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REPS MINORITY CAUCUS MOURNS JAKANDE

PRESS RELEASE February 11, 2021 Reps Minority Caucus Mourns Jakande The minority caucus in the House of Representatives mourns the death of elder statesman, first civilian governor of Lagos state and former minister of works, Alhaji Lateef Jakande. The lawmakers described the death of Alhaji Jakande as a colossal national loss. The caucus, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS MOURNS JAKANDE

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N500m Donation: WIKE’S CRITICS, UNCHARITABLE, ILL-MANNERED – Nsirim

The Rivers State Government has described criticisim by the opposition in the State against the Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike’s donation of N500 million to Sokoto State Government over the recent fire disaster which occurred at the Sokoto Central Market, as uncharitable and ill-mannered. The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulnus Nsirim, while addressing the issue in a statement made available to the … Continue reading N500m Donation: WIKE’S CRITICS, UNCHARITABLE, ILL-MANNERED – Nsirim

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COUNCIL CHAIRMEN WITH EVIDENCE OF PROJECTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR APRIL POLLS, SAYS GOV WIKE, AS DANKWANBO COMMISSIONS INTERNAL ROAD NETWORK IN BOLO TOWN

***GOV WIKE DELIVERING DEMOCRATIC DIVIDENDS TO RURAL AREAS – Dankwanbo Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has restated that only the Chairmen of Local Government Areas who have performed in office are likely to be considered for a second term. But this criterion, he said, does not invalidate existing arrangements in most council areas where such chairmanship positions are on rotational basis. Special Assistant (Media) … Continue reading COUNCIL CHAIRMEN WITH EVIDENCE OF PROJECTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR APRIL POLLS, SAYS GOV WIKE, AS DANKWANBO COMMISSIONS INTERNAL ROAD NETWORK IN BOLO TOWN

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Covid-19 Second Wave: IT’S BETTER TO BREATHE WITH A FACE MASK THAN TO BREATHE WITH A VENTILATOR – Nsirim

• Charges Media Houses To Carry Out Public Enlightenment Campaigns On Covid-19. Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, has admonished Rivers people, following the increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases in the state, as recently recorded by the Nigeria Centre for Disease control, NCDC, that it is better to breathe with a face mask than to breathe with a ventilator. Pastor Nsirim … Continue reading Covid-19 Second Wave: IT’S BETTER TO BREATHE WITH A FACE MASK THAN TO BREATHE WITH A VENTILATOR – Nsirim

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I’LL NOT LEAVE BURDEN OF UNCOMPLETED PROJECT BEHIND FOR MY SUCCESSOR, DECLARES GOV WIKE, AS SEN. ANYIM, COMMISSIONS ALUU-RUMUEKINI ROAD

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated his determination to complete all projects awarded by his administration before the expiration of his tenure. A statement by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike stated this during the inauguration of the Rumuekini/Aluu Road, traversing Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre Local Government Areas, performed by former Secretary to the Federal Government, … Continue reading I’LL NOT LEAVE BURDEN OF UNCOMPLETED PROJECT BEHIND FOR MY SUCCESSOR, DECLARES GOV WIKE, AS SEN. ANYIM, COMMISSIONS ALUU-RUMUEKINI ROAD

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GROW ABOVE POLITICS OF BITTERNESS, GOV WIKE TELLS APC, AS SEN. OKOROCHA CALLS FOR NEW POLITICAL ALLIANCE TO RESCUE NIGERIA

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has counselled members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to discard politics of bitterness that often make them to frustrate development projects attracted by others to their communities. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike gave the counsel during the inauguration of the Rumuche/Rumuakunde/Ohna Awuse Link Road … Continue reading GROW ABOVE POLITICS OF BITTERNESS, GOV WIKE TELLS APC, AS SEN. OKOROCHA CALLS FOR NEW POLITICAL ALLIANCE TO RESCUE NIGERIA

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DELTA COMMENCES SALE OF FORMS INTO STATE SCHOOLS OF NURSING, MIDWIFERY; RELEASES DATES FOR ENTRANCE EXAMS

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly Deltans, that the Delta State Common Entrance Examination Committee (Nursing and Midwifery), has commenced the sales of forms and process of Entrance Examination into the following available programmes in the various State Schools of Nursing and Midwifery. i. POST BASIC NURSING PROGRAMME for the award of Registered Nurse (R.N.) · … Continue reading DELTA COMMENCES SALE OF FORMS INTO STATE SCHOOLS OF NURSING, MIDWIFERY; RELEASES DATES FOR ENTRANCE EXAMS

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Yuletide: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES UNITY, SELFLESSNESS AT CHRISTMAS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Christmas to reawaken their collective sense of unity , love, selflessness and tolerances with one another. The lawmakers, in a statement signed by the Minority Leaders of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP Delta) also urged Nigerians to use yuletide period to intensify prayers for … Continue reading Yuletide: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES UNITY, SELFLESSNESS AT CHRISTMAS

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Buhari @78: PRESIDENT OR MANNEQUIN? – By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

Today, December 17, President Muhammadu Buhari turns 78. His storied life has not been short of ironies. The biggest of this ironies, it would seem, is how strange and mystifying it is that a man who fought stubbornly for 12 full years for the honour to govern a country would suddenly lose all interest in governance once he got the chance to rule. The warning … Continue reading Buhari @78: PRESIDENT OR MANNEQUIN? – By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

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DELTA EXCO APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF 13 ROADS, FLYOVER

The Delta State Executive Council (Exco) on Tuesday, approved the construction of thirteen roads across the state and a flyover along Ibusa Road at Koka junction, Asaba. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this during a post-exco briefing in Asaba. He said that the decisions reached at the meeting on the projects and other issues would impact positively on the lives of Deltans. … Continue reading DELTA EXCO APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF 13 ROADS, FLYOVER

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, EUROPA LEAGUE DRAWS OUT (See Complete Fixtures)

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE The last 16 fixture of the Champions League has been made. Chelsea faces Atletico Madrid, while Liverpool will face last season’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig. The full Champions League last-16 draw is listed below: Borussia Monchengladbach v Manchester City Lazio v Bayern Munich Atletico Madrid v Chelsea RB Leipzig v Liverpool Porto v Juventus Barcelona v Paris St-Germain Sevilla v Borussia Dortmund Atalanta v … Continue reading CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, EUROPA LEAGUE DRAWS OUT (See Complete Fixtures)

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GOV WIKE TELLS FG TO FUND EAST WEST ROAD FROM SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised the Federal Government to include the East – West road among the critical infrastructural projects being funded from the coffers of the nation’s Sovereign Wealth Fund. The governor, has also noted that the Federal Government’s directive stopping State governments from funding the construction or rehabilitation of failed federal roads is inimical to the effective development, management and … Continue reading GOV WIKE TELLS FG TO FUND EAST WEST ROAD FROM SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND

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Insecurity: HOUSE MINORITY CAUCUS INSISTS REPS HAVE POWERS TO INVITE PRESIDENT BUHARI

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has faulted the last minute claim by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, that the National Assembly lacks powers to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians on the growing insecurity, killings and acts of terrorism in the country. The caucus, in a statement by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Thursday, stated … Continue reading Insecurity: HOUSE MINORITY CAUCUS INSISTS REPS HAVE POWERS TO INVITE PRESIDENT BUHARI

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Delta NIPR Set to Hold Festival Of Xmas Carols And Nine Lessons, Friday, December 18

Press Release FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND NINE LESSONS The Delta State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, an assemblage of Public Relations practitioners in various sectors of the State economy, in collaboration with St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Asaba, will on Friday December 18, 2020 host the Media industry practitioners in Delta State and the general public to a festival of Christmas Carols … Continue reading Delta NIPR Set to Hold Festival Of Xmas Carols And Nine Lessons, Friday, December 18

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Wike To Northern Elders: MY ADMINISTRATION WILL NOT UNDERMINE INTEREST OF ANY ETHNIC GROUP.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has given assurance that he will continue to conduct the affairs of government in a manner that will not undermine the interest of any ethnic group resident in the state. A statement by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the assurance when he played host to leaders of Northern Elders … Continue reading Wike To Northern Elders: MY ADMINISTRATION WILL NOT UNDERMINE INTEREST OF ANY ETHNIC GROUP.

