Shifting Trends of Urban Mobility: Electric Scooter Ride is the New Normal

Shifting Trends of Urban Mobility: Electric Scooter Ride is the New Normal

By Faheem Daha The recent decades have seen an outburst of technological advancements like never before. Modern devices and gadgets seep into our daily lives and replace outdated products effortlessly. Change is normal and a sign of liveliness. The bustling roads that…

NIPR Restates Commitment To National Development

NIPR Restates Commitment To National Development

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has reaffirmed its commitment to fostering national development through strategic communications and public relations practices. Dr. James-Wisdom Abhulimen, the Chairman of Edo State NIPR Chapter made this declaration at its maiden public lecture with the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

Examining Oborevwori’s Youth O’clock Agenda

By Felix Ofou “Young people have the power to change the world; they just need the opportunity to do so”.Malala Yousafzai Twenty six year-old Malala Yousafat is on record to be the youngest person to have been bestowed with the prestigious Nobel…

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…

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…

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…

Mowarin Joins Professorial Priesthood

Mowarin Joins Professorial Priesthood

By Joseph Obaro Ikupa Macaulay Mowarin (PhD) a professor of syntax and contact linguistics at the Delta State University, Abraka is billed to join the professorial priesthood on Thursday 27th March 2024 when he delivers the 105th in the series of the…

Delta Govt TASK FORCE GO AFTER GROUND RENT DEFAULTERS

Delta Govt TASK FORCE GO AFTER GROUND RENT DEFAULTERS

By Sylvester Iloba The Delta State Ground Rent Committee Task Force embarked on enforcement on payment of Ground Rent on property by defaulters within Asaba and its environs. The Task Force Committee was led by its Chairman, Mr. Paul Esejo, other members…

AZEMHE VISITS OKPEKPE, RECEIVED BY ROYAL FATHERS

AZEMHE VISITS OKPEKPE, RECEIVED BY ROYAL FATHERS

By Austen Akhagbeme The Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr. Azemhe Azena, yesterday visited his hometown of Okpekpe in Etsako-East local government of Edo state again, but for the first time after clinching the Gubernatorial ticket of the…

Embracing Transformation: Elevate Ughelli North with Rtn. Fidelis Adjogbe

Embracing Transformation: Elevate Ughelli North with Rtn. Fidelis Adjogbe

Great Leaders and Stakeholders of Ughelli North Local Government Area!!!, In this pivotal moment, where the aspirations of our community converge with the promise of progress, I am compelled to advocate for a leader whose vision transcends mere governance to embrace true…

WORLD POETRY DAY: Delta Literary Forum lights up Asaba

WORLD POETRY DAY: Delta Literary Forum lights up Asaba

By Albert Ograka The Delta Literary Forum (DLF), on Thursday, March 21, 2024, celebrated the Word Poetry Day with fanfare and glamour, as poets in Delta State, thronged out to mark the event with stupefaction, enthusiasm and glamour, following the rendition of…

DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

DELTA: Oborevwori meets Tinubu over attacks on military 

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has met with President Bola Tinubu over killing of 17 military personnel in Okuoma community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.   Recall that 17 military personnel comprising a lieutenant ​colonel, two majors,…

Ooni of ife, queen welcome set of twin babies

Ooni of ife, queen welcome set of twin babies

In a joyous announcement, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his queen, Olori Tobi Philips, have welcomed a set of twins! The newborns, a boy and a girl, ( prince and princess) are said to be healthy and thriving….

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

Tinubu, Zulum top 40 Most Influential Nigerians list

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Lt.General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) have been named among the 40 most influential people in Nigeria in a new book written by journalist and PR consultant, Bode Odeseye. The…

AZEMHE AZENA STORMS AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY CAMPUS WITH FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH

AZEMHE AZENA STORMS AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY CAMPUS WITH FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH

By Austen Akhagbeme The youthful Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP in the upcoming election in Edo state, Dr Azemhe Azena, has scheduled to offer free medical services to students and residents of the university campus next week on…

AZEMHE AZENA SALUTE EDO WOMEN, CALLS FOR INCLUSION IN GOVERNANCE

AZEMHE AZENA SALUTE EDO WOMEN, CALLS FOR INCLUSION IN GOVERNANCE

By Austen Akhagbeme The youthful Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the upcoming Edo election, Dr Azemhe Azena, has called for women’s empowerment and inclusion in governance especially in Edo state. In his message through his media team…

Prof. Ojaruega To Deliver Keynote Address At Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture

Prof. Ojaruega To Deliver Keynote Address At Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture

Advocate Lecture Series Board of Council (ALSBC), has announced Prof. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega as the Keynote Speaker for Advocate Publication’s Inaugural Lecture Series, themed “Youth Empowerment and Leadership Evolution: Rethinking Nigeria’s Leadership Recruitment Process.” ALSBC, in a press statement on Monday signed…

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

Breaking: DOPF Inducts Tompolo Into Niger Delta Hall Of Fame

The Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), today inducted High Chief Government Ekpomupolo aka Tompolo into the DOPF Niger Delta Media Hall of Fame. The official induction was performed at Oporoza, the traditional Headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri Southwest Local Government Area…

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE, WOOS OTHERS

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA RECEIVES CERTIFICATE, WOOS OTHERS

By Austen Akhagbeme The New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has issued a certificate of return to Dr Azemhe Azena, who won the primary election to become the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming governorship election in Edo state. The certificate was presented…

“I will soon be World Champion”- Raphael Igbokwe

“I will soon be World Champion”- Raphael Igbokwe

Raphael Igbokwe, aka “Trouble”, a Nigerian Diaspora Boxer has asked Nigerians to be on the lookout for him as he would soon be World Champion. Igbokwe who was at the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Wednesday to pay a courtesy visit…

ASHIBOGWU COMMENDS NECO FOR REWARDING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCES IN THEIR 2023 NATIONAL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (NCEE)

ASHIBOGWU COMMENDS NECO FOR REWARDING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCES IN THEIR 2023 NATIONAL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (NCEE)

From Magnus Emuji Delta State Commissioner for Primary Education, Dr. Kingsley Ashibogwu, has commended the National Examinations Council (NECO) for recognizing and rewarding exceptional performances in their Examinations , especially in their National Common Entrance Examination. Dr. Ashibogwu gave the commendation in…

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

30 Seconds Biometric Clearance at Nigeria’s International Airports Begin in March -Tunji-Ojo

All International airports in Nigeria will now have 30 seconds biometric clearance gates in line with international standards and best practices. The Federal Government installed the facilities for the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), at all international airports in the country. The biometric…

EDO 2024: COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GREET DANCO, SAYS “CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE, HON ANAMERO SUNDAY DEKERI”

EDO 2024: COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS GREET DANCO, SAYS “CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE, HON ANAMERO SUNDAY DEKERI”

On behalf of our esteemed COMMITTEE OF FRIENDS AND LOVERS OF HON SUNDAY ANAMERO DEKERI, alias DANCO, I hereby express our heartfelt congratulations on your declaration as the winner of the keenly contested APC Primary elections in Edo State on the 17th…