Analysis: Oshiomhole and the Crisis of Public Morality

  By Sunny Awhefeada The greatest tragedy to befall Nigeria is the lack of public morality that has become the hallmark of those who aspire to leadership. The ongoing political brouhaha in Edo State with Adams Oshiomhole as the prima donna manifests the apparent absence of public morality in Nigeria’s national life. When critically evaluated, the ongoing show of shame embarked upon by Oshiomhole is worse that the allegations of graft and heist for which the henchmen of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes…

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Nigeria and Chinese Loans 

By Reuben Abati The relationship between Nigeria and China with regard to loans obtained from the latter to fund Nigeria’s infrastructural projects suddenly became a matter of legislative intervention and public scrutiny last week when the House of Representatives summoned the Minister of Transportation, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to appear before it on August 17. The Ministers are expected to explain certain clauses in the Agreement signed between Nigeria and the Export-Import Bank of China with regard to…

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Anglican Synod: Odutemu Calls For overhauling Of Nigerian Security System

  BY JOE FAVOUR UGHELLI-The Archbishop of Bendel Province of the Church of Nigerian Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Dr. Cyril Odutemu has called for an urgent restructuring of the Nigerian security organogram to address the incessant killings and displacement of innocent Nigerians by rampaging Fulani herdsmen and bandits. He submitted that a comprehensive diary of the state of origin of all members of the armed forces and the police of the Nation be compiled, adding that such officer and personnel of the Police and Military be deployed to their state…

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Ozoro Killing: INYA President, Umuakpo Condemns Unprofessional Attitude Of Security Agents

THE Isoko National Youth Assembly (INYA) has described the killing of one Collins during a protest in Ozoro by some youths to “unprofessional” attitude of the Police. The President of INYA, Ovie Umuakpo  in a statement called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to order unbiased investigation so as to unravel the circumstances that led to the death. It would be recalled that, protesters mainly youths had gone into the street of Ozoro to protest against the continued, harrassment, arrested, extortion and intimidation by the Nigeria Police. According to…

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DESOPADEC: Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Commissions Agoloma Cottage Hospital

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Tuesday  commissioned the DESOPADEC constructed Agoloma Cottage Hospital in Patani Local Government Area of the  State. In his remarks, the Speaker implored the people of the community to take advantage of its proximity for their health needs. Rt Hon Oborevwori who described the Cottage Hospital as dividend of democracy to the people, thanked  them for voting massively for Governor Okowa and other PDP candidates in the last general elections and their show of love and…

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Omote Salutes Ibori At 62, Lauds His Niger-Delta Struggle

By Omoghene Benedict,    The national coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has lauded the struggles of Chief James Onanefe Ibori for the emancipation of the Niger/Delta region on the occasion of his 62nd birthday anniversary. Ibori a frontliner for the struggle of resource control for the people of the region that gave birth to 13 percent oil derivation. Omote in his congratulatory message described the Delta State former Governor as a leader whose political family has continued to be on the increase. “Your long absence from the political…

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Crime: Delta Bizman Arraigned For Illegal Possession Of Firearms And Ammunitions

A Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State, has adjourned till October 28, 2020, for hearing charges against Delta based business man, Mr Paul Tuoma Okene of Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta  State by the Inspector General of Police over unlawful possession of fire arms and ammunitions. Our correspondent gathered that, the defendant, Mr. Paul Tuoma Okene, a native of Eku Community and a major distributor was arrested on the 26 June, 2020 for the possession firearms with 38 live ammunitions without licence or authority.…

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Protest: Duncan Knocks Security Agents Over The Alleged Brutal Killing Of Isoko Youth In Ozoro

Condemnations has continued to trail the alleged killing of a defenseless citizen of Nigeria identified as Collins, 23, by the Nigeria Police attached to Ozoro Area command in Delta State. Berating the Nigeria Police on the extra-judicial killing, a legal practitioner and the administrator of  Umeh Need Road, UNR,  social media page, Afahokor Akpovienehe Duncan said, “Please let the world hear me on this. I condemn in strong terms the extra Judicial killing of an Isoko youth at Ozoro yesterday by men of the Nigeria police force. “And i want…

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Peter Smith To Be Honoured With International Award Of Peace

The Founder of Peters Mission for the Less Privileged, a Non-Governmental Organization, Amb. Onoriobe Peter Smith is set be honored with an award of ‘Peace’ by the International Peace Commission for his contributions towards peace and humanitarian services to the society. Onoriobe, who is the CEO of G-Luck Hotels is a multiple award winner within and outside the shores of Nigeria for helping the less privileged through his NGO, Peters Mission to for the Less Privileged. According to the Paris based organisation, “The award of the Commander of Peace Award…

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FUPRE VC, Rim-Rukeh Lauds DSP Omo-Agege At 57

  The Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Effurun, Uvwie local government area of Delta state, Engr. (Prof.) Akpofure Rim-Rukeh has congratulated the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 57th birthday. Prof Rim-Rukeh who sent this congratulatory message in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday, lauded the Deputy President of the Senate, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege, family, friends and political associates for God’s protection and guardians over the years. He said Sen. Omo-Agege’s has been a source of inspiration to a…

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