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Exclusive: DELTA PDP RELEASES GUIDELINES FOR LOCAL GOVT ELECTIONS

The Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) has released guidelines for the forthcoming Delta State Local Government elections slated for March 6, 2021. A Press release by the state party chairman, Olorogun (Barr) Kingsley Esiso, made available to Flashpointnews online, indicates that: Sales Of Forms To Aspirants will commence on: Friday, 11th – Wednesday, 16th December, 2020, while Screening Of … Continue reading Exclusive: DELTA PDP RELEASES GUIDELINES FOR LOCAL GOVT ELECTIONS

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GOV. DIRI GETS ROUSING WELCOME AFTER SUPREME COURT VICTORY, ASSURES AMNESTY BOSS OF N/DELTA GOVERNORS’ SUPPORT

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, got a rousing reception on his return to Yenagoa on Thursday evening as a mammoth crowd of jubilant Bayelsans turned out to welcome him. The Supreme Court had on Wednesday dismissed the last batch of six appeals against the governor and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. Governor Diri, who was returning from Abuja, was apparently taken by surprise when … Continue reading GOV. DIRI GETS ROUSING WELCOME AFTER SUPREME COURT VICTORY, ASSURES AMNESTY BOSS OF N/DELTA GOVERNORS’ SUPPORT

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UNEMPLOYMENT, A NATIONAL EMERGENCY – Gov Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday said unemployment was a national emergency, and urged the Federal Government and stakeholders to provide skills and empowerment opportunities for youths as a solution. The governor made the call in Asaba while inaugurating the Delta State Rural Youth Skill Acquisition (RYSA) Programme for 810 rural youths. He insisted that unemployment should be declared a national emergency and … Continue reading UNEMPLOYMENT, A NATIONAL EMERGENCY – Gov Okowa

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RIVERS GOVT TO EMPLOY 5, 000 YOUTHS INTO STATE CIVIL SERVICE; CIVIL SERVANTS FROM GRADE LEVEL 1 TO 10 TO RESUME WORK.

Rivers State Executive Council has approved the employment of 5000 youths into the State Civil Service. The approval was given during its meeting on Wednesday 28th, October 2020, which was presided over by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and held at Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed in a statement that briefing … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT TO EMPLOY 5, 000 YOUTHS INTO STATE CIVIL SERVICE; CIVIL SERVANTS FROM GRADE LEVEL 1 TO 10 TO RESUME WORK.

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OKOWA PRESENTS N378.48BN “BUDGET OF RECOVERY’’ FOR 2021

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration. Christened “Budget of Recovery’’, the governor told the lawmakers that the Bill was made up of N207.52 billion for Capital Expenditure and N171.32 billion for Recurrent Expenditure. He said that capital expenditure constituted 54.76 per cent of the Budget while … Continue reading OKOWA PRESENTS N378.48BN “BUDGET OF RECOVERY’’ FOR 2021

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#EndSARS: OKOWA IMPOSES 48-HOUR CURFEW IN DELTA

“I call on all our youth leaders; our influencers; our traditional and religious leaders; and, our parents to work with us to preserve the peace in Delta State. From all security reports, the unrest is not being caused by people who live in Delta State. This is why we need to defend our state! In this regard: 1. I am directing the closure of all … Continue reading #EndSARS: OKOWA IMPOSES 48-HOUR CURFEW IN DELTA

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OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to focus on surveillance and routine immunisation to ensure that Nigeria and Africa keeps polio at zero level. Okowa made the call on Friday, October 16th, while receiving District Governor of Rotary International District 9141,Virginia Major, who visited him at Government House, Asaba. He said that the importance of Rotary International … Continue reading OKOWA CALLS FOR EFFORTS TO KEEP POLIO AT ZERO LEVEL

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DELTA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AUTONOMOUS – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration exercised little or no interference in the operations of the state’s tertiary institutions. Okowa made this known when the leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) of Delta origin and the National Executive of National Association of Delta State Students (NADESSTU) visited him at Government House, Asaba. He stated that the institutions enjoyed … Continue reading DELTA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AUTONOMOUS – Okowa

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WIKE SAYS AMAECHI LEFT A LEGACY OF WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECTS; LISTS JUSTICE KARIBI WHYTE HOSPITAL, MONORAIL PROJECT AS AMAECHI’S “LEGACIES”

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi was more interested in awarding political projects to boost his personal ego than delivering services to Rivers people. Governor Wike said that a project like Justice Karibi Whyte Hospital was a scam because it gulped $39.9 Million on paper as there is nothing to show at the proposed site. According to him, the sum … Continue reading WIKE SAYS AMAECHI LEFT A LEGACY OF WHITE ELEPHANT PROJECTS; LISTS JUSTICE KARIBI WHYTE HOSPITAL, MONORAIL PROJECT AS AMAECHI’S “LEGACIES”

