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GOV OKOWA CONDOLES WITH ITSEKIRIS OVER DEMISE OF OLU OF WARRI

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday, April 22, condoled with the Itsekiri people in the State, on the passing of their monarch, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri. Okowa told members of Olu of Warri Advisory Council, who visited him at Government House, Asaba, that the departed Olu was an epitome of peace who built bridges across ethnic divides in the country. He stated … Continue reading GOV OKOWA CONDOLES WITH ITSEKIRIS OVER DEMISE OF OLU OF WARRI

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ILLEGAL ARMS-BEARING, THREAT TO NIGERIA’S EXISTENCE – Irabor

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has said that the proliferation of illegal arms in the country was a threat to Nigeria’s corporate existence. Irabor disclosed this Thursday night at Asaba while addressing journalists after a courtesy visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at Government House. He stated that the Presidential directive to shoot-at-sight anyone with an AK-47 rifle was very clear and must … Continue reading ILLEGAL ARMS-BEARING, THREAT TO NIGERIA’S EXISTENCE – Irabor

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IT COSTS MORE TO CONSTRUCT ROADS IN NIGER DELTA – Gov Ishaku

Taraba State Governor, Mr Darius Ishaku, said governments in Niger Delta States deserved accolades for infrastructure development of projects, especially roads, cost more to build in the region than in the North because of the terrain. Ishaku stated this in Asaba while inaugurating road projects in the capital city, Asaba and Okpanam. The projects inagurated were Jesus Saves Road, Agric Road and dualised Okpanam Road. … Continue reading IT COSTS MORE TO CONSTRUCT ROADS IN NIGER DELTA – Gov Ishaku

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Education: UKAH TASKS CORPORATE ORGANISATIONS ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has called on corporate organisations to complement government’s efforts towards the development of the state through their corporate social responsibility. Mr. Ukah made the call while receiving 50,000 facemasks donated to the ministry by Mikano International Limited for onward distribution to public schools in the state. The Basic and Secondary Education Commissioner, who lauded … Continue reading Education: UKAH TASKS CORPORATE ORGANISATIONS ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

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RIVERS 2023: It’s A Waste Of Time To Respond To Awuse’s Comment – URA

The United Rivers Alliance, a movement for the propagation of equity, consensus and fairness in Rivers politics, has said that its irrelevant responding to every comment by self-seeking individuals or groups. The URA position was presented by the secretary of its steering committee, Hon. Dason Nemieboka in an exclusive interview with our correspondent Excerpts Que: Lately, the political statements in Rivers State are about where … Continue reading RIVERS 2023: It’s A Waste Of Time To Respond To Awuse’s Comment – URA

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WE’VE PROVIDED MORE PROJECTS IN KALABARI AREA TO ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT, DEVOID OF POLITICS – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his administration has provided critical projects across Kalabari land to secure an enduring development for the various communities in the area. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the explanation when he received members of the Kalabari Traditional Rulers Council, led by the king of Abonnema, King … Continue reading WE’VE PROVIDED MORE PROJECTS IN KALABARI AREA TO ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT, DEVOID OF POLITICS – Gov Wike

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DELTA SUBEB BOSS DECLARES OPEN 5-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON ICT FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS; STRESS ROLE OF ICT IN 21ST CENTURY TEACHING, LEARNING PROCESS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION

– By Sharon Ivovi The Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon. Sunny Ogwu has stressed the need for teachers to be fully abreast and updated in information computer technology (ICT) as a tool for driving the 21st century teaching and leaning process. The SUBEB Chairman stated this on Monday, 29th April, 2021 at College of Education, Warri, while declaring open a … Continue reading DELTA SUBEB BOSS DECLARES OPEN 5-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON ICT FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS; STRESS ROLE OF ICT IN 21ST CENTURY TEACHING, LEARNING PROCESS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION

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WE WILL PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTHS TO BE WEALTH CREATORS – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, said his administration would continue to provide opportunities for youths in the state to be self-employed and wealth creators. Okowa disclosed this at the graduation and starter-pack presentation to 776 beneficiaries of the state government’s Rural Youth Skills Acquisition (RYSA) programme in Asaba He said that the state government had various skills acquisition programmes aimed at grooming an … Continue reading WE WILL PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTHS TO BE WEALTH CREATORS – Okowa

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IKPEAZU COMMENDS OKOWA FOR EDUCATION INVESTMENT

Abia Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commended his Delta counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, for investing huge resources to develop human capital through formal education and entrepreneurial skills. Ikpeazu made the commendation while inaugurating Teachers’ Professional Development Centre (TPDC), Owa-Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta. He said that the monumental investment in developing young people was already putting Delta ahead of other states … Continue reading IKPEAZU COMMENDS OKOWA FOR EDUCATION INVESTMENT

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REPS MINORITY CAUCUS DEMANDS REVIEW OF $1.5BN FOR PORT HARCOURT REFINERY REHABILITATION

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives, after thorough evaluation has rejected the $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, describing the figure as outrageous and heavily inflated. While demanding an immediate review of the cost, the caucus submitted that a critical cost analysis indicated “a huge scam and a ploy by unscrupulous elements to hide under the guise of rehabilitation … Continue reading REPS MINORITY CAUCUS DEMANDS REVIEW OF $1.5BN FOR PORT HARCOURT REFINERY REHABILITATION

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NSIP Programme; Recipients laud FG

Beneficiaries of the recent week long federal government’s Conditional Cash Transfer(CCT), a poverty alleviation programme for rural women in Delta state have lauded the gesture as timely and humane. The scheme, a branch of the President Muhammad Buhari administration’s National Social Investment Programme(NSIP), under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development empowered over three thousand, three hundred rural … Continue reading NSIP Programme; Recipients laud FG

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GOV WIKE SACKS ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER

GOVERNOR WIKE SACKS COMMISSIONER FOR ENVIRONMENT Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sacked the State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Igbiks Tamuno. The Governor directed the sacked Commissioner to submit all Government Documents and Property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment. KELVIN EBIRI Special Assistant (Media) Rivers State Governor March 30, 2021 Continue reading GOV WIKE SACKS ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONER

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Education: DELTA COMMITTED TO IMPLEMENTING FG DECISIONS ON EDUCATION – Ukah

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has assured of the Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa administration’s commitment to implementing decisions reached by the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Council on Education for the growth and development of the education system. Mr. Ukah, who gave the assurance in Asaba yesterday (29/03/2021) during a workshop on Dissemination of the Education Sector … Continue reading Education: DELTA COMMITTED TO IMPLEMENTING FG DECISIONS ON EDUCATION – Ukah

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WITHOUT SENTIMENT, I’VE FORWARDED NJC RECOMMENDATION OF NEXT CHIEF JUDGE TO RIVERS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he will not succumb to sentiment over who becomes the next Chief Judge of the State as he has conveyed to the State House of Assembly the letter of recommendation from the National Judicial Commission (NJC). A report by Kelvin Ebiri Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike made the declaration when he … Continue reading WITHOUT SENTIMENT, I’VE FORWARDED NJC RECOMMENDATION OF NEXT CHIEF JUDGE TO RIVERS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY – Gov Wike

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REPS MINORITY LEADER, NDUDI ELUMELU, MOURNS SHOLA WILLIAMS

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed great shock over the demise of Mrs. Shola Williams. Hon. Elumelu in a statement he personally signed, said that the news of the passing of the former Commissioner for Women affairs and Social Development in Delta State, was a sad development, and noted that her death is a great loss for the … Continue reading REPS MINORITY LEADER, NDUDI ELUMELU, MOURNS SHOLA WILLIAMS

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TEACHERS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE’LL TRAIN TEACHERS WITHIN, OUTSIDE DELTA – Ebie

