IIJ Class of ’20 Celebrates Stephanie Ikanone Odiete On Her Birthday

By Michael Veloh,   The International Institute of Journalism, IIJ Class of ’20 has congratulates Comrade Onome Ikanone on the occasion of her birthday on February 27, 2022.   The Class, in a statement signed by its Class Rep, Comrade Darah Andrew described Comrade Ikanone Onome as a lovely fellow, student and entrepreneur who is without dull moment.   According Darah “As classmates in IIJ, we celebrate with you on the occasion of your Birthday and it is our earnest prayer that God will perfect his work in your life…

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Analysis & Opinion: What Is New Or Happy About The New Year?

By Sunny Awhefeada Once upon a time the thought of the end of one year and the approach of another elicited joy and expectations. In between the outgoing and the incoming year is a moment of transition that was marked by stocktaking, conviviality, merriment, then sober reflections and resolutions. We truly felt the transition from an old year to a new one and we were all happy or so we thought as children? My earliest concrete memories of the old and New Year phenomenon were formed in Evwreni, then a…

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Global Day Of Climate: Odimodi, Okuntu Communities In Niger Delta Cry For Help, Expose Oil Companies Inabilities

By Benin Richard November 6, 2021 was meant to organize a climate action globally. Community Development Advocacy Foundation (CODAF) and African Centre for Environmental and Rural Development (ACERD) hinged on this to carry out a sea-side action to monitor, report, engage and expose (MORE-E) decades of climate and environmental crisis committed against the indigenous people of the Niger Delta (especially those living in the creeks) by Shell, AGIP, Chevron and a host of other extractive industries. The action which kicked off at Odimodi community terminated at the sea-side of Okuntu…

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Entertainment: Janto Money Bags ‘Man of the Year’ Lastman Standing Award 2021

By Andrew Darrah/Ughelii   The Managing Director of Janto farms, comrade Solomon George has commended the management of Obi Teddy Promotions for fraternizing with youths in Delta state to curb crime. Speaking at an award night in Ughelli North local government area, Comrade Solomon George who was an awardee and recipient of ‘Man of the Year’ by Obi Teddy Promotions said, “It is time for us as youths in Delta state to be creative what we are doing. “I am into fish farming and employer of labour in Ughelli and…

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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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