Okowa assures investors of enabling environment as Shoprite opens in Asaba
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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has assured investors of enabling environment,saying Deltans have embraced the culture of encouraging investors.

He made this known while performing the commissioning ceremony…

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Warri institute signs pact with Ghanaian varsity
Warri institute signs pact with Ghanaian varsity
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The Izisco Obos Institute of Maritime Studies and Technology, Warri, Delta State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Maritime University, RMU, Accra, Ghana to boost quality…

Fake drinks producer nabbed in Warri (photos/video)
Fake drinks producer nabbed in Warri (photos/video)
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350 pilgrims depart for Jerusalem Sponsored by Lagos state government Admonished to…

InBayelsa Polytechnic rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenager
InBayelsa Polytechnic rector slumps, dies dur…
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Polytechnic rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenager

The rector for the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, reportedly slumped and died during sex romp with a teenager.

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Auto accident claims six lives in Delta
Auto accident claims six lives in Delta
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No fewer than six persons, including a ten-year-old boy were on Friday feared dead while four others sustained grave injuries in a motor accident.
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Auto accident claims six lives in Delta
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Okowa assures investors of enabling environment as Shoprite opens in Asaba

By Festus Ahon Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has assured investors of enabling environment,saying Deltans have embraced the culture of encouraging investors. He made this known while performing the commissioning ceremony of Asaba City Mall popularly known as   Shoprite in the metropolitan city. Governor Okowa expressed joy at the speedy completion of the mall, […]

Okowa inaugurates $100mn Asaba Shopping Mall

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday inaugurated the $100 million (N40 billion) Asaba Mall with a call on investors to come and invest in the state. He lauded the management of the mall for delivering on its promise to partner with the government to develop the state. He expressed confidence that the mall would… […]

Madonna University alumni holds special convention in Asaba

All is now set for the special convention of the Madonna University Alumni Association, MUAA, billed for Saturday (December 3) at the Tourists Garden Hotels in Asaba, Delta State, from which a new national executive committee is expected to emerge. The event which holds every three years brings those who graduated from Madonna University together […]

Police guns down three kidnappers in Asaba

Last night (November 13) Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Umar Ganduje visited… Culled from :Here

Gov. Okowa Of Delta State Commissions Asaba Shoprite [PHOTOS …

FINANCIAL WATCH is an online news website that focuses on banking, business, insurance, oil and gas and industry jobs. We are a team of dedicated experts in investigative journalism poised to uncover financial crimes and job racketeering and other related recruitment scam in Nigeria. Our opinion on the economy state of the Nation is a […]

Asaba mall commissioning holds

All is now set for the official opening of the fully completed, ultra-modern and much awaited Asaba Mall by the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa tomorrow. Asaba Mall is located strategically at the popular Interbau Round about where Summit and Okpanam Roads intersect just by the flyover. The project commenced earlier on June 1, 2015 […]

Warri

Warri institute signs pact with Ghanaian varsity

The Izisco Obos Institute of Maritime Studies and Technology, Warri, Delta State has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Regional Maritime University, RMU, Accra, Ghana to boost quality training of maritime personnel. Chief Executive Officer, Captain Isaac Oyazi, signed on behalf of Izisco Obos Institute while Prof. Elvis Nyarko signed for RMU at […]

Fake drinks producer nabbed in Warri (photos/video)

350 pilgrims depart for Jerusalem Sponsored by Lagos state government Admonished to… Culled from :Here

Delta Deputy Governor’s Adviser arrested over alleged conspiracy, stealing of N1.8Million jewelries in Warri

One Endurance Arubu, a self acclaimed former Special Adviser to the immediate past Deputy Governor of Delta State, Prof. Amos Agbe Utuama has been arrested over an alleged conspiracy with a man simply identified as Victor to steal jewelries worth N1.8m in Warri, DAILY POST can exclusively report. Victor had taken Endurance who is still […]

Robbers kill bank customer in Warri, steal N5m

By Ben Dunno,Warri A middle aged man, Chidobe Nkem, was on Monday shot dead by a four-man armed robbery gang who intersected his vehicle at the Government Reserved Area (GRA) in Warri Urban after being trailed from the bank and stolen N5 million from him. The deceased, a driver who was accompanied by Mr. Maxwell […]

