EID-EL-FITR: Okowa Calls For Prayers To Fight Insecurity

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to have full recourse to God for solution to protecting insecurity in the country. He made the call in his message to Muslims in Delta and across the country on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration. In the message conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba, the governor said that Muslims and Christians should intensify prayers to complement federal and states’ governments efforts at ending insecurity in the country. He added that Nigerians should…

Public Development Banks Call for New Financing for Africa’s Recovery Post-Covid-19

ABIDJAN/Ivory Coast:  A global coalition of public development banks today emphasized the urgency of immediate resources for Africa’s recovery post-Covid-19. Together, they committed to deepening cooperation to boost investment opportunities across the continent. Participants in the meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank, brainstormed on joint actions that could help boost a strong and inclusive recovery in Africa. This would be recovery grounded in a dynamic private sector. The African Association of Development Finance Institutions co-organized the meeting in collaboration with the International Development Finance Club, which is hosted by…

PASAN STRIKE: Allow Nominated LGA Secretaries to Resume Work in Acting Capacity, Concern Deltan Urges Okowa

SAPELE/Nigeria: The need for Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa to issue an executive order directing all Local Government Council Chairmen in the state to allow their already nominated Secretaries to commence work in acting capacity pending when the Delta State chapter of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) will call off the ongoing strike to enable House of Assembly lawmakers convene for their screening and confirmation has been stressed. A Sapele based Political Analyst, Dr. Michael Ogheneovo who made the call in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area…

ASABA ACCORD: New Dawn for Nigeria – Aniagwu

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has described the resolutions of the Southern Governors’ Forum in Asaba, yesterday as a new dawn for not just Southern Nigeria but the entire country. Speaking on a current affairs program, This Morning, monitored on TVC on Wednesday, Aniagwu said the meeting of the Southern Governors was a reunion of those who believe in Zikism and Awoism. According to Aniagwu, the gathering of the leaders to dicuss on how we can make progress aimed at further uniting our country irrespective of…

Ukwuani Council Chairman Charge Parents Prioritise and Take full Responsibility of Wards Education

OBIARUKU/Nigeria: In line with the Education Development and Teenager’s Mentoring programme of Ajede-led administration, parents have been charged to prioritize and take full responsibility of the education of their children above anything else that seems to be trending. The Executive Chairman, Ukwuani Local Government, Hon (Barr) Possible Ajede Esq gave this charged during the school-to-school distribution of exercise books to pupils in Primary 3 to 5 in public schools in the LGA. Barr Ajede noted that the gesture however little was in acknowledgement of the hard biting economic impact on…

Gbagi As Governor Come 2023 and His Uncommon Quality (OPINION)

By Possible Ogheneseruo The world all over is in dare need of people with entrepreneurial skills as leaders. Nigeria as a country is backward because our leaders are not endowed with entrepreneurial skills. Some of the few that are endowed with entrepreneurial skills are shying away from politics.  Hence, anyone with entrepreneurial skills in the like Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, Elumelu, Jim Ovia who is willing to contest as Governor of our dear state should not only be encouraged by all and sundry but should be cuddled and embraced. Since the…

EID-EL-FITR: Pray For Peace Unity Among Nigerians- Ereyitomi Charges Muslims …As He Congratulates Islamic Faithful in Warri Federal Constituency

ABUJA/Nigeria: As Muslims all over the world celebrate this year’s Eid-el-fitr in concluding their one month Ramadan fasting, The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi has urged all Islamic faithful in Nigeria and in Warri federal constituency to always pray for peace, unity and progress among  Nigerians. Chief Ereyitomi, while congratulating Muslims on completing the  spiritually significant month of sacrifice for all Muslims,  urged them to reflect on the importance of Ramadan in becoming good ambassadors of Islam in every of…

INSECURITY: House of Reps Members’ Back Southern Governors Resolution

ABUJA/Nigeria: Southern members of the House of Representatives have endorsed the resolution of Southern Governors demanding restructuring, true federalism, state police and ban on open grazing in the South. The members in a statement signed by the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and 19 other Southern Members of the House, commended their governors for their concern for the asphyxiation of economic activities in the Southern Nigeria resulting from the continued congestion in ports in Lagos and the gridlock on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. They cautioned certain…