Breaking News: New Militant Group Sets To Wind Down Oil Operations in Niger/Delta

..issues ultimatum to foreigners New militant group called Niger Delta Republic Fighters, NDRF ordered all oil companies and multi-nationals operating in the Niger Delta to vacate the region before May 29 or their safety would not guaranteed with effect from June 1, 2019 over what the described ill treatment being meted to the region by the current administration. NDRF has also threatened to declare the Republic of Niger Delta on June 1, 2019In a press statement released by Maj-Gen’ Maxwell Dan stated that, “After several months of consultations within and…

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PTCIJ Tasks Journalists on Facts Finding, Investigative Journalism

By Victor Bieni AWKA-As part of efforts to strengthen the criminal Justice System and Anti-Corruption fight in Nigeria and globally; and most importantly checkmate the dangers posed by the advent of the new media in the 21st century Journalism, the Leadership of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), Program Manager (PTCIJ), Mr. Eno Mgboho, Facilitator/Staff (PTCIJ), a resource person/ the Provost, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr. Gbenga Ogunleye has tasked professional Journalists in Nigeria and the rest of the World to invade the New Media Space as a…

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OWHOJERHI: Urhobo Has Lost An Irreplaceable Mother -Ibebe Rufus

Rotrn Rufus Akpobome Ibebe has described the death of Chief (Mrs.) Evelyn Ivie Omouvaehwe Owhojerhi as a great lost to the Urhobo Nation and mostly her family and Agbarho community. In a condolence message signed to mourn her death, Hon Ibebe Rufus Akpobome said, “Earlier today, 19th May, 2019, myself and the Lord Mayor of Urhobowood on behalf of Urhobowood international, Hon Dr Joseph Orekereke paid a condolence visit to the family of Owhojerhi to condole them over the death of their mother, daughter, wife and sister, Late Hon Chief…

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Boro Day: IPDI Urges Ijaw Youths To Follow Boro Foot Steps, Avoid Betraying The Niger Delta Stuggle He Died For

The Ijaw People’s Development initiative, IPDI, has urged Ijaw youths to follow the foot steps of late Major Isaac Adaka Boro and avoid betraying the Niger Delta struggle Boro fought and died for While describing late Major Boro as the first president of Niger Delta republic declared in 1966, the national president of the group, Comrade Ozobo Austin said Ijaw youths have derailed from the principle in which Niger Delta republic was declared by Boro for the minority tribes in N/Delta region. He said people in the region should drop…

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Suspected Gunmen kill Police Officer’s Wife In Ughelli

By News Editor, A wife of a Police Officer attached to Ughelli Area Command, simply identified as Mrs Elo was shot dead by suspected gunmen at Otovwodo in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.  The deceased was a mother of two and a second wife before the unfortunate incident occurred. It was gathered by the this medium According a source who spoke on anonymous condition, “The robbers came and robbed almost everybody in the compound and when they got to their apartment, they were finding it difficult to…

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Don’t Crack The Bond Between Egbema, Gbaramatu, Ugedi Advises Stakeholders

By Sunday Apah, Ughelli, Mister Philemon Ugedi, Adviser of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) has stated that the call from some quarters that government should invite Gbaramatu communities alongside protesting Ugborodo-Itsekiri community for negotiation without consideration for Egbema communities, is like cracking the existing peaceful bond between the Gbaramatu and Egbema communities. Ugedi who made this known at EGCDF office, Effurun, Delta state, yesterday, advised Chevron Nigeria Limited and Government to carry all the Chevron Nigeria Limited host communities along in all their negotiations. He said, “all the…

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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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Breaking News : Isire Inaugurated as NSITF Chairman In Aso Rock

ABUJA – The Federal Government has inaugurated the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Board in the Ministry Of Labour and Productivity, with Prince Austin Enajemo-Isire as Chairman and Mrs Ijeoma Okoronkwo as Secretary. It would be recalled that the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has threatened to attack the Labour Minister, Dr Chris Ngige if he fails to Swear in Chief Frank Ovie Kokori as the chairman of the Board NLC, it was gathered had barricades entrance to the the private resident of the Minister to driver out their anger…

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Fmr Gov Uduaghan in-law, Amaju, 4 Others Arraigned In Court Over An Alleged $8.4m

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and four others have been charged to court by the Federal Government over alleged misappropriation of $8.4 million belonging to the federation. According to sources, the money was said to have been paid by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to the NFF as appearance fees for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Amaju Pinnick, it was gathered was elected president of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, in an alleged controversial  election conducted in Delta State while his brother in-law, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan…

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Warri/Effurun,Environs Special Area Development Agency Passes Second Reading

…ADHOC COMMITTEE SET UP TO WORK ON THE BILL The Delta State Warri, Uvwie and Environs Development Agency Bill, 2019 has passed seconding reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The   second reading followed the conclusion of debate on the merits of the bill at Tuesday’s  plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori. The Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere, who led debate on the imports of the bill moved the motion for its second reading and was unanimously adopted.  Opening the debate on…

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