NCDMB: Creek Dragons Roars, Tells Sylva To Disregard Those Using MEND

  Calls  For The Reappointment Of Wabote As The Only Ijaw Man In The Board With Visible Performance   A group under the auspices of Creek Dragons (CD) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the minister for petroleum, State, Chief Timpre Sylva to completely disregard calls by  the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) not to reappoint the current serving executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMD), Engr. Simbi Wabote. The call was made on Monday in a Press Statement made available to newsmen…

Read More

Covid-19: NGO, CSOs Distribute Face Mask, Cash As Palliative To Vulnerables/Nursing Mothers In Ughelli

By Omoghene Benedict,      In continuation to fight and curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, a Non-Governmental Organization, CODAF and other Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have distributed hundreds of face masks and cash palliative to the vulnerables, aged and nursing mothers in Ughelli. Distributing the items and cash during a sensitization campaign on measures to contain the spread of covid-19 pandemic, the Executive Director of Community Development Advocacy Foundation, CODAF, Mr. Benin Richard said, “We are aware of what is happening and the hardship the people are going…

Read More

Lawyers Demand Action On Fish Death In Niger Delta

By Elizabeth Vincent Environmental lawyers in the Niger Delta region have expressed concerns over the looming public health danger occasioned by the contamination and massive death of fish along the Atlantic coastline of the region. The lawyers under the aegis of the Association of Environmental Lawyers of Nigeria (AELN) urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps to check the increased toxicity of the nation’s territorial waters. Residents along the Atlantic coastline in Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers have reported massive death of specie of  fishes littering the coastline since February.…

Read More

Journalists Cannot Be Stopped From Covering The House-DTHA

  The Delta State House of Assembly has debunked a social media report that journalists were prevented from gaining entrance into the public gallery during plenary. The Majority Leader and Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon Tim Owhefere who stated this while addressing newsmen in his office in Asaba, said the allegation was not a true reflection of the situation in the state legislature. Hon Owhefere, flanked by the Deputy Majority Leader, Hon Oboro Preyor, explained that the novel Covid-19 pandemic had forced the leadership of the house to adopt…

Read More

Covid-19: Isoko North LG Boss Distributes Face Mask To Traders

  Propelled by the resolution to effectively curtail the spread of Coronavirus within Isoko North Local Government Council, the Chairman of the Local Government, Hon Emmanuel Egbabor embarked on face masks distribution to traders in the various markets in Isoko North Addressing traders at Ozoro,  Hon Emmanuel Egbabor accompanied by the Secretary to the Local Government, Mr Kome Ozue and others said, the distributions was part of the measures to curtail the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic in the Local Government. According to him, “The face masks distribution is…

Read More

Inter-state Lockdown: Okowa Monitors Compliance, Warns Violators

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday warned that unauthorized vehicles entering the state in violation of restriction in inter-state movement ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to stem spread of COVID-19 around the country would be impounded. Besides, the governor, who gave the warning while monitoring compliance of the order at some boundaries between Delta and neighbouring states, said that operators of such vehicles risked prosecution. He told newsmen after monitoring situations at Niger Bridge boundary between Delta and Anambra and at Alifikede, the boundary community between the state…

Read More

Agofure Donates Palliative To Agbarho Kingdom

By Politics Governance Deputy Leader of Ughelli North Legislative Arm, and Councillor representing Agbarho ward 1, Hon Onoriode Agofure has donated food items as palliative to Agbarho kingdom in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State to cushion the hard effect of  the coronavirus pandemic. Items donated as palliative are, 52 bags of rice, 32 bags of garri, 150 cartons of Indomie noodles, 1,600 loaves of bread over 3,000 Face masks. Presenting the items at the community town hall, Agofure said, “We know that the lockdown has been eased…

Read More

COVID -19: Interstate Boarder Lockdown Not Possible- Patani LG Boss

 By Politicsgovernance As the spread of Coronavirus pandemic and the order by the 36 governors of the federation on interstate lockdown, the chairman of Patani local government area of Delta State, Perez Omoun has disclosed that it would be difficult for a total lockdown of the state boarders across the country. Findings by this online reveals that the interstate boarder closure as ordered by the state governor is partially observed in Patani local government area a boarder town between Delta and Bayelsa States. A combined team of security operatives, heath…

Read More

Covid-19: UNESCO Laureate Reacts To UNPA Reports On Unintended Pregnancies, Advises On Family Planning

  ….As UNESCO Laureate authenticates UNFPA reports, Researchers view on the negative effects of Lockdown By Victor Bieni UNESCO Laureate, Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu has said that the only way the global Community can manage the COVID- 19 Pandemic unplanned pregnancies rate, gender-based violence and other harmful practices and the number “skyrocket in Millions” in the months ahead as reported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is by adopting family planning approaches in their lives. UNESCO Laureate, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu while reacted to a report released by the United…

Read More

COVID-19: Cloth Mask, the beauty and the DANGERS

By Larry Dada The world has come to place where humanity is not alien to tragedies: be it from environmental catastrophe, to social wars and even the nearest form of pandemic outbreak. In all cases, people are attacked, economies are shut and at extreme cases lives are lost. The recent outbreak of novel corona virus called COVID-19 in Wuhan City of China has spread with a deadly speed that many nations cannot control. Over 170 nations have recorded confirmed cases ranging from tens to hundreds of thousands, within four mouths…

Read More