RedCloud, Trade Lenda Partner To Boost Financial Access For Retailers

RedCloud, a global technology firm, has partnered with Trade Lenda, a financial service provider in Nigeria, to bolster the financial agility of Micro Small Medium Enterprise retailers in the country. Trade Lenda’s innovative technology has proven to achieve credit underwriting within six hours, which is four times more efficient than other service providers in the market, according to a statement. “This partnership will seamlessly integrate Trade Lenda’s swift lending services within RedCloud’s intelligent open commerce platform, the Red101® web and mobile app which is currently available on the Google play…

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Sen. Joel-Onowakpo Condoles Late Frank Kokori Families Over Death

  The Senator representing Delta South Senatorial District, Senator Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, has expressed profound condolences to the bereaved family of the late elder statesman and esteemed chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Frank Kokori.   Senator Joel-Onowakpo described Chief Frank Kokori as a foundational leader and a stalwart pillar of the APC in Delta State. He lamented the immense void left by the demise of Chief Kokori, emphasizing the significant impact he had on the party. The Senator fondly recalled Chief Frank Kokori’s pivotal role as the Secretary-General…

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In Search Of The Incorruptible Judge

By Sunny Awhefeada,   The title of this essay will resonate with my age mates and others before us as it invokes pleasant memories of the play, The Incorruptible Judge, by D. Olu Olagoke. The play excoriates corruption and privileges the judiciary as the agency to eradicate it. Readers of the play marveled at the refreshingly sound logic and verbal dexterity of the lawyer-characters. However, the character who stole the show was the trial judge, Justice Faderin, who resisted pressure and attempts to get bribed and compromise the case. His…

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Keyamo’s Soaring Success Casts A Shadow On Omo-Agege’s Leadership

By DENNIS OTU   In a remarkable twist of fate, one individual finds himself ascending to new heights, while another experiences a significant decline. The established order has been overturned, capturing the attention of all who bear witness to this extraordinary transformation. Time marches on, and even the most powerful has crumbled like a house of cards. Festus Egwarewa Keyamo (SAN), the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development of Nigeria, currently finds himself riding high on the winds of success. But the same cannot be said for former Deputy Senate…

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Is Nigeria Worth Calling A Country?

By Sunny Awhefeada,   The harsh and disparaging title of this essay was uttered by a sixteen year-old girl, fresh out of secondary school. It was her response to her mother’s correction on a family whatsapp platform that the name of a country should be spelt with an initial capital letter. After thanking her mother for the correction, the lass fired the salvo, “Is Nigeria worth calling a country?” The worried mother then realized that the daughter’s scripting of Nigeria as “nigeria” was a deliberate act of negation and revolt…

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NDDC: Chiedu Ebie To The Rescue

By Tony Eluemunor,   Thursday, 16th November 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu inaugurated the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Board with Mr. Chiedu Ebie as chairman, a radical departure from the trend since year 2,000 (23 years ago) when Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan and Mohammadu Buhari, appointed lackeys to lead NDDC. Mr. Ebie’s appointment is a recalibration of the NDDC, taking it back to what it should have been if it had not been taken hostage by pretenders. The result, since 2000, has been a disaster foretold. For an…

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Give Attention To Policy Formulation And Implementation-Dr Fish Urges Govt

FEDERAL and State Governments have been urged to prioritize policy formulation and implementation to create an enabling environment that would allow businesses to thrive and wake up in the country. This called was made by the Chief Executive Officer of Doctor Fish Agro Consult, Israel Yusuf, at a seminar organized to mark the 2023, Global Entrepreneurship Week Speaking of during the event, Dr Fish held that the world is going into entrepreneurship and it is time our government wake up to policy formulation and implementation. According to him, This gathering…

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FRANK KOKORI: SIGNIFICANCE OF THE OBOREVWORI INTERVENTION

BY MONDAY UWAGWU Recently, the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, visited the ailing former National General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Warri, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, during which he undertook to foot the medical bill of the famous labour leader and immediately cleared bills of two other patients. Chief Kokori, who is now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it is recalled, was the arrowhead of the massive nationwide pro-democracy strike in protest at the still controversial…

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Electoral  Materials Hijacked In Bayelsa Election

By Elizabeth Vincent/Yenagoa One of the deputy governorship candidates at the Bayelsa State election, allegedly orders the hijack of election materials in Five units of Olugbobiri, The deputy governorship candidate of a party allegedly ordered the hijack of election materials in Five unit 18,19,20,21 and 22 Ward Olugbobiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the State. The incident left majority of the electorates in Olugbobiri  disenfranchised, is causing agitation as voters called on INEC to cancel the votes in the area. Confirming the incidents, an angry voters told newsmen…

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How Military Career Endeared Me The Chancellor Of Nigeria Army  University- Orodje Of Okpe

The Orodje Of Okpe and  Chancellor of Nigeria Army University, Biu, HRM Maj Gen Felix Mujakperuo Rtd, CFR, Orhue 1, has revealed that his military career was majorly responsible for his installation as the pioneer Chancellor of the institution in Borno state. The traditional ruler made this known in an interview with with Journalists in palace at Orerokpe, Delta State. “Today, my heart overflows with profound gratitude to God who has made it possible for me to be in this gathering and to play in it, the historic role of…

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