2020/2021 YAGEP CYCLE: Delta Govt Holds Orientation Workshop For Crop Farmers

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau has commenced its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) with OFET for already existing youth farmers in Crop Production. Addressing the 158 YAGEP beneficiaries in Crop Production at Unity Hall, Government House, venue of the Orientation Training, the Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, pointed  out that YAGEP was aimed at creating jobs and wealth by training, establishing and supporting youths to become agricultural entrepreneurs who would because gainfully self-employed and employers of labour. He explained…

AMAECHI AT 56: Celebrating an Enigmatic Architect of a New & Secured Rivers State! … Excerpts from Eze’s New Book

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble It has become customary, since 2008, that I must pen one or two treatise(s) to celebrate the birthday of Rt. Hon. Dr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, erstwhile Governor of Rivers State and incumbent Minster of Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. To the glory of God, I have been doing my best to keep alive this idea and custom since then till date. With his 56th birthday at hand, series of topics came rushing to my mind, of which the most important was to expose…

KENNETH GBAGI: Has Sown, Delta Should Allow Him To Reap (OPINION)

By Possible Ogheneseruo There is the law of seed time and harvest time in life. When one sows he or she must be allowed to reap the fruit of his labour. Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has sown in every nook and cranny of Delta State and Nigeria at large. The former Minister of State for Education has sown as PDP stalwart, as an industrialist and as an embodiment of goodwill. As a PDP man, he was one of the founders of the party in the state and since then, he has…

Egbema Off-Shore Communities Inaugurates New Exco/ Reps

WARRI/Nigeria: The Egbema off-shore communities have appointed, constituted and inaugurated new Exco / representative after the dissolution of the former five men Exco led by Mr Philimon Ugedi, that started sometime in 2003  and ended on February 14th,2021. In a statement, the community said, on the 15th of February 2021, a meeting of the general house was held where more than two third members of the house unanimously dissolved the eighteen years old Exco, appointed and constituted a 21 member new Exco led by Comrade Mike JK Tiemo, President, Captain…

Reps Minority Caucus Celebrates Edwin Clark @ 94

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated a celebrated nationalist and former minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark as he celebrate his 94th birthday anniversary. According to a Statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus said that Chief Edwin Clark has remained a leading light, fearless democrat and forthright leader, who has continued to demonstrate an undiminished commitment towards the entrenchment of good governance elements of fairness, rule of law, justice and equity in our national polity. “His…

BILL TO SCRAP NYSC: Group Says Bill is Evil Plot Against Nigerian Youths

ABUJA/Nigeria: The bill to amend the 1999 constitution to discontinue the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is an evil plot against Nigerian youths and not in the interest of the nation, a civil society group has said. Kicking against the move, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) said the purveyors of conflict and agents of destabilisation are at work to earnestly set the country up in flames. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, Executive Secretary, Comrade Isaac Ikpa said the relevance of the…

Property Worth Millions Of Naira Destroyed As Flood Submerge Popular Bock Industry In Warri …Come To Our Aid, Prince Edun Appeals To Okowa

WARRI/Nigeria: Property worth millions of Naira have been submerged by flood in a popular block industry in Warri, Delta state. Prince Andre Edun one of the main affected entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director Jolandys Nigeria Limited, Monday May 24, 2021, expressed sadness over the situation, adding that ever since he has been operating in the area for the past 17 years nothing of such flood was noticed. According to Prince Edun, the unexpected flood is caused by the abandoned drainage project construction in the median along NPA Expressway, Ugbuwangue,…

Okowa Congratulates Edwin Clark at 94

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on his 94th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Tuesday, the governor paid glowing tributes to the elder statesman, describing him as a “lifetime achiever”. He said that the people of Niger Delta were grateful to the legendary leader and respected voice on national issues for his unrelenting service to the region and the country. Okowa noted that the outstanding contributions of Chief Clark to the Niger Delta struggle…

INSECURITY: Ijaw Chief Urges Fg To Avoid Second Wave Of Militancy In Niger Delta Region

WARRI/Nigeria: A renowned human and environmental rights advocate, Comrade Mulade Sheriff, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and his Federal Executives to do everything humanly possible to forestall a second wave of militancy in the Niger Delta Region. The activist, and National Coordinator of a foremost NGO, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, with offices in Warri, Delta State, and Major cities across the country, including FCT, Abuja, expressed concern over the high level of insecurity in Nigeria. Chief Mulade called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps…

Elumelu Hails Justice Diai on Her Elevation As Ag. Chief Judge of Delta State

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has congratulated Justice Theresa Diai, on her swearing-in As the Acting Chief Judge of Delta State. In a Statement, Elumelu expressed delight over her appointment and said it was a great thing of joy having Justice Diai as the head of the Judiciary in the State, considering her wealth of experience and her excellent track record as one of the most outstanding and distinguished judicial officers in the land. Hon Elumelu who represents Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency in the…