Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Bags Lawmaker Of The Year Award

Speakee of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday night, bagged Lawmaker of the Year from the Independent Newspaper and Independent Parliamentarian of the year.   The Lawmaker of the Year award which is the maiden edition of the Independent Nigerian Parliamentary Excellence Awards 2021, was held in Abuja. Fifteen other lawmakers drawn from across the country, were also honoured in different categories.   Speaking during the award presentation ceremony, Managing Director of Independent Newspapers, Mr. Steve Omanufeme, said the recipients of the awards in the Federal…

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HOPE ALIVE INAUGURATES WARD EXECUTIVES IN ISOKO SOUTH, ISOKO NORTH LGAs

By Andrew Darah   A forefront socio political pressure group in Delta state, Hope Alive, has inaugurated its ward executive committee members in Isoko South Local Government Area, and Isoko North Local Government Area, both in Delta state. The Ward Executive Committee Members, who were sworn-in by the Director-General of Hope Alive, High Chief Lawrence Eduje, were charged in accordance with the ideology of the group to imbibed and propagate honesty, commitment and integrity for the overall interests and good of all. The newly inaugurated ward executive members who have…

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President Buhari Congratulates Prof Soludo Over Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo on his governorship election victory at the just concluded Anambra state elections. The president in his verified facebook account urged the Anambra state governor-elect to rally round stakeholders to tackle the enormous challenges confronting State. In his speech,  “I congratulate Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) — and a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Committee (PEAC) — on his victory in the Anambra State gubernatorial election. I commend the security agencies for their…

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SIR AYODELE OGHOGHO OTHIHIWA: PATROIT AND CHANGE AGENT ON A MISSION TO GIVE SUCCOUR TO THE PEOPLE OF DELTA SOUTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT

By Alex Ovie   In life, there are men who are greatly endowed to bring innovations to different areas of human endeavor. With their prodigious intellectual capacity, they break barriers in the fields of Science, Engineering, Accountancy, Arts, Politics and Governance. One of the most prominent in this category is Sir Ayodele Oghogho Othihiwa, foremost Economist, astute politician and passionate philanthropist who on account of his solid reputation earned through hard work, integrity, focus, dedication, transparency and desire to break new grounds in achieving set goals has been described by…

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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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States Retaining VAT Will Bring Govt Closer To People As Cybersecurity Expert Prof. Akpodiete Cautions FG

    BY JOE Favour & Andrew Darrah /UGHELLI  United States of America based Professor of Cybersecurity, Alexander Akpodiete, has cautioned the Federal government to yield to the demands of states in order to bring government closer to the people. He stated this while reacting to the outcome of the meeting of South South Governors recently where they insisted on joining Rivers States over VAT suit. According to Dr. Akpodiete, “If the states are allowed by the federal government to be collecting VAT, more development will be extended to the…

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Keyamo Led APC Faction In Delta State Is Illegal -Ituru

The Directorate of Media and Publicity of  the Delta State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Sunday, described the State Executive of the party put in place by Chief Festus Keyamo led Leaders Council as illegal, an afterthought, insisting that there was no harmonized list after the October 16th Congress.   The APC in a statement by Mr. Pius Ituru of the Directorate of Media and Publicity, condemned the press release announcing the harmonization of the State Executive of the party credited to a group of persons of who “parade themselves…

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Court okays PDP convention, dismisses Secondus’ suit

The ruling clears PDP to go ahead with its national convention as scheduled. The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, has dismissed a suit by the suspended national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, aimed at stopping the party’s convention scheduled to hold on Saturday and Sunday. The court gave the PDP leave to proceed with the elective national convention as scheduled. The panel of three judges led by Haruna Tsammani found no merit in Mr Secondus’ appeal, saying he voluntarily relinquished his office since he did not…

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Public Accounts Committee, PAC Debunks Alleged Financial Impropriety In Assembly

  ..…Appreciates Freedom Of Press, Says Facts Must Be Checked Before Rushing To Press   By Our Reporters   The Delta State House of Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has reacted to a news story by The Union Nigeria Online, alleging financial impropriety in the State’s legislature. The Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon. Anthony Emeka Elekeokwuri, while reacting to the publication, said the Committee would not have responded to the fake news report, but was doing so to set the records straight, as it has elected to educate…

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DAVID EDEVBIE: THE GOVERNOR THAT DELTANS NEED

BY ENDURANCE IKANONE   By February, 2023, the electorates in Delta State will go to the polls to elect a governor that would steer the affairs of the State for a period of four years. Anticipatorily, Deltans will be expected to make an informed choice amongst the candidates that will be vying for the number one position in the state. Perhaps among the qualities Deltans will be looking forward in arriving at their choice of candidate will include competence, experience, intellectual capacity and the antecedents of the candidates. However, among…

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