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WOMEN PROTESTERS MARCH AGAINST RECENT KILLINGS OF WOMEN IN RIVERS STATE, AS PHOTO, VIDEO EMERGE ONLINE, OF SUSPECTED SERIAL KILLER

The widespread outcry against the recent gruesome serial and suspected ritual related killings of young girl in hotels in Rivers State, took a more serious turn, as some women groups in the state, led by the Rotary International, Port Harcourt South, took to the streets to stage a peaceful march to the Rivers State Government House in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The … Continue reading WOMEN PROTESTERS MARCH AGAINST RECENT KILLINGS OF WOMEN IN RIVERS STATE, AS PHOTO, VIDEO EMERGE ONLINE, OF SUSPECTED SERIAL KILLER

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GOVERNOR WIKE REVIVES GOVERNMENT CRAFT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, FOR PROMOTION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

In line with his commitment to empower youths through vocational training, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revived the Government Craft Development Centre, Port Harcourt, bringing the training facility back on stream as part of his first 100 days for his second term. A report by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, disclosed that, commissioning the rebranded school on … Continue reading GOVERNOR WIKE REVIVES GOVERNMENT CRAFT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, FOR PROMOTION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

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DELTA TO SPEND OVER N1BN ON FEDERAL ROADS REHABILITATION

The Government of Delta says it will spend more than N1 billion to rehabilitate degraded federal roads in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing newsmen on the outcome of State Executive Council meeting on Tuesday in Asaba. Aniagwu, who was in company with his Economic Planning counterpart, stated that the meeting which was presided by the Deputy … Continue reading DELTA TO SPEND OVER N1BN ON FEDERAL ROADS REHABILITATION

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Ndudi Elumelu Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Development Training Programme Begins, in Asaba

A five-day entrepreneurship training programme for entrepreneurs of Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State has commenced. The programme being sponsored by the Minority Leader of the House of Representative, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu started on Monday 16th September, 2019 with 200 participates drawn from the four local government areas within the Federal Constituency. The training programme being organized and handled by Small and Medium Enterprises Development … Continue reading Ndudi Elumelu Entrepreneurship/Enterprise Development Training Programme Begins, in Asaba

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DTHA: Nwaobi Triumphs, As Tribunal Dismisses Nnabudo’s Petition For Lack of Merit

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has affirmed the victory of the Member representing Aniocha North State Constituency, Hon. Engr. Emeka Emmanuel Nwaobi, in the March 9, 2019 Delta House of Assembly election. The Tribunal which delivered ruling in a unanimous judgment, on Tuesday, 17th September, 2019, held that Hon. Emeka Nwaobi of the Peoples Democratic … Continue reading DTHA: Nwaobi Triumphs, As Tribunal Dismisses Nnabudo’s Petition For Lack of Merit

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HOSTCOM DELTA CENTRAL URHOBO YOUTHS, BACK OKUMAGBA AS MD OF NDDC

By Wilson Macaulay The Host Communities of Nigeria Pro ducing Oil &Gas HOSTCOM Urhobo Ethnic Nationality Youth Wing Delta State Chapter over the weekend backed the appointment of Chief Bernard Okumagba as the MD of NDDC Comrade Sweet Otiotio the Youth Chairman of HOSTCOM Urhobo Nation who spoke in a stakeholders meeting at the Conference Centre of the Petroleum Training Institute PTI Effurun stated that … Continue reading HOSTCOM DELTA CENTRAL URHOBO YOUTHS, BACK OKUMAGBA AS MD OF NDDC

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Gov. Umahi’s Aide Laud FG, Over Approval For Ebonyi Int’l Airport

An aide to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, Lady Monica Eze, has hailed the Federal government over the recent approval granted for the construction of an International Airport in Ebonyi state. Lady Monica, who was recently reappointed as the Technical Assistant (TA) on Media to Governor David Umahi, gave this commendation in a press statement issued on September 15, describing the approval of the … Continue reading Gov. Umahi’s Aide Laud FG, Over Approval For Ebonyi Int’l Airport

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LADY MONICA EZE CONGRATULATES GOV. UMAHI ON RE-ELECTION, TRIBUNAL VICTORIES, SAYS PETITIONS ARE UNNECESSARY DISTRACTIONS

