Okocha declares for guber race, promises to make Delta best
Okocha declares for guber race, promises to m…
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WITH a firm promise to dedicate his life to the service of Deltans if he clinches the ticket of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and wins the election in…

Okocha declares for guber race, promises to m…
Kidnappers free Ijaw monarch
Kidnappers free Ijaw monarch
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DisclaimerThe views expressed on this website are those of the authors named, and are not of African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) Plc, publishers of Nigerian Tribune, Sunday Tribune and Saturday…

Daughter Of Jailed Delta Ex Governor Ibori Runs For Delta Assembly Seat
Daughter Of Jailed Delta Ex Governor Ibori Runs For Delta As…
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Clement Ejiofor, 2 days ago

Daughter of imprisoned ex Delta governor James Onanefe Ibori is running for  seat in the state’s House of Assembly.
Erhiatake Ibori, whose father serves 13-year term over corruption…

I’ll make difference –Okagbue, APGA House of Reps aspirant
I’ll make difference –Okagbue, APGA House of Reps aspirant
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BY DORIS OBINNA
Hon Onochie Okagbue was the transition Chairman of Dunuko­fia Local Government Area in Anambra State for about two years.
In this interview, he takes us on a journey into…

Delta State: Between History And Actions
Delta State: Between History And Actions
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Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan
THE planet called earth, has historical records on how it came into existence, which, as a result, is responsible for the emergence of every nation, race, tribe,…

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Asaba

ASUU members protest in Asaba over abduction of colleague

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Delta State University (DELSU) chapter, on Tuesday, converged on Asaba, to protest the abduction of their colleague. The placard-bearing dons staged their protests at NTA complex, Governor’s Office and the Delta State police command, requesting the immediate release of Dr Nyerohovwo Tonukari, an associate professor. Chairman […]

Ogbulafor describes Asaba Airport as dream come true

Subcribe to Daily Post Newsletter A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, on Tuesday described the Asaba International Airport as a dream come true for Delta and the nation at large. Ogbulafor was in Asaba for the governorship declaration of Rep Ndudi Elumelu in 2015 election in Delta. “I am […]

Police Parade Suspected Criminals In Asaba

The Delta State Police Command on Saturday paraded some criminals that snatched over seven vehicles and kidnapped a seven month old baby. Over 12 persons were paraded alongside the ammunition recovered from them. Before parading the suspects, the State Commissioner of Police, Alkali Baba Usman, had a briefing with journalists at the Police Headquarters in […]

Orubebe’s day of glory in Asaba

By SOLA BALOGUN It was a gathering of who-is-who at the recent launch of two books by AIG Oru­bebe Gandhi Ebikeme (Rtd) in Asaba, Delta state. The launching ceremony, which saw the author presenting two novels to the public at once, rallied notable digni­taries, colleagues, friends and relations of the author, who came to felicitate […]

Kebbi, Air Peace sign agreement on new airport

One month after it commenced scheduled operations, Air Peace, on Wednesday, signed a contract with Kebbi State government to develop flight operations into its new airport located in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital. According to the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, the airline would deploy its Dornier Jets for the flight connections between […]

Asaba 2014: Gumel seeks to replace Ndanusa, retake NOC job

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) will today and tomorrow in Orchid Hotels and Events Centre, Asaba, Delta State, hold its Annual General Meeting and the elections of officials into the Executive Committee to run its affairs for the next four years. The Screening Committee that comprises Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, Chief (Mrs) Kofo Nwokedi and Major […]

Warri

A Look Inside the Modern Gemstone Ultra-Mart in Warri, Delta State

Gemstone Ultramart is an innovative one-stop grocery and general merchandise retailer. Established in the heart of Warri, in September 2014, the supermarket is the first of its kind in the most populous city of Delta State, Nigeria. Built to international standards, Gemstone provides its locale with high quality products at unbeatable prices. With over 14 […]

Chess Federation promises excitement at Warri 2014 President Cup

THE Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) says it has put every logistics in place to ensure an exciting competition at the President Cup slated for Warri from December 10 to 13.   Speaking to The Guardian yesterday on the championship, NCF Secretary, Bidemi Ganiyu, disclosed that the championship is aimed at creating an enabling environment for […]

Untold story of how 14 journalists were abducted

class=”eliadunit” WARRI— THE accepted rule of engagement between journalists in the Warri flank of Niger-Delta and ex-militants in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, was shattered, Sunday, when the violent youths abducted 14 journalists and six other persons, including Itsekiri youth leaders. The journalists, among them, this reporter, Sola Adebayo, Regional Editor, […]

