UNICEF, Stakeholders Call for Proper Coordination for Improved School Safety

UNICEF, Stakeholders Call for Proper Coordination for Improved School Safety

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Plan International, Center for Advocacy, Transparency and Accountability Initiative (CATAI), UKAID, Unique Care and Support Foundation (CASFOD) and Borno State Government have called for proper coordination among government, community and humanitarian organisations to improve school safety….

Military to Partner Ministry of Environment to Preserve Nigeria’s Forest, Wildlife

Military to Partner Ministry of Environment to Preserve Nigeria’s Forest, Wildlife

The military and the Ministry of Environment have agreed to partner in the protection and preservation of the nation’s forests and wildlife. The agreement was reached on Wednesday during a visit of the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa and his…

Inflation: Oborevwori, a prudent resource manager— Commissioner

Inflation: Oborevwori, a prudent resource manager— Commissioner

Delta Commissioner for Works (Rural and Riverine Roads), Mr Charles Aniagwu, has said that Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori was a prudent manager of state resources. The Commissioner stated this when the executives and members of the Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union…

Chairman Onitsha South Honour By Catholic Church With Chieftaincy Title

Chairman Onitsha South Honour By Catholic Church With Chieftaincy Title

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In recognition of his outstanding performances and services to humanity, St. Dominic’s Catholic Church Fegge, Onitsha, Anambra State has conferred on the Transition Council Chairman of Onitsha South Local Government Area Honourable Emeka Orji with the chieftaincy title…

Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

Students Of Oko Poly Protest Imposition Of N5000 Examination Fees

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Federal Polytechnic Students, Oko in Anambra State, have staged a protest against imposition of compulsory N5000 examination fees on them by the management. The protest is also on insistence of the school management to deny those who have…

Leading Intellectuals, Policymakers, Technocrats to Gather in Abuja for Reawakening African Renaissance

Leading Intellectuals, Policymakers, Technocrats to Gather in Abuja for Reawakening African Renaissance

Leading intellectuals, policymakers, technocrats, and changemakers would be gathered in Abuja to engage in stimulating discussions and showcase bold ideas and disruptive solutions that can propel Africa towards a future of inclusive prosperity and sustainable development. The gathering is organized by the…

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

NDLEA Destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of Illicit Drugs Seized in Lagos, Ogun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed a total of 304,436 kilogrammes and 40,042 litres of illicit substances seized from parts of Lagos and Ogun states. Speaking at a brief ceremony where the seized drugs were publicly destroyed in Badagry,…

Zulum: Borno Committed to Agricultural Development

Zulum: Borno Committed to Agricultural Development

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has reiterated his administration’s commitment to developing agriculture in the state. Zulum stated this on Tuesday in Maiduguri during the flag-off ceremony of the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme (RHI-WASP). RHI-WASP is the initiative of…

Egwunyenga reassures DELSU students’ll not spend extra year in academic programmes

Egwunyenga reassures DELSU students’ll not spend extra year in academic programmes

By Patrick Ijeh The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka, Prof Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, has given the reassurance that the University will continue to ensure that none of her students will have to spend so much as an extra year in any of her academic programmes.The Vice Chancellor made the…

EDO 2024: NNPP NAMES AZEMHE’S RUNNING MATE

EDO 2024: NNPP NAMES AZEMHE’S RUNNING MATE

By Austen Akhagbeme The New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has named Hon Edith Ihueghian Isokpan as the running mate to Dr Azemhe Azena, the NNPP Governorship Candidate in the upcoming election in Edo state. This was disclosed to the party faithful and…

NO FUNCTIONAL INTERMEDIARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE – GOV. FUBARA

NO FUNCTIONAL INTERMEDIARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN RIVERS STATE – GOV. FUBARA

…Confirms Prof. Alikor as substantive CMD, RSUTH …Set to revive Zonal Hospitals …Says health is key to development Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara said the state has no functional intermediary health facilities to support the primary and tertiary health services in…

GOV. FUBARA LAMENTS POOR HEALTH FACILITIES ON ASSUMPTION AS HE COMMISSIONS HEALTH CENTER IN NDONI

GOV. FUBARA LAMENTS POOR HEALTH FACILITIES ON ASSUMPTION AS HE COMMISSIONS HEALTH CENTER IN NDONI

…Affirms his govt approved recruitment of 1000 medical personnel …To revive Zonal General Hospitals … Says those disrespecting him will fall into the pit already dug by them for themselves …As Odili affirms Gov. Fabura as Rivers political leader Rivers State Governor,…

