August 28, 2018

UTOMI RESCUE DELTA MANIFESTO 2019: THREE-POINT AGENDA The thrust of our Rescue Delta Initiative is anchored on democratized wealth creation, in which our people are empowered to pursue a “Peoples Capitalism” that not only empowers but spreads wealth at the bottom of the economic pyramid; with an infrastructure development surge; and our unique community empowerment […]

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Itsekiri leaders to Okowa: Call Olaja-Orori to Order

February 3, 2018

The Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILoT), has called on the Delta state government to quickly intervene in the escalating leadership crisis in Ugborodo before it goes beyond control. The call which was made through statement signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Chief Edward Ekpoko and Sir Amorighoye Mene, respectively, called for the immediate arrest of […]

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​My Warri chronicles (4)

March 29, 2017

Let’s go to the market  Warri markets were like everything else in Warri; they had character. There were several serving the bustling metropolis. And every neighborhood had its own markets. For Okumagba layout, there was Polokor market and Igbudu. There was also Karien street market for emergency purchases.  Serving Okumagaba estate was Okere market, which […]

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‎Olu of Warri confers titles on prominent Itsekiri indigenes

October 8, 2016

​The Olu of Warri will today confer chieftancy titles on some prominent Itsekiri indigenes Olu of Warri will confer chieftaincy titles on prominent sons and daughters of Itsekiri kingdom on Saturday 8th October, 2016 by 10am.  Recently conferred was the first female vice-chancellor in West Africa, Professor Grace Alele-Williams. Also prominent amongst the list is […]

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Woman Crush Wednesday #WCW: Prof. Grace Alele-Williams

October 5, 2016

Our WCW has to be the gorgeous, graceful and highly intelligent Professor Grace Awani Alele-Williams. She is a Deltan and was born in Warri December 16, 1932. She made history when she became the first female vice-chancellor in Nigeria at University of Benin. She is a professor of Mathematics and she has made many useful […]

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DESOPADEC: Ijaws Rejects Budget, Petitions Gov. Okowa

September 23, 2016

The Ijaw  oil and gas producing communities of Delta State, have rejected the 2016 budget for the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC. They have alleged perceived injustices and marginalisation against them. Speaking on behalf these communities,  Bishop Samson Amajene, President, Gbaramatu Kingdom, urged the Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to review […]

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Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli l, given a Rousing Welcome in the UK

August 2, 2016

The itsekiris living in the United Kingdom, ably led by the duo of Chief Adams Otimeyin and Chief Raymond Magree gave his Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli l, the Olu of Warri a rousing welcome and grand reception when he visited the United Kingdom recently. Arrayed  in their cultural and traditional attire, with cultatural dances that attracted Britons […]

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Itsekiris Rejects DESOPADEC Budget

April 29, 2016

The ITSEKIRI leaders, under the aegis of Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILOT, yesterday called on the Delta State House of Assembly,  DTHA, not to pass the 2016 budget of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, over allegations of “official corruption.” In a statement released in Warri by Edward Ekpoko, ILOT Secretary, said: The sum […]

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Itsekiri Rejects Demand for New State

June 17, 2014

By Emma Arubi, Source: Independent Members of Itsekiri ethnic nationality has rejected the demand for the creation of a new Delta State, which will include any piece of land in Warri North, Warri South and Warri South-West local government areas of the present Delta State. They have also reiterates their demand for a Warri State […]

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