Court jails two for kidnap of Delta SSG’s son
Court jails two for kidnap of Delta SSG’s son
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WorldStage Newsonline-- Justice Cletus Emifoniye of a Delta State High Court has jailed two young men- Sunday Ughebo 26 years and Odioko Omovigho 28 years for nine years with hard…

Delta Federations Cup draws hold in Warri
Delta Federations Cup draws hold in Warri
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THE draws for the 2015 Federations Cup in Delta State will come up Friday at the Conference Hall of Warri City Stadium.
  Newly elected chairman of Delta FA, former Super…

Delta Federation Cup Draws Hold Friday
Delta Federation Cup Draws Hold Friday
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The draws for the 2015 Federation Cup in Delta State will hold tomorrow at the Conference Hall of Warri City Stadium.
Newly elected Chairman of Delta FA and former Super Eagles…

Writing Is My Passion – Author of Twisted
Writing Is My Passion – Author of Twisted
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When bestselling author Mofe Esiri fell victim to the sensual lures and snares of a sexy Nollywood diva, all hell was let loose. An extremely complex web of events began…

For Dangote, Elumelu, Ovia, Others, Foreign Currency Loans Hurt the Bottom Line
For Dangote, Elumelu, Ovia, Others, Foreign Currency Loans H…
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 Alhaji Aliko Dangote

By Obinna Chima with agency report 


For Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, and Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, among…

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Asaba

Delta Spent N270bn on Construction of Airports, Roads, Bridge, Flyovers, Says …

 Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan By Victor Efeizomor in Asaba Delta  State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said his administration  has spent about  N270 billion in  the construction of  733 roads, 25 bridges, two flyovers and two airports’ development in Asaba and Warri. Uduaghan also stated that over N487 billion has been committed to civil engineering infrastructural development […]

Travellers stranded as students shut down Kwale-Asaba Expressway over fees …

By Perez Brisibe UGHELLI—Travellers plying the ever busy Kwale-Asaba Expressway were, yesterday, stranded for over two hours as students of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Delta State, grounded all forms of vehicular movements along the Ozoro axis in protest against sudden hike in school fees by management of the institution. The protest, which was said to […]

Edo Arewa community disowns Asaba rally for Jonathan

Edo Arewa community disowns Asaba rally for Jonathan Category: News Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 05:00 Written by Vincent Egunyanga, Benin Hits: 133 The Arewa community in Edo State has dissociated itself from the reported endorsement of President Jonathan by the Arewa in Southern States at Asaba in Delta State. Chairman of the Arewa […]

2015: Asagba of Asaba Endorses Jonathan

The Asagba of Asaba, in Delta State, Prof Chike Edozien, yesterday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for a second term. Expressing his support for Jonathan when the president paid him a courtesy visit at his palace in Asaba, Edozien said the endorsement would ensure the president continue his transformation agenda as well as implement the recommendations […]

Uduaghan commissions 64 roads in Asaba, assures Deltans of more projects

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan on Tuesday commissioned 64 road projects in Asaba with an assurance that more projects would be commissioned before the end of his tenure. Speaking during the commissioning exercise witnessed by cross-section of Deltans and representatives of the Asagba of Asaba, Governor Uduaghan said it was a thing of joy […]

Asagba Of Asaba Endorses Jonathan’s Reelection Bid

The Asagba of Asaba, in Delta State, Prof. Chike Edozien, on Friday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid. Speaking when the president paid him a courtesy visit at his palace in Asaba, the monarch said the endorsement would ensure Jonathan continues his transformation agenda, as well as implement the recommendations of the National Conference with […]

Warri

Delta Federations Cup draws hold in Warri

THE draws for the 2015 Federations Cup in Delta State will come up Friday at the Conference Hall of Warri City Stadium.   Newly elected chairman of Delta FA, former Super Eagles’ captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, dropped the hint at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on his way to London for the capacity building […]

Broke Red Star Belgrade ensures Gbolahan Salami’s return to Warri Wolves

The striker has returned to his former club after his bid to play with the Serbian giants was curtailed by the club’s poor financial state Striker Gbolahan Salami has made a dramatic return to Warri Wolves, days before the Nigeria Professional Football League is scheduled to start. The 23-year-old moved to Serbian giants Red Star […]

Warri Wolves Advance in Caf Confederation Cup

Warri Wolves claimed a 3-0 win over Racing Club Bobo Diolasou on Saturday in a Caf Confederation Cup preliminary round second leg tie at the Warri City stadium. Wolves, who won the first leg in Burkina Faso 1-0, are into the first round of Africa’s second-tier club championship with a 4-0 aggregate triumph. Under-23 forward […]

