Produce Opeans Nigeria Limited IADC Accreditation For BOSIET, HUET, And SAS, Larry Otu Tackles Enugu State APC Chair

Says N500 Million Lawsuit against Opeans Executive Director For Defamation Of Character Has Commenced By Our Reporters The Managing Director of Lym Consults Nigeria Limited, Mr. Larry Otu, has challenged the Executive  Director of Opeans Nigeria Limited, Ben Obi Nwoye, whose Company Opeans Nigeria Limited premises was purportedly sealed up by the  EFCC to display…

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Publishers of Newspapers In Delta State Set To Hold Annual Lecture, Awards Ceremony

By Daniel Dafe Publishers of newspapers and magazines in Delta State, under the aegis of Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN), Delta State Council, will on Thursday, December 5, 2019, host their annual ‘ACNPN Lecture and Awards’ ceremony. The programme scheduled to take place at Topview Hotel, Asaba, Delta State, will  be chaired…

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EFCC Seals Alleged Fraudulent Offshore Safety Training Centre Belonging To Opeans Nigeria Limited In Warri

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has sealed up an Offshore Safety Training Centre along Opete Road in Warri, Delta State belonging to Opeans Nigeria Limited. It was alleged that  Opeans Nigeria Limited which operates an Offshore Safety Training Centers both in Warri and Port Harcourt has been  fraudulently issuing International Association of Drilling…

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SWAN: Investiture Of Okena As Pioneer Chairperson, Inauguration Of Chapter Holds In Delta

By Daniel Dafe The inauguration of the Delta State Chapter of the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN), alongside the investiture of Mrs. Lucy Okena ACA, as pioneer Chairperson, has successfully held. The event took place today at Wellington Hotel, Effurun, Delta State. Present at the auspicious occasion were the Governor of Delta State,…

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Tension Mounts In Niger Delta, As Military Anchor Gun Boats At Oporoza Creek

By Phil Abha Tension mounts in the Niger Delta as Nigerian military under the Nigerian Navy have allegedly laid siege at Escravos, anchoring their gun boats at the front of Oporoza creek, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West, Local Government Area, Delta state. Our correspondent in a chat with Barr. Gideon Mulade from the…

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NDDC: Emete’ Urhobo Rejects Interim Management Committee Constituted By Akpabio

By Daniel Dafe The Onajite Efedede-led Female Youth Wing of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide (Emete’ Urhobo), has rejected the interim management committee constituted by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, to coordinate the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), awaiting the screening of the board members by the Senate. In a statement…

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Appointment Of Judges: Delta Bar Rejects List, Accuses CJ Of Nepotism

By Our Correspondents The Warri Branch of Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA), has rejected the proposed list by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of Delta State to the National Judicial Council (NJC) for the appointment of judges in the state, knocking the State Chief Judge for appointing his son as High Court Judge, saying that due process was not followed. In…

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Threat To Oil Facilities: Conveners Of Ijaw Unity Rally And Peace Rain Knocks On Coordinator Of Presidential Amnesty Programme

-Begs Buhari To Replace Dokubo With A Capable Person -Describes His Appointment As A Huge Mistake  -Says He Has Overstayed His Welcome  By Our Correspondents Conveners of Ijaw Unity Rally And Peace (IURP), have warned the  Special Adviser to the President and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme  (PAP ), Prof  Charles Dokubo, against threatening the Federal Government with renewed wave of violence in the…

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Oborevwori Hails Governor Okowa For Introduction Of Medium Term Expenditure Framework

 As Workshop On MTEF Opens In Asaba For Lawmakers By Our Correspondents The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has commended the State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for introducing the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) in the state.  In his opening remarks on Thursday in Asaba, at a two-day workshop on Medium Term…

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Waive/Keyamo Visits: Expect Jobs, Empowerment Packages, Emete President Tells Urhobo Ladies

By Daniel Dafe The President of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Female Youth Wing (Emete), Worldwide, Onajite Efedede, has said that the separate visit of the body to a House of Representatives member representing Ughelli North/Ughelli South/Udu Federal Constituency, Honorable (Rev) Francis Ejiroghene Waive, and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, will soon…

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Nigeria@59: Lets Consolidate On Our Democratic Gains, Ereyitomi Charges Nigerians

By Phil Abha The federal lawmaker representing Warri Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP, has felicitated with Warri Federal constituency, Deltans and Nigerians as the nation celebrates her 59th independence anniversary, as he charged Nigerians to consolidate on the democratic gains achieved so far since after independence. Chief Ereyitomi JP…

