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JAMES EDET IS NEW A’IBOM DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION

Peace Alex Award winning broadcaster Mr. James Edet is now the new Director of Information in Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Information. According to a statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Sir. Charles Udoh, issued from the Information Unit, Office of the Hon Commissioner, on February 11, 2020, the ace broadcaster takes over from Comfort Umanah who retired from the Civil Service recently and … Continue reading JAMES EDET IS NEW A’IBOM DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION

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A’IBOM PDP CONDOLES WITH GOV UDOM EMMANUEL OVER PASSAGE OF HIS FATHER

Peace Alex The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Akwa Ibom State, has commiserated with the State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, over the passage of his Father, late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, who went to be with the good Lord recently, at the age of 90 years. Speaking during a condolence visit to Governor Udom Emmanuel, at his country home in Awa Iman, Onna Local Government Area, … Continue reading A’IBOM PDP CONDOLES WITH GOV UDOM EMMANUEL OVER PASSAGE OF HIS FATHER

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TRUE STORY OF BASHORUN ASKIA’S PENCHANT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG YOUTHS, WOMENFOLK – By Albert Ograka

The good intentions in the human resource policies of Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration, have started yielding good fruits in the oil and gas bearing communities in the state, as the wealth creation strategies is being carefully replicated by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), under the people oriented leadership style of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Bashorun (Hon.) … Continue reading TRUE STORY OF BASHORUN ASKIA’S PENCHANT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG YOUTHS, WOMENFOLK – By Albert Ograka

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CBN Donates 500 Textbooks To Public Secondary Schools In Delta

As part of efforts to complement Delta State Government’s determination to improve the education sector as well as enhance academic performance among students in public secondary schools in the state, the management of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has donated 500 copies of a textbook, “Common Errors in English”, published by Allan Woods Ltd, to public secondary schools in Delta State. Receiving the books, on … Continue reading CBN Donates 500 Textbooks To Public Secondary Schools In Delta

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OKOWA CONDOLES WIKE OVER UNCLE’S DEATH

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on the passing away of his uncle, Chief Charles Wike. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor joins the Wike family and people of Rivers to mourn the departed historian and community leader. He noted that late Wike lived a life of … Continue reading OKOWA CONDOLES WIKE OVER UNCLE’S DEATH

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S’ EAST GOVERNORS STRENGTHEN REGIONAL SECURITY OUTFIT, COMMEND BUHARI, UGWUANYI, OTHERS, ON ENUGU AIRPORT REHABILITATION

Governors of the South East geo-political zone rose from a closed-door meeting at the Government House, Enugu, disclosing their plan to forward a bill to South East State Houses of Assembly to enact a law to back-up the South East Regional Security Programme. Briefing newsmen after meeting which lasted over five hours, the Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, … Continue reading S’ EAST GOVERNORS STRENGTHEN REGIONAL SECURITY OUTFIT, COMMEND BUHARI, UGWUANYI, OTHERS, ON ENUGU AIRPORT REHABILITATION

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REAL MADRID ACADEMY, A WIN-WIN PROJECT FOR YOUTHS IN RIVERS STATE – Barr. Chris Green

  Rivers State Government says it is bent on providing a good platform for sports and football in particular to thrive in the state. This is coming months after the unveiling of Real Madrid Football Academy in the State. The quality project loving Governor of Rivers State Chief Barrister Nyesom Wike believes that Rivers youth deserve the best of everything hence this laudable and envious … Continue reading REAL MADRID ACADEMY, A WIN-WIN PROJECT FOR YOUTHS IN RIVERS STATE – Barr. Chris Green

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NDDC: Akpabio Allays Fear Of Witch Hunt As Forensic Audit Begins

The much-awaited forensic auditing of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to commence. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, said the Ministry has received the necessary approval from the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) for the exercise to commence in earnest. Akpabio who spoke during a tripartite meeting with the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC, the Forensic Consultant and … Continue reading NDDC: Akpabio Allays Fear Of Witch Hunt As Forensic Audit Begins