Stop the marginalisation’ Itsekiri youths protest in Warri, issue 7-day …

The ongoing fuss over the botched groundbreaking ceremony of the multibillion dollar Export Processing Zone (EPZ) project took a dangerous dimension, as Itsekiri youths besieged Olu of Warri’s palace early on Saturday morning to issue a seven-day ultimatum to President Goodluck Jonathan to quickly reschedule the date of ceremony or forget any form of support […]

Watford watching Warri Warriors defender Azubuike Egwuekwe

Nigeria defender Azubuike Egwuekwe is being watched by Watford. The London Evening Standard says Egwuekwe has caught the eye of English clubs with his performances at international level and he would be available for the remainder of the season after Nigeria failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. The 25-year-old has been compared […]

Daily Independent Reporter, Arubi, 13 Journalists Kidnapped in Warri

Photo: Premium Times By Temidayo Akinsuyi Lagos — A reporter with Daily Independent newspaper, Emmanuel Arubi, was among 14 journalists abducted by Ijaw militants, allegedly acting on the orders of ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, in Warri, Delta State, on Sunday. The abduction of the journalists followed the controversy that trailed […]

Ughelli

Fashioning A Power Agenda

Simon Ateba Big players in the power sector gather in Lagos for the West African Power Industry Convention, aimed at proffering solutions to the region’s poor power supply They came from all over the world with the same objective in mind: to proffer solutions to West Africa’s poor power supply. The 390 delegates and 70 […]

Tony Elumelu: I See Big Opportunities In The Power Sector

Tony Elumelu, chairman Heirs Holdings, bares his mind in this interview on how to unlock investment and growth in the West African power sector What power projects is Heirs Holdings involved in that you are most excited about? The Power Africa Initiative is an amazing opportunity to democratise access to power for Africans, and the […]

I See Big Opportunities In The Power Sector

Tony Elumelu, chairman Heirs Holdings, bares his mind in this interview on how to unlock investment and growth in the West African power sector What power projects is Heirs Holdings involved in that you are most excited about? The Power Africa Initiative is an amazing opportunity to democratise access to power for Africans, and the […]

Delta SEEFOR Rolls Out Tarriff Plans

BY ANDREW IKEHI The State Employment and Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR), Delta State, in conjunction with The State Ministry of Environment, and Waste Management Board, has rolled out a tariff plan for payment, in respect of waste collection and disposal, for individuals living within major cities of the State where the project has commenced.    […]

Smithsonian Museum Honour for Onobrakpeya

The renowned Nigerian sculp­tor, painter and print-maker, Professor Bruce Onobrakpeya, was on November 7 conferred with an honour by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Arts in Washington DC, United States, on its 50th anniversary. The distinguished 82-year-old sculptor had, in 2006, also received the UNESCO Living Human Treasure Award. President Goodluck Jonathan has lauded […]

Ughelli power plant to generate 700 megawatts next month

As the private sector strives hard to ensure reasonable investments in the power sector and thereby stabilise the supply of electricity in the country, one of the privatised power plants, Ughelli Power Plant in Delta State, is set to hit 700 megawatts next month. The power plant when privatised was producing 150 megawatts, but currently […]

Bomadi

Delta State: Between History And Actions

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan THE planet called earth, has historical records on how it came into existence, which, as a result, is responsible for the emergence of every nation, race, tribe, and tongue, through evolution, of which Delta State in Nigeria, is not an exception so long as West Africa is concerned. As ‘sister’ state to […]

‘Enough of Ijaw marginalisation’

BY SUNDAY ANI Chairman, Niger Delta Nationalities Forum, Lagos, Mr. Seigha Manager, may not be a known personality in Nigerian politics but that cannot be said of him when it comes to the politics of his home state, Delta state. In this interview with the Daily Sun, he raises serious concern about the political development […]

N-Delta Ex-Militants Blame Boko Haram Insurgency on Northern Leaders

Bomadi — Niger Delta former militants have accused some Northern political leaders of secretly sponsoring and aiding the Boko Haram sect in its reign of terror in the north with the sole aim of truncating the smooth running of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government. The ex-militants also threw their weight behind Jonathan’s request to the National […]

Enough Of Ijaw Marginalisation In Delta State

IN Delta State, South-south Nigeria, the Ijaw has the largest population. It is also a statement of fact that of all the tribes in Delta, Ijaw people are the most marginalised. Apart from Senator James Manager, who currently represents Delta South Senatorial District in the Senate, there is no Ijaw man or woman from Delta […]

