DESOPADEC Commissions, Hands Over Housing Unit To Maritime University At Okerenkoko

  …It’s cheering and encouraging, says Otuaro By Larry Toritsemode Mogbeyiteren & Judith Ebitimi Kwamande The Deputy Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has described the initiative of the state’s number 1 interventionist agency, DESOPADEC, of constructing, completing, commissioning and handing over an ultra modern housing unit at Okerenkoko to the management of the Nigerian Maritime University as very cheering and encouraging. He stated that the project would certainly go a long way in addressing the nagging accommodation challenges presently confronting the young and strategic institution…

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Jifas Ogbon Congratulates Ohworode Of Olomu At 103

Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has congratulated the Ohworode Of Olomu Kingdom, HRM Dr. Richard Layeguen Ogbon, Oghoro 1, JP+, RDN on his 103rd birthday, In his birthday wishes Jifas said, Only King can achieve such feat that the Royal Cannon of Anglican Communion hsa achieved. According to Jifas Sony Ogbon, “The Ohworode righteous way of life, sincerity and love for all his subjects without discriminationhas earned him this longevity   “And his continuous efforts in ensuring that Delta State is…

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Gunmen Abduct Atiku’s Mother in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have a woman simply identified as Mrs.  Angelina, mother of a First Bank manager in one of the branches in Delta State, Philip Atiku, at her Oguname-Olomu residence in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. The victim, Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was whisked away by the hoodlums who stormed her residence at about 8p.m. Though details of the incident was sketchy as at press time, sources at the scene of the incident disclosed that the arm wielding gunmen numbering four, forced her into…

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Delta Local Content Agency Bill Passes Second Reading

  The Delta State Local Content Agency Bill, 2019 on Tuesday  passed second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The proposed law makes it compulsory for companies and contractors operating in the state to engage fifty percent of its workers from within the state. Opening debate on the Local Content Agency Bill, the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere said apart from creating jobs the Agency has the mandate to help prospective investors source for skilled manpower from among the locals. He said the bill if passed…

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Delta Assembly To Collaborate With State Police Command To Tackle Security Challenges

  The Delta State House of Assembly is to collaborate with the State Command of the Nigeria Police Force in ensuring effective crime fighting and prevention at the grassroots. The Speaker of the State Assembly,  Rt Hon  Sheriff Oborevwori made the promise when the newly posted State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Inuwa  Hafiz  paid him and other members of the House   a courtesy visit in his office on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. The Speaker commended the  new Commissioner of Police  for being proactive in crime fighting and prevention…

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Delta Assembly Resumes Plenary After Christmas Break

  *** Approves  Governor Okowa’s Request For Construction  Of Film Village, Leisure Park At Ugbolu- Asaba The Delta State House of Assembly   resumed plenary on Tuesday, January 14, 2020  after a four week break for Christmas and new year celebrations. The highlight of the resumed sitting, the first in 2020 was the approval of a request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction of a film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North local government area of the state.   The construction of the film village and leisure…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls On Deltans To Support Policies,  Programmes Of Governor Okowa

  *** Implores Lawmakers  To Put  All Hands On Deck For Successful Completion Of  Session The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Deltans to continue to support the policies and programmes of the state Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. In his welcome address on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 on resumption of Plenary, the Speaker while congratulating the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, urged Deltans to continue to support the Governor in his…

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‘THE ISOKO ETHNIC NATIONALITY: IN TIME PERSEPECTIVE’ BY ENDURANCE O EDAFEWOTU: A REJOINDER

  1. The attention of Igbide Clan has been drawn to a book by Mr. Endurance O Edafewotu titled, ‘The Isoko Ethnic Nationality: In Time Perspective’. While we commend the author for his effort in attempting to reveal some aspects of the roots and customs of Isoko people, we are constrained to point out some glaring and unacceptable inaccuracies and assumptions in the history of Igbide Clan which, if not challenged, may be erroneously quoted by future generations as authentic history. 2a. While introducing his perspective on Igbide, one of…

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Supreme Court Ruling : Okowa Victory Is A Sign Of Stronger Delta -Ogbon

 By Philo Ezewu Following the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Nigeria Apex Court, Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has described the victory of Okowa as a sign of stronger Delta. In a congratulatory message, Prince Ogbon said, “The resounding victory in the just concluded governorship ruling at the Apex Court, indicates that truly, the judiciary is transparent and upright in its judgment. According to him, This is a confirmation of the judgment delivered by the Election Tribunal and…

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Ogboru Vs Okowa: Legal Distraction Over As DESOPADEC MD, Askia Congratulates Okowa

  Following the victory of the Delta State governor, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over Great Ogboru at the Supreme Court, the Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has congratulated Governor Okowa According to Askia, “The nuisance and distraction of the legal tussle is over, just as he called on Ogboru to join hands with the Governor in consolidating the foundation for a Stronger Delta. “Despite the distractions of the opposition, Governor Okowa has been focused in delivering democracy dividends throughout the nooks…

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