Zoning Favours Ewu To Produce Ughelli South Next Council Chairman-Obiku

  A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Menana Obiku has stated that the existing zoning formula of elective and appointive positions in Ughelli South Local Government Area favours the Ewu people to produce the next council chairman of Ughelli South. Obiku who made this known on Friday during a chat with journalists, said Ughelli South Local Government Area have two zoning constituencies, Ughievwen as constituency I, while constituency two is made up of Olomu and Ewu. He noted that within each of the constituencies, there are zoning…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Felicitates With Okowa On First Anniversary Of Second Term In Office

  *** Describes  Him As A  Visionary Leader  With Unquantifiable  Achievements The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on his first anniversary of his second term in office, describing him as a tested, trusted and visionary leader with unquantifiable achievements. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, while felicitating with the Governor on the occasion of the celebration of his first anniversary of his second term in office, the Speaker said…

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Scot Udu Congratulates Oneya At 72

  Chairmanship Aspirant of Ughelli North Local Government Council at the forthcoming local government election, Chief Amb. Scott Udu has congratulated Brig. Gen. D. O. Oneya on his 72nd birthday Anniversary.   Brigadier Dominic Oneya, a one time Military Administrator of Kano state from 1996 -1998 and Benue State from August 1998 to May 1999 under General Sani Abacha and General Abdusalami Abubakar respectively. “Chief Scott Udu in his congratulatory message hails the former President of the Nigeria Football Association, NFA, as a man full of great potentials who has…

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Delta: Trouble Looms As PDP LG Chairmen Create Faction

  By Iteveh Ekpokpobe There is a major crack in the Delta State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party. It may just be the crack the opposition needs in the state. Some PDP Local Government Party Chairmen, last week, engaged the State Chairman, Barr. Kigsley Esiso, in a show down which almost ended in fist cuffs, in defiance to his decision to select their executives for them. A new faction of the leadership has covertly broken out. Local Governments Chairmen of the party are aggrieved. They are not happy with…

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Chief E. K Clark, A Towering Pillar At 93, Says DESOPADEC MD

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark as a towering pillar and source of strength to many he has mentored. Bashorun Askia said Chief E.K. Clark who is celebrating his 93 years birthday, is an avowed advocate of equal rights, defender of justice and fairness. In a birthday message he personally signed, Bashorun Askia said: “It is with a heart full of pride and thankfulness to God almighty that I celebrate…

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Eid-el-Fitr: DESOPADEC Boss, Askia Urges Muslims To Imbibe The Spirit Of Tolerance And Submission

    Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has described this year’s Eid el Fitr celebrations as sobering with great lessons learnt following stringent restrictions that were emplaced during the fasting period, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Bashorun Askia in a Sallah message released in Warri, Sunday, said despite the heavy burden placed on Muslims during the period, “the fasting was successful and the spirits of all Muslim faithful were lifted high. And it is without doubt that…

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Operation Delta Hawk: CEPEJ Lauds Okowa Internal Security Initiative

  By Victor Bieni WARRI-DELTA STATE- The National Coordinator of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, Chief (Comrade) Sheriff Mulade has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State for initiating the move to create an Independent internal security outfit named “Operation Delta Hawk” to secure the lives and property of Deltans, especially those in areas prone to famers/herdsmen clashes. Comrade Mulade who disclosed this to newsmen in Warri Delta State said, the establishment of such a security outfit to protect the lives of the people was long overdue judging…

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Insecurity: Delta To Establish Security Outfit

  Delta Government on Tuesday said it had begun moves to establish a security force to check rising insecurity in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie, made this known at a news conference in Asaba, and said that the proposed security outfit would be christened “Operation Delta Hawk”. Ebie said that the state government was concerned about the rising insecurity in the state occasioned by herders-farmers clashes, kidnapping and other crimes. He remarked that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa was worried about cases of death and injuries resulting…

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Traders Lament Market Demolition By Bayelsa State Govt

By Elizabeth Vincent Traders and technicians in GSM village Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have lamented and condemned the actions of the Bayelsa State government over the demolition of phone village in Tombia market. The state task force on COVID-19 had claimed that the demolition was part of efforts to enforce social distancing, but traders who were the major casualty in the exercise claimed that the state government was targeting them with the goal of driving them away from doing business in the state. The Chairman of Phone village in Bayelsa State,…

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Journalists Cannot Be Stopped From Covering The House-DTHA

  The Delta State House of Assembly has debunked a social media report that journalists were prevented from gaining entrance into the public gallery during plenary. The Majority Leader and Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon Tim Owhefere who stated this while addressing newsmen in his office in Asaba, said the allegation was not a true reflection of the situation in the state legislature. Hon Owhefere, flanked by the Deputy Majority Leader, Hon Oboro Preyor, explained that the novel Covid-19 pandemic had forced the leadership of the house to adopt…

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