Ehiwario Tasks Ika South LG Councillors On Inclusive Representation

Ehiwario Tasks Ika South LG Councillors On Inclusive Representation

By Our Correspondent The Chairman of Ika South Local Government, Engr. Jerry Ehiwario, has inaugurated the legislative arm of the local government with a call on the councillors to ensure inclusive representation. Ehiwario, at the recent inauguration of the councillors in Agbor,…

Delta UTME highest Scorer Unveiled

Delta UTME highest Scorer Unveiled

The highest scorer in this year’s University Matriculation Examination in Delta Sate has been unveiled. He is God’s favour Ebruphiyor Ufuoma-Okoro, a 16 year old student of All Sanits Secondary School, Udu who scored an aggregate of 357 over 400. This is…

Health Insurance: Delta subsidizes 300 caesarian section monthly — DG reveals

Health Insurance: Delta subsidizes 300 caesarian section monthly — DG reveals

Director General, Delta State Contributory Health Commission, Dr. Isaac Alpoveta has said that the state government subsidizes over 300 caesarian sections monthly across its 550 facilities in the state. Akpoveta, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the commission, disclosed this…

NNPP Governorship Candidate sympathizes with Jattu Market Rainstorm victims

NNPP Governorship Candidate sympathizes with Jattu Market Rainstorm victims

By Austen Akhagbeme The Edo State Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the victims of the rainstorm disaster, which claimed the lives of four people while injuring others…

“Isoko South Local Govt Funds will be Judiciously used For Accountability” – Hon. Warri Ovoke 

“Isoko South Local Govt Funds will be Judiciously used For Accountability” – Hon. Warri Ovoke 

By Michael Ekokoruwe  The Executive Chairman of Isoko South local government area, Hon. Warri Ovoke Friday has promised to Judiciously use local government funds received, for the effective development of the area with subsequent accountability.  Warri made the statement at Oleh council…

WOLE SOYINKA AT 90: TRUTH AS THE POET’S HORSEMAN

WOLE SOYINKA AT 90: TRUTH AS THE POET’S HORSEMAN

By Austen Akhagbeme Prof Akinwade Oluwole Soyinka, often referred to as Wole Soyinka, one of the foremost world citizens of Nigerian descent, is 90 years old. In faraway Morocco, in the City of Rabat, the world recently gathered to celebrate this literary…

Daregha congratulates former Governor Okowa on his 65th birthday

Daregha congratulates former Governor Okowa on his 65th birthday

By Harrison Akamule Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on political matters Hon Simeon Daregha has congratulated former Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on his 65th birthday. Hon Simeon Daregha described Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as an embodiment of great leadership qualities. Speaking with this journalist on phone to mark the former Governor’s birthday, Hon Simon Daregha stated…

Daregha Felicitates H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama viii (JP) on birth anniversary

Daregha Felicitates H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama viii (JP) on birth anniversary

BY HARRISON AKAMULE Senior Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on political matters Hon. Simeon Daregha has wholeheartedly felicitated H.R.M Pere S.P Luke, kalanama the viii (JP), the Pere of Akugbene-Meiji Kingdom in Bomadi L.G.A Delta on his attainment of 58years of age. In his word, “sometimes in life words are inadequate to express the…

Wole Soyinka: 90 Years of Hemorrhaging Hope

Wole Soyinka: 90 Years of Hemorrhaging Hope

By Azua Alonu, One of the greatest things that happened to me in my Secondary school was when my English teacher, a fresh graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nssuka introduced me to the work and world of Soyinka through his book:…

MORE Agenda, Oborevwori and distractions by charlatans, humbugs

MORE Agenda, Oborevwori and distractions by charlatans, humbugs

By Josiah Agoro The attention of this writer was recently drawn to a very hilarious article titled: GOV. SHERIFF OBOREWORI’S MANY LAPSES: DELTA YOUTHS AND THE WOMEN GROUPS WILL NOT WORK FOR HIM IN 2027 and the many attempts by its author,…

Onitsha country club unveils state of the art indoor sports facility

Onitsha country club unveils state of the art indoor sports facility

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In a significant development for sports enthusiasts in Anambra State, the Onitsha Country Club in Fegge, Onitsha South Council area, has commissioned a brand-new indoor sports hall building. Equipped with cutting-edge sporting facilities, this state-of-the-art complex is poised…

DELSU to partner with Stepat Farms to boost food supply in Nigeria -VC Reveals

DELSU to partner with Stepat Farms to boost food supply in Nigeria -VC Reveals

The Vice Chancellor of Delta State University, Abraka, Prof. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, has announced that the university will partner with Stepat Farms to strengthen its community service and boost food supply in Nigeria. The Vice Chancellor stated this on Tuesday during the public unveiling of…

