I believe My Son Was Commissioned to be killed-Father of Joseph Pesu

Late Joseph Pessu By Peter James WARRI/Nigeria: In the midst of different version of what led to the shooting to death of the late Joseph Pessu, a 28 years Deltan who was killed by what can be termed a trigger happy Army personnel, the father of the late Joseph, Mr. Monday Pessu, had expressed his feeling that the late son was marked out to be killed, and the errant soldier was commissioned to carryout the deadly act. In an Interview with the vanguard Newspaper, Mr. Pessu appealed to the authourities…

Delta Lockdown Killing-Council Chairman Says Warri is Calm, Trending Videos Concocted

Dr. Michael Tidi WARRI/Nigeria: Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area in Delta State, Dr. Michael Tidi, has enjoined Nigerians to disregard the concocted videos trending on the social media about Warri, saying it’s the handiwork of enemies of the Oil City. In a statement issued this evening, Thursday April 2, the Warri South Local Government Chief Security Officer, noted that the incident which led to the unfortunate death of a young man along the Ugbuwangue axis of the NPA Expressway, had been brought under control and residents of Warri…

Oil Companies Operating in Delta Enjoins to Respond to Community Needs

BURUTU/Nigeria: Oil companies operating in the state have been enjoined to respond to the needs of oil producing communities, especially in time of oil spillage to ameliorate the difficulties that may arise as a result of the spill. The Delta State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba, gave the advice while presenting materials to communities in Burutu Local Government Area that were recently impacted as a result of oil spillage in their communities. The commissioner charged the affected communities to accept the relief materials as a token of the state…

Mulade Honoured with Chieftaincy Title

Comrade (Chief) Sherriff Mulade receiving the New Title WARRI/Nigeria: A renowned environmentalist and social justice campaigner, Com. Sherriff Mulade had been honoured with a chieftaincy title by the King and people of Gbaramatu Kingdom of Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State. Announcing the honour, Comrade Mulade in a letter of appreciation to the king and the Traditional Council of the Kingdom, that the people for the recognition. “I, Comrade (Chief) Mulade Sheriff, do sincerely appreciate Your Royal Majesty, Oboro Gbaraun the 2nd, Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri…

Lockdown: Obey Government Order Don’t Panic, Warri Reps Member, Ereyitomi Advises Residents

Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, JP WARRI/Nigeria: The member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, JP has advised his constituents of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South-West local government areas that make up the federal constituency to obey government order and not panic as the stay at home and lockdown order begins in Delta State. Hon. Chief Ereyitomi quipped that the stay  at home directives from Federal and Delta State government is to source for measures to mitigate the spread of the…

COVID-19: Agency Charges Residents of Warri, Uvwie to Clean Up Surroundings

Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay WARRI/Nigeria: The Warri/Uvwie and Environs Special Area Development Agency (WUEDA) has charged communities and residents of the area to immediately embark on cleaning exercise of their surroundings to enhance personal hygiene and curb the spread of diseases including the ravaging corona virus. In a statement issued by the Director General (DG) of WUEDA, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay, the agency said that due to the seriousness and urgency of the issue at stake, the people have to commence the cleaning exercise and not wait for a government declared environmental…

Niger Delta Women Group Call On Buhari To Sack Dr Ojougboh; Says He Is Not Qualified To Be NDDC EDP

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Niger-Delta Women Integrity Vanguard (NDWIV) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency sack Dr Cairo Ojougboh, Executive Director, Project, of the Interim Management Committee of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying that he is unqualified to hold such position. The women group in a press statement made available to www.ndokwareporters.com,  signed by its National Coordinator, Mrs Grace Nene Iworiso stated that the appointment of Dr Cairo Ojougboh as ED, Project by President Buhari is a gross violation of the NDDC Act. According to…

Indigenes of Uwheru Narrates Their Ordeal, as Waive Visits …Calls for Unbiased Investigation

Rev Francis Ejiroghene Waive during the visits UGHELLI/Nigeria: House of Representative Member representing Ughelli North, South and Udu Federal constituency, Rev Francis Ejiroghene Waive has called for a proper and unbiased investigations into what led to the unabated killing and maiming of Agadama, Port -Avworon people of Uwheru community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Waive, who visited Agadama community to commiserate with the people on Friday and get on the spot assessment said, “I have come to specifically sympathize with families of my people that were…

4th Edition of Comrade Mulade Sheriff (Rural/Riverine Quiz & Essay Competition) in the 3 Warri Local Government Areas of Delta State Holds Feb 26

Comrade Mulade Sheriff WARRI/Nigeria: The 4th edition of the Comrade Mulade Sheriff Rural and riverine Quiz and Essay competition for the three Delta state Local Governments of Warri North, Warri South and Warri South West 2020 edition will hold on Wednesday, February 2020, at Hussey College, Warri. According to a press release from the organisers, the event will kick off by 10am, with 3 secondary schools each from the 3 local council areas.   The Schools are as Follows: Warri South LGA Obodo Secondary School, Obodo Erejuwa Secondary School, Ode…

ABACHA LOOTS: Use Recovery $308m To Develop Oil Producing Communities. Activist Begs Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari ABUJA/Nigeria:  A Niger Delta born Peace and Environmental Advocate, Comrade Sheriff Mulade has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the recovered $308M Abacha’s loots to develop the neglected oil producing communities in the Niger Delta Region. Comrade Mulade, National Coordinator of the Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ), who made the clarion call in Abuja advised that the recovered $308m Abacha’s loots should be channelled to the development of oil producing communities across the Federation, especially core states like Delta, Bayelsa and River States. According to…