Bonga oil spill victims cry out for help

Warri (Delta) – Communities affected by the oil spills at the Bonga oil field of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) have solicited the assistance of the Federal Government, individuals and corporate bodies. The communities, under the aegis of “Shoreline Communities of Nigeria’’, made the appeal in a news statement made available to newsmen…

Boko Haram:10 freed women not police personnel—Police

Maiduguri – Mr Damian Chukwu, the Police Commissioner in Borno, says the 10 women rescued from Boko Haram were neither police women nor wives of police personnel. Chukwu made the clarification while addressing newsmen during the monthly police officers meeting on Monday in Maiduguri. He described reports indicating that 10 police women were among the…

State Police: A must – Security Summit

ABUJA – Mitigation of vexed violence and insecurity, currently spreading fast in Nigeria, appeared in the horizon, as Senate organised Security Summit took a definitive stand on the urgent need for State Police establishment in the country. The summit which was attended by security experts, state governors, federal legislators, serving and retired security chiefs in…

Edo Govt. partners NIGCOMSAT on deployment of e-learning facilities in schools

The Edo State Government has commenced negotiations with the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) for the provision of e-learning facilities in schools across the state. Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hon. Emmanuel Agbale, disclosed this in a chat with journalists shortly after a meeting between the state government officials and representatives of NIGCOMSAT, at the…

Youth/police clash: Obaseki inaugurates 6-man panel of inquiry

The Administrative Panel of Inquiry set up by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to unravel the circumstances surrounding the clash between youths and some Policemen at Upper Igun area in Benin City, has called on members of the public to come forward with information relating to the incident to facilitate the panel’s investigation. Inaugurating…

Obaseki reminisces about Bendel, calls for focus-driven leadership …urges Edo, Delta elite to sustain virtues, legacy

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged Edo and Delta citizens to hold fast to the virtues and legacies that made the old Bendel State outstanding among its peers, calling out leaders of the two states to sustain and build on the heritage of the old region. Obaseki made the submission in his goodwill…

N400m Fraud: S/Court Dismisses Metuh’s No-Case Submission Appeal

ABUJA- The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which dismissed the appeal on no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Metuh is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser, retired…