POOF Foundation, Donates Relief Materials To Okuama Victims

By Omoghene Benedict  A non governmental organization, Prince Oghenerukevwe Okifo Foundation, POOF, has donated relief materials to internally displaced Indigenes of Okuama Community currently camped at Ewu-Urhobo in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. POOF foundation also presented cash donation to ten nursing mothers that were put to birth at the IDP camp. Items donated by POOF foundation are, packs of rice, cartons of noodles, pampers, sanitary pads, toiletries, detergents, bathing soaps, 25 litres of groundnut oil, and educational materials for the students in the camp. The CEO…

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Opinion: Entitlement Mentality By Dafe

BY TOBI DAFE   This word in recent times is now often used by the elites, they say the youths have an entitlement mentality, but I am beginning to see that some of these leaders are even more entitled. They felt all the good things of this world were designed for them and their families alone, news flash: everyone deserves a good life, we should stop reducing the less privileged people around us, and the beauty of life is not a function of how happy you are but how happy…

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EFCC Arrests 35 for Alleged Internet Fraudsters In Plateau

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Command have arrested a total of 35 suspects for alleged cybercrimes in Plateau State. The suspects comprise 32 males and three females. They were rounded up along Bauchi Road Bye Pass in Jos, Plateau State capital. Their arrest followed actionable intelligence on their fraudulent activities. Items found in their possession upon arrest include 47 phones, five laptops, two Macbooks, one black 406 Peugeot saloon car with registration number JJN 140 BX, one black Mercedes Benz car with registration number BSA…

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Minimum Wage: Matter Arising

By Tobi Dafe,   The Issue of the minimum wage has been ongoing for quite some time now, as labour unions and the Government are trying to have a common ground in terms of figures. There is a theory that suggests that if you want to solve a problem, you must first identify the cause accurately. Now let us for once be realistic on the subject matter. While talks are ongoing on the amount to pay have we also considered the effects of the increment? Before the government and Labour…

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Surveillance: Itsekiri Group Accuses Olu Of Warri Of Sponsoring Allege Protest Against Tompolo

The last may not have been heard about the recent sponsored protests in Lagos and parts of Delta against Tanitita Security Services Nigeria Limited as members of the Itsekiri Oil Producing Communities Forum (IOPCSF), on Wednesday accused their Royal Father, the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwase III, of masterminding the protest against Chief Government Ekpemupolo, (alias Tompolo) and his Tanitita Security Services Nigeria Limited.   In a letter to the President, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the group alleged that; “Our revered monarch, the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwase III, was…

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The Many Gains Of Subsidy Removal

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Nigeria has over the years evolved the character of a country where things are perpetually in reverse gear. Our country is now largely defined by punishingly unenviable indices which are easily manifested in our perennial underdevelopment. The last forty years have been characterized by disruptive hiccups and deadly spasms and only God is able to explain why Nigeria has not tipped over. Each time the nation totters to the cusp, a deus ex machina often intervenes to redirect her affairs. But how much longer can this…

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BEDC Staff Electrocuted In Delta Community

  A staff of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, on Sunday, electrocuted while carrying out repairs on a 33kva at Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Though the report is sketchy, it was gathered that the deceased simply identified as Kingsley was electrocuted while he was trying to reconnect damaged cable on the High tension cable transmitting current to Uwheru, Patani Bomadi and communities in the state. A source from the who spoke on anonymous condition disclosed that Mr Kingsley climb up the High…

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Oil theft: Nembe Creek Trunkline Hardest Hit By Oil Thieves – TANTITA

  TANTITA Security Services Limited has said the Nembe Creek Trunk Line playing host to Shell, AIteo, Eroton was one of the hardest hit trunkline in the dark history of crude oil theft. The Nembe Creek trunkline runs from Brass in Bayelsa through the hostile hash terrains of Rivers State before terminating in Bonny. Dr. Paul Bebenimibo, Tantita Media Consultant disclosed this before the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ (National) in Abuja, Nigeria. Bebenimibo, a Mass Communication lecturer with Delta State University said, “The line was completely rendered useless and…

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Hardship: Don’t join protest, Ohanaeze directs Ndigbo

OHANAZE Ndigbo has directed Ndigbo all over the country not to join the ongoing protests against hardship. In a statement signed by the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu entitled “Message to all Igbos worldwide”, he said: “I write as your leader at this critical period in our Country, Nigeria. Events in Nigeria today are no doubt very disturbing. The economy has turned very bad, a sceptre of frustration is everywhere. I have received many entreaties from many parts of the Country requesting me to call Igbos to…

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Youths protest in Ibadan, demanding end to Insecurity, high cost of living

On Monday, youths marched the streets of Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, calling on President Bola Tinubu to address the troubling issues of insecurity and hunger in Nigeria.  In their hundreds, the protesters, mostly youths, conducted themselves peacefully. The protesters held placards with such inscriptions on them like; “Tinubu Must Address Insecurity”, “Hunger is Killing Us”,“End Food Hike and Inflation”, “Insecurity Not Our Birthright.” They decried the economic hardship, saying that they are fed up  with the current state of affairs in Nigeria.   The protesters wanted concrete…

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