DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has met with President Bola Tinubu over killing of 17 military personnel in Okuoma community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.   Recall that 17 military personnel comprising a lieutenant ​colonel, two majors,…

Okada Riders’ Protest: Delta Govt Calls For Calm

Okada Riders’ Protest: Delta Govt Calls For Calm

Director-General of the Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, Chief Patrick Ukah, Monday, called for calm over protests by Okada and tricycle riders in the state capital. Ukah in a statement made available to newsmen in Asaba, after inspecting the scene of…

Edo PDP CHAIRMAN’s ABDUCTION LEAVES FAMILY, PARTY IN LIMBO; as kidnapers are yet to contact family, party

Edo PDP CHAIRMAN’s ABDUCTION LEAVES FAMILY, PARTY IN LIMBO; as kidnapers are yet to contact family, party

Authorities are still searching for the kidnappers and have not yet received any ransom demands. The lack of contact has raised concerns that the kidnappers may have other motives than financial gain. As at the time of filing this report, a family…

Ooni of ife, queen welcome set of twin babies

Ooni of ife, queen welcome set of twin babies

In a joyous announcement, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his queen, Olori Tobi Philips, have welcomed a set of twins! The newborns, a boy and a girl, ( prince and princess) are said to be healthy and thriving….

NIS Comptroller General Directs Immigration Officers to Adhere to Presidential Order, Reopen Borders with Niger

NIS Comptroller General Directs Immigration Officers to Adhere to Presidential Order, Reopen Borders with Niger

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Kemi Nandap has directed Immigration officers across Nigeria’s borders with neighbouring Niger to ensure that they are reopened in line with the presidential order. The directive was given on Thursday in a signed statement…

NESREA Seals 13 Facilities in Abuja for Violating Environmental Laws

NESREA Seals 13 Facilities in Abuja for Violating Environmental Laws

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sealed off 13 facilities in Abuja for falling foul of environmental law. Among the sealed facilities are Veritas Plastics, Almat Farms, Dayak Nigeria Limited, FIK Contracting Limited, Salis Ventilated Homes Ltd, Peachville…

Rashid Bawa, Ghanaian High Commissioner Dies in Abuja, Buried in Accra

Rashid Bawa, Ghanaian High Commissioner Dies in Abuja, Buried in Accra

The Ghanaian High Commission in Nigeria has announced the unexpected passing of His Excellency Rashid Bawa, the Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria. According to a statement on Saturday by the Ghanaian High Commission, the High Commissioner passed away on the 14th of…

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Lt.General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) have been named among the 40 most influential people in Nigeria in a new book written by journalist and PR consultant, Bode Odeseye. The…

AZEMHE AZENA STORMS AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY CAMPUS WITH FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH

AZEMHE AZENA STORMS AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY CAMPUS WITH FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH

By Austen Akhagbeme The youthful Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP in the upcoming election in Edo state, Dr Azemhe Azena, has scheduled to offer free medical services to students and residents of the university campus next week on…

Civility of Lay Faithful For Political Participation   -By Bashorun Askia Ogieh (KSJI) JP

Civility of Lay Faithful For Political Participation -By Bashorun Askia Ogieh (KSJI) JP

Being a Lecture delivered by Bashorun Askia Ogieh (KSJI) JP on Wed 13th March, 2024 at Annunciation Parish, Ogunu, Warri, as part of the activities of the Catholic Church Laity week celebration Perhaps, due to the complexities and demands of politics, instances of…

AZEMHE AZENA FELICITATES WITH MUSLIM UMMAH ON RAMADAN

AZEMHE AZENA FELICITATES WITH MUSLIM UMMAH ON RAMADAN

By Udukhokhe Odalumhe The Edo state Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena has sent a congratulatory message to the Muslims in the state on the successful commencement of the holy month of Ramadan. Speaking through his…

AZEMHE AZENA SALUTE EDO WOMEN, CALLS FOR INCLUSION IN GOVERNANCE

AZEMHE AZENA SALUTE EDO WOMEN, CALLS FOR INCLUSION IN GOVERNANCE

By Austen Akhagbeme The youthful Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the upcoming Edo election, Dr Azemhe Azena, has called for women’s empowerment and inclusion in governance especially in Edo state. In his message through his media team…

Prof. Ojaruega To Deliver Keynote Address At Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture

Prof. Ojaruega To Deliver Keynote Address At Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture

Advocate Lecture Series Board of Council (ALSBC), has announced Prof. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega as the Keynote Speaker for Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture Series, themed “Youth Empowerment and Leadership Evolution: Rethinking Nigeria’s Leadership Recruitment Process.” ALSBC, in a press statement on Monday signed…

