Delta: Police nab 4 persons for pilfering 1301 PVCs
Delta: Police nab 4 persons for pilfering 1301 PVCs
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Delta State police command yesterday said it has arrested no fewer than four suspected hoodlums for snatching 1,301 permanent voters cards from officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,…

Police Arrest Robber, Recover Arms in Delta
Police Arrest Robber, Recover Arms in Delta
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A Fulani resident of Asaba, Delta State has been arrested by the police on charges relating to last week's stabbing to death of one Mr. Bateren Okiotodoro, another resident of…

Govt Has Taken Positive Steps to Rebuild Projects Across Nigeria – - Monye
Govt Has Taken Positive Steps to Rebuild Projects Across Nig…
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By Henry UmoruProfessor Sylvester Monye who is the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation hails from Onicha Ugbo in Aniocha North Local Government Area of…

Panic over suspected Ebola case in Delta
Panic over suspected Ebola case in Delta
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2015: Oghara Political Class Supports Delta North Governorship
2015: Oghara Political Class Supports Delta North Governorsh…
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by Andrew Ikehi
 
As the 2015 political whistle gathers momentum, a socio-political group in Delta State, ‘Oghara Political Class’ says it will honour and respect the zoning arrangement of the Peoples’…

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Asaba

Jigawa and Delta: 23 years after

I must confess, I was one of those who felt rather scandalised when the recently concluded National Conference recommended that a whopping 18 more states should be created. That, if accepted, would bring out total to 54 states – this, in a country where some of us were already thinking that the present 36-state arrangement was […]

Unholy Act – Randy Pastor Marries Two Women in Different Churches

By Kola Niyi-Ogiugo A randy pastor of a new generation church (name withheld) in Asaba, Delta State, has married two women in two different churches. The pastor was said to have also impregnated a choir member of his church. LEADERSHIP reliably gathered that the pastor married the first wife, a teacher, 10 years ago in […]

Uduaghan’s Aide, Monarch Burnt In Auto Crash

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Don Moen, Ron Kenoly, 11 Others For Asaba Concert – Leadership

Frontline gospel musicians and worship leaders will bring down God’s glory in the city of Asaba in Delta State as ‘Delta Yawdah 2014’ berths. Holding next week Tuesday August 26, 2014 at the prestigious THIS DAY DOME in the heart of Asaba, the event tagged DELTA YAWDAH brings a quintet of internationally acclaimed music leaders […]

ARRAIGNMENT: Pastor Docked For Defamation

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Police Nab Two Luxurious Bus Robbers in Asaba

POLICE in Delta State, have arrested two suspected bandits, who stopped a luxurious bus at gunpoint at Asaba, robbing a passenger of his laptop. Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest, yesterday, said, ” On 19/8/2014 at about 2305hrs, one Ifeanyi ‘m’, aged 36yrs and Chibuike ‘m’ , aged 30yrs, […]

Warri

Giwa pound Warri Wolves 2-0

Host Giwa FC have defeated Warri Wolves 2-0 at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos to increase their points’ haul to 38 from 25 matches to move to fifth on the table. An early goal from skipper Charles Henlong through a tailor measured free kick which sailed into the net with Wolves’ Odah Okeimute stranded put […]

NFF Congress to Hold in Warri – Official

By Aderonke Ogunleye The Nigeria Football Federation [NFF] general assembly will hold in Warri, Delta State, an official has said. The new date for the event is expected to be announced soon. The NFF general assembly was previously scheduled for August 26 in Abuja. An executive member of the NFF who asked not to be […]

PPMC stops crude supply to Warri refinery

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Navy Decorates 7 Officers With New Ranks In Warri

Capt. Musa Gemu, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, Warri Naval Base, on Friday charged seven newly-promoted officers under his command to be more dedicated to duty. Gemu, who gave the advice while decorating the seven officers at the Warri Naval premises, enjoined them to justify their elevation. The officers were Lt.-Cdr. Olutope Odunaike, […]

Uncertainty Over Warri Refinery As PPMC Stops Crude Supply

Indications have emerged that the operations of the ailing Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company (WRPC) may once again be stopped following the suspension of crude oil supply to the pioneer refining plant. LEADERSHIP Friday learnt yesterday that WRPC, one of the strategic business units of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), had not received crude […]

