LG Election: Oborevwori, Augoye, Others Lauds Peaceful Process

The speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has described the local government elections as peaceful as he commend Deltans for coming out to cast their votes willfully. Speaking at Osubi in Okpe local government area, Oborevwori said, “First of all, we give thanks to God for the peaceful election that is going on and when you have a sellable candidate that is being accepted by the people, things will always go well. “Our chairmanship candidate of the PDP is accepted across party line, hence…

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Local Government Polls: Turnout of Voters Excites Delta Speaker, Oborevwori

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has described the turnout of voters in Osubi, Okpe Local Government in the March 6,2021 local government elections as impressive. Speaking to newsmen shortly after casting his vote at State Ward Six, Osubi, Rt Hon Oborevwori said that he was impressed with the turnout of voters, describing the exercise as very peaceful. He said that; “As you can see, I just voted here in my Ward in Osubi. I must say that I am impressed with…

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LG Election: Tension As DESIEC Office Is Under Siege In Ughelli

  Palpable tension is high at the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission Office in Ughelli North local government area as security agents aborted an attempt to raze it down by suspected electoral  thugs. It was gathered that on the eve of the local government elections, there were sporadic shooting around DESIEC office but security agents drafted from the state command foiled and dispatched the hoodlums from setting the office on fire. According to security source, “actually there were some persons lurking around the DESIEC office  last night and today but…

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LG Election: Delta CP Restricts Vehicular Movement From 12AM – 4PM

  To ensure a peaceful conduct of Saturday’s Local Government election in Delta State, the Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr Ari Muhammed Ali, has ordered a restriction on vehicular movement across the state from 12 midnight on Friday, March 5 to 4pm on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The CP, who gave the order on Wednesday in a statement issued by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, CSP Edafe Bright, however, explained that persons going to exercise their civic right would not be prevented from doing…

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Fight Against Corruption Will Be Intelligence Driven As New EFCC Boss Resume Office

  The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Friday March 5, 2021 officially assumed duties with a pledge to steer the organization towards proactive and intelligence-led investigation.   In a statement obtained from the verified facebook page of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Bawa said he would create a full-fledged directorate of intelligence that would spearhead intelligence gathering, which will ensure proactive response in the fight against corruption. According to him, “We are going to digitalize our processes, and we are going…

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PDP Councilorship Candidate, Others Injured As Hoodlums Attack Campaign Team In Delta

A councilorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and several other persons were allegedly attacked by suspected hoodlums at Ogor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the hoodlums in their hundreds invaded the community Town Hall where the PDP was holding their campaigns for the forthcoming local government election in the state. According to sources, “The councilorship candidate of the PDP, Chief Emmanuel Osiokpo was seriously injured by the thugs suspected to be loyalists of other political parties in community. “When the…

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Jifas Ogbon Congratulates Fred Majemite At 57

By Philo Ezewu, Special Adviser to Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon,JP, has Congratulated Olorogun Barr Fred Majemite on his 57th birthday.   Ogbon in his congratulatory message described  Majemite as a philanthropist, a political expert, a thorough bred, Godly man who is straight forward and sincere in all his dealings.   “Chief Barr. Sir Fred, you a unique man and as a leader, you have never disappointed your followers”. The Olomu born prince, a philanthropist and business mogul held that Barr. Fred is a dynamic…

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Analysis & Opinion: In Brotherhood We Stand

  By Sunny Awhefeada   A nation’s anthem embodies her hopes, aspirations and ideals. It is couched in the mould of a sublime poem which romanticizes the very essence and ennobling tenets of that nation. An anthem should evoke an uncommon spirit of loyalty, patriotism and belief whenever it was rendered or thought of. Strangely, the present Nigerian anthem “Arise O’ Compatriots” has never evoked the foregoing feelings for my generation. It has never sounded anthemic. The wording and the tone are neither hymnal nor antiphonic. On the contrary, the…

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Bashorun Askia Mourns, Console Wife Of Late Chief Etaluku

The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has consoled Chief Mrs. Christiana Etaluku, wife of late Chief D.E.A Etaluku over the death of her dearly beloved husband. High Chief D.E.A Etaluku, an elderstatesman, community leader and ambassador of joined his forefathers barely two weeks ago. In his condolence letter to the wife, Odio Askia lamented the sudden of his artful teacher, peace maker and father figure.   He said, “My dear Chief (Mrs.) Christiana Etaluku, I am still in…

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Ahwinahwi Calls Fred Majemite Real Guy On His Birthday

Two time member at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Chief Solomon Urhoboyovwe Ahwinahwi has described Chief Barr Fred Majemite as his real brother and got on the occasion of his 57th birthday. In a congratulatory message personally signed by the former lawmaker, Majemite is my real guy for life.   A Most Cherished & Dependable Friend To Behold_ Okiemute, my beloved older Brother, it is always my great pleasure to celebrate with you on the special occasion of your Birthday. Over the years, you have proven that you are…

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