FG Promises to Translate Youth Expectations to Actionable Policies, Tangible Change

FG Promises to Translate Youth Expectations to Actionable Policies, Tangible Change

The Federal Government has called on the nation’s youth to come out with their expectations, promising commitment to translating their expectations into actionable policies and initiatives that drive tangible change. The promise was made on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of…

NSCDC Arrests 14 Suspected Oil Bunkerers in Abia Forest

NSCDC Arrests 14 Suspected Oil Bunkerers in Abia Forest

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad has dismantled several illegal local refining sites in Umelechi Forest in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State. The CG’ SIS Commander, Deputy Commandant Appolos Dandaura said14 Suspects…

PIA Inadequate in Addressing Challenges of N’Delta Region, Says Group

PIA Inadequate in Addressing Challenges of N’Delta Region, Says Group

The Petroleum Industry Act (2021) has been observed as inadequate in providing solutions to the ecological and environmental challenges of the Niger Delta region. This was observed by stakeholders at the Third Niger Delta Socio-Ecological Alternatives Convergence (NDAC), organised by the Health…

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

By Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Ughelli branch of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide, Ekpoma, at the weekend, got a new executive council. This followed an election conducted by the electoral committee, which was set up by…

ECOWAS Lightens Gambia Community with Solar Power

ECOWAS Lightens Gambia Community with Solar Power

A wave of excitement filled the air in Mamud Fana South, Gambia, as residents celebrated a new era of clean and reliable electricity with the commissioning of 77 Solar Home Systems (SHSs). This life-changing project, implemented by UNIQUE ENERGY, was made possible…

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd) has justified the decision of the anti-narcotics body to go after the assets of drug barons and traffickers as part of ongoing offensive action against illicit drugs….

Obi Patrick Isioma Goodluck Onyeobi: Unfolding A Unicorn

Obi Patrick Isioma Goodluck Onyeobi: Unfolding A Unicorn

By Monday Uwagwu Medieval-era European write, William Shakespeare (real name Francis Bacon), it was who held that there exists in humanity a rare breed of men he classified as natural leaders. He also held that they rare are as scarce as the…

Truth Alliance Radio Talk Show Tackles Boko Haram Recruitment Strategies

Truth Alliance Radio Talk Show Tackles Boko Haram Recruitment Strategies

In a continued effort to shed light on and expose the tactics of terrorist groups amid the ongoing fight against Boko Haram in the Northeast, Neem Foundation, a member of the Truth Alliance, sponsored a radio talk show as part of the…

Nigeria Leaders Lack the Fear of God – Pastor Temeowei-Ebi 

Nigeria Leaders Lack the Fear of God – Pastor Temeowei-Ebi 

By Harrison Akamule  The Founder and General Overseer of Christ Mission Ministry, Akugbene Community, in Bomadi Local Government Area, Pastor Austin Temeowei-Ebi, has said that Nigeria was suffering today because those at the helm of affairs lacked the fear of God. Pastor…

FG Orders NSCDC to Take Over Protection of Transmission Lines

FG Orders NSCDC to Take Over Protection of Transmission Lines

The Federal Government has ordered the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), to take over the protection of transmission lines and towers across the nation. The Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunjo-Ojo gave the order on Friday during the passing-out parade…

47,000 NSCDC Personnel Deployed Nationwide for Hitch-free Sallah

47,000 NSCDC Personnel Deployed Nationwide for Hitch-free Sallah

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has deployed over 47,000 personnel nationwide to provide security coverage and protect all critical national assets and Infrastructure during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Audi stated this in a…

Money Laundering: Stakeholders Seek Strategies for Nigeria’s Removal from FATF Grey List

Money Laundering: Stakeholders Seek Strategies for Nigeria’s Removal from FATF Grey List

Stakeholders on Thursday advocated improved capacity for law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute money laundering and terrorism financing cases in Nigeria. The participants at the dialogue on strengthening Nigeria’s anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism framework engagement on Nigeria’s…

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

By Andy Emephia Precisely one year in office as Senator representing Delta North Senatorial district in the 10th Nigerian Senate, his has been a game changing foray, a trailblazing one of remarkable might , mirth , and main. Inaugurated on 13th June…

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…

Codeine syrup, Loud consignments worth over N2.1billion intercepted at Lagos, P/H ports

Codeine syrup, Loud consignments worth over N2.1billion intercepted at Lagos, P/H ports

Large consignments of codeine-based syrup and Loud, a synthetic strain of cannabis worth about N2.2 billion in street value have been intercepted at the Port Harcourt seaports, Onne and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by operatives of the National Drug Law…

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…

WE’RE COMMITTED TO MAKING RIVERS STATE INVESTMENT DESTINATION – GOV. FUBARA

WE’RE COMMITTED TO MAKING RIVERS STATE INVESTMENT DESTINATION – GOV. FUBARA

…Says Apache Aluminum of America to build aluminum plant in Ogoni …Israeli company to manage Songhai farms, others …To eliminate double taxation Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has said his administration is committed to making Rivers State the best place in…

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…

Thailand Govt commends NDLEA over drastic drop in number of Nigerians in Thai prisons

Thailand Govt commends NDLEA over drastic drop in number of Nigerians in Thai prisons

The government of Thailand has commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for mounting a vigorous fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking in Nigeria, a development that has impacted positively on the image of the country in the international…

State Action Plans’ 2nd Phase for Peace, Security Underway in Borno, Yobe States

State Action Plans’ 2nd Phase for Peace, Security Underway in Borno, Yobe States

In a significant move to bolster women, peace, and security in Nigeria, the Nigerian Police Force, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Nigerian Security & Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and other key Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) have…

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…