Daregha congratulates former Governor Okowa on his 65th birthday

Daregha congratulates former Governor Okowa on his 65th birthday

By Harrison Akamule Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on political matters Hon Simeon Daregha has congratulated former Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on his 65th birthday. Hon Simeon Daregha described Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as an embodiment of great leadership qualities. Speaking with this journalist on phone to mark the former Governor’s birthday, Hon Simon Daregha stated…

Daregha Felicitates H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama viii (JP) on birth anniversary

Daregha Felicitates H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama viii (JP) on birth anniversary

BY HARRISON AKAMULE Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on political matters Hon. Simeon Daregha has wholeheartedly felicitated H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama the viii (JP), the Pere of Akugbene-Meiji Kingdom in Bomadi L.G.A Delta on his attainment of 58years of age. In his word, “sometimes in life words are inadequate to express the…

Former Ward 9 Chairman of PDP  Akugbene in Bomadi LGA, Freetown Zinebofikomo Mourns sister

Former Ward 9 Chairman of PDP  Akugbene in Bomadi LGA, Freetown Zinebofikomo Mourns sister

By Harrison  Akamule  “If there was an area of life that God exerted His Sovereignty is death. How could my younger sister Late Deaconess Veronica Atekene-ere Esuru pass on to glory just like that without given her siblings and Children notice of…

Wole Soyinka: 90 Years of Hemorrhaging Hope

Wole Soyinka: 90 Years of Hemorrhaging Hope

By Azua Alonu, One of the greatest things that happened to me in my Secondary school was when my English teacher, a fresh graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nssuka introduced me to the work and world of Soyinka through his book:…

Over 5,000 NDLEA Officers Promoted, 15 Commands, 70 Personnel Get Special Awards …Officers to Start Wearing Body Cameras for Operational Efficiency

Over 5,000 NDLEA Officers Promoted, 15 Commands, 70 Personnel Get Special Awards …Officers to Start Wearing Body Cameras for Operational Efficiency

Five Thousand and Forty-Two (5,042) personnel of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been promoted. This followed the approval of the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the anti-narcotics agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd) which saw two senior officers elevated to…

Supreme court grants autonomy to 774 Local Govt Councils in Nigeria, halts Govs from tampering with funds …. outlaws Caretaker C’ttee

Supreme court grants autonomy to 774 Local Govt Councils in Nigeria, halts Govs from tampering with funds …. outlaws Caretaker C’ttee

In a landmark judgment delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim on Thursday, the Apex court declared that it is unconstitutional for State Governments to withhold and utilise allocations meant for Local Government Areas without transferring the funds to them, as mandated by Section…

Onitsha country club unveils state of the art indoor sports facility

Onitsha country club unveils state of the art indoor sports facility

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In a significant development for sports enthusiasts in Anambra State, the Onitsha Country Club in Fegge, Onitsha South Council area, has commissioned a brand-new indoor sports hall building. Equipped with cutting-edge sporting facilities, this state-of-the-art complex is poised…

NNPP Governorship Candidate sympathizes with Jattu Market Rainstorm victims

NNPP Governorship Candidate sympathizes with Jattu Market Rainstorm victims

By Austen Akhagbeme The Edo State Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the victims of the rainstorm disaster, which claimed the lives of four people while injuring others…

Nigeria’ll Continue to Assist in Development of African, Caribbean, Pacific Countries- TAC DGl

Nigeria’ll Continue to Assist in Development of African, Caribbean, Pacific Countries- TAC DGl

Director General of the Nigerian Technical Aid Corps, Rt.Hon.Yusuf Buba Yakub has said that Nigeria will continue to draw from its pool of abundant human resources to assist the development of African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and their people. The DG, gave…

NNPP Governorship Candidate condole with Late Malik Afegbua’s family

NNPP Governorship Candidate condole with Late Malik Afegbua’s family

By Austen Akhagbeme Dr Azemhe Azena, the Edo State Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the September 21st elections, has sent a condolence message to the family of the late politician and community leader, Prince Malik Afegbua who…

DELSU to partner with Stepat Farms to boost food supply in Nigeria -VC Reveals

DELSU to partner with Stepat Farms to boost food supply in Nigeria -VC Reveals

The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka, Prof. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, has announced that the university will partner with Stepat Farms to strengthen its community service and boost food supply in Nigeria. The Vice Chancellor stated this on Tuesday during the public unveiling of…

EU Offers Postgraduate Scholarships to 142 Young Nigerians Under its Erasmus+ programme

EU Offers Postgraduate Scholarships to 142 Young Nigerians Under its Erasmus+ programme

The European Union has offered postgraduate scholarships to 142 young Nigerians in top European universities in the 2024-25 academic session, under its flagship educational programme, Erasmus+. Nigeria with this number, retains its number one spot among beneficiaries of the EU postgraduate scholarships…

