British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

The Development Director for the British High Commission, Nigeria, Ms Cynthia Rowe, together with Kaduna State Governor. Uba Sani have signed the Kaduna Mutual Accountability Framework (K-MAF). The signing earmarked the revitalised commitment to support good governance, human capital development with a…

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

The United Kingdom Minister for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch has arrived in Nigeria to begin a 3-day visit to deepen the UK-Nigeria partnership. According to a statement from the British High Commission in Nigeria, Following the former Foreign Secretary’s visit to…

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

The Federal Government is to collaborate with the Indian Government on geospatial mapping and technical expertise exchange, remote sensing, carbon mapping, and auto imagery. The collaboration with the Indian government is to be undertaken by Nigeria through the Office of the Surveyor-General…

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

Insurgents’ drug supplier arrested as NDLEA intercepts 7.6 tons of illicit drugs in Borno, Nasarawa

A total of 24 suspected drug traffickers and dealers including a 42-year-old man taking thousands of concealed opioid pills to insurgents’ enclave in Banki area of Borno state, a six-month-pregnant lady, a mother of three children and three other women have been…

IDEH IDENTIFIES STANDARD, INTEGRITY AS BEDROCK OF DISCIPLINE

IDEH IDENTIFIES STANDARD, INTEGRITY AS BEDROCK OF DISCIPLINE

By Chukwudi Asoya A retired Nurse in Delta State, Mrs. Patricia Adaeze Ideh, has identified quality , standard and integrity as the bedrock of discipline among humanity in any society. Mrs. Ideh stated this during the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Marymount College,…

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

The Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, has urged other stakeholders to emulate the efforts of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, in reviving agriculture, which he said is in line with President Tinubu’s…

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso who recently announced their withdrawal from the subregional bloc to have a rethink and follow the path of dialogue and reconciliation. The Chairman of the Mediation…

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

The Palestine on Thursday has described as unacceptable Israeli continued refusal to transfer their clearance fund for the third month in a row, lamenting that this has deeply affected the country’s ability to pay the monthly salaries and government daily running cost….

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has declared all round war against drug barons, instructing all commanders of the agency at different level to go all out and smoke out those still…

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

As Foreign Affairs Ministers of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet to deliberate on how to move ahead after the with withdrawal of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso from the bloc, the ECOWAS Commission President, Alieu Touray said now is…

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that a total of 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders that were successfully prosecuted and convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years of imprisonment…

Innovation, Partnerships Key to Solving Shelter Need of Nigeria- Stakeholder

Innovation, Partnerships Key to Solving Shelter Need of Nigeria- Stakeholder

Innovative solution and partnerships are required to bridge the shelter need of Nigerians, the Chief Executive Officer of Adozilion Homes and Realty, Dr. SimonAdozi has said. Adozi, speaking at his company’s empowerment of over 350 realtors and recognition of outstanding individuals for…

FG Assures Nigerians in Diaspora Seamless, Efficient Passport Processing System

FG Assures Nigerians in Diaspora Seamless, Efficient Passport Processing System

Nigerians in Diaspora have been assured that their pains in getting Nigerian passport would soon be a thing of the past as multi-faceted approach is underway to ensure seamless and efficient passport processing system. The Federal Government said it will roll out…

CSOs, Medıa Organisations, Urge Malı Burkına Faso, Niger Juntas To Refrain From Transforming To Civilian Rulers, Call for Dialogue Against Withdrawal from ECOWAS

CSOs, Medıa Organisations, Urge Malı Burkına Faso, Niger Juntas To Refrain From Transforming To Civilian Rulers, Call for Dialogue Against Withdrawal from ECOWAS

Civil Society Organisations as well as Media organisations have urged Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger military juntas to refrain from transforming to civilian rulers but instead allow for democrats back in power. They stated this in a communique they issued at the…

“I Maintain Failed Portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road as part of my Campaign Promise” – Hon. Victor Asasa

“I Maintain Failed Portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road as part of my Campaign Promise” – Hon. Victor Asasa

