Empowerment Of Women, Girl-Child Education Must Be A Priority-Ogwezi

Omamuzo Efidhere   Founder/President and International Coordinator of the Women Standard Bearers International (WOSBI), Dr. Mrs. Joyce Ogho Ogwezi has said that empowerment of women, girl-child education must be a priority, as it is key to empowerment of children, families and whole communities.   Delivering her welcome address at the 4th Edition of the International Women Summit, held recently at Kayriott Hotels and Suites, Effurun with the theme ‘Women on the Frontlines, Bold Initiatives for Transformation, Ogwezi said that the benefits of investing in women and girls far exceed the…

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Kano Rep With 4 Wives, 27 Children and Still Counting

That is the number of children Alhassan Ado Daguwa, majority leader of the house of representatives, currently has. Can you beat that? That is not all; the lawmaker who represents Doguwa/Tudun Wada federal constituency of Kano state, says he hopes to have more. During the house plenary session on Wednesday, he showed off his four wives whom he said had come with him for the day’s business. He was being sworn in as the majority leader, and said he would like to present the four wives to the lawmakers. “Mr.…

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2023: Delta APC Will Be A Force To Be Reckoned With-Ebegba

          Omamuzo Efidhere     Director General and Chief Executive Officer, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State would not go under due to internal conflicts, expressing optimism that the party would be repositioned to be a force to be reckoned with come 2023.     Addressing newsmen recently during his visit to the party’s executives at Ughelli North Local Government Area and Evwreni Ward 8, he said “For those saying that with so…

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Drama As US Embassy Reportedly Denies Bishop Oyedepo, Bovi Visas

The founder of Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun state and Living Faith Church Worldwide otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo was reportedly denied visa by the Lagos office of the Embassy of the United States on Thursday, 30th January, 2020. Popular comedian Abovi Ugboma, popularly known as Bovi was lucky with the embassy as he was issued the visa but his wife, Kris Asimonye, was not as lucky as she was denied the travelling document. According to THISDAY, the embassy did not give any other reason except…

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I Am In Uvwie Council To Make Education Accessible To All – Onoyake

… Pays NECO, Primary 6 Enrolment Fees For Over 220 Students By Sunday Apah, Ughelli The Executive Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Hon. Ramson Onoyake has paid NECO enrolment fees of 20 students and enrolment fees of 200 primary six pupils from selected public schools in the council area. Onoyake who made the payment through his RTO Foundation in a colourful ceremony at Uvwie town hall on Wednesday, revealed that the NECO enrolment beneficiaries got N20,000 each while the primary school pupils drawn from all public schools in Uvwie…

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Ekredjebo Send SoS to DSP Agege As Aides Demand N.5m Settlement

By Omoghene Benedict, Residents of Ekredjebo-Ughelli community, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State have send ‘Save Our Soul’ message to the senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District over an alleged demand of N.5million by some of his legislative aides. According to sources in community, Legislative aides of the Deputy Senate President are demanding for whooping sum of N.5million for settlement over the 500 Kva transformer that was freely donated by the senator to the community. The source who spoke on anonymous condition said, “Before now, Ekredjebo community went…

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Grassroot Football Season Sets To Open Formally With Irex 5-Aside Soccer Tournament

  The grassroot football season is set to open formally in the ancient city of Benin, when she hosts some of the finest grassroot football clubs in the South-South geopolitical zone in this year’s edition of the Irex Sports Bar 5-Aside Soccer Tournament. The Irex Sports Bar 5-Aside Soccer Tournament, which is opened to all grassroot football teams in Edo and Delta, will take place between 1 and 8, March 2020. Tagged the clash of the best five, the tournament will feature some of the finest grassroot talents in 5-aside…

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DESOPADEC Holds Management Retreat For Board Members, HoDs

  By Perez Brisibe THE Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Tuesday, held a one-day retreat for board members and Heads of Departments of the commission as part of measures in repositioning the agency for effective delivery. The retreat with the theme; “Leadership and Change Management”, was held at the Lagos Business School was attended by the board members led by its chairman, Chief Michael Diden and managing director, Chief Askia Ogieh. In his remark at the event, Chief Askia explained that the choice of the theme of…

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Benue State Governor Ortom Escapes Suspected Herdsmen Bullets

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has narrated how he narrowly escaped death after suspected herdsmen shot at him in his farm. The Governor said he was shot while in his farm located along Makurdi – Naka road in Makurdi, Benue state capital. Ortom, who spoke to journalists in Makurdi on Monday, reiterated his call for arrest and prosecution of the leadership of Meyitta Allah for allegedly instigating violence against farmers in the state. According to Ortom, “I went my farm last week and the herdsmen who were coming…

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Random Thoughts As Okowa Inaugurates DESOPADEC Projects

  By FIDELIS EGUGBO Audio money, audio project, and several audio activities have become regular terms used to refer to statements that are not real or promises that cannot be kept. In the political circles, politicians were known for audio statements until the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa came into governance with sincerity, letting the people know that they can be on the same page with those that they have elected into office. It might interest you to note that the governor has continually reiterated the need…

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