Olu of Warri tasks Buhari on trans-Itsekiri-Ijaw bridge
Olu of Warri tasks Buhari on trans-Itsekiri-Ijaw bridge
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By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi Perez Brisibe
WARRI—THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the construction of a bridge to link riverine…

Deltans protest alleged killings by Fulani herdsmen
Deltans protest alleged killings by Fulani he…
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By Festus Ahon
ASABA—PEEVED by the recent killing of the Obi of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM Edward Akaeze Ofulue I, by suspected Fulani herdsmen, youths…

Deltans protest alleged killings by Fulani he…
CAF Champions League: Enyimba jet out to Uganda as Warri Wolves host Club Praia of Sao Tome
CAF Champions League: Enyimba jet out to Uganda as Warri Wol…
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The reigning Nigeria League Champions, Enyimba International, are set to begin their quest for a third CAF Champions League title this season as they jetted out of the country on…

Jigawa NYSC gets new coordinator
Jigawa NYSC gets new coordinator
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Mr Michael Amolo, has been appointed as National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator for Jigawa.
Amolo took over from Hajiya Habiba Bappah who was transferred to Nasarawa State in the same…

CAF CL: Warri Wolves not sweating over game against Minnows
CAF CL: Warri Wolves not sweating over game against Minnows
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Warri Wolves are focused on this weekend’s home game in their CAF Champions League qualifier against Sao Tome side, Sporting Praia Cruz according Midfielder, Uche Ossai.
The player told footballlive.ng that…

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Asaba

Protesters shut Asaba for Kanu

 Osinbajo receives PwC’s report on impact of corruption on Nigeria — 2:24 am By Chinenye Anuforo LEADING professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) at the weekend presented a report titled Impact of Corruption on Nigeria’s Economy to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The PwC team led by Mr. Uyi Akpata, […]

70 arraigned in Asaba for flouting sanitation law

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa 150 Nosa Akenzua, Asaba No fewer than 70 sanitation law defaulters were on Saturday arraigned at the Environmental Sanitation Mobile Court in Asaba, Delta State. In its efforts to ensure the cleanliness in Delta, the Task Force on Environmental Sanitation had since its inauguration arrested over 136 sanitation defaulters, including […]

Drama: Rodents Take Over Asaba Viewing Centre

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Asaba Ryokan

A 90-minute train ride to the south west of Tokyo on the Izu peninsula, in a small village called Shuzenji, is Asaba, a 500-year-old ryokan that, since our recent visit, has become the sole destination of our continued daydreams. Known for Wasabi farms and the oldest hot spring in Izu, Shuzenji, is a destination for […]

Japanese tradition, mid-centruy modernism and healing hot springs

A 90-minute train ride to the south west of Tokyo on the Izu peninsula, in a small village called Shuzenji, is Asaba, a 500-year-old ryokan that, since our recent visit, has become the sole destination of our continued daydreams. Known for Wasabi farms and the oldest hot spring in Izu, Shuzenji, is a destination for […]

Patients, nurses desert FMC Asaba as Lassa fever kills two

There was tension at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, Delta State, following the death of two Lassa fever patients within four days. The development had made many of the patients and nurses to flee the hospital. Punch reports that it took the efforts of the health workers at the FMC to remove the bodies of […]

Warri

Olu of Warri tasks Buhari on trans-Itsekiri-Ijaw bridge

By Emma Amaize, Egufe Yafugborhi Perez Brisibe WARRI—THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the construction of a bridge to link riverine communities in Delta State to tackle youth restiveness, pipeline vandalism and foster peaceful co-existence, particularly between Itsekiri and Ijaw ethnic nationalities. The Olu spoke […]

CAF Champions League: Enyimba jet out to Uganda as Warri Wolves host Club Praia of Sao Tome

The reigning Nigeria League Champions, Enyimba International, are set to begin their quest for a third CAF Champions League title this season as they jetted out of the country on Tuesday aboard an Ethiopian Airline to Kampala ahead of Friday’s clash against Vipers FC. The Aba Elephants will be hoping for a bright start as […]

CAF CL: Warri Wolves not sweating over game against Minnows

Warri Wolves are focused on this weekend’s home game in their CAF Champions League qualifier against Sao Tome side, Sporting Praia Cruz according Midfielder, Uche Ossai. The player told footballlive.ng that hoping for a win against the minnows is a desirable thought.   Wolves qualified for the continent’s premier club competition after they finished second […]

