ALLEGED KILLINGS IN UGBORODO COMMUNITY: LEADERS WANT POLICE TO FISH OUT SPIRITUAL HEAD, OTHERS

  By Tejiri Ebikeme DELTA state government's inaugurated Ugborodo Community Management Committee (UCMC), Thursday  called on security operatives to go after Benson Omadeli, Olajori (Spiritual Head) among others in Ugborodo, Warri South West local government area, following deaths of two indigenes in renewed leadership conflict. But Benson Omadeli  Olajori  in swift denial, said, 'I was not in town, I ...

DELTA @ 26 : WE HAVE MADE PROGRESS—- SPEAKER, OBOREVWORI

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By Our Correspondent THE Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the State has made tremendous progress at 26. Commenting on the 26th anniversary of the State creation, the Speaker rated the State high at 26 and predicted more brighter future for the State and implored Deltans to continue to support ...

SPDC JV’s Gbaran-Ubie Phase 2 comes on stream

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The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture has commenced production at Gbaran-Ubie Phase 2, a key project in the Niger Delta that will help to boost gas supply to the domestic market and maintain supply to the export market. Gbaran-Ubie Phase 2 follows the success of the first phase of the Gbaran-Ubie ...

Chevron trains 14 young Nigerians to acquire high level oil and gas industry skills

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By Our Correspondent Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), the operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture recently completed a 12-month on-the-job-training of seven (7) Nigerian graduates at CNL’s office and field locations. The training was part of CNL’s efforts to assist with building organizational capability in the oil and gas industry. This is the second batch of trainees that have gone ...

Urhobo youths uncover alleged plot by ex-militant to blackmail NDDC officials, others 

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By Our Correspondent Urhobo youths under the auspices of Urhobo Youth Assembly said it has uncovered a plot to blackmail officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC  by one ex-militant, Isreal Akpodoro. The group in an open letter to the Presidency made available to our correspondent and signed by Comrade Jude Akore, Comrade Frank Onogagamue and Comrade Akpobaro ...

Speaker, Oborevwori Urges Nigerians To Have More Hope In PDP

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By Francis Sadhere THE Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Tuesday assured Deltans of a robust Legislative year just as he urged Nigerians to have more hope in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) The House went on annual recess Thursday, July 20, 2017 and resumed Tuesday, August 22. Specifically, the Speaker who spoke to newsmen in ...

8 Persons feared Dead in Delta Communal Crisis

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By: Ovedhe Jerry. Eight persons have been confirmed dead, while others severally injured in the renewed hostilities between two warring Igbide and Okpolo-Enwhe communities in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. The aged long boundary dispute took another dimension on Sunday as several persons were injured and many houses were razed. Okpolo Enwhe and Igbide communities have ...

Okowa Calls For Stringent Efforts To Preserve African Language

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DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated strident efforts to preserve African languages. Governor Okowa made the call yesterday  in Owa, Ika North-East local government area of Delta State at the launching of Ika Dictionary (Ekukwo Oku Nkowa) and lecture at the 19th edition of Ogwa Ika organised by Onu Ika Nigeria. According to the ...

SPDC JV raises alarm on safety risks from illegal occupation of Belema oil, gas facilities

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By Our Correspondent The illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant in Rivers State has safety implications both for the people at the facilities and nearby communities, SPDC has stressed. Since August 11, 2017 some persons have camped out night and day at the two facilities. In a statement, SPDC said it was “deeply concerned that ...

Tidi declares for Warri South Chairmanship, promises to change reality of Warri

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Hon. Omimi Esquire, Political Adviser to the Governor of Delta State (2nd right), Mr. Michael Tidi, (2nd left), Mr. Peter Tidi, Okere PDP ward Chairman (left) and Tseku Omawumi, PDP woman leader, during the occasion of Michael Tidi declaration for Warri South chairmanship election, today. By Francis Sadhere Special Assistant on News Media to Delta State Governor, Dr. ...

RETURN OF BUHARI EXCITES CEPEJ BOSS

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*** ASKS NIGERIANS TO GIVE MAXIMUM SUPPORT The National Coordinator of Center For Peace And Environmental Justice CEPEJ and a  Niger Delta Activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, on Saturday expressed excitement over the return of  President Muhammadu Buhari back home from medical vacation in London. In a press statement in Warri, Delta State, the elated  CEPEJ boss said ...

Eric laud Isoko YAGEP/STEP beneficiaries for completing scheme

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By Ovedhe Jerry. The Chief Job creation officer of the Delta State Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) and Skills Training and Empowerment Programme (STEP), Prof. Eric Ebor has commended the 2015/2016 YAGEP and STEP Isoko beneficiaries of the programme over the level of success story recorded by the beneficiaries, saying this will enable the beneficiaries contribute ...

DELTA GOVT TASKS JOURNALISTS ON CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM

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By Our Correspondent Delta State government says it is not against any journalists criticizing its policies and programmes but insists that such criticism should be constructive and facts based. Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Festus Ovie Agas made this known in Asaba when the Executives of the the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Delta State Council paid him a ...

Nigeria’s problem is good governance, not restructuring – Ambakederimo

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Mr Joseph Ambakederimo, Convener South South Reawakening Group. By Francis Sadhere Convener of the South South Reawakening Group, SSRG, Mr Joseph Ambakederimo on Tuesday said the problem the country is facing is caused by  lack of good governance and not restructuring as the some people have been claiming. He said those clamoring for restructuring of the nation ...
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