Warri Refinery stockpiles crude
Warri Refinery stockpiles crude
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Nigeria’s Warri refinery has not yet reopened after last week’s temporary closure because crude oil is still being loaded into the plant, a spokesman for its operator the Nigerian National…

Warri Refinery stockpiles crude
Joint Where Teenage Girls Dance unclad Uncovered In Asaba
Joint Where Teenage Girls Dance unclad Uncove…
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A bar where teenage girls dance unclad has been uncovered by a vigilante group with the operator arrested in Asaba.

The bar which is situated in Asaba hosts bizarre activities, like…

Joint Where Teenage Girls Dance unclad Uncove…
Orosuen stool crisis deepens in Warri, as Urhobo seek removal of DPO
Orosuen stool crisis deepens in Warri, as Urh…
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PHOTO: www.freshangleng.comTHE scramble for the stool of the Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom deepened at the weekend with the three ruling houses namely Idama, Sohworuvwe and Ohwotemu warning the two contestants…

Orosuen stool crisis deepens in Warri, as Urh…
Electricity distribution in Nigeria, a major obstacle – Symbion boss
Electricity distribution in Nigeria, a major obstacle – Symb…
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Paul Hinks, CEO of Symbion Power, has had a 30-year career in the energy sector, the last five focused on Africa. The independent power producer and engineering contractor builds, owns…

Warri refinery closed down over vandalism
Warri refinery closed down over vandalism
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Warri - The Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (NNPC) has been shut down barely one month of resuming production, Punch reports.The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said on Sunday that…

Warri refinery closed down over vandalism
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Asaba

Joint Where Teenage Girls Dance unclad Uncovered In Asaba

A bar where teenage girls dance unclad has been uncovered by a vigilante group with the operator arrested in Asaba. The bar which is situated in Asaba hosts bizarre activities, like P0*nographic shows, especially during the weekends. Head of the vigilante group, Chukudi Nnamdi while confirming the arrest said the suspect has been handed over […]

Bar where teenage girls dance naked uncovered in Asaba

A bar where teenage female girls dance naked have been uncovered by a vigilante group with the operator arrested in Asaba. The bar which is situated in Asaba hosts bizarre activities, like pornographic shows, especially during the weekends. Head of the vigilante group, Chukudi Nnamdi while confirming the arrest said the suspect has been handed […]

Dog Eats Up 4 -month-old Baby In Delta State

Tragedy struck on Friday in Asaba, Delta State, when a 37-year-old house wife, Maureen Akowe, a graduate of sociology from the state-owned university allegedly lost her four-month-old baby to her dog. It was gathered that the four- month-old baby was driven in the mother’s car alongside the dog to a popular supermarket along Okpanam Road, […]

Communities, Nipp/Bedc trade words over epileptic power supply

Residents of Asaba, the Delta State capital since its creation in August 27, 1991, have endured poor public power supply. Numerous communities across Aniocha North, Aniocha South, Oshimili North and Oshimili South have suffered worse fate than Asaba with some enduring blackouts for upwards of ten years. So, its residents must have heaved a sigh […]

Man Dies after Trying to Enter Tanker to Steal Diesel at Petrol Station along …

A man said to be a tanker conductor, died after attempting to steal diesel from a parked tanker at a  petrol station located along Asaba-Onitsha express way. According to several online reports, he went inside the tanker with rubber cans but was unsuccessful, as he died in the tanker. Fire service personnel were called to […]

Struggle for The Independent State Of Biafra Gathers Steam (PHOTOS)

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) is not giving up on its struggle for an independent state of Biafra. On Sunday, August 23, about 6,000 members of MASSOB took to the streets in Asaba, the Delta state capital in protest, shouting ‘Freedom for Biafra’, Leadership reports. Meanwhile, some other […]

Warri

Warri Refinery stockpiles crude

Nigeria’s Warri refinery has not yet reopened after last week’s temporary closure because crude oil is still being loaded into the plant, a spokesman for its operator the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Tuesday. NNPC spokesman Ohi Alegbe said the refinery would only restart when it had enough crude to keep it going […]

Orosuen stool crisis deepens in Warri, as Urhobo seek removal of DPO

PHOTO: www.freshangleng.com THE scramble for the stool of the Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom deepened at the weekend with the three ruling houses namely Idama, Sohworuvwe and Ohwotemu warning the two contestants to the throne, Chiefs Kesiena Okumagba and Wilson Eboh, to stop parading themselves as monarch and regent of the kingdom since the matter is […]