Secretary to Delta state Government, Mr. Chiedu Ebie on Saturday said that the Teachers Professional Development Centre built by the State government at Owa Oyibu in Ika North East LGA of the State will cater for the training needs of teachers within the state and other parts of the country. Mr. Ebie Stated this while addressing journalists shortly after the inspection of the newly constructed … Continue reading TEACHERS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE’LL TRAIN TEACHERS WITHIN, OUTSIDE DELTA – Ebie

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SPEAK TRUTH TO LEADERS, OKOWA URGES CLERGY

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday urged the clergy in the country to be bold and speak truth to political leaders so as to make the nation better. The governor gave the charge at a special church service to celebrate birthday of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, in Auchi, Edo. He described Suleman as “a man being used by … Continue reading SPEAK TRUTH TO LEADERS, OKOWA URGES CLERGY

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GOV WIKE BESTOWS RIVERS HIGHEST AWARD ON BURNA BOY

Grammy Award winner, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has been conferred with one of the highest honour in Rivers State, by Governor Nyeson Ezenwo Wike. The award known as ‘‘Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State, DSSRS,” is the second highest distinction in Rivers State Order and is conferred on individuals in recognition of their exceptional service/performance in any field of human endeavour. Kelvin … Continue reading GOV WIKE BESTOWS RIVERS HIGHEST AWARD ON BURNA BOY

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2023 Elections: APC’LL TAKEOVER S/SOUTH REGION – Omo-Agege

The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed confidence that the All Progressive Congress (APC) would take over the six states of the South-South Region in 2023. Omo-Agege made the remarks while fielding questions from newsmen at end of APC South-South Zone ‘Town Hall Meeting’ on Constitution Review on Saturday in Asaba, Delta. He expressed the belief that the party would take over the … Continue reading 2023 Elections: APC’LL TAKEOVER S/SOUTH REGION – Omo-Agege

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Grammy Award Reception: “I AM DEEPLY GRATEFUL, INCREDIBLY HUMBLED BY THIS HONNOUR…,” BURNA BOY TELLS GOV WIKE

Damini Ogulu known globally as Burna Boy, has expressed profound gratitude and sincere appreciation to Governor Nyesom Wike and the Rivers State Government for hosting and honouring him in recognition of his Grammy Award triumph Burna Boy won the Grammy in the category of the Best Global Music Award with his Album “Twice as Tall” at the 63rd edition of the Grammy Awards ceremony, held … Continue reading Grammy Award Reception: “I AM DEEPLY GRATEFUL, INCREDIBLY HUMBLED BY THIS HONNOUR…,” BURNA BOY TELLS GOV WIKE

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BURNA BOY, PRIDE OF RIVERS STATE – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described Grammy award winning Afrobeat artist, Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, as pride of the State. Special Assistant (Media) Rivers State Governor, Kelvin Ebiri, in a report, disclosed that Governor Wike made this assertion when Burna Boy, his parents and management team paid him a courtesy call at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday, March 27, … Continue reading BURNA BOY, PRIDE OF RIVERS STATE – Gov. Wike

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TAMBUWAL CANVASSES CONSTITUTIONAL ROLES FOR TRADITIONAL RULERS, COMMISSIONS DELTA TRADITIONAL RULERS’ COUNCIL SECRETARIAT IN ASABA

Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has called for amendment of the Nigerian Constitution to create roles for traditional rulers in the country. Tambuwal made the call while inaugurating Delta State Traditional Rulers’ Council Secretariat in Asaba, on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. He said that in view of the role traditional rulers played in the administration of communities, it has become expedient that a … Continue reading TAMBUWAL CANVASSES CONSTITUTIONAL ROLES FOR TRADITIONAL RULERS, COMMISSIONS DELTA TRADITIONAL RULERS’ COUNCIL SECRETARIAT IN ASABA

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Henry Ugboma: THE RANTING OF AN IGNOBLE PROFESSOR – By Amieyeofori Ibim

Our attention has been drawn to a media briefing published in the Punch newspaper of Tuesday, March 23, 2021 titled “Stop attacks on Amaechi, focus on governance, CMD tells Wike” made by the ignoble Chief Medical Director of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Prof. Henry Ugboma. In the said publication, the supposed Chief Medical Director now turned political erand boy of Transportation Minister, … Continue reading Henry Ugboma: THE RANTING OF AN IGNOBLE PROFESSOR – By Amieyeofori Ibim

