NDDC: Ughelli North APC Chairman Berates S/South Govs, Lori-Ogbebor

By Omoghene Benedict, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ughelli North Chapter, Hon. Obakpororo Onoabedje has called governors from the South/South region to quash their protest against the appointment of Bernard Okumagba as the Managing Director of NDDC Board and work with board to build to develop region. Obakpororo who spoke to newsmen at Ughelli, Delta state said, “It is the sole prerogative and right of the president to appoint whoever he deem fit to work with him and it is not the problem of the South/South governors to…

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Nigeria at 59: Delta Community Bemoans Lack Of Electricity, Network Services

  As the nation marks the 59th anniversary of her independence, residence of an agrarian community, Umeh in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta has bemoaned the lack of electricity for over 5 years and network services. Addressing newsmen, the convener of ‘Umeh Carnival’, Chief Barr. Duncan Akpovienehe Afahokor said, “Umeh community is the highest producer of plantain in Isoko nation if not in Delta state. We use this opportunity every year since independence to showcase our agricultural strength as farmers, through our produce, plantains, banana, cassava, yams and…

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URM and the Future of the Urhobo

By Sunny Awhefeada   Come Tuesday 1 st October 2019, the Urhobo Renaissance Movement (URM) will rally the Urhobo people to its inaugural public outing in what promises to be a redirection for one of Nigeria’s most resourceful and dynamic ethnic nationalities. The highlight of the event is a lecture titled “A Renaissance in the Urhobo Nation and the Quest for Leadership” to be delivered by frontline Law scholar, Professor Joseph Abugu of the University of Lagos. The URM has existed as a virtual gathering of Urhobo sons and daughters…

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School Proprietor Kidnapped in Ughelli

By Omoghene Benedict,     GUNMEN suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted the proprietor of a Kogbodi International Schools, Ughelli, Delta State, Mr. Patrick Kogbodi. The victim, according to sources was abducted by the hoodlums along Aroh Road, Ughelli, was on his way to church for an early morning catholic service when he was waylaid and whisked away to an unknown location by his assailants. Another source held that before his abduction, he had just celebrated his 70th birthday on the previous day, (Saturday). Though efforts to speak with the…

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Google Africa, SEMCCA, To Offer Free Digital Training In Ughelli

  Google Africa in partnership with Social Exchange Market Certified Chairmen Association (SEMCCA) will be organizing a free one day digital Google training for existing and new business owners in Ughelli.   Fielding questions from newsmen recently, Agarry Efe, Chairman of SEMCCA Delta State stated that the training is being held in the 25 Local Government Areas of Delta State. He said they were doing this to bridge the digital divide amongst business people in the state.   According to him “the training which is teaching existing and new business…

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OCC Int’l To Hold Annual National Convention In Port Harcourt

By Omoghene Benedict,   Rivers State, Nigeria is set to host 2019 annual convention of the Overcomers Christian Center International, OCCI, in preparation and direction for year, 2020. The week long convention will commence on the 13th -19 of October, 2019, with the theme: ‘Next Level’ will feature National and International men of God as guest speakers and gospel artists. According to the General Overseer of OCC Int’l, Apst Emmanuel Azaka, “This annual epoch making event will affords the church the to opportunity to celebrate the goodness of God together,…

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Okowa’s Victory: Is A veritable Tool Towards Political Stability In Delta State- Idion Peter.

  By Victor Bieni ASABA- The Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on political matters, Hon. Peter Idion has applauded the Tribunal Judgement that reaffirmed the victory of Executive Governor of Delta State in the last Guber election. The Political aide to the Governor disclosed this to our reporter today in Asaba, Delta State Capital in a press release made available to Newsmen while Congratulating the Governor. Idion stated that the gesture on fair judgement by the Judiciary will promote Political stability in the state. Hon Idion opined that Deltans…

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PHEW Foundation Trained 40 UDU Youths On Solar Energy

  By Victor Bieni   As part of efforts to boost technical Education in Delta State, Nigeria and Africa, and commemorate the World Peace day, a reputable Non- Governmental Organization, Peace, Health, Environment, Water PHEW Foundation International has from 19th- 21st of September, 2019 trained over 40 youths from the 45 Communities of Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. This was disclosed to our reporter yesterday at Otor- Udu the Local Government quarters by the Founder/ CEO of the Foundation, Engr. Uche Queen Chigbo. The UNIPORT graduate of Electrical…

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Okowa Aide Pledges To Strive Harder Over His Reappointment

By Omoghene Benedict,  Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on DESOPADEC matter, Chief Prosper Edo has pledged his commitment to the overall development of Deltans and the nation. In his acceptance statement, Chief Edo expressed gratitude to God Almighty and the Executive Governor of the state, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for finding him worthy to serve. Chief Prosper Edo was reappointed by the Governor of Delta, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa as his Special Assistant on DESOPADEC Matters. Edo said, “My reappointment as Special Assistant to the Governor on DESOPADEC Matters…

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Okowa Vs Ogboru: Edegware Congratulates Okowa, Urges Ogboru To Accept Verdict

By Prosper Erere,   The Secretary to the Delta State Board of Internal Revenue, High Chief (Barr.) Mike Edegware has congratulated His Excellency Sen. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, on his resounding victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Asaba. In his congratulatory message, he said, “Your victory”was expected, well deserved, reassuring and an emphatic reaffirmation of the wish and choice of all Deltans as expressed on election day”. According to him, “It was a huge relief and gratifying to note that the irritation and distraction which the petition represented have…

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