BIRTHDAY: Ereyitomi eulogizes Ibori @63

WARRI/Nigeria: The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency and House of Reps Committee Chairman on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi joins millions of Deltans to eulogize former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori as he celebrates his 63 birthday anniversary Wednesday August 4, 2021. Chief Ereyitomi praised the giant strides of developments achieved by Chief Ibori as governor of the state, describing him as the political colossus with massive infrastructural development in the state while at the saddle of leadership. He disclosed that Chief Ibori is…

Okowa Condoles With Gov. Abiodun Over Father’s Death

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on the passing away of his father, Dr Emmanuel Abiodun. The late Pa Abiodun popularly called “Baba Teacher’’ reportedly died on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 after a brief illness, at 89. In a condolence message to Gov. Abiodun, Iperu-Remo community and the Government and people of Ogun, contained in a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, in Asaba, Okowa said that Pa Abiodun’s death was a great loss not only to…

KADUNA LG POLLS: KADSIECOM Displays Upgraded “Anti-rigging” Electronic Voting Machine To Stakeholders

KADUNA/Nigeria: Ahead of the local government elections scheduled for September 4, the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has displayed the newly upgraded Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), which will permanently put an end to multiple voting. This was displayed at the Stakeholders Sensitization on Voter Education Using Electronic Voting in Kaduna State Local Government Elections, held on Wednesday August 5, 2021 in Kaduna. During the display, it was observed that the EVMs that have been configured ahead of the election have three different codes typed in as well as the…

Sylvanus Ofekun, shut up! Minister will not resign (OPINION)

By Tunde Badmus One of the more depressing things about living in the internet age is that anybody that has data on their phones, can string together a few sentences and has access to unscrupulous bloggers think they are suddenly authorities and can say anything to anyone. Yes, the online space is an equaliser but should this mean that people of no character and questionable origins will have the audacity to lie out rightly about upstanding and hardworking people? Has the world reached the stage where any fool will be…

WAR AGAINST HERDSMEN: Nigeria Senator Tells His Experiences With Colleagues

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Senator Representing Adamawa South Senatorial Zone, Binos Dauda Yaroe, has lamented how he was unnecessarily vilified by some of his colleagues for speaking against the menace of herdsmen who unleash mayhem on farmers and other law abiding citizens. The senator who made the revelation at a session with newsmen at his country home in Mayo Belwa town, Tuesday, noted that he received all sorts of bashings from a large section of the populace including his colleagues for speaking the truth adding that the condemnation did not deter notable…

Okowa Salutes CBN Governor, Emefiele At 60

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, on his 60th birth anniversary. Okowa noted that Emefiele had made substantial contributions to the growth and development of Nigeria’s economy since becoming Governor of the Apex Bank in 2014. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended Emefiele for his tremendous and outstanding accomplishments in the service of Nigeria over the years, describing him as “distinguished and consistent public servant’’. He observed…

You are Our Great and Indefatigable Leader, a Pathfinder Okowa Tells Ibori At 63

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Governor of the State, Chief James Ibori, as he clocks 63. Okowa’s message of felicitation with the former governor was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba. He described Ibori as a great and inspirational leader, who had so far left indelible footprints in his service to the state and humanity. Okowa lauded his former boss whom he served as a two-time commissioner, for laying the foundation on which successive administrations in the…

Civil Engineers Institute Laud DTSG for Infrastructure Development

ASABA/Nigeria: The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) has commended Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, for his giant strides in infrastructural development, particularly in road construction and erosion control measures. National Chairman of the Institution, Mr Jang Tanko, gave the commendation on Tuesday, when he led a delegation of the body on a courtesy visit on the Governor at Government House, Asaba. He commended the governor for his courage and commitment in building an enduring culture of good corporate governance and ethics in the administration and management of affairs…

Need For A National Conference On Crime And Police Reform (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor Pondering over the major concerns of Nigerians; both at home and in Diaspora, one would be compelled to urgently call on the government to convene a “National Conference on Crime and the Police Reformation”. The call no doubt would be considered to be laudable as it would allow Nigerians from all walks of life to put heads together and talk about how a better policing can be attained in the country, analyze the rising crime problem across all the geo-political zones, and integrate their findings into a…

BIRTHDAY: Ochor Congratulates Chief James Ibori

ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ochor Christopher Ochor had congratulated the former Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori as he turn 63 years old, today August 4, 2021. The Deputy Speaker, in a Press Statement by his Press Secretary, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli, described the former governor as a leader with big heart, motivator and a mobiliser of persons and resources. He pointed out that these qualities were demonstrated throughout his time as a governor, and as a leader within the family of the People Democratic…