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UPU Warns Askia Ogieh To Stop His Ethnic Cleansing Of Urhobo Indigenes In DESOPADEC

…Appeals To Okowa, Diden To Intervene, Vows To Resist Marginalisation By Daniel Dafe The President General, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide, Chief (Engr.) Joe Omene, has lamented the treatment meted on staff of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC) of Urhobo extraction by the newly appointed Managing Director (MD) of the Board, Chief…

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Urhobo Renaissance Movement To Hold Inaugural Public Lecture October 1

By Daniel Dafe The Urhobo Renaissance Movement (URM) will on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, hold her inaugural public lecture with theme: ‘Urhobo Rebirth.’ At the programme scheduled to hold at Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Center, Effurun, Delta State, a lecture titled: “A Renaissance in the Urhobo Nation and the Quest for Leadership” will be…

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NDDC: Okumagba Is The Best Man For The Job, UPU Youth President Tells Rita-Lori, Others

By Daniel Dafe The President, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Youth Wing Worldwide, Comrade Louis Anidi, has condemned the move by Chief Rita-Lori Ogbebor and Itsekiri leaders to sue the Federal Government over the appointment of Olorogun Benard Okumagba as the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), adding that their opposition is selfish-based…

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Community Newspaper Publishers Pass Vote Of Confidence On Delta Information Commissioner, Aniagwu

By Daniel Dafe The executive and members of Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria, (ACNPN), Delta State Council, has passed a vote of confidence on the Commissioner of Information in the state, Mr. Charles Aniagwu. At a meeting held in its secretariat yesterday in Asaba, the association in a press statement added: “We resolved…

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Aniagwu: ACNPN Is The Only Recognised Umbrella Body For Community Newspaper Publishers In Delta State

Mr. Charles Aniagwu, Commissioner for Information, Delta State (l) & Comr. Jude Obiemenyego, Chairman, Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN). By Daniel Dafe The Commissioner for Information, Delta State, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, has vowed to work with the Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria, Delta State Chapter, adding that the State Government…

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NDDC: Ukpebitere Hails Buhari On Appointment Of Okumagba, Others

By Sunny Basikoro The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Democratic Youth Movement, Barrister Andrew Ukpebitere, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of former Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning, Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba as the Managing Director (MD) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Ukpebitere made the commendation in a statement made available…

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Emete: Abuja Chairperson Commends Agege For Championing Urhobo Cause

–Congratulates Keyamo, Okumagba, Akpoyibo By Daniel Dafe The Chairperson of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Female Youth Wing (Emete), Abuja Chapter, Eloho Majemite Okwo, has commended the Deputy Senate President (DSP), Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for championing the cause of Urhobo Nation. Speaking to Oasis Magazine (OM) during an exclusive chat, Eloho Majemite Okwo, opined that…

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UPU: Emete Congratulates Sunny Akpoyibo Over Appointment As CREN President

By Daniel Dafe The Female Youth Wing of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide, Emete, has congratulated Dr. Sunny Akpoyibo over his appointment by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, as the President of the Council for Renewable Energy Nigeria (CREN), describing him “as a very noble and worthy son of Urhobo nation.” The…

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Peretomode-led Administration Is Non-Chalant Towards Staff Welfare, Says DELSU JAC

…Gives University Management 7-Days Ultimatum To Address Demands Or Face Total Strike Action …Commends DTSG Over Role Played So Far By Dafe Rukevwe The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of non-teaching staff unions of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the management to meet its welfare demands or face total strike…

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UPU Youth Wing President Congratulates Keyamo Over Ministerial Appointment

By Daniel Dafe The President of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Youth Wing, Worldwide, Comrade Louis Anidi, has congratulated Barr. Festus Keyamo (SAN) over his appointment as the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs by President Muhammadu Buhari. Anidi, spoke to Oasis Magazine (OM), during a phone conversation earlier today. According to him, Keyamo’s appointment…

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Aniagwu Takes Over As Information Commissioner In Delta, Sets 3-Point-Agenda

Warns Against Indolence, Indiscipline, Promises Reward For Hardwork By Dafe Rukevwe Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, has charged the management and staff of the ministry to brace up to the task of rebuilding the ministry and its parastatals in order to realise the ‘Stronger Delta’ agenda. The commissioner who said this recently…

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Delta Commissioner For Water Resources Charges Staff To Redouble Their Commitment To Service

