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UDUAGHAN URGES CLOSER TIES BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND EDITORS

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has called for closer interaction between the State Governors and Media Editors in the country. Governor Uduaghan who made this call in Uyo, Capital of Akwa Ibom State at the weekend during the 8th All Editors Conference such interface would help government efforts in managing security challenges in the … Continue reading

IBORI $15M ‘BRIBE’ SAGA: COURT ADJOURNS TO OCT 29

A federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has adjourned till October 29, 2012, the case of ownership of the $15million alleged bribe offered by former Delta State governor Chief James Ibori to Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of EFCC to purportedly compromise the corruption investigation instituted by the EFCCagainst the former Delta state governor. The case … Continue reading

We Will Create New States – Mark

There are strong indications that, having failed to address the very important issue of States creation in the 6th Session of the National Assembly, the newly Inaugurated 7th Assembly Session will consider the matter as one of its major priorities. Three statements at separate fora by Senate President David Mark have made the position of … Continue reading

Uduaghan’s Tenure Ends in May 2011 -INEC —Let the Court Decide -Aides

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday affirmed that the tenure of Delta State governor-elect, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, ends on May 28, this year. But Uduaghan kicked, saying only the judiciary could determine his tenure. By the INEC position, Uduaghan, who emerged winner of Thursday’s rerun governorship election, has less than five months to spend in … Continue reading

Why Uduaghan Won Re-run

  Prior to the annulment of the April 2007 governorship elections in Delta state by the Justice Monica Bon Gbam Mensen Court Appeal sitting in Benin in November, 2010, Dr. Uduaghan was almost sure of coasting home to victory in the 2011, Delta state gubernatorial elections. He had already set up his campaign organization, picked … Continue reading

CONTROVERSY

The recent decision by the 25 chairmen of Delta State to adopt governor uduaghan for a second term has continued to raise ripples amongst Deltans, especially when placed against the backdrop of the fact that several of the Council chairmen are presently embroiled in political battles with their Legislative arms and indeed some have already … Continue reading