EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA EMERGES AS NNPP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA EMERGES AS NNPP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE

By Austen Akhagbeme The renowned Edo State grassroots politician, philanthropist and televangelist, Dr Azemhe Azena has emerged as the flag bearer for the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the upcoming gubernatorial election. With 211 votes, the ebullient Pastor secured the NNPP…

ASHIBOGWU COMMENDS NECO FOR REWARDING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCES IN THEIR 2023 NATIONAL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (NCEE)

ASHIBOGWU COMMENDS NECO FOR REWARDING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCES IN THEIR 2023 NATIONAL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (NCEE)

From Magnus Emuji Delta State Commissioner for Primary Education, Dr. Kingsley Ashibogwu, has commended the National Examinations Council (NECO) for recognizing and rewarding exceptional performances in their Examinations , especially in their National Common Entrance Examination. Dr. Ashibogwu gave the commendation in…

KWANKWASO MEETS WITH EDO NNPP GUBER ASPIRANTS

KWANKWASO MEETS WITH EDO NNPP GUBER ASPIRANTS

By Austen Akhagbeme Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, the Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the 2023 General elections, met with four of the governorship aspirants in his home, after their screening today, in preparation for the primary elections coming…

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

By: Dr. James Bwala The Arise News TV morning show of Wednesday, February 21, 2024, like others before it, is a butchers table where thoroughbred professionals are supposed to be speaking to Nigerians on matters that affect them. However, while a professional…

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has unveiled a unified curriculum for Islamic schools aimed at countering violent extremist ideologies and helping avert young people from being radicalised by terrorist groups. At the event held at the council chamber of the Government House…

CSJ Says There Is Nothing to Show for Fuel Subsidy Removal…Asks Tinubu to Copy Abacha, Jonathan’s PTF, SURE-P

CSJ Says There Is Nothing to Show for Fuel Subsidy Removal…Asks Tinubu to Copy Abacha, Jonathan’s PTF, SURE-P

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has called on all tiers of government in Nigeria to take concrete and targeted steps to mainstream social justice into all processes, mechanisms and instruments of governance. The organisation while alleging that President Bola Tinubu’s subsidy removal…

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

All International airports in Nigeria will now have 30 seconds biometric clearance gates in line with international standards and best practices. The Federal Government installed the facilities for the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), at all international airports in the country. The biometric…

1995 Coup: Farida Waziri mischaracterised my role–Col Fadile •Promises to tell it all in his new book; “Nine Lives…”

1995 Coup: Farida Waziri mischaracterised my role–Col Fadile •Promises to tell it all in his new book; “Nine Lives…”

Retired military officer and human rights lawyer, Col. Bello Fadile has responded to the circulating extracts from a book authored by Mrs. Farida Waziri, former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), regarding the 1995 alleged coup during the Gen….

Commonwealth Meridian Deployed to Manage Public Debt Portfolio

Commonwealth Meridian Deployed to Manage Public Debt Portfolio

A powerful software developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat is being deployed in Nigeria to transform how the country manages its public debt portfolio of US $114.35 billion while enhancing transparency. A statement on Monday by the Commonwealth Secretariat, said at the request…

Xi sends congratulatory message to 37th AU summit

Xi sends congratulatory message to 37th AU summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message to the 37th African Union (AU) summit. Xi pointed out that the world today is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century, and the Global South represented by China and Africa is booming,…

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Seyi, son of President Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to endure the current hardship in the country, adding that the decisions taken by the president should have been made years ago. He also expressed optimism that, while the difficulties exist presently, the…

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted a large consignment of Loud, a synthetic strong strain of cannabis, concealed in giant loudspeakers tucked in a consolidated cargo imported from New York, United States of America. A statement on…

EDO 2024: COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GREET DANCO, SAYS “CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE, HON ANAMERO SUNDAY DEKERI”

EDO 2024: COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GREET DANCO, SAYS “CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE, HON ANAMERO SUNDAY DEKERI”

