New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori returns
New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori return…
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Ibori
Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, is no longer in a UK prison. He is in the arms of his wives and family members in his country home at…

New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori return…
IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo gathering
IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo g…
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By Aneima Umoh
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, stakeholders and leaders from the three zones that make up the council have described the convention held at Okrika, Rivers State, as a Kangaroo…

IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo g…
Navy sets ablaze over 40 illegal refineries in Warri
Navy sets ablaze over 40 illegal refineries i…
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The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA on Tuesday set ablaze over 40 illegal refineries earlier uncovered in Jones Creek, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta.
Commodore Ibrahim Dewu, Commander, NNS…

Navy sets ablaze over 40 illegal refineries i…
JUST IN: IPOB accuses Army of genocide in Delta state
JUST IN: IPOB accuses Army of genocide in Del…
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday, February 12, accused the Nigerian Army of genocide.According to a statement made available to NAIJ.com by Comrade Emma Powerful, media and publicity…

JUST IN: IPOB accuses Army of genocide in Del…
17 members missing after Asaba attack – IPOB
17 members missing after Asaba attack – IPOB
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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared 17 of its members missing, after alleged attack on their members in Asaba on Sunday.
The group claimed that its members were having…

17 members missing after Asaba attack – IPOB
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17 members missing after Asaba attack – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared 17 of its members missing, after alleged attack on their members in Asaba on Sunday. The group claimed that its members were having a meeting on Sunday in Okwe Primary School, Asaba, the Delta State capital when some military men declared war on them. The pro-Biafra group […]

Okowa Inspects Road Projects In Asaba

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has inspected various road projects within Asaba Capital Territory, charging construction firms to increase the pace of work on infrastructural projects in the state. Governor Okowa inspected the Okpanam road and drain projects; the 4.4km Joseph Ebolo and Madonna road and drains project; 1.6km Ojife Street, Nduka Iloba and Casaloba […]

Okowa Inspects Road Projects In Asaba • Channels Television

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has inspected various road projects within Asaba Capital Territory, charging construction firms to increase the pace of work on infrastructural projects in the state. Governor Okowa inspected the Okpanam road and drain projects; the 4.4km Joseph Ebolo and Madonna road and drains project; 1.6km Ojife Street, Nduka Iloba and Casaloba […]

Nurses in Asaba allege sabotage of welfare policies

Coalition faults Gombe’s budget in health sector A cabal in the Federal Ministry of Health has been accused of allegedly stalling the welfare of nurses and midwives in the country.The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba made the claim in a communiqué yesterday. The association’s leader, Edith Okwe, […]

How we ate rats, lizards after soldiers overran Asaba: Survivors recount experience of Asaba massacre

Survivors of the Asaba massacre during the Nigerian civil war have recounted their experience. The Asaba massacre was a sad experience which will remain indelible in the minds of the average Asaba people for time immemorial. The Asaba massacre is a term used to describe the mass killing of Asaba people by the Nigerian army […]

Mega filling station inaugurated in Asaba – Tribune

THE oil sector made a remarkable leap in Delta state when an independent marketer inaugurated last week in Asaba a retail outlet with 21 nozzles. The unique mega filling station on the busy Asaba-Benin expressway in the town like others in Calabar, Cross river state was the cynosure of motorists especially commercial operators as governor […]

Warri

Navy sets ablaze over 40 illegal refineries in Warri

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA on Tuesday set ablaze over 40 illegal refineries earlier uncovered in Jones Creek, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta. Commodore Ibrahim Dewu, Commander, NNS DELTA, disclosed this to newsmen at the Warri Naval Command shortly after the operation. Dewu said the suspected crude oil had to be set […]

Dumpsite fire guts shops in Warri

By Egufe Yafugborhi WARRI—A dumpsite fire, aided by harmattan haze, spread into a cluster of shops, yesterday, at the Okumagba Estate Roundabout, Warri, Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State, razing property worth millions of naira. Obinna Okechukwu, an eyewitness, said residents in the area were woken up midnight by the inferno, which strayed in […]

Fire razes Warri roundabout market

Fire razes Warri roundabout market Early morning fire outbreak on Sunday razed about nine shops at a popular estate roundabout market in Warri, Delta State. A witness account said that the inferno started at about 3:00 a.m. on Sunday leading to the destruction of property including electrical appliances worth millions of Naira. The fire was […]

#BBNaija: Efe proves that ‘Warri no dey carry last’ with the ‘Do as I do’ game + more highlights

