GROUP URGES OTURU TO RUN FOR DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY VOWS TO PURCHASE NOMINATION FORM

A pressure group under the aegis of Concerned Youths For Development has called on Okakuro Oturu Solomon Onovughakpor, also known as ‘General Chapel’ to run for the Delta State House Of Assembly in 2023. The call was made when the group stormed the Orhoakpor Country home of the Renowned security expert and CEO Chapel Security Consultancy Company. The Group In their numbers expressed so much confidence in the personality of Okakuro Solomon Onovughakpor, Speaking on behalf of the Group Olorogun Francis Bolokor The Coodinator, Stated that the visit was born…

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Analysis & Opinion: A Nation Astray

  By Sunny Awhefeada Dele Giwa, the unforgettable journalist, preempted our today when he wrote in the mid-1980s that Nigeria had reached the stage of unshockability! Members of his generation would have applauded him for his insight, sublimity of thought and verbal dexterity. True, the 1980s was the high watermark of the tendencies that birthed today’s crises and woes. Nigeria attained independence two decades earlier and despite her promising beginning as carrying the promise of the Black race, she tottered into a bloody internecine conflict that raged for thirty months.…

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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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Education: FUPRE Postpones Post-UTME To Nov 22

By Promise Erukakpomre/Ughelli Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, FUPRE, Thursday, said the Post UTME Screening Exercise earlier scheduled to hold from Monday 25th to Saturday 30th October, 2021, has been postponed. The Registrar, Mrs. Jane Omoyine in a statement, said: “This is to inform all candidates who chose the University as their first choice Institution, and scored 150 and above in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), that the exercise will now hold from Monday, 22nd to Saturday 27th November, 2021, between the hours of 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.…

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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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Ughelli Women Protest Against Market Relocation, Barricade East/West Road

By Joe Favour/ Kobiruo Joseph    Market women in Otovwodo community yesterday barricaded the East West Road of the Ughelli axis crumbling vehicular movement and commercial activities for several hours over what they described as injustices being meted on them by relocating their market from the community to a nearby swampy bush. The women numbering over a thousand armed leaves branches appealed to the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently come to their rescue before it will get off hands. The women who defied the military presence accused the…

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…As President Buhari Welcomes Turkey President And His Wife To Nigeria

I was very pleased to welcome His Excellency the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, the First Lady, Emine Erdogan, to Abuja. This was the second visit of President Erdogan to Nigeria since I came to office; the second time I’ve had the pleasure of receiving my brother in Abuja. His visit is yet again a reflection of the robust, warm and cordial bilateral relations between Nigeria and Turkey. During the visit, we held very useful discussions on a number of bilateral issues, aimed at strengthening this…

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#ENDSARS Will Continue To Have A Significant Space In The Annals Of Our History-Ooni Of Ife

        #ENDSARS Will Continue To Have A Significant Space In The Annals Of Our History-Ooni Of Ife The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II,  has disclosed that the endsars protest will continue to play a major role in the annals of Nigeria history. He made this comment on his facebook page on October 20, 2021 saying , It was a monumental cause a year ago that unified the brilliant young people of our great nation. It was a cause that they believed in, embarked…

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Ebegba Urges Urhobo To Work And Take Back Her Place In Nigeria

The chairman of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Nyanya Karu Branch FCT, and Director General of the National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, Chief Dr. Rufus Ebegba, has called on the Urhobo people to close ranks and collectively work towards attaining it’s pride of place in the polity as it is blessed with abundance of human and natural resources with which it has contributed immensely to national development.   Chief Ebegba gave the admonition while speaking in his capacity as chairman of the occasion at the election of a new executive…

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