OPINION – Scrapping of ex- Governors’ pension: The Hubris of Governor Uzodinma’s new populism

OPINION – Scrapping of ex- Governors’ pension: The Hubris of Governor Uzodinma’s new populism

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State. By Jonathan Agu I am not a regular commentator on happenings in Imo State. I stopped commenting on the affairs of the state more than a decade ago, after witnessing the pillorying of a government that should have taken the state to greater and enviable heights. But recent events have compelled me to pay attention to the brewing danger in the state. It is a pity how a once…

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PRESS RELEASE – May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

PRESS RELEASE – May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari. May 27, 2020 Press Statement May 29: Avoid False Performance Claims, Apologise for Failure, PDP Tells Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counsels President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid false performance claims and empty promises on the celebration of May 29 Inauguration Day. The party says President Buhari should rather apologize for the tragic failures of his administration for wrecking our once robust and cohesive nation, imposing hardship and creating acute despondency across…

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Burnt Ogbeogonogo Market: Reps Minority Leader commiserates with victims

Burnt Ogbeogonogo Market: Reps Minority Leader commiserates with victims

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Minority Leader, House of Representatives. The Minority Leader of the House of Representative, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has expressed shock over the burnt section of the Ogbeogonogo Market in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday. In a statement on Wednesday, 27th May, Hon. Elumelu described the incident as unfortunate, noting that the market reputed to be the biggest in Delta North, has remained a symbol of the tradition, culture and economic wellbeing of the…

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E.K. Clark, a rare patriot, extraordinary Nationalist, says Ohanaeze PG

E.K. Clark, a rare patriot, extraordinary Nationalist, says Ohanaeze PG

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has described the former Minister of Information and the leader of South South umbrella body Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark as a rare patriot and an extra ordinary nationalist the country should be proud of. Chief Nwodo said in a birthday message he sent to the nonagenarian who is 93 years today, May 25, 2020 that…

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Reps Minority caucus eulogizes Edwin Clark @ 93

Reps Minority caucus eulogizes Edwin Clark @ 93

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has extolled the leadership qualities, patriotism and relentless commitment of elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark even as he clocks the age of 93 years. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement today, Monday May 25, 2020 celebrated Chief Clark as “a leading light; a forthright, fearless and outspoken leader, who has remained…

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Ochor meets Ukwuani leaders, stresses need for peace to attract development projects

Ochor meets Ukwuani leaders, stresses need for peace to attract development projects

>Rt. Hon. Ochor Ochor. The member representing Ukwuani constituency in the Delta House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor has called on the people of the constituency to continue to keep the peace so as to attract development projects to the area. Speaking to leaders of the nine clans of the local government area on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at a meeting, Ochor, who is also Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, reminded…

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Okowa greets Clark at 93

Okowa greets Clark at 93

Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday congratulated Ijaw national leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, as he clocks 93 on Monday, May 25. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor described the nonagenarian as “a fearless and patriotic leader’’, who cares for the interests of his people and the peaceful co-existence of Nigerians. He said that Clark had worked so hard…

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Reps caucus endorses Okowa’s ‘Operation Delta Hawk’, consults on controversial Infectious Disease Bill

Reps caucus endorses Okowa’s ‘Operation Delta Hawk’, consults on controversial Infectious Disease Bill

Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (2nd left); Hon. Ossai Nicholas Ossai (left); Hon. Victor Nwokolo (2nd right) and Hon. Ben Igbakpa, (right)during a visit by the Delta State caucuse in the House of Representatives to endorse the initiative of ” Operation Delta Hawk’ as a security measure towards enhancing security in the State Friday22/5/20. PHOTO: JIBUNOR SAMUEL. Members of the Delta caucus in the House of Representatives have endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s move to establish a new…

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Trump Says Dem. Governors Are Not Treating Churches with Respect: ‘I Want to Get Our Churches Open’

Trump Says Dem. Governors Are Not Treating Churches with Respect: ‘I Want to Get Our Churches Open’

President Donald Trump. “I want to get our country back to normal … One of the other things I want to do is get the churches open. The churches are not being treated with respect by a lot of the Democrat governors. I want to get our churches open. And we’re gonna take a very strong position on that very soon.” -President Trump Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor President Trump on Thursday criticized Democratic governors…

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Ochor urges support for ‘Operation Delta Hawk”, commends Okowa for bold step

Ochor urges support for ‘Operation Delta Hawk”, commends Okowa for  bold step

Rt. Hon.Ochor Christopher Ochor, Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly. The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor has commended the state government for the proposed state security outfit to help check the insecurity in the state, saying it a bold step that have to be given support by all Deltans, and those living in the state.. The Deputy Speaker in a press release signed by his Press Secretary,…

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