CHEVRON OIL SPILL: What Is Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander

By Abai Francis Recently, it was reported that the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, donated a whopping sum of N30 million to victims of a fire incident that occurred at the Katsina Central Market in Katsina State. Also, in another media report, the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesome Wike, was said to have pledged a land and the sum of N10 million to Burna Boy, the 2021 Grammy Award winner, and same sum to other artistes that performed at the homecoming party of the artiste. However, in sharp contrast to a…

Nipping The Growing Bud Of Conflict In DELTA NURTW (VIEWPOINT)

By Johnson Egigide It is no longer news that the Delta State wing of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has been on the verge of collapse owing to internal wrangling; what is trending about the union is the uncompromising postures of some members of the union to embrace the peace towards the actualisation of the strong determination of the  Governor Okowa Administration to finish stronger than it started in 2015. After the election of the union in the state that was said to have returned Comrade Dennis…

Nzeogwu Urges Children to Care Adequately For Parents

OKPANAM/Nigeria: The need for children to cater adequately for their parents in order for them to be strong enough to attain oldage  has been stressed. A front line indigene of Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr. Joseph Audu Nzeogwu, who stated this in Okpanam shortly after the burial ceremony of his father, late elder Mark Nzeogwu, the immediate elder brother to famous Nigerian Military Officer, late Major Kaduna Chukwuma Nzeogwu, underscored the importance of routine medical attention to the aged. Mr. Joseph Nzeogwu, who described his…

Thousands of APC Supporters Decamp To PDP As Atiku For Nigeria Inaugurates Jigawa Executives

DUTSE/Nigeria: In furtherance of resolve at getting Nigeria back on track, the National Leadership of Atiku For Nigeria (AFN), stormed Dutse the capital city of Jigawa where State Executives of Jigawa State Atiku For Nigeria were inaugurated on Sunday March 28, 2023. The event which attracted a massive crowd, saw thousands of members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) dump their party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Atiku for Nigeria national leadership were welcomed by the jubilant people of Jigawa State. In an interview with newsmen, the Director General of…

Kwale Park Threatened As Umusam Community Withdraws Land …Says Govt Not Sincere In Their Negotiations

KWALE/Nigeria: The proposed Kwale Industrial Park, KIP, has come under threat, as the Umusam community,  Utagba-Ogbe, Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, has withdrawn its participation in the multi billion naira project. The community in a withdrawal notice, endorsed by seventeen families made this known  to journalists in Asaba on Sunday, stated that their decision was based on frustrating and insincere experience in the hands of the state government. They also stated that the statement, which was signed by seventeen family heads and witnessed by notable community leaders, was a…

Reps Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu Mourns Shola Williams

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed great shock over the demise of Mrs. Shola Williams. Hon. Elumelu in a statement he personally signed, said that the news of the passing of the former Commissioner for Women affairs and Social Development in Delta State, was a sad development, and noted that her death is a great loss for the people of the State. He described Mrs Shola Williams as a great political mobiliser who devoted the better part of her life to the political…

MEDIA WAR: Eze Lauds Ugboma For Standing Up To Wike … Task Wike to Face Governance Not Amaechi

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Apparently perplexed by the pernicious effects of the grossly defective public service approach of Gov. Nyesom Wike and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Rivers people, who now seem as helpless as a flock of shepherdless sheep, Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has mentioned with special approbation, efforts by men of conscience and lovers of humanity, in bringing to the fore, the Governor’s weird and disturbing leadership fashion characterized…

Vehicle Inspection Officers Charged To Operate With Human Face

ASABA/Nigeria: Director of vehicle Inspection in the Delta State Ministry of Transport, Engr. Ezonebi Oyakemegbegha, has charged officers to be friendly with motorists in the discharge of their duties. Engr. Oyakemegbegha gave the charge in an enlarged meeting with zonal heads of out stations and other personnel with regard to observance of all Covid-19 protocols in the conference hall of the ministry in Asaba, the state capital. The officers during the meeting were admonished to be diligent in their official duties, and to operate within the law, adding that put…

OKOWA TO CLERGIES: Tell Leaders the Truth

AUCHI/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday urged the clergy in the country to be bold and speak truth to political leaders so as to make the nation better. The governor gave the charge at a special church service to celebrate birthday of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, in Auchi, Edo. He described Suleman as “a man being used by God”, and said that testimonies of his benevolence to Nigeria Correctional Centre, Auchi, through supports and interventions, had shown his love for humanity which…

2023: DSP Omo-Agege Visit To Emerhor, Mere Political Showmanship – Okowa’s Aide

ASABA/Nigeria: Executive Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Communications, Barr Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, JP, has said that the new wave of political friendship between the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Olorogun Otega Emerhor, amounts to profitless political showmanship. The EACGOV in a statement on Sunday 28th March and made available to newsmen, asserted that the tango of the duo will crash like a pack of cards as Deltans navigate towards 2023 general elections. He posited that APC gubernatorial candidate in 2015, Olorogun Emerhor, was apparently economical…