Archives for July, 2014 - Page 4

Obey Nigerian Local Content Law, says group to multi-nationals

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Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere The new Chairman of Izon-ibe Welders and Fitters Association, Delta State Chapter, Engr. George Timiyan has appealed to both the state and Federal Governments to prevail on multi-national oil companies not to undermine the Nigerian Local Content Law. Executives of Izon-Ibe Welders and Fitters Association, Delta State: (R-L) Emmanuel Igeti P.R.O., Ebi Brian ...

Motorists, Residents in Warri Groan Under Bad Roads

Worried by the bad roads in the oil-rich city of Warri, headquarters of the Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, residents, motorists and other road users have called on the state government to take urgent steps to fix the deplorable roads. Speaking to our correspondent who went to town over the bad roads, respondents ...

CBN’S CASHLESS POLICY AND MATTERS ARISING

Zik Gbemre, With recent reports that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is set to roll out the cash-less policy nationwide from July 1, 2014, many like us, are a bit skeptical with the implementation of the said cashless policy and its implications to the Nigerian masses, especially the common man. Our skepticism is born out of ...

DELSU THREATENS TO FLUSH OUT UNWORTHY STUDENTS, AS IT MATRICULATES 303 STUDENTS

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Christopher Odamah DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY 2013/2014 MATRICULANTS   The College of Education, Warri in affiliation with Delta State University, Abraka has threatened to flush out unworthy students from the institution, just as the school matriculated 303 students for 2013/2014 Academic session. DELSU Vice Chancellor, Professor Eric .A. Arubayi made this threat during his address at the matriculation ceremony at ...

THE LAMENTATION ON THE DECLINE IN QUALITY OF NIGERIAN LAWYERS AND MATTERS ARISING

Zik Gbemre Our attention was drawn recently when the 1974 set of the Nigerian Law School, rounded off its 40th anniversary of call to the Nigerian Bar with a lecture and a banquet at Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos; where the Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, expressed dismay over the quality of newly-graduating Nigerian Law ...

ILAJE COMMUNITIES NEED FAIR SHARE OF BENEFITS ON THE OGIDIGBEN EXPORT PROCESSING ZONE (EPZ) PROJECT

CAC/IT/NO.65460 CONCERNED ILAJE COASTAL COMMUNITIES TRUST FOUNDATION (C.I.C.C.T.F.) ESCRAVOS MOTTO: PRUDENCE AND EXCELLENCE  OPERATIONAL OFFICE A5 DE ROCK SHOPPING MALL, JAKPA ROAD, EFFURUN, DELTA STATE.  EMAIL: concernilajecoastals@yahoo.com, ilajecoastals@gmail.com   Our Ref: CICCTF/0040/2014 Your Ref:______________ Date July 4, 2014 The Honourable Minister Ministry of Petroleum Resources NNPC Tower, Central Area, Abuja. Dear Madam,  ILAJE COMMUNITIES NEED OUR OWN FAIR SHARE OF BENEFITS ON THE OGIDIGBEN EXPORT PROCESSING ZONE (EPZ) PROJECT  The Ilaje Communities of ...

DELTA LOCAL POLLS: PDP LAWMAKER CALLS FOR HARMONY AMONG ASPIRANTS

Francis Sadhere The member representing Uvwie, Okpe, and Sapele Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. (Barr.) Evelyn Oboro, has called for harmony among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants in the forthcoming Delta State local polls. Addressing PDP Chieftains and some aspirants for the October 25, 2014 local polls at her country home in Effurun, Hon. ...

ETHIOPE LGA ELECTIONS: FAITH MAJEMITE, WILLIAM ONAKPOMA, PDP FAMILY AND THE REST OF US

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Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Of a truth, this topic is not what I intended for my numerous readers this week but had to make a dramatic u-turn to address this pressing political issue which, to my mind, will make a very big difference in our collective quest for credible candidates for the Ethiope East Local Government elections, ...

TSEKIRI ASSURES UVWIE OF ADEQUATE REPRESENTATION IN DTHA

Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri House of Assembly hopeful to represent Uvwie State Constituency on the platform of the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Matthew O. Tsekiri,  has assured the people of Uvwie  of adequate representation and robust politicking come 2015 in the Delta State House of Assembly (DTHA) if given the mandate to represent the area. Engr. Tsekiri, ...

OGUNAME/OPHORIGBALA COMMUNITIES ALLEGE MARGINALIZATION IN OKPARE-OLOMU WARD 6

Oghenetejiri Nyerhovwo As political activities gear up towards the forthcoming local government elections, the people of Oguname and Ophorigbala communities of Olomu Kingdom in Ughelli South LGA of Delta State, have cried out over what they consider as lingering political lopsidedness and marginalization by the people of Okpare-Olomu with whom they share one Ward. They argued ...

There is Peace in FUPRE – Prof. Etu-Efeotor

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Francis Sadhere The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology, Effurn, Delta State, Professor John Ovwata Etu-Efeotor has said that the university is now peaceful, stressing that gone were the days when the institute was replete with litigations. R-L: Comrade Micheal Ikeogwu, Chairman, NUJ Warri Correspondent Chapel, Professor John Ovwata Etu-Efeotor, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Petroleum Resources ...

Over 50 feared killed, 68 injured in Borno market bomb blast

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Over 50 people including 16 members of the Vigilante Youth, a.k.a Civilian JTF were killed, while about 68 persons were seriously injured when a Peugeot 505 saloon car carrying charcoal but laden with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) exploded around the busy Elkanemi Round -About, Monday Market and about 40 metres away from the office of the ...
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