Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

Headmasters’/Principals’ Cup: Delta Govt Harps On Grassroots Sports Growth

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sports Editor’s DESK: Delta State Government has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring grassroots sports development, especially football activities in the state. The State Commissioner for Primary Education, Mr. Chika Ossai stated this in Asaba during a press…

Delta Govt Assures Federal Agencies Of Support Towards Effective Service Delivery

Delta Govt Assures Federal Agencies Of Support Towards Effective Service Delivery

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Delta State Government has assured federal agencies in the state that it will continue to support them towards effective service delivery in the state subject to the availability of funds. The Secretary to the…

Get Involved In Political Process, Gov Okowa Tells Delta Youths

Get Involved In Political Process, Gov Okowa Tells Delta Youths

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK THE Delta State Government has charged youths in the state to participate fully in the electoral process so that they can contribute their own quota in the governance of the state. Delta State Governor, Senator…

Delta Government Introduces Bee-Keeping To YAGEP

Delta Government Introduces Bee-Keeping To YAGEP

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Delta State Government has introduced Apiculture into its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in addition to Fish, Crop, Piggery and Poultry Productions in the 2020/2021 Cycle. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer in…

Delta Govt Hands Over Collapsed Uzere/Asaba-Ase Road Bridge To Contractor *Askia Thanks Okowa, Assures Quick Completion

Delta Govt Hands Over Collapsed Uzere/Asaba-Ase Road Bridge To Contractor *Askia Thanks Okowa, Assures Quick Completion

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has assured that remedial works on the collapsed bridge along Uzere/Asaba-Ase Road will be completed shortly. Bashorun Askia, who personally…

Sanwo-Olu Signs Law Prohibiting Open Cattle Grazing, Trespass Of Cattle On Land In Lagos

Sanwo-Olu Signs Law Prohibiting Open Cattle Grazing, Trespass Of Cattle On Land In Lagos

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, signed the bill to prohibit open cattle grazing and trespass of cattle on land in the state into laws. “By the powers vested in me as the Governor…

2023: PDP Remains Nigerians Hope For Life of Peace, Eco Prosperity – Elumelu

2023: PDP Remains Nigerians Hope For Life of Peace, Eco Prosperity – Elumelu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK MINORITY Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has said that returning the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to power in 2023, remains the best hope for Nigerians to enjoy a life of…

NDLEA Destroys 14 Hectares Cannabis Farms In Edo

NDLEA Destroys 14 Hectares Cannabis Farms In Edo

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have destroyed over 14 hectares of cannabis cultivated farms in Edo State. This is part of continued nationwide ‘offensive action’ against drug traffickers in the past…

Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary An Oil Palm Development Expert

Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary An Oil Palm Development Expert

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: OMOEFE UCHE GODSWILL hails from Emu-Obedeti in Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She attended the University of Port Harcourt where she obtained a BSc. in Agricultural Economics 2012. She was unemployed till she got enrolled…

Good News For Nigerians, As FG Launches Youth Employment Action Plan For Job Creation

Good News For Nigerians, As FG Launches Youth Employment Action Plan For Job Creation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK THE Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to mobilising the full energies and capacities of the youth in the country towards minimising the risks to national security posed by rising youth unemployment and underemployment, in…

Gbajabiamila Harps On Need For More Women Participation In Politics

Gbajabiamila Harps On Need For More Women Participation In Politics

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: SPEAKER, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said there is needto pave the path for a more equal, safer and more inclusive Nigeria where women can optimally and effectively contribute their own quota to…

UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said the world should be worried about happenings in the sub Saharan region, especially the Lake Chad axis. Addressing a press conference in Abuja after…

Bashorun Askia Commends Progress On Emevor Bypass Road *As Community Hails Okowa, DESOPADEC

Bashorun Askia Commends Progress On Emevor Bypass Road *As Community Hails Okowa, DESOPADEC

