Hard Times By Sunny Awhefeada

By Sunny Awhefeada,   Hard Times, published in 1854, is the title of the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, the English novelist. Like most of Dickens’ novels, Hard Times is a searing indictment of a corrosive and morally atrophied society on the brink of disaster. Set in Victorian England, which was touted as a prosperous epoch, the novel reframes the socio-economic turmoil that undermined the entire fabric of the English society of that time. The reality of what was configured as prosperity was acute deprivation and hunger for the common…

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GOV MAKINDE, A PRACTICAL LESSON FOR GOV OBOREVWORI

By Zik Gbemre,   Governor Seyi Makinde has just signed a 100 million dollars Oyo State partnership with Shell Nigeria Gas, SNG, to build a Gas Distribution Plant and pipelines to distribute gas to industrial layouts in the state. The concern here is that this gas will be sourced from the Utorogu Gas Plant, same plant in the heart of Delta state, currently supplying gas to the Egbin Power Station, Otta in Ogun state and beyond through the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCO) to West African countries. What stops…

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How President Tinubu Addresses Nigerians On June 12

Why we must preserve our democracy: President Tinubu   My fellow Nigerians, let me begin by congratulating all of us for witnessing the celebration of another Democracy Day today, the 12th day of June 2024. This year also marks our nation’s 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance. On this day, 31 years ago, we entered our rites of passage to becoming a true and enduring democratic society. Going through this passage was hard and dangerous. During the fateful six years that followed, we fought and struggled for our natural rights…

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Victim Of Allege Ogbovwan Midnight Robbery Dies From Injuries

A midnight robbery victim, simply identified as Ambrose has passed on after he succumbed to injuries sustained during an alleged midnight robbery at Ogbovwan Community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Politicsgovernance.com gathered that the tragic incident that led to Ambrose death occurred at street opposite the mortuary and all his mobile phones, gadget and other valuable items were allegedly stolen. A source disclosed that the armed men broke into their victim’s apartment and clubbed him to death after he was shot. Below was the might video by…

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Mobs Set Suspected Armed Robber  Ablaze In Delta Community

  UNIDENTIFIED suspected armed robber has been set ablaze by angry mob after luck ran against him at Eruemukohwarien community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered the victim met his waterloo after many alleged robbery series carried out by him. According to sources from the community, “Eruemukohwarien dey hot, the robbery last night they shot 4 people here, nobody died. Below are Pictures of some of the injured victims at Eruemukowharien “Them dey Ufor hospital now and one of the thieves was burnt at the…

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Nigerian Army Foils Kidnap Attempt, Rescue Victims In Ughelli North

  TROOPS of the Nigerian Army on surveillance patrol have foiled a kidnap attempt by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Oviri-Ogor community and rescue passengers plying the Ughelli axis of the East West road in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that over the weekend the unidentified suspected kidnappers trail one of their victims to his newly completed building along HRM Igere III road, in Oviri-Ogor community but unfortunately they met his absent. Though the report was sketchy, a source in the community disclosed…

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Leaders, Women, Youths, Others Applaud Oborevwori On First Year Anniversary

By Dennis Otu & Daniel Bayagbon     For hitting the ground running, executing a roadmap for enduring infrastructural projects in various sectors while still prioritising the completion of projects inherited from his predecessors, a cross section of Deltans, including students, market women, artisans and political leaders have applauded Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori over what they see as an eventful and hope-inspiring first year in office.   On May 29, 2023, Rt. Hon. Oborevwori was sworn in as Governor of Delta State with a promise to do more in advancing…

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Otu-Jeremi Police Division’s Extortion On The Road Has Gotten Out Of Hand

By Zik Gbemre, It is imperative to call the DPO and his patrol team at the Otu-Jeremi Police Divisional Office in Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State to order and stop their growing indulgence in extortion of members of the public. The DPO and his patrol team are so blinded by the lure of extortion on motorists and commuters in Ughelli South to the point of compromising the protection of critical national assets, particularly oil and gas assets in their sphere of operations. This public misconduct was displayed on…

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POOF Foundation, Donates Relief Materials To Okuama Victims

By Omoghene Benedict  A non governmental organization, Prince Oghenerukevwe Okifo Foundation, POOF, has donated relief materials to internally displaced Indigenes of Okuama Community currently camped at Ewu-Urhobo in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. POOF foundation also presented cash donation to ten nursing mothers that were put to birth at the IDP camp. Items donated by POOF foundation are, packs of rice, cartons of noodles, pampers, sanitary pads, toiletries, detergents, bathing soaps, 25 litres of groundnut oil, and educational materials for the students in the camp. The CEO…

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Opinion: Entitlement Mentality By Dafe

BY TOBI DAFE   This word in recent times is now often used by the elites, they say the youths have an entitlement mentality, but I am beginning to see that some of these leaders are even more entitled. They felt all the good things of this world were designed for them and their families alone, news flash: everyone deserves a good life, we should stop reducing the less privileged people around us, and the beauty of life is not a function of how happy you are but how happy…

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