Protect Your Children from Pedophiles, NAPTIP Charges Parents

Protect Your Children from Pedophiles, NAPTIP Charges Parents

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Thursday charged parents on child protection, insisting that parents should go all out to protect their wards from all adversaries especially pedophiles. Speaking in Kwali local government area of the…

State Action Plans’ 2nd Phase for Peace, Security Underway in Borno, Yobe States

State Action Plans’ 2nd Phase for Peace, Security Underway in Borno, Yobe States

In a significant move to bolster women, peace, and security in Nigeria, the Nigerian Police Force, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Nigerian Security & Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and other key Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) have…

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov  Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

THE Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), has congratulated the Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori on his first year anniversary as Executive Governor of Delta State. In a Press statement signed by its Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli and Secretary, Mr. Onitsha…

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA urged to be transparent -Ag. LG Boss

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA urged to be transparent -Ag. LG Boss

By Harrison Akamule  Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi Local Government Area have been advised to be transparent in the distribution of the palliative items and also improve on what they did during the first phase. These statements were made by…

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

The Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project has been hailed as a beacon of hope for Nigeria’s agriculture sector and landscape restoration particularly in semi-arid regions like Nasarawa State. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the joint World Bank/FAO/FGN Hybrid Implementation…

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

From Afokobah Celestine The Special Adviser to the Delta State Governor on Infrastructure, Chief Nath Igbadi, has commended the Delta State Governor Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori for completing Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I road construction under his one year in office as Delta State…

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

BY MICHAEL EKOKORUWE Oleh Community Development Union (OCDU) at the weekend, elected new president general, Chief Believe Unuafe and other executive members to pilot affairs of the community for one tenure of three years at Oleh Civic center, Isoko South local government…

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

By Tina Ayigbe The praise and worship day, following a thanksgiving service held at Living Faith Church, Asaba, on Sunday, aims to glorify God for the achievements of the past year. Scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., the event will feature performances…

ASUU Inaugurates DSUST Chapter

ASUU Inaugurates DSUST Chapter

By Joseph Obaro Ikupa The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday inaugurated its chapter in Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro. The inauguration, which took place at the University’s new auditorium, followed the resolution of a well attended Congress…

Group Lauds Leadership Qualities Of Commandant General Of NSCDC

Group Lauds Leadership Qualities Of Commandant General Of NSCDC

The Human Rights Advocate and Societal Justice (HRSJ) has lauded the leadership quality of the Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi in the security outfit. The group gave the commendation in a statement signed by its…

Capital Punishment to Drug Offenders May Not Reduce Level of Crime, UNODC Warns

Capital Punishment to Drug Offenders May Not Reduce Level of Crime, UNODC Warns

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has said that the move by the Nigeria’s Senate to give capital punishment to drug trafficking offenders may add little or nothing to reducing the crime. Country Representative, UNODC, Oliver Stolpe, gave the verdict…

Ogene Faults Soludo’s Plan To Appoint 8th Set Of LGA Chairmen, Calls It ‘Ridiculous’, ‘Puppeteering’

Ogene Faults Soludo’s Plan To Appoint 8th Set Of LGA Chairmen, Calls It ‘Ridiculous’, ‘Puppeteering’

BY SUNNY A. DAVID The member representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Afam Victor Ogene has strongly criticized Governor Soludo’s plan to appoint the 8th set of Local Government Area (LGA) Chairmen in just two years, describing it…

NDLEA declares couple wanted, arrests 4 cartel members over cocaine seizures. Intercepts China, UK-bound drug

NDLEA declares couple wanted, arrests 4 cartel members over cocaine seizures. Intercepts China, UK-bound drug

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared a couple, Kazeem Omogoriola Owoalade (alias Abdul Qassim Adisa Balogun) and Rashidat Ayinke Owoalade (alias Bolarinwa Rashidat Ayinke) wanted over involvement in running a drug cartel. According to a statement on Sunday by…

