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January 22, 2021
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A large number of Niger Delta youth leaders in conjunction with youths from Ibikalama Community, host to new head office of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Rivers State shutdown the operations of the Commission on Monday over what they described as double speaking by the Interim Administrator of the Commission Mr. Effiong Akwa […]Continue Reading
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The Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Thursday, ordered the Police to produce the medical records and post mortem report of one Ovoko Godwin Onomrerhino who was allegedly killed by the Police in 2019. The Investigative panel chaired by Justice […]Continue Reading
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The Delta government in collaboration with the Nigerian Naval Engineering College (NNEC), Sapele, on Friday flagged-off a yellow fever vaccination campaign in Sapele Local Government Area of the state. Speaking during the opening ceremony , Commodore Nanmanle Damtung, NNEC Commandant, said that no fewer than 5,000 people are targeted to benefit from the five-day exercise. Continue Reading
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Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has said no law of the country permits Zamfara State Government to control and manage  gold deposits in the state, noting the governors of South-South region will soon take up the matter with the Federal Government. Okowa, who spoke at his 2020 quarterly media interaction in Asaba, the state […]Continue Reading
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Three governors – Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano) and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) – on Tuesday presented their states’ budget proposals for 2021 to the Houses of Assembly in Asaba, Katsina and Ado-Ekiti. Okowa, who presented an Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion, told the lawmakers that the Bill comprised N207.52 billion for Capital Expenditure […]Continue Reading
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The Peoples Democratic Party, several civil society organisations, as well as the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to withdraw the nomination of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Buhari Continue Reading