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Royal Family distributes books, shoes, uniforms, bags, to three primary schools in Uzere

Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere The town of Uzere Community was recently agog with activities as the family of the late monarch of Uzere Kingdom, HRH Ogrih Onolelamewhor I, remembered their father who joined his ancestors 68 years ago. As one of the kings who brought education to the community as far back as 1937, the family took it ...

HOW UDUAGHAN HURRIEDLY FIXED WARRI BAD ROADS FOR JONATHAN

Driving through the roads of Warri used to be a herculean task as most of the roads were bad. Some of the bad roads that gave motorists nightmare were the Airport road Junction, Jakpa Junction, Airport road, Osubi/Eku road and others. It was hell driving through these roads. Motorists used to go through hard time just ...

Utuama Receives President Jonathan at Asaba International Airport.

By Our Correspondent, The rumour making rounds that handset is used to fly planes at the Asaba International Airport has been laid to rest as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Wednesday had a smooth landing at the Asaba International Airport. Delta State Deputy Governor, Prof. Amos Agbe Utuama (SAN) alongside ...

MORGAN SMART WOMEN AND YOUTHS DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE CENTRE FOR COMMISSIONING, DEC. 5

Francis Sadhere All is now set for the commissioning of the Morgan Smart Women and Youths Development Resource Centre in Warri, Delta State. The commissioning is stated for Thursday, December 5fth 2013. According to a press release signed by Dr. Omawumi Evelyn Urhobo, President/CEO, Morgan Smart Development Foundation, (MSDF), the Centre comprises of a HALL the 'Ayirimi ...

400 LEVEL STUDENT WHO WORKS IN A FISH FARM

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Francis Sadhere For almost four months now, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had been on a head to head battle with the Federal Government over unsettled issues, forcing students to stay at home indefinitely. During the period, the rate of crime in the country has increased to an alarming proportion and both parties do ...

LAPO/PIND: GIVING HOPE TO FARMERS, TRADERS, OTHERS

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Tejiri Ebikeme/Francis Sadhere In the oil-rich Niger Delta region hunger is the order of the day despite the oil wealth. The people are struggling everyday to have food on the table. Things are so bad and hard in the region and this is why many organizations have taken it upon themselves to rescue the people from ...

Labour Suspends 14-Day Strike Notice to Delta State Government

The leadership of organised labour in Delta State has suspended the strike notice issued to the state government by the Joint Negotiation Council (JNC) earlier this week. The decision to suspend the strike was reached today at a special joint leadership meeting of the affiliate unions of the Delta state Councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress, ...

$26 Billion Gas Industrial City Underway in Delta

Tejiri Ebikeme Africa’s largest Gas Industrial City worth $26 billion is under-way in Delta State, with Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan appealing to stakeholders to create enabling environment for its smooth take-off. At a stakeholders meeting yesterday at the Governor’s Office Annex, Warri, to pave way for the take-off of the Federal Government owned project, governor Uduaghan and the ...

Bayelsa, Heritage Oil Plc, London, Sign Agreement For More Active Participation In Oil And Gas Sector

By Felix Jeremiah, Yenagoa In its bid to broaden the economy of the State, Governor Seriake Dickson has stressed the need for Government’s active participation in the oil and gas sector of the economy. To achieve this feat, the Bayelsa State government has signed a partnership agreement with Heritage Oil PLC of London. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Government House ...

How PIND is making fish farmers millionaires through capacity building

By Francis Sadhere “I never knew that I could make so much money from fish farming business until a non-governmental agency called Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), came and taught us how we can be self-millionaire through fish farming.” That was the opinion of Deaconess Sam Okoshime, a fish farmer and a member ...

We are making steady progress: Jonathan

Francis Sadhere President Goodluck Jonathan has said that despite challenges facing the nation, the country was making progress, noting that citizens have a role to play in the socio-economic recovery of the nation. The President stated this, today, during the 26th anniversary of Word of life Bible Church Jubilee Word Celebration with the theme, “Recover All” which ...

Media Consultant Task Journalists On Developmental Journalism

Tejiri Ebikeme A Strategic Communication Consultant, Obasi Ogbonnaya has tasked journalists in the oil rich Niger Delta region on the need to focus on developmental journalism. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a 3-Day workshop and Press tour of Pro-Poor Income Growth and Employment Generation Model in Delta and Edo States by PIND Foundation, the veteran journalist ...

EMBER MONTHS: FRSC commences operation of mobile courts

Jesse Ese, Yenagoa   In its bid to reduce the rate of road crashes in the country, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commenced the operation of mobile courts in Rivers-Bayelsa zone. The Commander of the Zone, Commander Charity Uwadoka ACM, who spoke during the flag-off at the Ekeki Motor Park in Yenagoa, stated that they came ...

Groups call for sack of Niger Delta Minister

Some Non-Governmental Organizations and other well-meaning sons of the Niger Delta region have called on President Goodluck Jonathan, to sack the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Hon. Orubebe Peter Godsday, with immediate effect. This call was made in a recent press briefing held in Patani Local Government Area of Delta State by the Niger Delta Peace ...
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