 2023…

OYEDE MONARCH INUAGURATES ODOGA TOWN AS AUTONOMOUS ENTITY

OYEDE MONARCH INUAGURATES ODOGA TOWN AS AUTONOMOUS ENTITY

-From MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE The Odiologbo of Oyede kingdom, HRM Dr. Joseph E. Idiareh, Oriagha 1V, has inuagurated ODOGA town as one of the three towns under Oyede Clan, at Odoga Oyede kingdom, Isoko North Local government area of Delta State. The…

2023: NURTW, Delta Orators, Urhobo Musicians endorse Atiku-Okowa, PDP candidates 

2023: NURTW, Delta Orators, Urhobo Musicians endorse Atiku-Okowa, PDP candidates 

Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Delta State Chapter (NURTW), have given their support to Atiku/Okowa and Sheriff/Onyeme Presidential and Governorship tickets of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) respectively.  Addressing journalists shortly after a meeting of the group with…

2022 Best Gov Award: Bashorun Askia Says Okowa Earned It Through Commitment To Deltans’ Well-being 

2022 Best Gov Award: Bashorun Askia Says Okowa Earned It Through Commitment To Deltans’ Well-being 

Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) and Udu of Isoko Nation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (JP), says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s intelligence, depth and commitment to well being of Deltans, earned him VANGUARD PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2022 award….

Christmas: Reps Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu Urges Hope, Trust in God

Christmas: Reps Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu Urges Hope, Trust in God

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of the 2022 Christmas to rekindle their trust in God and reinforce their love for one another in the renewed hope of a…

Why Oborevwori is the Best for Delta 2023

Why Oborevwori is the Best for Delta 2023

-By Dennis Agwa: As Nigerians prepare for the general elections slated for the first quarter of 2023 a lot of permutations are going on about what should happen and who should get what by way of winning at the polls. The electorate…

Delta End of Year Children’s party: Dame Okowa Exalts God, Prays For All

Delta End of Year Children’s party: Dame Okowa Exalts God, Prays For All

-By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of Delta state governor and founder 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has hosted children from the twenty five local government areas of the state to an end of year Christmas party. The fanfare took place at the government…

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Asagba of Asaba, Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien on his 98th birthday and 31st anniversary on the throne as the Asaba of Asaba kingdom. Elumelu in a Statement…

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH and Ese Laura OGHENE: HENRY CHUKWUMA OFIEN is the CEO of Chukky Go Farm located at YAGEP Farm Cluster, Owa-Alero. His enthusiasm and passion for hard work distinguished him from his peers. He was an “okada” rider before he got…

Isoko, Ndokwa Nations Re-enact Unity As Ferguson, Ochor Ochor, Muoboghare, Others Celebrate With Amadhe At Son’s Marriage In Umutu

Isoko, Ndokwa Nations Re-enact Unity As Ferguson, Ochor Ochor, Muoboghare, Others Celebrate With Amadhe At Son’s Marriage In Umutu

-From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: ISOKO and Ndokwa Nations yesterday further sealed their age long relationship as Hon. Ochor Ochor, Hon. Ferguson Onwo, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare and others celebrated with High Chief Iduh Amadhe, the immediate President General of the Isoko Development Union,…

2015 Hajj Stampede: FG commends Saudi Arabia over Compensation

2015 Hajj Stampede: FG commends Saudi Arabia over Compensation

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended Saudi Authority over compensation of Nigerians who died in the 2015 during the annual pilgrimage to Holy sites in the Islamic country. Five Nigerians lost their lives and two sustained various degree of injuries, however…

I’ll Serve Only Palmwine, Locally Made Beer In Govt House, Functions –Soludo

I’ll Serve Only Palmwine, Locally Made Beer In Govt House, Functions –Soludo

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has said that he will serve only palmwine and locally made beer in Government House and at government functions when sworn in. The Governor-elect spoke through his publicist,…

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA In Abuja: Leaders of the Nollywood industry under the aegis of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, have declared support for the ongoing war against drug abuse in Nigeria, even as they expressed their preparedness to…

CHIEF ERIRI BECOMES 15TH ODIO-OLOGBO OF EMEDE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Michael EKOKORUWE: Chief Paul Oletu Eriri, a former University don was last Friday installed the 15th Odio-Ologbo of Emede Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Performing the inauguration at his Uruovo residence in…

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….

Igwe Ngoddy’s Wife Holds Christmas Party For Children

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: There is no better way anyone could celebrate Christmas and inherit the blessings that come with Christ’ nativity, than sharing love with one another especially the downtrodden this season. The wife of traditional ruler…

Reps Minority Caucus Urges Love, Hope @ Christmas

Reps Minority Caucus Urges Love, Hope @ Christmas

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to strengthen the bond of love for one another, renew their hope and intensify their prayers…

KEN SARO-WIWA: 26 YEARS AFTER

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –By Azua ALONU: KEN SARO-WIWA had to follow the path his late compatriot Timothy Paul Birabi, a famous Ogoni nationalist inspired and formed the movement for the survival of the Ogoni people (Mosop) to fire up the flame…

INDONESIA: HOME OF HOSPITALITY

INDONESIA: HOME OF HOSPITALITY

–Blank News Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: AS a diplomatic reporter, most of my work is among the diplomatic community. Having covered the foreign Missions in Nigeria for over 10 year now, I can say authoritatively that Indonesians are full of hospitality….

