Okowa Greets Clark at 93

Okowa and Clerk ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday congratulated Ijaw national leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, as he clocks 93 on Monday, May 25. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor described the nonagenarian as “a fearless and patriotic leader’’, who cares for the interests of his people and the peaceful co-existence of Nigerians. He said that Clark had worked so hard to place his name in the annals of history as a great fighter of the…

Ochor Partner Community Unions Input for Future Budget Preparation

Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor addressing the President Generals and Secretary Generals at the meeting UMUTU/Nigeria: In a drive to attract development to the people of Ukwuani State Constituency, through the Delta State House of Assembly, the legislator representing the people, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor had approached good representation with adoption of the “Bottom Up” approach, which involves the input from the communities in drawing up physical and socio development projects of the area. This approach was unveiled in a meeting, convene on Saturday May 23, 2020, to seek…

NGO Boss Calls for Prayers to Mitigate Economic Challenges, As Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade WARRI/Nigeria: The National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Comrade (Chief) Sheriff Mulade has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan period to pray for the resuscitation of the declining world economies caused by the global outbreak of the dreaded infectious Covid-19 disease. In a goodwill message to Muslims to mark this year’s Ramadan, Chief Sheriff Mulade, the Ibe-sorimowei of Ancient Gbaramatu Kingdom, lamented that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to very poor health conditions worldwide, and enjoined Muslims to call for God’s intervention…

OPINION: Edo APC Primary: Inadvisability of Indirect Primary Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that the Coronavirus disease which reared its ugly heads from the city of Wuhan in China in December 2019, hence its code name COVID-19 has affected mostly all areas of public and private life all over the world, including Edo State. No doubt, the outbreak of the disease has a significant impact on our democracies. Elections are not an exception.  As presently been gathered, State authorities across the world are either delaying or re-scheduling the initially planned elections or considering  alternative…

EID-AL-FITR: Warri Rep Member Ereyitomi Congratulates Muslims

Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP ABUJA/Nigeria: The member Representing Warri Federal at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP has congratulated all Muslim faithful in Warri Federal Constituency and across Delta state as they join their brothers and sisters to celebrate this year 2020 Eid-al-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan fast which is the most precious month in the Islamic calendar (Hijri) and it is obligatory for the Muslims to fast in the month of Ramadan. He charged Muslims to use the Eid-al-Fitr celebration to pray for the end…

Okowa to Karibi-Whyte: You Were a Quintessential Jurist, Scholar Par Excellence

Late Justice Karibi-Whyte ASABA/Nigeria: The late and renowned Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, author and Professor of Law, Justice Karibi-Whyte had been described as quintessential jurist and a great scholar, by the Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, as he expressed deep sadness on the demise of legal icon, at the age of 88, on Friday in Port Harcourt after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the people of Kalabari Kingdom, Rivers Government and Abonnema…

OPERATION DELTA HAWK: Reps Caucus Backs Move

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (2nd left); Hon. Ossai Nicholas Ossai (left); Hon. Victor Nwokolo (2nd right) and Hon. Ben Igbakpa, (right) during a visit by the Delta State caucuse in the House of Representatives to endorse the initiative of ” Operation Delta Hawk’ as a security measure towards enhancing security in the State. ASABA/Nigeria: Members of the Delta caucus in the House of Representatives have endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s move to establish a new security outfit in the state. The caucus said it was impressed by the governor’s decision to set up the…

EID-EL-FITR: Okowa Felicitates with Muslims

Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa ASABA/Nigeria: As Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent message of felicitations to Muslims in the state and country on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Okowa, in the message through his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba, urged Muslim faithful in Delta and Nigeria to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this, contribute to the development…

COVID-19: Avoid Self Medication, Medical Director Warns, Distributes Facemasks

Dr. Monday Ebeye OBIARUKU/Nigeria: The indulgence on self medication when there is sign of sickness had been described as dangerous and more expensive at the long run. This warning was handed over by medical Director of Dominion care Medical centre, Obiaruku, Dr. Monday Ebeye, during a sensitization rally organised in order to ensure total compliance with the COVID-19 preventive measures outlined by the NCDC and the Delta State government, in Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local Government Area. The rally which was organised  by Dominion Care Medical Center (DCMC), Obiaruku, and the Center for…

EID-EL-FITRI: Reps Minority Caucus Urges National Rebirth

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu ABUJA/Nigeria: As Nigerians join the rest of the world to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-El-fitri, the Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has felicitated the Muslim community on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and called on them to use the celebration to activate the much-desired national rebirth. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement on Saturday noted that “the Eid-el-fitr presents the nation a fresh opportunity for a national regeneration in all aspects of life, particularly…