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Uduaghan Narrates How Social Media Advocacy Yielded Positive Result To His Government

Uduaghan Narrates How Social Media Advocacy Yielded Positive Result To His Government

NEWS
*Pays glowing tribute to the championing group, UNR   Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past Governor of Delta State, has given a worth emulating case study of how constructive use of the social media platform, Facebook helped in the successes recorded by his administration. Uduaghan who became most loved Governor through the use of social media platform like Facebook gave a chronological details of how a group of people from one ethnic nationality in Delta state underscore the usefulness of Facebook to attract government to their doorstep. The former governor who encourages the constructive use of social media platforms, hailed the Isoko people for putting Facebook to judicious use as instrument of development. He made this assertions in a Facebook post christene...
Delta South: Let Uduaghan, Manager Also Return My ‘Political Favour’ To Them – Diden

Delta South: Let Uduaghan, Manager Also Return My ‘Political Favour’ To Them – Diden

NEWS, POLITICS
  Delta South Senatorial hopeful, Evang. Michael Diden alias Ejele has said that it was time for immediate past Governor of the state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan and Hon James Manager to return his 'political favour' to them when they were contesting as Governor and Senator respectively. Diden, popularly known as Ejele, stated this on Monday while addressing newsmen in his residence in Koko, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta state. The aspirant who have been rumoured in many quarters as 'candidate' of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, however said that he is in the race on his own volition. Ejele who is currently representing Warri North Constituency in the Delta state House of Assembly, said that he is fully in the race for the Delta South Senatorial District seat under the ...
I’ve Climbed Politically Beyond Contesting Governorship Seat – Gbagi

I’ve Climbed Politically Beyond Contesting Governorship Seat – Gbagi

NEWS, POLITICS
  Former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi has said that he has attained a political height in the scale of political hierarchy in Nigeria beyond the status of contesting as a State Governor. Gbagi, who stated this in an exclusive interview with BigPen Online at his Oginibo country home residence, said that he is not thinking of joining the Governorship race in Delta state again because he has attained a status that is higher than governorship in the leadership hierarchy in the country. He said that what he does now at his age is to give reasonable political advice to aspirants who are consulting him and not to be jostling for a Governorship position. ”I ve achieved everything any reasonable and responsible politician crave for in life. Politician
2019: James Manager’s Kinsmen Endorse Uduaghan For Senate

2019: James Manager’s Kinsmen Endorse Uduaghan For Senate

NEWS, POLITICS
The ambition of immediate-past Governor of Delta Stste, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan got a boost as kinsmen of incumbent senator, James Manager endorsed the former governor who is gearing up to represent Delta South Senatorial District in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly. Manager's kinsmen who spoke under the auspices of Ijaw Liberation Movement in Ijawland, one of the three major ethnic groups in Delta South Senatorial District, where Senator James Manager, the incumbent senator representing the district, comes from thrown their full weight behind Dr. Uduaghan. In an interview recently, the leader of the group, Peremotebi Simeon, expressed his kinsmen’s desire to have Uduaghan represent them “this time around”. The leader, who said they were excited havin
I’ve Capacity, Experience And Contacts To Do The Needful In The Senate – Uduaghan

I’ve Capacity, Experience And Contacts To Do The Needful In The Senate – Uduaghan

NEWS, POLITICS
  Immediate-past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that a good Senator who is ready to attract federal projects and achieve his developmental goals for his constituents must be prepare to do more of lobbying. The former governor who is seeking to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019, said that holding committee chairmanship post, or any powerful committee position doesn't make one a good Senator. According to him, only those who know how to network and possibly do lobbying with contacts built over the years that can attract projects to their people can be described as real Senators. Uduaghan who narrated what he did as a governor during the dark days of Niger Delta militancy, as well as quelling communal crisis in D...
Uduaghan Engages Lawyers To Draw Up Senator-Citizens Contract, Other Plans Ahead Of 2019 Poll