Nigeria’s Independence: Warri Plans Big As American Singers Storm Niger …

American rap star Ja Rule, and RB singer Ashanti, would thrill their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year’s Independence celebration. The show, tagged: ‘Warri Again: The Flagship’, is scheduled for Oct. 1 in Warri, according to Nigeriafilms.com. It would be recalled that a duet entitled ‘Always On Time’, by both […]

Ughelli

Delta: Police nab 4 persons for pilfering 1301 PVCs

Delta State police command yesterday said it has arrested no fewer than four suspected hoodlums for snatching 1,301 permanent voters cards from officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Ughelli South and Ethiope East Council Areas of the state. This is coming after National Mirror had reported weekend of a plot to attack […]

Elumelu returns to UBA as Board Chairman

The former Group Managing Director/ CEO of United Bank for Africa, UBA, Tony Elumelu, was on Monday named chairman of the Board of the bank. Mr. Elumelu succeeds Joe Keshi. The appointment was announced by the Divisional Head, Marketing and Corporate Relations, UBA Plc, Charles Aigbe, in a statement. Mr. Elumelu is also the Chairman/CEO […]

Ughelli Power gets additional 250mw with N65bn investment

The core investor of Ughelli Power Plc has invested N65 billion into the power plant, raising the capacity from 170 megawatts to 420 megawatts since the handover of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, assets to successor companies in November 2013. The Chief Executive of Transcorp, Mr. Adeoye Fadeyibi who made the disclosure when […]

‘Insufficient Gas, Not Investors, Causes Irregular Electricity Supply’

Benjamin Ezra Dikki, the Director General Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), spoke to journalists on the challenges faced by power investors as well as the proposed sale of NITEL. GBENGA AKINFENWA was there: Despite the privatisation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the power sector has not fared better. Could you explain what the […]

Otu-Jeremi: Delta community at the mercy of pollution

EBENEZER ADUROKIYA paid a fact finding visit to Otu-Jeremi in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, where residents have been overwhelmed by an offensive odour from burst pipes of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NDPC). “The smell is awful, it affects our health. If we leave this place, where would we go to? […]

Delta Police Command Rescue Kidnap Victims

JETHRO IBILEKE/Asaba Pressure mounted by operatives on the Delta State Police Command on unknown gunmen who abducted four members of a family in the state resulted in the unconditional release of the kidnap victims. Mrs. Tokunbo Oruma and her three children — Bryan Oruma (6), Gabriel Oruma (3) and Wendy Oruma (10 months), were abducted […]

Bomadi

Over 300 Ex-Militants to Stage Counter Measures Against NEF

Over 300 phase three ex-militants from Delta, Edo and Ondo states, have vowed to match words with actions against Northern Elders Forum, NEF, following its issuance of October 2014 ultimatum to President Goodluck Jonathan to secure the release of the abducted Chibok girls or forget his 2015 ambition. The ex-warlords, who spoke at Bomadi Delta […]

Alleged Imposition – Bomadi Group Calls for Removal of Delta PDP Chair

By Festus Ahon Ughelli — Dissatisfied with the outcome of the just concluded council primaries, the people of Bomadi under the auspices of Grassroot Support Group, GSG, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, have called for the removal of the state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi over what they described […]

Delta Lawmakers Laud FG Road, Bridge Projects.

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2015: Delta Group Rallies Support for Utomi

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Chibok Girls Politics, Boko Haram, Can’t Stop Jonathan- – Ex-Militants

By Onoja Innocent BOMADI– Niger Delta ex-militants under the amnesty programme, have warned politicians against playing politics with the present insecurity situation in the country, particularly the issues of Chibok girls abduction and the Boko Haram phenomenon. Delta State Chairman, Amnesty Phase 2 ex-militants, Mr. Kingsley Muturu, told newsmen in Warri, Delta State, that the […]

Navy Hands Over 20 Suspected Oil Thieves To EFCC

The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, with headquarters in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has handed over 20 suspected crude oil thieves to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The handing over of the suspects took place on Wednesday at the command’s Forward Operating Base, Formoso, Brass, Bayelsa State. The suspects including 18 Nigerians, […]

