Jubilations As Obruche Is Installed Odion R’ Ode Of Uwheru Kingdom In Delta

  Months after the demise and traditional burial rites of her monarch, the Ukoro society of Uwheru kingdom in Ughelli north local government has selected and installed Chief Simpson Sapele Obruche as the new Odion r’ Ode of the kingdom.   Chief Obruche was installed at Uhwerevioro headquarters of Uwheru by Chief Meeting Orhorhe after he was introduced by Chief Daniel Muoboghare, the acting Owhoriota of Erovie quarter and Uwheru kingdom respectively. According to Chief Meeting, “After passing through all the traditional process, we did what ought to be done…

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Education: Ogo Ofuani @ 70

By Sunny Awhefeada,     My class in the Department of English and Literature at the University of Benin resumed in the early days of 1992. Having stayed at home for an unusually long stretch of time, our eager feet saw us rushing to UNIBEN, as it was and still known, to resume as fresh men and women, popularly called jambites. It was a trying moment for many reasons. The screening process was complex, tedious and tasking if not daunting. The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) had conducted two…

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Pipeline Surveillance: Ijaw Group Hails Buhari, Sylva, NNPC Boss

  …. Says Engagement Of Tompolo Causing Oil Thieves Sleepless Nights     Members of the Ijaw Patriotic League have hailed President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva and the Group General Manager (GMD) of the NNPC, Mele Kyari for the award of the Pipeline Surveillance Contract to High Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, describing it as a welcome development. In an open letter signed by Comrade Jasper Eritei (President) and Chief Jones Ebikinmi (Secretary) to the President, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources and…

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Governor Okowa Aide, Jifas Ogbon Donates Books To Primary School Pupils In Delta

By Otoyibo Philo   Special Assistant to Delta State Government on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon on Tuesday, September 19, flagged off the distribution of books, learning and teaching materials to primary schools in Ughelli South local government area of the state. His efforts according to him, is to compliment the efforts of the state governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, who has prioritize education among others and establishing 22 new Primary and Secondary Schools in the state. Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon who was warmly received by pupils and teachers at…

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2023: Okpe Union, UK Branch Calls Kenneth Gbagi, An Unrepentant Liar Over Unguided Comment On Oborevwori

  … Urges Deltans To Ignore Serial Blackmailer The Okpe Union, UK, on Sunday reacted to the recent television interview by a former Minister of State for Education, Chief Kenneth Gbagi, that one Sheriff pursuing gubernatorial bid in Delta State had been convicted in the past for manslaughter.   The group said Gbagi in the interview only reinforced his reputation as serial liar and an unrepentant blackmailer.   Though Gbagi merely accused one Sheriff, a gubernatorial hopeful, without a surname attached of having been jailed for manslaughter in the past,…

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2023: Ex- Students Union Leaders Storm Orogun, Strategize To Deliver Omo-Agege As Governor

Hundreds of ex-students union leaders of Delta state origin have stormed Orogun to reaffirmed their position to deliver the aspiration of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Rt Hon. Friday Osanebi at the 2023 governorship election in Delta state. This was contained in a resolution tagged “Orogun Hiroshima Declaration” by the ex-students union leaders from the comrade comrade community drawn from various institutions across the country at Orogun community in Ughelli North local government area. According to the Orogun Hiroshima Declaration, “The Deputy…

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Delta NNPP Guber Candidate Condole Isoko North LGA Party Chairman Over Wife Demise

By Kelvin Ohoror Delta state gubernatorial candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Engr Dr Chief Goodnews Agbi, has condole with the Isoko North Local Government Area party chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Itiveh over the death of his wife, Mrs Rita Itiveh, who was laid to rest today in Ofagbe.   Agbi was accompanied by the senatorial candidate of the Party, Commodore Omatseye Nesiama (Rtd.), Isoko federal constituency candidate, Sir Hon. Patrick Othuke Ferife and the Isoko North House of Assembly candidate, Dr Daniel Uroghome and party faithful. Speaking during the…

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Keyamo, American Doctor Guterman Fight Dirty On Twitter Over Nigeria Politics

  The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo and a retired American mental health counsellor, Dr Jeffrey Guterman, have been tackling each other over the Labour Party presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Peter Obi. Keyamo, who also doubles as the Director of Media and Public Affairs and official spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council, had warned Guterman to stay out of Nigeria’s politics after he tweeted “Shame on you, #fkeyamo” when he (Keyamo) claimed that Obi, was playing the ethnic card to get…

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Tompolo N4B Surveillance: Group Berates Asari, Rita-Lori Over Contract

  The Niger Delta Movement For Radical Change (NDMRC) has rained heavy knocked on Chief (Mrs) Rita-Lori Ogbebor on her position on the #4.5 Billion pipeline contract awarded by the NNPC and the Federal Government to Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, accusing her of promoting tribal war The group equally hit Asari Dokubo hard who had been saying unpleasant things against Tompolo over the pipeline contract, describing him as enemy of the oil rich Niger Delta Region Chief (Mrs) Rita-Lori Ogbebor had fumed in an interview over the pipeline contract…

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Delta Central Senate: You have Your Father’s Zeal For Urhobo Nation – Monarchs Tell Dafinone

By Michael Veloh /Olomu   Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the 24 traditional rulers of Urhobo nation have told the Delta central senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ede Dafinone that they saw the zeal and will of his father, David in his senatorial ambition. This was made known when, Okakuro Ede Dafinone paid the traditional rulers courtesy visit at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu kingdom in Ughelli South local government of Delta to inform them of his senatorial ambition. Speaking on behalf of the…

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