Tuesday , July 16 2019

Mother, daughter die, others injured as fire razes building in Delta community

A woman simply identified as Carol and her daughter, Favour have been reported dead with three others seriously injured as fire on Saturday razed down building in Eku Community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State. Property including a commercial shop in the building and a caravan within the area …

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Deputy Senate President Omo-Agege Appoints Five Special Advisers

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege   The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has appointed five Special Advisers that will take charge of critical departments in his office. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Deputy Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, the appointment takes immediate …

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Govt, villagers differ on herdsmen chased away from Enugu community

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- EVER since the video went viral, tongues have been wagging on whether the Fulani herdsmen were actually chased away from Agbada-Nnenwe community or not. Ugwuanyi Ndokwa group begs Okowa to lift suspension on monarch(Opens in a new browser tab) The video which has trended since Saturday …

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Why Ijaws should return to “Egbesu” worship – Don

– Prof Benedict Binebai has advised Ijaws to return to the worship of Egbesu to maintain strength, unity and prosperity of the country – The university professor praised ex-militant Tompolo for keeping his part of the federal government’s amnesty deal, as a true Egbesu disciple – Binebai said the commands …

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Nigeria: Re-Mapping Nigeria Through Rail On 17th May, 2019, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation

opinion By Muhammed Dahiru Abuja — On 17th May, 2019, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, on behalf of the federal government, issued an award for a $3.9billion contract to link Abuja (Idu) with the Itakpe-Warri rail line. The facility would terminate at the Warri Sea Port. The contract scope …

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Federation Cup: We will give everything to qualify for the final- Rivers United coach Eguma

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has stated he is very confident his team will qualify for the final of the 2019 Federation Cup. The Pride of Rivers had a disappointing campaign in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), escaping relegation on the final day of action in the abridged season. However, …

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EFCC arraigns five businessmen for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned five persons on 55-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and money laundering. They were arraigned before Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State. The defendants were alleged to have sometimes in July 2017 at Warri, …

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Okowa greets Obaseki at 60

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa yesterday congratulated his Edo counterpart, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. He lauded Obaseki’s ingenuity in working tirelessly to industrialise his state and make life easier for the people. Okowa eulogised the Edo chief executive for his patriotic and unrelenting service …

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2019 Delta guber polls: APC witness slumps in Court

There was mild drama in court Tuesday after a witness for APC All Progressive Congress (APC) slumped during cross-examination at the resumed sitting at the Delta State Governorship Tribunal Panel 1 which held in Asaba, Delta State. The witness Akpos Willy (P.W 10) caused confusion when he slumped while being …

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