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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

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OBOREVWORI, DELTA SPEAKER, FELICITATES DAME EDITH OKOWA ON HER BIRTHDAY

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the wife of the State Governor and Founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of the celebration of her birthday today, Monday June 1, 2020. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the First Lady as an epitome of … Continue reading OBOREVWORI, DELTA SPEAKER, FELICITATES DAME EDITH OKOWA ON HER BIRTHDAY

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LET YOUR CRITICISM BE CONSTRUCTIVE, NOT CHILDISH, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

PRESS RELEASE The Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP has frowned at the latest press statement issued by Mr. Sylvester Imonina, Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the State, titled: ‘Operation Delta Hawk: Another Political Showmanship.- Delta APC’, issued on 27th May 2020, describing the statement as childish and misplaced, especially at this time when Delta State is battling … Continue reading LET YOUR CRITICISM BE CONSTRUCTIVE, NOT CHILDISH, DELTA PDP CHIDES APC

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One Year Anniversary: GOVERNOR WIKE SUES FOR UNITY

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Rivers people no matter their political affiliation to join hands with his administration to build a stable and vibrant economy. In a state-wide broadcast to mark the first year of his second term in office today, Governor Wike noted that the state can overcome the present global economic situation if citizens come together in unity of … Continue reading One Year Anniversary: GOVERNOR WIKE SUES FOR UNITY

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5th Year Anniversary: YOU HAVE CHANGED THE DYNAMICS OF GOVERNANCE IN THE STATE, OCHOR TELLS OKOWA

The administration of Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has been credited with positive change in the dynamics of governance in the state, which has witnessed massive interlinked roads, and independence of the other arms of government. A statement by Emmanuel Enebeli, Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, DTHA, disclosed that this observation was contained in a congratulatory message to the governor on his 5th year anniversary … Continue reading 5th Year Anniversary: YOU HAVE CHANGED THE DYNAMICS OF GOVERNANCE IN THE STATE, OCHOR TELLS OKOWA

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OKOWA MARKS 5 YEARS IN OFFICE, SAYS GOD WILL REVIVE ECONOMY

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday expressed optimism that as the world continued to battle the coronavirus pandemic, God would take away the challenge and revive the state and nation’s economies. He stated this at an interdenominational Thanksgiving service to mark the first anniversary of his second term in office at the Government House Chapel, Asaba. The governor said that COVID-19 had posed … Continue reading OKOWA MARKS 5 YEARS IN OFFICE, SAYS GOD WILL REVIVE ECONOMY

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Okowa’s Administration’s 5th Anniversary: REPS MINORITY LEADER APPLAUDS OKOWA, SAYS HE HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has eulogized the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, saying that he has demonstrated sensitivity and proactive leadership in the administration of the state. In his message of congratulations to the state Governor on the fifth anniversary of his administration in Delta State, Hon. Elumelu noted that Senator Okowa has added great … Continue reading Okowa’s Administration’s 5th Anniversary: REPS MINORITY LEADER APPLAUDS OKOWA, SAYS HE HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

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Interstate Travel Ban: REPS FROWN AT VIOLATION, AS ELUMELU, OTHERS CONDEMN SECURITY AGENCIES’ COMPLICITY IN A MOTION

The House of Representatives has expressed concern over violation of the Presidential order banning interstate travels and the nationwide lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, accusing security agencies of complicity in the violation of the Presidential directive. The House has therefore directed its relevant committees to investigate the complicity of the police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in the violation and come … Continue reading Interstate Travel Ban: REPS FROWN AT VIOLATION, AS ELUMELU, OTHERS CONDEMN SECURITY AGENCIES’ COMPLICITY IN A MOTION

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GOV OKOWA DELIVERS SECOND TERM, FIRST ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has delivered a message to Deltans, to mark his Fifth Anniversary as Governor of the state and his first year on the saddle in his second tenure. The message, posted on his verified social media handles, reads thus: My fellow Deltans: 5-years ago, I swore an oath as your Governor and I pledged “to build a #StrongerDelta in which … Continue reading GOV OKOWA DELIVERS SECOND TERM, FIRST ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE

