Analysis & Opinion: An Abraka Buka Conversation

By Sunny Awhefeada The “buka” and its ally “beer parlour” constitute a significant decimal in the sociology of the poor and the middle class in Nigeria. They are the equivalents of the restaurant and lounge. Both sites have not only evolved to become domains of intellectual and pseudo-intellectual engagements, but they are also newsrooms where information, true and false, is easily available. They are stopgaps in meeting the feeding and recreational exigencies of those that patronize them. The buka was a survival index for me before I tied the nuptial…

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Unity, Not Removal Of State Chairman Is What Delta APC Needs- Group

    The attention of the Affinity Group, a Socio-Economic and Political group in Delta state has been drawn to the publication, authored by one Oliver Fejiro, calling for the resignation of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Delta State Chairman, Elder Omene Sobotie, following the party’s underwhelming performance in the recently concluded Local Government Council (LGC) election. As a group committed to the growth, development, and unity of the APC, we feel compelled to respond to this demand. While we acknowledge the disappointment and frustration that often accompany electoral setbacks,…

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aro Egbo As Ughelli North Chairman Is the affirmation Of The People’s Will- Akpimegi

  The President General of Ughelli Descendants Union, UDU, worldwide Olorogun Sam Akpimegi has revealed that the emergence of Jaro Egbo as Ughelli North Chairman is the affirmation of the people’s will for a letter local government. Chief Akpimegi made this known in a congratulatory statement to Olorogun Jaro Egbo after his swearing as the Ughelli north council boss by the Delta State Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori. According to him, “Amerode, your emergence as the Chairman of Ughelli north council area is a resounding affirmation of the people’s will.…

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Oborevwori’s Spokesman Dismisses Opposition To Delta LG Polls As Preposterous, Ridiculous

  Chief Press Secretary to the Delta State Governor, Tuesday, said opposition parties in the state were not serious with last Saturday’s local government council elections in the state, describing their calls for the cancellation of the polls as preposterous and ridiculous. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sir Festus Ahon while speaking to journalists on Tuesday in Asaba, described the allegations of rigging by the opposition parties as false and laughable, adding that the opposition were not prepared for the election. He said that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party…

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ENGR DON DICKSON OGUGU EXPRESSES APPRECIATION TO LEADERS OF WARRI SOUTH WEST LGA DURING HIS ASPIRATION TO BECOME THE COUNCIL CHAIRMAN

  A major contender for the chairmanship position of Warri South West local government, Engr Don Dickson Ogugu has expressed appreciation to the various roles played by leaders of the council area during his ambition to become the council chairman. Engr Ogugu in a thank you message posted on his verified social media handle said that it became necessary for him to appreciate the Ijaw and Itsekiri Leaders for being for him during the time of nursing the Chairman. Engr Ogugu who is a staunch member of the PDP in…

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The Gruesome Murder That Took Place Between Agbarho And Ughelli Recently Is A Sad Reality Of Our Present Existence As A People

By Sanco Ese   We live in a society where people are too relax ,timid and grossly insensitive to issues that have direct effect on thier lives . I have drawn the attention of the political class and leaders of the south south to the evil that is before us countless times yet nobody seems to care about what will soon befall us as a people. This is a tragedy of monumental proportion. The gruesome murder of a young man by Fulani herdsmen along Agbarho / Ughelli road recently is…

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Breaking: UPU Youth-Wing Stinks As Exco Member Petition Leader Over Allege Misappropriation Of Fund, Office Abuse

This is not the best time for the Urhobo Progress Union, Youth-Wing as the executive members are currently at a Panel before it’s mother body over alleged Misappropriation of fund, abuse of office and insubordination by its leader, Activist Blessed Ughere. It was alleged that the Youth-Wing leader, rented a two bedroom apartment for N4.6million with the money from the Delta state governor. Ughere had Threatens to deal with Journalists in the State With his connection with the Delta State Police Commissioner, if details of the six page petitions are…

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Akpovoka Is A Foreigner In Afiesere- Community Leaders

…His Father Was A Customary Tenant- Richard Ovwreghederohwo …He Is A Trouble Maker, Land Grabber, Must Live Afiesere Community, If… Dominic Denedo, Eldest Man   Afiesere Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have declared that one Hon. Julius Efeni Akpovoka is a customary tenant who wants to intimidate and cause chaos in their peaceful community. Addressing Journalists in an elaborate community meeting at Afiesere town hall on Thursday, July 11, 2024, President-General of the community, Amb.Richard Ovwreghederohwo Aduvie, accused Julius Efeni Akpovoka, of being a customary tenant…

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24hrs To LG Polls, Ughelli North APC Chairmanship Candidate, Withdraws, Congratulates,Visits Jaro Egbo

Chairmanship Candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, for Ughelli North, for Saturday local Government election,Olorogun Monday Otobrise has withdrew from the race and pay a congratulative visit to his PDP opponent, Olorogun Jaro Egbo barely 24hrs before the elections. Otobrise announced his withdrawal from the elections and congratulated Jaro Egbo in advance via his Facebook account. He said, “I Olorogun Monday Otobrise the candidate of All Progressive Congress ( APC) Here by announce my withdrawal from tomorrow July 13th Desiec election and also congratulate the candidates of People’s Democratic…

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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT: ANOTHER DELIBERATE WASTAGE

By Zik Gbemre   The creation of Federal Ministry of Livestock Development is another wastage of public funds aimed at gratifying hangers-on with compassionate appointments. The Ministry Of Agriculture is already there with all relevant departments. Rearing of cows, fowls, pigs, turkeys, snails, etc don’t require a special ministry. The clash between between herdsmen and farmers is caused by wild/unrestrained grazing of cows in farms. The herdsmen take their cows to farms to feed on crops planted by farmers. The problem is known. Wild/unrestrained grazing if stopped the problem of…

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