Former Nigeria U17 goalkeeper confident of matching expectations at Warri Wolves

The former Nigeria junior international joined Warri Wolves after a year out and says he can make the grade at the Champions League campaigners Ex-Nigeria U17 goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye is confident he can make the grades at Warri Wolves, following his switch from Nasarawa United in time for the start of the 2016 Nigeria Professional […]

6 Forbidden Mistakes To Avoid in Warri

Warri, a city in South-South Nigeria, is the commercial capital hub of Delta State and one of the major pivots of petroleum activities in the region.  The city offers business opportunities as well as wonderful sights such as the Delta Ports, Nana Living History Museum and Red Mangrove swamp, to visitors. However, thanks to the myriad jokes […]

Dele Ajiboye confident of matching expectations at Warri Wolves

Dele Ajiboye the  former Nigeria U17 goalkeeper who recently joined the Warri Wolves, said that he is confident that he can meet expectations of the wolves. Ajiboye who is now 25 is one of the high profile players to have joined the ranks of the Caf Champions League campaigners. Ajiboye has previously played for Prime […]

Ughelli

Power Outtages and Public Outrage

GUEST COLUNMIST: TONY ELUMELU I am an Africapitalist who believes that the private sector must acknowledge and embrace our role in promoting development, by investing in strategic sectors which yield economic and social dividends. The power sector is one of such strategic sectors and consequently, I committed, through my propriety investment company, Heirs Holdings, to invest […]

OML30: Community leaders flay NPDC’s take-over

By Tare Youdeowei Leaders and people from oil and gas producing communities in OML30, in Delta State, have expressed concern that the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NDPC, lacks the capacity to operate the assets, which it noted, the company was operating below the standard of former operators, Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to the detriment […]

Urhobo must not be in opposition —Omo-Agege

By Festus Ahon, Perez Brisibe Ochuko Akuopha UGHELLI—THE senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, in the National Assembly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that the Urhobo nation should not be in opposition but should rather key into the mainstream of Nigerian politics by working closely with President Muhammadu Buhari. The senator who addressed a gathering, […]

Maritime Academy in Delta Matriculates 400 Students

Rector of Global Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Mr Isaac A. Aikoroje By Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba A total of 400 new intakes were matriculated by Global Maritime Academy of Nigeria at the weekend with a charge to shun cultism and all forms of anti-social behaviour that are inconsistent with the pursuit of academic excellence. The […]

Okowa’s Quiet Revolution in Delta

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa Victor Efeizomor It is nearly eight months since Senator Ifeanyi Okowa took over the mantle of leadership in Delta State after winning the April 2015 governorship election.  The medical doctor-turned-politician, who is popularly called “Ekwueme”, was the senator for Delta North senatorial district. Since assumption of office, Okowa has shown that he […]

Delta Spends N4bn On Schools Infrastructure, Skill Acquisition

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa says the state has spent over N4billion as counterpart funding within few months of his administration, to enable the state access different funds for developmental programs. Okowa told journalists in Asaba on Thursday, that the dwindling resources of the state, have contributed to low productivity, especially in areas of providing […]

Bomadi

Nigeria: Okowa Wants Stakeholders to Design Curriculum to Address Societal Needs

By Hendrix Oliomogbe Asaba — Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has decried agitations for the setting up of more tertiary institutions in the state. This is as he has called on stakeholders in the education sector to come up with a template for aligning school’s curriculum with societal needs in order to make for continuous […]

Kidnappers still holding 96-yr-old Delta monarch

By Emma Amaize Ochuko Akuopha OLOMORO—KIDNAPPERS of the Odio-Ologbo of Olomoro Kingdom, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM, Josiah Aghaza I, who demanded N50 million ransom before  releasing the monarch, are still holding the 96-year-old monarch, 48 hours after they took him hostage. He was abducted on January 29. Enraged traditional rulers in […]

Kidnapping: Panic grips Delta royal fathers

Abductors demand N50m ransom to release Olomoro monarch By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South,   Festus Ahon and Ochuko Akuopha FEAR enveloped royal fathers in Delta State following the kidnapping, weekend, of the Odio-ologbo of Olomoro Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area,  HRM Josiah Aghaza I, 24 days after the king of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom […]

Nigeria: Tompolo – Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

By Emma Amaize Warri — On January 17, ex-MEND leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, who a Federal High Court, Lagos bench warrant is hanging on his head, wrote President Muhamadu Buhari an open letter, outlining lengthy reasons why he had not showed up in court to answer the charges against him by the […]