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RIVERS ELDERS COMMEND GOV WIKE FOR CONSISTENT DELIVERY OF CRITICAL PROJECTS

As the Wike administration in Rivers State gears up to mark successful first year of its second tenure on the 29th of May 2020, some elder statesmen have expressed delight over the unfettered leadership Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has continued to offer the state amidst Covid-19 pandemic. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, on May 28, 2020, disclosed that … Continue reading RIVERS ELDERS COMMEND GOV WIKE FOR CONSISTENT DELIVERY OF CRITICAL PROJECTS

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DELTA  SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI, FELICITATES OKOWA ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SECOND TERM IN OFFICE, DESCRIBES HIM AS A VISIONARY LEADER WITH UNQUANTIFIABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his first anniversary of his second term in office, describing him as a tested, trusted and visionary leader with unquantifiable achievements. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, while felicitating with the Governor on the occasion of … Continue reading DELTA  SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI, FELICITATES OKOWA ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SECOND TERM IN OFFICE, DESCRIBES HIM AS A VISIONARY LEADER WITH UNQUANTIFIABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

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MACAULAY, EX-DELTA SSG, EXTOLS OKOWA’S GIANT STRIDES IN FIVE YEARS

PRESS RELEASE A former Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has felicitated with the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on his fifth year anniversary in office. In a goodwill message to commemorate the anniversary, Macaulay noted that the Governor, so far has done creditably well.Also, he lauded the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for its … Continue reading MACAULAY, EX-DELTA SSG, EXTOLS OKOWA’S GIANT STRIDES IN FIVE YEARS

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RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

***TO EMPLOY 4,500 PERSONS The Rivers State Cassava Processing Company located at Afam, Oyigbo Local Government Area will soon come on stream. A statement by Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Nyesom Wike who stated this Thursday, 28th May, 2020, after inspecting the plant, pointed out that the company when fully operational would employ 4,500 persons and also … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

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OKOWA SALUTES EMMA OGIDI @ 64

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday congratulated National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi as he clocks 64 on May 28. The governor, who poured encomium on the renowned politician, commended him for his dedication, loyalty and commitment to the unity and growth of the party at all times. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, … Continue reading OKOWA SALUTES EMMA OGIDI @ 64

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I NEVER KNEW IT WOULD BE THIS WAY; HAPPY POSTHUMOUS 90TH BIRTHDAY DAD – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

Rivers born oil industry mogul and frontline statesman, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has paid an emotional posthumous birthday tribute to his late father, the phenomenal High Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs, who would have celebrated his 90th birth anniversary on May 22, 2020. Celebrating his late father, who passed on in December 2018, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs posted this moving tribute on his verified social media handles. Dad, … Continue reading I NEVER KNEW IT WOULD BE THIS WAY; HAPPY POSTHUMOUS 90TH BIRTHDAY DAD – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

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Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, 22 May, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state. The committees are State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC). At the ceremony in Asaba, Okowa said that raising the committees was to … Continue reading Security: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 2 COMMITTEES ON COMMUNITY POLICING

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Delta NUJ Distributes Face Masks To Chapels

By Patrick Ochei The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council has produced and distributed 1000 locally made face masks to its members on chapel basis, thereby calling on them to observe the precautionary guidelines approved by Government. The Chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu while presenting the face masks to chapel chairmen at the Union’s temporary press centre in Asaba, on Thursday 21st May 2020, … Continue reading Delta NUJ Distributes Face Masks To Chapels

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Covid-19 Support: DSP OMO-AGEGE BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF 850 BAGS OF RICE TO VULNERABLE CONSTITUENTS

Deputy Senate President and Senator representing Delta Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has commenced the distribution of 850 bags of 50kg rice to be given to the elderly and vulnerable in the area. Recall that Senator Omo-Agege had only recently and successfully concluded the distribution of the N85 million as palliative to vulnerable constituents in his zone, but as the negative impact of the dreaded … Continue reading Covid-19 Support: DSP OMO-AGEGE BEGINS DISTRIBUTION OF 850 BAGS OF RICE TO VULNERABLE CONSTITUENTS

