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Delta 2019: Utomi, Ochei, Ojougboh Promise To Do One Term In Office, As APC Calls PDP ‘Dead Party’

Delta 2019: Utomi, Ochei, Ojougboh Promise To Do One Term In Office, As APC Calls PDP ‘Dead Party’

NEWS, POLITICS
Three Governorship contestants of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta state from the Delta North Senatorial District, have pledged to do one term in office for the seek of equity and justice if elected come 2019. The aspirants, namely Prof Pat Utomi, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, in their various remark during an enlarge APC stakeholders meeting, promised to do one term and allow the governorship to go to other senatorial district of the state in 2023. BigPen Online reports that incumbent Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa who is also from Delta North is warming up for a second term in office under the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). However, a section of the leaders of the leading opposition party in Delta North have been chopping for a cre...
We’ve Evidence Of How A Bank Is Planning To Wire $18m To Okowa’s Foreign Account – Ojougboh

We’ve Evidence Of How A Bank Is Planning To Wire $18m To Okowa’s Foreign Account – Ojougboh

NEWS, POLITICS
  Former House of Representative member and Governorship hopeful, Dr Cairo Ojougboh has said that investigators are currently collating evidence against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on the controversial N13.6 billion new Secretariat complex project in Asaba, the Delta state capital, BigPen Online can report. Ojougboh, who spoke to newsmen in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area shortly after flagging off a "One-man-one-Vote" campaign in the area on Saturday, disclosed that a formal press conference to reveal alleged shady deals about the contract awarded to North China Construction Group Limited (NCCG) would be held next week. According to him, evidence are already abound that the project is laced with alleged fraud. He alleged that there is a plan by a bank to wire $18millio...
Ojougboh drops Fresh Damning Allegation Against Governor Okowa, Call For His Impeachment

Ojougboh drops Fresh Damning Allegation Against Governor Okowa, Call For His Impeachment

NEWS
***Alleges Okowa Has A Ranch In USA, Estate In South Africa Funded By State Govt Former Deputy National Chairman of defunct Ali Modu Sheriff-led factional PDP, Dr Cairo Ojougboh has again made a very damning allegation against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state. Ojougboh alleged that Governor Okowa has a super ranch in Atlanta Georgia, USA and a housing estate in South Africa, all being financed through funds which accrued to the State Government from the Federal Government bailout and Paris Club Refund. BigPen Online recalls that this is coming barely two weeks after he dropped a bombshell, alleging that Okowa was running a blank budget in the 2017 fiscal Appropriation Bill. Ojougboh in a press conference with selected journalists, held at the ancestral home of Governor
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 ...
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....
Okowa Jittery Over Mass Defection From PDP, As Ojougboh Vows To Challenge Expended N20bn Paris Club Refund

Okowa Jittery Over Mass Defection From PDP, As Ojougboh Vows To Challenge Expended N20bn Paris Club Refund

NEWS, POLITICS
  There is disquiet in the political camp of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state in the wake of mass defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, particularly from Okowa's stronghold in Delta North Senatorial District. Among the defectors is the former Deputy Chairman in the Sheriff Ali Modu ousted faction of the PDP, Hon. Cairo Ojougboh, who moved over 14, 000 members of the party to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Ojougboh, a strong political horse in Delta North Senatorial District was also joined by former PDP governorship aspirant, Gabriel Oyibode, elder statesman, Godwin Ogbetua and former House of Representatives member who served as former factional state party chairman, Austin Ogbabunor. With the defection which witnessed mammoth crowd at Agbor, headquar...
We Won’t Play Second Fiddle Under Makarfi – Sherrif’s Delta PDP

We Won’t Play Second Fiddle Under Makarfi – Sherrif’s Delta PDP

NEWS
***Condemns Makarfi's Amnesty Offer, Demands Apology Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State loyal to the sacked former factional National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, have vowed that they would never play second fiddle under the Supreme Court installed Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee, BigPen Online can report.  This was their position after a State caucus meeting convened by the former Delta State factional Chairman of the party, Chief Austin Ogbaburhon in Orhuwhoruh, Udu Council Area, Delta State on Sunday. Arising from the enlarged meeting attended by Deputy National Chairman under Sheriff controlled faction, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, they condemned the reported offer of amnesty to its members by Markafi-led PDP, maintaini
Sheriff Blast Jonathan’s Ex-ministers, Says Declare Sources Of Your Ill-gotten Wealth 

Sheriff Blast Jonathan’s Ex-ministers, Says Declare Sources Of Your Ill-gotten Wealth 

POLITICS
The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has taken a swipe on former ministers under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan administration saying that the ex-ministers should immediately declare their sources of wealth. Sheriff, who was reacting to the media briefing by the former ministers under the auspices of Forum of PDP former Ministers, said that the party Constitution does not recognize the group as such declared the body as illegal. The former ministers had on Monday, while addressing newsmen shortly after their closed door meeting, challenged President Muhammad Buhari to contest the 2019 election and also passed a vote of confidence on Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. Angered by the vote of confidence on Makarfi-led Committee, Sheri...