GOV. FUBARA PRESENTS 2024 BUDGET OF N800B TO RSHA

GOV. FUBARA PRESENTS 2024 BUDGET OF N800B TO RSHA

… Assures enhancement in infrastructural development, education and healthcare …Targets entrepreneurship, social welfare for Rivers people Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has presented an appropriation bill of N800bn to the State House of Assembly for consideration. Titled “Budget of Renewed…

RIVERS EXCO APPROVES N800BN AS ESTIMATED BUDGET FOR 2024

RIVERS EXCO APPROVES N800BN AS ESTIMATED BUDGET FOR 2024

…as infrastructure, education, health and security take priority …tagged as Budget of Renewed Hope, Consolidation and Continuity His Excellency, Governor Siminalayi Fubara on Monday at the Executive Chamber of Government House in Port Harcourt, presided over the council meeting to deliberate among…

Fuel Subsidy: Tinubu commissions Zulum’s 107 electric/gas buses, taxis

Fuel Subsidy: Tinubu commissions Zulum’s 107 electric/gas buses, taxis

… President calls Zulum “Hope Renewed” President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday in Maiduguri commissioned a fleet of 107 gas and electric-powered buses as well as taxis in the second phase of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s metro transport scheme. The scheme aims…

Chinese Govt Boosts Peanut Production in Nigeria with Training

Chinese Govt Boosts Peanut Production in Nigeria with Training

The Chinese Government is boosting peanut production in the country with training of farmers on techniques for quality production. This is part of its quest to assist improve food production in Nigeria. The intervention was done through the Institute of Food Science…

WE ARE DETERMINED TO ACHIEVE THE RIVERS OF OUR DREAMS – GOV. FUBARA

WE ARE DETERMINED TO ACHIEVE THE RIVERS OF OUR DREAMS – GOV. FUBARA

…Asks Rivers people to join in building a peaceful and harmonious State. Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara says his administration is determined to enthrone an enviable Rivers that satisfies the dreams and aspirations of all residents. To achieve such a…

AZEMHE CALLS FOR MORE ATTENTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH

AZEMHE CALLS FOR MORE ATTENTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH

From Austen Akhagbeme: Dr Azemhe Azena, a popular philanthropist and foremost governorship aspirant of the Labour Party ( LP) in Edo State, has called on governments and NGOs to give priority attention to public health, especially those living with and under the…

UKODHIKO EMPOWERS 144 YOUTHS, WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS IN ISOKO FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

UKODHIKO EMPOWERS 144 YOUTHS, WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS IN ISOKO FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

-BY MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE: The member representing Isoko federal constituency in the House of Representatives , Hon. Engr. Jonathan Ukodhiko, has empowered 144 youths and women in Agricultural business at the council secretariat Ozoro, Isoko North local government area of Delta State….

OCTOGENARIAN URGES PARENTS TO BE LAW ABIDING, INCULCATE DISCIPLINE IN CHILDREN

OCTOGENARIAN URGES PARENTS TO BE LAW ABIDING, INCULCATE DISCIPLINE IN CHILDREN

From Chukwudi Asoya: The Diokpa of Umudike Isieke village in Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Onowu Onwordi Louis, has charged parents to always be law abiding and inculcate discipline in their children and wards at all times as…

Private Sector: Crucial Foundation Of Nigerian Government – VP Shettima

Private Sector: Crucial Foundation Of Nigerian Government – VP Shettima

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE Vice President Kashim Shettima has said the private sector forms an integral half of the crucial foundation that holds the Nigerian government. He noted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is committed to creating an environment that fosters entrepreneurship…

“I NEED YOUR PRAYERS TO SUCCEED” – Apostle M. T. O. Oki

“I NEED YOUR PRAYERS TO SUCCEED” – Apostle M. T. O. Oki

–By Michael J. Ekokoruwe: The president of Isoko Christian Association Nigeria, Apostle Dr. Thomson Oki, yesterday urged christians of Isoko South and North to pray towards the successful completion of the National secretariat of the Christian Association of Nigeria (C.A.N) building. Apostle…

A MIDDLE AGE MAN COVERED 108 KILOMETERS ON FOOT AS SUPPORT FOR AZEMHE

A MIDDLE AGE MAN COVERED 108 KILOMETERS ON FOOT AS SUPPORT FOR AZEMHE

-By Austen Akhagbeme: A 38-year-old man named Kenneth Ifeloa, arrived in Benin-city today on a five-day journey on foot from Auchi, Etsako-West local government area of Edo state, to show support for the governorship aspirations of Dr Azemhe Azena, a foremost Labour…

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

-From SUNNY A. DAVID: Prof. Charles Soludo, Governor of Anambra State has stated that he has not borrowed a kobo despite the approval by the State 7th Assembly to do so. The Governor made the declaration while presenting the 2024 draft budget…

Delta prohibits construction of speed breakers without approval 

Delta prohibits construction of speed breakers without approval 

Delta State Government, Tuesday, said it would prosecute anybody who constructs speed breakers on roads in the state without approval from the state Ministry of Works.  The Commissioner for Works in charge of Rural and Riverine Roads, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this…

