NULGE POLLS: Tidi Bars Non – Staff from Warri South Secretariat

Chairman of Warri South Local Government Council, Dr Michael Tidi By Elohor Foghola WARRI/Nigeria: Chairman of Warri South Local Government Council, Dr Michael Tidi, has barred non – staff of the council from the council secretariat, during the branch election of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, slated for Monday March 2. The chairman, who handed down the ban during a security meeting held at the Warri South Council Secretariat yesterday, advised those vying for various elective positions in the union election to go about their campaigns and other electoral…

Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise Hold in Delta Saturday, February 29

Mr Chris Onogba, State Commissioner for Environment ASABA/Nigeria: The monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise for the month of February will hold in Delta State on Saturday February 29, 2020, between the hours of 7am and 10am. A statement by the State Director of Information, Mr Dona Obuseh indicated that during the period of the exercise, there would be restrictions on the movement of persons and vehicles except those engaged in essential duties and inter State journeys. The statement further stated that the State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Chris Onogba, staff of…

Onyeme Urges Companies to Get Tax Identification Number

Sir Monday Onyeme WARRI/Nigeria: Companies and other Commercial enterprises operating within the tax jurisdiction of the Delta State Board of Internal Revenue have been advised to ensure they acquire their Tax Identification Numbers (TIN), in line with the Federal Government’s Finance Act 2019. As a consequence, TIN would now be required from affected stakeholders for all their transactions and correspondence with the State Board of Internal Revenue, and other revenue generating agencies of the State Government. This position was handed down today in a statement issued in Warri by the…

Kwale Industrial Park Is Sustainable – Project Coordinator

Hon Tam Brisibe ASABA/Nigeria: The establishment and sustainability of the Kwale Industrial Park (KIP) has been described as pivotal to the Stronger Delta Vision of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The disclosure was made by the Special Project Coordinator of the Kwale Industrial Park, Hon Tam Brisibe while interacting with the Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Trade and Investments. Brisibe who addressed the committee alongside other Heads of MDA’s said that the benefits of the project were huge and could be witnessed on the long term, adding that the government…

Okowa Condoles Rita Lori-Ogbebor, Mourns Uche Okpuno

Chief Uche Okpuno ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, had sent condolences to frontline Itsekiri leader, Chief Mrs Rita Lori-Ogbebor, on the passing of her husband, Col Paul Ogbebor (rtd), just as he had in a similar way, mourned and condoled with family of a Peoples Democratic Chiftain, and business magnate, Chief Uche Okpuno. in his condoles message to Chief Mrs Rita Olori-Ogbebor, whose husband, a Nigerian civil war veteran and the first cadet to enroll at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA),  died at 80. In a statement by his…

Dangote Fertiliser Commences Pre-Testing Of $2bn Plant Ahead Of Inauguration

LAGOS/Nigeria: Dangote Fertiliser Limited has begun countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertiliser complex located in the Dangote Free Zone. With a capacity of 3 million tonnes per annum, the plant has been classified as the biggest project in the entire fertiliser industry history in the World. SIAPEM of Italy is the Engineering, Procurement and Supervision (EP) Contractor for the project, while Tata Consulting Engineers, India, is the Project Management Consultants (PMC) for the project. At this time, several critical sections of the plant are going…

Group Condemns College Of Education Mosogar’s Advert for the Post of Provost, Says It Was Craftily Designed To Favour Those Who Placed It …Asks Gov Okowa, NCCE, Ministry Of Higher Education, Governing Council to Review It

MOSOGAR/Nigeria:  A group under the umbrella of College of Education Mosogar’s Stakeholders For Equity And Justice, CEMSFEJ, has condemned the recent advert publication of the Delta State College of Education, Mosogar, in the Pointer Newspapers edition of 22nd February, 2020, for vacancy for the post of provost, saying, the advertorial was craftily coined to serve the secret agenda of those who published it. The group who spoke to newsmen on the condition of anonymity for fear of victimization also called on the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the National Council…

Assassination: APC Chieftain Shock Aisha Yesufu’s Is Yet To Be Arrested …. Stresses That Gang Up Against Amaechi Will Result To Exercise In Futility

Aisha Yusuf PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has expressed concern over the delay in the arrest of Aisha Yesufu, of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign group, one week after a video clip in circulation allegedly showed the BBOG Co-coverner, threatening that  erstwhile Governor of Rivers State and incumbent Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi will face imminent assassination from the outlawed Boko Haram terrorist group. In…

OPINION: Re, Mulade Sheriff’’s Suggestion on Recovered Abacha’s Loots.

Gen. Sani Abacha By Jerome-Mario Utomi The mission of any government should be to promote creativity and to understand that the continous humiliation, degradation and criticism stifle creativity- Mohammaed bin Rashid AL Maktoum There are clear thinkers, muddled thinkers and people that fall in between. Clear thinks -are the ones that can cull everything down into the right points-are very hard to find. But if you get yourself a team of clear thinkers, the possibilities are endless. These are men who see tomorrow, trailblazers and high level executives, but most…

DTSG Charge 2019/2020 Cycle of YAGEP Trainees to be Serious

ASABA/Nigeria: Trainees of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural and Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) of the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle have been charged to take the training seriously in order to build themselves into entrepreneurs capable of sustaining their enterprises. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, gave the charge during a one-day Orientation Workshop organised for the 2019/2020 YAGEP trainees to flag-off their enrolment into the programme. At the event held in Asaba, Prof Eric Eboh, congratulated the trainees for their success at the various stages of screening…