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Breaking: PRESIDENT BUHARI RENEWS APPOINTMENTS OF PTDF, PEF, NCDMB BOSSES

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. Following recommendations to the President by Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau gets another nod as the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF); Ahmed Bobboi as Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), while Engineer Simbi … Continue reading Breaking: PRESIDENT BUHARI RENEWS APPOINTMENTS OF PTDF, PEF, NCDMB BOSSES

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Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, was on Thursday, September 24th, honoured with two awards by Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) for “Pioneering Implementation of Residency Training in Nigeria’’ and as “Ambassador of State Health Tertiary Institution’’. The governor was honoured at NARD’s 40th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, with the theme: “Health Care Infrastructure Optimization and Adaptation in the face of a … Continue reading Okowa Bags NARD Merit Award

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I WILL NOT RETURN TO APC – Gov Obaseki

An old video by defeated All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, in the September 19th, 2020 Edo State Governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, where he appealed to victorious Governor Godwin Obaseki, who clinched a resounding landslide triumph in the poll, to return to the APC, has been re-released and has gone viral on social media. In the viral online broadcast, which was apparently made about three … Continue reading I WILL NOT RETURN TO APC – Gov Obaseki

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Edo 2020: MY RE-ELECTION GOOD FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that his re-election will pave way for integration and consolidation in the South-South region.Obaseki stated this on Tuesday September 22nd, when he paid a “thank-you’’ visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta at Government House, Asaba. Accompanied by his wife, Betsy, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and wife, members of the National Assembly from Edo and other top … Continue reading Edo 2020: MY RE-ELECTION GOOD FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION – Obaseki

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WIKE URGES EDO PEOPLE TO USE ELECTION TO LIBERATE THE STATE, ASSURES OF SUPPORT FROM ALL SOUTH- SOUTH GOVERNORS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Edo electorate must be mobilised for the gubernatorial election with a focus at liberating the State. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the charge at a meeting organised for leaders and elected representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Benin City. He said they have done extensive … Continue reading WIKE URGES EDO PEOPLE TO USE ELECTION TO LIBERATE THE STATE, ASSURES OF SUPPORT FROM ALL SOUTH- SOUTH GOVERNORS

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COURT ORDER ON NLC OVER STRIKE IN RIVERS STATE STILL IN FORCE – Rivers Attorney General

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD BY THE HON. ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE, RIVERS STATE, PROF. ZACCHAEUS ADANGOR AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE, PORT HARCOURT ON STAURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 ON THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE THREATENED STRIKE ACTION BY ORGANIZED LABOUR IN RIVERS STATE PROTOCOLS. Sometime on or about the 16th day of March, 2020 the Rivers State Councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress and … Continue reading COURT ORDER ON NLC OVER STRIKE IN RIVERS STATE STILL IN FORCE – Rivers Attorney General

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AfDB President: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONGRATULATES ADESINA ON RE-ELECTION

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumni Adesina, on his reelection as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Thursday 27th August, 2020, described Adesina’s reelection as well-deserved, given his commitment and track record of performance as the President … Continue reading AfDB President: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONGRATULATES ADESINA ON RE-ELECTION

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GOV WIKE HARPS ON SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE, DONATES FOUR PRISONER TRANSPORT VEHICLES TO THE RIVERS STATE COMMAND OF NIGERIA CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the lack of requisite infrastructure for the Nigeria Correctional Service can impede justice delivery. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike made the assertion during the presentation of four prisoner transport vehicles to the Nigeria Correctional Service at Government House, Port Harcourt, on August 27, 2020. The Rivers State … Continue reading GOV WIKE HARPS ON SPEEDY DISPENSATION OF JUSTICE, DONATES FOUR PRISONER TRANSPORT VEHICLES TO THE RIVERS STATE COMMAND OF NIGERIA CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

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ASABA AIRPORT REOPENS, AS AERO RESUMES FLIGHT OPERATIONS

The Asaba International Airport resumed operations on Monday, August 17th, with the arrival of Aero Contractors flight from Abuja. The flight, which was a Q300 Dash 8 with registration No 5N – BJO, touched down at the Asaba airport at exactly 11.52am with Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, on board. Aniagwu, described the commencement of flight operations by Aero Contractors as one … Continue reading ASABA AIRPORT REOPENS, AS AERO RESUMES FLIGHT OPERATIONS

