Matters Arising>> Bombing of Calabar Creeks: Is this another Odi and Zaki Biam?

Matters Arising>> Bombing of Calabar Creeks: Is this another Odi and Zaki Biam?

 June 25, (Blank NEWS Online) –  A few days ago, when information started trickling in that the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, may be considering bombing a supposed ex-militant and kidnappers’ hideout…

Bloodletting In Delta: *As Orhuwhorun, Steel Township Youth Clash

Bloodletting In Delta: *As Orhuwhorun, Steel Township Youth Clash

-By Ejovwoke Udi, Warri, Delta: The crisis between youths of Orhuwhorun and steel township a satellite residential area of Orhuwhorun Community has left one Stanley Okobiebie having his right hand chopped-off with several other youths in various degree of injuries sustained during…

"Only INEC Has Right To Release Election Results" -DSS Warns Public

"Only INEC Has Right To Release Election Results" -DSS Warns Public

Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS), has vehemently warned that no persons or groups have the right to announce election results before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) concludes its collation exercise. It therefore, advised all citizens of Nigeria, election observers and…

ARMED FORCES DAY: Nigeria Must Remain United -Gov Uduaghan Insists

ARMED FORCES DAY: Nigeria Must Remain United -Gov Uduaghan Insists

AS Nigeria remembers its fallen heroes, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has called for actions which will deepen the peace and unity of the country. Uduaghan made the call yesterday at an inter-denominational thanksgiving service as part of activities for the…

Abu Dhabi: Police Traffic Directorate Warns of Transporting Gas Cylinders in Unlicensed Vehicles  

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police warned motorists of the dangers associated with transporting gas cylinders in private or unlicensed vehicles that are not labeled with warning signs. Random gas transport poses a serious threat to other road users…

Death @ The Polls: Family of late Amioku’s Driver Cry out for Justice

Death @ The Polls: Family of late Amioku’s Driver Cry out for Justice

Family members of late Mr. Ifeayi Obi, the Senior Driver of Delta State Commissioner on the board of the NDDC, Chief Tom Amioku, who was shot during last Saturday’s local polls in Delta State, have cried out for justice over the circumstances…

Ibabu/Iselegu Crisis: Uduaghan Inaugurates Judicial Commission Of Inquiry

Ibabu/Iselegu Crisis: Uduaghan Inaugurates Judicial Commission Of Inquiry

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has inaugurated a three-man Judicial Commission of Inquiry to proffer lasting solutions to the Ibabu/Iselegu communal crisis. Inaugurating the commission, in Asaba on Monday, October 27, 2014, Governor Uduaghan charged communities in the state to always…

Security Watch: Uduaghan Laments Killing Of Oneya's Daughter By Suspected Armed Robbers

Security Watch: Uduaghan Laments Killing Of Oneya's Daughter By Suspected Armed Robbers

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has bemoaned the unfortunate and dastardly killing of Ms Frances Oneya, daughter of former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue States, General Dominic Oneya (rtd.) The late Ms Oneya was shot dead last Friday in Effurun by suspected armed…

Independence Day: Uduaghan Pardons Prisoners Waiting Hang-mans Noose

Independence Day: Uduaghan Pardons Prisoners Waiting Hang-mans Noose

AS Nigerians celebrate 54 years of independence, the Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has granted total pardon to three prisoners sentenced to death and commuted the death sentence of nine others to various terms of imprisonment. Speaking on Wednesday, October…

Gov Uduaghan Expresses Confidence on Security Agencies  *As Delta CP Assures Safety

Gov Uduaghan Expresses Confidence on Security Agencies *As Delta CP Assures Safety

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed confidence in the ability of security operatives to tackle security challenges rather than civilians who were not trained in the act of providing security. Speaking when the newly posted Commissioner of Police to Delta…

GEJ Solicits Cooperation, Prayers In Ending Insurgency

GEJ Solicits Cooperation, Prayers In Ending Insurgency

President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed for cooperation from Nigerians in the fight against insurgency and acts of terrorism in the country. President Jonathan in a goodwill message to the Second Plenary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria in Effurun, Delta State,…

Nigeria Police Names Commissioners For 21 States *Usman Baba Is New Delta Police Boss

Nigeria Police Names Commissioners For 21 States *Usman Baba Is New Delta Police Boss

The acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has named and deployed new officers to 21 states as Commissioners of Police in the States. In the new appointment, Usman A. Baba becomes the new Commissioner of Police for Delta State, following the…

Battle For N'East, As Terrorists Annexes Nigerian Towns *Military Vows To Defend Territorial Integrity

Battle For N'East, As Terrorists Annexes Nigerian Towns *Military Vows To Defend Territorial Integrity

Nigerian Military authorities in Abuja have vowed to defend the nation’s territorial intergrity and people at all cost, just as the Boko Haram terrorist group have allegedly taken over five towns in Borno and Adamawa states. The Defence headquarters twitter handle which…

National Security: 10,000 Dismissed Nigerian Trained Soldiers Beg For Recall

National Security: 10,000 Dismissed Nigerian Trained Soldiers Beg For Recall

In the spate of the national security challenges, an appeal has gone to the Presidency and Nigerian Security Council to urgently recall the over 10,000 Nigerian trained Soldiers recruited into the Nigerian Army since 1979 till date who were allegedly dismissed by…

Revealed: CBN Enables Boko Haram Funding -Says Australian Negotiator

Revealed: CBN Enables Boko Haram Funding -Says Australian Negotiator

Australian negotiator Dr Stephen Davis continues making shocking claims now alleging that Boko Haram pass a large amount of their finances through the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN). This comes days after the expert, who had spent 4 months in Nigeria’s North-East…

