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2019: South-South leader, Ogbetuo, 3000 Others Dump PDP For APC In Delta

2019: South-South leader, Ogbetuo, 3000 Others Dump PDP For APC In Delta

NEWS, POLITICS
Ahead of Delta State 2019 general election, a chieftain of the South-South Peoples Assembly in Delta State, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo (JP) and teaming supporters numbering over 3000 have dumped the ruling party in the State, PDP, for the All Progressive Congress (APC) the main opposition party in the State. Chief Ogbetuo in his speech at Samagidi-Kokori said that he has decamped to the APC in the past, but he has to formally declare it to his people in Ward 10 and win all his followers and potential PDP members to the APC. Ogbetuo said that to move forward in Nigeria, APC remains the only party with meaningful programmes for development. He noted that most of the roads that are not constructed or abandoned by PDP would be done by APC government in Delta State come 2019, adding that...
IYC Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plans To Sack, Demote N’Deltans In NIMASA

IYC Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plans To Sack, Demote N’Deltans In NIMASA

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has raised the alarm over alleged continuous persecution, discriminatory treatment and threat to sack and demote staffs of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of Niger Delta origin by the Board of the agency led by Retired General India Garba. The group warned that such an action would pose grave danger to the relative peace and security in the Niger Delta region. IYC's factional President, Eric Omare, a lawyer said that since the assumption of office of President Buhari; people of Niger Delta origin who were recruited into NIMASA during the tenure of President Goodluck Jonathan with Mr. Patrick Akpobolakaemi as Director General of the agency have been under constant threat of sack and all sorts of discriminatory ...
Delta Online Publishers Forum Launched, Challenged To Scrutinize Govt, Political Parties, Others Objectively

Delta Online Publishers Forum Launched, Challenged To Scrutinize Govt, Political Parties, Others Objectively

NEWS
The Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, has been officially inaugurated with operators across the country challenged to ensure objective scrutiny of the Federal and State Governments, the Electoral Commissions, the security agencies, politicians and political parties, and avoid any sensational report that will destroy the image of the country. The inauguration which took place at Chad- ef Hotel, Asaba the Delta State Capital had in attendance industry stakeholders from the public and private sectors including top government functionaries. Delivering the keynote lecture with the theme, “Impact of Online Journalists on Good Governance and Accountability” which triggered Panelists discussions, National President of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights, CDHR Barr. Malachy Ugw
Farmer To Die By Hanging In Delta For Stealing N170, A Handset Worth N5, 000

Farmer To Die By Hanging In Delta For Stealing N170, A Handset Worth N5, 000

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
For allegedly stealing the sum of one hundred and seventy naira, as well as robbing his victims of a Nokia handset valued at five thousand naira, a Delta State High Court sitting at Ozoro has sentenced a 38 year old farmer, Francis Williams to death by hanging. The Court presided over by Honourable Justice A.O. Akpovi sentenced the 38 year old farmer to death having found him guilty of the charge of armed robbery punishable under section (1(2)(a) of the robbery and firearms (Special Provision) Act Cap RII Volume 14 Laws of the Federation , 2004. The Court also found the accused guilty on the charge of wounding with intent which got him a life sentence and illegal possession of firearms with a sentence of 10 years imprisonment respectively. An Assistant Director in the Ministry...
PDP Sitting On Keg Of Gunpowder In Ughelli North – Group

PDP Sitting On Keg Of Gunpowder In Ughelli North – Group

NEWS, POLITICS
The reign of the People's Democratic Party, (PDP) in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State is gradually coming to an end, following the alleged imposition of candidates on the electorates by the party hierarchy. This is coming just as the members of the party around the state are aggrieved over the alleged imposition of un-preferred candidates on the people throughout the wards and units in the state. Following the development, youths under the aegis of Ughelli North Youths Vanguard led by Vincent Adjanakpo as Chairman and Ogagaoghene Lloyds, Secretary on Thursday held that Ughelli North PDP is sitting under the keg of gun power as it is about witnessing tsunami of mass defection. According to them, "Our unprejudiced stand, the subject above is about ridiculing th