The Ijaw Diaspora Council (IDC) on Friday commiserated with Amb. Maureen Tamuno over the demise of her father Elder Clement Chepaka.   The deceased hailed from Agbabiri axis in Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers.   Tamuno is Nigeria’s High Commissioner for Jamaica, Haiti, Belize, and Dominican Republic.  ... Read more
Maris Lecture: Mogekwu Is Father Of The Day
FEW weeks to the 2022 edition of Maris Annual Public Service Lecture, the Maris Trust Council, has said that Rt. Rev. Justus Mogekwu, Bishop of Asaba Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion (rtd), will be Father of the Day. The Secretary of Maris Trust Council, organisers of the annual... Read more
Eni Restores 25,000 bpd Oil Export From Brass Terminal After Twin Blast
Eni, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Wednesday said it has resumed oil export from Brass Oil Export Terminal after fixing damages caused by vandalism of its assets.   The oil firm said it has lifted a Force Majeure it earlier declared on expected oil... Read more
An Ijaw group, Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta, MOSIEND has called on civil society organization’s and those planning a protest against the Nationwide fuel scarcity occasioned by the importation of contaminated fuel by the NNPC to sheathe their sword and tow the... Read more
India 2022: Flamingos Fly Past DR Congo Into 3rd Round Of Africa U17 Women Series
Two goals by Opeyemi Ajakaiye and one each by Tumininu Adeshina, Anastasia Atume and Taiwo Afolabi steered Nigeria’s U17 girls to a 5-0 defeat of their counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in their second round second leg tie of African qualifying series for this year’s FIFA U17... Read more
MTC Lauds Okowa’s Appointment Of Echegile As Chairman
The Maris Trust Council (MTC),  has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State for going for the best in delivering on his electoral mandates. MTC in a congratulatory message for the successful  swearing-in of former Nigerian Ambassador to Sierra Leone,  Ambassador Godson Echegile, OFR, as Chairman/Pro-Chancellor, Delta State University... Read more
Actors Guild Partners NDLEA On Sensitisation Against Drug Abuse
L-R: Emeka Rollas, National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria and Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has announced its partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for the sensitisation of Nollywood members on dangers of addictive drugs.... Read more
Traditional, Religious Leaders Condemn Federal Government’s Refusal To Dialogue Over Situation In Nigeria’s South East
The South-East Council of Traditional Rulers and the Representatives of Igbo Christian Archbishops and Bishops has condemned Nigeria’s Federal government for ignoring the body’s request for a dialogue aimed at finding lasting solutions to the insecurity and socioeconomic challenges besetting South-East Nigeria.     The group recalled that three... Read more
NFF Mourns Foremost Broadcaster, Fabio Lanipekun
The Nigeria Football Federation has described as “most sorrowful” the death of sports broadcasting pathfinder, Adesola ‘Fabio’ Lanipekun which occurred on Sunday, 6th March 2022, four days after the latter’s 80th birthday anniversary.   NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, said: “To read about the death of Mr Fabio Lanipekun, only... Read more
Rejection Of Gender Bills By NASS Setback For Democracy – Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the  rejection of five gender bills by  the All Progressives Congress, APC, controlled National Assembly is a major setback for Nigeria’s democratic advancement Governor Wike wondered the kind of humanity that the leadership of APC and its members have to deny women... Read more