Erstwhile Technical Advisor (TA) on Media to Governor Dave Umahi, of Ebonyi state, Lady Monica Ada Chidinma Eze, has urged election petition writers who have approached the Governorship elections petitions tribunal sitting in Abakaliki, the state capital, to stop distracting the Governor with their diversionary petitions, challenging his March 9 governorship victory in the state. Lady Eze, who is the President/Founder of David Umahi Nweze … Continue reading LADY MONICA EZE CONGRATULATES GOV. UMAHI ON RE-ELECTION, TRIBUNAL VICTORIES, SAYS PETITIONS ARE UNNECESSARY DISTRACTIONS

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GOV. UMAHI APPOINTS NEW AIDES IN EBONYI

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has confirmed the appointment (and some reappointments) of 180 aides to serve as Executive Assistants, Technical Assistants and Senior technical Assistants, in his second term Ebonyi state administration. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that this information was contained in a statement issued by Clement Nweke, Principal Secretary to the governor, on Monday, September 16. The statement equally disclosed that … Continue reading GOV. UMAHI APPOINTS NEW AIDES IN EBONYI

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AGIP FLOW STATION SHUTDOWN IN SAMABRI, OVER MARGINALIZATION, NEGLECT OF HOST COMMUNITIES

Youths of Abuetor, Agbere, Osekwenike and Osifo communities in Sagbama LGA, of Bayelsa state on Monday, September 16, protested against alleged neglect, marginalization and exclusion by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company NAOC. The protesting youths, under the aegis of the ‘Samabri Agip Host Commties Youth Federation,‘ shut down the Samabri Flow Station owned by NAOC, over what they call the neglect, marginalisation, exclusion of stakeholders … Continue reading AGIP FLOW STATION SHUTDOWN IN SAMABRI, OVER MARGINALIZATION, NEGLECT OF HOST COMMUNITIES

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2023: DELTA CENTRAL WILL PRODUCE NEXT GOVERNOR, SAYS IBORI; AS LEADERS HARP ON UNITY OF URHOBO NATION, COMMEND GOV. OKOWA

Leaders of Delta Central Senatorial District, some senior government officials from that geopolitical axis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including Senator Ighoyota Amori, Chief John Oguma, Mathew Edevbie, David Edevbie, Hon Ben Igbakpa, Chief Aguoye James, Dr. Isaac Akpoveta, Hon Akpomiemie, Hon Chris Onogba, Hon John Nani, Terry Noah, all the party and council chairmen from Delta Central on Saturday September 14, 2019; held … Continue reading 2023: DELTA CENTRAL WILL PRODUCE NEXT GOVERNOR, SAYS IBORI; AS LEADERS HARP ON UNITY OF URHOBO NATION, COMMEND GOV. OKOWA

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DELTA RED CROSS SOCIETY MARKS WORLD FIRST AID DAY, WITH TRAINING PROG FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

As part of activities to commemorate the 2019 #WordFirstAidDay, on Saturday, September 14, 2019, the Delta Branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, (NRCS, @Delta Branch), Sapele Division (#Sapele Division), carried out a training programme for members of the Physically Handicapped Association of Nigeria (PHAN), Delta state. The First Aid training, which was supervised by the leader of the Delta state Red Cross team, Mr. … Continue reading DELTA RED CROSS SOCIETY MARKS WORLD FIRST AID DAY, WITH TRAINING PROG FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

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MIDDLE BELT YOUTHS BERATE WIKE OVER CORRUPTION ALLEGATION AGAINST REGION’S POLITICAL LEADERS, SAY HE’S CROSSED THE RED LINE; DEMANDS RETRACTION, UNRESERVED APOLOGY

Middle Belt PDP Progressive Youth Forum, a socio-political pressure group made of PDP youths in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria, has lambasted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State over his recent statement, accusing the panel set up by the PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) of Corruption. The Panel which has prominent leaders of the Party from the Middle Belt region of Nigeria was set … Continue reading MIDDLE BELT YOUTHS BERATE WIKE OVER CORRUPTION ALLEGATION AGAINST REGION’S POLITICAL LEADERS, SAY HE’S CROSSED THE RED LINE; DEMANDS RETRACTION, UNRESERVED APOLOGY