Nigerian musician loses driver, N5m in Warri robbery

Story highlights Chidobe is said to have swerved to try and avoid a gang that was chasing him on his way back from the bank, but a bullet through his chest took his life. Smooth is one of the most popular Nigerian musicians in the Niger Delta region. Credit: FB Popular Ijaw musician, Barrister Smooth […]

Breaking: Chief of Naval Staff flags off ‘Exercise Eagle Eye’ in Warri

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI – THE Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, has just flagged off “Exercise Eagle Eye”, in Warri, Delta state. EXERCISE EAGLE EYE: Rear Admiral Adeniyi Oshinowo, Naval Chief of Training Operations (on the mic) at the flagging off of Exercise Eagle Eye on behalf of Chief of […]

Ughelli

InBayelsa Polytechnic rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenager

InBayelsa Polytechnic rector slumps, dies during sex romp with teenager The rector for the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, reportedly slumped and died during sex romp with a teenager. play Culled from :Here

Auto accident claims six lives in Delta

No fewer than six persons, including a ten-year-old boy were on Friday feared dead while four others sustained grave injuries in a motor accident. The accident, which involved a bus belonging to one of the South-South States and a trailer, occurred along the East-West road, close to Beta Glass in Ughelli North Local Government Area […]

How Bayelsa Poly Rector slumped, died in Delta hotel

Ovie Okpare, Warri The Acting Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Ekowe in Bayelsa State, Mr Udele Emuhohwo, has reportedly slumped and died few hours after he allegedly checked into a hotel with a girl suspected to be his lover in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North in Delta State. Sources at the Ughelli Police Area Command […]

Peter’s Mission rallies against drug abuse

Peter’s Mission for the Less Privileged has taken a giant step in its humanitarian services as it embarked on a sensitization rally on use and abuse of harmful and hard drugs in Ughelli metropolis. Chairman of the NGO, Mr. Peter Onoriobe-Smith, at the rally, lamented that some youths had wrongly turned painkiller drugs such as […]

19 die, as buses ram into stationary trucks

By Demola Akinyemi Perez Brisibe ILORIN—A road accident claimed 13 lives at Otte, on the outskirt of Ilorin, along Ilorin-Ogbomosho Expressway, when a passenger bus ran into a stationary truck, Wednesday. Vanguard gathered that enraged members of the community were about to set the truck on fire, but for the timely intervention of the police […]

Niger Delta militants bomb major oil pipeline in Delta

– Some militants who are yet to be identified blew up an oil pipeline in Delta state on Sunday and caused great fire in the area that lasted for about five hours – Residents say the quick intervention of firefighters was what saved their homes from being destroyed by the raging inferno that followed the […]

Bomadi

Niki Tobi: Eulogises pour in at valedictory court session

The late Retired Justice Niki Tobi of the Supreme Court has been described as an exceptional ambassador and a statesman par excellence, whose lifetime achievements should serve as a source of inspiration. Gov. Seriake Dickson stated this on Friday while paying tribute to the departed Tobi during a valedictory court session held in his honour […]

Adieu Niki Tobi The Law – A Legal Titan’s Last Journey To Bomadi

On Monday, 28th November, 2016, the serenity and self-evasiveness of the main chambers of the apex house of justice in the country’s capital, Abuja, will open its doors to kick-off the last rites of passage of one of their own, the amiable, affable and indefatigable, Lord Justice (Prof) Niki Tobi, JSC, CON, CFR. With helpless […]

Oil thieves nearly ignited tribal war in Delta

•Ijaw residents flee Urhobo community•Okowa, Clark, others intervene By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South FROM the tone of his voice, former Secretary General of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers NUPENG, Chief Frank Ovie Kokori, an Urhobo from Delta State, was clearly perturbed by the happening when he called Saturday Vanguard on […]

Brutal murder pushes Urhobo, Ijaw towards ethnic war – Vanguard …

By Egufe Yafugborhi, WARRIDELTANS, indeed all Nigerians, should be worried, nay alarmed. The general perception is that the prevailing tension across Udu Local Government Area of Delta State is fast approaching the climax of an ethnic war involving the Urhobo and Ijaw. This has been brewing since November 17 when native youths gave Ijaws resident […]

NDRPP Vows To End Illegal Bunkering

The National Co-ordinator, Niger Delta Riverine Protection Programme (NDRPP), Tikari Danjuma, has said that all forms of illegal bunkering would soon be over in the Niger Delta region. Danjuma according to a statement by the group stated this at Bomadi, Friday at a reception organised by youths of the nine Niger Delta states to honour […]

