Edevbie Attends Egbagbara Funeral Rites In Ofuoma

By Joel Grandball   Chief of Staff to Delta state governor, Olorogun David Edevbie at the weekend pay homage and last respect to late Chief John Signor Egbagbara at Ofuoma community, in Ughelli North Local government Area of Delta state. Accompanied by aides, Olorogun Edevbie who condole the children and families of the late community leaders described the late patriarch as a man who will be missed by all. He said, “I am glad that Olorogun John Signor Egbagbara lived a fulfilling life, though his wealth of experience would be…

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NARTO Elects, Inaugurates Edewor As Chairman In Delta

By Omoghene Benedict, The Delta state chapter of Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) have elected a16-man new executives with Edewor Obaro as chairman for the next four years. The election which was peacefully conducted through harmonization brought to an end the previous  tenure which elapse in September, 2019. Conducting the election and swearing in at Warri, Delta State, NARTO General Manager, Operations, Mr. Okafor Stephen said, “What we expect from you as the new executive members in Delta state is unity of purpose. Put in your best, adhere to…

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Analysis: PROFESSOR ANDY EGWUNYENGA: ONE YEAR AS DELSU VC

  By Sunny Awhefeada Professor Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga was appointed as the seventh substantive Vice Chancellor of the Delta State University, (DELSU), Abraka, with effect from 1st December 2019. It was a befitting gift to end the year, not just for Professor Egwunyenga, but for the DELSU community. As it has become in virtually every Nigerian university, the contest for the Vice Chancellorship was fierce and characterized by schemes. However, once his emergence was confirmed and announced, a therapeutic ambience enveloped the University. The new Vice Chancellor took over on…

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Analysis & Opinion: The Sultan’s Lament

By Sunny Awhefeada,   When, last Thursday, the Sultan of Sokoto spoke publicly on the crisis of insecurity in the North, he must have done so out of a deep concern and fear for the region that is about to be consumed by its own. The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Sa’ ad Abubakar, does not usually comment on national issues in public. Like other preeminent traditional rulers, he enjoys an exclusive and privileged channel of communication which carries his message to the inner recesses of power. Not for the…

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Return To Warri For Business DESOPADEC MD, Askia Tells Investors

…As DBS pays thank you visit THE Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh have said that Warri, the commercial nerve centre of Delta State is safe and open for businesses contrary to the notion held by uninformed individuals. The DESOPADEC helmsman stated this when a delegation of the Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS) song of the year committee led by its chairman, Mrs Oborerhiri Isonguyo paid a thank you visit to the commission in Warri. The head of…

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OlehKillings: Prince Ovrawah Barates Leo Ogor Over Alleged Attack On Oleh Monarch

  By Kelvin Ohoror   A prince of Oleg Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta state, Tony Ovrawah has condemnedan alleged attack on the traditional ruler of the kingdom, HRM Anthony Ovrawah Omogha 1, the Odiologbo of Oleh king by  Hon Leo Ogor Okuweh, Member, Representing Isoko federal constituency at the National Assembly. According to Prince Tony, the language  ‘Oleh Odiologbo should mind his utterances’ credited to the the lawmaker in an online medim is an aberration, disdainful without regard to the Royal Majesty.   In a…

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Police Brutality: CRC Faults Panel Of Inquiry Sitting In Warri

By Politicsgovernance.com   The Delta State Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate police brutality in Warri has come under criticism for not allowing victims to express themselves in confidence. The panel chaired by retired Justice Celestina Ogisi, it was alleged had subjected victims to come with lawyers for their testimonies and experiences before the panel. Addressing newsmen at the day two of the sitting after 13 cases were attended to, the Delta state chairman of the Civil Rights Council, Comr Agbubi Emmanuel said, “I want to commend the…

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Fresh Crisis Looms In Evwreni As Suspected Loyalists Of Fmr Lawmaker Destroy Jesus Christ Statue

By Politicsgovernance.com   Suspected loyalists of a former Delta State House of Assembly lawmaker in Evwreni community in Ughelli North Local Government Area on Wednesday night allegedly destroyed the statue of Jesus Christ at the entrance of the community while coming from the birthday ceremony of the lawmaker’s wife. The rampaging youths suspected to be members of the disbanded vigilante also destroyed other peoples marriage and burial banners at the junction and other junctions along the main road of the community up to the community secondary school leaving that of…

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Bayelsa Deputy Gov Urges FG TO Give Attention To  Oil Producing Communities In Niger Delta

By Elizabeth Vincent-Yenagoa The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa state, Sen Lawrence Eghrwudjakpor has urged the federal government and oil companies to pay the desired attention to oil producing states and communities through effective planning and implementation of sustainable and standard hydrocarbon policies to optimize oil and gas in the country. Senator Ewhrudjakpo made this state while declaring open the technical session of the 5th National Council on Hydrocarbons at the Dappa Biriye Conference Centre in Yenagoa. According to him, “The ministry of petroleum resources was created with a mandate to…

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Interview: Why Ughelli Monarch Should Be Recognized Just Like The Oba Of Benin And Olu Of Warri-Olorogun Akpofure

Olorogun Peter Tobore Akpofure is the Otota of the Great Ughelli Kingdom, In this interview with our Correspondent, OMOGHENE BENEDICT , he bare his mind on why Ughelli Monarch should be recognized just like the Oba of Benin and Olu of Warri. He spoke on how Ughelli Kingdom is been marginalized by Oil companies in the area, the state and federal governments. Excerpt: How has it been performing as your duties as the Otota of Ughelli Kingdom? Traditionally, I assist the King in duties that are assigned to me periodically and…

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