Legal Practitioners Differ On Justification Of JUSUN Strike

WARRI/Nigeria: There were mixed reactions by some lawyers in Warri South and Uvwie local government areas who spoke with our correspondent on the on-going nation-wide strike of Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) Renowned human right activist and constitutional lawyer, Mr Oghenejabor Ikimi, argued that the court judgement which the striking judicial workers were relying upon was unenforceable, because according to him, there was a lacuna in Section 81, Sub-Section 3 of the Nigerian Constitution. While stating that government might be capitalizing on the said lacuna, he advised the striking…

Killings, Arson Continue in Delta Community, As 8 Lives is Lost, 12 Houses, Shops Burnt ….State Govt Says efforts are on to Resolve Crises, Deny Taken Side

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Crises in Evwreni, a community in Ughelli North Council Area has continued unabated as more than twelve buildings, shops and other properties worth over N300m have been recently set ablaze in a renewed attack from suspected gunmen allegedly acting on the order of the monarch of the kingdom. Evwerni kingdom, which has notable sons and daughters private and public services has been enmeshed in crisis since March 22, 2020 following the disbandment of the local security outfit, whose members were accused of terrorising the community by the leadership…

We are Fully Ready For New Varsities Take-Off -Okowa

AGBOR/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has stated that the state is ready for the take-off of the 3 newly upgraded institutions to universities in the state, as the state is fully prepared for the eventual take-off. The State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa stated this on Thursday, April 8, 2021, disclosed this in an interview with journalists shortly after being conducted round different facilities at the University of Delta, Agbor, by the Provost of the College of Education, Agbor, Dr. Joseph Ukadike. He stated that the new universities have facilities needed…

2023: Zoning Rivers APC Guber Slot to the Riverine is Fair, Equitable – Eze …Says Vilifying Amaechi Is Arrant Ignorance As Amaechi Didn’t Say Anything New

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: As tongues continue to wag over the unequivocal restatement of the Minister of Transportation and South-South Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, of his position to support the emergence of a Rivers Governor from the riverine communities in the 2023 elections, erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the APC, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, says the Minister’s resolve is on the standpoint of equity and reflects the principle of fundamental fairness and justice which are the…

Okowa Pours Encomium on Sam Obi At Death, Says He Contributed Much to Development of the State

UTE-OKPU/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the former Acting Governor of the state, late Prince Sam Obi, positively impacted the state through the various offices he occupied throughout his political career. Okowa stated this during his condolence visit to the family of the late Obi at Ute-Okpu in Ika North East Local Government Area. He was accompanied on the visit by some top government functionaries, including the member representing Ika Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Victor Nwokolo. He told the head of the…

Okowa Congratulates David Mark at 73

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, on his 73rd birth anniversary, describing him as an inspirational leader. In a statement on Thursday in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, the governor rejoiced with the family, friends and political associates of the former military officer and gentleman, who served the country in various capacities as military governor, minister and lawmaker. He stated that the leadership qualities of the former boss of the Senate was worthy of emulation, saying…

Basement Search Reality TV Show Audition Starts in 7 Nigeria Cities …25M Worth Of Prizes, Car Gift Up For Grabs

ASABA/Nigeria: As its contribution to the development of the Movie Industry in Nigeria, Basement Africa Productions, and entertainment company in Nigeria, has announced dates for the commencement of the 2021 edition of the Basement Search Reality TV Show. In press statement by the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the company, Engr. Okiemute, today April 8, 2021, stated that this year’s edition is tagged, “The Film Makers Edition” with the expected winner going home with a car gift and other items worth Twenty Five, (N25million), at the end of the show.…

Atiku Welcomes NYMAP 2023, Says Youth Will Drive Campaign, Governance

KADUNA/Nigeria: In his reaction to the formation of a group, Nigerian Youth Movement For Atiku’s Presidency (NYMAP2023), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed delight, while assuring that youth will be the main drivers of his next campaign, as well as play crucial roles if he emerged President in 2023. The NYMAP 2023 team, comprising  young men and women indicated interest of ensuring an Atiku Presidency in 2023, and have contacted his SA Youth and Support Groups, Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas, who himself I’d a youth. Their aims and objectives…

Gabriel Oyibode Congratulates Newly Appointed IGP, Usman Alkali …..Commends President Buhari For A Well Scrutinized And Effective Exercise

ABUJA/Nigeria: As President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, Usman Alkali Baba to be the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, the Chief Executive Officer of Geotag Oil and Gas Limited and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Delta North Senatorial District, Chief Dr. (Amb) Gabriel Chukwuma Etaoghenevwegba Oyibode (JP) has joined the league of family members, friends and well wishers to congratulate the newly appointed Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba. Amb. Oyibode through his media assistant, Itodje Okiemute Godstime described the appointment of…

Rector Advises Poly Students’ Leadership To Identify With New Intakes

OGWASHI-UKU/Nigeria: A call has gone to student leaders of Delta State Polytechnic Ogwash-Uku to carry the newly matriculated students along and ensure continuous peace in the institution. The Rector of the institution, Professor Stella Chiemeke made the call shortly after the 19th Matriculation Ceremony at Ogwashi- Uku. She advised the students to adhere strictly to the rules and regulations entrenched in the student’s hand book of the institution. According to Chiemeke, the institution had zero tolerance for negative activities, such as examination malpractice, cultism, hooliganism, prostitution and indecent dressing, warning…