OPINION: Need To Expedite Action On The “Hell” Called Traffic Congestion On Lagos/Shagamu Expressway

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that the traffic congestion on the Lagos/Shagamu expressway has been horrendous for quite some months now, with typical commute time for people going to work and business places as a journey from Berger bus-stop to Ibafo or vice-versa takes from 1hr to 3hrs. As a result of the unbearable traffic situation, many workers and business people that live around Mowe/Ibafo axis in Ogun State portion of the expressway have been responding to the situation by leaving their homes as early as…

NUJ Delta Condoles Governor Okowa Over Father’s Transition

ASABA/Nigeria: The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council has condoled with the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on the demise of his beloved father, Sir Arthur Okorie Okowa. The Union described the octogenarian community leader as a thorough-bred professional teacher who was able to bring up successful children by inculcating sound moral values in them, especially the number one citizen of the state who happens to be his son. In a Statement signed by the Chairman, Comrade Michael Ikeogwu and the Secretary, Comrade Patrick Ochei respectively, the…

Our Dream at Age 16 Was How to Gain Admission into the University-Philip Ugbomah

ASABA/Nigeria: It had been stated that unlike the dreams of the young, and the now growing ups, whose dreams is focused on abstentious living, with mostly flash and exotic cars of today without evidence of legitimate work, in years past, the dream of the average Nigeria youth between the ages of 16 to 19 was how to gain admission into one of the Nigeria universities. This revelation was made by Engr. Philip Chukwumah Ugbomah, the Managing Director/CEO of CPU Construction LLT Nigeria Limited, and Chairman of CPU Foundation, also Special…

Oyibode Commiserates with Governor Okowa over Father’s Death

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Chief Executive Officer of Geotag Oil and Gas Limited and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Delta North Senatorial District, Chief Dr. (Amb) Gabriel Chukwuma Etaoghenevwegba Oyibode (JP) has commiserated with the executive governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa over the death of his father, Late Sir Arthur Okorie  Okowa. In a statement released by his media aide, Pastor Itodje Okiemute Godstime in Abuja on Friday, Amb. Oyibode described the death of Sir Arthur Okowa and the tragic gas explosion that claimed several lives and properties…

SERVICE CHIEFS: Gabriel Oyibode Salutes President Buhari

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Chief Executive Officer of Geotag Oil and Gas Limited and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Delta North Senatorial District, Chief Dr. Gabriel Chukwuma Etaoghenevwegba Oyibode (JP) commends President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of service chiefs. Oyibode made the statement on Friday in Abuja through His media aide, Itodje Okiemute Godstime, stressing that the appointment of the service chiefs is a square peg in a square hole and it came at a well calculated time when the rising tension of the security situation of the country needs…

Nigerians Condole the Okowa’s, Pay Tribute to Pa Okowa

OWA-ALERO/Nigeria: Following the demise of Pa Okorie Okowa, father of Delta governor, Senator (Dr). Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, sympathisers thronged the Owa-Alero residence of the deceased octogenarian in Ika North East Local Government Area on Friday, to commiserate with the first family of the state. The sympathisers were received by the governor, his wife, Edith and other members of the family. Among them were the Chairman, Delta State Traditional Rulers Council and the Obi of Owa Kingdom, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II; members of Owa Council of Chiefs led by Chief…

DBS GM Oteri, Motivates Staff With Awards

WARRI/Nigeria: The General Manager of Delta Broadcasting Service Warri operator of Delta Rainbow Television, DRTV and Melody FM , Warri, PST. Malcolm Oteri has motivated workers of the establishment with awards of excellence in order to encourage them to put in their more best. PST. Oteri while welcoming staff and commending them for their effort in making sure the establishment live up to expectation, praised the management team for their support in making things work for good. He congratulated staff of DBS,  saying management appreciate them especially those who have…

Traditional Prime Minister Sues For Calm Over Utagba Ogbe Killings

By Simon Ofotokun KWALE/Nigeria: The traditional prime minister (Onoutu- Uku) of Utagba-Ogbe kingdom, kwale, Ndokwa west local government Area, Chief Denis Igwe has called on security operatives including the Army, Nigeria police, DSS, the Local Vigilante, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the residents of the local Government Headquarters to remain calm over the several killings in the town, in the recent times. The “Onotu-Uku” was answering questions from journalists on the security situation in the town and the ways out of it. He said that the recent killings…

DTSG Trains Drivers On Capacity Building

ASABA/Nigeria: In order to have capable, healthy and well trained drivers in its workforce, the Delta State Government has commenced a 3-day capacity building workshop for drivers. Delta State Commissioner for Transport Hon. Oviemuno Oghoore in his address during the opening ceremony stated that “drivers play key role in the effective service delivery in the public service.” The Commissioner who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Mrs. Ngozi Nwanze added that the 3 days training with its theme “safety driving and the Drivers’ Health was apt. Oviemuno…

Bishop Nmalagu Mourn Death of Pa Okowa

ASABA/Nigeria: The Late father of the Delta State Governor, Pa. Sir Arthur Okorie Okowa, had been described as a very godly, philanthropic, kind hearted, honest, vibrant and out spoken during his time on earth, by the Executive Assistant to the Governor on Religious Matters, Bishop Greatman Nmalagu in a reaction to the death of the father to Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. He further described him as a great teacher, fully of godly wisdom and fatherly prowess at all times, a good counsellor, transparent and respecter of men of God. “He…