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APC Affirms Resolve To Take Over Delta Comes 2019

APC Affirms Resolve To Take Over Delta Comes 2019

NEWS, POLITICS
  Nigeria's ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), Delta state chapter has reiterated it resolved to capture Delta state in the 2019 general election. State chairman of the party, Chief Cyril Ogodo made the declaration at the maiden State Working Committee, Local and Ward Chairmen and other stakeholders meeting held at its state Secretariat on Saturday, July 14, 2018 in Asaba, the state capital. Ogodo said that the party has aligned with the yearnings of Deltans to change the PDP led administration in the forthcoming general election, maintaining that APC taking over Delta State Government is not negotiable come 2019. Ogodo who expressed confidence of the party’s preparedness to give Deltans a fresh breath in the forthcoming general elections, stated that member
2019: A Tsunami Of Socioeconomic And Political Change Will Hit Delta If I am Elected – Ofehe

2019: A Tsunami Of Socioeconomic And Political Change Will Hit Delta If I am Elected – Ofehe

NEWS, POLITICS
  Comrade Sunny Ofehe, an All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Delta state has said that an unprecedented socioeconomic and political change would come to Delta state in 2019 if he is given the mandate. The Netherlands-based activist-turned-politician stated this on Wednesday while addressing members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Warri Correspondents chapel in Warri, the commercial nerve centre of the state, describing himself as the emerging force. According to the activist, Delta state would experience massive turn around because his Fix Delta policies are well tailored to reflect the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. "Our policies have been carefully designed in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to comb
Delta APC Crisis: Court Restrains APC’s NWC, Oshiomhole, Affirms Ogodo-led Exco

Delta APC Crisis: Court Restrains APC’s NWC, Oshiomhole, Affirms Ogodo-led Exco

NEWS, POLITICS
  A Delta State High Court sitting in the Kwale Judicial Division has restrained the National Working Committee, (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress and its National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole from recognising any other executive committee of the party in Delta state other than the one led by Chief Cyril Ogodo. Justice V.I Ofesi who gave the order also granted an interim injunction restraining the party or its agents from swearing-in any other Ward and Local Government Areas Executives of the APC in the state other than the Chief Cyril Ogodo-led leadership which has been sworn-in and since assumed office before the emergence of the current NWC. Joined in the case with suit no. HCK/56/2018 are the All Progressive Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole (The National Chair
EFCC Re-opens Probe Into Delta N21.7bn IPP Project

EFCC Re-opens Probe Into Delta N21.7bn IPP Project

METRO, NEWS
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reopened its investigation into a N21.74 billion Independent Power Plant (IPP) project in Oghara, Delta State, New Telegraph is reporting. The contract for the project was awarded by the Delta State Government to an indigenous firm, Davnotch Nigeria Limited, on June 23, 2009 for the supply and installation of two Rolls Royce Trent Gas Turbine Generators to boost power generation and distribution in the state. It had an initial contract term of 60 per cent down payment and completion period of 24 months. On June 24, 2009, Davnotch accepted the offer and promised to complete the contract within the stipulated time frame. A total sum of N1billion was paid into Davnotch’s accounts in three banks on the same day, the
Appeal Panel Overrules Omo-Agege, Ogboru, Upholds Delta APC’s ‘Unity List’

Appeal Panel Overrules Omo-Agege, Ogboru, Upholds Delta APC’s ‘Unity List’

NEWS, POLITICS
The Appeal Committee for the ward and local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State has reportedly over ruled Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Chief Great Ogboru on the 'unity list' of delegates used for the ward and local government congresses in the state. This is coming as the Appeal Panel led by its chairman, Barr. Folajimi Olasehinde upheld the ‘harmonization list’ as the authentic and only recognized list for delegates for the congresses. BigPen Online learnt that same 'unity list' which had been upheld will be used for the State Congress on Saturday, this week. Dependable sources at the national headquarters of the party said the panel also dismissed the earlier results allegedly announced by the sacked chairman of the state congress committ
Chindah-led APC C’ttee Submits Report In Asaba; Parallel Congress Report Also Submitted In Abuja