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NDDC Contracts Verification: AWARD LETTERS FAKED, COMPANIES NOT REGISTERED – Nunieh

Ahead of the eargerly anticipated forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari, the recently concluded contracts’ verification exercise by the Commission, which is a prelude to the forensic audit has led to shocking revelations. The Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr. Joi Nunieh, on Friday, 7th February, in Port Harcourt, revealed that during the verification of contracts, it … Continue reading NDDC Contracts Verification: AWARD LETTERS FAKED, COMPANIES NOT REGISTERED – Nunieh

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HYPREP: OGONI PEOPLE DESERVE CLEARER EXPLANATION – By Magnus Abe

  A few days ago, I listened to the HYPREP Coordinator Dr Marvin Dekil talking about the Ogoni clean-up and the benefits to the Ogoni community on ChannelsTV. I was a bit worried and I would like to request Dr. Dekil to give us some more information. My greatest fear has always been that the one billion Dollars Ogoni Trust Fund will fall victim to … Continue reading HYPREP: OGONI PEOPLE DESERVE CLEARER EXPLANATION – By Magnus Abe

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NORTHERN ELDERS FORUM: GENERAL WITHOUT TROOPS – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, has responded strongly to the accusation levelled by the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, that the administration of President Buhari is a total failure, saying that the group, led by Prof Ango Abdullahi, had always been anti-Buhari and so there was nothing new in their antagonistic position. Mr. Adesina, who noted in a tweet … Continue reading NORTHERN ELDERS FORUM: GENERAL WITHOUT TROOPS – Femi Adesina

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BUHARI’S ADMINISTRATION IS A TOTAL FAILURE – Northern Elders Forum

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has declared the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari a total failure. The group said it had warned Nigerians that Buhari has nothing to offer to them, adding that the President has failed to tackle insecurity and improve the economy. NEF said the Buhari-led government appeared helpless in finding solutions to the numerous challenges the country is faced with. NEF’s position was … Continue reading BUHARI’S ADMINISTRATION IS A TOTAL FAILURE – Northern Elders Forum

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WHAT MAKES A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP? – By Peace Alex

Hopefully you and your significant other are treating each other well right? Or maybe you’re not quite sure if that’s the case? Well you need to take a step back from the dizzying sensation of being swept off your feet and think about whether your relationship has these qualities. MUTUAL RESPECT: Does he or she understand how great you are and why? Make sure your … Continue reading WHAT MAKES A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP? – By Peace Alex

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SENATE INVITES NDDC INTERIM MNGT. COMMITTEE TO DEFEND COMMISSION’S BUDGET ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

The Nigerian Senate has finally invited the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to defend the budget proposals and estimates of the Commission, scheduled for Wednesday, 12th February, 2020. A statement by the Ag. Managing Director/CEO of the Board, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh reads thus: “The Senate has invited the NDDC to defend its budget on Wednesday, next week. I am … Continue reading SENATE INVITES NDDC INTERIM MNGT. COMMITTEE TO DEFEND COMMISSION’S BUDGET ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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GOV EMMANUEL CONSOLES GOV WIKE OVER UNCLE’S DEMISE, AS RIVERS GOVT PLEDGES ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN ELDER EMMANUEL NKANANG’S BURIAL

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike over the passage of his uncle, Late Chief Charles Wike. Speaking during a condolence visit to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday Evening, 9th February, 2020, Governor Emmanuel said that the governor’s uncle lived a worthy life. He said: … Continue reading GOV EMMANUEL CONSOLES GOV WIKE OVER UNCLE’S DEMISE, AS RIVERS GOVT PLEDGES ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN ELDER EMMANUEL NKANANG’S BURIAL

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Borno: GOV ZULUM’S 6AM OUTING; ORDERS NEW SCHOOLS FOR 7,600 PUPILS, REWARDS LONG SERVING TEACHER FOR HER PASSION, DEDICATION TO WORK

