OPINION: ‘Agrodubunomics’- An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Dr. Pius Egberanmwen Odubu By Isaac Asabor Victor Hugo once remarked: “You can resist an invading army; you cannot resist an idea whose time has come.” Today, Dr. Pius Egberanmwen Odubu’s action plan for Edolites when he eventually becomes the governor of Edo State in the next political dispensation is such an idea that nobody can resists as it is now. In this context, the action plan is encapsulated in the economic policies he would be advocating by the time he takes his seat at Osadebey Avenue, particularly those involving…

Eze Frowns at Worgu’s verbal Attack on Rotimi Amaechi, Says He’s Bitten the Very Finger That Fed Him

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Freedom of expression is one of the fundamental rights we have in Nigeria, however, that right should neither be misconstrued nor abused; it should be exercised accordingly. Freedom of expression simply put is the right a citizen has to express his opinions on Social, economic and political issues. It can also be said to be the right to criticize given undesirable events with the view to restoring sanity in society. Perhaps, it was this very right that the former Rivers Attorney-General and Justice Commissioner under the administration of…

Delta Lawmaker Wants Review of Bulky Items in Exclusive Lists

Hon Anthony Emeka Elekeokuri ASABA/Nigeria: An urgent call had been made for review of bulky items from the exclusive lists of the Nigerian constitution. This is the position of the Chairman, Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts, Hon Anthony Emeka Elekeokuri in an interview with newsmen in Asaba, said to move forward, window of opportunities should be open by allowing states harness their resources and pay tax to the federal government in line with the tenets of true federalism. Hon Elekeokuri explained that items in the exclusive…

Skill Acquisition: Delta Graduates 90 from Centre

Commissioner for Youth Development, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwunyenga (left) presenting a Starter pack to one of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Nelly Nancy, at the just concluded Delta Fabric (Akwa-Ocha/Akwa-Oma) training Programme, which held at the Accelerated Delta Innovation (Leather works/Shoemaking Factory) Issele-Uku, Delta State. ASABA/Nigeria: The poverty alleviation programme of Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, received a boost with the graduation of 90 indigenes trained in the production of native attire popularly known as “Akwa-Ocha’’. Speaking at the ceremony, Commissioner for Youths Development in the state, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwuyenga, disclosed…

COVID-19: Upsurge in Number of Cases in Delta is Due to Increase in Testing — Okowa’s Spokesman

Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, chief press Secretary to Governor  Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State  ASABA/Nigeria: As the increase in number of cases of affected persons of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic in Delta state, the state government had has said that the surge is due to the increase in the number of testing of suspected cases. The position of the state government was made known by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on May 21, 2020, while appearing in and Arise News TV, which was monitored in…

Ugbomah Says Operation Delta Hawk Will Be a Channel of Employment, Lauds Okowa

Engr. Philip Ugbomah Chukwumah ASABA/Nigeria: Commendation had continued to trail the announcement of the proposed “Operation Delta Hawk” security outfit by the Delta State government to help to put in check the increasing insecurity being experienced in most part of the state. Reacting to the development, the Chairman and Management of CPU Construction LLT Nig. LTD, and CPU Foundation, Engr. Philip Ugbomah Chukwumah, in an interview with Ndokwa Reporters, on Wednesday May 20, 2020, said the move by the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa is a commendable one, as…