APC Tasks Gov. Okowa On Local Crises, Govt. Says It Has Such Crises Under Wrap

ASABA/Nigeria: All Progressive Congress, APC, in Delta on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Asaba charged Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa to address rising incidences of inter-communal crises. The party gave the charge in a statement issued by its Caretaker Committee Publicity Secretary, Mr Sylvester Imonina. It said the state government should be proactive in handling peace-threatening issues. “Delta APC challenges the Okowa-led government to up its game in averting inter-communal crises or any form of crisis in the state. “People on the wrong side of the law should be taught a lesson…

Family Planning Will Reduce Poverty, Says Doctor

LAGOS/Nigeria: Patrick Omogbohun, has stressed the need for governments to sensitise the masses to embrace Family Planning (FP) to improve their health and living conditions. Omogbohun, the Medical Director of MercyWay Medical Centre, Ejigbo in Lagos State, gave the suggestion in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Lagos. He said that the awareness campaign was necessary to make family planning become a social norm in the society; where everybody would be free to discuss it. According to him, making family planning a social norm in the country will boost…

Nigerian Government Set To Develop Gurara Dam To World Class Tourist Site

KADUNA/Nigeria: The Federal Government says it is designing a master plan to develop the Gurara Dam in Kaduna State into a world-class tourism site. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu said this on Thursday in Kaduna at the annual Kaduna State Investment Summit 6.0 with the theme, “Towards a Sustainable Knowledge-based Economy”. Adamu recalled that the Federal Government had successfully completed the constructed 30 megawatts Gurara Hydro power station in 2020. He said the objective of the private sector driven project was to create a tourism resort of…

Oborevwori Commends DTHA Deputy Majority Leader, Preyor For Exceptional Performance

ASABA/Nigeria: Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended the exceptional performance of the Deputy Majority Leader, Hon (Engr) Kenneth Oboro Preyor when he acted as the Majority Leader of the House. The Speaker at plenary of the State Legislature, said Hon Preyor in the last seven months as the acting Majority Leader, shown great capacity and experience in handling the affairs and responsibilities of the office of the House Leader. Rt Hon Oborevwori stated that the sterling performance of the Deputy Majority Leader,…

Expediency Of Doing Something Worthy For The People As Nigerians Remember Ambrose Alli (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, would have been 92 years old if he were alive today as he was born on September 22, 1929. He was a medical professor who served as Executive Governor of the defunct Bendel State (now known as Edo and Delta states) between 1979 and 1983, and was then the first Civilian Governor the then Bendel State had under a democratic dispensation. There is no denying the fact that his heart was broken, even as he was disillusioned towards the end of 1983, when the…

Hon Onwo Named Chairman of DTHA Committee on Information

ASABA/Nigeria: The newly appointed Majority Leader of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Ferguson Onwo has been assigned Chairman, House Committee on Information. The Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori who announced this at Wednesday’s plenary of the House, also named the Member Representing Isoko North, Hon Jude Ogbimi as Chairman, House Committee on Housing and Women Development, while the newly sworn-in Member Representing Isoko South One Constituency is the Chairman, House Committee on Power and Energy. Rt Hon Oborevwori who also listed a number of committees where the three…

Attorneys-General Brief Osinbajo On Justice Sector Reforms

ABUJA/Nigeria: Six attorneys-general from the South-West have briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the progress of justice reforms in their respective states. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Wednesday, said the attorneys-general, who visited the vice president at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said they were inspired  by the successes recorded when he was the Lagos State’s Attorney-General. The attorneys-general and justice commissioners were led on the visit by the Ekiti State Attorney-General, Mr Olawale Fapohunda. Others were Lagos State Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, Ondo State Attorney-General, Sir Charles…

North Not Against Restructuring- Rep. Bugaje

IBADAN/Nigeria: Some eminent Nigerians have argued that the only way for Nigeria to overcome her present challenges was through restructuring. They gave their separate submissions on Wednesday in Ibadan at a summit organised by The Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI). The summit with the theme “Strategies and Tactics for the Actualisation of a Restructured Nigeria” was chaired by Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo. Dr Usman Bugaje, a former House of Representatives member, said that Nigerians must collectively agree on the kind of federation they want. He described as entirely…

Man, 37 Arraigned NAFDAC For Allegedly Producing, Labelling Fake Drugs

IBADAN/Nigeria: A 37-year-old man, Adebayo Ismail, who allegedly manufactured and labelled fake drugs, was on Wednesday brought before a Federal High Court in Ibadan. Ismail is facing a four-count charge of producing, possession, manufacturing and labelling fake drugs levelled against him by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The prosecuting counsel, Miss Blessing Mini, told the court that the defendant, who resided at No. 2 Lanisa St., off Odo-Ona Kekere, Ibadan, Oyo State, produced, possessed and labelled fake drugs without registration. Mini said that fake…

British High Commissioner, Laing Lauds Ned Nwoko Over Stars University, Malaria Eradication Project

By Patrick Ochei The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing has commanded a former Federal Lawmaker, Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko for the initiative to establish a Sports University christened STARS University in a local community of Idumuje-Ugboko in Aniocha North LGA of Delta State. She gave the commendation when she visited the country home of Ned Nwoko at Idumuje-Ugboko on Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021. Laing said Nigeria is blessed with human resources that should be harnessed as advantage for future advancement in multiplicity of areas of endeavours. She noted…