Asaba -Ase Community Protests Abandon 7km Road Project In Delta

By JOEL GRANDBALL, The people of Asaba-Ase community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta has appeal to the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to call the contractor handling the 7km Asaba-Ase/Abari road in Ndokwa East and Patani local government areas back to site after it has been abandoned for over one year ago. In a placard carrying peaceful protest with inscription such as, Asaba-Ase is suffering for lack of road, ‘The Road Master come to our aides’ Our road have been abandoned’, ‘Sen. Nwaboshi, Ossai, Osanebi, Okowa,…

Read More

NPDC/FHN26 Empowers 533 Indigents Of Host Communities

. Ovedhe Hezekiah. Succour came to 533 indigents of Oil producing communities under OML 26 as the beneficiaries were empowered with various starters pack and grants worth millions of naira and market money. The beneficiaries drawn from host communities Isoko South, North, Ughelli North and Ndokwa East government areas of Delta State smiled home with Starters packs given to 254, 128 Grants, Market money 151 totaling 533 beneficiaries. In his welcome address, Chairman of OML 26 Community Development Board (CDB), Prince Johnson Akpomalue, commended the management of NPDC/FHN26 AMT Joint…

Read More

Delta NGOs’ Forum To Mark 4 Years Of Existence

By Victor Bieni ASABA-The Forum of Delta State NGOs will mark its 4 years of existence on the 9th of July, 2019 with a Press Parley with selected members of the mass-media at the Jetty Arena,Grand Hotel and Resort,Asaba.On the 16th of July,2019. This was contained in a press release made available to our reporter as signed by the coordinator of the Forum, Dcn Okezi Odugala yesterday. Delta NGOs Boss stated that the group will formally mark our 4th summit with a public lecture at Mount Ned Nwoko Tourist Resort,Udumuje-lgboko…

Read More

NPopC: Sir Odibo Seeks Communities Assistance, Cooperation As NPC Flags Off Enumeration Exercise In Udu

By Emmanuel Omoghene, FEDERAL Commissioner representing Delta state at the National Population Commission, NPopC, Sir, Richard Odibo has appeal to the people of Udu and Deltans in general to make themselves available and give useful information when staff of the commission approaches them for data collection. He made this appeal on the occasion of the flagging off Enumeration Area Demacators, EAD, exercise at Udu Local Government Area of Delta. state. Addressing community leaders and stakeholders at Otor-Udu community Town hall, Sir. Odibo said, “It is my pleasure to welcome you…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Warri South LG Boss Warns Against Illegal Oil Bunkering, Thieves

..vows to dealt with anyone caught Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi has warned crude oil thieves, popularly known as illegal bunkerers, operating around Ubeji, Ifie-kporo, Ajaetan and neighbouring communities, that they would soon be raided by strange security men, if they don’t immediately stop the illicit trade and invest in legitimate business. Dr. Tidi who handed down the warning when he led some members of his executive, security details and newsmen to the affected Warri Communities, advised kingpins of illegal bunkering in the area to…

Read More

Establishment of Fulani Radio Station Will Cause Anarchy-UPU Tells FG

…calls for true federalism The apex and social cultural body of the Urhobo nation, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has urged the federal government under president Muhammadu Buhari to abolish the proposed establishment of Fulani Radio station for herdsmen as that would cause more harm than good in the country. It also noted that the next four years of Buhari led administration and state governors should improve the living condition of Nigerians economically. In a statement signed by the President General of UPU, Olorogun Moses Oghenerume Taiga, laments that Nigerians are…

Read More