Gov Wike Tackles FG Over Deduction Of State Fund For Judiciary

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says Federal Government decision to dissipate State funds on behalf of State judiciaries, under the purported Executive Order 10, is illegal and ill-advised. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, if the decision is implemented more problems will be created and this will hamper the independence of the judiciary. Governor Wike stated this during a special court session organised to mark the opening of 2020/2021 legal year of the Rivers state judiciary in Port Harcourt on Friday. He argued that…

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Opinion: JERRY RAWLINGS AND THE METAPHOR OF LEADERSHIP IN NIGERIA

BY YOUNG ERHIURHORO Just yesterday, the death of Jerry Rawlings, a former president of the Fourth Republic of Ghana was announced by the Ghanaian government with sobriety. According to the biography of this great leader as I read about it on Wikipedia, was initially an officer with the Ghana Air Force, a pilot officer. Why in the military, he saw many national needs of the country that needs immediate attention by the sitting government which the government had hitherto paid deaf ears. This prompted Jerry Rawlings to venture into leadership…

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Delta Policemen Get N200 As COVID-19 Allowance

Policemen in Delta State have been paid N200 as COVID-19 allowance, with many of them describing it as not only embarrassing, but a mockery of the Force. While making the disclosure to Vanguard, Monday, some police operatives, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the amount was paid to all police personnel in the state who embarked on various policing services during the COVID-19 lockdown. Speaking on behalf of the aggrieved policemen, one of them disclosed that they had been asked to submit details of their salary accounts for the…

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Abducted Nurse Released After 16 Days In Abductors’ Den

By Politicsgovernance.com Sixteen days she was held hostage in her kidnappers’ den,  Mrs. Kate Okogu has been released to reunite with her family. Mrs. Okogu, a nurse, was abducted at her residence in Amekpa, Ughelli North  Local Government Area of Delta State at about 8:pm on October 20, 2020 while she was returning from work. It was gathered that, her car, a white Toyota Sienna and mobile phone were recovered at Otokutu-Ughelli/Agbarha-Otor road as her suspected kidnappers went away with the vehicle keys. Few days after her kidnap, the family…

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Analysis & Opinion: Nigeria’s Future IGP and Governors who Stole Indomie

By Sunny Awhefeada The #ENDSARS protests which culminated in the October youths uprising has inscribed itself in Nigeria’s annals. Its sheer magnitude, spread, resilience and destructive propensity not only constituted socio-economic and political upset, but threw up many symbolic incidents which perceptive followers of the Nigerian story will find instructive in their analysis or evaluation. The humanities, a discipline that is besotted with significations and interpretation, is bound to throw up texts and contexts to which aficionados will give variegated, intriguing and often astonishing interpretations which are usually outside the…

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Former Heritage Advisor debunks allegations of financial malfeasance

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A former Senior Advisor on Community Relations to Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL), Mr Leonard Ovrawah has denied allegations of financial malfeasance levelled against him by his brother, Anthony Ovrawah. Mr Ovrawah in a rejoinder signed by a Media Consultant, Decor Home Media, and made available to our media firm, he denied any wrong doing and dismissed the petition as false allegations.The statement read: “We write with reference to the Isoko Mirror Online story of September 30th, 2020 and Daily Watch of October 4th, 2020 with a sub caption…

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NUJ Knocks Delta Govt’s Attitude Towards Flood Victims

  The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ughelli Correspondents Chapel, has frowned at the attitude of the Delta State Government towards the plight of flood victims across the state. The union stated that the ravaging flood has affected many local government areas in the state which include Ughelli South, Ughelli North, Udu, Burutu, Warri North, Warri South West, Bomadi, Patani, Warri South, Isoko South, Isoko North, Ndokwa East, Ndokwa West, Ukwuani, Oshimili South, Oshimili North and some others The union, in a communique issued at the end of it’s monthly…

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Analysis/Opinion: After The Hurly-Burly

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigerian rulers sowed the wind and they reaped the whirlwind in the October youth uprising. Although, the October incident made no pretence to being like the October 1917 Revolution in Russia, the Nigerian case will certainly alter the curve of our national evolution. Certain assumptions, perceptions and noxious acts are bound to give way for good. Nobody would pout and describe Nigerian youths as lazy henceforth. I doubt if the ruling class and their goons would test the will of the youth as they were wont…

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Oleh Massacre: CAN, PFN Demand Arrest Prosecution Of Culprits, Pray For Peace 

By Politicsgovernance.com   The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State chapters, have bemoaned the killing of nine indigenes of Oleh community, calling on security agencies to unmask and bring perpetrators to book. It would be recall that nine persons were killed in a farmland on 16 October 2020 around the Oleh kingdom, a development that has thrown indigenes of the kingdom into mourning. Clad in black attires, the Christians bodies which held a prayer session tagged…

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Curfew: Delta NUJ Condemns Police Assault On Journalist

By Politicsgovernance.com The Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned an attack on Vanguard Correspondent, Comrade Akpokona Omafuaire by the Ovwian policemen in Warri. In a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary, Comrades Michael Ikeogwu and Patrick Ochei respectively, the Union vehemently condemned the assault, maintaining it was unfortunate and uncalled for. The Statement therefore called on the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa to immediately fish out the policemen involved in the molestation of the journalist and destruction of his car…

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