Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

The Senior Policy Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has urged the Federal Government to adopt the strategies used by Chief Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, in effectively combating crude oil theft in the Niger Delta…

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 RETURNS HOME AMID FANFARE, CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CAMPAIGNS

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA RETURNS HOME AMID FANFARE, CALLS FOR PEACEFUL CAMPAIGNS

By Austen Akhagbeme The Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Dr Azemhe Azena, was on Thursday received by a mammoth crowd of well-wishers and party faithful at the Benin Airport on his return from Abuja. The popular politician who was…

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…

NDLEA officers Express Gratitude to President Tinubu for Support on Drug War

NDLEA officers Express Gratitude to President Tinubu for Support on Drug War

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has expressed the appreciation of officers and men of the anti-narcotic agency to President Bola Tinubu for his continuous support for the on-going efforts to curb…

AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, (AAU) EKPOMA RUSTICATES OVER 140 STUDENTS.

AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, (AAU) EKPOMA RUSTICATES OVER 140 STUDENTS.

–By Tina Ayigbe:. In a shocking move, Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma has rusticated over one hundred and fourty students.According to the university authorities, the students were rusticated for various offenses including, Exam misconduct, Malpractice and Impersonation. The management had in a News…

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA EMERGES AS NNPP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE

EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA EMERGES AS NNPP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE

By Austen Akhagbeme The renowned Edo State grassroots politician, philanthropist and televangelist, Dr Azemhe Azena has emerged as the flag bearer for the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the upcoming gubernatorial election. With 211 votes, the ebullient Pastor secured the NNPP…

KWANKWASO MEETS WITH EDO NNPP GUBER ASPIRANTS

KWANKWASO MEETS WITH EDO NNPP GUBER ASPIRANTS

By Austen Akhagbeme Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, the Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, in the 2023 General elections, met with four of the governorship aspirants in his home, after their screening today, in preparation for the primary elections coming…

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

Kashim Shettima: Abati’s response and Rufai’s reactions to hunger in the land

By: Dr. James Bwala The Arise News TV morning show of Wednesday, February 21, 2024, like others before it, is a butchers table where thoroughbred professionals are supposed to be speaking to Nigerians on matters that affect them. However, while a professional…

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Zulum unveils counterterrorism curriculum for Islamic Schools in Borno

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has unveiled a unified curriculum for Islamic schools aimed at countering violent extremist ideologies and helping avert young people from being radicalised by terrorist groups. At the event held at the council chamber of the Government House…

CSJ Says There Is Nothing to Show for Fuel Subsidy Removal…Asks Tinubu to Copy Abacha, Jonathan’s PTF, SURE-P

CSJ Says There Is Nothing to Show for Fuel Subsidy Removal…Asks Tinubu to Copy Abacha, Jonathan’s PTF, SURE-P

Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has called on all tiers of government in Nigeria to take concrete and targeted steps to mainstream social justice into all processes, mechanisms and instruments of governance. The organisation while alleging that President Bola Tinubu’s subsidy removal…

1995 Coup: Farida Waziri mischaracterised my role–Col Fadile •Promises to tell it all in his new book; “Nine Lives…”

1995 Coup: Farida Waziri mischaracterised my role–Col Fadile •Promises to tell it all in his new book; “Nine Lives…”

Retired military officer and human rights lawyer, Col. Bello Fadile has responded to the circulating extracts from a book authored by Mrs. Farida Waziri, former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), regarding the 1995 alleged coup during the Gen….

Nigeria Calls for Immediate Action to Preserve Ecosystem, Halt Extinction of Wild Life in West Africa

Nigeria Calls for Immediate Action to Preserve Ecosystem, Halt Extinction of Wild Life in West Africa

Nigerian government has called for immediate action to preserve life-giving ecosystems and to halt the human-induced extinction of wild species in West Africa subregion. The Minister of State for Environment, Dr Iziaq Salako said there is the urgent need to change the…

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Tinubu’s son says this about his father’s APC-led govt: “We must endure to reach good side of Nigeria’s future”—Seyi

Seyi, son of President Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to endure the current hardship in the country, adding that the decisions taken by the president should have been made years ago. He also expressed optimism that, while the difficulties exist presently, the…

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

NDLEA Intercepts Large Consignment of Loud Concealed in Loudspeakers at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted a large consignment of Loud, a synthetic strong strain of cannabis, concealed in giant loudspeakers tucked in a consolidated cargo imported from New York, United States of America. A statement on…

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…

Tinubu,Shettima: The epidemic of economic, insecurity in Nigeria

Tinubu,Shettima: The epidemic of economic, insecurity in Nigeria

By: Dr. James Bwala With the rhetoric around the economy and security situation in the country, those blaming the government have failed to look at the history and those involved in it that brought Nigeria to its current predicament. The eight-year rule…

Musa to Build School in Kano, other parts of Nigeria

Musa to Build School in Kano, other parts of Nigeria

The Captain of Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa has revealed his plan to build school in his hometown Kano and other parts of the country. Musa, who had already built sports academy in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Plateau, said his new plan is…

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

Present Insecurity May Debar Achievement of SDGs 2030-IPCR

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has lamented that with the current insecurity in the country it would be difficult to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Speaking at the 7th International Conference on Love and Tolerance in…

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

BREAKING: See 42 Suspected Bandits, Terrorists in FCT, Paraded by NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has paraded 42 suspected bandits and terrorists in Abuja The suspects were intercepted at Tsunami village forest bothering Lambata in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State. Parading the suspects to newsmen at the…

