Delta AG Counsels Students Against Cultism, Drug Abuse

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Peter Mrakpor has thrown his weight behind the National Association of Nigerian Students Joint Campus Committee NANS/JCC, campaign against cultism, drug abuse and other social vices. The Attorney-General who is also the Chairman of the State Taskforce on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration threw his weight behind the activities of the apex student  leadership body when members of the NANS/JCC paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday at Asaba. He charged students to shun cultism and other vices as…

DTSG Calls for Journalists, Govt Functionaries Parley to Check Social Media Abuse

ASABA/Nigeria: The need for constant communication between government functionaries and media practitioners has been stressed as a means of sanitizing the social media space. The Chief of Staff, Government House and Protocol, Asaba, Chief David Edevbie, made the call today in Asaba while declaring open a two-day capacity building workshop for press corps and media partners, with the theme, “Government and Media Partners for Development”. Chief Edevbie who lauded the workshop as timely and revealing, said that the media space was changing rapidly from the traditional to the new media,…

OPINION: Nigerian Students; Public Universities and the Circle of Fees

By Jerome-Mario Utomi If the time-honoured aphorism which considers education as the bedrock of development is anything to go by and if the age-long believe that; with sound educational institutions, a country is as good as made -as the institutions will turn out all rounded manpower to continue with the development of the society driven by well thought out ideas, policies, programmes, and projects remains a valid argument, then, we all have reasons not only to feel worried but collectively work hard to deliver the nation’s public universities from the valleys…

Delta Community Agog As Lagos Blogger Buries Mother

AGBARHO/Nigeria: In a rare display of humility and fatherly appreciation, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (C.M.D.M), Warri, Delta State, Nigeria, created an enabling atmosphere to encourage members who desired to attend the burial ceremony of Madam Comfort Abi Oviri (Alias Mama), mother of Theresa Moses (fondly called Tessy Gold), Publicity Partner and Social Media Aide to the Prophet. The funeral held Friday August 30 to Sunday September 1, 2019. The gesture made it possible for Mercy City members to join the crowd of friends, family,…

Delta is Harnessing the potentials in Culture and Tourism Industry for Develoment- Osanebi

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Chairman, Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Culture and tourism and member representing Ndokwa East State constituency, Rt. Hon. Osanebi Ossai Friday has said that his committee is harnessing the hidden potentials in the culture and tourism industry of Delta state for economic gain and development. Osanebi who made the revelation in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said that there are many untapped potentials in culture and tourism, and that his committee is adequately synergising with relevant stakeholders in the culture and tourism industry for the growth and development of the…

Okowa salutes Sinebe at 70

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Delta, Dr Pius Sinebe (MFR), as he turns 70 years on Oct. 25, 2019. He lauded Sinebe, an Ijaw leader for his active contributions to the growth and development of PDP and for his astute leadership in his native Patani Local Government Area. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Thursday in Asaba, the governor said that Sinebe’s knowledge, experience and regular counselling to his government had remained a major…

House Committee on Works Visits Delta Works Commissioner …Solicits for Synergy Towards Stronger Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: The Honourable Member representing Aniocha North Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly and Chairman of House Committee on Works, Hon. Engr. Emeka Nwaobi has led members of his Committee on a visit to the Ministry of Works, to familiarize and solicit their working support and cooperation ahead of his over-sighting function on the Ministry. During the visit which took place on Wednesday 23rd October, 2019, the renowned civil engineer had solicited the support of the Commissioner, as well as his administrative and professional team in the Ministry,…

Princewill Excited Over Russia – Nigeria Deal in Sochi

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Prince Tonye TJT Princewill an APC chieftain in a statement he issued had described President Muhammadu Buhari’s current outing in Russia as a harvest of goodies for Nigeria. According to the Prince of Niger Delta Politics, “I want to congratulate Mr President and his team for what they have achieved in Russia. Coming a few weeks to this year’s Christmas celebrations, permit me to call him Baba Christmas. The fact that the journey to a next level has already begun is now clearly obvious. Those who displayed their…

Police Arraign Two Journalists in Delta for Defamatory

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigerian Police on Thursday arraigned two journalists in Delta State, one of them, the Managing Editor of the BIGPEN Online newspaper, Joe Ogbodu and the other, Prince Amour Udemude, for defamatory against one Sam Ogrih, and others. The arraignment which was at the Magistrate court 5 Asaba, capital city of Delta state over a story reported on crisis rocking Uzere community Isoko South local government area of the state. Mr Sam Ogrih, and others had been allegedly fingered in the recent bloody N20 million oil crisis in the community…