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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Plateau Governor Sacks Commissioners

The Plateau State Governor has dissolved his cabinet, relieving all his commissioners of their positions. A statement by the governor’s director of press and public affairs, Emmanuel Nanle, on Thursday directed all the sacked commissioners to hand over to the permanent secretaries of their respective ministries immediately. Premium Times reports that the governor did not…

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President Buhari Withholds Assents To Police Fund bill, Two Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to Police Fund bill, Chartered Institute of Management and Nigeria Council of Social works bills. A letter addressed to the Senate President and read by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over Tuesday’s plenary stated that those bills were ambiguous, hence, their assents would be withheld. Buhari…

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Oghara Naval Logistics Command: Akinrinade Takes Over As New Flag Officer

***Tasks Officers On Loyalty, Professionalism  A new Flag Officer (F.O.C) commanding the Naval Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade has taken over from Rear Admiral Peter Onaji, who has since been redeployed to the Command Headquarters as the new Chief of Naval Standard and Safety. The outgojng F.O.C, Rear Admiral Peter Onaji…

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Delta State Scout Council Suspends Commissioner Over Lack Of Transparency, Accountability

***I Am Recognised By The National Body, Onotue Declares ***Says He Is Still In Charge The Scout Association of Nigeria, Delta State Council, has suspended the State Commissioner, Mr. Billy Onotue, over allegations of lack of transparency and accountability. The state Secretary, Comrade Agbagoro who spoke to Oasis Magazine, OM, during an exclusive chat disclosed…

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Group Condemns Siege On Tompolo’s Community By Military, 24 Hours After NUC Approved Maritime Varsity

*** Says Military Should Not Join Forces With Those Against Maritime University, Okerenkoko THE Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC), has  condemned the siege on the home town of ex-militant Leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) by military men less than twenty four hours after the National Universities Commission (NUC) approved  the take…

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‘Herdsmen Killings Are Ethnic Cleansing By Minority Fulani’ – Afenifere

Afenifere, a Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group has described the wave of killings perpetrated by herdsmen across Nigeria amounts to ethnic cleansing by the minority Fulani . Afenifere condemned the “huge killings field” Fulani herdsmen have turned Nigeria into, citing especially the New Year massacre in Benue State. The group also stated that “the killings and arson…

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Delta State: We Will Do Everything Possible To Ensure Adequate Security of Life, Property, Says New CP

***Inaugurates Delta State Anti-Cult Committee The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Police Command, CP Muhammad Alhaji Mustafa mni, has assured residents of the state that the Command under his leadership, working in synergy with other security agencies, well-meaning individuals and organizations in the state, will do everything humanly possible towards ensuring adequate security of life…

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Fulani Herdsmen: CAN Spits Fire

The Christian Association of Nigeria has gone tough to react to the several killings of innocent Nigerians especially Christians across Nigeria. The Secretary-General to CAN in a press statement released expressed the hurt felt from the attacks in Northern states and other parts of the country and also revealed CAN’s resolution over the matter. Here…

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Gani Fawehinmi Symposium: Students’ Group Wants Ozhekome Dropped As Contributor Over His Support For Corrupt Public Officials

A students’ group, Alliance of Nigerian Students Against Neo-liberal Attacks (ANSA), has rejected the choice of Mike Ozekhome (SAN) as a contributor by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) at the forthcoming Gani Fawehinmi Memorial Symposium tagged ‘Fawehinmiism, The 14th Edition”. The group made its position known in a statement signed by Mr. Adeyeye Olorunfemi. ANSA…

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Military Operations In Ijaw Communities Not Targeted At Law Abiding Citizens- DTSG

Skirmishes between military personnel and members of a criminal gang led by one Mr Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo (aka Karowei), in the Ijaw Communities of Ogriegbene, Endoro, Edegbene, Ojobo and Torugbene in Delta state has been reported. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Rt. Hon. Festus Ovie Agas indicated that the skirmishes had…

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We’ll Soon Start Raining Curses On Our Leaders If They Continue Like This— Catholic Cleric

A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Kwaggas Matthew, Sunday in Abuja said that Nigerians especially the Christians will soon start raining curses on the nation’s leaders who have abandoned their primary responsibility of protecting the lives of the citizens. The Borno State born cleric and Parish Priest of Church of the Annunciation Parish, Kubwa, Abuja, in…

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EFCC Lacks Powers To Prosecute Serving Judges: Why We Support The Court Of Appeal’s Judgment— Centrep

Centre for the Vulnerable and the Underprivileged, (Centrep), a rights group in Warri, has commended the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division over its judgment which declared that the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) does not have the statutory powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers, except such officers had been dismissed by the…

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MASECA Bill Will Guarantee The Security Of Nigeria’s Maritime Environment—Acting DG

The Acting Director-General of the Maritime Security Agency, MASECA, Capt. Jacob Ovweghre, has said that the MASECA bill currently at the National Assembly, if passed into law, would guarantee the security of the nation’s territorial seas and also provide jobs for millions of Nigerians. Speaking to Oasis Magazine (OM) during an online chat, Ovweghre added…

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I Will Continue To Deliver On My Promises, Nwaoboshi Tells Constituents

**Urges PDP Faithful Across Anioma Nation To Work To Win The Jan.6 2018 Council Polls Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District in the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. (Barr.) Peter Nwaoboshi has reassured his constituents of his readiness to continue to give them quality representation in the National Assembly.…

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Constitution Amendment: Delta Assembly Adopts 12 Alterations, Defers Resolutions on 3

