Véron Mosengo-Omba Appointed CAF General Secretary

ZURICH/Switzerland:  FIFA confirms that Véron Mosengo-Omba will leave his role as Chief Officer of the FIFA member associations (MAs) division with immediate effect to take on the position of CAF General Secretary. Mr Mosengo-Omba initially joined FIFA in 2016 as Chief Member Associations Officer with responsibility for Africa and the Caribbean, and subsequently spent the past two years supporting all FIFA 211 MAs to implement the FIFA Forward development programme, as well as managing relationships with all FIFA MAs and continental confederations in his role as Chief Officer of the…

FIFA President Praises African “Team Spirit”

RABAT/Morocco:  FIFA President Gianni Infantino has stressed the importance of “team spirit” to project African football to the top of the world in his address to the 43rd CAF Ordinary and Elective General Assembly that took place today in Rabat. “We know the values of football, but the most important value is team spirit. This is the team spirit that we have witnessed these days in Africa”. Referring to the future of African football, the FIFA President said: “I have already said it, and I say it again. We must…

Okowa Tasks Isoko Constituents On Peace

OZORO/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the people of Isoko in the state to bury their differences and unite for the peace and development of the area. Okowa made the call on Saturday at the funeral of late Tim Owhefere, Majority Leader of Delta State House of Assembly which held at Akiewhe-Owhe, Isoko North Local Government Area. He said that late Owhefere was a bridge-builder and worthy son of the Isoko nation, who contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state through his many…

DELTA LGA ELECTION: Oshimili North Concerned Stakeholders Condemned Shooting in Akwukwu-Igbo

AKWUKWU-IGBO/Nigeria: The reported shooting at unit 6, of Akwukwu –Igbo, in Oshimili North Local Government Area, of Delta State on March 6, 2021 Local Council Elections had continued to receive reactions from individuals and organisations in the area, as the actions is considered condemnable by all citizenz. React to the incident, a group, Oshimili North Concerned Stakeholders in a press statement made available to Ndokwa Reporters signed by the Chairman Dr. Chiejine Alex Chukwujindu, said the use of thugs, and shooting with lethal weapons in a civil exercise is undemocratical.…

Entrepreneurial Education As Vital Initiative For Making Nigerian Graduates Self-Employed (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor It is not an exaggeration to say that each time the National University Commission (NUC) earns favourable mention in the media that it is usually by virtue of the mandates it is bestowed with to grant approval for all academic programmes run in Nigerian universities,  grant approval for the establishment of all higher educational institutions offering degree programmes in Nigerian universities, ensure quality assurance of all academic programmes offered in Nigerian universities; and for standing as a channel for all external support to the Nigerian universities. Against…

Okowa Congratulates NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, on FIFA Seat Victory

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday congratulated President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, on his election into Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Executive Council. Pinnick defeated Malawian FA President, Walter Nyamilandu, by 43 votes to eight during the CAF General Assembly held in Rabat, Morocco on Friday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended the Nigerian football administrator for emerging as one of the six African leaders that would represent the continent in FIFA…

COVID-19: Gov. Okowa, wife vaccinate, As Delta Commences Vaccination

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Friday commenced the vaccination of its citizens against COVID-19, with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and members of the state’s Executive Council taking their turns. The Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Patience Elumeze and health workers were also vaccinated in the exercise which was held at the Executive Council Chamber, Government House, Asaba. Speaking after he was vaccinated, Okowa said that the vaccine was approved by World Health Organisation (WHO) and National…

Monica hails Gov. Umahi for the Approval of N3billion for #Endsars Youth Empowerment Scheme

ABAKALIKI/Nigeria: Lady Monica Chindinma Ada Eze, Technical Assistant to the Governor of Ebonyi State on Media, has added to the rains of commendations and resounding applauds that has continued to trail the sterling performance of the Chairman, South-East Governors Forum, Engr. Dave Nweze Umahi, especially, his determination to crush poverty in Ebonyi through human capital development. Reacting to Gov. Umahi’s recent concluded Youths Summit in the State and approval of N3 Billion for yet another empowerment scheme for youths, Lady Monica said only a leader driven by passion for service…

Hon Nelson Oghenedoro Owoso Assumes Office

By Steve Temienor OGHARA/Nigeria: The Newly sworn in executive Chairman Ethiope West Council Hon Nelson Oghenedoro Owoso has taken over the affairs of the council. He stated that he needs cooperation from all to enable him pilot the affairs of the council effectively, he also solicited peace so that more Development can come, adding that if there’s no peace development cannot drive. Present at the handing over ceremony are the Vice Chairman Hon Austin Atomre, the treasurer to the local government Mrs Victoria Fregene Silo, the assistant director of finance…

President Buhari Commissions NDDC Headquarters, 26 Years after foundation was laid

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: It was a thing of joy as the newly built Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,  headquarters situated on the Eastern bye-pass axis of Rivers State was commissioned by the President and Commander-in- Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari. The above expression was contained in a statement circulated to journalists by Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative CQTI, a non-governmental and an accountability advocacy organization. The Citizens Quest crew who were led by her President/Convener, Chief Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe who covered the event, said the commissioning ceremony was attended…