Maj-Gen Omu At 80: DESOPADEC MD, Askia Calls Him A Bridge Builder And Mentor

  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with elder statesman and Othuke of Isokoland, Major-General (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd.), as he clocks 80 years of age. Bashorun Askia, in a personally signed statement describes the former Military Governor of South-Eastern State, Nigeria between July 1975 and July 1978, as his mentor, father, bridge builder of repute and foremost peace ambassador, According to Askia, My joy is that Major-General Omu’s track record, as an elder statesman, national leader…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Congratulates Dein Of Agbor On His Birthday

By Vincent Kobiruo,    Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Dein of Agbor Kingdom, Benjamin Ikenchukwu Keagborekuzi I, on his birth anniversary, Monday, June 29, 2020. In a Statement he personally signed, the Speaker hailed the Royal Father on his new age, saying he has lived up and surpassed the expectations of his subjects. According to the Speaker, “The reign of the monarch over the years has brought tremendous development and peace to Agbor Kingdom, and wished him a happy birthday…

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Ace Broadcaster, Gbajimi Richard Loses Brother

Broadcast Journalist, Gbajimi Richard attached to a Nigeria Radio Nroadcasting Station, Kpoko FM at the weekend lost a member of his family. Though the cause of the deceased identified as Messiah Gbajimi who attended ceremony could not be ascertained as at the time of this report. In a statement by Gbajimi Richard from his verified Facebook Account, stated that the the weekend was a sad one for the entire family. Richard Writes; THE WEEKEND WAS A SAD ONE FOR THE GBAJIMIS AS WE LOST OUR BROTHER MESSIAH GBAJIMI TO THE…

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Oborevwori Felicitates With Dame Edith Okowa On Her Birthday

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the wife of the State Governor and Founder of 05 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, on the occasion of the celebration of her birthday today, Monday June 1, 2020. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the First Lady as an epitome of humility, saying she has positively impacted on the lives of Deltans  through her pet project. According to the Speaker, the establishment of sickle cell…

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Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

By Agencies DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa. The streaming platform announced today, Thursday, that “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” will debut Sunday and will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house, kuduro and more. The weekly one-hour show will be hosted at 3 pm Nigerian time on Sundays. As face and voice behind Apple Music in Africa, Cuppy…

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Police detain Clarence Peters over popular dancer’s death

Music director and producer Clarence Peters is currently being detained by the Lagos State Police Command over the death of popular dancer, Love Divines known as Kodak. This happened after reports emerged that the popular dancer died at Peters’ house on Wednesday while charging her iPhone. It was reported that the dancer was barefooted and sat near the door of the residence while operating the plugged phone when the incident happened. According to reports, she suffered chest burns when the phone fell on her body and died before they got…

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Nigerian music legend Tony Allen passes on

Renowned Nigerian drummer Tony Allen has passed on. The co-founder of Afrobeat died in Paris on Thursday aged 79. Allen was the drummer and musical director of music band of Fela Kuti and Africa 70. “Without Tony Allen, there would be no afrobeat”, Fela once said. His manager Eric Trosset told NPR radio that he died of heart attack. Trosse in a Facebook post said: “Your eyes saw what most couldn’t see…as you used to say: ‘There is no end’”. UK musician, Brian Eno had declared that Allen was “perhaps…

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Davido to donate proceeds of new song to coronavirus research

Nigerian music star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, says he would donate all the proceeds from his new song to support international fashion house, Dolce & Gabbana’s Coronavirus Research Fund. The video which was released on Friday is titled ‘D & G’ and features popular American singer, Summer Walker. The singer said the decision to send all the proceeds from the video to the COVID-19 research was due to his personal experience. The singer announced that his fiancee, Chioma Rowland, tested positive for coronavirus on March 27. The singer later announced that…

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Tuface speaks on raging coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria’s leading singer and musical activist, Innocent Idibia, famously known as 2Baba, has aired his opinion on the COVID-19 pandemic which has continued to ravage the world, pretty much-putting everything on lockdown globally. On his Twitter handle, 2Baba opines that Africa should use the situation to renegotiate its stand among the comity of nations. “Africa! We are always pawns in these people’s wars. Let’s use this lockdown to renegotiate with the rest of the world. Africa feeds the world. Believe, children of the sun. Arise and shine, beautiful people” he…

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