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UPU Youth wing elects, swears in new Executives

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The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), the apex social cultural body in Urhobo nation today elected and swore in the executive of the UPU youth wing with Comrade Nicholas Omoko from Oghara kingdom emerging as the new president. The election which took place at the famous Urhobo Cultural hall in Warri South Local Government Area of the ...

Leaders from the South-East, Senator Kanti disagree on Oyegun, APC government

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Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. By Our Correspondent Stakeholders in the politics of the South-East geo-political zone on Friday were full of praises for the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. They described the APC national chairman as a man of character, competence and credibility. The leaders, who met in Awka, Anambra State, lauded Oyegun’s role in ...

Oborevwori Says Okowa’s  Administration, Determined For Delta Athletes To Excel In International  Championship

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Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwore, Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, handing presenting a bouquet to one of the winners. THE Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff Oborevwori has said  that the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration will ensure that athletes from the state excel in international sporting events. Rt. Hon. Oborevwori ...

GROUP HAILS AGIP FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NIGER DELTA REGION *** SAYS COMPANY HAS ELIMINATED POVERTY IN REGION *** ACCUSES OTHER OIL COMPANIES OF PLAYING GAMES WITH DEVELOPMENT OF NIGER DELTA

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By Our Correspondent   THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), on Tuesday hailed Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited ( NAOC) for the development of the Niger Delta Region and implored other oil companies it accused of playing games with development of the Region to emulate the company.   Specifically, the oil monitoring group, NDIMRC showered praises on ...

Deltans laud Gov Okowa for appointing ward liaison officers

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A cross section of the newly appointed Warri South West Ward liaison officers. By Francis Sadhere, Warri Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has been lauded by Deltans for appointing ward liaison officers for the People's Democratic Party in the twenty five local government areas of the state. They said the state governor has shown that he ...

Public Accountability:World Bank, EU Train Delta Legislators On PFM Reforms

  By Our Correspondent The World Bank and the Europian Union in conjunction with the Delta state government during the weekend, trained the state legislators on the Principles and Framework of Public Financial Management Reforms. Given the import of public accountability in relation to resource generation, allocation and expenditure management in government for efficient delivery of public goods and services, the need for Public Financial ...

Nigeria: 2014 National Conference and Niger Delta Exit From Bondage

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Professor Godini G. Darah By Godini G. Darah Former President Goodluck Jonathan's initiative in convening the 2014 National Conference has entered the annals of Nigerian and African history as the bravest and most audacious political intervention for the redemption and liberation of Nigeria. As one of the delegates at the conference, I share the popular ...

“The Nigerian child is disadvantaged compared to global peers,” say Ezekwesili, Bobboyi, Kallon, others

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Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, Executive Secretary Universal Basic Education, Hamid Bobboyi and United Nations, Humanitarian   Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative, Edward Kallon, along with other speakers, at the 2017 Wole Soyinka Media Lecture Series and launch of the Regulators Monitoring Programme (REMOP), held in Abuja yesterday, agree that the Nigerian child is at a ...

Okowa Tasks Political Office Holders To Render Service With Integrity

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Sir Fortune Ebie DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has urged political office holders to imbibe the lifestyle of the late sage of Estate Management, Sir Fortune Ebie in rendering service with integrity. The Governor, accompanied by his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Barr. Kingsley Esiso ...

Performance Per Excellence: A chronicle of Rev. Fr. Dr. Stephen Ogheneovo developmental stride in Ss. Peter and Paul Parish, Ughelli

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'A problem is a chance for you to do your best', Duke Ellington. By Godwin Utuedoye With the above aphorism in mind, under the visionary leadership of the courageous and legendary parish priest of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Ughelli, Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Stephen Ogheneovo during his first Sunday Mass upon resumption as the parish priest, he knelt ...

PDP Supreme Court Judgment: Ogorugba, Oghor Lauds Supreme judgement, Hail Markafi

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By: Ovedhe Jerry The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Isoko North Local Government Area, Prince Godwin Ogorugba, and Hon Frank Oghor, Senior Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Special Duties have described the Supreme Court judgment affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as victory for ...

SUPREME COURT VERDICT ON PDP: WE WILL DELIVER PARTY IN 2019, SAYS OBOREVWORI

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Right Hon Sheriff Oborevwore, Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly. By Francis Sadhere  Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, on Wednesday predicted landslide victory for the People's Democratic Party in the State. The Supreme Court of Nigeria in a unanimous decision, Wednesday morning, declared Senator Ahmed Makarfi winner of the PDP leadership issues ...

PDP National Chairmanship Ruling: Princewill lauds Supreme Court ruling

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Prince Tonye Princewill …Okays denying “old PDP” a chance to hide By Our Correspondent Prince Tonye Princewill has hailed the Supreme Court ruling over who ought to be the rightful national Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party which favored the Ahmed Markafi-led National Working Committee, NWC. Mr. Princewill in response to the judgement said: “I want to thank the Supreme ...

Delta State Motor Mechanics, Spare Parts Dealers Bill Goes Through 2nd Reading

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Right Hon Sheriff Oborevwore, Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly. A bill seeking to regulate the activities of Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Spare Parts Dealers in Delta State, has scaled through its second stage on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The draft bill titled “Delta State Registration of Motor Vehicle Mechanics and ...

66 Ex-Niger Delta Agitators Gain Admission into Johan Cruyff Institute of Barcelona

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No fewer than 66 Ex-agitators including some selected youths from crisis impacted communities in the Niger Delta were on Tuesday offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute of Barcelona. Speaking at a press conference organized by Sia-One Sports Academy at the Uyo Township Stadium on Tuesday, the facilitator of the programme ...