Archives for July, 2013

Emma Grey set for Album Presentation August 3

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POPULAR Warri-based musician, Emma Grey (Soul Freaker) is set for his album presentation/Award event slated for Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the BB Hotel Civic Centre, Deco Road, Warri. Emma Grey Emma Grey who is also Musik Governor 1, PMAN Delta State Chapter told our correspondent that all was ready for the big show. He said; “Red ...

Protest Rocks Reallocation of Stores at Ughelli/Ogor Modern Market

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  By Our Correspondent Plans by the Delta State Government to put the Ughelli/Ogor Modern Market in Ughelli North Local Government Area into use after several years of abandonment may have hit the rocks as traders who owned and have been dispossessed of stores at the Market have carried out a peaceful protest to the Caretaker Committee ...

WHERE DO WE FIND ANOTHER PIUS EWHERIDO?

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By Justice Iyasere On Thursday June 27, 2013 was Senator Akpor Pius Ewherido’s day with the Senate Press Corps in Abuja. He was to step on the Senate Hot Seat for a World Press Conference properly arranged for the Distinguished Senator to address the Press with BBC, CNN and other world media as well as well ...

Reps uncovers multibillion scam in Aviation Ministry …… probes Aviation minister over abuse of selective tendering….Aviation Ministry Denies Allegation

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By Our Correspondent  The House of Representatives Committee on Anti - Corruption and National Ethics and Value has alleged that it has discovered multi billion naira scam involving the Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah.   Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah. The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Anti-Corruption,  national ethics and values, Mr James Abiodun ...

Emmakes Schools, Effurun Graduates 84

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Tejiri Ebikeme/Christopher Odamah Eighty-four (84) pupils/students of the Emmakes Nursery/Primary/Secondary School, Effurun in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State graduated with Certificate Honours during the 2013 Graduation/Prize-Giving Day Celebration. Young graduands of Emmakes Schools dancing during the 2013 Graduation/Prize-Giving Day Celebration Our correspondents report that the graduands include thirty-five (35) KG 3; twenty-five (25) Primary 6 ...

Delta Govt. To Pull Down Structures On Waterway In Uvwie

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Tejiri Ebikeme Delta State Commissioner for Environment, Frank Omare has vowed to go tough with those who built illegal structure on natural waterways in Ekpan Community, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. Hon. Frank Omare, Delta State Commissioner for Environment Inspecting some areas in the community, where many residents were sacked by heavy flooding of last ...

CNL SPONSORS YOUNG NIGERIAN GRADUATES FOR TRAINING ON DEEP WATER TECHNOLOGY

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Tejiri Ebikeme CNL CHEVRON Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture is sponsoring qualified young Nigerians to a training course on Remotely  Operated Vehicle ( ROV) overseas as part of its efforts to assist Nigeria acquire necessary manpower in the deep water sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry. A remotely operated vehicle, also ...

Delta Muslims pay condolence visit to Ewherido family

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By Francis Sadhere The Association of Delta Muslims recently paid a condolence visit to the Ewherido family to commiserate with them on the death of their son, Late Senator Pius Ewherido. Muslim Community Leading the Muslim group, Ustaz Abdulmajeed Abdulquadri told the family that their visit was to console them in their grief and to pray with ...

Warri Stands Still For Senator Ewherido

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The oil rich city of Warri today stood still for the Late Senator Pius Ewherido who represented Delta Central Senatorial district till June 30th, 2013, as he made his final journey home to his Creator. from left; Senator Ike Ikweremadu, Deputy Senate President, Barrister Festus Keyamo, (third left), Governor Adams Oshiomole, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei, ...

Tears as UPU Eulogizes late Senator Ewherido

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Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, woke the sleepy town of Uvwiamuge, Agbarho Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State as tears flow freely at the UPU national secretariat during the valedictory section held in honour of their Late son, Senator Pius Ewherido Our correspondent reports that the atmosphere was mournful as ...

EFCC seizes properties worth N2 trillion, says Tambuwal

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  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has stated that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC has since inception in 2003 confiscated 200 mansions, over 400 cars and other properties worth over N2 trillion from suspected offenders. Ibrahim Lamorde, EFCC Chairman Coming on the heels was the disclosure by the chairman of the ...

Senate Eulogizes Late Senator Ewherido

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Tejiri Ebikeme Late Senator Pius Ewherido It was a free flow of tears and weeping today when the senate in plenary suspended order 17 to hold a valedictory session in honour of its member, Senator Pius Ewherido. The Senate  President, David Mark said at the valedictory session that given the level of impact that Senator Ewherido made ...

CHEVRON SCHOLARSHIP LIFTS BLIND STUDENTS

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Tejiri Ebikeme The blind students (L-R) Idowu Philip; Emmanuel Sylvanus; Felix Lodio and Gabriel Godwin While most companies concentrate their Corporate Responsibility programs on the healthy and able-bodied people, a multinational oil company in Nigeria has gone a step further to consider the hardships of the visually-impaired students from the Niger Delta region in various tertiary ...

Protesters cripple NPDC operations in Delta

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Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere,  Activities at some Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC locations in Delta State were today crippled as a result of protest by OML 34 community contractors. Allison-Madueke-Minister of Petroleum Resources. The protesters came out as early as 6:30am carrying placards of different inscriptions, demanding that all major and minor contracts must pass through the Community ...

I Remain the Best Basketball Coach in Nigerian, But not Celebrated—–Coach Fregene

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Gubemi Fregene was the Ex-Head Coach of Delta State Basketball Association but now the Technical Director of the Delta State Basketball Association. In this interview held at the Warri Township Stadium with our correspondent Frank Efe, he lamented that Nigerians are not celebrating their best and he also spoke on other national sport issues. Excerpt ...