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REPS MINORITY CAUCUS HAILS IBB AT 79

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida GCFR, as he clocks the landmark age of 79 years. The lawmakers, in a statement by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Monday, described General Babangida as “an outstanding statesman and exceptionally courageous leader, who has remained steadfast in his commitment towards the unity, stability and development of … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS HAILS IBB AT 79

GOV WIKE PRESENTS 41 VEHICLES TO RIVERS JUDGES, CONDEMNS INVOLVEMENT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS IN POLITICS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the involvement of some judicial officers in partisan politics. According to him, this has manifested through comments, special affiliations, body language and palpable commitments. A report by Paulinus Nsirim Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike was speaking at the handing over of 41 Sport Utility Vehicles to Judges in the State Judiciary, as well … Continue reading GOV WIKE PRESENTS 41 VEHICLES TO RIVERS JUDGES, CONDEMNS INVOLVEMENT OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS IN POLITICS

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Edo 2020 Guber: OBASEKI HAS NO OPPONENT – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent. Speaking as a guest on the Live Television Programme, Focus, on Africa Independent Television, AIT, today, July 29th, 2020, Governor Wike said that the people of Edo state already know the type of candidate the … Continue reading Edo 2020 Guber: OBASEKI HAS NO OPPONENT – Gov Wike

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FINANCIAL PRUDENCE, KEY TO OUR SUCCESS – Gov Wike

***PROMISES MORE DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says that prudent management of resources has led to massive infrastructural development in the State. According to him, despite the economic downturn in the country, the State’s development agenda is still on course. Addressing journalists after the inspection of ongoing projects in the State, Governor Wike said he would leave a lasting legacy that would … Continue reading FINANCIAL PRUDENCE, KEY TO OUR SUCCESS – Gov Wike

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COVID-19: OKOWA RECOUNTS EXPERIENCE, REINFORCES CALL FOR PROTOCOLS COMPLIANCE

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday recounted his experience with COVID-19 attack and said more than three members of his family contracted the virus. The governor, at a family thanksgiving at the Government House Chapel, Asaba, said God’s mercy saw the First Family through the challenge. Reiterating that COVID-19 was real, he said that it was ridiculous and unimaginable for anyone to think that … Continue reading COVID-19: OKOWA RECOUNTS EXPERIENCE, REINFORCES CALL FOR PROTOCOLS COMPLIANCE

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NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING

NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING: The attention of the office of Evang. Caroline Nagbo, Member of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been drawn to publications in the social media attacking her for allegedly disparaging the person of the immediate past Acting Managing Director of the Commission, Dr. Joi Nunieh, at the conclusion of the public hearing by … Continue reading NDDC, SENATE PROBE AND MATTERS ARISING

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DELTA GOVT HAS ATTRACTED OVER N50B  DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS -Nmah

***SET TO PIPE GAS TO CITIES Delta State Government has recorded a lot of achievements from the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with investors, Chairman, Delta State Investment Development Agency (DIDA), Mr Paul Nmah has said. Nmah in an interview with Journalists at the Agency’s office in Asaba, disclosed that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s determination to partner with investors to develop the State has attracted billions … Continue reading DELTA GOVT HAS ATTRACTED OVER N50B  DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENTS -Nmah

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ELUMELU SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATIVE ARM IN REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has stressed the importance of the Legislative Arm of the Local Government, describing it as the beacon of hope for the people as well as the symbol of representative democracy. Hon Elumelu stated this in his address delivered during a special session of the Legislative Arm of Oshimili South Local Government Council in honor … Continue reading ELUMELU SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATIVE ARM IN REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

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Edo 2020: PDP GRANTS WAIVER TO OBASEKI, SHIFTS EDO GUBER PRIMARY TO THURSDAY JUNE 25

PRESS STATEMENT Edo Guber: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki, Shifts Edo Primary to Thursday June 25 The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has granted waiver to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the Edo governorship election primary. The action of the NWC is pursuant to Section 29(2)(b) of the PDP constitution and in exercise of the powers of the … Continue reading Edo 2020: PDP GRANTS WAIVER TO OBASEKI, SHIFTS EDO GUBER PRIMARY TO THURSDAY JUNE 25

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ELUMELU WELCOMES OBASEKI INTO PDP

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has welcomed Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Minority leader in a statement on Friday described Obasaki’s decision “as a step in the right direction”. Elumelu noted that “Edo state has been an unquestioned stronghold of the PDP” and described the action of Governor Obaseki as “home coming”. … Continue reading ELUMELU WELCOMES OBASEKI INTO PDP

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RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is overwhelmingly recognized and acclaimed as the undisputed “Mr. Projects”, nationally and internationally. Even his unrepentant critics have reluctantly conceded and acknowledged this undeniable fact, as evidenced from the harsh tone of vitriolic narratives which greeted his bold and pragmatic infrastructural drive, to the awe and amazement echoing in their analysis, as the magnificent legacy projects unfold across the landscapes of … Continue reading RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

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Democracy Day: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CHARGES NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE DEMOCRACY WITH SINCERITY OF MIND, PURPOSE

Rivers born oil mogul and frontline political statesman, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has called on Nigerians to embrace democracy with sincerity of mind and purpose, as the country celebrates Democracy day today, June 12, 2020. Chief Lulu-Briggs, who was the Rivers State Governorship candidate of Accord political party, in the 2019 general elections, offered this admonition, in a Democracy day message posted on his verified social … Continue reading Democracy Day: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CHARGES NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE DEMOCRACY WITH SINCERITY OF MIND, PURPOSE

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June 12: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES RESPECT FOR DEMOCRACY TENETS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on leaders at all levels as well as the Nigerian citizenry to cherish, respect and uphold the tenets of democracy, not only as a system of government but also as a way of life. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a solidarity message to Nigerians on June 12 celebration stressed … Continue reading June 12: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS URGES RESPECT FOR DEMOCRACY TENETS

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SO LONG A JOURNEY TO THE GRAVE: 90TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF HIGH CHIEF O.B. LULU-BRIGGS – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

High Chief O.B. Lulu-Briggs joined the enviable ranks of nonagenarian on May 22, 2020 as his family, friends and associates marked his 90th birthday. But it was a posthumous anniversary because the Paramount Head of Oruwari Briggs House of Abonnema died 17 months earlier at the ripe old age of 88, on December 27, 2018. The family of the late founder, Chairman and Chief Executive … Continue reading SO LONG A JOURNEY TO THE GRAVE: 90TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF HIGH CHIEF O.B. LULU-BRIGGS – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

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RIVERS STATE BEGINS DECONTAMINATION EXERCISE

The Rivers State Government has kick started the decontamination of public places as part of measures to keep the state safe from coronavirus. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, the State Commissioner for information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, who flagged off the programme today, June 1, 2020, at Government House, Port Harcourt, said with the commencement of the exercise, all public places … Continue reading RIVERS STATE BEGINS DECONTAMINATION EXERCISE

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THE INDISPUTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT NDDC IMC, FORENSIC AUDIT AND SENATOR AKPABIO – By Dr Cairo Ojougboh, EDP NDDC

All these media trial won’t take the region anywhere. The Minister and the IMC have agreed to cooporate with the NASS on the probe. They insisted on an open probe. Let it be beamed live on National TV. Since their insistence on an open probe the NASS hasn’t come up with a date yet. It’s only been noise from the media. And until the NASS … Continue reading THE INDISPUTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT NDDC IMC, FORENSIC AUDIT AND SENATOR AKPABIO – By Dr Cairo Ojougboh, EDP NDDC

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Ndudi Godwin Elumelu: A GIFT TO ANIOCHA OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY – By Chris Okobah

Ndudi Godwin Elumelu is not only a charismatic leader, he is a compassionate person. The people of Aniocha Oshimili Federal Consultancy in Delta State are not only happy and grateful to have him as their Representatives, but thankful that such a quintessential person is representing them at the Federal House of Representatives. He has been fighting for the little guy, for children, for the poor … Continue reading Ndudi Godwin Elumelu: A GIFT TO ANIOCHA OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY – By Chris Okobah

Senate Committee Assures NDDC of Support, Collaboration

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, of the support and collaboration of his committee in the task of developing the Niger Delta region. Speaking during the oversight visit of the Senate Committee at the NDDC permanent headquarters in Port Harcourt, Senator Nwaboshi stated that the Commission’s strategy of engagement and collaboration was … Continue reading Senate Committee Assures NDDC of Support, Collaboration

