The many lies against Oborevwori

The many lies against Oborevwori

By Felix Ofou Joseph Goebbels, the author of Nazi propaganda, is known to have said: “repeat a lie, often enough, and it becomes the truth”. He became notorious for coining fables and seeking to project same as truth. In Delta State, this…

Zik Gbemre’s infantile attack on Oborevwori, a misplaced rage

Zik Gbemre’s infantile attack on Oborevwori, a misplaced rage

The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State has been drawn to the rant of one Zik Gbemre wherein he singled out His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Orohwedor Oborevwori, the Governor of Delta State as the object of his…

EFCC Advised to Follow Due Process in Its Case Against Yahaya Bello

EFCC Advised to Follow Due Process in Its Case Against Yahaya Bello

Amidst the legal fireworks on the warrant of arrest on former Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, and the restraining order issued by the Kogi State High Court, a coalition of anti-corruption groups led by the Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI) have…

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…

This is my story —Youth Development commissioner, Agbateyiniro Weyinmi

This is my story —Youth Development commissioner, Agbateyiniro Weyinmi

The Delta state Commissioner for Youth Development, Agbateyiniro Weyinmi, has opened up on the allegation of him allegedly assaulting his aide in his office in Asaba. A statement made available to Blank NEWS Online reads: *THE GOVERNMENT OF MY PRINCIPAL HAS NO…

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…

Obi Of Onitsha Breaks Silence Over Suspension Of Igwe Damian Ezeani, Picks Holes In Process

Obi Of Onitsha Breaks Silence Over Suspension Of Igwe Damian Ezeani, Picks Holes In Process

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Traditional Rulers Council of Anambra State has officially responded to the Anambra State government, on the recent suspension of Igwe Damian O. Ezeani of Neni. In a press release made available to our correspondent through the State…

Re: Towards Utmost Freedom and Less of Sloganeering on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in 2024 By Bashir Aliyu

Re: Towards Utmost Freedom and Less of Sloganeering on Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in 2024 By Bashir Aliyu

I read a lopsided article by Babafemi A. Badejo who called into question the new foreign policy concepts under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, singling out the 4D principles that now underpin the tenets of Nigeria’s foreign policy as the butt of his…

Israel should stop  Propaganda that Palestine are under Hamas captivity – Envoy

Israel should stop Propaganda that Palestine are under Hamas captivity – Envoy

Palestinian Ambassador to Nigeria, Abdallah Abu Shawesh, has asked Israel to stop promoting the narrative that it was in Gaza to free Palestine and the rest of the world from Hamas terrorism, insisting that at no time had Palestine asked to be…

Gaza War: Israeli Envoy Accuses Hamas of Using Civilian as Human Shield

Gaza War: Israeli Envoy Accuses Hamas of Using Civilian as Human Shield

The Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Freeman has alleged that:“Hamas is cynically using the Palestinian population of Gaza as human shields, and continues to show a total disregard for the welfare of the Palestinian population. The Ambassador in a statement on Monday,…

FG Seeks Private Sector Support On Poverty Alleviation, Economic Devt

FG Seeks Private Sector Support On Poverty Alleviation, Economic Devt

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has reiterated the position of the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Economic Planning that the private sector is critical to driving the economic growth and overall development of Nigeria. The organization declared that the Minister…

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

CSJ Describes Purchase of SUV to Lawmakers in this Time as Insensitive

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has described as insensitive the purchase of Toyota SUVs worth about N130 million each as official vehicles to members of House of Representatives against the background of Nigeria’s perilous fiscal position, insisting that from all indications money…

Exporters seek reinstatement of sacked NEPC Executive Director

Exporters seek reinstatement of sacked NEPC Executive Director

Exporters have called on the Federal Government to reinstate the Executive Director Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr. Ezra Yakusak as a reward for his tireless work towards putting Nigerian exporters on world map. Some exporters while speaking to journalists in Abuja…

IJAW ETHNIC NATIONALITY FLAYS NON-INCLUSION IN TINUBU-LED GOVT *** We Demand Equity, Justice In Federal Appointments – INC

IJAW ETHNIC NATIONALITY FLAYS NON-INCLUSION IN TINUBU-LED GOVT *** We Demand Equity, Justice In Federal Appointments – INC

-From the Editor’s Desk: The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has expressed disappointment over the continued neglect of indigenes of the IJAW ethnic nationality in the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration.  The INC decried the supposedly appointment of a non- Ijaw as the…

OLEH COMMUNITY COMMENDS OBOREVWORI, APPEAL WHITE PAPER ERRORS, DELINEATION MARK BETWEEN OLEH, OZORO LAND DISPUTE

OLEH COMMUNITY COMMENDS OBOREVWORI, APPEAL WHITE PAPER ERRORS, DELINEATION MARK BETWEEN OLEH, OZORO LAND DISPUTE

The people of Oleh community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State, have commended the Delta State government on the steps taken so far in promoting peace between land owners families from Ozoro and Oleh communities. They appealed to Governor…

