2023: Oguma, Messiah Of Ughelli South- Group

  …accuses Ovis Uto of being problem of Ewu bloc   AS the agitation for which zone should produce the next House of Assembly member in 2023 ranges on, Concerned Ughelli South Youths For Equity and Justice, has said Olorogun John Oguma was not the problem but messiah of the people of the area.   The group in a statement by its Chairman, Mr John Diakparomre and Secretary, Mr Emma Ejovwokiniovo, insisted that Chief Ovis Uto is the problem of Ewu bloc in the local government area.   While frowning…

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Nigeria Students Set To Seal DSTV, Gotv Office Over Price Hike, Issue Ultimatum

  Nigerian students under the umbrella of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D, South West, has given pay TV giant, MultiChoice Nigeria, a 7-day ultimatum to reverse recent increases on its DStv and GOtv packages. The students who issued the warning in statement by John Alao, NANS South-West Deputy Co-ordinator and Opeoluwa Awoyinfa, its Public Relations Officer (PRO), urged President Muhammadu Buhari to compel the company to adopt the pay-as-you-view billing system. The students also threatened to seal the offices of the company if the price adjustments were…

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Billing: Angry Youths Unleashed Mayhem On  BEDC Officials, Destroy Equipment In Ughelli

By Michael Veloh Angry youths from neighboring communities in Ughelli, stormed the Ughelli office of the Benin Electricity Company, BDEC, unleashing hostility on some of the company’s staff over prolonged power outage in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The youths who were said to have come from some neighbouring communities, it was gathered, injured the Ughelli Business Manager, Mr. Bethel Ebiuwhe and four other staff of the company. It was learned that the youths arrived the office armed with sticks and broken bottles, destroying windows of the…

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Okpe Council Boss, Commissions COBAS Capital Bank Amid Jubilations In Orerokpe

  By Patrick Kekere The executive chairman Okpe local government council, Hon Isaiah Esiovwa recently commissioned COBAS Capital Bank limited in Orerokpe, Okpe local government headquarters, Delta State. In his speech, Hon Esiovwa welcomed those presents at the formal opening ceremony of COBAS microfinance Bank, that is powered by Wema Bank plc to the administrative headquarters of the local government. While congratulating the board of directors, management and staffs of the bank, he stated that the bank came at the right time, considering the volumes of persons moving out of…

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FNSCh Confers Fellowship Award On Uvietowhado

By Stephanie Ikanone Odiete   The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, FNSCh, has inducted Engr. Davidson Uvietowhado, as a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (FNSChE). Uvietowhado was inducted at the just concluded investiture by the Board of Fellows (BOF), at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria lsland, Lagos, on Saturday, 13th November, 2021. Born on the 10th of October 1972 to the family of Late Uvietowhado Erukanure of Ekroda and Mrs. Theresa Okpako Uvietowhado of Erhurhu/Okpako family of Ajawini in Jesse, Ethiope West LGA of Delta state, Nigeria.…

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Okowa, Ibori, Oshiomole, Edevbie Storm Isoko As Ovuozorie Macaulay Buries Mother

By Oghenenyerhovwho Andrew  The Remains of mama Hannah Victoria Macaulay, mother of erstwhile Secretary to the Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, were Friday, laid to rest at her hometown, Owhologbo in Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, amidst tears and eulogies. Mama Hannah who was interred at about 1PM, was survived by Children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. In his remarks at during the service, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa commiserated with the Macaulay family on the passing of their matriarch, noting that she lived a life of great accomplishments, especially…

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HRM Oharisi III, Launches PWAN Potters Office In Ughelli Kingdom

By Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli   Property World Africa Network, (PWAN) Group, a real estate organisation and owners of Celebrity City, Ogor, has officially launched one of its affiliate head office, PWAN Potters in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state Speaking to journalists at the new office along popular Dumez road, Opposite First Bank, shortly after it was launched by the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojarkovo Oharisi III, Chairman of the group, Dr. Augustine Onwumere pointed that the vision of the organisation was to ensure that every…

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FG Increases Vehicle Number Plate, Driving Licence Prices By 50%

    THE Federal Government has commenced the implementation of new rates for vehicle number plates and driving licence across the country. According to the Joint Tax Board, Nigerians will now pay N18,750 for standard private and commercial number plates against the old rate of N12,500. Fancy number plate which was N80,000 is now N200,000; motorcycle number plate is N5,000 from N3,000 while articulated number plates (three plates) attract N30,000 from N20,000. For these rates, the minimum increase is 50 per cent. Out of series number plate has also been…

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Analysis: Reviving Burutu Port Will Offer A Lasting Solution To The Socio-Economic Difficulties In Niger Delta

  By Ufuoma Steven Atare One wonders why the Niger Delta is so impoverished looking at the rich, raw, natural reserves around us and the number of years foreign multinationals have spent in Nigeria especially in the region. It takes visionary leadership to envisage the future and plan for it; we cannot continue to rely on fossil oil revenue from Abuja to run our affairs, with the envisaged drastic reduction in the role of crude oil in the global economy in the nearest future, there is no better time to…

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Delta Women Protest Against Herdsmen Attack In Okpara-Inland

  By Omoghene Benedict-Ughelli   WOMEN from Okpara-Inland in Ethiope East local government area of Delta have appealed to the Delta state and federal governments to urgently rescue them from the continued attack, and rape by suspected Fulani herdsmen in their community.   The women mostly aged, crumbled commercial activities at Isiokolo the headquarters of Ethiope East in a peaceful protest over the unabated Fulani herdsmen attack.   Armed with leaves branches and singing sorrowful songs, they held that their lives are now in danger as they could no longer…

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