Terrorism: Nigeria, Cameroon Bomb Boko Haram "Territories"

Terrorism: Nigeria, Cameroon Bomb Boko Haram "Territories"

Rising to the wake up call by concerned Nigerians on the seemingly slurpy handling of terrorism situation in the North Eastern part of the country by the Federal Government and the International Community, the Nigerian military on Thursday, August 28, carried out…

Revealed: B'Haram Behead Christians, Seize Catholic Churches In Nigeria's North East

Revealed: B'Haram Behead Christians, Seize Catholic Churches In Nigeria's North East

The Catholic Church has been compelled to close down most of its churches in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states because of acts of terrorism, just as Christians and Christian institutions have become the major targets in the Boko Haram sect’s mayhem. “Christian…

INSECURITY: EWULU COMMUNITY SENDS "SOS" TO DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT

INSECURITY: EWULU COMMUNITY SENDS "SOS" TO DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT

The peaceful community of Ewulu in Aniocha south Local Government area of Delta State has sent a “SAVE OUR SOULS” to the Government of Delta state and the law enforcement agencies over the incessant Armed Robbery cases and other social vices confronting…

INVESTIGATING AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ALLEGATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE BY NIGERIAN MILITARY

INVESTIGATING AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ALLEGATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE BY NIGERIAN MILITARY

INVESTIGATING AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ALLEGATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE BY NIGERIAN MILITARY Gentlemen of the Press, Welcome to this press briefing which was compelled by the urgent need to clarify some developments arising from our counter-terrorism operations in the country. The Nigerian…

Ibabu/Iselegu Feud: Ugiliamai Shares Boundary With Iselegu, Not Ibabu -Says Ugiliamai Community

Ibabu/Iselegu Feud: Ugiliamai Shares Boundary With Iselegu, Not Ibabu -Says Ugiliamai Community

As the Delta state government and security agencies intensify efforts to curtail the raging crisis in Ndokwa West council area of the state, Ugiliamai Community has brazed up in the heat of the crisis to clarify some grey issues. A statement made…

Military Enquiry Into Soldiers, Shiite Shooting Incident In Zaria Ongoing -Says DHQ

Military Enquiry Into Soldiers, Shiite Shooting Incident In Zaria Ongoing -Says DHQ

The Nigerian military has initiated an enquiry into the recent shooting incident between its soldiers on routine patrol and members of the Shiite Islamic sect last Friday in Zaria, Kaduna State. According to a statement from the Defence Headquarters, Ministry of Defence,…

Nigeria: Jonathan Appoints New Inspector-General of Police

Nigeria: Jonathan Appoints New Inspector-General of Police

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of AIG Suleiman Abba as the new Inspector-General of Police to replace the outgoing IGP Mohammed Abubakar upon his statutory retirement after 35 years in service. Abba’s appointment is with effect from Friday, August…

100 Days of Chibok Abduction: Delta Prays for Girls' Release  * Uduaghan Warns against Drumbeats of War

100 Days of Chibok Abduction: Delta Prays for Girls' Release * Uduaghan Warns against Drumbeats of War

One hundred days of the abduction of students of Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by the Boko Haram sect was marked by the Delta State Government with a solemn assembly where prayers were offered for their safe release. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan…

CHIBOK GIRLS: Mrs. Akpabio Marks 100 Days Abduction With Prayers *Seeks Support For Jonathan

CHIBOK GIRLS: Mrs. Akpabio Marks 100 Days Abduction With Prayers *Seeks Support For Jonathan

Nigerians have been advised to persevere in prayer for the safety of the Chibok girls and for divine guidance for President Goodluck Jonathan and the armed forces as they work to secure their release. The call was made by the wife of…

Derivation Fund Brouhaha: Confab On Right Path, Negotiation Good For Democracy – Says Uduaghan

Derivation Fund Brouhaha: Confab On Right Path, Negotiation Good For Democracy – Says Uduaghan

Delta state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that the clamour for an upward review of the 13 percent revenue derivation fund and the attendant disagreements at the ongoing National Conference has not forestalled the gains of people of the oil and…

IGP Abubakar Lauds, Approves Delta CP Retirement Ceremony  *As Aduba Bows Out In Grand Style

IGP Abubakar Lauds, Approves Delta CP Retirement Ceremony *As Aduba Bows Out In Grand Style

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) MD Abubakar, has appreciated the Delta State Commissioner of Police (CP) Ikechukwu Aduba, saying he has left indelible marks in the various Commands and formations where he served. The IGP also lauded Aduba for the recent…

Bisalla: "Media Must Not Be Cowed" -Says Chike Ogeah Esq

Bisalla: "Media Must Not Be Cowed" -Says Chike Ogeah Esq

Vexed by the circumstances in which professional journalists now operate in Nigeria as a result of the new phase of national insecurity, caused by Islamist terrorists, Delta state Commissioner for Information, Chike Ogeah Esq., has called on media practitioners to brace up…

Libel: Okowa Sues Detractor For N20Bn *Writes Jonathan On Political Plot Against Him

Libel: Okowa Sues Detractor For N20Bn *Writes Jonathan On Political Plot Against Him

In a bid to curtail the excesses of political detractors who are head-bent on destroying the reputation of Senator Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, ahead of the 2015 Delta governorship elections, a N20 Billion libel suit (A/151/2014) has been filed against one Mr. John…