Archives for August, 2014

NLC Seeks Government Intervention on Anti Labour Practices by Chevron

Francis Sadhere Chairman of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Williams Akporeha, has called on the Delta State Government to immediately stop the management of Chevron and its contractors from further mindless anti labour practices to avoid industrial crisis that can lead to a major setback in the state's oil and ...

ETHIOPE EAST LGA “OHANEZE NDI IGBO” PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR MAJEMITE

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By Our Correspondent The 'Ohaneze Ndi Igbo', a socio-political Igbo group in Ethiope East LGA has pledged their total support for the candidature of Chief (Mrs.) Faith Majemite. FAITH MAJEMITE Members of the group who are registered voters in Ethiope East have assured the PDP candidate that they will cast their votes for PDP to facilitate her ...

“DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT” (3)

By Patrick Okpomu The mark and traits of a good leader whether in the home, community or the nation at large can only be quantified by the measure of what the said leader was able to do in order to better the lots of the people he leads. The country’s moral condition keeps slipping to critical level ...

At 23, Delta State Has Come A Long Way – Governor Uduaghan

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The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, believes that Delta State has come out greater despite being created amidst controversies, especially those surrounding the location of the state capital. Governo Uduaghan of Delta State Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Uduaghan noted that although “a lot still has to be done” he was happy that “in ...

BREAKING: FG LIFTS SUSPENSION ON RESIDENCY TRAINING, RECALLS 16,000 DOCTORS

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on residency training programme for doctors. The reversal takes effect from Thursday August 28, said an official statement from the federal health ministry. The reversal also automatically reinstates some 16,000 residents disengaged in the wake of the suspension. It also directed chief medical directors of institutions that offer residency training to ...

Ode to Ofili & National Productivity Order of Merit

By Alex O. Atawa Akpodiete This past week, I was privileged to be one of those invited to the National Productivity Day (NPD) and the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Awards, bestowed on sixteen (16) individuals and three (3) organizations. Of all the awardees, there was only one Deltan and he was the former Head of ...

Onuesoke Faults Jega over Creation of New Polling Units

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Francis Sadhere Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke  has faulted the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Atahiru Jega over creation of new polling units saying that it is skewed to favour the North. Professor Attahiru Jega, Chairman, INEC Onuesoke who made the allegation while addressing ...

El-Rufai is Boko Haram’s Executive Commander – Ihejirika

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Former Chief of Army Staff, General Onyeabor Azubuike Ihejirika on Thursday opened a can of worms by declaring that the former minister of the Federal Capital Territory and APC Chieftain, Mallam Nasir El-Rufia is one of the frontline Commanders of the Boko Haram terrorist group. Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika Speaking with Vanguard over allegation by the ...

Pastor confirmed as new Enugu state deputy Governor

The Enugu State House of Assembly has confirmed a clergy cum politician, Ralph Nwoye, as the new deputy governor of the state. Mr. Nwoye, whose name was forwarded to the Assembly on Wednesday, replaces Sunday Onyebuchi who was impeached on Tuesday over allegations that he raised chickens behind his official quarters and failed to represent Governor ...

Tension mounts as fighting breaks out in Nasarawa

Serious fighting has broken out between the Fulani and Eggon in the Tudun Adabu area of Obi local government of Nasarawa State. According to the police, most houses in the area have been set ablaze while the town has been deserted. The Managing Director of the Police Micro Finance Bank, Alhassan Gidado, and two others were murdered ...

Heavy Rain Triggers Building Collapse At Warri Industrial Park

By Our Correspondent One of the buildings being constructed at the much-flaunted Delta State Mega Project, the Warri Industrial Business Park in Warri, the commercial hub of Delta State, has collapsed. Although no life was lost in the incident, it was gathered that part of the structure caved in few days ago following a heavy down pour. The source ...

RED CROSS MAKES OKOBARO LIFE ASSOCIATE MEMBER

By Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri Nigeria Red Cross Society has conferred the  Okobaro of Ughievwen Kingdom,  HRM Matthew Ediri Egbi (JP), Owawha 11, as a Life a Associate Member of the organization. The ceremony which took place at his palace in Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, had in attendance various Red Cross commanders across the ...

AZIZA’S DEATH: WE HAVE LOST A GREAT STATESMAN-EMETULU

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By Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri Commissioner for Power and Energy, Delta State, Hon. Charles Emetulu, has described the death of the President-General of Urhobo Ptogressive Union (UPU), Major-General Patrick Aziza (rtd) as a great loss to Delta State and the nation. Gen Patrick Aziza (Rtd) Hon. Emetulu who was reacting to the death, said, 'This is one death that is very ...

OROGUN COMMUNITIES SHUT ERHOIKE FLOWSTATION, NPDC LOSING ESTIMATED 44,880BPD

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Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri Protesting Oil and Gas Orogun Communities at Erhoike Flowstation, they shut in 44,880barrel per day production Protesting Oil and Gas people of Orogun Communities numbering well over 2000 made up of men, women, youths, chiefs, leaders among others have shut down production on Oil Mining Lease, OML, 30 grounding activities at the flow station ...
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