Malicious reports: Press statement by Pastor Emmanuel AZUBUIKE on behalf of family of prophetess LILIAN CHIBUZOR ABUA

Malicious reports: Press statement by Pastor Emmanuel AZUBUIKE on behalf of family of prophetess LILIAN CHIBUZOR ABUA

I am constrained to react to some newspaper publication today, especially that of Tribune, Vanguard and the Nation over the judgment delivered by an Ondo Customary Court on the 10th of October by Magistrate Stephen Rotiba, on the case between my daughter and sister Mrs. Lilian…

Extortion claims: Report defaulting revenue agents to appropriate channels – Malachi

Extortion claims: Report defaulting revenue agents to appropriate channels – Malachi

…Says media blackmail does not take the place of law The state chairman of Revenue task force, Mr. Malachi Monye has called on Deltans with claims of extortion to report to the appropriate quarters instead of running to the media to blackmail…

THE ATALA OIL FIELD HEIST: TIMIPRE SILVA, THE MASTERMIND

THE ATALA OIL FIELD HEIST: TIMIPRE SILVA, THE MASTERMIND

Upon the dawning of the age of commercial crude oil discovery and exploration in Nigeria and particularly Bayelsa State as the pace setter, the people of oil producing communities like Azamgbene, which hosts the lucrative Atala oil field and Bayelsa State as…

Death of Remilekun Meshioye, NIDCOM Demands Justice from Egyptair

Death of Remilekun Meshioye, NIDCOM Demands Justice from Egyptair

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded for justice from the management of Egyptair over the death of a Nigerian, Ms Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye, who died aboard the airline’s plane on Sept. 4, 2023. The demand for…

Stakeholders In Fegge Lament Transfer Of CSP Garba, Ex-DPO

Stakeholders In Fegge Lament Transfer Of CSP Garba, Ex-DPO

-From SUNNY A. DAVID: The Stakeholders in Fegge, Onitsha South Local Government Area of Anambra State have decried the sudden transfer of the former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Fegge Police Station, CSP Rabiu Garba. In the statement issued by the stakeholders,…

ActionAid Condemns Closure of AIT/Raypower Operations by Rivers State Govt

ActionAid Condemns Closure of AIT/Raypower Operations by Rivers State Govt

Abuja, Nigeria, 4th September 2023 — ActionAid Nigeria said it was appalled by the recent actions taken by the Rivers State Government to “unlawfully” shut down the operations of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM in Port Harcourt. A statement on…

Ijaw Group Flays Sponsored Campaign of Calumny on Tompolo, His Company

Ijaw Group Flays Sponsored Campaign of Calumny on Tompolo, His Company

The Ijaw Youths Network has slammed critics of High Chief Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, over the pipeline surveillance contract awarded to his firm, Tantita Security Services Limited, by the Federal Government in 2022. TSL has since August 2022 been in…

Delta Queens vs Sam Nelly

Delta Queens vs Sam Nelly

–By Sheddy Saxon Udu: Nigeria’s women football League Champions, Delta Queens of Asaba will on Friday lock horns with Sam Nelly Fc of Benin Republic in their second game of the ongoing WAFU B champions league in Benin City, Edo State.A statement…

Press Release>> RE: FG SETS UP PANEL TO RECONSTITUTE BOARDS OF PARASTATALS – A REBUTTAL

Press Release>> RE: FG SETS UP PANEL TO RECONSTITUTE BOARDS OF PARASTATALS – A REBUTTAL

The attention of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), has been drawn to the publication in the Sunday Punch on Page 6 which reads: ‘FG sets up Panel to Reconstitute Boards of Parastatals’. The Secretary to…

NO FACTION IN AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WORLDWIDE -Pst. Ikupa Joseph Obaro

NO FACTION IN AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WORLDWIDE -Pst. Ikupa Joseph Obaro

The National Executive Council of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide Ekpoma has reacted to an alleged misleading publication that there is a crack in its leadership, saying that there are no factions. A statement signed by the Worldwide Publicity Secretary,…

Group Warns Against Military Invasion on Niger…Urges AU, ECOWAS to Commence Constructive Engagement with Nigerien Political Actors

Group Warns Against Military Invasion on Niger…Urges AU, ECOWAS to Commence Constructive Engagement with Nigerien Political Actors

Africans Rising for Unity, Justice, Peace and Dignity, a Pan-African movement of people and organisations working for unity, justice, peace and dignity in Africa has called on African Union (AU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to commence constructive engagement…