Obuh’s Agenda On Sustainability, Growth

By Charles Kumolu Festive and colourful was the atmosphere on the major roads as vehicles filled with hordes of well wishers moved around dancing to different tunes. The mood suggested that something remarkable was happening. But for the conspicuousness of the banners on the trucks, visitors and residents would have been left asking what the […]

Chief Oluwole Karetimi clinches sweeping victory

Chief Oluwole Karetimi clinches sweeping victory The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the just concluded local government elections Chief Oluwole Karetimi has clinched a sweeping victory over the candidates of All Progressive Congress APC, Mr Sunday Zifere and the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA candidate Sunday Egbaseimokumo. Karetimi who was declared winner of […]

Ndokwa

Delta – Anioma Should Negotiate With Urhobo – – Jibunoh

interview By Emma Amaize FOUNDER of Fight Against Desert Encroachment, FADE, Chief Newton Jibunoh, is one of the respected leaders of Delta State. He hails from Delta North senatorial district, whose people (Anioma) want to produce the next governor of the state, but the Delta Central senatorial district (Urhobo) through the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, […]

My one-point agenda for Delta, by Emetulu

Charles Emetulu, the immediate past Delta State Commissioner of Energy, vying for the governorship seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke to HENDRIX OLIOMOGBE in Asaba on his chances of clinching the party ticket, the clamour for power shift in the state and other burning issues. Why are you in the […]

Senate President, Mark, orders immediate closure of National Assembly

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My One-Point Agenda for Delta – Emetulu

By Hendrix Oliomogbe Charles Emetulu, the immediate past Delta State Commissioner of Energy, vying for the governorship seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke to HENDRIX OLIOMOGBE in Asaba on his chances of clinching the party ticket, the clamour for power shift in the state and other burning issues. Why are […]

UPU Ndokwa Endorses Uwaka

Impressed by his enviable track record in security, the corporate world and philanthropy, the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Ndokwa branch, has endorsed the candidature of Chief Michael Chukwuemeka Uwaka as a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for the governorship race in Delta State in the 2015 election. During a recent solidarity visit to Uwaka in […]

PDP Ward Congresses: Enugu, Delta, Kwara Stakeholders Petition NWC over …

class=”eliadunit”  Ahead of November 29 state assembly primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the federation, four state House of Assembly aspirants of the party in Delta State have petitioned the party, the National Chairman, Adamu Muazu, and the Chairman of PDP Board of Trustee (BoT), Chief Tony Anenih, over alleged manipulation of the […]

Oshimili

Okocha declares for guber race, promises to make Delta best

WITH a firm promise to dedicate his life to the service of Deltans if he clinches the ticket of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and wins the election in 2015, Chief Peter Olisaeloka Okocha yesterday formally declared for the governorship of his home-state, Delta.   Okocha told a crowd at the PDP’s secretariat in […]

DIVORCE: Housewife Drags Husband To Court Over Death Threat

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‘I want to make Delta State pace setter’

PDP ward congress in Delta flawed CHIEF Peter Olisaeloka Okocha, a frontliner in the Delta State governorship race on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke to EMMANUEL NWAGBONIWE in Lagos on the recently held ward congress in the state, the alleged imposition of an aspirant, the moves to counter such an illegality […]

Woman Leader Congratulates LG Boss, Councilors

A Political stalwart in Ward 8 Ejeme — Aniogor, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Mrs. Veronica Nzemeke Ufoh, has expressed joy with the chairman and councillors who won the local government election in the state. Mrs. Nzemeke advised the successful local government representatives to remember those who made the local government election […]

Delta 2015: Ex-lawmaker canvasses support for Obuh

Former member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Aniocha/Oshimili Constituency, Prince Ned Nwoko, has thrown his weight behind the governorship ambition of Tony Obuh, saying his emergence is a good choice for the people of Delta State. In a chat with journalists in Abuja, Nwoko said Obuh had all the needed qualifications to be […]

Delta 2015: Obuh Gets Ex-Lawmaker’s Support

Former member of the Federal House of Representatives, Aniocha/Oshimili Constituency, Prince Ned Nwoko, has thrown his weight behind the Governorship ambition of Tony Obuh, saying Obuh’s emergence was a good choice for the people of Delta State.   Prince Nwoko, in a chat with journalists in Abuja, said Obuh has all the needed qualifications and […]