Delta Yellow Garri Brands In Int’l Market **As Foods Export Initiative Hits Grocery Shops In UK

Delta Yellow Garri Brands In Int’l Market **As Foods Export Initiative Hits Grocery Shops In UK

Export quality yellow garri, the pilot product of the Delta State Government’s Foods Export Initiative has hit grocery shops in the United Kingdom. This is another significant milestone achievement in Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s determination to develop the agricultural value chain and to…

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Lauds World Bank for $300M to Fight Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Lauds World Bank for $300M to Fight Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today praised leaders at the World Bank for quickly committing $300 million in aid to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for its efforts to contain and eliminate an outbreak of Ebola in that country that has claimed…

Income Alone Can’t Be Used To Classify Poverty, Says UNDP

Income Alone Can’t Be Used To Classify Poverty, Says UNDP

Income alone cannot be used to classify rich and poor people, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has said. According to the United Nations body, findings from the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) have shown that there are disparities in how…

Northeast crisis: UNICEF condemns use of children as human bombs

Northeast crisis: UNICEF condemns use of children as human bombs

From Mike Sogbola-Maiduguri: The United Nation’s’ Children Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the use of children as human bombs and in any combat or non-combat roles in the ongoing conflict in Nigeria’s north-east. UNICEF claimed that from 2018 till date 53 children were…

American, German Coys Donate Mobility Carts To Disabled IDPs In Borno

American, German Coys Donate Mobility Carts To Disabled IDPs In Borno

From Mike Sogbola- American and German companies have donated mobility carts to people living in disabilities affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Borno State. The companies, Gildan GmbH (German) and Med Shares (American) through a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) registered in…

Boko Haram: EU Targets 600,000 For Assistance In Borno

Boko Haram: EU Targets 600,000 For Assistance In Borno

From Mike Sogbola- European Union as part of it’s plan to bring stability to Northeast Nigeria has targeted 600,000 individuals in Borno State alone, being the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency. The Union, which through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…

Global Confab of Human Fraternity to Convene Prominent Int’l Religious, Intellectual, Media Personalities

Global Confab of Human Fraternity to Convene Prominent Int’l Religious, Intellectual, Media Personalities

° Gathering to coincide with historic visit of His Holiness Pope Francis and His Eminence Dr Ahmad At-Tayyeb, The Grand Imam of Al Azhar ° Event to consolidate UAE’s status as global centre of tolerance ° Conference to promote tolerance and peaceful…

APC Fidgets As Atiku Visits The US With Saraki

APC Fidgets As Atiku Visits The US With Saraki

There have been uneasy calm within the political camp of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressive Congress APC, as former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar successfully arrived Washington DC on a visit to the…

Education: Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), Kabaka of Bugunda (Uganda) Want Royal Fathers To Unite In Keeping Girls In School

Education: Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), Kabaka of Bugunda (Uganda) Want Royal Fathers To Unite In Keeping Girls In School

Assembling leaders from across the continent to champion initiatives for keeping girls in school ABUJA, Nigeria, January 15, 2019/ –– The Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, together with The Kabaka of Bugundu (Uganda), His Highness Ronald Edward…

Leaders, Parliamentarians Praise UAE’s Commitment to International Security, Stability

Leaders, Parliamentarians Praise UAE’s Commitment to International Security, Stability

Brussels, Belgium: Participants of the ‘From Humanitarian Aid for Stability: UAE and EU together’ seminar noted that the UAE has gained a prominent position in humanitarian and development work as the largest donor of development aid in the world relative to GDP….

Education: AURAK Hosts the Canadian Embassy On Partnership

Education: AURAK Hosts the Canadian Embassy On Partnership

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a meeting with the Trade Commissioner and Regional Education Coordinator of the Embassy of Canada, Mabelle Sawaqed-Hen, to discuss the possibility of establishing international partnerships with Canadian…

IDOOH Partners Abercairn Digital…Plans In-Taxi Entertainment In Nigeria

IDOOH Partners Abercairn Digital…Plans In-Taxi Entertainment In Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria & SINGAPORE– IDOOH International has expanded to Africa through a partnership with Nigeria’s Abercairn Digital to deploy 1,000 in-vehicle media screens with ride-hail drivers in Lagos to provide passengers with an entertaining and interactive passenger experience. Drivers will benefit from…

Newmont Declares Commercial Production at Subika Underground in Ghana

Newmont Declares Commercial Production at Subika Underground in Ghana

DENVER— Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has achieved commercial production at the Subika Underground project, adding higher-grade, lower-cost gold production at the Ahafo mine in Ghana. Subika Underground represents Newmont’s third profitable expansion in 2018 and its tenth…