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REDUCE ARMY INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS, GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW ARMY CHIEF, SAYS RIVERS HAS NO ASSOCIATION WITH SEPARATISTS GROUPS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, to make a difference and stop Army involvement in politics. He said such call has become imperative owing to the despicable role played by the immediate past Chief of Army Staff who was not only grossly partisan but encouraged other Army officers to become political collaborators. Special Assistant … Continue reading REDUCE ARMY INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS, GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW ARMY CHIEF, SAYS RIVERS HAS NO ASSOCIATION WITH SEPARATISTS GROUPS

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GOV WIKE OFFERS FOREIGN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD TO 3 NYSC PRESIDENTIAL HONOUR AWARDEES

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has offered foreign scholarship to three indigenes of the State who are recipients of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Presidential Honour Award. He said the State is proud of the selfless and humanitarian service rendered by the three awardees during their NYSC programme. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, revealed that … Continue reading GOV WIKE OFFERS FOREIGN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD TO 3 NYSC PRESIDENTIAL HONOUR AWARDEES

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FG TO PARTNER FRENCH GOVT TO ESTABLISH VIROLOGY CENTRES IN NIGER DELTA

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has stated the readiness of the Federal Government to collaborate the French Government in the production of Virology Centres which will address and tackle the spread of infectious diseases in the Niger Delta Region. Akpabio made this known when the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jerome Pasquier paid him a courtesy call recently in his office, Abuja. … Continue reading FG TO PARTNER FRENCH GOVT TO ESTABLISH VIROLOGY CENTRES IN NIGER DELTA

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WIKE, BELGIAN AMBASSADOR MEET TO STRENGTHEN TIES BETWEEN RIVERS, BELGUIM

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has discussed a number of business and investment interests with the new Belgian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Daniel Bertrand. Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, Kelvin Ebiri, disclosed in a statement, that he meeting, which held behind closed door at Government House Port Harcourt, on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, gave a clear indication of mutual consent … Continue reading WIKE, BELGIAN AMBASSADOR MEET TO STRENGTHEN TIES BETWEEN RIVERS, BELGUIM

DON’T POLITICISE ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD SCHEME FOR OGONI WOMEN, YOUTHS- GOV WIKE

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised the Federal Government not to politicise the implementation of the alternative livelihood component of the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) recommendations on the Ogoni clean up. He said the Rivers State is ready to partner with the Federal Ministry of Environment and Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to improve the living condition of the Ogoni people after … Continue reading DON’T POLITICISE ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD SCHEME FOR OGONI WOMEN, YOUTHS- GOV WIKE

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Birthday Anniversary: NATIONAL NETWORK PUBLISHER, PASTOR JERRY NEEDAM, ADDS ONE

Birthday Anniversary: National Network Publisher, Pastor Jerry Needam Adds One KUDOS TO A MEDIA ICON Pastor Jerry Needam is a media icon of enviable accomplishments and impeccable credentials. He is outstanding in his chosen field of journalism. This is due to his track record of excellence and distinction. More noteworthy is his contribution to the development of the press in Rivers State and the South-South … Continue reading Birthday Anniversary: NATIONAL NETWORK PUBLISHER, PASTOR JERRY NEEDAM, ADDS ONE

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Flood: WARRI/UVWIE DRAINAGE READY 2022 – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi A. Okowa of Delta on Monday, March 1st, said the storm drainage projects being executed by the State Government in parts of Warri and Effurun would be ready in 2022. He stated this while speaking to newsmen after inspecting the flood control projects which are ongoing in the areas. The governor, who was conducted round the projects by the Director-General of Warri/Uvwie and … Continue reading Flood: WARRI/UVWIE DRAINAGE READY 2022 – Okowa

