Christmas: DESOPADEC MD, Askia Lauds Staff, Deltans Despite Covid-19 Challenges

Managing Director and CEO of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has called on the staff of the commission and Deltans to spread the joy and love of Christmas as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. In his Christmas message, he said,  “An awesome, wonderful God “Tough, challenging, crippling, deadly. All these and more capture the uncertainties packed into the outgoing year. “We lost our loved ones but in all, we should remain grateful because we have what to live on at the…

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Analysis & Opinion: Christmas In A Pandemic

By Sunny Awhefeada, My childhood memory of Christmas was blissful, it is evergreen and I am sure it will remain so. This goes for members of my generation, the preceding generation and the one just behind mine. The harmattan was always the harbinger. Then what we called Christmas holiday after the first term examination would follow. The bush around us will burn and hawks would hover above the fire and dive as if pecking some objects on the smoking ground. The season also saw us working on the farm in…

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Three Suspected Criminals Arrested In Oteri-Ughelli

By Politicsgovernance.com   Three persons suspected to be criminals were on Sunday arrested in Oteri-Ughelli community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State by youths in the area. This is just the leadership of the community has sanctioned a yet to be identified man for threatening to murder his wife with a machete. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested at Emareyo village in the community and were paraded before elders and leaders. According to a community source, one of the suspects is from the community while the…

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Delta LG Election: Ebosa Roots For Dio Tanga In Warri North

  Ejele, Alhaji moves  for Smart Asekutu,  Spencer Okpoye, respectively, against the consensus arrangement around Francis Abulu candidacy by Egbema Leaders. *Why Francis Abulu Is The Round Peg In The Round Hole. The attention of the Warri North Unity Forum has been drawn to the subtle moves by three political heavyweights who are going for the Jakule for their aspirants in the March 6, 2021 Delta State Local  Polls. The publicity secretary of the WNUF, Young Franklin Ordely Oniyeburutan, in a press statement said “each of the three leading politicians…

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Delta State Auditor-General, Esievo, Bags UPU Ambassadors Award

  The Delta State Auditor-General of Local Government, Olorogun Abel Ogheneovo Esievo, at the weekend, at the Nigeria Lobour Congress, NLC, Hall, Asaba, headquarters of Delta state, bagged the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Ambassador’s Award. The Olorogun Abel Ogheneovo Esievo, who hails from Ekpan-Ovu, Agbon Clan, Ethiope East, Delta state, bagged the prestigious UPU Ambassador’s Award in recognition of his supports and selfless contributions towards the growth of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Asaba branch. Esievo has also been described as kind hearted, generous and a detribalised personality, and in…

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Anglican Bishop Charges FG To Enthrone Fiscal Federalism

  By Kelvin Ohoror The Anglican Bishop of Oleh Diocese, Rt. Rev. John Aruakpor has charged the Federal government to enthrone fiscal federalism where the regions should be allowed free access to their natural resources and taxes be remitted to the centre. He made this known during the delivery of his charge to the 3rd session of the 7th Synod at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Oyede, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. According to him, “If true federalism is practiced in Nigeria, the cry of disintegration and secession…

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Ughelli Ward 3/7 PDP Faithfuls Decries Campaign Of Calumny Against Council Boss, Party Leaders And Elders

  By Fisayo Bunmi   Leaders and faithfuls of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Ughelli North Ward 3/7 has called on the national and state leaders of the party to disregard the protest of calumny embarked on by some group of persons against the incumbent chairman of Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. In a statement signed by Mr. Okiemute Omuvwie and Mr. Mukoro Oshare which was made available to newsmen at Ughelli, Delta State , They described the protester as people who are seeking for attention because…

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Analysis & Opinion: ASUU And The Presidency’s Three Ostriches

By Sunny Awhefeada   I do not know if President Muhammadu Buhari has a soft spot for avian species or if keeps or kept any the way he loves and keeps cows. My surmise is that if he loved or kept birds as pets, the species must be the ostrich. The President doesn’t need to bother about the cost or where to get ostriches. He would not need the services of a handler to groom them. Truly, Buhari will not need to look too far in search of ostriches because…

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Delta Council Polls: Group Applauds  Zoning  Of Chairmanship Position To  Egbema Ijaw In Warri North, 27 Years After

     ..Kicks Against Alleged  Plot To Handpick Particular Ijaw Aspirant For The Job    …Makes Case For Abulu, An Aide To  Governor Okowa   A pressure political group, the Warri North Unity Forum has lauded the decision of the Itsekiri people to cede the chairmanship position of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State for the first time to the Egbema Ijaw in the March 6, 2021 local polls in the state, but kicked against alleged plot to handpick a particular Ijaw aspirant for the Chairmanship position. In…

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Delta LG Election: No Zoning In Ethiope East AsGroup Writes Okowa

****Alleges top PDP leader’s plans to hijack Chairmanship position in the name of zoning Group known as Ethiope East Agbon 1 PDP Realistic Movement, yesterday vowed to resist any plan by any political leader to impose any Chairmanship aspirant on Ethiope East people in the name of zoning, saying that all aspirants be allowed to exercise his or her franchise over the contest of the Ethiope East Chairmanship position. The group has also alleged a top PDP plans to hijack the chairmanship position to his ward in the name of…

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