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Grabs Independent Newspaper security company of year 2023 award, amid thumbs-up

TANTITA Security Services Nigeria Limited has emerged Independent Newspapers “Independent Security Company of the Year 2023” in its fight against oil theft in the Niger Delta region. This is even as Independent Newspaper is set to confer the security firm with the…

Prioritize Health of Citizens: NAWOJ South South Tells Government

Prioritize Health of Citizens: NAWOJ South South Tells Government

In its vowed commitment to cotinue to advocate for better life for citizens, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists. NAWOJ. has called on governments in the south south region to focus attention on providing quality healthcare for citizens. This is contained in…

WE’LL PARTNER FHA HOUSING PROJECT IN RIVERS – SAYS GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL PARTNER FHA HOUSING PROJECT IN RIVERS – SAYS GOV. FUBARA

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has said his administration will partner with the Federal Housing Authority to deliver affordable housing projects to Rivers people. Governor Fubara stated this at Government House, Port Harcourt while playing host to the Management of the…

GOV FUBARA DECRIES POOR STATE OF PRY SCHOOLS IN RIVERS * AS MUSLIM COMMUNITY VISITS

GOV FUBARA DECRIES POOR STATE OF PRY SCHOOLS IN RIVERS * AS MUSLIM COMMUNITY VISITS

…Says he won’t interfere in their worship Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has decried the poor state of primary schools in the state with over 75% without classroom teachers and 90% of them in a dilapidated state. Governor Fubara made this…

FUBARA: BUILDING RELIGIOUS INCLUSIVITY AS MUSLIMS CELEBRATE

FUBARA: BUILDING RELIGIOUS INCLUSIVITY AS MUSLIMS CELEBRATE

Since his assumption of office, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has continued to bring every segment of the society in Rivers State together. One of his first lines of actions after May 29, 2023 was his receiving in courtesy the Christian Association of Nigeria…

Wednesday Declared Eid-El-Fitr By Saudi Arabia 

Wednesday Declared Eid-El-Fitr By Saudi Arabia 

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has declared Wednesday as the first of Shawwal and Eid day, commemorating the completion of the 2024 Ramadan fast. The Saudi Arabia, on Monday, said the crescent of Shawwal has not been sighted, indicating that the fasting…

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

Breaking: Edo Deputy Governor impeached

The Edo State House of Assembly has reportedly impeached the state’s deputy governor Philip Shaibu. He was impeached during the house’s plenary session on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Shaibu’s impeachment followed the adoption of the report of a…

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

NSCDC Discovers Illegal Petroleum Refinery Site in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has discovered in Egbema West of Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State illegal petroleum refinery site with massive capacity. A statement on Friday by the spokesman of the security agency, Afolabi Babawale read:…

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

India-bound Passenger Vomits, Excretes 80 Wraps of Ingested Cocaine

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a Delhi, India-bound passenger, Freeman Ogbonna at the screening point of terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for ingesting 80 wraps of cocaine. According to a statement on…

FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-el-Fitr

FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays for Eid-el-Fitr

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 9th and Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 as Public Holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government congratulated all Muslim Ummah for the…

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA By Austen Akhagbeme Amidst the fanfare which accompanied the well-attended 2024 National Convention of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in Abuja on Saturday, the Party’s flag bearer in the upcoming Governorship…

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

AZEMHE AZENA OPTIMISTIC AS NNPP NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS IN ABUJA

By Austen Akhagbeme Amidst the fanfare which accompanied the well-attended 2024 National Convention of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in Abuja on Saturday, the Party’s flag bearer in the upcoming Governorship election in Edo state, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed optimism…

BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

BBC’s Attempt to Tarnish Prophet TB Joshua’s Legacy Falls Flat -By Prophet Isaiah

It’s been two and a half years since the passing of the revered Prophet TB Joshua, and yet the BBC seems relentless in its pursuit of discrediting the legacy of this esteemed man of God. Despite their attempts to tarnish his reputation,…

FG, EU Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Waste in Nigeria

FG, EU Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Waste in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) is collaborating with the Federal Government to reduce environmental waste in Nigeria. This year, the EU is joining the Federal Ministry of Environment, including other stakeholders around the globe to mark the International Zero Waste Day in Nigeria….

