Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund Appoints Dr Fejiro Chinye-Nwoko As General Manager

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF) has announced the appointment of Dr Fejiro Chinye-Nwoko as General Manager. With the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Nigerians, the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund aims to support vulnerable groups, strengthen Nigeria’s healthcare systems and reskill the Nigerian Youth for a post COVID-19 era. To this end, the NSSF has set its main priority for 2021 going forward: To get One Million Nigerians vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr Chinye-Nwoko is a qualified medical doctor and an accomplished executive with over ten years of…

INSECURITY: Nmalagu Advices FG To Adopt Okowa’s Model

ASABA/Nigeria: The Executive Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Religious Matters, Bishop Greatman Nmalagu, has advocated that for the Federal Government to effectively tackle agitation in the country,  it should adopt Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Model of Conflict Resolution. Nmalagu who spoke in Asaba, stated that clamping down on agitators would only embolden more persons to make demands from the Federal Government. While noting that some of the demands were genuine, Bishop Nmalagu emphasized that Okowa’s Model of Conflict Resolution if adopted by the Federal Government, the country will be safer, more…

Oborevwori Excited Over Re-Opening Of Osubi Airport

EFFURUN/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has expressed happiness over the re-opening of the Osubi Airport in Okpe local government area of the state. In his remarks on Friday, July 9th, 2021, at the re-opening ceremony of the Airport shut down February, 2020, the Speaker described the day as one of his happiest days. Rt Hon Oborevwori who represents Okpe state Constituency in the State House of Assembly said that; “Today is one of my happiest days and indeed a great pleasure…

Effective By-Laws Key To Grassroots Development, Says Oborevwori, Ighrakpata

EFFURUN/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly,  Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called for greater commitment to peace and grassroot development in the state. The Speaker made the call while declaring open a two-day Capacity Building Workshop for Councilors in Uvwie Local Government Legislative House, organized by the Member Representing Uvwie Constituency in the State Assembly, Hon Solomon Ighrakpata who is the Deputy Chief Whip of the House. Rt Hon Oborevwori explained that the Legislature was key to good governance as the Executive can only function effectively…

Nipping Excessive Alcohol Use In The Bud (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor The issue of alcoholism and its debilitating consequences on vital organs in the body of individuals on the one hand, and its negative socioeconomic impact on communities has once again been brought to the fore. As gathered from Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data, “It is long known that alcohol can pose a significant risk to human health. However, alcohol is consumed worldwide in large amounts, with Seychelles and Uganda reporting the highest alcohol consumption per capita. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that…

Traditional Ruler On The Run, As Police Arrests Three Suspected Land Grabbers

SAGAMU/Nigeria: The travail of about thirteen villages which Oba Adewale Adeniji, Oniraniken said to have secured a frivolous judgement over the ownership, has resulted to the high level of insecurity in the community and nearby villages causing pandemonium to the residents over fear of being attacked or kidnapped by the hoodlums. The level of insecurity has risen above comprehension after Oba Adewale Adeniji, Oniraniken invited the armed bandits to the said land (over 4, 000 acres) which he believed they will secure the land for him despite court order and…

ANTI-WORKERS POLICIES: More Trouble for El-Rufai, as Nigeria Civil Service Union Joins Forces With NLC …Appoints New General Secretary

KADUNA/Nigeria: The leadership of the Nigeria Civil Service Union has joined forces with the national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress to condemn the anti-workers policies of the Kaduna State Government over the inhuman treatment being meted out on the workers in Kaduna. This was part of 12 points communiqué issued at the end of the National Executive Council meetings held in Abuja. The NEC meeting outrightly condemned “in all its entirety the indiscriminate, unwarranted and illegal sack of Public Servants in Kaduna State by Governor Naisr El-rufai Government “The…

Group Express Shock Over The Seal Of NDDC Headquarters by FIRS ….Says Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Plans To Scuttle NDDC and Niger Delta Development

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: A non-governmental and advocacy Organization,  Citizen Quests for Truth Initiative, has expressed shock over the sealing of  the gate of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The group in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Francis Udoka Ndimkoha said, it appears there are undercurrents to ensure that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is incapacitated in the discharge of her statutory duties. If it is not the issue of threats from some segments of the youths, it is that…

Okada Riders Association, Ukwuani LGA Commends Okowa, Ochor, Pledges Continuous Supports to PDP

ASABA/Nigeria: The Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, and the Deputy Speaker, and member representing the Ukwuani State Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ochor Christopher Ochor had been commended for their individual and collective efforts to develop Ukwuani Local Government Area, by the local chapter of the Okoda Riders Association. The members of the association gave the commendation on Wednesday, July 6, 2021, when they visited the Deputy Speaker in his office in Asaba, the state capital. Speaking during the visit, the Chairman…

Delta PDP Felicitates Governor Okowa At 62

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has joined Deltans and well-wishers at home and abroad to Congratulate Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State. A Congratulatory Statement by the Delta PDP State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi M. Osuoza reads: “The Delta PDP family join Deltans and all men and women of goodwill at home and abroad, to wish our Leader, His Excellency, Senator, Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, Executive Governor of Delta State, Happy, Glorious 62nd Birthday, today, July 8, 2021. “Your Excellency, the Delta State PDP…