Justify confidence reposed in you, Okowa charges new advisers

Justify confidence reposed in you, Okowa charges new advisers

Special Advisers, Mr Emmanuel Ogidi (left), and Hon. Akpodiogaga Emeyese taking the oath of office in Government House, Asaba. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has charged political appointees to bring innovative ideas and strategies to bear in the discharge of their duties, to justify their appointments. He made the call while swearing in two new Special Advisers in Asaba. The new advisers are the immediate past National Vice-Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party…

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Ofou congratulates Esiso, Osuoza, Odior on re-election as PDP EXCO members

Ofou congratulates Esiso, Osuoza, Odior on re-election as PDP EXCO members

Olorogun Kingsley Esiso, re-elected Delta PDP chairman. Comrade Felix Ofou. The Chairman, Board of Directors, Delta Broadcasting Service, Asaba, Comrade Felix Ofou, has felicitated with Barrister Kingsley Esiso on his re-election as State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the just concluded Congress of the party held in Asaba. Comrade Ofou said Esiso’s return to the position of State Chairman meant he served well in the immediate past Executive Committee, having led the…

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Idumuje-Ugboko: CUPP slams Channels’ Talk-show, says it’s a rehearsed cocktail of lies, propaganda, calumny

Idumuje-Ugboko: CUPP slams Channels’ Talk-show, says it’s a rehearsed cocktail of lies, propaganda, calumny

Idumuje-Ugboko traditional stool. The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) in Delta State has slammed the programme that featured on the Sunrise Daily on Channels Television of August 8, 2020 in what it called a sponsored and well choreographed talk-show involving three guests from Idumuje-Ugboko Kingdom. CUPP in a statement signed by Mr. Fred Akpewe, Leader, Prince Henry Eze (JP), Secretary and Comrade Emeka Bidokwu, publicity secretary, described the Channels Television event as a “rehearsed…

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Imegwu calls for update of Ndokwa oil quantum

Imegwu calls for update of Ndokwa oil quantum

Rt. Hon. Olise Imegwu. By Edafe Ejohwemu A former speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Dr Olisa Imegwu has called for the update of the oil production quantum of Ndokwa nation. He stated this at his residence when a body called Concerned Ndokwa East Youth Development Union paid him a courtesy call at Aboh. Hon imegu said that Ndokwa nation was ranked fifth in oil production quantum in 2008 and has…

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Why Tinubu is bitter with Obaseki, by PDP

Why Tinubu is bitter with Obaseki, by PDP

Bola Tinubu. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of being behind moves to seize the Edo State House of Assembly by the APC leadership. Making this known in a statement in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan called on Tinubu , “to stop whining over the failure of the coup against the Edo state House of Assembly by the…

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Edo 2020: Oba of Benin expresses sadness at events, calls for peaceful campaigns, election

Edo 2020: Oba of Benin expresses sadness at events, calls for peaceful campaigns, election

HRM Ewuare II, Oba of Benin. By Joy Odigie The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare the 11 has called on political parties participating in the Edo 2020 election to go about their campaigns peacefully. The Royal Majesty made the call when he received a delegation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on a courtesy visit at his Palace in Benin on Saturday. The APC delegation, led by Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni, was in Benin…

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PERSPECTIVE -Prof Demas Nwoko, Chief Chris Biose and the issue of selective judgment

PERSPECTIVE -Prof Demas Nwoko, Chief Chris Biose and the issue of selective judgment

Idumuje-Ugboko kingship stool. Mr. Zik Zulu Okafor. By Zik Zulu Okafor I am familiar with the glowing tales about Prof Demas Nwoko as a trojan of his architectural calling. I adore his avant-garde concept of architecture and the Africanness he brought to bear on it. His designs, for me, epitomise creative Nigeriana, the genii of his generation. And the sheer visage of his physical cut in those bohemian costumes in the days of yore told…

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Oyakhilome to Buhari, African leaders: Bury your heads in shame for seeking medi-care, Covid-19 vaccines abroad

Oyakhilome to Buhari, African leaders: Bury your heads in shame for seeking medi-care, Covid-19 vaccines abroad

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Alfred Olufemi (Premium Times) President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders have been told to bury their heads in shame for depending on foreign countries for their health care, seeking Covid-19 vaccines abroad, and for borrowing money. Berating the African leaders, the General Overseer of Believers’ Love World aka Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome in a live broadcast to his congregation on Sunday, charged the leaders to wake up for the development…

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Group asks court to declare Rep. Dogara’s seat vacant

Group asks court to declare Rep. Dogara’s seat vacant

Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara. By Emmanuel Afonne The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, seeking that his seat be declared vacant, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Dogara had tendered his resignation letter to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman at Bogoro ‘C’ Ward in Bogoro Local Government Area, Bauchi, on July 24, 2020. Dogara…

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Delta PDP holds state congress Saturday, August 8; delegates to maintain all Covid-19 protocols

Delta PDP holds state congress Saturday, August 8; delegates to maintain all Covid-19 protocols

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta will hold its State Congress on August Saturday, August 8, 2020. State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, who made this known in a statement said the Congress will hold at the Cenotaph, Asaba, the state capital at 10 a.m. prompt. Osuoza stated: “Delegates are specifically advised to comport themselves decently and maintain all COVID-19 mandated guidelines and protocols during the exercise, including social distancing and regular washing of hands….

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