Eschewing From Criticizing Obi Cubana As It Is Unproductive And Irrational (OPINION)

Isaac Asabor It is no more news to say that uncouthness has from time immemorial being classified to be a character flaw. What is new is that in the context of interactive communications on social media platforms, we are by each passing day becoming more exposed to it. Aptly put, social media trolls are unarguably making the virtual space literarily uncomfortable with their disgusting behaviors.  The reason for the foregoing cannot be farfetched as compared to years back. As it is, we are today interacting with more people that unarguably…

UNIUYO VC Lauds NDDC’s Plan to Domesticate Postgraduate Scholarships

UYO/Nigeria: The Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo, UNIUYO, Professor Nyakudo Ndaeyo, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for reviewing its policy on foreign post-graduate scholarship programmes. Professor Ndaeyo spoke when the NDDC Interim Administrator, Mr. Efiong Okon Akwa, paid him a courtesy visit at UNIUYO Senate Chambers. He said that the previous system where the Commission sponsored students on foreign scholarships for post graduate studies was not sustainable, adding that it was better to train the students in universities in the Niger Delta region. The Vice…

Okowa Felicitates Rotimi Akeredolu at 65

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), as he turns 65 years on Wednesday. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Tuesday, lauded Akeredolu, who is the Chairman of Southern Governors’ Forum, for putting aside partisanship in picking the gauntlet to provide leadership for the Forum at a very critical time in the history of the nation. He described Akeredolu as urbane, cerebral leader of great value and a committed progressive concerned…

Okowa Congratulates Peter Obi At 60

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated former Governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, as he clocked 60 on Monday. Obi, a former Governor of Anambra, was Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said that Obi’s tenure as governor recorded outstanding transformation of Anambra, which had remained a reference point in the country. He commended Obi for his outstanding leadership and immense contributions to the growth and…

Okowa Deplores Lawmakers’ Rejection Of E-Transmission Of Election Results

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, have decried National Assembly’s rejection of electronic-transmission of elections results through the votes of most members of both chambers of the parliament against that clause in the Electoral Act. Speaking when he received the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Pastor Monday Udoh-Tom and his management team on an advocacy visit on Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), Okowa said that the lawmakers’ action could be interpreted that there was a plan to rig elections. He, however, commended Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its…

NATIONAL CHALLENGES: Progressives Governor Forum, DG Calls for Review of Party Manifesto

ABUJA/Nigeria: Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, has called for the review of manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen political initiatives for national unity. The PGF boss made the call amidst the challenge of national unity facing Nigeria. According to him, the big question is whether the contest for leadership of the country in 2023 will prioritise processes of national consensus building through negotiations and agreement. In a statement made available to newsmen Sunday in Abuja,…

POST OKOWA: Group to Pledge to Sustain Prosperity, Stronger Delta Dream

ASABA/Nigeria: A group, known as Delta Icon, have said they a ready to garvanised Deltans from all works of life to sustain Prosperity and Stronger mantras of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State beyond 2023. The group, in their information leaflet made available to Ndokwa Reporters, and signed by the chairman, Hon. Justice V. I Ofesi (rtd), gave the workings of the group and how they will work towards mobilizing the people to keep the dreams, which they believe will lead the state to achieve…