Warri refinery closed down over vandalism

Warri – The Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (NNPC) has been shut down barely one month of resuming production, Punch reports. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said on Sunday that the refinery was shut down due to the activities of vandals on the pipelines supplying crude oil to the refinery. The Group General Manager, […]

Passenger Arrested For Stealing From Another Passenger’s Bag On Lagos To Warri …

According to the eyewitness who was in G.AGOFURE MOTORS heading to Warri from Lagos that the robber was caught in the act. The story line is this; He is a passenger and was arguing that he must sit at the back sit with his friend who is much younger than him THE ROBBER ‎He even […]

Rejected Eagles Striker Fires Team To Victory

A strike from Bright Ejike gave Heartland FC vital points against Warri Wolves in Owerri. The striker who was dropped from the 6-man local based team list to feature in AFCON 2017 clash against Tanzania, scored in the 30th minute from the spot to give his side all three points against a very stern Warri […]

NNPC Shuts Warri Refinery Over Shortage Of Crude

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, stated that it has shut down the Warri Refineries due to operational challenges. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Mr. Ohi Alegbe, who disclosed this, noted, however, that the refinery is expected to be reopened for operations on Tuesday. “They are supposed to have […]

Ughelli

Electricity distribution in Nigeria, a major obstacle – Symbion boss

Paul Hinks, CEO of Symbion Power, has had a 30-year career in the energy sector, the last five focused on Africa. The independent power producer and engineering contractor builds, owns and operates electricity infrastructure. Since 2012, Hinks has also served as chairman of the Corporate Council on Africa. He was interviewed in the company’s Washington, […]

Police, party differ over alleged possession of election results

Chief Tony Ezeagwu has been quizzed by the police over the reported discovery of election result sheets THE Delta State Chairman of Labour Party, Chief Tony Ezeagwu has been quizzed by the police over the reported discovery of election result sheets in the hotel room of a top member of the opposition party in the […]

Police hunt for kidnappers of 75-year-old grandfather in Delta

The Police authorities in Delta State have launched a manhunt for unknown gunmen, who kidnapped a 75-year-old grandfather in Otu-Jeremi community, Ughelli South local government area of the state. Security sources told DAILY POST Friday in Asaba that detectives had swung into action after the victim was forcefully abducted from his family home, last Wednesday. […]

Can Nigerian Banks Withstand the Energy Slump?

 Barrels of oil As Nigerian oil gas and power firms grapple with mounting debts on account of the slump in the price of crude oil and the challenging electricity environment, Ejiofor Alike and Obinna Chima review the multibillion dollar exposure of commercial banks to the energy sector and the financial health of the banking system […]

Anti-Corruption Commission Work and NBA’s Effort At Ridding Corruption in the …

Legal Eagle By May Agbamuche-Mbu, Email: may.mbu@thisdaylive.com I know that this is a topic close to each and every person in this room, and one that provokes strong passions and ideas of how to overcome this great challenge of our time. The NBA has made great strides in this area, and indeed will do more […]

REVEALED: Buhari’s Anti-corruption Strategist

Here is what Professor Itse Sagay said in a press interview about the people that have led Nigeria since independence: “It was all about service. All about integrity. All about honour. But after the military came in, everything changed…We blame the military, and they deserve to be blamed. It was after the military came in […]

Bomadi

Bomadi Chairman-elect commends stakeholders

BOMADI— Chief Oluwole Karetimi, who emerged winner at the local government chairmanship election in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, has commended the people of the local government for the success of the election. Karetimi defeated the candidates of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Sunday Zifere, and the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, candidate […]

President, N-Delta minister urged to protect Bomadi shores

Bomadi Community, Delta State, have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Elder, Godsday Orubebe, to ensure that the multi-billion naira shore protection job approved for Bomadi town is not diverted. In a meeting convened by their traditional ruler, HRH Maxwell B. Mieyebo, the Bomadi people alleged moves by interests […]

Bomadi communities raise alarm over desecration of forests

BY ETOP Ekanem Bomadi- Ekameta and Ogirengbene communities in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State have raised alarm over alleged invasion of their communities’ forests by Integrated Data Servicing Nigeria Limited, IDSL, in the name of seismic operation. A statement by National President of Ijaw People Congress, IPC, Mr Ekanpou Enewaridideke, on behalf of […]

New Amananaowei of Bomadi sworn in

BOMADI—A NEW Amananaowei for the Bomadi Traditional Amananaowei stool has ascended the throne to pilot the affairs of the traditional institution for the next four years. The new Amananaowei of Bomadi Urban Federated Communities,  Chief Godspower Oporomo, was sworn in by the Amaokosuowei (eldest man) of Bomadi community, Pa Bofede Komani, at the palace of […]

