Analysis & Opinion: Of Ambition And National Interest

By Sunny Awhefeada,   When, a few days ago, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) waddled into the precinct of Aso Rock, Nigeria’s rocky seat of power, to brief his leader, President Muhamadu Buhari of his intention to succeed him, he let unbridled ambition to blind him against Nigeria’s national interest. That act beyond being servile, going to get Buhari’s permission, plummeted whatever fragile ranking Tinubu had enjoyed in recent times. It is no longer a hidden fact that while Buhari’s attitude is akin to that of a supercilious camel, Tinubu’s equate…

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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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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Appoints Edevor As Political Adviser

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly RT. Hon. (Elder) Sheriff Oborevwori FICMC, has approved the appointment of Hon. (Chief) Emmanuel O. Edevor as his Political Adviser. Edevor, a trained Social Scientist, Economist and seasoned politician, replaces the late Sir Matthias Eto who passed away last year. The new POLAD hails from Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, and was chairman of his Local Government from 1999 to 2002. He was trained at the prestigious University of Benin, Benin City from 1982 to 1986…

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Oborevwori Condoles Anirah Over Mother’s Death

BY ANDREW DARAH    The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and National Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has Commiserated with the member representing Sapele State Constituency in the House, Hon Felix Anirah over the demise of his mother, Mrs Clara Anirah.   In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker mourned the demise of the mother of the lawmaker, whom he described as a virtous and God-fearing mother who lived…

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Ekokobe Denies Assassination Allegations 

By Kelvin Ohoror   The Chairman of Oleh Community Development Committee Chief Obaro Ekokobe has denied and debunked totally any involvement in the alleged attempted kidnap and assassination of Chief Jubilant Igelige, the Isoko Development Union Publicity Secretary over the Oleh leadership tussle.   It will be recalled that on the 10th of December 2021, Chief Obaro Ekokobe, the Secretary to the Odiologbo of Oleh Kingdom, Chief Otovo Festus, Chief Zaiki Okupa a member of the CDC, alongside with Mr. Ikwenu Moses, a driver to the Odiologbo were arrested and…

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Jifas Ogbon celebrates new year with women, presents food items, cash,  wrappers

By Philo Ezewu As we entered the year 2022 with joy and happiness, a Special Assistant (SA) to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon ,in continuation of the new year celebration, hosted women from Olomu kingdom, and other parts Ughelli South local government area of Delta state presenting them with food items, money and wrappers. While celebrating with the women, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon said he is happy that God keeps everyone of them alive even in the midst of the hardship and ravishing pandemic year.…

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BAROVBE’s DEMISE, A GREAT LOSS – OMO-AGEGE

  Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of renowned educationist and founder of the prestigious Westminister College, Lagos, Chief Johnson Barovbe, Chief Barovbe, a former President and Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the influential Lagos-based Urhobo Social Club passed on recently, aged 81. The Deputy President of the Senate noted that even as a private citizen, the prominent Urhobo traditional chief contributed to the improvement of the society. In a statement signed by Yomi Odunuga, Special Adviser, Media and…

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2022: Keep Hope, Faith Alive, Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Urges Deltans, Nigerians

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated with all Deltans on the new year celebration, urging them to be steadfast in their prayers for the state at all times. In his New Year message contained in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker noted that the year 2021 had gone into history with all its challenges and prayed for a peaceful and Prosperous New Year for Deltans in particular and Nigerians in general. The Speaker…

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Christmas Let Us Live A Christ Like Life- Nwokolo

By Andrew Darah   A foremost House of Representatives Aspirant for Ndokwa /Ukwuani Federal Constituency in the 2023 general elections, Chief Ugo Nwokolo (Aka Overdo) has called on his people to live a Christ like life, saying they should love their neighbours as themselves. In his Christmas message, he said that there were so many challenges in the world today, but said that by emulating the life of Jesus Christ, the world will be a better place to live in. He specifically told his people to be friendly with all…

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Keyamo Led APC Faction Loses As Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Delta Ward Congress

DELTA State High Court, sitting in Asaba, Wednesday struck out the suit challenging the All Progressives Congress, APC, ward Congress in Delta State.   The presiding Judge, Justice GB Obriki-Okolosi, said the matter was struck out on the ground that the matter is not justiciable.   Okolosi said the matter was  contentious and ought to have come by way of originating summons, adding that the “Court would have ordinarily asked the Plaintiff to go and re file their pleadings but the matter is not justiciable as it is an internal…

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