Mansur: Our concentration must improve – Goal.com
Mansur: Our concentration must improve – Goal.com
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The Seasiders' gaffer wants his charges to improve their composure and concentration

Warri Wolves head coach Mansur Abdullahi has urged his players to show more concentration in the closing stages as…

Tragic! Four people drown in Warri as Tompolo buries father
Tragic! Four people drown in Warri as Tompolo…
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Four people have been confirmed dead while attending the funeral ceremony of Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, father of wanted ex-militant leader, Tompolo.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the people…

Tragic! Four people drown in Warri as Tompolo…
Women protest soldiers’ invasion of Delta community
Women protest soldiers’ invasion of Delta community
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Women in the agrarian Iwhre-Nene community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have protested the alleged invasion of the community by operatives of the Joint Task Force…

NCC raids Delta communities, seizes N25m materials
NCC raids Delta communities, seizes N25m materials
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Ovie Okpare, Warri
The Nigerian Copyright Commission on Thursday said it had seized pirated materials estimated at N25m during the commission’s raid of the Warri, Ughelli and Sapele areas of Delta…

Prison Inspector fingered in Delta kidnap cases
Prison Inspector fingered in Delta kidnap cas…
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An Assistant Inspector of Prisons, one Judith Nwadialo has been arrested by the Delta State Police Command over alleged involvement in the kidnap of one Roseline Okathe, whose family paid…

Prison Inspector fingered in Delta kidnap cas…
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Asaba

Police Arrest 32 Child Traffickers, Uncover 6 Baby Factories

Delta State Police Commissioner, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim yesterday said  thirty-two child traffickers were arrested in the last two months, adding that six baby factories were uncovered in Asaba and its  environs. Emphasizing his determination to synergize with the State Ministry of  Women Affairs to fight against crime and other social vices in the  state, the […]

BEDC to tackle over-billing

Worried about the upsurge of complaint over-billing by consumers, the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has put machinery in place to tackle the problem and amongst other challenges. The Managing Director of BEDC, Mrs Funke Osibodu who was represented by Mrs. Virginia Asaba on Wednesday at holding stakeholders/town hall meeting with customers. Mrs. […]

Lagos fraudster arrested after running to police to report friend who duped him of money he conned from American

Detectives attached to the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos State, had a good laugh after a young man walked into their police station and claimed that his friend was a kidnapper and fraudster. The laughter, however, started after police discovered that the complainant was also a fraudster, whose friend duped of money […]

Great Goddess And Shrine Of Asaba People

The home of the Asaba people is situated at a point near the lower Niger River, overlooking the point where the Anambra River flows into it. Asaba connects between western, eastern and northern Nigeria and history has it that it was once the colonial capital of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate, founded in 1884, and hosted […]

APC crisis worsens as members exchange bullets in Asaba – Daily …

The police in Delta State have arrested some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State following a bloody clash that ensued between supporters of the two factions at the party’s secretariat in Asaba, the state capital. The party in the state had been in leadership crisis with a faction loyal to Olorogun […]

Police arrest APC members in Delta

By Festus Ahon ASABA—SOME members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Delta State have been arrested by the police, following a violent clash by supporters of the two factions of the party in the state. The crisis rocking the party worsened on Tuesday, following a  clash by supporters of the two factions  at the […]

Warri

Mansur: Our concentration must improve – Goal.com

The Seasiders’ gaffer wants his charges to improve their composure and concentration Warri Wolves head coach Mansur Abdullahi has urged his players to show more concentration in the closing stages as they prepare to face Sunshine Stars at the Akure Township Stadium on Sunday. The Seasiders defeated the Owena Waves 2-0 in the first leg […]

Tragic! Four people drown in Warri as Tompolo buries father

Four people have been confirmed dead while attending the funeral ceremony of Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, father of wanted ex-militant leader, Tompolo. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the people (three women and one man) from Kurutie and Ogulaha communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom reportedly drowned on their way to attending the event. The victims […]

Tompolo’s father has been buried in Warri

– The burial ceremony of High Chief Oweizide Government Ekpemupolo, Alias Tompolo’s father begins today, September 23 in Warri, Delta state – The late High Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo wiill be buried at Kurutie Community, the paternal home of the deceased  – It was alleged that the 84-year-old died as a result of wounds he sustained during the military invasion of Kurutie […]

Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, Tompolo’s Late Father Buried In Warri

The city of Warri, Thursday went agog as the Ekpemupolo family of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State begin the burial ceremony of their late father, High Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo. The burial began with the gates of Veenell Hospital shut as movements of persons were restricted; only select members of […]

