APC Chieftains to Discuss sustainability of Nigeria in Youth Forum

ABUJA/Nigeria: Following the recent agitations for separation by some groups and individuals, the call to discuss the sustainability of Nigeria as a united nation has become imperative, hence some Nigerian leaders will gather in Abuja to discuss its reality or myth. At a one-day conference, Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is billed to give a keynote address which thereafter will be discussed by five-man discussants which include; the former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, incumbent Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Raji Fashola (SAN), Senator Peter…

Nasarawa Speaker Lauds Peaceful APC Ward Congress

LAFIA/Nigeria: The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of  All Progressive  Congress , APC, in Toto LG as all the new officials emerged through consensus. The exercise which took place on  Saturday across all the electoral wards in Toto LG started and ended peacefully as party stalwarts met and adopted a consensus option of affirmation to elect the ward executives. The Speaker,  who is the party leader for the congress in Toto LG said the success achieved in the exercise…

Ex-Ambassador Calls For Review Of Nation’s Security Architecture To Fight Insecurity

IBADAN/Nigeria: Nigeria former Ambassador, Dr Yemi Farombi has called for concerted efforts to reduce high rate of banditry, kidnapping and security menace in the country. Dr Yemi Farombi in a paper he delivered, titled: “Role Of Media In The Midst Of Banditry Kidnapping And Security Challenges In The Country” at a quarterly Meeting of Christ School Alumni Association 80/85 set held at Subomi Balogun University of lbadan, conference Centre and Hotels Ibadan on Saturday. The Guest lecturer berated the haphazard commitment in fighting the menace of insecurity in the country…

Delta Govt Approves N425bn “Indicative Budget” For 2022

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government has approved an “indicative budget” of N425 billion for 2022. The reconstituted State Executive Council approved the budget at its maiden meeting presided by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Asaba on Friday. Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting, the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Barry Gbe, said that the council approved the proposal after due consideration of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF and FSP) in line with the Fiscal Responsibility Law 2020. Gbe stated that his ministry had proposed a…

Delta PDP Hails Elumelu Over Unprecedented Harvest Of Projects, In Aniocha/Oshimili Fed. Constituency

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has showered encomiums on Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency and Minority Leader, House of Representatives, for the recent massive projects commissioning spree he embarked on across the Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, describing it as unprecedented and unparalleled in the history of the constituency. This commendation was contained in a statement by the PDP State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, who eulogized Hon. Elumelu for the excellent representation he has given his constituency and hailed his pragmatic leadership style of…

Okowa Mourns Veteran Nollywood Actress, Rachael Oniga

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Oniga family, Urhobo nation and Nollywood over the passing of veteran actress, Rachael Oniga. . The renowned movie star, who hails from Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta, reportedly died on Friday in Lagos. She was 64. In a statement in Asaba on Saturday by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, Okowa expressed bewilderment at the passing of Oniga, saying she was a consummate actress whose demise was a huge loss to Delta and Nigeria. He…

Multi-Billion Naira Delta Secretariat To Be Named After Asagba Of Asaba

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday, announced that the multi-billion naira new civil service secretariat being built by his administration in Asaba would be named after the Asagba of Asaba, Obi (Prof.) Chike Edozien. Okowa announced this at the 30th coronation and 97th birth anniversary celebration of the Asaba monarch held at his palace in Asaba. According to him, the gesture is in recognition of the Asagba’s remarkable contributions to the promotion of peace. He said that the monarch also did a great deal in championing the…

Ukwuani LGA Chairman Commends Residents Response to Monthly Environmental Sanitation

OBIARUKU/Nigeria: The Executive Chairman, Ukwuani Local Government, Hon (Barr) C.S Possible Ajede has commended Ukwuani people for what he described as massive turnout and compliance with the July monthly environmental sanitation exercise across the LGA. The council Chairman who supervised the exercise across the LGA called for the sustainance of the exercise in the communities and at homes as according to him cleanliness is next to godliness. The chairman also mobilized youths to clear refuse, clean  and open up the drainage system in the Obiaruku Ultra-modern market; clearing and cleaning…

How Prof Uba Re-Engineered Faculty Of Law Into A World Class Department (FEATURE)

By Nkechi Odumosor One of the first Prof Auwal Uba did on assumption of office, was upgrading the Faculty of Law library and provision of modern computers sets solely for the students. He took a step further by building an ICT centre with internet access so that the students can access any journal from any part of the world. In his bid to ensure that students study in comfort, Prof Auwal ensued that solar powered street lights were provided all over the campus and he also commissioned blocks of hostels…

WARD CONGRESS: Osun APC Youth Protest Alleged Hijacking of Forms, Camping Of Officials

OSOGBO/Nigeria: Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have accused Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun of committing electoral fraud ahead of tomorrow’s ward congress of the party. The youth who staged a protest on the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, on Saturday July 30, 2021, alleged that Oyetola and Famodun of hijacking the nomination forms brought by some national officials of the APC. According to the group, the national officials who came to Osogbo on last week Saturday where camped at…