DTSG Has Ensured Peaceful Coexistence and BEDC – Energy Commissioner

By Angel Nwadede ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government had been able to foster a peaceful coexistence and the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC. The commissioner for energy Barr. Newword Safughan disclosed while briefing journalists recently at ministry of information conference hall. According to him, he said that the governmentt has ensured peaceful coexistence between the electricity provider and consumers in the state. Stressing that the ministry held meetings with the BEDC management and communities to ensure that all communities that were disconnected from  the national grid by BEDC are reconnected…

FEATURED: Umahi – 55 Garlands to A Trailblazer, Emancipator, A Resolute Revolutionist, Creator Of Wealth And The New Face Of Ebonyi Politics

By Monica Chidinma Eze Wow!! I am so excited to announce to the world particularly to the great people of Ebonyi State that God in His infinite mercy and divine consideration blessed Nigeria with the birth of a special son in the person of Engr. Dave Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE on the fateful day of 25th July, 1963. I thank this great God who gave me this unique opportunity to celebrate my boss, my uncle, the Lion of Ebonyi, the enigma and the new face of democracy in the politics of Nigeria, anindefatigable; a…

Sheriff Mulade Proposes Warri South-West Oil, Gas Summit

WARRI/Nigeria: Comrade Sheriff Mulade, front line aspirant for the Delta State House of Assembly, Warri South-West constituency has proposed Warri South-West oil and gas summit to bring critical stake holders of the industry to the region for the sake of fostering rapid business and economic growth in Warri South-West. The industry is amongst the core industries in Nigeria, responsible for the relative economic and commercial growth, as such the economic benefit will be extended to the grassroot by the economic/business summit alongside constituency briefing to be done on quarterly basis…

Ekweremadu, Kwankwaso And 3 Other Senators Turned Down The Invitation Of The Presidential Investigation Panel On Recovery Of Public Property

ABUJA/Nigeria: It had been reported that the deputy senate president, Ike Ikweremadu, the former senate president, and others turned down the invitation of the presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property. According to Swift Reporters can, an online news medium the former Senate President, Senator David Mark; the current Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ikweremadu; Senator Albert Akpan Bassey; and Senator Rabiu Kwakwanso, turned down several invitations from the Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, inviting them to answer various allegations against them. According to Swift Reporters,…

Shell Donates Ultramodern Science Labs

ILORIN/Nigeria: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO) has donated four ultramodern science laboratories to Eruku Secondary Commercial School in Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara State. This is the latest effort by the Shell deep offshore company to spread its social investments across Nigeria and boost the study of science subjects among secondary school students. “The importance of science education cannot be over emphasized particularly in this age of rapid technology advancement. Government alone cannot do it which is why SNEPCo, its government and co-venture partners have continued…

ICE Africa an ‘Ideal Platform’ to Explore Proposed National Gambling Amendment Bill in South Africa

JOHANESBURG/South Africa: Dan Stone, Senior Marketing Manager at Clarion Gaming and one of the key figures behind the inaugural ICE Africa (24-25 October, Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa), has stated that the event represents the first truly comprehensive platform for the industry to discuss the proposed National Gambling Amendment Bill which was announced last Friday by South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). The bill, which could potentially see much tighter regulations and stricter legislation for all gambling as well as a desire to ensure ‘no new forms…

Delta state chief Judge Bemoans Incessant Adjournments, Lack of Requisite Experience Bottlenecks to Justice Delivery

ASABA/Nigeria: Incessant adjournments of cases at the instance of some lawyers and lack of requisite experience and competency have been identified as major challenges confronting quick dispensation of justice. The State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro, harped on these anomalies inherent in the justice delivery machinery when he played host to the new executives of Warri and Asaba branches of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Asaba. Expressing reservation on the use of technicalities by lawyers calculated to slow down course of justice when their clients have a bad case,…

Ugbomah Gets Endorsement from Ward 5, as He Calls on PDP to Select Presentable Candidates

ABOH/Nigeria: Delta State House of Assembly hopeful, for the Ndokwa East Constituency Seat, Engr Philip Ugbomah has called on the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to ensure the selection of presentable candidate to carry the flag of the party in the area, as the quality of whoever is selected will determine the outcome of the general election, which will be the next phase after the primary. Engr. Ugbomah made the call when he visited ward 5 in the LGA over the weekend. The House of Assembly aspirant, who was received by a…

Ugoani Says Okpanam, Safe, Peaceful … As Maris Academy Holds Thanksgiving Mass

OKPANAM/Nigeria: The Ugoani of Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Council of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Michael Mbanefo Ogbolu has said, the opening of Maris Academy was in line with the conducive environment provided by Okpanam community for socio-cultural and economic activities to thrive. Speaking through the Secretary to Ugoani-in-Council, Elder Mathew Okafor, the Ugoani welcomed dignitaries who will grace the thanksgiving Mass of Maris Academy which will commence at 12 noon on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018. According to the Ugoani, “we are happy that the school which we are aware…

Security Siege on Saraki, Ekweremadu Residence Threat to Democracy – CNPP

ABUJA/Nigeria: Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has described the sustained rancorous relationship between the legislative arm of government and the executive as a threat to democracy. The CNPP in a statement jointly signed by its National Chairman, Alhaji Balarabe Musa and the Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu urged “all Nigerian security agencies to stop meddling into the political affairs of the country and allow democratic forces to freely operate like in every other democracy. “The barricade of the residence of the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and…