How the ambivalent middle became complicit
We are in an election year, or are we? Surely this is 2019. This is the year we go to the polls to hire new agents to steer the rudder down the path of our preferred collective well-being.
UNN alumni unveil plan for $150m legacy centre, honour Mbamalu
The Mass Communication Department Alumni Association (Jacksonites) of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) have unveiled plans to commence the construction...
Pat Utomi emerges Delta APC faction candidate
Prof Pat Utomi has been declared winner and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2019 governorship election in Delta State. Utomi, president of the popular Lagos Business School, emerged the flagbearer of the APC at a parallel governorship primary after he polled 2,486 votes to defeat three other aspirants. The former Speaker…
Kachikwu, Utomi, others shun APC primaries
The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC deepened on Sunday as three of the four governorship aspirants have opted out while asking for a postponement as delegate lists remained elusive to them. This was disclosed by one of the aspirants, Prof Pat Utomi who addressed journalists in Asaba, just as efforts by journalists to…
Delta APC Gubernatorial Ticket: Delta North Leaders endorse Pat Utomi as Consensus candidate
Ahead of the All Progressive Congress, APC gubernatorial primaries billed for September 29th, leaders, elders and stakeholders of the party in Delta North Senatorial district of the state have endorsed Prof. Pat Utomi as its Consensus candidate to square up with other governorship aspirants, including Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru who hails from Delta-central district. The…
Democratic process better served by direct primaries, says Utomi
To be clear, I did not walkout on the meeting, even though my voice was a strong voice of dissent. I indicated on arrival that I had a planned rally in Okpara Inland in Ethiope East.
I’m contesting to rescue Delta from death, says Utomi
An aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State governorship race, Prof. Patrick Utomi, said his intent to run for office was to rescue the people living in the current state “worse than death” Utomi, who was once a presidential aspirant in 2011 under the African Democratic Congress, is a renowned business…
Utomi charges Deltans to stop selfish leaders
Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Prof. Pat Utomi, has called on the electorate to end to the era self-serving leaders, to make the state the envy of others in the country.
NDDC chief urges support for Delta North in 2019 governorship
Executive Director, Projects EDP, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Samuel Adjogbe, has canvassed a shift of the governorship slot to Delta North Senatorial district in 2019 election.
Pat Utomi denies criticising APC
Professor of political economy and one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) front-runners in the race for 2019 governorship of Delta State Pat Utomi has denied reports in the media of his admission the APC has derailed from its vision. A number of online media platforms published reports that Utomi's campaign organisation said was completely…