The new Commissioner for Water Resources Development, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Martins Okonta, has resumed duty with the charge for the staff of the ministry to redouble their commitment for effective service delivery as well as cooperate  with him towards realising the ‘Stronger  Delta’ vision of Okowa  administration in the  water sector.  Rt. Hon. (Dr)  Okonta  , who gave the charge in his office in Asaba during…

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DESOPADEC: Reverse The Appointment Of Diden, Nominate An Urhobo Man As Chairman, UPU Youth Wing To Okowa

By John Tega Arising from a critical stakeholders meeting of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Youth Wing, Worldwide, today, through an open letter to the Delta State Governor, Urhobo youths have called on the Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa to reverse the appointments ofHon. Michael Diden, as Chairman of the Board of Delta State…

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Collapsed Hotel Building: Urhobo Youth Leader, Rights Activist Commend Okowa, Majemite, Agege, Igbakpa Over Show Of Love To Abraka People

By Daniel Dafe The acting President of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Youth Wing, Worldwide, Comrade Comrade Bayo Obruche Eyube, has commended the Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, who through the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), played a key role in identifying with the people of Abraka when a hotel building under…

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Collapsed Hotel Building: Majemite Commends DTSG Over Swift Response

-As SSG Reiterates Strict Adherence To Building Plans, Standards By Daniel Dafe The Executive Chairman, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Chief Faith Majemite, has commended the Delta State Government over the swift response and assistance given the local government during the rescue mission by the council for possible survivors after a hotel under construction collapsed…

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Amnesty: Ex-agitators Renew Threat, Give FG, Dokubo Additional Four Days To Call Back Amnesty Delegates For Training

Don’t Take Our Patience For Granted, We Will Cripple The Nation’s Economy If…  By Phil Abha As the four days ultimatum to resume attack in the creek issued to Federal Government of Nigeria and the multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region on the delay of training amnesty delegates by the Presidential Amnesty…

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Release Of Kidnap Victims: Vessel Owners Blast FG, Navy, Police, India Govt Over False Claims

-Appeal For Release Of 19 Crew Members Being Detained By Nigerian Navy  By Our Reporters The Owners of the Vessel, ‘MT APECUS’ have berated the Federal Government, the Nigerian Navy, the Police, as well as the Indian Government over the recent release of five Indian Sailors and one Nigerian (the Captain) kidnapped in Bonny,  claiming that they…

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DELSU Inducts 39 Medical Graduates

By Daniel Dafe Delta State University, Abraka, today inducted thirty-nine graduate medical doctors from the institution who have completed their training at the College of Health Sciences. The auspicious occasion took place at the 750 Capacity Lecture Theatre Hall, Site III. In his address, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Victor Peretomode, represented by the…

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DELSU Shops For New VC

By Daniel Dafe As the tenure of Professor Victor Peretomode winds down, the Governing Council of Delta State University, Abraka, at its meeting held on Friday, 31st May, 2019, decided to fill the position of the Vice-Chancellor (VC) that shall be vacant on 1st December, 2019, at the expiration of the tenure of the incumbent…

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Indigenous Publishers of Newspapers/Magazines In Delta State Congratulate Gov Okowa

By Daniel Dafe Publishers of community newspapers and magazines in Delta State under the aegis of Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN), Delta State Council, have congratulated His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi  Authour Okowa, Governor, Delta State, over his victory at the 2019 guber polls in the state.  In a letter to the…

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Tidi Warns Crude Oil Thieves To Stop Illegal Bunkering Or Face Arrest By Security Operatives

By Phil Abha Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr. Michael Tidi, on Friday warned crude oil thieves, popularly known as illegal bunkerers, operating around Ubeji, Ifie-kporo, Ajaetan and neighbouring communities, to stop the illicit trade and invest in legitimate business, adding that they would soon be raided by strange security men, if they…

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Poor Handling Of DELSU’s PRO Unit Responsible For Its Poor Image —Ekakitie Napoleon  

By Our Reporters  A social critic, Comrade Ekakite Napoleon, has adduced the poor perception of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, image to the poor handling of the university’s Public Relations Unit. Ekakite said over the years, the university has been appointing routine administration officers without background training in media activities, public relations or advertising.…

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Group Rains Heavy Knocks On Chevron Over Denial Of Employment 

