In Case You Don’t Know: Growing Coup in Africa Caused By Discontentment With Elected Leaders

In Case You Don’t Know: Growing Coup in Africa Caused By Discontentment With Elected Leaders

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Africans Rising for Justice, Peace & Dignity has identified growing discontentment with elected leaders as the cause of growing coup d’etat in Africa The comment came after the military take-over of government in Burkina Faso, which increase the…

Okowa Commends Uzor Peace Advocacy Team, Assures Of Govt Continuous Support

Okowa Commends Uzor Peace Advocacy Team, Assures Of Govt Continuous Support

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended Chief Edwin Uzor, Special Adviser to the Governor on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, for the state peace advocacy and capacity building workshop and assured…

Use Peace As Slogan, Watch-Word In 2023 Election -Gov. Okowa

Use Peace As Slogan, Watch-Word In 2023 Election -Gov. Okowa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: The governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the youths of the state to avoid violent elections during the coming 2023 electionairing campaigns, resist the actors of “I must win” and…

2023 Poll: Put Your House In Order, PDP Boss Tells DC-23 *Assures Of Isoko South Political Leaders, Stakeholders’ Support

2023 Poll: Put Your House In Order, PDP Boss Tells DC-23 *Assures Of Isoko South Political Leaders, Stakeholders’ Support

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Albert OGRAKA/Prosper ETENE: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Isoko South local Government Area of Delta State, Odio Obaro Godspower, has advised the DC-23, to put its house together ahead of the 2023 governorship elections. Odio Obaro,…

CHIEF ERIRI BECOMES 15TH ODIO-OLOGBO OF EMEDE

CHIEF ERIRI BECOMES 15TH ODIO-OLOGBO OF EMEDE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Michael EKOKORUWE: Chief Paul Oletu Eriri, a former University don was last Friday installed the 15th Odio-Ologbo of Emede Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Performing the inauguration at his Uruovo residence in…

How Senior Student Slit Throat Of Junior For Refusing Errand *Govt Sets Up C’ttee To Investigate

How Senior Student Slit Throat Of Junior For Refusing Errand *Govt Sets Up C’ttee To Investigate

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: Borno State government has set up a committee to investigate the incident of the slitting of the throat of Jubril Sadi Mato, a student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology, Maiduguri. Jubril, who is presently…

NIS in Major Shake-up, 6 ACGs, 26 Comptrollers Redeployed

NIS in Major Shake-up, 6 ACGs, 26 Comptrollers Redeployed

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The Nigerian Immigration Service has announced a major shake-up in its senior staff with the redeployment of six Assistant Comptrollers General and 26 Comptrollers. The approval for the redeployment was communicated in a statement released…

Elumelu Briefs Aniocha/Oshimili Critical Stakeholders, Restates Commitment to Proactive Representation, Says 2021 Constituency Empowerment Programme To Hold Soon

Elumelu Briefs Aniocha/Oshimili Critical Stakeholders, Restates Commitment to Proactive Representation, Says 2021 Constituency Empowerment Programme To Hold Soon

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has restated his resolve towards ensuring unhindered and proactive representation of the People of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in the National Assembly. Elumelu said…

I Hope to Have My Major Products Dominate Africa Markets in Next Five Years, Says STEP Beneficiary

I Hope to Have My Major Products Dominate Africa Markets in Next Five Years, Says STEP Beneficiary

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: ILOBA, STEPHEN ONYEKA is one of the pioneer beneficiaries of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2015/2016 Cycle. He hails from Aniocha North Local Government Area and studied at…

Obiano Shuns Soludo’s Transition C’ttee Inauguration, Journalists Barred From Event

Obiano Shuns Soludo’s Transition C’ttee Inauguration, Journalists Barred From Event

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID/AWKA: Some correspondents of National Media Organisations in Anambra State were on Thursday barred from covering the inauguration of Prof. Charles Soludo transition committee. The event which was held at Golden Tulip Hotel, Agulu in…

