At least 32 quarantined in Asaba as doctor dies of lassa fever
At least 32 quarantined in Asaba as doctor di…
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Not less than 32 persons, including doctors, nurses and others, are on quarantine and surveillance in Asaba, Delta State, following the death of a medical doctor, Okeke, transferred from Asaba…

At least 32 quarantined in Asaba as doctor di…
Good For You: Suspected ritualists nabbed in Delta State
Good For You: Suspected ritualists nabbed in …
Posted 21 hours ago

Two men apprehended with human parts in Otokutu area of Ughelli South, after being beaten, have been handed over to the police.

Good For You: Suspected ritualists nabbed in …
Man Who Named Dog Buhari Arraigned in Ogun
Man Who Named Dog Buhari Arraigned in Ogun
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Joachim Chinakwe, the trader arrested for naming his dog Buhari, has his ordeal compounded on Monday as he was arraigned before a Sango Magistrate Court, Ogun State.
Chinakwe who was arrested…

Man Who Named Dog Buhari Arraigned in Ogun
Abuah, information officer who served 7 presidents/heads of state, dies at 57
Abuah, information officer who served 7 presidents/heads of …
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Justin Abuah, state house director of information, has died.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, announced this in a statement on Monday.He said that the late Abuah died on Sunday after a brief…

Delta workers seek revival of housing loan scheme
Delta workers seek revival of housing loan sc…
Posted 21 hours ago

The leadership of the Delta State civil service union has called for the revival of the moribund housing loan scheme to enable civil servants in the state own houses.The union…

Delta workers seek revival of housing loan sc…
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Asaba

At least 32 quarantined in Asaba as doctor dies of lassa fever

Not less than 32 persons, including doctors, nurses and others, are on quarantine and surveillance in Asaba, Delta State, following the death of a medical doctor, Okeke, transferred from Asaba to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra State, after being diagnosed of Lassa fever. It was learnt that the blood sample of the […]

LASSA FEVER: Delta, Anambra quarantine 28 doctors, clinic staff

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South ASABA – ABOUT 28 persons, including doctors, nurses and others are on quarantine and surveillance in Delta and Anambra States following the death of a medical doctor, Dr. Okeke, transferred from Asaba to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State, after being diagnosed of Lassa Fever. Lassa-fever […]

After A year of Darkness, Okowa Plans to Restore Street Lights In Asaba

Asaba at night After long months of darkness in Asaba since Senator Ifeanyi Okowa took over from Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, Okowa finally sees the need to restore street lights in Asaba. The absence of the street lights coupled with ban on tricycles at night have made night life in Asaba a dead zone. The state […]

Death of medical doctor: 32 quarantined in Asaba over Lassa fever

Following the death of a medical doctor from Lassa fever, a total of 32 persons have been quarantined in Asaba, the Delta State capital. The late doctor’s hospital in Umuaji area and another private hospital where he was treated at Bonsaac area, all in Asaba, have been shut down and fumigated. Reports were awash that […]

Delta State Capital, Asaba Taken Over By Flood

Several roads in Asaba, Delta State capital were submerged in flood following torrential rains on Friday . The floods rendered the roads impassable for most hours of the day. Although, residential apartments and office buildings were not completely submerged, it was observed that some people were bailing water from their houses when our correspondent monitored […]

Ethnic groups oppose relocation of Niger Delta ministry office to Asaba

The Urhbo, Ijaw, Isoko and Itsekiri ethnic nationalities of Delta State yesterday protested the proposed relocation of the office of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs from Warri to Asaba. In a joint statement by their representatives – Eric Omare (Ijaw), Awani Esimaje (Itsekiri), Victor Egbo (Isoko) and Terry Obieh (Urhobo) – they rejected the […]

Warri

Warri Wolves’ Ajiboye seek revenge on Ifeanyi Ubah

The goalkeeper is looking for revenge, having already suffered two defeats to the Anambra Warriors this season Warri Wolves’ Dele Ajiboye has declared that the NPFL week 32 tie with FC Ifeanyi Ubah will be a revenge mission for the Seasiders. The Warri based outfit lost by a lone goal to the Anambra Warriors in […]

Warri Wolves will put off-field issues aside – Onamado

The Seasiders’ skipper reveals there have been some issues in the team which could have affected their recent displays Warri Wolves’ captain, Goodluck Onamado says the club’s management has promised to take care of the team’s off-field issues. The Warri-based outfit got a vital point on the road to boost their chances of beating the drop, […]

