Delta Assembly Resumes Plenary After Christmas Break

  *** Approves  Governor Okowa’s Request For Construction  Of Film Village, Leisure Park At Ugbolu- Asaba The Delta State House of Assembly   resumed plenary on Tuesday, January 14, 2020  after a four week break for Christmas and new year celebrations. The highlight of the resumed sitting, the first in 2020 was the approval of a request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction of a film village and leisure park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North local government area of the state.   The construction of the film village and leisure…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls On Deltans To Support Policies,  Programmes Of Governor Okowa

  *** Implores Lawmakers  To Put  All Hands On Deck For Successful Completion Of  Session The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Deltans to continue to support the policies and programmes of the state Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. In his welcome address on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 on resumption of Plenary, the Speaker while congratulating the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, urged Deltans to continue to support the Governor in his…

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‘THE ISOKO ETHNIC NATIONALITY: IN TIME PERSEPECTIVE’ BY ENDURANCE O EDAFEWOTU: A REJOINDER

  1. The attention of Igbide Clan has been drawn to a book by Mr. Endurance O Edafewotu titled, ‘The Isoko Ethnic Nationality: In Time Perspective’. While we commend the author for his effort in attempting to reveal some aspects of the roots and customs of Isoko people, we are constrained to point out some glaring and unacceptable inaccuracies and assumptions in the history of Igbide Clan which, if not challenged, may be erroneously quoted by future generations as authentic history. 2a. While introducing his perspective on Igbide, one of…

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DESOPADEC Officials Inspect Projects In Isoko Nation

  Officials of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Commission, DESOPADEC led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bashorun Askia Ogieh stormed Isoko Nation for project Inspection tour Speaking, Askia said, “The Project inspection is aimed at accessing the level of work done so far for possible commissioning. According to The DESOPADEC Boss, “We came to see for ourselves the completion level of the projects inspected to enable us plan for the commissioning. Areas visited for the inspection includes, Lecturers Guest House and a Modern Hostel, Infrastructural Development…

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Okowa Victory At Supreme Court Was Expected By Deltans- Omote

  By Omoghene Benedict, The National coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, Prince Emmanuel Omote has disclosed that the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Supreme Court was well expected by Deltans. Omote, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Ughelli South, said, “Our brother Chief Great Ogboru should come in term with the outcome of the judgment delivered and join hands with Okowa to build Delta of our dreams. According to him, “I am passionately appealing to Great Ogboru to accept defeat and…

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Gunmen Assassinates PDP Chairman In Delta

Unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins have shot dead the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Olomu ward One in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, Mr. Paul Onomuakpokpo was killed while in his way from where he had gone to celebrate the Supreme Court victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru. It was gathered. According to sources, Onomuakpokpo was killed on Wednesday 8 Janauary, 2019 along Ogoni-Olomu road. A source who claimed to be with the deceased said; “We were together at…

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Supreme Court Ruling : Okowa Victory Is A Sign Of Stronger Delta -Ogbon

 By Philo Ezewu Following the victory of governor Ifeanyi Okowa over Chief Great Ogboru at the Nigeria Apex Court, Special Assistant to the Governor on Youths Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon has described the victory of Okowa as a sign of stronger Delta. In a congratulatory message, Prince Ogbon said, “The resounding victory in the just concluded governorship ruling at the Apex Court, indicates that truly, the judiciary is transparent and upright in its judgment. According to him, This is a confirmation of the judgment delivered by the Election Tribunal and…

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Ogboru Vs Okowa: Legal Distraction Over As DESOPADEC MD, Askia Congratulates Okowa

  Following the victory of the Delta State governor, Sen Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa over Great Ogboru at the Supreme Court, the Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh has congratulated Governor Okowa According to Askia, “The nuisance and distraction of the legal tussle is over, just as he called on Ogboru to join hands with the Governor in consolidating the foundation for a Stronger Delta. “Despite the distractions of the opposition, Governor Okowa has been focused in delivering democracy dividends throughout the nooks…

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Oborevwori Congratulates Governor Okowa On Victory At Supreme Court, Abuja

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, congratulated Governor Okowa on his victory at the Supreme Court, Abuja. According to the Speaker, the victory of the  Governor at the Supreme Court was well deserved and expressed gratitude to God for  making the Governor coming out victorious. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that he was very sure that the Governor was going to  pull through at the  Supreme Court…

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Afiesere Community Boils Over Leadership Tussle

  BY JOEL GRANDBALL, TWO persons have been allegedly shot at Afisiere community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State at the weekend following leadership tussle that has engulfed the community. It was gathered that a group of persons had in a failed attempt to dethrone the current leadership of the community which resulted to the shooting of one Anthony Apiloko and a Motorcyclist. Afiesere community has been embroiled in a leadership tussle following calls by a section of the community led by one Chief Evans Akponana on…

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