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I Was 18 Yrs When Ogboru Was Indicted For Coup Plotting; Today I’m In The Delta Governorship Race With Him  – Ofehe

I Was 18 Yrs When Ogboru Was Indicted For Coup Plotting; Today I’m In The Delta Governorship Race With Him  – Ofehe

NEWS, POLITICS
  Netherlands based environmental rights activist and frontline APC governorship aspirant in Delta state, Comrade Sunny Ofehe has said he may end up as the only main contender for the APC ticket with Chief Great Ogboru who was indicted for coup plotting when he just 18 years old. Ofehe, who stated this in a statement made available to BigPen Online on Friday, said that Ogboru who have been contesting the governorship elections in Delta State since 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015, would be his main rival for the APC ticket. He said his recent meeting with Ogboru whom he met for the first time after the failed coup saga, was a demonstration that politics should be devoid of acrimony, insults and name-calling. He said that democracy has brought him as governorship contestant ag...

How Emerhor Installed Estranged Deputy To Erue As APC Chairman In Factional Congress In Delta

NEWS, POLITICS
  Facts have emerged how the estranged deputy chairman of the Prophet Jones Ode-Erue-led executive of All Progressive Congress, APC, Chief Cyril Ogodo was installed by the leader of the party in Delta State, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor. Reports say Ogodo who signed the statement rejecting former Edo state Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for the party's National Chairmanship position for the Emerhor bloc of the party was elected during the factional Congress of the party held at the College of Education (Technical), Asaba. Chief Ogodo, who was favoured by Emerhor after he fell apart with Ode-Erue polled a total of 731 votes to beat his only rival, Fred Obe who had 99 votes out of 1439 votes. The congress which was conducted under tight security was piloted by Chairman of...
After Initial Violence, APC Members Show Commitment, Elect New LGA Leaders In Delta

After Initial Violence, APC Members Show Commitment, Elect New LGA Leaders In Delta

NEWS, POLITICS
  Party faithfuls of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State on Saturday demonstrated rare commitment to elect new leaders across the 25 Local Government chapters of the party, despite the initial orgy of violence in some party of the state. This is coming against the bloody nature of the last Saturday ward Congress of the party which was characterized by killing of one of the contestants, identified as Jeremiah Ogioveta in Jeremi unit III, ward 10, Ughelli South of the state. BigPen Online learnt that the Saturday Local Government Congress was relatively peaceful except in Ozoro where one bloc of the party was said to have unleashed mayhem on members of another camp. The violence reportedly erupted when irate mobs descended apparently on a faction of APC led by ...
APC Leaders In Delta To Harmonise Ward Congress Results Before Official Release

APC Leaders In Delta To Harmonise Ward Congress Results Before Official Release

NEWS, POLITICS
  Leaders of various camps of All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta state will harmonize the just concluded ward Congress of the party before the official release of the result, BigPen Online has been told. The ward election which was dogged by violence in some party of the state have been shrouded in controversy with many expressing mixed feelings over it. Dependable source told BigPen Online that the national leadership of the party is making move to ensure the results are harmonise before the official result are made public so as not to further cause acrimony in the party. Recalls that the controversy trailing the outcome of the congress is coming from the bloc of the APC leader in the state, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor and incumbent senator representing Delta Central,...
Exclusive: DSS Conducts Security Check On APC Delta Guber Aspirants, Ogboru, Ochei, Ofehe, Utomi, Ojuogboh

Exclusive: DSS Conducts Security Check On APC Delta Guber Aspirants, Ogboru, Ochei, Ofehe, Utomi, Ojuogboh

NEWS, POLITICS
  Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) have secretly conducted security check on some Governorship aspirants of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta state, BigPen Online can authoritatively report. Dependable sources told BigPen Online that security agents have conducted background check on the former Labour Party chieftain, Chief Great Ogboru, Netherlands based environmental activist, Comrade Sunny Ofehe, former Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon Victor Ochei, former PDP national deputy chairman defunct Sherrif Modu Ali's faction, Dr Cairo Ojougboh as well as renowned economist, Prof. Patrick Utomi. Our source revealed that the background check on the Governorship hopefuls was authorized by President Muhammadu Buhari who have been briefed o...
2019: Fresh Crisis Of Zoning Dims Ogboru’s Chances In APC

2019: Fresh Crisis Of Zoning Dims Ogboru’s Chances In APC

NEWS, POLITICS
  The fresh argument in All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State that the 2019 governorship ticket like the PDP which also adopted a gentlemanly zoning agreement, have dimmed the chances of the 2015 Labour Party Governorship Candidate, Chief Great Ogboru to clinch the party 2019 governorship ticket. Ogboru, who reportedly cross carpeted to APC to get the governorship ticket may be on his way out again as his chances of picking the tickets may have been narrowed to Delta Central Senatorial District. BigPen Online can report that APC Delta North and South had agreed that the ticket be zoned, leaving Delta Central where Ogboru used to command a cults-like followership standing on its own. Political pundit says Ogboru currently doesn’t enjoys overriding followership i
DELTA 2019: AS OGBORU’S PAN-DELTA  VISION FACES DIVISIVE ETHNIC AGENDA

DELTA 2019: AS OGBORU’S PAN-DELTA VISION FACES DIVISIVE ETHNIC AGENDA

ISSUES, POLITICS
  I am Efe Duku – a principled believer in the Ogboru leadership philosophy, and a respecter of constructive intellectual discussions and reasoning. Today, I am joining the simmering ‘Anioma Agenda’ debate in the Delta APC in the hope that my thoughts would positively impact the debate. The views here are mine and I take responsibility for them in whole. Essentially, the proponents and supporters of the Anioma Agenda believe that on the chief ground of ‘equity’, the Delta State APC (not PDP) should somehow restrict its forthcoming Governorship primary contest to aspirants of Delta North origin. While some of them prefer some form of negotiated or conveniently ‘peaceful’ ban on aspirants from Central and South Senatorial Districts from the governorship race, some by their utt