Archives for Governance

Ogbuagu Blames Nigeria’s Woes On Politicians, clerics

  Christopher Odamah   The Proprietress of Chinkelly Schools, Ekpan-Effurun, Delta State, Dr. (Mrs.) Veronica E. Ogbuagu has lambasted the political and religious leaders of Nigeria to the cause of every problems in our country, just as she calls for reformation from a microeconomic to a macroeconomic and develop a very strong revenue collection mechanism at all levels ...

Delta Central Coordinator canvasses support for Buhari, Otega

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By Harriet Anetor With less than few days to the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections, a coordinator for the Buhari Campaign organization council in Delta Central Senatorial District, comrade Teto Emmanuel, has called on the people of Urhobo in Delta Central to cast their vote en mass for Gen. Muhammadu Buhari his running mate ...

Delta Still in the Grips of Jonathan

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By Omos Oyinbode, Asaba As the general elections begin on Saturday, March 28, there are widespread indications that the oil rich Delta State is perfectly in the grips of President Goodluck Jonathan. Although there are some very infinitesimal dissenting voices, especially from the Urhobo minorities, the campaigners for President Goodluck Jonathan are in their hundreds of ...

INEC DIRECTS MOCK ACCREDITATION IN LGAs WITH CARD READER

  BY OMOS OYINBODE, ASABA The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed its offices in the 25 Local government areas of Delta state to conduct a mock accreditation using the newly acquired card reader machine.  The Warri-North INEC Electoral Officer, Mr. Magbegor Ovim who made this known at a meeting with security agents and party chieftains from Labour ...

ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE GENERAL ELECTIONS – INEC HAS GOOFED

 Zik Gbemre We condemn in its totality, the recent decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to postpone the earlier scheduled Presidential and Governorship elections to six weeks from February 14 to March 28 and February 28 to April 11, 2015 respectively. The excuse given by the INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, that the Commission ...

PDP HAS FAILED, VOTE THE PARTY OUT — Oshiomhole

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By: Eben Enasco Kingsley, Benin EDO State Governor , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged Nigerians to vote out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP in the forthcoming general election describing the past 16 years of PDP government as wasted years. The Governor said another four years of the Peoples Democratic P arty at the Federal level would ...

CANDID ADVICE: NO NIGERIAN POLITICIAN IS WORTH THE LIFE OF ANOTHER OR IS WORTH DYING FOR

By Zik Gbemre: With the sort of politicking and political maneuvers evident in the Nigerian polity today and ‘heating up’ the country’s landscape as we approach the general elections, we consider it expedient to rightly and strongly advise Nigerian Politicians, including their ‘supporters’ reigning fire and brimstone to cause economic sabotage if their preferred candidate(s) does not win; as well those sponsoring the Boko Haram sect, should ALLOW PEACE TO REIGN IN ...

Project Contractors In Delta Get Marching Order To Speed Up Work

Contractors handling major projects in Delta State have been charged to speed up the pace of work on the projects in order to accelerate the tempo of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s resolve of finishing strong in infrastructural development in the state. The charge was given by the Commissioner, Directorate of Project Monitoring, Barr. Peter David Ekerekosu during an ...

INSECURITY: BUSINESS MOGUL CALLS FOR SPLIT OF NIGERIA

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  Tejiri Ebikeme An Oil & Gas Business Mogul, Mr. Larry Otu, has expressed deep worry over insecurity in the  country and called for the split of the country now.  Dr. Larry Otu President Goodluck Jonathan had said on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Jos during a campaign rally that the task of keeping Nigeria one, despite the ...

DTHA: Okudolor Pledges Effective Representation If Elected

Endurance Okoro / Faith Okekere A Delta State House of Assembly  candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Warri South Constituency II, Chief Vincent Okudolor, has promised his people effective representation if elected in the February 28, 2015, election. Speaking exclusively to our correspondent in Warri, Chief Okudolor who lost the PDP primaries to Hon. Dennis Omovie ...

FEBRUARY POLLS: ELECTIONS AND PULCRITUDE OF DEMOCRACY.

FEBRUARY POLLS: ELECTIONS AND PULCRITUDE OF DEMOCRACY. “With malice towards none; with charity for all With firmness in the right, as God gives us to see The right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in.” -          Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) BOBSON GBINIJE Literally, the macadamisation of Nigeria’s tortuous   political esplanade attained a mysterious crescendo on the 1st March, ...

DELTA GUBER 2015: OKOWA, UDUEHI AND NDOKWA NATION

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  By Alex O. Akpodiete Atawa Less than eight (8) weeks ago, there was some serious rumble among the Delta North governorship aspirants as to who will succeed the incumbent governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and continue his “Delta Beyond Oil” agenda, which is an extension of his three-point agenda of: Peace and Security; Human Capital Development; and ...

Ogboru’s Flag-off Rally Shut Down Warri

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 By Tejiri Ebikeme WEDNESDAY, January 21, 2015 was another day, Deltans from all walks of life, expressed their never fading love for the Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Chief Great Ovedje Ogboruu. Chief Great Ogboru (m) addressing his supporters at the Warri Township Stadium while his wife, Chief Ovie Omo-Agege (4th right )and others look ...

Political pressure groups in Isoko North merged into INPA

By Harriet Anetor Political Pressure Groups in support of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Isoko Nation made up of Isoko Grassroots Development Initiative (IGDI), Isoko Conscience Group (ICG), Owhe Azagba Political Forum (OAPF), Isoko North Political Movement (INPM) and D-Peace Okowa amongst others have vowed to work together to deliver Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and ...

DELTA GUBER 2015: URHOBOS SHOULD VOTE FOR OKOWA – Atawa

Rev. (Prof.) Alex Akpodiete Atawa In the buildup to the February 28 governorship election in Delta State, a former aspirant for House of Representatives and a member of Media/Publicity Committee of the State PDP Campaign Organization, Rev. (Prof.) Alex Akpodiete Atawa, has stated that Urhobos should vote for the PDP Governorship candidate, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur ...