FG, CRCC sign MoU on Warri-Abuja railway project – Vanguard News
FG, CRCC sign MoU on Warri-Abuja railway proj…
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By Favour Nnabugwu
ABUJA— The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with China Railway Construction Corporation, CRCC, for the construction of Warri-Ajaokuta-Itakpe-Abuja rail line.
While Minister of Transportation, Mr.…

FG, CRCC sign MoU on Warri-Abuja railway proj…
Okowa mobolises Warri Wolves for ‘operation beat Enyimba …
Okowa mobolises Warri Wolves for ‘operation b…
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After succumbing at home to FC Ifeanyi Ubah 1-0 last week, players and officials of Warri Wolves say today’s rescheduled match against visiting Enyimba FC is a must win.The Seasiders…

Okowa mobolises Warri Wolves for ‘operation b…
“I want my son buried in Warri” – Senator Stella Oduah’s ex-Husband
“I want my son buried in Warri” – Senator Ste…
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Lt.-Col. Satchie Etoromi (Rtd), the father of the late Maxwell Etoromi, has requested for the corpse for burial in Warri, Delta.
Maxwell was the son of Senator Stella Oduah, the representative…

“I want my son buried in Warri” – Senator Ste…
Mob Lynches Brutal Criminal Kingpin ‘Onos’ With Ties To 19th …
Mob Lynches Brutal Criminal Kingpin ‘Onos’ Wi…
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Residents of the Oghara community in Ethiope West Local Government Area (LGA) of Delta State are resting easier following the fatal lynching of a notorious crime boss operating in the…

Mob Lynches Brutal Criminal Kingpin ‘Onos’ Wi…
Military apprehends 3 cultists, others in navy uniform
Military apprehends 3 cultists, others in navy uniform
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Military patrol team at Otefe, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, have apprehended three cultists who were reportedly harassing and intimidating students in the area. The troops also…

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Asaba

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

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 […]

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 […]

Warri

FG, CRCC sign MoU on Warri-Abuja railway project – Vanguard News

By Favour Nnabugwu ABUJA— The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with China Railway Construction Corporation, CRCC, for the construction of Warri-Ajaokuta-Itakpe-Abuja rail line. While Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, signed for Nigeria, the Vice President of CRCC, Mr Chen Xiao Xing, signed for his company on Friday night. Amaechi said […]

Okowa mobolises Warri Wolves for ‘operation beat Enyimba …

After succumbing at home to FC Ifeanyi Ubah 1-0 last week, players and officials of Warri Wolves say today’s rescheduled match against visiting Enyimba FC is a must win. The Seasiders are battling to stay afloat in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), following series of poor results. They are currently in the 17th position […]

“I want my son buried in Warri” – Senator Stella Oduah’s ex-Husband

Lt.-Col. Satchie Etoromi (Rtd), the father of the late Maxwell Etoromi, has requested for the corpse for burial in Warri, Delta. Maxwell was the son of Senator Stella Oduah, the representative of Anambra North in the Senate. Etoromi, who hails from Delta, told newsmen on Wednesday in Warri that he wanted the remains of his […]

Stop Fanning Ember Of Communal War, Warri Based Group Warn Itsekiri Communities

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Residents panic over military presence in Warri

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai Ovie Okpare, Warri There was a widespread apprehension among residents of Warri and its environs in Delta State on Monday, following the deployment of troops and equipment in the ongoing military training in the Niger Delta, codenamed: ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile.’ The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, […]

Olu of Warri urges support for military operation in Niger Delta

The Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty, Godfery Ikenwoli has urged Nigerians particularly indigenes of the Niger Delta to support the efforts of the military to stem the tide of criminality in the region. The paramount ruler of Warri kingdom made the call on Saturday when received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, […]

Ughelli

JUST IN: Militants strike again, blow up NPDC facility

– Despite the ongoing “Operation Crocodile Smile”, militants have blown up another facility in Delta state – The militants who called themselves the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Movement (NDGJM) launched “Operation Crocodile Tears” – The Urhobo militant group said from now on, it shall be an eye for an eye An Urhobo militant group, Niger […]

Downpour destroys properties, renders many homeless in Delta

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Ovie Okpare, Warri A downpour in the early hours of Tuesday destroyed properties worth millions of naira and rendered many residents homeless in Delta State. The downpour led to flooding in different parts of the state, which submerged several homes. As early as 5:35am residents of Okuokoko in Okpe Local […]

Again, militants bomb NPDC pipeline in Delta

Ovie Okpare, Warri Niger Delta militants have again attacked another major oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, blowing up the facility at Ogor-Oteri in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.  A local community source told our correspondent that the attack was heralded by heavy explosions during Tuesday’s downpour […]

