Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Salutes Amori At 70

  …Urges Him To Continue With His Good Works   The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Chief Ighoyota Amori on his 70th birthday. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker who is also the Delta State PDP Governorship Candidate extolled the leadership qualities of Chief Amori, his invaluable and relentless contributions to the development of Delta State. He noted…

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URHOBO TRADITIONAL JURISPRUDENCE AND PRIMOGENITURE

BY CHIEF BOBSON GBINIJE   “Whilst thou waitest for dead men’s old shoes, thine own exertions might procure thee new ones. Be like the bee, and thou shall gather the honey of life and not cursed dungeons”— Napoleon’s Oraculum   The tradition of primogeniture entails the total non-negotiable handing over of power of attorney over properties, titles, positions, etc to the eldest son. This is a very common practice all over the world. The eldest son and not the eldest daughter is looked upon as the pretender to the throne.…

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Erected Statue Of Late Delta Permanent Secretary, Engr. Donatus Pulled Down By Unknown Persons In Ughelli

The statue of late Sir Engr. (Chief) Donatus Adua has been pulled down from the Makolomi roundabout where it was recently unveiled in Ughelli, Delta State by unknown persons. It was gathered that the statue was erected in his memory to beautify the roundabout leading to his compound and the Catholic Church where he worshipped while he was alive. According to reports, Chief Adua was very influential during his time and helped to construct some of the major roads within Ughelli, most notably, the road that leads from Amekpa to…

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Omote, Osekene Congratulate Okowa At 63

BY JOE Favour NATIONAL coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has congratulated Delta State Governor Sen Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on his 63rd birthday. Omote described Okowa as a unifier that has touched every facet of lives by changing the narratives of Deltans through infrastructural development. “At 63, Deltans will remain grateful to God for having you as a governor who came into governance when the economic situation was down to zero and with divine wisdom you piloted the affairs with your cabinets. “Your job creation concept has changed…

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Isoko, Ndokwa Reenact Unity As Onwo, Ochor, Muoboghare Grace Iduh Marriage Ceremony At Umutu

By Michael J. Ekokoruwe,  Isoko and Ndokwa nations yesterday further sealed their aged long relationship as Hon. Ochor Ochor, Hon. Ferguson Onwo, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare and others celebrated with High Chief Iduh Amadhe, the immediate President General of the Isoko Development Union, when the son, Engr Donald Iduh got married to miss Philibeth Chime at Umutu, Ukuwani Local Government Area of Delta State.  Speaking at the traditional marriage, the President General of the Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU), Major General Ndubuisi rtd who  chaired the occasion stated that, it was a…

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ISOKO MONARCHS MACAULAY, ONOWAKPOR AND OTHERS ATTENDS AMADHE SON’S MARRIAGE, WISH THE COUPLE BLISSFUL BOND

BY MICHAEL J. EKOKORUWE It was a joyful celebration at the weekend when the Isoko Traditional Ruler’s Council, Chief Ovuozorie Macaulay, Hon. Joel Onowakpor and other dignitaries attended high Chief Iduh Amadhe, patron Isoko Development Union, son’s marriage, Iduh Awhotu Kingsley and Divine – victory Ufuoma Ighotemu, at Isoko house Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta State. While eulogizing high Chief Iduh Amadhe, HRM Uzuazoraro Emaviwe, former reagent of Aviara kingdom, HRM (Dr) Joseph Aghagba, reagent of Irri kingdom who spoke on behalf of Isoko traditional ruler’s council…

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Opa Williams Accuses Ejele Of….

By Dr. Opa Williams   Sunday 1st of May, 2022, I left Asaba very early with my crew to honour an appointment with the immediate past chairman, Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Governing board, Evang. Michael Diden, A.K.A Ejele; our rendezvous is the headquarters of Mega Praise Church of Christ, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area, Delta state, where he (Evang. Michael Diden, AKA Ejele) is the General Overseer. Our appointment was media related, and he asked that we meet at the church headquarters immediately after the close…

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News Features: And We Lost Our Humanity

By Sunny Awhefeada   A society bereft of good leadership is condemned to perdition. Doom comes slowly, but surely to such a society. Such an entity eventually gets to eat itself up if no redemptive intervention happens. And when it is time to eat itself up it will consume everybody and anybody in its path, the governors and the governed. It happened in Liberia, Rwanda, Zaire, Sierra Leone and so many other places where leadership once went bananas. The failure of leadership if not arrested often ends in tragedy for…

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Okpan Arhibo For Burial On 30th July, 2022

By Patrick Esi.   The family of Odjevwedje-Emesevwobue of Ehwerhe-Agbarho town in Ughelli North Local government area and Akpojisheri of Kokori Inland in Ethiope East local government area both of Delta State have announced the transition to glory of their beloved brother, Father, uncle and grand father, late Double Chief Joseph Obererhiri Odjevwedje also known as Okpan Arhibo, the Urhobo musical legend and music maestro slept in the Lord on March 22nd, 2022,   In a statement issued by the family also signed by his eldest son Chief Kessiena Odjevwedje…

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Anniversary Coronation: Olorogun Uwanogho Presents Website To UDU

By Michael Veloh  As part of his contributions towards the growth and development of Ughelli Kingdom and the 30-year coronation anniversary of the Ughelli monarch, Olorogun (Engr)Omonefe Uwanogho has designed and presented a website to the executive of Ughelli Descendant Union UDU, UDU, in other to archive and showcase the activities of the kingdom in the global space. Speaking while presenting the website, www.ughellidescendantsunion.org at the royal palace hall in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state, Uwanogho disclosed that “The world is going global and it is time for our…

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