Delta Assembly Screens, Confirms DLA Members

  The State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the nominees forwarded to the House by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as Director General and Directors of the Direct Labour Agency, (DLA). The screening of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Honourable Tim Owhefere seconded by the Chief Whip, Honourable Pat Ajudua at Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori . The nominees are Honourable Precious Ajaino, Director General, Engineer Blessing Enamuotor, Barrister Ndudi Osakunih-Izuegbu and Engineer Austin Bebeteidoh as Directors.…

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Just In: Kidnapped School Principal, 4 Teachers Rescued At Issele-Asagba

…As Two Suspected  Kidnappers  Are Arrested By Victor Bieni Issele-Asagba Mixed Secondary School located at Issue Asagba in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State was thrown into a theatre of crisis, pandemonium as Students scamper for safety between 10am to 11am in the morning as Masked gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, about eight Kidnappers in number storm the School Premises and abducted the Principal, and four other teachers, whisked them unknown destination. The aborminable situation, Criminal incidence drew the attention of the Community Youths, and Vigilante with…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup: Group Games Start With Fireworks

    By Jahrock Ujewe   Group stage action began on Monday, October 14, 2019 in this year’s edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup, with a game played in each of the groups. Rolly FC were in their fine element in their Group B tie against Unity FC of Asaba at the Agbor Township Stadium, as they scored three goals under the first 17 minutes of the tie to beat the Asaba-based club 3 – 0. In Group A, the riverine boys of Selected All Stars FC of Patani suffered…

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Just in: School Proprietor Regains Freedom After N10m Ransom

By Omoghene Benedict, Abductors of the Proprietor of Kogbodi International Schools in Ughelli, Delta State, Mr. Patrick Kogbodi has been released after it was gathered a ransom was for release. Kogbodi who spent barely two weeks in the hand of his abductors was released at the early hours of Saturday 12 October, 2019 at Emevor in Isoko North local government area of the state. The victim who was abducted by the hoodlums along Aroh Road, Ughelli, was on his way to church service when he was waylaid and whisked away…

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OMO-AGEGE MOURNS EDOZIEN

  Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed deep loss over the passing of Professor Emmanuel Edozien (OFR), a renowned economist and Economic Adviser to former President Shehu Shagari. Professor Emmanuel Edozien, a sibling of the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Professor John Chike Edozien passed away aged 82, in his Ikoyi residence last Saturday following a brief ailment. In a condolence message signed and issued by Senator Omo-Agege’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi Odunuga, the Senator noted the accomplishments of the late Professor in…

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EFCC Nabs Suspected Internet Fraudster In Delta

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,(EFCC) from the Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday October 9, 2019 arrested a suspected internet fraud kingpin, Akegor Godbless Omamuyorwi at his palatial home in Ughelli, Delta State. According to efccnigeria.org, The arrest of the 34-year-old alleged internet fraud kingpin, who is also a chief in his Agbarho Community, was triggered by a petition from a bank following complaint by a Canadian resident, who alleged that she had transferred the sum of $390,950.34 Canadian dollar to two different accounts in the same bank…

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Oborevwori Hails Governor Okowa For Introduction Of Medium Term Expenditure Framework

  *** As Workshop On MTEF  Opens In  Asaba  For   Lawmakers  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for introducing the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF ) in the  state. In his opening remarks on Thursday in Asaba, at a  two-day workshop on  Medium Term Expenditure Framework and  Budget Process for Members of the Delta State House of Assembly,  the Speaker said;  “I wish to seize this opportunity to express our profound appreciation to…

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COEM Deputy Provost: Aspirants Scheme As Dr. Erhinyodavwe’s Tenure Ends In November

  Mosogar: As the Deputy Provost of the College of Education, Mosogar, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, Dr. Johnson Erhinyondavwe’s tenure expired in November, many Chief lectures in the college are already scheming in a bid to succeed him. Amongst those scheming seriously to grab the plum job are, Dr. Moses Omayuli, Dr. Moses Ossai, Dr. Onojete Power and Mr. Daniel Avwenaghegha . Of the lots Dr. Moses Omayuli and Dr. Moses Ossai are already carrying on as if they have grab the position already. While Omayuli…

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2023 Seems The Appropriate Time For Gbagi In Delta

  By Prof Haalim Uche   I must make a quick confession , I was one of those that held the notion that ahead 2023, former Minister of State for Education and highest indigenous investor in Delta State, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, hit the road rather early on his mission to govern the oil-rich state. I am sure many are with me in this conception, but last Thursday, October 3, at the Mosogar in Ethiope-West Local Government Area country home of one of the pillars of Urhobo politics, Senator Ighoyota Amori,…

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2023: Ibori Never Endorses Edevbie To Be Governor

By Omoghene Benedict,   … Sue For Peace, Unity Among Delta Central Politicians A Social Political Group in Delta Central has condemned a purported recent publication on social media alleging that the former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has endorsed Olorogun David Edevbie as the governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in 2023. The group in a statement urged the need for Delta Central politicians to be united and fight for a United Urhobo nation. According to the group, “Someone with malicious intent alleged on the social…

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