LG Election 2021: CUPP Adopts Prosper Edo As Consensus Candidate For Isoko South

The aspiration of the Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Desopadec Matters, Chief Prosper Edo for the executive seat of Isoko South Chairmanship position has been boosted following his endorsement by the state Coalition Of United Political Parties,CUPP. Edo has indicated his intention to contest for the position of chairman in Isoko South local government area. Delta State Chairman of CUPP, Chief Efe Tobor Josiah, in company of Delta State SDP Chairman, Amb  Oke Idawene during a visits to Chief Prosper Edo declared their unalloyed support for his chairmanship…

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Apah Urges Urhobo Federal Lawmakers To Keep To Promise On The Completion Of Okwagbe Seaport Project

  Immediate past leader of Ughelli South Local Government Council Legislative Arm, Rt. Hon. Sunday Apah has called on Federal Lawmakers representing Ughievwen at the National Assembly to remember their promise of influencing the completion of the Okwagbe Seaport Project. Chief Apah in a statement said, “during the campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, most of the party candidates who came to Ughievwen Kingdom and Okwagbe community in particular, promised to ensure that the Okwagbe Seaport project was operational. “It is almost two years running after the elections, nothing…

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Analysis: A Nation and the Quest for Redemption

  By Sunny Awhefeada A certain character located in intuition defined the Nigerian writer in the first decade of the nation’s independence. All of the major writers of that period, Gabriel Okara, Chinua Achebe, Christopher Okigbo, J. P. Clark and Wole Soyinka, did not share, as depicted in their writings, in the sunny optimism that greeted the attainment of independence. While Nigerians chose to look at the new nation through rose tinted glasses and sang “Nigeria we hail the/Our own dear native land/though tribes and tongues may differ/ in brotherhood…

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Apah Knocks Paul Etaga Over 2023 Ambition

Former Leader of Ughelli South Legislative Arm, in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, Rt Hon Sunday Apah has described statement allegedly credited Hon Paul Etaga about the local government having three political blocs as unpolished and despiration. In a statement signed by Sunday Apah, expressed disappointment  that Hon. Etaga who benefitted from the two blocs arrangement is deviating from the from the arrangement. “Ughelli South Local Government Area has two blocs and not three. It was gathered that, Etaga while addressing politicians of Ewu axis that Ughelli…

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 Delta At 29: Oborevwori Calls For Peace, Unity

  *** Says We  Have  Come  Of Age   The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with the state government and good people of Delta State on the 29th anniversary of the State creation. He noted that at 29, the state has come of age and urged Deltans to continue to live in peace and unity to engender sustainable development across all parts of  the State. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker expressed appreciation to Governor,…

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Just In: FFK Apologizes To NUJ, Withdrew The Word ‘Stupid’ Against Journalist In Calabar

Former Nigeria minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has apologized to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Daily Trust Newspaper, and Eyo Charles, a reporter attached the the Daily Trust over an unguided statement  made during a press conference in Calabar, Nigeria. FFK in his verified facebook account also withdrew the word, ‘Stupid’ that he used against the journalist in the press conference. FFK said, “I met with my advisors till late last night and I wish to say the following. I hereby withdraw the word “stupid” which I used in my…

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FG Peace Move: We Will Resist Any Attempt To Undermine Urhobo, Group Tells Sylva

  Foremost Urhobo ex-militant group known as Urhobo Gbagbako has threatened that any attempt to undermine the Urhobo people in the ongoing Federal Government peace process with ethnic nationalities in Delta state would be radically resisted. In a statement sent online to journalists and signed by its spokesman, Priest Omodjuvwu said they have always been allergic to the word “traitor” that had made them to renege into hostilities and destructions of facilities of International Oil Companies in Urhobo land few years ago. According to the group, “dealing with petty crumb…

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Marginalization: Secret Meetings With Selected Traditional Rulers Won’t Stop Our Agitations, RUM Tells Otuaro

A group, Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), has frowned at moves by the Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro to bypass major agitators of fair deal for the marginalized Urhobo people and negotiate with traditional rulers who were not part of the Urhobo struggle. The group said the Deputy Governors present moves of secret meetings with some traditional rulers in Urhobo nation in the name of peace move may trigger the youths to anger. In a communiqué signed by President of Rescue Urhobo from Marginalization (RUM), Olorogun…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Appeals With Osubi Airstrip Workers To Stay Calm

  The  Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has appealed to the Osubi Airstrip Workers  to remain calm and peaceful and not to take laws into their hands. All  is not well with the Osubi Airstrip Workers. The Speaker while addressing the Osubi Airstrip  Workers at the Airstrip, expressed concern over the plight of the workers who are being owed  by Shoreline Oil Services Ltd. “As a member representing this Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, I feel your pains on a…

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Update: Ovie Of Ughelli Kingdom, Oharisi III, Pledges Support For Afiesere Community Central Executive

By Joe Favour, The traditional ruler of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM, Evangelist Wilson Ojakovo  Oharisi III JP has pledged his total support for the newly inaugurated executive of Afiesere community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Addressing the executive members led by its President, Hon Richard Aduvie and Olorogun Shikaleke Okiemute, the royal father expressed joy over the peaceful conduct of the community elections and the swearing in ceremony. According to him, “It has been my prayers to God almighty that any community in Ughelli should be peaceful and…

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