NGC Commissions Civic, Health Centers In Edo Communities

BY OMON MATT,   The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has promised to live up to it’s corporate social responsibility to host communities as the company officially commissioned and handed over a Civic Centre as well as a basic health centre to Oben and Evboesi Communities in Orhionwon Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. In an address, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Gas Company (NGC), Engr. Seyi Omotowa who was represented by the Director, Support Services, Mrs. Uche Ossai, said the…

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Onose Deep Oil /Gas, FUPRE Set To Build Modular Refinery In Agbarha-Otor

By Kobiruo Joseph The management of Onose Deep Oil and Gas Limited, in collaboration with Federal University of Petroleum has concluded plans to build a 60,000 bpd modular refinery at Omavovwe-Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Speaking to newsmen after meeting with the management of FUPRE, the Managing Director of Onose Deep Oil/Gas, Chief  Jim said, “We are here on the existing agreement we have with the school management to build the 60,000 bpd modular refinery, the Russia are willing, and desirous by our agreement…

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Analysis: Exceptional Leadership Style Of Bashorun Askia Ogieh

By Alex Ovie   “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more and grow more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams (1787 – 1848). That evergreen quote made over 150 years ago by John Quincy Adams, celebrated statesman and diplomat who served as the Sixth President of the United States of America from 1825 to 1829 aptly describes the disposition to leadership over the years of Bashorun Askia Ogieh. From the womb of time, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (JP), Udu of Isokoland and the Managing Director/Chief Executive…

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Ewu Kingship Tussle: Ahavwa Kingmakers Make U-turn, Crown Macaulay As New Ovie

  By Our Reporter   The Ahavwn kingmakers of Ewu-Urhobo in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State has made u-turn and crowned Chief Gabriel Ohwodje Macaulay as the new king of the kingdom. HRM Macaulay was last Monday crowned by the Okpara of Ahavwa kingmakers, Dr. Philip Ebirerhi in conformity with the customs and traditions of the land at about 10:10am. It would be recalled that last week Sunday, Prince Bernard Awarieta was seemly crowned by Ahavwa which resulted internal crisis in Ekade before it was corrected leading…

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Itsekiri Host Communities Takes Over Con Oil Platform, Issue Quit Notice

By Erukakpomre Promise   For the third day running, thousands of residents of seven Itsekiri host communities who had disrupted operational activities of Con Oil Nigeria Plc at its Obodo Field in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, had vowed not to vacate the facility until their demands were met. The protesters, who were drawn from Ifiekpo, Uwakeno, Omadino, Ewekwara, Jaluwa Efueye, Aja Osolo and Obodo, the seven host communities under the aegis of OML 15 Communities Consultative Forum, had issued a 14-day ultimatum to the oil firm…

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Ex-Militants Under PAP-3, Urges FG To Support Dikkio Verification Exercise

  …extends Gen’ Bobo tenure by 2-years Ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Program, PAP, Phase III, across the nine states of the Niger Delta region have called on the federal government to give maximum support to the Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio for the smooth take off of the verification exercise. Speaking at Ogbe-Udu community in Udu local government area of Delta state, the leader and national chairman of the 3rd Phase Presidential Amnesty Program, Comr. Tonye Bobo disclosed that the verification exercise will weed off hidden slots that…

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Interview: Isoko Deserves More Than Two Council Areas- Dr. Oke

  Dr. Oke Michael Aziakpono is the President of Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, a non partisan advocacy group of Isoko professionals dedicated to good governance and national development. In this interview with politicsgovernance.com , he spoke on restructuring, the marginalizaton of the Isoko nation, ongoing consultation on constitutional review and other topical issues. Excepts: What is your opinion about restructuring? The usage of the term restructuring has been so abused but for me, I would wish for a federation with self sustaining states which are able to develop their infrastructure,…

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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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