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The man who celebrates almost everybody around him and gives away over 200 birthday cakes has revealed why he does not celebrate his own birthday, which is today, January 31, 2024.The man who is ending his annual personal annual spiritual retreat or hibernation today (January 31st) broke his silence in a recorded message to ward off pressure and distraction on his sacred day. The message sounds instructive on how to understand him and relate with him for discerning minds.His words:Many do not know today is my birthday because I did not disclose it or announce it. I do not make…

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Burial processes of wife of Ignatius Chukwu, Regional Editor of BusinessDay Mr Ignatius Chukwu and family hereby inform the public especially media community that the Late Mrs Celine Chidimma Nwachukwu, wife of the Regional Editor of BusinessDay (South-South & South East), Ignatius Chukwu, will begin her final journey to her Maker. The journey begins with Service of Songs on February 2, 2024, at the Redemption Hall Model Parish of the RCCG in Elelenwo, No 56 Station Road, Port Harcourt, next to MaryGold International School. Time; 4pm. Burial will be on February 10, 2024, at her husband’s family compound in Mbutu-Nweorie…

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By Ignatius Chukwu The Managing Director of Daa Rhoda Foods, a food processing and packaging company, Mrs. Onyinyechi Onyembi (nee Egbu), has identified technology as the major driver in transforming farm produce to acceptable export goods. Mrs Onyembi, who spoke in an interview with our correspondent in Port Harcourt, stated that the use of technology in the food processing and packaging process saves time and reduces cost, leading to increased productivity to meet increasing demand for food products. The agro-industry expert said that high tech processing and packaging is emerging as a key tool to improve agriculture in Nigeria. She…

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By Sabby Onyenwe, Owerri President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has got a big backer and defender in the South East of all regions. The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, had defended former president, Muhammadu Buhari, for four years. Now, he has resumed for Tinubu. Details: Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has attacked those who have thrown verbal attacks at President Bola Tinubu over his intentions to relocate to Lagos from Abuja some departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Uzodimma said the criticisms levelled against the President were either borne…

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By Sabby Onyenwe, Owerri Forests meant for farming and food wealth have turned to warehouses for kidnappers and training grounds for evil doers and ritualists. This is same also in Imo State where forests now serve as kidnappers den. Unfortunately, the suspects are all from one state in the North, an alarming signal that rampaging kidnappers are now all over the country. Details: The operatives of the Nigerian Police, Imo State command Special Tactical Unit, have arrested about five suspected kidnappers. This was when they acted on credible intelligence information which was led by the Imo State commissioner of police, …

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The Vice Chancellor of the Niger Delta University, NDU, Professor Allen Agih, has solicited the cooperation and support of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in training Niger Deltans in Information and Communication Technology, ICT. Professor Agih, who made the appeal when the NDDC Executive Director, Projects, Sir Victor Antai visited the university in Amassoma, Bayelsa State, described human capital development, ICT and research development as veritable tools of advancing the society. He said: “Our last visit to your office was not only to seek your intervention in terms of projects, but to come up with other areas that can…

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By Wisdom Chukwu-Ohaegbule Governors see far, and Gov Sim Fubara is a governor. He has made a prediction or estimation. He has based his prediction on what he knows God can do. Details: Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, says his administration and all contending challenges have been surrendered to God with the confidence that he will continue to intervene in a manner that will shock the world. Sir Fubara remarked shortly after swearing in the Chief of Staff, Government House and five Special Advisers at the Executive Chambers of Government House in Port Harcourt on Monday. Those sworn…

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– Hails Amaechi as Lekki Deep Sea Port welcomes largest container ship – Says $200 Billion Economic Projection, 170,000 New Jobs, Part of Benefits in the Offing The former Transportation Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has received fresh attention in the wake of the arrival of the largest container vessel to berth in Nigerian waters. This is a continued fallout of the policies and actions of the Ministry when the onetime governor of Rivers State was in charge. This was pointed out by the erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP) and chieftain of the All…

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced the distribution of palliatives to flood victims spread across communities in eight local government areas of Rivers State. Speaking during the presentation of the relief materials to the representatives of the flood victims in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State representative on the NDDC Board, Chief Tony Okocha, said the gesture would help the victims to recover from their losses. Okocha said that each of the 24 trucks carrying the palliatives contained 47 different items, which were meant to cushion the effects of the flood on the victims, noting that the distribution of…

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Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara says the battles against his tenure as governor had been fierce but that God, who rules in the affairs of men, has saddled him with the responsibility of steering the affairs of the State as its governor. Governor Fubara spoke at the special thanksgiving service organised to celebrate his successful governorship election and victory at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, which held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Opobo Town in Opobo/ Nkoro Local Government Area on Sunday. The governor said he has returned to thank God for the victory secured during the election…

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