Karetimi emerges Bomadi PDP chairmanship flagbearer

DELTA State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, has announced Chief Oluwole Karetimi’s as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chairmanship flag bearer for Bomadi Local Government Area in the forthcoming council elections in the state. The announcement has laid to rest, the wrangling over the outcome of party’s primaries. Other candidates announced by the Chief Electoral Officer, […]

ASSASSINATION: Council Service Boss’ Aide KiIled In Delta

Unidentified persons suspected to be hired assassins on Sunday allegedly killed the personal assistant to the Delta Council Service Commission chairman. The victim, Ese Emajemite, it was reliably gathered, was killed in at Oterokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of the state while on his way home after he returned from a church programme in Asaba. […]

Ndokwa

Fulani herdsmen kill three, injured several others in Delta.

The conflict between Fulani herdsmen and residents of Okuke, a satellite village at Amorji in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State, have left three persons dead and two others badly injured. DAILY POST gathered that the people of the community had over the last three years, accused the herdsmen of destroying their farmlands […]

Delta Assembly Gets 13 Nominees for DESOPADEC

DESOPADEC Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba
 In line with the amended law of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), the state House of Assembly yesterday received 13 nominees from Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for consideration and appointment into the reconstituted governing board of the commission. A letter to that effect was received from the governor […]

Top 7 Travel Destinations in Delta State

Delta State is one of the oil-producing states in South-South Nigeria. It used to be part of the old Bendel State which was split into Edo and Delta States on August 27, 1991 by the General Ibrahim Babangida military government. Delta State has a total land area of 16,842 square kilometres (6,503 sq mi) and […]

Power outage looms in nine states

NINE states and parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja risk being thrown into prolonged darkness if Ndokwa youths of Delta State make good their threat to shut down the Independent Power Plant (IPP) located in Okpai, Ndokwa East Local Council of the state and operated by Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC). The youths […]

Is Ndokwa the best place for Delta 2015 governorship?

OVER the last few weeks I have seen increasing claims and calls by Ndokwa leaders agitating for power shift to Delta North and at the same time calling that the next governor should under the powershift arrangement come from Ndokwa land of Delta North. Ndokwa leaders like Chief Paul Enebeli and General Philip Onyekweli have […]

2015: Ndokwa as the bridgehead to stability of Delta State

BY GODSON ANIMAM WITH INEC announcing the timetable for the general election, we expect that the different forces for the elective offices across the country will begin to mobilise. Delta is no different. For me and others who believe in our cause for equity and justice, we feel that as 2015 get close, the race […]

Oshimili

Our frustrations at home – Rep. Mrakpor

Rep. Onyemaechi Mrakpor representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, of Delta State in the House of Representatives recently moved a motion in the House drawing attention to the five year electricity blackout of her constituency. In this interview she elaborates on the efforts she and other concerned stakeholders have made to redress the situation and gives notice […]

Epileptic Power Supply: Legislator Institutes Probe Into Years of ‘Darkness’

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba Worried by the non-supply of electricity to Aniocha and Oshimili communities for over seven years, the lawmaker representing Aniocha North constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Osi Okocha, has set up  a ten-member committee to unravel the root cause. Okocha, while expressing displeasure over the poor supply by […]

Aniocha, Oshimili not excluded from governorship race—Nwaoboshi

The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi, has debunked report that Aniocha/Oshimili Federal constituency had been zoned out of the 2015 governorship race. Speaking during a consultative visit to Mr. Victor Ochei, a Delta State Peoples’ Democratic  Party, PDP, aspirant, Nwaoboshi said: “In my capacity as the party chairman in […]

We murdered Enugu monarch because of his wickedness – Suspect

The Police in Enugu State have arrested one of the suspects in connection with the recent murder of the traditional ruler of Nkerefi, in Nkanu East Local Government Area, Igwe Peter Onuoha. DAILY POST recalls that a number of armed men had stormed the community in the early hours of 11th July, 2015 and murdered […]

Chukwuma Takes Over as New CIIN President Today

Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria Ebere Nwoji The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) will on  Tuesday hand over its baton of leadership  to Mrs Isioma Chukwuma as its 47th president. Chukwuma, a revered insurer with decades of experience, currently Managing Director Nigerian Reinsurance corporation  will at her investiture ceremony  in Lagos take over the […]

Desopadec Law – the Real Issues

column By Steve Agwudagwu The unfolding drama since Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Executive Governor of Delta State, sent an Amendment Bill on Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, to the Delta State House of Assembly, DSHA, is to say the least unfortunate. Governor Okowa’s DESOPADEC Amendment Bill seeks to restructure the management of the […]