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Covid-19: DELTA TAKES STEPS TO REIGNITE ECONOMY

Delta Government on Thursday, 21st May, said it had taken steps to grow the economy of the state amid the Coronavirus pandemic. State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this in Asaba while briefing newsmen on some of the decisions taken by the government to rejig the state’s economy. He said part of the decision was to ask contractors handling various road projects to … Continue reading Covid-19: DELTA TAKES STEPS TO REIGNITE ECONOMY

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Covid-19: NDDC KICKS OFF DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES, RELIEF MATERIALS

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has kicked off the distribution of medical supplies, relief Materials and Public Enlightenment Campaign to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease, covid-19, across the Niger Delta Region. A Press Release by Charles Obi Odili, Director, Corporate Affairs, issued on May 21, 2020, disclosed that, speaking at the flag-off ceremony at the NDDC Warehouse, in Trans-Amadi Industrial Layout, Port Harcourt, … Continue reading Covid-19: NDDC KICKS OFF DISTRIBUTION OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES, RELIEF MATERIALS

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DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT

  The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor has commended the state government for the proposed state security outfit to help check insecurity in the state, describing it as a bold step that should be supported by all Deltans, indigenes and residents alike. The Deputy Speaker, whose commendation was contained in a press release signed by his Press Secretary, … Continue reading DELTA DEP. SPEAKER, OCHOR, COMMENDS GOV OKOWA OVER PROPOSED STATE SECURITY OUTFIT

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Coronavirus: GOV WIKE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION FROM OIL MAJORS, AS MOBIL NIGERIA PRESENTS COVID-19 TEST MACHINE TO RIVERS GOVT

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike earlier today at the Rivers State Government House received a delegation from Mobil Nigeria Unlimited led by its Managing Director, Mr Udobong Ntia. Governor Wike speaking on the need for Mobil to work with the state in the fight against Covid-19 said It serves no ones interest to deny any cooperate body or those on essential duty from carrying … Continue reading Coronavirus: GOV WIKE CALLS FOR CO-OPERATION FROM OIL MAJORS, AS MOBIL NIGERIA PRESENTS COVID-19 TEST MACHINE TO RIVERS GOVT

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Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has ordered the resumption of public worship in Churches and Mosques in the state. This order was contained in a statement signed by Christian Ita, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Governor and issued on May 20, 2020, which further disclosed that the use of nose mask is compulsory for all worshipers, while Churches and Mosques should provide buckets … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

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Breaking: GOV WIKE LIFTS LOCKDOWN ON P’HARCOURT, OBIO/AKPOR FOR 6 DAYS; WEARING OF FACE MASKS STILL COMPULSORY, MARKETS, CLUBS, BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has temporarily lifted the total lockdown placed on Obio Akpor and Port-Harcourt LGAs from tomorrow, Thursday May 21st, 2020. This suspension of the lockdown will last for only 6 days. Governor Wike, who made the announcement in a statewide broadcast to the people of Rivers State on Wednesday night, 20th May, 2020, said that those allowed to operate include Banks, … Continue reading Breaking: GOV WIKE LIFTS LOCKDOWN ON P’HARCOURT, OBIO/AKPOR FOR 6 DAYS; WEARING OF FACE MASKS STILL COMPULSORY, MARKETS, CLUBS, BORDERS REMAIN CLOSED

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PDP WARNS AGAINST PLOT TO FOIST EMERGENCY RULE IN RIVERS STATE

PRESS STATEMENT PDP Warns Against Plot To Foist Emergency Rule In Rivers State The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned against the exposed plots by certain unpatriotic and disgruntled individuals, working for the All Progressives Congress (APC), to orchestrate a security situation and push for imposition of a state of emergency in Rivers State. The party said it has been informed of plots by such … Continue reading PDP WARNS AGAINST PLOT TO FOIST EMERGENCY RULE IN RIVERS STATE

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AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS

