Minister of God Urges Christians to Give Alms

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The minister of God in charge of the Restoration Church also known as the Miracle Galore Ministries in Enugu State Pastor Ifeanyi Okpe has enjoined Christians to cultivate the spirit of giving alms to their fellow human beings, especially to those they are better than. The preacher stated this on Sunday 7 September, 2014 while delivering his sermon on the topic ‘The Power of Gift’. Taking his Bible reading from the book of proverbs chapter 18:16, he read: ‘A man’s gift makes room for him and brings…

Military reclaims Bama after 7 days of capture by Boko Haram

The Boko Haram insurgents that had taken over Bama town last Monday in Borno state; have Saturday night; fully retreated from the strategic reclaimed town; as fierce aerial bombardments by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets, Military sources confirmed Sunday in Maiduguri, the state capital. One of the sources said that the aerial bombardments to knockout Boko Haram’s weapon installations in the border town had recently overrun; adding that; “our tactical aerial attacks to reclaim this town had been effective and yielding the desired results. This will enable the…

Ukwuani Chairmanship Candidates Political Debate, Change of Date

This is to inform you of the change of date for the planned political debate for Chairmanship candidates of the six (6) political parties in Ukwuani LGA, Delta State for the forthcoming LGA elections by the Ukwuani Media Forum in Ukwuani LGA, will now be as follows. Date: Friday, 26th September, 2014. Venue: Multipurpose Hall, along Amai Road, Obiaruku. Time: 12 pm. This change in date is as a result of the planned scorecard meeting of the Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU) and the elected and appointed representatives from Ndokwa Nation…

No Ebola Outbreak in Delta State

                                    Gov Emmanuel Uduaghan The Delta state government I a press release by the Hon Commissioner for Information, Chike Ogeah has debunked the rumour going round in the state of an Ebola patient at Government Hospital Eku as false. The statement which read, T”he attention of the Delta State Government has been drawn to a story making the rounds that a patient purportedly suffering from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) died at Eku Specialist Hospital, Eku on Friday, September 4, 2014. This story is completely false. The true situation is as…

Okolocha Commends PPL, Asked to Do More

Host Communities Executives at the Forum, Sunday Okolocha on white second from Right The Operators of the Egboma Marginal Field, the Platform Petroleum Limited, PPL, and her Joint partner, Newcross Petroleum Limited, has been commended by the chairman of the oil and gas Committee of Umuosele/Umueziogoli community, Mr Sunday Okolocha. The call was made recently during an interactive forum organised by the joint partner operators in Obinomba, Ukwuani LGA, where the communities were informed the operational challenges they were facing. Mr Okolocha in his speech, appraised the managerial activities of…

Davis, Australian negotiator is self-appointed – DSS

                                                               Steve Davies The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied being the source of the information credited to AustralianDr Steven Davis,Dr Steven Davis, describing him as “a self-styled and self-appointed negotiator.” Deputy Director, DSS Public Relations, Marilyn Ogar, nevertheless said the body was investigating Davis claims and has invited former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff to answer some questions bordering on the fresh allegations linking him with the sponsorship of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram. However, the department said it couldn’t be true that the immediate…

The NNU ScoreCard Meeting With Elected Ndokwa Sons and Daughters

PG Ndokwa Neku, Pharm Paul Enebeli The Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU) in a statement from the office of the President General of the socio-cultural body of the Ndokwa Nation will be organising a one day Scorecards meeting on Saturday 27 of September, 2014 at Ndokwa Neku Union Kwale, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta State, at 1pm. According to the statement by the president, Pharm Paul Enebeli, the meeting will be with the elected and appointed sons and daughters of Ndokwa, to explain to the people what was their contribution to the Ndokwa…

Chris Ijibike Moves to APGA, Endorsed to Run as the Chairmanship Candidate by NDPFG

Ijibike Receiving Certificate of Endorsment from NDPFG National Cordinator, Mr Tony Ibeni By Emmanuel Enebeli The Delta 2014 Local Government election in Ukwuani LGA is showing sign of an organic development as recently conducted primary selection of the ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has had its first defector openly in the person of Chief Chris Ijibike, one of the twelve PDP members who picked nomination form for as high as N2 million, who has now to run as the Chairmanship candidate of the All Progressive for Grand Alliance…

EU Pledges 140M Euros to Fight Ebola in W. Africa

The European Union promised 140 million euros ($181 million) in assistance on Friday to bolster the overstretched health sectors of four West African nations struggling to halt the worst ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. The funding will be used to strengthen health systems, train health workers and pay for mobile testing laboratories in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Guinea where over 1,900 people have died since the outbreak was identified in March. Over 97 million euros will be spent on budget support to Liberia and Sierra Leone in…

Schools to reopen Sept 22 -FG

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau The Federal Government has directed all public, private primary and secondary schools to reopen on Monday, September 22, 2014. Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, who said this on Friday in Abuja while briefing newsmen after an emergency meeting with state Commissioners of Education, stated that preliminary measures put in place to curb spread of the Ebola Virus Disease is still intact. Shekarau said that any State Ministry of Education that has not appointed designated Desk Officers on Ebola information should do so urgently before the resumption…