Delta PDP Guber Primaries: Bashorun Askia Salutes Oborevwori For Emerging As Flag Bearer, Assures Of Support

Delta PDP Guber Primaries: Bashorun Askia Salutes Oborevwori For Emerging As Flag Bearer, Assures Of Support

From Albert OGRAKA: Frontline leader of the Peaples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, for emerging as the flag bearer at the Governorship…

YAGEP, a Real Boost to My Agricultural Investments- Odiakose

YAGEP, a Real Boost to My Agricultural Investments- Odiakose

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH- SUNNY ODIAKOSE is the MD of Sunny Odiakose Farm located at Emuhu in Ika South Local Government Area. He is an SSCE holder who created job for himself and others through commercial farming. He owns an oil palm processing…

ORJI UZOR KALU AND THE NORTH-EAST ALTERNATIVE

ORJI UZOR KALU AND THE NORTH-EAST ALTERNATIVE

-By Austen AKHAGBEME: For some time now, Senator Uzo Kalu has been under crossfire from the political class of his native Igbo extraction, being vehemently berated by his people for “jettisoning” the age-long desire of Ndi Igbo to produce the next president…

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

PDP House of Reps Primaries: Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Wins, Dedicates Victory To God

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Godwin Elumelu has overwhelmingly won the PDP House of Representatives Primary Election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Delta State. Rt. Hon. Elumelu on Sunday May 22 was declared the winner of the…

STEP Training Inspired Me to Success, Says Apodor

STEP Training Inspired Me to Success, Says Apodor

–By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Bridget Apodor is a Cosmetologist and a Beauty Therapist. She hails from Bomadi Local Government Area and is a graduate of Economics. She was trained and established by the Delta State Government in Cosmetology under its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme…

BREAKING: Buhari Douses Tension, Signs Amended Electoral Act?

BREAKING: Buhari Douses Tension, Signs Amended Electoral Act?

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari may have signed the amended Electoral Act. It was allegedly signed at noon today, the 21st of May. Meanwhile, there is still so much doubts that he has signed, following claims of the President’s trip to the UAE….

Ongoing Illegality In NDDC – President Buhari And The APC Need To Act Now

Ongoing Illegality In NDDC – President Buhari And The APC Need To Act Now

-By Tonye OGBOGBULA: Amity between the President Muhammadu Buhari government and the people of Nigeria who he governs is based on trust which is earned from promises made and promises kept. One of such promises by President Buhari to the nation was…

Deborah Killing: Obi Of Onitsha Denies Asking Igbos To Leave Northern Nigeria

Deborah Killing: Obi Of Onitsha Denies Asking Igbos To Leave Northern Nigeria

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe has denied giving any direction to Igbos residing in the North to leave in their best interests. Several reports on social media over the weekend claimed that the renowned Monarch…

REVEALED: Obiano Left Well Over N14bn For His Successor

REVEALED: Obiano Left Well Over N14bn For His Successor

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: Facts have emerged that former Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State left well over fourteen billion naira (N14bn) cash for his successor, and not between three hundred million and four hundred million naira (N300m-N440m) reported in the media…

APGA Stakeholder Urges Soludo To Declare Unknown Gunmen Terrorists

APGA Stakeholder Urges Soludo To Declare Unknown Gunmen Terrorists

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has urged Government to declare criminals terrorising Anambra State and the entire South-East under the name of “unknown gunmen” as terrorists. The party said the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, security agencies,…

Insecurity: Be Kind To Humanity, Red Cross Begs Boko Haram, Bandits, Gunmen

Insecurity: Be Kind To Humanity, Red Cross Begs Boko Haram, Bandits, Gunmen

-BY SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State chapter of the Nigeria Red Cross Society has appealed to those behind Boko Haram, banditry in the North and South West and gunmen in South East, South-South regions of Nigeria to lay down their arms…

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

YAGEP Offered Me the Platform to Excel, Says Okwuejenti

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Sylvester Okwuejenti was trained and established in Fish Production in the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle.  He hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area and has a Bachelor Degree in Agriculture. With his initial start-up…

Opinion>> NBBF President: Who Is Witch-Hunting Ahmadu Musa Kida?

Opinion>> NBBF President: Who Is Witch-Hunting Ahmadu Musa Kida?