In line with the requirements of the on going constitution amendment by the Nation’s Upper Legislative Houses, the Delta State House of Assembly, Thursday adopted 12 of the 15 alterations transmitted to it by the National Assembly. The Lawmakers at plenary, presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori among others unanimously gave nod…

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We Have Received Transmitted Copy Of Constitution Amendment Bill —- DTHA Speaker 

SPEAKER of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, Thursday said that the House has received the transmitted copy of the Constitution Amendment Bill from the National Assembly. The Speaker who disclosed this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Dennis Otu, said that; “The  transmitted copy of the Constitution Amendment…

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BREAKING: Chaos As Okada Riders In Lagos Protest Seizure Of Motorcycles By Task Force

Hundreds of commercial motorcycle riders, otherwise called Okada have barricaded the Iyana-Iba road leading from Lagos State University (LASU) main gate to protest against alleged seizure of their motorcycles. According to Sun, the riders made several bonfires along the expressway. The protesters are lamenting harassment they suffer in the hands of men of the state…

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Delta CP Flags Off Community Policing Project In Ughelli Area Command

  The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Police Command, CP Zanna Ibrahim has successfully flagged off the Ughelli Area Command Community Policing project. Represented by the Command’s Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Ngozi Onajekon at the occasion on Wednesday in Ughelli, Ibrahim said that the move is geared towards involving “all stakeholders and the citizenry…

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Graphic Photos: Man Sets Self, Wife & Their Kids Ablaze Over Debt

Esakkimuthu (27), a daily wager from Kasidharmam village in Tirunelveli district along with his wife, Subbulakshmi, and their two daughters, Mathisaranya (4) and Akshayabaraniya (2), set themselves ablaze after their complaints against an usurer went unheard by the district collector and the police. BTLS Entertainment reports that the practice of ‘Kanduveti’, lending money at inflated…

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I Remain UPU PG, Says Omene

Embattled Chief Joseph Omene has said that he remains the President-General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide. Speaking to journalists in Mosogar recently,  he stressed that his election since December till date was not challenged in any court by any individual or group because they have no ground to. He quizzed: “You can have an…

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Uduophori Road Project: Okowa Has Wiped Away Our Tears  —Councillorship Candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party councillorship candidate for Uduophori Community in the January 6, 2017 local government elections in the State, Okoro Oghenevwegba, has said that the construction of the Uduophori Road by the Okowa-led government is a project that has wiped tears from the eyes of those dwelling in the community. Oghenewegba who spoke to…

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Monkeypox: Oruarivie-Abraka Kingdom Opts For Regular Health Outlets In Place Of Military Immunization For Children

There was commotion on Friday in schools in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State over fear of monkey pox injection by state authorities, as parents and guardians rushed to schools to pick their wards amidst rumours that a military mission was forcing pupils to accept inoculation that could kill them. Reacting to the…

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CENTREP Blasts Oyegun: Says Call To Igbo To Join APC To End Marginalization Is Hate Speech

Members of the Centre for the Vulnerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP), Delta State, have condemned the  statement credited to the Nationnal Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief John Odigie – Oyegun that called on the people of the South East geo political region to join the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) in…

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Oasis Magazine Awards 18 persons For Contributions To Societal Development .. Says It is A Celebration of Patriotism, Greatness

In recognition of their invaluable contributions to Delta State and Nigeria as a whole, the management of Oasis Magazine, recently, presented an award of excellence to 18 distinguished individuals in its maiden award series titled ” 2017 Distinguished Nigerian Awards, DISNA” Those awarded are the; the Orodje of Okpe, HRM Orhue 1 Major General Felix…

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Embrace Fairness, Aniagwu Urges Newspaper Publishers in Delta State By Daniel Dafe

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa,  Mr. Charles Aniagwu has urged Publishers of community newspapers in Delta State to embrace fairness, adding that they must keep tab on local laws and regulations in their reportage so as to be objective in their contents. Speaking during a one-day capacity building workshop organized at Asaba on…

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Peace, A Veritable Tool For Our Co-Existence– Amb. Oyibode By John Onos

An All Progressive Congress (APC) bigwig and former governorship aspirant in Delta State, Chief Dr. Amb. Gabriel Chukwuma Etaoghenevwegba Oyibode, has said that the “most veritable tool for the progress, growth and development of Nigeria is peace.” Amb. Oyibode made this statement when Muslim faithful celebrated Sallah, advising those that threatened the peaceful coexistence of…

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Alhassan Slams Fani-Kayode

 The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has lambasted a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, over his comments on a report purportedly attributed to her. Punch reports that Alhassan in a tweet on her official Twitter handle advised Fani-Kayode to respect himself as a former minister. Fani-Kayode had in a series of tweets…

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[Pengician World Records] Most Time Spent Surfing The Internet {Uninterrupted} Achieved by SIR A-ONE

    [Pengician World Records (PWR) ] Most Time Spent Surfing The Internet {Uninterrupted} record set by a Nigerian blogger, SIR A-ONE   Longest Time Spent Surfing The Internet {Uninterrupted} Surfing the internet without having to take your eyes off the gadget, not receiving or making calls, not sending and replying text messages, etc is…

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FG Directs National Broadcasting Commission NBC To Sanction Stations That Broadcast Hate Speeches

The Federal Government has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction any radio or television station that broadcasts hate speech, as part of efforts to stem the growing tide of hate speech in the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, issued the directive in Abuja today Thursday, August 24th at the 3rd…

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