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ASABA ROLLS OUT DRUMS TO CELEBRATE ASAGBA, PROF. CHIKE EDOZIEN AT 90

David Diai All is now set for the formal grand celebration of the birthday of his Royal Majesty, Prof Chike Edozien, CFR, JP, Asagba of Asaba, who turns 90, on July 28 2015. The Asagba was born on July 28, 1925. His father was Nathaniel Okafor Edozien a direct descendant of Nnebisi the founder of … Continue reading

WHY E.K CLARK TACKLED OCHEI, ORUBEBE *** Nobody Can Stop Me – Orubebe

“At 85, I can say what I Like because i am no longer seeking  any relevance in the country. Some of those who are now claiming that I am talking because I want to bring limelight to myself  because President Goodluck Jonathan is an Ijaw man and he is in charge, were not born before … Continue reading

OBI (PROF.) CHIKE EDOZIEN; THE ASAGBA OF ASABA: AN ICON ON THE THRONE – By David Diai

Obi Prof. Joseph Chike Edozien, CFR, JP, the Asagba or traditional ruler of Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria was born on July 28, 1925 in Asaba. His father was Nathaniel Okafor Edozien a direct descendant of Nnebisi the founder of Asaba, and one of the most senior indigenous officials of the Nigerian Coal Corporation in Enugu. … Continue reading

IJAW, URHOBO SET TO DISPLACE ANIOMA IN 2015. **** Uduaghan’s Coded Agenda – By Flashpointnewspaper

The plot over who becomes Delta State governor thickens as each day goes by and the latest act circulating in the grapevine is that there is a grand but perfectly legitimate underground agenda to displace Delta North and the Aniomas from producing the next occupant of Government House, Asaba in 2015. This agenda, according to … Continue reading

DELTANS DEMAND SEVEN NEW STATES BEFORE 2015 – By Flashpointnewspaper

The signs that the ethnic nationalities in Delta State are still not very comfortable living together under the same name, came to fore once again, when Deltans from across the three geo-political zones sent in strong requests to the recently concluded Senate Committee on the review of the 1999 constitution demanding for as much as … Continue reading

DELTA AT 21: THE GAINS AND THE PAINS OF LEADERSHIP.

Barely late last year, one Mr Emma Addeh wrote a comprehensive and incisive article to most of the National dailies which he titled as “Delta state is still crawling at 20,” Many ardent observers and social critics believe that the writer was plausibly correct while Uduaghan praise singers saw this article as a figment of … Continue reading

UDUAGHAN KEEPS DELTANS, LOBBYISTS GUESSING OVER NEW EXCO

                                                               By David Diai Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has certainly hit the ground running as he assumes the mantle of leadership in this his second and last term in office. Without much ado about lobbyists and other such tedious considerations and encumbrances which usually delay the kick-starting of any new administration, Governor Uduaghan … Continue reading