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Day: October 4, 2017

Itsekiri Leader, Ayomike Dies At 90

Itsekiri Leader, Ayomike Dies At 90

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
Itsekiri leader and renowned historian, Pa. Johnson Oritsegbubemi Sunday Ayomike, popular known as Pa J O S Ayomike is dead. He died this night around 9:pm at a private hospital on Warri, Delta state. The deceased younger brother, Joe Ayomike, who confirmed the passage in a terse statement on Wednesday night said that the former leader of Itsekiri apex socio-cultural umbrella, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought died at the age of 90. “Pa J O S Ayomike has just passed on peacefully in a Warri private hospital at about 9pm today (Wednesday) 4th October, 2017. He was aged 90 on April 7th, 2017”, the statement read.
Cairo Ojougboh Alleges Budget Scandal In Delta State, Accuses Okowa Of Appropriating ‘2017 Budget’ At Will

Cairo Ojougboh Alleges Budget Scandal In Delta State, Accuses Okowa Of Appropriating ‘2017 Budget’ At Will

NEWS, POLITICS
Controversial politician and former Deputy National Chairman of defunct Ali Modu Sheriff-led factional PDP, Chief Cairo Ojougboh has raised a weighty allegations against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, alleging that the governor since inception has been running the budget without a budget passed by the state House of Assembly. But reacting swiftly, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu said Ojougboh was an unrepentant lair and was out to blackmail the governor. According to Aniagwu, the governor signed the passed the budget into law on Tuesday March 14, 2017 at a brief but impressive ceremony at the Exco chambers of the Government house, Asaba and had strictly implemented the budget in accordance with the estimates earmarked by the lawmakers....
Impeachment: Clark Son, Ebikeme Run To Governor Okowa; Insists I Remain Council Chairman

Impeachment: Clark Son, Ebikeme Run To Governor Okowa; Insists I Remain Council Chairman

NEWS, POLITICS
Embattled Chairman of Burutu Local Government, Hon Ebikeme Clark has stormed Asaba to meet Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over his alleged controversial impeachment. BigPen Online learnt that without prior notification of the impeachment, the local government Legislative Arm had on Tuesday announced the impeachment of the Council boss after which they forwarded the notice to the State House of Assembly against the procedures in the local government law as amended. Dependable Government House source said that Ebikeme was currently at the state House awaiting the arrival of Governor Okowa as at press time to have a brief with him about the political crisis rocking his Council. The source said that Okowa was trying to intervene in the matter, despite the fact that the alleged impeachment...
Kachikwu Petitions Buhari Over NNPC GMD’s ‘Insubordination’, Non-Adherrence To Due Proce

Kachikwu Petitions Buhari Over NNPC GMD’s ‘Insubordination’, Non-Adherrence To Due Proce

NEWS
The Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has written a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged insubordination of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru. Buhari had appointed Kachikwu as NNPC GMD in August 2015 but replaced him with Baru in July 2016, while Kachikwu was made the chairman of the NNPC board. The minister, in the letter seen by THEWILL, accused Baru of “completely eroding” some of the reforms he introduced as head of the oil firm, as well as sidelining him in the re-organisation and reposting done in the NNPC, as the board was never briefed but got to know of the appointments on the pages of newspapers. While lamenting that the NNPC has refused to report to his office
PTI Announces Plans To Set Up N120bn New Technology Hub, To Digitalize Institution

PTI Announces Plans To Set Up N120bn New Technology Hub, To Digitalize Institution

NEWS
  The management of Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State has announced plans to established a N120billion new technology hub, dubbed as Digital Petroleum Training Institute, DiPTI. Already, the project which will be implemented in bits has been launched by the institution's alumni which had on 30 September, 2017 raised some funds for its takeoff. Announcing this on Tuesday at a news conference to herald the institution's convocation ceremony billed for Saturday, the Principal and Chief Executive of PTI, Prof. Sunny Iyuke, said that the PTI smart education project would be a place for new beginnings, digital innovations capable of creating jobs for the teeming youths of the state. Prof Iyuke disclosed that as part of efforts to realize the project, the institutio