Isoko By -Election: Why I Dumped APC For SDP- MC Paul

    The flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Saturday Isoko South Constituency I bylection, Mr. Michael Paul Emumena popularly known as MC Paul, has responded to the insinuations in some quarters that he betrayed his former party, the All Progress Congress (APC) with his dumping the party for the SDP. MC Paul is seeking to replace the late Hon. Kenneth Edafe Ogba, former Member representing Isoko South Constituency I in the Delta State House of Assembly, who died recently. Speaking to newsman recently in Oleh, headquarters…

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Known Anglican Priest Slumps, Died While Preaching In Delta

A notable Anglican Communion Priest has died while ministering during a youth program in Okpara-Inland, Ethiope East local government areas of Delta State. The Priest, identified as Rev. Efe Urhogo slumped at his residence church it was gathered. According to post by Engr Udoka Emmanuel Mnse in his facebook account, the Priest was ministering on Wednesday, during Anglican Youth Week program. He held that the sad news of Rev. Efe Urhogo was signed by Comr Elliot Uvietobore Igbuzor. His post, SAD: POPULAR ANGLICAN PRIEST SLUMPS AND DIES WHILE MINISTERING Popular…

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Analysis & Opinion: The Imam’s Verdict

By Sunny Awhefeada Spiritual leaders owe their societies a sacred duty to act as moral compass. Apolitical as they are supposed to be, they are often compelled to intervene in moments of grave crises which seek to destroy such societies. Spiritual leaders see tomorrow. They draw our attention to pitfalls. They caution and admonish. Above all they suffer discomfort and make sacrifice for the society. Theirs remain an onerous task of social reclamation in the face of assaults occasioned by socio-decadence. Such assaults if not averted often spell doom for…

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Djebah Sets Agenda For Ufuoma-Udu

By Emmanuel Agbubi/Ughelli   Chief (Pharm.) Luke Obemiguren Djebah, JP took over mantle of leadership of Ufuoma-Udu Association, UUA, a foremost socio-cultural group in Udu kingdom from Sir Pat Willie, Esq., with a clear agenda for the next three years. The association election and sworn in of all elected officers was held at Otor-Udu in Udu Local Government Council of Delta State recently. Other officers sworn in are: Chief James Toka; vice president, Sir Chief Stanley Tesiri; secretary general, Chief Orodje Jeroh; assistant secretary general, Evang., Pius Ghavwan; treasurer, Comrade…

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Bird Flu: Poultry Farmers Lost Four Members, Advised To Adhere To Rules In Delta

… As Farmers lost four member Following the outbreak of avian influenza commonly known as Bird Flu,Veterinary Services Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Delta state has urged all poultry farmers to adhere strictly to rules and regulations in other curb the continuous spread of the deadly disease. This is just as four members of the Poultry Association of Nigeria, Delta State Chapter has lost their lives due to the outbreak of disease. Speaking during a one day awareness creation and enlightenment campaign organized in Warri South and Warri…

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Gov Wike Vs FG: Rivers VAT Not For Abuja People, Wike Warns Oil Companies

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, insisted on going on with his move to stop the Federal Government from collecting Value Added Tax from the oil-rich South-South state. Wike, who said he does not care if heaven falls, insisted that Rivers money is not meant for “Abuja people” but for the development of his state. The governor spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, while addressing Shell Petroleum Development Company and other representatives of oil companies and business owners in the state. The PUNCH…

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Uzere Collapsed Bridge: Okowa Steps In As DESOPADEC MD, Askia Visit Site

The Managing Director/ CEO of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has assured the people of Uzere in Isoko South Local government area of Delta  and its neighboring communities of the immediate intervention of the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa though the ministry of works. This was disclosed when the DESOPADEC MD, and president general of Uzere community visited the collapse Uzere/Asaba-Ase bridge in Isoko South. The collapsed bridge popularly called Eru Bridge was constructed by Julius Berger over 25 years ago, it was gathered by Politicsgovernance.com. Speaking at the site,…

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Urhobo Students Appoint Akpoveta, Igbighogho As Patrons

By Emmanuel Agbubi/Ughelli   The National Union of Urhobo Students, NUUS, worldwide led by HRH (Comrade) Aregbor Ochuko has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Akpoveta as Staff Adviser and Barr. Ernest Ese Igbighogho as Legal Adviser and members of the union patron respectively. At a separated occasions, they were conferred with their new roles for the union amidst wide acceptance and great excitements for both the recipients and the Urhobo students community.   According to HRH Aregbor, The choice of the duo for their different functions and members of patron was a…

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Suspected Hoodlums Burgle Revenue Court In Ughelli, Cart Away Valuables

By Uruemu Favour/Ughelli A revenue court situated at Ughelli has been burgled by a yet to be identified persons and properties worth thousands of naira carted away in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the hoodlums destroyed the louvres, ceiling of Revenue Court building situated at Ughelli Government Reservation Areas, GRA before carting away electrical appliances and other valuable items. Though it was sketchy as at the time of this report and it could not be ascertained if the the suspected burglars had gone…

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Analysis & Opinion: Obscene Opulence Amidst Crushing Poverty

By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria has always been a classic case of the interminable play of contrasts which literary connoisseurs will call irony, oxymoron or paradox depending on the intensity or manifestation. What is apparent from the Nigerian experience since independence in 1960 is that the country has been sustained by a corrosive system of opposites which is lubricated by oddities and absurdities. Nigeria is so endowed, yet so poor.   The citizens are among the most intellectually endowed in the world, yet they are being led by the nose. Her…

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