Hafiz, Delta CP, sees value in community policing, says it’s best way of combating crime

Hafiz, Delta CP, sees value in community policing, says it’s best way of combating crime

CP Hafiz Inuwa. The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr Hafiz Inuwa has restated the need for community policing as the best way out of combating crimes in society. CP Inuwa made the emphasis yesterday when he a paid courtesy call on the Executives and members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta State Council at the temporary Press Center, Oghara Street, DDPA Estate, Asaba. He noted that community policing was also the…

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Amotekun is constitutional, legal, proper, says Afe Babalola

Amotekun is constitutional, legal, proper, says Afe Babalola

Chief Afe Babalola (SAN). Senior Advocate of Nigeria Afe Babalola, said attempts by the Federal Government to scuttle the Western Nigeria Security Network Amotekun, would fail because it is supported by the constitution. Babalola, an elder statesman and founder of Afe Babalola University, said those kicking against Amotekun were ignorant of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution and the previous ones. Babalola faulted Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, saying sections 24, 40, 45…

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Render service to humanity in God’s name, Okowa admonishes Nigerians

Render service to humanity in God’s name, Okowa admonishes Nigerians

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (right); his wife, Dame Edith (left) and the newlywed, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Omoghene, during their wedding , at Church of God Mission Int.Asaba, Delta State. Photo: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged Nigerians to render service to humanity as a reflection of God’s wish for His children. He made the call on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the wedding between Mr Daniel Omoghene and…

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Adekuoroye wins world wrestling gold in Rome for Nigeria

Adekuoroye wins world wrestling gold in Rome for Nigeria

Odunayo Adekuoroye By Oluwaseyi Oduneye-Ogunwomoju The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Friday, January 17, 2020 said that it was impressed with Odunayo Adekuoroye’s performance at the ongoing Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome. The President of NWF, David Igali, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Rome that he was happy with Adekuoroye’s gold medal win. “I was happy to see how Adekuoroye wrestled, she wrestled with a lot of composure….

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PDP’s NEC meeting rejects desecration of Nigeria’s democratic values

PDP’s NEC meeting rejects desecration of Nigeria’s democratic values

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried and rejected what it called the destruction of democratic institutions and values in Nigeria, with special reference to the independence of the legislature, politicization of the judiciary and compromising of the security and electoral institutions. This one of the resolutions taken today, Friday, January 17, 2020,at the end of the party’s 87th national Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja. The full text of the resolution which condemned the…

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Tony Obuh’s funeral: You’ll be remembered by how you touched the lives of others, says Okowa

Tony Obuh’s funeral: You’ll be remembered by how you touched the lives of others, says Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, right, in a handshake with his predecessor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan at Tony Obuh’s funeral service. Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has said that people will be remembered by how they impacted on the lives of others, not by the number of years they lived. Speaking on Friday at a funeral Mass held for Mr Anthony Obuh at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Agbor, the governor noted…

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Virginia couple wins battle to hold Bible study at retirement center: settlement

Virginia couple wins battle to hold Bible study at retirement center: settlement

A man reading the Holy Bible. By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post Reporter A Virginia couple who were threatened with eviction from their retirement home if they continued to hold Bible study meetings has won the right to hold classes again. Kenneth and Liv Hauge recently reached a settlement with the Evergreens at Smith Run in Fredericksburg, allowing them to continue holding Bible classes and movie screenings at the community room. First Liberty Institute, a conservative…

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Amotekun: You’re wrong, Falana tackles Malami; urges S/West governors to ignore him

Amotekun: You’re wrong, Falana tackles Malami; urges S/West governors to ignore him

Mr. Femi Falana, SAN. Human rights activist and legal luminary, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has joined issues with the Federal Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the attorney generals declaration that Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South West governors is illegal. Debunking the claim in a statement, Falana who called on South West governors to ignore the Federal Attorney General’s remarks, stated that “Malami’s purported proscription of Amotekun…

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Ihedioha speaks to Imo people on Supreme Court’s ruling – Full text of the address

Ihedioha speaks to Imo people on Supreme Court’s ruling – Full text of the address

Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha. STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019. JANUARY 15, 2020 My dear good people of Imo State, I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgment of 14thJanuary 2020.In my relationship with you as Governor of Imo, I had employed regular consultations and dialogue as…

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Media Rights Agenda calls on Kano State to abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Media Rights Agenda calls on Kano State to abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. Lagos, Thursday, January 16, 2020: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today, Wednesday called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as an unwarranted and politically motivated effort to restrict media freedom. In a statement issued in Lagos, MRA’s Programme Director, Mr. Ayode Longe, said the State Government’s…

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