Protest against Chevron in Warri widens

Protesters blocked the gate to offices of U.S. oil company Chevron in Nigeria’s Niger Delta on Monday, widening a week-long demonstration to demand jobs and housing, a protest organizer and a community leader said. Youths, most of them unemployed, have also blocked the entrance to Chevron’s Escravos oil storage tank farm since last week, claiming […]

Onamado: We had off-field issues – Goal.com

The Seasiders’ skipper reveals there have been some issues in the team which could have affected their recent displays Warri Wolves’ captain, Goodluck Onamado says the club’s management has promised to take care of the team’s off-field issues. The Warri-based outfit got a vital point on the road to boost their chances of beating the drop, […]

Warri Wolves were not fit against MFM FC, says coach Abdullahi

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Warri Meeting: The issues before N-Delta leaders

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South WARRI- ONE of the imperative tasks before the monarchs, leaders of thought and stakeholders from the Niger Delta coastal states, converging on Warri, Delta State, Friday, for a high- level meeting is how to get the rampaging militants, particularly the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to cease hostilities and dialogue […]

Ughelli

Good For You: Suspected ritualists nabbed in Delta State

Two men apprehended with human parts in Otokutu area of Ughelli South, after being beaten, have been handed over to the police. Sani Ibrahim: Nigeria’s self-proclaimed ‘Ambassador of Peace’ who lives under the bridge Beauty Queen: World next top model 2016 [PHOTOS] Ciroc: Pineapple launch event holds in style MC Oluomo: Controversial Lagos boss throws […]

After losing out in the fight for Medal in Rio, Efe Ajagba say…

It’s time to fight for money Very close to a medal! That was what Efe Ajagba made of his Olympic Games debut in Rio. But tried as he did, winning a medal was a mission impossible for the Delta state born pugilist. Ajagba had after dismissing Trini- dad and Tobago’s Paul Nigel faced the world […]

Ritual killers, dressed as lunatics, invade Delta bridge again

By Egufe Yafugborhi YEARS after a  syndicate of suspected ritual killers operating under the Otokutu Bridge in Ughelli South council area of Delta State was dislodged, two suspected ritualists, at the same spot, were caught yesterday. When Sunday Vanguard visited the bridge, besieged by a crowd , the  suspects were said to have been handed […]

Father of missing boy alleges threat to life

By Godwin Oghre Agbarho—The father of 28 years old Larry Okah, allegedly abducted over seven months ago, by suspected members of the Agbarho Community Vigilante group, Delta State, yesterday, said his life was in danger, following several calls to his phone by the same people he suspects were behind the disappearance and subsequent murder of […]

Just In: Former chief judge, James Omo-Agege dies at 83

A former Delta state chief judge, Hon. Justice James Omo-Agege, is dead. Justice Omo-Agege died at the age of 83 on Thursday, August 18, after a brief illness, Vanguard reports. He is the father of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central at the National Assembly. He was the state chief judge between October 3, 1993 […]

Pipeline workers shut NPDC pump station in Delta over salary backlog

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—HUNDREDS of  workers at the Ughelli Pumping Station, UPS of the Nigeria Petroleum Development Commission, NPDC, have shutdown commercial operations at the station over the non-payment of their nine months salary by the company. The station which plays host to four crude oil tank farms, receives products from six oil fields within […]

Bomadi

Delta community protests alleged relocation of maritime school

The people of Gbaregolor community in the Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest rejecting the state government’s directive to relocate a campus of the School of Marine Technology to Bomadi and Burutu in Delta South. It was learnt that the protest, which started on Wednesday, had the […]

Monarch advocates peaceful co-existence to fast-track devt

By Emma Amaize OKPOKUNOU—PARAMOUNT ruler of Seimbiri Kingdom, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, His Majesty Pere (Dr) Charles Ayemi-Botu, aka the Lion of the Niger, has called for peaceful coexistence among his people, saying that only harmonious living could guarantee peace and usher in speedy development to the kingdom. •His Majesty, Charles Ayemi-Botu, aka […]

Bishop advocates dialogue, tasks FG on devt

The Bishop of Bomadi Variate of the Catholic Church, Most Rev. Hyacinth Egbebo, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to engage in dialogue with agitators in the Niger Delta region, to foster peace and development in the nation. Egbebo stated this during an interaction with newsmen at Bomadi, headquarters of Bomadi Local government Area of […]

INEC Card Reader shows disparity In Delta Governorship Election results

  Sources reveal that at the headquarters of the commission in Abuja, the Certified True Copy of Card Readers record of accredited voters showed that Card Reader accredited voters was only 709,700.  This is contrary to the Delta State INEC record, which put the number of accredited voters at 1,017,796.  This is significant because by […]