As part of COVID-19 palliatives and in furtherance of the State tax exemption law, the Cross River state governor Sir Ben Ayade Wednesday, 20th May, 2020, inaugurated the anti-tax Agency with a charge to ensure that small scale businesses and peasant farmers enjoy tax holiday, even as he insisted that the poor must be protected. The governor frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants … Continue reading AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS

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Coronavirus Update: DELTA RECORDS ANOTHER COVID-19 CASUALTY

– By Ojebo Donald The Delta State Government has recorded its sixth COVID-19 death which occurred in the early hours of this morning, at the Central Hospital, Warri. The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye made this known today, Wednesday 20, in a statement. According to the Commissioner the 28th case which was a 78 year-old male patient, was referred from a private … Continue reading Coronavirus Update: DELTA RECORDS ANOTHER COVID-19 CASUALTY

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Edo 2020: ELECTION LIKE NO OTHER AS OBASEKI, IZE-IYAMU, ODUBU, OGIEMWONYI, AIRHIAVBERE LOCK EDO’S FATE – By Benjamin Atu

What is happening in Edo State today is similar to what took place in the 2004 American Presidential election which, as you will recall, was a polarizing time in America. Everything was reduced to red and blue. John Kerry was the devil incarnate to Republicans, while George Bush was the devil incarnate to Democrats, and there was no room in the debate to consider each … Continue reading Edo 2020: ELECTION LIKE NO OTHER AS OBASEKI, IZE-IYAMU, ODUBU, OGIEMWONYI, AIRHIAVBERE LOCK EDO’S FATE – By Benjamin Atu

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WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR INSULTS, SENATOR EYAKENYI FLAYS EXXON-MOBIL

More condemnations trail Exxon Mobil’s recent donation of obsolete and rickety vehicles to the Akwa Ibom state government for use in combating the dreaded Cornavirus pandemic, the Senator representing Eket Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Akon Eyakenyi says the people of the Senatorial district would no longer tolerate further insult from the oil multinational. In a press statement signed by the lawmaker of the … Continue reading WE’VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR INSULTS, SENATOR EYAKENYI FLAYS EXXON-MOBIL

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Covid-19: RESCIND DECISION TO ESTABLISH A PARALLEL TASK FORCE IN RIVERS STATE, NASS CAUCUS TELLS IGP, SAYS IT’S INVITATION TO ANARCHY

The Rivers State National Assembly caucus on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, condemned the establishment of a parallel task force in the state as this will lead to an invitation to anarchy. The Rivers NASS caucus in a briefing jointly addressed by the leaders of the caucus, Senator George Sekibo and Rep Kingsley Chinda declared that the action of the police was becoming and unbecoming in … Continue reading Covid-19: RESCIND DECISION TO ESTABLISH A PARALLEL TASK FORCE IN RIVERS STATE, NASS CAUCUS TELLS IGP, SAYS IT’S INVITATION TO ANARCHY

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RIVERS GOVT UNCOVERS PLAN TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE STATE

The Rivers State Government says it has uncovered plans by some citizens of the State who reside in Abuja, the Federal capital of Nigeria, to instigate, promote and sponsor a break down of law and order with the intention of asking the Federal government to declare a state of emergency in Rivers State. A statement by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT UNCOVERS PLAN TO DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE STATE

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Insecurity: DELTA MONARCHS APPLAUD GOV OKOWA FOR ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’, CALL FOR CONCERTED EFFORT TO FLUSH OUT CRIMINAL HERDSMEN FROM THE STATE

Traditional rulers in Delta have applauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the initiative to set up the ‘Operation Delta Hawk’ security outfit for the purpose of community policing of the state, with a call on all security agencies and all persons of conscience to put up concerted effort to flush out the criminal herdsmen and their camps the bushes of Delta State. Speaking at a media … Continue reading Insecurity: DELTA MONARCHS APPLAUD GOV OKOWA FOR ‘OPERATION DELTA HAWK’, CALL FOR CONCERTED EFFORT TO FLUSH OUT CRIMINAL HERDSMEN FROM THE STATE

