Peters Mission For the Less Privileges CEO bags Ughelli Hall of Fame award of Excellence

By Joel Grandball  The Chief Executive Officer and President of Peters Mission for the Less privileged, Mr. Peter Smith Onoriobe bagged of Excellence from ‘Ughelli Hall of Fame’ for his continuous humanitarian services to mankind most especially the less privileged. Peters Mission for the Less Privileged is a Non-Governmental Organization that has been donating relief materials, Food items to widows, prison inmates, and awarding scholarships to students and the physically challenged persons irrespective of tribe and political affiliations over the years. According to the organizer of the event and publisher…

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PDP Oteri Unit in ward 2/6 passes vote of Confidence on Okowa, Agas

By Joel Grandball As a result of Delta Stat government developmental strides in Ughelli North Local Governmet Area, Men,Women and youths of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Oteri-Ughelli unit in ward 2/6 have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and secretary to the state government, Rt. Hon Festus Ovie Agas and other candidates of the party. Speaking in an enlarged meeting of the party held in Oteri-Ughelli community,  Chief Dr. Peter Oriavwote said, “We the people of Oteri-Ughelli community are commending the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa…

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Relief materials worth over N6m donated by Sen Omo-Agege to IDPs in Delta communities

By Joel Grandball, Relief materials worth over N6 million have been donated to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Uwheru, Ohoror and Agadama communities in Ughelli North local Government Area of Delta State by the senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege. Items donated to the IDPs are, Rice, Garri, Groundnut Oil, Noodles, Tomatoes, Soaps, Detergents, Biscuits, Pampers, Slippers, Cartons of Ice-fish, Shaving sticks, Vaseline Jellies and others. Speaking on the occasion, the Director General, Agege Campaign Organisation, at the state treasurer of the All Progrssives, Congress, APC, Mr. Chuks Erhire said,…

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Fmr Daily Times editor heads Onowakpo campaign team

Fomer Daily Times Editor, Chief John Araka has been appointed as the chairman of Joel-Onowakpo Ewomazino Thomas,  APC Candidate, House of Representatives, Isoko Federal Constituency as Chairman of the Joel-Onowakpo for House of Representatives Campaign Council and Silas Bouwe as Director Joel-Onowakpo is the immediate past chairman of Delta State Board of Internal Revenue under Emmanuel Uduaghan administration and Federal Inland Revenue Services in charge of five southern states. He recently dumped the PDP to join APC where he declares for House of Representatives, Isoko Federal Constituency. Araka, is a seasoned…

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Ofuani to head Pointer Newspaper

Celestine Ofuani has been deployed to head the Pointer Newspaper as the Acting General Manager according to the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah. The appointment is sequel to the official disengagement of the substantive General Manager of the company, Mr Bosah Iwobi, from the services of the company with effect from Friday, November 9, 2018. Mr. Ofuani is to act in that capacity until the appointment of a new substantive General Manager. Before his deployment, Mr Ofuani was the Deputy Director of Information (DDI) in charge of Newsroom and…

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Late Mrs Comfort Ozehor goes home on Nov 24th

  By Orerome Favour The remains of late Mrs Comfort Udugba Ozehor who died at the age of 76 years will be laid to rest at her home town, Igbide in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State on the 24th November,2018 In a statement released and signed by her eldest son, Mr. Kenneth Ozehor for the children and family, the burial ceremony will start with service of  songs at her husband’s compound, opposite Ovie palace. Funeral service will be followed by interment. Thereafter entertainment of guests at same…

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Fulani herdsmen: Ewu women protest over continuous rape

…govt should fish those responsible out- Muslim Cleric By Grandball Joel, MOTORISTS plying the Ewu-Urhobo road to other communities in Ughelli South Local Government of Delta were stranded for over several hours as women from the community in protest barricaded the major road over what they described their continuous raping by suspected Fulani herdsmen raving the area. The women in their hundreds displaying leaves with songs such as ‘We no go gree’, ‘Fulani must go’, ‘We are tired of Fulani herdsmen raping us to death’ alleged that Fulani herdsmen have…

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Okowa meets NUPENG executives, challenges Trade Unions

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged trade unions to engage in actions that will contribute to the development of the country. Okowa made the call in Asaba when the National President of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Prince William Akporeha led the executive of the union on a courtesy visit to the governor. According to the governor, it is important for all hands to be on deck to develop the country, adding that, “if all the states are developed, the country will be developed.”…

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Governor explodes over minimum wage

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has exploded over the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage, warning that 95 per cent of the states would not be able to pay. The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum declared that 95 per cent of states cannot pay except there was a review of the allocation formula. Umahi who  said he could not preside over a state that uses all monies to pay salaries, made the position of the governors known when he inaugurated a 36-member fact-finding committee to ascertain the mode of…

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Self-styled company director bolts with bank’s N6.6m

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday granted reprieve to 43-year-old, Odutayo Odufote, charged with N6.66 million theft. The accused, who is being tried on charges of stealing and obtaining money under false pretences, was released on a two million Naira bail. The accused had denied committing the offence. Chief Magistrate Patrick Adekomaiya, who granted the accused bail, ordered him to produce two sureties in like sum. Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP Akpan Ikem, told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 5 at Km…

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