Mulade Donates Building As CEPEJ, IPCR Signs MoU For Peace, Conflict Resolution

WARRI/Nigeria: In what has been described as a new dawn in Niger Delta, Nigeria and Africa at large, a leading Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) under the aegies of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Government of Nigeria, Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) to continue the crusade of peaceful coexistence in the region and beyond. Besides the signing of MoU between the two peace advocating bodies, National Coordinator, Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) Chief Amb. Mulade Sheriff had…

Okowa Congratulates Speaker Oborevwori on Birth Anniversary

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, on his birth anniversary on June 19. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa joined the parliament, Okpe constituents, friends and family of Oborevwori in celebrating years of discernible contributions to the growth and development of the state. He commended the speaker for his sagacity and astute leadership of the legislature, especially the diligent creation of a harmonious atmosphere for debates and exchange of…

Drop Your Partisanship In Nigeria’s Interest, Macaulay Urges Buhari

By Stella Odika ASABA/Nigeria: A former Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay has criticised the current efforts by the National Assembly (NASS) to amend the 1999 Constitution, saying it Is futile and too little for the challenges on ground. Rather, he called for a complete restructuring of Nigeria as an institution to instate confidence of the people in the country as a nation. Speaking during an interview in Asaba, he said: “For me, Nigeria as a country has drifted and it has passed the stage where…

J Money Teams Up With DJ Kaywise, Dishes Out New Single “Raise Shoulder“

LAGOS/Nigeria: J Money whose real name is Sylvester Imonikhe has teamed up with a popular Nigeria DJ, Kaywise to release yet another banger titled “Raise Shoulder.” The streetwise tune by J Money  and DJ Kaywise trending in all music blogs and radio and TV stations across Nigeria is meant to eulogise the common man on the street all over the world. The chord pride his fans to ditch the troubles of this world and hold their head up while “RAISE SHOULDER”. No doubt, Jmoney is a big wig that has…

BIRTHDAY: Ochor Ochor Congratulates Oborevwori, Says He Had Demonstrated Leadership Capacity

ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, has congratulated the Speaker, Rt. Hon (Chief) Sheriff O. Oborevwori as he mark his birthday today, Saturday, June 19, 2021. The Deputy Speaker, in a Press Statement by his Press Secretary, Emmanuel Enebeli,  on Saturday, June 19, 2021, stated that birthday is a celebration  of God’s gift to individuals when they attain a new age in life. Hon Ochor while congratulating him, said Chief Oborevwori had over the years demonstrated leadership capacity, love and care to…

Itsekiri Nation Makes Case for NDDC Plum Job, Backs FG, Godswill Akpabio

WARRI/Nigeria: Youths in Warri Kingdom on has commended the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for his commitment to the cause of the region. ‘’We should all take a cue from this outstanding statesman and driving force behind the reinvention of the Niger Delta region’’ They also said that Akpabio had come to work, serve and make the Niger Delta region great. ‘’The Niger Delta region is progressing steadily’’ At a ceremony organised to honour Akpabio in Warri, the youths critically assessed Akpabio’s performance and scored it excellent.…

In Terms of Infrastructure, There Was Igbanke! (FEATURE)

By Isaac Asabor According to Penguin Random House; a publishing business entity that is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide, “There Was a Country”, a book authored by Chinua Achebe, is a towering account of one of modern Africa’s most disastrous events, from a writer whose words and courage left an enduring stamp on world literature. A marriage of history and memoir, vivid firsthand observation and decades of research and reflection, There Was…

Delta Mulls PPP In New Varsities’ Development

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Government on Wednesday, said it would seek public-private-partnership in the development of its three new universities. Chairman of the Project Management Committee for the universities, Professor Patrick Muoboghare, disclosed this while presenting the Committee’s report to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at Government House, Asaba. Muoboghare, who is the immediate past Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, said that the Committee which was inaugurated on April 7, 2021 sat for 32 days, concluding its work on June 4, 2021. He stated that the 329-page report and the Executive Summary touched on…

Peace Returns as Udu Monarch, Oghior Community Reconcile

By Nkechi Odumosor UDU/Nigeria: The lingering crisis rocking the peace of Udu Kingdom in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State over a statement credited to the Ovie of Udu Kingdom tagging Oghior Community as stranger elements have been put to rest with a peaceful resolution of the matter following explanations by the Udu Traditional Council and a subsequent peace meeting where the issues were addressed and laid to rest with a communiqué issued detailing the articles of peace in the Kingdom. Tempers arose in Oghior community sometime May 2021…

2023: Justice Ofesi Emerges Chairman Of Delta Icon

WARRI/Nigeria: Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Delta State, a pan-Delta socio-political group, Delta Icons (DI), has been inaugurated to foster unity, equity and accommodation of the interests of all Deltans in the choice of who succeeds Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The group, whose primary interest is to promote inclusive governance and development of the state, has as its chairman, Justice Vincent Ofesi, a retired Judge of the Delta State High Court. The group has prominent Deltans including professionals, religious leaders, community leaders and accomplished rights activists drawn from the three…