Togo – European Union New Partnership Framework and Renewed Financial Commitment

Togo – European Union New Partnership Framework and Renewed Financial Commitment

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: An official ceremony to present and launch the 2021-2027 Joint Multiyear Programming Document (DCP) was held in Lomé on January 12, 2022 at the headquarters of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Cooperation. Adopted on…

DELTA: Ayakoromo Bridge To Gulp N10.5bn *Oghara IPP Project, DBS Asaba Upgrade Underway

DELTA: Ayakoromo Bridge To Gulp N10.5bn *Oghara IPP Project, DBS Asaba Upgrade Underway

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK:Delta Government said it had approved an upward review of contract cost of Ayakoromo Bridge project from N6 billion to N10.5 billion. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, told journalists in Asaba that the review…

United States, Nigeria Sign Historic Agreement to Protect Nigerian Cultural Heritage

United States, Nigeria Sign Historic Agreement to Protect Nigerian Cultural Heritage

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The United States and Nigeria have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that launches a Cultural Property Agreement between both nations. U.S. Ambassador, Mary Beth Leonard and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed…

N450m Fraud: Court Throws Out Ex-Minister, Bulama, Others’ Applications for Stay of Proceedings

N450m Fraud: Court Throws Out Ex-Minister, Bulama, Others’ Applications for Stay of Proceedings

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: A Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe State has rejected applications seeking for “stay of proceedings” filed by a former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Abdu Bulama and four others in a N450 million…

French Ambassador Meets Zulum, To Partner On Agriculture, Education

French Ambassador Meets Zulum, To Partner On Agriculture, Education

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Emmanuelle Bultmann said her country plans to partner with Borno State on development of agriculture, education, and the resettlement of IDPs. Amb. Bultmann announced this on Wednesday when she…

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has formally presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the…

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

AFC Raises $400mn In Syndicated Loan For Critical Infrastructure In Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : Africa Finance Corporation, Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has raised USD$400 million in a new syndicated loan to support the post-pandemic recovery through critical development of infrastructure. The three-year facility – the first from AFC since 2018…

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

U.S Donates Another Batch of 3.2 million COVID-19 Vaccines

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : The United States has delivered another batch of 3.2 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria. This is the latest donation to Nigeria by U.S, which has provided to Nigeria over $130 million of technical and financial support…

NLNG Suspension of Exportation of Cooking Gas, Relief -Ikeazor

NLNG Suspension of Exportation of Cooking Gas, Relief -Ikeazor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : Nigeria’s Minister of State for the Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor has said the decision of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited to suspend exportation of the cooking gas will not only bring down the price of…

What PDP Govs Said About Buhari, APC Will Shock You *Read Communique Issued In P/Harcourt

What PDP Govs Said About Buhari, APC Will Shock You *Read Communique Issued In P/Harcourt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) : COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM AT THE END OF THEIR MEETING IN PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE, JANUARY 17, 2022. The PDP Governors’ Forum held its regular meeting crucial to the sustenance of our Democracy on…

Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

Prof. Ekoko, Former Education Commissioner For Burial Feb 12

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Michael EKOKORUWE: The remains of Prof. Abednego Ekoko, former Delta State Commissioner for Education and one time Sole Administrator of the Delta State University, Abraka, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 12th February, 2022 at his…

The Time Has Come To Choose Wisely

The Time Has Come To Choose Wisely

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –BySenator Kashim SHETTIMA: Being a keynote address at Support Group Conference, organised by Support Groups Management Council (SGMC), in honour of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at International Conference Centre, Abuja, on January 17, 2022. I stand here today…

A SEASON OF POLITICAL ABLUTIONS

A SEASON OF POLITICAL ABLUTIONS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The year preceeding the general election year in Nigeria is always an interesting one. This is the time when political gladiators, both the serious and the pretenders, jostle for space in their political nests while seeking for attention…

Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has disbanded the anti-vandal unit of Rivers State Command of the Corps following accusation by Governor Nyesom Wike of River State…

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: The Indigenous People of Biafra has allayed fears that there will be four days sit-at-home protest in the South-East to mark Nnamdi Kanu appearances to court next week. In a statement by the Media…

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

FG Inaugurates ICT Centre in Ilesa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Minister of Interior CORRESPONDENT: The Federal Government on Friday said it will continue to equip students and citizens with ICT skills such as machine learning and artificial intelligence and facilitate ICT adoption in teaching and learning in…

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)-From North East CORRESPONDENT: The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Abdul Umar has said no mobile police officers was abducted by Boko Haram during an attack on Police Mobile Training College, Gwoza. The police chief, who admitted that there…

Borno Signs N11.5 billion Contract for Construction of Roads in Maiduguri

Borno Signs N11.5 billion Contract for Construction of Roads in Maiduguri

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Government has signed a contract of about N11.5 billion with the Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC) and Obtuse Tech Engineering Company limited for the construction and dualization of major roads within Maiduguri Metropolis. The road projects which…

Twitter Ban Lift: Reps Minority Caucus Says FG Has No Right To Regulate Freedom Of Opinion

Twitter Ban Lift: Reps Minority Caucus Says FG Has No Right To Regulate Freedom Of Opinion

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in strong terms the declaration by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government of Nigeria of having lifted the ban on the use of…

STEP Graduands In Electrical Installation, Solar Works Get Starter Packs *As Beneficiaries Hail Delta Govt

STEP Graduands In Electrical Installation, Solar Works Get Starter Packs *As Beneficiaries Hail Delta Govt

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-UTEH: Graduands trained in Electrical Installation and Solar works in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) have received starter packs to begin their businesses in Electrical Installation and Solar Works. At the…

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

Delta House Of Assembly Aspirant Fidel Onwodi Promises Excellent Representation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Fidel Eweniwe Onwodi, has declared to represent Aniocha North State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. He said…

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

Omicron Ban: FG Calls for Lifting of Travel Restrictions on Nigerians

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Foreign Affairs correspondent: The Federal Government has meant with the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the country, Ambassador Faisal bin Ebraheem Al-Ghamdi to discuss the recent restrictions placed on Nigerians intending to visit the Kingdom of Saudi…

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), on Thursday announced that 5,000 people are to be engaged in the next few days. The 5,000 candidates are part of the 1,477,033 graduate applicants which commenced the recruitment exercise…

Aisha Buhari, APC to Host Progressive Women’s Conference

Aisha Buhari, APC to Host Progressive Women’s Conference

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -PRESS RELEASE: The First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is set to host the first-ever National Progressive Women’s Conference in Abuja during which several topics including gender inclusiveness in politics and greater role for women in governance…

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

Bashorun Askia Expresses Satisfaction Over Ongoing DESOPADEC Tower Project

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -By Albert OGRAKA: MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction work at the ultra-modern DESOPADEC tower project in Warri. He made the commendation…

Akpodoro: Ex-‘Warlord’ Or Vicious Busybody Ethnic Jingoist, Mischief-Maker

Akpodoro: Ex-‘Warlord’ Or Vicious Busybody Ethnic Jingoist, Mischief-Maker

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): It has become necessary for the Movement for Stronger Delta (MSD) to intervene again by calling attention to another devious, stage-managed, vicious outing also directed at the person of His Excellency, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta…

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), one of the umbrella bodies for cattle rearers in the country, has described as baseless and unsubstantiated reasons positioned by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom seeking the enlistment of Miyetti…

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

Zulum Signs N269.6 Billion Budget, Child Protection Act Into Law

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has signed into law, the 2022 budget of N269.6 billion passed by the State Assembly. The Governor also signed two laws: Borno State Child Protection Act, and Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act….