Hon. Daregha wants youth involvement in sports

Hon. Daregha wants youth involvement in sports

By Harrison Akamule  In order to strengthen sports in the rural areas , Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Political Matters, Hon. Simeon Daregha charges young ones to cultivate the habit of being involved in sports, saying that sports and…

Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates AJ for Defeating Ngannou

Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates AJ for Defeating Ngannou

Chairman/ CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri- Erewa has congratulated Anthony Joshua, a British-Nigerian boxer for defeating Francis Ngannou on Friday night in Saudi Arabia. The NiDCOM boss gave the commendation on Saturday in a statement issued by the…

NDLEA uncovers illicit drug consignment in commercial bus engine, arrests two grandpas

NDLEA uncovers illicit drug consignment in commercial bus engine, arrests two grandpas

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted illicit drug consignment concealed in the engine compartment of an interstate commercial bus just as two grandfathers were taken into custody over drug trafficking. A statement on Sunday by the spokesman…

IWD: Indian High Commission Honours Five Nigerian Women

IWD: Indian High Commission Honours Five Nigerian Women

Indian High Commission to Nigeria has honoured six Nigerian women for their sterling performance to the growth and development of Nigeria. Those honoured at a ceremony in Abuja at the weekend to mark this year’s International Women Day (IWD) include Aisha Rimi,…

Ramadan: Marwa seeks prayer for President Tinubu, Governors, other leaders. Urges parents to pay more attention to their children over drug scourge

Ramadan: Marwa seeks prayer for President Tinubu, Governors, other leaders. Urges parents to pay more attention to their children over drug scourge

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig Gen Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has urged Nigerians especially muslim faithful to use the period of the holy month of Ramadan to pray for God’s guidance for President Bola Ahmed…

UN Condemns Abduction of Over 200 IDPs in Borno

UN Condemns Abduction of Over 200 IDPs in Borno

The United Nations has strongly condemned the reported abduction of internally displaced persons (IDPs), many of them women, boys and girls, in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. In a statement on Wednesday, UN lamented that while the exact number of…

ECOWAS COURT HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR NEW STAFF MEMBERS

ECOWAS COURT HOLDS ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR NEW STAFF MEMBERS

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has commenced a two-day orientation programme for newly recruited staff members at the seat of the Court in Abuja. Speaking at the opening of the orientation programme, Dr Yaouza Ouro-Sama, Chief Registrar of the Court, charged the…

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

The Senior Policy Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has urged the Federal Government to adopt the strategies used by Chief Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, in effectively combating crude oil theft in the Niger Delta…

Willy Bee loses wife, Mrs Adibo William Bozimo

Willy Bee loses wife, Mrs Adibo William Bozimo

By Harrison Akamule A Veteran Journalist, former General Manager The Pointer Newspaper and and former Deputy General Manager News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Mr William Bozimo (A. K . A Willy Bee) loses wife, Mrs Adibo William Bozimo. May the soul of Mrs Adibo William Bozimo…

CHIEF PAUL ERIRI, ODIOLOGBO OF EMEDE FOR BURIAL MARCH 16

CHIEF PAUL ERIRI, ODIOLOGBO OF EMEDE FOR BURIAL MARCH 16

BY MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE The final burial rites of the late Odiologbo of Emede, High Chief Paul Oletu Eriri has been slated for Saturday 16th March 2024 at Emede, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. According to a statement signed…

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

The Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), today inducted High Chief Government Ekpomupolo aka Tompolo into the DOPF Niger Delta Media Hall of Fame. The official induction was performed at Oporoza, the traditional Headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri Southwest Local Government Area…

Chief Thompson Fuyei, flanked by In-laws

Chief Thompson Fuyei, flanked by In-laws

On black HAT,, Chief Thompson Fuyei, a politician, flanked by IN-laws at grave side during the interment of his father – In -law’s , Late Chief Seikemefa Sorankeme at Akugbene Community, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria. Pix. Harrison Akamule. ”…

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE, WOOS OTHERS

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE, WOOS OTHERS

By Austen Akhagbeme The New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has issued a certificate of return to Dr Azemhe Azena, who won the primary election to become the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming governorship election in Edo state. The certificate was presented…

AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, (AAU) EKPOMA RUSTICATES OVER 140 STUDENTS.

AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, (AAU) EKPOMA RUSTICATES OVER 140 STUDENTS.

–By Tina Ayigbe:. In a shocking move, Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma has rusticated over one hundred and fourty students.According to the university authorities, the students were rusticated for various offenses including, Exam misconduct, Malpractice and Impersonation. The management had in a News…

Delta committed to fiscal discipline, transparency, accountability – Oborevwori

Delta committed to fiscal discipline, transparency, accountability – Oborevwori

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Monday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to the highest standards of ethical conduct, fiscal discipline and judicious allocation of resources, transparency and accountability. Governor Oborevwori stated this at the Delta State Audit Forum held at the…

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…