Sixteen Ijaw/Itsekiri Coastal Communities in Delta Jostle For 2.2 Million Naira as Draws for Mulade Peace Cup Holds on Nov 7th 2019

WARRI/Nigeria: The Local Organizing Committee LOC, of the most popular grassroot and ethnic coexistence peace building football tournament otherwise known as Comrade Mulade Sheriff Peace and Unity Cup as fixed November 7th Thursday by 9am to 3pm prompt for the screening of players registered for the tournament and also conduct the draws for the 16 Communities/Teams that as duly registered for the tournament. It is pertinent to state that this is the most crucial and important aspect of football, therefore any TEAM/COMMUNITY that fail to participate will be disqualified automatically. And…

SMGG Boss Applauds Ned Nwoko’s Philanthropic Services in Anioma Nation.

By Victor Bieni ASABA/Nigeria: The Co-ordinator,  Society Movement For Good Governance (SMGG), Dcn Victor Egwuenu has commended Barr. Prince Ned Nwoko on his humanitarian services to the people of Anioma Nation and Delta State in general. Dcn Egwuenu spoke to our reporter in his  office at Asaba, Delta State Capital described Prince Ned Nwoko as a gift to Anioma Nation, Delta State and Nigeria in General. Society Movement For Good Governance is a political pressure group with the sole objective of promoting good governance, Democracy and accountability amongst political leaders for…

10B Airport Intervention Fund: Ndi-Igbo United Forum Applauds Buhari

By Victor Bien ASABA/Nigeria: The Leadership of  Ndi-Igbo United Forum (NIUF)  led by its President, Dr.  Godson Ezenagu had applauded President Mohammed Buhari for the 10B Naira Intervention Fund released for the rehabilitation of Akanu Bian  Airport, Enugu State. Dr.Ezenagu made this known to our reporter in a telephone while commending the  National  Executive Council of the  group for achieving greater feats by opening a new National Secretariat in Enugu State. He frowned at the proposed meeting  of the South- East  Governor’s Forum Scheduled to take place at the Ecumenical Centre…

Atiku-Buhari: S/Court judgment’ll not daunt opposition – Reps Minority Caucus

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has assured that the judgment of the Supreme Court on the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on the February 23 presidential election will not deter the opposition in its constitutional role of ensuring checks and balances in the system. House Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement on Wednesday, noted that the judgment was surprising to many Nigerians but pointed out that the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land, which…

Azagba Mixed Secondary School Resumes Academic Activities After Herdsmen Attack

OGWASHI-UKU/Nigrria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has commended the principal, teachers and students of Azagba Mixed Secondary School, Issele Azagba, Aniocha North Local Government, for their impressive turn out as the school resumed academic activities yesterday (28/10/2029). The school was closed down following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen who invaded the school and kidnapped the principal and some teachers on Monday, October, 14, 2019. They were rescued same day through the efforts of the community vigilante, Police and other security agencies. Chief Ukah, who…

Delta Justice Commissioner Attributes Human Trafficking, Other Crimes to Collapse in Morals

ASABA/Nigeria: The high incidence of human trafficking and other forms of crimes against humanity in the society has been attributed to the collapsed of high morals and respect for the dignity and sanctity of human life. The Chairman of the Delta State Task Force on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Mr. Peter Mrakpor made the assertion during a symposium organized by the Ministry of Justice for corps members on human trafficking and Illegal migration. The symposium is also on the need for stakeholders to join hands with the taskforce and…

DTSG Has Charged Traditional Rulers To Join Hands With Government And Security Agencies To Maintain Peace In Our Communities

OZORO/Nigeria: The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Deacon Barr Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has charged Traditional rulers to join hands with government and security agencies to maintain peace in our communities to make the state free from crime. Deacon Otuaro who represented the Governor of Delta State Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa at the  ceremony of staff of office presentation to His Royal Highness,  Otidi  Samuel Ayeghese,  The Odiologbo of Okpolo-Enhwe Kingdom,  in Isoko South local government area said “this government take seriously,  every issue that relates to ensuring of lives…

CDHR Elects Obayuwana as New President

By Ayo Salewa ABEOKUTA/Nigeria: Nigeria’s oldest human right organization, the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, (CDHR) in Abeokuta at the weekend has elected foremost lawyer and activist, Dr Osagie Obayuwana as its new President. Osagie of Benin origin was overwhelmingly elected unopposed by the CDHR delegates from many of the 36 states of the Federation. The election took place during the group’s Annual General Meeting, (AGM). The new President was a pioneer member of CDHR, who is believed to be in a strategic position to not only sustain…

Frills As Ngozi Edemba (Female Oracle of God) Launches ‘The Pulpit’

LAGOS/Nigeria: Despite the heavy downpour of rain on Sunday, friends, colleagues, church members and associates gathered in their large numbers to attend the book launch of Prophetess Ngozi Edemba (JP) aka Female Oracle of God titled, ‘The Pulpit’ at The Bible Guest House, Palm Groove Estate, Lagos. The launch coincided with Edemba’s birthday celebration and unveiling of her ministry, Vessels of Transformation (Mount of Remembrance). Bishop Elijah Adepoju in his welcome address said the book is a must read for individuals that wants to go into the ministry and it…

OPINION: Forensic Audit and The NDDC’s Arguments

By Jerome-Mario Utomi No event in recent history about the Niger Delta have elicited controversy or gained media attention like the current order by President Muhammadu Buhari calling for a forensic audit of the commission from 2001 to 2019. As at the last count, the leaders of groups such as; the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), the Niger Delta Civil Society Coalition, Africa Network for Empowerment and Economic Justice, The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and other well-meaning Niger Deltans has risen stoutly, and filed behind Mr President’s decision to have  the…