Delta Online Publishers Forum Induct 7 New Members

Delta Online Publishers Forum Induct 7 New Members

Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) on Tuesday November 21, 2023 inducted seven new members into the forum The induction ceremony was held at the Ministry of Information conference hall with seven new members joining the forum as news publishers. In his opening…

NEITI Calls for Creation of Special Squadron for Mining Sites

NEITI Calls for Creation of Special Squadron for Mining Sites

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Dr Ogbonnaya Orji has called for the creation of special squadron to ward off threat and insecurity at various mining sites in Nigeria and elsewhere in West Africa. In his keynote…

BREAKING: Oleh Youth, Town Planning C’ttees Dissolved ***Alakri Appoints New Committee for OCDU

BREAKING: Oleh Youth, Town Planning C’ttees Dissolved ***Alakri Appoints New Committee for OCDU

-From Michael Ekokoruwe: The president general of Oleh Community Development Union, Comr. Chief Believe Alakri, has dissolved and constituted new members for Oleh Youth wing and town planning committee of the union. The statement signed by Comrade Chief Believe Alakri stated that,…

Bayelsa 2023: Oborevwori hails Diri’s re-election 

Bayelsa 2023: Oborevwori hails Diri’s re-election 

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri on his re-election in Saturday’s Governorship election in the State.  In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, on Monday, Oborevwori described…

Ubulu-Unor Monarch Underscores Influence of Education On Traditional Institution

Ubulu-Unor Monarch Underscores Influence of Education On Traditional Institution

The traditional ruler of Ubulu-Unor kingdom, in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obi Henry Kikachukwu, has said the exposure and educational background of some present day traditional rulers have added significant value to traditional institution. Obi Kikachukwu, while interacting…

140 Days in Office of Chief of Air Staff Hassan Bala Abubakar: A Period of Remarkable Progress and Challenges

140 Days in Office of Chief of Air Staff Hassan Bala Abubakar: A Period of Remarkable Progress and Challenges

-By Rosemary Moribirin: Since his assumption of office as the Chief of Air Staff about 140 days, Air Marshal (AVM) Hassan Bala Abubakar have been marked by significant accomplishments, underscoring his commitment to transforming the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and fortifying the…

Oborevwori, Marwa say Nigerians must rise in unison to defeat drug scourge

Oborevwori, Marwa say Nigerians must rise in unison to defeat drug scourge

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) and Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta state have stated that for Nigeria to defeat the twin evil of substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking, Nigerians must…

N78BN JBN CONTRACT: Oborevwori’s giant step in Delta

N78BN JBN CONTRACT: Oborevwori’s giant step in Delta

–By Festus Ahon: Since his emergence as Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has never hidden his intention to develop the twin cities of Warri and Effurun alongside other parts of the state. During the maiden State Executive Council (EXCO)…

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…

30th Annual LAPO Development Forum: Communiqué

30th Annual LAPO Development Forum: Communiqué

A communiqué issued at the end of the 30th Annual LAPO Development Forum held on Thursday, October 19th, 2023 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua International Conference Centre, Abuja. Theme: “The Role Of Non-State Actors In National Development: A Case Study Of Lift…

Warri: A New Beginning with Julius Berger’s Contract Signing

Warri: A New Beginning with Julius Berger’s Contract Signing

-By Dennis Otu: Warri, the once thriving oil-rich city in Delta State, has been plagued by neglect and disorganization in recent years. The departure of multinational companies left the city in a state of decay, with its young population struggling with homelessness…

WARD 9 PDP CONGRATULATES UKAH , DESCRIBES HIS APPOINTMENT AS WELL DESERVED

WARD 9 PDP CONGRATULATES UKAH , DESCRIBES HIS APPOINTMENT AS WELL DESERVED

-From CHUKWUDI ASOYA/ MAGNUS EMUJI: The Chairman, leaders and stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Okpanam have congratulated the Director -General of the Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, Chief Patrick Ukah on his appointment. In a statement on behalf…

INTERVIEW WITH DR. CLIFFORD IMADE OMOZEGHIAN ESQ, WORLDWIDE PRESIDENT AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

INTERVIEW WITH DR. CLIFFORD IMADE OMOZEGHIAN ESQ, WORLDWIDE PRESIDENT AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

-By Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa: Q: Can I meet you? A: My name is Dr. Clifford Imade Omozeghian Esq. I am a legal practitioner and by the grace of God, the current Worldwide President of Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association. Q: How…

DELTA GOVT TO SUSTAIN EFFORTS IN IMPROVING TEACHING, LEARNING ENVIRONMENT, SAYS OGHORO

DELTA GOVT TO SUSTAIN EFFORTS IN IMPROVING TEACHING, LEARNING ENVIRONMENT, SAYS OGHORO

-From MAGNUS EMUJI: Delta State Government (DTSG) has reiterated its resolve to sustain efforts in the area of projects and activities towards improving the teaching and learning environment in the state. The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Basic and Secondary…

