Worshippers of St Luke’s Anglican Church Sapele Worship Outside The Church as Protest for the Removal of Bishop Eriefa Continues.

From our Correspondent It was confusion, sorrow and anguish as worshipers of the Cathedral Church of St Luke’s headquarters of Sapele Diocese of the (Anglican Communion) worshipped outside their church premises on Sunday 02/08/2015 as a result of the entire church premises which was earlier placed under lock and keys by the youths last Thursday protesting the sack of their spiritual head Rt. Rev. Dr. B.A. Erifeta (JP) for financial mismanagement, greed, intimidation of members among others. Some of the members of the church who were not yet in the…

Lawan Daura: PDP, APC Continues the bickering

  Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Alhaji Lawal Daura The war of words between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged partisanship of the Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Alhaji Lawal Daura, has continued, with the PDP describing the APC as a party of “shameless and desperate liars”, insisting that President Muhammadu Buhari must remove Daura. It said the DSS boss is an APC member, and pointed out that his partisanship will affect his…

Halliburton Bribery Scandal: Buhari Lacks the Moral Fibre-Balarabe Musa

The commitment to rid Nigeria of corruption will be tested by how far and how well President Muhammadu Buhari handles the Halliburton bribery scandal which allegedly involved highly placed Nigerians described as sacred cows; Analysts have said. President Buhari had declared in his inaugural speech that he belonged to nobody and stated his resolve to recover the nation’s stolen funds stashed away in several overseas bank accounts. But Balarabe Musa, a former governor of the old Kaduna State, and chairperson, Conference of Nigerian Political Party (CNPP), said the President lacked…

How Otuaro, Ex-NIMASA Boss and others Shared 3BN Ijaw Fund

Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro Revelation has emerged on how former Director General of NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, Ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, otherwise known as Tompolo and current Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro allegedly shared a whooping sum of N3bn meant for the payment for acquisition of the permanent site of Nigerian Maritime University, NMU, Okerenkoko in Warri South –West Local Government Area, Delta State. Mr Johnny Michael, a leader of Okerenkoko who made the allegation said the N3bn could be part of the N13bn which…

Police raid baby factory in Asaba, arrest operator, eight pregnant girls

Police detectives, at the weekend, swooped on a suspected baby factory in Asaba, Delta State, and arrested the operator and eight pregnant girls. In addition, a surveillance patrol team attached to the Ozoro Police Division, in the state, apprehended a pastor and a 14-year-old girl at a cemetery in the town around 10.30 pm. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects, said, “On 30/7/2015 at about 2038hrs, Police detectives from GRA Division Asaba, while acting on a tip off…

Nigeria Promises the World, End of Boko Haram Activities this Year

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Boko Haram will be defeated hopeful by end of this year. Buhari spoke in Cotonou on Saturday during a gala lunch held in honour by the President of Benin Republic, Boni Yayi. He expressed optimism that the Multi-national Joint Task Force, MNJTF launched in Cameroon on Thursday would start yielding fruits soon. This is as Yayi who described his country as the 37th State of Nigeria assured president Buhari that 800 troops would be contributed to the Joint Task Force by his country in…

Barr. Leonard Anoka: X-raying a Political Star from the West of Ndokwa Nation.

Barr. Leonard Anoka By Pedro Chibuzo Obi Few days ago, precisely on the 29th of May, 2015 at about 10:54pm, i personally made a post on my facebook wall, promising to put down to paper few things about one of our very own; Barr. Leonard Anoka, whom for years has remained committed to the eternal cause of uplifting the downtrodden. A man that lives right the biblical injunction of “It is better to give than to receive”, most especially as it involves service to humanity in the overall interest of…

Interviews of Candidates for the first phase of YAGEP and STEP programmes

Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs programme (YAGEP) and Skills Training and Entrepreneurship programme (STEP) for applicants will start with Delta South Senatorial District on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6, 2015. A statement from the Ministry of information says the interviews will begin at 9 am daily. Bomadi Local Government Headquarters, Bomadi, is the venue for applicants from Bomadi, Burutu and Patani Local Government Areas, while the Warri South Local Government Secretariat, Warri, is for applicants from Warri South, Warri South-West and Warri North Local Government Areas. The Delta State University,…

Alumni Associations Tasked to Redeem Image, Standards of Nigerian Universities

Decoration of Governor Okowa with the UIAA Muffler by National President, Dr. Kemi Emina Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged alumni associations to redeem the image of Nigerian Universities which he said are in a sorry state. Senator Okowa decried situation where most Nigerians now seek to attend universities abroad whereas in the time past, Nigerian Universities were sort after by foreigners. The Governor who spoke when members of the University of Ibadan Alumni Association (UIAA) paid him a courtesy call in the government house, Asaba on…

CONPA Canvasses for Peace Among the Ndokwa People

By Rufus Oseji The Coalition for Ndokwa Peace Ambassador (CONPA) has canvassed for peace amongst Ndokwa people, comprising Ndokwa East, Ndokwa West and Ukwuani LGAs, when they took a peace work to the three LGA’s. In an interview, the president of the group, Mr Alex Udoh noted that the group decided to key into the peace agenda of Governor Okowa because there has been so much misunderstanding, ignorance, fear and intolerance amongst the youths. Udoh said that the group as a social change agent would constantly engage Ndokwa youths in…