Egbema, Gbaramatu Youths Apologizes To EGCDF Over Wrong Protest

Youths from Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms in Warri North and South West Local Government Areas of Delta state have apologized to the authorities of Egbema and Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, over a wrongful protest with promises to partner the foundation for the overall development of the host communities. The youths who made the apology during a meeting between the executives of EGCDF, representatives of the youths and stakeholders, admitted that the protest was misdirected as the EGCDF was already delivering on its mandate. Comrade Shedrack Onitsha, one of the…

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Restructuring: Goodluck Jonathan Tells Nigerians Not To Lose Hope

    Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called on Nigerians not to loose hope of restructuring because the federal system of governance handed to the country by the British could no longer accommodate the complexities of the country. He had also thrown more light on why he convened the 2014 National Conference, stressing that it was meant to address the issues of divisive politics and growing agitation for structural reforms. The former President who stated this last  Thursday in Abuja at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue which focused on…

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Promote Good Governance With Quality Reporting, Tare Tells Bayelsa Journalists

Member representing Ekeremor Constituency I at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly,  Hon Porri Tare has appealed to journalists in the state to use their reportage to promote the peace, unity and development through effective reporting.   Porri gave this charge at the conference hall of the assembly complex while interacting with journalists. According to him the official resumption of the 6th Assembly  for the 2021 legislative year, started on Monday 18 January. He said, “the House of Assembly is going to work with only journalist who are ready to…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Ogieh Commission Projects In Emonu-Orogun

  The Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, on 20th of January 2021, commissioned two (2) blocks consisting of six classrooms, a Library, Headmaster/ Headmistress’ office with adjoining toilets and additional four (4) toilets for staff and pupils of Emonu-Orogun, in Ughelli North Local Government Area. Addressing the people, Bashorun Ogieh promised to include the provision of a 500 KVA transformer and equipping of the Library built, in the Commission’s next budget. He then enjoined the people of the community to ensure…

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Bloodbath: Isoko Group, IMG Wants Gov Okowa To Relocate Office

  The Isoko Monitoring Group, (IMG) has called on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to relocate his office as governor temporarily to Isoko land and fashion out means of putting an end to the inter communal clashes and bloodletting engulfing some Isoko communities. The  group Publicity Secretary, Dr. Kingsley Oroh in a statement signed and addressed to the Delta State Governor described Gov Okowa silence over the continued lost of lives as worrisome.   According to Dr. Oroh in the statement, “We are compelled to express our disappointment and…

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AHWINAHWI CELEBRATES OWHORODE AT 104

  …Calls Him Father, Living Legend   The immediate past member of the House of Representatives, Hon Chief Solomon Ahwinahwi, has felicitated with the oldest Monarch in Africa, HRM Richard Layeguen Ogbon Oghroro I, JP, Owhorode of Olomu kingdom on his 104th Birthday Anniversary. In a statement personally signed by the former lawmaker, Hon Ahwinahwi said the Owhorode of Olomu Kingdom who is also a Royal Canon in the Anglican Communion is a rare being specially created by God to help the people of Olomu Kingdom, Urhobo Nation, Delta State…

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Playing Politics With NDDC Is Dangerous, Urhobo Group Tells Pres. Buhari

  The Campaign for the Economic Survival of Urhobo Nation (CATESUN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop playing politics with the constitution of new board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and appoint a substantive board that that will run the affairs of the commission. CATESUN in a communiqué signed by its National President, Olorogun Ese Kakor, stated that NDDC is too large and sensitive to be administer by a sole administrator, hence the need for a substantive board. CATESUN insists that there is no such provision…

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Emede/Igbide Crisis: A Shame/Disgrace To The Isoko Nation-Dieseruvwe

Former Director General of the Delta State Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, Olorogun Stephen Dieseruvwe has the described the current happenings between Emede and Igbide communities in Isoko South local Government Area of Delta State as a disgrace to Isoko nation. In a statement on his facebook account, the Urhobo traditional chief said, “Not too long ago, it was alleged that Igbide attacked Emede, which resulted to many deaths and countless number of houses burnt. The crisis led to the suspension of the Kings and President Generals of the the two…

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Okowa Inaugurates Panel Of Inquiry Into Oleh, Ozoro Land Dispute

  By Kelvin Ohoror Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday, inaugurated a seven-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the land dispute between Oleh and Ozoro communities in the state. He said at the ceremony at Government House, Asaba that the panel would determine the remote and immediate causes of the conflict between the parties in Oleh and Ozoro communities. According to the governor, it is disheartening that after all we have been through as a country and a State throughout this year, our State is now confronted with…

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DESOPADEC Launches Bursary Website

  The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has in Warri, announced the launch of its much awaited bursary website. The completely revamped website features a simplified design, improved menu functionality and enriched contents areas to help students of the DESOPADEC mandate areas to make informed application for the bursary. According to a release by Management of the Commission, for the ease of application, a Website, www.desopadecbursary.ng has been opened and all interested and eligible students were therefore advised to visit the Website to apply and complete the…

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