Home » Latest » Featured » #BBNaija: Efe proves that ‘Warri no dey carry last’ with the ‘Do as I do’ game + more highlights Day 27 at the Big Brother House and we already know Saturdays are for parties. But early on in the day, Efe and Ese gave us one of the most […]

Nigeria’s dying languages, Warri carry last – Vanguard News

By Francis Ewherido Recently, Urhobo Social Club, Lagos, had its New Year party. There was a mini quiz for members’ children on Urhobo language, as part of the activities. That was when an older friend, Chief Gabby Okorare, asked me why our local languages are dying. I told him parents have failed to pass on […]

Nigeria’s dying languages, Warri carry last

By Francis Ewherido Recently, Urhobo Social Club, Lagos, had its New Year party. There was a mini quiz for members’ children on Urhobo language, as part of the activities. That was when an older friend, Chief Gabby Okorare, asked me why our local languages are dying. I told him parents have failed to pass on […]

Ughelli

Herdsmen attack: Police discover remains of missing colleague

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—The corpse of the second police officer declared missing after a clash with herdsmen at Ohoro community, Delta State, 12 days ago, has been discovered. The discovery of the remains came on the day his colleague, an Inspector, who was also killed, was being buried at Uromi, Edo State. Confirming the discovering […]

Several policemen reportedly missing in Delta state after a clash with herdsmen in police uniform

– A clash ensued between the Delta state police and suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly dressed in police uniform – some of the policemen, including the area commander, were reportedly injured while some are still missing – The police commissioner has however denied that any policeman was injured Several people are reportedly missing after a face-off […]

PDP’s desire to win election in 2019 is self-deception – Former …

– Former militant group has fired former President Goodluck Jonathan over desire for his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to return to power in 2019 – The group led by Israel Akpodoro, said the party cannot win any state in the country let alone winning a national election – He listed a catalogue of corrupt members […]

We must consolidate on Ibori’s legacies – Okowa

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, has said the state government will continue to consolidate on the gains and legacies of the administration of former governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, since 1999. Gov Ifeanyi Okowa Speaking at the palace of the Ovie of Agbon Kingdom, Ogurime’rime, Ukori I, during the […]

Gunmen Abduct Delta NUT Treasurer

By Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba The worrisome spate of kidnapping in Delta State reared its ugly head yet again with the abduction of the Treasurer of the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Mr. Titus Okotie. Okotie was on Friday morning reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen while traveling on the Asaba-Ughelli expressway. […]

UPU crisis: Okwagbe backs Taiga as newly elected President- General

By Simon Adewale The Esama of Ukepedi Kingdom in Ughelli, Delta State, Olorogun Okiemute Okwagbe, has given his support to the January 2, 2017, election, held at Uvwiamuge, Ughelli North Local Government Area, that produced  Olorogun Moses Taiga as the newly elected President-General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU. Okwagbe, who is also a Peoples Democratic […]

Bomadi

New chapter in Delta politics as Ibori returns

Ibori Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, is no longer in a UK prison. He is in the arms of his wives and family members in his country home at Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State. In this report, EBENEZER ADUROKIYA pictures emerging scenerio.   A lot has been said about the […]

IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo gathering

By Aneima Umoh Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, stakeholders and leaders from the three zones that make up the council have described the convention held at Okrika, Rivers State, as a Kangaroo gathering, declaring it null and void. Addressing newsmen in  Bomadi, Delta State , Jones Waribo from  Eastern zone, Ebiakpo Akpoebi, Central zone and Pius […]

IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo gathering

By Aneima Umoh Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, stakeholders and leaders from the three zones that make up the council have described the convention held at Okrika, Rivers State, as a Kangaroo gathering, declaring it null and void. Addressing newsmen in  Bomadi, Delta State , Jones Waribo from  Eastern zone, Ebiakpo Akpoebi, Central zone and Pius […]

IYC Okrika convention described as kangaroo gathering – Vanguard …

By Aneima Umoh Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, stakeholders and leaders from the three zones that make up the council have described the convention held at Okrika, Rivers State, as a Kangaroo gathering, declaring it null and void. Addressing newsmen in  Bomadi, Delta State , Jones Waribo from  Eastern zone, Ebiakpo Akpoebi, Central zone and Pius […]

Governance: Stewardship and Democratic Dividends

By Julius Oweh The primary objective of government is the security and welfare of the citizens and the executive arm of government are most suited for this role. Therefore the implementation of government policies are some of the functions of the executive arm, at the state level is the state governor. Since the governor cannot […]

