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….

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…

Belgium Government warns of irregular migrants who end up on the streets in Belgium

Belgium Government warns of irregular migrants who end up on the streets in Belgium

The Belgium government has told prospective irregular migrants to Europe to bury the dream as there is no more Golden Fleece in Europe. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Friday, Director General, Office of Foreigners, Belgium, Mr. Freddy Roosemont, said right now…

Thumbs up to my Bini brothers in the Nigerian music industry, by Augustine Osayande

Thumbs up to my Bini brothers in the Nigerian music industry, by Augustine Osayande

The monumental impact of Bini boys on the dynamic landscape of the Nigerian music industry is a testament to the rich tapestry of talent, creativity, and cultural influence that emanates from this vibrant community. These talented individuals have not only shaped the…

Yuletide: We will continue to increase surveillance – CG National Park Service

Yuletide: We will continue to increase surveillance – CG National Park Service

The Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni has said the service will continue to improve on its surveillance to protect the parks and it’s visitors especially during this yuletide. Goni who gave the assurance in his Christmas message encouraged members…

Delta 1st Lady, Deaconess Oborevwori Hosts First Christmas Party for Delta Children

Delta 1st Lady, Deaconess Oborevwori Hosts First Christmas Party for Delta Children

As part of the yuletide celebrations, the wife of the Delta Governor and Founder of the You Matter Charity Foundation,  Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori on Monday, December 18, 2023, hosted a Christmas party for children in the state. The heartwarming celebration which took…

Mohbad: NDLEA Reveals Contributions Towards Ongoing Death Investigation

Mohbad: NDLEA Reveals Contributions Towards Ongoing Death Investigation

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed it’s contribution towards the ongoing investigation into the death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, aka MohBad. The agency in a statement on Saturday by it’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi said: “Following media enquiries on the…

Lagos-Paris Fashion, Design Accelerator Officially Launched

Lagos-Paris Fashion, Design Accelerator Officially Launched

The French Embassy has announced the launch the of Lagos-Paris Fashion & Design Accelerator, a 9-months programme (from October 2023 to June 2024) aimed toward supporting 10 high-potential Nigerian brands within the fashion and design ecosystem. According to a statement on Thursday,…

Every Institution, Commercial, Social Recreation Centre Should Have Certified Safety Personnel, Says Interior Minister

Every Institution, Commercial, Social Recreation Centre Should Have Certified Safety Personnel, Says Interior Minister

Interior Minister, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has said every institution, commercial and social recreation centre should have certified fire and safety personnel. The Minister said the personnel must go through drills from the National Fire Academy, Sheda, Abuja even as he suggested the…

NBM Embarks On Humanitarian Work, Fetes Orphans

NBM Embarks On Humanitarian Work, Fetes Orphans

The Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa, a global humanitarian organization, has put smiles on the faces of many orphans from two orphanage homes in Asaba and its environs. The orphanage homes visited by members of the NBM of Africa, Asaba branch,…

Birthday Anniversary: How Bashorun ASKIA was honoured in  Asaba

Birthday Anniversary: How Bashorun ASKIA was honoured in  Asaba

-By Albert OGRAKA, Editor: The birthday anniversary celebration of the immediate past Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, FCNA, CrFA on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 was glamorous and memorable, as people from all walks…

BIRTH ANNIVERSARY: Governor Oborevwori felicitates Bashorun Askia Ogieh

BIRTH ANNIVERSARY: Governor Oborevwori felicitates Bashorun Askia Ogieh

Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State has congratulated immediate past Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, on his birth anniversary. Governor Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press…

Shettima @ 57: Zulum Describes VP, Humble Mentor

Shettima @ 57: Zulum Describes VP, Humble Mentor

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has described the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima as a humble mentor whose type is very difficult to find. The governor, in a message to celebrate the Vice President, his predecessor in office as Borno State…

“BE GOOD AMBASSADORS OF AAU” ALUMNI PRESIDENT CHARGES LITERARY, DEBATING TEAM IN ABUJA

“BE GOOD AMBASSADORS OF AAU” ALUMNI PRESIDENT CHARGES LITERARY, DEBATING TEAM IN ABUJA

The Worldwide President of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association, Ekpoma Dr. Clifford Imade Omozeghian has charged the members of the Ambrose Alli University Literary and Debating Team to be good ambassadors of the university at all times. Dr.Omozeghian made this charge…

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE THEME SONG: SAYS MINISTER OF ART, CULTURE, CREATIVE ECONOMY ***…… UNVEILS INNOVATIVE PLAN FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY

