United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: UNITED States has condemned the banning of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it is a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights. The United States, in a statement by it’s Embassy in Nigeria on Saturday said: “Nigeria’s…

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS URGED TO ACQUIRE SKILLS FOR SELF RELIANCE

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mchael J. EKOKORUWE: THE student of Bellarks Polytechnic Kwale, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State, have been urged to acquire the necessary Skills that promote self reliance, towards addressing Nigeria’s unemployment problem. The Rector of…

Constitutional Amendment: Tambuwal Wants States To Choose Reps In RMAFC, FCC, Others

Constitutional Amendment: Tambuwal Wants States To Choose Reps In RMAFC, FCC, Others

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has suggested that to fulfill the stipulated Constitutional review of the revenue sharing formula, members of the RMAFC should be appointed by their respective states to remain detached from…

Delta Youth Crop Farmers Get Support Packages To Boost Food Security

Delta Youth Crop Farmers Get Support Packages To Boost Food Security

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) beneficiaries in the 2020/2021 Crop Production Cycle have been given support packages to sustain their entrepreneurship endeavorus. The beneficiaries of the farm inputs who are all youth…

Delta Kick-Starts Orientation, Farm Enterprise Training To Boost Farm Projects

Delta Kick-Starts Orientation, Farm Enterprise Training To Boost Farm Projects

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: DELTA State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has commenced its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) with OFET for already existing youth farmers in Crop Production. Addressing the 158 YAGEP beneficiaries in Crop Production at Unity…

Elumelu: Representing, Empowering His People In Many Ways

Elumelu: Representing, Empowering His People In Many Ways

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): SINCE his inauguration into the 9th National Assembly about two years ago, as Member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has continued to demonstrate his love and passion for the people, which to him is the…

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

Bashorun Askia Commends Dame Adewuyi For Establishing ICAN Resource Center In Delta

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has described the National President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Dame Onome Adewuyi, as…

Agriculture: Deltans Happy, As Govt Refurbishes YAGEP Fish Farm Clusters

Agriculture: Deltans Happy, As Govt Refurbishes YAGEP Fish Farm Clusters

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: ESTABLISHED beneficiaries of the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in Fish Production in Delta State can now heave a sigh of relief, following recent government intervention to curtail flooding in some farms and boost the…

Elumelu Distributes Empowerment Items Worth Over N300Mn To 456 Beneficiaries    *Okowa, Gbajabiamila, Others Hail Donor

Elumelu Distributes Empowerment Items Worth Over N300Mn To 456 Beneficiaries *Okowa, Gbajabiamila, Others Hail Donor

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Saturday 15th May, 2021 flagged off the distribution of empowerment items worth over 300 Million Naira to 456 beneficiaries drawn from Anioha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of the State. The empowerment items,…

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

Vocation: NGC Gifts Starter Packs To Abia, Akwa Ibom, Rivers Women

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum  Corporation (NNPC), has handed over starter packs to forty women drawn from  twenty host communities in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States, trained in five…

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

Delta To Sustain Upscaled Empowerment Schemes, Approves More Youth Investment Circles

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: DELTA State government has further reaffirmed it’s determination to sustain the various ongoing, upscaled empowerment and wealth creation programmes, especially amongst youths in communities across the oil rich State. This is just as the state…

Bashorun Askia Becomes 2020 Public Sector Manager @ Independent Awards

Bashorun Askia Becomes 2020 Public Sector Manager @ Independent Awards

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: THE Managing Director/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun (Hon) Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has been conferred with PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGER OF THE YEAR 2020 at the Independent Annual Awards,…

Communities Of OML 30 Cluster 5 Protest Against Heritage Oil Firm Over 2 Years Unremitted GMou Funds

Communities Of OML 30 Cluster 5 Protest Against Heritage Oil Firm Over 2 Years Unremitted GMou Funds

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: THE women from Oleh, Olomoro and Emede Communities in OML 30 Cluster 5, have staged a peaceful protest against Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited over the non release of cluster 5 management committee 2019 and…

Okowa Best In Projects Delivery -Says Gov. Ishaku @ Asaba, Okpanam Roads Commission

Okowa Best In Projects Delivery -Says Gov. Ishaku @ Asaba, Okpanam Roads Commission

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: TARABA State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has described his Delta State counterpart, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as one of the best governors in Nigeria, for providing meaningful, people oriented, quality development projects across the…

FG Worried About Unemployment Rate In  Nigeria  -Aregbesola

FG Worried About Unemployment Rate In Nigeria -Aregbesola

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: MINISTER of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said the federal government is worried over the rising unemployment rate in the country. Speaking at the 2nd Shakeholders’ Meeting on Expatriate Quota Administration organized by the Citizenship…

