75-year-old grandpa, 21 others arrested by NDLEA in clampdown on illicit drugs in 7 states

75-year-old grandpa, 21 others arrested by NDLEA in clampdown on illicit drugs in 7 states

A 75-year-old grandpa, Usman Bajama is among 22 suspects arrested in operations across seven states by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the last one week during which over a million bottles/capsules of banned new psychoactive substance, Akuskura…

Okowa congratulates Bashorun Askia Ogieh at 60 

Okowa congratulates Bashorun Askia Ogieh at 60 

Delta Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with the Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, as he celebrates 60th birth anniversary.  He said that Askia had had outstanding…

Bashorun Askia Ogieh Commissions Strings Of Projects In Isoko Nation

There was a plethora of projects commissioning in Isoko Nation today 30th March, 2022 as the MD/CEO, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh alongside the Member representing Isoko Ethnic Nationality on the Board of DESOPADEC, Dr. Barr Paul Owhe went round different communities and…

10.43km Boji-Boji/Otolokpo Road, Umunede/Owa-Alero Road To Be Delivered Oct 2022  -Omodon

10.43km Boji-Boji/Otolokpo Road, Umunede/Owa-Alero Road To Be Delivered Oct 2022 -Omodon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Tina OKI: The Commissioner for Works (Urban and Highways), Mr Noel Omodon, has assured that the construction of the 10.43km Boji-Boji/Otolokpo and Umunede/Owa-Alero Roads in Ika North East Local Government Area will be completed and delivered to…

I Have Taken Electrical Installation To Next Level, Says STEPreneur Uche

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: EMMANUEL UCHE is our STEPreneur for the week. He hails from Aniocha North Local Government Area and holds a BSC in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Benin. He got enrolled in the Delta State…

DSCTDA: The Midas Touch Of Rt. Hon (Evang) Joan Onyemaechi

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Director General of Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency (DSCTDA), Rt. Hon (Evang) Joan Onyemaechi, also known as “Ada Anioma” seems to have a wand in her hand to turn everything in her care…

Blinken Reiterates Importance Of Freedom Of Expression, Access To Information

Blinken Reiterates Importance Of Freedom Of Expression, Access To Information

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- From Editor’s DESK: THE United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken has reiterated the importance of freedom of expression, access to information to democracy. He said this in Abuja during a meeting with the Civil Society Organisations on…

PRESS RELEASE: Dare To Inaugurate Boards Of Sports Federations

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Arrangements have been concluded for the official inauguration of the newly elected Board Members of the National Sports Federations by  the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare, which is to be…

FG To Start Oil Exploration In Lake Chad Basin -Timipre Sylva

FG To Start Oil Exploration In Lake Chad Basin -Timipre Sylva

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO (N-East Bureau): The Federal government on Wednesday indicated it’s willingness to start oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin. The exercise was suspended by the Nigerian government in July 2017 after suspected members of Boko…

Encomiums Pour In As Bashorun Askia Commissions DESOPADEC Projects In Isoko

Encomiums Pour In As Bashorun Askia Commissions DESOPADEC Projects In Isoko

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Albert OGRAKA: Living up to his promises to rebrand the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), the Managing Director/CEO of the Commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA,CrFA), led the Executive Directors and Board Members to the…

NDDC:GROUP SAYS APPOINTMENT OF OKUMAGBA AS NEW MD IN ORDER   **URGES STAKEHOLDERS TO GIVE  HIM  MAXIMUM SUPPORT

NDDC:GROUP SAYS APPOINTMENT OF OKUMAGBA AS NEW MD IN ORDER **URGES STAKEHOLDERS TO GIVE HIM MAXIMUM SUPPORT

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): A pressure  group,  United Front For Niger Delta  ( UFFND)  has hailed the  appointment of former Commissioner for Finance in Delta State,  Olorogun  Bernard Okumagba as the new Managing  Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission  ( NDDC…

Delta United, Stronger Than Ever –Okowa ***Izu Anioma, AAIC, Royal Fathers Give Thanks For His Reelection

With the perfection of the zoning arrangement that sought to rotate political power among the three Senatorial Districts in the state, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has described it as an omen of a people stronger and more united than ever….

