Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Congratulates Ohworode Of Olomu At 105

By Promise Erukakpomre  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and National Deputy Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has warmly felicitated with the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty Ovie Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro 1, RDN, JP on his 105 birthday. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, in Asaba on Thursday, January 2022, the Speaker joined family, friends and the entire people of Olomu Kingdom to celebrate with the Ohworode, whom he said…

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2023 Presidency : I’m Competent But Not Desperate To Lead Nigeria – Orji Kalu

  Chief Whip of the Senate and Former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has declared ahead of the 2023 general elections that though he is ready for the campaigns and capable to lead the country he is not desperate to become President. Fielding questions from journalists at the National Assembly on Wednesday, a day after he visited President Buhari at the Presidential villa on Tuesday night, the Senate Chief Whip emphasised that the Presidential contest will be the collective decision of Nigerians and the zoning arrangement of…

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One Admitted As School Principal Flogs Colleagues In Delta

By Amatutu Emmanuel,   Two teachers attached to Edjekota Secondary school, Edjekota-Ogor in Ughelli North local government area of Delta have been flogged by their principal colleague heading the school for a yet to be unknown reasons. The principal, Mrs. Bukata it was gathered flogged the Chemistry, Mrs Mrakpor G and her other female colleague, Akpojivi a Commerce teacher who was later admitted in an undisclosed hospital after the incident, it was gathered. According to Sources in the school, Mrs Bukata wanted to flog another male teacher who was pleading…

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DELTA 2023: THE REALITY OF ‘WHO THE CAP FITS’

By Charles Enuma   As the race for who eventually occupies the Dennis Osadebe House Asaba as the Number One Citizen of Delta State heightens, there appears to be a general consensus that Delta Central Senatorial District is poised to produce the next occupant, according to what has been loosely termed the Zoning Formula of the Ruling Party PDP.  Delta Central Senatorial District comprises 8 LGAs out of the 25 that make up the entire State and it is predominantly occupied by the Urhobos that also form the highest homogeneous…

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Crisis In Olota, Alagbabri Communities Over Alleged Oil Largess In Delta

By Uruemu Favour/Ughelli Several persons have been injured in clash between Olota and Alagbabri communities over an alleged sharing formula from oil proceeds in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. Though, the cause of the crisis could not be ascertained as at the time of the report, it was gathered that both communities were at loggerheads over an alleged sharing formula of an oil proceeds that was paid to the communities by an oil company operating in the area. According to sources from one of the communities, “We…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls For Unity To Fight Against Crime In Nigeria

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called for unity in the fight against crime in the country, saying that the ugly monster must be tackled headlong and uprooted. In his welcome address at the resumption of plenary from the Christmas and New Year break, the Speaker who is also the National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, expressed concern about the increasing wave of crimes in the country “My dear Honourable Colleagues, I am delighted…

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Two Suspected Fake EFCC Officials Arrested At Ughelli Hotel 

BY Andrew Darah, Two persons parading themselves as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been arrested at a popular hotel located at Ekiugbo-Ughelli in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The suspects, males  whose names could not be ascertained as t the time of this report were arrested at a popular hotel premises in Ekiugbo community in Ughelli, it was gathered. According to sources, “Two of them drove into the hotel premises, went into the  reception and bought drink after which one them went…

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 Sapele Residents Call For Anirah Reelection In 2023 Politics

By Stephanie Ikanone Odiete     The sing-song and political rhythm echoing in the streets and most households in Sapele today, is the shouts “Anirah Again”. “We have never had it so good nor felt government at the grass root like we are feeling today, Anirah has completely changed the narrative after emerging as the Member Representing Sapele L.G.A at the Delta State House of Assembly”. These were the words of Mr Emmanuel Onajero, a PDP faithful during a chat with newsmen. According to another PDP faithful, Mrs Roseline Unukavwe,…

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Delta Former Commissioner, Prof Ekoko For Burial On Feb 12

By Kelvin Ohoror   The remains of Prof. Abednego Ekoko, former Delta State Commissioner for Education and one time Sole Administrator of the Delta State University, Abraka, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 12 February, 2022 at his country home, Uzere, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. According to a statement signed by the first son, Edafe Ekoko and Buless Ekoko for the Families, the late renowned educationist and administrator who was aged 79 will be buried after a funeral service at the St. Paul s Anglican…

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