Archives for August, 2013

Tompolo Foundation Trains 50 Public Secondary School Science Teachers in Delta

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Francis Sadhere Niger Delta Ex-militant, High Chief Government Ekpemupol has given a boost to the teaching and learning of Science in Delta State as he flagged off the training of 50 Secondary School science teachers in the state. From Right; Mr. Timothy Aregbesola, acting Registrar; Comrade Paul Bebenimibo, Executive Secretary Tompolo Foundation; Dr. Clarkson Agagha, Director ...

Partial removal of oil subsidy, calculated attempt to steal our money for Election purpose– Chief Ikimi

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Francis Sadhere National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (ACN), Chief Tom Ikimi has claimed that the partial removal of oil subsidy by the Federal Government was a calculated attempt by the government to steal Nigeria’s money in preparation for 2015 elections. Chief Tom Ikimi (left) and Olorogun O'tega Emerhor after the meeting. Chief Tom Ikim who ...

Police arrests suspected kidnappers of BEKS workers, recovers 1.45m with other exhibits

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Jesse Ese, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested some of the suspected kidnappers of BEKS Ltd, and SIDOM Ltd workers who were abducted on recently in Opuama Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area. Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar While briefing newsmen on the outcome of the arrest of the Dare Devil Kidnap Gang ...

Bayelsa Government calls for reverse of dis-accreditation of faculties

Jesse Ese, Yenagoa The government of Bayelsa State has called for the reverse of the dis-accreditation of some faculties in the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, by the National University Accreditation Council. The Commissioner of Education, Hon. Salo Adikumo, who made this call while he was speaking with newsmen in Yenagoa, noted that the present administration has contributed ...

PHOTOS: Tompolo Foundation inaugurates 50 Public School Science Teachers training

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From Right; Mr. Timothy Aregbesola, acting Registrar; Comrade Paul Bebenimibo, Executive Secretary Tompolo Foundation; Dr. Clarkson Agagha, Director of Health Tompolo Foundation; Chief Moses Bebenimibo and Sir Wellington Uduboh during the free training for public school science teachers in Warri.       A cross section of teachers who benefited from the Tompolo Foundation free training for ...

Ogbuagu meets Books For Africa Leaders

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By Our Special US Correspondent St. Paul, MN (USA) -- As she wraps up her two-weeks visit to the Twin Cities of Minnesota (USA) on Wednesday, August 28, founder/CEO of Chinkelly Schools and former Delta State Education Commissioner Dr. (Mrs.) Veronica Ogbuagu met with leaders of Books For Africa (BFA), the NGO that has donated more than ...

32 persons get Urhobo Arts and Cultural Advancement Awards

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Over 32 persons were honoured with various awards during the 4th anniversary celebration and conferment of Urhobo Arts and Cultural Advancement Award (UACAA) organized by the Urhobowood and held at the Urhobo Cultural Center, Uvwiamuge-Agbarho; Friday, 16 Aug. Jon Egie (2nd right)recieving the award as best internet Publisher of the year 2013 The awardees were grouped ...

BREAKING NEWS: MOTHER BEATS CHILD TO DEATH IN DELTA

Francis Sadhere THE sleepy Osubi community in Okpe Local Goverment Area of Delta State was today thrown into mourning when a middle age woman beat her child to death. Our Correspondent gathered that the deceased, a Primary five pupil fainted when he was being beaten by his mother, a petty trader in the community. It was also learnt ...

Bayelsa Govt Invests N1.17bn On Aquaculture Farms

Felix Jeremiah, Yenagoa Bayelsa government is investing N1.17bn on Aquaculture farms; fish processing and storage facilities, while its foreign partners will source for N2.73bn. The project is expected to gulp N3.9bn. Disclosing this at an interactive session with newsmen, the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Thomas Commander said the government has signed a pact ...

Delta Central Senatorial Seat: Ogboru, Ukwueku, Eyagomare Support Emerhor

Tejiri Ebikeme As the heat of who takes the vacant Seat of  Delta Central Senatorial  District at the National Assembly gets tough, notable Leaders in Abraka, Oviore, Ovu and Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area have thrown their weight behind a Senatorial Hopeful, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor. The leaders in separate consultation visits  stated that Olorogun O’tega ...

22nd Anniversary of Delta State: I cannot do it all alone– Uduaghan

Francis Sadhere The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has told the people of Delta State that he cannot do the job of developing the state alone, just as he called on all the three arms of government in the state to carry out their jobs effectively. Governor Uduaghan said this during an Inter-Denominational thanksgiving Service, today, ...

Time for Money Bag Politics is Over in Urhobo land – Emerhor

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Francis Sadhere AN All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Delta Central Senatorial District bye-election  Olorogun O’tega Emerhor has said the time for money bag politics in Urhobo land was over, saying   now is the time for the Urhobos to stand and fight as one to claim their lost glory in the Nigerian politics. Olorogun Emerhor stated ...

Senatorial Bye-Election: Emerhor Gets Royal Blessings

Delta Central Senatorial hopeful, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor has received blessings from the Traditional Rulers in Ughelli in North Local Government Area for the senatorial position. This came during his visit   to the five royal fathers  in the area at the palace of the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom during the weekend. Speaking on behalf of the Kings, HRH, ...

Group excited over Dumping of DPP by Ogboru’s running Mate, Assembly Members

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APC Logo A Group, Crusade for Democracy and Good Governance (CDGG), today hailed the alleged decamping of Mr Fidelix Tilije, running mate to Chief Great Ogboru of the Democratic Peoples’ Party (DPP) and other members of the party in Delta State to the All Progressives Congress (APC). National Publicity Secretary of the group, Chief Ejiro Okparerume ...
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