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Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

A medical doctor has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bayelsa State, bringing the number of active cases in the state to two. Governor Douye Diri announced the new confirmed case on Tuesday, 19th May, during a meeting of the Covid-19 Taskforce, which he chairs, at the Government House, Yenagoa. A press release by his Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted the governor as … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV. DIRI EXTENDS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES FOR TWO WEEKS, AS JONATHAN, DICKSON, OONI OF IFE DONATE TO STATE

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Covid-19 Pandemic: AKWA IBOM GOVT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%. In response to the prevailing economic realities of dwindling revenues, caused by the crash in the price of crude oil in the global market, His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel, has painfully directed, the slashing of salaries of all political office holders by 20%. His Excellency the Governor was confronted with an urgent … Continue reading Covid-19 Pandemic: AKWA IBOM GOVT SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%.

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Insecurity: DELTA TO ESTABLISH SECURITY OUTFIT

Delta Government on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known at a news conference in Asaba, and said that the proposed security outfit would be christened “Operation Delta Hawk”. Ebie said that the state government was concerned about the rising … Continue reading Insecurity: DELTA TO ESTABLISH SECURITY OUTFIT

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Covid-19: OONI DONATES MOTORISED FUMIGATORS TO DELTA, SEEKS COLLECTIVE EFFORT AGAINST PANDEMIC

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has called for collective global effort in the fight against COVID-19. The Ooni made the call in Asaba while presenting two locally-fabricated modular fumigators to Delta Government to assist the state in its effort at containing the spread of the pandemic. The monarch, who was represented by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade … Continue reading Covid-19: OONI DONATES MOTORISED FUMIGATORS TO DELTA, SEEKS COLLECTIVE EFFORT AGAINST PANDEMIC

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Covid-19 Update: FED. GOVT COMMENDS GOV AYADE FOR EXCEPTIONAL RESPONSE

“Our Visit To CRS Has Exposed reasons behind COVID19 Free status”. – Dr Olowu, Team Leader The 7 man scope team sent from the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to cross river state to ascertain what the state has been doing right that has kept them free of Covid-19, has strongly commended the cross river state government under … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: FED. GOVT COMMENDS GOV AYADE FOR EXCEPTIONAL RESPONSE

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Covid-19 Update: PRES. BUHARI FAILS TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS, AS NCDC EXTENDS LOCKDOWN IN KANO FOR TWO WEEKS, DELAYS RELAXATION IN OTHER AREAS TILL JUNE 1ST

President Muhammadu Buhari failed to address Nigerians on Monday, 18th May, as was highly anticipated across the country, but instead, approved the extension of the lockdown in Kano State by two weeks and delayed the relaxation of directives for more areas of social, economic and existential operations in the rest of the country, saying the time is not ripe for it to fully relax its … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: PRES. BUHARI FAILS TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS, AS NCDC EXTENDS LOCKDOWN IN KANO FOR TWO WEEKS, DELAYS RELAXATION IN OTHER AREAS TILL JUNE 1ST

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Breaking: OBA OF BENIN’S WIFE GIVES BIRTH

Wife of the Oba of Benin, her Royal Highness, Queen Iyayota of Benin kindgom has been delivered of a bouncing baby boy. This joyful news was contained in a statement posted on the verified Facebook page, Oba Palace Benin, which also disclosed that the infant Prince and his mother are in excellent health and good spirits and that a date for the naming ceremony would … Continue reading Breaking: OBA OF BENIN’S WIFE GIVES BIRTH

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Covid-19: DELTA BEGINS ACTIVE CASE SEARCH IN 6 LGAs, INSURES 2,557 HEALTH WORKERS

Delta Government on Monday, 18th May, 2020, said it had begun active case search in six local government areas in a bid to check community transmission of COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, disclosed this in Asaba at a news briefing by the Technical Committee on COVID-19 Response in the state. He listed the Local government areas as Uvwie, Udu, … Continue reading Covid-19: DELTA BEGINS ACTIVE CASE SEARCH IN 6 LGAs, INSURES 2,557 HEALTH WORKERS

