Archives for January, 2017

How Jonathan, Wike Prevented My Government from possessing Controversial Helicoptors – Amaechi

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Rotimi Amaechi, Transport Minister . The media office of Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said their attention have been drawn to misrepresentations and innuendoes as it concerns the immediate past Governor of Rivers State and current minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi in the purchase and importation of two helicopters into Nigeria that was ...

Sports Development: 75 Universities To Participate In Maiden NUGA AMK Foundation Annual Basketball Tournament

...winners to represent Nigeria at World Universities Tournament In its bid at bringing a new lease of life for university sports, the Nigeria University Games (NUGA) Basketball has concluded a sponsorship arrangement with the Ahmadu Musa Kida (AMK) Foundation to begin an annual 3-Aside Basketball Tournament from 2017. This was disclosed to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday by ...

NLC, TUC endorse No Work; No pay policy in Bayelsa

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BY PHILIP EKE, YENAGOA The leadership of the Bayelsa State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress  (TUC) and their affliate bodies over the weekend endorsed the 'No Work, No Pay' policy of the state government, as part of measures geared towards making the public service more result-oriented. The organized labour unions in a joint meeting held with ...

OKOWA CALLS ON   DELTA YOUTHS TO SHUN  HOSTILITIES AGAINST OIL FACILITIES

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Director General, Team SMART for Okowa, Hon. Sunny Oreshedere (middle), the Grand Patron of Team SMART for Okowa and former Minister of Defence (state) Chief (Dr.) Roland Oritsejafor (on his right) and other patrons after they were ddecorated.   ...As Oritsejafor, others decorated as Patrons of Team SMART Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has once again ...

APC can make Dubai jealous of Delta in one year, says Utomi

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Prof. Pat Utomi (4th right), Dr. Alex Ideh (middle) and other Delta South APC leaders and stakeholders during the visit by Pat Utomi By Francis Sadhere Foremost economists and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Pat Utomi on Friday said that if the APC is allowed to take over the reins of power in ...

Akarogbe condoles with family of late Okpozo

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Surveyor Peter Akarogbe signing the condolence register By Francis Sadhere A chieftain of the Delta State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Surveyor Peter Akarogbe on Friday condoled with the family of the late Chieftain of APC, Senator Francis Spanner Okpozo who passed away on December 26, 2016. Akarogbe who was in Benin City, Edo State to ...

APC France hails Amaechi, warns Rivers PDP

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  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has portrayed the Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi as one of the most accomplished governors of the Fourth Republic. The party also commended him for putting before Nigerians an agenda of bold but achievable proposals for making the transport ministry work better. A statement from the APC, France Chapter, and made ...

Delta State: Okowa accords assent to 13 bills

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Ovwigho Igbuya on Tuesday made an assessment of the journey so far, saying the Sixth Assembly has made reasonable contributions to the development of the state. Speaking at the resumption of plenary, Igbuya said the Sixth Assembly received a total ...

Edo Sport Stakeholders advocates for Professional as Commissioner

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By Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin City As politicians intensifies lobbying for different political appointment amidst their interest in the Godwin Obaseki government in Edo State, Sports Stakeholders have called on  various authorities to put round peg in a round hole by ensuring that a core professional is appointed as sports commissioner. Our sources who pleaded anonymity, told ...

Delta Speaker Appeals to Members to Ensure Judicious Use of Public Funds

Christopher Odamah The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Ovwigho Igbuya has appealed to members of the house to do all they can to ensure judicious use of public funds through their oversight functions. The Speaker who spoke on Wednesday during plenary, welcomed distinguished members of the House, which includes Hon. Chief ...

APC Responds to Obuah, says Amaechi, Peterside already delivering on their mandates

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Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress APC has frowned at the statement by Felix Obuah – Rivers PDP Chairman, saying that the statement graphically depicts PDP warped understanding of dividend of democracy and good governance. According to the APC, “For Rivers PDP, dividend of democracy is looting ...

Tonye Princewill’s 76 Conquers Ghana

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….Ramsey Nouah, Daniel K Daniel, Others Thrill Fans By Our Correspondent The team of 76 led by the steady charismatic figure of Ramsey Nouah arrived Ghana on the 6th of January.  In a face to face interaction with 76 fans, fellow celebrities and all the top media houses in Accra; the team sold tickets, took selfies, did ...

KIDNAPPED COUPLE: POLICE NABS 2-MAN GANG SUSPECTS OF NEW-YR CHURCH SERVICE

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By Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin City The Operatives of zone 5 police headquarters Benin City, has confirmed the arrest of one Emmanuel Ogbeni, 28 and Osimi Enakhirua 30, who were said to have allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a couple Blessing Ejovwokeoghere Dukuye and his wife, joy Ese Dukuye when they were said to have ...

Urhobos call on HOSTCOM to investigate issues in DESOPADEC before making demands

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By Our Correspondent Urhobo Staff working in Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) have called on members of the Host Community Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM), Urhobo Chapter, to properly investigate why the Commission has not lived up to expectation rather than call for the sack of the Managing Director, Chief William Makinde and ...
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