Looking At Farmers-Herdsmen Crisis Through The Eyes Of A Christian (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor If there is any national issue at the moment that has kept everyone thinking, and looking for solution, it is unarguably that of the lingering farmers-herders crisis. Ostensibly heeding to Albert Einstein’s advice that says, “The problem is to know what the problem is”, it will not be considered to be an exaggeration in this context to say that the issue has being looked at from psychological, social, philosophical, constitutional or legal point of view, and even from economic point of view. Unfortunately, I doubt if the…

DSIEC Gets Kudos For Peaceful Conduct Of Local Government Election

OKPANAM/Nigeria: The Local Government election, conducted in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State by the State Independent Electoral  Commission (DSIEC) has been described as one of the most credible and transparent elections in the state. The Special Assistant to Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Felix Ideh, and the exwhile secretary of the party in the area and former chairperson of all ward secretaries of Oshimili North, Lady Anthonia Chukwuedo stated this while fielding questions from journalis shortly after casting their votes. Mr. Ideh,who…

Okowa Expresses Satisfaction Over Peaceful Conduct Of LG Polls

OWA-ALERO/Nigeria: Delta governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed satisfaction over the peaceful conduct of local government council elections held throughout the state. Governor Okowa who was speaking in an interview with journalists shortly after casting his vote at DSIEC ward 3; unit 3, (INEC ward two unit one) located at Eghoma Primary School, Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Government Area of the state, said from the report that he was getting, everything was going on peacefully. He disclosed that materials for the election had been distributed to every local…

Delta LG Election: Reps Minority Leader Casts Vote, Commends DSIEC …Urges INEC To Emulate DSIEC Peaceful Electoral Process

ONITCHA-UKU/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has commended the peaceful nature of the local government elections in Delta State, with a call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to emulate Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), in the skillful delivery of the electoral process. Hon. Elumelu, who represents Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State, in the Green Chambers, gave the commendation in an interview with journalists, moments after casting his votes in Ward 4, Unit 3 voting centre, at the Kandinma primary School,…

RIVERS APC CRISIS: Eze Congratulates Party As Supreme Court Thrashes Aguma’s Appeal …It Is Time To Realize Our Full Potential, Says Princewill

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: The political atmosphere in Rivers State appears charged, as the State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was thrown into a joyous mood following the dispensation of all appeals lodged against the party at the apex Court. Recall that the party has been in what appears to be a near-unending crisis instigated by a group of unconscious, conscienceless and cantankerous mortals led by an avowed dissident element, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, a former Rivers South/East Senator, whose brazen disregard for morality, and public good clearly points…

DELTA LGA ELECTION: Delta Deputy Speaker, Ochor Expects Victory for Party

UMUTU/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor has predicted victory for the ruling party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  in the State Local Government Elections holding today, March 6, 2021. Hon Ochor Ochor made the remark in his country home in Umutu, Ukwuani Local Government Area, while fielding questions from journalists who were assigned to cover the election area. The Deputy Speaker, who doubles as the Director General of the Election Committee in the LGA, stated that the party has…

Local Government Polls: Turnout of Voters Excites Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

OSUBI/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has described the turnout of voters in Osubi, Okpe Local Government in the March 6,2021 local government elections as impressive. Speaking to newsmen shortly after casting his vote at State Ward Six, Osubi, Rt Hon  Oborevwori said that he was impressed with the turnout of voters, describing the exercise as very peaceful. He said that; “As you can see, I just voted here in my Ward in Osubi. I must say that I am impressed with…

APC Gives Reasons For Pulling Out Delta LG Elections Midway …Says DSIEC Planned With PDP Rig the Election

ASABA/Nigeria: The All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta State chapter today March 6, 2021 withdrawn from further participating in the ongoing local government election across the 25 local government councils of the state. The party announced its withdrawal from the race in a statement by its public secretary, Sylvester Imonina Eqs, on Saturday morning. The statement reads; “The All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta State told Deltans some days ago, that there were evil machinations to deprive Deltans of their rights to choose who to lead them at the local government level.…

STEP, YAGEP Beneficiaries Express Readiness To Export Products

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: STEP and YAGEP beneficiaries in Delta State have expressed their readiness to take advantage of the nonoil export initiative of the Federal Government in order to take their products into the international market. This was the submission of some of the beneficiaries who participated at a one-day export workshop on capacity building for MSMEs and youths on nonoil export development organised by the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in Asaba, the state capital. The  workshop tagged, “Export Awareness and Development”, was attended by major stakeholders, selected…

WEARING OF FACEMASK: Too Early To Let Down Our Guard (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that it is by each passing day becoming more apparent that not few Nigerians need to be enlightened that facemask should be correctly worn on the face so as to cover the nose and the mouth, and not to be left covering only the mouth or the jaw. The expediency of this view cannot be said to be uncalled for as the reality of adjusting to living with COVID-19, with some of the measures now been used to slow the spread…