Okowa wins governorship election in Delta
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of Saturday governorship election in Delta. The Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Bio Nyananyo, announced in Asaba that Okowa polled 724,680 votes to beat his closest rival, Chief Great Ogboru of the Labour Party,…
Election: Soldiers impound Delta Information Commissioner’s car
Some unindentified soldiers on Saturday impounded the official car of the Delta Commissioner of Information, Mr Chike Ogeah, at a polling station where he went to be accredited to vote.
168,000 fishermen, 350 Delta, Bayelsa communities affected by Bonga spill
THE Bonga 2011 oil spill incident from an offshore oil field operated by Shell Nigeria Production and Exploration Company (SNEPCO) affected 168,000 victims in 350 communities in Delta and Bayelsa. The Paramount Ruler of Olobia Community Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Council of Bayelsa Chief Howells Levi, said on Monday in Yenagoa that the oil…