Ayama killing: Ethnic war looms in Delta as youths ask Ijaws to vacate Urhoboland

By Egufe Yafugborhi ETHNIC war looms in Delta state as youths of Udu local government area give Ijaws resident in their locality two weeks to relocate or face reprisals following reported killing, burning and occupation of Ayama and Epama, two Udu settlements by Ijaw troop mobilised from neighboring Isaba, Warri South West council area. Udu […]

Ndokwa

N-Delta youth leaders urge govs to support FG for region’s devt

By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa—Youth leaders from the ethnic nationalities in the nine states of the Niger Delta yesterday called on governors in the region to support the Federal Government’s efforts at resolving the contentious issues in the region with the establishment of an economic and political plan for the region’s development. The youth leaders, under […]

Fast Work Cultist who murdered girlfriend in Delta arrested

A suspected campus cultist who allegedly murdered his girlfriend has been arrested by the police after being on the run. Lionel Ohia, the student-cultist of the Delta State Polytechnics, Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government  Area was nabbed at an off-campus hostel. New Telegraph reports that Ochia, a 25-year-old Higher National Diploma (HND) student of […]

Delta communities sue Indian oil firm over poor operations standard

By Onozure Dania A community-based civil society group, Okpai National Union, in Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, and the oldest man in Okpai clan, Pa Patrick Obianife, have dragged an Indian oil firm, Sterling Global Oil Company, before a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, challenging the operations of the company, which […]

InDelta Police arrest fake DSS, police officer

A 35-year-old man parading himself as an operative of the Department of State Service has been arrested by the police. The suspect identified as Chris Akpati, reportedly paid the sum of N80,000 for the arrest of some traditional chiefs of Idemili community Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State, Punch reports. ALSO READ: Fake […]

Delta deputy speaker tasks PDP on cooperation for victory in 2019

Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi, has  solicited the cooperation of members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a prelude to forming the government at the centre in 2019. Osanebi, who spoke at a meeting of PDP elders and leaders of Ndokwa East, at Ashaka, Delta State, said it was […]

Police unearth 10 IEDs planted around Agip facilities

An apparent plot by suspected militants to blow up Agip Oil facilities in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State was uncovered by security operatives when 10 high intensity Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were recovered at the company premises. The vandals had planted the home made dynamites at different spots of the Agip […]

Oshimili

Delta government begins masterplan review, borehole enumeration

Determined to curtail illegal structures and give Delta State capital, Asaba a facelift, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated members of the State’s Capital Territory Development Agency (DSCTDA) Board. At the ceremony, the members was urged to implement the city’s masterplan and   former Commissioner for Works, Chief Tom Amioku was sworn in as the Chairman of […]

Maritime varsity

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, said on Tuesday that the proposed Nigeria Navy Maritime University in Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State would soon begin academic activities. Ibas stated this while responding to questions from journalists at the Nigerian Navy Engineering College in Sapele. Our correspondent observed that ahead […]

Yoruba and burden of history in the politics of Nigeria – 1

The Yoruba numbers about 40 million people located in Nigeria in the following states: Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, Kogi, Edo and Delta (not just the Itshekiri of Warri but the Olukumi of Oshimili LGA). They are also in Benin and Togo Republics and their descendants are found in Brazil, other countries in […]

Six Delta LGAs meet on conflict resolution

By Tare Youdeowei OLEH—A group, Global Peace Development, is partnering the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, and the Delta State Government to address  issues undermining development in six local government areas, LGAs,  of Oleh, Irri, Ewu, Otu-Jeremi, Iteregbi, Ekpan, Omadino, Ubeji, Amai, Umuebu, Ebu and Ugbolu communities in Delta State. To achieve this, a two-day […]

89-year-old Monarch Gets Staff Of Office In Delta

The Delta State government has presented a staff of office to the Ogbeleani of ILLah, HRM Obi Akazue Gbemudu 11 of Illah kingdom, the home town of former Super Eagle Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state. Presenting the staff of office, governor Ifeanyi Okowa who was represented by […]

Foundation empowers widows, youths others in Delta

By Elizabeth Uwandu IBUSA—Scores of widows, youths, and the less privileged individuals from all the communities of Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, have benefitted from ongoing empowerment programme of the Awele Chigbue Foundation, ACF. Speaking at Ibusa with some community leaders and heads of various organizations, the sponsor/financier, Mr Awele Chigbue, said […]