How Senior Student Slit Throat Of Junior For Refusing Errand *Govt Sets Up C’ttee To Investigate

How Senior Student Slit Throat Of Junior For Refusing Errand *Govt Sets Up C’ttee To Investigate

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: Borno State government has set up a committee to investigate the incident of the slitting of the throat of Jubril Sadi Mato, a student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology, Maiduguri. Jubril, who is presently…

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…

Christmas: Bashorun Askia Tells Nigerians To Be Hopeful, Emulate Jesus’ Virtues

Christmas: Bashorun Askia Tells Nigerians To Be Hopeful, Emulate Jesus’ Virtues

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has urged Nigerians to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ as the world celebrate yet another Christmas. Bashorun Askia…

Dame Okowa Avows Role Of Trad Institution *Fetes Royal Mothers, Wives Of Royal Fathers

Dame Okowa Avows Role Of Trad Institution *Fetes Royal Mothers, Wives Of Royal Fathers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE wife of Delta State Governor and Founder O5 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has acknowledged the role of the traditional institution in the sustenance of peaceful coexistence in the state. Dame Okowa, who called on…

Kukah Charges Govt On Creation Of Environment To Harness Youth’s Potentials

Kukah Charges Govt On Creation Of Environment To Harness Youth’s Potentials

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Mathew Hassan Kukah has charged government at all levels to create the enabling environment to effectively harness the potentials of the teeming young population for nation building. Bishop Kukah gave…

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ON Sunday, the South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Christian Leaders urged the Federal Government to free Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and to put an end to the deaths and…

How Troops Foiled Kidnap Of Catholic Bishop In Imo

How Troops Foiled Kidnap Of Catholic Bishop In Imo

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): NIGERIAN troops conducting Exercise Golden Dawn under Sector 3, on Sunday, foiled an attempt to kidnap the Catholic Bishop of Orlu Diocese, Most Reverend Augustine Ukwuoma. Our correspondent reports that the incident occurred at the Orlu Diocesan Catholic…

Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Tues Oct 19 Public Holiday

Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Tues Oct 19 Public Holiday

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Federal Government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who…

Zulum Visits Pastor Whose Son Was Killed In Maiduguri Church Demolition Saga

Zulum Visits Pastor Whose Son Was Killed In Maiduguri Church Demolition Saga

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: BORNO State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has visited the family of Pastor Bitrus Tumba whose son died during a reaction to an attempted demolition of a branch of EYN church in Maiduguri on August 5,…

AFGHANISTAN: THE RETURN OF THE TALIBAN

AFGHANISTAN: THE RETURN OF THE TALIBAN

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: IT was just the right time for the embattled Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani to disappear; with his tail tucked between his legs, he did without looking back. The cover the American government gave him and…

Oleh Diocese Of Anglican Communion Holds 8th Synod In Delta, Advocates For Restructuring Of Nigeria

Oleh Diocese Of Anglican Communion Holds 8th Synod In Delta, Advocates For Restructuring Of Nigeria

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE Bishop of the Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, Rt. Revd. John U. Aruakpor has advocated for the restructuring of Nigeria to reflect true federalism where the states will be in control of their resources…

One Dead, Five Injured In Police/Christian Worshippers Clash In Maiduguri

One Dead, Five Injured In Police/Christian Worshippers Clash In Maiduguri

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: ONE person was killed and five others injured in a fracas between security attached to operatives of Borno Geographical Information System and some worshippers at a branch of EYN Church in Maiduguri, the Governor of…

THE EXPERIENCE: Cleric Inaugurates High-Powered C’ttee For Egugbo’s Book Presentation

THE EXPERIENCE: Cleric Inaugurates High-Powered C’ttee For Egugbo’s Book Presentation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: VERY Rev. Fr. John Konyeke has inaugurated a high-powered committee for the public presentation of the book, THE EXPERIENCE, authored by renowned journalist, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, Special Assistant (Media) to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State….

