Delta State

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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...
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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 […]...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Aug 19th, 2013
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My father had this mythological sense of the old New York and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the forty thieves. Martin Scorsese We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to office. Aesop FEJIRO OLIVER This piece is targeted at the children of anger( apology ...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE, Deputy Political Editor SATURDAY, August 3, 2013 was a special day for the people of Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State. It was a day South-South leaders and eminent Deltans stormed the area to mobilize support for re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015....
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Late last week was the birthday celebration of former Delta State governor, James Ibori, which he clocked 55 years. While he is still serving a jail term in a UK prison, family, friends, and kinsmen, threw a birthday party for him. The celebration began with a thanksgiving church service where the Pa...