Borno Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum went out 6am of Friday, 7th February, to assess some ongoing projects and areas of community needs in Maiduguri and surrounding areas. In the course of the outing, Governor Zulum directed the building of new primary schools with combined total of 190 classrooms to accommodate at least 7,600 potential pupils. The Governor directed the construction of two mega schools, … Continue reading Borno: GOV ZULUM’S 6AM OUTING; ORDERS NEW SCHOOLS FOR 7,600 PUPILS, REWARDS LONG SERVING TEACHER FOR HER PASSION, DEDICATION TO WORK

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Breaking: MRS OBIAGERI MAZI, WOMAN IN VIRAL VIDEO WITH BORNO GOVERNOR, GETS PROMOTION FROM CLASS TEACHER TO ASSISTANT HEADMISTRESS

A level 12 class teacher, Mrs Obiageri Mazi, who was encountered by Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum 6:30 am on Friday, 7th February, has been promoted to an assistant headmistress. Executive Chairman, Borno State Universal Education Board, SUBEB, Dr Shettima Kullima conveyed the promotion on Saturday after his recommendation was approved by Governor Zulum. Governor Zulum had during an outing 6:30 am on Friday … Continue reading Breaking: MRS OBIAGERI MAZI, WOMAN IN VIRAL VIDEO WITH BORNO GOVERNOR, GETS PROMOTION FROM CLASS TEACHER TO ASSISTANT HEADMISTRESS

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Ighalo: CORONA VIRUS SCARE STOPS NIGERIAN STRIKER FROM JOINING MAN UTD CAMP IN SPAIN

Manchester United, Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo will miss the club’s training camp in Spain because of fears the coronavirus outbreak could lead to him being refused entry back into the UK. A statement credited to Man. United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer quoted him in an interview with MUTV saying: “He (Ighalo) might have liked to have come with the players and got to know them. … Continue reading Ighalo: CORONA VIRUS SCARE STOPS NIGERIAN STRIKER FROM JOINING MAN UTD CAMP IN SPAIN

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DON’T BE INTIMIDATED BY OTHER ARMS OF GOVT., GOV WIKE TELLS JUDICIARY

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Judiciary to always dispense justice according to the law, pointing out that the judiciary must not allow itself to be intimidated by other arms of government. Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa on Thursday, 6th February, 2020, at the Government House Port Harcourt, Governor Wike … Continue reading DON’T BE INTIMIDATED BY OTHER ARMS OF GOVT., GOV WIKE TELLS JUDICIARY

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I NEVER THOUGHT THIS MOVE WOULD HAPPEN, BUT DREAMS DO COME TRUE – Odion Ighalo

EXCLUSIVE: FIRST MANCHESTER UNITED INTERVIEW WITH ODION IGHALO (Interview conducted by Adam Bath, 5th February, 2020) Odion, great to see you. You’ve admitted before that you’ve long dreamed of joining United, so how does it feel to be here as a player? “I’m very happy. First, I want say thank God for making this happen and it’s just like a dream come true for me, … Continue reading I NEVER THOUGHT THIS MOVE WOULD HAPPEN, BUT DREAMS DO COME TRUE – Odion Ighalo

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AKWA IBOM GOVT FROWNS AT TEACHERS ATTITUDE TO WORK, READS RIOT ACT TO ERRING SCHOOLS

By Peace Alex Akwa Ibom state government has frowned at the attitude of teachers in the state towards their profession and cautioned them to step up or face appropriate sanction, stressing that the the less than exemplary attitude of  some teachers, not only creates a negative impact on the pupils they teach, but greatly undermines the committed efforts of the state government’s free and compulsory … Continue reading AKWA IBOM GOVT FROWNS AT TEACHERS ATTITUDE TO WORK, READS RIOT ACT TO ERRING SCHOOLS

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NIGERIA GETS 17TH COURT OF APPEAL DIVISION, AS BULKACHUWA COMMISSIONS ASABA APPEAL COURT

