#BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Dorathy, Neo

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday congratulated Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, two citizens of Delta among the five finalists in the 2020 #BBNAIJA concluded on Sunday, saying they were proud ambassadors of Delta. Bachor was Runner-Up in the competition while Akpofure was eliminated among the five finalists in the vote to get the winner. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said that the State Government was proud of Bachor and Akpofure as good ambassadors and reaffirmed that the government would…

Ukah Underscores Culture, Traditions As Key Aspects Of Historical Background Of Any Society

OKPANAM/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has described culture and traditions as critical aspect of the historical background of any society. Chief Ukah, who stated this in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area, on Thursday during the new yam festival celebration by the traditional ruler of the community, His Royal Majesty , Chief (Dr.) Michael Mbanefo Ogbolu, the Ugoani of Okpanam Kingdom, said that the traditions and cultural heritage of the community promotes peace and unity in the community. The Atakakpor Enyi 1 of…

Umusadege Youth Chairman Charges Oil Prospecting Companies On Durable Projects

KWALE/Nigeria: The Umusadege Youth Chairman Comrade Osondu Ezeoba has called on the oil prospecting companies in Ndokwa West local government area to engage in durable and people-oriented projects that will create jobs for the youth to curb youth restiveness. Comrade Osondu stated this during the commencement of the laying of a one kilometer drainage pipe from the Akala junction to the river by the Midwestern oil prospecting company. He thanked the oil company for the project which he said will arrest incidents of flooding. While he commended them for the…

Aniagwu Identifies Talent Development as Vital for Employment Generation

ASABA/Nigeria: Talent Development has been described as critical in the generation of employment, curbing youth restiveness and enhancing the social life of the people. Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu stated this while playing host to a delegation of actors and actresses who were led by Mr. Emmanuel Iwala, the Special Adviser on Talent Hunt to the Akwa Ibom State Governor. The commissioner noted that the state government, under the leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa saw the need to develop an ultra modern film village situated at Anwai.…

Nigeria Movie Producers Laud Okowa Over Delta Film Village

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s quest to build a world class film village in Asaba, the state capital has received commendations from the Association of Movie Producers of Nigeria. The group who were on a courtesy call on the Governor at Government House Asaba, on Friday said they were in the state on their annual general meeting. President of the group, Ralph Nwadike in his remark said the movie producers were delighted with the world class film village being built in Asaba by the Delta State Government. He said Nollywood can…

Audition for Poetry Slam Holds at Ughelli, August 28th

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The first ever Poetry Slam organized in Delta State would be taking place at Ughelli in a bid to promote the art of poetry in the Niger Delta region and beyond. According to a press statement by Omoro Blessing, the Creative Director of ECHOES, the organizers of the Poetry Slam tagged: “ECHOES SLAM IT”, the event is promote creative writing and poetry that is gradually take a nosedive in the region. It disclosed that it’s agonizing to keep untold story inside of you, “There is no greater agony than…

ABN TV, Samuel Chukwueze Foundation Finalise MoU (PHOTOS)

UMUAHIA/Nigeria: ABN TV, a leading online medium in Nigeria and Samuel Chukwueze Foundation, a non governmental organization have concluded working agreements. The ABN TV team was led by the Director, Mr. Ifeanyi Okali. Both organizations had earlier signed a memorandum of understanding on the coverage of activities and events of the NGO owned by Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles football star. The final conclusion of the agreement took place of the footballer’s home in Umuahia, Abia State. Mr. Okali used the opportunity to present customized caps and face masks to Chukwueze.

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…

The People of Utagba-Ogbe Celebrates 2020 Ikenga Festival in Midst of Covid-19

By Juliet Ogbodu KWALE/Nigeria: The people of Utagba-Ogbe celebrated one of their long standing traditional feasts called the IKENGA festival. This festival is celebrated by all the communities which make up Utagba-Ogbe namely Umusadege,  Umuseti, Umusedeli, Umusam, Isumpe and Ogbe-ani. During the festival, all the able-bodied men are expected to come out and display their physical and spiritual strength reminiscent of what use to obtain during war periods in the times of old. Sometimes, the men go as far as using matchet on themselves to show the efficacy of their…

Mocha Beauty Showcasing Beauty In Nigerian Women -Devaan Mom

Devaan Mom ABEOKUTA/Nigeria: The founder of the first ever monthly digital beauty contest in Nigeria, Devaan Mom has said that the new concept was aimed at showcasing beauty in a non-traditional format; to discover, celebrate and uplift beauty in a positive and dignified way that empowers the woman. Mom said the concept which she christened “Mocha Beauty” was birthed when she noticed that traditional beauty contests were so exclusive that women and even young girls who would ordinarily be considered good-looking had developed a complex about their looks. “The maiden…