Sunday , September 22 2019

BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Okowa’s victory amidst tight security

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Friday upheld the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last governorship election in the State. The tribunal dismissed the petition filed by Great Ogboru and All Progressives Congress challenging …

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Timaya brought down the roof at the epic Glenfiddich Mavericks night in Asaba! See Highlight

The epic night featured hot performances from Nigeria’s dancehall king, Timaya who delivered some of his best hits to a room full of excited fans and guests. DJ Funkyboss and Hypeman Sensei Uche kept the guest charged up all night long. Timaya brought down the roof at the epic Glenfiddich …

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Robbers lure Delta transporter with trip, kill him

Matthew Ochei, Asaba A 33-year-old transporter, Destiny Ehikwe, has been murdered by suspected thieves in Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, who left behind his wife and seven-month-old baby, was said to be plying the Asaba-Agbor-Benin route with his Sienna space wagon, and was contracted …

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How revival of moribund seaports will boost economy, by Otuaro

The reactivation of moribund seaports in the country, especially those littering the South South, is the right step towards alleviation of poverty, underdevelopment and unemployment, thereby boosting the economy. Deputy governor of Delta State, Kingsley Otuaro, disclosed this on Tuesday night while hosting members of the House of Representatives ad …

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It’s Itsekiri turn to produce NDDC MD – Omagbemi Vanguard News

Rejects composition of oil commission’s board   Emma Amaize INDIGENES of Itsekiri oil and gas producing communities in Delta State, Thursday, condemned the composition of the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying it was the turn of the ethnic group by the law setting up the oil commission to produce …

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NDDC: Okumagba is best man for the job, says UPU Youth President

The President, Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Youth Wing Worldwide, Comrade Louis Anidi, has condemned the move by some 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 and …

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Pinnick investigation: Questions raised over integrity of Nigerian probe

By Paul Nicholson September 19 – Doubts have been raised over the integrity of the Nigerian government investigation into Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick that has seen property reportedly seized, including his home in Park View Estate, in the Ikoyi suburb of Lagos. Two years ago a similar …

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Delta Govt commences work on Warri, Benin road, Agbor, Eku, Benin

…Appeal to motorists, others users to be patient By Festus Ahon DETERMINED to alleviate the sufferings of road users, the Delta State Government, has commenced the rehabilitation of the failed portions of the Benin/Sapele/Warri and Agbor/Eku federal roads. Okowa The deplorable state of the road, particularly at  Okuovo community in …

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I won’t quit APC, says ex-Delta Speaker

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and an All Progressives Congress stalwart, Hon Victor Ochei, has dispelled the rumours making the rounds that he planned to defect to another party. Ochei made the clarification yesterday at his Onicha-Olona country home during an interactive …

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PDP screens Wada, Dino, Alaibe for Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

…As Makinde rules out preferential treatment for any aspirant By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday began screening of its governorship aspirants for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections billed to hold on November 16, 2019.    PDP and its colour flags The exercise which held simultaneously at two …

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