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APC chairmanship: Delta APC Also Rejects Oshiommole

APC chairmanship: Delta APC Also Rejects Oshiommole

NEWS, POLITICS
    The All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State chapter has rejected former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as Chairmanship candidate in the forthcoming National Convention of the party. This is coming as chairmen of four states in the South South have earlier denied endorsing the former Edo state Governor. The four states that have earlier dissociated themselves from the purported endorsement are Davies Ikanya, Rivers; Joseph Fafi, Bayelsa; Etim John, Cross River; Amadu Attai, Akwa ibom. They said at a press conference on Monday that Chief John Oyegun, incumbent chairman of the ruling party, reserved the right to seek reelection. They had stormed out of the south-south zonal caucus meeting held at the Edo state government house on Monday i...
2019: Delta APC Group Sets Up 22-Member Governorship Candidate Search Committee

2019: Delta APC Group Sets Up 22-Member Governorship Candidate Search Committee

NEWS, POLITICS
  An All Progressive Congress (APC) pressure group, Mainstream Delta APC (MDA), has constituted a 22-member governorship search and select committee. The committee which was inaugurated by APC leader, Olorogun Otega Emerhor on Sunday, during an enlarge meeting of party's caucus held at Evwreni, Ughelli North LGA, is headed by AVM Ajobena (rtd). The committee has the timeframe of two weeks to report back on the issue of zoning and the qualifying factors to be met by a prospective governorship aspirant. They were also given additional two weeks to interact with the aspirants before presenting a shortlist of the selected candidate to be presented to the APC caucus. Inaugurating the committee, Emerhor reiterated against insinuation that Delta APC is in shambles, that th...
Aftermath Of Delta Council Polls: SARS Arrest APC Members, As Emerhor Kicks

Aftermath Of Delta Council Polls: SARS Arrest APC Members, As Emerhor Kicks

METRO, NEWS
Operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS have arrested four All Progressive Congress (APC) youths in Evwerni community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. The leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State and the party 2015 governorship candidate, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor disclosed this on Wednesday while condemning the arrest and harassment of some APC members and chiefs by SARS. While reacting to the arrest of four youths of the party at Evwerni community on Monday night by SARS, Emerhor urged the police not allow themselves be used by politicians. It was gathered that the arrest of the four boys which was allegedly mastermind by a PDP lawmaker in the area, Mr Samuel Mariere threw the once peaceful community into crisis as the youths took to t
Council Polls: No Elections In Delta; What DSIEC, Okowa Did Was A PDP Jamboree – Emerhor

Council Polls: No Elections In Delta; What DSIEC, Okowa Did Was A PDP Jamboree – Emerhor

NEWS, POLITICS
    All Progressive Congress (APC) leader in Delta State, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor has declared that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa didn't prepare to conduct local government election in the state, insisting that what Delta state Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) did today (Saturday) was just a PDP jamboree. Emerhor who addressed newsmen in Enwreni, his country home which was besieged by hundreds of APC faithfuls who protested their inability to participate in the election, said that Governor Okowa has proved to the whole country that he is a total failure. According to him, he was unable to vote in the supposed election because the governor decided to disenfranchised him and others by manipulating the electoral commission which fraudulently manipulated the conduct ...
Urhobo Youths Hail Buhari Over Emerhor’s Appointment

Urhobo Youths Hail Buhari Over Emerhor’s Appointment

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  The leadership of the Urhobo National Youth Council (UNYC), have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Delta State APC leader, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor and other party faithfuls as Chairmen and Members of the Governing Boards of federal agencies and parastatals in the newly constituted Boards. The group in a statement signed by its President Comrade Monday Oyeghe thanked Mr President especially those from Delta state, urging the president to take a second look at the list of appointments and weed out the appointees that may have been overtaken by events. He also congratulated all newly appointed Delta APC faithfuls on their appointment by the Federal Government, as Chairmen and Members of the Governing Boards of federal agencies and parastatals, noted that ...
Updated: President Buhari Appoints Dead Men Among 209 Chairmen Of Federal Boards (+Full List)

Updated: President Buhari Appoints Dead Men Among 209 Chairmen Of Federal Boards (+Full List)

NEWS
Many Nigerians were astonished on Friday when they discovered that two among the list of 209 chairmen of boards of agencies and parastatals approved by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari had died. It was not clear why the names of the deceased still featured on the list of nominees for the federal appointment but some observers tagged it as a posthumous appointment or one of the many blunders of the Buhari's led administration. The strange appointments became a new chapter in President Buhari's controversial actions in recent times in which he has been criticized of having lost touch of governance. BigPen Online learnt that among those appointed was an APC leader in Delta state, and second republic senator, Late Senator Francis Okpozo who died on December 26, 2016 in Benin Ci
O’tega Emerhor And 2019 Urhobo Politics

O’tega Emerhor And 2019 Urhobo Politics

ISSUES
As Olorogun O’tega Emerhor deliberated his 2015 run for the governorship of Delta State, he may have envisaged that his chances of winning were limited because his new party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not well accepted in the South-South geo-political zone. But because winning was not his singular goal, this Urhobo politician who is well-established in the business world committed so much resources into the race with a view to establishing the then emerging APC on a strong footing in Delta State. While believing that the support of Urhobo nation is crucial to the success of his gubernatorial run and his mission of rescuing Delta State, Emerhor also wanted to raise the prestige, profile and power of Urhobo nation in the Delta political arena so that Urhobo can resume
Okowa Hails Emerhor, His 2015 Governorship Rival As He Clocks 60

Okowa Hails Emerhor, His 2015 Governorship Rival As He Clocks 60

NEWS
Olorogun O'tega Emerhor   Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has sent congratulatory message to his main rival in the 2015 governorship election in the state, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor (OON), as he turns 60 years on Saturday November 25, 2017. Okowa in a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, lauded the exemplary contributions of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) leader in Delta State, Olorogun Emerhor to the banking and insurance industries in Nigeria. He said that his foray into politics has enriched opposition politics and deepened democracy in Delta State through his personal sacrifice and leadership by example. Governor Okowa commended the APC chieftain for the series of empowerment programme
Emerhor Celebrates 60 Birthday With Free Medical Outreach, Rural Empowerment Scheme

Emerhor Celebrates 60 Birthday With Free Medical Outreach, Rural Empowerment Scheme

NEWS
  Former All Progressive Congress, (APC), 2015 governorship candidate and leader of the party in Delta state, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor has lined up activities to mark his 60th birthday with medical outreach and empowerment scheme programme.  Emerhor is poised to use his birthday coming up on Saturday, 25th November 2017 to bring succour to his rural community people who would be treated and given starter packs. The business mogul, as part of the activities lined up for the Diamond Jubilee celebration will organise free medical outreach, Charity novelty football match, cultural dances competition and an empowerment programme, as part of his social responsibilities to his people.  His media aide, Aghogho Orotomah in a terse message Friday night said,  “these events for the birt