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FLYOVERS, OTHERS READY FOR INAUGURATION, RIVERS GOVT ASSURES

The Rivers State Government says all is now set for the inauguration of the gigantic Okoro-Nu-Odo and Rumuogba 1and 2 flyovers projects amongst others billed to take place from Monday. The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim gave the assurance in a media interview in Port Harcourt, today (25/2/2021) , during an assessment tour of the level of readiness of the … Continue reading FLYOVERS, OTHERS READY FOR INAUGURATION, RIVERS GOVT ASSURES

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POLICE COMMENCE COORDINATED SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS FOR ABDUCTED ZAMFARA SCHOOL GIRLS; DEPLOY 2 SURVEILLANCE HELICOPTERS

PRESS RELEASE POLICE COMMENCE COORDINATED SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS FOR ABDUCTED ZAMFARA SCHOOL GIRLS Deploy 2 Surveillance Helicopters. Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have commenced a coordinated search and rescue operation, involving the deployment of both ground and aerial assets, aimed at locating and rescuing the students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, abducted in the early hours of Friday, 25th February, … Continue reading POLICE COMMENCE COORDINATED SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS FOR ABDUCTED ZAMFARA SCHOOL GIRLS; DEPLOY 2 SURVEILLANCE HELICOPTERS

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SHUN POLITICS, GOV WIKE ADVISES NEW RIVERS CP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the new Police Commissioner (CP) posted to the State to shun politics and stay within his professional mandate to fight crime without fear or favour. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the charge when the new Commissioner of Police, Mr Friday Eboka paid him a … Continue reading SHUN POLITICS, GOV WIKE ADVISES NEW RIVERS CP

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ECOWAS CONFERS YOUTH AMBASSADOR AWARD ON DELTA BORN ONORIODE

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has appointed Raymond Onoriode, founder and CEO of Ambitious Wears and Communication as Youth Ambassador. The appointment, which was announced in an official letter from the West African Youth Council is in recognition of his laudable dedication, hard work, and diligence in the service to humanity. Describing Raymond as a man of integrity, the statement noted that … Continue reading ECOWAS CONFERS YOUTH AMBASSADOR AWARD ON DELTA BORN ONORIODE

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Police: RIVERS CP, EBOKA, DISBANDS TACTICAL TEAM

PRESS RELEASE: DISBANDMENT OF TACTICAL TEAM: The Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday has dissolved the Eagle Crack Squad. This was done this morning after a meeting with his Management Team. The dissolution is coming on the heels of Complaints of unprofessional conduct exhibited by the Personnel of the Unit. Recall that the CP in his Maiden Press Briefing on Tuesday promised to address all … Continue reading Police: RIVERS CP, EBOKA, DISBANDS TACTICAL TEAM

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OKOWA SIGNS BILLS ESTABLISHING 3 UNIVERSITIES IN DELTA

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday signed three Bills for the establishment of new universities in the state. Speaking at the ceremony at the Government House, Asaba, the governor commended the House of Assembly for the prompt passage of the bills. The bills, which were presented to Okowa for assent by the Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori who was accompanied by … Continue reading OKOWA SIGNS BILLS ESTABLISHING 3 UNIVERSITIES IN DELTA

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DELTA CLARIFIES AIRPORT CONCESSION, APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF MORE ROADS

Delta State Government on Thursday said Asaba International Airport was not sold but only concessioned for 30 years to make for its adequate upgrade into a world-class airport, by the concessionaire. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting of the State’s Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba. Aniagwu … Continue reading DELTA CLARIFIES AIRPORT CONCESSION, APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF MORE ROADS

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ISSELE-UKU INDIGENES IN AMERICA/CANADA, SET TO LAUNCH N40M ST. THERESA’S HOSPITAL REHABILITATION PROJECT, FEBRUARY 28

