Monday, December 18Informations That Matters

Day: October 3, 2017

Finally, DSIEC Releases 2018 Council Elections Timetable, Fixes January 6 As Election Day

Finally, DSIEC Releases 2018 Council Elections Timetable, Fixes January 6 As Election Day

NEWS, POLITICS
The Delta State Independent National Electoral Commission (DSIEC) has released the timetable for the 2018 local government elections, ending claims by the state government that the much- awaited elections would hold this year. The newly swore in DSIECs Chairman, Chief Mike Ogbodu, in a statement announcing the election timetable, indicated that it would hold the council elections on January 6, 2018. ALSO READ: Intrigue Begins, As Delta Council Polls May Not Hold Over Imminent Court Order The statement obtained by BigPen Online on Tuesday said that conduct of Party Primaries by political parties would start by Saturday 14th and end by Saturday 28th October 2017. The press statement titled “Time Table And Schedule Of Activities For Local Government Council General Election, 2
BREAKING: Edwin Clark’s Son Impeached As Council Chairman, Barely One Month To End His Tenure

BREAKING: Edwin Clark’s Son Impeached As Council Chairman, Barely One Month To End His Tenure

NEWS, POLITICS
The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday was notified of the impeachment of the Chairman of Burutu Local Government Area, Mr. Ebikeme Clark, son of elder statesman Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. As required by the Delta State Local Government  Law as amended, the impeachment notice by the Burutu Local Government Legislative Arm would be ratified by the state House of Assembly for it to be effective. BigPen Online learnt Ebikeme Clark was sacked following allegations of misconduct and mismanagement of council funds including non adherence of due process in his dealings. It was gathered that the council legislative arm on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on him and subsequently forwarded notice of impeachment to the State Assembly. The motion for the vote of no confide
Niger Delta Activist, Ofehe Joins Delta Governorship Race

Niger Delta Activist, Ofehe Joins Delta Governorship Race

NEWS, POLITICS
Niger Delta activist and Executive Director Hope for Niger Delta Campaign, HNDC, Comrade Sunny Oghale Ofehe has joined the Delta State governorship race. Ofehe signified his intentions to contest the governorship position under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), at his home town, APC Ward 2 in Otor-Iyede, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state. The activist who stormed the community Monday evening with a large entourage, was received by mammoth crowd of his kinsmen including elders, women and youths at the compound of an APC Chieftain in the state, Chief Ono Ideh. Ofehe said that his decision to join the race for the 2019 governorship election after much consultations was borne out of his passion and conviction that he was the right person to bridge the gap...