Author: admin

Delta North Senatorial Candidate in the 2023 election, the longest-serving European Diaspora leader and the Deputy National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Hon. Kenneth Gbandi, celebrates with the Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Sherrif Oborevwori, Deputy Governor Sir Chief Monday Onyeme, and all members of the People Democratic Party, Delta State, following the Supreme Court’s confirmation of Mr. Sheriff Oborevwori as the Governor of Delta State. Today marks the culmination of a lengthy journey. Throughout each stage of the litigation, you have emerged victorious, with today’s Supreme Court decision standing as the pinnacle of your success in…

Read More

Kenneth Gbandi, Delta North Senatorial Candidate in the 2023 election, urgently calls on His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Elder Sherriff Francis Oborevwori JP, Governor of Delta State, to intervene through Directorate of Chieftaincy Affairs in the imminent illegal coronation of one Obi of Aniwalo, a community in Akwukwu Igbo, Oshilimi North Local Government. Gbandi highlights that this planned coronation is a ploy by external forces to destabilize the community and facilitate land grabbing. He cautions against the community’s fragmentation and emphasizes that unchecked, this illegal coronation may lead to turmoil, bearing severe consequences for the entire state. Advising prompt containment, Gbandi…

Read More

Loiyangalani ward, experienced inter-tribal violence, banditry and cattle rustling, female genital mutilation,drugs abuse,early and forced marriages and early pregnancy.This happens especially when schools are closed. Groups of youth held demonstrations and community forums to push for peace and diplomacy.DERASO FATUMA NABOSU, longed for a way to unite and engage youth and community in peace process. She came up with an idea to use sports to promote peace and eradicate harmful practices. Within community of Marsabit,discrimination varies based upon traits such as ethnicity. But, during sports when a team wins, celebrations cut across divisions between players. When a team loses, they…

Read More

The Gbandi-Ojiodu Diaspora Football Outreach marks a significant milestone as 12 talented individuals selected during the U-20 Inter-Community Diaspora Street Football Tournament embark on the second phase of their journey to Europe. Clement Temile, former national pro and Director of Temile Football Foundation, welcomes them at the National Stadium arena in Lagos for pre-European trials. These young talents, chosen from Akwukwu Igbo, Onicha Olina, Illah, and Isele Uku teams, showcased their skills during the tournament held at Akwukwu-Igbo, Delta State. The Lagos camp, hosted by Temile Football Academy, signifies the initial step into the professional and European football arena, where…

Read More

Land banking involves the strategic acquisition and holding of undeveloped land with the intent of realizing capital appreciation over time. In the Nigerian context, this investment approach has proven to be a powerful vehicle for wealth creation, owing to the country’s burgeoning population, rapid urbanization, and sustained economic growth. 1. Capital Appreciation:  Nigeria’s real estate market has exhibited consistent growth, making land an attractive asset for long-term investors. As demand for housing and commercial space rises, strategically located land stands to appreciate significantly over time. 2. Population Growth and Urbanization: Nigeria’s population is projected to continue growing, driving increased demand…

Read More

The change of government took place in accordance with democratic principles and the laws in force in Liberia. President George Weah acknowledged his defeat and called on the population to remain calm. He asked his supporters to accept the verdict of the ballot box. In his address, he declared: “I stand before you tonight with a heavy heart but with the greatest respect for the democratic process that has defined our nation […] “The Liberian people have spoken and their choice will be honoured and respected […] The CDC (Congress for Democratic Change his party) lost the election, but Liberia…

Read More

This month marks the launch of Mutherland, an innovative lifestyle and accessory brand with a mission to redefine the way we express style and culture. Mutherland stands at the intersection of modern sophistication and African heritage, bringing a fresh perspective to the world of lifestyle accessories. Estonian-based and founded by a team of visionary African entrepreneurs, Mutherland aims to fill a gap in the market by focusing on lifestyle accessories that seamlessly integrate African themes, patterns, tapestry, and prints. While many companies have ventured into clothing with African-inspired designs, Mutherland takes a bold step into uncharted territory, offering a diverse range of products, including backpacks, suitcases, sneakers, swimwear,…

Read More

Hon. Kenneth Gbandi extends heartfelt congratulations to distinguished individuals honored at the University of Calabar Alumni Association Asaba Chapter’s recent awards ceremony, held at Vienna International Hotel on December 20th. Among the esteemed awardees were H.E. Chief (Sir) Monday Onyeme, Deputy Governor of Delta State, Comr. Agbateyiniro Weyinmit Isaac, Hon. Commissioner for Youths, Delta State, and Hon. Prince Johnson Erijo, Chief of Staff to H.E. Rt. Hon. Elder Sherriff Francis Oborevwori Jp, Governor of Delta State Reflecting on the event, Gbandi, the former senatorial candidate for Delta North and a proud alumnus of the University of Calabar, expressed his joy…

Read More

The attention of the Collaborative Council of Nigerians in the Diaspora (CCND) has been drawn to the growing political crisis in the River State of Nigeria that has resulted from the decamping of 27 PDP members of the State Assembly. Carpet Crossing is not new to Nigerian politics, however, in this instance those involved are sitting State Assembly members who have been in the State Congress for less than one year. Although the consequences of this mass decamping are yet to be determined, we are certain that situations like this don’t yield positive results. The actions of these Assembly members have created a crisis of confidence which, not nipped in the bud, can…

Read More