By Patrick Ochei Issele-Uku sons and daughters in America and Canada have concluded arrangements for the launching of N40 million St. Theresa’s Maternity and Hospital Issele-Uku rehabilitation project, slated to hold virtually on February 28, 2021, in America. In a Statement signed in USA by the Convener of the Fundraiser Committee, Dr. Augustine Nwabueze, the event would hold virtually from 12 noon while other cities … Continue reading ISSELE-UKU INDIGENES IN AMERICA/CANADA, SET TO LAUNCH N40M ST. THERESA’S HOSPITAL REHABILITATION PROJECT, FEBRUARY 28

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Delta 2023 Governorship: GROUP ADVOCATES FOR IJAW ETHNIC NATIONALITY

WARRI/Nigeria: As the current cycle of administration in Delta State inches close to the end of it’s second year, and begins what may be considered the final lap, different interest groups have continued to express what they refer to as the best option for the continuous political peace and stability in the state. Amongst the majority of these advocates, is the Concerned Deltans for Good … Continue reading Delta 2023 Governorship: GROUP ADVOCATES FOR IJAW ETHNIC NATIONALITY

RIVERS GOVT TO GIVE N220M TO FAMILIES OF 11 SLAIN POLICEMEN

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the State will give N20 million(twenty million Naira) to the families of each of the eleven police personnel killed by gunmen during recent attacks of police formations in the State. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike, who announced this during a condolence visit to the Commissioner … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT TO GIVE N220M TO FAMILIES OF 11 SLAIN POLICEMEN

Security: RIVERS CURFEW NOW 7PM – 6AM (STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS ON THE RECENT SECURITY BREACHES IN RIVERS STATE )

STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS ON THE RECENT SECURITY BREACHES IN RIVERS STATE My dear people of Rivers State These are extraordinary times for our country and our State. Last week Friday, we witnessed yet another multiple armed ambush on police checkpoints along the East-West road which resulted in the cold-blooded murder of 7 police officers. 2. We again … Continue reading Security: RIVERS CURFEW NOW 7PM – 6AM (STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS ON THE RECENT SECURITY BREACHES IN RIVERS STATE )

NPA Looting: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS ASKS EFCC TO INVESTIGATE BALA USMAN

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has raised alarm on the alleged looting of over N165 billion operating surplus as well as other diverted funds running into billions of naira, by top officials of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA). The lawmakers described as “another sad commentary on the brimming corruption in the APC administration” the mindless looting of such stupendous resources at a … Continue reading NPA Looting: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS ASKS EFCC TO INVESTIGATE BALA USMAN

NIGERIA GAS COMPANY HANDS STARTER PACKS TO WOMEN TRAINED IN VARIOUS VOCATIONS

The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has handed over starter packs to forty women drawn from twenty host communities in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States, trained in five different vocations. The NGC presented the starter packs to the participants of it’s Women Empowerment Programme, at a handover ceremony held at Golden TulipHotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers … Continue reading NIGERIA GAS COMPANY HANDS STARTER PACKS TO WOMEN TRAINED IN VARIOUS VOCATIONS

DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SECURITY, GBAGI URGES FED GOVT; COMMENDS OKOWA FOR PROACTIVE GOVERNANCE

Frontline Delta guber aspirant in the 2023 governorship election, Olorogun Barrister Kenneth Gbagi, has called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on the security system in Nigeria. Gbagi told journalists under the aegis of Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) that the Nigerian security architecture has collapsed, hence there is need for an emergency declaration to salvage the system. Gbagi who is … Continue reading DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY ON SECURITY, GBAGI URGES FED GOVT; COMMENDS OKOWA FOR PROACTIVE GOVERNANCE

Bill to Establish Federal Institute of Fisheries Research, Sponsored By Chief Ereyitomi, Passes First Reading At NASS

The Bill to Establish Federal Institute of Fisheries Research (Establishment) Bill, 2021 HB, sponsored by Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency, Delta State has passed through First Reading at the Federal House of Representatives. Our correspondent noted that because of the aquatic life and dwelling of Hon. Ereyitomi’s constituents of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South-West sponsoring such a bill will … Continue reading Bill to Establish Federal Institute of Fisheries Research, Sponsored By Chief Ereyitomi, Passes First Reading At NASS