–By: James Bwala The recent call for the suspension of international competition as claimed to have emanated from the presidency remains doubtful. This call has generated a lot of concern from basketball lovers as to why government would sanction such a great…

Deborah: Nigerians in Diaspora Describe Killing, Subsequent Protest Destructive to FDI Drive

Deborah: Nigerians in Diaspora Describe Killing, Subsequent Protest Destructive to FDI Drive

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation-Worldwide (NIDOWW) has decried the murder of Miss Debrorah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto over alleged blasphemy and subsequent protest that has led to destruction of property. Coordinating Chairman of NIDOWW, a conglomerate of…

Africa’s Development Tied to its Diaspora- OACPS

Africa’s Development Tied to its Diaspora- OACPS

The Secretary – General of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), Mr Georges Chikoti has said until when Africa begins to tap, harness and exploit the huge human and capital resources of its Diaspora more constructively, there may be…

Breaking: Protest rocks PDP over FCT primary

Breaking: Protest rocks PDP over FCT primary

Activities at the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja was disrupted on Monday, as some party supporters stormed the office to protest the purported disqualification of Prince Taribo Williams from the forthcoming party primary. Taribo, who has purchase…

NHRC Condemns Deborah’s Killing, Calls for Immediate Prosecution of Culprits

NHRC Condemns Deborah’s Killing, Calls for Immediate Prosecution of Culprits

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has strongly condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a second year student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto for alleged blasphemy. The Governing Council of the Commission while reacting to the killing in Sunday in…

UNDP, Nigeria launch Stockholm +50 national consultation meetings

UNDP, Nigeria launch Stockholm +50 national consultation meetings

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment has launched the Stockholm +50 national consultation meetings in Nigeria, to address nature, promote clean recovery from COVID-19 and proffer solutions to environmental challenges. The meeting is aimed at providing…

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

-By Albert OGRAKA: Civil rights activist and 2023 gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Shehu Sani, has expressed grave concern on the heightened insecurity situation in Nigeria. The former Kaduna Central senator in the 8th National…

How STEP Took Me Out of Labour Market -Ebenuwa

How STEP Took Me Out of Labour Market -Ebenuwa

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: AWELE MERCY EBENUWA enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2017/2018 cycle as an OND holder. She hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. Through the STEP training and establishment in Catering and…

I Overcame Life Threatening Family Challenge through YAGEP -Alibo

I Overcame Life Threatening Family Challenge through YAGEP -Alibo

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ALIBO EMEZIE FELIX is the CEO of JamesWhite Ventures and hails from Oshimili South Local Government Area. He has a B.Sc. in Peace and Conflict Resolution. He enrolled in the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2017/2018…

DEATH AND THE SHAME FROM SOKOTO

DEATH AND THE SHAME FROM SOKOTO

The gruesome and barbaric murder of Deborah Emmanuel, a student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto on Thursday by her fellow students speak volumes of the backwardness, zealotry and religious intolerance bedevilling our nation, especially in Northern Nigeria. Deborah’s offence…

DELTA: Over 5,205 Persons Benefit From Free Medicare In 4 Fed Constituencies –Dame Okowa

DELTA: Over 5,205 Persons Benefit From Free Medicare In 4 Fed Constituencies –Dame Okowa

-By Albert OGRAKA: More than 5, 205 persons from four federal constituencies have so far been attended to in the course of the ongoing O5 Initiative sponsored free medical outreach in Delta State. A total of 736 surgeries were performed, while 3,298…

IBI foundation’s Founder Declares Adamawa Gubernatorial Ambition

IBI foundation’s Founder Declares Adamawa Gubernatorial Ambition

Renowned philanthropist, Ltr. Cdr. Ibrahim Babainna (rtd) has declared his intention to run for the office of Adamawa state Governor on the platform of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). Ibrahim Babainna made the declaration on Saturday at a capacity filled Fasnet Cinema…

2 pregnant women, among arrested drug traffickers by NDLEA

2 pregnant women, among arrested drug traffickers by NDLEA

Two pregnant women are among drug traffickers arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for attempting to import and export illicit drugs through the airport over the last week. According to…

STEP Took Me Off the Street, Says Senge

STEP Took Me Off the Street, Says Senge

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: SENGE PERE is a beneficiary of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 cycle. He was trained and established in Decoration and Event Management. He hails from Patani Local Government Area. Pere Senge is…

2023: Crisis Hits Reps As Efforts By Loyalists of Tinubu To Force CBN Gov Out of Presidential Race Hit Rock

