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…

Jonathan inaugurates Delta High Court Complex

Jonathan inaugurates Delta High Court Complex

…As Oborevwori presents 20 SUVs to Judges Nigeria’s former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, inaugurated Delta State High Court Complex in Asaba and flagged off the presentation of 20 Toyota Prado Sport Utility Vehicles, SUVs, to Judges in the state at which…

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA advised to be transparent during first phase

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA advised to be transparent during first phase

By Harrison Akamule  Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi Local Government Area have been advised to be transparent in distribution of the palliative items and also improve on what they did during the first phase. These statements were made by Head…

CP gives nod on Commercial motorcycle ban in Delta

CP gives nod on Commercial motorcycle ban in Delta

Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi has hailed the State Government ban on commercial motorcyclists “Okada” in the capital territory and other flash points in the state. Olufemi gave the nod when he received the executives and members of…

Zulum delivers grains donated by FG to 10,000 residents in Pulka

Zulum delivers grains donated by FG to 10,000 residents in Pulka

… Borno Govt shares N220m to vulnerable women, widows Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has delivered part of the 36,000 50kg bags of assorted grain donated by the Federal Government to Borno State Government to support resettled communities and other vulnerable…

Zulum visits Baga, addresses ISWAP threat, Says Terrorist weak, seeking cheap popularity …boosts transport unions, farmers Association with operational vehicles

Zulum visits Baga, addresses ISWAP threat, Says Terrorist weak, seeking cheap popularity …boosts transport unions, farmers Association with operational vehicles

….visits farms, supports South Chad Irrigation Revival Initiative Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, visited Baga town in Kukawa Local Government Area on Sunday to address a reported threat by Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists against residents.  The governor met with…

Azemhe Azena remains NNPP Edo Governorship Candidate -Media Team 

Azemhe Azena remains NNPP Edo Governorship Candidate -Media Team 

Ahead of the September, 21 governorship election in Edo state, the media team of othe DR AZEMHE AZENA MANDATE, has urged members of the public to disregard unfounded information aimed at causing disaffection in the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP. A press…

ECOWAS Facing Financial Challenges, Must Not Be Overburdened- Justice Asante

ECOWAS Facing Financial Challenges, Must Not Be Overburdened- Justice Asante

The President of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has lamented that the regional bloc is presently facing financial challenges and must not be overburdened by its institutions. Some of ECOWAS institutions include ECOWAS…

ACReSAL Task Team Lead Calls for Hydrological Assessment to Cushion Flooding in Benue State

ACReSAL Task Team Lead Calls for Hydrological Assessment to Cushion Flooding in Benue State

Dr. Joy Iganya Agene, the Senior Environment Specialist at the World Bank Nigeria Office and Task Team Leader for the ACReSAL Project, has expressed concerns about the geological situation in Zone C of Benue state. She recommends conducting a hydrological assessment of…

FIGHT AGAINST CHILD, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, OTHER CHILD ABUSE, COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL—OHWOVORIOLE

FIGHT AGAINST CHILD, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, OTHER CHILD ABUSE, COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL—OHWOVORIOLE

By Onoriode Etatsemi Delta State Commissioner for Justice and the Attorney -General of the State, Mr. Ekemejero Ohwovoriole has said that the fight against child human trafficking and other child abuse is a task that requires collective responsibility of all . Ohwovoriole…

Breaking >Rivers crisis: court grants interlocutory injunction restraining Amaewhule-led Assembly from sitting, acting as lawmakers

Breaking >Rivers crisis: court grants interlocutory injunction restraining Amaewhule-led Assembly from sitting, acting as lawmakers

Rivers crisis: court grants interlocutory injunction restraining Amaewhule-led Assembly from sitting, acting as lawmakers The state High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has issued an interlocutory injunction barring the lawmakers led by Speaker, Martins Amaewhule from further sitting and parading…

WE’LL NOT MAKE UNFULFILLED PROMISES TO RIVERS PEOPLE – GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL NOT MAKE UNFULFILLED PROMISES TO RIVERS PEOPLE – GOV. FUBARA

…Directs completion of 300 meters to boundary with Imo …Works on Zonal hospital Omoku to commence next week. …As former governor, Dr. Odili commissions road Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has stated that his administration will not make unfulfilled promises to…

Protect Your Children from Pedophiles, NAPTIP Charges Parents

Protect Your Children from Pedophiles, NAPTIP Charges Parents

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Thursday charged parents on child protection, insisting that parents should go all out to protect their wards from all adversaries especially pedophiles. Speaking in Kwali local government area of the…

Gaza Attacks: Nigeria Warns Israel Against Escalation of Attacks, Insists Fundamental Human Rights Must be Preserved

Gaza Attacks: Nigeria Warns Israel Against Escalation of Attacks, Insists Fundamental Human Rights Must be Preserved

The Nigerian government has condemned the ongoing onslaught of Israel on Gaza, insisting that the fundamental human rights, including and especially that to life, of the vulnerable civilian population of Gaza must be preserved at all cost. Nigeria, in a statement signed…

