APOINTMENT: Anioma Media Forum Congratulates Patrick Ukah

ASABA/Nigeria: Anioma Media Associates, a group of leading Journalists of Anioma extraction, has hailed the appointment of Ogbueshi Patrick Ukah as the Secretary to the Delta State Government. The group, in a Statement on Saturday, by the Deputy National Coordinator, Elder Chukwudi Abiandu and Secretary General Dcn. Williams Chijioke Ugbolue expressed happiness over the appointment and while saying it was well deserved, described Mr. Patrick Ukah as a man with considerable understanding of the Government and people of the state, having worked closely with the present administration in very notable…

Okowa Condoles Okpuzo Inana Over Wife’s Death

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday condoled with His Royal Majesty Okpuzo Romanus Inana, the Odiologbo of Owhe Kingdom on the passing of his wife, Queen Margaret Oghome Inana. Speaking at the Odiologbo’s Palace, Otor-Owhe in Isoko North Local Government Area, Okowa expressed sadness at the passing of Her Royal Majesty, Inana. He noted that the departed Queen had played her role in the family and the kingdom and urged the family to take solace in the fact that she lived a life of great accomplishments. He commended…

INSECURITY: Adandiigbo Cultural Pegeant Calls for Peace Amongst Nigerians

OWERRI/Nigeria: The Adandiigbo Cultural pageant has called out to Politicians, and Nigerians in general to let peace reign in the country, staying it is sad that people derive joy in hatching plans that result in great loss of lives and assets not minding the fact that Man’s life is irreplaceable. “Someone is paying for these guns, helicopters and manpower to embark on these murderous schemes, so is someone paying for these invasions of public properties and attacks on our security agents.” Speaking at a press briefing at the adandiigbo headquarters ,…

Isoko North PDP Sets up Probe Panel, Pays Solidarity Visit to Iteire

OZORO/Nigeria: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Isoko North Local Government Area Chapter on Thursday inaugurated an adhoc committee to look into allegations against prominent leaders of the party to invalidate the electoral victory of the member-elect Hon Jude Ogbimi in the April 10 bye-election. Inaugurating the Committee at the Council Secretariat in Ozoro, Vice Chairman of the party, Mr Aso Oghenero said the party was not happy with the rumours making the rounds about party leaders working to thwart the outcome of the House of Assembly by-election held in the…

Eze Lists Over 18 Federal Projects Amaechi Attracted To Rivers As Minister That Should Cause Wike To Resign If He Still Had Any Integrity

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has again, given a sharp retort and squarely discredited claims by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, that Nigeria’s Transportation Minister, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, has failed to attract a project to the state, as a cabinet member of the Buhari/APC government since the administration came onboard in 2015. The Governor who spoke in a reception organized to formally receive a former Rivers APC Chairman, Dr. Ibiamu Davies Ikanya and others, into the People’s Democratic Party, vowed…

IRREGULAR MIGRATION, HUMAN TRAFFICKING: Delta Partners Church

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday said the state government would partner with the Lutheran Church of Christ and other faith-based organisations in the fight against irregular migration and human trafficking. Okowa gave the pledge when he received the Archbishop of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria and President of the Lutheran World Federation, Archbishop Musa Panti and his delegation at Government House, Asaba. He said that the Church was a worthy partner in fight against the scourge as it was in a position to preach the…

NDIGBO: Time to Reengage (VIEWPOINT)

By Obiaruko Ndukwe While I was reflecting on the current challenges facing the nation in the area of insecurity, I got a phone call from a younger friend who wanted my opinion on the happenings in the South East of Nigeria, my nativity. He had set the tone of the conversation with his disgust for the youths who are involved in the insurrection against the Government of the day. He asked why the youths are destroying properties of fellow Igbos and equally engaging in upstaging the socioeconomic progress of the…