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Civil society flays attack on Aregbesola’s aide in Owan West

Civil society flays attack on Aregbesola’s aide in Owan West

By Isaac Olamikan –  Special Correspondent, Benin   Members of the Civil Society Coalition in Edo State have issued condemned the brutal attack on Erasmus Ikhide, a Special Adviser to…

Wike pledges to unite all, accelerate development of Rivers

Wike pledges to unite all, accelerate development of Rivers

By Daniel Abia  -  Snr Correspondent Port Harcourt   Rivers State Governor-elect, Nyesom Wike, has pledged to unite all political and interest groups in the state to usher the state…

Ekewenu was pillar of strength to Okowa in Urhobo land

Ekewenu was pillar of strength to Okowa in Urhobo land

By John Dugbe –  Special Correspondent, Ughelli   Chairman of the House Committee on Information and Public Petitions, Legislative Arm of the Ughelli Local Government of Delta State, Sunday Apah,…

ERA/FoEN mourns Oronto Douglas

ERA/FoEN mourns Oronto Douglas

By Isaac Olamikan –  Special Correspondent, Benin   The NGO, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has expressed shock at the death recently of Oronto Douglas, Senior Special…

Akugbene monarch commends Uduaghan over developmental projects

Akugbene monarch commends Uduaghan over developmental projects

By Sam Akadoro –  Special Correspondent, Sapele   Pere of Akugbene Kingdom in the Bomadi Local Government area of Delta State, Pere Kalanama VIII, has commended the state Governor, Dr Emmanuel…

Bayelsa decries pollution of communities by multinational oil firms

Bayelsa decries pollution of communities by multinational oil firms

Bayelsa State Government has decried the incessant pollution of its communities due to the exploitation of oil and gas in the state by multinational companies. The government warned that any…

Fishermen want Buhari to compensate victims of Bonga oil spill

Fishermen want Buhari to compensate victims of Bonga oil spill

Artisanal fishermen in the Niger Delta have urged President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to pay the recommended compensation to the victims of Bonga oil spill when he assumes office. Coordinator og the…

Rivers mourns Amnesty Bishop, Friday Nwator

Rivers mourns Amnesty Bishop, Friday Nwator

By Daniel Abia - Snr Correspondent P/Harcourt   The people of Rivers State were thrown into mourning at the weekend when news filtered in of the death of Bishop Osaro Nwator,…

College of Education, Warri, to begin computer based exam

College of Education, Warri, to begin computer based exam

By Sam Akadoro –  Special Correspondent, Sapele     All is now set for the College of Education, Warri, to begin its computer based examinations for students following the establishment of…

Bomadi PDP chieftain debunks calls for cancellation of polls

Bomadi PDP chieftain debunks calls for cancellation of polls

By John Dugbe Special Correspondent, Ughelli A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bomadi Local Government of Delta State, Mr. Philip Gilor, has called on the Independent National…

APC candidates seek cancellation of legislative polls in A’Ibom

APC candidates seek cancellation of legislative polls in A’Ibom

All Progressives Congress candidates who contested election into Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on April 11 have called for the cancellation of the polls. The contestants, who made the…

Bayelsa rice farmers want Buhari to make agric priority

Bayelsa rice farmers want Buhari to make agric priority

Bayelsa State chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has urged the President-elect, retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to make agriculture one of his priorities. State Chairman of the…

Delta monarchs commend Deltans for peaceful election

Delta monarchs commend Deltans for peaceful election

By Felix Igbekoyi Correspondent, Asaba The leadership of the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council (DSTR) has commended Delta people and the political class in particular for conducting themselves peacefully in…

Udom, others get INEC Certificates of Return

Udom, others get INEC Certificates of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented certificates of return to Akwa Ibom Governor-elect, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, and members of the National Assembly-elect in the state. Making the…

Sapele market traders protest over stall allocation

Sapele market traders protest over stall allocation

By Sam Akadoro  - Special Correspondent, Sapele   The Sapele main market traders associations have called on the Delta State Government to stop the sharing formula of the newly built stores…

Ayade promises to revamp Cross River agric

Ayade promises to revamp Cross River agric

Cross River State Governor-elect, Senator Benedict Ayade, has promised to revamp the state’s agricultural sector. He made the promise at an interactive session with newsmen in Calabar. According to him,…

Rivers PDP flays APC over rigging allegation

Rivers PDP flays APC over rigging allegation

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to congratulate the Governor-elect, Chief Nyesom Wike, on his victory in the just concluded…

Anglican Communion Ndokwa confers Ezinne title on women

Anglican Communion Ndokwa confers Ezinne title on women

By Dam Akadoro  -  Special Correspondent Sapele   The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Bendel Ecclesiastical Province, Diocese of Ndokwa, has invested the ‘Ezinne’ title on some women in the…

Udom promises Akwa Ibom people selfless service

Udom promises Akwa Ibom people selfless service

Akwa Ibom state Governor-elect, Mr Emmanuel Udom, has promised to render selfless service to the people to take the state to an enviable height. Udom made the promise during an…

Delta Assembly congratulates Okowa over victory at poll

Delta Assembly congratulates Okowa over victory at poll

By Felix Igbekoyi / Correspondent, Asaba   THE leadership of the Delta State House of Assembly has congratulated the Governor-elect, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on his victory at the last Saturday’s polls. Chairman,…

Itsekiri group tasks Buhari on rule of law

Itsekiri group tasks Buhari on rule of law

By Emma Arubi   –  Snr. Correspondent, Warri   THE  Itsekiri Progress Club (IPC) has advised the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure strict adherence to and enforcement of the…

Buhari’ll free Nigerians from PDP slavery, says Edo Rep-elect

Buhari’ll free Nigerians from PDP slavery, says Edo Rep-elect

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Benin   Majority Leader of the Edo State House of Assembly, Philip Shaibu, has stated that the incoming administration at the centre to be led…

UNIPORT matriculates 6,930

UNIPORT matriculates 6,930

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) on Tuesday matriculated 6,930 students during its 36th matriculation ceremony held at Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Out of the figure, 1,911 were admitted…

Forgive Edo people for not voting Buhari, Osula tells Oshiomhole

Forgive Edo people for not voting Buhari, Osula tells Oshiomhole

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief, Benin   The ‘Arala’ of Benin Kingdom, Chief F.B. Omolawa Osula, has appealed to Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, to forgive Edo people, particularly Edo…

Power now belongs to people, says Edo Deputy Speaker

Power now belongs to people, says Edo Deputy Speaker

By Isaac Olamikan /  Special Correspondent, Benin   Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Victor Edoror, has expressed the view that the people hold political power…

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