Public Accounts Committee, PAC Debunks Alleged Financial Impropriety In Assembly

  ..…Appreciates Freedom Of Press, Says Facts Must Be Checked Before Rushing To Press   By Our Reporters   The Delta State House of Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has reacted to a news story by The Union Nigeria Online, alleging financial impropriety in the State’s legislature. The Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Hon. Anthony Emeka Elekeokwuri, while reacting to the publication, said the Committee would not have responded to the fake news report, but was doing so to set the records straight, as it has elected to educate…

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DAVID EDEVBIE: THE GOVERNOR THAT DELTANS NEED

BY ENDURANCE IKANONE   By February, 2023, the electorates in Delta State will go to the polls to elect a governor that would steer the affairs of the State for a period of four years. Anticipatorily, Deltans will be expected to make an informed choice amongst the candidates that will be vying for the number one position in the state. Perhaps among the qualities Deltans will be looking forward in arriving at their choice of candidate will include competence, experience, intellectual capacity and the antecedents of the candidates. However, among…

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DESOPADEC Has Saved Over N380m From Its Biometric Initiative For Last Two Years- Askia Ogieh

By Joe Favour THE Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, has revealed that the commission has recovered over three hundred and eighty million naira, N380m from the blockage of human loopholes and infractions through its biometric initiatives. Addressing newsmen after a two days media tour of projects executed by the commission in the three senatorial districts of the state, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the board, Bashorun Askia Ogieh said, “On assumption of office two years ago, the Board adopted a bottom-up model where communities in…

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Fmr NSITF Chairman, Olejeme In EFCC Net Over N1B Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Thursday 21 October 2021 arraigned a former Board Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Dr. Ngozi Olejeme before Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi Abuja, on a nine count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy, abuse of office, diversion of public funds and money laundering. According EFCC Olejeme allegedly abused her position to obtain over One Billion, Three Hundred and Eighty-four Thousand, Ten Thousand Naira (N1,384,010,000), and Forty-eight Million, Four Hundred and Eighty Thousand,…

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Delta 2023: Urhobos In United Kingdom Drum Support For Oborevwori Aspiration

  …Say Oborevwori best to succeed Okowa     Nigerians of Urhobo extraction in the United Kingdom have thrown their weight behind the governorship bid of the Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, in the 2023 general elections. The Urhobos in diaspora said that Rt Hon Oborevwori was the best and suitable Deltan to succeed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, in 2023. Rising from a crucial meeting in London, United Kingdom, during the weekend, under the aegis of Urhobo Dispora Good Governance Initiatives (UDGGI), the group noted…

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Congress: Delta APC Elects Fmr Commissioner, Sobotie As State Chairman

THE nationwide State Congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC held across the country, Saturday, held in Delta State in a peaceful and rancour free atmosphere. The officers were elected unopposed by affirmation of the accredited delegates from the 25 local government areas which began at 11:50am through voice votes.   One-time Delta State Commissioner for Environment, Engr Omeni Sobotie was elected as State Chairman of the party at the Congress which was held at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba.   Also elected at the congress which was…

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ANAMBRA ELECTIONS: IG Deploys Over 34,000 Security Personnel As Police Review Security Threat Analysis

  As IGP orders deployment of 34,587 police personnel, 3 Police helicopters, others to Anambra State The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the mobilization and deployment of a total of Thirty-Four Thousand, Five Hundred and Eighty-Seven (34,587) police personnel, three (3) Police Helicopters, technical capabilities of the Police Airwing, the Force Marine and the Force Animal Branch, and other operational assets for the Anambra State Gubernatorial Elections slated for 6th November, 2021. The IGP made this known today, 14th October, 2021…

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PROSPER IWOMA EDO: CELEBRATING A QUINTESSENTIAL POLITICIAN, APOSTLE OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

  BY ALEX OVIE   He is a household name not because he is a descendant of the notable Edo dynasty of Igbide kingdom, but like the proverbial chip off the old block, he has carved a niche for himself, creating a life larger than most people his age could only dream. He is Chief Hon. Prosper Iwoma Edo, Omonotomo of Igbide kingdom and the amiable special Assistant to the Delta state Governor on DESOPADEC matters. Prosper Iwomatejor Edo was born on October 14, 1978 in Igbide, son of devout…

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Delta Speaker, Oborevwori Bags Midwest Legislator Of The Year Award

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has been presented with the Midwest Legislator of the year award. The Publisher/ CEO of Midwest Tempo, Emeka Ogbeide (JP), said at the Award ceremony held at the Function Hall of Prestige Hotel in Benin City, Edo State capital, on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 that the numerous accomplishments of the Speaker in his legislative and administrative responsibilities earned him the award. According to him; “Your numerous accomplishments in your legislative and administrative responsibilities have been noted…

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Read South-South Governors Communique At Port Harcourt

COMMUNIQUE OF THE MEETING OF THE BRACED (SOUTH-SOUTH) GOVERNORS COUNCIL HELD AT THE RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, PORT HARCOURT ON MONDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2021. The BRACED Governors’ Council met on Monday, October 4th, 2021 at the Conference Room of the Rivers State Governor’s House, Port Harcourt. The meeting was presided over by Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Chairman of Council and Governor of Delta state. Also in attendance were the governors of Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Edo. After extensive deliberation, the Council resolved 1.Bearing in mind that most of the…

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