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WE ARE NOT CORRUPT, PDP BoT MEMBERS REPLY GOV. WIKE

David Diai Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Alhaji Walid Jubril and former Senate President, Chief Adolphus Wagbara, have spoken out strongly, debunking the allegation of corruption levelled against members of the Committee set up by the PDP BoT to investigate the Minority leadership saga, which gripped the party in the process of constituting the overall leadership of the House … Continue reading WE ARE NOT CORRUPT, PDP BoT MEMBERS REPLY GOV. WIKE

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PDP YOUTHS SCOLD WIKE OVER CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO BUHARI

– By Pat Okon Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has been berated for congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. The PDP youths under the aegis of PDP South South Youths Vanguard, also criticised Wike for describing the panel set up by the PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) to resolve the Minority Leadership crisis in the House of Representatives … Continue reading PDP YOUTHS SCOLD WIKE OVER CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO BUHARI

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WHY I CONGRATULATED PRES. MUHAMMADU BUHARI – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has explained that he congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal confirmed his election, because it is better to offer public congratulations than visit the President at night. Governor Wike said that unlike some Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) who visit President Muhammadu Buhari at night, he made his declaration public because it … Continue reading WHY I CONGRATULATED PRES. MUHAMMADU BUHARI – Gov Wike

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BUHARI, APC CELEBRATE VICTORY; ATIKU, PDP HEAD FOR SUPREME COURT, OVER PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL JUDGMENT

It is no longer news that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has validated the victory of President Mohanmadu Buhari in the February 23, 2019 Nigerian presidential election. A five member panel of distinguished Court of Appeal Justices viz; Justice Mohammed Garba of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, eho was the lead and presiding Justice of the five man panel; Justice Abdul Aboki … Continue reading BUHARI, APC CELEBRATE VICTORY; ATIKU, PDP HEAD FOR SUPREME COURT, OVER PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL JUDGMENT

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OKOWA, EHANIRE DECRY NIGERIA’S GLOBAL MATERNAL, CHILD MORTALITY RANKING, AS NAT. COUNCIL ON HEALTH CONFAB OPENS IN ASABA

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa and the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, Sept. 12, decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. They made their positions known in separate addresses at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) meeting in Asaba. The NCH is Nigeria’s highest policy-making organ … Continue reading OKOWA, EHANIRE DECRY NIGERIA’S GLOBAL MATERNAL, CHILD MORTALITY RANKING, AS NAT. COUNCIL ON HEALTH CONFAB OPENS IN ASABA

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DELTA APC THROWS WEIGHT BEHIND OKUMAGBA AS NDDC MANAGING DIRECTOR

PRESS STATEMENT DELTA SOUTH APC BACK OKUMAGBA AS NDDC MANAGING DIRECTOR Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Warri South Local Government Area and the Delta South Senatorial District of Delta State have restated their backing for Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). In a press statement signed by Tosan Awani, Delta State Vice Chairman of the APC … Continue reading DELTA APC THROWS WEIGHT BEHIND OKUMAGBA AS NDDC MANAGING DIRECTOR

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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL AFFIRMS BUHARI’S VICTORY, DISMISSES ALL PRAYERS IN ATIKU, PDP’S PETITION

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, which has the status of the Court of Appeal, has affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the February 23, Nigeria presidential election. In affirming President Buhari’s victory, the Tribunal unanimously dismissed all the prayers in the petition by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its … Continue reading PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL AFFIRMS BUHARI’S VICTORY, DISMISSES ALL PRAYERS IN ATIKU, PDP’S PETITION

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WIKE CONGRATULATES PRES. BUHARI ON ELECTION TRIBUNAL VICTORY, URGES HIM TO UNITE, WORK FOR ALL NIGERIANS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the validation of his election by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. In a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, issued on Wednesday, 11th September, 2019, Governor Wike urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his victory to work for all Nigerians, irrespective of their political leanings Governor … Continue reading WIKE CONGRATULATES PRES. BUHARI ON ELECTION TRIBUNAL VICTORY, URGES HIM TO UNITE, WORK FOR ALL NIGERIANS

