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The Oshimili North is one of the twenty-five Local Government Areas that make up Delta State, South-south geo-political region of Nigeria. The Local Government was created in 1997 and until its creation, was part of the old Oshimili Local Government Area. The Local Government is headquartered at Akwukwu-ukwu and comprises prominent towns and communities such as Ibusa, Illah and Okpanam. The people of this region speak Igbo, which the Igbo indigenes refer to as the Enuani language dialect of Igbo language.

Pro-Elumelu Reps fault suspension of Minority Leader, others

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and  six  others on Friday  by the Peoples Democratic Party over the controversy surrounding the minority leadership of the House. The PDP  suspended  Elumelu, who represents  …

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End Reps’ crisis, focus on national issues, Clark advises PDP

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Edwin Clark, on Sunday urged the Peoples Democratic Party to focus on major national issues and end the current minority leadership crisis in the House of Representatives. He stated that the PDP should take no further punitive action but allow …

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Nigeria decides: Winner of Delta State’s Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency emerges

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency in Delta State, Mr Ndudi Elumelu has been declared winner of last Saturday’s National Assembly election. Announcing the results, the Returning Officer, Dr. Ignatius Ezoem, said Mr Ndidi Elumelu polled 84,615 votes to defeat his opponent, Mr Paul …

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Nigeria: PDP NWC, BoT At War Over House Minority Positions

By Chuks Okocha Abuja — The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is enmeshed in a crisis over who occupies minority leadership positions in the House of Representatives. Already, the crisis has pitted the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) against the 99-member Board of Trustees (BoT) of the party, an advisory body …

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JUST IN: PDP suspends Elumelu, Ikpeazu, five other reps

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday suspended member representing Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency of Delta State, Mr Ndudi Elumelu and  six other PDP members of the House of Representatives. The other PDP reps that were also suspended include member representing Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency of Osun State,  Wole Oke; …

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Ibori Country Club hosts Chizea at 70 tourney

Friends and associates of Sir Nicholas Onyeogali Chizea will today join about 80 golfers at the Ibori Golf and Country Club (IGCC), Asaba to honour the gentleman in celebration of his 70th birthday, IGCC Vice Captain, Alfred Ebreneyin and handicap secretary, Sifo Oniti have disclosed. The celebrant, who is also …

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Newspaper Review: 10 feared dead as bandits reportedly attack 4 Katsina communities

The major headlines in mainstream Nigerian newspapers today, Friday, July 5 are focused on the alleged attack by bandits in Katsina, the crisis in the PDP over minority positions in the House of Reps, the response of northern governors to the ultimatum issued by a northern coalition concerning the suspended …

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PDP BoT backs PDP’s list for House minority leaders

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, on Thursday said the PDP BoT and the party’s National Working Committee had forwarded the PDP’s list for minority leadership position to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila. Speaking with …

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Omo-Agege appoints five special advisers

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday approved the appointments of five Special Advisers to take charge of critical departments in his office. Those appointed are: Deputy Chief of Staff Mr. Alex Onwudiamu; SA Political Affairs Mr. Godwin Anaughe; SA Special Duties Prince Efe Duku; SA Legislative and Plenary Matters …

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Nigeria: Why Judge Sent Nigerian Senator, Nwaoboshi, to Prison – AllAfrica

Photo: The Guardian By Ben Ezeamalu As officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) escorted the Delta State senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, out of the courtroom, shouts of ‘Oshimili’ from a band of loyalists standing outside rent the air. Mr Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Delta North, …

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