Delta State

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 20th, 2013
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Desperate to halt a probe into his finances, former Delta State Governor James Ibori tried to bribe anti-corruption boss Nuhu Ribadu in 2007 with $15m in cash in a bag so heavy one man alone could not lift it, Ribadu told a London court on Thursday. Reuters quoted Ribadu as telling the court that he ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2013
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former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori | credits: File copy Jailed former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, used front men and shell companies to acquire a hidden stake in privatised fertiliser company, Notore, a British police detective told a London court on Wednesday. Detective Constable ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2013
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5 and HALF REASONS WHY MINISTER OF NIGER DELTA SHOULD BE SACKED AND SHOULD NOT BE ELECTED A GOVERNOR PLUS AGAGU DEATH: NMA GOOFED BY CALLING FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY I reject bad leadership, I reject tribalism, I reject mediocrity. I reject mis-performance. I reject a mismanaged government! Unknow...
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Sep 11th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver The ongoing ASUU strike in Nigeria has consumed her first victim, sending him into political oblivion as the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has impeached its president, Comrade Yinka Gbadebo a.k.a Ayefele. The senate arm of the students union held an emergency meeti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver “Henceforth, I submit and present the title ‘ogiame’ to God, the creator, who made the sea and rules over all. Therefore, no Olu or person may bear the title or name that now belongs to God. I nullify all tokens of libation poured on the land and seas or sprinkled into the […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2013
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Fejiro Oliver The political theatre in Delta State has taken a new dimension of theatrics as a group known as Delta Decides has elected new executives to pilot the affairs of the pressure group for the next four years. The socio-political group which has been in the fore front of demanding good gover...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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– Begin Scene – Me: Good Afternoon (I hand over my passport to security check and brace myself for the interrogation that’s sure to follow…) Officer: Mmm. (Doesn’t look up. He studies my passport seriously for a moment, then…) Where are you from? (He can see it. It’s on my passport. But he asks anywa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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By Adisa Adeleye Many Nigerians and also friendly foreigners agree that the country is facing various problems on political stability and economic reconstruction. The major problem is that of national unity in an atmosphere of the rising profile of ethnicity and religious bigotry. The past weeks have...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Do not run a campaign that would embarrass your mother Byrd Robert C. Fejiro Oliver As I ponder over the political situation of Delta State, I find it more complex because of its hydra headed problems and complication because even some of the masses voices have concluded in their minds to eat their s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 21st, 2013
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BY FESTUS AHON THIRTY-eight years after he left office as head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, last week described the Urhobo as one of the most patriotic ethnic nationalities in the country. Gowon was in Delta State, on August 9, to honour the invitation of the Sapele Diocese, Anglican Communion, to...