Warri to Host Sept 30 NFF Elective Congress
Warri to Host Sept 30 NFF Elective Congress
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The Nigeria Football Federation Congress rose in Warri, Delta State on Saturday with a resolution to return to the oil city for its elective Congress of September 30.
The motion, for…

NFF fixes 2014 Elections on September 30 in Warri
NFF fixes 2014 Elections on September 30 in Warri
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Nigerian football highest decision-making body has adopted a new date and venue to stage the election of new executive committee after an extra-ordinary congress on Saturday

The Nigeria Football Federation has…

The Story of My Resignation As Ex-Delta House Speaker, By Hon. Ochei
The Story of My Resignation As Ex-Delta House Speaker, By Ho…
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By Henry UmoruRt. Hon Victor Onyekachi Ochei, an engineer, hails from Onicha Olona in Aniocha Local Government Area of Delta State. In 2003, he contested for a seat in the…

Benjamin Adekunle – the ‘Black Scorpion’ We Knew, By His Ogbomosho …
Benjamin Adekunle – the ‘Black Scorpion’ We Knew, By His Ogb…
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opinion
By Yabo LawalIbadan — TO many people, General Benjamin Maja Adekunle (rtd) represented many things. While he was a hero to some, to others, he was a villain and to…

Lagos shifts schools’ resumption to Oct 8
Lagos shifts schools’ resumption to Oct 8
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• Private, public teachers differ      
• Doctors dismiss risk of Ebola
DESPITE opposition from some teachers under the aegis of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), most schools, especially…

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Asaba

POWER OUTAGE: Protest Rocks Asaba, Property Destroyed

Provoked by the irregular power supply in Asaba and its environs in Delta State, irate residents of the area yesterday took to the streets, leaving some privately-owned property worth millions of naira destroyed. The protesters, numbering over 3,000, who marched in various streets of Ibusa, Nnebisi and Okpanam Road in the early hours of yesterday, […]

519 traffic offenders prosecuted in Benin zone -FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps said on Monday that it prosecuted 519 traffic offenders at special mobile courts in three states that make up the Benin Zone in August. The Benin Zonal Commander of the FRSC, Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, disclosed this during routine inspection of the Benin – Onitsha expressway. The three states are Anambra, […]

FRSC prosecutes 519 traffic offenders

Onitsha (Anambra) – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said that it prosecuted 519 suspected traffic offenders in its Zone 5 Command comprising Anambra, Delta and Edo states. The Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr. Nseobong Akpabio, told newsmen in Onitsha that the FRSC prosecuted the suspected offenders through its special mobile courts. Akpabio spoke to […]

FRSC prosecutes 519 traffic offenders in Zone 5

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, said it prosecuted 519 suspected traffic offenders in its Zone 5 Command, comprising Anambra, Delta and Edo states. The Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr Nseobong Akpabio, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha, on Sunday, that the FRSC prosecuted the suspects through its special mobile courts. […]

Ebola scare at Asaba FMC

 Pandemonium broke out at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba when a male patient started exhibiting symptoms similar to that of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The situation almost resulted into stampede as people around at the time ignorantly scampered for safety for fear of having contact with the patient. Although check at the […]

Asaba, Delta State Capital, Yet Again Under Flood Waters

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Warri

Warri to Host Sept 30 NFF Elective Congress

The Nigeria Football Federation Congress rose in Warri, Delta State on Saturday with a resolution to return to the oil city for its elective Congress of September 30. The motion, for Warri as host of the elective Congress, which later received the blessing of the house was moved by a delegate from Ekiti State FA. […]

NFF fixes 2014 Elections on September 30 in Warri

Nigerian football highest decision-making body has adopted a new date and venue to stage the election of new executive committee after an extra-ordinary congress on Saturday The Nigeria Football Federation has approved September 30 for the 2014 Elective Congress of a new executive committee and as well adopted Warri, Delta State as the venue for […]

Giwa’s board threatens jail terms for Warri congress attendees

FOR disobeying a Jos high Court order stopping the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Congress held in Warri at the weekend, the factional president of the body, Chris Giwa, says the defaulters will go to jail.   A release signed by Obinna Ogba and Yahaya Adama, the two plaintiffs in the case, accused the Aminu Maigari-led […]

NFF Flout Court Order, Hold Congress In Warri

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Warri hosts NFF election Sept 30 •Electoral, appeals committees inaugurated