Corruption: Macauley blames civil servants

Corruption: Macauley blames civil servants

Dr Deinghan Ray Macauley today came hard on civil servants as responsible for corruption in the country, and not politicians. Macauley argued that innocent politicians are tutored by civil servant on how to take government money through smart budgeting. He made the…

Ojogbo Pledges to Establish Legacy Projects in Aniocha North for Socio-Eco Devt

Ojogbo Pledges to Establish Legacy Projects in Aniocha North for Socio-Eco Devt

Aniocha North Labour Party chairmanship candidate, Dr. Augustine Ojogbo has promised to build mega projects in the council area if elected into office.Dr. Ojogbo gave the promise when he visited Idumu-Ogo, Obomkpa, Issele-Mkpitime, Onicha-Olona, Ezi, Issele-Azagba, Obior and Onicha-Ugbo in continuation of…

In Defence of Oborevwori’s First Year in Office

In Defence of Oborevwori’s First Year in Office

By TONY EKE At a time Deltans are still immersed in the euphoria of Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori’s successful first year in office and expecting a harvest of more achievements in the second year, it’s worrisome to observe the…

Edo 2024: NNPP Guber Candidate visits Ikpoba Hill Barracks’ Market, says “My late mother was a lowly market woman too”

Edo 2024: NNPP Guber Candidate visits Ikpoba Hill Barracks’ Market, says “My late mother was a lowly market woman too”

By Austen Akhagbeme In his characteristic show of humility and love for the common man, Dr Azemhe Azena, the NNPP Governorship Candidate, told the story of his humble beginning as he visited the market women and Leaders of the Barracks Market in…

Awubu Pry school Akugbene, Bomadi PTA Boss captions on curbing open defecation

Awubu Pry school Akugbene, Bomadi PTA Boss captions on curbing open defecation

By Harrison Akamule Mr Odigrima made the assertion while inspecting the poor state of the only toilet facility in the School which have made Pupils of the school to defecate at the river forcados. The PTA Chairman noted that construction of a…

Nigerian entrepreneurs access investment opportunities in Africa’s leading energy markets

Nigerian entrepreneurs access investment opportunities in Africa’s leading energy markets

 The Invest in African Energies roadshow in Lagos – organized by the African Energy Chamber (AEC) on June 25 – united more than 250 Nigerian entrepreneurs and investors interested in accessing opportunities in Africa’s oil and gas, and energy sectors. Nigeria is…

ECOWAS COURT PRESIDENT RECEIVES CHAIRPERSON OF COMMUNITY AUDIT C’TTEE

ECOWAS COURT PRESIDENT RECEIVES CHAIRPERSON OF COMMUNITY AUDIT C’TTEE

The ECOWAS Court President, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has welcomed the Chairperson of the Community Audit Committee, Diane Holo-Sacramento at the ECOWAS Court. The meeting marked the first official engagement between the Court and the Audit Committee, signifying a significant step towards…

CHIAZOR THANKS OBOREVWORI, PDP FOR NOMINATING IDUMUJE INDIGENE, ANIOCHA NORTH VICE CHAIR

CHIAZOR THANKS OBOREVWORI, PDP FOR NOMINATING IDUMUJE INDIGENE, ANIOCHA NORTH VICE CHAIR

The Executive Assistant to Delta State Governor on Media and former chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ,Delta State Council, Comrade Norbert Chiazor has expressed gratitude to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP for the nomination of an Idumuje-Unor indigene,…

ANIOMA STATE CREATION: SENATOR NED NWOKO WRITES AN OPEN LETTER TO ANIOMA PEOPLE, RESIDENTS

ANIOMA STATE CREATION: SENATOR NED NWOKO WRITES AN OPEN LETTER TO ANIOMA PEOPLE, RESIDENTS

L”Dear Noble Anioma People and Esteemed Stakeholders. I write to you today with a heart full of hope,determination and patriotism not only as your Senator but as a fellow Anioma person who shares our collective dreams and aspirations.The creation of Anioma State…

FG Promises to Translate Youth Expectations to Actionable Policies, Tangible Change

FG Promises to Translate Youth Expectations to Actionable Policies, Tangible Change

The Federal Government has called on the nation’s youth to come out with their expectations, promising commitment to translating their expectations into actionable policies and initiatives that drive tangible change. The promise was made on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of…

NSCDC Arrests 14 Suspected Oil Bunkerers in Abia Forest

NSCDC Arrests 14 Suspected Oil Bunkerers in Abia Forest

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad has dismantled several illegal local refining sites in Umelechi Forest in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State. The CG’ SIS Commander, Deputy Commandant Appolos Dandaura said14 Suspects…

PIA Inadequate in Addressing Challenges of N’Delta Region, Says Group

PIA Inadequate in Addressing Challenges of N’Delta Region, Says Group

The Petroleum Industry Act (2021) has been observed as inadequate in providing solutions to the ecological and environmental challenges of the Niger Delta region. This was observed by stakeholders at the Third Niger Delta Socio-Ecological Alternatives Convergence (NDAC), organised by the Health…

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

By Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Ughelli branch of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide, Ekpoma, at the weekend, got a new executive council. This followed an election conducted by the electoral committee, which was set up by…

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd) has justified the decision of the anti-narcotics body to go after the assets of drug barons and traffickers as part of ongoing offensive action against illicit drugs….

