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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Onose Deep Oil /Gas, FUPRE Set To Build Modular Refinery In Agbarha-Otor

By Kobiruo Joseph The management of Onose Deep Oil and Gas Limited, in collaboration with Federal University of Petroleum has concluded plans to build a 60,000 bpd modular refinery at Omavovwe-Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Speaking to newsmen after meeting with the management of FUPRE, the Managing Director of Onose Deep Oil/Gas, Chief  Jim said, “We are here on the existing agreement we have with the school management to build the 60,000 bpd modular refinery, the Russia are willing, and desirous by our agreement…

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EFCC Arraigns Cecilia For Alleged N6bn PHCN Severance Benefit Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has on Friday, March 26, 2021, arraigned Cecilia Osipitan and her Company, PJO Ventures Limited before Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja on a nine count charge bordering on alleged Criminal breach of trust and conversion of funds to the tune of six billion Naira. The alleged funds were allegedly said to be part of the money earmarked for payment of outstanding insurance premiums and claims of deceased and incapacitated staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). In…

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Analysis & Opinion: Dieseruvwe Questions Asaba Airport Concession, Did Deltans Get A Good Deal?

By Stephen K. Dieseruvwe The Asaba International Airport was conceived and built by the administration of Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, CON, as a passenger and cargo airport. The foundation laying ceremony which took place on May 7, 2008, was performed by Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, the then National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. The first flight to land at Asaba airport was a chartered Overland Airways flight from Abuja on March 24th, 2011, and the Airport has been operational since then to date. From reliable sources, the Asaba International…

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World Bank Embarks On Recruitment In Bayelsa

By Elizabeth Vincent World  Bank  has embarked on recruitment in its bid to reduce youths restiveness in Bayelsa state and the society at large to educate and impact  ideas that would engaged the youth in a better direction. The Bayelsa state government in collaboration with the world Bank , Nigeria Covid-19, action recovery and economic stimulus care programme. The commissioner for women and children affair and social development while addressing newsmen said the program is very important to Bayelsa state government and it’s citizens. “The exercise is to collect data…

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God’s Grace Saved Me From Death-Ughelli Monarch, OHARISI III

By Uruemu Favour  The Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, has disclosed that it was the special grace of God that saved him from encountering death during his trying periods. He made this remarks during a church thanksgiving service held at the royal palace chapel to appreciate God almighty for sparing his life after a terrible sickness attack that nearly took his life. He said, “I am elated and honoured to be amongst you today, in good health, hale and healthy, I appreciate and thank…

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Ughelli Kingdom Queen Escapes Death As Orderly Is Shot

By Politicsgovernance.com   ONE of the wives of the Ovie of Ughelli kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, yesterday escaped death after she was ambushed by a gang of gunmen in front of the palace along Isoko road in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. A police orderly, Inspector Bello Chinye attached to the palace also narrowly escaped death during the incident following gunshot wound he sustained on his right hand during the attack. Though several efforts to get details from the Delta state Police…

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