Ochor @ Easter Tells Constituents to Be Hopeful

ASABA/Nigeria: As Christians mark the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter, the people of Ukwuani State constituency had been told to be hopeful for a better tomorrow, by the member representing the area in Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor. Hon Ochor who stated this in his Easter message signed by his Press Secretary, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli, to the people of the area, said the event of 2020 that marred the celebration is gradually easing, and this should give the people hope that there…

Braduce Task Christians Not To Stop Praying for Nigeria @ Easter

WARRI/Nigeria: Dr. Braduce Amakazi Angozi, businessman, and politician has called on Christians in Nigeria to continue to pray for the country, and not to be deterred by many negative occurrences in the country lately. Dr. Braduce in his Easter message made available to journalists stated that the period of Easter comes with deep spiritual sacrifices, as it is the celebration of the burden Jesus Christ beard for mankind. According to him, one of the reasons while Nigerians, especially Deltans should continue to pray and thank God for his mercies and…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Mourns Ex-Acting Gov, Sam Obi

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has expressed shock and disbelief over the death of former Acting Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Prince Sam Obi. The   Rt. Hon. Prince Sam Obi was erstwhile Hon. Speaker of the House in the Fourth Assembly. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, Rt Hon Oborevwori lamented the passing away of this worthy politician and statesman at a time when his wise counsel was most needed. According to…

Delta Police Command Arrest One For Breaking Government Seal In Asaba

ASABA/Nigeria: A staff of Chipet Petrol Station, along the Asaba-Onitsha Express Way, in Asaba, the state capital, has been arrested by the police for breaking the Delta State Government seal in the premises of the filling station. The team of the combined Taskforce on Ground Rent, Operation Show Your Building Plan and others discovered the misdeed during an enforcement, monitoring exercise on sealed up business premises in Asaba. The crime was said to have been committed earlier for which a reseal up was ensured by the combined taskforce before a…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Felicitates with Christians at Easter …Urges Prayers Against Insecurity

OSUBI/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has felicitated with Christians on the celebration of Easter, urging them to emulate Jesus Christ by making sacrifice that will advance the course of sustainable development in the state. He also enjoined Christians to pray against the challenges of insecurity in the country. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker said that Easter exemplifies the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ to save mankind, noting that as individuals, Christians…

Easter: Minority Reps Urges National Regeneration, Hope

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Easter for spiritual regeneration as well as re-dedicate themselves and pray for God’s intervention in the security challenges facing our country. The caucus in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, stressed that Easter, which marks the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ from the death, “amply demonstrates that no matter how hopeless a situation appears to be, solution is always found in God’s…

NACJ Mourns Passage Of Odumakin

WARRI/Nigeria: Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ) has come out to mourn the passing away of Yinka Odumakin. According to the Secretary General of the Association, Dr Charles Okhai, “The death of the Afenifere Spokesman Yinka Odumakin, came to us as a shock. He was a first class political activist and we are deeply pained by his death. Yinka was totally committed to the fight against corruption, injustice, oppression, nepotism, and despotism in our society. He was unlike most of his colleagues who like draw attention to themselves as activists.…

EASTER: Okowa Calls For Prayers For Nigeria To Surmount Insecurity

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on Christians to use the period of Easter to pray for the state and country as insecurity and other socio-political inadequacies threatened the nation’s stability. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Easter was a time for Christians to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and again, reawakened by its essence. According to him, the power of the resurrection of Christ was made manifest in Easter it is an opportunity…

NSCDC Destroys Illegal Oil Refining Camp in Warri Southwest, Arrests Six

ASABA/Nigeria: The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, says the force has arrested six suspects for bunkering and illegal refining of petroleum products at some camps in Olokpobiri, in Warri South West area of Delta State. The State Commandant of the NSCDC,  Chike Ikpeamonwu, announced the arrest in Asaba, the state capital while parading the suspects who are between the ages of eighteen and thirty. One of the suspects Godstime Aremu explained the processes of oil bunkering and the channeling of crude to their camps for refining into various petroleum…

Nigeria and the Burden of Deformed Politics and Power (OPINION)

By Jerome-Mario Utomi At independence in October 1960, through the mid 60s, Nigeria and Nigerians witnessed an amazing period of wealth creation. But the sudden decision by the then military administration/government to shift focus from regional to unitary system slowed down the pace of economic development in the country. The situation has since been exacerbated in the past two decades of democratic experience and governmental-type described by analysts as a pseudo or quasi Federal system which further shifted the distribution of income/resources strongly in favor of the government at the…