Askia Ogieh Inspects DESOPADEC Tower Under Construction

…..Expresses Satisfaction Over Project     The Managing Director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh yesterday paid a working visit to the ongoing DESOPADEC tower project. The MD who was elated at the pace of work commended the contractor for a job well done and for the use of standard materials for the project. This inspection visit happens to be the first major assignment carried out by the MD this new year, 2022. On his Entourage were the Executive Director Finance and Administration,…

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Ex-militants Warn Bayelsa State Govt Against Return Of Oporomor Cluster Board Members

By Ebebi Sefugha/YENAGOA Ex-militant leaders in Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa state have issued warning to the state government over the alleged  returning of Community Trust members to the Oporomor Cluster Board. In a statement signed by “General” Clinton Ebiama, spokesperson of the state chapter of the ex-militants, Phase II, and “General” Akpos Gala Komman stated that “It would be a grievous mistake for any former member of the Community Trust particularly from Amabulou community to be returned into the Oporomor Cluster Board while many others are waiting. According…

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Oleh Oil/Gas: Landlords Urge HEOSL To Disregards DTSG Directives

By Kelvin Ohoror The oil and gas landlords of Ukolobi/Okpohro (Itesa) quarter of Oleh community led by Elder James Ejeke has called on Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited to disregard the Delta State government directives to discontinue fourth with the Oleh Community Development Committee led by Chief Obaro Ekokobe. It will be recalled, the Delta State government through the Commissioner of oil/gas and the Isoko South Local Government Chairman Hon. Victor Asasa in a memo directed Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited to discontinue fourth with the Oleh community development committee…

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Oleh Monarch Denies Dissolving CDC

.…Accuses Jubilant Uzuazo Igelige of Misfortune   By Kelvin Ohoror   The Odiologbo of Oleh Kingdom and also Isoko Traditional Rulers Council chairman Anthony Williams Onovughe Ovrawah, Omogha 1 has enjoined the general public to disregard any information or publications in the media that he has dissolved the Oleh Community Development Committee (CDC). In a statement signed by the monarch stated that, “The general public should disregard any publication or information purportedly emanating from the palace with the respect to the dissolution of the Community Development Committee of Oleh”. According…

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DESOPADEC Living To It’s Bidding Under Ogieh

  …N380m saved from commission’s biometrics system   By Joel Grandball When he assumed office as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, no one questioned the managerial acumen and capacity of Bashorun Askia Ogieh to take the commission to it’s expected heights. Having previously severd effectively and seamlessly as the Executive Director, Finance of the interventionist agency, Ogieh’s wealth of experience in the running of DESOPADEC has become the folcrum around which the successes being recorded by the commission have continued…

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DESOPADEC Has Saved Over N380m From Its Biometric Initiative For Last Two Years- Askia Ogieh

By Joe Favour THE Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has revealed that the commission has recovered over three hundred and eighty million naira, N380m from the blockage of human loopholes and infractions through its biometric initiatives. Addressing newsmen after a two days media tour of projects executed by the commission in the three senatorial districts of the state, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the board, Bashorun Askia Ogieh said, “On assumption of office two years ago, the Board adopted a bottom-up model where communities in…

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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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