SECURITY: OLEH MONARCH WELCOMES POLICE AREA COMMANDER ON FAMILIARIZATION TOUR

SECURITY: OLEH MONARCH WELCOMES POLICE AREA COMMANDER ON FAMILIARIZATION TOUR

-From Michael EKOKORUWE: His Royal Majesty Anthony William’s O. Ovrawah, JP. FCAI, Omogha 1, the Odiologbo of Oleh kingdom and chairman Isoko traditional ruler’s council, has assured ACP Camillus Ezewulu Emeodi, Area commander Ozoro, Isoko North local government area of co-operation towards…

Shun Electoral Violence   –Hon. Chidi Tugwa Admonishes Ewulu Youths

Shun Electoral Violence –Hon. Chidi Tugwa Admonishes Ewulu Youths

The Secretary, VOTE OKOWA AGAIN (VOA) Aniocha South, the Coordinator Door to Door for Elumelu and Secretary, Nsukwa Clan Mandate, Hon. Chidi Chinedu Tugwa, has passionately appealed to youths of Ewulu to come out en-masse to vote Governor Okowa back to power…

19th NSF: Delta Poised To Retain Trophy….Hauls 139 Medals

19th NSF: Delta Poised To Retain Trophy….Hauls 139 Medals

The defending champions at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF),  Team Delta, have raked in 139 medals in a sustained display of dominance over other Nigerian participating states, as at Wednesday. The official medals table released in Abuja shows Team Delta leading…

Dame Okowa Interacts With Delta Queen Mothers **Urges Them To Pray, Preach Peace, Love, Unity

Dame Okowa Interacts With Delta Queen Mothers **Urges Them To Pray, Preach Peace, Love, Unity

-By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of Delta state governor and founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa has described prayers as the only means to solving myriad of societal problems. Dame Okowa who feted the wives of traditional rulers in Delta state to…

Digital Revolution: UAE’s To Get First Artificial Intelligence Platform for Offices

Digital Revolution: UAE’s To Get First Artificial Intelligence Platform for Offices

*Intelligent system will transform workplace and play a key role in building offices of the future *Platform to be deployed at Bee’ah’s iconic headquarters in pilot phase, creating smartest office building in the Middle East Sharjah, United Arab Emirates—Bee’ah. a pioneer in…

Singapore Summit: Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Singapore Summit: Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen, lawmakers with the populist Progress Party, told Norwegian news agency NTB on Wednesday…

Delta Govt To Renovate 107 Primary Health Care Centres, Reactivate Airfield Ground Lightning Systems @ Asaba Int’l Airport

Delta Govt To Renovate 107 Primary Health Care Centres, Reactivate Airfield Ground Lightning Systems @ Asaba Int’l Airport

The Delta State government has approved the renovation of 107 Primary Health Care Centres operating the Contributory Health Scheme in the state. In addition, the reactivation of Airfield Ground Lightning Systems at the Asaba International Airport and the renovation of the existing…

Breaking News: Delta Assembly Confirms Obuh As Chairman Bureau For Pensions

Breaking News: Delta Assembly Confirms Obuh As Chairman Bureau For Pensions

-By Albert OGRAKA: The Delta state House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of Mr. Anthony Chuks Obuh and Mr. Lawson Efenudu as the Chairman and Secretary of Delta State Bureau for Pensions. Obuh, a retired Permanent Secretary and former Commissioner for…

PDP Hails Gov. Okowa For Successful Ekiti Primary Poll

PDP Hails Gov. Okowa For Successful Ekiti Primary Poll

The  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Delta State chapter has commended the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Ekiti State PDP Primary for July 2018, governorship election, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for conducting a hitch-free party primary election. A press statement signed by…

S’ Africa’s Gets New President, Ramaphosa Plots Against Grandstanding, Corruption

S’ Africa’s Gets New President, Ramaphosa Plots Against Grandstanding, Corruption

“South Africa must come first in everything that we do.” Cyril Ramaphosa has taken over from Jacob Zuma as the President of South Africa. This followed his selection on Thursday by the country’s lawmakers after the resignation of Zuma on Wednesday. Zuma had been in…

Delta Oil, Gas Bearing Communities Urged To Embrace Peace For Optimal Production, Enhanced Revenue Base

Delta Oil, Gas Bearing Communities Urged To Embrace Peace For Optimal Production, Enhanced Revenue Base

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  Delta state Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro has encouraged Deltans, especially those of the oil and gas bearing communities to embrace peace in order to enhance oil production and shore up the revenue base of…

Delta Gov. Okowa Tests "Political Waters" With Minor Cabinet Reshuffle ***Deltans React

Delta Gov. Okowa Tests "Political Waters" With Minor Cabinet Reshuffle ***Deltans React

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA:  Against the backdrop of clamour for the general overhaul of his cabinet and complaints that the state executive council is composed of persons regarded as square pegs in round holes, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta…

N/Delta 16-Point Demand: Buhari "Baba Go Slow" Knocks Out Quick Solution, As Leaders Seek Fiscal Federalism, Ownership Of Oil Blocs

N/Delta 16-Point Demand: Buhari "Baba Go Slow" Knocks Out Quick Solution, As Leaders Seek Fiscal Federalism, Ownership Of Oil Blocs

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  President Mohammadu Buhari may not be ready for a quick solution to the request presented to him by stakeholders from the Niger Delta, who on Tuesday presented a 16-point demand to him and requesting for an inclusive…