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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Macaulay’s Emergence As Ewu Ovie-Elect Brings Equity To Ekade Ruling House- Prince Onemu

By Promise O.   One of the contestants in the Ewu Kingdom and descendant of the Ekade Ruling House, Prince Felix Onemu, has urged the (Ahavwa) King Makers of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom, and the general public to ignore the calls by one Prince Fidelis Oghoredafe that the Ovie-elect of Ewu Kingdom, Chief Gabrel Owhodje Macaulay should not be crowned because he is not from Aro kindred of the ruling house. “Chief Gabriel Ohwodje Macaulay emerged as Ovie-elect of Ewu-Urhobo Kingdom, Ughelli South local government area of Delta state in a keenly…

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ANDYJUST FOUNDATION SETS TO EDUCATES YOUTHS ON BUSINESS ORIENTATION MIND SET

By Elizabeth Vincent YENEGOA -As part of its collective efforts to reduce  youths restiveness in the society, a non-governmental organization, ANDYJUST foundation has put in place every necessary arrangements to ensure smooth taking off a skill acquisition in the Niger Delta region. According to the foundation, the acquisition tagged ‘Niger Delta at large skill acquisition will exposed the nitty-gritty of day-to-day business acumen in our modern day Nigeria. National Coordinator of the program, Dr Sam Chukwmuyeme, The aim of the program is to keep youth out of the street and…

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Pastor’s Wife, Assistant, Other Arrested For Human Trafficking In Ughelli

By Omoghene Benedict  A pastor’s wife, assistant pastor and one other attached to white garment church have been arrested by the Nigeria police, for alleged human trafficking in Oviri-Ogor community Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered the suspects had initially trafficked the 23-years old girl, simply identified Oghenfejiro Obotakpore to a yet to be identified woman in Bayelsa State before taking her to Libya, an African country. The suspects, Mr Sunday Adeyemi, an assistant Pastor of a White Garment (name withheld) in connivance with the…

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Okowa Dissolution Of State Exco Is A Welcome Development- Jifas Ogbon

By Philo Ezewu   A Chieftain of the People Democratic Party (PDP) and Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, on youth development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon (JP) has commended Sen Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa,  for taking a bold and right step at the right time in dissolving the State Executive Council and other notable appointments made two years ago. Addressing newsmen after the announcement of the dissolution, the Olomu born Prince, described the governor’s action as a welcome development and another opportunity for new set of persons to be appointed…

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