Navy parades arrested avengers leader in Warri

A suspected leader of the notorious militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), was on Thursday paraded by the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, as part of the activities of the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS), in Warri. Commander of the NNS Delta, Commodore Joseph Dzunve, while parading the suspect, who identified […]

Nigerian Navy arrests militant leader in Warri

WorldStage Newsonline– Commander of the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, Commodore Joseph Dzunve on Thursday paraded a suspected leader of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), as part of the activities of the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS), in Warri. Commodore Dzunve said the suspect, who identified himself as Abraham […]

Ughelli

Women protest soldiers’ invasion of Delta community

Women in the agrarian Iwhre-Nene community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have protested the alleged invasion of the community by operatives of the Joint Task Force codenamed Operation Delta Safe. The task force was said to have stormed the area in search of suspected pipeline vandals and militants behind recent attacks […]

NCC raids Delta communities, seizes N25m materials

Ovie Okpare, Warri The Nigerian Copyright Commission on Thursday said it had seized pirated materials estimated at N25m during the commission’s raid of the Warri, Ughelli and Sapele areas of Delta State. It added that it granted amnesty to some suspected pirates, who were arrested by officials of the commission from its Abuja headquarters, with […]

NCC raids Delta communities, seizes N25m materials – Gistmaster

Ovie Okpare, Warri The Nigerian Copyright Commission on Thursday said it had seized pirated materials estimated at N25m during the commission’s raid of the Warri, Ughelli and Sapele areas of Delta State. It added that it granted amnesty to some suspected pirates, who were arrested by officials of the commission from its Abuja headquarters, with […]

Search for abducted Delta SARS officer enters day-7; two arrested

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—SEVEN days after an officer of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, was abducted by gunmen in Delta State, his abductors are yet to make contact with his family members. The officer, Emmanuel German, who was abducted last week Tuesday, was the immediate past SARS Officer-in-Charge of Ughelli, Delta State. Confirming the incident […]

Breaking News: Again, militants blow up NPDC/Shoreline pipeline in Delta

*Renews warning to First Hydrocarbon, Seplat, Total EP, Shell, Agip, Saipem, Mobil WARRI- THE Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, a militant group in Delta State, yesterday, claimed that its strike force blew up the Afiesere-Ekiugbo delivery line, operated by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC/Shoreline Petroleum at Ughelli, Delta state, on Sunday. In a […]

NGO offers scholarships to children of deceased police Sgt

Ughelli—The Peter’s Mission for the Less Privileged at the Area Command Police Station Ughelli, Delta State, offered cash gift to Sgt Rosemary Usifoh, widow of Sgt David Usifoh, who died in active service in 2014. The philanthropic mission also awarded scholarships to the four children of late Sgt. David Usifoh. The founder of the mission, […]

Bomadi

Proposed FG summit on N-Delta, good omen on our economy – Ekpebide

By Genevieve Aningo THE proposed Federal Government summit on the Niger Delta, slated for September 26 and 27 in Abuja, has been described as a good omen for the country’s economy and the Niger Delta region. An ex-militant leader, Preye Ekpebide, in Bomadi, Delta State, expressed optimism that the much awaited Niger Delta dialogue to […]

Delta ALGON moves to access bailout funds

By Emma Amaize Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—THE Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Delta State chapter, has said that it is working with stakeholders to get bailout funds to enable it clear backlog of salaries owed council workers in the state. Chairman of the state chapter of ALGON, Sir Ithiako Ikpokpo, during the association’s advocacy […]

Life and times of HRH Major Lucky Erebulu

By Presidor Ghmorai, Chris Ekiyor December Gboru HIS Royal Majesty, Major Lucky Meshack Erebulu (Rtd.) JP, Pere of Kabowei Kingdom Aduo II, in Delta and Bayelsa States, was born July 21, 1941, in Okruware Community in Patani in the present Patani LGA, of Delta State, to the families of Douglas Erebulu of Okruware Community in Patani […]

Delta State coastal communities warn militants to steer clear

• Monarch tasks Buhari on demilitarisation • Military launches operations in Cross River • seeks support of traditional rulers Coastal communities in Bomadi-Patani Federal Constituency of Delta State have warned militant groups that they are unwelcomed in their area.A youth leader and Teren 1 of Niger Delta, Paul Timidi, told The Guardian yesterday in Asaba […]

The massacre from London to Rio…Letter to Mr. President

“An athlete is selected to defend our country, all of our nationality. If he doesn’t have an attitude where we the people who created him can have confidence in him, then he will never have the right to represent Cuba in an international event. He not only must be physically prepared but, on top of […]