The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Monday, 3rd February, 2020, in Asaba, inaugurated the 17th Court of Appeal division in Nigeria, with a reaffirmation that justice would always be manifestly seen as done. At the ceremony witnessed by Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, Bulkachuwa said establishing the court in Asaba was in line with efforts of the Judiciary in ensuring access … Continue reading NIGERIA GETS 17TH COURT OF APPEAL DIVISION, AS BULKACHUWA COMMISSIONS ASABA APPEAL COURT

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DAKKADA WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME DEBUTS IN UKANAFUN LGA

By Peace Alex The business tooling and vocational skills development training, designed as a programme to deliver Entrepreneurship and Mentorship capacity building for Dakkada Women, which is organized by the office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Marketing and Brand Management Akwa ibom state, Mrs. Lydia Udoh, debuted In Ukanafun LGA on 31st January, 2020. The essence of the programme is to train, … Continue reading DAKKADA WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME DEBUTS IN UKANAFUN LGA

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Borno: GOV ZULUM SWEARS-IN IBO, YORUBA MEN AMONG 26 ADVISERS

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday, 29th January, 2020, swore-in chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state and Alhaji Yusuf Alao from Oyo, as well as 24 others, as his Special Advisers. Ogualili, a Nigerian of Ibo tribe hails from Dunukofia local government in Anambra State, while Alao a Nigerian from Yoruba tribe, is from Ogbomosho local government area, in Oyo State. Governor Zulum … Continue reading Borno: GOV ZULUM SWEARS-IN IBO, YORUBA MEN AMONG 26 ADVISERS

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TRUTH IS OUR PROBLEM, SAYS GOV ZULUM, AT DEFENCE COLLEGE LECTURE

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has declared that the unwillingness of persons in the corridors of power to tell leaders truth about issues and the unwillingness of leaders themselves to hear the truth, are some of the major problems confronting leadership in Nigeria. The Borno Governor made this honest and forthright disclosure, when he delivered a well researched paper with the title, “Strategic leadership: … Continue reading TRUTH IS OUR PROBLEM, SAYS GOV ZULUM, AT DEFENCE COLLEGE LECTURE

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DESOPADEC REBRANDED BY BASHORUN ASKIA, AS GOV. OKOWA INAUGURATES MEGA PROJECTS IN ISOKO NATION.

Delta State Governor Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has successfully commissioned myriad of mega projects in Ozoro (Isoko North) and Oleh, Uzere (Isoko South) aexecuted by the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) under the watch of Bashorun Askia Ogieh, Managing Director/.Chief Executive Officer. Recall that Bashorun Askia had during the DESOPADEC Town Hall meetings with oil producing ethnic nationalities said there would be … Continue reading DESOPADEC REBRANDED BY BASHORUN ASKIA, AS GOV. OKOWA INAUGURATES MEGA PROJECTS IN ISOKO NATION.

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NDDC Verification Team commences sitting in Edo State, promises hitch-free exercise

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, contracts’ verification exercise has commenced in Edo State. The 4-member committee, which had its inaugural sitting in Benin City, the state capital, promised to carry out the assignment without fear or favour. The team, led by the Director, Youths, Sports, Culture and Women Affairs of the Commission, Omor Rachael Odirri, arrived early on Monday, 20th January, 2020 at the … Continue reading NDDC Verification Team commences sitting in Edo State, promises hitch-free exercise

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FG TO UPGRADE SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTRE IBENO TO OIL AND GAS INSTITUTE

The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has disclosed that the Federal Government would upgrade the Skills Acquisition Centre built by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to oil and gas training institute to service the oil and gas sector with competent man power. He said when upgraded, the Institute would offer certificate, diploma and degree courses in oil and gas related … Continue reading FG TO UPGRADE SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTRE IBENO TO OIL AND GAS INSTITUTE

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DELTA GOVT SET TO CLOSE ALL ILLEGAL PRIVATE SCHOOLS

All is now set for the Delta State Government to begin the closure of all illegal private primary and secondary schools throughout the state. The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, who made the disclosure in Asaba over the weekend stated that enough notice have been given to defaulting school proprietors to regularize their operations. He said that the Inspectorate Department of … Continue reading DELTA GOVT SET TO CLOSE ALL ILLEGAL PRIVATE SCHOOLS

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AKPABIO REITERATES HIS WITHDRAWAL FROM AKWA IBOM NORTH WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION.

