Hoolodlums Bomb Delta Police Station As Police Kills Six, Arrest Four

The Delta state police station located Ashaka in Ndokwa East local government area has been bombed and police vans razed by suspected gunmen.   Also the Nigeria police from the Delta State Command  have confirmed the killing of six suspected armed robbers  and arrest of others respectively.   According to a statement by the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, ATTACK ON ASHAKA POLICE STATION DELTA POLICE ENGAGED ARMED ROBBERY/KIDNAPPING GANG KILLS SIX, RECOVER ARMS AND AMMUNITION ARREST OF FOUR SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBERS   In the…

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NDDC Board: Tompolo Issues Fresh Statement As His 7-Days Ultimatiun Expires Today

PRESS STATEMENT HIGH GH CHIEF GOVERNMENT EKPEMUPOLO (TOMPOLO) The Ibe-Ebidouwei of Ijaw Nation RE: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND SENATOR GODSWILL AKPABIO SHOULD AS A MATTER OF URGENCY CONSTITUTE THE SUBSTANTIVE BOARD OF THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC) I issued a seven-day ultimatum on the above subject matter on Monday May 31st 2021. There were a lots of concerns expressed by Nigerians on this matter within this period, hence machineries were put in place for consultations among Nigerians, especially from highly placed individuals and organizations from the Niger Delta region,…

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Delta Lawmaker Elect, Ogbimi Hails Ukah Appointment As SSG

By Jerry Hez   The Lawmaker elect to represent Isoko North Constituency at the floor of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Jude Omena Ogbimi has congratulated the immediate past Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah on his appointment as Secretary to Delta State Government. Hon Ogbimi in a congratulatory statement to Mr Patrick Ukah who has served as a Commissioner in two Ministries before his present appointment by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as Secretary to the Delta State Government, describing Mr Ukah’s appointment as “appropriate and…

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NDDC BOARD: Isoko Youths Issue Three Days Ultimatum To FG, Block East/West Road

By Uruemu Favour The Isoko National Youth Council, INYC, has issued a three days ultimatum to president Muhammadu Buhari and minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswill Akpabio to inaugurate the substantive board of the commission or risked the shutting down of oil exploration in Isoko nation. The youths who barricaded the Umeh axis of the East/West road in Isoko South and partly Ughelli North local government areas of Delta state expressed dismay over the continued silence of the Mr President towards the board inauguration which has caused tongues…

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Wavie Restores Electricity To Owhawha Community After 7years Of Blackout

    The member representing Ughelli North/South and Udu Federal constituency in the House of Representative, Hon Francis Ejiroghene Waive, has restored electricity to Owhawha community in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State after 7 years of total blackout.   The lawmaker who is also the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Power and Steel, who announced the restoration of power to the community which has suffered for 7 years without electricity, added that Olomu clan and DSC Township town is next.   Hon Waive who has installed over…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, felicitates with Gov Okowa on Sixth Anniversary In Office

By Igbunu Miracle   As Deltans mark the Sixth anniversary of the State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has described the anniversary as worthwhile, given the Governor’s landmark achievements so far. The Speaker who stated this in his Goodwill message to the Governor and, indeed Deltans, said that God has blessed the State through the emergence of the Governor at this particular material time of our collective existence. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr.…

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Analysis & Opinion: The Nigerian Child

  By Sunny Awhefada,     The most significant segment of Nigeria’s demography which governments at all levels have neglected in the last twenty years is the children bracket. The present debacle in the name of insecurity be it terrorism, insurgency or banditry aligns with the destructive consequences of not paying attention to our children and youth. The Urhobo have a saying that arien omodiaa arien okpako diaa which means you cannot be a good adult if you were not a good child. We were told some years ago that…

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…As FRSC Ughelli Unit Celebrates UN Global Road Safety Day

  BY Awodeha Karo  As part of activities marking this year’s United Nations Road Safety Week, with theme: ‘Street For Life’, the Federal Road Safety Commission, Ughelli Unit Command, has lunched a 30kmh speed limit campaign for road users in built up areas. Speaking to newsmen in Ughelli, Delta States, the Head of Operation, Ughelli Unit Command, Mr. Sunday Udoeshiet ,Head of Operations disclosed that a global regulation was on the way to enforce the reduction of speed limit within streets from 50km to 30km. According to him, “What we…

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Evwreni Crisis: Women Protest, Barricade East /West Road, Seek An End To Community Crisis

Women from Evwreni community have called on the state and federal governments to urgently prevail on the warring groups in the community to shelve their swords and allow peace to return as they are tired of running away from their homes over the incessant killing and burning of houses.   The women  who took to the streets, barricaded the Evwreni axis of the East/West road over the continued crisis that is rocking community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.   Displaying leave and branches, the women numbering…

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Hon. Chief Prosper Iwoma Edo: An Emerging Political Sensation In Isoko?

BY Alex Ovie   Among emerging young Isoko politicians of substance, intelligence, incredible acumen and unrivalled patriotism is the Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on DESOPADEC matters and a former Isoko South Local Government Chairmanship aspirant in the March 6, Delta State Local Government elections, Hon. Chief Prosper Iwoma Edo, Omonotomo of Igbide Kingdom. Young, vibrant, vision driven and energetic, Prosper Edo is an emerging political sensation who is passionate about the empowerment of Isoko youths. A mentee and political disciple of Bashorun Askia Ogieh, Managing Director and…

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