From Michael Ekokoruwe The chairman of Isoko South local government council, Hon. Victor Asasa has said that the maintenance of the failed portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road was in fulfillment of his campaign promise to the people of Isoko South…

Breaking: YPP Wins House of Representatives Re-run in Akwa Ibom

Breaking: YPP Wins House of Representatives Re-run in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) as the winner of the re-run election for the Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State. Ukpong-Udo, who is returning to the National Assembly for a…

OSGOF Launches Hands-On Training on Continuously Operating Reference Stations

OSGOF Launches Hands-On Training on Continuously Operating Reference Stations

The Surveyor-General of the Federation, Surveyor Abuduganiyu Adebomehin has inaugurated a day-long hands-on training session on Continuously Operating Reference Stations (COR) software for the directors in the office. The training focuses on enhancing their proficiency in utilizing the (COR) software, a critical…

Nigerian Government Condoles Namibia Over Death of President

Nigerian Government Condoles Namibia Over Death of President

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condoled with government and people of Namibia over the death of their president, Hage Geingob. The Federal Government communicated its condolence in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca Omayuli….

Breaking News>> EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA DECLARES FOR NNPP

Breaking News>> EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA DECLARES FOR NNPP

By Austen Akhagbeme Dr Azemhe Azena, a popular politician and televangelist has declared his membership in the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP in Benin city, today. The former Labour Party Chieftain and Governorship aspirant said he’s coming into NNPP “as an answer…

17th Edition of Mothers Arise prayer confab: Delta Women   pray for well-being of families, prosperity of Delta, Nigeria

17th Edition of Mothers Arise prayer confab: Delta Women pray for well-being of families, prosperity of Delta, Nigeria

Women in Delta State have joined their voices in praying for the well-being of their families and the prosperity of the state and Nigeria at the 17th Edition of the Mothers Arise prayer conference. This year’s edition of the prayer conference hosted…

US Renews Commitment To Peace and Tolerance in Nigeria

US Renews Commitment To Peace and Tolerance in Nigeria

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), renewed its commitment to supporting peace and tolerance in Nigeria by holding a youth, peace and security summit, in Abuja. Minister of Youth Development Jamila Bio Ibrahim attended as the keynote…

Kashmir: Pakistani Envoy Appeals for UN Intervention

Kashmir: Pakistani Envoy Appeals for UN Intervention

The High Commissioner of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Nigeria, Mr Sohail Ahmad Khan has alleged continuous militarization of disputed State of Jammu and Kashmir, describing it as the world’s most militarized zone and the largest prison on earth. The envoy in…

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…

China Pushing for Stronger Ties with Nigeria- Envoy

China Pushing for Stronger Ties with Nigeria- Envoy

China said it is not relenting in pushing for stronger ties with Nigeria. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun, stated this at the New Year Celebration of China in Abuja at the weekend. Jianchun while stating that the year is symbolised…

NDLEA Arrests ‘deaf and dumb’, for dealing in illicit substance…Intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud linked to wanted drug baron in Lagos

NDLEA Arrests ‘deaf and dumb’, for dealing in illicit substance…Intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud linked to wanted drug baron in Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted large consignments of Ghanaian Loud, a strong strain of cannabis sativa, smuggled into Lagos from Ghana loaded in two trucks and a J5 bus with a total weight of 14,524.8 kilogrammes….

AAU Alumni Association Worldwide Ekpoma Congratulates Governor Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

AAU Alumni Association Worldwide Ekpoma Congratulates Governor Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

-From Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide has congratulated Sheriff Oborevwori, Governor of Delta State on his victory at the Supreme Court which affirmed him the duly elected Governor of Delta State. In a…

Operation Delta Safe: Major General Abdussalam urges abandonment of illegal bunkering for legitimate livelihood

Operation Delta Safe: Major General Abdussalam urges abandonment of illegal bunkering for legitimate livelihood

• Troops clampdown on illegal bunkering sites In a relentless effort to curb illegal activities in the Niger Delta Region (NDR), Major General Jamal Abdussalam, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, and Land Component Commander of Joint Task…