“ESMA” Showcases The Capabilities Of “Artificial Intelligence” In The Automotive Sector In Collaboration With 175 Institutions From 18 Countries

“ESMA” Showcases The Capabilities Of “Artificial Intelligence” In The Automotive Sector In Collaboration With 175 Institutions From 18 Countries

450 International Experts Discuss Challenges and Opportunities For Development From Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:— The 4th International Conference on Future Mobility (ICFM) will be held in Abu Dhabi this Tuesday, featuring a world-class team of experts in the automotive…

US based Nigerian Cybersecurity Expert Atawa-Akpodiete to address PMI Nigeria Nov 1 **Plans to train 36,000 Nigerians in ICT.

US based Nigerian Cybersecurity Expert Atawa-Akpodiete to address PMI Nigeria Nov 1 **Plans to train 36,000 Nigerians in ICT.

A US based Nigerian ICT Expert, Dr. Alex. O. Atawa Akpodiete, who arrived Nigeria weekend will deliver a paper today,  Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Project Management Institute (PMI) Nigeria. Dr. Atawa-Akpodiete, who will deliver the keynote address on “Technology, Innovation and…

Back To School: World Bank Helps Nigeria With $611m

Back To School: World Bank Helps Nigeria With $611m

The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said. Tahir made this known in Kaduna on Friday at…

Breaking: Governorship Candidate Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Breaking: Governorship Candidate Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

One of seven major Democratic contenders in Maryland’s gubernatorial race, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, died early Thursday morning after suffering from cardiac arrest, authorities said. Kevin Kamenetz, 60, a two-term Baltimore County executive, husband and father of two sons, was at…

Delta Govt Flags Off $120,000 World Bank, SEEFOR Digital Integrated Learning Platform For Technical, Vocational Institutions

Delta Govt Flags Off $120,000 World Bank, SEEFOR Digital Integrated Learning Platform For Technical, Vocational Institutions

By Albert OGRAKA: Delta state has become the first state in Nigeria to implement and deploy the digital integrated learning solution for six trades in the state owned technical colleges and vocational education centres. The $120,000 World Bank assisted SEEFOR project with…

Delta State Ready For Investment Devt Agency – Gov. Okowa Reveals °°°As Swiss Consular General Gives Nod On Bi-lateral Trade Relationship

Delta State Ready For Investment Devt Agency – Gov. Okowa Reveals °°°As Swiss Consular General Gives Nod On Bi-lateral Trade Relationship

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that the Delta State Investment Development Agency would soon be established to harness investment potentials in the state. The Governor who stated this when he received on courtesy…

Names Of Nigeria's 47 Ambassadorial Nominees

Names Of Nigeria's 47 Ambassadorial Nominees

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  President Muhammadu Buhari submitted these 47 names of ‘the career diplomats’ who will head Nigeria’s missions abroad when confirmed by the Senate, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki. 1. Obinna Chukwuemeka Agbugba (Abia) 2. Salisu Umaru (Adamawa)…

NDLEA Arrests Nigerian-Mexican Drug Merchants In Delta *Dismantles Meth Lab In Asaba

 Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Operatives of Nigeria’s anti-drug agency the NDLEA have dismantled a drug trafficking organization’s laboratory in Asaba, Delta state capital and arrested eight persons, including four Nigerians and Mexicans with 1. 5 kilograms of methamphetamine with street value of…

NIGERIAN PASTORS IN GABON HOLD POWERFUL PRAYER SESSION FOR NIGERIA

NIGERIAN PASTORS IN GABON HOLD POWERFUL PRAYER SESSION FOR NIGERIA

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  – By Sunday Ikuesan/Henry Stephen Ifeanyi Nigerian pastors in Gabon under the aegis of Nigerian Ministers’ Fellowship in Gabon (NIMIFEG) recently organised a powerful prayer summit for Nigeria. The organization prayed for peace, love and unity amisdt…

"Job, Wealth Creation Key To Global Peace, Security" -Says Okowa @ United Nations' Forum

"Job, Wealth Creation Key To Global Peace, Security" -Says Okowa @ United Nations' Forum

Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –  Governor of Nigeria’s oil rich Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the international community to partner with African nations on job and wealth creation “as a means to ensuring global peace and security.” Delivering the…