Eid-el-Kabir: Greater Devotion To God Will Enthrone Justice, Fairness -Bashorun Askia

Eid-el-Kabir: Greater Devotion To God Will Enthrone Justice, Fairness -Bashorun Askia

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has called for prayers to God to enthrone a new era of justice, fairness and development in Nigeria. Bashorun Askia, who…

FG Declares next Tuesday and Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-El-Kabir

FG Declares next Tuesday and Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-El-Kabir

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Federal Government has declared Tuesday July 20 and Wednesday July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf…

Eid El Fitr: Bashorun Askia Calls For Deep Sober Reflections, Prayers

Eid El Fitr: Bashorun Askia Calls For Deep Sober Reflections, Prayers

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): MANAGING Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has called for deep sober reflections and prayers as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan fasting. Bashorun Askia in an…

Eid-el-Fitr: Reps Minority Caucus Congratulates Nigerians, Urges Peaceful Co-Existence

Eid-el-Fitr: Reps Minority Caucus Congratulates Nigerians, Urges Peaceful Co-Existence

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Muslims on the completion of Holy Ramadan fasting and urged  Nigerians to use the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr to  rekindle hope in the unity of the country The…

SO SAD! How Drug Dealers Use Statue Of Mary *NDLEA Intercepts Drugs Concealed In Statue Of Mary, Auto Spare Parts

SO SAD! How Drug Dealers Use Statue Of Mary *NDLEA Intercepts Drugs Concealed In Statue Of Mary, Auto Spare Parts

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: VIRGIN Mary statues are sentinels of grace placed to guard the heart; they are safe sanctuaries, symbols of the authentic devotion, and reciprocal love. Mary’s role in Christian history represents faithfulness, devotion, humility, purity. But…

PREDATORS, VICTIMS AND ECHOES OF DISINTEGRATION

PREDATORS, VICTIMS AND ECHOES OF DISINTEGRATION

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: ONE of the palpably visible source of anger that readily culminates into feelings of separatism and other existential cry in our Nation today is insecurity. This is more so, given the level of workable strategies…

Easter: DESOPADEC Boss Preaches Faith Renewal, Urges Deltans To Uphold Devt Virtues

Easter: DESOPADEC Boss Preaches Faith Renewal, Urges Deltans To Uphold Devt Virtues

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Says DESOPADEC Will Sustain Youth Venture In Mandate Areas Encourages Covid-19 Vaccination THE Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has emphasized that the season…

INSECURITY: THE SHEIKH GUMI’S ALTERNATIVE

INSECURITY: THE SHEIKH GUMI’S ALTERNATIVE

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Austen AKHAGBEME: UNUSUAL times have a way of breeding and bringing up unusual solutions from unusual sources by unusual people. The above aptly describes the scenario that prompt up the strange visitation of the Kaduna based Islamic…

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To Markets, Schools, Motor Parks, Churches, Mosques To Enforce COVID-19 Protocols

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: Personnel of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to markets, schools, motor parks, churches and mosques, recreation centers and other public facilities across the nation to enforce compliance with COVID-19 protocols….

BISHOP MATHEW KUKAH: BETWEEN PATRIOTISM AND PROPAGANDA

BISHOP MATHEW KUKAH: BETWEEN PATRIOTISM AND PROPAGANDA

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: The Bishop of the catholic Diocese Sokoto, Rev Mathew Hassan Kukah is not one that needs an introduction. His fiery mien, speaks of a unique Clergyman, with a heart for service and a concern for…

Christmas: Bashorun Askia Counsels Nigerians *Urges Gratitude To God

Christmas: Bashorun Askia Counsels Nigerians *Urges Gratitude To God

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has felicitated with Christians on the celebration of Christmas, urging them to always express genuine love by being…