On behalf of our esteemed COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS AND LOVERS OF HON SUNDAY ANAMERO DEKERI, alias DANCO, I hereby express our heartfelt congratulations on your declaration as the winner of the keenly contested APC Primary elections in Edo State on the 17th…

Unity Among Rural Communities is Catalyst for development, Says Daregha

Unity Among Rural Communities is Catalyst for development, Says Daregha

By Harrison Akamule Unity among Communities at the rural areas is a catalyst for development, saying “when Community leaders and opinion leaders are united genuinely , it will fast-track-meaningful development ” Says Daregha This statement made by the Senior Special Assistant to…

I AM NOTHING WITHOUT GOD-  MONARCH

I AM NOTHING WITHOUT GOD- MONARCH

By Harrison Akamule The year 2023 may have come and gone but the memories of various events, ranging from thanksgiving services, conventions and cultural displays by ethnic groups that took place towards the end of the year, especially during the yuletide season,…

Simeon Daregha declares for  Bomadi LGA Chairmanship position

Simeon Daregha declares for  Bomadi LGA Chairmanship position

Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Political Matters, Hon. Simeon Daregha (dressed in white) formally declared his intention to contest for  Bomadi LGA Chairmanship position. He made the declaration to his people in Ward 5, Kalafiogbene . Talking during his…

Musa to Build School in Kano, other parts of Nigeria

Musa to Build School in Kano, other parts of Nigeria

The Captain of Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa has revealed his plan to build school in his hometown Kano and other parts of the country. Musa, who had already built sports academy in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Plateau, said his new plan is…

EULOGIES AS STELLA ETA ENAHORO CELEBRATES 59TH BIRTHDAY

EULOGIES AS STELLA ETA ENAHORO CELEBRATES 59TH BIRTHDAY

BY MICHAEL EKOKORUWE Chief Stella Eta Enahoro, wife of High Chief Eta Enahoro, MD and CEO of Skyward Limited, yesterday, celebrated her 59th birthday with eulogies. The birthday bash was inundated with glowing encomium poured on the celebrant by dignitaries that graced…

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has lamented that with the current insecurity in the country it would be difficult to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Speaking at the 7th International Conference on Love and Tolerance in…

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has paraded 42 suspected bandits and terrorists in Abuja The suspects were intercepted at Tsunami village forest bothering Lambata in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. Parading the suspects to newsmen at the…

Gov. Oborevwori Greets Colleague, Diri on assumption for 2nd term in Bayelsa

Gov. Oborevwori Greets Colleague, Diri on assumption for 2nd term in Bayelsa

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor, on their inauguration for second term on Wednesday. Governor Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon,…

UK Signs Enhanced Trade, Investment Partnership Agreement with Nigeria

UK Signs Enhanced Trade, Investment Partnership Agreement with Nigeria

The United Kingdom has signed an Enhanced Trade and Investment Partnership (ETIP) with Nigeria to boost trade and investment between the two countries and unlock new opportunities for UK and Nigerian businesses. UK Minister for Trade and Business Kemi Badenoch signed the…

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite has expressed the need to work with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora investments in the Country. Speaking during a courtesy call by the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

In Less Than Two Years, Over 1,600 Kids Born Monthly In Anambra – Says Soludo

In Less Than Two Years, Over 1,600 Kids Born Monthly In Anambra – Says Soludo

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Governor of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, has said that in less than two years the birthrate in the State has increased from 200 to 1,600. Governor Soludo disclosed this at the 65th birthday ceremony of Sir…

Mrs. Soludo Calls For Proactive Measures To Reduce Cardiovascular Challenges

Mrs. Soludo Calls For Proactive Measures To Reduce Cardiovascular Challenges

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo, says the growing figures of cardiovascular-based deaths call for renewed and regularl medical checks and healthy life style. Mrs Soludo who was speaking in Awka, noted that the seeming neglect…

