Nigeria @ 61: We Will Overcome-Askia Ogieh

  Amidst mounting security and existential challenges confronting the county as she marks the 61st Anniversary of her Independence, Nigerians have been enjoined to keep hope alive as the people will prevail over the current travails. In an Independence message, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, noted that contrary to earlier expectations, the economic and security challenges facing the people have become more debilitating. He, however, noted that the forces of evil behind the worsening state of…

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CLO Crisis: Uvwie Vice Chairman, Ighedo Knocks Former Attorney General And Commissioner For Justice, Otomewo

By Kobiruo Joseph/Uvwie   The Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Olorogun Daniel Ighedo has rained heavy Knocks on a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the State Chief Victor Otomewo, describing his recent utterances that he was blacklisted and curse placed on him as a fabricated falsehood against him by Chief Victor Otomewo. The Uvwie Local Government Vice Chairman, Olorogun Ighedo (the Ugherughe) on Friday lambasted the former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice for his comments that he (Daniel) and others were…

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EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected Northern Illegal Oil Bunkerers In Port Harcourt

  Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested twenty seven (27) individuals in connection with suspicious illegal oil bunkering. They were arrested on Friday, September 10, 2012 at Ahoada Local Government Area, Rivers State. According to EFCC verified facebook page, The suspects are: Mohammad Bello; Abubarkar Umar; Abdulkarim Ibrahim; Mohammad Bashimu; Bello Mohammad, Abdullahi Murtala; Paul Paparoman; Abdullahi Ibrahim; Usman Abdulahi; Illiyasu Ibrahim and Idris Dahiru. Others are Hussaini Yaiu; Bala Audu; Ibrahim Muhammad; Auwal Abdulsalam; Laminu Yusuf; Suleiman Abubarkar;…

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CLO Crisis: Uvwie Enemies At Work, Says Ighedo

By Uruemu Favour/ Uvwie   The Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Delta State, Olorogun Daniel Ighedo, has reacted to his purported ostracisation by the Uvwie monarch over the crisis sur­rounding the appointment of Community Liaison Of­ficer (CLO) to a company in the area. Olorogun Ighedo stressed that the purported curse placed on him and subsequent ostra­cization was an affront on his fundamental human rights and that the monarch was ill-advised by a section of the traditional chiefs who were after his hard-earned reputation. In a press statement, Hon…

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Uzere Collapsed Bridge: Okowa Steps In As DESOPADEC MD, Askia Visit Site

The Managing Director/ CEO of DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has assured the people of Uzere in Isoko South Local government area of Delta  and its neighboring communities of the immediate intervention of the state governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa though the ministry of works. This was disclosed when the DESOPADEC MD, and president general of Uzere community visited the collapse Uzere/Asaba-Ase bridge in Isoko South. The collapsed bridge popularly called Eru Bridge was constructed by Julius Berger over 25 years ago, it was gathered by Politicsgovernance.com. Speaking at the site,…

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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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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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Larry Otu Expresses Shock Over The Death Of Captain Hosa Okunbo

  …. Says Oil and Gas Industry Has Lost A Major Player   By Promise Erukakpomre-Ughelli   The Chief Executiv Officer of Lym Consults Nigeria Limited Mr. Larry Mudiaga Otu has expressed shock over the death of Oil and Gas magnate, Capt. Idahosa Wells Okunbo, describing his death as a very sad one. The businessman reportedly died on Sunday, August 8th, 2021 in a London hospital after battling with pancreatic cancer. In his reaction on Sunday in Asaba, the Delta State capital, the CEO of Lym consults said that he…

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