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PDP WIN IN HAA CONSTITUENCIES

September 17, 2018 The result was expected in Haa. There were no surprises. With the president of People’s Democratic Party, Tshering Tobgay contesting from Haa, no party was expected to spoil the party. PDP won a landslide victory in Haa. Of about 3,645 registered voters in the Sangbaykha constituency, only about 1,629 people voted on September 15. More than half of the votes went to … Continue reading PDP WIN IN HAA CONSTITUENCIES

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MY WILL TO SERVE – by Dumo Lulu-Briggs

Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, the leading contender for the governorship ticket in Rivers state All Progressives Congress, APC, has re-stated his unshakable commitment to contest the governorship primary election of the party and stressed his total willingness to serve the people of Rivers state as their next governor come 2019. The distinguished legal luminary and front-line member of the Rivers APC, made this powerful pledge and … Continue reading MY WILL TO SERVE – by Dumo Lulu-Briggs

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Anger, Pain In Ndokwa East, As Floods Ravage Communities ***Nzekwe, Ijoma Call for Government’s Urgent Attention

Members of the Presidents and Secretary Generals Association of Ndokwa East LGA, have appealed to the Federal and Delta State Governments, Civil Society Organisations CSO, Corporate Organizations, and well meaning individuals to come to the aid of the people as floods ravaged the areas even as they expressed disappointment over what they described as ‘marginalisation and total disconnect’ between the people and the ruling class. … Continue reading Anger, Pain In Ndokwa East, As Floods Ravage Communities ***Nzekwe, Ijoma Call for Government’s Urgent Attention

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Ugbomah Hails Okowa on Promise to Construct Bridge Across the Ase River

Frontline aspirant to the Delta State House of Assembly, and member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Engr. Philip Ugbomah has hailed the Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on his promise to construct a bridge across the Ase River in Ndokwa East. Reacting to the development, Engr. Ugbomah stated that the promise by the governor to elevate the economic potentials of the area, by … Continue reading Ugbomah Hails Okowa on Promise to Construct Bridge Across the Ase River

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Development or De-industrialisation? A New Look At Chinese Engagement With Africa – By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

    Africa’s relations with China have been the subject of interest for decades. At a deeply personal level, my own first contact with China was almost romantic. My father was Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Peoples’ Republic of China in the early seventies and lived in Beijing, at the time of Chairman Mao and the Cultural Revolution. Later in life, reading the horrific tales from … Continue reading Development or De-industrialisation? A New Look At Chinese Engagement With Africa – By Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

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IHTEF SET TO HOST TOURISM, SDGs FORUM IN RWANDA, AS DIALA VISITS AMB. SHUAIBU IN KIGALI

Arrangements are in top gear for the hosting of the 4th International Hospitality, Tourism and Eco-Sustainability Forum, slated for November 28 – 29th, 2018, in Kigali, the Rwandan capital. This disclosure was made by Nigerian Tourism guru and hospitality industry aficionado, Mr. Chibuikem Diala, who initiated the exciting partnership, when he paid a historic ground breaking courtesy visit to the Nigerian High Commission in Rwanda … Continue reading IHTEF SET TO HOST TOURISM, SDGs FORUM IN RWANDA, AS DIALA VISITS AMB. SHUAIBU IN KIGALI

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FULL TEXT OF KEMI ADEOSUN’S LETTER OF RESIGNATION AS NIGERIA’S FINANCE MINISTER, TO PRESIDENT BUHARI

14th September, 2018 His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty. I have, today, become privy … Continue reading FULL TEXT OF KEMI ADEOSUN’S LETTER OF RESIGNATION AS NIGERIA’S FINANCE MINISTER, TO PRESIDENT BUHARI

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REVISED PDP TIMETABLE, FOR 2019 PARTY PRIMARIES RELEASED

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has released a final Time-Table with revised and adjusted dates for the process and conduct of the party primaries for all elective offices under the PDP platform, for the 2019 elections. A statement from the PDP National Secretariat affirms that this latest revised and updated Timetable supersedes all previous versions. The new Time Table is published below. Continue reading REVISED PDP TIMETABLE, FOR 2019 PARTY PRIMARIES RELEASED