Oborevwori consolidating infrastructure renewal in Delta – Izeze

Oborevwori consolidating infrastructure renewal in Delta – Izeze

Delta State Commissioner for Works (Highways and Urban Roads) Comrade Reuben Izeze says the state government was consolidating infrastructural renewal in Asaba, other urban and rural centres across the state. Speaking during inspection of reconstruction and expansion of road and drainage at…

Ghana to Manufacture Innovative Footwear Products that Support Global Health Goals …As World Shoe Launches New Factory

Ghana to Manufacture Innovative Footwear Products that Support Global Health Goals …As World Shoe Launches New Factory

World Shoe has announced the opening of its inaugural factory to produce the first antimicrobial, eco-friendly footwear brand manufactured in Africa. The production launch represents a collaborative effort among public, private, and civil service sectors to provide high-quality, low-cost products for retail…

Saudi Fund for Development Signs New $20 Million Development Loan Agreement to Construct, Equip Schools in Tajikistan

Saudi Fund for Development Signs New $20 Million Development Loan Agreement to Construct, Equip Schools in Tajikistan

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed a deal to contribute $20 million USD towards the “Constructing and Equipping of Secondary Schools” project in Tajikistan. SFD Chief Executive Officer, H.E. Sultan Al-Marshad, signed today a new development loan agreement with the…

Gov. Soludo Hosts Archbishop Okolo, Calls For Unity, Understanding Among Various Denominations

Gov. Soludo Hosts Archbishop Okolo, Calls For Unity, Understanding Among Various Denominations

–From SUNNY A. DAVID: The Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has advocated for unity and understanding among Christians of different denominations, with the aim of achieving a shared vision and mission. Prof Soludo made the call when he received…

Youth Leadership Nurturing, Activism Receive Boost

Youth Leadership Nurturing, Activism Receive Boost

Youth leadership nurturing and activism in Nigeria have received a massive boost with Luminate contributing to Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) The NYFF Project, initiated in 2021, is a five-year initiative funded by the MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation and implemented by…

Zulum: With our 3 Professors, repositioning Borno’s healthcare is now or never 

Zulum: With our 3 Professors, repositioning Borno’s healthcare is now or never 

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has said that with three professors now in charge of Borno’s health sector, it is either the sector is repositioned now or never. Zulum stated this on Friday when he received the Health Minister, Prof. Mohammed Ali Pate,…

Investor Roadshow to Hold in Nigeria to Attract US Investment to Nigeria

Investor Roadshow to Hold in Nigeria to Attract US Investment to Nigeria

The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Nigeria and U.S. government Prosper Africa and Power Africa initiatives, are hosting an investor roadshow from October 9-13 to expose U.S. investors to investment opportunities and the investment…

German-Nigerian trade volume hit €3b

German-Nigerian trade volume hit €3b

German-Nigeria trade volume hit €3 billion in 2022, the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Annett Günther, said on Thursday. Speaking during a parley with media in Abuja, the ambassador revealed that Germany’s main export to Nigeria are machines (28%), food products 20% and…

Lagos-Paris Fashion, Design Accelerator Officially Launched

Lagos-Paris Fashion, Design Accelerator Officially Launched

The French Embassy has announced the launch the of Lagos-Paris Fashion & Design Accelerator, a 9-months programme (from October 2023 to June 2024) aimed toward supporting 10 high-potential Nigerian brands within the fashion and design ecosystem. According to a statement on Thursday,…

CSJ Advocates for Establishment of Health Development Bank

CSJ Advocates for Establishment of Health Development Bank

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has advocated for the establishment of a Health Development Bank of Nigeria to tackle the perennial challenges facing the nation’s health sector The non governmental organisation (NGO) made the call on Thursday at an advocacy engagement…

DELTA GOVT LAUDS DOPF FOR ROBUST ENGAGEMENT WITH OBOREVWORI’S M.O.R.E AGENDA

DELTA GOVT LAUDS DOPF FOR ROBUST ENGAGEMENT WITH OBOREVWORI’S M.O.R.E AGENDA

-By Albert Ograka: Delta State Government has commented members of the Delta Online Publishers Forum, (DOPF) for their consistent and unwavering  support of the M.O.R.E agenda of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s administration. Executive Assistant to the Governor on New Media, Comrade Felix Ofou, expressed…

Oborevwori Appoints Delta State Advisory, Peace Building Council Members

Oborevwori Appoints Delta State Advisory, Peace Building Council Members

The Governor of Delta State, Rt.Hon.Sheriff F.O Oborevwori has formally approved the appointment of the following persons as members of the Delta State Advisory and Peace Building Council. Prof. Sam Oyovbaire -Chairman Chief Dr. Chris Agbobu H.E Chief BSC Elue Chief Nkem…

FG Promises Harnessing Potential of Aging Population

FG Promises Harnessing Potential of Aging Population

The Federal Government has promised harnessing the potential of an aging population, assuring of its commitment to improve the quality of life and well being of Nigerians. The assurance was given on Tuesday by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation,…