Delta SSG Advocates Greater Public, Private Sectors’ Partnership

ASABA/Nigeria: Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie has advocated more partnership between the public and private sectors with a view to providing more social services to the citizenry. The SSG made this call at the flag-off of the ‘Test and Treat Malaria Charity Outreach Program’ sponsored by the WABIO Foundation at his office in Asaba. Ebie said that testing for malaria before treating will bring about the right diagnosis of the treatment of malaria. “We must encourage it, especially those of us who are fortunate enough…

RULE OF LAW: Police Harp On Collaboration With NBA

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigeria Police, Delta State Command has harped on the imperative of collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to be able to uphold the rule of law and human right in discharging its constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives of property of the citizenry. The Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Ozoro Area Command, Mr Camillus Emeodi, made call when the executive of the NBA, Oleh Branch and members of its Human Right Committee paid a courtesy visit to the commander in Ozoro, headquarter of Isoko North Local…

CAN Trains, Urges Clerics on Security Consciousness

UGHELLI/Nigeria: Following the spate of killing, maiming, kidnapping and the general security challenges facing the nation, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ughelli North Chapter has organized a one-day seminar on security for pastors and church leaders in the local government area. The seminar with theme: ‘Securing Worship Centres And Clergymen In Contemporary Nigeria’, held at the All Saints Pentecostal Mission, Ughelli, borders on three grey areas which are; Terrorism and Insecurity in Nigeria, effect on churches; Biblical Perspective on Security; and Hostage Taking, Modus operandi, Prevention and Remedies. Speaking…

Amaechi Inaugurates NPA Probe Panel …Head Of Service Nominates Panel Members

ABUJA/Nigeria: Having obtained the President’s approval to look into the activities of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA from 2016 till date, the Federal Ministry of Transportation today inaugurated a panel of inquiry to carry out the assignment. Members of the panel were drawn from the Ministry and the Office of the Head of the Civil Service. Addressing members of the panel, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Chibuike R Amaechi urged them to be fair and balanced in their investigations while doing a thorough job He said, although the President’s approval…

Residents of Ughelli North Applaud PMB, Omo-Agege for Power Sub-station Project

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The people of Orhomuru-Orogun in Ughelli North, Delta Central senatorial district of Delta State, have expressed the hope that the inauguration of a 7.5MVA Injection Substation in the area, would address the challenges of epileptic power supply in Orogun and its environs. They made the observation during the Ground Breaking ceremony for the Power Substation in Orhomuru-Orogun, where the residents commended President Mohammadu Buhari and the Deputy President of the Senate representing the senatorial district Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for facilitating the project. The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege,…

Ukah Urges Support For Newly Elected, Sworn In Amachai Youths Association Executives

OKPANAM/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has admonished the people of Amachai community in Okpanam to give the needed support to their newly elected and sworn in Executive members of Amachai Youths Association. Mr. Ukah, who gave the advice in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state during the swearing-in and presentation of certificates of return to the Chairman of the association, Comrade Onwudinjo Emmanuel Agala, Comrade Onyeka Ogbechie (Secretary) and Comrade Hycenth Lotobi (Treasurer), by the Diokpa-Isi of Amachai community, said…

Aide Commends Umahi For Sustaining Peace And Security In Ebonyi State …Pleads With Bandits To Take Advantage Of The Olive Branch And Embrace The Amnesty Offered By The Ebonyi State Government

EBONYI/Nigeria: The President and Founder of DUNAETA, Lady Monica Chidinma Ada Eze, has stated that the bountiful harvest of development that Ebonyi state has continued to reap since the inception of the current administration of Engr. David Nweze Umahi, as Governor, is enough reason for everyone with a sense of humanity to partner and contribute in every possible way to ensure that the atmosphere remains conducive to allow the State Government complement on the achievements so far recorded in turning the fortunes of the state and her people. Speaking on…

NPA LOOTING: Reps Minority Caucus Asks EFCC to Investigate Bala Usman

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has raised alarm on the alleged looting of over N165 billion operating surplus as well as other diverted funds running into billions of Naira, by top officials of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA). The lawmakers described as “another sad commentary on the brimming corruption in the APC administration” the mindless looting of such stupendous resources at a time the country was writhing in the throes of worsening insecurity. It, therefore asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately “take…

Bill to Establish Federal Institute of Fisheries Research Sponsored by Chief Ereyitomi Passes First Reading at NASS

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Bill to Establish Federal Institute of Fisheries Research (Establishment) Bill, 2021 HB, sponsored by Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency, Delta State has passed through First Reading at the Federal House of Representatives. Our correspondent noted that because of the aquatic live and dwelling of Hon. Ereyitomi’s constituents of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South-West sponsoring such a bill will help improve on research of the different species of fishes and further enhance fishing business as major source of income and revenue to the country and that the research…

INSECURITY: There is Need for State of Emergency, Says Gbagi, Commends Okowa

By Emma Ogor OGINGBO/Nigeria: Politician, and business morgue, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has called on the federal Government to declare state of emergency in the country to stern the increasing insecurity been witnessed in a every part of the country. Gbagi who is also a lawyer, and criminologist, stated this when he appeared on an Interactive Programme, FRONTLINE, a programme of Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, on Sunday, May 9, 2023, at Oginibo, in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state. He stated that the Nigerian security architecture has collapsed,…