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2019: Ibori’s Political Family in Disarray

2019: Ibori’s Political Family in Disarray

  Desperate moves by forces loyal to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Delta State to whittle down the political influence of one-time governor of the state and acclaimed godfather of Delta politics, James Ibori, which led to the exit of Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past governor from the PDP now threaten the cohesion of the hitherto

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2019: Uduaghan, Manager in Renewed Hostilities

The race for who picks the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP, for the Delta South senatorial zone has started in earnest and the storm is gathering over what political watchers believe would be one of the mothers of all electoral battles in Delta State. The picture is getting clearer who the major contenders

Delta State Accountant-General Absconds

From mere speculation came an official confirmation that one week to transfer of power from the outgoing administration of Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan of Delta State to his successor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the government has been rendered prostrate. This was due to the sudden disappearance of the state Accountant-General, Cyril Agbele, and his lieutenants from their

Pipeline Explosion Kills Four In Delta

A fire outbreak resulting from pipeline explosion has killed a yet-to-be identified woman and her three daughters in Odidi community of Delta State. The tragedy occurred on Monday in the oil rich state due to oil spillage from expired pipelines belonging to the Nigeria Petroleum Development Corporation, NPDC. The incident, which was attributed to refusal

UPN Picks Female Presidential Candidate

The Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN, has picked a female motivational speaker, Helen Godswill, from Delta State, as its Presidential candidate for the 2015 general elections. Abdulrasheed Gusau from Zamfara State was chosen as her running mate. The party, which also released a list of 13 governorship candidates for the election with a promise to

Three Condemned Criminals Freed in Delta

Emmanuel Uduaghan, governor of Delta State on October 1 granted amnesty to three men awaiting execution to mark Nigeria’s 54th Independence anniversary celebrations. He also converted the death sentences of nine other prisoners to various terms of imprisonment. Speaking at a special ceremony in Asaba, Uduaghan said the pardon of the prisoners was based on

‘We Have Taken Micro-Credit Scheme to Other Heights’ – Anthonia Ifeanyi Ashiedu, commissioner for poverty alleviation

Anthonia Ifeanyi Ashiedu, commissioner for poverty alleviation, says the ambition of the government in respect of the ongoing leather works factory being built in collaboration with UNIDO is “to be able to compete for international products like NIKE shoes” Your ministry runs one of the star programmes of Delta State government poverty alleviation through micro-credit.

Governor Uduaghan, a Big Dreamer – Chike Ogeah, Commissioner for Information

Delta State Information Commissioner, Chike Ogeah, a lawyer, gives kudos to the second civilian governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori for his efforts in “setting up a new state” and hailed Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s  “massive vision” of Delta Beyond Oil Economic Strategy which he notes has achieved wonderful results  How has Delta State moved

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