Angozi Says Okowa Had Performed Well, as State Celebrate Inauguration Day 2021

WARRI/Nigeria: Chief Dr. Braduce Amakazi Angozi, has greeted Deltans, and the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for the development of the state, especially in the area of peace sustenance witnessed in the last six year. In a statement made available to the press, the business mogul, and philanthropist said the state had witnessed massive development since 2015 when the government of Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa was inaugurated, in different areas, including the sustained peace in the state. According to him, while massive development on some basic infrastructure can be…

Ochor Ochor Applauds Gov Okowa’s 6 Years of Massive Development

ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ochor Christopher Ochor, has applauded the government of Senator Dr.  Ifeanyi Okowa for its efforts to develop all sectors of the state in the past 6 years. The Deputy Speaker said the state had witnessed tremendous expansion in all areas, during this 6 years, as can be witnessed in virtually every area and life of the people of the state. He stated that the government have improved the necessities of life as it embarked on massive infrastructure development, human…

Umutu Police Attack: Ochor Ochor Condemns Attack, Condole With Delta Police Command

UMUTU/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, and member representing Ukwuani State Constituency, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, had condemned the attack on the Umutu Police Station, in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the State, which claimed lives of two policemen, and another dying of heart attack. The Deputy Speaker, during a visit to the attacked station on Friday, May 28, 2021, said it’s callous and inhuman for anyone to plan and attack those who had been engaged to protect lives and properties of all Nigerians. “Attack on…

UN Lauds Okowa On Rural Development Agenda

ASABA/Nigeria: The United Nations has lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his efforts at developing rural communities in the state. UN’s Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, gave the commendation on Thursday night at a state banquet organised for him and his delegation at Government House, Asaba. He said that with the level of development in rural areas of the state, Okowa had demonstrated passion and focus for the lives of the rural people. According to Kallon, the governor’s rural development agenda had seen many satellite…

The PDP Mass Exodus and the Coming Implosion of the APC (VIEWPOINT)

By Obiaruko Ndukwe The discordant tunes in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that once held sway for 16 years in the reins of power in Nigeria has taken a new turn as a major plan was hatched over a year now by the Governors elected under the party in the old Eastern region. The decision to swell up the ranks of the ruling All Peoples Congress, APC, by these Governors who have actually held tight the party’s stronghold in the South East and South South States is part of…

MAY 29: You Have Failed In All Fronts, Reps Minority Caucus Tells APC

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration in the Country has failed on all fronts in the last six years. In a Statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu on Friday 28th May, 2021, the Caucus said, “as the Nation observe the May 29 government anniversary, the Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has taken stock of the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration and posits that the…

PMB’s Knack for Merit and the Farouk Yahaya Challenge (OPINION)

By Philip Agbese The appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Farouk Yahaya on May 27, 2021, has generally elicited loud endorsements from Nigerians. His appointment followed the sudden demise of his predecessor, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a plane crash, along with 10 other Army personnel in Kaduna a week ago. (May their souls rest in perfect peace). Gen. Yahaya, one of Nigeria’s finest breed of trained infantry combatants has a rich profile and experience in counter-terrorism combats. A member of the 37…

Tackling Incidents Of Kidnapping On The Highways (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor If there is anyway one can experience a favorite and pleasurable trip to any part of the country, it is unarguably by road; either by bus or car. There is something so alluring about the open road with the freedom and spontaneity that comes with it, particularly as the road snakes endlessly ahead, surrounded by stunning scenery, and it is the liberation to stop wherever one pleases while discovering hidden gems along the way that usually catches my fancy whenever I have the opportunity to travel by…

Expediency Of Sparing A Thought For Street Urchins On Children Day (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor As gathered from an online encyclopedia, “Wikipedia”, “Children’s Day is celebrated on 27 May in Nigeria. It was established as a holiday in 1964. It is a public holiday for Primary and Secondary school children. Due to the large size of the country, only a few groups of children (schools or other organizations) are selected to march past in a parade. The children are usually given treats such as an outing or doing jobs that adults would normally do. In some situations, primary and secondary school children…

AGOF’s Recant Of £4.2m Payment To Delta Govt: PDP Laughs At APC’s Agent Of Misinformation

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the take-back of an earlier false claim by the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris whose office has since recanted by putting the record straight that no £4.2m was paid to Delta State Government has confirmed the position of PDP that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Publicity team is headed by an unkind and bad-tempered fellow. PDP’s State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi M. Osuoza who made the declaration in a statement in Asaba, said the repudiation of the claim…