Why Gov. Okowa should come to Okwagbe community – Vanguard …

One major nagging headache besetting the people of Okwagbe community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State is the deplorable state of the roads there. Year in year out, residents are subjected to untold hardship occasioned by dilapidated roads which has seen motorists battling with repairs or replacements of their vehicle parts at […]

Militants bomb another oil facility in Delta

File photo – militants Ovie Okpare, Warri Niger Delta militants have blown up another major oil delivery line belonging to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company at Ogor-Oteri in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. A community source told our correspondent that there were explosions in the area around 3am on Tuesday during a […]

IDU Secretariat bombing: Delta police arrest two

By Emma Amaize, Festus Ahon Ochuko Akuopha THE police in Delta State have arrested two persons in connection with the bombing of National Secretariat of the Isoko Development Union, IDU at Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of the state. The secretariat of the apex socio-cultural organization of the Isoko ethnic nationality was […]

Bomadi

Soldiers arrest 15 suspects in Niger Delta, recieve more battle tanks

Nigerian army soldiers conducting training and clearance operatoons against Niger Delta militants in Blyelsa, Delta and Rivers states, on Sunday arrested 15 suspected oil vandals in different operations and detroyed several illegal oil refineries. The troops have also taken new deliveries of fighting equipment including 3 scorpion ranks, Main battle tank and Ambushed Protected Vehicles. […]

Why Gov. Okowa should come to Okwagbe community

One major nagging headache besetting the people of Okwagbe community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State is the deplorable state of the roads there. Year in year out, residents are subjected to untold hardship occasioned by dilapidated roads which has seen motorists battling with repairs or replacements of their vehicle parts at […]

Troops intercept oil bunkerers in Delta [PHOTOS]

Troops of the Nigerian Army in its field training codenamed, “CROCODILE SMILE,” on Sunday, intercepted illegal oil bunkerers with a crude oil laden boat in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. In a statement by Army spokesman, Col Sani Usman, the Army said the troops also raided hideouts of suspected criminals in the […]

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 […]

Ndokwa

Itsekiri leaders caution Buhari on ‘fake mediators’ – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari Simon Utebor and Ovie Okpare Itsekiri leaders in Delta State, on Monday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious about dealing with those flocking around him as mediators in the proposed dialogue towards resolving the renewed militancy in the Niger Delta. They said those who were now parading themselves as stakeholders to […]

OML 26: NPDC/FHN sign GMoU with Delta communities

By Festus Ahon ASABA—NIGERIAN Petroleum Development Company, NPDC and First Hydrocarbon Nigeria Joint Venture, FHN, have signed a Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU, with host communities in Delta State in Oil Mining Lease, OML 26. Speaking during the signing ceremony, which was negotiated by the state government, the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, […]

Local Govt. Election: Group accuses Okowa of marginalizing Isoko people

By Henry Umoru ABUJA- ISOKO people of Delta state, resident  in Abuja have raised alarm, accusing the Delta governor, Senator  Ifeanyi Okowa of marginalization. According to them, the action of the state government not to conduct elections in five wards in Ndokwa East local government of the state has denied the Isoko speaking communities representation at the […]

Itsekiri leaders caution Buhari on ‘fake mediators’

Itsekiri leaders in Delta State, on Monday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to be cautious about dealing with those flocking around him as mediators in the proposed dialogue towards resolving the renewed militancy in the Niger Delta. They said those who were now parading themselves as stakeholders to resolve the current crisis were the same leaders […]

‘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 […]

Oshimili

Lassa fever: One dead, 32 others on surveillance in Delta

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 died from the disease. “On Aug. 18, 2016, one case of Lassa fever was reported in Delta State. The confirmed case was a […]

Flood: Monarch wants Delta Govt. to construct road

The traditional ruler of Oko in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta, Obi Eze Osita, has appealed the state government to construct the 56-kilometre road that leads to the community.  The Akor of Oko Kingdom, a riverside clan near Asaba, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

Medical Doctor Dead, 32 Others Under Watch as Lassa Fever Breaks in Delta State

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

Medical Doctor Dead, 32 Others Under Watch as Lassa Fever …

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

30000 Delta Farmers To Benefit From FG’s Agric Programme

The Delta State  Government said no fewer than 30,000 farmers in the state will benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Programme on Agriculture. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Austin Chikezie, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Asaba. Chikezie said that the registered 30,000 farmers were taking steps to meet the […]

#Breaking: Medical Doctor Dies As Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Delta State

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