Analysis & Opinion: Urhobo Progress Union @ 90

  By Sunny Awhefeada   The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) was founded on the 3rd of November 1931 in Warri. This means that the UPU is ninety years old. At ninety, it is Nigeria’s oldest surviving socio-cultural organization. It was not Urhobo Progress Union in the beginning. It was Urhobo Brotherly Society. It was so called in order to reflect its mandate of fostering fellow feeling, brotherliness and unity among the Urhobo people. The name mutated into Urhobo Progress Union in 1935, and it has since remained so. Its motto…

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Non-Sitting Members Forum Lauds Delta Assembly Leadership Qualities

Forum of Non-sitting Members of the Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday commended the current leadership of the State House of Assembly for the existing cordial relationship between the various arms of government in the State, with a call on Members to sustain the trend in interest of the overall development of the State. Chairman of the Forum, Hon. (Dr.) Peter Ebireri made the commendation when he led a high-powered delegation of the Forum on a courtesy visit to the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.…

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Ighrakpata Congratulates Delta Speaker Oborevwori Over Double Awards

By Andrew Darah     The Deputy Chief Whip of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Solomon Ighrakpata has described the Lawmaker of the year award and Independent Parliamentarian award bestowed on the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori by the Independent Newspaper as well deserved.   Ighrakpata who spoke to newsmen on the sidelines of the awards presentation in Abuja, said the sagacity, due diligence and purposeful leadership of Chief Sheriff Oborevwori earned him the recognition. The Lawmaker who represents Uvwie State Constituency in…

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DESOPADEC Living To It’s Bidding Under Ogieh

  …N380m saved from commission’s biometrics system   By Joel Grandball When he assumed office as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, no one questioned the managerial acumen and capacity of Bashorun Askia Ogieh to take the commission to it’s expected heights. Having previously severd effectively and seamlessly as the Executive Director, Finance of the interventionist agency, Ogieh’s wealth of experience in the running of DESOPADEC has become the folcrum around which the successes being recorded by the commission have continued…

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