Why INEC Needs A New Voters Register In Delta State’s Gubernatorial Re-run.
The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigerian recognizes that we are created equal and endowed with the sacrosanct rights to representative government among others. The decision of the Independent National Elections Commission (INEC) to use the rigged voters register that was declared void by the appellate court is not only beyond human comprehension, it is also insane. It glaringly calls into question the impartiality and competence of INEC as the rerun looms.
Delta Budgets N240bn for 2011.
Delta State government, on Wednesday, presented a budget of N240. 5 billion for the 2011 fiscal year.
This is made up of N122.73 billion capital and N117.85 billion recurrent expenditure. The estimate, according to the state acting governor, Prince Sam Obi, showed a decrease of N9.172 billion from last year’s budget of N331.8 billion.
State Micro Credit Scheme.
About 85,000 people have so far been empowered and removed from the poverty line through the Delta state micro credit scheme.
The acting governor of Delta state Prince Sam Obi who announced this at the 3rd anniversary celebration of the micro credit scheme in Asaba said the economic renaissance has positively touched the lives of those at the grassroot as well as the urban poor.
A Team of Indians in Delta for Speedy Development.
A team of Indian experts have arrived Delta State to work out possible modalities in partnering with the state government in providing major infrastructures to fast-track development in the state. Keywords:
The Chairman of DSC International H.S Narula who led the team disclosed when he paid the acting governor of the state Prince Sam Obi a courtesy call said they were in the state to discussed the modalities of investment in infrastructures like Power and Energy, Education and Road construction sectors.
Narula, Prince Sam Obi
Delta State Government Commiserates with Oshiomhole.
The Delta State Government has expressed its deepest condolences to the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole on the untimely and sad death of his beloved wife of over 30 years. Keywords:
Oma Djebah, Clara Oshiomole
Delta Acting Governor Dissolves Exco.
DELTA Acting Governor, Prince Sam Obi, yesterday, dissolved the State Executive Council, thereby sending the Commissioners packing, promising to reconstitute a new executive in the near future. Keywords:
Beatrice Omeni,Ngozi Okolie, Paulinus Akpeki, Leonard Esegbue, Dumbiri Uweh, David Ekereokosu, Brave Enodeh.
Uduaghan Urges Credibility as Delta Gets Laws.
Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has said good legal framework would attract investments and guarantee good governance. Keywords:
He said without existing laws, government could not achieve its objectives.Uduaghan spoke at the public presentation of the Laws of Delta State in Asaba, the state capital.
Niki Tobi, Roseline Bozimo, Victor Otomiewo
Check Flow of Small Arms to Niger-Delta.
Uduaghan Tells EU
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has called on the French authorities to prevail on its colleagues at the European Union (EU) to check the inflow of small arms to the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
The Governor, who made the call in Asaba at the weekend when the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Jean Dumond paid him a courtesy visit, said such efforts will go a long way in checking violence and criminal activities in the Niger Delta region.
Besides ensuring peace and security, he noted that such move will create the enabling environment for foreign investors to invest in the region and Delta State in particular
Uduaghan Urges PDP Aspirants in Delta State to Shun Violence.
Delta State Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that PDP aspirants found promoting violence and disturbing the peace of the state may not be accepted by the party.
Delta State 2011 Budget to Drop Low.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has hinted that the state 2011 budget might drop lower than the current fiscal year due to fall in funds accruing to the state.