-Calls For Investigation Of Medical Reports On A Qualified Captain From Niger Delta Region  -Says It Will Not Hesitate To Ask For Transfer Of Managing Director Of Chevron Out Of Nigeria  By Our Correspondents The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called on the Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Mr. Jeff Ewing to urgently investigate the denial of Captain John Roland…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Calls For Legislative Efforts To Tackle Environmental, Economic, Other Challenges Confronting Rivers, Delta 

By Our Correspondents The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has called for collaborative efforts between the legislatures in Rivers and Delta States to proffer solutions to the numerous environmental, social, economic, health and physical challenges confronting the two states. In his goodwill message on Monday  at the opening of a two-day orientation workshop…

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Gagging The Press: DELSU VC Bars Vanguard, Oasis Magazine, Pointer Newspaper Journalists From Briefing Over Publications

By John Tega The Peretemode-led Management of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, yesterday, barred Vanguard Newspaper, Oasis Magazine (OM), the state owned Pointer Newspaper operating in the state from participating in a pre-convocation press briefing ahead of the university’s 13th convocation ceremony holding on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The incident is coming on the…

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Maladministration/Financial Misappropriation: Abavo Youths Debunk Allegations Levelled Against Agbeyeke

 By Dafe Rukevwe   Abavo (Okpe) Youths leader, Comrade Augustine Nkemachor, has described Dr. Philip Eku Agbeyeke as a melodious local government Administrator genius, saying that recent media reports that alleged that he (Agbeke) was involved in maladministration and financial misappropriation of the council treasury when he served as Head of Personnel Management (HPM) in Oshimili South…

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Neglect Of Itsekiri Communities: Tension In Warri, As INYC 72 Hours Ultimatum To Chevron Expires Today

By Phil Abha There is palpable tension in the oil city of Warri and the operational headquarters of American oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, in Warri South and in Ugborodo, Warri South-West Local government areas of Delta State. You would recall that the Itsekiri National Youth Council, INYC, the apex Itsekiri Youth body world-wide had…

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Ignoring Gbaramatu Communities In Your Negotiations Is Dangerous, Kingdom Spokesman Tells Chevron, NNPC, DTSG

*Says Ijaws Of Gbaramatu, Egbema Are Mostly Marginalized By Chevron *Commends Ugborodo Community For Peaceful Protest Against CNL, NNPC By Phil Abha The Spokesman (Fiyewei) of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, High Chief Godspower Gbenekama, says ignoring of Gbaramatu oil and gas host communities by Chevron Nigeria limited (CNL) in…

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Ovade-Oghara: Tension In Oghara, As Protesters Storm Council Secretariat, Call On DTSG To Intervene In Community Crisis

By Our Correspondents Tension mounts at Ogharafe, the administrative headquarters of Ethiope West council, as placard carrying protesting youths, women and elders from Ovade-Oghara community, invaded their council headquarters, calling on their son and brother, Hon. Ben Igbakpa to leave them alone. The people who came into the council’s premises in their large number with…

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Prominent Warri Prince, Industrialist, Omatseye Passes On, As Ereyitomi Eulogizes Him

-Says, We Have Lost The Grandfather Of Warri Politics Prominent/influential and Warri Prince, Prince Kenekeneyero Boyewa Omatseye has passed on at the age of 92 in Sapele, Delta State. Prince KB Omatseye was an iconic politician, philanthropist who awarded scholarships to deserving Itsekiri and non-alike in Delta State and beyond. He as well established one…

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Workers Day: No Governor Should Have Peace If They Don’t Pay N30, 000 Minimum Wage- Mulade

 “Urges Workers To Remain Committed, Focused  Niger Delta based human rights activist/environmentalist cum World Peace Ambassador, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has felicitated with Nigerian workers as they celebrate the 2019 international labour day on Wednesday May 1, 2019. Comrade Mulade, while congratulating workers, said that no Nigerian governor should be allowed to have peace if they…

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Book Launch: Family Lifestyle & Relationship Expert Unveils ‘Life of Mudipapa’ May 5

Family lifestyle and relationship expert, Francis Ewherido is set to formally launch his new book, ‘Life Lessons From Mudipapa.’ Ewherido who is a columnist with the Vanguard Newspaper, thenewsng,com and Business A.M Newspaper and the Managing Director of Titan Insurance Brokers Limited, in his book, chronicles the life and times of a fictional character, Chief…

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Oborevwori Preaches Peaceful Co-existence, Tolerance, Sacrifice At Easter 

