Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Emmanuel Uduaghan"

    Like Moses, I will liberate Deltans from PDP, says Uduaghan

Like Moses, I will liberate Deltans from PDP, says Uduaghan

After moving to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Uduaghan says he will liberate the people of Delta state from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Uduaghan likened himself to the biblical Moses who was charged with liberating the Israelites from Egypt.The former governor said Delta state must not be in the opposition camp after the 2019 elections.Uduaghan, a Delta South APC [...]

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    ‘I’m the most investigated ex-gov’ — Uduaghan says fear of EFCC not behind defection

‘I’m the most investigated ex-gov’ — Uduaghan says fear of EFCC not behind defection

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta, says he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to be shielded from investigation.Uduaghan confirmed his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after attending a meeting of the APC national caucus in Abuja on Tuesday.He later said in a statement that he joined the ruling party to attract development and bring a [...]

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    Uduaghan defects to APC, says he’s ‘John the Baptist to Deltans’

Uduaghan defects to APC, says he’s ‘John the Baptist to Deltans’

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta state, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Uduaghan confirmed his defection on Tuesday at a meeting of the APC national caucus held at the presidential villa in Abuja.The meeting was attended by leaders of the party including national officers, state governors, former state governors, ministers and [...]

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    Uduaghan attends APC caucus meeting at Aso Rock

Uduaghan attends APC caucus meeting at Aso Rock

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta state, on Tuesday attended an All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.Uduaghan is aspiring to represent Delta south senatorial zone in 2019.He had been a member of PDP since 1998.The meeting which started about 8:20pm is holding at the Aso Rock villa in Abuja.The caucus is deliberating on the [...]

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    2019: Uduaghan asks parties to slash nomination fee in the interest of youth

2019: Uduaghan asks parties to slash nomination fee in the interest of youth

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta, has asked political parties in the country to reduce the fees for expression of interest form ahead of the 2019 elections.Uduaghan said this while speaking at a youth conference to mark the International Youth Day in Warri.The former governor said a reduction in the fee of the forms would encourage youths' participation in politics.The [...]

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    FLASHBACK: How Uduaghan, ex-Delta gov, unveiled a statue of Mandela

FLASHBACK: How Uduaghan, ex-Delta gov, unveiled a statue of Mandela

On Sunday, Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, came under intense criticism over a statue he erected in honour of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.The gigantic statue was unveiled as part of activities marking Zuma's two-day working visit to Imo.What really is the angst of Nigerians? Many wondered why the governor, who is said to be owing salaries, would spend [...]

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    Stop it! Uduaghan tells those making fanfare of visit to Ibori

Stop it! Uduaghan tells those making fanfare of visit to Ibori

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta state, has told those going to London to see James Ibori, his predecessor, to stop posting pictures and comments about their visit.A video of one of such visits, which has been trending on social media, shows Peter Nwaoboshi, a senator from the state, boasting about how Ibori “installed” governors and lawmakers from prison.The video [...]

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    ‘Electoral offence’: NHRC indicts Uduaghan, Iwu, Shagari

‘Electoral offence’: NHRC indicts Uduaghan, Iwu, Shagari

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has indicted Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor  of Delta state; Mukhtari Shagari, former minister of water resources; and Maurice Iwu, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for alleged electoral offences.Also indicted are Senators Hosea Ehinlanwo and Ayo Arise, C. E. Onukogu, a professor and resident electoral commissioner in the 2011 election in [...]

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    Ibori ‘definitely’ returning to Nigeria in July

Ibori ‘definitely’ returning to Nigeria in July

Ayiri Emami, Delta-based businessman and ally of James Ibori, former governor of the state, on Friday said the ex-number one citizen of Delta, who is currently serving a jail term in the United Kingdom, will return to the country latest by July.Addressing members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Warri Correspondent Chapel, Emami, who defected to the ruling party [...]

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    Revolt rises against ‘Tompolo’s deputy governor’

Revolt rises against ‘Tompolo’s deputy governor’

There is tension in the Delta state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the choice of the running mate of Ifeanyi Okowa, the gubernatorial candidate of the party.Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, is backing Kingsley Otuaro, the commissioner representing the Ijaw ethnic group at the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), for the position.According to a [...]

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    Uduaghan, Chime withdraw from senatorial race

Uduaghan, Chime withdraw from senatorial race

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the governor of Delta state and Chime Sullivan, the governor of Enugu state, have withdrawn their interest in contesting for seats in the senate.Both governors, who are of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), announced their decision a few hours to the senatorial primary election scheduled for Sunday.While Uduaghan, who was vying for the Delta south senatorial district, [...]

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    Keyamo accuses Uduaghan of electoral fraud in Delta LG poll

Keyamo accuses Uduaghan of electoral fraud in Delta LG poll

Festus Keyamo, a popular legal practitioner, has accused Emmanuel Uduaghan, governor of Delta state, of undue interference in Saturday's local government election that held in the state.Keyamo alleged that the governor ordered the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) to replace Weyinmi Omadeli, who emerged as the PDP chairmanship candidate in Warri south-west local government, with George Ekpemupolo, a relative of [...]

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    Okagbare brings smiles to Uduaghan’s face

Okagbare brings smiles to Uduaghan’s face

Africa's sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, added more lines of smile to the face of Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan on Monday at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.Racing to gold in a Games record of 10.85 secs in the 100 metres event, Okagbare "gave me a great feeling", said Dr. Uduaghan who was at the 80,000-capacity stadium to cheer the [...]

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