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Communal Dispute: No Land is Worth the Life of any Deltan.

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, advised citizens and communities to eschew hostilities, especially ones associated with land ownership, saying no amount of land was worth the blood of any Deltan. Okowa gave the advice in Asaba while receiving the report of the Judicial Commission of Enquiry into the Boundary Dispute between Ozoro… Read More »

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We’ll keep engaging civil society groups for sustainable development- Makinde’s aide

Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Monday, said that his administration will continue to engage with the civil society groups to enhance its efforts on delivery of sustainable development.The governor, who was represented by his Special Adviser on Strategy and Political Matters, Hon. Babatunde Oduyoye, stated this while receiving a delegation of the state’s chapter… Read More »

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AbdulRazaq not touching LG funds, says Kwara NULGE

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq does not interfere in the management of allocations to the local government councils in the state, the state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) clarified on Sunday, giving lies to claims that the state government was pilfering local government funds. “The Union wishes to inform the… Read More »

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One hundred minutes before Obasanjo

(Published by The Cable, April 18, 2021) Festus Adedayo Did I promise President Olusegun Obasanjo that there would be a ‘rematch’? I cannot precisely remember. But here we were, about 20 years after; he having left the office of the President of Nigeria, with his home at the Presidential Villa, Abuja and I, having left… Read More »

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TCN has completed and energized the newly reconductored 130KM Sokoto – Birnin Kebbi single circuit 132kV transmission line

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has completed the reconductoring of its new 130KM 132kV double circuit Sokoto – Birnin Kebbi Transmission Line, which was also energized at about 4.35pm on 13th April, 2021. The new high capacity 132kV Transmission line which affects/ transverses 405 towers along the Birnin Kebbi – Sokoto line route, now… Read More »

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Okowa congratulates deputy, Otuaro at 53

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has felicitated with his deputy, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, as he turns 53 on Friday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor commended Otuaro for his gallant and astute contributions to the successes being recorded by their administration. He described Otuaro as… Read More »

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Only credible Nigerians should get chieftaincy titles, Makinde advises traditional rulers

…as OYSIPA DG, Ogunwuyi is installed Otunba Mayeloye of Ijeru kingdom…says Arapaja’ll emerge PDP zonal chairman in OsogboOyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, said on Saturday that traditional rulers, as custodians of culture and tradition, should only honour credible individuals who have displayed high moral values and integrity in the society with chieftaincy titles.He equally expressed… Read More »

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Fayose’s seaside prayers as Nigeria in hands of mammy water

(Published by The Cable, April 11, 2021)  Festus Adedayo At first sight, you would think you had seen Mammy Water, that fish-god image created by Sir Victor Uwaifo, famous Joromi singer, Nigerian musician, sculptor and university lecturer. Should you run or obey Uwaifo? In Guitar Boy, Uwaifo sang: “If you see Mami water ohh,/If you see Mami Water ohh,/Never Never… Read More »

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Sam Obi contributed to the development of Delta – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the former Acting Governor of the state, late Prince Sam Obi, positively impacted the state through the various offices he occupied throughout his political career. Okowa stated this during his condolence visit to the family of the late Obi at Ute-Okpu in Ika North East Local… Read More »

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2023: Why Tinubu Deserves To be our Next President

Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the widely acknowledged leader of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress has paid his dues in returning sanctity to the political circuit of our dear nation, Nigeria. To many, he is an enigma, a man who is larger than life. His track record in the political scene in Nigeria is terrific… Read More »