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has sued for peaceful co-existence, tolerance and personal sacrifice among Nigerians. In his Easter message, the Speaker said that Jesus Christ laid down his life for mankind and urged Nigerians to emulate his exemplary life. In a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis…

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VATLAD National President Blames Political Elites For Collapse Of DBS

By John Tega National President, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), Comrade (Engr.) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel, has commended labour leaders for raising the alarm on the near collapse state of Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS) Warri and Asaba. Igbini who said this through an official press release, added: “From all proven facts and evidence, the…

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Fulani Herdsmen Killings/Security: Majemite Dissolves Abraka Vigilante

By Daniel Dafe The Executive Chairman, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Chief (Mrs.) Faith Majemite, has dissolved the vigilante formation in Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom. Majemite disclosed this to Oasis Magazine (OM) during a phone conversation, while responding to questions on the security situation in Abraka and other related issues. The council boss added: “Another one will…

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OMPALAN Inaugurates Delta Chapter, Tasks Govt To Checkmate Diversion Of Its Development Funds In Niger Delta

Amidst dignitaries from various walks of life at the Oil and Solid Mineral conference held recently at Wellington hotel, Effurun, Delta state, the state chapter and executive committee of the Oil and Solid Minerals Producing Area Landlords’ Association of Nigeria, OMPALAN, has been inaugurated by the national body of the association led by Bishop Udo…

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Nelson Jessa Laid To Rest   

By John Tega The burial rites of Chief Nelson Ovwigho Jessa, the Ibrite Edjenekpo of Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom has held successfully. The ceremony which took place today, commenced with an order of ‘Vigil Mass’ and ‘Requiem Mass’ for the deceased at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Abraka, Delta State, as the Parish Priest, Very Rev. Fr. Paul…

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DTHA Ratifies State Government’s Promissory Note Of #22.6 Billion With Zenith Bank

 …Passes Delta State Private Healthcare Bill 2017 The State House of Assembly has passed a resolution approving the request of the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, in support of the State Executive Council’s ratification of Zenith Bank promissory note discounting facility of N22, 695,597, 917 issued by the Federal Government to the State. The Governor’s request…

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Ethiope East LGA Orders Owners Of Caravans In Abraka Main Market To Relocate

–Calls On Okada Riders To Register With Motor Licensing Office -Urges Restaurants, Food Vendors, Drinking Spots To Observe Sanitation Laws -Directs Private Waste Management Agents To Obtain Permit From The Council Authority -Tasks Landlords To Provide Toilet Facilities In Their Compounds By Daniel Dafe Ehiope East Local Government Area has directed all owners of caravan and…

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Ijaw Traditional Rulers, Not Military, Responsible For Peace In Niger Delta–Gbaramatu Spokesperson Reveals 

* Urges FG To Partner PANDEF For Peace In N’ Delta Region Phil Abha Spokesperson of Gbaramatu Traditional Council in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, Chief Godpower Gbenekama JP, says peace currently enjoyed in the Niger Delta region is as a resolve of some respected Ijaw Traditional Rulers in the region, as well as…

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DTHA Resumes Plenary, Approves Governor’s Request For Funds To Construct 13 Paved Roads In Warri 

..Also Grants Governor’s Request Of Monies For Construction Of Beneku/Kwale Bridge, Approach Roads The Delta  State House of Assembly resumed plenary on Tuesday, February 5, 2019  after adjourning on December 20, 2018 for the Christmas and new year festivities. The plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, the House approved two requests…

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Deployment Of Troops: The Military Has Declared War Against Niger Delta People— IYC

The Nigeria Military has been strongly accused of allegedly declaring war against the people of Niger Delta by massively deploying over 20 gun boats, troops and military helicopter to communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom. The President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Barr. Pereotubo Roland Oweilaemi, while reacting to the development in a press statement said…

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Mandatory Use Of NIN Begins Today

  In line with Federal Government directive, the implementation of mandatory usage of the National Identification Number (NIN) takes effect from today, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced. At its meeting on September 12, 2018 chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the new National Digital Identity Ecosystem Strategic…

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Death Threats: Nigeria Man Flees Country After Refusing Initiation Of His Kids Into Occultic Group

An Indigene of Aniocha North In Delta State, Nigeria, Collins Ogbechie, has fled overseas for safty after receiving death threats from an occultic group (name withheld ) for rejecting attempts to initiate his kids into the said group and not attending meetings. According to a family source yesterday, 10th December, 2018 which marked two years…

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 We’ll Sell Produced Crude Oil Onboard To Feed Ourselves, Shutdown Operations– ConOil Workers

