Oborevwori Condoles Urhobo Nation As Okitiakpe Dies At 86

  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has commiserated with the Okitiakpe family, Ekakpamre community, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ughelli South Local Government Area and the Urhobo nation on the passing of elder statesman, Chief Patrick Okitiakpe. Chief Okitiakpe, who hailed from Ekakpamre in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the State, was a founding leader of the PDP. He died on Monday after a brief illness at the age of 86. Governor Oborevwori, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba…

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Private Medical Practitioners In Delta Laud Government For Effective Performance Of Health Insurance Scheme

By Patrick Ochei     The Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Delta State Chapter has lauded the State Government for effective performance of the Health Insurance Scheme, describing the establishment of Delta State Contributory Health Commission as an initiative worthy of its creation. The Association during a courtesy visit to the Commission’s headquarters in Asaba, led by its State Chairman, Dr. Clement Emudainohwo, stated that the duly registered and well structured ANPMP was well pleased with the State Government’s effort to get every citizen covered under the Health…

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Dr Akpile Calls For More Complimentary And Alternative Medicine To Health

Proprietor of Havilah Holistic Medicine, Professor Joseph Akpile has called on Africans to utilize opportunities in Complementary and Alternative Medicine in order to improve on their overall health. Professor Akpile made this known at the 2023 Annual World Congress of Alternative Medicine held at Colombo Sri-lanka, South Asia Continent recently. The annual world Congress of Alternative Medicine 2023, which attracted countries across the globe with experts brainstorming on the achievements and ways to improve on complementary and alternative medicine practice. Professor Joseph Akpile  and his team who represented Nigeria at the…

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Jesu-Marie Foundation Offers Free Medical Treatment To Delta Community

  Jesu-Marie Empowerment Foundation, a non governmental organization, NGO has offered free medical treatment and services to the people of Uwheru Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The foundation distributed free drugs and offer treatment for those with sight ailments, high blood pressure treatment and drugs distribution and general body check-ups. Speaking at the event at Uwheru community Health Center, founder of Jesu -Marie Empowerment Foundation, Prof Rukevwe Akpedeye Ugwumba said, “We have being doing this for a long time and the community, (Uwheru) know me…

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FRANK KOKORI: SIGNIFICANCE OF THE OBOREVWORI INTERVENTION

BY MONDAY UWAGWU Recently, the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, visited the ailing former National General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Warri, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, during which he undertook to foot the medical bill of the famous labour leader and immediately cleared bills of two other patients. Chief Kokori, who is now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it is recalled, was the arrowhead of the massive nationwide pro-democracy strike in protest at the still controversial…

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Prominent Delta politician, Andrew Aganbi, Dies In London

  ….Family announces United Kingdom and Nigeria burial activities     A notable politician and business magnate, Andrew Anirejuoritse Aganbi, is dead. ‘’We are all deeply saddened by Andrew Aganbi’s passing, but his life and legacy will live on forever in our lives and in our hearts.’’ A statement from the family of renowned Itsekiri cleric and nonagenarian Bible translator, Deacon Stephen Ejueyitsi Aganbi, said on Saturday. Popularly known as AK Khashoggi –Cash Man, Andrew Aganbi died on Saturday, September 30, 2023, in London. The statement described the late politician…

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How LUTH Doctor Passed Away After 72-hour Shift

  Dr. Umoh Michael, a doctor, who allegedly worked for 72 hours non-stop, has died. According to the Nation Nigeria, Michael, a resident physician, passed away on Sunday, September 17, while attending a church service at the United Evangelical Church. It was gathered that he had just finished a 72-hour shift at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. The chief medical director of LUTH, Prof. Wasiu Lanre Adeyemo, was informed of the doctor’s overwork in a letter from the LUTH chapter of the Association of Resident Doctors. ‘’We, the house…

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Delta Student Narrates Her Rape Ordeal

A student of the Delta State College of Health Sciences and Technology, Ofuoma, has revealed how she was allegedly raped at her place of posting for internship in Agbarha-Otor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area. The 100 level student, (name withheld) of the Health Education department was is a posted to the  Primary Health Center, in Agbarha when the incident occurred on July 23. Narrating her ordeal, the student said, “I was asleep, when I felt this sensation that someone was close to me, and Immediately i opened my eyes,…

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Gov Oborevwori, Approves Supply Of Oxygen To Delta State Hospitals

By Moses Omovevah,   Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Joseph Onojaeme has disclosed that the state Governor,  Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has approved the supply of Oxygen plants to major Central Hospitals across the state.   Dr Onojaeme stated this during the reception held in his honour at Ovrode Civic Centre, by Ovrode community in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State.   He posited that, the State Governor has also approved  Oxygen line to some central hospital as well as the revamping of 260 health Centers in the state.…

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Ovwiokpe,Victim Of Police Accident Buried Amidst Tears In Agbarha

The remains of Mr Godstime Omamuyovwi Ovwiokpe who died in a accident involving a senior Police Officer, ASP Edet Edet Emmanuel attached to Ughelli ‘A’ division, has been laid to rest amidst uncontrollable tears at Awirhe-Agbarha community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Godstime Ovwiokpe, 44, father of four was involved in an accident with ASP Edet Edet Emmanuel, on May 14, 2023, while going to church service on a Sunday morning when the incident occurred. It was learned that the deceased father lost his last son, Ephraim…

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