2023: Withdraw Your Support For Lokpobiri’s Rep Ambition – Forum Tells Tarline

BY OWEI PROSPER     BAYELSA West Elders Forum, has told the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tarline to withdraw her statements and “attendant support” for  the decision of  Mrs Susan Waibode Akpor-Kiridi Lokpobiri  to contest the House of Representatives seat for the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency, describing  it as unsatisfactory   The forum, in a statement by its Chairman, Senator J. K.  Brambaifa, Co-Chairman and former Acting Governor and elected Deputy Governor, Barr. Peremobowei Ebebi and and six others, said Lokpobiri’s decision to vie for the position was a …

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Knowledge Is The Key Solution To Stopping Teenagers From Having Sex- Umukoro

Omamuzo Efidhere Retired Principal Delta State University Secondary School, and Superintendent, Delta Central District, Children Evangelism Ministry INT’L, Delta State, Evangelist Mrs. Doris .O. Umukoro has said that teenagers need to be coached and equipped to deal with life issues, expressing optimism that they could be repositioned to be agents of change through knowledge. Addressing news men recently at the ongoing children holiday camp being held at the Headquarters of Heroes Of Faith School Ughelli, Evangelist Doris Umukoro said that the threat of disowning teenagers when they commit any offence…

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2023: Why I want To Represent Delta South As Senator-Ejele

The founder of Mega Praise Ministry, Evang. Michael Diden Ejele has given insight on why he want to represent the people of Delta South senatorial district at the National Assembly in 2023. Evang Ejele, the immediate past Chairman of DESOPADEC said, I have decided to contest for the position of the senate because the plight of the oil and gas producing communities of Delta South has been a major headache where you produce without benefits.   According to him, “Despite our best efforts to improve the situation with the limited…

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Oborevwori Congratulates Festus Ahon On Appointment As NUJ National Ex-officio

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated Vanguard Correspondent, Comrade (Olorogun) Festus Ahon on his appointment as National Ex-officio of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Chief Chris Isiguzo had appointed Comrade(Olorogun) Festus Ahon, Vanguard Correspondent from Delta State Council as National Ex-officio of the Union during the Inaugural National Executive Committee, NEC meeting of his second term administration at Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State on Monday, 14th March, 2022. In a Press…

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SACHI Marks IWD With Sensitization Campaign On Girl-Child Education 

Omamuzo Efidhere In a bid to ensure that the girl-child is not denied of educational rights enjoyed by  her male counterparts, Annabel Aondoyila , Programmes Manager of Sister’s Against HIV and Cancer Initiative (SACHI) has stressed the need to educate the girl child as the benefits of investing in the girl-child far exceed the cost of not doing so. Fielding questions from newsmen during a sensitization campaign walk held on Tuesday to mark the 2022 Edition of the International Women’s Day celebration, at Up Agbarho Road, Ughelli North Local Government Area of…

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Interview: Delta 2023: Ijaw Quest To Produce Gov Not Based On Ethnicity — Bozimo

By Chancel Bomadi Sunday   Alaowei Broderick Bozimo is former minister of Police Affairs and leader of the Delta Ijaw for Governor 2023 Movement in Delta State. In this interview, he reacted to the propaganda by the Urhobo of Delta Central Senatorial District making concerted effort to misconstrue the message of the movement. Excerpts: Question: Tell us, what is the present stage of your consultative visits to other ethnic groups in Delta state in the quest for a governor of extraction in 2023? Thank you Chancel for giving me this…

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Delta 2023: I’m Unaware Of Okowa’s Pact With Ijaw — Edwin Clark

  ELDER statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said he is unaware of any treaty by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to hand over power to Ijaw ethnic nationality in Delta South senatorial district in 2023. Some news platform had reported that Okowa, who hails from Delta North senatorial district, allegedly swore to an oath, years ago, to hand over power to Ijaw in 2023. Clark, an Ijaw, said such accord was not known to him, but explained the arrangement to make Kingsley Otuaro deputy governor was sealed in his Asokoro, Abuja residence…

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Delta 2023: Group, DLM Calls For Convocation Confrence Of Ethnic Nationalities

By Emmanuel Amatutu   A political pressure group, Deltans Live Matter, Monday, called for the convocation of conference of ethnic nationalities in Delta State where the issue of zoning of the State Governorship could be discussed.   Global Coordinator of the group, Mr Moses Abeh, who made the call during a press conference in Asaba, said: “If zoning of the governorship seat is in the interest of deltans, that means no particular zone has the right to permanently take first in every round. We believe in zoning based on good conscience…

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Delta 2023: Loyibo Urges Aspirants To Shun Politics Of Violence

By Omoghene Benedict   AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, the Traditional Prime Minister of Tuomo kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, Chief Mike Loyibo has urged Governorship and other aspirants in the State to shun violence and play by the rules of the game.   Loyibo who made the call when he and other Ijaws leaders of thought received Chief David Edevbie, a Governorship aspirant and two Delta South Senatorial aspirants, Sir Ayodele Ottighiwa and Chief Michael Diden (a.k.a Ejele), told the aspirants not to indulge in campaigns that would…

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Kidnapped Bayelsa Commissioner Rescued, As Douye Diri Dethrones Community Monarch And Others

Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri has with immediate effect dethroned the traditional ruler of Otuokpoti community, Chief A. C. T. Wongo and others following the rescue of the Commissioner Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Federal Otokito. The commissioner according to sources was rescued by security agents after spending day with his suspected kidnappers in their den.   This is just as the Bayelsa State Police Command have declared four persons, Joshua Abi, Clergy Okio Mabinton, Azini and Gift Tebeda wanted in connection with the incident. Douye Diri in a…

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