Governors differ over alleged diversion of 13% oil derivation funds
Amid mounting allegations of diversion of 13 per cent oil derivation funds levelled against oil-producing states, some governors have refused to give detailed accounts of how the money has been spent over the years...
Omo-Agege berates state governments for alleged abuse of 13% derivation fund
Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has decried alleged diversion of the 13 per cent derivation funds by oil producing states, insisting that the states should deploy 100 per cent of the funds for the development of oil-bearing communities.
Omo-Agege tasks South South governors on economic integration
Deputy Senate President (DSP), Ovie Omo-Agege, has urged governors of the South South geo-political zone to foster regional economic integration through massive investment on infrastructure.
Resource control resonates as Omo-Agege faults FG on Zamfara gold bar
A veiled reference was made to resource control yesterday, as Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, faulted Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle on the sale of gold bar
Omo-Agege condemns alleged atrocities of SARS
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed dismay over the alleged atrocious activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Police in Delta.
Security agencies harassing our governors, PDP cries out
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged harassment of its governors who went to Edo State for the purpose of today’s governorship election in the state.
Senate extends constitution amendment memoranda submission date
The Senate has extended the closure of submission of memoranda from various interest groups in Nigeria regarding the review of the constitution. Its committee in charge of the exercise, which made the announcement yesterday in Abuja, shifted the deadline by nine days. Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Committee on Constitution Review, Ovie Omo-Agege,…
Omo-Agege and the public service
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Senate (“DSP”) first significant foray into public service was when he was appointed as executive assistant to Governor James Ibori of Delta State (2003-2005).