Anambra Senatorial Race: How Odds Favour Umeh, Odua, Ukachukwu

Alphonsus NwezeAs expected the race for the   National Assembly  election in Anambra State especially   the Senatorial seats  slated to hold on January 16 this year along side presidential election in every ramification is a tight contest. The flag-bearers of the three dominant political parties in the State are expectedly, the top contenders in each of the three Senatorial zones. They are Chief Victor Umeh of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief (Mrs) Uche Ekwunife of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP),In APC Chief Sylvester Okonkwo and Where… are still…

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Human Right Groups Give Gov Obiano 3-Day Ultimatum To Arrest ASTMA Commaders

Two right groups, Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIJE) and National Publicity Secretary Campaign for Democracy CD has given governor Willie Obiano three days ultimatum to arrest and prosecute two Anambra Traffic Maintenance Agency commanders in the state. The Board of Trustees Chairman of HURIJE, Comrade Dede Uzor A Uzor and CD National publicity Secretary, gave the ultimatum on behalf of the groups on Wednesday at the state capital while briefing newsmen on the activities of Anambra Traffic Management Agency. They said though the agency has been…

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Gov Okowa Laid Foundation For Smart Agenda In Public Procurement – Okeze

The Director-General of Delta State Public Procurement Commission (DSPPC), Mr Joseph Duke Okeze has disclosed that governor Ifeanyi Okowa has laid a foundation for the Smart Agenda in public procurement in the state. Mr Okeze made the disclosure on Tuesday in Asaba while declaring open a 2-day sensitization workshop for Contractors, Civil Society Organizations and the Media on ‘New Public Procurement Regime’ in Delta state. He said the governor’s Smart Agenda in relation to public procurement led to the enactment of the Delta State Public Procurement Law in 2016. According…

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OTOLOKPO GETS TWO ROADS APPROVED BY GOV OKOWA

The Delta State Government has approved the construction of two road projects in Otolokpo, an agrarian community in Ika Northeast local government. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Patrick Ukah who disclosed this on Tuesday after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, listed the roads to include Idumu Okete, extending to Idumu Ogbeohu and Acharra road through Idumu Achara. Responding, the Executive Assistant on Orientation to the governor, Barr Azuka Eugene Uzum who hail from the community thanked the governor for his leadership. He reaffirmed…

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CENTRE LSD TO HOST ZONAL RALLY ON OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP IN AKWA IBOM

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) in partnership with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has concluded arrangements for the hosting of the South-South Zonal rally of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital under the project ‘Promoting Accountability in Nigeria through Engagement and Implementation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP)’ with funding from the MacArthur Foundation. The rally is essentially to create awareness about the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the 14 commitment areas of the Nigerian OGP National Action Plan and…

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Suspected Cultist Murders Market Union Secretary…….As Right Group Calls On Police To Bring Perpetrators To Book

Pandemonium broke out on Monday, 28 /1/2019 in Idemili Slaughter Market, Idemili North local government of Anambra state as gunmen suspected to be cultists killed the market Union Secretary, Mr Ochondo Nonso. An eyewitness who narrated the ugly incident to DELTA DECIDES disclosed that the gunmen arrived the slaughter market at about 5pm and shot Mr Ochendo dead. The eyewitness who pleaded anonymity said; “At about 5pm at slaughter market, we heard gun shots. It was dark and after about 10 minutes when everywhere was calm, some people took to…

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Track Vehicles Carrying Election Materials, Yakubu Tells FRSC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has asked the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to help the Commission track all vehicles conveying election materials and personnel from their departure points to the 119, 973 polling units to be used for the 2019 general elections. Speaking at the Corps Marshal’s Strategy Session with Commanding Officers held at the FRSC headquarters in Abuja today, Prof Yakubu also urged the officers to screen particulars of the vehicles to be deployed for electoral operations, in order to guarantee their…

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Court Orders Forfeit of N1.04bn Traced To Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has ordered forfeiture of the sum of N1,000,494,000 (One Billion, Four Hundred and Ninety Four Thousand Naira) belonging Patience Jonathan. It was gathered that the money was lodged in three deposits with Fidelity Bank Plc on 20th and 25th May, 2015. The Court presided over by Justice A. Lewis-Allagoa in consequent upon a motion ex parte filed by the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC is seeking for the interim forfeiture of the money, which was found in the Bank account of Magel Resort…

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(Photos) 19 Yahoo Yahoo Boys Nabbed With Charms, Female Pants

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office have arrested 19 suspected internet fraudsters at Ologuneru Area of the metropolitan city of Ibadan and at Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State. They are, Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun. Others are: Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin. The four other suspects arrested early hours of Friday, February 1, 2019 at their hideout at…

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Onoghen Still Remains CJN- Oranusi

Alphonsus Nweze A legal practitioner based in Onitsha, Anambra State, Chief Chuba Oranusi,has accused President Muhammad Buhari of deliberately working hard to destroy Nigeria because of his vaulting ambition to remain in office for a second term. Oranusi wondered how can President Buhari who swore to defend and protect the construction of Federal Republic of Nigeria would be working so hard to destroy that construction. He said “the president has little regard for the Constitution. He wanted to destroy the National Assembly but failed. Now it is the judiciary, another…

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