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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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

South-South leaders mock PDP over plans to win 2019 election

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  Notable leaders in the South- South geo-political zone on Friday ridiculed the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over plans to return the party to the Presidential villa in 2019, saying it is cloud cuckoo land for anyone to believe that could be done. “The All Progressives Congress (APC) has broken the back of ...

Delta PDP Records Another Feat As More APC Stalwarts Dump The Broom

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Barrister Kingsley Esiso, Delta PDP Chairman.   LESS than 48 hours go the local government council elections in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has recorded a haul of decampees from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) with the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa assuring that his administration will not relent in providing good ...

ELUMELU BAGS 2017 AWARD FOR IMMENSE CONTRIBUTIONS TO RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IN NIGERIA

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Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO  Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, former Member, House of Representatives who represented Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency has bagged the prestigious 2017 Rainbow award for his immense contributions to rural electrification as well as developmental efforts in Nigeria in general and his Federal Constituency in particular.The Rainbow award was presented to Hon. Elumelu by ...

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S 2018 NEW YEAR ADDRESS

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  PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI   I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy. Instead of showing love, companionship and ...

Okowa lauds PDP empowerment programmes in Delta 

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Delta state governor Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has lauded the People's Democratic Party (PDP) empowerment programme being initiated across various wards in Ika North East local government area. Governor Okowa speaking during an empowerment programme held at Ute Okpu where over 200 persons benefited from various items ranging from cash , welding machines ...

George Weah emerges Liberia’s new president

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George Weah George Weah, former world footballer of the year has been announced winner of Liberia’s presidential election run-off. The former Ballon d’or winner has gone on the social media to thank his supporters and the people of Liberia for their support. “You know, I’ve been in competitions – tough ones, too – and I came out ...
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