2023: Crisis Hits Reps As Efforts By Loyalists of Tinubu To Force CBN Gov Out of Presidential Race Hit Rock

The coveted efforts being made by the Loyalists of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the House of Representatives to Force the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Dr Godwin Emefeiele to…

BREAKING: Zulum Dissolves Borno State Executive Council

BREAKING: Zulum Dissolves Borno State Executive Council

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has dissolved the state executive council. The dissolution, which is with immediate effect, was contained in a statement signed by the permanent secretary, administration and general services, Danjuma Ali on behalf of Secretary to the…

Police Arraign Pastor Who Collects Money From Church Members With Promise To Take Them To Heaven

Police Arraign Pastor Who Collects Money From Church Members With Promise To Take Them To Heaven

Following an alleged controversial religious activity in Ekiti State; Ekiti State Police Command clears the air, calls for calm. A press statement issued to Blank News Online by Ekiti state police spokesman, ASP Abutu Sunday reads: The Ekiti State Police Command wishes…

Oleh Community Shutdown, Demand For White Paper From Gov Okowa Over Land Dispute Between Oleh, Ozoro Communities

Oleh Community Shutdown, Demand For White Paper From Gov Okowa Over Land Dispute Between Oleh, Ozoro Communities

-From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Oleh community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State was shutdown as residents staged a peaceful protest and demanded for the white paper over land dispute between Oleh and Ozoro communities, from Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa,…

YAGEP Made Me Financially Independent –Uwigho

YAGEP Made Me Financially Independent –Uwigho

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: HELEN OWIGHO hails from Isoko South and has an HND in Agricultural Extension Management. She is a product of the 2016/2017 cycle of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) She is the CEO of Helen-O Fish Farm Enterprise…

REVEALED! How Isoko North PDP Chiefs Planned Attack On Bashorun Askia’s Campaign Team

REVEALED! How Isoko North PDP Chiefs Planned Attack On Bashorun Askia’s Campaign Team

–From Editor’s DESK: Facts have emerged on how House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh and his consultation team were attacked by thugs at Otor-Igho, on Tuesday. Sources confirmed that the attack was preconceived and executed by…

Bashorun Askia Calls For Sober Reflections, Prayers, As Muslims End Fasting

Bashorun Askia Calls For Sober Reflections, Prayers, As Muslims End Fasting

Leading House of Representatives aspirant for the Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has called for deep sober reflections and prayers as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan fasting. Bashorun Askia in an Eid-el-Fitri message on Monday, in Uzere enjoined all Muslims…

I Am No Longer In Labour Market, Says STEPreneur Ughelli

I Am No Longer In Labour Market, Says STEPreneur Ughelli

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: PRISCA UGHELLI trained in Fashion Design and Tailoring and was established in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme as a Brown STEP beneficiary. She hails from Udu Local Government Area. She is…

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

We Are Proud Of Elumelu, Says PDP National Chairman, As Over 900 Persons Benefit From Elumelu’s Empowerment Programme

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dr. Iyorchia Ayo has applauded the Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu for his outstanding contributions towards human capital development of the people in his Aniocha/Oshimili Federal…

Dame Okowa Inaugurates 19th Sickle Cell Clinic *Flags Off Patani/Bomadi Free Eye Treatment

Dame Okowa Inaugurates 19th Sickle Cell Clinic *Flags Off Patani/Bomadi Free Eye Treatment

By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of Delta State Governor and founder, 05 initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has formally commissioned the 19th Delta owned sickle cell clinic in the state. She inaugurated the newly built and equipped clinic at Bomadi General Hospital in Bomadi…

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

I Am a Testimony that YAGEP is Successful -Akpukane

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: MERCY OGHALE AKPUKANE has an OND in Business Administration. She hails from Isoko North Local Government Area and is the CEO of Mercy O.G Global Venture. Four years after her higher education, she enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Youth…

Breaking: Panel Issues Arrest Warrant on Police Commissioner

Breaking: Panel Issues Arrest Warrant on Police Commissioner

The Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force on Monday issued a warrant of arrest on the Commissioner of Police in charge of legal services at the Force Headquarters, CP…

NDLEA Arrests Billionaire Drug Baron Linked with N3bn Abba Kyari’s Team Tramadol Deal

NDLEA Arrests Billionaire Drug Baron Linked with N3bn Abba Kyari’s Team Tramadol Deal

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said the billionaire drug baron fingered in the N3 billion tramadol deal involving the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team, IRT, is now in their net. A statement…