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Oil Threat: Delta Govt Invites Avengers for Dialogue

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Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, Deputy Governor, Delta state.           By Francis Sadhere Deputy Governor of Delta State and Chair, Delta State Advocacy Committee Against Vandalism of Oil and Gas Facilities, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers to sheathe their swords and come to the dialogue table. The NDA hinted days ago of intention to ...

WE ARE NOT PART OF WARRI KINGDOM, PEOPLE OF UGBORODO COMMUNITY TELL BUHARI *** COMMEND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR PASSING BILL ESTABLISHING NIGERIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY, OKERENKOKO INTO LAW

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By Tejiri Ebikeme The people of Ugborodo Community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have maintained that they are not part of Warri Kingdom, insisting that they are autonomous Kingdom. President Muhammadu Buhari They commended the House of Representatives for passing the Bill Establishing the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko into Law and urged ...

NLC, NUT, DO NOT PLAY GAMES WITH OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE: WHY YOU MUST ACT LIKE A PROFESSIONAL BODY AND NOT A SURVIVALIST TRADE UNION

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By  Dr. (Mrs.) Veronica Ogbuagu The protest embarked upon by the members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Kaduna State against the sack of over 21,000 teachers is shameful, counter-productive and a disgrace to the teaching profession. The stands of NUT instigated by NLC are clear indications that they are ...

Rivers APC Applauds Amaechi on His Conferment of Chieftaincy Title

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….Says He Is Niger Delta Version of Zik, Awo, Balewa and Bello ..Blasts Wike for Sacking Port Harcourt, Obio -Akpor and Ikwerre L.G.A Chairmen   Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress,  APC has described the unprecedented and monumental gathering of the Traditional Rulers, Political leaders, sons and daughters of Ikwerre extraction in Rivers State on 13th January 2018 at Isiokpo, ...

Gas explosion: NGPTC commences repairs on damaged pipeline

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  Repair work going on at the gas explosion site Few days after a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Gas Processing and Transportation Company (NGPTC) exploded at Ugbokodo Community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, management of the company has commenced repairs on the damaged pipeline. Our correspondent who visited the scene of the ...

Maritime Varsity: Ugborodo Community Supports Location

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NIGERIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY, OKERENKOKO   ... Alleges Olu of Warri  Trying To Cause Fresh Crisis in Warri ...Says They Should Be Counted Out Of  Warri Kingdom   The people of Ugborodo Community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have said that they are satisfied with the current  location of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkeko and ...

Hon. Ivwurie Congratulates Newly Elected Chairman Hon. Faith Majemite, Councillors …Assures Gov. Okowa of Ethiope East Total Support

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  By Christopher Odamah, Asaba The member representing Ethiope East Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Chief Evance Ochuko Ivwurie has congratulated the newly elected Local Government Area Chairman, Hon. Chief Faith Majemite and Councillors, just as he assured the State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of the people's total support for his ...

DESOPADEC BOARD SHUT DOWN INDEFINITELY ***As meeting with Union ended deadlock.

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  By Christopher Odamah, Warri   The Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, (DESOPADEC) Olorogun Williams Makinde could not resolve the issues brought before him and his Management team by the Union over staff welfare packages and decided to shut down the Commission indefinitely. The shut down followed unabated protest by junior staff of the ...

Warri South Council Boss Promises workers better days ahead

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Hon. Michael Tidi, Warri South Council Chairman (right) receiving the handover note from Mrs. Remi Omatsuli,Warri South Council HPM, as he resumes office today.    By Francis Sadhere, Warri Newly sworn in chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Hon. Michael Tidi today promised council workers in the council area better days ahead, appealing for co-operation from ...

DESOPADEC STAFF CRIPPLES WARRI HEAD OFFICE OVER UNPAID ALLOWANCES. *** Ten years promotion stagnation.

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By Christopher Odamah, Warri   Thousands of staff of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, on Monday, staged a peaceful protest, crippling operations of the Commission in the oil rich city of Warri. Addressing staff at the Commission's Head Office, the Chairman of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Employees Services ...

DELTA COUNCIL POLLS: SPEAKER OBOREVWORI CONGRATULATES NEWLY ELECTED CHAIRMEN, COUNCILLORS

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Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker Delta State House of Assembly. The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has Congratulated the 22 newly elected council chairmen and their  Councillors of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded local polls in the State. The DELTA State Independent Electoral Commission, (DSIEC ), on ...

Delta poll: PDP wins 22 LGAs, as DSIEC orders rerun in two councils

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The ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State has won 22 out of the 25 local government councils where elections took place in the state on Saturday. The Chairman of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, Mr. Mike Ogbodu, who supervised the declaration of results in Asaba, the state capital on Sunday evening, said there would ...

Jehovah Praise Ecumenical Centre Empowers Gospel Singers with Over 1.6 Million Cash Prize.

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Evang. Dr. Emma Ofano, Sir Engr. Henry Odhegolo, 1st position Winner, Miss Ose Edith, Evang. Mrs. Matilda Odhegolo, Rev (Dr.) Udezi Vincent and Evang Israel Elueni during the Jehovah Praise Ecumenical Praise and Worship fesitval at Ozoro. By: Ovedhe Jerry. A Christian Worshipping Centre under the aegis of Jehovah Praise Ecumenical Centre, Ozoro has empowered over ...

Speaker Oborevwori Commends Peaceful Conduct Of Council Polls

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Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker Delta State House of Assembly. The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, on Saturday lauded the peaceful conduct of the Council Polls. Speaking to newsmen shortly after casting his vote at State Ward 6, Osubi, Okpe Local Government Area of the State, Rt Hon Oborevwori  described the ...

Maritime Varsity: Sack AGF Now, Group Tells Buhari

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By Tejiri Ebikeme The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For Radical Change ( NDIMRC ), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Attorney-General of the Federation, (AGF), Abubakar Malami now over a purported memo emanating from him on the location of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State.   In a strong worded petition to President Buhari, ...