Obi Patrick Isioma Goodluck Onyeobi: Unfolding A Unicorn

Obi Patrick Isioma Goodluck Onyeobi: Unfolding A Unicorn

By Monday Uwagwu Medieval-era European write, William Shakespeare (real name Francis Bacon), it was who held that there exists in humanity a rare breed of men he classified as natural leaders. He also held that they rare are as scarce as the…

Truth Alliance Radio Talk Show Tackles Boko Haram Recruitment Strategies

Truth Alliance Radio Talk Show Tackles Boko Haram Recruitment Strategies

In a continued effort to shed light on and expose the tactics of terrorist groups amid the ongoing fight against Boko Haram in the Northeast, Neem Foundation, a member of the Truth Alliance, sponsored a radio talk show as part of the…

Nigeria Leaders Lack the Fear of God – Pastor Temeowei-Ebi 

Nigeria Leaders Lack the Fear of God – Pastor Temeowei-Ebi 

By Harrison Akamule  The Founder and General Overseer of Christ Mission Ministry, Akugbene Community, in Bomadi Local Government Area, Pastor Austin Temeowei-Ebi, has said that Nigeria was suffering today because those at the helm of affairs lacked the fear of God. Pastor…

Money Laundering: Stakeholders Seek Strategies for Nigeria’s Removal from FATF Grey List

Money Laundering: Stakeholders Seek Strategies for Nigeria’s Removal from FATF Grey List

Stakeholders on Thursday advocated improved capacity for law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute money laundering and terrorism financing cases in Nigeria. The participants at the dialogue on strengthening Nigeria’s anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism framework engagement on Nigeria’s…

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

By Andy Emephia Precisely one year in office as Senator representing Delta North Senatorial district in the 10th Nigerian Senate, his has been a game changing foray, a trailblazing one of remarkable might , mirth , and main. Inaugurated on 13th June…

NSCDC Deploys Over 5,000 Personnel for Hitch-free Sallah in Abuja

NSCDC Deploys Over 5,000 Personnel for Hitch-free Sallah in Abuja

Over 5,000 personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been deployed in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to allow for a hitch-free celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir festival. A statement by the spokesman the FCT Command of the NSCDC, Samuel…

Proposed Anioma State by Senator Ned Nwoko: History beckons

Proposed Anioma State by Senator Ned Nwoko: History beckons

By Andy Emephia The conclusion, both unanimous and obvious, for the creation of the long overdue Anioma State, is incontrovertible. From the spirited efforts of Anioma traditional rulers led by the late Asagba of Asaba, Obi Professor Chike Edozien, to the strident…

Ebeli Advocates For Local Government Autonomy

Ebeli Advocates For Local Government Autonomy

By Harrison Akamule  The inability of successive administrations to summon political will to address the autonomy of local government administration has led to the collapse of the local government Councils in Nigeria.  The Executive Director for Good Governance at the Grassroots, Sir Godwin Ebelli, made the assertion at Akugbene Community, Bomadi Local Government Area, of Delta State….

NNPP Governorship Candidate hails AAU Management

NNPP Governorship Candidate hails AAU Management

By Austen Akhagbeme The Edo state Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed gratitude to the management of the state-owned Ambrose Alli University, following the outcome of the emergency meeting of the Senate held yesterday…

ASWAMA buckets scandal: LG staff, two others abscond over allegations of corruption

ASWAMA buckets scandal: LG staff, two others abscond over allegations of corruption

BY SUNNY A. DAVID A scandal involving the alleged dIversion of 1,300 sanitary buckets meant for the Anambra State Waste Management Agency (ASWAMA) has rocked Onitsha South Local Government Area, leading to the flee of a local government staff and two others….

Anambra governor soludo offers Bianca Ojukwu another appointment, names her to university governing council

Anambra governor soludo offers Bianca Ojukwu another appointment, names her to university governing council

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Anambra State Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the wife of the late Igbo leader Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, to the Governing Council of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU). The new Governing Council, headed…

Azemhe Azena Appeals for calm as AAU students protest, locked up school gate

Azemhe Azena Appeals for calm as AAU students protest, locked up school gate

By Austen Akhagbeme The Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena has appealed for calm and peaceful resolution of the brewing crisis, as the students of the state-owned Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, protests over the school Management’s…