MAJOROH: A NAME WRITTEN IN GOLD ON THE SANDS OF TIME

  ..profiling OCM’s role in creation of Delta State   By Marcus Ekure   Arc. Chief O.C Majoroh was the secretary of the movement for the creation of Delta state while Chief Agbotu was the chairman of the movement which had other great notable figures such as Olorogun Ibru, Olorogun David Ejoor, Chief Bolokor, Chief Dafinone Esq. and all the members of the then house of assembly. Consequent on the order of General Ibrahim Babangida when it became necessary for leaders of the Mid West to harmonize their positions, they…

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Delta @ 30: We Are On The Right Track – DESOPADEC Boss

  The managing director of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has said that Delta State on the right trajectory to sustainable development. In a message to felicitate with the people mark the 30th anniversary of the creation of the state, Ogieh said the people have reasons to celebrate as the state has been able to overcome its challenges to become an outstanding example of of how to build a multi-ethnic society. “As we mark the creation of our dear state, Delta, 30 years…

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DESOPADEC MD, Askia Congratulates Deltans At 30

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officers of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh has congratulated Deltans on the occasion of its 30th anniversary of creation. In a statement signed, Askia held that Deltans should appreciate God for his divine intervention and guidance since the creation of Delta state 30 years ago.   According to the statement,  “As we mark the creation of our dear state, Delta, 30 years ago today, we truly have cause to thank God for His divine intervention and guidance…

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Pains, Anguish As Delta Govt UsesTouts To Harrass Passengers Over N100 Levy

    By Politicsgivernance.com   Passengers and transporters plying delta roads have described the action of Delta state government over the imposition of N100 extra levy on them as wickedness of the highest. According to sources, a driver attached to a very popular transport company plying Ughelli/Asaba road was allegedly beaten to stupor by suspected thugs allegedly recruited by the the government even as the  passengers of the vehicle were not spared.   The source said, “Hell was yesterday Friday, July 23, let loose when suspected hired touts alleged to…

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Bloodbath: Isoko Group, IMG Wants Gov Okowa To Relocate Office

  The Isoko Monitoring Group, (IMG) has called on Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to relocate his office as governor temporarily to Isoko land and fashion out means of putting an end to the inter communal clashes and bloodletting engulfing some Isoko communities. The  group Publicity Secretary, Dr. Kingsley Oroh in a statement signed and addressed to the Delta State Governor described Gov Okowa silence over the continued lost of lives as worrisome.   According to Dr. Oroh in the statement, “We are compelled to express our disappointment and…

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SHREDDING THE TISSUES OF LIES IN EMEDE’S PRESS STATEMENTS

  1.0. The Voice of Igbide People, a Facebook Group/Page of the people of Igbide kingdom, have read with amusement and passing interest, in some instance, the series of press statements by Emede community issued via the Isoko Mirror Online, on the current crisis between Emede and Igbide. The contents of these write-ups, to say the least, are a motley collection of outright falsehood, unsubstantiated assumptions and suppositions, carefully woven with pretentious language to confuse and misinform the unwary. We were especially gladdened when we read two well-written rejoinders on…

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Burutu Council Chairmanship: Okowa, Esiso Urged To Prevail On Leaders To Adhere To Zoning Principles

By Francis Dugbe   A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship aspirant in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Hon. Godwin Masah has called on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the State PDP Chairman, Olorogun Kingsley Esiso to call to order some leaders who are trying to hand-twist the unwritten zoning arrangement between the North and South of the council area in respect of the chairmanship seat. In a signed statement, Hon. Godwin Masah, said the date for the chairmanship primary election has come and gone with no PDP primaries conducted…

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Delta College Of Education In Darkness Over Vandalized Transformer

  –As community leader calls on Okowa, security agents to fish out hoodlums By Politicsgovernance.com   Suspected hoodlums last Friday, vandalized the transformer, cables and other components of the Delta State College of Education, Mosogar, Ethiope West local government area of Delta state. The College of Education, Mosogar, has been in perpetual darkness for over 8 years until the appointment of the provost, Dr. Imide Israel who recently brought light to the college after several efforts and appeals to spirited individuals. The college had also in the past suffered a…

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Delta Retirees, Pensioneers Ground Asaba Over Unpaid Gratuity And Pension

  Aggrieved members of the Delta State Local Government/Primary School Teachers Contributory Retirees today, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 hit the roads in Asaba to make good their decision to do a peaceful protest to call attention of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the public to their plights with a view to getting the governor to show compassion and benevolence to them in their predicaments. They are aged, fragile men and women, who wore black outfits chanting songs and carrying placards with various inscriptions to press home their demand for attention and…

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Interview: DESOPADEC Era Of Abandoned Projects In Delta Is Gone —Ogieh

    Bashorun Askia Ogieh is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC). In this interview, he talks about the innovations his board introduced in the last one year to meet the development challenges of the mandate areas and the many successes achieved so far. When Delta State Governor appointed you as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of DESOPADEC Board, he gave a very rich citation. How would you say these credentials have actually prepared you for the position? Ordinarily, the experiences in…

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