Controversy

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THANK GOD I AM NOT IBORI! – by Norbert Chiazor

  “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 … Continue reading

OKOWA’S CLUELESS GOVERNMENT AND ONUESOKE’S INCESSANT ATTACKS ON DELTA APC – By Charles Onokuta

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 … Continue reading

Macaulay’s Vomit of Bad Manners, By Geo Chuks

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 … Continue reading

BRIBERY ALLEGATION: Did Uduaghan Really Bribe OBJ, Delta Tribunal Members? The Facts, The Conjectures.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                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 … Continue reading

Delta Re-run, INEC and 2011 Elections

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 … Continue reading

INEC DECLARES UDUAGHAN WINNER (2007)

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, … Continue reading

What is in a Car?

What is in a Car? You may ask.  The Delta State Government was recently embroiled in  waht many pundits regarded as a messy car controversy on two fronts. The first had to do with the car gifts which the state government was alleged to have given to the members of the House of Assembly, ostensibly … Continue reading