FG Advises Against Compromise Of NPC Services

OLEH/Nigeria: The Federal Commissioner representing National Population Commission (NPC), Sir Richard Odibo has advised Nigerians not to comprise the services of the commission. Odibo gave the advice in an interaction with journalists shortly after the flag off of phase 14 of the ongoing Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in the state at Isoko South Local Government Council Secretariat, Oleh recently. The NPC commissioner who stated that the phase 14 of the exercise was for Isoko South, Bomadi and Patani Local Government Areas, emphasized that NPC was concern about the national planning…

Okowa Urges Buhari To Reconstitute NDDC Board

OLEH/Nigeria: Delta Governor and Chairman of South-South Governors’ Forum, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) without further delay. Speaking when he led his Akwa-Ibom counterpart, Mr Udom Emmanuel, to inaugurate roads, bridge and school projects built by his administration in Agbarho and Oleh, Okowa said it was great injustice for the Federal Government to continue to run the NDDC without a constituted board. He stated that Niger Delta states were being taken for a…

Udom Emmanuel Scores PDP Governors High

OLEH/Nigeria: The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has scored the People Democratic Party, PDP governors high, saying from available records, the only group of governors commissioning projects are PDP governors. Governor Emmanuel stated this at Ohrerhe-Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, during the inauguration of the Ohrerhe Road/Bridge project executed by the Delta State Government. The governor commended his Delta counterpart, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for his commitment to the development of the state despite the meagre resources  coupled with the inflation that the…

Reps Minority Leader Elumelu Flays Buhari, APC, For Dysfunctional Governance, Calls For PDP Unity, Focus To Take Over Govt

ABUJA/Nigeria: The President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) has come under severe criticisms for its governance ineptitude that has left the Nigeria nation dysfunctional in its six years of despicable rulership and wrecking the ship of state, with maladministration. Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, gave the condemnation while addressing the Emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), today, Thursday, April 29, 2021, at the PDP National Secretariat, Abuja. While highlighting the fact that PDP was founded on the solid…

Okowa mourns late Igbide monarch, Obukeni

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the royal family of Igbide kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area over the transition of their traditional ruler, Edward Obukeni I. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Thursday, the governor said that Delta had lost one of its longest serving monarch. He said that the late octogenarian traditional ruler, who passed on at 81, was a courageous leader and one committed to the development of his kingdom and beyond. “On behalf of the…

INSECURITY: An Igbo Forum Condemned FG Tactics

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Igbo Union, an umbrella organization of Igbo Communities and Cultural Association in the United States of America has condemned in strong terms on what it described as, “Federal Government tacit disposition in handling spate of insecurity, banditry, terrorism in the country and Igbo land in particular while the South East governors remain inactive towards the protection of lives and property of the people”. In a statement signed by the Coordinator of the Igbo Union in the US, Chief Ike Orji, the Secretary General, Mr Matthew Ohanele and others,…

AFTERMATH OF RIVERS LGA POLLS: Eze Commends Rivers People for Rejecting Wike and PDP

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has hailed Rivers people for their bold resolve to boycott the just concluded local government elections purportedly conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) and superintended over by Gov. Nyesom Wike and his Compadres in the umbrella party. Reacting to the charade which saw voters participation at the lowest ebb, Chief Eze said the exercise will remain significant in the history of…

Gov. Udom To Inaugurate Emore Grammar School, Dualised Emore Road, Today

ASABA/Nigeria: Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel would on Thursday inaugurate Emore Grammar School and the dualised Emore Road both in Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu who disclosed this on Wednesday when he visited the school and the dualised road said that arrangement has been concluded for a hitch free inauguration of the projects that were executed by the state government. Mr. Aniagwu said the construction of the school and the establishment of three new universities as well…

Gov. Ortom Says Lack Of Education , Cause Of Insecurity In Nigeria

EFFURUN/Nigeria: The Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, has described lack of provision of access to effective education of the people by Leaders in Nigeria as one of the contributing factors to insecurity challenge bedevilling the nation. Governor Ortom, who stated this in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area during the commissioning of a-two storeyed building at Army Day Secondary School, Effurun, described Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as a committed in his administration’s determination towards achieving results for the good people of the state. Dr. Ortom, who lauded the Governor for his…

Citizens’ Advocate, Oby Ndukwe Writes President Buhari on the State of the Nation (LETTER)

Dear President Buhari, it is auspicious that I write this letter to you, not as Obasanjo or Soyinka writes, but as a concerned citizen of Nigeria. It is going to be a short one, not to bore you with long history and epistles that may never be read by you nor the solutions implemented by your Advisers and foot soldiers. I recall vividly what my convictions were, when after many arguments, I decided to throw my weight behind you, even very late in your 2014/2015 campaign. I was more convinced…