Archives for April, 2013

JTF Destroys 22 Illegal Refineries in Edo/Delta

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Flames of a burnt illegal refinery destroyed by men of JTF at Onyobru in Jesse Community Men and officers of the 4 Brigade, Benin, have destroyed 22 illegal refineries both in Edo and Delta communities used by vandals who engages in crude oil theft along the right of way of the  Nigerian National Petroleum Company ...

Jonathan, Alison-Madueke Under Fire Over Nigerian Content

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TEJIRI EBIKEME President Goodluck Jonathan PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan and Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke have come under fire from the Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) over alleged total failure of the Nigerian Local Content, three years after it came on stream. The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act was signed into Law ...

Hotel denies allegation of rape, kidnap of 53 year-old woman

Tejiri Ebikeme/Frank Efe THE Management of Casa De Pedro Hotels Ltd, Effurun, near Warri, Delta State has cleared the air on the allegation that a 53 year old woman was kidnapped and raped in the hotel, saying there was nothing of such. While admitting that the woman, a staff of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, actually ...

IN DELTA STATE, PEDESTRIANS DREAD ZEBRA CROSSING

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CHRISTOPHER ODAMAH, Pedestrians  Crossing ONE of the common features of the road construction and rehabilitation efforts of the present Delta State government especially in the Warri South Local Government Area is the introduction of road signs, including zebra crossings to aid the flow of both vehicular and human traffics. Many people, especially pedestrians regarded the zebra crossings ...

PAN OCEAN REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO THE PROVISION OF AMENITIES TO HOST COMMUNITIES

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Tejiri Ebikeme Water bole in Ugbakele community in Delta State and cassava processing machine in Abe Community of Edo State commissioned by representatives of Pan Ocean Oil Corporation (Nigeria) THE Manager, Community Relations of Pan Ocean Oil Corporation, Mr. Olabanji Ajijola has reaffirmed Pan Ocean’s commitment to the provision of basic amenities to its host communities. Speaking ...

I Am Moving To The Next Level – Emma Grey

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Emma Grey Tejiri Ebikeme/Frank Efe  Popular Warri based musician, Emma Grey recently spoke to The Reformer crew of Tejiri Ebikeme and Frank Efe on the Nigerian Music Industry and his plans for the future. Read on  Please introduce yourself to us. My name is Emma Grey. I am the Governor of Performance Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Delta ...

African leaders lack leadership qualities – Pastor Egedegbe

Frank Efe The National President, Network for Positive Change, NPC, Pastor Edewor Egedegbe has attributed the lack of development in Africa to leaders who he said do not possess the requisite experience and dedication to lead the people. Pastor Egedegbe who made this statement in an interview with Reformer in Warri Delta State, said leadership in Africa ...

Uduaghan’s administration most criticized in Nigeria – Ogeah

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Barrister Chike Ogeah, Delta State Information Commissioner (Left) with Mr. Austin Mowah, Permanent Secretary during the press briefing in Warri Tejiri Ebikeme & Frank Efe The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Chika Ogeah has described the administration of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan as the most criticized administration in Nigeria. The Commissioner said this at Government House Annex, ...

Governor Uduaghan Lauds Seplat’s Eye Care Medical Programme

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From left: Lucky Obiobi, Deputy Base Manager, SEPLAT; Engr. Jude Sinebe, Special Adviser to the Delta State Governor on Local Government Project Monitoring, representing Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and Mrs. Tosan Awani, Public Relation Officer, Delta State Ministry of Oil and Gas, at the Seplat Eye Can See Programme Frank Efe The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel ...

Why Ex-Deputy Gov of Anambra State was killed by kidnappers

SECURITY agents have established that the killers of the former Deputy Governor of Anambra State under Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Dr. Chudi Nwike took the action because they felt short changed by the person that brought the ransom to them, investigations have revealed. It was gathered y that though the kidnappers demanded for N30 million ransom, the ...

Military Pensioners Give FG 21 Day Ultimatum Over Unpaid Arrears

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TEJIRI EBIKEME    WARRI President Goodluck Jonathan NATIONAL Association of Military Pensioners has given the Federal Government 21 days ultimatum to pay pensions arrears of its members of face an unpalatable protest. President of the association, Mr. Benson Eromafuru in a statement in Warri yesterday said military pensioners were tired of unfulfilled promises in the past four ...

TOMPOLO TAKES OVER ABANDONED OKERENKOKO COTTAGE HOSPITAL

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TEJIRI EBIKEME WARRI Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, Commissioner representing the Ijaw nationality in DESOPADEC cutting the tape to re-commission the once abandoned Okerenkoko Cottage Hospital as Comrade Paul Bebenimibo (Left), Executive Secretary Tompolo Foundation, Comrade Monday Mieyefa, Vice Chairman, Okerenkoko Federated Communities and others look on. THE joy of the people of over 12 riverine oil producing ...

RETURN OF PEACE TO EGCDF EXCITES CHEVRON BOSS, HAASTRUP

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Nigerian Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani-Alison-Madueke Tejiri Ebikeme THE General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA), Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Mr. Deji Haastrup has expressed delight at the return of peace to the Egbema/Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation (EGCDF) being funded by the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture. In Warri, Delta State, speaking at the inauguration of the new Executive ...

Johnny tasks Egbema-Gbaramatu oil communities on peace, security

The new Chairman of Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation EGCDF, Chief Michael Johnny, has maintained that it is the responsibility of every son and daughter, including all the oil communities in Egbema and Gbaramatu to ensure that the existing peace and security in the two kingdoms is sustained. He gave the charge, in Warri, at Hotel ...