Delta: S’Court refuses to void Mutu’s election

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal seeking to sack the lawmaker representing Bomadi/Patani federal constituency of Delta state, Hon. Nicholas Mutu, from the House of Representatives. The apex court, in a bench ruling by a five-man panel of Justices led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice […]

Ndokwa

Herdsman feared killed in clash with suspected hoodlums in Delta

• Community seeks help over marauding nomads • Govt set to enact Coroner law A reported altercation between suspected hoodlums and a herdsman has allegedly led to the death of the nomad in Emu-Ebendo community of Ndokwa West Local Council of Delta. The incident reportedly took place on Sunday evening. Though tension seems to be […]

Kidnappers abduct ex-lawmaker, demand N200m ransom

Armed kidnappers on Thursday night abducted a former Lawmaker, Emeka Ukpe along Kwale-Ughelli road in Delta State. Reports say that the armed men ambushed him between Kwale and Ozoro axis and when he tried to avoid a pothole along the road, his Jeep with registration number AA 126 XX slowed down and he was attacked. […]

Delta community kicks against Cattle Rearing Control Bill

By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—THE people of Ossissa, Ndokwa East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, kicked against the Nomadic Cattle Rearing Control Bill, now before the state House of Assembly, saying that the community would not give out any portion of its land as a designated area for cattle grazing. Speaking on telephone with Vanguard […]

Delta govt urged to audit DESOPADEC’s account

By Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—A group, Delta Elite Movement, DEM, has urged Delta State Government to set up a committee to audit Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission,  DESOPADEC’s account in line with projects executed since its inception and probe those found wanting. It lamented that the commission had failed to live up to its […]

Kidnappers Abduct Ex-Delta Lawmaker

…Demand N200m Ransom …As Councilor, 3 Others Arrested for Alleged Assassination Attempt A six man armed kidnappers have on Thursday night abducted a former Lawmaker, Emeka Ukpe along Kwale-Ughelli Road. Reports said that the armed men ambushed the Ex-Lawmaker between Kwale and Ozoro axis and when he had tried to avoid a pot hole along […]

Oil, gas-rich Ndokwa lament neglect, list demands to FG

A nine-point demand has been presented to the Federal Government by Ndokwa ethnic nationality of Delta State to appease the area while lamenting its marginalization and neglect. It is also part of their contributions to end the persistent crisis in the oil-rich Niger Delta. The demands, available to the media yesterday, were presented by the […]

Oshimili

JUST IN: IPOB accuses Army of genocide in Delta state

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday, February 12, accused the Nigerian Army of genocide. According to a statement made available to NAIJ.com by Comrade Emma Powerful, media and publicity secretary for IPOB, an attack on members of the group has just occurred in Asaba, Delta state capital. PAY ATTENTION: Get the latest News […]

Xmas rice allegedly tears Delta APC apart

By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA North senatorial district chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr George Okafor, has been suspended for allegedly misappropriating the last Christmas rice meant for members of the party in the area. The suspension of Okafor, who was also accused of anti- party activities, is contained in a letter addressed to the […]

Beauty Queen advocates for massive youth employment

Most Beautiful Girl in Anioma and the reigning Miss Umu Anioma 2017 Beauty Queen, Sandra Nkemakonam Obi has called for massive job creation for the teeming youths in Delta State, particularly in the Anioma region of the oil-rich State. The Beauty Queen made the call recently while briefing journalists on the outcome of her Valentine’s […]

The Oshiomhole, Okowa boost for Utomi’s school for indigent students

By Ephraim Oseji Former Governor  Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa have commended  development activist and founding member of the All Progressives Congress, Professor Pat Utomi, for establishing a school for the indigent students in Ibusa,   Oshimili north local government area of Delta State. Determined to liberate the children of […]

APC in the throes of crises

Plateau, Delta, Gombe state chapters in trouble As the national body of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to grapple with internal crises since it took over government at the centre in 2015, many of the state chapters of the party are not exempted from local disputes that are pitting their members against one […]

Court restrains Delta government from demolishing over 8000 houses

• Alleged N6m misappropriated fund unsettles Ogwashi-Uku community An Akwukwu-Igbo High Court yesterday stopped Delta State government from demolishing the houses of over 8,000 landlords at Ogbeowele New Layout in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Council of Delta State, which were allegedly built on government-owned land. The task force on land regularisation and reclamation headed by […]