ABIA: Gov. Orji Appoints Deputy Transition Committee Chairmen In LGAs

In furtherance of the formal swearing-in of the 17 LGA Transition Committee Chairmen in Umuahia on 1 Jul 2014 by the Abia State Governor Theodore Orji, the Governor has subsequently approved the following people as Deputy Transition Committee Chairmen in their respective…

Libel: Okowa Sues Detractor For N20Bn *Writes Jonathan On Political Plot Against Him

Libel: Okowa Sues Detractor For N20Bn *Writes Jonathan On Political Plot Against Him

In a bid to curtail the excesses of political detractors who are head-bent on destroying the reputation of Senator Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, ahead of the 2015 Delta governorship elections, a N20 Billion libel suit (A/151/2014) has been filed against one Mr. John…

Delta 2015 Guber: "I Was Forced To Implicate Okowa On My Shooting" – Sunny Okonye

Delta 2015 Guber: "I Was Forced To Implicate Okowa On My Shooting" – Sunny Okonye

A new twist to the alleged shooting of a hotelier by suspected political hoodlums in Boji-Boji-Agbor, Ika South Local Council of Delta State over an alleged burning down of a campaign billboard has emerged. The victim, Mr. Sunny Okonye, has clarified his…

PDP Chieftains Banish APC Member From Community In Delta *As Ikpide-Irri People Seek Govt Intervention

A youth leader and an All Peoples Congress (APC) member in Ikpide-Irri, Isoko South local government area of Delta state, has allegedly been ostracised by his community for challenging a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislator at the National Assembly for failure to…

EKITI GUBER POLLS VICTORY: JONATHAN, UDUAGHAN, ORJI, FAYEMI, OTHERS CONGRATULATE FAYOSE

EKITI GUBER POLLS VICTORY: JONATHAN, UDUAGHAN, ORJI, FAYEMI, OTHERS CONGRATULATE FAYOSE

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and his Abia State counterpart, Chief Theodore Orji and the defeated incumbent governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi have congratulated Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose on his victory at the…

Delta LG Election: Group Adopts Chairmanship Aspirant In Ukwuani LGA

Ahead of the up-coming LGA elections in Delta State, a socio-political interest group, Ukwuani Volunteers, has adopted Mr. Chris Ogoegbunem Ijibike as the group’s sole candidate for Ukwuani Chairmanship. The adoption was made known after an exclusive meeting to mark its mid-year…

Delta LG Polls: Ndokwa Group Urges Gov. Uduaghan To Accept People's Candidate

Ndokwa Economic and Socio-Political cum Cultural Organization (NESPCO) has called on the state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan to critically examine, screen and X-ray candidates to be presented by the Party Leaders in the Three LGAs of NDOKWA Nation during the forth-coming council…

Rejoinder: Abia Govt Denies Involvement in Ihejirika’s Alleged Governorship Ambition

Rejoinder: Abia Govt Denies Involvement in Ihejirika’s Alleged Governorship Ambition

The Abia State government has described the report written by one Willy Eya of The Sun newspaper linking the Abia First Family to the purported governorship ambition of the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ihejirika (retd.), as deceitful and malicious. A…

2015 Election: PDP Ward Chairmen Adopt Gov Orji for Abia Central Senatorial Seat

2015 Election: PDP Ward Chairmen Adopt Gov Orji for Abia Central Senatorial Seat

Ahead of the 2015 general elections, all ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have unequivocally adopted the Governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, as the consensus candidate for the Abia Central senatorial district seat come 2015 election. The unanimous…

2015: S’East Govs Beg Jonathan To Re-Contest As Nigeria’s President

2015: S’East Govs Beg Jonathan To Re-Contest As Nigeria’s President

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Nigeria’s South East geopolitical zone, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to re-contest for a second term in 2015 assuring him of their unanimous and unwavering support. The backup for President Jonathan took effect…

Gov. Orji Urges Judges To Sustain Impartial Integrity *As Chioma Otti Becomes Abia Chief Judge

Gov. Orji Urges Judges To Sustain Impartial Integrity *As Chioma Otti Becomes Abia Chief Judge

The new Substantive Chief Judge of Abia State, Hon Justice Nnenna Chioma Otti has been sworn in along side Justice Innocent Ahunanaya Nwabughuogu and Justice Eleazar Onyekachi Enwereji who were appointed as judges of the Courts of Abia State respectively. During the…

Politics: Rivers APC Postpones Ward Congress To April 7 *As Ex-nPDP National Spokesman Cheats Death In Auto Crash

Politics: Rivers APC Postpones Ward Congress To April 7 *As Ex-nPDP National Spokesman Cheats Death In Auto Crash

The Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, 5th April, 2014 in Rivers State has been rescheduled till Monday (April 7) in keeping with directives from the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. “For the avoidance…

Suspension Of Rivers’ Chief Judge: NJC’s ‘Macabre Dance’ & ‘Jungle Justice’ -By APC

Suspension Of Rivers’ Chief Judge: NJC’s ‘Macabre Dance’ & ‘Jungle Justice’ -By APC

Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has enjoined the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reverse its decision in the suspension of Justice Agumagu barely days after he was sworn-in as Chief Judge of Rivers State by the State Government….