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Partner With PTAs, CDUs, Ukah Tells Principals, School Heads

Principals and School Heads in public schools in the state have been charged to partner with the Parents Teachers Association (PTAs) and Community Development Unions (CDUs) to ensure that students settle down quickly for the new academic session. The Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the charge during the continuation of his monitoring of resumption of schools in Ika … Continue reading Partner With PTAs, CDUs, Ukah Tells Principals, School Heads

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HoR Minority Leader Saga: WIKE FLAYS AYU COMMITTEE, DESCRIBES IT AS MOST CORRUPT IN PDP HISTORY

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has lambasted the Committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) to investigate, what he has since described as, the illegal emergence of Ndudi Elumelu as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, declaring the committee as the most corrupt in the history of the party. A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers … Continue reading HoR Minority Leader Saga: WIKE FLAYS AYU COMMITTEE, DESCRIBES IT AS MOST CORRUPT IN PDP HISTORY

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Port Harcourt Wears New Clean Look, Says RIWAMA Sole Administrator

The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Bro. Felix Obuah has acknowledged that Port Harcourt, the State capital now wears a new clean look. A statement signed by Jerry Needam, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Bro. Felix Obuah, Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA) and issued on Saturday, September 07, 2019, reports that Bro. Obuah, who made the observations … Continue reading Port Harcourt Wears New Clean Look, Says RIWAMA Sole Administrator

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WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK AS IF THIS IS OUR FIRST TERM, SAYS GOV. WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will continue to deliver key projects across the state all through his second term. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that Commissioning the rebranded Government Secondary School, Ubima (Former Community Secondary School, Ubima) on Tuesday, 10th September, 2019, Governor Wike declared that he will not be affected by the … Continue reading WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK AS IF THIS IS OUR FIRST TERM, SAYS GOV. WIKE

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WHY I AM YET TO FORM MY CABINET – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that he is yet to form his cabinet because he is seeking out people who will work with dedication and passion for the state. A report by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, issued on 9th September, 2019, stated that Gov. Wike gave this clarification while speaking during the submission of report … Continue reading WHY I AM YET TO FORM MY CABINET – Gov. Wike

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DTHA: Ochor Triumphs, As Tribunal Dismisses Ochonogor’s Petition Against INEC, PDP

The Delta State House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Asaba, has dismissed the case filled by Mr. David Ochonogor of the All Progressive Congress, APC, against the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, which joined the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the winner of the 2019 House of Assembly Election of Ukwuani Constituency, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor. In delivering the Judgement, on Wednesday, Sept. … Continue reading DTHA: Ochor Triumphs, As Tribunal Dismisses Ochonogor’s Petition Against INEC, PDP

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UKAH CALLS FOR EARLY RESUMPTION, AS SCHOOLS REOPEN IN DELTA

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has called on parents in the state to ensure that they allow their children resume immediately for the 2019/2020 academic session so that academic activities can kickstart fully. The commissioner made the call when he monitored the resumption of schools for the 2019/2020 academic session in schools in Asaba on 09/09/2019. Chief Ukah, who … Continue reading UKAH CALLS FOR EARLY RESUMPTION, AS SCHOOLS REOPEN IN DELTA

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HoR Minority Leadership: AYU COMMITTEE SUBMIT REPORT TO PDP BOARD OF TRUSTEES, EXONERATE ELUMELU, SIX OTHERS

The Committee constituted by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BOT, to look into the Minority leadership crisis in the House of Representatives, has finally submitted its report. Chairman of the Committee and former President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, along with a member of the committee, former Senate President Senator Adolphus Wabara, submitted the report … Continue reading HoR Minority Leadership: AYU COMMITTEE SUBMIT REPORT TO PDP BOARD OF TRUSTEES, EXONERATE ELUMELU, SIX OTHERS

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DUMO LULU-BRIGGS ADOPTS PROGRAMME TO TEACH RIVERS TEENS INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, CULTURES, CUISINES