Ndokwa

2015: Oghara Political Class Supports Delta North Governorship

by Andrew Ikehi   As the 2015 political whistle gathers momentum, a socio-political group in Delta State, ‘Oghara Political Class’ says it will honour and respect the zoning arrangement of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that Delta North Senatorial District should produce the next Governor, come 2015. Rising from an enlarged meeting […]

Monarch Rues Abandoned Projects in Community

By Felix Igbekoyi Asaba — The people of Umusadege Utagba-Uno in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State have decried the neglect the community has suffered from successive governments in the State and Nigeria as a whole. Chief Chief Adoh Ugbomeh, Onotu-Uku of Umusadege, Utagba-Uno, while addressing members of Asaba Branch of Umusadege Family […]

2015 – Our Case for Delta North – Gen Onyekweli

interview By Dapo Akinrefon MAJOR-GENERAL Philip Onyekweli (rtd), an Ndokwa leader, in this interview, argues that the agitation for power shift to Delta North in 2015 is justifiable. He also speaks on the ultimatum given by the Northern Elders Forum to President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure the release of the abducted Chibok girls or forget […]

Lawmaker Cautions Ndokwa Youths Against Violence

By Felix Igbekoyi Asaba — THE Deputy Chief Whip of Delta State House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi, has advised youths of Ndokwa nation to continue to maintain peace and shun violence that could portray the area in bad light. He assured that he would continue to empower his constituents, calling on the youths of Ndokwa […]

Why People Clamour for Power Shift – Uwaka

By Felix Igbekoyi Asaba — A governorship aspirant in Delta State, Mr. Michael Uwaka, has asserted that the only reason for power shift agitation is the prevailing ‘winner takes all’ syndrome. Uwaka, a retired Senior Executive of Chevron Nigeria, in a chat with Daily Independent said it would have been meaningless to agitate for power […]

Thirty-seven-year old needs N5.2m to survive kidney failure

For five months, Blessing Ekpeti-Igbedion, a native of Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, treated malaria and typhoid to no avail. The master’s degree holder of the Lagos State University, Ojo, took ill some 13 months after she had tried unsuccessfully to secure a new job. She had been the breadwinner of her family, […]

Oshimili

Police Arrest Robber, Recover Arms in Delta

A Fulani resident of Asaba, Delta State has been arrested by the police on charges relating to last week’s stabbing to death of one Mr. Bateren Okiotodoro, another resident of the Delta State capital. According to a press release issued by the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday, the deceased and a female acquaintance, one […]

New polling units: Group urges Jega to address lopsidedness

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has been urged to urgently address the alleged lopsidedness in the creation of new polling units across the federation. The Delta People’s Forum (DPF), which made the call, said this in view of the fact that the creation of new polling units was in […]

2015 – Classifics of Delta Guber Race – 1

opinion By Swill Mavua Delta State is a microcosm of Nigeria in all ramifications; as such, it takes a proper understanding of the different peoples and varied cultures to be able to periscope how the 2015 gubernatorial elections in the state will play out. Beginning with its creation in 1991, the state has since been […]

Quality of Candidate Should Be Criterion for Voting – Omo-Agege

By Felix Igbekoyi Asaba — QUALITY of the candidate and good governance have been prescribed as the panacea to the clamour for zoning in politics and all the problems resulting from it in the country. Barrister Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Delta State Governorship aspirant posited in Asaba during a visit to […]

2nd Niger Bridge: Residents accuse FG of not paying enough compensation

Protests rocked Oko-Amakom community in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State, on Wednesday as residents, mainly indigenes of Anambra State and those of Delta State kicked against alleged neglect of their welfare by the Federal Government. The residents, who were affected by the construction of the second Niger Bridge, said government had failed […]

FERMA Fails to Meet Deadline On Illah-Ebu Bridge

By Austin Ogwuda Asaba–RESIDENTS of Illah, Ebu and neighbouring communities in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, who were earlier assured that the collapsed Illah-Ebu Bridge will be fixed by July 20, have had their hopes dashed following the inability of the construction firm to meet the deadline. Managing Director of Federal Roads […]