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

–By Augustine Osayande: The recent directives issued by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), emerging from its thorough Post Financing Assessment (PFA), have ignited robust debate within Nigeria’s economic circles. Particularly contentious is the Board’s insistence on the Federal…

Gov. Oborevwori Greets Colleague, Diri on assumption for 2nd term in Bayelsa

Gov. Oborevwori Greets Colleague, Diri on assumption for 2nd term in Bayelsa

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpor, on their inauguration for second term on Wednesday. Governor Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon,…

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite has expressed the need to work with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora investments in the Country. Speaking during a courtesy call by the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

CSOs Demand Transparency, Accountability in Health Budget

CSOs Demand Transparency, Accountability in Health Budget

Civil society organisations have demanded transparency and accountability in the implementation of the nation’s health budget. The organisation drawn from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), cluster members across the seven focal states of the project, key government agencies and the media,…

Mrs. Soludo Calls For Proactive Measures To Reduce Cardiovascular Challenges

Mrs. Soludo Calls For Proactive Measures To Reduce Cardiovascular Challenges

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State Governor’s wife, Mrs Nonye Soludo, says the growing figures of cardiovascular-based deaths call for renewed and regularl medical checks and healthy life style. Mrs Soludo who was speaking in Awka, noted that the seeming neglect…

Anambra FRSC Recorded 112 Road Crashes, 40 Deaths In 2023

Anambra FRSC Recorded 112 Road Crashes, 40 Deaths In 2023

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it recorded 112 road crashes and 40 deaths in the State between January and December, 2023. The FRSC State Sector Commander, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, disclosed this at the end…

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

The Development Director for the British High Commission, Nigeria, Ms Cynthia Rowe, together with Kaduna State Governor. Uba Sani have signed the Kaduna Mutual Accountability Framework (K-MAF). The signing earmarked the revitalised commitment to support good governance, human capital development with a…

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

FG Collaborates with Indian Government on Geospatial and Carbon Mapping*

The Federal Government is to collaborate with the Indian Government on geospatial mapping and technical expertise exchange, remote sensing, carbon mapping, and auto imagery. The collaboration with the Indian government is to be undertaken by Nigeria through the Office of the Surveyor-General…

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

The Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, has urged other stakeholders to emulate the efforts of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, in reviving agriculture, which he said is in line with President Tinubu’s…

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

ECOWAS on B.Faso, Mali, Niger, Advocates Deployment of Dialogue and Reconciliation

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso who recently announced their withdrawal from the subregional bloc to have a rethink and follow the path of dialogue and reconciliation. The Chairman of the Mediation…

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

Israel Refusal to Transfer Our Clearance Fund is Unacceptable- Palestine

The Palestine on Thursday has described as unacceptable Israeli continued refusal to transfer their clearance fund for the third month in a row, lamenting that this has deeply affected the country’s ability to pay the monthly salaries and government daily running cost….

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Insecurity: Go all out for drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges NDLEA commanders

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has declared all round war against drug barons, instructing all commanders of the agency at different level to go all out and smoke out those still…

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

ECOWAS Insists Now is Time for Unity Among Members

As Foreign Affairs Ministers of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet to deliberate on how to move ahead after the with withdrawal of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso from the bloc, the ECOWAS Commission President, Alieu Touray said now is…

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Marwa: 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years in jailRewards 104 personnel, 13 Commands for outstanding performances

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has said that a total of 15 drug kingpins out of 3,412 offenders that were successfully prosecuted and convicted in 2023 bagged 168 years of imprisonment…

Damasak: Zulum plans subsidised petrol for farmers to boost agricultural activities

Damasak: Zulum plans subsidised petrol for farmers to boost agricultural activities

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has announced plans to provide petrol for farmers in Damasak at subsidised rates to enhance food security among residents, most of whom are recovering from the over a decade long insurgency. The move allows Zulum to key…

CSOs, Medıa Organisations, Urge Malı Burkına Faso, Niger Juntas To Refrain From Transforming To Civilian Rulers, Call for Dialogue Against Withdrawal from ECOWAS

CSOs, Medıa Organisations, Urge Malı Burkına Faso, Niger Juntas To Refrain From Transforming To Civilian Rulers, Call for Dialogue Against Withdrawal from ECOWAS

Civil Society Organisations as well as Media organisations have urged Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger military juntas to refrain from transforming to civilian rulers but instead allow for democrats back in power. They stated this in a communique they issued at the…

“I Maintain Failed Portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road as part of my Campaign Promise” – Hon. Victor Asasa

“I Maintain Failed Portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road as part of my Campaign Promise” – Hon. Victor Asasa

From Michael Ekokoruwe The chairman of Isoko South local government council, Hon. Victor Asasa has said that the maintenance of the failed portions of Oleh – Ogbemudia Express Road was in fulfillment of his campaign promise to the people of Isoko South…

OSGOF Launches Hands-On Training on Continuously Operating Reference Stations

OSGOF Launches Hands-On Training on Continuously Operating Reference Stations

The Surveyor-General of the Federation, Surveyor Abuduganiyu Adebomehin has inaugurated a day-long hands-on training session on Continuously Operating Reference Stations (COR) software for the directors in the office. The training focuses on enhancing their proficiency in utilizing the (COR) software, a critical…

Breaking News>> EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA DECLARES FOR NNPP

Breaking News>> EDO 2024: AZEMHE AZENA DECLARES FOR NNPP

By Austen Akhagbeme Dr Azemhe Azena, a popular politician and televangelist has declared his membership in the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP in Benin city, today. The former Labour Party Chieftain and Governorship aspirant said he’s coming into NNPP “as an answer…