OPINION: Rallying Round Odubu to Preempt Another Inept Governance In Edo Is Indispensable

Dr. Odubu By Isaac Asabor At the heart of the expectations of Edo people; both at home and in diaspora, lies the need to see that the primaries that would be conducted among all the political parties that are registered to fly their respective flag in the upcoming general election come September 19, 2020 are devoid of gerrymandering, McCarthyism, political maneuvering or political jockeying among other electoral shenanigans that have kept depriving the State from quality governance from one political dispensation to another. Without any scintilla of hyperbole, giving the…

The Nigerian Workers Tagged Heroes of Circumstance

Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade WARRI/Nigeria: As the country marks another milestone in the history of labour, the Nigerian workers had been described as the heroes of circumstances by the National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade for their contributions and dedication to nation building. The CEPEJ Boss gave the commendation on Friday May 1st, 2020 to mark this year’s May Day. He said Nigerian workers have, through their hard work and dedication to duty, helped to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19…

LABOUR DAY: Warri Federal Lawmaker, Ereyitomi congratulates Nigerian workers …Commends their Doggedness, Resilience in Battling COVID 19

Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi ABUJA/Nigeria: The member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, House of Representatives Green Chamber, Abuja, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, JP has congratulated Nigerian workers as they join their counterparts in the globe to mark this year 2020 International labour day which is celebrated May 1 every year which also began since 1886 from Chicago United States of America more than 134 years ago. Hon. Ereyitomi JP enjoined Nigerian workers to be focused and continue to put in their best in service delivery to the country,…

Minority Caucus Describes Nigerian Workers as Critical Drivers of National Development

Hon Ndudi Elumelu ABUJA/Nigeria: The Nigerian workers had been described as critical drivers of the national development, whose efforts and contributions towards the success of the Nigerian project. This was the assertion made by the Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives in a message to mark the annual workers day on May 1, 2020. In a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus applauded the workers for their commitment and sacrifices towards the stability and development of the nation, despite…

Delta PDP Greets Workers on May Day Celebration

ASABA/Nigeria: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State had congratulated workers in the state as they celebrate the 2020 Workers Day, with a catching theme, “STOP THE PANDEMIC” In a statement by Dr. Ifeanyi M. Osuoza, State Publicity Secretary, PDP, Delta State, he said the party rejoices with workers in the State as they mark this year’s May Day that is also being commemorated across the globe. ‘We specially congratulate the workers for their commendable efforts at work and synergy that unveiled them as dependable partners with Government in service…

May Day: You Are Partners in Progress, Dependable, Diligent, Oborevwori Tells Workers

Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated with Nigerian workers on the occasion of the Labour Day Celebration, imploring them to observe the safety health protocol of regular hand washing with soap, use of alcohol-based hand sanitiser, social/ physical distancing and the use of face mask. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker, while specifically congratulating all workers in Delta State, said that this year Workers’ Day was being marked under a very difficult circumstance as…

Buhari Shun Campaigners, Extend Tenure of IMC to Dec 31, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA/Nigeria: In the midst of campaigns to dissolve the Interim management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, President Muhammadu Buhari has rather extended the tenure of the committee to the December 31, 2020, starting from May 1. Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s spokesman confirmed the development in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. According to Adesina, the extension is to cover the period of the forensic audit of the NDDC, earlier approved by the Federal Executive Council, under the chairmanship of the president. Adesina said…

SPECIAL FEATURE: Job Creation-Sustainable Food Supply Through Brown YAGEP

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa By Gertrude Onyekachukwu In continuation of its job creation programme, the Delta State Government has begun the distribution of farm input/support to beneficiaries of its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 cycle. This set of beneficiaries of the farm input/support from the state government are the Brown YAGEPreneurs in Poultry and Fish Production. Brown YAGEP beneficiaries are existing youth farmers who already have practical knowledge, skills and experience in relevant agricultural enterprises as poultry, piggery, fish production and crop production, but need support for expansion.…

Delta Judiciary Debunk Alleged Bias Against Sapele Custodial Inmates

The Correctional Centre, Sapele ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Judiciary has refuted an allegation of bias against the Sapele Custodial Centre of the Nigerian Correctional Service when the Chief Judge of Delta State, Honourable Justice Marshal Umukoro embarked on visit to the five Custodial Centres to release convicted inmates on the directive of the Federal Government. This was sequel to an online report captioned “Why Inmates at Sapele Prison Protested, Set Offices on Fire” dated 27th April, 2020 and published by Nigeria Today Online. The online report stated that inmates of…

FEATURE: NDDC: Isaiah 59:19 – that Spirit works in Akpabio!

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio By Douglas Dodiyi-Manuel Indeed, times have changed, and the youth of this generation are learning and imbibing what may have easily been apostate to the youth of prior generations. In my recent article, The Pharaoh knows no Joseph in Forensic Audit, I quoted the legendary Malam Nuhu Ribadu, when he said, “When you fight corruption, corruption fights back”. Sadly, it is an unbelievable dawn of the apostate in our land. These are times of blurry perspectives, when men can no longer differentiate…