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SEIYEFA OUT, BICHI IN AS PRES. BUHARI OVERHAULS DSS LEADERSHIP

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the acting Director General (DG) of the Department of State Services, DSS, Mathew Seiyefa and approved the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as the new DG of DSS. A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity today Thursday September 13th, said the appointment took immediate effect. The new DG attended Danbatta Secondary … Continue reading SEIYEFA OUT, BICHI IN AS PRES. BUHARI OVERHAULS DSS LEADERSHIP

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PEACE: Okowa Receives US Ambassador To Nigeria, Calls On International Communities To Sponsor Skill Acquisition Programmes For Nigerians

To ensure a peaceful and more progressive country, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has called on the international community to engage in the sponsorship of training programmes for Nigerian youths in the area of skill acquisition. Governor Okowa made the call yesterday (13/09/18) when the Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington paid him a courtesy visit in Asaba. … Continue reading PEACE: Okowa Receives US Ambassador To Nigeria, Calls On International Communities To Sponsor Skill Acquisition Programmes For Nigerians

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WHY I AM RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE – PROF. PAT UTOMI

WHY I AM RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE   PROF. PAT UTOMI Over the past two years I have consulted with leaders and the rank and file of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State, the national leadership of our party, as well as other Deltans across the political divide; and even began a Delta Arise Series to bring some focus on the … Continue reading WHY I AM RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR OF DELTA STATE – PROF. PAT UTOMI

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PDP ADJUSTS TIME-TABLE, DATES FOR 2019 PRIMARIES

The Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has adjusted the dates for primary elections into all elective positions under the party’s platform, as approved in the updated time-table released by the National Executive Council of the party. The governorship primaries in the state will now hold on Thursday, September 27, 2018 according to the adjusted time-table. The new adjusted dates for the … Continue reading PDP ADJUSTS TIME-TABLE, DATES FOR 2019 PRIMARIES

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2019: SDP Will Give Nigerians True Federalism – Idawene

The Delta State Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Hon. Oke Idawene JP, has said that the party is determined to change the face of politics in Nigeria, noting that SDP is not just the third force but the only force capable of giving Nigerians true federalism and proper restructuring. Speaking to our correspondent in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, Idawene said his party … Continue reading 2019: SDP Will Give Nigerians True Federalism – Idawene

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Breaking: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS JOINS RIVERS APC GOVERNORSHIP RACE, PURCHASES NOMINATION FORM IN ABUJA

– By David Diai Prominent member of Rivers state All Progressives Congress, APC and leading contender for the party’s gubernatorial ticket in the state, Chief Dumo Lulu -Briggs, has purchased the APC governorship form at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja,  today Monday September 10, 2018, in accordance with the  directive of the National Executive committee of the APC to all intending aspirants in the … Continue reading Breaking: DUMO LULU-BRIGGS JOINS RIVERS APC GOVERNORSHIP RACE, PURCHASES NOMINATION FORM IN ABUJA

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DENJA ABDULLAHI, SOJI COLE, AKANJI NASIRU, MAKE NLNG NIGERIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE SHORTLIST

PRESS RELEASE   COLE, ABDULLAHI AND NASIRU ON THE THE SHORTLIST OF THREE FOR THE NIGERIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE NIGERIA LNG LIMITED 09 September, 2018 Lagos The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature has approved a final shortlist of three books out of the longlist of 11 released in July 2018. The books are Embers by Soji Cole, Death and The King’s Grey … Continue reading DENJA ABDULLAHI, SOJI COLE, AKANJI NASIRU, MAKE NLNG NIGERIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE SHORTLIST

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Abuja Tremor: NO CAUSE FOR ALARM – DG NGSA