NIGERIA SET TO HAVE THEME SONG: SAYS MINISTER OF ART, CULTURE, CREATIVE ECONOMY ***…… UNVEILS INNOVATIVE PLAN FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRY

The Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy Barr. Hannatu Musa MUSAWA (Esq.) has officially assumed duty as the first Female Minister to hold the portfolio. The Minister was received by the Permanent Secretary, Directors, and other Senior Officers as well…

Finance guru, Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70

Finance guru, Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70

Development Economist, Investment Banker, and astute Public Servant, Olorogun Lucky Oghene-Omoru clocks 70 years today Tuesday, August 22, 2023. Oghene-Omoru a notable professional and staunch PDP stakeholder in Delta State hails from Orogun in Ughelli North Local Government Area. He was a…

Naira Marley is Not Our Ambassador- NDLEA

Naira Marley is Not Our Ambassador- NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed that its engagement with music star, Afeez Adeshina Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley is to encourage him to use his skills and platforms to put out content that will discourage millions of…

We Run An All Inclusive Govt In Delta, Says Onyeme

We Run An All Inclusive Govt In Delta, Says Onyeme

The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Sir Monday Onyeme, has assured members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), that the administration of Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori is running an inclusive government. According to Onyeme, the administration is not discriminatory and embraces…

Gov Oborevwori salutes Orodje of Okpe on 17th coronation anniversary

Gov Oborevwori salutes Orodje of Okpe on 17th coronation anniversary

Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Chairman of Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers and the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, Orhue I, Maj.-Gen. Felix Mujakperuo (rtd), on the 17th anniversary of his coronation. In a statement by…

Buhari receives bride for Zulum’s son as VP, Governors, Dangote, others attend wedding

Buhari receives bride for Zulum’s son as VP, Governors, Dangote, others attend wedding

Former President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday in Maiduguri, served as the ‘wali’ (groom’s representative) who received wife for Mohammed Zulum, eldest son of Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum. The wedding Fatiha took place at the Maiduguri Central Mosque around the palace…

UN Says SDGs in Peril, Raises Campaign to Galvanize it

UN Says SDGs in Peril, Raises Campaign to Galvanize it

The United Nations has raised an alarm that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 is in peril and that something urgently needed to be done to galvanize it. The world body in order to achieve this last Wednesday kicked off a communications…

Indian High Commissioner Advises Nigerians to Embrace Yoga

Indian High Commissioner Advises Nigerians to Embrace Yoga

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Gangandharan Balasubramanian, has advised Nigerians to embrace Yoga as it would go a long way to develop their minds and bodies. Balasubramanian, gave the advice on Saturday at the Yoga session organised by the High Commission…

Nigeria Sets to Showcase Cultural Heritage Worldwide

Nigeria Sets to Showcase Cultural Heritage Worldwide

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has said Nigeria’s diverse cultural heritage is ready to be showcased to the rest of the world with the setting up of a new E-library/View Centre. Runsewe said a new…

Travelogue of China”media exchange activity kicks off in Qingdao, E China’s Shandong

Travelogue of China”media exchange activity kicks off in Qingdao, E China’s Shandong

The launching ceremony of a media exchange activity, called “Travelogue of China,” was held in Qingdao city, east China’s Shandong Province, on May 22. Around 30 journalists from 18 countries attended the ceremony. The activity invites the journalists to discover historical and cultural inheritance…

China To Train Young Nigerians On Cultural Tourism Economy, Says Runsewe

China To Train Young Nigerians On Cultural Tourism Economy, Says Runsewe

China is set to train about 3,000 Nigerian young persons in critical cultural tourism, which is aimed at reducing unemployment and crime in Nigeria. The training which is billed to hold in China, would also mobilize the youths to drive the Nigerian…

Dangote, Otedola, Ooni of Ife, Etsu Nupe, govs, others to grace Zainab Marwa’s book launch

Dangote, Otedola, Ooni of Ife, Etsu Nupe, govs, others to grace Zainab Marwa’s book launch

Billionaire businessmen, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr. Femi Otedola top the list of private sector leaders who are expected to join state governors, ministers and other eminent personalities at the public presentation of a book: 101 Nigerian Women of Impact, authored by…

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hotel Abuja Wins Sales Team of the Year Global Award

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has won the Sales Team of the Year Global Award at the 2022 Commercial Services Summit Awards. A statement by the hotel on Monday read that: “Transcorp Hilton Abuja, the pride of Nigerian hospitality, challenged over 37 Hilton properties…

