Ughelli Agog As David Edevbie Buries Father In Blaze of Glory

By Immaculate Igweh   Ughelli kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State was beheeve of activities at the weekend as the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie buries his father, the patriarch of Edevbie Dynasty, late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie in a blaze of glory in Afiesere community. The burial ceremony of the late patriarch who died at the ripe age of 93 started with open air Service of Song at Afiesere community on November 7, 2019. The serene Ughelli Metropolis…

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GoodLuck Jonathan, Okowa, Agege Pay Tributes As Late Engr Edevbie Is Buried

By Joel Grandball, The remains of late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie was yesterday laid to rest amidst tributes and encomiums at his country home in Afiesere community, Ughelli North of Delta State. The journey of the late patriarch and father to the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie  started about 10:43 am, in a processional parade to All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli. His body was received by the Bishop of Ughelli Diocese, Rt. Rev. Cyri Odutemu, Bishop John Aruakpo of Oleh Diocese, Bishop Emuobo Diamond,…

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Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi win at AMAA 2019 — full list

The role of Eniola in the Nigerian movie titled “King of Boys” ensured Sola Sobowale emerges as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2019. Adesua Etomi who also acted as Kemi in King of Boys won the award of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, while “King of Boss” emerged as Best Nigerian film. AMAA 2019 kicked off with a red carpet at about 5 PM at the Landmark Event Centre on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Actress and producer, Kemi Lala Akindoju,…

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Kanye West: I’m now a Christian convert

American rapper, Kanye West, has declared that he is now a Christian. West said this at the weekend, when he was in Washington DC, where he held his usual Sunday service and also a listening party during which he gave fans a taste of his new album, titled ‘Jesus is King.’ According to TMZ, Kanye was at HBCU Howard University and then George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium later in the day for the listening party. In the video obtained by TMZ, Kanye was seen talking to the audience in between…

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Mercy wins Big Brother Naija season four

By Anita Eboigbe Mercy Eke has become the winner of Big Brother Naija season four. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ‘Queen of Highlights’ was crowned winner during the finale on Sunday. This win makes Mercy the first woman to win the Big Brother Naija reality show since inception. Popularly known as ‘Lamborghini’, Mercy was touted as the possible winner for the season by show fans and celebrities alike. The light hearted diva made the top two with her show best friend, Mike Edwards, who emerged first…

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Behold The World Wrapperman, Amb. Adjarho Obaro

Ambassador Adjarho David Obaro is a marathoner, but he does his for charity while wearing wrapper. He is also a photographer and chef. To date, he has made the Guinness Book of Records as an artist who has worn the longest wrapper. He spoke to Edozie Udeze on this and more David Obaro is a photographer, culture activist and a chef. Even though he started photography as a hobby, he has today taken it to greater heights. Beyond that, he has also been involved in long distance races all over…

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Sen Omo-Agege Celebrates Dr Igbuzor At 56

..You are a Pastor of Pastors Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated his Chief of Staff, Dr. Otive Igbuzor on his 56th birthday. Omo-Agege, in a congratulatory message, thanked Igbuzor for his impeccable leadership and immense contribution to the appreciable strides his office has recorded since he assumed office as Chief of Staff. In a congratulatory message personally signed by him and obtain from Yomi Odunuga Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, the lawmaker described Igbuzor as a man of sterling qualities, even as he prayed to…

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Bet9ja Royal Cup Organisers Hails Warri Wolves on NPFL Promotion

By Jahrock Ujewe, Organisers of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup have congratulated officials and players of Warri Wolves FC, on their promotional 5 – 3 penalty triumph over Dynamite Force FC of Iyamho in the Nigeria National League, NNL, Playoff to secure safe return to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, on Monday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu. According to a press statement released by the competition’s Media Officer, Jahrock Ujewe, the organisers of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup say the return of Warri Wolves to top flight football…

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Dearth of Grassroot Talents Bane of Nigeria Football

By Jahrock Ujewe The dearth of grassroot talents has been identified as the bane of development in Nigeria football. This was noted during the maiden press conference of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the DFA Patrick Okpomo Football House, Asaba. Speaking at the ceremony, the chairman of the Local Organising Committee, LOC, and Head, Finance Sub Committee, Marvel Dick said the urgent need to revive the football game from the grassroot informed the idea to make competition a statewide tournament. Mr Dick, a Bet9ja…

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Peasantry As Pius Weds Sandra In Delta

Businesses were closed down on 26 and 28 of April, 2019 as Engr. Pius Okhiure hooks former Miss Sandra Emajemite to be his wife at Akpodiete street in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta. All activities at the heartbeat of business in Ughelli was shut down for the event as all technicians, phone dealers across Ughelli metropolis down their tools. Both families were in celebration mood as the dowry of Sandra was paid amidst peasantry. According to Mr. Pius, “The very first day I set my eyes on her, (Sandra),…

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