Taiga, Bismark Others To Attend MCIU Launch Of Entrepreneurship And Innovation Centre

  PRESIDENT-General of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, will on September 6 chair the launch of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center by the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, MCIU as part of activities to celebrate the 4th annual Olorogun Michael Ibru memorial lecture. The event which is being organized virtually by the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University will have Mr. Peter Bamkole, Pioneer Director, Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University who is the keynote speaker speaking on the topic, “Innovation in Entrepreneurship Changes the Rules of the GAME.”…

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Analysis: A Nation and the Quest for Redemption

  By Sunny Awhefeada A certain character located in intuition defined the Nigerian writer in the first decade of the nation’s independence. All of the major writers of that period, Gabriel Okara, Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo, J. P. Clark and Wole Soyinka, did not share, as depicted in their writings, in the sunny optimism that greeted the attainment of independence. While Nigerians chose to look at the new nation through rose tinted glasses and sang “Nigeria we hail the/Our own dear native land/though tribes and tongues may differ/ in brotherhood…

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Four Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested For Destroying Police Vehicle In Ughelli

By Politicsgovernance.com Four persons suspected to be internet fraudsters by the Nigeria Police officers attached to Ughelli Area command over an attempt to burn down an operational vehicle of the police on Monday night in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State The incident which led to rising tension in the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli town witnessed some rampaging youths setting bonfires in the area in protest while attempting to set ablaze a police bulletproof Hilux van. Sources at the scene of the incident said tension was heightened when…

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 Delta At 29: Oborevwori Calls For Peace, Unity

  *** Says We  Have  Come  Of Age   The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with the state government and good people of Delta State on the 29th anniversary of the State creation. He noted that at 29, the state has come of age and urged Deltans to continue to live in peace and unity to engender sustainable development across all parts of  the State. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker expressed appreciation to Governor,…

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Just In: FFK Apologizes To NUJ, Withdrew The Word ‘Stupid’ Against Journalist In Calabar

Former Nigeria minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has apologized to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Daily Trust Newspaper, and Eyo Charles, a reporter attached the the Daily Trust over an unguided statement  made during a press conference in Calabar, Nigeria. FFK in his verified facebook account also withdrew the word, ‘Stupid’ that he used against the journalist in the press conference. FFK said, “I met with my advisors till late last night and I wish to say the following. I hereby withdraw the word “stupid” which I used in my…

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DPR Shutdown Opeans Offshore Safety Training Centres In Warri And Port Harcourt Respectively

By Politicsgovernance.com The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has shut down Offshore Safety Training Centers in Warri and Port Harcourt operated by Opeans Nigeria Limited. Opeans Nigeria Limited operates two Offshore Safety and Emergency Training Centers in Warri and Port Harcourt. It was gathered by this medium that the shut down of the two centers operated by Opeans Nigeria Limited was due to the failure of the Company to meet the DPR requirement for operating such Offshore Safety and Emergency Response training centres in Nigeria. Opeans Nigeria Limited conducts courses…

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Analysis: The Boys in White Agbada

By Sunny Awhefeada My wife and I were guests at a wedding reception recently. Instead of the occasion being a moment to go down memory lane to ours which took place seventeen years ago and enjoy the ceremony with the music, dance, food and drinks that came with it, the event held the entire audience spellbound as a looming social tragedy confronted us all. The initial conviviality that welcomed guests into the beautifully decorated hall, the joy and laughter that rang out at seeing old friends and the superlative performance…

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FG Peace Move: We Will Resist Any Attempt To Undermine Urhobo, Group Tells Sylva

  Foremost Urhobo ex-militant group known as Urhobo Gbagbako has threatened that any attempt to undermine the Urhobo people in the ongoing Federal Government peace process with ethnic nationalities in Delta state would be radically resisted. In a statement sent online to journalists and signed by its spokesman, Priest Omodjuvwu said they have always been allergic to the word “traitor” that had made them to renege into hostilities and destructions of facilities of International Oil Companies in Urhobo land few years ago. According to the group, “dealing with petty crumb…

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Marginalization: Secret Meetings With Selected Traditional Rulers Won’t Stop Our Agitations, RUM Tells Otuaro

A group, Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), has frowned at moves by the Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro to bypass major agitators of fair deal for the marginalized Urhobo people and negotiate with traditional rulers who were not part of the Urhobo struggle. The group said the Deputy Governors present moves of secret meetings with some traditional rulers in Urhobo nation in the name of peace move may trigger the youths to anger. In a communiqué signed by President of Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), Olorogun…

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Update: Ovie Of Ughelli Kingdom, Oharisi III, Pledges Support For Afiesere Community Central Executive

By Joe Favour, The traditional ruler of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM, Evangelist Wilson Ojakovo  Oharisi III JP has pledged his total support for the newly inaugurated executive of Afiesere community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Addressing the executive members led by its President, Hon Richard Aduvie and Olorogun Shikaleke Okiemute, the royal father expressed joy over the peaceful conduct of the community elections and the swearing in ceremony. According to him, “It has been my prayers to God almighty that any community in Ughelli should be peaceful and…

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