Many stories fit for a flagship, by Chido Nwakanma in THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Many stories fit for a flagship, by Chido Nwakanma in THE PUBLIC SPHERE

Mr. Chido Nwakanma. Aaron Ukodie and O’Seun Ogunseitan (2021), The Making of The Nigerian Flagship: A Story of The Guardian. Lagos: Flagship Publishing & Promotions. 590 pages. It is appropriate that a book on the making of the foremost newspaper in Nigeria of the last 40 years has “many a story in a penny newspaper’, as Wole Soyinka translated the famous Yoruba aphorism. The Making of the Nigerian Flagship: A story of The Guardian is…

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Reconstitute NDDC board, Okowa urges Buhari, Gov Udom commissions roads, bridge, school in Delta

Reconstitute NDDC board, Okowa urges Buhari, Gov Udom commissions roads, bridge, school in Delta

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right); his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Mr Udom Emmanuel (2nd left) performing the formal inauguration of Agbarho/Orherhe road and bridge in Ughelli North LGA of Delta State. With them are Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (right) and a former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano States, retired Brig.-Gen. Dominic Oneya ( left). PHOTO: BRIPIN ENARUSAI and SAMUEL JIBUNOR. Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa…

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FG insensitive to rising incessant killings across Nigeria, Ortom

FG insensitive to rising incessant killings across Nigeria, Ortom

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his Benue state counterpart, Dr. Samuel Ortom,(2nd left); His Royal Majesty, Emmanuel Sideso Abe I, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom (2nd right); PDP Chairman in Delta, Chief Kingsley Esiso (right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah (left) and others, as Gov Ortom inaugurated Army Day Secondary School at Effurun, built by Delta State…

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Omo-Agege, Nwaoboshi inspect Anwai-Illah Road rehabilitation, commend Buhari for approval; Nwaoboshi challenges elected officials

Omo-Agege, Nwaoboshi inspect Anwai-Illah Road rehabilitation, commend Buhari for approval; Nwaoboshi challenges elected officials

Deputy Senate President, Senatoe Ovie Omo-Agege, right, with Senator Peter Nwaoboshi during inspection of the bridge over Anwai River on Illah Road, Asaba. Senator Omo-Agege, 2nd left, with Senator Nwaoboshi, 3rd left with other dignataries at the Illah reception for the Deputy Senate President. Deputy senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his magnanimity in giving approval for the rehabilitation of the Anwai- Illah Federal Road. The Senator made the comment…

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NUJ lauds Okowa on infrastructure development

NUJ lauds Okowa on infrastructure development

NUJ National Executive council members being conducted round some project sites by the State commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, 2nd right. Members of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) have applauded Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for the massive infrastructure development of the state by his administration. The union members who were in Asaba for their NEC meeting made the commendation shortly after being conducted round some…

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PDP congratulates Team Delta for confirming supremacy at Edo 2020 National Sports fiesta

PDP congratulates Team Delta for confirming supremacy at Edo 2020 National Sports fiesta

Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, PDP Publicity Secretary, Delta State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State, has congratulated Team Delta for successfully defending its champion’s title at the National Sports Festival, tagged “Edo 2020”. The party’s position on the cheering news, in which Team Delta recorded an impressive total haul of 158 gold medals (and a total of 384 medals) at the 20th National sports competition, ahead of its closest rival Edo State with 129 gold…

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PERSPECTIVE – Okowa takes education to next level, immortalises Dennis Osadebay in Delta

PERSPECTIVE – Okowa takes education to next level, immortalises Dennis Osadebay in Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. By Osita Biose Sir Dennis Osadebay, first Premier of the defunct Midwestern Region of Nigeria, has finally joined the league of distinguished Nigerians who have been recognised through naming prominent higher institutions after them in the country. This has been made possible through the elevation of the Anwai Campus of the only existing state university, the Delta State University (DELSU) alongside two other higher institutions in the state to…

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Gbajabiamila commends Ndudi Elumelu for building capacity on elected Council officials, says LG is foundation for democracy

Gbajabiamila commends Ndudi Elumelu for building capacity on elected Council officials, says LG is foundation for democracy

Aniocha-Oshimili elected Local Government Council officials in a group photograph with the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and other VIPs at the capacity building organised and sponsored by Ndudi Elumelu the newly elected council ooicials in hi constituency in Abuja. Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila addresslng the participants. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has commended Hon Ndudi Elumelu for supporting the development of…

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Delta building skills-base economy to ease unemployment, says Aniagwu

Delta building skills-base economy to ease unemployment, says Aniagwu

From left; Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu; Commissioner for Technical Education, Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo, with Project Manager, Mr Samuel Akong-Egozi (right) while inspecting ongoing work at Government Technical Collage, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area. Tuesday. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Delta Government says it is building skills-based economy as panacea for rising unemployment in the state and country. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known on Tuesday at Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local…

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PERSPECTIVE – Okowa, power and Agbor

PERSPECTIVE – Okowa, power and Agbor

A dual carriage way in Agbor. Comrade Norbert Chiazor. By Norbert Chiazor Agbor, an old town which lays straddled on the northern fringes of Delta state is on the cusp of urbanization. Good fortune is rapidly affecting Agbor, the most famous Ika – speaking suburb with iconic images of yesteryears. I witnessed the story of the child king, born world youngest monarch in Agbor, the land of famous Mary Mount college, Olikeze glory, Oscar motors,…

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