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Delta APC Crisis: Omo-Agege, Ogboru Shunned Kachikwu Peace Parley Meeting

Delta APC Crisis: Omo-Agege, Ogboru Shunned Kachikwu Peace Parley Meeting

NEWS, POLITICS
  Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege's faction of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta state has reportedly shunned a reconciliatory meeting convened by Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu to harmonise the factions ahead 2019 general elections. Report says Kachikwu had told the national chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that he will attempt to resolve the lingering crisis bedeviling the party in the state. But Kachikwu first meeting gear toward reconciling the factions failed as Omo-Agege reportedly stay away, Daily Sun had reported. However the Olorogun O’tega Emerhor factions of the party was said to have welcomed the moves for reconciliation and had attended the peace parley meeting. The newspaper report says the reconciliatory meeting Kachikwu convened
DSS Arrests Emerhor Over Security Breach At Eagle Square

DSS Arrests Emerhor Over Security Breach At Eagle Square

NEWS, POLITICS
  Olorogun O’tega Emerhor and the Executive Director (Projects) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ajogbe has been reported over what appears to be Department of State Security, DSS investigation of breach of security at Eagle Square on Saturday during the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC. TheNewsguru reports that Emerhor was picked up on Monday while trying to lead a delegation of Urhobo Kings to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. Earlier reports say Emerhor was prevented from entering the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday by security operatives at the pilot gate of Nigeria’s seat of power who refused to allow him to join the delegation of the Urhobo stakeholders who paid a courtesy call on President Buhari. Emerho
UPDATED: APC Delegates Clash In Abuja, Omo-Agege, Emerhor Delegates Fight Dirty

UPDATED: APC Delegates Clash In Abuja, Omo-Agege, Emerhor Delegates Fight Dirty

NEWS, POLITICS
  Pandemonium has broke out at the All Progressive Congress, (APC) National Convention as delegates and supporters of Senator Ovie Omo-Ageege and Olorogun O'tega Emerhor threw caution to the wind, attacking each other at the Delta stand in Eagle Square, Abuja. BigPen Online reports that commotion erupted when Emerhor's faction stormed the Delta stand and tried to sack the Omo-Agege faction that were already seated. In an ensuing chaos, Emerhor's faction chased away the Omo-Agege loyalists and delegates who were accredited earlier with clubs and other available weapons including throwing chairs and table on them. Chief Great Ogboru and others was seated on the stand when the invaders came and sacked them. Former governor of Edo state and National Chairmanship hopeful...
Buhari’s Admin Has Favoured Delta Than Jonathan’s Tenure – Emerhor

Buhari’s Admin Has Favoured Delta Than Jonathan’s Tenure – Emerhor

NEWS, POLITICS
    A staunch member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor on Wednesday night affirm that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has favoured Delta State more than former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is from the region. He spoke after meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the villa. Briefing State House Correspondent, he spoke on the chances of Buhari in the South South, saying, “In 2015, we had President Jonathan who is from the South South, that created an emotional issue but we have seen now that even when Jonathan was in power, he did not do for Delta what President Buhari has done for us. “The Ogoni cleaning exercise that is going on there is one of the major thing we can count on.

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...
Fears Over Alleged Moves To Scuttle Today’s APC State Factional Congress In Delta

Fears Over Alleged Moves To Scuttle Today’s APC State Factional Congress In Delta

NEWS, POLITICS
There is fear that the factional state Congress of the All Progressive Congress, APC billed to hold at College of Education (Technical), Asaba, the Delta state capital today, (Monday) would be scuttled, BigPen Online can report. Reports say effort by the organisers to secure police protection had failed since Sunday night, thus fueling speculations that 'thugs' have been mobilized to invade the venue. Specifically, sources alleged that the Erue-Ogboru-Omo-Agege tendencies of the party had plotted to disrupt the event after holding one over the weekend. Multiple sources alleged that efforts by APC leader, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor to secure police protection from the Delta state Police Command had failed since the police commissioner, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa had failed to respond to...
Mammoth Crowd At APC ‘Congress’ In Delta, As Erue, Others Are Returned Unopposed

Mammoth Crowd At APC ‘Congress’ In Delta, As Erue, Others Are Returned Unopposed

NEWS, POLITICS
  There was mammoth crowd at the All Progressive Congress, APC state parallel Congress held in Delta state on Saturday. The Congress which was held under heavy security presence returned the incumbent state chairman of the party, Prophet Jones Ode- Erue unopposed alongside a few other executive members of his former exco. The estranged former deputy state chairman, Chief Cyril Ogodo who had pitched tent with the APC leader, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor was replaced by Hon Elvis Ayomanor. BigPen Online can report that the Sen. Olugbenga Obadara- led State Congress Committee which was inaugurated by the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Thursday were on ground to supervised the Congress. The Obadara- led State Congress Committee alongside INEC officials were a...
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,...
Controversy Trails APC Ward Congress In Delta

Controversy Trails APC Ward Congress In Delta

NEWS, POLITICS
  The just concluded ward Congress of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Delta state have continued to be greeted by controversy and discontent voices across the state. The controversy is coming from the bloc of the APC leader in the state, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor and incumbent senator representing Delta Central, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as well as from the camp of one of the party's governorship aspirant, Chief Great Ogboru. BigPen Online can report that there have been no love lost between the trio prior to the conduct of the election over the weekend. The tussle by the trio and strained relationship is mainly over who control the soul of the party ahead the 2019 and subsequent general elections in the state in 2023. BigPen Online can report that while Ogboru is s...