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How NOSDRA, NPDC officials short-change oil communities

How NOSDRA, NPDC officials short-change oil communities

By Emma Arubi  / Senior Correspondent, Warri   OIL spills are a common phenomenon in the Niger Delta region. It could be caused by a third party interference popularly referred to…

Why I’m the best for Bayelsa West senatorial seat, by Whiskey

Why I’m the best for Bayelsa West senatorial seat, by Whiskey

By Igoniko Oduma   / Correspondent, Yenagoa   Secretary of the South-South Peoples Assembly (SSPA), Ayakeme  Whiskey, has submitted his expression of interest  form at the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic…

Egor constituency endorses Ohonbamu for Rep’s job

Egor constituency endorses Ohonbamu for Rep’s job

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief Benin   A large number of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members have endorsed the candidature of the member representing Egor State Constituency in the…

I can serve Afemai people at any level – Ihonvbere

I can serve  Afemai people at any level – Ihonvbere

By Francis Onoiribholo /  Bureau Chief, Benin   A Professor of Political Science and Secretary to Edo State Government, Julius Ihonvbere, has again said he was in politics to render…

Abi people rise against Rep over Imoke

Abi people rise against Rep over Imoke

By Gill Nsa-Abasi Special Correspondent, Calabar    For daring to speak about the Cross River State governor, Liyel Imoke in allegedly disrespectful way, a member of the House of Representatives…

Opara picks PDP form for Wike

Opara picks PDP form for Wike

Former the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Austin Opara, has picked Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) form for the immediate past Minister of State for Education, Nyeson Wike, to…

My plans for Warri South council, by Mofe-Edema

My plans for Warri South council, by Mofe-Edema

By Emma Arubi  - Snr. Correspondent, Warri   AS the campaign to elect new chairmen and councilors for the 25 local government councils in Delta State kicked off on Monday to…

How to stamp out prostitution in Nigeria, by Egor council boss

How to stamp out prostitution in Nigeria, by Egor council boss

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Benin   Chairman of the Egor Local Government Council of Edo State, Victor Osayande Enobakhare, has called on well meaning Nigerians to do all within…

Dickson’s aide resigns to run for Reps’ seat

Dickson’s aide resigns to run for Reps’ seat

By Igoniko Oduma  Correspondent, Yenagoa   Chief of Staff to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Governor, Diekivie Ikiogha, has resigned his appointment from the governor’s administration. His resignation was…

Aniocha/Oshimili people endorse Okowa’s guber aspiration

By Felix Igbekoyi Correspondent, Asaba    ANIOCHA/OSHIMILI Federal Constituency has passed a vote of confidence in the Senator Representing Delta North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa,…

Delta group adopts Jonathan, Obuh for 2015 elections

By Emma Arubi Snr. Correspondent, Warri   Ahead 2015 general elections, a pressure group, Delta United for Tony Obuh, has adopted President Jonathan as its preferred choice for the presidency…

Group warns Jonathan’s detractors

By Isaac Olamikan Special Correspondent, Benin   A former Niger Delta militant leader, Comrade Mike Aroko, has warned those who he alleged are thwarting the effort of the federal government…

Artisans, fishermen in Bayelsa hail FG’s effort on oil spill

Artisans, fishermen in Bayelsa hail FG’s effort on oil spill

Artisan fishermen in Bayelsa   have commended the Federal Government for prevailing on Shell to begin negotiation on compensating those affected by the December 2011 oil spill from its Bonga…

Local Council polls in Delta: financial prudence is the key to success –Mofe Edema

Local Council polls in Delta: financial prudence is the key to success –Mofe Edema

By Emma Arubi /  Snr. Correspondent, Warri   AHEAD the October 25 council polls in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship flag bearer for Warri South, Hon Mathew…

FG sponsored N4.4b Utor Bridge excites Ebu, Ilyenlen, Illah communities

FG sponsored N4.4b Utor Bridge excites Ebu, Ilyenlen, Illah communities

Some communities in Delta and Edo states have expressed optimism that the recently inaugurated N4.4 billion Utor Bridge linking their communities will boost economic activities in their localities. Vice-President Namadi…

Students want Urhobo candidate for 2015 Delta guber race

Students want Urhobo candidate for 2015 Delta guber race

By Sam Akadoro  /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   Following what they they described as continuous marginalisation in spite of thier being in the majority in the state, National Association of…

Boat operators seek govt assistance

Boat operators seek govt assistance

Private boat operators in Delta have called on the state government to help them in rebuilding the 13 jetties along the waterways in the state to enhance their operations. Spokesperson…

Eket council boss tasks indigenes on unity

By Emmanuel Udom /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos    It was a day of joy for the people of Eket of Akwa Ibom State resident in Lagos, when their local government…

Itsekiri group faults endorsement of candidates

By Emma Arubi  /  Snr. Correspondent, Warri   Ahead the 2015 general elections, the leadership of the Itsekiri ethnic nationality represented by the apex socio-cultural body, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought…

Bayelsa: Owners of land acquired for Kaima Model School demand compensation

Owners of land acquired by the Bayelsa Government for the construction of the Kaima Model Secondary School have appealed to government to compensate them without further delay. Spokesperson of the…

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