Why Adams Oshiomhole must resign resign as APC chairman now, concerned members insist in Cross River

By Ita Akpan Calabar Thousands of concerned members of All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Cross River embarked on a peaceful protest in Calabar, the state capital, carrying Placards with different inscriptions like, “Oshiomhole must resign” calling on the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomohle to step-down to save the party from falling. We are chagrined that, Oshiomhole had deliberately rebuffed to recognize the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, as the governorship candidate of the party in the state even with a court order, Federal Commissioner of Niger…

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2019: Kimeku vows to free Deltans from slavery

 …… As Okpegwa sue for unity in DPP By Onome Posper Asaba The gubernatorial candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in Delta State, Mr. Richard Kimeku, a technocrat, has said the forthcoming general elections will be a turning point for the people of Delta State as they will be set free from poverty and slavery they have been subjected to by the ruling class, declaring that he will be elected and will be sworn in as the governor of Delta State on 29th May, 2019. Speaking at the stakeholders…

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2019: Isichei expresses confidence on INEC to deliver, free fair and credible elections

Onome Prosper  A philanthropist and the House of Assembly candidate for Oshimili South State Constituency in the platform of the Labour Party LP, Mr. Somonu Taju Isichei has expressed the confidence that the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, will adhere strictly to the provision of the electoral act, even as he commended the umpire for observing party primaries. Speaking during the labour party primaries where he amongst other aspirants emerged unopposed, Isichei said;  “I am filled with delight at my affirmation by this great party as witnessed by my family…

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2019: Kimeku emerges DPP guber candidate in Delta

Omone Prosper A renowned technocrat, Mr. Richard Kimeku has emerged the consensus governorship candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP  in Delta States, with a pledged to deliver masses-oriented governance, if elected the governor in the 2019 general elections. The exercise which was held in Asaba, was supervised by the national official of the party and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Declaring Kimeku,  as the DPP consensus candidate, Mr. Okpegwa Ejiroghene Abel, the state Chairman of the DPP,  said the candidate had fulfilled all conditions to be the…

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Fagbamila floors Wande in Ogun PDP federal senatorial congress

By Emmanuel Udom Hon Abiodun Fagbamila, today, October 4, 2018, floored Baba Wande during the Ogun PDP federal senatorial congress, held at the secretariat of the party at Sawmill bus-stop in Ifo, Ogun state. Our correspondent, who monitored the congress, noted that Fagbamila scored 122 votes to win the congress ,while Wande pulled 84 votes, even as 3 votes were declared void, with   a difference margin of 38 votes. More than 1000 eligible   voters drawn from all the local government areas of the state, participated in the congress, which was…

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Amosun commissions Gateway polytechnic apps devt centre

            By OLADELE IGBAGBOYEMI  Determined to ensure that Nigerian youths explore the opportunities that abound in the information, Communication and technology sector, Ogun state governor,  Ibikunle Amosun has commissioned the Gateway ICT Polytechnic apps development centre. The centre which focuses in software and mobile application developments was commissioned at the 2nd Convocation Ceremony of the institution. Representing the governor,  Commissioner for Education, Modupe Mujota said the government will work to ensure the institution partners with global players on sustainable development in apps development. Her words…

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DPP sets for primary elections, says doors are still open for new aspirants

 Onome prosper  Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Democratic Peoples Party ( DPP ), has disclosed that the party will on the 4th October, conduct its primary election to pick candidates for the various  elective positions, advising Nigerians to prepare to use their Permanent Voters Cards PVC, to vote in to power credible individuals irrespective of party inclination, so as to enjoy what its called ‘true democratic dividends’. Mr. Okpegwa Ejiroghene Abel, the Delta State Chairman of DPP, who spoke to newsmen on the party’s preparation for the 2019 elections,…

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Vote in men of integrity-Asuelimen Ononmhen, South-East Federal Constituency Aspirant

Matthew Aramunde Ubiaja “Vote into office those who will not distance themselves from you after election” This was the words of caution given by an aspirant Mr.Asuelimen Ononmhen who is gunning for a slot into the House of Representative Esan North East/Esan South East Federal Constituency. Asuelimen promised the enthusiastic gathering that he will bridge the yawning gap between the electorate and those they elect by initiating regular town hall meetings with the view of discussing the needs of the people and proffering solutions. He bemoan the situation where elected…

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2019: I will not touch public funds, Cross River governorship aspirant tells eligible voters

  By Ita Akpan Calabar A serving minister of Niger Delta Affairs, under the present Buhari’s government Pastor Usani Uguru Usani who is also a governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), in Cross River State has asserted that he will not touch public funds as governor of the state if nominated and subsequently voted into power come 2019. The Minister made this assertion during a gubernatorial declaration of his intention to contest for the office of Governor of Cross River State held at the Management Development…

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Campaign for good governance: CSO, others caution Oshiomhole over attack on Okowa

Onome Prosper Ughelli  Campaign for Good Governance (CGG), in collaboration with the Civil Society Organisations, Non-governmental Organisations and ex-militants in Delta State have warned that they would deployed their combined strengths and resources to ward off any unwarranted attack on the nation democracy, noting that they will resist any attempt by external forces aimed at altering the political arrangements in Delta state through illegitimate means or intimidate the people in the 2019 elections. Addressing a press conference in Ughelli, CGG national coordinator, Prince Obaro Unuafe, frowned at a statement credited…

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