SAFE SCHOOLS: TECHNICAL ADVISORY C’TTEE INAUGURATED FOR NSSRCC, AS NSCDC CG TASKS EXPERTS ON SUPPORT

SAFE SCHOOLS: TECHNICAL ADVISORY C’TTEE INAUGURATED FOR NSSRCC, AS NSCDC CG TASKS EXPERTS ON SUPPORT

PRESS RELEASE In responses, kindly quote:AAA.03/CPRU/NHQ/ABJ/VOL 01/08Date: 4 AUGUST, 2023Head of News. SAFE SCHOOLS: TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE INAUGURATED FOR NSSRCC, AS NSCDC CG TASKS EXPERTS ON SUPPORT. The Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed…

Hundreds March Against Human Trafficking in Abuja

Hundreds March Against Human Trafficking in Abuja

Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory was agog on Monday as hundreds of people marched against human trafficking. The march brought staff of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) from across 23 states of the country to Abuja…

NUJ Blacklists Ex- Gov. OKOWA, Ifeajika, Others @ Congress Over Shoddy Treatment

NUJ Blacklists Ex- Gov. OKOWA, Ifeajika, Others @ Congress Over Shoddy Treatment

-From Editors’ Desk: Blank NEWS Online can authoritatively report that the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Correspondents Chapel Asaba, has formally blacklisted the immediate past Governor of Delta state, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, former Chief Press Secretary (CPS),Olisa Ifeajika and other aides,…

Re: False Publication of Some Social Media Platforms

Re: False Publication of Some Social Media Platforms

Our attention has been drawn to a puerile publication making the rounds in the Social Media, mischievously purporting that Bashorun Askia Ogieh made statements about the constitution, appointments into and conduct of the certian government agencies. On the face of the publication,…

Irabor Insists Reuters reports against military spurious

Irabor Insists Reuters reports against military spurious

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has declared as spurious, thehuman rights violations allegations levelled against the Nigerian military by news agency, Reuters, Reuters in a series of reports had alleged the military in it’s counter-insurgency operations in the…

Ekweremadu: Dabiri-Erewa Pleads with UK Government for Leniency

Ekweremadu: Dabiri-Erewa Pleads with UK Government for Leniency

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has joined others in pleading with the UK government to show leniency with former Nigeria Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu awaiting the verdict of the court on organ harvesting. In a statement on…

OPINION: ISOKO SENATORIAL OPPORTUNITY AND THE POSITION OF ISOKO TRADITIONAL RULERS COUNCIL

OPINION: ISOKO SENATORIAL OPPORTUNITY AND THE POSITION OF ISOKO TRADITIONAL RULERS COUNCIL

“… Says 5/5 Crusade Is Epileptic – Prof. Akpotu.” -By Jubilant Igelige, JP The President General of Isoko Development Union (IDU), Prof. Chris Akpotu has disclosed that Isoko ethnic nationality cannot afford to miss the Delta South Senatorial seat in the forthcoming…

E.K. Clark: How Not To Be An Elder Statesman

E.K. Clark: How Not To Be An Elder Statesman

-By Fred Edoreh: As a matter of culture we respect elders, but when they sometimes misapply the honour to manipulate society to achieve self interest it becomes somewhat unbecoming. I have read the open letter of our revered Chief E.K. Clark to…

Elumelu Was Not Chased Away By Adonte Community …Too loved to be Chased Away by Any Community in Aniocha/Oshimili

Elumelu Was Not Chased Away By Adonte Community …Too loved to be Chased Away by Any Community in Aniocha/Oshimili

The attention of the Ndudi Elumelu Campaign Organization has been drawn to a misleading video and publication purporting that the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and our Principal, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu was chased out of Adonte, a community in…

Okowa’s excellent performance in Delta justified his nomination as Vice-Presidential Candidate  

Okowa’s excellent performance in Delta justified his nomination as Vice-Presidential Candidate  

We have read with keen interest the open letter to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa by elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark.  First we accord him his due respect as an elder statesman and a respected father in our state, but we state categorically that…

Delta Govt Denies seeking fresh N100bn loan

Delta Govt Denies seeking fresh N100bn loan

-ByAlbert OGRAKA: Delta State Government has cleared the air on myriad of claims that it was seeking new loans from banks ahead of the 2023 general elections. It alleged that the misinformation is being peddled by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC)…

UK Group Condemn Delta “stomach infrastructure” politicians who recently left PDP

UK Group Condemn Delta “stomach infrastructure” politicians who recently left PDP

The Delta Advocate 4 Sheriff, United Kingdom(UK) has condemned and described as laughable recent defections from the PDP by persons who have benefited immensely from the party in the last 20years. The group’s president, Chief Dr. Ogheneovoh Amurun and secretary Engr. Ufuoma…