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    Jonathan Rounds Off Campaign Tour Of Delta

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    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday concluded the second leg of his campaign tour of Delta State, where he interacted with and solicited the support of the various stakeholders in the state for his re-election in the March 28 presidential election. Jonathan had arrived the state on Friday to kick-start a two-day interactive session with the various…

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    My Husband’s Re-election ‘ll Guarantee Better Future For Nigerian Women – Patience Jonathan

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    The first lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, yesterday urged Nigerian women to vote for the re-election of her husband, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to secure a better future for themselves. Speaking in Delta State during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Women for Change Initiative Presidential Rally at the Orerokpe Township Stadium, she said a second…

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    INFERNO: Fire Guts Delta’s Multi-billion Naira IPP Project

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    The multi-billion naira Delta State government-owned Independent Power Plant (IPP) has been gutted by fire. The project, sited at Oghara, the hometown of former governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, and headquarters of Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state, was ravaged by fire, in a yet to be ascertained circumstance on Monday…

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  • Tompolo’s Cousin Emerges Delta PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate

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    Delta State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday picked the nominee of a former militant commander in the Niger Delta, Chief Government Ekpemukpolo (alias Tompolo), Mr Kingsley Otuaro, as his running mate in the February 2015 governorship election. The emergence of Otuaro, an Ijaw ethnic nationality and cousin of…

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    2015: Tension Grips Delta PDP Over Okowa’s Running Mate

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    Tension has gripped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State over the selection of the running mate to the gubernatorial flagbearer of the party in the 2015 election, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Three ethnic nationalities in Delta South senatorial district of the state- Itsekiri, Ijaw and Isoko are at daggers’ drawn over the nomination of…

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  • Delta 2015: Aspirants Write PDP NWC, Want Level-playing Field

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    Governorship aspirants on the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state dissatisfied with the recently held ward congresses in the state have written the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party calling for a level-playing field in the forthcoming governorship primary election. The aspirants specifically alleged that the state governor, Emmanuel…

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  • Ward Congress: Confusion In PDP

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    The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been thrown into confusion in the aftermath of the controversial ward congress of the party held nationwide on Saturday. Already, aggrieved aspirants for various offices in the 2015 general elections on the platform of the party have laid siege on the national secretariat of the party in Abuja…

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    Alamieyeseigha’s Son Murdered In Dubai

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    Tragedy struck the former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, on Sunday, when one of his sons, Oyamiefa, was murdered in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he was a student. The late Oyamiefa, 30, who was reportedly killed in the house belonging to his father in the Arab country, was said to…

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    INDECENT DRESSING: Delta Lawmaker Suspended

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    A member of the Delta State House of Assembly, (DTHA), Mr. Keston Okoro, was yesterday sent out of the floor of the Assembly for indecent dressing. Speaker Peter Onwunsanya gave the order during yesterday’s sitting of the House. Onwunsanya said the embattled lawmaker would not be re-admitted into the House until he learnt to dress…

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    NNPC Strike: 4 Refineries, 23 Oil Depots Shut

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    Indications that the nation may be heading for another round of fuel scarcity emerged yesterday as all four of the nation’s refineries were shut down as workers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) embarked on an industrial action. It was learnt that the four refineries located in Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Warri, were shut…

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