Sallah: Kaduna Sabo GRA President Greets Muslims, Urges Adherents to Promote Nigeria’s Unity

KADUNA/Nigeria: As the Muslim Umma celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, the President General of the residents of Tsaunin Kura GRA, Dr. Silas Adamu while congratulating them as they observe the period also called on the Muslim Umma to use the period for the promotion of peace, mutual understanding and unity of the people in the country. Dr. Silas Adamu who is also the Secretary General, Medical & Health Workers Union of Nigeria, said the celebration is coming at a time when Nigeria is in dire need of special prayers for God’s intervention on…

Ndokwa Youths Demands: NNPC GMD Takes Up Matter, As Reps Minority Leader Sues for Peace

ABUJA/Nigeria: There’s a bright lining on the horizon for the Ndokwa nation, one of Nigeria’s formost oil and gas producing ethnic nationality located in Delta State, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has taken up the grievances and demands of the youth wing of Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU), the socio/cultural umbrella body of Ndokwa nation, with the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Making this known in a statement on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, the Minority Leader of the House…

Appreciate Allah but Celebrate Eid-Kabir with Caution, Representative Salam Urges Islamic Faithfuls

ABUJA/Nigeria: In the prevalence of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic, Representative Bamidele Salam has enjoined the Muslim community and his constituents to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival with deep appreciation to Allah but with great caution and strictly in line with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) protocols to avoid escalating the prevalence of the deadly virus. Salam who represents Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo federal constituency of Osun state in the House of Representatives said it was important to have a low key celebration and stay…

OPINION: Between Community Policing and Restructuring

By Jerome-Mario Utomi There are in the words of the sage, important limits to human relations, knowledge, awareness, and technological state, economic and financial resource availability, social and cultural exposures. Political and Socioeconomic problems which are the product of human actions and reactions are not static. They change with time and place. What is a social or political problem in one society may be a norm in another. And what is rejected or frowned at today may be accepted tomorrow. But, often always, inability to manage such differences and changing times by nations…

Delta State Government Shuts Down Offshore Safety Training Centre Operated By Opeans Nigeria Limited In Warri …As the State Says Quacks Are Not Allowed ….Commends LYM Consults

WARRI/Nigeria: As part of the efforts to check unaccredicted training centre in the Oil and Gas industry in Delta State, Government has closed down an Offshore Safety Training Centre, operated by Opeans Nigeria Limited     located at No. 34 Opete road, Otokutu, Delta State for failure to possess the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) licence and accreditation to operate. The closure of Opeans Nigeria Limited Offshore Safety Training Centre, which operates for middle and lower manpower for the maritime, Oil and Gas Industry followed an unscheduled visit of the Commissioner for Oil…

A Dispassionate Look At Dissolution Of Odubu-Led NDDC Board

By Isaac Asabor It is not an exaggeration to say that one of the decisions that was reached by the federal government in December 2019, and which invariably gave Nigerians the privilege of knowing about the monkey business that has been thriving in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), thereby exposing the malodorous cesspit of corruption that the Commission is characterized with, is the dissolution of the Dr. Pius Odubu-led board. It would be recalled that after the dissolution of the board that the President validated the existence of the…

Delta Inaugurates a Central Farm Product Market in Asaba

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government has officially inaugurated the SMART Delta Farmers Market, Abraka in Asaba. The inauguration was for use by the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, who was represented by the Commissioner for Power and Energy, Hon. Basil Ganagana. The governor stated that the SMART Delta Farmers Market would serve as a central point for the selling of farm produce in Asaba. He said that apart from adding beauty to the Abraka area in Asaba, the SMART Delta Farmers Market was a brain child of the Delta State…

COVID-19: Delta Introduces Tax Incentives to Save Informal Sector

ASABA/Nigeria: In its determination to further cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta State Government, today, reeled out tax relief incentives to some categories of persons in the informal sector of the state economy. Those expected to benefit from the state government’s gesture included private school owners, hoteliers, private hospital owners, potable water providers, publishers in the media industry, transport companies and owners of eateries among others. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu and the Chairman, Delta State Board of Internal Revenue, Sir Monday Onyeme who disclosed this…

Okowa Assures of Enabling Business Environment In Delta

ASABA/Nigeria: The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, reaffirmed that his administration would continue to provide an enabling environment that would stimulate business growth and development in the state. He gave the assurance while inspecting facilities at the new Asaba Market located at Oko Junction, along Benin/Asaba Expressway in Asaba. The governor who was represented by the Commissioner for Power and Energy, Mr Basil Ganagana, said that the decision to relocate the traders from “Abraka’’ area in Asaba, to the new place was due to security risks…

Proclamation of killing is not pride in Evwreni

By Jerry Ukaniemovigho If at sunrise in a community, one hears ÌROWHO ‘OKOI! and sees hooligans brandishing dangerous weapons, again, the heralds of it still pervades the air at noon and at sunset and midnight, the boom off of same, surfaces the serene atmosphere, one may perforce ask if such community is not at war. This is the exact situation Evwreni has at hand currently. We are at war, but no-one knows who we are fighting, except the merchants of war whose stock-in-trade is to kill with their hirelings for…