Tompolo’s Maritime Security Contract Boosted NIMASA’S Revenue -JAMOH

 By Omoghene Benedict,   For over five years after the termination by the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), of maritime security contract it entered with Global West Specialist Vessels Limited, a company said to be sponsored by ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, (aka Tompolo), the agency’s new Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has testified that the contract actually boosted NIMASA’s revenue. The contract was not only canceled, the company and Tompolo are also still being prosecuted over the engagement, regardless of the fact it boosted NIMASA’s operations and revenue. Speaking…

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Sports: Nigeria ’94 Hero, Thompson Oliha Dead

  Former Nigeria Super Eagles’ mid fielder, Thompson Oliha is dead. The midfield maestro who was among the 1994 victorious Super Eagles’ squad that won the Nations cup in Tunisia died on Sunday, June 30 at exact 4.05 am at the Yusjib industrial medicare hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State. Thompson Oliha was born on October 4 1968 in Benin City and he is a retired Nigerian professional football star who played for clubs in Africa and Europe during an injury shortened career. Confirming his death, Doctor Yusuf Addulraheem revealed that Oliha…

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Adjogbe Shot Dead In Evwreni Internal Crisis 

By Vincent Kobiruo  Safety of lives and properties has eluded Evwreni community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, following an alleged killing of one person simply identified as Sylvester Adjogbe by suspected vigilante members, while many others have sustained various degrees of injuries. The deceased was a younger brother to the former NDDC Executive Director of Projects,and President General of Evwreni community, Engr. Samuel Adjogbe and Mr. Bright Adjogbe. It was gathered that trouble was said have started when the Nigeria Secret Police also known as the…

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Maj-Gen Omu At 80: DESOPADEC MD, Askia Calls Him A Bridge Builder And Mentor

  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with elder statesman and Othuke of Isokoland, Major-General (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd.), as he clocks 80 years of age. Bashorun Askia, in a personally signed statement describes the former Military Governor of South-Eastern State, Nigeria between July 1975 and July 1978, as his mentor, father, bridge builder of repute and foremost peace ambassador, According to Askia, My joy is that Major-General Omu’s track record, as an elder statesman, national leader…

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Dissolution: Oshiomhole Epitomized Spirit Of Sportsmanship – Uwabuofu

  A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Mr. Chidi Uwabuofu, has said that the former National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole epitomized the spirit of sportsmanship for accepting the dissolution of the National Working Committee of the party by it’s National Executive Council. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen. “Oshiomhole has accepted the decision of the National Executive Council to dissolve National Working Committee and that doesn’t necessarily usher the end of his active political life. “Although, it is…

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Marginalisation: Gbaramatu Kingdom Warns FG, Sets To Cripples Oil Exploration

By Vincent Kobiruo The people of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have warned the Federal Government that failure to rectify the unabated marginalisation of the kingdom may lead to the crippling of the operations of all Multinational oil and gas companies in the area if the needful were not done within the next ten days. Chief Godspower Gbenekama T.D.A (JP), the Fiyewei Spokesman of Gbaramatu Kingdom in a worded letter on behalf of Gbaramatu Traditional Council of Chiefs  to President Muhammadu Buhari said that…

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COVID-19-NSChE Laments Negative Impact Of Pandemic On Oil, Gas Sector

    The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) Edo/Delta States Chapter, has lamented the huge negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Nigerian oil and gas sector, and urged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to totally resort to pipeline for petroleum products distribution. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a public lecture tagged ‘Maximizing the Gains of Covid-19 Pandemic in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector: The Role of Chemical Engineers’ held on zoom virtual platform. The communique signed by the Chairman,…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Celebrates Nwaoboshi at 63

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated with the Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, as he turns 63rd on Monday, June 29,  2020. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described Senator Nwaoboshi as a good representative of his people. According to the Speaker, Senator Nwaoboshi has contributed immensely to the  growth of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) adding that he has remained committed and very…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Congratulates Dein Of Agbor On His Birthday

By Vincent Kobiruo,    Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Dein of Agbor Kingdom, Benjamin Ikenchukwu Keagborekuzi I, on his birth anniversary, Monday, June 29, 2020. In a Statement he personally signed, the Speaker hailed the Royal Father on his new age, saying he has lived up and surpassed the expectations of his subjects. According to the Speaker, “The reign of the monarch over the years has brought tremendous development and peace to Agbor Kingdom, and wished him a happy birthday…

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Analysis/Opinion: THE ROLE OF A MOTHER IN CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

  BY EVANGELIST ARUKAROHA MOSES Dedicated to my MUMMY MRS BEATRICE ARUKAROHA as she celebrate her birthday today 28th June 2020. Parents’ life change when their child arrives. A mother has to look after each need of her child and take care of everything related to her. Although, all mothers are aware of their duties, it can become easier for mothers if they understand their roles and responsibilities thoroughly. Becoming a mother changes entire life and lifestyle as well. Right from the time you become pregnant you have to undergo…

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