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has listed the eight countries which require that it gives a mandatory visa clearance to those intending to travel to their land. The countries are: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia,…

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State government has confirmed the receipt of N1 billion upfront fee as part of the proceeds deal from the concessioning of Asaba Airport. Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Sir Okemur Fidelis Tilije, who confirmed…

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Ambrose OLOGIDE/Warri: The Flag Officer Commanding ( FOC ) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has warned operators of illegal refineries to desist from the criminal act or face severe punishments. Rear Admiral Garba handed down…

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Sunny A. DAVID: AQUATIC life, agricultural activities and ecosystem were brought to a halt on Wednesday in Ogwu-Anaocha and Ogwu- Ikpere Communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which was as a result…

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has launched the Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP). The Temporary Passport was launched on Tuesday at NIS Headquarters in Abuja and it is to allow Nigerian in Diaspora without the…

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID/Head Of Bureau (South East): RESIDENTS and foodstuff dealers in Awka and its environs are experiencing difficult times as the rumoured restriction on food supply to Southern Nigeria by Northern traders hits Anambra State. Our…

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: After taking delivery of 3.92 million doses of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Tuesday, India has promised Nigeria yet another 100,000 doses of…

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- Editor’s DESK: ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH FDIC/MENZES CONSORTIUM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, AT THE ASABA INTERNATIONAL…

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

Okonjo-Iweala Will Steer Global Trade On Path Of Fairness, Equity – Askia

-Blank NEWS Online –By Albert OGRAKA: Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has expressed satisfaction on the consensus election of Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director General of…

Zulum Parleys EU’s Tassin-Pelzer, Calls For More Development Projects In Borno

Zulum Parleys EU’s Tassin-Pelzer, Calls For More Development Projects In Borno

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has called for more developmental projects in his troubled state. The governor also made a call for the involvement of local contractors in implementation of intervention projects in his…

Delta To Up Investments Through Infrastructure Sustainance -Okowa

Delta To Up Investments Through Infrastructure Sustainance -Okowa

>>As Gov. Okowa Performs Ground-Breaking Of Tower Manufacturing/Fabrication In Issele-Uku –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured investors that his administration would continue to provide an enabling environment, including infrastructure, for industries to thrive in the state.Okowa…

Delta Govt Signs MoU To Establish Transmission Tower Manufacturing, Testing Facility

Delta Govt Signs MoU To Establish Transmission Tower Manufacturing, Testing Facility

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Sylvester ILOBA: The Delta State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a private company, Enfrasco Ltd for the establishment of a Transmission Tower Manufacturing & Testing, Industrial Fabrication and Hot Dip Galvanization Facility at Issele-Uku…

Global Recession: Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia Provides Recipes For Exiting

Global Recession: Forensic Accounting Expert, Bashorun Askia Provides Recipes For Exiting

Seeks Accountants’ Forum Cooperation With Gov. Okowa On “Stronger Delta” –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: As Nigeria is gradually becoming entangled in the web of ensuing global recession occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, Forensic Accounting expert, Bashorun Askia Ogieh,…

DELTA JOB CREATION SCHEME IS ROLE MODEL TO OTHER STATES –EBOH

DELTA JOB CREATION SCHEME IS ROLE MODEL TO OTHER STATES –EBOH

Establishes 144 Unemployed Youths In Fashion and Textile Design Enterprise -Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has continued to top-up the number of engaged youths in skill acquisition, with additional 144 unemployed youths established…

THINK, WORK TOWARDS SUCCESS OF YOUR ENTERPRISES, PROF EBOH TELLS STEP BENEFICIARIES

THINK, WORK TOWARDS SUCCESS OF YOUR ENTERPRISES, PROF EBOH TELLS STEP BENEFICIARIES

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- In continuation of its Job Creation Programme, the Delta State Government through its Job Creation Bureau has established another 44 STEP graduands who recently completed their vocational training in Electrical Installation and Solar works. The 44 STEPreneurs were…

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

Symposium: Bashorun Askia Speaks On Rejuvenating Economy In Post Covid Era

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Albert OGRAKA: Internationally acclaimed Forensic Expert, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (FCNA, CrFA), has thrown light into some grey areas that may be an inhibition to Nigeria’s economic growth process. He however proffered solutions to tackling some myriad issues and how…

DELTA GOV OKOWA PRESENTS 2021 FISCAL BUDGET OF N378.48BN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

DELTA GOV OKOWA PRESENTS 2021 FISCAL BUDGET OF N378.48BN TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, today, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state House of Assembly for consideration. The budget presentation earlier scheduled for Thursday,…