Delta Speaker Congratulates Festus Okoh At 50

Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the member representing Ika South State constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Festus Chukwuyem Okoh on his 50th birthday   Oborevwori in his congratulatory message described the lawmaker as a dedicated politician that brougt dividends of democracy to the people of his constituents Ika nation. He said, “I join your family, friends and colleagues to felicitate with you on this Special Birthday because 50 is a milestone. Your tireless dedication and desire to…

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Mobilize For APC Registration, Ebegba Tells Evwreni Leaders

Omamuzo Efidhere   Director General and Chief Executive Officer, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has appealed to Evwreni Leaders to seize the All Progressives Congress (APC), nationwide membership registration exercise to Mobilize people to register as members.   Addressing newsmen recently after an enlarged meeting with party leaders, elders and major stakeholders at Evwreni, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Ebegba said he is optimistic that the exercise will help strengthen and reposition the party to be a force to be reckoned with come 2023.   According to…

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Oborevwori Mourns Sudden Death Of Tim Owhofere

  It is with heavy heart that I received the shocking and devastating news of the sudden passing of the Majority Leader of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Kome Owhefere KSC, on Wednesday 27th January, 2021. I am broken by his demise. While I commiserate with the wife, children, family, friends and associates, I have lost a dependable colleague, quintessential lawmaker and a friend. Again, my heart goes out to the Isoko nation for this huge loss. My colleague, Hon Owhefere died when his vast and expansive…

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Jifas Ogbon Celebrates Morris Idiovwa Appointment As DG Of Local Content Board

…Lauds Okowa For Credibility    By Philo Ezewu Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has described the appointment of Hon. Dr. Morris Ogheneochuko Idiovwa as the Director General of Delta State Local Content Agency by governor Ifeanyi Okowa as a welcome development in the history of the state. The Delta government had appoint Idiovwa as the pioneer Director General of the newly created Local Content Agency Board. stating that his appointment as the pioneer DG is based on merit, but not just a…

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Bashorun Askia Foundation Offers Free Medical Treatment To Isoko Indigenes

By Ted Atagbaza   In continuation of his humanitarian activities in the State, the Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, under the auspices of the Bashorun Askia Foundation, BAF, organised free medical treatment for Isoko Indigenes. The three-day exercise which took off on Saturday, 23rd of January, 2021, at the Bashorun Askia Civic Center, Uzere, ended today, Monday, 25th of January, 2021, amidst encomiums from the Indigenes. Declaring the exercise open, Bashorun Ogieh said it was the little he could do for…

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Delta Police Docked University Prof Over Alleged N3 Millon Theft

The Nigeria police attached to the Delta State command has arraigned a professor from the Mathematics Department attached to the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, Delta State at the Magistrate Court I, Agbarho for allegedly stealing the sum of N3million belonging to the Housing Multi-purpose Corporative Society of the institution. The professor, Michael Okedoye, a lecturer with the Department of Mathematics at the institution, was alleged to have carried out the offence sometime in December 2019 during the acquisition of land from Agbarho community for the society. In a…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Mourns Victims Of Gas Explosion In Agbor

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori  has commiserated with victims of the Friday  gas explosion in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of  the  State. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker described the incident as very unfortunate and painful.   According to the Speaker, “I am deeply saddened by the unfortunate gas explosion in Agbor on Friday. I share  in the pains of those who lost their loved ones in the unfortunate incident. I wished…

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Delsu SSANU Chair Kidnapped By Suspected Gunmen In Abraka

  By Bunmi Busayo THE Delta State chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen along the Eku-Abraka road in Ethiope East local government area of Delta state. The victim simply identified as Mr..Monday Izu was reportedly abducted in Erho while returning from Warri where he had go to for an official engagement. It was gathered the hoodlums had laid ambush on a failed portion of the road waiting for commuters to abduct before the DELSU staff was kidnapped. Confirming the incident,…

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Egbema, Gbaramatu Youths Apologizes To EGCDF Over Wrong Protest

Youths from Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms in Warri North and South West Local Government Areas of Delta state have apologized to the authorities of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, over a wrongful protest with promises to partner the foundation for the overall development of the host communities. The youths who made the apology during a meeting between the executives of EGCDF, representatives of the youths and stakeholders, admitted that the protest was misdirected as the EGCDF was already delivering on its mandate. Comrade Shedrack Onitsha, one of the…

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Restructuring: Goodluck Jonathan Tells Nigerians Not To Lose Hope

    Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called on Nigerians not to loose hope of restructuring because the federal system of governance handed to the country by the British could no longer accommodate the complexities of the country. He had also thrown more light on why he convened the 2014 National Conference, stressing that it was meant to address the issues of divisive politics and growing agitation for structural reforms. The former President who stated this last  Thursday in Abuja at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue which focused on…

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