PRESS RELEASE SENATOR AKPABIO REITERATES HIS WITHDRAWAL FROM AKWA IBOM NORTH WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has reiterated his earlier withdrawal from the court-ordered election into the vacant seat of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District. The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State had voided the declaration of Dr Chris Ekpenyong by the Independent National … Continue reading AKPABIO REITERATES HIS WITHDRAWAL FROM AKWA IBOM NORTH WEST SENATORIAL ELECTION.

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DEVELOP, MAINTAIN DATABASE OF ALL LANDS IN BORNO STATE, ZULUM TELLS NEW AGENCY

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has charged the newly established Borno State Geographical Information Service Board to develop the database of all lands in the state. Zulum stated this on Thursday when he inaugurated the Geographical Service Board. “Develop and maintain database of all land within the state particularly with respect to history, location, size, use and other related issues. ” Zulum said. Zulum … Continue reading DEVELOP, MAINTAIN DATABASE OF ALL LANDS IN BORNO STATE, ZULUM TELLS NEW AGENCY

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PDP HOLDS 87TH NEC MEETING, VOWS TO DEFEND DEMOCRACY, PROTECT DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF THE 87TH NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP), TODAY, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020. Having witnessed the destruction of democratic values, ethos and principles; consistent breach of the 1999 constitution (as amended), the 87th NEC of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) decides as follows: Assures Nigerians that the PDP will protect and defend democracy and its … Continue reading PDP HOLDS 87TH NEC MEETING, VOWS TO DEFEND DEMOCRACY, PROTECT DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

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National Award: GOV WIKE ESTABLISHES N90MILLION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR VICTORIOUS PUPILS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has established an Education Trust Fund of N90million for nine children of Basic Education schools who emerged victorious in national educational competitions between 2015 and 2019. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that speaking during a Special Reception for Pupils of Universal Basic Education schools who represented the state at National Competitions and won … Continue reading National Award: GOV WIKE ESTABLISHES N90MILLION ENDOWMENT FUND FOR VICTORIOUS PUPILS

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: GOV WIKE DONATES N10OMILLION FOR SCHOLARSHIP OF FALLEN HEROES’ CHILDREN, CALLS FOR DEFEAT OF INSURGENTS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Nigerians must unite and motivate the Nigerian Armed Forces to defeat the insurgents in the North-East. Governor Wike also directed the Secretary to the Rivers State Government to work out modalities for the State Government to support the Nigerian Legion and soldiers of Rivers State orgin who pay the ultimate price. The Rivers State Governor also … Continue reading Armed Forces Remembrance Day: GOV WIKE DONATES N10OMILLION FOR SCHOLARSHIP OF FALLEN HEROES’ CHILDREN, CALLS FOR DEFEAT OF INSURGENTS

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GOV ZULUM COMMENCES CONSTRUCTION OF 500 UNITS HOUSING ESTATE FOR BORNO CITIZENS; GIVES COMMITTEE SIX MONTHS TO DELIVER…

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, laid foundation for the construction of an estate of 500 mass houses, encompassing roads, drainages, school and shopping complex, near the state university in Maiduguri. The governor gave a committee, headed by the deputy governor, Umar Kadafur, six months to reach advance level or even complete the estate; an indication of the readiness of … Continue reading GOV ZULUM COMMENCES CONSTRUCTION OF 500 UNITS HOUSING ESTATE FOR BORNO CITIZENS; GIVES COMMITTEE SIX MONTHS TO DELIVER…

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DAKUKU’S USUAL DISGRACEFUL DANCE TO SEEK RELEVANCE – Nsirim

