Just In: Okowa Names Vice Principal, Returns Six Commissioners, Others As Commissioner Nominees

Delta state governor, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has returned six former commissioners as he name a Vice Principal 1, of Ughelli Mixed Secondary School and other nominees to the Delta State House of Assembly for confirmation. The names of the nominees were read by the Speaker, Honorable Sheriff Oborevwori The nominees are 1. Mr. Charles Aniagwu, 2. Dr. Barry Gbe, 3. Hon. Julius Egbedi 4. Mr. Ifeanyi Egwuyenga, 5. Chief Arthur Akpowowo 6. Chief Festus Ochonogor. 7. Mrs. Flora Alanta, 8. Mr. Churchill Amagada, 9. Engineer JonathanUkodhiko 10. Honourable Evelyn…

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Pastor Escapes Death For Mocking TB Joshua At Death In Ughelli

By Erukapomre Promise,   A mobile pastor at the popular Otovwodo market narrowly escaped death after speaking ill of late TB Joshua while preaching at the marketin Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. The mobile pastor whose identity could not yet be ascertained as at the time of this report by angered market women for claiming he had prophesied the death of popular Nigerian prophet, TB Joshua. The pastor, it was gathered  has been a regular preacher at the market, had gone on June 14, 2021, to carryout…

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Analysis: SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND THE CHALLENGES IN DELTA STATE BASIC AND SECONDARY EDUCATION SYSTEM

BY COMR. BLESSING OMARAYARUE EGBAGBARA (JP)   INTRODUCTION: The issues of the school community relations and the attendant challenges of school at all levels will always remain relevant and existing, particularly as it has come to be accepted that an organic relationship serves as a catalyst to positively change to both schools and the communities they served. However, when we project into the future, to enquire about the kind of relationship, we either foresee or expect, we bear in mind that such a failure will come with factors which will…

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Mid-Term Report: Waive Briefs Constituents On His Stewardship

  ….I presented 12 Bill,  3 Motions,    …Restore electricity To Over 14 Communities      BY JOSEPH KOBIRUO    Member representing Ughelli North, South and Udu federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Rev. Francis Ejiroghene Waive has revealed his continued readiness to give his constituents quality representation at the national Assembly. The lawmaker made this known weekend while briefing his constituents on his second term anniversary at Ughelli in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state. According to him, “In a year that reduced number of House sittings…

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Ewu Kingship Tussle: Ahavwa Kingmakers Make U-turn, Crown Macaulay As New Ovie

  By Our Reporter   The Ahavwn kingmakers of Ewu-Urhobo in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State has made u-turn and crowned Chief Gabriel Ohwodje Macaulay as the new king of the kingdom. HRM Macaulay was last Monday crowned by the Okpara of Ahavwa kingmakers, Dr. Philip Ebirerhi in conformity with the customs and traditions of the land at about 10:10am. It would be recalled that last week Sunday, Prince Bernard Awarieta was seemly crowned by Ahavwa which resulted internal crisis in Ekade before it was corrected leading…

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Itsekiri Host Communities Takes Over Con Oil Platform, Issue Quit Notice

By Erukakpomre Promise   For the third day running, thousands of residents of seven Itsekiri host communities who had disrupted operational activities of Con Oil Nigeria Plc at its Obodo Field in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, had vowed not to vacate the facility until their demands were met. The protesters, who were drawn from Ifiekpo, Uwakeno, Omadino, Ewekwara, Jaluwa Efueye, Aja Osolo and Obodo, the seven host communities under the aegis of OML 15 Communities Consultative Forum, had issued a 14-day ultimatum to the oil firm…

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Analysis & Opinion: Tomorrow is June 12

By Sunny Awhefeada   Time does fly. That is why the events woven around the phenomenon that came to be known as June 12 seem to have happened only yesterday when they actually took place nearly thirty years ago! June 12 refers to June 12, 1993. That day like tomorrow’s June 12 was a Saturday. It was the day that a presidential election that was adjudged to be the nation’s freest and fairest took place. Unfortunately, the election was annulled by the very hand that made it to happen. June…

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Delta Lawmakers Are Committed In Driving Needed Positive Change In The State -Oborevwori

By Omavuaye Favor The Delta State House of Assembly has reaffirmed its commitments towards the promotion of Democratic tenets, the rule of law and the supremacy of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as altered. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori who made the State legislature’s position known on Thursday, June 10th, 2021 in Asaba, the State capital during a media briefing to commemorate the second anniversary of the Seventh Assembly assured Deltans that Lawmakers in the State are irrevocably committed in driving the needed…

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2023: UPU Urges Urhobo Political Class To Partner, Lobby Other Neighbors

By Omoghene Benedict  Urhobo Progress Union, UPU the apex socio-cultural body of the Urhobo nation has urged politicians from Delta Central to partner and lobby politicians from Delta North and South to actualise the dream of producing the next governor in 2023. This call was made by the president general of Urhobo Progress Union, Olorogun Moses Taiga at the Urhobo Cultural center in Uvwiamughe-Agbarho, Ughelli North local government area of Delta state when the Delta Central 2023 paid a courtesy visit to UPU and forum of President Generals of 24…

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Two Years At NASS: Urhobo Monarchs Applaud Waive For Effective Representation

  Monarchs from Ughelli North, South and Udu federal constituency have applauded Hon. Rev Francis Ejiroghene Waive the member representing them at the National Assembly for quality representation. The commendation was given at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom, when the lawmaker was briefing  the Urhobo Kings and the President Generals of the 14 kingdoms he represents on his two years in office at the National Assembly in Ughelli South local government area of Delta state. The Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Dr. Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III, who…

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