Warri Wolves, Dolphins Move On

TWO Nigerian clubs in this year’s CAF Confederations Cup, Warri Wolves and Dolphins of Port Harcourt moved into the next round yesterday by recording home victories against their opponents.  At the Warri City Stadium, Wolves easily dispatched the visiting Racing Bobo FC of Burkina Faso 3-0 in the second leg of their encounter to qualify […]

Confederation Cup: Warri Wolves, Dolphins pull through

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Dolphins, Warri Wolves handed tough Caf Confederation Cup first round tie

The Nigeria Professional Football League teams will face opponents from Tunisia and Ethiopia in the first round of the 2015 Caf Confederation Cup Dolphins will face Tunisian outfit, Club Africain, in the first round of the 2015 Caf Confederation Cup. The fixtures for the 12th Caf Confederation Cup first round had earlier been drawn on 22 […]

Ughelli

Delta Federation Cup Draws Hold Friday

The draws for the 2015 Federation Cup in Delta State will hold tomorrow at the Conference Hall of Warri City Stadium. Newly elected Chairman of Delta FA and former Super Eagles Captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, dropped the hint at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, on his way to London for a capacity building programme […]

Writing Is My Passion – Author of Twisted

When bestselling author Mofe Esiri fell victim to the sensual lures and snares of a sexy Nollywood diva, all hell was let loose. An extremely complex web of events began to unfold amidst discovery of several scandalous family secrets. Matters came to a head when an unidentified cold-blooded killer surfaced, with mafia roots and links […]

For Dangote, Elumelu, Ovia, Others, Foreign Currency Loans Hurt the Bottom Line

 Alhaji Aliko Dangote By Obinna Chima with agency report 
 For Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, and Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, among others, declining OIL PRICES, tumbling stocks and a 20 per cent devaluation of the naira, have not only impacted negatively on their net […]

After Six Years, Little Change for Niger Delta’s Former Militants

YENAGOA, NIGERIA— Goddy Kaduna used to lead armed men, but those days are behind him. He and his followers now get cash from the Nigerian government to keep them from bombing oil installations and kidnapping workers in the Niger Delta, which, despite being the center of Nigeria’s lucrative crude oil industry, is still desperately poor. […]

I Didn’t Share of Presidency N7bn Largesse, Edo CAN Chairman Cries Out

Edo State Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop Peter Imasuen, has denied sharing in the N7 billion largesse allegedly given by President Goodluck Jonathan to the ‎national leadership of CAN. It would be recalled that Musa-Dikwa, had on 16 February ‎alleged that CAN got the money on 26 January, 2015 and distributed N3 million to […]

NNPC Strategies To Revive Refineries And Matters Arising

It is sad and a pathetic situation that a country like Nigeria, despite being blessed and endowed with so many mineral resources, in this case, crude oil and natural gas, that has the propensity to catapult and transform the country into a world class economy to reckon with, is still struggling to attain the judicious […]

Bomadi

Nigeria: A novice house for a new congregation of religious sisters

Nigeria: A novice house for a new congregation of religious sisters The apostolic vicariate of Bomadi is situated in Delta State, on the delta of the River Niger in the South of Nigeria. Unlike the northern part of the country, Christians here are not – for the time being at least – being threatened by […]

#2015Election: Nigeria deserves a ‘godly, sympathetic’ man like Jonathan, says …

A Nigerian student and youth advocate based in the United Kingdom, Arerebo Salaco Yerinmene Peters (Jr.) has launched an international campaign in support of President Goodluck Jonathan. Yerinmene, the President of Burutu Transformation Student Ambassadors in Diaspora (BTSAD) and the Secretary General of the People of Intellectual Visions (PIV) is studying Marine Engineering at the […]

Była drewniana, jest murowana

Szkoła w Bomadi to kolejny z projektów rozwojowych na terenie Bomadi powstały z inicjatywy pochodzącego z Bydgoszczy brata Damiana Lenckowskiego. Brat Damian, który swą posługę misyjną pełni z ramienia biskupa Egbebo, jest inicjatorem licznych akcji pomocowych dla mieszkańców Bomadi. W realizacji projektów wspierają go lokalni bracia Raphael Onyebueke Ekene i Kelvin Ugwuja Gilbert. Z inicjatywy braci […]

Traditional Birthing Practices Still Flourish in Nigeria

By Chinenye Eseke Despite the dangers, many women shun trained medical help during childbirth. Poverty, cultural practices and a shortage of primary healthcare services are forcing women in Nigeria to seek the help of untrained traditional birth attendants, despite the serious risks involved. According to the World Health Organisation’s figures for 2013 on maternal mortality, […]

