BIRTHDAY: DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Felicitates With Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

BIRTHDAY: DESOPADEC Boss, Bashorun Askia Felicitates With Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA has felicitated with the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori on his birthday anniversary. He described him as a superior…

Okowa: Renewed Hope for Nigeria -Says Bashorun Askia

Okowa: Renewed Hope for Nigeria -Says Bashorun Askia

–By Albert OGRAKA: THE Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA CrFA has heartily congratulated Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, governor of Delta State, on his emergence as Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic…

Beneficiaries Of O5 Initiative Free Medicare Hit 8,568  *As Dame Okowa Urges Constituents’ Use Of Facilities

Beneficiaries Of O5 Initiative Free Medicare Hit 8,568 *As Dame Okowa Urges Constituents’ Use Of Facilities

Blank NEWS Online can authoritatively report that a total of 8,568 persons have so far benefitted from the ongoing Free Medical Outreach being carried out by O5 Initiative, a pet project of Delta First Lady, Dame Edith Okowa and her partners across…

Elumelu: Three Years of Excellent Representation In 9th National Assembly

Elumelu: Three Years of Excellent Representation In 9th National Assembly

RT. HON. NDUDI GODWIN ELUMELU, a cosmopolitan politician with a heart for service, had great plans for the people of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State when, in the 2019 general elections, he sought for their mandate, to represent them in the…

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

SCORES of suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists group have been neutralized by the Nigerian military after they blocked the Maiduguri Damaturu road wrecking havoc on commuters yesterday. It took massive air support from the Nigeria Airforce…

Democracy Day: FG Declares Monday June 13th as Public Holiday

Democracy Day: FG Declares Monday June 13th as Public Holiday

THE Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a secured, united and prosperous nation….

“My Channels TV Interview Taken Out of Context” -Kashim Shettima

“My Channels TV Interview Taken Out of Context” -Kashim Shettima

FORMER Borno State Governor and one of the staunchest supporters of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the front runner in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Primary, Senator Kashim Shettima has expressed that his recent interview on Channels TV was taken out of…

Delta SERVICOM, Labour Relations Boss Assured Of Support From MDAs

Delta SERVICOM, Labour Relations Boss Assured Of Support From MDAs

-By Chukwudi ASOYA: IN a bid to actualise the finishing strong agenda of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa led administration, the office of Delta state SERVICOM and Labour Relations undertook a monitoring and inspection visit to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the…

Adopt Delta YAGEP Model to Tackle Agric Problems, Eboh Tells Stakeholders

Adopt Delta YAGEP Model to Tackle Agric Problems, Eboh Tells Stakeholders

-By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH and Ese Laura OGHENE: STAKEHOLDERS in the Agricultural Industry have assembled to identify solutions to various challenges plaguing the sector in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. This was the overarching goal at the 7th Agricultural Policy Stakeholders Forum and 1st Annual…

Delta 1st Lady @ 61: I Celebrate Jesus With Inmates, Orphans, Less Privileged -Dame Okowa

Delta 1st Lady @ 61: I Celebrate Jesus With Inmates, Orphans, Less Privileged -Dame Okowa

Wife of Delta Governor and founder 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa has revealed to the world how she has chosen to celebrate her birthdays. The First Lady, on Wednesday, June 01, 2022, celebrated her 61st birth anniversary with inmates of the Five…

Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Celebrates Dame Edith Okowa @ 61

Reps Minority Leader, Elumelu Celebrates Dame Edith Okowa @ 61

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of her 61st birthday anniversary. Elumelu in a goodwill message on Wednesday appreciated the Lord…

Namibia Push for Improved Bilateral Relationship with Nigeria

Namibia Push for Improved Bilateral Relationship with Nigeria

Namibia has expressed willingness to extend bilateral relationship with Nigeria, insisting that it would use her hosting of the 5th Session of the Namibia-Nigeria Joint Commission of Cooperation holding in Windhoek in August 2022 to push for improved bilateral relationship between the…

OKOWANOMICS IN ACTION: The Agricultural Sector Testimonial

OKOWANOMICS IN ACTION: The Agricultural Sector Testimonial

-Prof. Eric Eboh,Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer In the last seven years, Delta State, under the excellent leadership of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has witnessed unprecedented positive social and economic transformations. These unparalleled achievements and…

Bashorun Askia Hails Gov. Okowa’s Audacity of Visionary Leadership At 7

Bashorun Askia Hails Gov. Okowa’s Audacity of Visionary Leadership At 7

Frontline leader of the Peaples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA, has congratulated the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for his visionary leadership in the state. Bashorun Askia, in a message titled, “Audacity…

PDP Presidential Primary: Elumelu Congratulates Atiku, Urges Unity

PDP Presidential Primary: Elumelu Congratulates Atiku, Urges Unity

I heartily congratulate His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on his election as the Presidential Candidate of our great Party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general elections. I commend all the…

Soludo Declares Curfew In Eight LGAs, Bans Okada, Tricycle On Mondays

Soludo Declares Curfew In Eight LGAs, Bans Okada, Tricycle On Mondays

-From Sunny DAVIDS: Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has declared curfew in eight Local Government Areas of the State as a result of insecurity, occasioned by gunmen attacks. In a State wide broadcast made on Wednesday evening enjoined the people of…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Correctional Facilities Now Impregnable – Aregbesola

Correctional Facilities Now Impregnable – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said the nation’s correctional facilities (prisons) are now impregnable to attacks, insisting that the federal government has taken all needed measures to secure them against intruders. The Minister made this assertion on Friday in…

Anambra Chairman Nigeria Red Cross Society Prof. Katchy, Raises Alarm Over Increasing Mental Health Issues In Nigeria

Anambra Chairman Nigeria Red Cross Society Prof. Katchy, Raises Alarm Over Increasing Mental Health Issues In Nigeria

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: Nigerians have been urged to join hands with the government to tackle the increasing challenge of illicit drugs and substance abuse to stem the alarming rate of mental illness across the Country. Speaking to journalists in Awka, the…