DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES NEW DSIEC BOARD

The Delta State Government under the leadership of Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated a new Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) Board. The newly inaugurated board is headed by Chief Mike Ogbodu; along with him are Mr. Fredrick Oduje Ulakpa, Friday Edmund Seimode, James Eruorhevwameme Umukoro, Gregory Chukwuma Edeme, Light Oritseweyinmi Diden and Mrs. Yvonne Oruevo Wagbatsoma as members after coming out successful at a tensed screening session by the members of the Delta State House of Assembly led by the speaker, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori. At the Inaugural…

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OIL DISCOVERY BROUGHT CURSES TO NIGERIA—Engr. Ukpere

Engr. Monday Mark Ukpere, is an international business man based in Germany, an indigene of Aliokpu Community in Ika South LGA of Delta State. His quest in bringing developmental training programmes to Ika land is based on his exposure and discoveries of various developmental programmes in the Western World; hence the need to create a platform that will encourage people to look for ways to build up careers that will give Ika indigenes and Nigerians the positive publicity that we have been asking for over the years. Engr. Monday Ukpere…

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THE UMUNEDE MORNING MARKET NEEDS IMMEDIATE ATTENTION

According to Bill Newman, “You need to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of your people or organization. You need to support them, help them and be concerned for their well being. The true leader will subordinate his or her needs to those of others.” It was a beehive of activities for both the traders and the large turn-out of customers who came to patronize them at the popular Umunede Morning Market located strategically along the new Benin/Asaba Expressway in Umunede. The market as the name implies is a…

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GOVERNMENT SHOULD BE MORE INTERESTED IN WELL BEING OF THE PEOPLE – Uche Wilfred Ebu

Mr. Uche Wilfred Ebu is an Oza-Nogogo born businessman and entrepreneur who has carved a niche for himself in the haulage and logistics business. He is the Managing Director of RUV Nigeria Ltd, a Lagos based Haulage and Logistics firm and a staunch crusader for the development of his native Oza-nogogo and Ika land in general. In this Personality of the Week Interview, Mr. Ebu highlights the inherent impediments militating against the development of Ika land as well as proffers plausible solutions to these factors. He also takes us through…

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QUALITY AND SPEEDY EXECUTION OF ROAD PROJECTS

The commencement of any road construction project brings with it, relief and great expectations from the residents and people of the area. This is even more glaring where residents of such an area have had to endure many years of the dilapidated state of the road which most times, makes it rather difficult to access their homes and guarantees regular calls to the mechanic by motorcycle and car owners. However, this initial frenzy and excitement is often short lived, as reality dawns on them that the road construction contract which…

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“LIFE IS NOTHING, BUT GIVE AND TAKE”- Chief Sonwu Andrew Ifeanyi (Iron-gate)

  Chief Sonwu Andrew Ifeanyi  is renowned and accomplished educationist whose outstanding contribution towards the development of education in Delta State earned him the prestigious award of “Best School Principal in Delta State,” in 2007. Presently retired, Chief Sonwu now engages in full time agriculture and is in the forefront of promoting a cleaner and more sanitary Ika land through his campaign for the introduction of the Environmental Cleanliness experiment which saw his native Ute-Ogbeje community emerge as the cleanest community in Delta State. In this interview, Chief Sonwu, also…

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