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Preparations for 2014 Ugie carnival hot up

Preparations for 2014 Ugie carnival hot up

By Francis Onoiribholo  /  Bureau Chief, Benin   Preparations for the 2014 edition 0f the Benin Kingdom annual Ugie Festival has reached advanced stage. The Ugie festival is part of the activities,…

Soldiers, vigilance group arrest cultist in Ute-Eremu

By Emma Arubi  / Snr. Correspondent, Warri   A suspected cultist simply identified as Monday Okobia has been arrested by soldiers attached to the Ika North East Local Council area of…

Retirees barricade Delta Assembly over N16b pension arrears  

By Felix Igbekoyi / Correspondent, Asaba   Association of Contributory Retirees (ACR), Delta State chapter, has protested to the state House of Assembly complex in Asaba over non-payment of pension arrears…

Why I want to govern Deltan, by Edevbie

He is articulate, suave and politically savvy. Olorogun David Edevbie, following a successful career in the private sector as a development finance expert, became Delta State Commissioner for Finance from…

Furore lingers over kidnap of Ijaw monarch in Kokori community

By John Dugbe /  Special Correspondent, Ughelli   Secretary of Kokori Progress Union, Dr. Festus Arunaye, has said the shutting down of Kokori community market, shops and schools in the…

Uduaghan counsels gynecologists, obstetricians on great ideals

Uduaghan counsels gynecologists, obstetricians on great ideals

By Felix Igbekoyi / Correspondent, Asaba   Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State has advised gynecologists and obstetricians not to relent in the quest for great ideals in the healthcare of…

Ugborodo community flays Jonathan for failing to perform groundbreaking of EZP

Ugborodo community flays Jonathan for failing to perform groundbreaking of EZP

By Emma Arubi  / Snr. Correspondent, Warri   Ugborodo Community Graduate Association (UGA) has condemned President Jonathan for failing to perform the ground breaking ceremony of the $16 billion dollar Delta…

NYSC deploys 2,500 corps members to Edo

NYSC deploys 2,500 corps members to Edo

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief, Benin   Edo State coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr. Lanre Ologun, has disclosed that 2,500 Batch ‘C’ corps members have been…

Benin people gear up preparations for Ugie carnival

Benin people  gear up preparations for Ugie carnival

By Francis Onoiribholo  /  Bureau Chief, Benin   Preparations for the 2014 edition of the annual Ugie Festival of the Benin Kingdom has reached advanced stage. The festival is celebrated…

Group rallies support for Jonathan’s 2015 ambition

Group rallies support for Jonathan’s 2015 ambition

By Sam Akadoro  / Special Correspondent   United Mandate for Jonathan (UMJ) has pledged its full support for the actualisation of President Goodluck Jonathan 2015 ambition to continue as president of…

Association donates food items, cash to orphans in Asaba

By Felix Igbekoyi  / Correspondent, Asaba   National Association of Liberation Tigers (NALT) has donated food items and cash to the children at Pro Labore Orphanage Home in Asaba. The donation…

Okumagba donates 500 copies of book to Urhobo group

Sam Akadoro  /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   A son of the late Niger Delta leader, Chief Bernard Okumagba, recently showed his benevolent side when he presented 500 free complimentary copies…

Itsekiri leaders oppose Uduaghan’s senatorial ambition

By Emma Arubi / Snr. Correspondent, Warri   Itsekiri apex socio-political organisation, the Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILOT), has said the people will not support Governor Emmaunuel Uduaghan’s senatorial ambition, saying…

FG earmarks $100m to boost rice, cassava production

By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu / Special Correspondent, Awka   Federal Government has earmarked about $100 million to boost the cultivation of rice and cassava in the country. Chief Technical Adviser of…

APC: Tilije assures Deltans of life more abundant if given opportunity to rule

APC: Tilije assures Deltans of life more abundant if given opportunity to rule

By John Dugbe / Special Correspondent, Ughelli   A governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress APC, Fidelis Tilije, assured the people of Delta State of good governance with people oriented…

Austerity: Don seeks cuts in political office holders’ salaries, allowances

By Francis Onoiribholo  / Bureau Chief, Benin   A senior lecturer at the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma Agharese Osifo, has advocated the cutting down of salaries, allowances and all financial entitlements…

Esan West councilor hails chairman for provision of dividend of democracy

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Benin   Supervisory Councilor for Information and Education, Esan West Local Government Council of Edo State, Samson Eromosele Amendhamen, has commended the efforts of the…

Port Harcourt: 300 benefit from NDE special empowerment scheme

Three hundred people have benefited from the Special Empowerment Scheme of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). The scheme is designed to alleviate poverty among the populace. Director of the…

NSRP partners DFID to resolve oil spills, conflicts in Niger Delta

By Igoniko Oduma  / Correspondent, Yenagoa   The Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) has partnered with the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) to resolve the issues of oil spills…

Owan community cries out over lack of govt presence

By Isaac Olamikan / Special Correspondent, Benin   The people of Owan in the West and East Local Governments of Edo State have appealed to the government (at all levels) to…

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