NDLEA intercepts ephedrine, skunk, laughing gas consignments at Lagos airport

NDLEA intercepts ephedrine, skunk, laughing gas consignments at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted various quantities of ephedrine, skunk and nitrous oxide, popularly known as laughing gas concealed in semovita packs and dry pepper being shipped to South Africa and Kenya through the Murtala Muhammed…

PHPTO NEWS: EPU, Asaba Branch attends burial ceremony of Pa Johnbull IGHOFIMONI at Emevor

PHPTO NEWS: EPU, Asaba Branch attends burial ceremony of Pa Johnbull IGHOFIMONI at Emevor

A group photograph of some members of Emevor Progress Union (EPU), Asaba Branch during the burial ceremony of Pa Johnbull IGHOFIMONI at Emevor. The picture shows members was at the entertainment venue at Adam Igbudu University ground Emevor on the Saturday 25th…

SUBSIDY REMOVAL : HOW OBOREVWORI LIFTED THE SPIRITS OF DELTA WORKERS

SUBSIDY REMOVAL : HOW OBOREVWORI LIFTED THE SPIRITS OF DELTA WORKERS

–BY DENNIS OTU: They were expectant. They longed for a relief. They had gone on borrowing here and there to make ends meet. Going to work every day had become a major problem to many of them, no thanks to the untold…

Plans Underway To Install Gas Turbine In EMEVOR Kingdom – Says Royal Father **Seeks Govt Intervention On Roads

Plans Underway To Install Gas Turbine In EMEVOR Kingdom – Says Royal Father **Seeks Govt Intervention On Roads

-By Albert OGRAKA: The Odion of Emevor Kingdom, HRH CHIEF (DR.) JOHN HOLT OLOGHO has disclosed that efforts and mechanism are being made to install a Gas Turbine in Emevor Kingdom. This projection, according to him, has been tabled and deliberated on, since the project needs help…

Shettima @ 57: Zulum Describes VP, Humble Mentor

Shettima @ 57: Zulum Describes VP, Humble Mentor

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has described the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima as a humble mentor whose type is very difficult to find. The governor, in a message to celebrate the Vice President, his predecessor in office as Borno State…

UK Seeks More Ways To Build Stronger Trade and Investment With Nigeria

UK Seeks More Ways To Build Stronger Trade and Investment With Nigeria

British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Jonny Baxter, was in Enugu State to attend the inaugural edition of the state’s Diaspora and Investment Roundtable, hosted by the Governor, Mr. Peter Mbah. The stakeholder roundtable was an opportunity for high-level discussions on…

Tantita Security Demands Release of Detained Operatives, Insists Arrest Was in Error

Tantita Security Demands Release of Detained Operatives, Insists Arrest Was in Error

Tantita Security Services Nigeria Limited has cleared the air over the incident at the Lekki area of Lagos involving its operatives and some Nigerian Navy personnel on August 29. The firm explained in a statement that its personnel who were on the…

Ijaw Group Flays Sponsored Campaign of Calumny on Tompolo, His Company

Ijaw Group Flays Sponsored Campaign of Calumny on Tompolo, His Company

The Ijaw Youths Network has slammed critics of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, over the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to his firm, Tantita Security Services Limited, by the Federal Government in 2022. TSL has since August 2022 been in…

God Wants You to Fight Tyranny, Says Femi Falana

God Wants You to Fight Tyranny, Says Femi Falana

Respected Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana has called on Nigerians not to leave violation of their fundamental human rights to God to judge, but insisted that they should approach the court to file a case. Speaking in Abuja at a programme: “A…

“BE GOOD AMBASSADORS OF AAU” ALUMNI PRESIDENT CHARGES LITERARY, DEBATING TEAM IN ABUJA

“BE GOOD AMBASSADORS OF AAU” ALUMNI PRESIDENT CHARGES LITERARY, DEBATING TEAM IN ABUJA

The Worldwide President of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association, Ekpoma Dr. Clifford Imade Omozeghian has charged the members of the Ambrose Alli University Literary and Debating Team to be good ambassadors of the university at all times. Dr.Omozeghian made this charge…

DSPHCDA, WHO Pledges Support for Deaconess Oborevwori’s Pet Project ‘You Matter Charity Foundation’

DSPHCDA, WHO Pledges Support for Deaconess Oborevwori’s Pet Project ‘You Matter Charity Foundation’

…installs her as Immunization Ambassador and Nutrition Champion of Delta State. The Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency (DSPHCDA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have pledged to collaborate and support the programmes of the You Matter Charity Foundation of Her…

Deaconess Oborevwori Receives Evwreni Community in Asaba, Urges Support for the MORE Agenda

Deaconess Oborevwori Receives Evwreni Community in Asaba, Urges Support for the MORE Agenda

