Interview: DESOPADEC Era Of Abandoned Projects In Delta Is Gone —Ogieh

    Bashorun Askia Ogieh is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC). In this interview, he talks about the innovations his board introduced in the last one year to meet the development challenges of the mandate areas and the many successes achieved so far. When Delta State Governor appointed you as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC Board, he gave a very rich citation. How would you say these credentials have actually prepared you for the position? Ordinarily, the experiences in…

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Full Text Of President Buhari’s Broadcast On June 12

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Fellow Nigerians, 1. The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles. 2. It is a day to honour our founding fathers who toiled to establish our republic and every Nigerian who has worked tirelessly to sustain it. 3. We are celebrating this year’s Democracy Day despite the COVID-19 pandemic which afflicts…

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The Best Way To Address Gender Issues Is To Put The Policies Into Law-Affiah

  On the 8th of March Nigerian women joined the rest of the world to mark this year’s edition of the International Women’s Day with the theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Right #EachforEqaul” the celebration continued as Mother’s Day was also marked on the 22nd of March. So women issues took front burner all through the month of March.   Bridget Affiah, is a pastor, teacher, trainer, a human and women rights activist. She is the Founder of Ideal Women Advancement Initiative and J.D FOH Development Foundation, an…

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Covid-19: Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde Interview After Test Positive

Transcript: Governor Seyi Makinde’s Phone Interview with Mayor Isaac Brown on Fresh FM 105.9 Ibadan (10 AM, March 31, 2020) Q How are you feeling? A Well, I am okay… feeling okay. Like I posted on my wall yesterday, you all know that I took the test for COVID-19, as I promised and everybody knows what the result was. Q Can you confirm to us again. There are those who probably were unable to even access your page yesterday. A Well, the result came out positive. So, I have the…

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The Opportunity To Compete On A Fairly Level Playing Ground Is What Women Are Asking For- Eseoghene Udu

  On the 8th of March Nigerian women joined the rest of the world to mark this year’s edition of the International Women’s Day with the theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Right #EachforEqaul” the celebration continues as they will also mark Mother’s Day on the 22nd of March. So women issues take front burner all through the month of March.     Evangelist Lovette Eseoghene Udu, an educationist and lover of children speaks on why gender equality should be embraced by all. According to her, nothing enhances an…

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I Am Totally Against Human Trafficking; There Are So Much Untapped Resources In Nigeria-Obaseki

    Being 28 in a corporate world can be frightening in a way, not because of efficiency, but because your abilities will constantly be undermined. Osawaru Obaseki, an astute businessman and philanthropist is the MD/CEO of Barseks & Co, a Recycling, Construction, Agro consulting/ acquisition and Trading Company. The 28 year old International Relations graduate of a North American University decided to return home to set up his company because he believes that aside Edo state being the Center Hub of Nigeria, there is a lot of human capital…

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The Gospel Music Industry Is Lacking Unorthodox Means, Ways, And Patterns Of Music Making-Uviboy

  Uvie Otive-Igbuzor, aka UVIBOY, is a mega talented Christian rap artist with a determination to pass across important information to his generation in a format that appeals to them. The trailblazer rap priest and Economics graduate of Baze University, Abuja is set to release a fifteen track album with his music group, ‘The Frontliners’ soon and under his own record label. As much as it is important for any true artist to find their true calling, this new force in the music industry’s greatest challenge was telling his parents…

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My Goal Is To Establish A Young Farmers Cooperative Scheme So As To Encourage More Young Farmers And Entrepreneurs – Frank-Pepple

  Toby Frank-Pepple is a Consultant, Entrepreneur, Horticulturist and Photographer born in Warri, Delta State in the 90s. Purposeful and relentless in all his endeavours, Toby has a can-do spirit and would not settle for ‘good’ but reaches for ‘great’. He recently delved into making Ankara umbrella, phone pouch, plates etc. He takes great pride in mentoring the younger generation to understand that it is cool to serve God, while helping them in identifying and harnessing their talents. In this interview with Omamuzo Efidhere, he speaks about his journey, experience,…

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My Ambition Is To Make More Females Appreciate And Play Chess- Eboagwu

The future of any nation is in the hands of the youth and Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, is already carving a niche for herself in Chess. The Igbodo born 18 year old student of Geology at the Niger Delta University is making the right choices and developing her skill to fulfill her ambition of making more females appreciate and play chess. In this interview with Omamuzo Efidhere, she shares her inspiration, future plans, the need to make chess popular and more. Excerpt: Can we meet you? I am Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, I…

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Without The Emergence Of President Buhari, in 2015, There Would Have Been No Nigeria Today-Dr. Mrs. Janet Oyubu

  Dr. Mrs. Janet Oyubu is an astute politician, founding member and Delta APC state women leader. She is a role model to women in politics, successful business woman, mother and a committed Christian. In this candid interview with Omamuzo Efidhere, she addressed sundry national issues and issues affecting women in politics   Excerps; Since your resumption as APC state women leader have you recorded any success?   Yes. So many successes APC as a party was brought to Delta State by Senator Pius Ewherido but unfortunately he did not…

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