Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa states are among the top oil producing states in Nigeria, conspicuously ommited from the list of states slated to benefit from the estimated $322m Abacha loot recovered by the Federal government, which has now decided to share the money to selected families in the listed states. A report sourced online by Flashpointnews.com claim that the Federal Government says it … Continue reading DELTA, RIVERS, N/DELTA STATES MISSING, AS FG LISTS STATES TO BENEFIT FROM ABACHA $322M LOOT; BEGINS SHARING IN JULY
“I am still young. I believe I will be governor one day if I don’t die.” Those were his exact words. That was in the twilight of 1998. An evergreen personal encounter with James Ibori, at the terrace of his duplex at Bendel Estate, Warri. Ibori barely 40 then, had every reason to wax philosophical and tentative. His major concern – Moses Kragha, Arch … Continue reading THANK GOD I AM NOT IBORI! – by Norbert Chiazor
That it is an open FACT that a medical doctor and a traditional ruler were kidnapped in the face of renewed violence in the state. Gov. Okowa has shown enough inability to provide adequate security for Deltans which is why trigger happy agitators in Effurun and other parts of the state are wrecking havoc on innocent citizens with little or no solution by Okowa as … Continue reading OKOWA’S CLUELESS GOVERNMENT AND ONUESOKE’S INCESSANT ATTACKS ON DELTA APC – By Charles Onokuta
The late Afro beat maestro Fela Anikulapo Kuti said it all in one of his lyrics that “this uprising will bring out the beast in us”. Of course, he was referring to the anomalies of the day exhibited by persons who found themselves in power and other positions of authority, and who got carried away in the process and lost their decorum. Or how else … Continue reading Macaulay’s Vomit of Bad Manners, By Geo Chuks
By David Diai THE ALLEGATION Deltans and indeed Delta watchers woke up on August 4, 2011 to read the incriminating news that Delta State governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan had contrived through former president Olusegun Obasanjo and Oceanic Bank plc, to bribe the Chairman and members of the Delta State re-run elections Tribunal which sat in Asaba, the state capital from July2nd to July … Continue reading BRIBERY ALLEGATION: Did Uduaghan Really Bribe OBJ, Delta Tribunal Members? The Facts, The Conjectures.
The irony of the task before Attahiru Jega is that the very government that appointed him, the government that he is supposed to work with to checkmate the fraud that has bedeviled all elections that the INEC has conducted in this fourth republic, is dominated by the masterminds of the fraud that Jega and the INEC have been called on to banish. In other words, … Continue reading Delta Re-run, INEC and 2011 Elections
TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE HON. RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMSSIONER, INEC, DELTA STATE, ALHAJI ISMAILA ABDULKAREEM, mnim, fcai, fcida, THE DAN-BURAM OF LOKOJA, ON MONDAY, 16TH APRIL, 2007 IN RESPECT OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS HELD ON SATURDAY, 14TH APRIL, 2007. Protocols It is with great pleasure that I welcome you, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, to this occasion of my presentation … Continue reading INEC DECLARES UDUAGHAN WINNER (2007)