News Features: For Ejiro Otarigho The Uncommon Hero

By Sunny Awhefeada   A few days ago, the town of Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State witnessed an incident that would have ended up as a tragedy of unimaginable destructive proportions, but for the extraordinary bravery of one man. A truck fully loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popular known as petrol burst into flames on the East-West Road axis of Agbarho. For those familiar with that location, it is always a busy zone as it links the busy cities of Warri and Port-Harcourt. Sandwiched…

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Just In: Askia Scales Through Screening, Lauds Okowa For Re-Appointment

The immediate past Managing Director of DESOPADEC and Peoples Democratic Party aspirant at the just concluded primary election for House of Representatives, Isoko Federal Constituency, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has been screened and cleared by for reappointment by the Delta State House of Assembly.   Bashorun was cleared to be reappointed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the Managing Director and CEO of DESOPADEC.   According to Askia after the screening and clearing, “To the glory of God, the Almighty, I have been reappointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer…

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2023: Inaugurate NDDC Board, Save APC In Niger Delta, Party Members Urges Buhari 

  …accuse Akpabio of setting party back in Niger Delta   NIGER Deltans under the aegis of Committed members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Tuesday, implored President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the party to save Niger Delta region from its sorry state by inaugurating the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Board of Dr Pius Odubu and Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, which was confirmed by the Senate since November 2019 so as to win back the trust of the people of the region.     The APC members in…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori’s Certificates intact, Scales PDP Governorship Screening -CPS

      Rt.Hon. Sheriff F.O Oborevwori is the incumbent Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and a frontline governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Delta State. His vision and leadership as a Speaker of the State Assembly has upped service delivery by the House to the people of Delta State. His prudence in financial management endeared him to his colleagues at the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, thus, electing him first as treasurer and currently, Deputy Chairman of the Conference of…

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2023: Why I want To Represent Delta South As Senator-Ejele

The founder of Mega Praise Ministry, Evang. Michael Diden Ejele has given insight on why he want to represent the people of Delta South senatorial district at the National Assembly in 2023. Evang Ejele, the immediate past Chairman of DESOPADEC said, I have decided to contest for the position of the senate because the plight of the oil and gas producing communities of Delta South has been a major headache where you produce without benefits.   According to him, “Despite our best efforts to improve the situation with the limited…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Points Path To Social Regeneration As Delta Students Vow To Shun Cultism, Other Vices

      Students of Delta state origin have agreed to shun cultism, internet fraud, examination malpractice and other social vices in the society. The students took the decision at a one-day sensitisation and awareness programme tagged “Delta State Student’s Summit” with the theme “Role of Student Leaders Towards Curtailing the Menace of Cultism and Other Social Vices” held at the Mom Civic Centre, Warri on Wednesday. The programme was organized by the Office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student’s Affairs in conjunction with the Delta State…

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Speech By HRH Bosu Dio On Chief Of Staff Visitation To Burutu

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS BOSU DIO JP. AYAMABULOU 1 THE IBENANAWEI OF IDUWINI KINGDOM, BURUTU, DELTA STATE On the Occasion of the visitation of the Technical team set by the Chief of Naval Staff to Inspect Possible Location for a Forward Operational Base for the Burutu Ports Project in Iduwini Kingdom. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral A.Z. Gambo, who sent this Naval personnel present here today. Leader of the Naval Technical Team, Rear Admiral N.B Nagenu. Other eminent members of the Technical Team. Leader of the…

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Two Feared Dead As Over 30 Houses Razed In Petroleum Tanker Accident In Delta Community

By Omoghene Benedict/Micheal Veloh- Ughelli Two persons have been burnt beyond recognition and over 30 houses and properties worth millions of naira destroyed following an accident involving a Liquefied Petroleum Gas tanker and a granite truck in Ohoror community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the accident occurred at about 3:am on Thursday when the granite truck rammed into the stationed LPG tanker at Ohoro junction axis of the East/West road. An indigene of the community who identified himself as Mr Dennis Israel said,…

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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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