Chindah-led APC C’ttee Submits Report In Asaba; Parallel Congress Report Also Submitted In Abuja

NEWS, POLITICS
  The six-man Ward and Local Government Committee of All Progressive Congress led by Emmanuel Chindah in Delta State have submitted its report to the National Working Committee, NWC of the party in Asaba, Delta state capital, BigPen Online can report. This is coming as the sacked chairman of the committee, Alhaji Sani Dododo was said to have also submitted the outcome of the 'parallel Congress' he reportedly conducted in the state to some officials in Abuja. A letter signed by APC's National Secretary, Hon. Mai Malu Buni which was obtained by BigPen Online on Tuesday, however shows Emmanuel Chindah led committee is the 'authentic' committee recognized by the party's NWC. Recall that the National Working Committee, NWC of the party had in a letter dated May 10, addresse
Development Is Not A Rocket Science In Europe – Ofehe

Development Is Not A Rocket Science In Europe – Ofehe

NEWS
  Frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta State, Comrade Sunny Ofehe has said that infrastructural development in Europe is not a rocket science but borne out of patriotism of those who vie for leadership positions. Ofehe, stated this shortly after meeting with former President of Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor at Word of Life Bible Church (International Gospel Centre), in Warri where he worshipped last Sunday. According to the aspirant, the gospel of patriotism must be preached at all times, because according to him, the problem of infrastructure deficit in the country is due to lack of patriotism. According to Ofehe, "Development is not a rocket sc...
PDP Primaries: Okowa Warns Aspirants Against Campaign Of Calumny

PDP Primaries: Okowa Warns Aspirants Against Campaign Of Calumny

NEWS, POLITICS
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has warned aspirants vying for different political positions on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against campaign of calumny as the party prepares for its primary elections. Okowa who spoke on Friday while addressing members of the PDP at the Delta North Senatorial District stakeholders' meeting in Asaba, said that the power of the people to choose their candidates is a supreme power that nobody should toy with. He advised those who have the intention to contest for the party's primaries to consult with their people and shun the use of abusive languages. The Governor however assured that the primary elections that will produce candidates for the 2019 general elections will be free and fair in the state. "We have the ri...
FG Asked To Call Tompolo To Order Over Appointments Into Maritime Varsity

FG Asked To Call Tompolo To Order Over Appointments Into Maritime Varsity

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
  President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to call former militant, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo, to order over alleged hijack of appointments at the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State. A lawyer, Demebide Pele, who expressed his displeasure at the manner appointments are being allotted to families and cronies of the ex-militant at the expense of other Nigerians when speaking to Nigerian Tribune in Warri, described Tompolo as the de facto vice chancellor of the institution. He alleged that the VC, Engr. Prof. Ongoebi Maureen Etebu is being teleguided by Tompolo on virtually all appointments being made at the institution in spite of heaps of applications belonging to applicants and dumped and gathering dust at the office of Gbaramatu Voice a...
Sylva Leads Governing Council Delegation On Visit To Maritime Varsity Okerenkoko

Sylva Leads Governing Council Delegation On Visit To Maritime Varsity Okerenkoko

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
  The Governing Council of Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta state led by former Bayelsa state Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva on Wednesday paid a scheduled visit to the temporary campus of the university in Kurutie, Warri South West Local Government Area. Sylva and his team also paid homage to the Pere of Gbaramatu Kingdom, HRM Oboro-Gbaruan II, Aketekpe, Agadagba who is marking his 2nd year coronation anniversary in Oporoza, headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom. Spokesman of the Gbaramatu Kingdom, Chief Godspower Gbenekama who was elevated as Fiyewei of Gbaramatu Kingdom after serving meritoriously as Ibe-Benebowei, disclosed this to BigPen Online on Thursday, saying Sylva was conducted round the temporary site of the maritime University bid to takeoff academic...