News Features: Atiku/Okowa Ticket And The Future Of Urhobo In Nigeria

By Annabel Ogheneganre On Thursday June 16, 2022, at the Wadada Plaza, Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic in Nigeria, Presidential candidate of the party unveiled Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as running mate ahead of the 2023 general election to set the stage for a North-East/South-south Presidential joint ticket. The announcement has been greeted with wild jubilations from supporters of the governor who have rolled out the drums in their numbers to celebrate the elevation of their hero to National limelight. For Atiku and his backers, the choice of Okowa was a…

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VP SLOT: Delta North Monarchs Knock Clark Led SMBLF Over Attack On Okowa

…congratulates Okowa, say he is a good Ambassador     DELTA North Traditional Rulers Forum, Saturday, berated the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum, SMBLF, led by Chief E K Clark over its attack on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for accepting to be Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.     Speaking to newsmen after an emergency meeting of the forum held at its Chairman’s Palace, Obi (Prof) Chike Edozien, the Asagba of Asaba, its Vice Chairman and the Obi of Abavo, HRM Uche Irenuma, described the attack…

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2023: Omote Congratulates Gov Okowa As Atiku Running Mate

By Michael Veloh   The Managing Director of Elohim Lambano, Prince Omote Emmanuel has congratulated Delta State Governor, Sen Ifeanyi Aurthur Okowa on his emergence as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar at the 2023 general elections.   Omote in a statement described governor Okowa as a reflection of democracy and his choice as running mate, shows that victory is sure for PDP in 2023.   He said, “I want to congratulate our state governor that has demonstrated selflessness in bring peace…

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Askia Commends Atiku For Okowa’s Choice As Running Mate

PRESS STATEMENT Okowa: Renewed Hope for Nigeria At a time the nation needs a new beginning after the prolonged years of locust and deprivation by the current APC administration, the choice of His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, governor of Delta State, signals the renewal of hope that our dear country is primed to return to the path of development. The decision of His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria, and presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is indeed divinely inspired and demonstrates that…

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News Features: For Ejiro Otarigho The Uncommon Hero

By Sunny Awhefeada   A few days ago, the town of Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State witnessed an incident that would have ended up as a tragedy of unimaginable destructive proportions, but for the extraordinary bravery of one man. A truck fully loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popular known as petrol burst into flames on the East-West Road axis of Agbarho. For those familiar with that location, it is always a busy zone as it links the busy cities of Warri and Port-Harcourt. Sandwiched…

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Oborevwori Congratulates Gov Okowa As Running Mate To Atiku

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his emergence as the running mate to the PDP Presidential flagbearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar on Thursday, June 16th, 2022, picked Governor Okowa of Delta State as his running mate in the 2023 general elections. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker who is also the PDP Governorship Candidate in Delta said he was…

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2023: UPU Denies Endorsing Kenneth Gbagi

The Urhobo social cultural apex body, Urhobo Progress UPU, has denied endorsing Olorogun Kenneth as reported in an online publication. According to a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, of UPU, Hon Abel Oshevire “This is not the first time that Chief Gbagi has attempted to embarrass the UPU with his childish prank of been endorsed by the UPU”.   The statement,   “The attention of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide, has been drawn to a wicked, mischievous and laughable report on social media purporting that Chief Kenneth…

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PDP Guber Primary: Oborevwori Commends Governor Okowa, Others

..Says No Victor, No Vanquished     The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commended the State governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olorogun (Barrister) Kingsley Esiso, leaders of the party, the party delegates and others for the overwhelming support and election as the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the State. In his welcome address on the resumption of plenary for the Fourth Session of the Seventh Assembly, on Tuesday, June 14th,…

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Atiku Bemoans Continuous Collapse Of National Grid

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  for the 2023, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the recent collapse of nation national grid as cause for worry. Atiku in his twitter handle said, “The darkness that has enveloped the nation in the last couple of days with the collapse of the national grid is a metaphor for the collapsing state of our nation: collapsing unity, collapsing security, collapsing economy, collapsing education”   It would be be recalled that the national grid has collapse for five time in 2022 and it…

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UPU Hails Tanker Driver, Ejiro Otarigho, Says He’s a True 21st-Century Urhobo Hero

By Michael Veloh   Olorogun (Dr.) Moses Oghenerume Taiga, JP, President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide, has commended Mr. Ejiro Otarigho for his heroic act of averting an oil tanker tragedy in Urhoboland, describing him as a true Urhobo hero of the twenty-first century. In a statement, Olorogun Moses Taiga said Ejiro Otarigho demonstrated uncommon selflessness, sacrifice, and bravery by driving a blazing oil tanker that contained the substance away from a densely populated residential area in Agbarho Town, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State to a sparsely…

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