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By John Dugbe  / Ughelli   In a move to permanently resolve the lingering leadership crisis rocking the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), the Concerned Urhobo for Change, a Pan-Urhobo political group, has advised both Chief Joe Omene and Chief Tuesday Onege to step down to enable the Urhobo people elect...

By Idongesit Ashameri  -  Uyo   Governor Godswill Akpabio has lauded the peaceful transition of power in the Niger Delta Youth Movement (NDYM), an umbrella body for Niger Delta youths. Akpabio who gave the commendation at the official inauguration of the 6th National Executive Council of the body in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, said the movement is benefitting...

By John Dugbe –   Ughelli   VICE President of the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), Comrade Ufuoma Victor Erharhine, at the weekend hailed Rector of the Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe, Oghara, in the Ethiope West Local Government area, Dr Clara Sogbiake, the Registrar, Mr. Benson Omonode, and the entire management over the first combined convocation...

By Felix Igbekoyi  -  Asaba   A simmering crisis is brewing in Onicha Olona community, Aniocha North Local Government area of Delta State, over a town’s traditional stool in the area. The Obi-in-Council has warned the state government not to give the staff of office to one Mr Dumbili Nwadiajueboe as the Obi designate of Onicha Olona as doing so would have a catastrophic...

By Sam Akadoro –  Sapele   Former member of the House of Representatives, Halim Agoda, recently called member of the all Progressives Congress (APC) to his Jesse, Ethiope West Local Government country home to thank them and take stock of the recent elections in the state. Agoda, who had been elected into the House of Representatives three times in the past,...

By John Dugbe / Ughelli   A group known as ‘Egbema Radical Group’ in the Warri North Local Government area of Delta State has urged the state House of Assembly to speedily pass a bill before it aimed at restructuring the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission    (DESOPADEC) before May 29. The group in a statement by its spokesman, Ami Dada,...

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue  -  Awka   An Anambra State bnased based  philanthropist and politician, Mr Godwin  Ezeemo,  has joined the league of Nigerians  to  congratulate the Obi of Onitsha and Chairman, Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, on his 74th birthday. Ezeemo, who is the leader of Progressives Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Anambra...

By Sam Akadoro  -  Sapele   President General of Okene community in Okuokoko, Okpe Local Government area of Delta State, Comrade Patrick Ikpirima, has appealed to the incoming government of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to retain Chief Henry Ofa as the next chairman of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) to accelerate even and rapid development...

By Francis Onoiribholo   –  Benin    Nigerians, especially the middle working class, have been enjoined to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the manufacturing and marketing of food supplements to  improve their income and quality of living. One time Edo State Commissioner for Agriculture and National Resources, Mr. Joe Atohengbe, gave the advice...

By John Dugbe  / Ughelli   A Delta State Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in 2007, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has expressed optimism that the state Governor-elect, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, will not disappoint the Urhobos. Speaking during a solidarity/thank you visit by members of the Urhobo Renaissance Initiative, Onuesoke explained that his optimism...