Delta Building Skills-Base Economy to Check Unemployment – Aniagwu

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Delta Government says it is building skills-based economy as panacea for rising unemployment in the state and country. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known on Tuesday at Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local Government Area while addressing journalists after inspecting four out of the nine new Technical Colleges being built by the state government at Omadino, Effurun, Orerokpe and Obiaruku. Aniagwu who was in company of his Technical Education counterpart, Mrs Gbubemi Ikolo, said that as part of the Stronger Delta vision of the Okowa administration, the state…

Hon. Anthony Nnajiuba, A Quintessential Patriot and Bastion of Nobility (FEATURE)

By Emeka Nwokocha ln this era of obvious dearth in men and women of humble character and nobility in the chequred Nigerian society, a mention of a cerebral personality, Hon. Anthony Nnajiuba inspires hope and reinforces the perception that good men still live around us. Hon. Nnajiuba fits well into the class of the finest crop of distinguished Nigerians that evoke respect and dignity in the country and beyond. Small wonder the glittering tapestry of his humility, patriotism and uncommon generosity continually stand him out as a man of humble…

Delta AG Confirmed President, Chartered Institute Of Information ,Strategy Management.

ASASBA/Nigeria: Delta State Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor, SAN, has been confirmed as a President of the Chartered Institute of Information and Strategy Management for the next four years. In a press release made available to journalists by the Public relations officer of the ministry of justice, Mr Onoriode Etatsemi says, Mr Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor, SAN who is 56 years of age, is an alumnus of the University of Benin Edo, State. According to the statement, the new President of the Chartered Institute of Information…

Okowa Congratulates Tompolo At 50

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Niger Delta activist and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo as he clocks 50 years. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, said that Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, was an illustrious son of Niger Delta, who had contributed immensely to the peace and development of the region. He said that Ekpemupolo’s crave for the development of Niger Delta compelled him to embrace the Presidential Amnesty offered by the Federal Government to armed agitators in…

Ogbeani Community Protests Against Oil COY In Delta

KWALE/Nigeria: The Ogbeani Community in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State on Monday, protested against Sterling Oil Exploration and Energy Production Company SEEPCO/Ashtavinayak Hydrocarbon Limited for their failure to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the community. Members of the community including the old and young as early as 9 am took over the premises of the company barring all forms of movement to and from the company. As at the time of filing this report at about 3.30 pm, the protesters with placards with different inscriptions, were…

Rainstorm Causes Havocs Along Summit-Illah Road, Asaba

ASABA/Nigeria: A terrible rainstorm in the late hours of Saturday April 10, 2021 has left one hospitalised and a gigantic sign post mounted atop the Summit-Illah Road by the premises of the Post Primary Education Board (PPEB) blown down in Asaba, the state capital of Delta State. An eye witness, Mr. Azuka Obuseh, Chairman, Smart Delicacy, whose eatery was close by, said that the storm pulled down the massive sign post, hitting the man who was hurrying away from his eatery as a result of the threatening rain, adding that…

Do Bandits, Kidnappers And Other Criminals Count The Cost Of Killing Others? (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor Mr. X nearly died of frustration and suffering before he managed to complete his primary education. His parents seemingly begged him to undergo an apprenticeship in carpentry but he bluntly refused. What spurred his parents’ decision then was not farfetched since they were living below the existing poverty level. With an absolute determination and burning ambition he left for the city where he did all imaginable odd jobs, and studied for his GCE through extra mural classes. With his GCE certificate, he secured a job as a…

BREAKING: South-East Governors set up EBUBE AGU outfit to Fight Insecurity

OWERRI/Nigeria: Governors from the South East of Nigeria have established a security outfit called EBUBE AGU as part of plans to checkmate the rising unrest in the region, stemming from an increase in criminal activities. According to a communique put out by governors of the Southeast, the agency is to oversee and monitor the activities of vigilante groups in the region. Chairman of the Southeast Governors forum, Dave Umahi who read the statement after a meeting in Imo State on Sunday, noted that the headquarters of EBUBE AGU security outfit…

Obiaruku Community Youth Get New Exco

OBIARUKU/Nigeria: Obiaruku Community Youth today elected new executives that will pilot the affairs of the youth in the next 4 years; the electoral committee adopted Option A4 for the election which has been widely adjudged as peaceful, credible, transparent, free and fair. Announcing the results of the election, the Electoral Committee Chairman, Dr Okudaye Ismaila declared the following persons winners in the respective positions they contested for having polled the highest number of votes cast in the election: Comr. Malam Emisonuwe Dauda (President), Osamezie Donatus (Vice President), Uchebenu Foster (Secretary),…

EVWRENI CRISIS: Peace Committee to Meet, Reconcile Aggrieved King Makers

UGHELLI/Nigeria: The Chief Convener of Evwreni Crisis Resolution and Peace Committee, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, OON has reacted to the news that a group of King makers in Evwreni are insisting on removing HRM Oghenekevwe Kumane as the Ovie of Evwreni Kingdom. In a statement released and personally signed by him, Emerhor acknowledged the grievances of the group and stated that it was part of why the Peace Committee was set up in the first place. According to Emerhor ” the Committee is fully abreast of the issues surrounding the crisis…