Delta State and the burden of underdevelopment
I have often ignored debates on vexed issue of the under-development of the oil- rich Delta State whenever it crops up, with a mere wave of the hand. The reason for my silence, is personal and close to my chest.
Uduaghan to appeal tribunal’s verdict
Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has commended the tribunal’s ruling at the weekend, saying however, that he would appeal the verdict.
Uduaghan loses Delta South senatorial election, seeks cancellation
Former Delta State governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost in the Delta South Senatorial District election to incumbent Senator James Manager of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared PDP's Manager the winner after polling a total of 258, 812 votes to while Uduaghan got…
Uduaghan promises to improve Nigerian athletics, football, other sports
Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has promised to uplift the standard of Nigerian sports if he wins his election to the senate.
In Delta State, 2019 fever gets hotter for NASS contenders
Expectations are high regarding the nature of electioneering in Delta State as the November 18 date for open campaigns for the 2019 general elections draw near.
Finding space for Nigeria’s 13m out-of-school children
At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 13 million of them anywhere but in the classroom.
Uduaghan named NOC patron, harps on grassroots sports development
Immediate-past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has called on government and stakeholders to support the development of grassroots sports in Nigeria and also establish an active National Sports Commission, if the nation must excel in sports. Uduaghan made the call…
2019 senatorial election: Battlegrounds to watch
As the deadline for political parties to submit names of their candidates for 2019 elections to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) closed last week Thursday, there are some senatorial seats that will be keenly contested in 2019.
Kachikwu, Utomi, Ochei shun poll in Delta, seek postponement
The crisis rocking the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened yesterday as three governorship aspirants shunned the primaries, while asking for a postponement of the exercise. They said the delegates’ list had remained elusive to them as they prepared for the primaries. One of the aspirants, Professor Pat Utomi, told journalists in Asaba that…