Oborevwori Mourns Sudden Death Of Tim Owhofere

  It is with heavy heart that I received the shocking and devastating news of the sudden passing of the Majority Leader of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Tim Kome Owhefere KSC, on Wednesday 27th January, 2021. I am broken by his demise. While I commiserate with the wife, children, family, friends and associates, I have lost a dependable colleague, quintessential lawmaker and a friend. Again, my heart goes out to the Isoko nation for this huge loss. My colleague, Hon Owhefere died when his vast and expansive…

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Bashorun Askia Foundation Offers Free Medical Treatment To Isoko Indigenes

By Ted Atagbaza   In continuation of his humanitarian activities in the State, the Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, under the auspices of the Bashorun Askia Foundation, BAF, organised free medical treatment for Isoko Indigenes. The three-day exercise which took off on Saturday, 23rd of January, 2021, at the Bashorun Askia Civic Center, Uzere, ended today, Monday, 25th of January, 2021, amidst encomiums from the Indigenes. Declaring the exercise open, Bashorun Ogieh said it was the little he could do for…

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Delta Policemen Get N200 As COVID-19 Allowance

Policemen in Delta State have been paid N200 as COVID-19 allowance, with many of them describing it as not only embarrassing, but a mockery of the Force. While making the disclosure to Vanguard, Monday, some police operatives, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the amount was paid to all police personnel in the state who embarked on various policing services during the COVID-19 lockdown. Speaking on behalf of the aggrieved policemen, one of them disclosed that they had been asked to submit details of their salary accounts for the…

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Ofuoma Council Of Chiefs, Odjoji Family Pay Condolence Visit To Egbagbara Family

By Benedict Omoghene,    The Ofuoma Council of Chief, Odjoji family of Oteri-Ughelli community have paid a condolence visit to the children and family of late Olorogun John Signor Egbagbara Olorogun John Signor Egbagbara, a retired HM Special Grade II, died  peacefully at after he had had a lengthy discussion with one of his children at the ripe age of 92. He will be missed by his immediate children, family and community for his leadership qualities, principles and discipline. The Ofuoma Council of Chiefs in their condolence said, “We the…

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How Doctors Ignored My Child At Oleh General Hospital- Uzih

  An angry mother, Mrs Franca Evi Uzih has called on the state government to wade into the lazy attitude of some medical practitioners in the state. She made this known when she took her son that was sick to Oleh General Hospital, Isoko South local government Area for medical attention and was made to return home because it was not an emergency situation. According to her on her facebook post to Umeh Need Road facebook page, she said, the Doctor told me that,”if you fall down now then I…

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Late Emir Of Zaria, Shehu Idris Was A FatherAnd Friend As Askia Ogieh Mourns

By politicsgovernance.com   Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has described the death of the Emir of Zazzau (Zaria), Alhaji Shehu Idris, as a personal loss of a father and friend who was his close confidant for over three decades. Bashorun Askia, in a statement, said “The late Shehu Idris assumed the role of a father to me during my many years in Zaria and indeed my sojourn in the northern parts of Nigeria, mentored me in various ways that are forever…

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Tributes As Prince Omote Buries Mother-Inlaw In Isoko

  By Erere Prospert   It was amidst tears and tributes as Prince Omote Emmanuel buried his Mother-inlaw, Mrs. Recheal Joseph Aladhe Umah at Olomoro, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. Her remains which was recieved by Pastors and members of the Nigeria Baptist Convention was committed to mother amidst tributes and tears at her residence in Olomoro after a brief church services. The ceremony attracted dignitaries from around globe was beheeve of activities as Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Security Matters, Youth and Community…

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AUNTY CHRISTIANA, AND YOU GAVE ME A BIG  ASSIGNMENT!

  BY DENNIS OTU For a very long time, I will keep a date with  Saturday, August 29, 2020. On this day, my Aunty, Mrs Christiana Ughweri, a younger sister to my mother passed away at the age of 62. I was dressed early in the morning with the hope of  leaving home at about 10:00am for two ceremonies lined up for the day. But at  9:00am while sipping a cup of tea, my phone rang. It is a call that you do not wish for your enemies. That call…

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Omote Loses Mother-Inlaw At 65

The National President of a political pressure group, Elohim Political Forum, EPF, Prince Omote Emmanuel has lost his mother-Inlaw to the cool hands of death. According to Omote, “My Mother-Inlaw, late Mama Racheal Joseph Umah, will be missed by many of us for her motherly love and role she played in the life of many. Until her passage to enternal glory, Mama was generally loved by all and she will be missed by her grand children,  immediate and extended family members. In a statement signed by Emmanuel Aladhe and Ezekiel…

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Ekiti governor tests positive for coronavirus

Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor, who announced this via his verified Twitter handle said he has gone into isolation. He tweeted; “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive. I’m generally ok and I’m already self-isolating at home and receiving the best of care from my medical team. I’m delegating critical tasks to my deputy but will continue routine duty from home. JKF” Fayemi, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), joins a list of governors and…

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