Ex-militants threaten CBN over stipend arrears

By Blessing Oyakhire BOMADI—Niger Delta ex-militant leaders under the Federal Government amnesty programme, have given the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, a seven-day ultimatum to pay up their outstanding three months stipends, warning that failure to comply would amount to the shutting down of all CBN offices in the Niger Delta region. The ex-militant leaders […]

Ndokwa

Gas Flaring Kills 13 In Delta Communities

No fewer than 13 lives have been lost in the last two months to gas flaring in six communities of Warri South West and Ndokwa West councils of Delta State. The communities include Koko, Diagbene, Kwale, Abbe, Utagbe-Uno and Ebede. Warri South West chairman, Mr. Sheriff Mulade, who spoke with newsmen yesterday in Asaba, urged […]

How we are working to make life meaningful for Delta people – Commissioner

Mr. Patrick Ukah is the Delta State Commissioner for Information. In this interview with NAIJ.com’s Austin Oyibode in Asaba, Ukah speaks on the developments in the state, how Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s government is impacting on the people and battling to pay salaries amidst reduced federal allocations. He also speaks on the effort to curtail youth […]

NDDC model to crash price of rice — Guanah, rice farmer

By Festus Ahon SINCE the price of oil began to drop last year, government has been encouraging agriculture as alternative source of revenue for the country. Some Nigerians, who heeded the government call, are doing very well in farming and creating jobs for a large number of youths. •Guanah with the tractor given out by […]

Delta dep speaker tasks Nigerians on ”real change’

By Tare Youdeowei ASABA — Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Osanebi, has enjoined Nigerians to commence the ‘real change’ by taking actions that would bring peace to the nation. Osanebi, who made the call in his Sallah message, said peace and love were essential while hunger and disease, were not partisan. […]

Ndokwa Women In Delta State Seek Land For Mechanised Farming

Women in Ndokwa area of Delta State in southern Nigeria have approached the State government with a request for hectares of land that would be used for mechanised farming. The women under the aegis of the Ndokwa Daughters and Wives Association are optimistic that they could increase food supplies in the state and even feed […]

How late Asibelua named, developed Ndokwa kingdom

By Nkiruka Nnorom Late Prince L.G.C Asibelua, the Okwa-ukwu of Ase Kingdom in Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State, who passed on in July, 2016, will go down in history as one that contributed immensely to the development of Ndokwa kingdom.  Born to the royal family of Ozuem the founder of both Ase Kingdom in Ndokwa […]

Oshimili

PATHETIC – Chilling tales of farmers dying of hunger

‘We’ve been sending our children to relations because we can no longer feed them’ ‘Why there could be food, beef scarcity’ Theirs is what can be described as a tragedy of fate. For decades, they cultivated the land and produced bumper harvests from which they fed their families and also paid their bills using the […]

Commissioner urges private sector to participate in emergence of leaders

Development has been slow in Nigeria because the private sector stays away from the processes that produce political leaders, the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, has said. Ukah stated this recently at the opening session of train-the-trainer programme on the Fundamentals of Leadership hosted by the Academy for Governance in Ibusa Oshimili North […]

Danger signal

Fears of possible reoccurrence of 2012 flood disaster …as residents of flood-prone areas defy warnings State govts make contingency plans. Danger appears to be locking in the corner. There are fears about the possible reoccurrence of the devastating flood disaster which rocked many states accross the country in 2012. The danger is not unconnected with […]

LAND REGULATION: Okpanam community protests, begs Okowa to review fees

By Festus Ahon ASABA—RESIDENTS of Okpanam community, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Delta State, have taken to the streets in protest against the alleged high handedness of the state government in its land regularization process. The protesters who blocked the access road opposite the Asaba airport with charms and amulets, appealed to the state government […]

The Igbo Spirit

By Peter Alexander Egom I am of the Igbo stock from Ukala-Okpunor in Oshimili North LGA of Delta State. I am 61 years of age and have from late 1965, during my undergraduate days at Downing College, Cambridge, England, been fascinated by my people, the Igbo, and specifically by what makes them such a pulsating […]

LAND REGULATION: Okpanam community protests, begs Okowa to …

By Festus Ahon ASABA—RESIDENTS of Okpanam community, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Delta State, have taken to the streets in protest against the alleged high handedness of the state government in its land regularization process. The protesters who blocked the access road opposite the Asaba airport with charms and amulets, appealed to the state government […]