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There are no factions in UPU, says Omene

Dr. Odafe Wilson Omene is a one-time chairman of the Delta State Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) Governing Council before he became chairman of Ethiope West Local Government Council in…

Warri Catholic Bishop urges Nigerians to repent during Lent

By Sam Akadoro Special Correspondent, Sapele Catholic Bishop of Warri Diocese, Most Rev. John Okeoghene Aferaha, has urged Nigerians, particularly Christians, to use the Lenten period to repent and seek…

Ofa inspects projects in Ethiope West, Sapele, Okpe

By Sam Akadoro  Special Correspondent, Sapele Commissioner representing Ethiope West, Sapele, Okpe, Uvwie and  Urhobo ethnic nationality of Warri South Local Government Areas, Henry Ofa, on the board of the…

Council boss lauds Idokpa community over market initiative

By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin Chairman of Uhunmwode Local Government Council of Edo State, Roland Alari, has given kudos to the Idokpa Community Development Association (CDA) over its self-help…

Soldiers quell jailbreak in Calabar

Comptroller of Prisons in Cross River State,  Mr Clement Udosen, has confirmed that some inmates at Afokang Prison in Calabar South Local Government Area attempted a jailbreak. Udosen told newsmen…

Amraibure lauds Uduaghan for commissioning road in Olomu

By Sam Akadoro /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   President of Power Skill Acquisition Foundation, Mr. Godspower Amraibure, has commended Delta State, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, for the numerous road projects that have…

Urhobo elite have disappointed the people – Omene

Dr. Odafe Wilson Omene is a one-time chairman of the Delta State Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) Governing Council before he became chairman of Ethiope West Local Government Council in…

Council directs Auchi Poly management to pay N400m to staff unions

Governing Council of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, has directed the management of the institution to pay the N400 million debt owed the institution’s staff unions. The directive was…

Delta to inaugurate two flyovers in March

Delta State Commissioner for Works, Chief Funkekeme Solomon, has said that the two flyovers being constructed in the state would be completed and inaugurated in March. Solomon, who made the…

C/River FA gets new executive

A new board for the Cross River State Football Association (CRSFA) has been constituted in Calabar with a member of the House of Representatives, Essien Ayi, returned as chairman. The…

Kemefeghabomo community issues ultimatum to SPDC

By John Dugbe - Special Correspondent, Ughelli   The people of Kemefeghabomo community under the aegis of Letugbene Federated Communities in Ekeremo Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have issued a…

Day Fufeyin celebrated 43rd birthday in Warri

By John Dugbe  - Special Correspondent, Ughelli   Forty is a significant number in Christendom. Before his earthly ministry began, Jesus fasted for 40 days and 40 nights. Elijah, before he…

Akwa Ibom Speaker’s wife canvasses women support for PDP

Akwa Ibom Speaker’s wife canvasses women support for PDP

Wife of the Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mrs Mary Ikon, has urged women in the state to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming…

Immigration collected N58.5m in Bayelsa in 2014

The Bayelsa Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service said it generated over N58.5 million as revenue from its operations in 2014. Comptroller of the command, Mr Sule Wunti, told newsmen…

Ejinyere promises Okpe people more dividends of democracy

By John Dugbe  Special Correspondent, Ughelli   Chairman of Okpe local government area of Delta State, Godwin Ejinyere, has assured constituents of better days ahead and promised them more dividends…

Oil communities unaware of Local Content Law, says Nwapa

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin Four years after the Nigerian Local Content Act was passed and signed into law, people in the oil and gas producing areas of the Niger…

Ayomanor charges journalists on objectivity

By John Dugbe  Special Correspondent, Ughelli A House of Assembly aspirant on the platform of the Labour Party for Sapele constituency in Delta State, Chief Lucky Ayomanor, has urged journalists to…

Pedro assumes duty as Delta Central Police Area Commander

By Sam Akadoro  Special Correspondent, Sapele A new Area Commander has been posted to the Delta Central Area Police  Command, Ughelli. The new Area Commander, Aleli K. Pedro Assistant Commissioner of…

UPN chieftain charges Nigerian ethnic nationalities to unite

By Francis Onoiribholo  Bureau Chief, Benin A chieftain of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), in Edo State, Alhaja  Lovina Amina Adonor, has charged Nigerians to use the  postponement of the…

I’m still president general of UPU, says Omene

By Sam Akadoro  / Special Correspondent, Sapele    President General of Urhobo Progressive Union, Chief Joseph Omene, has described his supposedly impeachment by a faction of UPU as unconstitutional, saying that…

Agbarho community tasks govt on devt

By John Dugbe / Special Correspondent, Ughelli   The people of Agbarho kingdom in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have appealed to governments at all level to address…

DESOPADEC distributes benches, books to schools in Ughelli North, Ethiope East

By Sam Akadoro / Special Correspondent, Sapele   Commissioner in-charge of Ughelli North and Ethiope East local government areas in the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Chief Obiuvwevbi…

Ex- PENGASSAN official urges FG to end gas flaring

A former Publicity Relations Officer, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Mr Seyi Gambo, has urged the Federal Government to end gas flaring and harness it…

Hot weather pushes up demand for soft drinks, water sachet in Asaba

Cold soft drinks sellers and water sachet vendors at major parks and markets in Asaba are enjoying high patronage due to the prevailing hot weather and poor power supply in…

NEPC embraces ‘Delta Beyond Oil’ initiative

By John Dugbe –  Special Correspondent, Ughelli   THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has indicated its willingness to subscribe to the Delta Beyond Oil initiative of the Governor Emmanuel…

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