David Diai Rivers born philanthropist, business Titan and frontline politician, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, has pledged to adopt a programme initiated to teach young Rivers teens their indigenous dialects, cultures, traditions and the exotic cuisines peculiar to the major ethnic nationalities that make up Rivers state, on a permanent basis. The Rivers Oil industry mogul, who made this pledge on Monday, September 9, 2019, at the … Continue reading DUMO LULU-BRIGGS ADOPTS PROGRAMME TO TEACH RIVERS TEENS INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES, CULTURES, CUISINES

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GLAMOUR AS CAL NWAWOLO’S SON OSEAHAENYE PICKS MARY AS BRIDE

– By Chijioke UgbolueIt was glamour and glitz all the way, on Saturday 7th September, 2019, when Oseahaenye, the handsome, spritely, beloved son of a political icon in Aniocha North Local government area, Chief Sir. Cal Nwawolo and Chief Lady Patricia Nwawolo, bid farewell to bachelorhood, as he picked Mary Bolum, the beautiful and elegant daughter of late Mr. and Mrs. Ifeanyi Agamunye, as his … Continue reading GLAMOUR AS CAL NWAWOLO’S SON OSEAHAENYE PICKS MARY AS BRIDE

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GOV. WIKE APPOINTS ABDULRAZAK DEPRIEYE AS SOLE ADMINISTRATOR, RIVERS MUSLIMS PILGRIMS WELFARE BOARD

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appointed Alhaji Abdulrazak Deprieye as the Sole Administrator of Rivers State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board. A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, issued on 8th September, 2019, confirms that the appointment takes immediate effect. It will be recalled that Governor Wike had only recently suspended the Rivers state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare … Continue reading GOV. WIKE APPOINTS ABDULRAZAK DEPRIEYE AS SOLE ADMINISTRATOR, RIVERS MUSLIMS PILGRIMS WELFARE BOARD

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RIVERS  FEDERAL LAWMAKERS PROTEST DEPLORABLE STATE OF ALETO BRIDGE, EAST-WEST ROAD

Members of the Rivers State Caucus of the National Assembly have decried the abandonment of Rivers State by the Federal Government. The Rivers State National Assembly Caucus on Monday protested the the near collapse of the Aleto Bridge in Eleme Local Government Area and the deplorable State of the East West Road. Senator Representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Senator Barry Mpigi called on the Federal … Continue reading RIVERS  FEDERAL LAWMAKERS PROTEST DEPLORABLE STATE OF ALETO BRIDGE, EAST-WEST ROAD

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FAYEMI VISITS WIKE, SAYS NO MOSQUE WAS DESTROYED AT RAINBOW TOWN, BY RIVERS GOVT.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike played host to the Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. As part of his of his itenary in Rivers State, Dr. Fayemi and Gov. Wike visited the site of the non-existent Mosque at Rainbow Town in Port Harcourt, to inspect the contentious parcel of land, which, according to the claims of some … Continue reading FAYEMI VISITS WIKE, SAYS NO MOSQUE WAS DESTROYED AT RAINBOW TOWN, BY RIVERS GOVT.

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GOV. WIKE SET TO HOST BIGGEST YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE TAGGED: “INSPIRED NIGER DELTA CHILD,” IN PORT HARCOURT

  All is now set for the historic youth conference tagged: “Inspired Niger Delta Schools Conference,” which is covered by The African Child Project of the World Humanity Commission, taking place in Port Harcourt, with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwon Wike, billed to play host to what has been described as the “Biggest Youth Development Conference in the Niger Delta.” A statement issued by … Continue reading GOV. WIKE SET TO HOST BIGGEST YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE TAGGED: “INSPIRED NIGER DELTA CHILD,” IN PORT HARCOURT

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NNU Gets 14-Man Caretaker Committee 

A 14-man Caretaker Committee  has been inaugurated to pilot the affairs of Ndokwa Neku Union (NNU) for the next three months. The Caretaker Committee which has Dr Wilson Ishima as Chairman, was inaugurated at the weekend (Saturday, 07/09/19) in Asaba by the immediate past President of the NNU which is the apex socio-cultural organisation of Ndokwa people, Pharm. Paul Enebeli. Chairman of NNU Advisory Council, … Continue reading NNU Gets 14-Man Caretaker Committee 

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EMETULU, NWAOBI, IBORI-SUENU APPOINTED, AS DELTA ASSEMBLY CONSTITUTES COMMITTEES.

