We have Come a Long Way, Says Ochor at Delta 27 Anniversary

OBIARUKU/Nigeria: Delta state have been described as a state that had gone through many trials and had come out of it stronger since its creation 27 years ago. Commenting on the 2018, anniversary celebration of the state, Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, stated that the development of the state had been steady, attributing it to the collective will of the people, who understands the idea of communal lives. He congratulated the various stakeholders in the state, especially the various ethnic make up for keeping the faith, and peace as it is…

Delta @ 27: Ugbomah Calls for Sustenance of Existing Peace

ASABA/Nigeria: Ndokwa East state constituency House of Assembly Aspirants, Engr Philip Ugbomah have in a message congratulating Deltans, advocated for the sustenance of the existing peace in the state, as that can only be the only opportunity to attract investors. Engr. Ugbomah in the Message stated that the state had come a long way through various forms of crises, involving the youths, communities and political tension, but for some years now, the state had been calm, as the state government had in its different policy actions encouraged peaceful co-existence among…

New F-SARS 12 Operation Statue

The Nigeria police is committed to full compliance with the presidential directives on the overhaul of SARS. The outfit will now be known as the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (F-SARS). All SARS Teams Nationwide have been collapsed under the new F-SARS with a commissioner of Police appointed to head F-SARS and report to the Inspector General of Police through the DIG, Department of Operations. The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been moved from the force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department to the Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja. F-SARS is…

FEATURE: O N Ngofa: 50 Garlands to The Golden Boy of Rivers State Politics @ 50

“The arrowheads of those who want to turn me to a weeping baby are the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, the former Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr. Emmanuel Chinda and the current Nigeria’s Ambassador to Netherlands, Ambassador Oji Ngofa”. – WIKE Truly these three men are the terrors that have caused my brother Wike sleepless nights but this treatise is on Ambassador Oji Ngofa so I will limit my discourse on him. By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray!! To the glory of Almighty God,…

Education Get Boost in Delta, as State Technical Colleges, Vocational Centres Record Increased Enrolment

ASABA/Nigeria: The six state-owned technical colleges and three vocational centres have recorded increased enrolment figures. The Project Coordinator, Delta SEEFOR Project, Mr. Frank Apokwu who stated this recently in Asaba during the World Bank Support Mission visit to the state, disclosed that the enrolment figure improved from 678 in 2016/2017 to 777 in 2017/2018. While saying that a total of 733 SEEFOR beneficiaries have been in technical colleges and vocational centres across the state, 328 beneficiaries passed the screening examination and presented with starter-packs as soon as arrangements had been…

Commuters in Warri/Effurun Happy the Resuscitation of Traffic by DTSG

WARRI/Nigeria: Traffic jams in some areas in the twin cities of Warri and Effurun will no longer be experienced by commuters as the Delta State Government has resuscitated the traffic lights in Jakpa Junction and Airport Road by NNPC Link Road Junction in Warri. Those who spoke to our correspondent in Warri and Effurun about the development expressed joy that the resuscitated traffic lights would bring sanity to driving in the two cities. Comrade Akpojotor Adjarho who spoke in Warri, commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his decision to resuscitate the traffic lights,…

Oboro Assures Urhobo Nation Of Quality Representation

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Delta Central Senatorial aspirant, Hon Chief Evelyn Oboroh has assured the people of Delta Central Senatorial District and the Urhobo Nation of quality representation if given the mandate to serve at the Senate in 2019. The Uvwie born politician gave the assurance in her address during her consultative visit to Urhobo Peoples Integrity Organization (UPIO) at Ekpan, Uvwie Local Government Area, last weekend. Oboroh listed her laudable achievements in her political career right from her days as a councilor in Uvwie Local Government Council, Chairman…

Rivers APC Accuses Wike of Plot to Levy Students of Tertiary Institutions in the State

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has uncovered an ongoing plot by Gov. Nyesom Wike to levy students of all tertiary institutions in Rivers State various sums of money through the heads of such institutions to support the 2019 campaigns of the governor. This was disclosed by the State Chairman of the APC, Hon. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree in a chat with journalists in his office in Port Harcourt over the weekend. According to the Chairman, the scheme has already commenced by the Ignatius Ajuru University of…

Ada Eze Dedicates Award to Governor Umahi …… Describes Umahi as an Emancipator and Light of EbonyI State

ABALALIKI/Nigeria: Lady Monica Ada Chidinma Eze the Founder and President of David Umahi Nweze Akubaraoha Ebonyi Transformation Agenda (DUNAETA) a vibrant, virile grassroots NGO based in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State which is at the fore front of the re-election bid of Governor Dave Nweze Umahi in 2019 has been described as one of the most outstanding revelations of the administration of Governor David Nwaze Umahi of Ebonyi State. This assertion was disclosed to the public by Brother Israel Ekene Mbam the President of Presbyterian Young People’s Association of Nigeria…

Delta Calls for Collaboration Between NHIS and Stakeholders

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta state government has called for collaboration between the managers of National Health Insurance Scheme {NHIS), state governments in the country and chairmen of local government councils to ensure universal health coverage in the country. The Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa made the call today August 28, 2018, in Asaba when the Executive Secretary cum Chief Executive Officer of NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf paid him a courtesy call in Asaba. According to the governor, “for the healthcare act to succeed, there should be a buy-in from the states…