Oshiomhole’s Information Commissioner dumps APC, joins PDP

Happening now in Okpella, Edo North District of Edo State, Prince Kassim Afegbua has finally dumped the All Progressives Party. Afegbua, is former Commissioner for Information in Edo State to the APC  More »

Obaseki arrives Emaudo, meets APC’s failed promise to build a new House for Alli

Governor of Edo State, Dr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, has arrived the Emaudo residence of former Governor of defunct Bendel State, Professor Ambrose Alli, for the memorial event in honour of the man More »

APC turns Ambrose Alli memorial to campaign rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Has turned the memorial events in honour of former Govenror of defunct Bendel State, Prof Ambrose Folorunsho Alli, into a campaign rally.  Rather than photographs or mementos More »

Go back to House of Assembly – Obaseki orders Edoror

The Edo State governor, Dr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the former Edo State Speaker who is now the Deputy Speaker, Engr Victor Edoror, to stop his campaign for the Federal House of More »

It is illegal for Police to search your Phones, Laptops or Bank Accounts without Court Order – IG of Police

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has transmitted a matching order to policemen in Nigeria, especially the FSARS unit, who got the transmission to desist from checking citizens’ account details, More »

Obaseki’s new price regime on C of O, lifts investor confidence in Edo – EDOGIS boss

Managing Director of Edo Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS), Arch. Frank Evbuomwan, has said that investor confidence in all sectors of the state is on the rise, with easier, cheaper and convenient way More »

Crisis looms in Edo APC; Cold War Between Obaseki and Oshiomhole heats up as APC stalwarts pitch tents

By Faith Iguodala Okoro – APC leaders allege that Obaseki is patronising stooges from Delta State – Spend millions on consultants, refuses to constitute boards – “Be patient”, Obaseki admonishes his critics More »

 

Okowa is a responsible leader – Ned Nwoko …Congratulates the Governor on 3 years in office

Delta North leading senatorial district’s aspirant, Prince Ned Nwoko says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has enthroned a responsible regime of service in the past three years in Delta state. In a goodwill message to the Governor on his third anniversary on the saddle , Nwoko said Okowa’s track record as a leader is inspiring to all well meaning Deltans. The prince of Idumuje Ugboko kingdom, in Aniocha North loc Read More....

Self-help syndrome: the bane of political evolution of Ewu land and people – Hon. J.E. Imoisili.

The inaugural edition of the EKPEBUA HOUSE, Ewu Political Lecture Series held on Saturday in Ewu has gone down in history as a wake up call to Ewu reawakening towards engendering Unity and prosperity associated with Unity. Lead Speaker of the maiden edition of Ekpebua House Political Lecture series organised by the Ewu Progress Foundation, Hon J. Ebeagbor Imoisili, an Ewu man formerly Esan Central council boss and Read More....

Dozens injured as rapists attack a girls secondary school in Abia State

By Richard Okundia  Many students were seriously injured after a suspected rapist attacked the Ovim Girls Secondary Secondary in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia State early this morning. Urhokpota Reporters gathered that reports the rapists came into the school armed with dangerous weapons like cutlass, iron rod and other weapons. As at the time the writing this report, the girls were receiving treatment Read More....

ASUU says Buhari led Government is very irresponsible

By Richard Okundia  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the Federal Government over its incapability to arrest the spate of killing in the country, saying that the government has demonstrated an act of irresponsibility towards its constitutional responsibility. The Union maintained that a government that allowed her people to be murdered daily was totally irresponsible and has faile Read More....

Bill for the establishment of a University in Ogoniland read at the Senate

By Richard Okundia  A Bill for the establishment of the Federal University of Environment, Science and Agriculture in Ogoni land was yesterday read on the floor of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the first time. The Bill which was sponsored by Magnus Abe, Senator representing Rivers South-East. Abe had suggested during the visit of the Senate Committee on Environment to Ogoniland for oversight De Read More....

Peace Corps: Peace Corps Bill dies as Reps fail to veto Buhari

By Richard Okundia The controversial nongovernmental organization, Peace Corps of Nigeria’s Bill today failed to pass the second reading in order to veto the President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection, at the House Of Representatives. The Bill, which had been passed by the National Assembly was also rejected by the President Muhammadu Buhari, who refused to sign the bill into law. Unfortunately, on Thursday Read More....

Unizik holds a multidimensional seminar on drug abuse and indiscipline

By Richard Okundia Nnamdi Azikiwe University today Wednesday held a multidimensional seminar on drug abuse and indiscipline. The seminar which took place at the Juhel Auditorium, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Agulu Campus was organized by the Faculty of the University. Present at the seminar were the host Dean, Prof. Uzochukwu Ike, NDLEA Commander in Anambra state, Mr Momodu Sule Read More....

Dr. Chris Abebe goes home in style

By Richard Okundia  It was glitz, pomp and pageantry over the weekend as the first President of the Institute, Dr. Chris Abebe, FNIM, CNIM, OFR, was buried in style in his home town, Iruekpen, Edo state. The funeral ceremony which started with a well attended vigil mass on Thursday, May 17 came to a climax with the burial mass and interment on Friday, May 18. The burial rites ended on Sunday, May 20, with an outin Read More....

Killings: Catholics held a nationwide procession

By Richard Okundia Catholics nationwide today held mass and rosary procession for victims of violent killings across the country. Urhokpota Reporters monitored the processions and now report. In Adamawa, the Bishop of Yola Diocese, Most Rev. Stephen Mamza, during the procession, urged government to do more on security to end the killings, particularly in Adamawa, Taraba, Benue, Kaduna, Plateau, Borno and Zamfar Read More....

My administration has achieved significant milestone despite APC distractions – Wike

By Richard Okundia Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that despite the deliberate distractions of the APC Federal Government, his administration has achieved significant milestones in projects delivery. Speaking during a Special Appearance on Channels Sunrise Daily on Monday, Governor Wike said that the commitment to serve Rivers people is at an all-time high. Governor Wike said: “We Read More....