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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Warri/Effurun,Environs Special Area Development Agency Passes Second Reading

…ADHOC COMMITTEE SET UP TO WORK ON THE BILL The Delta State Warri, Uvwie and Environs Development Agency Bill, 2019 has passed seconding reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The   second reading followed the conclusion of debate on the merits of the bill at Tuesday’s  plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori. The Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere, who led debate on the imports of the bill moved the motion for its second reading and was unanimously adopted.  Opening the debate on…

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Delta Ijaw APC, Hails Buhari Reelection

… Pass Confidence Vote On Kachikwu The leadership of Ijaw nationality in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in the just concluded presidential election, just as they passed a confidence vote on the leadership of Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, who is Minister for State, Petroleum. In a communiqué recently issued at the end of a meeting of Delta State Ijaw Apc/ Ex-militants held at Akugbene Townhall, Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, they resolved to pass a vote of confidence on…

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Workers Day: NGO Urges Governors To Pay New Minimum Wage For Sake Of National Peace

Comrade Sheriff Mulade, Coordinator of Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice yesterday appealed to governors across Nigeria to try and pay the new minimum wage for the sake of national unity and peace. Mulade who congratulated workers on May Day, urged all Nigerian Governors to pay the 30 thousand naira minimum wage which he said would go a long way to cushioning the untold hardship confronting Nigerian workers today. Mulade who is also the Secretary of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) commended Nigerian workers for their hard work,…

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My Appointment Will Be On Merit As Gov Okowa Warns Those Mounting Pressures On Him

Asaba – Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has warned those mounting pressures on him over political and public appointments that it is his sole function to make appointments on merit. He declared that he would not entertain any pressured from external forces in appointing people to sensitive offices during his second term in office. Speaking on Wednesday during the celebration of 2019 May Day, themed “Another 100 Years Of Struggle For Jobs, Dignity and Social Justice in Nigeria”, Okowa assured that the issue of Permanent Secretary would be addressed.…

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Delta APC commends Buhari, Ngige for Isire, Kokori Appointment

The  All Progressives Congress APC, Delta State chapter led by Chief Cyril Ogodo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister for Labour and Productive, Dr Chris Ngige for the appointment of two of its own, Mr Austin Enajemo-Isire and Chief Frank Kokori. Ogodo whose chairmanship of the party in the state was recently upheld by court expressed the gratitude of the APC in Delta State over the double appointment that came the way of the state, courtesy of Dr Ngige, stating that the party is highly motivated by the Minister’s…

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Bad Leadership Cause Of Niger Delta Under-Development – Mulade

Comrade Sheriff Mulade, an environmental activist, yesterday stated that infrastructural decay and high rate of poverty in the oil rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria was as a result of bad leadership. Muldae who made this known during an interactive session with journalists in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, drew the Federal government’s attention to economic, environmental, communal and leadership crises rocking the region, which, according to him, have thrown the Niger Delta into a web of conflicting interests. He urged government to consider the setting up of a sustainable and comprehensive…

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Oborevwori Preaches Peaceful Co-existence, Tolerance, Sacrifice At Easter

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has sued for peaceful co-existence, tolerance  and personal sacrifice among Nigerians.  In his  Easter Message,  the Speaker said that Jesus Christ laid down his life for mankind and urged  Nigerians to emulate his  examplary life.  In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu,  the Speaker harped on the need for peaceful co-existence, tolerance,  love, forgiveness  and sacrifice among all  Nigerians.  According to him, there was no sacrifice too much for Nigerians to…

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Kokori Weeps, Says Ngige Is Using Buhari Name To Oppress Me

..Labour Insists On Him As NSITF Chairman Former General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) Comrade Frank Kokori on Thursday shared emotional tears when Organised Labour stood solidly behind him to insist he be inaugurated as Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). This was after the Minister of Labour and Employment dropped his name and appointed another chairman. The inauguration of the Board of the NSITF by the Minister had been delayed for over one year by the Minister,…

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Otuaro’s Life Has Been A Testament To Potential Actualization – Ukori

Executive Chairman of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF), Ambassador Jude Ebitimi Ukori has described the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro as a community builder, peace advocate and public administrator whose life has been a testament to potential actualization. Ukori who made this known in a congratulatory message to mark the birthday of the Deputy Governor of Delta State said his hallmarks remain his fierce loyalty and undiluted commitment to the vision of his principal. He noted that in light of Otuaro’s abiding passion for service…

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