PRESS STATEMENT Ministry of Mines and Steel Development: Mpape Earth Tremor September 7, 2018 Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) received the news of a disturbing ground shaking experienced by the inhabitants of Mpape and surrounding environments on the 5th of September. The Agency despatched a team of geologists and geophysicists on a fact finding mission. From the account of people interviewed by the NGSA team as … Continue reading Abuja Tremor: NO CAUSE FOR ALARM – DG NGSA

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PDP Primary: Ugbomah Appeals to Ndokwa East Delegates to Think Development as They Cast Their Votes

As the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gets set to commence her primaries with that of the State Houses of Assembly on the 15th of September, 2018, delegates who had been selected to vote during the primary for the Ndokwa East State Constituency seat, have been called to think of the future development of the area before casting their votes. Making this call, after he was successfully … Continue reading PDP Primary: Ugbomah Appeals to Ndokwa East Delegates to Think Development as They Cast Their Votes

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2019: NORTH-WEST TOP VOTERS REGISTER, AS INEC CLOSES REGISTRATION

The North-west region of Nigeria,  comprising Kano, Katsina, Kaduna and Sokoto states amongst others, has topped the list of geo-political zones in the country with the highest number of registered voters, as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finally closed the registration of voters for the 2019 general election, on 30th, August, 2018. Kano state in the North-west has the highest number of registered voters … Continue reading 2019: NORTH-WEST TOP VOTERS REGISTER, AS INEC CLOSES REGISTRATION

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DELTA,  BAYELSA, RIVERS, NINE OTHER STATES, TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING IN NIGERIA, WARNS NEMA, NHISA

Delta, Bayless and Rivers States are amongst 12 States across Nigeria, which the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the National Hydrological Services Agencies (NHISA) have warned, would soon experience flooding due to torrential rainfalls in the latter part of 2018. A report credited to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) say that the two agencies gave the warning on Friday, September 7, during an … Continue reading DELTA,  BAYELSA, RIVERS, NINE OTHER STATES, TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING IN NIGERIA, WARNS NEMA, NHISA

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2019: HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HOPEFUL FEARS DEFEAT, LOBBIES FOR AUTOMATIC TICKET

By Chinwe Molokwu   As 2019 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primaries draw near, there are very strong indications that a particular aspirant vying for the Aniocha North constituency seat, fearing heavy defeat at the primary election, may have intensified plans to intimidate other aspirants out of the race and ensure that the primary may not be free, fair, credible and transparent after all. Impeccable sources … Continue reading 2019: HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HOPEFUL FEARS DEFEAT, LOBBIES FOR AUTOMATIC TICKET

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Breaking: I AM STILL IN RIVERS GUBER RACE – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

Front-line Rivers state All Progressives Congress, APC Chieftain and a leading governorship aspirant in the state, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has confirmed that he is still in the race for the governorship ticket of the APC for the 2019 Rivers State governorship elections. The confirmation was contained in a statement issued and signed by Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs himself, who not only cleared the air of his … Continue reading Breaking: I AM STILL IN RIVERS GUBER RACE – Dumo Lulu-Briggs

Aniocha North  Stands Still  For Bazim Sally  Biose (BSB)

– By Clementina Monyei   As the 2019 General Elections  draw near, the  Chairman  of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Aniocha  North  Local Government  Area of Delta State, Prince  Victor  Egbune has assured  all contestants in the forthcoming  primaries of free, fair, credible  and transparent  contest. He gave the assurance at the weekend  at the  Party’s Secretariat in Issele -Uku, the headquarters of Aniocha … Continue reading Aniocha North  Stands Still  For Bazim Sally  Biose (BSB)

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RONALDO RETURNS TO MAN. UTD, AS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW UNFOLDS

*CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUPING* Group A: Atletico Madrid, Dortmund, Monaco, Club Brugge; Group B: Barcelona, Tottenham, PSV, Inter Milan; Group C: PSG, Napoli, Liverpool, Red Star Belgrade; Group D: Lokomotiv Moscow, FC Porto, Schalke 04, Galatasaray; Group E: Bayern Munich, Benfica, Ajax, AEK Athens; Group F: Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Lyon, Hoffenheim; Group G: Real Madrid, Roma, CSKA Moscow, Viktoria Plzen; Group H: Juventus, Man United, … Continue reading RONALDO RETURNS TO MAN. UTD, AS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW UNFOLDS

