10th Anniversary: Advocate Publication Focuses Inaugural Lecture On Youth Empowerment And Leadership Evolution

Advocate Publication Lecture Series Board of Council (ALSBC), Chaired by Mr. Abraham Ogbodo, former Editor of Guardian has instituted a public lecture series as part activities marking Advocate Newspaper 10th year in business. The Advocate Lecture Board of Council parades other seasoned journalists including Mr Yafugborhi Egufe (Vanguard Newspaper) – Head, Planning; Mr Onojeghen Okpare Theophilus, Anipri, (CEO, Niger Delta Today Online) – Head, Contacts and Logistics; Akpobaro Umukoro Esq. (Former Station Manager, AIT) – Head, Legal; Hon. Justice Iyasere (Independent Newspaper) – Head, Research and Documentation. Other members of…

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Isoko Nation Protest Relocation Of Mgt, Admin Faculty From Delta University, Ozoro

      Vehicular movement along the Ozoro-Asaba expressway were Wednesday, grounded as youths from Isoko nation protested over the alleged relocation of the faculty of Management and Administration from the Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro in Isoko North local government to Orerokpe community in Okpe local government area. Armed with fresh leaves, the protesters mainly youths who barricaded the Ozoro axis of Ughelli-Asaba expressway and were burning motor tyres accused the Delta State governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori of stabbing them from behind after voting for…

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Unenurhie: A Kingdom Long Denied In Evwreni

By Young Erhiurhoro   Why is Unenurhie community in Evwreni kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State agitating to be identifies as a distinct, independent and autonomous kingdom, separate from the present Evwreni kingdom that comprises the two communities. I stand to be corrected by any other person; the questions seeking immediate answers here are: Why Unenurhie as a community can’t be autonomous and independent. Which sections of the Nigerian Constitution prohibits Unenurhie people from seeking autonomy and independence from Evwreni kingdom? Also, what cultural taboos in…

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NUC Approves Three More Faculties For Delta ‘Varsity, Ozoro-Oborevwori

  Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Tuesday, confirmed that the National Universities Commission, (NUC), has approved the establishment of three more faculties for the Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro. Governor Oborevwori announced the NUC’s approval for the establishment of the Faculties of Basic Medical Sciences, Pharmacy, and Health Sciences, when he received on a solidarity and congratulatory visit, a delegation of leaders and traditional rulers from Isoko nation, at Government House, Asaba. The Governor thanked the Isoko nation for their support and for being worthy…

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Weeks After, Police Yet To Rescue Missing Officers With Guns, Ammunition

WEEKS after, three police officers were allegedly kidnapped with their AK -47 and 119 rounds of ammunition, their where about is still unknown as the Nigeria police is yet to rescue them either dead or alive. The officers, Inspector Felix Onogho, Insp Hamidu Joel and Insp Emmanuel Okoroafor, were among six officers drafted from PMF 51, Oghara to a nipping point at Ohoror axis of East-West road in Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State on January 24, 2024. It was gathered. A security source said, “Three of them…

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Hardship: Don’t join protest, Ohanaeze directs Ndigbo

OHANAZE Ndigbo has directed Ndigbo all over the country not to join the ongoing protests against hardship. In a statement signed by the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu entitled “Message to all Igbos worldwide”, he said: “I write as your leader at this critical period in our Country, Nigeria. Events in Nigeria today are no doubt very disturbing. The economy has turned very bad, a sceptre of frustration is everywhere. I have received many entreaties from many parts of the Country requesting me to call Igbos to…

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Adode Rewards Council For Punctuality, Holds Raffle Draw

    THE executive chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Hon Godwin Adode has given a new Tricycle, Cargo motorcycle and Deep chest freezer to staff of  National Union of Local  Government Employee, NULGE in a raffle draw held at the local government secretariat. This is just as Hon Adode rewarded another staff with a cash reward for her punctuality and dedication to service. Speaking at the Raffle Draw, Adode said, Sometimes last year in 2023, during the electioneering campaigns of Rt Hon Elder Sheriff Oborevwori,…

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Ogor King, Leaders Call For Investigation, Prosecution Over Signature Forgery

THE traditional ruler of Ogor kingdom, and leaders of Oviri-Ogor community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State,  have called on security agents to thoroughly investigate and prosecute those responsible for the forging of the monarch stamp signature on the newly 2023 reviewed constitution of Oviri-Ogor community. The monarch, HRM Okiemute Onajite, Igere I, had in an affidavit sworn to an oath on January 24, 2024, called for the investigation and possibly prosecution of the culprits that forged his signature in the 2023 constitution of Oviri-Ogor community as…

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Youths protest in Ibadan, demanding end to Insecurity, high cost of living

On Monday, youths marched the streets of Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, calling on President Bola Tinubu to address the troubling issues of insecurity and hunger in Nigeria.  In their hundreds, the protesters, mostly youths, conducted themselves peacefully. The protesters held placards with such inscriptions on them like; “Tinubu Must Address Insecurity”, “Hunger is Killing Us”,“End Food Hike and Inflation”, “Insecurity Not Our Birthright.” They decried the economic hardship, saying that they are fed up  with the current state of affairs in Nigeria.   The protesters wanted concrete…

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Let’s Unite To Support Oborevwori’s MORE AGENDA – Odogu

By Kelvin Ohoror In a bid to foster unity among party members in Emede Ward 05 a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and also the Executive Assistant to the state Governor on Community Development Hon. Emakpor Odogu has called on the members of the party in the ward to be united and support the M.O.R.E Agenda of Governor Sheriff Oborevwori’s administration He made this known during a meeting of the PDP at his country home in Emede in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. He said…

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