Breaking! PMB Nominates Saraki, Keyamo, Akpabio As Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Gbemi Saraki, Godswill Akpabio and Festus Keyamo in his ministerial list. It would be recalled that the leadership of the National Assembly has given Buhari 5-days ultimatum to submit the names of his ministers. In no particular order, we have Chris Ngige Hadi Sirika Rotimi Amaechi Festus Keyamo Uche Ogah Emeka Nwajuiba Sadiya Farouk Musa Bello Babatunde Fashola Godswill Akpabio Sharon Ikeazor Ogbonnaya Onu Akpa Udo Adebayo (Ekiti) Timipre Sylva Adamu Adamu Lai Mohammed Shewuye (Borno) Isa Pantami Gbemi Saraki Ramatu Tijani Clement Abam George…

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Nigeria African First Journalist To Interview Jimmy Carter, Sir Othihiwa Is Dead

Veteran Journalist, and former Daily Times, AIT General Manager, Sir Odafe Othihiwa Is Dead. He passed on this morning at the age of 77. He left an indelible mark in Journalism in Nigeria as a news guru. According to statement by the family, Sir Odafe Othihiwa, a knight of St. Augustine until his death was a father who will be missed by all. The Veteran was Lagos State Editor of the Nigerian Observer for many years. And in Daily Times Of Nigeria Plc, he served in various capacities as City…

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Full Text Of Gov Okowa Inaugural Speech For Second Term

Fellow Deltans, There are no words adequate enough to express my gratitude for the privilege and honour you have bestowed on me to continue as your Governor for another four years. The oath of service that I just took is more than an official function or constitutional requirement; it is a covenant between us, a covenant to build a Stronger Delta in which we can freely – and confidently – pursue our dreams of prosperity and happiness in a safe and secure environment. THE PAST When I took this oath…

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Breaking News : Isire Inaugurated as NSITF Chairman In Aso Rock

ABUJA – The Federal Government has inaugurated the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Board in the Ministry Of Labour and Productivity, with Prince Austin Enajemo-Isire as Chairman and Mrs Ijeoma Okoronkwo as Secretary. It would be recalled that the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has threatened to attack the Labour Minister, Dr Chris Ngige if he fails to Swear in Chief Frank Ovie Kokori as the chairman of the Board NLC, it was gathered had barricades entrance to the the private resident of the Minister to driver out their anger…

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NSITF: NLC Cannot Intimidate Me, As Ngige Vows To Remain Unshakable

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has vowed to remain unshakable over the purported press briefing held by the Nigeria Labour Congress,NLC, in Abuja over the saga rocking the chairmanship position of NSITF board. Ngige who has vowed to follow the law described the Nigeria Labour Congress press briefing led by Comrade Ayuba Waba as a feeble attempt to wriggle out of shame and illegality. In a statement released and signed by Nwachukwu Obidiwe Special Assistant to the Minister on media, reads, “ The NLC can go…

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Passengers, Goods Rescued As Transport Vehicle Bursts Into Flame in Delta

By Joel Grandball, Passengers and goods worth millions of naira coming from Onitsha Market in Anambra State were all rescued as a popular transport line vehicle burst into flames. The fire incident occurred at 7.20 pm Iwhre-Ovie junction, Ughelli in Ughelli North local Government Area of Delta State it was gathered. According one of the fire fighter who helped to put off the fire, “I was coming from work when I saw people using water to quench the fire and I have to park my car and use my fire…

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Breaking: INEC Cancels Supplementary Elections in Bauchi, To Complete Process In Rivers

ON March 16, 2019 2:03 AM / INThe Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state, saying, however, that it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election. INEC boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu Governor Bello Sympathizes With Family Of Peter Lot This was as the commission chastised the Nigerian Army for the alleged role played by some of its soldiers in the disruption of the electoral processes in Rivera…

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DTHA elections: APC, PDP, SDP Candidates Shun Ughelli North Constituency I, Debate

By Joel Grandball / Omamuzo Efidhere …As PPA candidate Steps Down for Ominimini of Accord Party As the elections into the Delta State House of Assembly draw nearer, the candidate of the Progressives Peoples Alliance, PPA, Barr. Solomon Adjedjevwe has stepped down his ambition to represent Ughelli North constituency I, for Dr. Christopher Ominimini of the Accord Party at the debate organized in their honour. The debate which was organized by The Rainbow Newspaper Press Limited in conjunction with Ughelli North constituency I, Students Union was attended by Dr. Christopher…

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Delta SSG In Desperate Move To Deliver Ward, Results To Vote Buying

With just four days to the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG) and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Festus Ovie Agas, has resulted to what could best be described as vote buying in desperation to deliver his ward for Okowa. Confirmed report this morning indicates that the top government officials is engaging the move to induce youths in his Oteri ward with cash to vote for the PDP after failing to deliver the ward in the last Presidential and National Assembly…

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Breaking News!!! Ogor wins Isoko Federal House Of Reps For 5th Time

The Returning Officer for the election of House of Representatives, Isoko Federal Constituency, has declared Mr. Leo Ogor the winner of the just concluded National Assembly for the 5th time in a roll. Though the election of two wards, Olomoro Ward 6, and Umeh /Erowah Ward 8, were cancelled due to shortage of electoral voting materials. Declaring Leo Ogor of the People’s Democratic Party winner, the Independent National Electoral Commission Returning Officer said, “I the Returning Officer, Ashikadi Ego Edwin, for House of Representatives, Isoko South and North Federal Constituency,…

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