NSCDC Dismantles Rivers Bunkering Site

NSCDC Dismantles Rivers Bunkering Site

The Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has uncovered and dismantled an illegally constructed refining site with over 100,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Adobi settlement in Etche Local Government, Rivers State. The Commander…

ECOWAS, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Boost Tourism in W’Africa

ECOWAS, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Boost Tourism in W’Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the private tourism sector and other stakeholders have unveiled strategic initiatives aimed at boosting tourism across the region. The strategies are contained in a communique issued following a 3-day high level strategic dialogue between…

North-West Governors Seek UN Support for Troubled Region

North-West Governors Seek UN Support for Troubled Region

Governors from the Northwest states have approached the United Nations for humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation of their geopolitical zone. Many states in the Northwest have been adversely affected by banditry and terrorism in recent years, causing untold hardship on the people of…

Three Former Police Officers Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Three Former Police Officers Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In a landmark judgment, three former Police officers have been held accountable for their actions after a fatal arrest gone wrong. Juliet Ekwueme, Ugochukwu Obiakor, and Raphael Chike have been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the…

BE CAREFUL IN USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN REPORTING, MEDIA PRACTITIONERS WARNED

BE CAREFUL IN USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN REPORTING, MEDIA PRACTITIONERS WARNED

By Chuks Asoya This years World Communications Day has been marked with a call on Christians especially media practitioners to be careful using Artificial intelligence (AI) in their reportage. The call was made by His Holiness, Pope Francis in his 2024 message…

Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, said investments in the state were safe and secure as Delta remains a prime destination of choice for investors across the country. Governor Oborevwori stated this in his remarks at the inauguration of AHL…

Oborevwori relaunches SERVICOM in DELSU

Oborevwori relaunches SERVICOM in DELSU

The rejuvenation of the SERVICOM Initiative Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Governor of Delta State, was taken to Delta State University, Abraka on Wednesday with a call for a paradigm shift in attitude in the provision of services to the public and students….

Nigeria Calls for Collaboration Among ECOWAS States to Develop Tourism Sector in W’Africa

Nigeria Calls for Collaboration Among ECOWAS States to Develop Tourism Sector in W’Africa

Nigeria government has called for the collaboration among the counties of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to develop the tourism potential of the subregion and place West Africa in prime position to compete with other regions. The Director General of…

RIVERS ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS IBOROMA AS COMMISSIONER

RIVERS ASSEMBLY CONFIRMS IBOROMA AS COMMISSIONER

.Applauds Gov Fubara For Provision Of Alternative Sitting Venue Rivers State House of Assembly has confirmed Dagogo Israel Iboroma, SAN, as a commissioner to serve in the State Executive Council. The House confirmed Iboroma as commissioner when he appeared for screening during…

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…

Edo: Azemhe cries for help to rescue kidnapped workers of Dangote Cement Factory

Edo: Azemhe cries for help to rescue kidnapped workers of Dangote Cement Factory

By Udukhokhe Michael The Edo State Governorship Candidate of the NNPP in the upcoming election, Dr Azemhe Azena has cried out for an increased effort at rescuing the kidnapped workers of Dangote Cement Factory who were on their way home in a…

NDLEA intercepts 3 trailer loads of opioids, seizes 3.5million pills, 344,000 codeine bottles. Arrests 75-year-old grandpa, 70-year-old grandma over dealing in illicit drugs

NDLEA intercepts 3 trailer loads of opioids, seizes 3.5million pills, 344,000 codeine bottles. Arrests 75-year-old grandpa, 70-year-old grandma over dealing in illicit drugs

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted three trailer loads of opioids loaded with 3,450,000 pills and 344,000 bottles of codeine syrup in Lagos State. According to the spokesman of the anti-narcotics agency, Femi Babafemi in a statement…

Dabiri-Erewa Lauds Duke, Duchess of Sussex for Invictus Games Centre in Nigeria

Dabiri-Erewa Lauds Duke, Duchess of Sussex for Invictus Games Centre in Nigeria

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has commended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, for their innumerable philanthropic works to society, especially for injured, sick and traumatised soldiers and war veterans. She gave…

