Omo-Agege’s Us Conviction Saga Is Self-Inflicted; Internal to APC in Delta –Chief Magege

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege WARRI/Nigeria: A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State, Chief Olori Magege has said the recent  alleged conviction saga of Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege in California, United States, is self-inflicted and upshot of the Delta APC internal crisis. Magege explained that what the DSP is currently facing was as a result of crisis in Delta APC, the party’s over reliance in “Buhari” and the posturing by Senator Omo-Agege whom he said is fighting so many battles at the same time. He…

Community Driven Development: The Hub of Rural Transformation in Delta State

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State By Orubu, A.A. A major string of Social Contract between modern democratic governments and their people is the entrenchment of an institutionalized process of improving the well-being of the citizenry in any given part of the polity, whether urban or rural communities. While urban settlements are known to be dotted with copious government presence through an avalanche of social amenities, rural communities, many of which play host to our natural resources, are left without access to basic social infrastructure. Evidence abound that even…

British Prime Minister, African Leaders Urge Investors to Accelerate Economic Role on the Continent

Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister LONDON/United Kingdom: UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at a high-level panel. At an oversubscribed opening ceremony for the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, Monday, attended by dignitaries and delegates from 16 African countries, including President El Sisi of Egypt, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the case for bigger investments in Africa and called for increased and renewed partnership between the UK and Africa. Referring to Africa as…

Ukuwrere Hails Okowa Over Road Construction, Rehabilitation

Chief Austin Ukuwrere EFFURUN/Nigeria: The President General of Uvwie General Improvement Union (UGIU) Chief Austin Ukuwrere has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over road construction and rehabilitation in the state. Ukuwrere who is a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Okowa on Community Development, made the commendation in an interview with correspondents at his office in Effurun. Some of the roads he mentioned in his words of commendation include: the ongoing Asaba/ Ughelli Road, Iteregbi/Ugbomro, Alegbo/ Ugbolokposo Road and Old Ovie Palace Road and DSC Roundabouts by Ebrumede in Uvwie Local…

Nigerians Told To Shun Religious Intolerance, Sectionalism

By Simon Ofotokun KWALE/Nigeria: Nigerians have been urged to put away religious intolerance, tribalism, sectionalism and every issues that caused the civic war for which many soul were lost. The Chairman of Ndokwa West Local Government Council, Hon. Ifeanyi Osakwe gave this charged during an inter-denominational service held at the local government secretariat as part of activities marking this year armed forces remembrance day. The local government boss said the importance of the celebration of the armed force remembrance  day cannot be over emphasized, adding  the fallen heroes put their…

NPC Advises Parents to Obtain Birth Certificate for Children

National Population Commission ASABA/Nigeria: The National Population Controller in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the Delta State, Mr Daniel Tadafe, has advised parents to always visit the National Population Commission office to obtain birth certificate for their children. Mr Tadafe who spoke to our correspondent recently in his office said the registration was free for children, and urged parents, especially those leaving in the rural communities to register their children. He noted that the Birth certificate is a vital document for admission into higher institutions of learning, traveling abroad…

Crane Accident Kills One In Koko

Nigerian Police By Temi Boyo KOKO/Nigeria: A young man, known as Jerry Ogheneremo, has reportedly died during a crane accident last Friday that occurred in Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local government Area, Delta State. The deceased, who was said to be in his 30s, and hails from Ughelli, was a staff of Ebenco Global Link Services, a waste management and an oil servicing company in Koko community, and served as the crane operator for the company before he met his untimely death. The accident was said to have occurred…

Delta Approves Construction of 11 New Roads

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu (middle), addressing Journalists shortly after the State weekly EXCO meeting held in Government House Asaba. With him are the Commissioners for Works, Chief James Augoye (left), and his Youth Development counterpart, Mr Ifeanyi Egwunyega (right) ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Tuesday approved 11 new roads in the state for construction. Commissioner for Works, Chief James Auguye, made this known while briefing newsmen at the end of the state’s Executive Council meeting in Asaba. Auguye disclosed that the approved roads needed urgent attention as…

Ndokwa West PDP Pass Vote of Confidence

Ndokwa West Elected and Appointees KWALE/Nigeria: The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ndokwa West Local Government Area, has passed a Vote of Confidence on the Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for his giant strides in the pursuit of actualisation of a Stronger Delta. In a meeting convened by Senator Patrick Enebeli Osakwe, the leadership congratulated the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court saying it was victory well deserved and urged him to see the victory as a call to greater service delivery…