Personality

Okowa Salutes Emma Ogidi at 64

Emmanuel Ogid

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday congratulated National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Bro. Emmanuel Ogidi as he clocks 64 on May 28. The governor, who poured encomium on the renowned politician, commended him for his dedication, loyalty and commitment to the unity and growth of the party at all times. In a statement by his Chief ...

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Okowa’s wife Tasks Couples on Marriage

Dame Edith Okowa

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta governor and founder of 05 Initiative, has stressed the need for couples to allow God’s blessing to manifest in their marriages by continually renewing bond of love for each other. She stated this at the 2020 edition of Couples’ Forum, an annual fellowship, organized by 05 Initiative, with “God’s Original Plan for Marriage” as ...

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COVID-19 Spread in North: Group Accuses Shehu Sani of Reckless Tweets

Senator Shehu Sani

As the figure of Covid-19 infections rise in some northern states, a youth group has blamed what it called the reckless optimism displayed by politicians as responsible for encouraging public disregard for preventive instructions. In a statement, Comrade Lawal Shehu Maigatari the leader of Forum for Intellectual and Moral Rebirth (FIMOR) specicifically accused people like ex-Senator Shehu Sani of deliberately ...

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UK-Based Nollywood Actress, Princess Elizabeth Onanuga Speaks on COVID-19

Princess Elizabeth Onanuga

Coronavirus: Don’t Mind the Conspiracy Theories Flying Around – Princess Elizabeth Onanuga Says A UK-based Nollywood Actress, Princess Elizabeth Onanuga has, for the first time spoken on the global pandemic, the Covid-19 virus.  In an interview with The Street Reporters Newspaper via social media, Princess Elizabeth Onanuga spoke on what she feels about the dreaded virus, her contributions so far ...

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What Buhari, Trump Discussed in Phone Conversation

President Muhammadu Buhari CLO lockdown Nigerian

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday afternoon received a telephone call from American President, Donald Trump, during which the two leaders commiserated with each other on fatalities in their countries, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that they also shared ideas “on how to successfully combat the ...

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Abba Kyari: Farewell, My Friend and Authentic Comrade

Abba Kyari Dead

By Adams Oshiomhole There are two most important dates in a man’s life. Other than the day he was born, according to Mark Twain, the other day is the day he discovers why he was born. Doubtless, Mallam Abba Kyari realised his own purpose early enough: a conscientious pursuit of common good without seeking personal glory. My first encounter with ...

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Tribute to Kyari: The Best Man

Abba Kyari Dead

By Geoffrey Onyeama I first met Abba Kyari in 1977 at Warwick University in England. I had gone there to do law as a second first degree. He had come to do a degree in sociology. I had a pending application to do Law at Cambridge and when the result of that application came and it was positive, I left ...

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Colourful! Bangabandhu’s 100th Birth Anniversary Celebrated in Nigeria with Festivity, Love

Colourful! Bangabandhu’s 100th Birth Anniversary Celebrated in Nigeria with Festivity, Love 1

…‘‘Bangabandhu Corner” visited at Bangladesh High Commission 100th Birth Anniversary of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was celebrated with festivity and love at the Bangladesh High Commission, Abuja, Nigeria. The celebratory programme started at 10 am on 17 March 2020 with the hoisting of national flag at the Chancery by the High ...

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Inculcate Moral Values in Children, Okowa Charges Stakeholders

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged parents, guardians and teachers not to relent in teaching their children moral values and principles that would shape their future and produce a better society. He made the call in Asaba at the maiden edition of “Time Out with Role Model’’, a workshop organised by the State Orientation Bureau, and urged children ...

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Heavy Security, Motley Crowd at Burial of Kanu’s Parents

The Abia police command on Friday deployed several detachments of its operatives in strategic locations in Umuahia, the Abia capital, to provide security at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was heavy security presence at the major entrances to Afaraukwu ...

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