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed satisfaction with the pace of construction work on the Phase One of the Four Kilometers Emevor Bypass road under…

Envoy, NIDCOM, Nigerian Community condemn killing of Nigerian by her Italian husband in Italy …Call for Justice

Envoy, NIDCOM, Nigerian Community condemn killing of Nigerian by her Italian husband in Italy …Call for Justice

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: NIGERIA’S Ambassador to Italy, Amb Mfawa Omini Abam, the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as well as the Nigerian Community in Italy, have demanded full investigation into the killing of a…

Okowa Deserves To Be President of Nigeria, Says Elumelu …Calls on him to make self available for post

Okowa Deserves To Be President of Nigeria, Says Elumelu …Calls on him to make self available for post

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK DELTA Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has been called upon to make himself available for the president of Nigeria come 2023. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu made the…

Egypt-ICF Releases Cairo Communiqué To Drive Global 2030 SDGs

Egypt-ICF Releases Cairo Communiqué To Drive Global 2030 SDGs

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: A new document charting the way forward for developing economies to achieve the UN’s 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) has been released in Cairo. The Cairo Communiqué was released on September 9, 2021 at the…

EFCC Re-Arraigns Woman For N12.7m Fraud In Maiduguri

EFCC Re-Arraigns Woman For N12.7m Fraud In Maiduguri

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, re-arraigned one Dookenger Takon before Justice Umaru Fadawu’s Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on a four -count amended charge bordering on cheating, forgery, issuance of dud cheque…

Liman Describes Hoodlums’ Attack Of Firefighters Unacceptable

Liman Describes Hoodlums’ Attack Of Firefighters Unacceptable

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The Controller General of Federal Fire Service. Dr. Liman Ibrahim has condemned the attack on firefighters and destruction of fire trucks by hoodlums, saying that the action is unacceptable and those responsible will definitely not…

Outgoing Minister Of Environment Hands Over To Ikeazor

Outgoing Minister Of Environment Hands Over To Ikeazor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The outgoing Minister of Environment, Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar has officially handed over the affairs of the Ministry to the Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, Abubakar,…

NEDC Says Boko Haram Destroyed 500,000 Structures In North East

NEDC Says Boko Haram Destroyed 500,000 Structures In North East

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Friday decried the destruction by Boko Haram on the North East region, lamenting that 500,000 structures from the existing 4 million in the region were destroyed. Speaking at the…

2023: Reps Minority Leader Elumelu Says Nigerians Ready to Follow PDP To Victory

2023: Reps Minority Leader Elumelu Says Nigerians Ready to Follow PDP To Victory

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed the confidence and willingness of Nigerians to follow the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to Victory in 2023. Elumelu in his remarks…

Work Hard To Achieve Bright Future, STEPreneur Okocha Advises STEP/YAGEP Beneficiaries

Work Hard To Achieve Bright Future, STEPreneur Okocha Advises STEP/YAGEP Beneficiaries

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: JENNIFER CHINASIAOKWU OKOCHA (2016/2017 STEP CYCLE). Our STEPreneur for the week is Jennifer Chinasiaokwu Okocha, trained in Audio-Visual Services. She hails from Aniocha South. She is the CEO of JennyChi Studios, Asaba. Jennifer attended Delta State Polytechnic,…

How NDLEA Intercepted N6bn Insurgents’ Drugs In Lagos Port –Marwa

How NDLEA Intercepted N6bn Insurgents’ Drugs In Lagos Port –Marwa

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) on Wednesday gave details of how loads of Captagon, a brand of Amphetamine meant for insurgents’ camps in Nigeria…

EFCC Arraigns Bureau de Change Operator for N43.3m Fraud in Maiduguri

EFCC Arraigns Bureau de Change Operator for N43.3m Fraud in Maiduguri

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A Bureau de Change Operator in Maiduguri, Bukar Mohammed has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Justice Aisha Kumaliya’s Borno State High Court on a one-count charge of obtaining…