…Appoints Ogbedo as Director-General, You Matter Charity Foundation Wife of Delta Governor and Founder, You Matter Charity Foundation, Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori has reassured Deltans that the development plans of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori as encapsulated in the MORE Agenda, will…

Nigeria at Critical Point, in Dire Need of Transformation- Tunji-Ojo

Nigeria at Critical Point, in Dire Need of Transformation- Tunji-Ojo

Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has charged agency heads on the need to walk their talk as the country is at a critical point and in dire need of transformation. Speaking at a brief with the Acting Comptroller General of Immigration,…

Immigration Opens E-Passport Office in Kaduna

Immigration Opens E-Passport Office in Kaduna

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has unveiled an enhanced e-Passport Production Centre in Kaduna, Kaduna State. At the official commissioning ceremony on Tuesday at the Kaduna State Command, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State who was represented at the event by his…

AFRICA, DEMOCRACY, AND THE BARREL OF A LOADED GUN

AFRICA, DEMOCRACY, AND THE BARREL OF A LOADED GUN

–By Austen Akhagbeme: There has been a growing concern recently in Africa about the return of the era of military coup d’etats as was witnessed in the late sixties and seventies. The recent military overthrow of President Ali Bongo of the mineral-rich…

Schools Would Be Safe When All Security Agencies Work in Synergy- NSCDC

Schools Would Be Safe When All Security Agencies Work in Synergy- NSCDC

The need for synergy and collaboration of all security agencies towards safety of schools across the country has been reiterated. Speaking at the training of 91 officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on viable strategies to keep schools…

On 32nd Anniversary, Yobe State has Reason to Thank God-Buni

On 32nd Anniversary, Yobe State has Reason to Thank God-Buni

Yobe State Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has said the state has every reason to appreciate the Almighty God in spite of the upheavals. Speaking on the 32nd anniversary of the creation of the state, the governor who congratulated the people of…

Zulum orders remodeling of Maiduguri’s Specialist Hospital, doctors’ houses

Zulum orders remodeling of Maiduguri’s Specialist Hospital, doctors’ houses

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Saturday directed remodeling of the State’s Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri, with new structures to be built. Zulum also ordered rehabilitation of ‘Buba Marwa House’ which serves as an accommodation for medical doctors working with Specialist…

Tunji-Ojo Highlights Plan to Reform Immigration, Fire, Correctional Services

Tunji-Ojo Highlights Plan to Reform Immigration, Fire, Correctional Services

Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has laid out his comprehensive vision for reforming key sectors under the nation’s Ministry of Interior. The Minister, in a video broadcast at the weekend, reaffirmed his commitment to executing the “Renewed Hope Agenda,” of the…

South African arrested with methamphetamine consignment at Abuja airport

South African arrested with methamphetamine consignment at Abuja airport

A South African, Erasmus Jean – Pierre has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja over attempt to smuggling 2.6 kilogrammes of methamphetamine via the Nigerian airport to the Middle…

Delta @32: Safugha congratulates Gov Sheriff Oborevwori, Deputy, Deltans

Delta @32: Safugha congratulates Gov Sheriff Oborevwori, Deputy, Deltans

-By Harrison Akamule: Former Commissioner of Energy, Delta State, Barrister Newworld Safugha congratulates Governor  Sheriff, his deputy and Deltans for Delta State at 32 years, saying the state has done well in terms of infrastructure and other critical sectors of the economy. Spending…

Delta@32: Gov. Oborevwori salutes citizens, assures of more devt.

Delta@32: Gov. Oborevwori salutes citizens, assures of more devt.

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated Deltans on the 32nd anniversary of the creation of the State. In a felicitation signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the Governor thanked the people of the State…

UNICROSS Celebrates Student Week In Grand Style

UNICROSS Celebrates Student Week In Grand Style

-From Uchechukwu Favour (Reporter On Campus): The students of University of Cross River state, whom their school has become the 7th best University in Nigeria, according to Sahara report, has been celebrating their student week from 23rd August which will end on…

FG Promises to Stem Disaster Driven Poverty

FG Promises to Stem Disaster Driven Poverty

The Federal Government has promised to take necessary steps to stem disaster driven poverty in the country. The government equally promised to put in place legal framework to reward and punish citizens for environmental use. Addressing members of Ogun State Chapter of…

Edo State NIPR Chapter Congratulates New National President, Dr. Ike Neliaku, Others

Edo State NIPR Chapter Congratulates New National President, Dr. Ike Neliaku, Others

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Edo State Chapter, has congratulated Dr. Ike Neliaku, Prof. Emmanuel Dandaura, others, on their emergence as President, Vice President, and members of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR). The election was…

