DESOPADEC Commissions, Hands Over Housing Unit To Maritime University At Okerenkoko

  …It’s cheering and encouraging, says Otuaro By Larry Toritsemode Mogbeyiteren & Judith Ebitimi Kwamande The Deputy Governor of Delta State, His Excellency Dcn. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro has described the initiative of the state’s number 1 interventionist agency, DESOPADEC, of constructing, completing, commissioning and handing over an ultra modern housing unit at Okerenkoko to the management of the Nigerian Maritime University as very cheering and encouraging. He stated that the project would certainly go a long way in addressing the nagging accommodation challenges presently confronting the young and strategic institution…

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Kidnapped Atiku’s Mother Rescued In Agbarha-Otor As Another Escapes From Kidnappers Den

  By Omoghene Benedict, COMBINED team of security operatives made up of the police and local vigilante, have rescued the mother of a bank manager abducted from her residence at Oguname-Olomu in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. This is just as another kidnapped victim, John Akpoyarobo who was abducted at his residence along Oviri-Ogor road escaped from the kidnappers den. The victim, Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was abducted last Sunday by a gang of hoodlums who stormed her residence in a commando style and whisked her to…

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Delta State Comes Alive With Ughelli NLO Pre-Season Soccer Tournament

  The home of grassroot football in the Niger Delta region, Delta State, will be agog this February with the best of football made in the Nationwide League One, NLO, as the famous Ughelli Pre-season tournament will take the center stage. Various NLO clubs will take part in this year’s edition of the tournament that will be staged at the Ughelli Township Stadium beginning from February 29th. The 16-team competition is opened to all teams from NLO 1, 2, and 3, and registration fee is twenty thousand naira. All 16…

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Gunmen Abduct Atiku’s Mother in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have a woman simply identified as Mrs.  Angelina, mother of a First Bank manager in one of the branches in Delta State, Philip Atiku, at her Oguname-Olomu residence in Ughelli South local government area of Delta State. The victim, Angelina Atiku, aged 65, was whisked away by the hoodlums who stormed her residence at about 8p.m. Though details of the incident was sketchy as at press time, sources at the scene of the incident disclosed that the arm wielding gunmen numbering four, forced her into…

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Bandits Butcher 3 Drivers, 4 Passengers In Delta

  By Chancel B. Sunday BOMADI—Armed robbers, on Tuesday, have again butchered three drivers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, N.U.R.T.W, a conductor and four passengers along the dreadful Bomadi-Ohoror road in Delta state. A victim, Mrs Ebi, a trader and who sustained a deep machete wound, narrated that the incident occurred around 5.30 am at the same dilapidated spot near Odorubu community in Patani council area. She said, “we ran into the robbers at the bad spot near Odorubu. The robbers came out of the bush, all…

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Delta Assembly Resumes Plenary After Christmas Break

  *** Approves  Governor Okowa’s Request For Construction  Of Film Village, Leisure Park At Ugbolu- Asaba The Delta State House of Assembly   resumed plenary on Tuesday, January 14, 2020  after a four week break for Christmas and new year celebrations. The highlight of the resumed sitting, the first in 2020 was the approval of a request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction of a film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North local government area of the state.   The construction of the film village and leisure…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls On Deltans To Support Policies,  Programmes Of Governor Okowa

  *** Implores Lawmakers  To Put  All Hands On Deck For Successful Completion Of  Session The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Deltans to continue to support the policies and programmes of the state Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. In his welcome address on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 on resumption of Plenary, the Speaker while congratulating the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, urged Deltans to continue to support the Governor in his…

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‘THE ISOKO ETHNIC NATIONALITY: IN TIME PERSEPECTIVE’ BY ENDURANCE O EDAFEWOTU: A REJOINDER

  1. The attention of Igbide Clan has been drawn to a book by Mr. Endurance O Edafewotu titled, ‘The Isoko Ethnic Nationality: In Time Perspective’. While we commend the author for his effort in attempting to reveal some aspects of the roots and customs of Isoko people, we are constrained to point out some glaring and unacceptable inaccuracies and assumptions in the history of Igbide Clan which, if not challenged, may be erroneously quoted by future generations as authentic history. 2a. While introducing his perspective on Igbide, one of…

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DESOPADEC Officials Inspect Projects In Isoko Nation

  Officials of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Commission, DESOPADEC led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bashorun Askia Ogieh stormed Isoko Nation for project Inspection tour Speaking, Askia said, “The Project inspection is aimed at accessing the level of work done so far for possible commissioning. According to The DESOPADEC Boss, “We came to see for ourselves the completion level of the projects inspected to enable us plan for the commissioning. Areas visited for the inspection includes, Lecturers Guest House and a Modern Hostel, Infrastructural Development…

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Okowa Victory At Supreme Court Was Expected By Deltans- Omote

  By Omoghene Benedict, The National coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has disclosed that the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Supreme Court was well expected by Deltans. Omote, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Ughelli South, said, “Our brother Chief Great Ogboru should come in term with the outcome of the judgment delivered and join hands with Okowa to build Delta of our dreams. According to him, “I am passionately appealing to Great Ogboru to accept defeat and…

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