Ooni Of Ife Empowers No Fewer Than 2,000 Fashion Designers

ILLESA/Nigeria: As part of the 11-point agenda of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja, to assist the less privileged, the Ojaja Philanthropist Initiative has empowered no fewer than 2,000 fashion designers. Speaking at the empowerment programme at his Palace, on Monday, in Ile-Ife, the Royal Father said he was happy for setting the pace. He commended Trophy International Breweries, Ilesa, for sponsoring the Ojaja Philanthropist’s Initiatives, by which the less privileged were educationally empowered and trained on skills acquisition. According to him, he was always energised when assisting…

Group Calls On Governor Wike To Take Proactive Measure To Remedy The Celestine Omehia (SARS) Road

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: A non-governmental and advocacy group – Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative has called on the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike to take urgent and proactive measures towards remedying the deplorable condition of Celestine Omehia Road, popularly known as (SARS) Road in Port Harcourt. The group in a statement circulated to news platforms explained that “a call by concerned residents of Celestine Omehia Road popularly known as SARS Road, Port Harcourt, recently made the Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative to embark on a special quest to see the…

Okowa Salutes Dokpesi At 70

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, congratulated media mogul and founder of Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on his 70th birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said Dokpesi’s pioneering role in Nigeria’s broadcast industry was inspiring and worthy of commendations. He described the septuagenarian as an outstanding patriot, a detrabilised Nigerian, a shinning statesman and exceptional entrepreneur who had inspired others to succeed in many endeavours. “On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate…

EBONYI STATE: Gov. Umahi Is an Enigma, Embodiment of True Democracy – Monica

ABAKALIKI/Nigeria: Former Media Technical Assistant to the Governor of Ebonyi State, Lady Monica Chidinma Ada Eze, has described the grant of financial autonomy to the Legislative and Judicial arms of government by Gov. Dave Umahi, as an exemplary step in strengthening the foundation of democracy in the state. In a statement made available to media houses in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital, Lady Monica said financial autonomy for the two arms represents Gov. Umahi’s sincerity and sheer commitment in upholding the independence of the Legislative arm of government in the…

ANAMBRA ELECTION: IPAN Urges Electorate To Shine Their Eyes

AWKA/Nigeria: A Non-Governmental group, Igbos for Progressive Nigeria (IPAN), has called on eligible voters for the November 6 Governorship election in Anambra to be vigilant to perform its civic responsibility by voting right. IPAN advised Anambra electorate to evaluate all the candidates based on their pedigree either in private or public life to determine who can manage the tiny resources of the state better. Mr. Lawrence Onuzulike, IPAN National president, made the charge at a press conference on Sunday in Awka. Onuzulike charged the Anambra electorate to shine their eyes,…

U.S.-Based Organisation To Build Women Domestic Violence Shelters Across Nigeria

NEW JERSY/United State Of America: Miss Africa Tri State (MATS), a pageant organisation based in the U.S., says it will build shelters across all the states in Nigeria to cater for the victims of domestic violence. Ms Olamide Talabi, the President of the organisation, who disclosed this at the 11th edition of MATS pageant in New Jersey, said a domestic violence shelter had already been built in Oyo State. Talabi said MATS had given birth to Women in Shelter and Environment (WISE) project to support women experiencing domestic violence in…

We Can Stabilise The World Through Evangelism – Kaigama

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, His Grace, Ignatius Kaigama, says evangelism is the surest way to stabilise the world in view of the various challenges. Kaigama said this in a Homily on Sunday during the celebration of the”Mission Sunday” at the All Saints Parish, Dutse Alhaji, Abuja. The Catholic Church, every 30th Sunday of the year is observed as the”Mission Sunday” with a message from the Pope read worldwide. According to Kaigama, the Bible announces God’s universal plan of salvation for mankind and Jesus commanded His disciples to go into…