FG, British High Commission Host Workshop on UK’s New Trading Scheme

FG, British High Commission Host Workshop on UK’s New Trading Scheme

The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment in collaboration with the British High Commission hosted a one day workshop, on the UK’s new trading scheme. The UK officially launched the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) in June 2023, which offers fast…

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE THEME SONG: SAYS MINISTER OF ART, CULTURE, CREATIVE ECONOMY ***…… UNVEILS INNOVATIVE PLAN FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE THEME SONG: SAYS MINISTER OF ART, CULTURE, CREATIVE ECONOMY ***…… UNVEILS INNOVATIVE PLAN FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY

The Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy Barr. Hannatu Musa MUSAWA (Esq.) has officially assumed duty as the first Female Minister to hold the portfolio. The Minister was received by the Permanent Secretary, Directors, and other Senior Officers as well…

NSCDC Underlines Importance of Protection of Critical Infrastructure in Abuja

NSCDC Underlines Importance of Protection of Critical Infrastructure in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has underlined the importance of protection of all critical infrastructure within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja The newly deployed FCT Commandant of NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu said this while charging officers and men in his…

Bayelsa State: A one-Man Governorship Race

Bayelsa State: A one-Man Governorship Race

As the race for the governorship seat in Bayelsa State hots up, the baggage that the deputy governorship candidate carries may end as albatross on Chief Timipre Sylva The race for the Creek Haven Government House in Yenagoa is hotting up. With…

NSCDC, Others Assure New Interior Minister On Safegurding Of Internal Security

NSCDC, Others Assure New Interior Minister On Safegurding Of Internal Security

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Dr.Ahmed Abubakar Audi mni,OFR. has assured the new minister of interior Honourable Olubunmi Tunji -Ojo of the readiness and unalloyed commitment and cooperation of the NSCDC and other agencies in…

Fuel Subsidy Removal: Zulum gives 12,200 households’ palliatives

Fuel Subsidy Removal: Zulum gives 12,200 households’ palliatives

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has distributed food palliative to 12,200 vulnerable households living in Muna, Custom and Ngwom communities. According to a statement by the governor’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, at least 73,200 persons will benefit as each of the 12,200…

Chinese Envoy Says Nigeria Must Invest in Education, Food, Housing, Others to Eradicate Poverty

Chinese Envoy Says Nigeria Must Invest in Education, Food, Housing, Others to Eradicate Poverty

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun has said that for Nigeria to achieve the targeted poverty eradication, there must be conscious and systemic investment in education, food, housing, security and others. The advice came at a time that President Bola Tinubu…

Tuggar Tells Nigerians to Expect New Foreign Policy Vision Soon

Tuggar Tells Nigerians to Expect New Foreign Policy Vision Soon

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar has promised to unveil the administration’s foreign policy vision in few days time. The Minister gave this promised on Monday shortly after resuming work at the Ministry after he was swore in at the…

FG Promises to Preserve Environment for Present, Future Nigerians

FG Promises to Preserve Environment for Present, Future Nigerians

Minister of State for Environment, Dr. Ishaq Salako has told Nigerians to expect environmental sustainability, noting that the present administration is interested in preserving the environment for present and future generations of Nigerians. Salako gave the promise on Monday, shortly after he…

Delta Queens vs Sam Nelly

Delta Queens vs Sam Nelly

–By Sheddy Saxon Udu: Nigeria’s women football League Champions, Delta Queens of Asaba will on Friday lock horns with Sam Nelly Fc of Benin Republic in their second game of the ongoing WAFU B champions league in Benin City, Edo State.A statement…

Finance guru, Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70

Finance guru, Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70

Development Economist, Investment Banker, and astute Public Servant, Olorogun Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70 years today Tuesday, August 22, 2023. Oghene-Omoru a notable professional and staunch PDP stakeholder in Delta State hails from Orogun in Ughelli North Local Government Area. He was a…

Bashorun ASKIA Honoured In GRAND Style

Bashorun ASKIA Honoured In GRAND Style

It was a gathering of nobles as Ten Man Committee and the entire Uzere People held a Grand Reception to host their illustrious Son & Father Bashorun Askia Ogieh (Immediate Past MD/CEO DESOPADEC) at the Bashorun Askia Civic Centre, Uzere. The ceremony…

NDLEA raids drug warehouse in Lagos, recovers N4.8billion worth of opioids***Intercepts $20miilion counterfeit notes in Abuja

NDLEA raids drug warehouse in Lagos, recovers N4.8billion worth of opioids***Intercepts $20miilion counterfeit notes in Abuja

Multi-billion naira worth of illicit drugs have been seized at a warehouse tucked in the midst of popular International Trade Fair Complex, Alaba, Ojo area of Lagos by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The spokesman of the anti-narcotics…