Viral Video: Delta APC Calls for Resignation of Information Commissioner

By Nneka Obi ASABA/Nigeria: The recent press release by the Delta State Commissioner of Information, Mr. Charles Aniagu had attracted the anger of many Deltans, including the main opposing party in the state, the All Progressive Congress, APC as call for his resignation had mounted on what they had termed to be a cover up a threat of women in Delta, especially the Warri women as they were threatened by two Nigerian Soldiers in a video, which went viral. The opposition APC in a press statement, signed by its Publicity…

Okowa Mourns as Chris Olakpe Dies at 66

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the death of retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Mr Chris Olakpe. Olakpe, who hails from Idheze in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta, died on Friday at a hospital in Lagos, after a brief illness. He was 66. Until his death, he was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). In a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, in Asaba, Okowa recalled that Olakpe was a dedicated, dependable…

Bible Translator Dies in Nigeria

KOKO/Nigeria: Deacon Stephen Ejueyitsi Aganbi, a Bible translator, has died in Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local Government. A statement issued in Koko said Deacon Aganbi died in his home early hours of Thursday. Deacon Aganbi, 99, served as chairman for the Itsekiri Bible Translation Project. The team completed the Old and New Testament Translation in the Itsekiri language. The statement signed by Business Mogul, Mr. Felix Aganbi said the late Bible translator, gifted interpreter and scholar had a strong influence in Itsekiri literature. ‘’Deacon Stephen Ejueyitsi Aganbi was a…

Your Role in the Attainment of Democracy is commendable, Okowa Tells Bola Tinubu at 68

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday congratulated former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as he clocks 68 years on Sunday. Okowa said that Tinubu’s role in the attainment of democracy in the country and promotion of peace and unity as well as his leadership role in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) must be appreciated. In a statement issued on Saturday in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the governor recalled with gratitude the APC Chieftain”s patriotic and unrelenting service to the…

Rivers PDP: Wike Retires Abe, Aguma and Onyesoh as Akawor Emerges State Chair – Eze … Says all those who betrayed Amaechi will end up in political wilderness … Blasts Secondus for commending such undemocratic and autocratic Congresses

Abe and Wike PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described the recently concluded Congresses of the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party as a sham, charade and an enthronement of the will power of Governor Nyesom Wike, where nobody was allowed to contest for any of the positions unless listed and approved by him. Such an exercise, Chief Eze said, cannot, for all intents and purposes,  be termed a Congress, but a mere demonstration of impunity and an open display of undemocratic and autocratic governance. In a…

You are a Worthy Son of Imo Okowa Tells Emeka Ihedioha at 55

Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated former Governor of Imo, Rt Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, as he clocks 55 years on March 24. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Tuesday, the governor extolled the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives for his “Re-build Imo Agenda” while he served as governor of the state. He described Ihedioha as a worthy son of Imo and a politician with great finesse. Okowa remarked that in spite of…

CORONA VIRUS: Delta APC Values Projects More than Human Lives – PDP

ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC in the State, of placing more value on capital projects instead of joining the collective effort to protect and secure the lives of Deltans, following the outbreak of the deadly Corona Virus which has ravaged the world and has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, (WHO). This accusation was contained in a terse press statement issued by Delta PDP Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Osuoza, who not only…

Amos Itihwe, Okowa’s Aide Dies at 58

Dr Amos Itihwe ASABA/Nigeria: Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday condoled with the family of Dr Amos Itihwe, one of his Executive Assistants, who passed on Monday. Okowa, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, described the death of Itihwe, who was assistant on Political Matters, as “sad and painful’’. He said Itihwe was a strong grassroots politician whose character and credibility were never in doubt. “He was an asset to our party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and one…

NUJ Condoles Ifeajika Over Mother’s Demise

Chief Press Secretary to Governor Okowa, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika (Middle) flanked on the left by Michael Ikeogwu, State Chairman NUJ, Delta Council, SSA Media to Okowa, Mr. Nelson Egware (2nd right); Patrick Ochei, Vice Chairman (right) and others during the condolence visit of the NUJ to the CPS on Tuesday in Asaba. ASABA/Nigeria: The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Tuesday commiserated with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on the passing of his mother, Mrs Eunice Ifeajika, who died at 84. Chairman of Delta Council…

Elumelu Congratulates Okowa, Esiso on Successful PDP Ward Congress in Delta State

Hon Ndudi Elumelu ABUJA/Nigeria: The Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has commended Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for allowing democracy to flourish in the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ward congresses in the State. In a statement he personally endorsed, the Minority leader hailed Governor Okowa for his continued demonstration and passion to allow democratic principles and tenets thrive, by way of giving the party and its members the sole responsibility to choose who should represent them in all the offices of the party…