New Delta Secretariat: Legacy Of Okowa’s Inspirational Leadership – Osinbajo

New Delta Secretariat: Legacy Of Okowa’s Inspirational Leadership – Osinbajo

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said the new state-of-the-art Central Secretariat Complex built by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba was one of the governor’s legacies of inspirational and visionary leadership in Delta…

Digital Literacy Programme: DTSG Partners UK Govt

Digital Literacy Programme: DTSG Partners UK Govt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: IN furtherance of its determination to ensure that citizens of Delta State acquire the necessary skills and become digital literate in a 21st century digital economy, the state government is to partner with the UK…

My Farm Proceeds Adequately Takes Care Of My Family, Says YAGEPreneur Osokogwu

My Farm Proceeds Adequately Takes Care Of My Family, Says YAGEPreneur Osokogwu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: VINCENT OSOKOGWU has great passion for farming. He hails from Abavo in Ika South Local Government Area. He is the CEO of Fedvins Enterprise and a graduate of Biology Education from the Delta State University,…

Indigenous Contractors Say Impostors Plotting Unrest In DESOPADEC Mandate Areas *Fingers Opposition Party Chieftain

Indigenous Contractors Say Impostors Plotting Unrest In DESOPADEC Mandate Areas *Fingers Opposition Party Chieftain

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE DESOPADEC Indigenous Contractors Forum, has disclaimed an alleged planned protest by its members against the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on Monday, 30th November 2021. According to the Forum, the planned…

Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup Enters Final Stage

Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup Enters Final Stage

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- From Sports DESK/By Sheddy Saxon Udu, PGD: THE sixth edition of the Delta State Principals Cup comes up on Tuesday, November 30,2021 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Alaka Grammer School, Ozoro will lock horns with Ovwor Mixed…

FG Shuts Down Operations At Santa Barbara Oilfields

FG Shuts Down Operations At Santa Barbara Oilfields

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Government has shut down operations at Santa Barbara oilfields. A signed statement on Tuesday by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Environment, Saghir el Mohammed, said the shut down will be effected until proper…

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…

One-Third Women Experience Violence In Lifetime, Says UNWomen

One-Third Women Experience Violence In Lifetime, Says UNWomen

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ONE-THIRD of the women population worldwide experience violence in their lifetime, United Nations (UN) Women has decried. The Deputy Representative, UN Women Nigeria, Mr. Lansana Wonneh, at a media parley to commemorate with the 16 Days of Activism…

FG Unveils 10-Year Validity Passport Facility In London

FG Unveils 10-Year Validity Passport Facility In London

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has commissioned a new Passport Issuing facility that would offer the 10-year validity Passport to Nigerians at the Nigerian High Commission in London. A statement on Wednesday by the Assistant Comptroller…

EU, Partners Mobilise Against SGBV

EU, Partners Mobilise Against SGBV

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE European Union (EU) and its partners are stepping up efforts to mobilise action towards fast-tracking prosecution of offenders and guaranteeing access to justice and remedies for victims of sexual assault. According to a statement on Wednesday, top…

‘No N4.5 Billion Padded Into NDLEA 2022 Budget’ -NDLEA Spokesman

‘No N4.5 Billion Padded Into NDLEA 2022 Budget’ -NDLEA Spokesman

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has dismissed insinuations from some reports that N4.5 billion was padded into its proposed 2022 budget. The spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi said on Wednesday that the agency was inundated…

Korea Boosts eGovernment In Nigeria, Cameroon

Korea Boosts eGovernment In Nigeria, Cameroon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- From Editor’s DESK: REPUBLIC of Korea in a move to boost eGovernment in Nigeria and Cameroon has organized Korea-Nigeria-Cameroon eGovernment workshop and knowledge exchange programme. The Republic of Korea organized the programme through its grant aid agency, Korea…

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…

Cabo Verde Establishes Embassy In Nigeria *Watch Video

Cabo Verde Establishes Embassy In Nigeria *Watch Video

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):- Special Report From Mike SOGBOLA: CABO Verde has established her Embassy in the country to strengthen diplomatic ties with Nigeria and be closer to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission which is headquartered in Abuja,…

Embrace Entrepreneurship, Vocational Skills, STEPreneur Eterigho Advises Delta Youths

Embrace Entrepreneurship, Vocational Skills, STEPreneur Eterigho Advises Delta Youths

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: ETERIGHO ONANEFE JOSHUA (2015/2016 CYCLE)LGA: ISOKO SOUTHENTERPRISE: BARBING OUR STEPreneur for this week is Joshua Onanefe Eterigho, the CEO of Adept Spring Unisex Salon, Azagba Ogwashi. He has an HND in Graphic Design from Ogwashi-Uku…

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)/MAIDUGURI – BORNO State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has ordered nine armored personnel carriers for police operations in Malam-Fatori, Nigerian border town with Niger Republic. Malam-Fatori, which came under Boko Haram occupation in 2014, is headquarters of Abadam local…

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives had said that the report of the Lagos EndSARS judicial panel has clearly attested to an attempt by officials of the All Progressive Congress, APC, led Federal…

Bashorun Askia Hails Lawmaker Of The Year, Oborevwori

Bashorun Askia Hails Lawmaker Of The Year, Oborevwori

-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 described Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, as an extraordinary…

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA: THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of Canada has commenced the training of no less than 120 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and National Agency for the…

Zulum Gives N20 Million To Bereaved Family Of Gen. Zirkushu

Zulum Gives N20 Million To Bereaved Family Of Gen. Zirkushu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA: BORNO State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday gave N20 million to the bereaved family of late Brig. Gen. Dzarma Zirkushu, who was killed in a battle between Nigerian Army and the terrorist group, Boko…