The Delta State House of Assembly Thursday 5th September, 2019 constituted twenty eight standing House committees to enhance legislative business and member representing Ndokwa West Constituency, Hon. Charles Emetulu, as well as his counterparts representing Aniocha North, Hon. Emeka Nwaobi and Ethiope West, Hon. Erhiatake Ibori-Suenu, amongst others, were all appointed to head some of the committees. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, … Continue reading EMETULU, NWAOBI, IBORI-SUENU APPOINTED, AS DELTA ASSEMBLY CONSTITUTES COMMITTEES.

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GROUP COMMENDS PRES. BUHARI ON APPOINTMENT OF ODUBU, OKUMAGBA, OTHERS INTO NDDC BOARD

A pan Niger Delta group, the Esan Solidarity Movement of Niger Delta, ESMOND, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the well meaning decision to constitute a substantive Board for the Niger Delta Development Commission. NDDC, with his approval of the appointment of seasoned administrators, professionals and well respected sons and daughters from the region, to manage the affairs of the interventionist agency. Their nod of … Continue reading GROUP COMMENDS PRES. BUHARI ON APPOINTMENT OF ODUBU, OKUMAGBA, OTHERS INTO NDDC BOARD

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DAVID LYON WINS APC BAYELSA GUBER PRIMARY, LOKPOBIRI REJECTS RESULT

David Diai Chief David Lyon, a Bayelsa state based businessman and oil industry mogul, renowned for his overwhelming philanthropy and grassroots appeal, has won the Bayelsa State All Progressives Congress, APC governorship primary election, held in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Tuesday, September 4, 2019. Chief Lyon scored 42,138 Votes to defeat his nearest challenger, Mrs. Diseye Nsirim, who polled 1,533 Votes, in the election … Continue reading DAVID LYON WINS APC BAYELSA GUBER PRIMARY, LOKPOBIRI REJECTS RESULT

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DUOYE DIRI WINS BAYELSA PDP GUBER PRIMARY, FLOORS ALAIBE, OTHERS

David Diai Senator Douye Diri, representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate, has won the Bayelsa Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship primary election to emerge the party’s flag bearer in the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. Senator Diri polled 561 votes to defeat his closest rival and former Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who polled … Continue reading DUOYE DIRI WINS BAYELSA PDP GUBER PRIMARY, FLOORS ALAIBE, OTHERS

Delta Exco Approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE Counterpart Funds

Delta Executive Council on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019. Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known while briefing the media on the outcome of the council meeting presided by the state governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, in … Continue reading Delta Exco Approves N1.5bn 2019 UBE Counterpart Funds

ELUMELU APPOINTS FORMER REPS MEMBER, DAIKA, AS SENIOR LEGISLATIVE AIDE.

Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has approved the appointment of Rt. Hon. George Edward Daika, a former member of the House of Representatives from Plateau State, as the Senior Legislative Aide to the Minority Leader. A statement issued from the office of the Minority Leader, on Monday, September 2, in Abuja and made available to Journalists, confirm that the appointment took effect … Continue reading ELUMELU APPOINTS FORMER REPS MEMBER, DAIKA, AS SENIOR LEGISLATIVE AIDE.

Delta @ 28: OKPANAM NEEDS MORE AS PART OF THE CAPITAL TERRITORY

Government of Delta State has been urged to concentrate more development projects in Okpanam community to cater for the large number of residents in the area. The President, Okpanam Youths Organisation (OYO), Comrade Friday Okonkwo made the call when he spoke about 28 years anniversary of the creation of Delta. According to Okonkwo who is popularly known as Kpokonor, the creation of Delta in 1991 … Continue reading Delta @ 28: OKPANAM NEEDS MORE AS PART OF THE CAPITAL TERRITORY

