Create state police to tackle insecurity, Nigerian speakers advocate

June 27, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Conference of speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria has advocated the accommodation of community policing and state police in the ongoing constitution review to enable the country to effectively tackle the insecurity bedeviling it. The speakers made the advocacy in a communique issued by its chairman and speaker Bauchi state house of assembly Abubakar Suleiman at the end of the Read More

Fire guts biggest supermarket in Ogwashi-Uku

June 22, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Goods worth millions of naira were Tuesday razed down the largest supermarket in Ogwashi Uku, headquarters of Aniocha south local government area of Delta state. The walls of the facility, Sylverson Supermarket  situated along the busy old Ogwashi Uku—Benin road which has operated for over 25 years in the premises collapsed as a result of the intensity of the fire. Read More

Hydro plants: NDPHC partners ministry on 240 dams

June 16, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Managing Director/CEO of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Ltd., Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, has disclosed that plans are on the way to set up small hydro plants on existing dams in the country. To this end, Ugbo sought the support of the Federal Minister of Water Resources to develop small & medium hydro projects in the country. A statement Read More

Former Bayelsa commissioner berates group for issuing 7-day ultimatum to petroleum minister

June 16, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A former Commissioner in Bayelsa state and Public affairs Commentator, Chief Nathan Egba Ologo, has described the 7-day ultimatum, recently issued to the Hon. Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr Timipre Sylva by a civil rights group, calling for the withdrawal of the nomination of Dr Samuel Ogbuku for the position of Managing Director of the NDDC, as “highly vexatious Read More

PANDEF wants constitution of NDDC board within 7-days

June 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has given the federal government a one week ultimatum to inaugurate a board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Speaking Friday in Abuja, leader of the forum, Chief Edwin Clark, who gave the altimatum, said the inauguration of a board for the commission was critical in the interest of the people of the Read More

Attack on Journalists: NUJ condemns DSS, Police for harrasing PUNCHman in Abuja

June 10, 2021 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ) has condemned the attack on a Chief Correspondent with PUNCH Newspapers, Friday Olokor, by a combined team of security operatives from the Department of State Services and Police Force. The union describe the development as “reprehensible.” The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chairman of NUJ, Emmanuel Ogbeche, who condemned the act, described it as “the Read More

NDPHC, Eko discos sign MoU on 300MW delivery in Lagos

May 29, 2021 Tope Sunday, Abuja 0

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has signed an agreement with Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) to deliver 300 mega watts of power to Ibeju-Lekki and other franchise area in Lagos state. The agreement, which was sealed in the presence of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will see NDPHC supply electricity directly to Eko DisCo from existing Read More

Ayade appoints Ndoma-Egba chairman of peace c’ttee

May 19, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade has appointed the former Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma Egba to head the Peace, Reconciliation and Rehabilitation Committee on the Ebom/Ebijaghara and Ediba/Usumutong communal crisis. The crisis, which had claimed many lives with attendant destruction of means of livelihood is believed to have started in the early seventies. Speaking Tuesday while inaugurating the committee, Governor Ayade lamented Read More

Woman, 40, arrested for baby trafficking in Kano

May 17, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state hisbah board Monday said it has arrested a 40-year-old woman, Salomi Jerome and her husband, Igina Salomi for allegedly trafficking a new born baby from Delta State to Kano. The Commander General of Kano State Hisbah Board, Sheikh Harun Muhammad Sani Ibn-Sina confirmed the incident to newsmen. Ibn-Sina said the suspects were arrested by hisbah officials attached to Read More

Insecuity: Youth block road with 4 corpses in Benue as IBB proffers solution

Former Military President General Ibrahim Babangida (retd) has called on the federal government to equip the military with modern weapons, train them on how to deploy same to decisively resolve insecurity across Nigeria. Speaking on a BBC Hausa programme monitored Sunday in Kaduna, General Babangida said the Nigerian military was doing a lot to address the multifarious security challenges such as Read More

What it takes to find success in hair business – Nkem Tonweh

July 15, 2019 Bode Olagoke 0

Nkem Ngbeken Tonweh, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Natty Cole Beauty Studio, is a Nigerian entrepreneur and hair care expert who has found success in the foreign land of Italy, doing hair business. She started as a maverick startup hungry for success and after so much toil and grand success came knocking at her door. Sharing her success Read More