NUJ President Isiguzo Gets Confidence Vote, As Union Dares FG On State Of Nation

NUJ President Isiguzo Gets Confidence Vote, As Union Dares FG On State Of Nation

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Frowns @ Non Payment Of Journalists By Media Owners Wants Covid-19 Bail-Out Fund For Media Practitioners Urges FG To Rejig Security Apparatus Tasks FG To Tackle Electricity Supply Problems Condemns Soaring Unemployment Expresses Worry With…

Okowa Best In Projects Delivery -Says Gov. Ishaku @ Asaba, Okpanam Roads Commission

Okowa Best In Projects Delivery -Says Gov. Ishaku @ Asaba, Okpanam Roads Commission

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: TARABA State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has described his Delta State counterpart, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as one of the best governors in Nigeria, for providing meaningful, people oriented, quality development projects across the…

FG Worried About Unemployment Rate In  Nigeria  -Aregbesola

FG Worried About Unemployment Rate In Nigeria -Aregbesola

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: MINISTER of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said the federal government is worried over the rising unemployment rate in the country. Speaking at the 2nd Shakeholders’ Meeting on Expatriate Quota Administration organized by the Citizenship…

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: RICH BUT IN SEARCH OF PEACE

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Osita BIOSE: TWO indices that can easily draw attention to any rustic environment are its human and natural resources. Humans who are gifted to turn around things, turning the impossible to adorable features in their localities are…

Drug Trafficker Excretes 1.750kg Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

Drug Trafficker Excretes 1.750kg Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO:: A Madrid-bound suspected drug trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750 kilogrammes, with a street value of N423…

NAF Faults Boko Haram Video, Says Crashed Alpha Jet Not Shot Down By Terrorists -See Press Release

NAF Faults Boko Haram Video, Says Crashed Alpha Jet Not Shot Down By Terrorists -See Press Release

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Mike SOGBOLO, (Edited By Albert OGRAKA): THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reacted to claims allegedly made by the Book Haram terrorists, which videos are being circulated on Social Media, and other news media reports, that he…

NDLEA Intercepts N2Bn Illicit Drugs @ Lagos Airport *As Officials Undergo Integrity Test

NDLEA Intercepts N2Bn Illicit Drugs @ Lagos Airport *As Officials Undergo Integrity Test

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2billion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. The Agency also arrested three suspected traffickers. This is just as…

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

“Respect University Autonomy”, Alumni Association Enjoins Federal Goverment

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Ministry of Education has been enjoined to respect the relevant laws that grants autonomy to Federal Universities. In a communique issued and signed by the Publicity Secretary of the Association, Comrade Lambert Iwueke at the end…

Six Weeks Oil Spill: Gbaramatu People Cry Out Over Chevron’s Inept

Six Weeks Oil Spill: Gbaramatu People Cry Out Over Chevron’s Inept

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): We Have Been Left To Die By Chevron We Want Physical Presence Of Chevron MD To Ensure Honesty, Transparency The Spill Is Brazen, Unacceptable Risk THE people of oil – rich Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government…

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

Malaysia, India, Russia, 5 Other Countries Listed For NDLEA Visa Clearance

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has listed the eight countries which require that it gives a mandatory visa clearance to those intending to travel to their land. The countries are: Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia,…

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

ASABA AIRPORT CONCESSION: Delta Govt Confirms Receipt Of N1Bn In Deal Time

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA: Delta State government has confirmed the receipt of N1 billion upfront fee as part of the proceeds deal from the concessioning of Asaba Airport. Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Sir Okemur Fidelis Tilije, who confirmed…

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNMENTS of United States and United Kingdom have expressed their readiness to offer more support to the drug war in Nigeria. The two countries said they were impressed with the latest zeal with which the…

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

Two Months Cocaine, Heroin Seizures In 2021 Exceeds 2019 At MMIA -NDLEA Boss

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that the seizures of cocaine and heroin at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in just over two months…

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

NAVY DESTROYS ILLEGAL REFINERIES IN DELTA, BENIN-RIVER BASIN **WARN OPERATORS

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Ambrose OLOGIDE/Warri: The Flag Officer Commanding ( FOC ) Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Suleiman Garba, has warned operators of illegal refineries to desist from the criminal act or face severe punishments. Rear Admiral Garba handed down…

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

Economic Sabotage: Illegal Oil Exploration Causes Spillage In Anambra

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) -From Sunny A. DAVID: AQUATIC life, agricultural activities and ecosystem were brought to a halt on Wednesday in Ogwu-Anaocha and Ogwu- Ikpere Communities in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. The incident which was as a result…

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

Temporary Passport With 30 Days Life Introduced For Returning Nigerians

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has launched the Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP). The Temporary Passport was launched on Tuesday at NIS Headquarters in Abuja and it is to allow Nigerian in Diaspora without the…

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

Marwa Warns NDLEA Officers Against Hostage Arrest, Illegal Detention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has told officers of the agency to desist from hostage arrest (arresting relations of suspected drug offenders on the run)….

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

Restriction On Food Supply: Prices Of Foodstuffs, Meat Skyrocket In Awka, Environs

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID/Head Of Bureau (South East): RESIDENTS and foodstuff dealers in Awka and its environs are experiencing difficult times as the rumoured restriction on food supply to Southern Nigeria by Northern traders hits Anambra State. Our…

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

North-East Govs Lament That Nation’s Insecurity Defying Solution

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: Northeast Governors on Wednesday said the insecurity in the nation seems to be defying known solution, even as they demand new strategies from Service Chiefs to combat the challenges. The governors also revealed the possibility…

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

India Promises Nigeria Gift Of 100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: After taking delivery of 3.92 million doses of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Tuesday, India has promised Nigeria yet another 100,000 doses of…

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

World Scout Day: Plans To Re-intergrate Movement In Delta Schools-Scout Co-ordinator

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Chuks Asoya/ASABA: Delta North Scout Zonal Co-ordinator, Scouter Aniemeke Christopher, has said the movement aims at re-introducing and re-intergrating all the basic and important activities of the Scout movement in Delta state. “We also have a well…

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

GOV OKOWA’S CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INT’L AIRPORT

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- Editor’s DESK: ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR, DR IFEANYI OKOWA, GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE CONCESSION AGREEMENT FOR ASABA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH FDIC/MENZES CONSORTIUM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021, AT THE ASABA INTERNATIONAL…

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

SHEIK GUMI: THE NEGATIVE WAY OF A NEGOTIATOR

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Austen AKHAGBEME: It is daily becoming increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to understand the personality called Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, the Kaduna based, controversial Islamic Cleric and self appointed negotiator. On one front, he’s a religious teacher;…

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

Buhari Appoints NSCDC Commandant General, Nominates Comptroller General For NCoS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). This follows the retirement from service of Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu….

NIDCOM Petitioned Over Killing Of 40-Year Old Nigerian In Johannesburg

NIDCOM Petitioned Over Killing Of 40-Year Old Nigerian In Johannesburg

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: A petition has been sent to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) by a family of a 40 year-old Abudu Adedayo Temitope, over the killing of their son by a yet-to-be identified assailant in Johannesburg,…