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Navy destroys 53 illegal refineries in Warri

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, Warri, said on Saturday that it has destroyed 53 illegal refineries in Ashafama forest in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta. The Commander of NNS Delta, Capt. Musa Gemu, told newsmen in Warri that 53 metric tonnes of crude was also burnt during an operation against bunkering in […]

Ughelli

Lagos shifts schools’ resumption to Oct 8

• Private, public teachers differ       • Doctors dismiss risk of Ebola DESPITE opposition from some teachers under the aegis of the National Union of Teachers (NUT), most schools, especially private ones, will today begin a new academic session after about three months at home.     But unlike the private schools, most […]

Delta low cost civil servants’ housing estate gulps N614.9m

 The 150 housing units under construction by the Delta State Government for civil servants will be ready within the next six weeks, Commission for Housing, Paulinus Akpeki has assured. The housing units comprising of 50 one bedroom apartments, 50 two bedroom apartments and 50 three bedroom apartments is being executed at the cost of N614.9 […]

Transcorp Ughelli to targets 1000MW, 15000 new jobs

WorldStage Newsonline– Transcorp Ugehlli Power Limited (TUPL), the new private operator of Ugehlli power plant has said that its plans to raise power generation at the plant to 1,000 Mega Watts (MW)  by the first quarter 2015 will culminate in the creation of 15,000 jobs. Communications Manager, Marketing Corporate Communications, Bolanle Omisore said in Abuja […]

Competition seen in power sector as TEM begins November

The transitional electricity market (TEM), a stage that will ensure accountability and boost further investment in the Nigerian electricity market is expected to come on stream in November, BusinessDay has learnt. It was gathered that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had in a meeting on Wednesday considered the launch of the TEM in about […]

Civil War veteran, Adekunle, Black Scorpion, dies at 78 •War time interview …

BRIGADIER-GENERAL Benjamin Adekunle, Nigeria’s most mythologised soldier, is dead. As announced by his wife, Folake, the Black Scorpion joined his ancestors in Lagos yesterday morning, aged  78. To anyone familiar with the Nigerian Civil War discourse, the name Benjamin Adekunle evokes deep feelings. Adekunle, who was compulsorily retired from the Nigerian Army in 1974, pioneered […]

Top Ughelli South Leaders rally behind Olejeme

Top Ughelli South Leaders rally behind Olejeme Top political leaders in Ughelli South Local Government Area Friday took a decision to mobilize their people for the chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme In a meeting with Olejeme in Otu Jeremi, headquarters of Ughelli South LGA, the leaders said they could not afford […]

Bomadi

Benjamin Adekunle – the ‘Black Scorpion’ We Knew, By His Ogbomosho …

opinion By Yabo Lawal Ibadan — TO many people, General Benjamin Maja Adekunle (rtd) represented many things. While he was a hero to some, to others, he was a villain and to some others still, he was a son. Whichever way one viewed him, history has apportioned him a place of honour in Nigerian history. […]

Adekunle: The unsung Nigerian hero

The death of Brigadier General Benjamin Adekunle provides a stark contrast between the great potentials of the past and the bleak future of the present. His death provides a timeline that shows two pictures: that Nigeria is not progressing due to its inability to preserve and replicate patriotism and that its life is ebbing away […]

Ex-Militants Protest INEC’s Allocation of New Polling Units

No fewer than 2000 ex-militants from Delta, Edo and Ondo states thronged the streets of Bomadi, Delta State, yesterday, to protest the proposed creation of 21,000 polling units in the North against 8,000 for Southern Nigeria by the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC. The protesting ex-militants, some of who had placards reading “Jega must go,’ ‘We […]

New Polling Units: Calculated Attempt To Hatch Northern Agenda, Says Ex …

Over 2000 ex-militants on Monday from Delta, Edo and Ondo states took to the streets of Bomadi, Delta State, to protest the proposed creation of 21,000 polling units in the North against 8,000 for Southern Nigeria by the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC. The protesting ex-militants, some of who had placards reading “Jega must go,’ ‘We […]

Delta 2015 – the Tony Obuh Challenge

By Dan Amor Is one of Nigeria’s prime states, not only because of its status as one of the core Niger Delta states that produce oil in large quantity for Nigeria but also because of the quality of governance the state has witnessed since the current civilian political dispensation began in May 1999. Under its […]

