FEATURE: Amaechi @ 54: His Impact as an Exemplary Leader in the Education Sector (Part Three)

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble In my series of examining the extraordinary feats of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and exposing him as the epitome of exemplary leadership in governance based on the theme for his 54th birthday ceremony that comes up on 27th May, 2019, I wish in this treatise which I titled, “Amaechi @ 54: His Impact as an Exemplary Leader in the Education Sector (Part Three)” intend to expose to the world the wonders this enigma achieved for Rivers State during his years as the Governor of…

Okowa Asks Commissioners to Handover May 24, 2019 to Permanent Secretaries in their Ministries

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (5th right); Deputy Governor, of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (4th left); Secretary to State Government, Hon. Ovie Agas (4th right); Head of Delta State Civil Service, Mr. Reginald Bayoko (3rd right); Chief of State Government House, Hon. Tam Brisibe (3rd left) and Other’s, during a Valedictory Exco Meeting in Government House Asaba.  PIX; JIBUNOR SAMUEL. ASABA/Nigeria: As part of the process of ending the first tenure of of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa , and commencement of another four years running the state, the commissioners…

Trans-Forcados Pipeline Fire: NGO Berates FG, NOSDRA, IOCs for alleged Disregard for Environmental Safety …Calls for Evacuation of Residents, Provision Of Relief Materials

Warri/Nigeria: An environmental and human rights non governmental organization, Center for Peace and Environmental Just, CEPEJ has drawn the attention of the Federal Government of Nigeria, NOSDRA and International oil companies, IOCs, to the pipeline fire outbreak on the Trans-Forcados Pipeline around Chanomi Creek in Yeye community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. CEPEJ’s National Coordinator, Peace Amb. Comrade Sheriff Mulade expressed the NGO’s disappointment over what he described as utter disregard for the safety of the Niger Delta environment displayed by those benefiting from the resources of…

OPINION: Buhari, Elites and the Less-Privileged

By Jerome-Mario Utomi Mercy, in the strict sense of the word is heartfelt sympathy for another’s distress, compelling us to help if we can. But, properly speaking, mercy is a name sometimes applied to a feeling of pity or sentiment. Indeed, given the above words of Thomas Aquinas, and the sentiment recently expressed by Mr President over the poverty of the people and the elite’s failure to address the welfare and educational needs of the less privileged in the society, the hope of Nigerians that Mr. President will provide answers to the pangs of socioeconomic challenges in the country…

6 Important things you should know about Real Estate Valuation in Nigeria

By Lansar Aghaji Real estate valuation is the process of making a report which contains information about the present monetary value of a landed-property, the size of the building and the structure on it, the general and technical details, the physical status (especially if there are structural flaws) and the cost of properties with similar attributes in the same area. The position of a real estate property remains the same in every part of the world – An Asset with fluctuating value. Since assets rarely have a fixed value, the…

Delta Gov Policies: Ukah, Aniagwu, Uzum Endorses Strategic Information Dissemination of Govt Programmes, Achievements.

Secretary to Delta State Government, Rt Hon Festus Ovie Agas (middle), Delta Head of Service, Reginald Bayoko (left) and 2019 Delta Strategic Political Communication Workshop Convener, Dr Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe (right) at the event on May 15, 2019. ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Information, Hon Patrick Ukah, has stressed the need for information to be made available to the right audience in the right format and at the right time, as an integral part of good governance in constitutional democracy. Ukah, who was a guest speaker at the 2019 strategic…

FEATURE: Amaechi’s 54 Birthday: His Feats In Agriculture Sector As A Case Study Of His Examplary Leadership In Governance (Part Two)

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze “The current problem we are having in Nigeria is tied to poverty and unemployment.  I believe that one solution to this insurgency is education and employment. The easiest employment is farming, because a large number of our youths are not educated and skilled. I applied it here in Rivers State and it worked. We created the Banana Farms that have created jobs for over 2,000 persons. We revived the Risonpalm; it was dead when we came, and it has employed over 5,000 workers. Also, the Songhai…

We did not give any pre-conditions – Rivers APC tells Gov. Wike

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: The attention of the Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, said it’s attention has been drawn to a recent statement by Gov. Nyesom Wike that the APC requested the completion of projects by the previous administration as pre-condition for accepting the olive branch offered by the Governor in his broadcast, noting that “no such pre-conditions were issued in whatever form, publicly or privately.” The party in a press release made available to journalists in Port Harcourt by its spokesman, Mr. Chris Finebone said, “for the avoidance…

Arewa Youths cautions Southwest leaders over Saraki

Nigeria Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki LAGOS/Nigeria: The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has cautioned “a certain southwest political leader” and “his collaborators in the APC Federal Government” to steer clear of Senate President Bukola Saraki and jettison “the new plot to unleash EFCC and other anti-corruption agencies in order to intimidate the man.” This was contained in the text of Press Conference presented to newsmen in Lagos by AYCF National President Yerima Shettima in which he accused the Lagos-based political leader of the Southwest and “some of his cronies…

Eminent Leaders Set to Receive Suncity News Champions of Democracy and Development 2019 (SCDD)

ABUJA/Nigeria: In its effort to deepen democracy in the country, Suncity News is set to celebrate individuals, government agencies and security personnel who have contributed positively to the successful conclusion of the 2019 general elections as well as those who have given their best to ensure the development of the country. In a statement issued by the publisher of the magazine, Mr Chibuzor Mba, the media outfit noted that no much have been done to encourage such individuals. “The elections have come and gone, some won others lost but Nigeria…