As usual, we were amused by the lame effort by the 2015 Defunct Rivers State APC Governorship Candidate, Mr Dakuku Peterside to seek political relevance through a jaundiced interpretation of a mischievously edited video of the interaction between Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and esteemed Traditional Rulers of Rivers State. Dakuku Peterside and his faction of the defunct All Progressives Congress ( APC) procured … Continue reading DAKUKU’S USUAL DISGRACEFUL DANCE TO SEEK RELEVANCE – Nsirim

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WIKE SHOULD STOP DISGRACING RIVERS TRADITIONAL STOOLS – Dakuku

The recent actions of Governor Nyesom Wike against traditional stools in Rivers State have been described as “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” for someone who occupies such a dignified office. Prominent son of Rivers State, Dr Dakuku Peterside stated while reacting to the way and manner Governor Wike addressed traditional rulers in the state during their quarterly meeting in Port Harcourt. Governor Wike was seen … Continue reading WIKE SHOULD STOP DISGRACING RIVERS TRADITIONAL STOOLS – Dakuku

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Regional Development : GOV WIKE CALLS ON SOUTH-SOUTH TRADITIONAL RULERS TO FORM UNITED FRONT, AS OBA OF BENIN VISITS RIVERS STATE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Traditional Rulers from the South-South to work in unity to advance the development of the geo-political zone. Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II , on Tuesday, January 14, 2019, Governor Wike said South-South Traditional Rulers should not be second class rulers. He said: … Continue reading Regional Development : GOV WIKE CALLS ON SOUTH-SOUTH TRADITIONAL RULERS TO FORM UNITED FRONT, AS OBA OF BENIN VISITS RIVERS STATE

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Gov Wike To Armed Forces: HEAVEN AND NIGERIANS WILL NEVER HONOUR THOSE INVOLVED IN ELECTION RIGGING

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Heaven and Nigerians will never honour members of the Nigerian Armed Forces engaged in the snatching of ballot boxes and rigging of elections. Speaking during an inter-denominational Church Service marking the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the Saint Peter’s Anglican Church, Rumuepirikom, on Sunday, 12th January, 2019, Governor Wike urged them to be professional. … Continue reading Gov Wike To Armed Forces: HEAVEN AND NIGERIANS WILL NEVER HONOUR THOSE INVOLVED IN ELECTION RIGGING

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2023: I WILL NOT IMPOSE ANYBODY ON RIVERS STATE SAYS GOV WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will not work towards imposing any Governor on Rivers people at the expiration of his second term in 2023. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media reports that speaking during a Solidarity Visit by the Orashi Region of Rivers State at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday, 11th January, 2020, … Continue reading 2023: I WILL NOT IMPOSE ANYBODY ON RIVERS STATE SAYS GOV WIKE

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NDDC Inaugurates 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee

Ag. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, CEO, and Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh, today, Friday, January 10, 2020, inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs, claimed by the Commission’s contractors. A report credited to the Media Relations Unit, Corporate Affairs of the NDDC, disclosed that the Committee, which … Continue reading NDDC Inaugurates 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee

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Breaking: DELTA CIVIL SERVANTS TO RECEIVE NEW MINIMUM WAGE WITH JANUARY SALARY

Workers in Delta will receive the new minimum wage in their January, 2020 salary as the state government and the organised labour have resolved to accept the template being used by the Federal Government for the implementation. At a joint press conference where the agreement was signed in Asaba on Friday evening, January 10, 2020, the Seceretary to the Delta State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie … Continue reading Breaking: DELTA CIVIL SERVANTS TO RECEIVE NEW MINIMUM WAGE WITH JANUARY SALARY

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EWULU COMMUNITY COMMEND OKOWA FOR APPOINTING THEIR SON, ANUKWU, INTO LAND AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

– By Afokobah Celestine The people of Ewulu Community in Aniocha South local government area of Delta State have commended the Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for appointing their son, Hon. Emeka Anukwu a.k.a Ikanda as SA to the Governor on Land and Waterways Security. This commendation is coming as a result of the fact that the community since the inception of Democracy … Continue reading EWULU COMMUNITY COMMEND OKOWA FOR APPOINTING THEIR SON, ANUKWU, INTO LAND AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

