Oborevwori Condoles Kogi Speaker Over Wife’s Death

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has expressed sadness over the demise of the wife of the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Mrs Esther Zenab Kolawole. Mrs Kolawole, 50, died on Sunday , December 5th, 2021, after a brief illness. In a Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker expressed shocked over the news of the wife of his colleague and personal friend, Rt Hon (Prince) Matthew Kolawole. “The news of the demise of the…

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Ekpan: We Will Resist Candidates Imposition In Ekpan Community

  ..Says There Is No Stephen Akemu Led Faction Of EDC   A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Delta State Chief Victor Otomewo has been told loud and clear that he cannot foist Mr Stephen Akemu as the Chairman of Ekpan Development Committee (EDC) on the people of Ekpan in Uvwie Local Government Area of the State. The Secretary of the EDC, Deacon Matthew A. Emewakeme in a statement on behalf of the EDC warned against break down of law and order in Ekpan community, Uvwie Local…

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2023: I Am Going To House Of Representatives To Give My People Better Deal-Nwokolo 

  A House of Representatives aspirant for the Ndokwa /Ukwuani Federal Constituency in the 2023 general elections, Chief Ugo Nwokolo (aka Overdo) has said that he is going to the Green Chambers of the National Assembly to give his people a better deal. Speaking to newsmen at the weekend in Ashaka, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, after a consultative visit to PDP local government area executives and some leaders of the party in the area, Chief Nwokolo said that he joined the House of Representatives race to…

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UPU At 90: Read Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Lecture Speech At Uvwiamuge-Agbarho

Urhobo wado!   It is a great honour for me to be here, and I am grateful that I have the opportunity to address you on this very important occasion in the history of the Urhobo Nation. 2. I do this in all humility as a proud Urhobo, grateful for the trust and confidence the Urhobo nation has bestowed on me as Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This is with the abiding faith in the ideals of our forbearers; and…

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Delta Central group hails DC-23, supports aspiration

A group under the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta state, People’s Progressive Parliament (PPP) has commended the DC-23 lobby grooup led by Chief Ighoyota Amori and promise to support their aspiration. The group made this disclosure recently after their enlarged general meeting held in Ughelli North local government area. In a statement issued by the President and Secretary of the group, Comrade Matthew Onorhere and Mrs Juliet Ojevwe commended DC-23 for their efforts in the area of consultation across all the senatorial districts in the state. They also hailed the…

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UPU At 90: Urhobo Must Unite To Achieve Their Dreams- Sen Omo-Agege

By Andrew Darah/Agbarho   Deputy President of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Monday, decried the dwindling unity amongst Urhobos, insisting the people could still come together to defend one big Urhobo family and still pursue their individual dreams. Delivering a lecture titled “The Challenges and prospects of Urhobo Progress Union in Contemporary Times” at Uvwiamuge-Agbarho, Delta State during the 90th anniversary of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Omo-Agege said the Urhobo people were better and stronger together.   According to him, “The consequences of lack of unity have been…

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Oborevwori Calls On UPU To Build On Existing Relationship With Other Ethnic Nationalities

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has harped on the need for the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) to continue to build on the existing relationship with other ethnic nationalities in the State and the country. In his remarks as the Chairman of the Opening Ceremony session of the 90th Anniversary celebration of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), On Monday, November 29th, 2021,at the UPU Secretariat, Uvwiamuge-Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state, the Speaker said that he was proud of the…

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Delta PDP Hits Omo-Agege Hard, Says Okowa Projects Are Visible

By Uruemu Favour  …insists Ughelli South is a PDP stronghold   UGHELLI South Local Government Area chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Saturday, took a swipe on the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege over recent media reports credited to him wherein he accused Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of concentrating more on the development of Owa Kingdom where he hails from to the detriment of other parts of the State.   Chairman and Secretary of the party in the Local Government Area, Mr Oshetienigho Djegbe and Mr Ivbromonena Balogun, respectively, said:…

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FNSCh Confers Fellowship Award On Uvietowhado

By Stephanie Ikanone Odiete   The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, FNSCh, has inducted Engr. Davidson Uvietowhado, as a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (FNSChE). Uvietowhado was inducted at the just concluded investiture by the Board of Fellows (BOF), at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria lsland, Lagos, on Saturday, 13th November, 2021. Born on the 10th of October 1972 to the family of Late Uvietowhado Erukanure of Ekroda and Mrs. Theresa Okpako Uvietowhado of Erhurhu/Okpako family of Ajawini in Jesse, Ethiope West LGA of Delta state, Nigeria.…

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Analysis & Opinion: Urhobo Progress Union @ 90

  By Sunny Awhefeada   The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) was founded on the 3rd of November 1931 in Warri. This means that the UPU is ninety years old. At ninety, it is Nigeria’s oldest surviving socio-cultural organization. It was not Urhobo Progress Union in the beginning. It was Urhobo Brotherly Society. It was so called in order to reflect its mandate of fostering fellow feeling, brotherliness and unity among the Urhobo people. The name mutated into Urhobo Progress Union in 1935, and it has since remained so. Its motto…

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