PDP expresses worry over Buhari loans

PDP expresses worry over Buhari loans

President Buhari. The Peoples democratic party (PDP) has again criticised the penchant of President Muhammadu Buhari’ administration to resort to borrowing, even as it expressed worry that the attitude has put Nigeria on the auction market. The party made the criticism in a statement in Abuja, signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. Full text of the statement reads: May 28, 2020 Press Statement Buhari Loans: Nigeria Is Now On the Auction Market –…

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20 Christians killed, others injured or missing in Fulani attacks that displaced 20,000

20 Christians killed, others injured or missing in Fulani attacks that displaced 20,000

Internally displaced people in the Rimau village of Kajuru Local gGovernment Area in the Kaduna state of Nigeria cook food that was donated to them on May 25, 2020. | Peter Jonathan By Samuel Smith, CP Reporter Armed Fulani herdsmen attacks on farming villages in the Kaduna State of Nigeria have continued as reports suggest that at least 20 people were killed in a series of attacks last week. The National President of the Adara…

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Covid-19: Delta receives ambulance, buses, ventilator, others from oil and gas industry operators

Covid-19: Delta receives ambulance, buses, ventilator, others from oil and gas industry operators

Secretary to Delta State Government (SSG), Chiedu Ebie (2nd left) receiving the particulars of an Ambulance donated by the Oil and Gas Industry for the management of COVID 19 Pandemic to Delta State Government from the Area Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Chevron, Mr. Sam Daibo (left).With them is the Commissioner, Bureau for Special Duties, Mr Omamofe Pirah (right) ,and the Special Adviser to Governor Okowa on Health, Dr. Austin Obidi in Asaba. PHOTO:…

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Delta lauds media support in fight against COVID-19

Delta lauds media support in fight against COVID-19

Mr. Charles Aniagwu, right with Mr. Olise Ifeajika. Delta Government on Thursday commended media practitioners for their support in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, stated this when he visited at separate times the Correspondents Chapel and the Indigenous Correspondents’ Chapel (ICC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Asaba. The commissioner, who was in company with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr…

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OPINION – Scrapping of ex- Governors’ pension: The Hubris of Governor Uzodinma’s new populism

OPINION – Scrapping of ex- Governors’ pension: The Hubris of Governor Uzodinma’s new populism

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State. By Jonathan Agu I am not a regular commentator on happenings in Imo State. I stopped commenting on the affairs of the state more than a decade ago, after witnessing the pillorying of a government that should have taken the state to greater and enviable heights. But recent events have compelled me to pay attention to the brewing danger in the state. It is a pity how a once…

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PRESS RELEASE – May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

PRESS RELEASE – May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari. May 27, 2020 Press Statement May 29: Avoid False Performance Claims, Apologise for Failure, PDP Tells Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counsels President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid false performance claims and empty promises on the celebration of May 29 Inauguration Day. The party says President Buhari should rather apologize for the tragic failures of his administration for wrecking our once robust and cohesive nation, imposing hardship and creating acute despondency across…

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Jihad, imminent in Southern Nigeria, Gen. Ikponmwen alerts

Jihad, imminent in Southern Nigeria, Gen. Ikponmwen alerts

Brigadier General Idada Ikponmwen (rtd) •Wants govs, traditional rulers to wake up •Says mass migration of Fulani youths, ominous A former Provost Marshall of the Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Idada Ikponmwen (rtd), has warned governors of the 17 states in Southern Nigeria of an imminent invasion and overrun of their states by Fulani jihadists, if they failed to secure their states. Ikponmwen, a lawyer and security strategist, said the on-going mass movement of able bodied…

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Burnt Ogbeogonogo Market: Reps Minority Leader commiserates with victims

Burnt Ogbeogonogo Market: Reps Minority Leader commiserates with victims

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Minority Leader, House of Representatives. The Minority Leader of the House of Representative, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed shock over the burnt section of the Ogbeogonogo Market in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday. In a statement on Wednesday, 27th May, Hon. Elumelu described the incident as unfortunate, noting that the market reputed to be the biggest in Delta North, has remained a symbol of the tradition, culture and economic wellbeing of the…

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How we stemmed militancy in Delta with development, by Okowa

How we stemmed militancy in Delta with development, by Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said panacea for hostilities in coastal communities in Niger Delta were infrastructural transformation and youth empowerment. Okowa disclosed this while speaking via Skype on “Your View’’, a live programme on TVC, which was monitored in Asaba, and said that provision of basic amenities like roads, bridges and other infrastructure stemmed incessant hostilities in the riverside communities of Delta. He recalled that he assumed office…

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We’ve reduced poverty in Delta, says Okowa

We’ve reduced poverty in Delta, says Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday said his administration had worked hard and reduced poverty level in the state through numerous empowerment and job creation programmes. Okowa disclosed this in “Your View’’, an interview on TVC television via Skype, monitored in Asaba. He said that the state government was committed to giving Deltans a good standard of living that they truly deserved as citizens of an oil-producing state. The…

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