Groups Chides National Assembly on Suspension of Legislative Matters

ABUJA/Nigeria: A group of 39 social advocates had chided the National Assembly for sitting for only 149 days out of a total number of 181 days that the rules and regulation allows for effective legislative activities in a legislative year. In a Press Release made available to this medium, titled “Suspension of Legislative and Oversight Responsibilities by the National Assembly and matters Arising”, the group frowned at the action of the national Assembly, including the suspension of oversight functions, which would had complimented the work of the executive, and at…

Chinese Loan: Group Tells Eze Campaign of Calumny Is No Longer Fashionable In Modern Politics Says Allegations Against Ossai Ossai Spurious and Malicious

WARRI/Nigeria: The recent attack on the House of Representatives Chairman of Treaties and Protocols, Hon Ossai Nicolas Ossai probing the loan agreement between the Nigerian government, and China to develop the rail network in the country had been called a spurious and malicious insult, as campaign of calumny is no longer fashionable in modern day politics. A pro-Niger Delta development organization, Niger Delta Equity Forum (NDEF), denounced the call which Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), made recently, calling him to desist from hurling…

Idia Ize-Iyamu: Ready to Partner Her Husband on Issues Affecting Edo Women

By Isaac Asabor Ahead of the September 19 governorship poll in Edo State, the expectation is not merely all about who becomes the next governor of the state.  For residents in the state, especially women, the expectation is also about what do women in the State stand to gain when Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), eventually begins to call the shot from the Government House located on Dennis Osadebey Avenue. There is no denying the fact that as Ize-Iyamu rev up the speed…

PDP Chieftain Demands Life Insurance for Nigeria Journalists

WARRI/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain and former Delta State Gubernatorial Aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has called for the provision of life insurance for journalists mostly those in volatile zones in war fronts and   coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic. The PDP Chieftain equally called for the improvement of working conditions for journalists while speaking in Crown FM Radio station, Warri, Delta State, yesterday. He explained that journalists like in conflict situations are daily exposed to grave danger which may result in maiming or death in course of engaging in their professional calling.…

African Development Bank 2021 Annual Meetings to be Held in Ghana

ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast:  Ghana will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in May 2021, it was announced Thursday, at the end of the Group’s 2020 meetings. The 2021 meetings will take place in the country’s capital city, Accra. Côte d’Ivoire Planning Minister Niale Kaba, handed over the baton to Ghana, announcing that the Board of Governors would be chaired by Kenneth Ofori-Atta, Ghanaian Finance Minister, supported by the Governor from Austria as first Vice-President, and the Niger Governor as second Vice-President. The 2020 edition of the Annual Meeting originally…

AfDB 2020 Annual Meetings Ends With Governors endorsing Adesina’s Bold Development Program

ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast: Newly reelected African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina voiced great optimism about Africa’s future as the institution closed its 55th Annual meetings. The Bank’s Board of Governors today unanimously voted for a second five-year term for Adesina, giving him a mandate to renew a focus on the institution’s priorities, including closer continental integration, boosting renewable energy sources and developing infrastructure. The election of the president was the centerpiece of the two-day meetings, held virtually for the first time in the Bank’s history amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The…

The Mighty Hand Of God Is An Encounter To Overcome Ember Months Challenges – God’s Servant, Amb. Itodje

ABUJA/Nigeria: The convener of , God’s Servant, Ambassador Itodje Okiemute Godstime has stated that the forthcoming five days Holy Ghost filled and Power packed program of the Ministry is divinely orchestrated for the children of God to have unusual encounter to overcome the challenges of ember months, at the same time, to receive the abundant blessings that accompany the season. Speaking further on the program with the theme “THE MIGHTY HAND OF GOD”, Amb. Itodje said “the ember months is habitually customized and predicted as a period that is engulfed…

PDP PRESS STATEMENT: Factional Delta APC’s Callous Delusion in Disinformation

Like an accursed team, the factional All Progressives Congress (APC) Publicity team is not relenting in its obdurate penchant for misinformation, disinformation, aimed wickedly at painting the hard-working Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in a bad light. In its latest outing titled “Delta Monies Are Meant For The Development of Delta – Delta APC charges Governor Okowa”, the APC factional scribblers tried, as usual, to hoodwink Deltans to believe its tales by moonlight that Governor Okowa used the funds of Delta State to grade and…

Niger Delta Environmentalist Congratulates New Presidential Amnesty programme Boss

ABUJA/Nigeria: A renowned Niger Delta Activist Chief Sheriff Mulade has congratulated Col Milland Dixon Dikio over his recent appointment as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). In a statement made available to news men in Abuja during the weekend, Chief Mulade Urged Milland Dikio to build on the existing peace initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the sustenance and economic stability of the region. Mulade also said that “More is expected of Dikio as over thirty thousand beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme need post amnesty integration to…

Nigeria Movie Producers Laud Okowa Over Delta Film Village

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s quest to build a world class film village in Asaba, the state capital has received commendations from the Association of Movie Producers of Nigeria. The group who were on a courtesy call on the Governor at Government House Asaba, on Friday said they were in the state on their annual general meeting. President of the group, Ralph Nwadike in his remark said the movie producers were delighted with the world class film village being built in Asaba by the Delta State Government. He said Nollywood can…