UPU Vow To Defend Urhobo Nation With All Its Might Against Banditry And Herdsmen Invaders

The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) has vowed to defend it’s lands and citizens against marauding armed herdsmen that have constituted a major security challenge in all parts of the country. The President General Of UPU worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, who spoke to newsmen after a closed door meeting with all the traditional rulers of Urhobo nation at the palace of the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli South, held that Urhobo nation will use every arsenal at its disposal to defend her land against banditry and insurgency. According to Taiga,…

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Ogbimi Hails Delta Deputy Governor, Otuaro At 53

By Jerry Hez The Honourable member elect to  represent Isoko North Constituency at the Delta State House of Assembly,  Hon Jude Omena Ogbimi has congratulated the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Deacon Barr. Kingsley Otuaro on his 53rd Birthday anniversary. Hon Ogbimi stated this in a congratulatory message to the Deputy Governor on the occasion of his 53 Birthday, applauding the Deputy Governor for his exemplary dedication to the service of Delta State, Niger Delta and Nigeria at large. According to Hon Ogbimi “On behalf of my family,  the good…

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Oil Spill: Chevron Has Abandoned Us To Die, Gbaramatu Kingdom Laments

  *** Demand For Physical Presence Of Managing Director of Chevron To Ensure Honesty, Transparency *** Describe The Spill As Brazen, Unacceptable Risk That Nobody Should Have To Deal Wit   The people of oil – rich Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area Delta State have cried out over the ravaging oil Spill from the facilities of American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, demanding for the physical presence of the Managing Director of the oil firm to see things for himself and to ensure honesty and transparency on…

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Gov. Okowa, Obaseki Commission Ovwor-Effurun-Otor Bridge, Roads In Ughelli South

Delta State governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured Deltans of his administration intentions to complete all on going projects before he leaves office in next two years. Governor Okowa with his Edo state counter part, Gov Godwin Obaseki made this comment while commissioning Otughievwen/Okwagbe road and Effurun-Otor bridge in Ughelli South local government area of Delta state. Governor Okowa who expressed his gratitude to the people of the local government said, “Ughelli South local government is topmost in our government. They supported us in 2015 and again 2019 they…

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Professor Peter Ekeh Symposium And Burial For 24th And 26th March 2021

  A memorial symposium and day of tributes has been scheduled to hold in honour of the late distinguished social scientist, Professor Peter Ekeh who died in the United States of America in November 2020 at the age of eighty-three. The symposium will hold on Wednesday 24th March 2020 at the Urhobo House in Uvwiamuge-Agbarho after Warri in Delta State. The event which will kick off at 10am has Professor Eghosa Osaghae, eminent political scientist, a former student of Professor Ekeh and former Vice Chancellor of the Igbinedion University, Okada,…

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Bashorun Askia Mourns, Console Wife Of Late Chief Etaluku

The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has consoled Chief Mrs. Christiana Etaluku, wife of late Chief D.E.A Etaluku over the death of her dearly beloved husband. High Chief D.E.A Etaluku, an elderstatesman, community leader and ambassador of joined his forefathers barely two weeks ago. In his condolence letter to the wife, Odio Askia lamented the sudden of his artful teacher, peace maker and father figure.   He said, “My dear Chief (Mrs.) Christiana Etaluku, I am still in…

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APC Chieftain, Egbo Jaro Revalidates Membership, Lauds Reconciliation Process In Delta

By Erere Prosper In line with the directives of the National Working Committee, NWC of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Olorogun Jaro Egbo has revalidated his membership of the party alongside with his wife, lady Vivian Egbo. Egbo who was registered at his polling unit, Uduere community, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, described the exercise as when completed, APC will be a party to beat in future elections.   He said, “Today I have come with my wife to revalidate our APC membership as directed by…

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GKS Minister And Many Others Abducted By Gunmen In Ughelli North

BY Omoghene Benedict    Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Saturday in Ughelli North local government area of Delta state abducted a minister of God attached to God’s Kingdom Society, GKS and many others while returning from burial ceremony. Though the report of the kidnap was sketchy as at the time of this report, the station minister of the God’s Kingdom Society, GKS, Ughelli branch, identified as Eric Oddo, Bro. Peter Oruweru and Bro. Onoyovwere a woman yet to be identify. According to sources the victims were abducted at about 7.pm between the…

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Analysis &Opinion: Her Heroism Saved Her Teacher

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria is a great country and my optimism that it shall someday overcome its present tribulations and live out its manifest destiny is unshaken. Each day that brings us the many bad tidings that make us shudder and want to give up on this space that God has planted us also comes with incidents that imbue us with a measure of mirth. Thus our cries are punctuated with smiles and there are times we also dare to laugh. Our fears are never bereft of hope. We…

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Analysis & Opinion: Dieseruvwe Questions Asaba Airport Concession, Did Deltans Get A Good Deal?

By Stephen K. Dieseruvwe The Asaba International Airport was conceived and built by the administration of Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, CON, as a passenger and cargo airport. The foundation laying ceremony which took place on May 7, 2008, was performed by Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, the then National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. The first flight to land at Asaba airport was a chartered Overland Airways flight from Abuja on March 24th, 2011, and the Airport has been operational since then to date. From reliable sources, the Asaba International…

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