Ughelli North Council Boss, Area Command, ShopFair, Others To Partner With Cyclists To Reduce Crime In Delta

By Omoghene Benedict & Harriet Anetor, Chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Hon. Godwin Adode, Ughelli Area Command, the managing Director of ShopFair Nigeria, Pastor Irame Emmanuel, and others has promised to partner with the Future Step Cycling Club in promoting cycling sport amongst youths in order to reduce crime in Delta state. Addressing members of Future Step Cycling Club in his office, during the occasion of ‘World Bicycle Day’ held recently he said “if our youths can engage themselves in sporting activities, aside the physical…

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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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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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Edith Okowa @ 58: Epitome Of Humility, Stewardship- Macaulay

BY ITEVEH EKPOKPOBE Former Secretary to Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, has described Delta State First Lady, Dame Edith Okowa as an epitome of humility and stewardship as she marks 57 today. The former Scribe in a chat with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), said the First Lady is one who is steadfast and unyielding when and where truth matters. Macaulay said, the first lady widows’ project was what pushed him to inculcate widows into his orphans support project last year, adding that her effort is encouraging him to…

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Bayelsa Dep Governor Decries Misleading Reports About Bayelsa, South -South Region

By Elizabeth Joseph, Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah, (Rtd) has decried the unwarranted and misleading reports about the South-South geo-political zone and Bayelsa state in particular, saying it is a deliberate distortion of the facts. Rear Admiral John-Jonah stated this when he played host to the 23rd batch of 20 Student Officers, including 2 directing staff of the Foreign Affairs Academy, Lagos, during a cocktail party in their honour at the Golden Castle Tulip Hotel, Yenagoa. He stressed that, the people of the region which mainly produce…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Harps On The Need For Promotion Of Welfare, Peace By Lawmakers

–As Induction Of Members -Elect Begins  In Enugu The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has harped on the need for members -elect of the Seventh Assembly to promote the welfare,  peace,  order and good government for the people and the state.  In his opening remarks  on Monday at a 4 -day induction /refresher programme for members -elect of the Delta State House of Assembly  in Enugu,  the Speaker reminded members -elect that their constituents have placed on their shoulders great responsibility to be…

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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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