AKOKU COMMUNITY FELICITATE, CONDOLE WITH OCHOR

The Akoku community in Ukwuani Local Government Area has felicitated the Deputy Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor, on his victory during the March 2019 election, and his subsequent emergence as the Deputy Speaker of the State Assembly. The community leaders, comprising the chiefs in council, led by High Chief John Ochor, paid a courtesy visit to the … Continue reading AKOKU COMMUNITY FELICITATE, CONDOLE WITH OCHOR

IFEJIKA URGES MEDIA PRACTITIONERS TO PROMOTE DEVELOPMENTAL  JOURNALISM

The Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor Mr. Olisanyem Ifejika has charged media practitioners to contribute to nation building through developmental journalism. Mr. Ifeajika who gave this charge on Monday (2/9/19) in Asaba when he received Dr. Ejike Obeta and other staff of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Asaba, stated that journalists play an important role in the development of the nation through positive … Continue reading IFEJIKA URGES MEDIA PRACTITIONERS TO PROMOTE DEVELOPMENTAL  JOURNALISM

NDDC: Isoko Youths Back Okumagba As Managing Director

The Isoko National Youth Assembly (INYA) led by Comrade Umuakpo Ovie has congratulated Olorogun Bernard Okumagba and Prophet Jones Erue Ode on their appointments as Managing Director and Commissioner Representing Delta State in the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission respectively. In a statement by the Director, Media and Strategy, INYA, Comr. Eniwake Orogun, the umbrella youth body of the Isoko nation assured them … Continue reading NDDC: Isoko Youths Back Okumagba As Managing Director

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AMORI IN AMERICA: COMMENDS URHOBOS IN DIASPORA, SAYS URHOBO NATION MUST UNITE MORE THAN EVER, FOR 2023

Chief Ighoyota Amori, Chairman, Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency has called on Urhobo People all over the World to unite more than ever to ensure that an Urhobo Son or daughter emerges as Governor in 2023. Making his impressions after the Plenary Session of the Urhobo Progress Union, America (UPUA) Annual Convention at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, United States of America, he stated … Continue reading AMORI IN AMERICA: COMMENDS URHOBOS IN DIASPORA, SAYS URHOBO NATION MUST UNITE MORE THAN EVER, FOR 2023

DELTA GOVT LAUNCHES BACK TO SCHOOL PROGRAMME

The Delta State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education is to partner with corporate bodies, individuals and the political class to fully actualise it’s “Back to School Programme”, which is an offshoot of Support-a-School Programme, starting from this new academic session. The Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, made this known during the continuation of a stakeholders meeting and interactive … Continue reading DELTA GOVT LAUNCHES BACK TO SCHOOL PROGRAMME

FG COMMENDS DELTA GOVT. ON ASABA AIRPORT’S INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FACILITIES, LAUD TRANSPARENCY IN CONCESSIONING PROCESS

The Federal Government has commended Delta State Government for the quality of facilities at the Asaba International Airport, saying the facilities are of international standards. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika stated this on Sunday, September 1, in Asaba, shortly after he inspected facilities at the airport. The Minister noted that the state government has done well in developing the airport to meet international standards … Continue reading FG COMMENDS DELTA GOVT. ON ASABA AIRPORT’S INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FACILITIES, LAUD TRANSPARENCY IN CONCESSIONING PROCESS

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CRISTIANO RONALDO WANTS TO HAVE DINNER WITH LIONEL MESSI

Christiano Ronaldo, affectionately addressed by his admirers worldwide as CR7, has hinted the he would like yo have dinner with Lionel Messi. The soccer rivals have never eaten together before, the Juventus FC striker said in a historic interview with both men during the UEFA player of the year soccer award ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Thursday, August 29. And he, CR7, … Continue reading CRISTIANO RONALDO WANTS TO HAVE DINNER WITH LIONEL MESSI

NOW I UNDERSTAND WHY THEY CALL GOVERNOR WIKE MR PROJECT – Gov. Fayemi

•COMMISSIONS RUMUWOJI INTERNATIONAL MARKET The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has declared that the frequency with which Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike churns out quality projects justifies his world acclaimed name, “Mr Project “. Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, reports that, commissioning the Rumuwoji International Market built by the Wike … Continue reading NOW I UNDERSTAND WHY THEY CALL GOVERNOR WIKE MR PROJECT – Gov. Fayemi