#BayelsaDecides : No election in Ekeremor, Bayelsa; Security operatives shot dead

Just coming… No election in Ekeremor Town. APC thugs with soldiers and police have laid seige over the town. Earlier in the day, there were reports of sporatic gun shots leaving four policemen and two soldiers dead and their remains have been deposited at the mortuary in Bomadi.  No voting going on in Ekeremor town. […]

NEWS | Former Bayelsa Speaker, LG Chairman, others escape death as terror gang besiege Ekeremor, Bayelsa

All hell was let  loose in Ekeremor today less than 24 hours to the rescheduled elections in certain constituencies in Bayelsa as suspected militants  took over the community, unleashing barbaric violence on the former Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rt. Hon. Boyelayefa Debekeme right […]

Ndokwa

‘Delta Speaker’s Okowa-for-2019 Campaign Degrading’

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba The reported second term campaign for Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, masterminded by the Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Monday Igbuya, has been described as not only distractive but unbecoming of any legislature worth its salt. A chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Delta State, Mr […]

CNP sues Buhari, Saraki, Dogara over NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari Onos Jacobs, Asaba THe Concerned Ndokwa Patriots has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Federal High Court in Asaba, Delta State over the exclusion of indigenes of Ndokwa from the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission. The CNP urged the court to mandate the President to appoint an Ndokwa person into […]

Group to Gov Okowa: Don’t kill DESOPADEC

By Ruth Chukwuma WARRI—OIL bearing communities in Delta State have warned Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the state House of Assembly against alleged plans to cripple the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC and divert its fund. Okowa Delta State Oil and Gas Stakeholders Group, DOGSG, which is comprised of Itsekiri, Ijaw, Urhobo, Isoko […]

Ijaw can’t kick other N-Delta tribes around- Ariyo, APC chieftain

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South A CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Mr. Robinson Ariyo, says other ethnic nationalities in the Niger-Delta region are too politically and socially active for the Ijaw ethnic nationality and its militants to lead them by the nose.   Robinson Ariyo Ariyo, who spoke to Saturday […]

DESOPADEC dying under Okowa, host communities allege

Oil-bearing communities in Delta State on Sunday raised an alarm that the state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is working underground to ground the activities of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission. The oil producing communities, comprising Urhobo, Ijaw, Itsekiri, Isoko and Ndokwa ethnic nationalities, accused the governor of starving the commission of its statutory […]

Stay away from upland – Ex-militant leader warns new group

Notable Urhobo ex–militant leader, General Emma Shobor, has condemned the recent attack on the NNPC trunk line that conveys crude from Isoko to the Eriemu manifold Urhobo in Isoko area of Delta State by the latest militant group in the region that calls itself, Niger-Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM). In a strongly worded statement on […]

Oshimili

Abuah, information officer who served 7 presidents/heads of state, dies at 57

Justin Abuah, state house director of information, has died. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, announced this in a statement on Monday. He said that the late Abuah died on Sunday after a brief illness. “Mr Justin Onuorah Abuah, director of information, state house, has passed on,” Adesina said. “Born on January 29, 1959, Mr Abuah, fondly […]

Delta workers seek revival of housing loan scheme

The leadership of the Delta State civil service union has called for the revival of the moribund housing loan scheme to enable civil servants in the state own houses. The union leadership while addressing journalists in Asaba after a courtesy visit on the Head of Service (HOS) in his office, noted that the scheme had […]

Lassa fever kills doctor in Delta, 32 others on surveillance

The Delta State Ministry of Health has confirmed one person dead and 32 others on surveillance following the reported case of Lassa fever. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, in a statement on Monday in Asaba, said that the state recorded one death from Lassa fever after a medical doctor in the state […]

30000 farmers to benefit from CBN Anchor programme

No fewer than 30,000 farmers in Delta state will benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Programme on Agriculture. Chief Austin Chikezie, the state Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba, on Sunday that the registered 30,000 farmers were taking steps to meet the requirements for the programme. […]

BreakingNews 18/8/16 – Nigeria: State House Information Director, Abuah Is Dead

[ Masterweb Reports: Abdullahi M. Gulloma reports ] – The Director of Information, State House, Mr. Justin Onuorah Abuah, has passed on, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina announced earlier this week. In a statement issued in Abuja Adesina said the deceased, born on January 29, 1959, died on Sunday, August […]

Panic in Aso Rock Over Death of Two Presidential Aides

The Presidency on Monday announced the death of the Director of Information, State House, Mr. Justin Abuah. According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the deceased, aged 57, died on Sunday in Abuja after a brief sickness. He said Abuah, fondly called O.J, had […]