Group Lauds Agediga On Two Years In Office As DESOPADEC Executive Director, Planning, Research, Statistics

  WARRI/Nigeria: The leadership of Delta Ijaw Comrades Community (DICC) has felicitated with Ambassador (Dr), Comrade  Shedrack Agediga, Executive Director, Planning, Research and Statistics (PRS), Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on his two years in office. The  commendation was contained in a  press release  personally signed and issued to newsmen in Warri, by Ambassador Binebai Yerin Princewill, President general Delta Ijaw Comrade Community (DICC) on behalf of the group. The group noted that the Delta Ijaw Comrade Community has so many reasons to celebrate Ambassador (Dr), Comrade …

Uduaghan Underscores Influence of Community PG in Political Elections

WARRI/Nigeria: Former governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has underscored the influence of community President-Generals (PGs) in political elections. The former governor stated this during the visit of the delegation of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) on 2023 Urhobo Governor Committee (mostly comprised of President-Generals of the 24 Urhobo kingdoms) to his Warri residence. He noted that the president generals of communities could influence the voting pattern in political elections and advised political candidates not to undermine their influence in any election. The Chairman of the committee, Chief (Dr)…

Group Express Shock Over The Seal Of NDDC Headquarters by FIRS ….Says Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Plans To Scuttle NDDC and Niger Delta Development

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: A non-governmental and advocacy Organization,  Citizen Quests for Truth Initiative, has expressed shock over the sealing of  the gate of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The group in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Francis Udoka Ndimkoha said, it appears there are undercurrents to ensure that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is incapacitated in the discharge of her statutory duties. If it is not the issue of threats from some segments of the youths, it is that…

DELTA GUBER 2023 ELECTION: Delta Central Has It -Urhobo Rebirth Congress

EFFURUN/Nigeria: Urhobo Rebirth Congress, aka Udu re’ Urhobo    a pressure  group in Delta state has toed  the line of other Delta Central  people, insisting that the gentle man’s governorship rotational arrangement must not be uttered under any  guise. The President General of the group, Comrade Steven Ochuko who issued a press statement in Effurun, Uvwie local government area, of Delta State to journalists said the status quo ante as enunciated by Chief James Onanefe  Ibori and other top notchers of the Peoples Democratic Party,  must be sustained . Comrade Ochuko who hails from Mosogar in…

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…

Senator Akpabio Visit To Delta State; Youths Threatens Shutdown on Oil Companies For Allegedly Neglecting Okpe Monarch During Visit

OREROKPE/Nigeria: Members of Okpe Youth Council Worldwide, have called on Senator Godswill Akpabio to tender an unreserved apology to the Chairman of the traditional rulers of Oil and Gas Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCOM) HRM.  Major General Felix Mujakperuo (Retd, mni), the Orodje of Okpe kingdom for allegedly failing to recognise him when he visited Topolo. In a press release jointly signed by the President of Okpe Youth Council, Comrade Israel Ejiro Otomewo, Comrade Amb. Samuel Okakuro Ekpo, National Secretary and Comrade Itorho Precious,  National Publicity Secretary said Senator Godswill Akpabio should as…

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Congratulates Orodje of Okpe Kingdom On His Election As Chairman Of TROMPCON

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Orodje of Okpe, HRM (Maj. Gen.) Felix A. Mujakperuo, Rtd, Orhue 1, CFR, mni, on his emergence as the National Chairman of the Association of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON). The Okpe monarch was elected National Chairman of TROMPCON on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in Asaba, at the end of the 27th National Conference of the Association. In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis…

Egbema Off-Shore Communities Inaugurates New Exco/ Reps

WARRI/Nigeria: The Egbema off-shore communities have appointed, constituted and inaugurated new Exco / representative after the dissolution of the former five men Exco led by Mr Philimon Ugedi, that started sometime in 2003  and ended on February 14th,2021. In a statement, the community said, on the 15th of February 2021, a meeting of the general house was held where more than two third members of the house unanimously dissolved the eighteen years old Exco, appointed and constituted a 21 member new Exco led by Comrade Mike JK Tiemo, President, Captain…

INSECURITY: Ijaw Chief Urges Fg To Avoid Second Wave Of Militancy In Niger Delta Region

WARRI/Nigeria: A renowned human and environmental rights advocate, Comrade Mulade Sheriff, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and his Federal Executives to do everything humanly possible to forestall a second wave of militancy in the Niger Delta Region. The activist, and National Coordinator of a foremost NGO, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, with offices in Warri, Delta State, and Major cities across the country, including FCT, Abuja, expressed concern over the high level of insecurity in Nigeria. Chief Mulade called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps…

Okpe Leaders Task Buhari On Sapele Seaport, True Federalism, Others ….Urge Okowa To Revisit Sapele Polytechnic Issue

LAGOS/Nigeria: Okpe leaders at the weekend urged President Muhammadu Buhari to open up different areas in the Southern parts of the country which have good seaports to decongest Lagos and ease the gridlock in the Nation’s commercial capital. ‘’On the economy, now is the time to look at opening up different areas in the Southern parts of the Country which have good seaports to decongest Lagos and ease the gridlock in the Nation’s commercial capital. One Seaport that will help achieve this is the Sapele Natural Harbour which from Colonial…