*SOS: We’re Abandoned Onboard, ConOil Workers Cry To NNPC, NLC Following incessant complains about being allegedly abandoned on board, crude oil crisis looms in Niger Delta as ConOil platforms in Ondo and Bayelsa States have threatened to sell produced crude oil from their various platforms in order to have funds to feed themselves, access medical…

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UPU Holds 2018 National Congress, Passes Vote Of Confidence On Omene

 By Daniel Dafe Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Worldwide, has held her 87th annual Urhobo National Congress. The event which held yesterday at Paragon Holiday Resort, Mosogar, Delta State, was well attended by representatives from all kingdoms in Urhobo land and Urhobo people in diaspora. The occasion was spiced up with several lectures, group discussions, questions…

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VP Osinbanjo Hasn’t Abandoned Devt Plan, N’Delta Group Counters PANDEF

By Omonigho Odens A Niger Delta Group under the aegies of Delta State Civil Society Organization for Good Governance, DECGOG, today countered the Pan-Niger Development Forum, PANDEF, saying “Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has not abandoned the Niger Delta Development Plan under the Strategic Implementation Work Plan.” The group made the assertion in a statement signed and made available to…

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Sanitation Exercise: I Caught An Official Extorting Money— Uvwie LG Chair, Onoyake

By Omonigho Odens The Chairman, Uvwie Local Government Council, Hon. Tega Ramson Onoyake, at the weekend, caught a member of the Special Task Force on environment sanitation extorting money from members of the public during the monthly sanitation exercise. Hon. Onoyake disclosed this in a chat with newsmen after cleaning up the popular DSC Roundabout,…

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Rev. Fr. Ekabo Celebrates 20th Priestly Ordination Anniversary

  –As Cleric Clocks 50 By Daniel Dafe The Episcopal Vicar/Dean and Parish Priest, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Sapele, Very Rev. Fr. Christopher Ekabo, has celebrated his 20th priestly ordination anniversary, alongside his 50th birthday celebration. The colourful ceremony took place yesterday at the church’s hall with a Holy Mass, and thereafter, a reception for…

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Delta Community Leader Kicks Over Arrest For Alleged Kidnapping

–Issues IGP 3 Weeks Ultimatum To  Commence Investigation By Omonigho Odens The Chairman of Okere-Urhobo Development Movement, Comrade Cyril Eboh, today issued the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Khoutoun Idris three weeks ultimatum to commence investigation into his unlawful arrest and humilitation by officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force from the Warri…

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N’Delta JTF Arrests Wanted Militant, Apollo in Bayelsa Community

The Join Task Force today said the ongoing Defense Headquarters Operation 777 has arrested a wanted militant and member of ‘Kill and and Bury’ gang, Gift Apollo a.k.a. Thousand, in Ekeki Community in Bayelsa State. The arrest was made during JTF’s Anti-illegal bunkering/Anti-Illegal refining operations in the Community. JTF Commander, Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman…

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Corpse Of Missing DELSU Student Found

-…Breasts, Heart, Eyes Removed –Police Nab 2 ‘Yahoo Boys’, University Security Staff Over Murder By Daniel Dafe A 300 level student of Mass Communication, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Miss Elozino Joshuana Ogege, earlier reported missing and her whereabouts unknown for four days, has been found dead. According to police sources, the body was found buried…

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Budget Defense: : We Have Done Well, Ossai Tells Assembly Committee

*** Information Commissioner Says Adverts On Broadcast Houses Now Being MonitoredM Delta State Commissioner for Lands, Surveys and Urban Development, Chika Ossai, has said that the ministry achieved 28.76percent budget performance for its capital projects between January to October 2018. Mr Ossai disclosed this when he led top officials of his ministry and Heads of…

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Breaking- Digital Security: Police Rescue Kidnapped Naval Personnel, Arrest 4 Suspects In Delta

By Omonigho Odens The Delta State Police Command has rescued the kidnapped Naval Personnel, Omoniyi D Kola and arrested 4 suspects in connection with the abduction, Oasis Magazine (OM) can report. The suspects were arrested at Ibada-Elume Community, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was learnt that the Divisional Police Officer, “C” Division…

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Activist Raise Alarm Over Recruitment, Licensing Of Quacks In Delta Private Hospitals