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2019 Election: DELTA ONLINE PUBLISHERS URGE NIGERIANS TO REGISTER TO VOTE, ADVISE NASS, FG TO CALL FOLLOWERS TO ORDER

  Nigerians have been called on to take advantage of the remaining days for the registration of eligible voters in the country, to ensure they register and those who have registered should not fail to seek for their Permanent Voters Card, PVC, to enable them exercise their voting rights whenever elections are conducted, especially as the country approaches the 2019 General Election. This admonition was … Continue reading 2019 Election: DELTA ONLINE PUBLISHERS URGE NIGERIANS TO REGISTER TO VOTE, ADVISE NASS, FG TO CALL FOLLOWERS TO ORDER

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MOVING ON TO THE BIGGER PLAYING FIELD – By Dr Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan

The toughest challenge for any leader in the Niger Delta since 1997 has been the issue of Peace and Security. For over 12 years, I was deeply involved in the management of the issues of the region, first as Secretary to State Government, SSG, and then as Governor of Delta State for 8 years. Strategically, we had ENGAGEMENT as our major tool. This involved government … Continue reading MOVING ON TO THE BIGGER PLAYING FIELD – By Dr Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan

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Okowa Salutes Deltans At 27th Anniversary 

As Deltans gear up to celebrate the 27th Anniversary of the creation of Delta State on Monday 27th August, 2018, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has said the success of his administration has been from the support and peaceful disposition of Deltans in the various communities in the state. Gov. Okowa in a congratulatory message to Deltans by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Charles Aniagwu noted that, … Continue reading Okowa Salutes Deltans At 27th Anniversary 

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Comrade Osisike-Meliga Urges Nigerians To Get Their PVCs For Atiku

Nigerians of 18 years and above have been urged to register with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and get their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC). South South Coordinator of the Atikunation campaign organisation, Comr. Peace Osisike-Meliga made the call while reacting to the extension of voters registration exercise by the INEC. According to her, “if we must achieve our ambition of electing Alhaji Atiku Abubakar … Continue reading Comrade Osisike-Meliga Urges Nigerians To Get Their PVCs For Atiku

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IZU ANIOMA: Nzekwe to Have Handshakes Across Town Unions, Communities in Delta

The newly inaugurated National Contact and Mobilization Officer of Izu Anioma, the apex socio-cultural organization of Anioma nation, Prince Igwe Nzekwe has promised to make good use of his office in mobilization of Anioma sons and daughters to the actualization of the goals and aspirations of the group. Prince Nzekwe who is also the President-General of Ani Ndokwa Clans Association ANCA, which is the association … Continue reading IZU ANIOMA: Nzekwe to Have Handshakes Across Town Unions, Communities in Delta

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DELTA NUJ CORRESPONDENTS FLAY OLUKAYODE THOMAS, OVER CAA ASABA 2018 COMMENTS

    The Delta State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ Correspondents Chapel, has responded strongly and taken Mr. Olukayode Thomas, Head of Media and Communication, CAA Asaba 2018, to the clearners over his comments in his published article titled: “CAA ASABA 2018: DELTA’S DIRTY POLITICS AND THE 2019 ELECTIONS” , describing the said article as his futile effort to do a damage control in … Continue reading DELTA NUJ CORRESPONDENTS FLAY OLUKAYODE THOMAS, OVER CAA ASABA 2018 COMMENTS

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NIGER DELTA FOOD BASKET, CRAFTS SHOW OPENS IN UYO

Ibom Hall in the beautiful city of Uyo, the capital city of Akwa-Ibom state will be glittering with exotic carvings of divergent crafts and scenting with the combinations of aromas and spices when the Niger Delta Food Basket and Crafts Show opens from 22nd- 24th August. The extra-ordinary show, which arguably is the first of its kind in the Niger Delta Region, is sponsored by … Continue reading NIGER DELTA FOOD BASKET, CRAFTS SHOW OPENS IN UYO

