Atiku’s 2023 Chances Under Threat As Crisis Rocks Support Organisation ..Cabal accused of hijacking ASO

KADUNA/Nigeria: Ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, fresh crisis brewing in the camp of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may be at an advantage to former Lagos State Governor, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is as a result of allegations that a cabal to the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has hijacked the affairs at the Atiku Support Organisation (ASO). It was reliably gathered that some Directors of the ASO, were schemed out by the cabal…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Urges Church to Pray For State Leadership, People

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on the Church to continue to pray for the leadership of the State and the people of the State to always reflect on the admonitions of God in their actions. In his remarks at the All Saints’ Cathedral, Ughelli on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the Synod of Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Bendel Province, Diocese of Ughelli, with the theme: “Follow Me: The Benefits and Implications of Christians Following Jesus Christ,” the Speaker thanked the Church…

3 Lessons From How Schools Responded to the 1918 Pandemic Worth Heeding Today

School systems realized that they couldn’t deal with the pandemic on their own. By Mary Battenfeld   Much like what has happened in 2020, most U.S. schools closed during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Their doors were shut for up to four months, with some exceptions, to curb the spread of the disease. As a professor who teaches and writes about children’s history, I have studied how schools responded to the 1918 influenza pandemic. Though wary of painting the past with the present’s favorite colors, I see three main lessons today’s…

NBA 2020: Oborevwori Congratulates Olumide Akpata

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigerian Bar Association,   (NBA), Olumide Akpata on his victory. Olumide Akpata, a senior lawyer, emerged in Abuja as the new President of the Nigerian Bar Association in the just concluded election of the Association. The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, in a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, congratulated the new NBA President on his victory, saying it was a well deserved victory. According to the Statement; “I wish to…

SHUTDOWN: Delta Affirms FG Readiness to Dialogue on Oil Operations

ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Governor of Delta State, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro said the Federal Government has put machinery in motion to go into dialogue with oil producing communities after the salah break on the reported threat to shut down of oil operations in the state. Otuaro made this known to journalists last Thursday in Asaba after his meeting in Abuja with the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in company of the Minister for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva to explain issues surrounding the recent agitation by oil producing host communities. Stating that the…

OPINION: Inexpediency of Akeredolu’s Nepotism Statement on Mimiko

By Isaac Asabor Nigeria, whether we like it nor not, is one of the world’s most corrupt countries.  According to the 2019 Corruption Perception Index reported by Transparency International, Nigeria is the 146 least corrupt nations out of 180 countries, and the ongoing government led by President Muhammadu Buhari is no doubt making appreciable progress in ending the opprobrious practice. There is no denying the fact that corruption is lush in Nigeria but so is nepotism, or favoritism granted to family, friends and individuals. However, many believe corruption is worse…