James Augoye: The Unseen Hand Behind The “Road Master” In Delta …First Anniversary in The Second Term

Governor Okowa and Works Commissioner, Chief Agwoye By Obaro Egagifo On July 3, 2020, the first batch of eight commissioners, which included the Delta State Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, will be marking five years on the saddle in the administration of the State, since they were sworn in by the State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa. Since first assuming office in 2015, Augoye has been able to interpret the smart initiatives of the State Governor who has been nicknamed “Road Master” in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in…

FEATURE: Okowa’s Unsung Successes In Curbing Irregular Migration

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa By Fidelis Egugbo To most people, it is ‘illegal migration’, but the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has continued to preach that there is nothing like illegal migration but irregular migration. Life is all about movement. Most people have severally moved that they can no longer trace where their forefathers migrated from. Imagine the fact that we all migrated from the Garden of Eden and you may want to know how long it took your forefathers to get to where you are today. In short, without movement,…

TRAVELOGUE: Their Dubai. My Nigeria…

Dubai Mall By Ijeoma Uba She laughed with infectious excitement. “Eehn, let’s go to Dubai so you can clear your head. When you return, you can continue with your TrendFM trouble.” I thought she was joking. I knew we weren’t in the best financial state then. For someone who had just finished handling some big projects, extra expense was like a pipe dream, so I rolled my eyes in disbelief. Then she shot at me with finality, “Ijeoma, you can stay back, but me, I’m going to Dubai”. That was…

U.S. Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change-Pentagon Report

The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects. By Nafeez Ahmed According to a new U.S. Army report, Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war. The study found that the US military itself might also collapse. This could all happen over the next two decades, the report notes. The senior US government officials who wrote the report are from several key agencies including the Army, Defense Intelligence…

INVESTIGATION: How Kaduna Masses Are Benefiting From Clear Uninterrupted Digital TV Signals …Scarcity of setup Boxes Hit Market, Hoarders Charging Exorbitant Rates

By Jacob Onjewu Dickson Since the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai commissioned the transmitters of Pinnacle Communications in 2018, residents of all nooks and crannies of the state who hitherto relied on exorbitant monthly subscription have been enjoying unlimited clear, uninterrupted TV broadcast from the comfort of their homes. What was before then an exclusively reserved privilege for the wealthy became accessible to all in the society, as soon as they purchase the setup boxes which costs them only N2,000. Now, most families can afford what was…

EXCLUSIVE: A Prisoner’s Diary on the Pathetic Situation at Oba Prison …Inmates Cries Out for Help

ABEOKUTA/Nigeria:  The situation at the Federal Prison Oba, in Ogun state had been described as pathetic, and in human. According to information gathered by Ndokwa Reporters, the inmates are treated with disdain, with the prison officials involved a food racketing, and graft from visitors. Narrating his ordeal, and that of other inmates, an inmate who prefers to be called “A Concerned Prisoners” had appealed to the government and the general public to come to their aid. “I was remanded at the Oba Prison in Abeokuta and I would like to share…

See How Lagos Pastor Chukwudi Kept His Wife Bondage for 7 Years …Family Accuses Him of Diabolism, Demands Justice

By Angel Nwadede and Jennifer Otuya ASABA/Nigeria: A 38 year old woman has been abandoned by her husband after surgery. Mrs Theresa Nweke the wife of general overseer of Lords solution ministry in an interview said that her husband abandoned her because her brother prayed for her after fibroid surgery. According to her, she has been bleeding for about 7years since she got married to Chukwudi Nwaike. She said that all this years of her bleeding, her husband refused to take her to the hospital telling her that the lord…

INVESTIGATION: Massive Fraud Discovered In the Presidential Amnesty Office

ABUJA/Nigeria: Investigations have revealed that the 2017/2018 academic session deployment of Amnesty Beneficiaries to Nigerian universities was clouded with massive fraud and irregularities. Sources from the Amnesty Office confirmed that the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof Quaker Dokubo, on assumption of office set up various committees to look into the current position of all sectors of the Amnesty Programme. During the most recent deployment of Amnesty Beneficiaries to Nigeria Universities, 1,061 delegates were deployed to 10 Universities. The committee setup to review this was to amongst other…

INVESTIGATION: The Gains of Buhari Govt’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) on Recovery of Public Property

By Osas Erhabor The Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) on the Recovery of Public Property has been operating within the mandate given it by President Muhammadu Buhari Government even as the Panel battles to check-mate the inexplainable culture of impunity among the powerful or their subordinates in our society who enjoy undeserved protection. In this piece, Osas Erhabor examines the gains so far recorded by the Panel since establishment. At a recent gathering in Lagos organised by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, with the support of MacArthur Foundation;…

Wife of a Security Guard Stabbed with the Bolt of Cutlass File Cries Out For help, As the Husband Lies Motionless For 7 Months

Mr. Hassan Abu Lying Motion at Ogharra Specialist Hospital For Seven Months UGHELLI/Nigeria: November 15, 2017, is a day Mrs. Maina Hassan will never forget in a hurry as her husband, Mallam Hassan Abu, was allegedly stabbed with the naked butt of a cutlass file on the head by three men in Orogun, Ugheli North Local Government Area of Delta State. When Mr. Hassan Abu was stabbed before the operation Mallam Hassan, a security man and native of Reazave Town, Maiduguri, Bornu State, was said to have attempted to resist…