AFGHANISTAN: THE TALLEST TASK FOR THE TALIBAN

AFGHANISTAN: THE TALLEST TASK FOR THE TALIBAN

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: IT is always a different and strange experience when the hunter suddenly turned the hunted. The very reason why the vicious circle of violence may last longer than expected in crisis-ridden Afghanistan. As of today,…

Nigeria House Of Reps Intervenes As Elumelu Moves Motion

Nigeria House Of Reps Intervenes As Elumelu Moves Motion

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE House of Representatives has resolved to urgently intervene in the diplomatic row between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates with a view to lessen the suffering of Nigerians transiting through the UAE. The House took the decision…

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): United States has called on both Lagos and Federal governments to respond to the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the #ENDSARS protest. The US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday…

Apprehension Grows Over Use Of Afghanistan For Sheltering, Training Or Financing Terror Acts

Apprehension Grows Over Use Of Afghanistan For Sheltering, Training Or Financing Terror Acts

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE eight-nation Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan held in New Delhi, India last week has emphasised that Afghanistan’s territory should not be used for “sheltering, training, planning or financing any terrorist act.” Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval…

How Gov. Okowa Changed My Unemployment Story to Testimony, Says YAGEP Beneficiary

How Gov. Okowa Changed My Unemployment Story to Testimony, Says YAGEP Beneficiary

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: EROMEDOGHENE EZEKIEL (2016/2017 CYCLE)LGA: ISOKO NORTHENTERPRISE: FISH PRODUCTION That the Delta State Government’s job creation programme has taken thousands of Deltan youths off the streets by training and establishing them in vocational and agricultural enterprises…

KEN SARO-WIWA: 26 YEARS AFTER

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…

World Orphans Day: Dame Okowa Lauds Sponsors, Care Givers *Wants More Support To Orphans

World Orphans Day: Dame Okowa Lauds Sponsors, Care Givers *Wants More Support To Orphans

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: WIFE of the Delta State governor and Founder O5 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has expressed her determination to make sure that Orphans are not forgotten in the state. While celebrating the World Orphans Day at…

Anambra Guber Poll: At Last Soludo Declared Winner

Anambra Guber Poll: At Last Soludo Declared Winner

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVIDS/ Awka: AT exactly 1.51am on 10th November 2021 the All Progressive Grand Alliance  APGA candidate, Prof. Charrles Chukwuma Soludo was finally declared winner of the 2021 Governorship election in Anambra State. The returning Officer for…

ANAMBRA: THE SOLUTION CALLED SOLUDO

ANAMBRA: THE SOLUTION CALLED SOLUDO

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: PROFESSOR Chukwuma Charles Soludo is undoubtedly, a renowned personality. He is from a large tribe of public intellectuals known for their lucidity in juxtaposing hypotheses and theories against the naked reality of the Nigerian situation….

DESOPADEC Boss Mourns Arc. Ogeh *Says He Was A Great Inspiration In Enviable Nobility

DESOPADEC Boss Mourns Arc. Ogeh *Says He Was A Great Inspiration In Enviable Nobility

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed shock over the sudden passage of an illustrious Isoko son, Arc. Joseph Ajirioghene Ogeh. A message titled…

Senators, Rep Members Blast Chibuike Amaechi For Acting With Impunity

Senators, Rep Members Blast Chibuike Amaechi For Acting With Impunity

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committees on Land and Marine Transport on Thursday protested against the proposal of the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Ameachi, to construct a standard gauge for the Kano-Maradi rail line while an…

Anambra Election: CG Tells 20,000 Deployed NSCDC Personnel To Use Minimum Force, Conduct Selves Professionally

Anambra Election: CG Tells 20,000 Deployed NSCDC Personnel To Use Minimum Force, Conduct Selves Professionally

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi has read out the riot act to personnel of the agency on duty in Anambra for the success of the gubernatorial election in state,…

Olomu/Oviri/ Egodor Road Project To Be Completed Soon –Omodon

Olomu/Oviri/ Egodor Road Project To Be Completed Soon –Omodon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Tina OKI: DELTA State Commissioner for Works (Urban Roads and Highways), Mr Noel Omodon has stated that the issues surrounding the Construction of the 8 km Olomu-Oviri-Egodor Road have been resolved and the road project will soon…

STEPreneur Enonuya Lauds Okowa For Curbing Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship Growth

STEPreneur Enonuya Lauds Okowa For Curbing Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship Growth

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh: HENRY ENONUYA tells the story of how Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s led-government has transformed his life through the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP). Henry is the CEO of Gizzo Clothings located in Asaba. He is…

Anambra 2021: Andy Uba, Ozigbo, Soludo, Ifeanyi Uba, Others Sign Peace Accord

Anambra 2021: Andy Uba, Ozigbo, Soludo, Ifeanyi Uba, Others Sign Peace Accord

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny DAVIDS: AHEAD of Saturday’s Governorship election in Anambra State, candidates contesting in the exercise have signed a peace accord committed to a peaceful democratic process. Our correspondent reports that the peace accord was organised by the…

Land Scam: EFCC Arraigns Man Over N2.2m

Land Scam: EFCC Arraigns Man Over N2.2m

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Mohammed Gapchia-Gana, alias Mamman Shuwa, before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on a three-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust to the…

Nigeria Humanitarian Fund: $23.8 Mn Allocated For Critical Needs In North East

Nigeria Humanitarian Fund: $23.8 Mn Allocated For Critical Needs In North East

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) is allocating $23.8 million to 75 eligible humanitarian partners, including national non-governmental organisations, to help them address critical humanitarian needs and ensure that essential assistance reaches people affected by conflict, food insecurity, inclement…