COVID 19: Deltans Urged Not To Panic, Maintain Good Personal Hygiene

Dr Mordi Onoye, Commissioner for Health, Delta State ASABA/Nigeria: Deltans have been advised to take necessary precaution to curtail the spread of the corona virus in Nigeria but to engage in good personal hygiene. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie gave the advice today when he and the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, joined the Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye to brief journalist on measures to avoid being a carrier of the virus. They assured Deltans that the state government had put in place…

Interview: APC Must Set up New Leadership – Princewill

Mr. Prince Tonye  Princewill Prince Tonye  Princewill, an APC chieftain  business mogul, filmmaker and philanthropist was the Director of Strategic Communications of the All Progressives Congress APC Campaign in Rivers state in the 2019 general elections. In this interview  he speaks on the way out of the current travails of the ruling party. Excerpts; The APC NEC meeting has been fixed for Tuesday but with counter claims, leaving the NWC polarised.  Do you foresee the meeting holding? Yes, of course. Even before the courts reaffirmed it, I was sure that the…

CORONA VIRUS: Delta APC Values Projects More than Human Lives – PDP

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC in the State, of placing more value on capital projects instead of joining the collective effort to protect and secure the lives of Deltans, following the outbreak of the deadly Corona Virus which has ravaged the world and has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, (WHO). This accusation was contained in a terse press statement issued by Delta PDP Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, who not only…

Nigeria Police Accused of Disobeying Court Order in A Case of Wrong Dismissal …Urge PSC to Pay Client Over N23m

KADUNA/Nigeria: Months after Justice E.N. Agbakoba of The National Industrial Court, Abuja Judicial Division ordered the Police Service Commission (PSC) and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to reinstate Mr. Simeon A.E. Ajisafe who was wrongly dismissed in June 2011, the order is yet to be obeyed. Counsel to Ajisafe, Barrister Victoria Echobu-Dickson decried this, when speaking to journalists in Kaduna on Sunday March 15, 2020. According to copy of the judgment she made available, the court also ordered the Police to pay the plaintiff not less than the sum of N23, 106,977 accrued…

Okowa Urges Helping Hands for the Needy In Society

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd left); Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (2nd right); Senator James Manager (right) and Hon. Tim Owhefere, (left)during the Funeral Service of Late Mrs. Idowu Timi, at Afinaware Quarters Patani Delta State. Saturday 14/3/20 PIX: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. PATANI/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has stressed the need for the privileged to always extend helping hands to others in need so as to make the society a better place. The Governor who was speaking during the funeral service for late Mrs Idowu Timi,…

OPINION: Civil Society Movements in a Nation of Contradictions

President Mohammadu Buhari of Nigeria By Jerome-Mario Utomi “We need people who are activists with good judgement and interpersonal skills to move nations forward”-Anonymous. In recent weeks, I have followed with real curiosity the efforts Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri, a Havard trained lawyer and Executive Director, Spaces for Change, is making to document factors that propelled political activism in the country way back in the 80s and 90s. As part of that observation, I have read with interest various commentaries, opinion and reactions by those she interviewed-largely made up of former staff/volunteers…