Trouble brews between Delta communities over

Except something urgent is done to calm the frail nerves of Ezebiri and Ofrukama communities in Delta State, an ethnic bloodbath may be on the way. This is because Crime Security reports gathered that tension is ascending its climax in the two communities located in Bomadi and Ughelli-South Local Government Areas of Delta State over […]

One Killed, Two Kidnapped in Delta Communal Clash

By Emma Amaize and Cletus Opukeme WARRI– ONE person was feared dead while two were abducted, yesterday, in a clash between Ijaw community of Ezebiri and their Urhobo counterpart at Furukama in Bomadi and Ughelli South Local Government Areas of Delta State. Vanguard gathered that the remains of the dead villager, Ayetoro, were seen by […]

Ndokwa

Court jails two for kidnap of Delta SSG’s son

WorldStage Newsonline– Justice Cletus Emifoniye of a Delta State High Court has jailed two young men- Sunday Ughebo 26 years and Odioko Omovigho 28 years for nine years with hard labour for the kidnap of the son of Secretary to State Government (SSG), Mackson Macauley. They were earlier arraigned on a two count charge of […]

Paucity of Funds Stalls Take-Off of Three Polytechnics in Delta

THE Delta Commissioner for Higher Education, Mr. Charles Emetulu, says three polytechnics planned for the State are unable to take off due to lack of infrastructure. Emetulu stated this during budget defence before the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation in Asaba, the state capital recently. He listed other challenges delaying the […]

House To Investigate Refusal Of Agip To Compensate Aboh Commuinty

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Environment and Gas Resources to investigate the refusal of the Nigerian Agip oil company to pay N400 million compensation for devastation caused by a gas leak in Delta State. Moving the motion, Hon. Nicholas Ossai said the Irri/Kwale Gas Pipeline operated by the oil company emitted […]

How I’ll Transform Delta – O’tega Emerho

interview By Emma Amaize and Egufe Yafugborhi All Progressives Party, APC, gubernatorial candidate in Delta State, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, is confident that he will emerge as governor of the state in the April 11 governorship election. In this interview with Saturday Vanguard at Asaba, he speaks of how the PDP failed Deltans for 16 years, […]

I’m the Ndowka, Anioma Candidate – Ogboru

By Jane Onozure Labour Party, LP, governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru, yesterday, said he is the authentic Ndokwa and Anioma candidate for next month’s election. Speaking at a reception for him by the Ndokwa Neku Union, NNU, the umbrella body of Ndokwa Nation, Ogboru said the fact that his mother was Ukwani […]

ANALYSIS: In Delta, zoning key in guber contest between Okowa, Ogboru, others

Although, no fewer than five political parties are fielding candidates for the April 11 governorship election in Delta State, South-South Nigeria, the battle essentially will be fought by the big three: the Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress and the Labour Party. While a serving Senator, Ifeanyi Okowa, is flying the PDP ticket, the APC […]

Oshimili

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it had so far recorded 82 per cent success in the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Delta. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Aniedi-Abasi Ikiowak, disclosed this in Asaba when he addressed journalists on the Saturday mock voter accreditation exercise […]

INEC records 82 per cent PVC distribution in Delta

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it had so far recorded 82 per cent success in the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Delta. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Aniedi-Abasi Ikiowak, disclosed this in Asaba when he addressed journalists on the Saturday mock voter accreditation exercise […]

Analysis – in Delta, Zoning Key in Guber Contest Between Okowa, Ogboru, Others

By Festus Owete Although, no fewer than five political parties are fielding candidates for the April 11 governorship election in Delta State, South-South Nigeria, the battle essentially will be fought by the big three: the Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress and the Labour Party. While a serving Senator, Ifeanyi Okowa, is flying the PDP […]

Cultism – Pastor’s Son Others Nabbed With Guns

By Andrew Utulu Lagos — Timothy Obi wept profusely when Saturday Independent interviewed him at the premises of Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos. He said he, as a pastor’s son, regretted disappointing his parents and family, pledging that if left off the hook, he would denounce cultism and follow the way of […]

Jonathan in Delta, assures Nigerians of peace, security

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that his administration would not compromise the restoration of peace and security in all parts of the country. Mr. Jonathan, accompanied by the Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and other prominent Nigerians, gave the assurance Friday during a courtesy visit to the Asagba of Asaba, Chike Edozien, at […]

Delta and the Uvwiamughe Declaration

opinion By Israel Akpojaro / in Viewpoint 1:58 am / Comments AFTER reading the interview of Francis Ehwerido in the Vanguard of ThursdayFebruary 19 2015 on the unending controversy surrounding the Uvwiamughe Declaration (Delta: Where the UPU erred), I could not but conclude that the Delta State governorship race has inadvertently been reduced to a […]