Residents of Gbanraun kingdom Decry Poor State Of Living Condition, High Mortality Rate

….Demands for the release of 3.6bn reclamation and shore protection contract domicile into the national ecological fund account, Federal Ministry of Environment 38-yrs after  …No health centre, road, schools, pipe-borne water, electricity, network services  Residents of Gbanraun kingdom in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has decried the poor state of living conditions, high mortality rates following the federal ministry of environment neglect to complete Gbanraun reclamation and shore protection works phase1 which should have commenced since 1980. Fieldingquestions from journalists, Chairman Gbanraun Kingdom, Comr. Ombalamo Callman, stated…

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Omo-Agege Show Of Shame

An Article by Richard Maduku Many Urhobo men and women were in anguish as the rest of Nigerians were celebrating the new democracy day on 12 June, 2019. This was not because they preferred the old democracy day (29 May) to the new one.  It was also not because a band of armed Fulani herdsmen had almost wiped out the population of an entire Urhobo village as they did in Mali recently. It is true Fulani vandals from God-knows-where have been killing, raping women and maiming Urhobo people as well…

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Militants Urges Federal Govt To intervene On Non-Payment Of Stipend To Beneficiaries

By Elizabeth Vincent– Yenegoa, A dreaded ex-militant group, Berebegha Camp, has called on the federal government to intervene on the non-payment of their monthly stipends and benefits by the leader of the Camp, General Joseph Evah since 2011. The group made the allegation in an interview with our correspondent in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, said General Joseph Evah, who is also the Coordinator of Ijaw Monitoring Group, a socio-political and cultural organization that harps in uniting the Ijaw ethnic nationality whose office is located in Lagos, was accused of diverting monies…

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Collaboration with NCDMB, ITF, Others Is To Fast-Track Industrial Development- John-Jonah

Bayelsa State Government recently said that its collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NDCMB, and Industrial Training Fund, ITF, is to position the state for rapid industrial development. Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (retd) stated this during the Business Linkage Forum, which has as its theme: “Inspiring Local Business Growth Through Creating Partnership” at the Chief DSP Alamieyesigha Memorial Banquet Hall, Yenagoa. The Deputy Governor decried the lack of industrial culture in the state and urged all stakeholders to work together to bridge the gap so…

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Dein Of Agbor Meets Obasanjo On Ganduje-Sanusi Feud

The Dein of Agbor Kingdom Delta State, His Royal Majesty Benjamin Ikenchuku (Keagborekuzi I) on Thursday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state to discuss issues bordering on fostering greater peace between Kano State Governor Abdulahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. Dein Ikenchuku, who arrived Abeokuta from Republic Benin where he was conferred with the title of a Chancellor of a University, told reporters in Abeokuta Nigerians needed peace and harmony now than ever before. The highly revered traditional ruler hinted a similar visit would…

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How F-SARS Nearly Kill Me Few Kilometers To My Home Town, Nation Regional Editor, Shola O’Neil Reveals

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS may have become larger than the Nigeria Police Force itself, reason is that it continues to flout directives issued by its authorities and absolutely nothing is being done to really stop them. The near-death experience of The Nation’s Southsouth Regional Editor, Shola O’neil, on Monday, June 3 at the hands of some of these brutes cum policemen, goes to show that Nigerians are, simply put, unsafe. How many Nigerians have been or are being subjected to these inhumane treatments meted out by…

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Bayelsa Guber Polls: I will Hand Over To Another PDP Governor – Dickson

  …Decries Dwindling Revenues From FAAC To States Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said that he would lead the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with the support of leaders of the state towards ensuring that the baton of leadership is handed over to another PDP governor. Governor Dickson stated this at a PDP stakeholders meeting in Yenagoa. Special Adviser on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei quoted the Governor to have advised the PDP governorship aspirants to play opposition politics rather than scheming and causing divisions in their own party. Governor Dickson…

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7th Delta Assembly Inaugurated With Oborevwori As Speaker

  The 7th Delta State House of Assembly has been inaugurated following a proclamation to that effect by the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. The Clerk of the house, Mrs. ( Barrister)  Lyna Ocholor read the governor’s proclamation letter at exactly 10:06am, Monday, June 10 2019.l at the main chamber of the state House of Assembly. The Clerk after reading the proclamation letter immediately read out the names of the members elect as forwarded to the house by the Independent National  Electoral Commission (INEC). The Clerk thereafter presided over the…

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Adode Presents Sewing Machine, Generator To Physically Challenged Cobbler

By Uruemu Favour, Chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Godwin Adode presented a sewing machine and power generator to Mr Mike Ohimor a physically challenge cobbler. Presenting the item, the Local government boss said, “I am always satisfied to see people of Ohimor’s nature to engage themselves and be self independent. “The young man came to the office of the to solicit support to enable him do his shoe making work effectively. “Anytime time he would visits me in the office, Mike would not demand for…

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Abducted 78yrs Old Mother Killed, Corpse Dropped Off At Amassoma River Bank

By Blessing Amudo, Kidnappers of 78-year-old mother of a former member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Kate Owoko have killed their victim and dumped her corpse at the river bank of Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State . The abductors were said to have dumped the remains of the lawmaker’s mother at the bank of Amassoma River, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area. It was gathered that the victim was kidnapped at her Amassoma residence on April 18, 2019, the home town of the first…

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