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By Wisdom Chukwu-Ohaegbule Dr Herbert Wigwe who died in a tragic air crash in the US at the weekend can be made to live on, according to the Mayor of Housing, My ACE-China. The investor and real estate success strategist also said deaths of some legends can be turned to gains. He thus said the financial icon is not dead yet, except his vision and projects were allowed to die. Mr China was reacting to the spreading shock of the death of the CEO of Access Corporation along with his wife and son in a chopper crash in the US…

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A renowned music studio based in Dubai, LPME Group has announced the release of the debut single, “Wine,” by the talented singer, songwriter, and producer, Dawda. This release marks an exciting milestone for both LPME Group and Dawda as they aim to showcase a fusion of Afrobeat, R&B, and contemporary sounds to audiences worldwide. The track is poised to captivate listeners with its innovative fusion of Afrobeat rhythms, soulful R&B melodies, and modern contemporary sounds. Having already made a significant impact in the Western music industry as a songwriter and producer working with renowned artists, Dawda is now channeling his…

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By Paul Chimodo WhatsApp is embarking on an initiative that will allow its vast user base of 2 billion to send messages across different messaging applications, according to a recent WIRED report. This effort, which has been in the works for around two years already, aims to facilitate seamless cross-app messaging while upholding WhatsApp’s commitment to end-to-end encryption. This marks a significant departure from WhatsApp’s previous stance, potentially enhancing competition among messaging apps. This move toward interoperability is partly driven by regulatory pressures from the European Union. In September, the EU’s Digital Markets Act identified Meta, WhatsApp’s parent company, as a key digital…

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Coalition of Supporters of Democracy and Good Governance names Mayor of Housing as outstanding investor of impact   By Wisdom Chukwu-Ohaegbule Time has come for serious-minded investors in Rivers State to be fished out and encouraged to develop the state through innovative investments. This was declared at the weekend by the Coalition of Supporters of Democracy and Good Governance (CSDGG) led Gershom Bobmanuel Achor, national president while presenting the award. While presenting an award to the CEO of the Housing and Construction Mayor Limited, My-ACE China. Achor who described the CSDGG as a coalition of professionals, academics and other worthy citizens from…

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· State NIPR boss says task force soon to swing into action By Helen Chimezie A task force may soon crack down on persons practicing the noble profession of public relations without belonging to the body empowered by an Act to regulate it. This is as the Honuorable Commissioner for Information and Communications in the state, Warisenibo Joe Johnson, has not only picked his own form to process his membership but has also called on all public relations practitioners to regularise their membership with the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the professional body which regulates the practice in Nigeria. He…

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By Ignatius Chukwu The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had raised huge hopes of food security in the oil region years ago with a rice revolution prospect but that dream seemed to perish as fast as it rose. Now, the Commission under a more stable and serious-looking leadership has raised the hopes again. The Commission has said it will revive its 180 tonnes per day Rice Mill at Elele Alimini in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, saying it would be part of its efforts to ensure food security in the region. The NDDC Executive Director (Projects), Victor Antai, stated…

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By Wisdom Chukwu-Ohaegbule Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbuku, has called for more strategic collaborations with International Oil Companies, IOCs, to energise the drive for the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region.Speaking during a meeting convened by the Minister of Niger Delta Development, Engr. Abubakar Momoh, between the Ministry of Niger Delta Development, the NDDC and IOCs, in Abuja, Ogbuku urged the multinationals to consider embarking on more projects in collaboration with the NDDC in the region. The NDDC boss explained that such collaborations would further fast-track the development of various communities in Nigeria’s…

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By Saby Elemba, Owerri Students anywhere must learn the habit of saving from the early stages by cutting down on consumption. If consumption overtakes income and savings are not done, the students may grow into heavy spenders with little income, which could be recipe for a life of crime. Details: The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has advised secondary school students in Imo State to curtail their consumption habits in order to imbibe the culture of setting aside some money as savings which will help and enhance their well-being in the future. This was the highlight of the NDIC World Savings Day 2023…

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The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has expressed commitment to refurbishing and revamping redundant operational assets of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) such as vehicles, helicopters, confiscated and forfeited vehicles. This is part of moves to support the Police Force in boosting its operational capacity to improve the security situation in the country in line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Agenda on Security. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of NASENI, Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu made the pledge during a meeting with the Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mr. Kayode Egbetokun when he paid…

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· Says company still open to amicable resolution By Helen Chimezie A multinational corporation in Eleme near Port Harcourt has denied allegations and insinuations by one of its injured indirect workers saying the said worker rejected expert medical opinion to be done with N1.9m preferring native treatment and compensation he put at N12m. Details: The Indorama Eleme Petrochemical Limited has refuted the report of Mr David Depreye, who had on Wednesday, 31st January 2024, addressed some journalists alleging that Indorama has abandoned him without mercy after a workplace accident he sustained on 23rd December, 2020. The rebuttal issued by the Indorama’s…

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