CEPEJ Urges NOSDRA To Visit Niger Delta Creeks, Communities Affected By Oil Spill

By Sunday Apah, Ughelli A Niger Delta based Non Governmental Organization, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has called on the Director General of National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) to visit communities creeks in the Niger Delta affected by oil spill to ascertain extent of damages. The National Coordinator of CEPEJ, Comrade Sheriff Mulade who made the call in Abuja, noted that oil spill related environmental damages need urgent attention and NOSDRA need to be abreast with numerous oil spill in the region to enable them…

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Ukori Chides Edo State Commissioner Over Comments On Egbema

By Sunday Apah, Ughelli A prominent politician in Warri North Local Government Area and Chairman of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, Ambassador Jude Ebitimi Ukori has chided the commissioner of Communication and Orientation, Edo state, Paul Ohonbamu over his comments that Egbema people are strangers to the Benin people. It would be recalled that the Edo State Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamu had last week stated in one of the National Dailies that there was a Supreme Court Judgment that gave the entire Egbema land to the…

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Breaking! Utuama, Tebite, One Other Died From Thunder Strike In Delta

By Joel Grandball Three persons were reportedly confirmed dead as a result of thunder strike at Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident happen at about 3p.m during a downpour which last for less than 30minutes and fell between Otu-Jeremi and Udu town in Udu local government area of the state. The victims simply identified as Hon Mathew Utuama, EmeruoTebite and the other whose identity could not be ascertained as at the time of this report were said to be taking refuge following a heavy downpour…

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DTHA Polls: Egbo Unseats Oharisi As Oniyere Floors Ibru, Ominimini

BY Joel Grandball DELTA State House of Assembly candidate of the All Progrssives Congress,(APC),  in the Ughelli North constituency II, Barr Jaro Egbo has defeated the incumbent, Hon. Eric Oharisi in the just concluded Assembly elections in the constituency. This is just as the APC candidate in the Ughelli North constituency I, Barr. Charles Oniyere defeated the immediate past chairman of Ughelli North Local Council, Hon Kenneth Ibru and former member of the board of DESOPADEC, Chief Ominimini Obieuwevbi in the election held in the constituency. Declaring the result of…

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State Elections: Deltans should expect a new Dawn -Stella Okotete

..no vacancy in Government House -Fred Majemite…process peaceful, Emerhor, Adjogbe, Mariere  By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere The Managing Director of NEXIM Bank and chieftain of the All Progrssives Congress, Stella Okotete, has called Deltans to expect a new dawn at the Gubernatorial and State House of Assemblies elections. She made this call at Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State while addressing newsmen at the ongoing elections.  She said, “The process has been peaceful and we believesd that it will be peaceful till the end, the…

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Breaking News: Court Sacks Lulu-Briggs As Gov Candidate In Rivers

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Thursday removed Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the governorship candidate of Accord in Rivers State. Justice E. A. Obile held that there was no record indicating that the plaintiff, Precious Baridon, relinquished his (Baridon) position as the authentic governorship candidate to Lulu-Briggs. The court had also warned Briggs to stop parading himself as the governorship candidate of Accord Party. Details later.

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Hand-Over Of Polobubor, Oporoza Cottage Hospitals To Govt, A Dream Come True – Ukori

Chairman of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, Ambassador Jude Ebitimi Ukori has stated that the hand-over of the cottage hospitals at Oporoza and Polobubor communities to Delta state government for running was a dream come true. Ukori who made this known during the handing-over ceremony of the cottage hospitals to the Delta State Government, said it was a dream come true because inspite of the abundant natural and human resources, they have been for over the years denied access to health care facilities, quality education, electricity supply, portable drinkable…

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Uduaghan Supporter Raises Alarm Over An Alleged Threat To His Life

AN ardent supporter of Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan senatorial ambition in Delta South, Mr. Obibi Onomakowho Marvins has raises alarm over an alleged threat to his life by one Ejiro Otuada for supporting the immediate past governor of Delta State. Obibi, in his Facebook account said, “Beware of this murderer, ‘Ejiro Otuada’  he is the one sent to kill me for supporting EEU for APC. “No be crime to support anyone and anyone with useful information about him should contact the nearest police station.“I did not know the guy in…

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Breaking: Four killed in two days at Ughelli

Within the space of two days, four persons have been reportedly killed and many others injured at different locations in a cult related attack in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It could not be ascertained what has led to the cult killing. It was gathered by this medium that two of the deceased persons were killed last Saturday following the election postponement by INEC, While the others were killed on Sunday at different locations. A source who spoke on anonymous condition alleged that, “One of the deceased…

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People’s Progressive Parliament Holds Election Sensitization Program

By Gradeone Henry The People’s Progressive Parliament (PPP) recently held an election sensitisation program at their national secretariat in Ughelli, Delta State. The sensitisation program according to the group president, Comr. Matthew Onorhere was part of efforts to enlighten the electorate on the various electoral processes so as to avoid past mistakes related to voter aparthy, violence, election rigging, election cancelation, wrong voting pattern and misinformation.

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