Politics: Edevbie, Oborevwori PDP Ticket, Erhuvwu’R’Urhobo Appeals For Peaceful Resolution

By Lucky Uto   The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governornorship ticket crisis between Olorogun David Edevbie and Rt.Hon sheriff Oborevwori has been creating tensions in the party and in Urhobo nation.   Urhobo Youth Vision world wide also known as Erhuvwu’R’Urhobo, a highly respected Urhobo socio cultural organization has called for unity and a peaceful resolution of the current legal battle over who flies the party Guber ticket in 2023, which is also causing division within the party and Urhobos that are in politics. The National President of…

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Constitute NDDC Board Now, Else -Groups Warns FG

A group, Niger Delta groups, Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (CDCOGPCND) and Mothers of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (MOGPCND) have decried the continued delay in inaugurating the Board of NDDC in accordance with the law. In a joint Press Statement issued at the end of a courtesy call on the leadership of Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta, by Mothers Of Oil And Gas Producing Communities Of The Niger Delta, and signed by…

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DESOPADEC Refutes Fake Online Report On Bursary Portal

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Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, DESOPADEC has disassociated the itself from a fake online news platform that it is awarding scholarship and bursaries through an online portal.   The commission in a statement warned Deltans not to fall victim of the of false information emanating from an unknown source as the commission is not currently awarding scholarship or bursaries through any online medium.   The commission in the statement signed by Chinenye Ezonfade, head of media and public affairs department, cautioned the general public, particularly students from the…

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NDDC Is Operating On Illegality To Serve A Purpose- IIA Group

  A Niger Delta transparency group, the Ijaw Interest Advocates (IIA) also known as Izanzan Intellectual Camp has decried the ongoing illegality of administering the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a Sole Administrator in contravention of the NDDC Act, stating that the Commission “no longer serves the interest of the people of the region.” The group which had earlier urged President Buhari to inaugurate the substantive Board of the Commission in accordance with the law stated that in the three years of NDDC being administered by Interim Managements/Sole Administrator…

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NDDC BOARD: Stop Peddling Lies, Okotiene, Ekpenyong Warn Rita Lori

Niger Delta Integrity group has described a publication by Rita Lori Ogbebor in Vanguard newspaper over the delay of  constituting the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC as misleading and false.   The group in a statement by its president and secretary, Akpoebide Okotiene and Edet  Ekpenyong warned Ogbebor to further stop peddling lies and fake rumour. According to the statement, Our attention has been drawn to statements attributed to Rita Lori Ogbebor published in Vanguard Newspaper of Sunday, August 7, 2022 where she, in her usual style, made several false…

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Delta Youth Rejects Gov Okowa Appointment, Drum Support For Peter Obi Presidency

Delta State governor appointment to Omenuwoma Josiah as Special Assistant on Youth Mobilization has been rejected as he drum support for Peter Obi to be the next president of Nigeria in 2023.   According Omenuwoma in his letter of rejection and facebook post, “I choose to be OBIDIENT and I have decided to remain actively OBIDIENT because I strongly believe that Nigeria will be better if Mr Peter Obi is President by 2023. “I sincerely wish to thank His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to have graciously offered me the…

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Delta 2023: Anger Against Oborevwori Is That He Do Not Belong To Class Of 1999- Ighedo

  The Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Olorogun Daniel Ighedo has said that the move by some elements to stop the Governorship ambition of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori was because he do not belong to what he referred to as “Class of ’99”. In a Press Statement made available to newsmen in Asaba on Wednesday , August 3rd, 2022, the Uvwie Local Government Area Vice Chairman, averred that the Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 gubernatorial primaries held in…

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Why Delta Councilors Shut Down Council Over Alleged N15M Borrowing Without Approval

Councillors from the  Isoko South Legislative Arm, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, recently shut down the council’s secretariat in Oleh to protest against an alleged borrowing of N15 million by the local government Chairman, Mr. Victor Asasa, and his poor administrative style.   The Councillors who could not boldly protest against the Rivers state based chairman of Isoko South hired and  mobilized youths, to besieged the gate of the Local Government Council at the early hours of Thursday, 28 July 2022.   Armed with placards with various…

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Wike Calls Atiku Followers Scavengers, Sets To Speak On Primary Election After Projects Commissioning

  “The presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar when he unveiled his vice presidential candidate, no right thinking member and lover of this party will say the speech he made on that day was fair. Forget about the rainseekers, forget about the scavengers, I never reacted to it. I said, this party belongs to all of us. Thereafter, he appeared on Arise TV, see the statements he made. Several lies were told and then you say I should not react to some of those issues, that would not…

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Delta North Monarchs Celebrates Asagba Of Asaba At 98

By Uruemu Favour,   DELTA North Traditional Rulers Forum, has congratulated its Chairman and Asagba of Asaba, Obi (Prof) Chike Edozien, on his 98th birth anniversary. The Forum in a statement by its Vice Chairman and the Obi of Abavo, HRM Uche Irenuma, described the Asagba as a father figure who has impacted greatly on his people. Saying the Royal father has distinguished himself as a medical scholar and teacher, the traditional rulers said the Asagba has provided purposeful leadership for his people and residents of Asaba, the state capital,…

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