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OGOR DEFECTS TO APC, PROMISES BETTER REPRESENTATION FOR ANIOCHA SOUTH IN 2019

Frontline grassroots politician and leading statesman in Aniocha South LGA, Delta State, Chief Ogor Madrid Sammy, has defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC from the PDP and pledged to deliver quality representation to the people of Aniocha South Constituency, in the Delta State House of Assembly, if given their mandate come 2019. Chief Ogor, popularly called ‘Chief Madrid’ by his people, made this declaration … Continue reading OGOR DEFECTS TO APC, PROMISES BETTER REPRESENTATION FOR ANIOCHA SOUTH IN 2019

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Eid-El-Kabir: Pray For Nigeria’s Unity, Peace, Ereyitomi Advises Muslims

Frontline House of Representatives hopeful for Warri Federal Constituency in the forthcoming 2019 poll, High Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, has advised Muslims faithful in Delta State and Nigeria in general, to pray for the unity and peaceful coexistence of people of the country, irrespective of tribe, religion and state, in order to live harmoniously with one another. High Chief Ereyitomi, in a chat with newsmen in … Continue reading Eid-El-Kabir: Pray For Nigeria’s Unity, Peace, Ereyitomi Advises Muslims

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CHIEF DUNKWU JOINS NONAGENARIANS CLUB @ 90, PRESENTS LANDMARK BOOK ON OKPANAM KINGDOM

David Diai It was another gathering of who is who in Okpanam, a very fast developing town in the capital territory of Delta State, as the Odogwu of the town, a renowned Mathematician and a retired Principal, Chief Peter Dunkwu, turned 90 years. The early morning downpour did not discourage his friends and students from honouring him. The celebration started with a holy mass, officiated … Continue reading CHIEF DUNKWU JOINS NONAGENARIANS CLUB @ 90, PRESENTS LANDMARK BOOK ON OKPANAM KINGDOM

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UKAH EULOGISES ODOGWU OF OKPANAM, CHIEF PETER DUNKWU, ON 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah, has described the Odogwu of Okpanam in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief Peter Dunkwu, as a quintessential community leader and uncommon personality. Mr Ukah, who stated this in Okpanam, his country home during the 90th birthday ceremony of Chief Peter Dunkwu, said that the celebrant was a great asset to the community, state … Continue reading UKAH EULOGISES ODOGWU OF OKPANAM, CHIEF PETER DUNKWU, ON 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

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CAA ASABA 2018, DELTA’S DIRTY POLITICS AND THE 2019 ELECTIONS (A REPORTER’S DIARY) – By Olukayode Thomas

– OLUKAYODE THOMAS writes on the shenanigans of unscrupulous politicians and journalists who blackmailed the LOC of Asaba 2018 with false reports in order to blight a championships the IAAF and athletics buffs described as great.   INTRODUCTION MY romance with Asaba as a resident began in March 2017. Then, as a member of the board of AFN, I travelled to Asaba with the President … Continue reading CAA ASABA 2018, DELTA’S DIRTY POLITICS AND THE 2019 ELECTIONS (A REPORTER’S DIARY) – By Olukayode Thomas

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Ugbomah Meets Ndokwa East PDP Leaders, Promises Effective Representation

As the build up to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Delta State primaries, coming up in September 2018 continues, House of Assembly hopeful, Engr. Philip Chukwumah Ugbomah, aspiring to represent Ndokwa East State Constituency, is consolidating his consultation agenda with party leaders and stakeholders in the area, with a promise to give them effective representation. In a consultation meeting with Ndokwa East LGA party leadership … Continue reading Ugbomah Meets Ndokwa East PDP Leaders, Promises Effective Representation

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Okowa Calls For Collective Efforts To Check Irregular Migration, As Onu Ika Hosts 20th Edition of Ogwa Ika 