Anglican Knights  Confab Holds Nov 26 To 29 In Ughelli Diocese

Anglican Knights Confab Holds Nov 26 To 29 In Ughelli Diocese

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Council of Knights, Anglican  Communion,  Ughelli Diocese, Delta State would host the 22nd Joint Council of Knights, JCK Delegates Conference November 26 to 29, 2020. A statement by the Chairman and Secretary, JCK Publicity Sub Committee, Sir…

BETWEEN PASTOR ADEBOYE’S CALL AND PRESIDENT BUHARI’S  REBUFF

BETWEEN PASTOR ADEBOYE’S CALL AND PRESIDENT BUHARI’S REBUFF

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Austen AKHAGBEME: The sound of the call for the restructuring of the Nigerian federation has become like that of a broken record. It comes in a bewildering staccato; it comes intermittently from both the usual and the…

Eid-el-kabir: Reps Minority Caucus Tasks Leaders on Selfless Service

Eid-el-kabir: Reps Minority Caucus Tasks Leaders on Selfless Service

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el Kabir celebration. The Minority leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu in a statement on Thursday 30th July, 2020, called on…

Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations Sobering, Says DESOPADEC Boss Bashorun Askia

Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations Sobering, Says DESOPADEC Boss Bashorun Askia

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA,  has described this year’s Eid el Fitr celebrations as sobering with great lessons learnt following stringent restrictions…

HCHF Call: Millions Unite Globally In Prayer To End Covid-19 Pandemic

HCHF Call: Millions Unite Globally In Prayer To End Covid-19 Pandemic

-Blank NEWS Online (Abu Dhabi, UAE): The world has witnessed what is described as an unprecedented historic scene on Thursday, 14th May, when millions of people around the world united in prayer to supplicate to God for an end to the COVID-19…

LOCKDOWN: “WE HAVE BEEN OBEYING GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES” – PRIMATE OGBODOGBO

LOCKDOWN: “WE HAVE BEEN OBEYING GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES” – PRIMATE OGBODOGBO

-As Some Churches Flout Facemask, Social Distancing Order -Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Michael EKOKORUWE: The President and General Overseer of New Testimony Gospel Church, Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State, Primate Dr. Moses Ogbodogbo (JP) has affirmed…

AT EASTER, BASHORUN ASKIA URGES NIGERIANS TO REMAIN FOCUSED ON GOD

AT EASTER, BASHORUN ASKIA URGES NIGERIANS TO REMAIN FOCUSED ON GOD

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has asked Nigerians to remain focused on God as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic, saying God is revealing his awesomeness. In an…

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: ARCHBISHOP APENA URGES CHRISTIANS TO PRAY FOR  NATION

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: ARCHBISHOP APENA URGES CHRISTIANS TO PRAY FOR NATION

**As Churches in Oleh, Environs Comply To Stay At Home Order Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael EKOKORUWE: The Archbishop of Bethesda Gospel Mission, Irri, Isoko South local government area, Archbishop Christian A. O. Apena, has urged Christians in Nigeria to pray…

Rev. S.W. Martin Lives on as Pilgrim Baptist Hospital Issele-Uku Reopens Feb. 22

Rev. S.W. Martin Lives on as Pilgrim Baptist Hospital Issele-Uku Reopens Feb. 22

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): All is now set for the official reopening of Pilgrim Baptist Hospital Issele-uku for full medical services. The reopening follows the comprehensive rehabilitation of the Hospital established by a renowned Baptist Minister and founder of the Pilgrim Baptist…

African Missions Global Holds Inaugural Sport Festival Among IDPs Camps In Borno

African Missions Global Holds Inaugural Sport Festival Among IDPs Camps In Borno

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Mike SOGBOLA, North East Correspondent:  Sport Festival is currently being organized by African Missions Global (AMG) among internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri, the birth place of Boko Haram. The Festival, which commenced on Tuesday at…

Day Before Inauguration:  S’ Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy Over Forgery

Day Before Inauguration: S’ Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy Over Forgery

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – Nigeria’s Apex court, the Supreme Court has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The Supreme Court’s Thursday judgement has however put aside the mega preparations for Governor-elect David…