GoodLuck Jonathan, Okowa, Agege Pay Tributes As Late Engr Edevbie Is Buried

By Joel Grandball, The remains of late Engr. Okpako James Rangers Edevbie was yesterday laid to rest amidst tributes and encomiums at his country home in Afiesere community, Ughelli North of Delta State. The journey of the late patriarch and father to the Chief of Staff to the Delta State Governor, Olorogun David Edevbie  started about 10:43 am, in a processional parade to All Saints Cathedral, Ughelli. His body was received by the Bishop of Ughelli Diocese, Rt. Rev. Cyri Odutemu, Bishop John Aruakpo of Oleh Diocese, Bishop Emuobo Diamond,…

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Waive Candidacy, Akpovoka Suit Dismissed By Supreme Court

…Judgement has renewed my faith in our country -Waive The Supreme Court has dismissed appeal filed by the embattled All Progressive Congress, APC House of Representative aspirant Mr Julius Efeni Akpovoka challenging the candidature of Hon. (Rev.) Francis Ejiroghene Waive describing as an abuse of court process. Akpovoka one of the aspirants who lost the Hon. Waive, House of Representative member, representing Ughelli North, Ughelli south and Udu federal constituency allegedly forged documents stating that Waive withdrew from the race, hence his is the candidate. However, when the party leadership…

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DSP Agege Sets To Pay Bursary To All Urhobo Language Students In DELSU

…. Urhobo is God’s idea- Waive     By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere In a bid to motivate the study of Urhobo language amongst the Urhobo Nation, Deputy President of the 9th Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege is set to pay yearly bursary to all students in Urhobo Language Studies Department at the Delta State University. The Deputy Senate President stated this at the 3rd edition of Dr. Ovie Ughwanogho sponsored Urhobo language challenge facilitated by Urhobo Progressive Youth Association, UPYA. Represented by his Director General, Chuks Erhire, Senator Agege requested for…

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Akpobasaha, Lucy, Efebe emerge winners in 3rd edition of Ughwanogho Urhobo Language Challenge

By Joel Grandball & Omamuzo Efidhere AKPOBASHA Oghenevwairhe of Delsu Secondary School, Efebe Ochuko and Odivwri Lucy Oghenetejiri both of Erho Secondary School all in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta state have emerged winners of the 3rd edition of Dr. Ovie Ughwanogho sponsored Urhobo language challenge facilitated by Urhobo Progressive Youth Association, UPYA. The event which was held at Wellington Hotels in Effurun recently had 500 students drawn from 250 secondary schools across Delta central after which five students qualified for the finals. In his address, the…

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DSP Ovie Omo-Agege, Waive, Afe, Igbakpa Others To Grace Urhobo Challenge Finale

  By Joel Grandball  DEPUTY President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege Members of the House of Representives, Rev. Francis Ejiroghene Waive, Efe Afe and Rt. Hon Ben Igbakpa and other dignitaries are expected to grace the grand finale of Urhobo Annual Challenge sponsored by Dr. Ovie Ughwanogho and facilitate by Urhobo Progressive Youths Association, UPYA, led by Comrade Marcus Ekure. According to the secretary of the planing committee, Counsellor Denis Agori, “The vision of the challenge is to nurture Urhobo students that have the value for the cultural heritage of…

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