Author Archives: Adekunbi Ero

Hope Rising for Edo Power Project

Hope Rising for Edo Power Project

President Goodluck Jonathan flags off multi-million dollars private sector-financed power project in Edo State.   A private sector-driven Independent Power Project, IPP, which will generate 450 megawatts of electricity has kicked off in Edo State. The groundbreaking ceremony for the $1 billion project being undertaken by Azura Power West Africa Limited in partnership with the

MDGs: Thumbs Up for Delta

The United Nations, at its just concluded General Assembly in New York, applauded efforts by Delta State government in achieving the Millennium Development Goals When about one year ago Emmanuel Uduaghan, Delta State governor, inaugurated a Committee of Assessors from the United Nations, UN, to appraise the performance of some key sectors of the state,

NMA Carpets Jonathan

Immediate past national president of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Osahon Enabulele has carpeted Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for what he described as the “cavalier attitude” with which the memory of Stella Ameyo Adadevoh and other health workers who died in the line of duty as a result of the outbreak of the Ebola

Shut Up, Mind Your Business, Muazu Tells Opposition

Amidst strong criticism by the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, of the adoption of the President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the sole candidate of the party in the 2015 presidential election, the party has told the opposition party to shut up and mind it’s business. Speaking at what was evidently the mother of

The Ikimi Phenomenon

Despite attempts to play down the political stature of Tom Ikimi, former leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the moves and political consultations by leaders of the party indicate that the politician may not be a complete pushover after all Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo State, visited Ugueben, home of Tom Ikimi, a former

End of Political Union

The war of words between Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, and Tom Ikimi, erstwhile power broker within the party hierarchy, over the latter’s controversial letter of resignation from the party is far from abating  On April 10, 2014, Tom Ikimi, former foreign affairs minister and erstwhile chieftain of the All Progressives

Asaba Airport Photo

Asaba International Airport: From Cynicism to Admiration

The Asaba International Airport is considered by many as the flagship achievement of the Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s administration though in his humility and good nature, he believes bringing smiles to the faces of majority of Deltans through his free maternal and infant health care programme as well as the free education programme, gives him more

Nine Tertiary Institutions In 15 Years: Creating Opportunities for Higher Education

The sheer number of higher institutions that had been established in Delta State since the inception of democracy in 1999, is a positive commentary on the importance successive administrations attach to acquisition of knowledge especially at the tertiary level. From the administration of former governor, James Onanefe Ibori, (1999 to 2007) to incumbent governor, Emmanuel

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