Youth Ministry Partners with NDLEA on Drug War

Youth Ministry Partners with NDLEA on Drug War

The Federal Ministry of Youth Development has expressed its preparedness to partner with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on raising awareness, providing rehabilitation and skills acquisition for Nigerian youths afflicted by the scourge of substance abuse. The assurance was given…

Nigeria Expresses Sadness Over Decision of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali to Exit ECOWAS

Nigeria Expresses Sadness Over Decision of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali to Exit ECOWAS

Nigeria has expressed sadness over the decision of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso to exit Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the subregional economic bloc. The Nigerian government expressed its feeling over the decision of the military juntas reigning in the…

France Builds French Language Laboratory at NDA

France Builds French Language Laboratory at NDA

France has financed the building of a French Language Laboratory at the Nigerian Defence Academy A statement from the French Embassy on Monday said the French Defence Attaché, Colonel G Dujon, and his deputy in charge of the development of the French…

British High Commissioner visits Rivers State *Meets Governor Fubara, with UK dev, biz partners, to explore areas of collaboration 

British High Commissioner visits Rivers State *Meets Governor Fubara, with UK dev, biz partners, to explore areas of collaboration 

 The British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery, visited Rivers State between the 24th and 25th of January for high-level discussions with the state governor and key stakeholders in the state government, business leaders and civil society.  During the two-day visit, the High Commissioner visited…

Delta Solicitor-General, Erebe Urges Orientation Bureau To Intensify Campaigns Against Sexual Abuse, Illegal Migration

Delta Solicitor-General, Erebe Urges Orientation Bureau To Intensify Campaigns Against Sexual Abuse, Illegal Migration

…As Oghenesivbe, DSOB Magt staff commences familiarization visits to stakeholders Permanent Secretary and Solicitor-General, Delta State Ministry of Justice, MOJ, Omamuzo Erebe, Esq, has again emphasized on the urgent need to curb rising cases of illegal migration, sexual abuse/child rape and use…

EA, Renewal Energy, Safugha congratulates Gov Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

EA, Renewal Energy, Safugha congratulates Gov Oborevwori on Supreme Court Victory

By Harrison Akamule The Executive Assistant, Renewal Energy, Barrister Newworld Safugha congratulates the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori over his victory at C on 2023 Governorship elections, saying it was well deserved victory. Barr. Safugha thanked God, PDP Supporters,…

Supreme Court judgement, Victory for Deltans – Bashorun Askia

Supreme Court judgement, Victory for Deltans – Bashorun Askia

Former Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) and the Udu of Isoko Nation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh JP, has described the judgement of the Supreme Court, reaffirming the mandate of Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori as Governor of…

The Middle East Crisis and the Illusion of Peace

The Middle East Crisis and the Illusion of Peace

By: Tina Ayigbe and Eguono Eseme (Foreign Desk Writers) Amid the battles between Israel and the militant group in Gaza, tensions in the Middle East, have continued to rise following recent US and British strikes in Yemen. CNBS reports that tens of…

Supreme Court Victory: Why Oborevwori survived 38 lawsuits – Oghenesivbe

Supreme Court Victory: Why Oborevwori survived 38 lawsuits – Oghenesivbe

…Says Apex Court knocked off unpopular candidates capitalizing on technicalities Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, survived a total of thirty eight criminal lawsuits, from party primary to post governorship election, making him the most fortunate and divinely anointed celebrant…

Supreme Court Verdict: Oborevwori Dedicates Victory to God, Deltans, Legal Team

Supreme Court Verdict: Oborevwori Dedicates Victory to God, Deltans, Legal Team

Executive Governor of Delta state, Rt Hon. (Elder) Sheriff F.O. Oborevwori on Friday dedicated his victory at the Supreme court to Almighty God, the unwavering support of Deltans and his legal team. Addressing the media in Abuja after the five-member panel of…

US Secretary Blinken Travels to Nigeria, three other African countries

US Secretary Blinken Travels to Nigeria, three other African countries

United States Secretary, Antony Blinken will be traveling to Nigeria and three other African countries from January 21-26 The three other countries are Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire and Angola. According to a statement by US Embassy in Nigeria, throughout the trip, the…