Archives for January, 2021

Appointment of new service chiefs: Mulade commends Buhari

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... reiterates calls for restructuring By Francis Sadhere, WarriA Niger Delta born development activist and peace advocate, Chief (Comrade) Sheriff Mulade has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, and Nigerians for the appointment of the new service chiefs.He noted that the move will put an end to agitations from the people of the need to rejig the security ...

Finally, Buhari appoints new service chiefs

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By Our CorrespondentThe President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday finally appointed new service chiefs for the country.The new service chiefs are Major-General Leo Irabor as Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru as Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo as Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao as Chief of Air Staff.The ...

Nigeria on course despite COVID-19, security, economic challenges – Okowa

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Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (left), and the Deputy Head of Mission, British High Commission, Lagos, Mr. Peter Thomas during a courtesy call on the Governor in Asaba. Monday Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, says Nigeria as a nation is on course despite the COVID-19 pandemic, security and economic challenges.Governor Okowa stated on Monday ...

Okowa’s spokesman hosts youths, says PDP ready for Mar. 6 council polls

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From Left: The Chief Whip, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Pat Ajudua, Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, and the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, when the later hosted Illah Youths Association at IIlah, Oshimili North LGA. Delta state Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has ...

BOTU CALLS ON NIGERIANS TO SPEAK OUT ON PITIABLE STATE OF THE NATION

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Pere (Dr.) Charles Ayemi Botu, JP, OFR, paramount ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State has called on well meaning Nigerians to speak out against the despicable, pitiable and unhealthy state of Nigeria nation, particularly the Niger Delta Region. Speaking during a thanksgiving service at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Okpokunou, to ...

URHOBO GROUP DECRIES KILLINGS OF YOUTH

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Security operatives have been called upon to wake up to their statutory constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives in Delta Central Senatorial District to put an end to the rising ugly trend of incessant killings of Urhobo youths. This call was made by an Urhobo socio-political pressure group, Campaign for The Economic Survival of Urhobo Nation ...

OPINION: ON JOE BIDEN’S APPOINTMENT OF NIGERIANS – WE ARE LOOSING OUT OF THE INGENUITY OF OUR VIBRANT YOUTHS

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By Zik GbemreIt saddens me to see how some Nigerian elites and Nigerians are jubilating and excited over the recent appointment of some Nigerians by US newly-sworn-in President Joe Biden, into his Cabinet. And I wonder if we really understand the implications of constantly having our best brains in the country, migrated abroad where their ...

Fulani Quit Notice: Group Defends New Oyo Commissioner Of Police, Onadeko

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Ngozi Onadeko ...says CP acted professionally By Our CorrespondentA group in the Southwest region of Nigeria, Egbe Omo Oduduwa Women League, has defended the new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko, for her bravery, professionalism and competence in handling the security challenges in the state amidst the quit notice handed to Fulani herders ...

Omo-Agege, Oborevwori commiserate with victims of gas explosion in Delta

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By Francis Sadhere, WarriThe Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori have commiserated with victims of the Friday gas explosion in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of the State.While commiserating with the victims in a statement issued in Abuja, ...

Delta Gas Explosion Update: 4 dead, over 11 hospitalised

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Saturday confirmed that four persons died and no fewer than 11 hospitalised from burns following an explosion in a gas plant at Agbor. The governor disclosed this to newsmen after visiting the plant, destroyed property and families of victims of the incident He described the fire disaster as an unfortunate incident ...

Gas Explosion Rocks Agbor, Many Feared Dead

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Several persons have been reportedly killed as explosion reportedly rocked a gas plant in Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The sources said the incident which occurred on Friday evening also left scores of persons severely burnt with several houses razed by the inferno resulting from the incident. It was gathered that many ...

Okowa to inaugurate roads, schools in Warri

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Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye (right); Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah (left) and Engr. Olanrewaju Adeleke making some explanation during the Inspection of Access Road connecting NPA Expressway to Warri Refinery, Delta State. Delta State Government on Thursday announced that it would on Feb. 2, 2021, inaugurate completed road and ...

ON NDDC IMPASSE – BUHARI SHOULD TAKE ALL THE BLAME – GBEMRE

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By Zik Gbemre With reports that some stakeholders of the Niger Delta region, recently suggested that the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon Rotimi Amaechi and other top All Progressive Congress (APC), leaders from the oil-rich region should urgently meet to find a ...

Delta Determined To Complete Flood Control Projects In Warri – Macaulay

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DELTA State Government has expressed readiness to complete all on-going flood control measure projects under the Phase 1 and 2 contractual agreements.The Director-General (DG), Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay while inspecting various sites of the projects, asserted that the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa was determined to complete the ...

Delta NUJ tells IGP to unravel mystery behind Elliot Ofa’s murder

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Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Police commands in Delta and Edo states to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of a rising politician, Elliot Ofa, in Delta State.The union made the call through the state council Chairman, ...