Why Nigeria Is Not A Perfect Place For Foreign Investors-Onuesoke

WARRI/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain and former Delta State Gubernatorial Aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has explained why   Nigeria is not a perfect place for foreign investors. Onuesoke who made the explanation   while addressing journalist immediately after visual business conference with some foreign investors lamented that it is quite unfortunate that Nigeria as a country lacks the security and infrastructures to attract foreign investors into the country. He added that Government Agencies bottle neck and other socio-economic factors are bane of attraction of foreign investors. According to him, “Government agencies bottleneck, corruption, insecurity, unwanted…

Ukah, Tilije , Others Reaffirm Commitment To Strengthen Party ….Call For Synergy Among Party Faithful

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has called for more synergy among stakeholders and Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) faithful in Delta North Senatorial District in order to strengthen the existing peace, unity and love in the party. Ukah, who made the call during an enlarged meeting attended by the political leaders from Delta North Senatorial District, held at the party Secretariat, Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area on Tuesday, identified love and unity as veritable elements that could enhance the growth and development of…

Stronger Delta: Okowa Pledges Continued Partnership With Military

ASABA/Nigeria: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has pledged the state government’s continued partnership with the military and other security agencies to ensure peace and order in the state. Okowa made the pledge on Wednesday, when Maj.-Gen. Olubunmi Irefin, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port-Harcourt, visited him at Government House, Asaba. He charged the army to sustain the current peace and security in the Niger Delta, adding that the Delta Government had enjoyed a robust relationship with security agencies. According to Okowa, the partnership between the state and…

Umusadege Youth Chairman Charges Oil Prospecting Companies On Durable Projects

KWALE/Nigeria: The Umusadege Youth Chairman Comrade Osondu Ezeoba has called on the oil prospecting companies in Ndokwa West local government area to engage in durable and people-oriented projects that will create jobs for the youth to curb youth restiveness. Comrade Osondu stated this during the commencement of the laying of a one kilometer drainage pipe from the Akala junction to the river by the Midwestern oil prospecting company. He thanked the oil company for the project which he said will arrest incidents of flooding. While he commended them for the…

Residents of Ndokwa East Asked To Relocate As Water Level Rises

ABOH/Nigeria: The Ndokwa East Local Government Chairman, Hon. Joan Governor, has warned the people of Ndokwa East to make arrangement for relocation as the water level rises. He stated this recenyly in his office at Aboh during a meeting with Ndokwa East elders forum and councilors, saying that indigenes should not wait for the last minute rush when the road to Aboh was flooded before making any move. He said that the councilors should sensitize people in their various wards to avoid being cut off by the flood thereby making…

SEJA Appoints Board Chairman, Executive Director

LAGOS/Nigeria: The Social and Economic Justice Advocacy (SEJA), a Lagos-Based Non Governmental Organization, has announced the appointment of Dr. Patrick Stephen Ohikhena, as Chairman, Board of Directors and, rectified the position of Stanley Karo Emeluaha as Executive Director, (Legal Directorate). This was contained in a statement signed by the Group’s Programmes Cordinator (Media/Public Policy), Jerome-Mario Utomi, dated Tuesday 11th September, 2020, and made available to the press in Lagos. According to the release, as the Group prepares for its next phase of growth, Ohikhena will help the organization chart new course and stair…

Nigeria’s Digital Economy: The Role Of NIGCOMSAT Ltd

The Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) has been identified as a strategic contributor in building a digital Nigeria, policy documents released by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy have noted. NigComSat will contribute to three pillars already earmarked in the policy and this includes the provision of service infrastructure that will enable government to provide digital services through robust satellite links in order to drive the digital economy in the rural and underserved areas. NigComSat, according to the document, National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (2020-2030), will provide the…

Delta Local Govt, Primary School Retirees Protests, Bemoan Delay in Gratuities

By Nkechi Odumosor ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government and the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa had been called to pay the benefits of Local Government/Primary School Retirees in the state, as the retired workers since 2014 had been deprived of the rights and savings due to the delay in processing and paying of service that had been diligently carried out. Making the demand in a protest, which was carried out by the aggrieved members of the Delta State Local Government/Primary School Teachers Contributory Retirees, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Asaba…

OPINION: Elisha’s 42 Cursed Children As An Eye Opener For Ize-Iyamu’s Calumniators

By Isaac Asabor Freedom of speech, they say, is a funny thing. When it benefits us, we stalwartly protect it. When it benefits someone who holds opposing views, it suddenly becomes less attractive. In an election year, as presently been witnessed in Edo State, volatile topics like religion, ethnicism, party among other sentiments are all framed as expressions of liberty, or rather freedom of speech.  It is therefore not surprising that freedom has ever being a big deal. As Nigerians, particularly as Edolites, in this context, we enjoy enviable freedom…

Tripod of Change, Next Level and Cross Road

By Jerome-Mario Utomi In a similar intervention dated November, 2018, and entitled; Nigerian Democracy and the Fading Light of Integrity, published by the Guardian Nigeria Newspaper edition of 20th November, The Daily Independent Newspaper of 9th November of that year among many other online news platforms,I remembered with nostalgia how a friend amidst euphoria triggered by the declaration of the 2015 presidential election result cautioned him with these few words; ‘’men will change their ruler expecting to fare better; this expectation induces them to take up arm against him, but they only…