Two Suspected Fake EFCC Officials Arrested At Ughelli Hotel 

BY Andrew Darah, Two persons parading themselves as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been arrested at a popular hotel located at Ekiugbo-Ughelli in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The suspects, males  whose names could not be ascertained as t the time of this report were arrested at a popular hotel premises in Ekiugbo community in Ughelli, it was gathered. According to sources, “Two of them drove into the hotel premises, went into the  reception and bought drink after which one them went…

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 Sapele Residents Call For Anirah Reelection In 2023 Politics

By Stephanie Ikanone Odiete     The sing-song and political rhythm echoing in the streets and most households in Sapele today, is the shouts “Anirah Again”. “We have never had it so good nor felt government at the grass root like we are feeling today, Anirah has completely changed the narrative after emerging as the Member Representing Sapele L.G.A at the Delta State House of Assembly”. These were the words of Mr Emmanuel Onajero, a PDP faithful during a chat with newsmen. According to another PDP faithful, Mrs Roseline Unukavwe,…

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Delta Former Commissioner, Prof Ekoko For Burial On Feb 12

By Kelvin Ohoror   The remains of Prof. Abednego Ekoko, former Delta State Commissioner for Education and one time Sole Administrator of the Delta State University, Abraka, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 12 February, 2022 at his country home, Uzere, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. According to a statement signed by the first son, Edafe Ekoko and Buless Ekoko for the Families, the late renowned educationist and administrator who was aged 79 will be buried after a funeral service at the St. Paul s Anglican…

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Oborevwori, Condoles Comm’r  For Secondary Education, Ezewu Over Mother’s Death

By Andrew Darah   The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has commiserated with the Commissioner for Secondary Education, Mrs Rose Ezewu on the passing of her mother, Madam Agnes Kioja Alerubor at the weekend.   Rt Hon Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, expressed profound sadness over the demise of Mama, noting that her love and commitment to peace and unity of her…

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Analysis & Opinion: Of Ambition And National Interest

By Sunny Awhefeada,   When, a few days ago, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) waddled into the precinct of Aso Rock, Nigeria’s rocky seat of power, to brief his leader, President Muhamadu Buhari of his intention to succeed him, he let unbridled ambition to blind him against Nigeria’s national interest. That act beyond being servile, going to get Buhari’s permission, plummeted whatever fragile ranking Tinubu had enjoyed in recent times. It is no longer a hidden fact that while Buhari’s attitude is akin to that of a supercilious camel, Tinubu’s equate…

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Asaba Building Collapse: Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Commiserates With Bereaved Families

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the collapsed building of the Okpanam branch of Salvation Ministries in the state capital, Asaba.   In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker sympathized with those who lost loved ones in the incident and prayed God to comfort them and grant those who died eternal rest. According to the Speaker, “The incident of the collapsed church building…

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Askia Ogieh Inspects DESOPADEC Tower Under Construction

…..Expresses Satisfaction Over Project     The Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh yesterday paid a working visit to the ongoing DESOPADEC tower project. The MD who was elated at the pace of work commended the contractor for a job well done and for the use of standard materials for the project. This inspection visit happens to be the first major assignment carried out by the MD this new year, 2022. On his Entourage were the Executive Director Finance and Administration,…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Appoints Edevor As Political Adviser

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly RT. Hon. (Elder) Sheriff Oborevwori FICMC, has approved the appointment of Hon. (Chief) Emmanuel O. Edevor as his Political Adviser. Edevor, a trained Social Scientist, Economist and seasoned politician, replaces the late Sir Matthias Eto who passed away last year. The new POLAD hails from Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, and was chairman of his Local Government from 1999 to 2002. He was trained at the prestigious University of Benin, Benin City from 1982 to 1986…

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Analysis & Opinion: What Is New Or Happy About The New Year?

By Sunny Awhefeada Once upon a time the thought of the end of one year and the approach of another elicited joy and expectations. In between the outgoing and the incoming year is a moment of transition that was marked by stocktaking, conviviality, merriment, then sober reflections and resolutions. We truly felt the transition from an old year to a new one and we were all happy or so we thought as children? My earliest concrete memories of the old and New Year phenomenon were formed in Evwreni, then a…

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Oborevwori Condoles Anirah Over Mother’s Death

BY ANDREW DARAH    The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has Commiserated with the member representing Sapele State Constituency in the House, Hon Felix Anirah over the demise of his mother, Mrs Clara Anirah.   In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker mourned the demise of the mother of the lawmaker, whom he described as a virtous and God-fearing mother who lived…

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