VIEWPOINT: PLAYING TO THE GALLERY – Odiase

There are many of us whose main occupation is to play to the gallery. Wherever we are, we draw undue attention to ourselves, to feel relevant and be able to foist our assumed relevance on others. We use antics of all sorts to achieve our objectives. To us the players, it is a profession, not merely main occupation or a pastime. Were our motives altruistic, we probably wouldn’t appear so clownish and ridiculous. We nauseatingly scheme for recognition and for elevation on the social ladder. Our antics include, (but are…

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OGADI PRESENTS EBONKA AS CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ika North East, Chief Godwin Ogadi has presented Barr. Victor Ebonka to the state party returning officer, Mr. Raymond Edijala as the party candidate elect to contest for the chairmanship position in the forthcoming local government elections in the state. The erudite legal luminary and Peoples Democratic Party stalwart emerged unopposed at the party primary election held at True Word Events Centre, Boji-Boji, Owa, on Friday October 27, 2017. In his remarks, Chief Ogadi congratulated Ebonka and thanked the party wards leaders and delegates…

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OKOBAH POWERS OKOWA LEGACY GROUP

A pressure group known as Okowa Legacy Group, with the main aim of highlighting and showcasing the activities and achievements of His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta State to the country through creating awareness in the print, electronic and social media platform, was inaugurated at Igbodo, Ika North East LGA of Delta State, on Wednesday October 4, 2017, by the Dr.(Mrs.) Isioma Okobah Foundation. Peoples Democratic Party faithful in Ika North East LGA came out in large number for the inauguration ceremony. In a brief remark,…

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LG POLLS: DSIEC RELEASES ELECTION TIME TABLE

The Delta State Independent Electoral Commission Board headed by Chief Mike Ogbodu, has fixed January 6, 2018 for the local government elections in all 27 council areas of the state. The Board Chairman disclosed this while outlining the comprehensive election time table in Asaba on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Chief Ogbodu said the election would be for the 25 chairmanship positions as well as for the councillorships in each of the wards in the state local government council areas. He gave the complete outline of the time table as follows:…

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POLITICAL DUNGEON BY EGWU NWACHUKWU

Majority of those touting themselves as APC chieftains in Delta are rejects and renegades from the People’s Democratic Party. The likes of Hon. Doris Uboh, Victor Ochei, Omo-Agege, Dr. Ojugboh Cairo and a retinue of disenchanted and disappointed opportunists whose over-leaping ambitions cannot find breeding space at the same corridors of governance in the present dispensation under His Excellency (Sen.) Dr. A.I. Okowa. There is a promise that must be hurriedly put across to them, and it should be marked with intense seriousness that APC lost its rudder from inception…

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LG POLL: IKA SOUTH PDP ELECTS CHAIRMANSHIP CANDIDATE

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ika South chapter has elected her chairmanship candidate ahead of the Local government election. The election of the candidate was made through a consensus by the party leaders held at the party secretariat recently. It had a renowned legal Luminary, from Ward 11 in Abavo Kingdom, Barr. Victor Okoh, as the Party Chairmanship candidate with 43 votes out of the total number of 72 votes cast by the leaders, LGA executive and stakeholders from the various wards and local government at large. The voting was held…

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COUNCILORSHIP ASPIRANT ONYEKA ONYIBE LISTS PRIORITIES

A councilorship aspirant for the upcoming local government election under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in ward 1 constituency of Ika South Local government area, Onyeka Onyibe, has promised to give effective representation if elected to represent the ward at the legislative arm of the local government council. Onyibe popularly known as Bob made the promise while listing his priorities of his intentions to serve the peoples mandate as councilor during the Ward general meeting held last week. He said he is on a mission to actualize developmental…

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HON. BELLO URGE LG POLLS ASPIRANTS NOT TO HEAT UP POLITY

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ika South Chapter, Hon. Collins Bello, has warned aspirants gearing up for the Local Government Council election not to heat up the polity in Ika South. He made the call during an emergency meeting of the party held at the party secretariat on Thursday, September 14, 2017 to address the illegalities observed regarding political campaign amongst the aspirants. Speaking, Hon. Bello frowned at a certain text message being sent across some party members insinuating that a particular aspirant has been endorsed as…

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