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Delta APC Eats Humble Pie, Congratulate Okowa on Supreme Court Victory Over Ogboru

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State, has eaten the humble pie and congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on his victory at the Supreme Court in the unanimous judgment delivered against its candidate, Chief Great Ogboru in the March 9, 2019 governorship elections in the state. A statement by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Barr. Sylvester Imonina, while acknowledging the finality of the apex Court’s verdict … Continue reading Delta APC Eats Humble Pie, Congratulate Okowa on Supreme Court Victory Over Ogboru

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2020: We’ll Surmount Our Challenges, Says Askia Ogieh, DESOPADEC Chief

The Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said the agency is poised for greater accomplishments in the New Year, despite the peculiar challenges facing the oil producing communities. A statement signed by Sunny Areh, Special Assistant, Media and Strategic Communication to the DESOPADEC Managing Director, disclosed that Bashorun Askia, in a 2020 New Year message, said … Continue reading 2020: We’ll Surmount Our Challenges, Says Askia Ogieh, DESOPADEC Chief

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New Year 2020: WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO STRONGER DELTA – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed optimism that the New Year, 2020, will be characterised by sustainable development as the state government remains irrevocably committed to the Stronger Delta vision. The governor stated this in his New Year Message to the people of the state, and urged them to remain united and focused on the course of developing the state, irrespective of ethnic, … Continue reading New Year 2020: WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO STRONGER DELTA – Okowa

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NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE TO MY FELLOW COMPATRIOTS – By President George Weah

Distinguished members of the Honorable Legislature, Members of the Judiciary, Members of the Religious Council, Members of the Business Community and Civil Society, Our Traditional leaders, My Fellow Liberians: As we bid farewell to 2019 and transition into the new year, I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation for the deep patriotism I feel from Liberians in all corners of this great nation and … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE TO MY FELLOW COMPATRIOTS – By President George Weah

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New Year 2020: EREYITOMI ASSURES WARRI OF ROBUST REPRESENTATION, DEVELOPMENT OTHERS

The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP, has assured the constituency of more robust and quality representation as well as legislate on bills that will attract development to Warri Federal Constituency. Chief Ereyitomi JP gave the assurance during his new year 2020 message to usher in the constituents to a triumphant entry of the new … Continue reading New Year 2020: EREYITOMI ASSURES WARRI OF ROBUST REPRESENTATION, DEVELOPMENT OTHERS

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WE WILL CONTINUE WITH MASS DEVELOPMENT OF RIVERS STATE IN 2020 – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his administration will intensify the development of Rivers State in 2020. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media reports that in a New Year Special Broadcast on Tuesday Night, 31st December, 2019, Governor Wike said that his administration will re-double efforts to deliver on its promise. He said: “Although every New Year … Continue reading WE WILL CONTINUE WITH MASS DEVELOPMENT OF RIVERS STATE IN 2020 – Gov Wike

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2020: OCHOR FELICITATES CONSTITUENCY, DELTANS, SEEK COOPERATION FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE

The People of Ukwuani State Constituency, Delta State, and residents of the state had been enjoined to continue to give maximum cooperation to all agencies and departments of governance in the state in order to sustain the level of development and security that is currently been experienced in the state in 2020. The request was made by the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, … Continue reading 2020: OCHOR FELICITATES CONSTITUENCY, DELTANS, SEEK COOPERATION FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE

Supreme Court: PDP WRITES CJN, OTHERS TO STEP ASIDE FROM IMO CASE

THE FULL TEXT The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Chief Justice’s Chambers, Supreme Court of Nigeria, Three Arms Zone, Abuja. My Lord, RE: S.C. NO. SC/1462/2019 APPEAL NO. CA/OW/EPT/5//2019 PETITION NO. EPT/GOV/IM/08/2019 SENATOR HOPE UZODINMA & ANOR. V. RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA & 2 ORS. DEMAND FOR RECUSAL OF JUSTICES THAT HEARD THE EARLIER CASE AND REQUEST FOR A DIFFERENT PANEL TO HEAR THE APPLICATION TO … Continue reading Supreme Court: PDP WRITES CJN, OTHERS TO STEP ASIDE FROM IMO CASE