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has said that there should be collective efforts to check irregular migration of Nigerians. The governor who decried the ranking of Delta State as number three among source states for victims of human trafficking in Nigeria, stated, “we must think together, work together to check human trafficking.” The governor spoke on 18/08/18, at the 20th edition of Ogwa Ika organised … Continue reading Okowa Calls For Collective Efforts To Check Irregular Migration, As Onu Ika Hosts 20th Edition of Ogwa Ika 

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OJIE EMERGES IZU ANIOMA NATIONAL PRESIDENT, AS OKOWA URGES ANIOMA TO SUSTAIN UNITY

Hon. Dr. Kingsley Ojie, former Vice Chairman of Ukwuani Local Government Area in Delta State, has emerged as the National President of Izu Anioma, an apex socio-political organization of Anioma nation, on Saturday, 18 August, 2018 at Hotel Benizia, Asaba, Delta State. Dr. Ojie was elected by unanimous voice vote of Izu Anioma election congress, after being nominated by the Ukwuani delegates, where the position … Continue reading OJIE EMERGES IZU ANIOMA NATIONAL PRESIDENT, AS OKOWA URGES ANIOMA TO SUSTAIN UNITY

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FOUNDATION DONATES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO STUDENTS, EMPOWERS WOMEN WITH MACHINES IN DELTA COMMUNITIES

A Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), the Clifford Amede Global Foundation, CAGF, has embarked on a support and empowerment programme to enhance the quality of Education for students and also provide some self-help support equipment for the women in the rural community of Ughevwughe, in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The support programme which was carried out in the first and second quarters of … Continue reading FOUNDATION DONATES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO STUDENTS, EMPOWERS WOMEN WITH MACHINES IN DELTA COMMUNITIES

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REMEMBERING ERNEST OKONKWO, THE GOLDEN VOICE OF NIGERIAN FOOTBALL COMMENTARY

This week marks the 28th anniversary of the demise of the man many consider as the greatest Nigerian radio sports commentator , Ernest Okonkwo . Okonkwo who hailed from Nando in Anambra State passed away on 7th August 1990. Below is a tribute done in honour of the great broadcaster by sport’s writer, Tunde Adeleye and published in November, 2017. May his soul continue to … Continue reading REMEMBERING ERNEST OKONKWO, THE GOLDEN VOICE OF NIGERIAN FOOTBALL COMMENTARY

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2019: Ndokwa Nation Demand Developmental Strategies from Politicians

The people of Ndokwa Nation have set rules for any politician seeking to be elected or appointed to any public office in the area to be met or will not enjoy the support of the people in the 2019 general elections. Speaking in a stakeholders meeting of the 37 clans President-Generals in Ndokwa land in Kwale, under the auspices of Ani Ndokwa Clans Association ANCA, … Continue reading 2019: Ndokwa Nation Demand Developmental Strategies from Politicians

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Okowa Urges PDP To Sponsor Only Popular Candidates, As Peter Okocha,  Others Return To Party 

Few days to the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said only popular persons should emerge as candidates of the party to ensure that the party has landslide victory in the 2019 general elections. Governor Okowa at a Delta North PDP stakeholders’ meeting held at Agbor stated that despite the popularity of the PDP, the wish … Continue reading Okowa Urges PDP To Sponsor Only Popular Candidates, As Peter Okocha,  Others Return To Party 

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Asaba 2018: HOSTING NOT WASTE OF FUNDS, DTSG TELLS ABATI

  The Delta State Government has described the contents of an article ‘The Asaba Disgrace, What a big disgrace’ written by Dr. Rueben Abati, former media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, as absolute falsehood heavily supported with unconfirmed reports. In a statement by the state Commissioner for Information, Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah, in Asaba on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, revealed that the article is a figment … Continue reading Asaba 2018: HOSTING NOT WASTE OF FUNDS, DTSG TELLS ABATI

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THE JOY AND THRILLS OF ASABA 2018 -By Jackson Ekwugum

