Archives for November, 2015 - Page 3

PIND to Hold Niger Delta Development Forum in Asaba, Nov 17,18, 2015

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By Francis Sadhere Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) is set to hold its forth edition of its Niger Delta  Development Forum (NDDF) 2015, with the theme, 'Collaborative Effort for Stimulating Investment and Inclusive Economic Growth in the Niger Delta.' R-L: Wilson Ukoso, Delta State representative, Bassey Archibong, Director, Household Economic Strategy, USAID-MARKETS, ...

MISINFORMATION AND RUNAWAY NEW MEDIA

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By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete* During World War II. Germany’s Adolf Hitler was a master of propaganda and misinformation, through his “Genius of Spin” Joseph Goebbels. Later, the allies and western countries borrowed a page from Hitler’s book and started dropping leaflets to divide the enemies’ camp. US Franklin D. President Roosevelt created the Office of War ...

Amaechi is an achiever; he’ll make a difference in the transport sector, says APC

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…..Lists Wike and PDP’s sins against Rivers people By Nwaorgu Faustinus The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State berated the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for suggesting that the appointment of the immediate past Governor of the State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as the Federal Minister of Transportation is a waste and will not ...

FAAC Meetings responsible for delay in salary payments- Egware.

By Ovedhe Jerry The Special Assistant on Media to the Delta State Governor, Mr Nelson Egware, has attributed the delay in paying workers salaries in the State to the delay in holding FAAC meeting in Abuja. Mr Egware said since the APC administration came into power at the Federal level, the FAAC meetings that usually hold mid months have been moved to month ends ...

OSANEBI MOVES TO HARMONIZE ALL NDOKWA YOUTH GROUPS

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- unveils more empowerment strategy. - endorsed with Governor Okowa for effective leadership. By Ovedhe Hezekiah Miffed with the proliferation of various youths groups with varying interests and purposes  and in a move to have a unified youth body for Ndokwa nation,that can speak on behalf of the youths in Ndokwa East, West and Ukwani Local Government Area ...

We are determined to diversifying our economy, says Okowa

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By Our Correspondent Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has said that the diversification of the state economy from oil dependent to non-oil export is his administration’s desire and goal. Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, representing Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, (2nd Left), President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Alhaji Remi Bello, ...

Okowa Lauds E.K.Clark For Investing In Education

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Francis Sadhere Warri Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has lauded Chief E.K. Clark for establishing the Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo in Burutu Local Government Area of the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa (m), Chief Edwin Clark (right) and Prof. E.J. Alagoa, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo,during the official opening and matriculation ceremonies ...

Jonathan Established More Private Universities Than Any Other President In Nigeria

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By Francis Sadhere Former Minister of Education and Governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has said that Former President Goodluck Jonathan, established more private Universities in the country than any other government in the history of the nation. Mall Ibrahim Shekaru He said the establishment of more universities by the former president has help in building ...

AN APPEAL TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI NOT TO HEED TO THE CALLS TO REVIVE THE ‘UNCONSTITUTIONAL’ OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY ACROSS THE NATION

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By Zik Gbemre Some weeks back, we were appalled to observe the round of calls in print and electronic media, specifically by one Hajia Talatu Zubairu, who is the Director of Planning and Strategy, Arc Development Initiative, have under the guise of “concerned women in Nigeria,” been asking President Muhammadu Buhari to allow his wife – ...

WE MUST BOOST OUR ECONOMY WITH AGRICULTURE – GUANAH

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Barrister Raymos Guanah is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raymos Guanah Farms Limited, the largest mechanized and integrated farm in Delta State. He is a seasoned legal practitioner and politician who has combined both fields successfully in spite of the difficulties faced by most of his peer in the state. In this interview ...

Guanah Laments Importation Of  Garri, Rice, Others Into Nigeria

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By Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere The Chairman and Executive Officer of Raymos Guanah Farms Limited, Barrister Raymos Guanah has lamented the Importation of garri, rice, palm oil and other food items into the country, calling for total revival of the agricultural sector. Barr. Raymos Guanah In an exclusive interview with our Correspondents in  Asaba, the state capital, the ...