By Omonigho Odens A child rights activist, Comrade Aghogho Ighorhiohwunu, has raised alarm over the recruitment and licensing of quacks to replace professionals by medical practitioners who operate private hospitals. Ighorhiowhunilu said these quacks deal with the health of children in the state. Ighorhiowhunu raised the alarm in a statement signed and made available to…

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Delta Assembly Approves Governor Okowa’s Request For N11Billion To Pay Major Road Contractors

…Gives Nod To The State Fiscal Strategy Paper  By Kevwe Jide Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 approved the request of the State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa for the authorization of the defrayment of outstanding payment to major road contractors using certificate discount facilities. The request for the N11Billion for…

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Be At Alert Not To Fall Victim Of Fraudsters, CP Tells Deltans

By Daniel Dafe The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Police Command, CP Muhammad Mustafa mni, has called on members of the public, especially Deltans “to take astute precautionary measures before investing into any online businesses especially Crypto-currencies-Swiss currency, millionaire coins, bit-coins or any other business in which mouth-watery offers are made ostensibly to lure unsuspecting investors…

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Tompolo’s Stolen N10 Billion Property: Group Wants Naval Officers lnvolved Prosecuted

The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For  Radical Change (NDIMRC), has called on the Commander of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Delta, Commodore Ibrahim Dewo, not to leave any stone unturned in bringing the Naval Personnel involved in the alleged stealing of N10 Billion property of ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo to book. Recall…

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DPO’s Redeployment: Investigate Oliver Ofejiro, His Sponsors, APC Chieftain Tells IGP

By Omonigho Odens A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Warri South Constituency II, Comrade Ovoke Ejoba Omagbemi, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Khoutoun Idris, to investigate Oliver Ofejiro and his sponsors, who wrote a petition against the Divisional Police Officer (DPO)”B” Division in Warri, CSP Anieteh Eyoh. Omagbemi…

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Oboro Commends Delta LG Boss For Providing Two Communities WithTransformer

By Omonigho Odens The member representing the people of Sapele/Okpe and Uvwie Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro Esq, today commended the Uvwie Council Chairman, Hon. Tega Ramson Onoyake for providing Urhumarho and Ugborikoko communities with a 500KVA transformer each. In a brief remark shortly before commissioning the transformer at…

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Sanitation: Delta LG Boss Issues Residents 2-Day Ultimatum To Clear Premises

–Says Defaulters’ll Be Sanctioned By Omonigho Odens The Uvwie Local Government Council Chairman, Hon. Tega Ramson Onoyake, on Saturday issued residents of Jakpa road a two day ultimatum to clean their premises of filth, warning that defaulters will be sanctioned in accordance with stipulated laws by its Special Task Force backed by mobile courts. The Council…

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Update: Police Nabs Naval Personnel, 2 Others Over Alleged Stealing, Sales Of Transformer From Tompolo’s Yard

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force from the “A” Division in Warri yesterday nabbed a Naval Personnel, Lance Corporal Usman Shaibu and two others for allegedly stealing and attempting to sell a transformer belonging to Ex-freedom Fighter, High Chief Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo a.k.a, from his jetty near the Chevron Clinic in Edjeba Community…

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Delta State: ACNPN Public Lecture, Award Ceremony For July 5

Association of Community Newspaper Publishers of Nigeria (ACNPN), Delta State Council, will hold her first public lecture, alongside an award ceremony, on the 5th of July, 2018. While briefing journalists in Asaba, Delta State, the Chairman, Comrade Jude Obiemenyego, disclosed that the occasion will be chaired by Rt. (Hon.) Solomon Funkekeme, Chairman, Governing Council, Delta…

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Escravos Dredging: Exclusion Of Ilaje By Ijaws, Itsekiri Will Cause Crisis, Ilaje Community Tells FG

A group under the auspices of Concerned Ilaje Coastal Communities (CICC) in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, recently warned the Federal Government that the exclusion of Ilaje people from the engagement of communities in the execution of the dredging of Escravos, Warri River, by the Itsekiri and Ijaws will result to serious…

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Sheriff Oborevwori Foundation Scholarship/Bursary Committee Holds Maiden Meeting In Osubi

Sheriff Oborevwori Foundation Scholarship/Bursary Committee, headed by a renowned educationist, Chief Mrs. Esther Onokpasa, held her maiden meeting with the chairman of the Foundation, Rt Hon Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, Speaker Delta State House Assembly, today, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Osubi. At the meeting, Oborevwori, congratulated the Chairman and other members of the Scholarship/Bursary committee…