WE STOPPED OSHIOMHOLE, OTHER POLITICAL ARMED ROBBERS, FROM STEALING OUR MANDATE IN RIVERS STATE – Gov Wike

CALLS FOR THE RESIGNATION OF OSHIOMHOLE OVER FAILURE TO STOP THE SWEARING-IN OF BAYELSA STATE GOVERNOR; SAYS HE REMAINS AN UNREPENTANT PDP MEMBER Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) Adams Oshiomhole and his associates came from a background of Armed Robbers to steal the mandate of Rivers people, but were strongly … Continue reading WE STOPPED OSHIOMHOLE, OTHER POLITICAL ARMED ROBBERS, FROM STEALING OUR MANDATE IN RIVERS STATE – Gov Wike

ODION IGHALO MAKES HISTORY, BECOMES FIRST NIGERIAN TO PLAY FOR MANCHESTER UNITED

Odion Jude Ighalo made football history in both Manchester United and Nigeria when he became the first Nigerian to play for the Manchester club and the 200th player to wear the Red jersey of the great Manchester United, since the creation of the club 142 years ago. Nicknamed “the Red Devils”, the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its … Continue reading ODION IGHALO MAKES HISTORY, BECOMES FIRST NIGERIAN TO PLAY FOR MANCHESTER UNITED

MUSIC MAESTRO, MOROCCO MADUKA TO CELEBRATE 60 YEARS ON STAGE IN OCTOBER, AS LONDON BASED PROMOTER GIVES REASONS FOR SHIFT IN DATE – By Patrick Ochei

The oldest Igbo performing musician alive and Ekpili music crooner, Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka will be celebrating his 60 years anniversary on stage come October 23rd and 24th, 2020 in Awka and Onitsha, both cities in Anambra State of Nigeria. The music festival was earlier slated to hold on March 6th and 7th, 2020, but was shifted to October due to what the promoters termed … Continue reading MUSIC MAESTRO, MOROCCO MADUKA TO CELEBRATE 60 YEARS ON STAGE IN OCTOBER, AS LONDON BASED PROMOTER GIVES REASONS FOR SHIFT IN DATE – By Patrick Ochei

OKOWA’S CHOICE AS CHAIRMAN OF SOUTH SOUTH GOVS FORUM IS APT, SAYS MACAULAY

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, the Director General (DG) of Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), has hailed the emergence of His Excellency the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, as the chairman of the South South Governors Forum. A press statement signed by Stella L. Sanu, PRO, WUEDA, disclosed that Comrade Macaulay, who was a former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said … Continue reading OKOWA’S CHOICE AS CHAIRMAN OF SOUTH SOUTH GOVS FORUM IS APT, SAYS MACAULAY

NATURE UDOH’S MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY

CELEBRATING 16TH MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY WITH: One God-sent wife, Five awesome biological children , Three amazing adopted kids and One fantastic house maid. It’s been God all the way. Here’s what I wish we’d known back when we got married: 1. You’re going to fight. Every couple fights, but the amount of fighting, and what you’ll fight over will be shocking. When you’re young, and money … Continue reading NATURE UDOH’S MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY

REV. DR. S.W. MARTIN LIVES ON, AS PILGRIM BAPTIST HOSPITAL ISSELE-UKU REOPENS, FEBRUARY 22  

All is now set for the official reopening of Pilgrim Baptist Hospital Issele-uku for full medical services. The reopening follows the comprehensive rehabilitation of the Hospital established by a renowned Baptist Minister and founder of the Pilgrim Baptist Mission in Nigeria, the late Rev. Dr. Samuel Wadei Martin. According to a statement from the office of the Moderator and Spiritual leader of the Pilgrim Baptist … Continue reading REV. DR. S.W. MARTIN LIVES ON, AS PILGRIM BAPTIST HOSPITAL ISSELE-UKU REOPENS, FEBRUARY 22