Archives for June, 2015

Delta Tribunal Wants PDP’s Preliminary Objections against APC, LP’s Petition Collapsed into Substantive Trial

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By Omos Oyibode   Delta State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday in Asaba, asked the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to collapse its preliminary objections into the substantive trial in the petition filed by the   All Progressive Congress (APC) and Labour Party (LP), challenging the results of the governorship election in the state. In  its ruling, Chairman of the  ...

Frustration, Pain Trail Closure of BVN Registration …CBN Says No Cause For Panic

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By Omos Oyibode   Frustration, pains and fatigue occasioned by endless queues were prominent features at the various Deposit Money Banks in Delta State as bank customers besieged the banks to beat the June 30th deadline on Bank Verification Number (BVN) as initiated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In all the banks visited by our correspondent, ...

OKOWA GOVERNMENT IN DELTA STATE – ALREADY ON THE PATH OF MALADMINISTRATION LIKE ITS PREDECESSORS

  Zik Gbemre   Considering the fact that the new governor of Delta State, Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, can best be described as an ‘offshoot’ and more of a continuation of the immediate past two governments of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and James Ibori, many stakeholders like us were not expecting much (or any) sustainable change at all with ...

We’ll Create 6000 Direct Jobs in Six Months—-Okowa …Rolls out six entrepreneurship schemes

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  By Omos Oyinbode The Delta State Government, Monday, rolled out six entrepreneurship schemes with an assurance from the State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, that 6,000 direct jobs would be created in the next six months for all category of unemployed youths in the state. The schemes are Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP), Skills Training and Entrepreneurship ...

Adebawo Receives Integrity Award, Speaks on CNL Social Investments

  By Tejiri Ebikeme, Chevron Nigeria Limited’s (CNL) corporate value of integrity was celebrated recently when the organizers of the Emerging African Leaders Integrity Award (EALA), a non-governmental organization, honoured Mr. Sola Adebawo, CNL’s Communications Manager with the Emerging African Leaders Pinnacle Award on account of what the organizers described as his “impeccable achievements towards the development ...

Correct Us When the Need Arises—Okowa Tells Deltans

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  By Omos Oyibode Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on Deltans to correct his administration when necessary so as not to derail from the government’s focus and dream for the people of the state. Okowa also said in the midst of offering corrective measures to help his administration focus on development programmes, the people of ...

Agriculture: Group Tells Buhari To Sustain Adesina’s Legacies

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  By Our Correspondent,   Encouraged by the achievements of former Agriculture Minister, Dr. Akinwumu Adesina, a group, Nigerian Agricultural Watch Network, NAWN, has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the legacies of the immediate past Agriculture Minister.   In a statement in Warri, Delta State and signed by its Chairman and Secretary respectively, Mr. Emmanuel Okotie-Eboh and Solomon Eyituoyo ...

DESOPADEC DONATES AMBULANCE, VAN TO ISOKO NORTH

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  By Ovedhe Jerry The Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on Wednesday 24th June, donated an ambulance and waste disposal Van to Isoko North Local Government Council. Making the delivery, the Commissioner representing Isoko Ethnic Nationality on the board of DESOPADEC Arc. Joseph Ajiri Ogeh, said the commission as an interventionist agency deemed it necessary to ...

Rivers APC backs President Buhari’s recovery of looted funds…Wants Wike’s tenure at Ministry of Education investigated

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  Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,   The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has thrown its weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari in his bid to investigate and recover the billions of naira looted by the immediate past administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.   “We received with great joy news of the resolution by President Buhari to go after ...

What we expect after 100 days in office?

By Alex Osondu Atawa-Akpodiete*   More than thirty days have passed since the President and Governors were sworn-in to their respective positions. Some governors are doing their second term, while seven State governors did not face election this year.   While Nigerians are very patient and optimistic, we hope that we are not taken for granted. Most of the ...

APC leaders hail Oyegun

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  By Nwaorgu Faustinus   Support for the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun mounted on Friday  as prominent leaders of the party lauded his leadership qualities, describing him as “the most distinguished party chairman in the country”.   They said that the national chairman created the framework that brought about the victory of many APC ...
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