In Defence of Oborevwori’s First Year in Office

In Defence of Oborevwori’s First Year in Office

By TONY EKE At a time Deltans are still immersed in the euphoria of Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori’s successful first year in office and expecting a harvest of more achievements in the second year, it’s worrisome to observe the…

Edo 2024: NNPP Guber Candidate visits Ikpoba Hill Barracks’ Market, says “My late mother was a lowly market woman too”

Edo 2024: NNPP Guber Candidate visits Ikpoba Hill Barracks’ Market, says “My late mother was a lowly market woman too”

By Austen Akhagbeme In his characteristic show of humility and love for the common man, Dr Azemhe Azena, the NNPP Governorship Candidate, told the story of his humble beginning as he visited the market women and Leaders of the Barracks Market in…

Nigerian entrepreneurs access investment opportunities in Africa’s leading energy markets

Nigerian entrepreneurs access investment opportunities in Africa’s leading energy markets

 The Invest in African Energies roadshow in Lagos – organized by the African Energy Chamber (AEC) on June 25 – united more than 250 Nigerian entrepreneurs and investors interested in accessing opportunities in Africa’s oil and gas, and energy sectors. Nigeria is…

CHIAZOR THANKS OBOREVWORI, PDP FOR NOMINATING IDUMUJE INDIGENE, ANIOCHA NORTH VICE CHAIR

CHIAZOR THANKS OBOREVWORI, PDP FOR NOMINATING IDUMUJE INDIGENE, ANIOCHA NORTH VICE CHAIR

The Executive Assistant to Delta State Governor on Media and former chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ,Delta State Council, Comrade Norbert Chiazor has expressed gratitude to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP for the nomination of an Idumuje-Unor indigene,…

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

AAU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION UGHELLI GETS NEW EXCO

By Pastor Joseph Obaro Ikupa (Worldwide Publicity Secretary) The Ughelli branch of the Ambrose Alli University Alumni Association Worldwide, Ekpoma, at the weekend, got a new executive council. This followed an election conducted by the electoral committee, which was set up by…

ECOWAS Lightens Gambia Community with Solar Power

ECOWAS Lightens Gambia Community with Solar Power

A wave of excitement filled the air in Mamud Fana South, Gambia, as residents celebrated a new era of clean and reliable electricity with the commissioning of 77 Solar Home Systems (SHSs). This life-changing project, implemented by UNIQUE ENERGY, was made possible…

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Marwa Explains Why Assets of Barons, Traffickers Are Targeted in Ongoing Drug War

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Rtd) has justified the decision of the anti-narcotics body to go after the assets of drug barons and traffickers as part of ongoing offensive action against illicit drugs….

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

One year at the Red chamber: Ned Nwoko , the game changer

By Andy Emephia Precisely one year in office as Senator representing Delta North Senatorial district in the 10th Nigerian Senate, his has been a game changing foray, a trailblazing one of remarkable might , mirth , and main. Inaugurated on 13th June…

Proposed Anioma State by Senator Ned Nwoko: History beckons

Proposed Anioma State by Senator Ned Nwoko: History beckons

By Andy Emephia The conclusion, both unanimous and obvious, for the creation of the long overdue Anioma State, is incontrovertible. From the spirited efforts of Anioma traditional rulers led by the late Asagba of Asaba, Obi Professor Chike Edozien, to the strident…

NNPP Governorship Candidate hails AAU Management

NNPP Governorship Candidate hails AAU Management

By Austen Akhagbeme The Edo state Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, Dr Azemhe Azena, has expressed gratitude to the management of the state-owned Ambrose Alli University, following the outcome of the emergency meeting of the Senate held yesterday…

Anambra governor soludo offers Bianca Ojukwu another appointment, names her to university governing council

Anambra governor soludo offers Bianca Ojukwu another appointment, names her to university governing council

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Anambra State Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the wife of the late Igbo leader Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, to the Governing Council of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU). The new Governing Council, headed…

Jonathan inaugurates Delta High Court Complex

Jonathan inaugurates Delta High Court Complex

…As Oborevwori presents 20 SUVs to Judges Nigeria’s former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, inaugurated Delta State High Court Complex in Asaba and flagged off the presentation of 20 Toyota Prado Sport Utility Vehicles, SUVs, to Judges in the state at which…

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA advised to be transparent during first phase

Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi LGA advised to be transparent during first phase

