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Auchi Poly celebrates 50 years, holds 22nd convocation

By Francis Onoiribholo / Bureau Chief, Benin Auchi    Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, Dr. Philipa Idogho, has disclosed that the institution was facing challenge of maintaining physical…

Rivers Assembly Leader opposes LG autonomy

Leader of the Rivers Assembly, Mr Chidi Lloyd, said on Tuesday that council chairmen would abuse political powers if local government autonomy were granted. Lloyd made the assertion in Port…

National Troupe to skip Christmas performance

National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN) on Tuesday said that there would be no Christmas performance. Personal Assistant to the Director General of the troupe, Mr Shaibu Husseini, said this was…

Why I’m happy over my AFCON invitation, by Edibi

Nigerian-born FIFA-badged referee, Peter Edibi, says his invitation to officiate at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea is capable of healing the pains for missing the Brazil…

A/Ibom NULGE begins strike over non-payment of salaries

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Akwa Ibom chapter, has commenced indefinite strike against non-payment of four months salaries to its members. Speaking at an interview with the…

Udoessien calls for setting of Bureau of Statistics

Akwa Ibom Head of Service, Mrs Cecilia Udoessien, has canvassed the establishment of a Bureau of Statistics, for the enhancement of the practice of the profession in the state. Udoessien…

Group wants Rivers to enact Fisheries Act

The Rivers State chapter of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) says the absence of Fisheries Act has prevented farmers from obtaining Food and Agricultural Organisation’s (FAO) grants in the…

P/Harcourt, Benin residents want oil workers to end strike

Some residents in Port Harcourt on Tuesday called on the striking oil workers not take embark on actions that would worsen the economic situation in the country. The Petroleum and…

Ofa directs contractors handling Okuowisi primary school project back to site

By Sam Akadoro /  Special Correspondent Sapele   The Commissioner representing Ethiope West, Sapele and Okpe Local Government Areas on the Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission…

Military pensioners disown Eromafuru

By Sam Akadoro  /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   “Disregard the claim by Benson Eromafuru that he is the national president of the Association of Military Pensioners, because I am the…

Archbishop tasks politicians on national security

By Jude Ehebha  / Special Correspondent, Epkoma   Archbishop of Bendel Province, Anglican Communion, The Most Rev’d Friday Imaekhai, has cautioned Nigerian politicians against playing politics with national security to. He…

Terrorism: Day church empowered widows, orphans in Port Harcourt

By Daniel Abia  / Snr Correspondent Port Harcourt   Tears. Agony. Sorrow. Then joy. The venue was the Abundant Live Evangel Mission (ALEM) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital. And the…

FRSC secures 84 convictions in Delta

FRSC secures 84 convictions in Delta

Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has secured conviction of 84 traffic rule violators in Delta. Head of Operations, Delta Sector Command, Mr David Doherty, said this in Asaba on Sunday.…

Jonathan, wife pay tribute to Sekibo

Jonathan, wife pay tribute to Sekibo

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has lauded late Senator Tari Sekibo’s contributions to the Ijaw Nation, describing it as selfless. Sekibo, 74, the immediate past President of Ijaw National…

Group urges FG to compel Shell, SNEPCO to pay $4b compensation to N/Niger communities

Group urges FG to compel Shell, SNEPCO to pay $4b compensation to N/Niger communities

Some Niger Delta youths have urged the Federal Government to compel Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) to compensate fishermen affected by the oil spill from SNEPCO’s Bonga facility.…

UPU lauds Jonathan’s transformation agenda

UPU lauds Jonathan’s transformation agenda

The Abidjan chapter of Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU), said in Abidjan, that the President Goodluck Jonathan administration’s transformation agenda has impacted positively on the lives of Nigerians. UPU’s President, Abidjan…

IPAC flays conduct of party primaries in C/River

Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Cross River has expressed misgivings about the recent party primaries in the state. IPAC, the council of all the registered political parties in the state,…

Assemblies of God Church holds thanksgiving service

By Sam Akadoro, Special Correspondent, Sapele   It was a gathering of who is who when Chief Henry Ofa and members of his family appreciated God Almighty at the 2014 annual…

Drivers want Delta govt to intervene in intra-union crisis

Some commercial bus drivers have appealed to the Delta Government to intervene in the disagreement between them and the Nigeria Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). Chairman, Self-employed Bus Drivers…

Oba Erediauwa organises prayer session

By Francis Onoirbholo  Bureau Chief, Benin As a prelude to the commencement of the annual Ugie, which is celebrated by the people of Benin Kingdom, the Benin monarch, His Royal Majesty,…

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