Okowa Takes Education To Next Level, Immortalises Osadebay In Delta (OPINION)

By Osita Biose Sir Dennis Osadebay, first Premier of the Old Midwestern Region of Nigeria, has finally joined the league of distinguished Nigerians who have been recognised through naming prominent higher institutions after them in the country. This has been made possible through the elevation of the Anwai Campus of the only existing state university, the Delta State University (DELSU) alongside two other higher institutions in the state to the university status, following the passing into law of the bills establishing them at the Delta state House of Assembly. They are…

Oyigbo Quakes As Dike Empowers Over 2000 Constituents …Demystifies the PDP State Chairman as Thousands of PDP Decamped to APC

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: “One exemplary act may affect one life, or even millions of lives. All those who set standards for themselves, who strengthen the bonds of community, who do their work creditably and accept individual responsibility, are building the common future”. The above quote by John W. Gardner, is true to the life of the Lawmaker, representing Eleme/Tai/Oyigbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Chisom Dike, and was demonstrated in Okoloma-Afam, Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, when the people’s representative, again, returned to show appreciation to…

Gbajabiamila Commends Ndudi Elumelu For Building Capacity On Elected LG Council Officials ….Describes LG as Foundation for Democracy

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has commended Hon Ndudi Elumelu for supporting the development of newly Elected Local Government Council Officials in his Federal Constituency, towards effective Management of the Local Government administration in Delta State. Rt. Hon. Gbajabiamila spoke on Monday, 12th April, 2021, while declaring open, the leadership capacity training program, for the second Batch of elected council officials from Aniocha North and Aniocha South local Government Areas, of Delta State. The two day leadership training program which ended on Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 was sponsored…

President-General Calls For Shorelines Protection In Ndokwa East

ABOH/Nigeria: The President General (PG) of Ndoshimili Development Union (NDU), the apex socio-cutural group in Ndokwa East, Dr Sunday Chukwudi, has called for the dredging of the shores of the coastal lines in Ndokwa East communities. He said the call has become necessary to checkmate the annual flooding and overflow of the River Niger, which he said usually destroys farmlands, crop and other household belongings of the indigenes. Dr Chukwudi made the call during a press conference he organized for Ndokwa East journalists at Aboh, headquarters of Ndokwa East Local…

Oghenekevwe Kumane, Eruvwedede 111 Is Undisputed King Of Evwreni Kingdom, King Makers

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The 21 king makers of Umueribu Royal Family supported by the principal members of Otioghare family a sub family under the Iyerhi Ruling House of Evwreni kingdom, in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State, have affirmed that Oghenekevwe Owin Kumane, Eruvwedede 111, is the king of Evwreni kingdom. In a statement signed by the Otota of Otioghare family, Chief English Oberokpa, Ovworevwe of the family, Pa David Oshenye, the eldest man of the family, Chief Onoruese Okpako, the Otota of Umueribu Royal Family, Chief Francis Egboya and…

IDUMUJE UGBOKO: Rich But In Search Of Peace (OPINION)

By Osita Biose Two indices that can easily draw attention to any rustic environment are its human and natural resources. Humans who are gifted to turn around things, turning the impossible to adorable features in their localities are quintessential in attracting the needed attentions, not only to themselves but their homesteads for greater development. Again, a sleepy, rustic community could burst into a beehive of activities, if suddenly a rare natural resource was found to be embedded in its bowels. Even without any hope of accessing such an alluring enclave,…

2023: We Have Not Endorsed Wike, Others – Northern Group

SOKOTO/Nigeria: A frontline political group in Nigeria, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has denied endorsing Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike or any other candidate ahead of the 2023 general elections, saying only three candidates were recommended and Woke is not part of them. This was contained in a statement signed by the NYLF President, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, made available to our correspondent, which frowned at media reports, claiming the group endorsed Wike, others. “We then wondered from where the BBC and VOA got their own report that included Governor Nyesom…

CELEBRATION OF AN ICON @ 50: Gabriel Oyibode Congratulates Tompolo On His Birthday

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. (Amb.) Gabriel Chukwuma Etaoghenevwegba Oyibode (JP) has released copious encomium and congratulatory message on the golden jubilee birthday anniversary  of Chief Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo. In a statement signed in Abuja on Monday, by his Media Aide, Itodje Okiemute Godstime, Amb. Oyibode described Ekpemupolo, predominantly referred to by his sobriquet Tompolo as an outstanding leader with a giant heart for the growth and development of the Niger…

UCOSA Felicitates With Mrakpor On His Appointment As President of Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy

ASABA/Nigeria: Members of Urhobo College Old Boys Association, Asaba Branch have felicitated with the Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor, SAN on his confirmation as the New President of the Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management. The body, led by its President, Mr. Onajomo Ideh who paid a solidarity visit to the Commissioner in his office at SS road Asaba, described him as a very humble gentle man filled with a benevolent spirit of human kindness. The group while congratulating the Attorney general and…

Ukah Restates Ministry’s Commitment To Maintain Educational Standards, Integrity In Conduct Of Public Examinations

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has reiterated the commitment of the ministry towards ensuring effective realisation of its cardinal mandate of maintaining educational standards and sustaining the integrity of all public examination conducted in the state. Mr. Ukah stated this in Asaba during a workshop on Generation of Test Items for 2021 promotion examination in public secondary schools in the state. He said that the workshop was to create a unique platform for teachers with cognate experience in their subjects of specialisation to…