Nigerian Politics & Amalgamation: Gov Uduaghan Addresses Confab @ London Houses of Parliament

Nigerian Politics & Amalgamation: Gov Uduaghan Addresses Confab @ London Houses of Parliament

The governor of oil and gas wealthy Delta state in Nigeria, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan was among Guest speakers on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the British African Diaspora Conference dedicated to Nigeria and held at the Houses of Parliament in London. Other…

Delta 2015: Uduaghan Urges Legislators To Seeks Balance In Political, Legislative Duties

Delta 2015: Uduaghan Urges Legislators To Seeks Balance In Political, Legislative Duties

AS the political activities towards the 2015 general elections increases, the Governor of Delta State, Delta State Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has admonished members of the Delta State House of Assembly to strike a balance between their political activities and their legislative…

Delta 2015: Orubebe Faces Early Attacks, As Group Vows To Stop Him From Contesting Governorship

Delta 2015: Orubebe Faces Early Attacks, As Group Vows To Stop Him From Contesting Governorship

The governorship ambition of the immediate past Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, may have hit the rocks as the South South Youth Political Forum (SSYPF) vows to stop him over his failure to attract meaningful dividends of democracy to…

Atiku, Amaechi, Others Reject Jonathan’s Ultimatum to Return to PDP

Atiku, Amaechi, Others Reject Jonathan’s Ultimatum to Return to PDP

The possibility of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and dissenting Governors who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) returning to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as requested by President Goodluck Jonathan is zero, the spokesman of the defunct New Peoples…

2015: Uduaghan Provides Panacea for Credible Polls … Says Political Parties Must Be Accountable For Polls Outcome

2015: Uduaghan Provides Panacea for Credible Polls … Says Political Parties Must Be Accountable For Polls Outcome

AHEAD of 2015 general elections, the Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has said, credible elections can be conducted with the active participation of Nigerians. Governor Uduaghan who stated this on Monday, February 25, 2014 at a seminar organized by the Delta…

APC Backs Rivers Lawmakers Over N30 Bn Reserve Fund *Commends Gov. Amaechi for signing amendment bill into law

APC Backs Rivers Lawmakers Over N30 Bn Reserve Fund *Commends Gov. Amaechi for signing amendment bill into law

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the State House of Assembly for passing the Rivers State Reserve Fund Law Amendment Bill 2014 to enable the State Government withdraw N30 billion from the N53 billion in the…

Delta 2015: Olejeme Gets Massive Endorsement For Governorship Race

Delta 2015: Olejeme Gets Massive Endorsement For Governorship Race

As the journey to the oil and gas rich Delta state governorship hots up, bookmakers’ predictions have pointed out that the candidature and emergence of the Chairman, Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme as governor in the 2015 general election…

Rivers Political Crisis: Tonye Princewill Alleges Threat To His Life For Supporting President Jonathan

Rivers Political Crisis: Tonye Princewill Alleges Threat To His Life For Supporting President Jonathan

As the Rivers state polity remains heated up, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Prince Tonye Princewill has alleged a threat to his life by Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s spokesperson and Commissioner of Information, Ibim Semenetari. While condemning in strong terms the vitriolic…

“Delta Is Not PDP State” -Says DPP *As Delta PDP Pledges Loyalty To Muazu, Jonathan

“Delta Is Not PDP State” -Says DPP *As Delta PDP Pledges Loyalty To Muazu, Jonathan

The Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) has reacted to claims by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State that there is no other party in the state, except the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a swift reaction to the “one party state” issue, Chairman…

Macaulay vs Nwaoboshi: Uduaghan Bars Political Appointees From Speaking On Delta 2015 Guber Poll

Macaulay vs Nwaoboshi: Uduaghan Bars Political Appointees From Speaking On Delta 2015 Guber Poll

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has warned all his political appointees to desist from granting political interviews. The warning came on the heels of recent political fisticuffs between the Chairman of the Delta State Chapter of the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party…

Delta PDP Zoning: Isoko Group Lambasts Nwaoboshi On Anti-Politics

Delta PDP Zoning: Isoko Group Lambasts Nwaoboshi On Anti-Politics

Chairman of Isoko Grassroots Movement (IGM) Hon Sunday Elueni has asked Barrister Peter Nwaoboshi, the Delta State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to address issues raised by the Secretary to the State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay. He also challenged other…

Adamu Muazu Is New PDP National Boss  *Tukur To Be Appointed Defence Minister

Adamu Muazu Is New PDP National Boss *Tukur To Be Appointed Defence Minister

Following the alleged forced resignation of former National Chairman of the Poples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, the Party has appointed the former Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, as its new party chairman. Mu’azu is to replace the former…

APC Concurs with Soyinka, Recommends CP Mbu For Borno, Yobe *Condemns Presidency’s Silence on Disrupted Rivers Rally

APC Concurs with Soyinka, Recommends CP Mbu For Borno, Yobe *Condemns Presidency’s Silence on Disrupted Rivers Rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has joined Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka in pleading with President Goodluck Jonathan to send controversial Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Mbu Joseph Mbu, to Borno or Yobe state to help end the…

Political Drama: At Last, Tukur Quits Stage, As Jonathan Affirms Resignation Of PDP Boss

Political Drama: At Last, Tukur Quits Stage, As Jonathan Affirms Resignation Of PDP Boss

True to Blank NEWS Online earlier report on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, tittled “Breaking News: PDP National Chairman, Tukur Bows To Superior Pressure”, the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has finally resigned. Although Tukur’s pride…

PDP: Twist In Tukur’s Resignation, Despite Superior Pressure

PDP: Twist In Tukur’s Resignation, Despite Superior Pressure

Despite claims that Nigeria’s embattled National chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur had handed President Goodluck Jonathan his resignation letter, there was a twist in the ensuing episode on Wednesday, when Tukur insisted that he is still chairman…