Okowa earned PDP’s Vice-Presidential ticket

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, on Wednesday said Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta earned the party’s Vice-Presidential ticket for the forthcoming general elections as he inaugurated the multi-billion naira Ogheye Floating Market in the state. He said that the market, like the State Secretariat in Asaba,  also built by Okowa,…

Rising poverty in Niger Delta must be eradicated – Ayu

National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, on Wednesday deplored the poor living condition in Niger Delta, saying that in spite of the region’s huge contributions to the nation’s economy, poverty rate in the area had continued to rise. He said that the situation in the zone was bizarre, given the volume…

Campaign Venue: Prof. Utomi lied – DTSG

Delta Government has chided Labour Party chieftain, Professor Pat Utomi, over his false and misleading claims that the government denied the party venue for its presidential campaign in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, at a news conference on Tuesday in Asaba said Utomi, a Professor of many years, should not resort…

Okowa flays Edo train attack

Governor of Delta and Vice-Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has described as “very sad and unfortunate”, Saturday’s attack and kidnap of passengers by gunmen at a train sub-station in Igueben, Edo State. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Sunday, Okowa deplored…