Fmr NSITF Chairman, Olejeme In EFCC Net Over N1B Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Thursday 21 October 2021 arraigned a former Board Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Dr. Ngozi Olejeme before Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi Abuja, on a nine count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy, abuse of office, diversion of public funds and money laundering. According EFCC Olejeme allegedly abused her position to obtain over One Billion, Three Hundred and Eighty-four Thousand, Ten Thousand Naira (N1,384,010,000), and Forty-eight Million, Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand,…

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…As President Buhari Welcomes Turkey President And His Wife To Nigeria

I was very pleased to welcome His Excellency the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, the First Lady, Emine Erdogan, to Abuja. This was the second visit of President Erdogan to Nigeria since I came to office; the second time I’ve had the pleasure of receiving my brother in Abuja. His visit is yet again a reflection of the robust, warm and cordial bilateral relations between Nigeria and Turkey. During the visit, we held very useful discussions on a number of bilateral issues, aimed at strengthening this…

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My Husband Olu, Jacobs Is Not Dead- Wife Joke Silva

Following the unconfirmed rumour about the death of Nigeria legendary Actor, Olu Jacobs, his  wife and actress, Joke Silva, has debunked rumours of the death of her husband. According to news making rounds on the internet, the veteran actor was rumoured to be dead. However, in an exclusive chat with The PUNCH, Joke Silva said her husband was hale and hearty. She said, “Don’t mind them, they’re just talking rubbish; don’t disturb your head. He is in the living room right now about to have Eba and Ogbono soup. Let…

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World Rabies Day: Doctors Call For Frequent Vaccination Of Pets In Delta

By Joe Favour/Ughelli Delta state ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has called for the continuous vaccination of  pets in other to curb the drift of the deadly rabies disease in the country. Speaking in Warri, Delta state, Dr. Uguru Oroghene Hyacinth at a One-Day Rabies Day Celebration tagged: Facts Not Fear said, “Currently, human health is confronted with a lot of diverse health challenges mainly due to infectious and non infectious diseases (disorders), some of which are zoonotic in nature. “Rabies is a major public health problem. Rabies is…

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Gov Obaseki Mourns Joromi Crooner, Sir Victor Uwaifo

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has described the death legendary musician, Prof Sir Victor Uwaifo as shocking to the state, Nigeria and the globe.   In his condolence message Obaseki held that Uwaifo will be missed by his immediate family and the Edo State people for his array of music talent.   According to the governor in verified facebook page, “I received the news of the loss of legendary musician and art teacher, Prof. Victor Uwaifo, with shock and sadness. He was talented, phenomenal and an illustrious son of Edo…

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2023: Edevbie Releases Self Profile

Olorogun David Edevbie, the immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor has released his profile ahead of the forthcoming 2023 elections. According to his personal profile, the former commissioner for finance and Economic planing, and finance during Chief James Onanafe Ibori and Dr.  Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan administrations disclosed that he has excel in every aspect of life that he has embarked upon The profile My fellow Deltans, Below is Olorogun David Edevbie profile. Read and be bless. I joined Barclays Bank Plc, UK as a trainee through the…

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Edevbie Appreciates Supporters, Calls For Brain Storming Movement

  Frontline contender for the seat of power in 2023, Olorogun David Edevbie has lauded the continued support of his supporters and followers towards his ambition in the forthcoming elections. Olorogun Edevbie who was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Delta State Governor, Sen Dr Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa described the support for his ambition as a Movement to change the history by creating our future.   In a statement signed and obtained from his facebook page, the former Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning during Chief James Onanefe Ibori…

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Analysis & Opinion: Of Policing And Criminality In Nigeria

By Sunny Awhefeada   There is something decidedly Nigerian which is deeply rooted in hypocrisy and the inability to admit our foibles until they are pointed out to us by outsiders. Bound to this consciousness is our laid back attitude and tendency to celebrate half measures usually camouflaged as achievements. We are daily pushed away from values which should drive our aspirations and around which a national consensus can be constructed.   The capacity or desire to interrogate issues has taken flight and in its place is a feeling of…

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Okowa Mourns Gen. Dominic Oneya

  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Brig.-Gen. Dominic Oneya (retd). Oneya, who hails from Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area, reportedly died on Thursday at his Effurun GRA residence in Uvwie Local Government Area. He was 73. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Friday in Asaba, Okowa commiserated with the Urhobo nation and Agbarho community in particular, over the demise of the renowned soldier, administrator and politician, who…

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Omote Congratulates Chief James Ibori At 63

National leader of Elohim Political Forum EPF,  Prince Emmanuel Omote has congratulated Chief James Onanefe Ibori former governor of Delta State on his 63rd birthday.   In his congratulatory message Omote said, “Ibori is light that God used to bleed the people of Delta State, Urhobo nation, and the PDP and particularly the Oghara kingdom.   “Ibori is a man whose legacy as a governor cut across the three senatorial districts of the state and t till date, the equity you created among the three senatorial distinct in Delta State…

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