#EndSARS: Reps Minority Caucus Disappointed on President Buhari’s Speech

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has reviewed the Thursday speech by President Muhammadu Buhari on the protest across the country and submits that the address did not meet the expectation of most Nigerians. In a statement on Friday signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus said, “As representatives of the people, our caucus is particularly surprised that Mr. President’s speech did not find a space to address the killing of innocent and unarmed Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll…

Warri Federal Constituency Celebrates Delta Former Governor Uduaghan @66

ABUJA/Nigeria: It is good to give honour to whom it’s due hence the member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi has joined millions of Deltans and the federal constituency to celebrate Delta former Governor Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan on the occasion of his 66th birthday Thursday October 22, 2020. Chief Ereyitomi while congratulating Dr. Uduaghan commended him for his contributions and development strides recorded during his time as the number one citizen of Delta state, noting that Delta and Warri federal constituency can’t forget his…

#ENDSARS Protest: Reps Minority Caucus Condemns Killing of Protesters

ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has strongly condemned the Tuesday killing of peaceful and unarmed protesters by suspected security operatives at Lekki Toll Gate and other parts of the country. The lawmakers, in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Wednesday, said that “such wicked act of extra-judicial killing of defenseless citizens, by suspected agents of the state, cannot be justified or condoned under any rule or guise whatsoever”. “As lawmakers and representatives of the people, we cannot accept this gruesome execution…

DTHA Commends States Partnership With UNICEF on Social Protection and Nutrition of Children

ASABA: The Delta State House of Assembly had commended the partnership between the state and the United Nation International Children and Education Fund, UNICEF in the Area of Social Protection and Nutrition Status, which is coordinated by Ministry of Economic Planning, Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), Depart.ment. The commendation was made by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, who represented the Speaker, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori during a visit by the Overseas Department Assistance, (ODA), Department, to the State Assembly to solicit for their cooperation in the launching of…

Delta Signs Violence Against Persons, Local Content Bills

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State Government, has formerly signed into law, two Bills recently passed by the State house of Assembly, which are the Bill to Eliminate Violence in Private and Public Life 2020, and the Delta State Local Content Agency Law 2020. The Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, signed the Bills into law on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at the Government House Asaba, with a charge to the legislature to continue to protect its integrity. The governor said that both laws would ensure the prevalence of atmosphere for peaceful co-existence…

Ochor Ochor Foundation Doles Out N5M Naira to Market Women in Ukwuani

By Nkechi Odumosor OBIARUKU/Nigeria: The Ochor Ochor Foundation had dole out the sum of N5 million Naira to members of the Market Women Association, Ukwuani Local Government Chapter as part of its efforts to encourage the women in their trades, in an event held at Obiaruku, on Friday, October 2, 2020. The event was the second phase of the foundations empowerment programme to the people of  Ukwuani, after the first one held in December, 2019, when 22 Girls and Women were empowered with different equipments in the area of Hairdressing, Tailoring and…

Nigeria @ 60: Ereyitomi Sends Congratulatory Message to Warri Federal Constituency

ABUJA/Nigeria: As Nigeria celebrated 60 years of living together in Independence October 1, 2020, the National Assembly  Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP has sent an independent congratulatory message to his constituents of Warri South, Warri North and Warri South-West LGAs. Hon. Ereyitomi called on Nigerians and Warri Federal constituency residents to imbibe and sustain the spirit of living together in unity despite divers backgrounds, pointing out that with faith and love Nigeria shall overcome some of its pressing challenges. Rep Ereyitomi…

Nigeria At 60: Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Preaches Unity, Love

ASABA/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated Nigerians in general and Deltans in particular on the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country and tasked Nigerians on peace and unity of the country. In a Press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, Rt. Hon. Oborevwori equally eulogised past leaders for laying a solid foundation for the development of the country. The Speaker who expressed delight with the theme of the 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration: “Together We Shall Be,” noted that…

Nigeria @ 60 Ochor Charges Nigerians To Keep Hopes Alive

ASABA/Nigeria: As Nigeria marks 60 years of independent, the Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Ochor Christopher Ochor, has enjoined the people to keep hope alive as the trying times will be over. Speaking in an interview in his office in Asaba, Rt Hon Ochor expressed optimism of better days ahead, stating that the dreams of the founding fathers of the nation cannot be in vein. The Lawmaker who represents Ukwuani Constituency in the House, stated that peace and security, unity of purpose, love for…

Reps Minority Leader Elumelu, Condoles With Deltans on Demise of Former Deputy Governor

Abuja/Nigeria: The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has condoled with the Government and people of Delta State on the passing of the former Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Simeon Ebonka. In a statement, Hon Elumelu described the former Deputy Governor’s demise as a huge loss, saying that he will be remembered as a man who contributed immensely to the development of Delta State. Elumelu stressed that the late former Deputy Governor was an epitome of peace and humility, noting that his commitment to the…