Okowa’s Daring Tackle On The Housing Challenge

  BY FIDELIS EGUGBO,   In a few months, Delta will be celebrating 29 years of its creation. The geographical area, Delta State as we know it today, is a culmination of political and historical events, including a succession of governments, that shaped the entity over the years partly under the defunct Western Region, Midwest, Bendel in post-independence Nigeria. Interestingly, a historical monument, the Mungo Park building in Asaba also attests to the fact that the ancient city of Asaba, which is today, Delta’s capital, was at a time the…

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OBOREVWORI FELICITATES WITH ELUE ON HIS BIRTHDAY

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated with the state former Deputy Governor, Chief Benjamin Elue  on his birthday. The Speaker  who extolled the leadership qualities and astute contributions of the former Deputy Governor under the administration of the State former Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, lauded  him for his life-long commitment to humanity. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that Chief Elue has distinguished himself as an elderstatesman, saying that the…

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F. O. Abiri Foundation Gives Out Palliatives to Less Privilege, Vulnerables In Ughelli

By Gabriel Karo,   F. O. Abiri Foundation, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has given out food items and cash gifts to less priviledge and vulnerable in Ughelli metropolis. The foundation which went round the different residents of the beneficiaries to hand them the items, which comprise rice, beans, garri, groundnut oil, onion, packets of maggi and cash, noted that the gesture was part of its ‘#I Feed Challenge” programme. Speaking on behalf of the foundation and its Chairman, Mr. Stanley Abiri, the Delta State Coordinator, Comrade Omo-Ohwo Ijolo said…

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Oborevwori Condoles Deputy Clerk Over  Demise Of His Father, Elder Otto Lakpa

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with the Deputy Clerk of the House, Barrister   Otto Aghoghophia   on the demise of his father, Elder Otto Lakpa who passed away on Tuesday,  June 2, 2020. Rt Hon Oborevwori who paid the Deputy Clerk a condolence visit on Wednesday morning,  expressed grief over the death of Elder Otto, saying that he lived a fulfilled life. While saying that the late Elder Otto raised up all his children with the fear of…

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COVID-19: Olumba Church, Five Others Shutdown In Bayelsa State Over Adherence

By Elizabeth Vincent, Six churches have been shutdown by the Bayelsa Government for failing to adhere to the operational protocols required to conduct services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The churches shutdown last Sunday are, Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, also known as Olumba Olumba, Living Faith Church, Igbogene, Salvation Victory Centre, Igbogene, Shalom International Christian Centre, along Tombia-Amassoma road. Others are, Great Grace Distinguished Assembly, Okutukutu and Hebrews International Church, Ayama road respectively. According to the Permanent Secretary of the ministry of information, Mr Freston Akpor, “The state government…

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Edo Congratulates Dame Okowa At 59

  Special Assistant to the Delta State governor on DESOPADEC Matters, Chief Prosper Edo has congratulated the wife of the state governor, Dame Edith Okowa on the occasion of her 59 birthday celebration. Edo, in his congratulatory message described the wife of the State Governor as a role model who is worthy of emulation by women in the state. According him, “A happy home brings sane and sound mind and that has helped the governor to pilot the affairs of the state smoothly. “I want to congratulate our dynamic mother…

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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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Uvwie Traditional Chief Assassinated As Iffie Mourns

  By Politicsgovernance   Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Delta State, Chief Napoleon Newyear Iffie, has commiserated with the family of late Chief Lucky Okoro who was assassinated last Sunday, describing his death as painful. Iffie who made this known when he paid condolence visit to the family of late Chief Lucky Okoro at Ekpan, condemned in strong terms the attack that took the life of Late Chief Okoro at Egborode Junction, along Sapele Effurun Road in Okpe Local Government Area by unknown gunmen. Iffie accompanied by Chief…

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