Ethiope East Leaders endorse Okowa, Ivwurie for 2019

By Emma Johnson, WARRING leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, have sheath their swords and vowed to work together in unity for the reelection of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the member representing the area in the State House of Assembly, Hon. Evance Ivwurie. The leaders made their position known at the end of a the Ethiope East Peace and Reconciliation committee meeting chaired by Chief Mike Adiotomre and had Chief Sunny Emeyese, Chief Ochuko Unugba, Pa Sohwo Fred, Mrs. Tessy…

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Urhobo, Isoko youths preach equity, endorses Okowa for second tenure

By Uruemu Favour A new social political pressure group, Delta Central Equity Group, DCEG, comprising Urhobo and Isoko youths in Delta State have called for equity and justice among the three senatorial districts in the forthcoming elections in 2019 as they endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for second tenure. The convener of the group meeting, Morris Idiovwa who spoke at Ughelli, the the headquarters of Ughelli North at its debut said, “Delta Central Equity Group, DCEG, is an amalgamation of youth group within Delta Central Senatorial District who are wholly dedicated…

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Nigerian Institute of Management Day: Deficit spending is what kills businesses- Karmah

By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere,   Resource person at the Nigerian Institute of Management day lecture, Emmanuel Karmah has stated that deficit spending is what kills most businesses in Nigeria, charging them not spend more than what they make.   “It is all about embracing and applying modern technology and be customer friendly and know the nature of the type of business they would want to engaged themselves with if they want to thrive and be successful.   Speaking on the occasion to mark ‘Annual Management Day Lecture’ by…

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Ughelli Prayer Day: Fr Mario Ozele calls for federal presence in Urhobo land

By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere REVEREND Fr. Anthony Mario Ozele has called on Ughelli chiefs and prominent sons and daughter of the kingdom to always rally round the Ovie of Ughelli, HRM, Evang. Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III, JP, to bring down the presence and multiple blessings of God Almighty upon the kingdom. He called on Ughelli Chiefs, politicians to always brace up and work with monarch because God ordained him to redirect his people back to Him. Speaking on the occasion of Ughelli Kingdom 7th prayer day, with the…

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US freezes assets of Khashoggi’s killers

By NAN,   The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing last month of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the first concrete response by the Trump administration to the journalist’s death. The sanctions limit access to the U.S. financial system and freeze the individuals’ assets. They will be implemented under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which targets perpetrators of serious human rights abuses and corruption. “These individuals who targeted and brutally killed a journalist…

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Ogboru is wasting his time to contest with Okowa- E. K Clark

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, says All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru, is wasting his time. Clark said Ogboru who is seeking to unseat the incumbent, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa cannot defeat him in the next year poll. The South-South leader contended that Governor Okowa would remain in office till 2023 because of the power rotation pattern in the state. He argued that Delta North Senatorial District have to complete its two terms of eight years by 2023 before…

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Man, 50 beheaded in Oghara by suspected cyber fraudsters

  By Joel Grandball, Tragedy on Tuesday struck in Oghara the home town of the Delta State former governor Chief James Onanefe Ibori in Ethiope West Local Government Area as a man simply identified as Segun, 50, a cyclist was beheaded by ritualists suspected to be cyber fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’.   According sources, Segun had closed from the day’s job and was relaxing at the front of his house to receives fresh air due to power outrage in the area before he was killed by the suspects…

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Bill to prohibit killing, exportation of donkey passes 2nd reading

By NAN, The bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of Donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The bill sponsored by Rep. Garba Muhammed (APC-Kaduna), at plenary seeks to address the threat of donkeys going into extinction, other aesthetic, ecological, historical, recreational and scientific values to the nation. Muhammed, leading the debate on the bill, said that it was necessary that donkeys were preserved for use particularly in transportation, among other uses. According to him, the donkey is a…

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Elohim Political Forum charges Nigerian youths, Delta central to go for their PVCs

By Joel Grandball National President of Elohim Political Forum, EPF, Prince Emmanuel Omote has charged youths in the country, particularly in Delta Central senatorial District to use the opportunity of the ongoing collection of Permanent voter’s card to equip their selves with their PVCs ahead of the forthcoming elections in 2019. Addressing hundreds of youths in an enlarge meeting of the forum in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Omote said, “The time has come for youths to take their destinies in their hands with the voter’s card, you cannot be…

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Turkey Shares Tape Of Khashoggi’s Killing

Turkey has given recordings on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, the United States, Germany, France and Britain, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Saturday. Turkish sources, according to the newspaper Daily Sabah, have said previously that authorities have an audio recording purportedly documenting the murder. “We gave the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to the French, to the English. They all know since they all listened to the conversations and everything,” Erdogan said in a…

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