SEN. MICHAEL NNACHI: DELIVERING DEMOCRACY DIVIDENDS AND QUALITY REPRESENTATION TO EBONYI SOUTH

By Blessing Okonkwo The emergence and subsequent triumph of Chief (Surv.) Michael Ama Nnachi in the Ebonyi South PDP Senatorial primaries held on the 2nd October, 2018, was indeed a clear sign that good things are about to start happening in the Senatorial zone. His ultimate victory in the February 23, 2019 Ebonyi south Senatorial district general election, where he polled 103,751 votes to defeat … Continue reading SEN. MICHAEL NNACHI: DELIVERING DEMOCRACY DIVIDENDS AND QUALITY REPRESENTATION TO EBONYI SOUTH

I AM NOT A MEMBER OF APC – Atiku’s Daughter

PRESS RELEASE Contrary to media reports, I did not revalidate my membership of the APC. In 2015 when I was appointed as Commissioner of Health in Adamawa State, I had to join the ruling party in my state. It was a requirement for the opportunity to serve. Since the conclusion of my duty tour as Commissioner, I am now into private practice, with no affiliation … Continue reading I AM NOT A MEMBER OF APC – Atiku’s Daughter

Borno Attack: GOV ZULUM VISITS HOSPITALS, CONFIRMS 10 DEATHS, 47 INJURIES AFTER BOKO HARAM’S RPG HIT GWANGE, SAYS GOVT TAKING MEASURES; OPTIMISTIC INSURGENTS WON’T RETAKE MARTE AGAIN

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at two hospitals on Wednesday, after Boko Haram fighters fired shots from Rocket Propelled Grenades, on which killed 10 residents and 47 injured in Maiduguri. The shots, on Tuesday night, came from Kaleri, an outskirts of Maiduguri, it was learnt, but grenades traveled to hit Gwange and Adam kolo communities, both densely populated areas in the inner city. … Continue reading Borno Attack: GOV ZULUM VISITS HOSPITALS, CONFIRMS 10 DEATHS, 47 INJURIES AFTER BOKO HARAM’S RPG HIT GWANGE, SAYS GOVT TAKING MEASURES; OPTIMISTIC INSURGENTS WON’T RETAKE MARTE AGAIN

NIGERIANS UNHAPPY WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER CONFIRMATION OF SACKED SERVICE CHIEFS AS AMBASSADORS, SAYS GOV WIKE; BLAMES POOR PERFORMANCE OF NDDC ON PRESIDENCY, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, RULING PARTY

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says Nigerians are disappointed with the National Assembly for confirming sacked Service Chiefs as ambassadors. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike related the disappointment of Nigerians to members of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta when they paid courtesy visit to him at Government House, Port Harcourt … Continue reading NIGERIANS UNHAPPY WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER CONFIRMATION OF SACKED SERVICE CHIEFS AS AMBASSADORS, SAYS GOV WIKE; BLAMES POOR PERFORMANCE OF NDDC ON PRESIDENCY, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, RULING PARTY

Education: UKAH COMMENDS OKOWA FOR EDUCATIONAL GROWTH IN DELTA STATE

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has applauded the Okowa administration’s role in driving the education sector to enviable heights through infrastructural investment, school expansion, educational framework and capacity building of teachers. Mr. Ukah, who made the commendation in Asaba today (24/02/2021) during the opening ceremony a one-day training organised by the ministry for critical stakeholders in the education sector … Continue reading Education: UKAH COMMENDS OKOWA FOR EDUCATIONAL GROWTH IN DELTA STATE

RIVERS GOVT SET TO COMMISSION OKORO-NU-ODO, RUMUOGBA FLYOVERS, OTHER PROJECTS; FLAG-OFF NEW ONES

RSG SET TO COMMISSION OKORO-NU-ODO AND RUMUOGBA FLYOVERS, OTHER PROJECTS * To Also Flagoff New Ones Rivers State Government will from Monday, March 1, 2021 kick start another round of commissioning of projects. The Okoro-Nu-Odo Flyover will be commissioned on March 1, 2021 by the former Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency, Donald Duke. Rumuogba 1 and 2 Flyover will be commissioned on Tuesday, … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT SET TO COMMISSION OKORO-NU-ODO, RUMUOGBA FLYOVERS, OTHER PROJECTS; FLAG-OFF NEW ONES