Breaking: NAFDAC APPROVES PAX HERBAL CUGZIN FOR COVID-19

The Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu, Edo State, Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo, OSB, has reported that NAFDAC has finally approved their Herbal remedy for the Treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19. In an internal memo that went viral on social media, Fr Anselm Adodo said, “after a series of screening, spanning eight weeks, NAFDAC has today approved our PAXHERBAL … Continue reading Breaking: NAFDAC APPROVES PAX HERBAL CUGZIN FOR COVID-19

GOVERNOR WIKE’S REPLY TO GOVERNOR UZODINMA WAS CONCOCTED

The attention of the Rivers State Government has been drawn to the news circulating in the Social Media that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State denigrated his Imo State counterpart, Governor Hope Uzodinma. The purveyors of the deliberate falsehood alleged that Governor Wike replied Governor Uzodinma over a recent statement where he allegedly boasted that “the All Progressives Congress (APC) will teach the Peoples Democratic … Continue reading GOVERNOR WIKE’S REPLY TO GOVERNOR UZODINMA WAS CONCOCTED

PRINCE NED, PRINCESS REGINA; A MARRIAGE OF TWO STARS – By Fred Akpewe

The arrival of a son for Prince Ned Nwoko and Princess Regina Nwoko a while ago signaled the high point of the marriage of two stars. This most celebrated marriage in Africa has taken the media by storm and redefined the African love in a way that is both positive and esoteric. Ned Nwoko is an accomplished businessman, Antarctica explorer, international lawyer, Politician, environmentalist and … Continue reading PRINCE NED, PRINCESS REGINA; A MARRIAGE OF TWO STARS – By Fred Akpewe

ONCE UPON MAGNUS ABE, DUMO LULU-BRIGGS AND THE LEADER OF RIVERS APC: RECONCILIATION AS IMPERATIVE – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

That the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC is in dire straits requiring reinvention through reconciliation, is to say the obvious. The party is in a coma, unable to exact the influence commensurate with its popularity and strength. In 2015, when the APC was violently ousted from the Rivers Sate Government House, many blamed it on the use of federal might, buoyed … Continue reading ONCE UPON MAGNUS ABE, DUMO LULU-BRIGGS AND THE LEADER OF RIVERS APC: RECONCILIATION AS IMPERATIVE – By Sotonye Ijuye-Dagogo

WIKE REPLIES UZODINMA, SAYS “EDO BOYS ARE WAITING FOR YOU, MAKE SURE YOU COVER YOUR FACE WITH MASK WHILE COMING”

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has replied Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo State over his recent speech where he boasted that the All Progressive Party (APC) led government will teach the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Gov Nyesom Wike on how to do a transparent election in the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election. Uzodinma had earlier boasted to Gov Wike that Nigerians trusted the APC … Continue reading WIKE REPLIES UZODINMA, SAYS “EDO BOYS ARE WAITING FOR YOU, MAKE SURE YOU COVER YOUR FACE WITH MASK WHILE COMING”

A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE ON WEDNESDAY JULY 08 2020.

A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE ON WEDNESDAY JULY 08 2020. Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike My Dear Good People of Rivers State, As at today 8 July 2020, the COVID-19 status of our State is as follows: Total samples collected: 4573 Total samples tested: 3871 Total confirmed cases: 1235 Total Discharged cases: 810 Total active cases: 382 Total … Continue reading A STATE-WIDE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE ON WEDNESDAY JULY 08 2020.

DPR Reinstates Lym Consults Nigeria Limited on its List of Approved Offshore Safety Training Centres

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), which is the Petroleum Regulatory Agency has reinstated Lym Consults Nigeria Limited as an approved Safety and Emergency Response Training Center in Nigeria. Recall that in March this year, the company was removed from the list of the DPR approved training centres due to the expiration of its DPR Permit-to-Operate, which has now been renewed. The Company has now … Continue reading DPR Reinstates Lym Consults Nigeria Limited on its List of Approved Offshore Safety Training Centres