Ikechukwu Akozor: We Lost A Team Builder, Gem, Brother -Says DESOPADEC MD/CEO

Ikechukwu Akozor: We Lost A Team Builder, Gem, Brother -Says DESOPADEC MD/CEO

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed profound shock of the death of Hon. Ikechukwu Akozor, Commissioner representing Ndokwa nation on the Board of…

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: BORNO State is to export wheat and gum arabic to Sudan. This follows discussion between Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum and a team of experts at theheadquarters of Arab Bank for Economic Development in…

Breaking: Section Of Uzere Road Bridge Caves-In, Commuters Urged To Seek Alternative Routes

Breaking: Section Of Uzere Road Bridge Caves-In, Commuters Urged To Seek Alternative Routes

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE major bridge to Uzere kingdom in Isoko South local government area and other Ndokwa East reverine Communities of Delta State has caved – in and commuters have resorted to alternative routes tor their…

Pilgrimage: Okowa, Ihedioha, Elue, Obiosa, Others For Book Launch

Pilgrimage: Okowa, Ihedioha, Elue, Obiosa, Others For Book Launch

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: GOVERNOR of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha will on Wednesday,  October 6, 2021, attend the public presentation of a book titled, “The Experience.” Alternate…

Int’l  Day of Charity: Dame Okowa Gives Succour To Residents Of Illah Community

Int’l Day of Charity: Dame Okowa Gives Succour To Residents Of Illah Community

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: As the world marks the 2021 International Day of Charity, wife of Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, brought succour to residents of Obioma Camp, Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area after they received…

DEATH AT SOWORE’S DOORSTEP

DEATH AT SOWORE’S DOORSTEP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: THE spate of killings and the orgy of evil pervading the land, especially at the twilight of this regime, has become a painful riddle waiting to be unravelled. Families have been wantonly decimated by daredevil…

Breaking: Nigeria Condemns Guinean Coup

Breaking: Nigeria Condemns Guinean Coup

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: NIGERIAN Government has condemned the coup d’etat in Guinea A statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday, Mrs. Esther Sunsuwa read: “The Nigerian Government is saddened by the apparent coup…

NDLEA Boss, Marwa Advocates Drug Test Before Marriage

NDLEA Boss, Marwa Advocates Drug Test Before Marriage

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has buttressed the need for pre-marital drug test as a key factor to a stable home. Marwa spoke at a…

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….

Think Outside The Box Within Our Environment For Needs You Can Provide, Survive On, YAGEPreneur Okafor Tells Delta Youths

Think Outside The Box Within Our Environment For Needs You Can Provide, Survive On, YAGEPreneur Okafor Tells Delta Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: JOHN OKAFOR is the CEO of G.Husb Enterprise located at Ugbolu. He hails from Ika North East Local Government Area. He holds a BSC, MSC and is about to complete his PhD in Economics from the…

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

$418m Judgement Debts: Reps Minority Caucus Back Govs, Demand Probe …Urges Buhari To Halt Payment Until After Probe

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)  –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has cautioned against the reported approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the payment of the $418 million suspicious debt despite wide spread national objection by stakeholders, including…

Minister’s Sack Is Diversionary Gimmick To Cover Failure – Reps Minority Caucus

Minister’s Sack Is Diversionary Gimmick To Cover Failure – Reps Minority Caucus

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has described the sack of two Ministers by President Muhamadu Buhari as a diversionary gimmick geared towards covering failure. In a Statement on Thursday September 2, 2021…

Iteire pledges to revitalize Isoko language, Says it remains Identity of Isoko people

Iteire pledges to revitalize Isoko language, Says it remains Identity of Isoko people

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: ISOKO-NORTH local government Council Chairman, Hon Christian Othuke Iteire yesterday, gave the support of his administration to revitalise Isoko Language for it not to go into extinction as it remains the Identity of Isoko…