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JULIUS RONE, GAS KING LOSES DAD

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      JULIUS RONE, GAS KING LOSES DAD   Chief Sunday Stephen Rone, the Obazuaye of Warri kingdom, alias Ogieloyibo Topic:News JULIUS RONE, GAS KING LOSES DAD  Mr Julius Rone popularly known as the Gas King has lost his previous father. The father, Chief Sunday Stephen Rone, the Obazuaye of Warri kingdom alias Ogieloyibo passed on to glory on Monday December 26, 2022. He was age 86. May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Iwere Women Prayer Network stage Praise Warfare to bring down God’s blessings in Iwere land

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Iwere Women Prayer Network stage Praise Warfare to bring down God’s blessings in Iwere  land    Olori Atuwatse III  The Iwere Women Prayer Network led by Olori  Atuwatse III and supported by wives of Chiefs from Warri Kingdom has staged a one day praise warfare to God to bring down the hand of God upon  Warri Kingdom as year 2022 comes to an end.   In her opening remarks, coordinator of the programme, Bishop (Mrs.) Juliet Olley who spoke on behalf of the  C onvener of the programme,  Olori Atuwatse III,  thanked  the  women for their relentless commitment towards the success of the programme right from inception ,saying that   “W ith the emergence of our King and  Q ueen, good things have being happening in our land.    Bishop Godsevidence Pemu(4th: L-R), Bishop (Mrs.) Juliet Olley & Rev. Blaise Adedeji in a group photograph with Wives of Chiefs from Warri kingdom   “ Olori Atuwatse III is a spirit field woman of God and has given us the opportunity to gather here every quarterly t

NDDC Board: We will not accept the nomination of Onochie - Rita Lori

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NDDC Board:  We will not accept n omination of Onochie ---Rita Lori     Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor has  rejected the nomination  of Lauretta Onochie from a non-Oil Producing area by President Muhammadu Buhari  and an injustice to  Itsekiri nation that produces the highest quantum of oil and gas in Delta State and second throughout Nigeria.   Addressing a mammoth crowd of hundreds of Itsekiri women at the Olu Palace field on Saturday, the social crusader and activist stated that since it is the turn  of  Delta State to produce both the Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and the Act establishing the Agency stipulates clearly that the position must go to the highest oil producing ethnic nationality, it is only right that Itsekiri be made the Chairman and or Managing Director  of the Commission.   Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor who ventured into the creeks on Friday to the massive Obodo Flow Station under OML 150 and operated by Conoil in Warri South, in s

NDDC Board: Itsekiri Graduates demands MD, Chairman positions, says protest continues

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  NDDC Board: Itsekiri Graduates demands MD, Chairman positions, says Protest continues.  The National Association of Itsekiri Graduates, NAIG, an umbrella body of all Itsekiri graduates worldwide has thrown her weight behind the protest by Itsekiri National Youth Council INYC  and Niger Delta Itsekiri Oil and Gas Producing Communities, NDIOPC,  on the  demands that the position of the MD and Chairman of NDDC be occupied by an Itsekiri, stating categorically that, Itsekiris been the  highest producer of oil and gas both in Delta and Edo States, is long over due for the position. The Graduate Body made the declaration  during their last Congress for the year 2022 recently in Warri.  Addressing newsmen, President of National Association of Itsekiri Graduates, Comr. Ben Eyitemi Eburajolo stated that NAIG been the intellectual organ of Itsekiri Nation, cannot fold her hands and allow such injustice and marginalization to be done to the Itsekiris, even when the act that established the Comm

NDDC BOARD: Itsekiris drags Federal Government to Court over non-inclusion

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  NDDC BOARD:  Itsekiri drags Federal Government to Court over Non-Inclusion Some prominent Itsekiri sons have dragged president Buhari, National Assembly, AGF and Lauretta Onochie to the Federal High Court Warri over the composition of the proposed new NDDC Board. In a pre-action notice filed by Prince Emmanuel Okotie-Eboh, Comrade Amaechi Ogbonna , Prince Tsola Emiko Amoye and Prince Isaac Dorsu as intending claimants they are seeking the order of the  Honorable Court to set aside the nomination of Lauretta Onochie the 8th proposed defendant by President Buhari, the proposed 1st  defendant in the circumstances of the case and replace her with someone from any of the oil bearing Itsekiri communities. They further sort the order of the court to mandate president Buhari to invoke and apply the sprit and intent of the relevant statutes requiring the consideration of  quantum of contribution to be applied with regard to the nomination, screening and  approval to fill the slot of the chair

NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS BUHARI

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  NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS  BUHARI  Topic: News  NDDC: NO GOING BACK ON PROTEST TILL OUR DEMANDS ARE MET - ITSEKIRI YOUTHS TELLS BUHARI  Itsekiri youths worldwide has declared that they will not backdown in the protest in all their oil communities until President Muhammadu Buhari meets their demands by making Itsekiri the MD or Chairman in the NDDC Board. The aggrieved Itsekiri youths made the declaration at a Congress held on Saturday December 3, 2022 in Warri to further drive home their unrelenting demands to President Buhari. The ongoing protest which has gained momentum from Itsekiris in Diaspora such as Itsekiri Congress United Kingdom(ICUK) has entered its sixth day as at Press time.  Addressing newsmen, President of Itsekiri National Youths Council, Comr. Isaac Oritseweyinmi Agbateyiniro declared that the ongoing protest which is code-named “Operation Jigini” will not be called off until the Federal Government heed to the vo