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Day: October 7, 2017

Ekwueme, Soyinka, Duke, Others Grace Asaba Massacre 50th Anniversary Event

Ekwueme, Soyinka, Duke, Others Grace Asaba Massacre 50th Anniversary Event

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
Former Nigeria’s Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, former Governor of Cross Rivers State, Mr Donald Duke, former Deputy Governor of Delta State, Chief Benjamin Elue; business mogul, Ide Sonny Odogwu, Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, were among the dignitries who attended the 50th anniversary of Asaba massacre in Delta State on Saturday. The the 50th anniversary remembrance held at the state capital, Asaba was hosted by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa who at the occasion urged Nigerians to exploit tolerance, dialogue, reconciliation and understanding in resolving disputes rather than engaging in actions that could lead the nation to another civil war. Speaking at the occasion, former Vice President Ekwueme called for activities that will de
Ogboru Says Posterity Will Judge Okowa On Delta Alleged ‘Blank Budget’ Scandal

Ogboru Says Posterity Will Judge Okowa On Delta Alleged ‘Blank Budget’ Scandal

NEWS
Former Labour Party 2015 governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru has said that posterity will surely judge Governor Ifeanyi Okowa if the alleged 'blank budget' allegation leveled against him turns out to be true. He spoke on Saturday in a brief chat with journalists in Effurun, Delta State. BigPen Online reports that the All Progressives Congress Chieftain, while reacting to questions from newsmen, said it was too early to comment critically on the allegations to whether the Governor was operating a 'blank budget' or not saying only time will tell. When asked as a leader of the opposition party, APC in the state what his party was doing to prod the state government to produce the budget to clear all doubt, Ogboru said that the APC as a party would react ...
Shame On Any Governor Who Buy Award From Institutions – Kokori 

Shame On Any Governor Who Buy Award From Institutions – Kokori 

NEWS
  Former Secretary General of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori on Saturday took a swipe on some Governors whom he said buy award confer on them by institutions in the country. Kokori who spoke on Saturday during the 20th convocation ceremony of the Petroleum Training Institute held at PTI conference centre, Effurun, Delta State, said it was very unfortunate that some Governors pay well over N10 million to purchase award and sponsor award ceremonies. The elder statesman who received the Petroleum Training Institute honorary Fellowship Award, FPTI, alongside Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark and Chief (Sen.) Nimi Barigha-Amange, said award should be merited by the awardee through his or her work and deeds and not bought as some g...