U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria Confers “Woman of Courage” award toMs. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo

U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria Confers “Woman of Courage” award toMs. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo

The United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria has named the Executive Director of Braveheart Initiative for Youth and Women (BHI), Ms. Priscilla Ikos Usiobaifo as its 2024 Woman of Courage. According to a statement from the embassy on Wednesday, the March 27…

NSCDC Dismantles Activities of Oil Bunkerers in Abia

NSCDC Dismantles Activities of Oil Bunkerers in Abia

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismantled the activities of oil bunkerers in Ukwa East Local Government Area in Abia State. A statement on Wednesday by the spokesman of the paramilitary outfit, Babawale Afolabi read that: “In its determination…

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

A fresh round of squabbles is currently rocking the board of First Bank of Nigeria, a development shareholders fear poses major threat to the bid by the first generation financial institution to strengthen its capital base in line with the recent directive…

Izeze’s thesis on ‘standing order of legislative houses’ published in international law journal

Izeze’s thesis on ‘standing order of legislative houses’ published in international law journal

Delta State Commissioner for Works Highways and Urban Roads, Comrade Reuben Izeze has yet again scored an academic feat as his Masters Degree thesis has been published in an international law journal. The article titled “Critiquing the democratic ideals of standing orders of…

Angola Opens Visa, Investment Centre in Port Harcourt

Angola Opens Visa, Investment Centre in Port Harcourt

The Embassy of Angola in Nigeria is opening a visa application centre in the oil-city Port Harcourt to boost especially the oil business of the country with Nigeria. A statement by the embassy on Monday read that: “As part of the activities…

Hisense Returns to 2024 Proudly SA Buy Local Summit

Hisense Returns to 2024 Proudly SA Buy Local Summit

Hisense, a global leader in consumer electronics and home appliances, is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Proudly South African Buy Local Summit. The event, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre, brought together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and consumers to celebrate…

Inaugural Lecture by Prof Macaulay Mowarin MNAL, Professor of Syntax and Contact Linguistics, Delta State University, Abraka

Inaugural Lecture by Prof Macaulay Mowarin MNAL, Professor of Syntax and Contact Linguistics, Delta State University, Abraka

Preamble I thank the Almighty God for making it possible to deliver the fourth inaugural lecture from the Department of English and Literary Studies. The Department is bifurcated into (Literature) and (Language) units; this is the second from the Language unit. The…

THE TRUTH ALLIANCE EXPOSES BOKO HARAM’S DECEPTION, MANIPULATION

THE TRUTH ALLIANCE EXPOSES BOKO HARAM’S DECEPTION, MANIPULATION

The newly formed Alliance of civil society groups who work to expose the truth behind the tactics of violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram and ISWAP, have spoken about the utter disregard for human life and respect for the Islamic faith…

Nigeria’s Position on Russia/Ukraine Situation Remains Unchanged- Tuggar

Nigeria’s Position on Russia/Ukraine Situation Remains Unchanged- Tuggar

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar has said despite the recent condolence message to Russian on Moscow attack, the country’s criticism of Russian aggression on Ukraine still remains unchanged. The minister made this clarification when he hosted members of the diplomatic…

AZEMHE CALLS FOR MORE PRAYERS FOR EDO STATE AS CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE EASTER

AZEMHE CALLS FOR MORE PRAYERS FOR EDO STATE AS CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE EASTER

By Austen Akhagbeme The youthful Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena has called on all Christians and residents in Edo state to pray for the betterment of the state in these trying times. In his goodwill…

DELTA: Onome Tanno clinches Media Merit Excellence Award for 2024

DELTA: Onome Tanno clinches Media Merit Excellence Award for 2024

Comrade Onome Tanno, a staff of Delta Broadcasting Service Asaba has clinched the Media Merit Excellence Award for 2024 as the outstanding Compere (Master of Ceremonies) in Delta State.Presenting the award in a brief but impressive ceremony held at the premises of…

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays for Easter Celebration

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays for Easter Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Friday, 29th March and Monday, 1st April 2024 as public holidays to mark the 2024 Good Friday and Easter Monday respectively. The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on Wednesday on behalf of…

Africans Rising Calls for Support for Released Kidnap Victims

Africans Rising Calls for Support for Released Kidnap Victims

Africans Rising has called on Nigerian government to offer critical medical and psychosocial support to enable the nearly 300 girls released from captivity of kidnappers to deal with the trauma they must have gone through. Africans Rising is a global Pan-African solidarity…