The Olu Of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Has Not Joined His Ancestors – Ologbotsere

WARRI/Nigeria: The Ologbotsere of Warri,   Chief Ayirimi Emami, has dismissed the unveiling of Prince Tsola Emiko Monday April 5, as successor to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, insisting the revered Warri Monarch has not joined his ancestors. Chief Emami, spoke in reaction to the announcement by the Iyatsere of Warri, Chief Johnson Atserunleghe at Ode – Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area, where Chief Atserunleghe declared that Prince Tsola Emiko is the successor to Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri. He declared: “The Olu has not joined his ancestors. As far…

Delta Oil Spill: We Will Resist Attempt To Involve Any Party Outside Gbaramatu Kingdom, GYC Tells Chevron

WARRI/Nigeria: Arising from an emergency meeting held recently in Warri, the Gbaramatu Youth Council (GYC) Worldwide, the apex youth body in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta state, has said it will resist the attempts of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) over alleged plan to involve third parties that were not part of the oil spill incidence of 18th February 2021. This is coming hours after the community Chairmen of Gbaramatu Kingdom issued a stern warning to the management of the American oil giant to thread carefully and…

Let Transparency, Accountability Be Your Guiding Principle, Orodje Charges Okpe Youth Council Executive Officers

OKPE/Nigeria: The monarch of Okpe kingdom in Delta state, His Royal Majesty the Orodje of Okpe kingdom, Major Gen Felix Mujakperuo retd, has charged the new executive officers of Okpe Youth council to allow transparency and Accountability to be their watch word. The Royal father who played host to members of Okpe Youth council who were sworn in recently in his palace,   said that the only way they could be successful in their new regime, is to be very accountable to the people at all times. He advised them to…

OIL SPILLAGE: Gbaramatu People Cries Out, Demands for the Physical Presence of Managing Director of Chevron

WARRI/Nigeria: The people of oil – rich Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area Delta State have cried out over the ravaging Oil Spill from the facilities of American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, demanding for the physical presence of the Managing Director of the oil firm to see things for himself and to ensure honesty and transparency on the way out of the woods. In a worded press statement signed by the Spokesman of the Kingdom, Chief Gbenekama Godspower T. D. A. (The Fiyewei of Gbaramatu Kingdom) and…

Youths Restate Niger Delta Support for Buhari, Akpabio

CALABER/Nigeria: Youths in the Niger Delta region on Tuesday endorsed the current drive by the Federal Government to eradicate corruption in the country. They also said the Federal Government had started well in the Niger Delta region by approving auditors for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). “It requires time to complete the forensic audit’’ the youths said. At a meeting of the Niger Delta Youth Forum (NDYF) in Calabar, the youths praised President Muhammadu Buhari for opting to entrust the affairs of the Niger Delta Ministry on Chief Godswill…

Oborevwori, Aguoye Others Tasked Okpe Youth New EXCO On Accountability, Peaceful and Harmonious Relationship

OROROKPE/Nigeria: The speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori and The Commissioner for Works Hon. James Aguoye have tasked the newly sworn in Okpe Youth,   Council executive officers on the need for them to be accountable to their people at all times. The duo appealed to Okpe people to work together in synergy  as a formidable team  to ensure that their dreams of a united Kingdom come to past. Rt Hon Oborevwori, represented by one of his aides Mr Freeborn Eghagha at the event,  charged the…

President Buhari Commissions NDDC Headquarters, 26 Years after foundation was laid

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: It was a thing of joy as the newly built Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,  headquarters situated on the Eastern bye-pass axis of Rivers State was commissioned by the President and Commander-in- Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari. The above expression was contained in a statement circulated to journalists by Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative CQTI, a non-governmental and an accountability advocacy organization. The Citizens Quest crew who were led by her President/Convener, Chief Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe who covered the event, said the commissioning ceremony was attended…

NDDC To Complete Emevor-Orogun Road Soon – Director

EMEVOR/Nigeria: The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said it would fast rack the construction of the Emevor-Orogun Road in Isoko North and Ughelli North Local Government areas of Delta State. The Delta State Director of the NDDC, Engr. Audu Ohwavborua disclosed this during an inspection of the road at Emevor. Ohwavborua said the Forensic Audit of the NDDC would soon be submitted and a proper board constituted for the commission. He said that the problem of the road was lack of capacity on the side of the contractors awarded the road, but…

Okowa Urges NDDC to Focus on People-Oriented Projects

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday urged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to focus on the development of the Niger Delta with the vision that was people-oriented. Okowa made the call when the Interim Administrator of the Commission, Mr Effiong Akwa and his management team visited him at Government House, Asaba. He urged the NDDC to do something that would positively impact the people, saying “for the sake of sustainability, everything we do must be sustainable because I have seen roads done under emergency projects that…

Rep Committee on NDDC Says Commission must deliver results to Communities, States

ABUJA/Nigeria: House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said the Commission must be made to deliver results to the people. The House said that the Commission must desist from the culture of abandoning projects in the 9 oil-producing states, which includes Abia, Imo, Rivers, Edo, Bayelsa, Ondo, Akwa Ibom, Delta, and Cross River. Hon Olubunmi Tunji – Ojo made the declaration when he led the panel members to an oversight function at the Commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday February 12, 2021.…