NEXIM Bank, World Bank To Collaborate On Developing Nigeria’s Mining Sector

NEXIM Bank, World Bank To Collaborate On Developing Nigeria’s Mining Sector

ABUJA, Nigeria, November 11, 2015/(Blank NEWS Online) –  “…The clear intention of The World Bank to collaborate with the NEXIM Bank towards a structured intervention in the Nigeria’s solid minerals sector is quite expedient. More so, with commitment and firm resolve of…

AU Heads Of State, UN Officials, Others Brainstorm @ African Ministerial Confab In Dakar

AU Heads Of State, UN Officials, Others Brainstorm @ African Ministerial Confab In Dakar

Nigeria, November 03, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  African heads of state, government ministers and top officials from the United Nations, African Union and private sector groups have gathered in Senegal to chart a plan for boosting the uptake of intellectual property…

Buhari In India: Vows To Recover Stolen Funds To Avert Public Officers Seeking Personal Gains 

Buhari In India: Vows To Recover Stolen Funds To Avert Public Officers Seeking Personal Gains 

Nigeria, October 29, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in New Delhi, India reaffirmed his Administration’s resolute commitment  to curbing corruption, plugging all loopholes in public sector accounting and deploying available resources for the good of all Nigerians. Addressing…

"Delta Govt Will Provide Enabling Environment For IInvestments"–Okowa Tells S/Africa Envoy

Nigeria, September 30, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that his administration would provide the enabling environment for investments to thrive in the state so as to reinvigorate the economy. Speaking when the South…

"THERE'S HOPE FOR NIGERIA" -VP OSINBAJO TELLS NIGERIANS IN ADDIS ABABA *Counsels states on future salary crisis

"THERE'S HOPE FOR NIGERIA" -VP OSINBAJO TELLS NIGERIANS IN ADDIS ABABA *Counsels states on future salary crisis

Nigeria, July 13, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –  A new Nigeria is happening and it will require the commitment of all Nigerians, according to Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo during an interactive session he held with Nigerians based in Addis Ababa last…

BILL & MELINDA GATES TACKLE HUNGER IN NIGERIA, OTHERS

“Melinda Gates announced on Thursday that her and husband Bill’s foundation will spend $776 million tackling hunger over the next six years, doubling existing commitments. Gates made the announcement in Brussels, where she urged European leaders to make the nutrition of women…

Nepal Earthquake: United Arab Emirates' MoI Sends Search, Rescue Team

Nepal Earthquake: United Arab Emirates' MoI Sends Search, Rescue Team

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Blank NEWS Online can report that following a high magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday, the Ministry of Interior’s search and rescue team has departed for Nepal to help with the international relief operation after…

Financial Expert, Ludwig Discusses Regulatory Regimes, Int'l Banking At Capital Club

Financial Expert, Ludwig Discusses Regulatory Regimes, Int'l Banking At Capital Club

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 21, 2015 – Promontory CEO explains what tough regulatory expectations mean for the region and the world. Regulatory regimes are becoming tougher around the world, raising the question: who is responsible for the trend and how…

ECOWAS Observers Declare Nigeria's Presidential Poll Acceptable, Transparent

ECOWAS Observers Declare Nigeria's Presidential Poll Acceptable, Transparent

The ECOWAS Observer Mission (EOM), headed by former President of Ghana, John Kuffour, has declared Saturday, March 28 Presidential election acceptable, free and transparent. Kuffour who made the claim in Abuja on Sunday, March 29, 2015, lauded the commitment exhibited by the…

Int'l Community Culpable in Nigeria's Oil Theft, Says Uduaghan

Int'l Community Culpable in Nigeria's Oil Theft, Says Uduaghan

Governor of Nigeria’s oil rich Delta state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that the International Community cannot be exonerated from the criminality of crude oil theft in Nigeria. Speaking Tuesday,:March 24, 2015 at the commissioning of thirty gunboats procured by the Defence…

Islamic Development Bank President Inaugurates Advisory Panel of Top Global Experts

Islamic Development Bank President Inaugurates Advisory Panel of Top Global Experts

A body of 13 global experts to be known as the President’s Advisory Panel (PAP) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has on Thursday, March 19, 2015 been formerly inaugurated. President of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Dr Ahmed Mohamed Ali chaired the…

EU Envoy Lauds INEC On Polls Readiness *Tasks Nigerians On Managing Political Conflicts

EU Envoy Lauds INEC On Polls Readiness *Tasks Nigerians On Managing Political Conflicts

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Michel Arrion has expressed satisfaction wth the preparedness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the March 28 Presidential and National Assembly as well as the April 11 Governorship and Houses of Assembly…