Delta Governor-Elect, Oborevwori Celebrates Ogboru on 65th Birthday

Delta Governor-Elect, Oborevwori Celebrates Ogboru on 65th Birthday

*** Describes him as a “true democrat“ Delta State Governor-Elect and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has hailed Chief Great Ogboru, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the March 18, 2023…

OYEDE MONARCH INUAGURATES ODOGA TOWN AS AUTONOMOUS ENTITY

OYEDE MONARCH INUAGURATES ODOGA TOWN AS AUTONOMOUS ENTITY

-From MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE The Odiologbo of Oyede kingdom, HRM Dr. Joseph E. Idiareh, Oriagha 1V, has inuagurated ODOGA town as one of the three towns under Oyede Clan, at Odoga Oyede kingdom, Isoko North Local government area of Delta State. The…

2023: NURTW, Delta Orators, Urhobo Musicians endorse Atiku-Okowa, PDP candidates 

2023: NURTW, Delta Orators, Urhobo Musicians endorse Atiku-Okowa, PDP candidates 

Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Delta State Chapter (NURTW), have given their support to Atiku/Okowa and Sheriff/Onyeme Presidential and Governorship tickets of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) respectively.  Addressing journalists shortly after a meeting of the group with…

2022 Best Gov Award: Bashorun Askia Says Okowa Earned It Through Commitment To Deltans’ Well-being 

2022 Best Gov Award: Bashorun Askia Says Okowa Earned It Through Commitment To Deltans’ Well-being 

Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) and Udu of Isoko Nation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (JP), says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s intelligence, depth and commitment to well being of Deltans, earned him VANGUARD PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2022 award….

Christmas: Reps Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu Urges Hope, Trust in God

Christmas: Reps Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu Urges Hope, Trust in God

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of the 2022 Christmas to rekindle their trust in God and reinforce their love for one another in the renewed hope of a…

Why Oborevwori is the Best for Delta 2023

Why Oborevwori is the Best for Delta 2023

-By Dennis Agwa: As Nigerians prepare for the general elections slated for the first quarter of 2023 a lot of permutations are going on about what should happen and who should get what by way of winning at the polls. The electorate…

Delta End of Year Children’s party: Dame Okowa Exalts God, Prays For All

Delta End of Year Children’s party: Dame Okowa Exalts God, Prays For All

-By Albert OGRAKA: Wife of Delta state governor and founder 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has hosted children from the twenty five local government areas of the state to an end of year Christmas party. The fanfare took place at the government…

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

Elumelu Celebrates Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien @98, 31st Anniversary On Throne

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has felicitated the Asagba of Asaba, Asagba (Prof) Chike Edozien on his 98th birthday and 31st anniversary on the throne as the Asaba of Asaba kingdom. Elumelu in a Statement…

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

Delta Govt Has Done Well for Youths, Says YAGEPreneur Ofien

-By Gertrude ONYEKACHUKWU-UTEH and Ese Laura OGHENE: HENRY CHUKWUMA OFIEN is the CEO of Chukky Go Farm located at YAGEP Farm Cluster, Owa-Alero. His enthusiasm and passion for hard work distinguished him from his peers. He was an “okada” rider before he got…

Isoko, Ndokwa Nations Re-enact Unity As Ferguson, Ochor Ochor, Muoboghare, Others Celebrate With Amadhe At Son’s Marriage In Umutu

Isoko, Ndokwa Nations Re-enact Unity As Ferguson, Ochor Ochor, Muoboghare, Others Celebrate With Amadhe At Son’s Marriage In Umutu

-From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: ISOKO and Ndokwa Nations yesterday further sealed their age long relationship as Hon. Ochor Ochor, Hon. Ferguson Onwo, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare and others celebrated with High Chief Iduh Amadhe, the immediate President General of the Isoko Development Union,…

2015 Hajj Stampede: FG commends Saudi Arabia over Compensation

2015 Hajj Stampede: FG commends Saudi Arabia over Compensation

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended Saudi Authority over compensation of Nigerians who died in the 2015 during the annual pilgrimage to Holy sites in the Islamic country. Five Nigerians lost their lives and two sustained various degree of injuries, however…

I’ll Serve Only Palmwine, Locally Made Beer In Govt House, Functions –Soludo

I’ll Serve Only Palmwine, Locally Made Beer In Govt House, Functions –Soludo

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has said that he will serve only palmwine and locally made beer in Government House and at government functions when sworn in. The Governor-elect spoke through his publicist,…

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

Nollywood Actors Declare Support For Ongoing Drug War

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA In Abuja: Leaders of the Nollywood industry under the aegis of Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, have declared support for the ongoing war against drug abuse in Nigeria, even as they expressed their preparedness to…