Except for crass opportunism, blatant mischief and sheer dishonesty, it is unthinkable that any well-meaning Nigerian would dismiss the just- concluded 21st African Senior Athletics Championship, a.k.a Asaba 2018, as a failure the way Reuben Abati did in an article circulating online. Aside from the fact that it is unfair and illogical to assess the success or otherwise of a major championship like Asaba 2018 … Continue reading THE JOY AND THRILLS OF ASABA 2018 -By Jackson Ekwugum

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ELUMELU IS RIGHT MAN FOR ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, MRAKPOR HAS FAILED – Anene Chigbue

A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, in Delta State, Elder Anene Chigbue has carpeted the the member representing the Aniocha Oshimili Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Onyemaechi Mrakpor, for not been able to attract any development to the constituency. Speaking with journalists in Asaba, the Delta state capital, Elder Anene said with the poor performance of Hon. Mrakpor there is the need for a … Continue reading ELUMELU IS RIGHT MAN FOR ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, MRAKPOR HAS FAILED – Anene Chigbue

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UNVERIFIED NEWS IS ANTI PEOPLE, ANTI DEVELOPMENT, SAYS ONLINE PUBLISHERS

Online Media Practitioners in Nigeria have been advised against the propagation of unverified news materials as such publication are anti-people and anti-development, which will, in the long run, impact negatively on the fortunes of such media organisation and eventually result to  loss of patronage for them as corporate entities The Deputy National President, Online Media Practitioners Association Of Nigeria, OMPAN, South South region and Chairman … Continue reading UNVERIFIED NEWS IS ANTI PEOPLE, ANTI DEVELOPMENT, SAYS ONLINE PUBLISHERS

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Okowa Bags NOC Merit Award, Says Award Will Inspire Him To Do More

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has bagged Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Merit Award, in recognition of his outstanding roles and contributions towards  the development of sports in the country. In a colourful award ceremony held in Asaba on Saturday night, August 4, President of NOC, Engr. Habu Gumel personally presented the award to the governor in a glittering occasion which also, saw the presentation … Continue reading Okowa Bags NOC Merit Award, Says Award Will Inspire Him To Do More

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Active Participation of Youths in Politics Will Promote Democratic Tenets -Nwokolo, Odisi

A one day seminar / sensitization programme tagged; “The true face of democracy and grassroots mobilization” put together by Advance Guard for Grassroots Democracy, has ended in Asaba, the Delta State capital with a call on the youths to rise up and demand accountability from political office holders. The guest lecturer at the event which drawn participants across the Asaba and beyond, Barr. Philip Nwokolo, … Continue reading Active Participation of Youths in Politics Will Promote Democratic Tenets -Nwokolo, Odisi

LET’S STOP MAKING SLAVES OF OUR FELLOW MEN, DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CAUTIONS NIGERIAN LEADERS

Let’s stop making slaves of fellow men and women “Can we imagine when Africans were forcefully carried across the Atlantic Ocean in the harshest of conditions? Their groaning, their pains that followed the whips, chains and hunger in the airtight, cockroach and rat infested bunker below the deck of cargo ships? Their sorrow-ridden humming in one of such ships, inspired Captain John Newton to write … Continue reading LET’S STOP MAKING SLAVES OF OUR FELLOW MEN, DUMO LULU-BRIGGS CAUTIONS NIGERIAN LEADERS

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PATRICK UKAH CONFERED WITH PRESTIGIOUS ‘ALOR’ TITLE, IN OKPANAM (Photo News)

Delta State Commissioner for Information Mr. Patrick Ukah recently took the ‘Alor’ cheiftaincy title in his home community, Okpanam Kingdom,  in Oshimili South LGA of Delta state. In keeping with the ancient traditions and cultural tenets of those worthy and confered with Chietaincy titles in Okpanam Kingdom, Ogbueshi Chukwubueze Patrick Ukah, after  receiving his Alor title, made the customary visit, in a procession through the … Continue reading PATRICK UKAH CONFERED WITH PRESTIGIOUS ‘ALOR’ TITLE, IN OKPANAM (Photo News)