ABN TV, De Latino Concept sign MoU

Umuahia/Nigeria: A leading online medium in Nigeria, ABN TV and an entertainment promoter, De Latino Concept on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding. The memorandum of understanding is to cover the promotion of entertainment in the South East Region and Nigeria at large. Speaking at the brief signing ceremony at ABN TV’s corporate head office in Umuahia, the CEO of Latino Concept, Emmanuel Okenini, popularly known as Bello expressed gratitude to the management of the media for paying attention to entertainment industry in the country. He further pledged to continue…

VIEW POINT: Will The Benevolent Spirit Crack Obaseki’s Palm-Kernels Again At The Poll?

By Isaac Asabor If there is any African proverb that has become widely popular through the legendary Chinua Achebe of blessed memory, it is unarguably the one he mentioned in his magnum opus, Things Fall Apart. The proverb says, “Those whose palm-kernels were cracked by a benevolent spirit should not forget to be humble.” Ostensibly due to the prevailing political milieu in Edo State, and due to my political interest, and more specifically that proverbs can be used to further ideologies to woo potential voters for one’s preferred candidate in…

Abuse in Delta Police Officer’s Wife Bags 2 Years for Child

By Patrick Ochei ASABA/Nigeria: A police officer’s wife, Mrs. Precious Joseph has been jailed for two years without an option of fine for violently abusing her nine years old house-help, Miss Agatha Emmanuel at the Okwe area of Asaba Capital Territory in Delta State. In a ruling delivered by His Lordship, P.O. Obayuwana, the Chief Magistrate of Court 11 in the Okwe Magisterial District, Delta State on Monday 3rd August, 2020, the 31 years old Mrs. Precious Joseph was jailed two years for using a hot kitchen knife to disfigure…

The Only Sentiment We Should Have Now, is Ndokwa Unity, Says Caretaker Chairman

ASABA/Nigeria: The people of Ndokwa ethnic nationality had been admonished to think nothing else, but Ndokwa at all time, as it will be the only panacea to build a strong and united union, and for a speedy development. The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU), Dr. Tabs Ogaranya-Tabowei stated this recently, in an interview on the way forward for the second largest ethnic nationality in Delta state, which had been going through various crises for some time now. According to him, “nobody is disputing the fact that NNU…

CACOVID: Delta Starts Food Distribution to Mitigate Effect of COVID-19

ASABA/Nigeria: In its continuation process to ensure that Deltans do not suffer the untold hardship of the economic effect of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, the state government had flagged off the distribution of the National Food Distribution Programme of the private sector Coalition Against COVID-19. Flagging of the distribution, the state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, said his administration would continue to partner the private sector and individuals in mitigating the debilitating effects of COVID-19 on the less-privileged in the state. He lauded CA-COVID for deeming it necessary to pull…

Anticipatory Probe Report on NDDC: Matters Arising

The Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative, an accountability advocacy group, having participated actively in the investigative public hearing on the alleged financial malfeasance in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), organized by the two chambers of the National Assembly, The Senate and the House of Representatives, has expressed dissatisfaction with the entire  process and come to the conclusion that the outcome of the exercise is premeditated and obvious from the onset. Some of the premises from which the Citizens Quest drew this conclusion stem from concerns they expressed, ab initio,…

We Are Making Effort To Mitigate The Impact Of COVID-19 To Ease The Burden On Businesses – Abdullahi Candido

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council Hon. Abdullahi Candido has reiterated his administration’s concerted effort to mitigate the down economic impact of COVID-19 especially to ease the burdens on businesses within the Area Council. Candido made this known during a Virtual Dialogue on Taxation and Post COVID Challenges for Businesses held on Tuesday, 4th August, 2020. “As a result of our sensitivity to this plight being faced by everyone., the council amongst strategies has opened up a citizens’ engagement and feedback mechanism through an e-governance system to enable…

Philips Ugbomah Greets Ibori at 62

ASABA/Nigeria: The former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori had been called a man with a big heart when it comes to the development of Delta State, and the Niger Delta in General. Engr. Philips Ugbomah Chukwumah, Managing Director, CPU Construction LLT Nig, had in a birthday message congratulating the former Governor at 62 years, said that the establishment of most of the interventionist agencies in the Niger Delta was the outcome of his continuous drive while in office and out of office. He stated that the years of…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls on Community to Put Into Use Cottage Hospital Constructed By DESOPADEC

PATANI/Nigeria: The People of Agoloma Community in Patani Local Government, Delta State, had been implored to put into use the newly constructed cortage hospital in the community, by the Delta State Oil Production Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC. The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori made this call on Tuesday, while commissioning Cottage Hospital. In his remarks, the Speaker implored the people of the Community to take advantage of its proximity for their health needs, describing the Cottage Hospital as dividend of democracy to the people,…

Ossai Ossai Describes Ibori @62 as a Man of Destiny

ABUJA/Nigeria: The former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, who marked his 62nd Birthday on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, had been described as a “Man of Destiny” by the member representing the Ndokwa/Ukwuani Federal Constituency, at the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Ossai Nicholas Ossai. Ossai, who is the Chairman House Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements in a special birthday message eulogised Chief James Ibori for his immense contributions to the foundation and development of Delta state, stressing that he is a man of destiny. “His Excellency Chief James…