President Buhari Congratulates Prof Soludo Over Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo on his governorship election victory at the just concluded Anambra state elections. The president in his verified facebook account urged the Anambra state governor-elect to rally round stakeholders to tackle the enormous challenges confronting State. In his speech,  “I congratulate Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) — and a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Committee (PEAC) — on his victory in the Anambra State gubernatorial election. I commend the security agencies for their…

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Catholic Priest Presents Cash To Primary School Teacher At 25TH Ordination Anniversary

By Andrew Darah A Catholic priest attached to St. Michael Church in Otovwodo-Ughelli, Fr. Jude Ufuoma Sagbodje has presented a cash donation to his primary school teacher for imparting him with knowledge. Fr. Sagbodje made the donation during the Silver jubilee celebration of his Priesthood in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. In a homily by Fr. Benedict Ukutegbe titled, ‘The Sagbodje That I Know’ the cleric stressed that the ordination of Rev. Fr  Jude Ufuoma Sagbodje has been eventful and fruitful for past last 25 years . According…

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Education: Staff Shuts Down Maritime University, NMU, Indefinitely Over Welfare And Poor Infrastructure

By Andrew Darah     KURUTIE – ACADEMIC and Non-academic staff of the Nigeria Maritime University Okerenkoko in Gbaramatu, Warri South Local Government Area will Tuesday embark on indefinite strike to protest non payment of over 30 months allowances and poor staff welfare. This decision was reached yesterday after a meeting of staff at the temporary campus in Kurutie with media attendance. In a resolution signed by Comrades Oweikeye Pathfinder Endoro and Moses Yabrade after the meeting, the staff unanimously endorsed the strike. The resolution read in part, “Staff of…

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SIR AYODELE OGHOGHO OTHIHIWA: PATROIT AND CHANGE AGENT ON A MISSION TO GIVE SUCCOUR TO THE PEOPLE OF DELTA SOUTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT

By Alex Ovie   In life, there are men who are greatly endowed to bring innovations to different areas of human endeavor. With their prodigious intellectual capacity, they break barriers in the fields of Science, Engineering, Accountancy, Arts, Politics and Governance. One of the most prominent in this category is Sir Ayodele Oghogho Othihiwa, foremost Economist, astute politician and passionate philanthropist who on account of his solid reputation earned through hard work, integrity, focus, dedication, transparency and desire to break new grounds in achieving set goals has been described by…

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DESOPADEC Living To It’s Bidding Under Ogieh

  …N380m saved from commission’s biometrics system   By Joel Grandball When he assumed office as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, no one questioned the managerial acumen and capacity of Bashorun Askia Ogieh to take the commission to it’s expected heights. Having previously severd effectively and seamlessly as the Executive Director, Finance of the interventionist agency, Ogieh’s wealth of experience in the running of DESOPADEC has become the folcrum around which the successes being recorded by the commission have continued…

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UPU At 90: Urhobo Nation Has Been Neglected By FG Despite Its Huge Contributions-Taiga

By Andrew Darrah/Ughelli The president general of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU worldwide, Olorogun Dr. Moses Taiga has lamented its continued neglect by the federal government despite its huge contributions to the development of Nigeria economy. Olorogun Moses Taiga made this known when addressing newsmen at Urhobo Cultural Centre, on the commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the union. According to him, “The Urhobo people of over five million and Nigeria fifth largest ethnic nationality with the trove of oil and gas, and arable land have contributed immensely to the making…

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I have No Children With My Wife Emily- Ejovi

  Chief Johnbull Ejovi, Thursday said he has no children with his wife, Mrs Emily Ejovi. Ejovi in a chat with our Correspondent, said: “I have been married to my wife without children from her for me.   “Sometime ago, she approached me that we should go for sorrogate since age was not on her side, which I consented to but my sperm was not at anytime collected for that purpose.   “I have grown up children before I married Emily. Today, I am a grandfather.” Meanwhile, Ejovi in an…

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My Marriage With Emily No Longer Exist- Ejovi

By Promise Erukakpomre   Chief Johnbull Ejovi, Friday said the marriage between him and Mrs Emily Ejovi has broken down irretrievably. Ejovi in a statement, titled legal notice/disclaimer signed by himself, said: “I wish to inform the general public that I was married to one Emily Ejovi (nee Apiloko) under the Urhobo native law and custom. “That there was no children from the aforesaid marriage. “That the marriage has broken down irretrievably as the said Emily has moved out of the house. “That both families met and the dowry paid…

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UPU At 90: Read Full Press Release By Olorogun Moses Taiga At Uvwiamuge-Agbarho

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY OLOROGUN (DR.) MOSES OGHENERUME TAIGA, JP, PRESIDENT-GENERAL, URHOBO PROGRESS UNION (UPU), WORLDWIDE, AT THE WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNION, ON WEDNESDAY, 3RD OF NOVEMBER 2021, AT URHOBO CULTURAL CENTRE, UVWIAMUGE-AGBARHO. Gentlemen of the Press Introduction It is with great delight that I address this press conference this day 3rd November 2021. This day ninety years ago, our forebears took the critical step towards Urhobo nationalism to properly locate us in the Nigeria that will emerge after colonialism. Our…

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States Retaining VAT Will Bring Govt Closer To People As Cybersecurity Expert Prof. Akpodiete Cautions FG

    BY JOE Favour & Andrew Darrah /UGHELLI  United States of America based Professor of Cybersecurity, Alexander Akpodiete, has cautioned the Federal government to yield to the demands of states in order to bring government closer to the people. He stated this while reacting to the outcome of the meeting of South South Governors recently where they insisted on joining Rivers States over VAT suit. According to Dr. Akpodiete, “If the states are allowed by the federal government to be collecting VAT, more development will be extended to the…

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