Police arrests 3 suspects over vandalism in Delta

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  The police on Delta State has arrested three suspects over alleged vandalization of properties belonging to former Delta Steel Company (DSC) now known as Premium Steel and Mines Limited (PSML), Ovwian/Aladja Community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. The three suspects were arrested following a tip off by members of the community leading to ...

Herdsmen Attack: Okowa directs Police, Army to restore peace in Uwheru

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Following renewed attacks by suspected herdsmen on Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the Delta, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has directed directed the Commissioner of Police and the Brigade Commander, 63 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Asaba, to as a matter of urgency ensure that peace was restored to ...

MORE THOUGHTS ON THE OBNOXIOUS AND HASTY SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT ON THE BAYELSA STATE GUBER ELECTION

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By Zik Gbemre I still cannot help but wonder and ask if the Nigerian Supreme Court Judges actually keep records and research on their past judgments on election matters and high-profile corruption matters in this country, as precedence, before delivering current judgements? Or are there judgments written by politicians' lawyers, for them to deliver in their ...

S’Court judgement on Bayelsa Election: Political parties will now be careful – Ariyo

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Chief (Barr.) Robinson Ariyo By Francis Sadhere A legal practitioner and public commentator, Chief (Barr.) Robinson Ariyo has said the the recuent Supreme Court ruling that sacked the Bayelsa Governor-elect and his deputy will make political parties to be careful about who they select to represent them in elections. Ariyo who is also a chief from Warri ...

Supreme Court Ruling: Why we declared PDP’s Diri Bayelsa governor-elect – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa State after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon, who won the November governorship election. INEC Chairman, Mahmood ...

Wike tells FG to warn Oshiomhole to stop making inflammatory remarks 

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GovernRivers Stateor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Federal Government to warn the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress ( APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to stop making inflammatory remarks capable of destabilising the country. Governor Wike also berated the APC National Chairman for saying that there will be no swearing-in of the PDP Candidate ...

Bayelsa Guber: Okowa congratulates PDP over Supreme Court ruling

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over Thursday's Supreme Court ruling sacking Bayelsa governor-elect, Mr David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The Court ruled that Degi-Eremienyo presented forged educational certificates, including those of primary, secondary and tertiary schools, to the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

STALLION GROUP COMMISSIONS PREMIUM TECHNICAL SCHOOL E-LIBRARY

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The newly constructed e-library ... PRESENTS GENERATING SET, AMBULANCE TO  HOSPITAL OKIES VEEKY/GODWIN AYOBAMI RACHAEL In a determined bid to enhance the standard of education as well as encourage reading and learning amongst students and teachers, Stallion Empowerment Initiative on recently officially opened a new school e-library and presented a 200KVA generating set to DSC Technical High ...

OPINION: ON THE LATEST RECOVERED LOOT FROM ABACHA AND THE USE OF OTHER RECOVERED LOOTS

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Sani Abacha By Zik Gbemre With reports that the Federal Government is set to use the latest recovered loot from the Sani Abacha administration to fund three major infrastructure projects, we believe it is a welcome development that at least this time around, Nigerians were told exactly what the Government wants to do with a recovered ...

Borno Residents Boo Buhari On Arrival 

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Some residents of Borno state booed President Muhammadu Buhari as his convoy made its way into Maiduguri on Wednesday. Buhari, who had been in Ethiopia since Friday for the African Union summit, headed straight to Borno to condole with the people over the latest Boko Haram attack. On Sunday, about 30 people were killed in an attack ...

ON THE CORONAVIRUS GLOBAL SCARE – HOW PREPARED IS NIGERIAN GOVT TO SAFEGUARD ITS CITIZENRY?

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By Zik Gbemre With the increasing number of reported cases and deaths of coronavirus doubling every couple of days, and more patients have now been reported from many Asian countries, as well as the Middle East, Europe, Australia and the US, with reported concerted efforts being made by these Governments to ensure the health safety of ...

Strength of ‘common man’ in politics lies in ballot box – FIPI

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Elder Edward Nikagbatse Oki, the National Coordinator of Friendship Is Peace International (FIPI). By Francis Sadhere Elder Edward Nikagbatse Oki, the National Coordinator of Friendship Is Peace International (FIPI), a worldwide initiative seeking to promote peace and friendship among humanity, has said that the strength of the 'common man' in politics remains in the ballot box. Addressing ...

WHEN DELTA KINGDOM CELEBRATED AN ILLUSTRIOUS SON, ONORIODE OVER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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February 9, 2020, will remain a special day in the history of Umiaghwa-Abraka Kingdom, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State as the kingdom hosted an illustrious son of the kingdom, Chief Sunday Onoriode, with a grand reception. The hosting of Onoriode was a way of appreciating him for his invaluable meritorious services to ...
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