Archives for March 16th, 2015

BAYELSA COMPOL VISITS SISTER SECURITY AGENCIES …SOLICITS CO-OPERATION

BY PHILIP EKE, YENAGOA The new commissioner of Police in Bayelsa State, Mr. Paul E. Okafor in his bid to have close ties with other security agencies, recently visited the Commander Joint Military Task Force, Major General Emmanuel Jebe Atewe, code name (Opulo shield). The Commander of JTF Major General Atewe, while welcoming the  commissioner of ...

GROUP CANVASSES SUPORT FOR JONATHAN, OKOWA, OTHERS

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By Ovedhe Hezekiah A group under the aegis of  Macaulay Political Vanguard (MPV) has urged the people of Nigerians and Deltans to re-elect President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and all People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the forth coming general elections. President Goodluck Jonathan The group, who made the call through its Coordinator General and Vice ...

Diden applauds INEC for extending PVC collection date

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By Okpalaume Mary The commissioner representing Itsekiri nation on the board of Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Hon. Michael Diden, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for extending the date for collection of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to march 22 saying that extension would give Nigerians ample time to collect ...

Sota advocates for free fair elections

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By Okpalaume Mary The Labour Party’s Federal House of Representative candidate aspirant for Ethiope Constituency and former Special Adviser to Governor Uduaghan on Maritime Affairs, Captain Victor Sota has called for a level playing ground in the March 28 and April 11 general elections, saying he is sure of victory if the elections will be fair. Captain ...

APC’s victory will spell doom for Niger Delta, says Dara

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By Okpalaume Mary Representative of Delta Central interest in last year’s national conference and a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Prof. Godini Gabriel Dara has said that allowing the All Progressive Congress’ standard bearer, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari to clinch victory in the April 2015 poll will spell doom for the Niger Delta region disclosing that there ...

Peace ambassador arrested for biting fiancé’s manhood

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Mary Okpalaume A woman simply identified as Ms. Onajite was apprehended by men of the Ughelli Police ‘A’ division for allegedly biting her fiancé’s manhood. Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba. It was gathered that the woman who works as a peace ambassador for a renowned non-governmental organization (names withheld) descended on her fiancé after a misunderstanding ensued ...

Road Dualisation: Delta Released N300m for Compensation

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By Omos Oyinbode, Asaba Delta State Government has released over N300 million for the payment of compensation to individuals and corporate organisations affected by the on-going dualisation of the Ughelli-Asaba Road project. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State The money, according to the Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Development, Mr. Misan UKubeinje is for those ...

Olejeme explains why Nigerians will vote for Jonathan

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By Fidel Njamanze “President Goodluck Jonathan has improved the banking and industrial sectors. The infrastructure is far better than he found it. New schools and universities have been constructed. He wants Nigeria to become a modern country, a First World country” President Goodluck Jonathan These were the words of the deputy chairman, finance committee of the PDP ...

Unemployed Youths Besiege Julius Berger Premises, Demand Employment Slot

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By Omos Oyinbode, Asaba Work was temporarily halted when unemployed graduates from Asaba, Delta State capital, besieged the premises of Julius Berger Plc, the company handling the construction of on-going second Niger Bridge, demanding for slots in the employment of the company. They said the law governing employment in Delta State indicated that companies must employ 50 ...

RIVERS APC UNCOVERS PLOT TO ARREST LEADERS, CRIES OUT TO IGP, OTHERS *As PDP/SARS Launch operation Crush the Ants

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By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has uncovered a plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to use the police to clamp down on its leaders with a view to keeping them out of circulation during the forthcoming general elections. Rivers APC Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, raised the ...

Much Ado about the Ubiquitous PVC

By Alex O. Akpodiete Atawa We are less than two weeks from the first leg of the 2015 General Elections, which is the Presidential and National Assembly polls. The ubiquitous issues of Permanent Voters Card (PVC), Temporal Voters Card (TVC) and the new card readers are everywhere. Proponents of use of the PVC say it is ...

APC IS A PARTY OF MISCREANTS – FIRST LADY

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BY: EBEN ENASCO KINGSLEY (BENIN) The wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan has branded the All Progressive Congress, APC, as a party full of miscreants. Mrs. Patience Jonathan She made the comments, on the occasion of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Edo women rally at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, organized ...