Fourth ALitFest holds last week of September 2021

Fourth ALitFest holds last week of September 2021

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE fourth Abuja Literary and Arts Festival [ALitFest21] presented by the Abuja Literary Society [ALS] is set to take from 25th September to 2nd October 2021.Now in its fourth year, ALitFest21 has become a landmark…

Bashorun Askia Hails Okowa At 62, Says He Remodelled DESOPADEC To Deliver Dividends

Bashorun Askia Hails Okowa At 62, Says He Remodelled DESOPADEC To Deliver Dividends

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on his 62nd birthday anniversary. Bashorun Askia Ogieh, in…

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Osita BIOSE: TWO indices that can easily draw attention to any rustic environment are its human and natural resources. Humans who are gifted to turn around things, turning the impossible to adorable features in their localities are…

Ekpemupolo @50: Gbaramatu Youths Set To Celebrate Niger Delta Peace General

Ekpemupolo @50: Gbaramatu Youths Set To Celebrate Niger Delta Peace General

✓✓Organizer Sets Over One Million Naira For Traditional Dancing Competition Winners -Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): As the Peace General, Icon of Niger Delta and Freedom Fighter, High Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo AKA Tompolo, the Ibe Ebidouwei of Ijaw Nation, marks his Golden…

Maris Lecture: Elekeokwuri, Financial Expert As Lawmaker Unveiled

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):: HON. Anthony Elekeokwuri, is the member representing Ika North-East Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, he will be among those to discuss the topic, “Effective Tax Administration For The Delivery Of…

MARIS LECTURE: Unveiling The Spiritual Father Of The Day, Konyeke

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): FEW hours to the 2021 edition of Maris Annual Public Service Lecture, the Maris Trust Council has revealed the reason behind the choice of the Holy Week as the date for the annual Lecture. Speaking when he unveiled…

UDUMUBRAI PRESENTS BOOK ON HISTORY OF ISOKO NATION IN N’DELTA TO PUBLIC

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael EKOKORUWE: A book written by Comrade Utoware G.O Udumubrai on the ‘History of Isoko Nation in the Niger Delta’ at the weekend, was unveiled and presented to the public at the National secretariat of Isoko Development…

TOURISM: Gashaka Gumti National Park Receives Boost

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO/ North-East Bureau: Gashaka Gumti National Park, the nation’s largest park has received a boost with a donation of accessories from Africa Nature Investors. The park, which is located in Taraba and Adamawa states, and hosting…

Yuletide: Odua Hosts Children Of Atani, Others

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID (Editor S’East Bureau): In the spirit of  giving and motherly love, the wife of Atani Monarch, Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, Odua Nwanyi Ngoddy organized a Christmas get- together for the children…

JP CLARK: You Will Murder The Play

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By AZUA ALONU: When we told our English teacher, we were going to put on stage J.P Clark’s Play. Ozidi, he said: You will murder the play. Our dramatic society in our estimation very virile, we were…

Rainfall For “Rain Maker” **As Majek Fashek Sleeps @57 >>Watch Videos>>

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: The early hours annual, ritual rainfall of June 1 may have unknowingly announced his passage to greater glory. It heralded a sad news. Majekodunmi Fasheke, known by his stage name Majek Fashek or the rainmaker…

Novelist Michael Connelly on his new book, ‘Bosch’ and the Florida connection

Novelist Michael Connelly on his new book, ‘Bosch’ and the Florida connection

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): A CBS series based on Michael Connelly’s Lincoln Lawyer novels and helmed by David E. Kelley, of The Practice and Ally McBeal fame, was to begin production – as in, fully-invested cast and crew ready to proceed – on Monday, March 16 of this…

54 Happy Cheers To True Patriot, Representative, Philanthropist, Prophet, Pastor, Evangelist

54 Happy Cheers To True Patriot, Representative, Philanthropist, Prophet, Pastor, Evangelist

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Pastor Joseph Obaro IKUPA: Born 54 years ago to Urhobo parents from Ughievwen kingdom in Ughelli South LGA of present day Delta State, Rev. Ejiroghene Francis Waive is a man among men. From a humble beginning he…

HISTORY: ORIGIN OF OZORO –By Oyolo Kigho

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Oyolo KIGHO: QUOTATION: “If there are any who desire to be strangers in their own country, foreigners in their own Cities and always children in knowledge; let them Please themselves, I write not for such humours”.  …

UZERE FISHING FESTIVAL OF LOVE AND UNITY *As Kingship Tussle Ends in Truce

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael EKOKOEUWE: The people of Uzere in Isoko South local government area of Delta State, came together in love and unity to celebrate the annual Uzere fishing festival at Lake Aze to commemorate the final peace that…

Ofou Revealed: As Veteran Journalist Receives Encomiums On Birthday

Ofou Revealed: As Veteran Journalist Receives Encomiums On Birthday

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Patrick OCHEI: The veteran journalist and Chairman, Board of Delta Broadcasting Service, DBS Asaba, Comrade Felix Ofou has been showered with encomiums by friends and staff of DBS to celebrate his birthday. The man, Ofou, born on…