By Harrison Akamule  Ward Coordinators for Palliative Distribution in Bomadi Local Government Area have been advised to be transparent in distribution of the palliative items and also improve on what they did during the first phase. These statements were made by Head…

CP gives nod on Commercial motorcycle ban in Delta

CP gives nod on Commercial motorcycle ban in Delta

Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi has hailed the State Government ban on commercial motorcyclists “Okada” in the capital territory and other flash points in the state. Olufemi gave the nod when he received the executives and members of…

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov  Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

One Year Anniversary: DOPF Congratulates Gov Sheriff Oborevwori, Seeks MORE Democracy Dividends for Deltans

THE Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF), has congratulated the Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori on his first year anniversary as Executive Governor of Delta State. In a Press statement signed by its Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Enebeli and Secretary, Mr. Onitsha…

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

ACReSAL: Beacon of Hope for Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector – Gov. Sule

The Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project has been hailed as a beacon of hope for Nigeria’s agriculture sector and landscape restoration particularly in semi-arid regions like Nasarawa State. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the joint World Bank/FAO/FGN Hybrid Implementation…

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

One Year in Office: Nat Igbadi Commends Gov Oborevwori on Completion of Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I Road Construction

From Afokobah Celestine The Special Adviser to the Delta State Governor on Infrastructure, Chief Nath Igbadi, has commended the Delta State Governor Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori for completing Isheagu/Ewulu Phase I road construction under his one year in office as Delta State…

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

OLEH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT GENERAL, OTHER EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

BY MICHAEL EKOKORUWE Oleh Community Development Union (OCDU) at the weekend, elected new president general, Chief Believe Unuafe and other executive members to pilot affairs of the community for one tenure of three years at Oleh Civic center, Isoko South local government…

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

Delta State Gears Up for Grand Praise, Worship Day to Mark Governor Oborevwori’s First Year Anniversary

By Tina Ayigbe The praise and worship day, following a thanksgiving service held at Living Faith Church, Asaba, on Sunday, aims to glorify God for the achievements of the past year. Scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., the event will feature performances…

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation Empowers Over 50 Aniocha North Skilled Youths With N500,000 Each, As Foundation Pledges To Remain Relentless In Their Humanitarian Services

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation Empowers Over 50 Aniocha North Skilled Youths With N500,000 Each, As Foundation Pledges To Remain Relentless In Their Humanitarian Services

Nwazormor’s Grace Foundation, a renowned Foundation based in Issele-Mkpitime has granted over fifty skilled Youths from Aniocha North Local Government Area in Delta State with the sum of N500, 000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira) each. The grant is to enable the beneficiaries,…

Obi Of Onitsha Appoints Zik’s Son Cabinet Member

Obi Of Onitsha Appoints Zik’s Son Cabinet Member

BY SUNNY A. DAVID In a move to strengthen his administration and enhance the governance of Onitsha Kingdom, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe, the revered Obi of Onitsha has made two strategic appointments to his cabinet. The new members bring a wealth…

PERSONALITY: Bola Aganaba @60: A Legacy of Impact, Faith, and Generosity

PERSONALITY: Bola Aganaba @60: A Legacy of Impact, Faith, and Generosity

Bola Aganaba, a man of exceptional character, dedication, and commitment to excellence, celebrates his 60th birthday. With a decade-long career as a civil engineer and pastor, he has not only left an indelible mark on Nigeria’s infrastructure development but also touched countless…

ECOWAS, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Boost Tourism in W’Africa

ECOWAS, Private Sector Unveil Strategies to Boost Tourism in W’Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the private tourism sector and other stakeholders have unveiled strategic initiatives aimed at boosting tourism across the region. The strategies are contained in a communique issued following a 3-day high level strategic dialogue between…

MANPOWER SHORTAGE: Oborevwori establishes new health college in Delta

MANPOWER SHORTAGE: Oborevwori establishes new health college in Delta

AS part of his effort to address the shortage of manpower in the vital health sector, Governor Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta State, Friday, flagged off the establishment of College of Health Technology in Ovrode, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state….

Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, said investments in the state were safe and secure as Delta remains a prime destination of choice for investors across the country. Governor Oborevwori stated this in his remarks at the inauguration of AHL…

Be courteous, professional in state functions, Funkekeme Solomon charges Protocol Officers

Be courteous, professional in state functions, Funkekeme Solomon charges Protocol Officers

Protocol officers have been charged to be courteous, professional and employ emotional intelligence while conducting state functions.The Senior Policy Adviser to Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, gave the charge while interacting with Protocol Officers in the relaunch of the SERVICOM…