AKPABIO @57: A LIFE WITH GOD – By Joe Iniodu

Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON, the Minister of the Ministry of Niger Delta turns 57 today. Unlike other remarkable milestones such as 40, 50, 60, 70 ,80, 90 and 100 as the one recently celebrated by Chief Michael Afangideh, Akpabio’s new age of 57 draws fundamental peculiarities that compel observations and perhaps closer study. Not long ago in this State, December 9 had etched itself … Continue reading AKPABIO @57: A LIFE WITH GOD – By Joe Iniodu

CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S WRITING WORKSHOP KICKS OFF IN AWKA

After ten years in Lagos, the highly acclaimed Purple Hibiscus Creative Writing Workshop hosted by multiple prize-winning novelist and public intellectual, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has moved to Awka, Anambra State, Adichie’s home state. Almost reminiscent of Thomas Hardy’s ‘The Return of the Native,’ Adichie’s choice to move her workshop to Awka this year in order to give her home state a feel of it has … Continue reading CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S WRITING WORKSHOP KICKS OFF IN AWKA

Sowore: THE PARABLE OF A RAT THAT SAW TOMORROW – By Festus Adedayo

Many commentators on the attempted abduction of rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, right inside a courtroom of the Federal High Court, Abuja by men of the State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), have termed the occurrence tragic. I disagree. I tend to think that the tragedy is not that one person, out of about 200 million Nigerians, was visited with … Continue reading Sowore: THE PARABLE OF A RAT THAT SAW TOMORROW – By Festus Adedayo

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RIVERS TO LAUNCH SECURITY TRUST FUND BY JANUARY 2020, SAYS GOV WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state will launch a State Security Trust Fund as part of its move to strengthen security in the state to attract more investments. According to a report by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Governor Wike stated that all major companies operating in the state must contribute to the state … Continue reading RIVERS TO LAUNCH SECURITY TRUST FUND BY JANUARY 2020, SAYS GOV WIKE

DELTA NUJ PRESS WEEK HOLDS, DEC 10TH – 13TH, 2019

9th December, 2019 PRESS RELEASE NUJ PRESS WEEK HOLDS DECEMBER 10-13th, 2019. The annual press week of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, has been scheduled to hold this week from Tuesday 10th to 13th December, 2019. A statement signed by the Council Chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu and Secretary, Comrade Churchill Oyowe, said the week will commence with sensitization campaign on Tuesday, … Continue reading DELTA NUJ PRESS WEEK HOLDS, DEC 10TH – 13TH, 2019

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International Anti Corruption Day: GOV WIKE URGES EFCC TO WORK WITHIN AMBITS OF THE LAW

The 9th of December every year is a day set aside by the United Nations to mark the International Anti Corruption Day. The 2019 Anti Corruption day saw Governor Nyesom Wike join the EFCC, Civil Society Organisations and other anti corruption organisations for an anti corruption walk. Speaking at the start of the walk at the EFCC Headquarters, Governor Wike told the EFCC that the … Continue reading International Anti Corruption Day: GOV WIKE URGES EFCC TO WORK WITHIN AMBITS OF THE LAW

WE ARE STRENGTHENING OUR SECURITY ARCHITECTURES TO ENSURE A HITCH-FREE YULETIDE CELEBRATIONS – Odili

The Executive Chairman of Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area, Chief (Amb) Odili Victor Ifeanyichukwu has expressed readiness of the Local Government Area’s administration in ensuring a peaceful Christmas Celebrations in ONELGA. A press release by Uzor Arthur Azubuike, Special Assistant To The Executive Chairman, Media, issued on Monday, 9th December, 2019, disclosed that Chief Odili made this statement while addressing pressmen in his Country … Continue reading WE ARE STRENGTHENING OUR SECURITY ARCHITECTURES TO ENSURE A HITCH-FREE YULETIDE CELEBRATIONS – Odili