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Exclusive: Okowa Plans To Layoff 568 Workers Of Delta Line Without Payment Of N531m Gratuities Backfire

Exclusive: Okowa Plans To Layoff 568 Workers Of Delta Line Without Payment Of N531m Gratuities Backfire

BUSINESS, NEWS
  *As Protesting Workers Shut Down Good Is Good Motors In Delta   Protesting workers have shut down all Good Is Good Motors (GIGM) offices, formerly known as Delta Line Transport Services in Delta state to protest the failure of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led government to pay their outstanding gratuities and other entitlements before their controversial retrenchment. The protesting workers who seized the premises of the transport line in various locations where Delta Line formerly operated from at the wee hours of the day vowed to continue their protest today (Wednesday) until the Delta state government attend to their demands. BigPen Online recalls that the management of Good Is Good Motors (GIGM) who buy off 60 percent of the company from Delta state Government ...
Delta 2018 Budget: ‘This Lopsided Budget Was Passed To Disfavour Isoko Nation’ – An Open Letter To Gov Okowa

Delta 2018 Budget: ‘This Lopsided Budget Was Passed To Disfavour Isoko Nation’ – An Open Letter To Gov Okowa

NEWS
  Isoko nation appears to be chasing a moving target as it tries to dig out of what has been described as "infrastructural genocide and annihilation of the Isoko people" in the 2018 budget of Delta State Government. Coming under the aegis of Isoko Social Media Advocacy Community, a group in an open letter to Governor Okowa, described the 2018 budget of Delta state as lopsided budget that was passed to the disfavour of the Isoko nation. This is coming on the backdrop of the position of state Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Dr. Kingsley Emu who had on Saturday dismissed claims that the state government had designed the budget to short changed Isoko nation. In the letter signed on behalf of the group by, Emerhana Onoriode Paul, a lawyer and made available t...
2018 Budget: We Haven’t Shortchange Isoko Nation – Delta Govt’

2018 Budget: We Haven’t Shortchange Isoko Nation – Delta Govt’

NEWS
The Delta state Government has dismissed  claims by a group, Isoko Pressure and Good Governance Group that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa voted only 1% for Isoko nation in the 2018 budget. The state government, through the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Dr. Kingsley Emu in a statement made available to BigPen Online on Saturday, said that the budget was being misinterpreted even as he said that some basic computations of capital expenditure has been distorted. BigPen Online recalls that there have been agitations from some quarters in Isoko nation since the 2018 budget was made public, with many of the respondents blaming Governor Okowa and Isoko representatives in state Assembly for the abnormally. Emu noted that while it is encouraging for citizens involvement and en
How Delta Govt Negotiated, Pay Ransom For 78 Libya Returnees

How Delta Govt Negotiated, Pay Ransom For 78 Libya Returnees

METRO, NEWS
  Indications shows that the 78 Libyan returnees, who are indigenes of Delta State, had ransom paid on their head by the Delta State Government before they were facilitated to be brought to their home state. Although details of the transaction, which include how the ransom money was transferred or who facilitated the payment and to who were still sketchy, BigPen Online gathered that the state Commissioner for Economic Planning, Kingsley Emu had confirmed that the freedom being enjoyed by the returnees was negotiated and ransom paid for their release. The 78 illegal migrant were part of the over 5,500 Nigerians which reports say the federal government had deployed high-powered delegation led by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Abdulrahman Dambazau, under the auspices of t
Ojougboh drops Fresh Damning Allegation Against Governor Okowa, Call For His Impeachment

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

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***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
EXPOSED: How Okowa’s Aides, Steal Millions Of Naira From Ailing Delta Line; + How Governor’s Wife Wreck Establishment

EXPOSED: How Okowa’s Aides, Steal Millions Of Naira From Ailing Delta Line; + How Governor’s Wife Wreck Establishment

BUSINESS, NEWS
Investigations have revealed how ailing Delta Line Transport Services Limited, operators of Delta Line Buses was mismanaged, looted and wreck by administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state. BigPen Online can authoritatively report that the Governor's wife, Mrs Edith, his Senior Special Assistant (SSA), on Transport, Charles Uwaje, and the Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Vincent Uduaghan are neck deep in the alleged fraud which made the transport company now comatose. Dependable sources told this medium that the Governor's wife apparently institutionalise corruption, and fraud in the transport company through Vincent Uduaghan and Charles Uwaje who allegedly stole the company blind unhindered. As if it was their private business entity, the Governor's wife before the...