Inaugurate NDDC Board To Forestall Akpabio Excesses Group Urges Buhari

By Emmanuel Amatutu,   THE Niger Delta Development Watch-Dog, NDDW, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow what it described as the personal interest of the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio destroy his legacies in the region. NDDW director general, Vincent Hitler Egbogbo in a statement on behalf of the group, also asked President Buhari to inaugurate the NDDC board and curb the excesses of the Akpabio occasioned by what he described as Akpabio’s overbearing conducts since assumption of office as Niger Delta minister. The statement reads,…

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Advocacy For Good Governance Congratulates Gov Okowa Over Appeal Court Victory

By Omoghene Benedict, A social political pressure group, Advocacy for Good Governance, AGG, has congratulated the governor of Delta State, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over his court of appeal victory. The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday dismissed the suit filed by Chief Great Ogboru, gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress and the APC as a party against the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. In a unanimous judgment, the Court held that the appeal by APC and its candidate lack merit and it could not set aside…

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Delta 2023: I have The Bullets To Run The Race Of Governor-Gbagi

By Joel Grandball   Former Minister of Education (State) Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has declared his intentions to contest for the governorhip position in Delta State come 2023. Making the declaration at a luncheon with newsmen at his country home in Oginibu community, Ughelli South local government of Delta State, Gbagi said, “I have the bullets and resources to contest for the position of Governor in the state. According to him, “I have come to change the topography of Delta State and my chances glaring because I have been planning for…

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Ughelli Agog As David Edevbie Buries Father In Blaze of Glory

By Immaculate Igweh   Ughelli kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State was beheeve of activities at the weekend as the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie buries his father, the patriarch of Edevbie Dynasty, late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie in a blaze of glory in Afiesere community. The burial ceremony of the late patriarch who died at the ripe age of 93 started with open air Service of Song at Afiesere community on November 7, 2019. The serene Ughelli Metropolis…

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GoodLuck Jonathan, Okowa, Agege Pay Tributes As Late Engr Edevbie Is Buried

By Joel Grandball, The remains of late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie was yesterday laid to rest amidst tributes and encomiums at his country home in Afiesere community, Ughelli North of Delta State. The journey of the late patriarch and father to the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie  started about 10:43 am, in a processional parade to All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli. His body was received by the Bishop of Ughelli Diocese, Rt. Rev. Cyri Odutemu, Bishop John Aruakpo of Oleh Diocese, Bishop Emuobo Diamond,…

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Tori 4 Pidgin: Everi Everi Don Set for 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Quarterfinals

By Jahrock Ujewe, Everi everi don set for de 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup quarterfinal stage, as all de matches go happen between 16 and 23 November for inside Agbor, Kwale, Oleh and Warri stadium dem. According to wetin de Local Organizing Committee, wey be LOC, yan tru dia talk talk persin, Jahrock Ujewe, de first quarterfinal game go shelle between Young Professionals and Bobbies United for Agbor Township Stadium on November 16 by 12noon. Jahrock talk say two days later, wey be November 18, De Unique FC of Asaba go…

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2020 Budget Will Have Impact On State Economy, Deltans Positively-Oborevwori

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the 2020 Budget will impact the State economy and the general wellbeing of Deltans positively. In his remarks on Wednesday, shortly after the presentation of the 2020 budget  by the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa,  the Speaker said that the budget, christened ” Budget of Sustained Development was another milestone in the rapid transformation and development that Deltans have witnessed in the State since the beginning of the Governor Okowa’s led administration.…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Ogieh Rebrands Media Unit With New Working Tools

  For quality broadcast of DESOPADEC programs and event, the Managing Director/CEO of the Commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has re-branded the media unit of the commission by providing modern gadgets to staff reporters of the Media and Public Affairs units in line with the current trend of diseminating of information to the general public. Presenting the items to staff reporters in her unit, Mrs Chinenye Ezonfade applauds the MD/CEO, Bashorun Askia Ogieh and the Board for the items. According to her, “these working tools would enhance performance and productivity of…

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Kwale Industrial Park : Apologize to PDP, Okowa Aide Tells APC

  By Victor Bieni ASABA- As political stakeholders, Deltans, and well meaning Nigerians continued to poor Condemnations on the frivolous press release made by APC Leadership in Delta State through his Publicity Secretary, Barr. Sylvester Imonia on a well- thought economic exercise capable of promoting employment opportunities for over 75, 000 youths in the state as embarked by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Investments, and Industrial Revolution by establishing Kwale Industrial Park (KIP), the SSA to Governor on Inter- Party Relations in Delta State has mandated the APC in the State…

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Those Who Cook Isha Have Died

  By Sunny Awhefeada,   Kokori in the Agbon clan of the Urhobo ethnic nationality of Delta State holds a great attraction for me. Kokori is my maternal homestead. Kokori is also a place of history among the Urhobo people and beyond. Kokori attained something close to global visibility through Ubiesha Etakpo who founded the Igbe religion in the 18th century. Kokori is home to the late Justice Ayo Irikefe, former Chief Justice of Nigeria. Kokori birthed Chief Rex Akpofure, first African Principal of Kings College, Lagos. Kokori sired the…

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