Archives for August, 2015

DPR Approves New Oil, Gas Offshore Safety Training Centre in Delta

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By Tejiri Ebikeme The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has approved the new Oil and Gas (Offshore) Safety training centre of Lym Consults in the oil-rich Delta state. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lym Consults, Mr. Larry Otu, breaking the cheering news in a press statement personally signed by him, described the approval by the DPR ...

DELTA GUBER: POLICE ARRAIGN TWO FOR STEALING ELECTION RESULT SHEETS

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The police in Delta State have arraigned two suspects before Magistrate Court 1 sitting in Asaba on a four count charge of conspiracy and stealing of sensitive election materials belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police The two suspects, Onyeani Chika and Donatus Anumba, who appeared before Magistrate P.I. ...

NPDC, Neconde accused of ‘divide and rule’’ in Jones Creek oil field.

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By Francis Sadhere The executives of indigenous oil firms, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company and Neconde Energy Limited have been accused of corrupt procedures in the award of contracts in Jones Creek oil field, OML 42. The field has the capacity to produce about 250, 000 barrels per day of crude oil and it is regarded as one ...

AWHINAWHI CAUTIONS ROAD USERS, GIVES LEASE OF LIFE TO CONSTITUENT

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As the year 2015 enters the 'ember' months, the member representing Udu/Ughelli North and South Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Solomon Ahwinahwihas appealed to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to double efforts and help save lives in the task of maintaining safety on our roads and highways. Hon. Solomon Ahwinahwi (Middle) talking ...

Okowa Charges Govt Workers To Be Resident In Areas Of Operation

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By Our Correspondent DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has warned workers in government hospitals to be resident in their areas of operation. Government Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State The Governor gave the warning at the weekend when he paid an unscheduled inspection visit to the General Hospital, Patani. According to the Governor, workers in government hospitals ...

100 days later: Buhari’s quagmire

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By Alex O. Atawa-Akpodiete Leadership is not for the faint hearted. Comparatively, democratic leadership requires more political dexterity than military leadership. This difference is dawning on President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) daily. Our President, who has politically reincarnated himself as a democrat, is now faced with the task of choosing those who will help him pilot the ...

STILL ON DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT’S MISPLACED PRIORITIES – A CLEAR CASE OF A VISSIONLESS GOVERNMENT AND THE MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLES ACCEPTANCE OF IT

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By Zik Gbemre We have been told in the Holy Writ that: “Where there is no vision, the people perish… (Prov.29:18a), that means the best thing that drives any society to attain greater heights of development is tied to the ability of the leaders of that society having the vision (a mental picture that is to be ...

Must Read: Magnus Abe Writes President Buhari

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ALLEGATION OF POLITICIZATION OF SECURITY AGENCIES (NIGERIAN ARMY AND STATE SECURITY SERVICE) AGAINST THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) RIVERS STATE CANDIDATES IN THE MARCH 28, 2015 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS: OUR RESPONSE I respectfully write this letter as a response to the malicious and baseless petition written to you by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...

Ember Months: Hard Times Await Criminals… Police Tightens Security In Warri, Environs

By Francis Sadhere As we approach the 'Ember' months, criminals in Warri and It's environs have been advised to look for legitimate means of livelihood or be ready to face the full wrath of the law. The Warri Area Commander, ACP Mohammed Mu'Azu gave this advise yesterday in his office during an interview with our correspondent in ...

Okere Urhobo Kingdom Warns Okumagba, Eboh To Stop Parading Selves As Orosuen, Otota

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...Calls For Redeployment Of DPO, B' Division, Warri By Francis Sadhere Members of the three ruling houses of the Okere-Urhobo kingdom, Warri, Delta State have warned the dou of Chief Kesiena Okumagba and Chief Wilson Eboh to stop parading themselves as the Orosuen (King) and the Otota (Traditional Prime Minister) of the kingdom, stressing that at no ...

Amaechi never spoke to any media organisation – Media Office

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By Our Correspondent The media office of former governor of Rivers State Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that its attention been drawn to a story with the caption SGF: Buhari Disappointed Me – Amaechi”, published by a certain “Savinggracereporters.com,' describing it as ridiculous, meaningless,  a figment of the writer's imagination and sadly flouts all the basic rules of journalism biz: fairness, ...

Delta Guber Trial: Shocker as INEC Director Says It Took Six Weeks to Upload Data from Card reader

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By Our Correspondent Contrary to reports that the data from the card reader was automatically uploaded from the card reader to INEC ICT database in Abuja on election day, an Assistant Director in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Abimbola Oladunjoye, has disclosed that it took more than six weeks after the governorship election of ...
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