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Delta governor’s wife speaks on N3.5 bn alleged donation from US

Edith Okowa, wife of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation. The governor’s wife made the denial in Asaba, the state capital on Wednesday at a press briefing while reacting …

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Nigerian boxer Ajagba pulls out of Pennsylvania fight

<!– Efe Ajagba: pulls out of Pennsylvania fight –> Efe Ajagba: pulls out of Pennsylvania fight Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba 11-0 (9 KOs), has withdrawn from Saturday’s fight against once beaten Jack Mulowayi (7-1-1, 3 KOs) after injuring his back in training last week. Unbeaten …

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Five schools qualify for Zenith Delta Principals’ Cup quarterfinals

Five schools have qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing Delta State Principals’ Cup football competition sponsored by Zenith Bank following the conclusion of the zonal stage. The zonal stage of the annual developmental tournament in its fourth edition this year started on Wednesday and should have produced all the …

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Ex-Senate President Nnamani’s advice to alumni associations

<!– Senator Ken Nnamani –> Senator Ken Nnamani Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities. Nnamani gave the advice at the 8th National Annual Dinner of the Government College Ughelli Old Boys …

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Police confirms abduction of two persons in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has said only two persons were allegedly abducted by gunmen around the Ughelli/Agbarho section of the East-West road in Ughelli Local Government Area of Delta State. The Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyinka Adeleke made the assertion contrary to speculations that four persons were abducted by …

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Nigeria’s Sprinter Oduduru Is NCAA Male Athlete of the Year in US

<!– Divine Oduduru: runs foul of IAAF rules –> Fastest man, Divine Oduduru: now NCAA Male Athlete of The Year Nigeria sprinter, Divine Oduduru has emerged as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Male Athlete of the Year in the United States of America. Oduduru, who hails from Ughelli, Delta …

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N/Delta ex-militants protest non-payment of training allowance, empowerment

Some former Niger Delta militants temporarily blocked the east-west road at Ughelli in Delta state on Tuesday, disrupting traffic for almost an hour. The former militants were demanding that the amnesty office pay their outstanding allowances and other entitlements. The angry youths who displayed their placards with various inscriptions blocked …

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Abducted Delta school proprietor regains freedom after payment of N10m ransom

The Proprietor of Kogbodi International Schools, Ughelli, Delta State, Mr. Patrick Kogbodi has been released by his abductors at Emevor Community in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. Kogbodi was released on Saturday, October 12 by his abductors after a ten million naira ransom was allegedly paid for …

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