Violence Free Elections in Delta State

The April 2011 polls is arguably the most critical elections in the history of post-civil war Nigeria. The attendant underpinnings revolve around the unity of the nation as one entity and the desire of the collective peoples of Nigeria to continue to be listed favourable in the universal comity of democratic federations. The modus operandi for the elections have already been defined and decided by … Continue reading Violence Free Elections in Delta State

Delta PDP and Internal Democracy

There is no doubt that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)in Delta state is the leading party in the state today. The way and manner the party swept the January 6, 2011 re-run election is an indication of the reach and might of the PDP in the state.However, the recent Primaries conducted by the PDP across the state has left very huge question marks about the … Continue reading Delta PDP and Internal Democracy

The N20billion Loan

  The news that the Acting Delta State Governor, Prince Sam Obi has requested for and received approval for a N20b (Twenty Billion Naira) loan from the Delta State House of Assembly, has raised some important issues amongst Deltans. According to the report, the acting Governor, Prince Sam Obi, had in a letter dated December 7, 2010, to the State Assembly, personally signed by him … Continue reading The N20billion Loan

Sanusi’s Faux Pas

Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was in Asaba, the Delta state capital recently to honour an invitation from the Sylvester Monye Foundation and deliver a lecture titled,“The Economy in Perspective: Consolidating the Gains of the Banking Sector Reforms”, as keynote speaker of the occasion. In the said lecture, the brilliant Mallam took the banks, the stock exchange and the entire financial sector to the cleaners, with … Continue reading Sanusi’s Faux Pas