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov  Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

THE Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), has congratulated the Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori on his first year anniversary as Executive Governor of Delta State. In a Press statement signed by its Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli and Secretary, Mr. Onitsha…

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA urged to be transparent -Ag. LG Boss

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA urged to be transparent -Ag. LG Boss

By Harrison Akamule  Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi Local Government Area have been advised to be transparent in the distribution of the palliative items and also improve on what they did during the first phase. These statements were made by…

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

The Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project has been hailed as a beacon of hope for Nigeria’s agriculture sector and landscape restoration particularly in semi-arid regions like Nasarawa State. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the joint World Bank/FAO/FGN Hybrid Implementation…

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

From Afokobah Celestine The Special Adviser to the Delta State Governor on Infrastructure, Chief Nath Igbadi, has commended the Delta State Governor Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori for completing Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I road construction under his one year in office as Delta State…

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

BY MICHAEL EKOKORUWE Oleh Community Development Union (OCDU) at the weekend, elected new president general, Chief Believe Unuafe and other executive members to pilot affairs of the community for one tenure of three years at Oleh Civic center, Isoko South local government…

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

By Tina Ayigbe The praise and worship day, following a thanksgiving service held at Living Faith Church, Asaba, on Sunday, aims to glorify God for the achievements of the past year. Scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., the event will feature performances…

Delta bans okada, scrap metal scavenging in capital territory 

Delta bans okada, scrap metal scavenging in capital territory 

Delta State Government, Thursday, banned the use of commercial motorcycle, otherwise known as “Okada” as a means of transportation within the state capital territory.  The State Government also banned, forthwith, scrap metaI scavenging, otherwise known as ‘iron condemn’, in the state capital,…

ASUU Inaugurates DSUST Chapter

ASUU Inaugurates DSUST Chapter

By Joseph Obaro Ikupa The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday inaugurated its chapter in Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro. The inauguration, which took place at the University’s new auditorium, followed the resolution of a well attended Congress…

Group Lauds Leadership Qualities Of Commandant General Of NSCDC

Group Lauds Leadership Qualities Of Commandant General Of NSCDC

The Human Rights Advocate and Societal Justice (HRSJ) has lauded the leadership quality of the Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi in the security outfit. The group gave the commendation in a statement signed by its…

Capital Punishment to Drug Offenders May Not Reduce Level of Crime, UNODC Warns

Capital Punishment to Drug Offenders May Not Reduce Level of Crime, UNODC Warns

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said that the move by the Nigeria’s Senate to give capital punishment to drug trafficking offenders may add little or nothing to reducing the crime. Country Representative, UNODC, Oliver Stolpe, gave the verdict…

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation Empowers Over 50 Aniocha North Skilled Youths With N500,000 Each, As Foundation Pledges To Remain Relentless In Their Humanitarian Services

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation Empowers Over 50 Aniocha North Skilled Youths With N500,000 Each, As Foundation Pledges To Remain Relentless In Their Humanitarian Services

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation, a renowned Foundation based in Issele-Mkpitime has granted over fifty skilled Youths from Aniocha North Local Government Area in Delta State with the sum of N500, 000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira) each. The grant is to enable the beneficiaries,…

Ogene Faults Soludo’s Plan To Appoint 8th Set Of LGA Chairmen, Calls It ‘Ridiculous’, ‘Puppeteering’

Ogene Faults Soludo’s Plan To Appoint 8th Set Of LGA Chairmen, Calls It ‘Ridiculous’, ‘Puppeteering’

BY SUNNY A. DAVID The member representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Afam Victor Ogene has strongly criticized Governor Soludo’s plan to appoint the 8th set of Local Government Area (LGA) Chairmen in just two years, describing it…

NDLEA declares couple wanted, arrests 4 cartel members over cocaine seizures. Intercepts China, UK-bound drug

NDLEA declares couple wanted, arrests 4 cartel members over cocaine seizures. Intercepts China, UK-bound drug

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared a couple, Kazeem Omogoriola Owoalade (alias Abdul Qassim Adisa Balogun) and Rashidat Ayinke Owoalade (alias Bolarinwa Rashidat Ayinke) wanted over involvement in running a drug cartel. According to a statement on Sunday by…

NSCDC Dismantles Rivers Bunkering Site

NSCDC Dismantles Rivers Bunkering Site

The Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has uncovered and dismantled an illegally constructed refining site with over 100,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Adobi settlement in Etche Local Government, Rivers State. The Commander…

PERSONALITY: Bola Aganaba @60: A Legacy of Impact, Faith, and Generosity

PERSONALITY: Bola Aganaba @60: A Legacy of Impact, Faith, and Generosity

Bola Aganaba, a man of exceptional character, dedication, and commitment to excellence, celebrates his 60th birthday. With a decade-long career as a civil engineer and pastor, he has not only left an indelible mark on Nigeria’s infrastructure development but also touched countless…