Maritime Varsity: Ijaw youths demand apology from Amaechi

*As Aginighan urges FG to rescind decision By Emma  Amaize Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—Reactions have continued to trail the decision of the Federal Government to scrap the Nigeria Maritime University, NMU, Okerenkoko, in Delta State, with the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Western zone, demanding an apology from the Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi. File: Nigeria […]

Tompolo: Between the devil and the deep blue sea

•They want to nail me – Ex-MEND leader•It’s FG vs Tompolo, not Tompolo vs me —Festus Keyamo By EMMA AMAIZE WARRI—ON January 17, ex-MEND leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, who a Federal High Court, Lagos bench warrant is hanging on his head, wrote President Muhamadu Buhari an open letter, outlining lengthy reasons why […]

Ndokwa

Ndokwa youths demand release of arrested leader

By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—NDOKWA youths, under the aegis of Ndokwa Youths Alive Progressive Forum, NYAPF, yesterday, demanded the immediate release of their National President, Mr. Ozegbe Adoh, describing his arrest on allegations of involvement in the November 14, 2015 vandalism of the Independent Power Plant, Okpai, as embarrassing and humiliating. Adoh, it will be recalled, […]

In DeltaPepper soup seller slumps, dies over gunshots

The gunshots are revealed to have been the hand work of some police officers nearby, causing confusion in the headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State. play Pepper soup seller slumps, dies over gunshots (misspetite) Culled from :Here

Pepper soup seller slumps, dies at the sound of gunshots

By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—THERE was confusion in Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, Tuesday night, following the sudden death of a 50-year-old pepper soup seller at the sound of sporadic gunshots by police officers. The deceased, whose identity could not be ascertained at press time, allegedly slumped and died after trembling […]

Pepper soup seller collapses, dies on hearing gunshots in Delta

Residents of Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, were Tuesday night, thrown into confusion following the sudden death of a 50-year-old pepper soup seller at the sound of sporadic gunshots by police officers. It was gathered that the victim allegedly slumped and died after trembling in shock during the gunshots from […]

Nigeria: Empowerment – DESOPADEC to Increase Number of Beneficiaries in Ndokwa

Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) is to increase the number of empowered people in Ndokwa. The Executive Director in Charge of Social Services Development of the commission, Hon Ochor Chris Ochor, during an empowerment programme at Ashaka, in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State stated that, just as some of […]

Delta police kill robbery suspect

•arrest undergraduate for illegal possession of arms The Delta State Police Command has said that it shot dead an armed gunman after a gun duel in a botched robbery attempt at a filling station by a four-man robbery gang in Olomu community,Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. The state police spokesperson, DSP Tina […]

Oshimili

Jigawa NYSC gets new coordinator

Mr Michael Amolo, has been appointed as National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator for Jigawa. Amolo took over from Hajiya Habiba Bappah who was transferred to Nasarawa State in the same capacity. This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Dutse by Mr Alex Obementa, the Public Relations Officer, and made available to […]

Prof. Pat Utomi At 60!

Since the middle 80s when I covered the Industrial Sector for Vanguard Newspapers as a rookie reporter, I have always seen Prof Pat Utomi as a man to emulate. He was then the chief operating officer and acting Managing Director of Volkswagen Nigeria Limited. He was only 30 when he assumed that responsibility in 1986. […]

8 things you need to know about actor turned politician as he clocks 42 years today

Nollywood superstar actor, director, producer and lawmaker Desmond Elliot is 42 years old today February 4. Here are 10 things you need to know about desmond Elliot 1. Elliot was born 42 years ago to a Yoruba father from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos and a mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta state. 2. He […]

Nigeria: Delta Allays Fear On Lassa Fever Outbreak

Photo: Premium Times By Festus Ahon Asaba — Delta State Government, yesterday, allayed fears over the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state, assuring that as at yesterday, (Monday) there was no reported case of the endemic disease in any part of the state. State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, who briefed newsmen in […]

How Fulani herdsmen abducted, killed Delta monarch

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South Festus Ahon UBULU-UKU – DESPICABLE, abominable, horrible, detestable, repugnant, name it. But words are not enough to express the act that has caused agony for the people of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of the State. Their monarch, HRM Akaeze Edward Ofulue III, abducted 19 days […]

Kidnapped Delta monarch found dead in Edo

ASABA—The kidnapped king of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State,  HRM Obi Akaeze  Ofulue III, has been reportedly killed by his abductors. The deceased king was on January 5, abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Obior/ Igbodo Road, Delta State, along with his driver. Vanguard gathered that the monarch’s corpse […]