Uduaghan Engages Lawyers To Draw Up Senator-Citizens Contract, Other Plans Ahead Of 2019 Poll

NEWS, POLITICS
  Immediate-past Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has engaged a team of lawyers ahead of next year general election to draw up various bills and agendas that would favour his Delta South Senatorial District people and Delta state if given the mandate to be in the Senate in 2019. One of such legislative plans that he has for his Delta South Constituents, according to him is to sign a contract with his people; the Senator-Citizens Contract- first of its kind in which a team of lawyers have already been engaged. According to the former Governor, he wants to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019 because of his desire to pursue quality legislation that will lead to the end of the crisis in the Niger Delta region. In a recent cha...
I’m Now A Pensioner Of Delta State Government – Uduaghan

I’m Now A Pensioner Of Delta State Government – Uduaghan

NEWS
Former Governor of Delta state, and senatorial hopeful, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that he is now a pensioner of Delta state government after serving eight years tenure as governor. Uduaghan stated this during the Public Lecture/Book Presentation in honour of Deputy Governor of Delta state, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro at KFT Centre, Warri, the commercial nerve centre of the state. The event was packaged by Society for Peace Studies and Practice, Nigeria, South South Zone in honour of Otuaro on his 50th birthday. While presenting the book entitled; "Governance, Security and Peace Building In The Niger Delta", Uduaghan said that he will do his "widows mite" as a pensioner of the state government in the book launch. "As a pensioner of the Delta state government, I will do my wido...
Group Urges Ibori To Act Like Tinubu Did For Lagos State By Redirecting Delta State To Progress

Group Urges Ibori To Act Like Tinubu Did For Lagos State By Redirecting Delta State To Progress

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
    * Says Failure Of Uduaghan, Okowa To Implement 50% DESOPADEC Derivation Law Could Be Punish By Impeachment An anti corruption group, Vangaurd for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, (VATLAD) has asked former Governor, Chief James Ibori to act now by redirecting Delta State to Progress the same way his colleague, former Gov. Bola Tinubu, has been doing for Lagos State since he left office in year 2007. This is coming on backdrop of the lawsuit concerning the appropriation of the 13% oil derivation fund accruing to the Delta state Government in which the Delta state Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) ought to receive and administer exclusively 50% for the rehabilitation and development of the oil producing areas in the state. Reacting to...
Court Reopens N300b Oil Producing Communities Case Against Delta State Government Tomorrow

Court Reopens N300b Oil Producing Communities Case Against Delta State Government Tomorrow

NEWS
A High Court sitting in Warri, Delta state will tomorrow adopt final written addresses on the over N300billion law suit instituted against Delta state Government by oil producing communities in Delta state. The case which was instituted in 2014 with Suit No: HCY/16/2014 during the tenure of immediate past Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan and former State Assembly Speaker, Rt Hon Victor Ochei had unnecessary long adjournments with about four different judges sitting over it under the period. BigPen Online learnt that the current judge handling the case is the fourth among the series of judges who have sat over the matter. The case was instituted by former PDP but now APC chieftain, Chief Godwin Ogbetuo and former Secretary of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communitie...
I am Not Going To The Senate To Bring And Share KEKE NAPEP Once A Year, Says Uduaghan

I am Not Going To The Senate To Bring And Share KEKE NAPEP Once A Year, Says Uduaghan

NEWS, POLITICS
Immediate past Governor of Delta state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that if elected into the red chambers, he will not be that kind of senator that will bring and share KEKE NAPEP once a year or become a sleeping senator rather his primary responsibility will be to attract projects to his constituency. The former governor stated this while playing host to a social-political pressure group, Delta South Grassroot Movement, which have pledged their undying support towards the realization of his senatorial ambition. Uduaghan whose senatorial ambition have received boost from various groups and ethnic nationality in the Delta South Senatorial District of the state, though have not formally declared to run, electorates in the Delta South Senatorial District have vowed not to treat hi...