Otuaro Commends Gov. Okowa, Felicitates With Amgbaduba On His Reappointment, Swearing – In As Commissioner

    Hails Governor Okowa For Bringing Amgbaduba Back As Oil And Gas Commissioner   By Omoghene Benedict   The Ibe-Uyadonwei of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Dennis Brutu Otuaro has felicitated with the immediate past Commissioner for oil and gas in Delta State, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba, describing his reappointment as oil and gas Commissioner by the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as a welcome development.   In a press statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Asaba, the Gbaramatu Chief said that he was not surprised that…

Read More

Pipeline Vandalism: CDHR Chairman, Edariese Raises Alarm Over Assassination Attempt

By Erukakpormre Promise-Ughelli   Delta State Chairman of the Committee for the Defence of Human Right, CDHR, Comrade (Elder). A. Peter Edariese has raised alarm over alleged assassination attempts on his life by men of the underworld. Comrade Edariese had on Sunday disclaimed executive members of Oviri-Olomu Community over their alleged role in the vandalization of an oil pipeline. In a telephone chat with Our Correspondent from his hiding place with an unknown number. He tendered a warrant of arrest from the Otor-Udu Magistrate Court in Udu Local Government Area.…

Read More

Gov Okowa Has Remodelled Desopadece To Deliver Dividends-Askia

  Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on his 62nd birthday anniversary. Bashorun Askia Ogieh, in a signed statement titled, “62 Garlands For A Great Leader”, said the Board, Management and Staff of DESOPADEC are privileged to walk the path you have charted to making a difference in our mandate communities.” He affirmed that the Governor Okowa’s visionary reform and remodeling of DESOPADEC have ushered robust achievements, in meeting the expectations…

Read More

IMG Rejects PIB, Says N’Delta Can’t Be Rich Naturally Yet Very Poor In Reality

  Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has rejected the Petroleum Industry Bill passed the National Assembly, saying the host communities in the Niger Delta “refuse to be so rich naturally yet very poor in reality”. The group, in a statement endorsed on its behalf by Dr. Kingsley Oroh said: “It is unfortunate that the 9th Assembly chose petty and egocentric politics over fairness and justice. “Some clauses that were introduced into the passed PIB totally negate the welfare and sincere agitations of the host communities. In doing this, the National Assembly…

Read More

Marcus Enudi Fingers Ken Okolugbo, Gives Reasons For Quitting PDP

  RESIGNATION FROM PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY,PDP   A PDP stalwart in Ukwuani local government area of Delta state, Marcus Enudi has given reasons why he is leaving the party.   Enudi in his resignation letter obtained  from his facebook account by Politicsgovernance.com, fingered a former commissioners of DESOPADEC from Ukwuani and the inability of the  part to reward loyalty and the leadership of the PDP in Ukwuani that got him relieved of his DESOPADEC job.   His said, I am Comrade Enudi Marcus,from ward 4, Umukwata, Ukwuani LGA, Delta State. I…

Read More

NGC Commissions Civic, Health Centers In Edo Communities

BY OMON MATT,   The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has promised to live up to it’s corporate social responsibility to host communities as the company officially commissioned and handed over a Civic Centre as well as a basic health centre to Oben and Evboesi Communities in Orhionwon Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. In an address, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Gas Company (NGC), Engr. Seyi Omotowa who was represented by the Director, Support Services, Mrs. Uche Ossai, said the…

Read More

Onose Deep Oil /Gas, FUPRE Set To Build Modular Refinery In Agbarha-Otor

By Kobiruo Joseph The management of Onose Deep Oil and Gas Limited, in collaboration with Federal University of Petroleum has concluded plans to build a 60,000 bpd modular refinery at Omavovwe-Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Speaking to newsmen after meeting with the management of FUPRE, the Managing Director of Onose Deep Oil/Gas, Chief  Jim said, “We are here on the existing agreement we have with the school management to build the 60,000 bpd modular refinery, the Russia are willing, and desirous by our agreement…

Read More

Analysis: Exceptional Leadership Style Of Bashorun Askia Ogieh

By Alex Ovie   “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more and grow more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams (1787 – 1848). That evergreen quote made over 150 years ago by John Quincy Adams, celebrated statesman and diplomat who served as the Sixth President of the United States of America from 1825 to 1829 aptly describes the disposition to leadership over the years of Bashorun Askia Ogieh. From the womb of time, Bashorun Askia Ogieh (JP), Udu of Isokoland and the Managing Director/Chief Executive…

Read More

Itsekiri Host Communities Takes Over Con Oil Platform, Issue Quit Notice

By Erukakpomre Promise   For the third day running, thousands of residents of seven Itsekiri host communities who had disrupted operational activities of Con Oil Nigeria Plc at its Obodo Field in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, had vowed not to vacate the facility until their demands were met. The protesters, who were drawn from Ifiekpo, Uwakeno, Omadino, Ewekwara, Jaluwa Efueye, Aja Osolo and Obodo, the seven host communities under the aegis of OML 15 Communities Consultative Forum, had issued a 14-day ultimatum to the oil firm…

Read More

Ex-Militants Under PAP-3, Urges FG To Support Dikkio Verification Exercise

  …extends Gen’ Bobo tenure by 2-years Ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Program, PAP, Phase III, across the nine states of the Niger Delta region have called on the federal government to give maximum support to the Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio for the smooth take off of the verification exercise. Speaking at Ogbe-Udu community in Udu local government area of Delta state, the leader and national chairman of the 3rd Phase Presidential Amnesty Program, Comr. Tonye Bobo disclosed that the verification exercise will weed off hidden slots that…

Read More