Archives for May, 2016 - Page 2

Edo to spend fresh N3bn on schools

By Eben Enasco Kingsley Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says the State Government will spend the sum of N3 billion to build more schools in the state, this year, insisting that every Edo child must go to quality schools. Speaking at this year’s International Children’s Day celebration at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, Friday, Governor ...

Children’s Day Celebration:   Ogbuagu  Berates Govt, Parents, Teachers Over Drop in Education Standard

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By Francis Sadhere,  Warri The proprietress of Chinkelly High School, Ekpan in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Dr. (Mrs.) Veronica Ogbuagu has berated the Federal Government, parents and teachers for the low standard of education in the country. Dr. (Mrs.) Veronica Ogbuagu (Rigth) with one of the Pupils of Chinkelly High school, Ekpan, Delta State during ...

PDP factions endorse Makarfi

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The warring factions of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, May 26, resolved after a meeting, to support the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee of the party. Senator Ahmed Makarfi. At the end of a meeting brokered by the Board of Trustees of the party at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja, the factions in ...

BREAKING: Ekwueme visits Buhari at the state house

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President Muhammadu Buhari received a very important guest at the statehouse today, May 26. President Mohammadu. Buhari. The Nigerian president welcomed Sir, Dr Alex Ekwueme, the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria. Ekwueme served in office from 1979 to 1983 in the Shehu Shagari era, and it is speculated that the ex-VP came to discuss with Buhari on ...

READ FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI CHILDREN’S DAY MESSAGE TO THE NATION

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI CHILDREN’S DAY MESSAGE TO THE NATION I heartily greet and felicitate with all Nigerian children on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day celebration. I seize the opportunity of this year’s celebration which comes just two days before the first anniversary of the present Administration, to reassure our children and youth that we remain ...

President Buhari vows to eradicate Boko Haram from Nigeria

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By Our Correspondent President Muhammadu Buhari has once again reiterated his resolve to eradicate Boko Haram insurgents from the shores of Nigeria. President Mohammadu Buhari Buhari who made the resolve in his Children’s day message to the nation on Thursday May 26, vowed that his administration will not “rest on its oars until the ungodly terrorist sect is totally ...

Amaechi: 51 Garlands to the New Face of Democracy in Nigeria

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By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze PREAMBLE President Mohammadu Buhari and Honourable Rotimi Amaechi. My good friend and political leader, Minister of Transportation, Rt  Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, who piloted with other great Nigerians the ousting of the last looting PDP Administration under the watch of Dr Goodluck Jonathan that ruined and brought our country to her knees, will ...

There is no militant group called Niger Delta avengers – IYC

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...Says Federal Govt. Must Address issue of neglect in the region ...True Federalism is solution - Uranta By Francis Sadhere, Warri President of the Ijaw National Youth Council, world wide, Udengs Eradiri has said that there is no militant group called Niger Delta Avengers anywhere in the region, calling on the Nigeria Government to settle the issue of underdevelopment in the ...

Ijaw Youth Council leader confirms attack at Chevron oil facility

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By Our Correspondent A Nigerian civil rights leader and a Niger Delta resident confirmed on Thursday that militants had attacked a Chevron oil facility in the region. A militant group called Niger Delta Avengers said late on Wednesday that it had blown up the main electricity feed pipeline leading to the Escravos tank farm. 'The attack truly happened,' Eric Omare, ...

The New Face of the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme

By Mene Lube The Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty Program was set up in 2010 by former president Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua GCFR. The sole purpose of the programme was to help rehabilitate and reintegrate militants in the Niger Delta who had accepted presidential amnesty given to them. It was on June 25, 2009 that President Yar'Adua proclaimed a 60-day unconditional amnesty period ...

Niger Delta Avengers: Ijaw youths meet in Warri Tomorrow

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By Francis  Sadhere IJAW youths under the auspices of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide, will converge on Warri, Delta State, Thursday, for a summit on the ongoing bombings in the creeks of Delta state and parts of Niger Delta by the Niger-Delta Avengers, NDA, and take a collective position. Spokesperson of the group, Mr. Eric Omare, confirmed ...

Okowa’s aide makes case for Deltans support

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By Our Correspondent The Special Assistant on News Media to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Mr. Michael Tidi, has stressed the need for Deltans from all works of life to support the governor in his quest to transform and develop the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Speaking to newsmen yesterday when the Governor and ...

Couples advised to know their Roles In Marriage, as Evelyn Agbodo marries Toje Idedekimor

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By Okpalaume Mary Couples have been advised to know their place and duty in marriage for peace, harmony and love to continue to flow in the family. The newly married couple, Mr. and Mrs. Toje Odivwri Idedekimor. This was the consensus advice given weekend by elders at the traditional wedding ceremony of former Miss Evelyn Okiemute Agbado ...
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