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Police Recruitment: Succesful Candidates Of Delta Origin To Report On Monday At Asaba

Successful candidates of Delta State origin in the just concluded recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Police Force, have been asked to report at the Police Command Headquarters, Asaba, unfailingly on Monday 11th June, 2018. According to a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Delta Police Command, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, this was…

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ACNPN Congress Suspends Enebuse, 2 Others

A Congress of the Association of Community Newpaper Publishers of Nigeria, ACNPN, Delta State Chapter, has suspended Comrades Precious Enebuse, Publisher, Grassroot Trumpet, Valerie Opia, Publisher, Ukwuani Aglow and Lucky Odili, Publisher, Epic Magazine. This decision, we gathered was made today, during a meeting of the association that held at her secretariat in Asaba. According…

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Majemite Presents 2018 Budget Estimate Of N2.7 Billion For Ethiope East LGA

The Executive Chairman of Ethiope East Local Government Area, Hon.Chief (Mrs)Faith Majemite, yesterday presented a budget estimate of N2,708,213,160:80K (Two billion, seven hundred and eight million, two hundred and thirteen thousand, one hundred and sixty naira, eighty Kobo) for 2018 fiscal year to the council’s legislative arm for consideration and approval. Addressing the legislators during…

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Anti-Corruption Fight: We Are Not Engaged In Witch-Hunts— Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration has made significant progress in the fight against corruption. Speaking today, during the commissioning of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Headquarters in Abuja, he added that the goal of “his administration is to ensure the protection of public trust,” saying that “the anti-corruption war is…

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Recruitment: Screening Exercise/Examination Into Delta Police Command Commences Tommorrow

The Delta State Police Command has disclosed that the physical screening/examination for shortlisted applicants who applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force, Delta State Police Command, and have received notification from the Police Service Commission, will commence tommorrow, Monday, 7th May, 2018 by 8 a.m. at the Cenotaph, Asaba. In a press release signed…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Delta Speaker Appeals To ICMC To Collaborate With State Government

Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Sheriff Oborevwori on Wednesday appealed to the Institute of Chattered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) to mobilize and deploy its skills and wealth of experience in conflict resolutions to join hands with the State Government to maintain and sustain the peace, order and harmony in the state. The Delta…

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Sapele Area Command: PCRC Swears-in New Executive Members, Launches N200 Million Police Office Complex

The Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC,  Sapele Area Command, has sworn-in her newly elected executive members and launched the ultra modern complex situated in Sapele town for the newly created Police Command . Those inaugurated included Comrade Oliver Eyefia as Chiarman, Barr Blessing Omene, Secretary and Chief Nnamdi Uwalaka, Public Relations Officer (PRO). Others were…

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Good Upbringing, Key to Good Leadership, Responsible Citizenship, Says Hope George

The Senior Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Comrade Hope George, has said that good upbringing is the key to good leadership and responsible citizenship. Comrade George said this today in Asaba, while presenting a keynote address at the Delta State Scout Council one-daycCapacity workshop on Sustainable Development Goals to mark…

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Okowa: Peace In Delta State Has Enabled Us Take Development To The Grassroots

The Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has reassured the people of Ethiope East Local Government Area, of the state government’s partnership in gradually bringing development to change the facelift of the council. Governor Okowa who spoke during the commissioning the Orhoakpor-Isiokolo-Ekrerhavwen Road in Agbon Kingdom of the said local government area, added…

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2019: Do Not Destroy Nigeria – US Warns Buhari, Nigerians

The United States has warned Nigerians against destroying their country as they prepare for the 2019 general elections. Apparently referring to the persistent killings across the country, Washington cautioned Nigerians to know that “there won’t be Nigerians without Nigeria”. The Trent, an online news source, reports that Stuart Symington, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria,…

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Benikrukru Community Is Not Harbouring Indigenes Of Ugborodo, Says Olufemi

The Chairman of the oil-rich Benikrukru Community, Gbararmatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Godwin Olufemi, has dismissed the allegation that some members of Ugborodo Community were being harboured in the community to shield them from arrest. In a press release, the Benikrukru Community Chairman, described the allegation as…

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Delta Assembly To Take Training Of Commission Members, Staff Seriously, Says Speaker Oborevwori

The Delta State House of Assembly is to ensure the continuous training and retraining of Members and Staff of the State House of Assembly Service Commission for effective performance. Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, gave the assurance when members of the Commission led by its Chairman, Barrister (Mrs) Josephine Kachikwu paid him…

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