Anambra FRSC Recorded 112 Road Crashes, 40 Deaths In 2023

Anambra FRSC Recorded 112 Road Crashes, 40 Deaths In 2023

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it recorded 112 road crashes and 40 deaths in the State between January and December, 2023. The FRSC State Sector Commander, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, disclosed this at the end…

OSUOZA ACKNOWLEDGES STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE MEDIA IN DRIVING OBOREVWORI’S MORE AGENDA

OSUOZA ACKNOWLEDGES STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE MEDIA IN DRIVING OBOREVWORI’S MORE AGENDA

Delta State Government has pledged more meaningful engagement of online media platforms in ensuring the dissemination of information on its activities to Deltans. The State Commissioner for Information, Dr Ifeanyi Osuoza, made the pledge today in Asaba while playing host to a…

Oborevwori grieves over passing of Asaba monarch

Oborevwori grieves over passing of Asaba monarch

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State has expressed sadness on the passing of the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Prof. Joseph Chike Edozien, CFR. The Asagba, who was a distinguished medical scholar and first Black-African indigenous Dean of Medicine in a foreign land,…

GOV. FUBARA CONGRATULATES SUPER EAGLES FOR RESILIENCE

GOV. FUBARA CONGRATULATES SUPER EAGLES FOR RESILIENCE

…Assures of his commitment to developing sports in Rivers. Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their performance and commended them for their resilience throughout the tournament at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)….

EX DELTA NUJ BOSS, OSITA BIOSE BURIES FATHER IN-LAW, FEBRUARY 23rd

EX DELTA NUJ BOSS, OSITA BIOSE BURIES FATHER IN-LAW, FEBRUARY 23rd

A former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Delta State Council, Comrade Osita Biose, has released the programme for the burial arrangement of his father in-law, late Mr. Friday Adogah Okpe. The announcement reads: “Burial Announcement!With gratitude to God Almighty…

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

The Development Director for the British High Commission, Nigeria, Ms Cynthia Rowe, together with Kaduna State Governor. Uba Sani have signed the Kaduna Mutual Accountability Framework (K-MAF). The signing earmarked the revitalised commitment to support good governance, human capital development with a…

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

The United Kingdom Minister for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch has arrived in Nigeria to begin a 3-day visit to deepen the UK-Nigeria partnership. According to a statement from the British High Commission in Nigeria, Following the former Foreign Secretary’s visit to…

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

The Federal Government is to collaborate with the Indian Government on geospatial mapping and technical expertise exchange, remote sensing, carbon mapping, and auto imagery. The collaboration with the Indian government is to be undertaken by Nigeria through the Office of the Surveyor-General…

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

A total of 24 suspected drug traffickers and dealers including a 42-year-old man taking thousands of concealed opioid pills to insurgents’ enclave in Banki area of Borno state, a six-month-pregnant lady, a mother of three children and three other women have been…

IDEH IDENTIFIES STANDARD, INTEGRITY AS BEDROCK OF DISCIPLINE

IDEH IDENTIFIES STANDARD, INTEGRITY AS BEDROCK OF DISCIPLINE

By Chukwudi Asoya A retired Nurse in Delta State, Mrs. Patricia Adaeze Ideh, has identified quality , standard and integrity as the bedrock of discipline among humanity in any society. Mrs. Ideh stated this during the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Marymount College,…

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso who recently announced their withdrawal from the subregional bloc to have a rethink and follow the path of dialogue and reconciliation. The Chairman of the Mediation…

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

The Palestine on Thursday has described as unacceptable Israeli continued refusal to transfer their clearance fund for the third month in a row, lamenting that this has deeply affected the country’s ability to pay the monthly salaries and government daily running cost….

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has declared all round war against drug barons, instructing all commanders of the agency at different level to go all out and smoke out those still…

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

As Foreign Affairs Ministers of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet to deliberate on how to move ahead after the with withdrawal of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso from the bloc, the ECOWAS Commission President, Alieu Touray said now is…

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that a total of 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders that were successfully prosecuted and convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years of imprisonment…