NIN enrolment hits 107 million…Nigerians to Pay for Proposed Multipurpose ID card

NIN enrolment hits 107 million…Nigerians to Pay for Proposed Multipurpose ID card

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Friday disclosed that the National Identity Number (NIN) has reached 107.338,044, showing a growth of 3.2 million from the 104 million reported as at the end of last year. The Commission also announced ongoing plans…

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…

Obaseki: “The Audacity of a Drowning Governor”

Obaseki: “The Audacity of a Drowning Governor”

-By Augustine Osayande: In the intricate landscape of Edo State politics, recent events have thrust the suspension of two esteemed Enigies, Prof Gregory Akenzua and Chief Edomwonyi Ogiegbaen, into the spotlight once more. Their suspension by the monarch of the Benin Kingdom,…

Emevor PDP hail Oborevwori over road construction, appointments

Emevor PDP hail Oborevwori over road construction, appointments

From (Editor’s Desk) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Emevor Ward 7, in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, Wednesday, passed a vote of confidence on Governor Sheriff Oborevwori in appreciation of the infrastructural development across the state, particularly the Emevor-Orogun…

FUBARA DECLARES FACTIONAL ASSEMBLY AS NON EXISTENT

FUBARA DECLARES FACTIONAL ASSEMBLY AS NON EXISTENT

…Says resigned Commissioners were sabotaging his government Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has declared the Martin Amaewhule-led House of Assembly as floating and non existent and as such has no valid potency to take binding legislative decisions on the state following…

LG Polls: LP Candidate, Ojogbo Declares Interest In Aniocha North Chairmanship

LG Polls: LP Candidate, Ojogbo Declares Interest In Aniocha North Chairmanship

Ahead of the forthcoming local government elections in Delta State, a retired /Director of Veterinary Services in the state, Dr. Augustine Ojogbo has formally declared interest in contesting for the Aniocha North Local Government Chairmanship position under the Labour Party (LP). Ojogbo, a native of Idumeje-Unor in the local government area, made the…

WE’VE MOVED ON WITH GOVERNANCE DESPITE POLITICAL PRESSURE – GOV FUBARA

WE’VE MOVED ON WITH GOVERNANCE DESPITE POLITICAL PRESSURE – GOV FUBARA

.Tasks Reps On Fairness, Justice Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has said that the pressure mounted by the political crisis has been weathered sufficiently, giving way for his Administration to provide focused leadership and governance to the people of the State….

BORI INTERNAL ROADS: RETURN TO SITE OR…, GOV FUBARA ORDERS CONTRACTOR

BORI INTERNAL ROADS: RETURN TO SITE OR…, GOV FUBARA ORDERS CONTRACTOR

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has frowned at the nonchalance with which the contractor handling the Bori Internal Roads project had approached the work after more than 80 per cent of the agreed contractual terms had been paid. The Governor, who…

Zulum Bags NUJ’s 2024 Good Governance Award on Education

Zulum Bags NUJ’s 2024 Good Governance Award on Education

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has won the Nigerian Union of Journalists’ Good Governance Award 2024 on education. At the event, which was tagged “NUJ Press Freedom and Governance Award”, 18 journalists and public servants who have distinguished themselves in their careers…

NDLEA Smashes int’l Drug Syndicate, Seizes Loud Consignments, Arrests 5 Members

NDLEA Smashes int’l Drug Syndicate, Seizes Loud Consignments, Arrests 5 Members

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have smashed an international drug syndicate with networks in parts of Nigeria, South Africa and Thailand. According to a statement on Sunday by the spokesman of the anti-narcotics agency, Femi Babafemi, no fewer…

Ukrainian Company Set to Invest in Nigerian Energy Sector

Ukrainian Company Set to Invest in Nigerian Energy Sector

A Ukrainian company, EDS, has started the move to invest in Nigerian energy sector. The Director of the company, Zapyshynyi Olexandr, addressing a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, said the company was already mapping out strategies on how to go about…