Delta @30: Olorogun Uteme Bateren Commends IBB, Congratulates Gov Okowa, Others

By Promise Erukakpomre-Ughelli  Senior Special Assistant to the Delta state governor on Youth Development, Olorogun Dr. Uteme Bateren has commended former Military Head of State, Gen Ibrahim Babangida for creating Delta State from the then Bendel state 30 years ago. Olorogun Bateren, a community leader in Ughelli held that the creation of Delta state at IBB as he is fondly called is the best thing that has ever happened to the people of Delta. Congratulating the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, stakeholders and leaders on the 30th anniversary celebration,…

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Delta @ 30: We Are On The Right Track – DESOPADEC Boss

  The managing director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said that Delta State on the right trajectory to sustainable development. In a message to felicitate with the people mark the 30th anniversary of the creation of the state, Ogieh said the people have reasons to celebrate as the state has been able to overcome its challenges to become an outstanding example of of how to build a multi-ethnic society. “As we mark the creation of our dear state, Delta, 30 years…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Congratulates Deltans At 30

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officers of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has congratulated Deltans on the occasion of its 30th anniversary of creation. In a statement signed, Askia held that Deltans should appreciate God for his divine intervention and guidance since the creation of Delta state 30 years ago.   According to the statement,  “As we mark the creation of our dear state, Delta, 30 years ago today, we truly have cause to thank God for His divine intervention and guidance…

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Seven Feared Dead As Car Plunge Into Stream In Agbarha-Otor

BY JOE Favour -UGHELLI SEVEN persons have been feared dead in Agbarha-Otor community  after a Siena car conveying them  plunged into a stream in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The ugly incident happened  between Oghara and Edoide-Agbarha-Otor communities, it was gathered. According to sources the deceased, were on their way from a ceremony when they met with an untimely death which occured at about 5.30 pm on Saturday. . “They were nine persons including the driver inside the vehicle that was coming from Orogun direction and was headed…

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Tears, Encomiums As Ughelli Traditional Prime Minister, Oharisi Is Laid To Rest

By Promise Erukakpomre-Ughelli,   It was tears, encomiums and emotions as the traditional Prime minister of Ughelli Kingdom, Prince Freeborn Ekpadamrophe Oharisi was laid to rest at his final abodeat Amekpa in Ughelli North of Delta State. In honour of the late Prime Minister, (Iyatsere) of Ughelli Kingdom shops and markets in Ughelli metropolis were closed as his remains was interred at 12.05 pm last Friday at the age of 67. The burial of the late Oharisi commenced with the procession of Ughelli Kingdom communities from the palace of Ovie…

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HRM Oharisi III, Launches PWAN Potters Office In Ughelli Kingdom

By Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli   Property World Africa Network, (PWAN) Group, a real estate organisation and owners of Celebrity City, Ogor, has officially launched one of its affiliate head office, PWAN Potters in Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state Speaking to journalists at the new office along popular Dumez road, Opposite First Bank, shortly after it was launched by the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojarkovo Oharisi III, Chairman of the group, Dr. Augustine Onwumere pointed that the vision of the organisation was to ensure that every…

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Isoko Community Rejects Health Centre As Akpabio Unveils Projects In Niger Delta

  Leadership of Ewrokpe Community in Emede, Isoko South Council of Delta State, has rejected a health centre built and equipped by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. Representatives of the ministry, who travelled to the state to commission the project, were reportedly stranded at the venue, as no community or council representative was on the ground to acknowledge and receive the project. State Project Coordinator, Port Johnson Reginald, told The Guardian that the council cited inappropriate fencing, and the Federal Government’s refusal to demolish an old post office which…

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Askia Cautions Skill Acquisition Graduates Against Selling Starter Packs

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has appealed to  the graduating students of the DESOPADEC Skill Acquisition Academy, DSAA, to establish their various business in Delta state.   Bashorun Askia who was speaking during the graduation ceremony charged the graduating student not to sell the starter packs given to them, but to make good use of them in setting up their various acquired trades. He said, establish your various businesses within Delta State, in order to ease…

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Ex-Delta Attorney General, Peter Mrakpor Denies Impregnating Former Sister-Inlaw, Sets For Legal Action

The immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Delta state, Mr Peter Mrakpor SAN, has denied  impregnating his former Sister-Inlaw from the Ugbah family of Ubulu-Uku in Delta State. This is just as the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN has instructed his team of lawyers to institute a legal process against the source of the allegations.   In a statement released by his Media Assistant, Comrade Akpovoke Otiti, Mrakpor urged the general public to disrespect and disregard the said publication that has been trending on the social media.…

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UPU MOURNS DOMINIC ONEYA’S DEATH

By Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli   The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has expressed shock over the sudden death of the former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano states, Brig-Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya which occurred on Thursday 5, August 2021.   It was learnt that Oneya had attended a political meeting were he was said to had say the closing prayer of the meeting on Wednesday August 4, 2021, before he died quietly at his GRA home in Effurun, Delta State.   In a statement signed by Hon. Abel Oshevire National Publicity Secretary,…

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