‘Black Scorpion’ Gen Adekunle Is Dead

An army general and active player in the 1967 – 1970 Nigerian Civil War Brig.-Gen Benjamin Adekunle (retd.), is dead. The war veteran, otherwise known in his hey days as Black Scorpion, reportedly died yesterday morning at the ripe age of 78 in Lagos, according to his wife, Folake. During his active years in the […]

Ndokwa

EBOLA: Uduaghan lauds FG, says ‘not yet uhuru’

THE Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has commended the Federal Government for its efforts towards tackling the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), but warned that Nigerians are not yet safe from the effects of the disease. According to Governor Uduaghan, who is a medical doctor by training, the fact that the […]

EBOLA: Not Yet Time To Lower Our Guard, Uduaghan Cautions

Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has commended the Federal Government for its efforts towards tackling the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) but, warned that Nigerians are not yet safe from the effects of the disease.   According to Governor Uduaghan, who is a Medical Doctor by training, the fact that the […]

Delta 2015 – We Won’t Go Down Without a Fight

As expected in many quarters, Anthony Obuh’s entry into the Delta State governorship race has reared up controversy in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), judging the stance of groups and individuals loyal to Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Victor Ochei and Festus Okubor, who are also keen on […]

Telecom Games: MTN wallops Alcatel, as Ericsson stuns Airtel

ALICHIE Iheukwumere completed a hat trick to return MTN Nigeria to winning ways on a day Airtel’s winning streak was halted by LM Ericsson in what turned out a repeat of last season’s fixture between all the teams.   Before Match Day three, Wale Bakare was the only player on the hat trick list in […]

Group Drums Support for Okowa’s Guber Ambition

By John Dugbe Ughelli — A group, Top Favour United International (TFUI), a socio-political pressure group, has urged the people of Delta State to give their total support to the governorship quest of Ifeanyi Okowa. Speaking at the TFUI’s ten-year anniversary dinner at Onyah community, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state, its National […]

Wenger, players confident after Community Shield win

ARSENAL coach, Arsene Wenger and his players are optimistic of having a good season after thumping Manchester City 3-0 in the Community Shield played yesterday at the   For Mikel Arteta, Arsenal could be about to enjoy a successful season after the Gunners win Sunday.   Goals from Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud meant […]

Oshimili

2015: Delta should be ruled by the best – Okocha

Mr. Peter Okocha, a renowned businessman, contested the 2007 governorship election in Delta State on the platform of Action Congress (AC) as it was then called. This was after he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he was not successful in the primaries. While in court contesting the declaration of Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of […]

30000 Polling Units, Not For Delta Alone, Says DSIEC Official

by Andrew Ikehi     The Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) has dcorrected the notion making the rounds in the state that the commission has given Delta State 30,000 additional polling units.   Putting the records straight, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC) in the state Dame Gesila Khan on Wednesday in Asaba during a […]

Police Nab Suspected Kidnapper of DELSU Lecturer’s Wife

By Emma Amaize ASABA–THE Delta State Police Command, yesterday, announced the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, Chukwuemeka, aka Hawkins, who abducted the wife of a lecturer at Delta State University, Abraka, Mrs. Roseline Okolie and one Chief Patience Anigala, sometime ago. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Delta State Police Command, DSP Celestina Kalu, in a […]

Power Probe My Major Challenge – Elumelu

ONICHAUKU (Delta) – The House of Representative member representing Aniocha Oshimili Federal Constituency, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has identified his trivial during the power probe scandal as the most challenging time at the house. He also described the teaching hospital contract upscale totaling N29b. as another high profile corruption case at the green chamber. Elumelu revealed […]

Onwusanya Attributes Growing Population in Delta to Peace, Infrastructure

ASABA– Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Peter Onwusanya, has said the growing population of Delta State, especially Asaba, the state capital, underscores the huge investment by the state government in infrastructural development, making the state very attractive to other Nigerians. The speaker, who spoke on the 23rd anniversary of the state’s creation, […]

Synergy Among Govt Arms Yielding Devt in Delta – Speaker

By Felix Igbekoyi Asaba — THE Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Peter Onwusanya, has said that the various infrastructural developments in the state were made possible because of the synergy between the various arms of government. The speaker, who spoke to Daily Independent on the 23rd anniversary of the state’s creation, added that […]