Wednesday , October 23 2019

JTF seizes cache of arms in Delta, arrests three

THE Joint Military Task Force code-named: Operation Pulo Shield, yesterday announced that it has intercepted a cache of arms and ammunition in the Ajudaibo community in Warri-South Council of Delta State following a stop-and-search operation, leading to the arrest of three persons, including a woman. The seizure, made on Sunday, …

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Lawmaker Organises Unity Cup for Youths in Ndokwa

The elected member, representing Ndokwa East Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi, is organising a football competition in the three local governments in Ndokwa East, which will be held at Ukwale Stadium by 4pm, this Saturday. Hon. Osanebi, who is also the Chairman of …

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Delta Bomb Scare – Police Intensify Manhunt for Suspects

Photo: Manoocher Deghati/IRIN Asaba — FOLLOWING the bomb scare at the office of the Delta State Head of Service on Tuesday, which later turned out to be a hoax, men of Delta State Police Command have intensified their search for the persons, who planted the fake device. State Police Public …

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Kidnapping: Insiders Are Involved, Say Police

ASABA – Alhaji Hashimu Argungu, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Zone 5, said that investigations into kidnapping in the area showed that insiders were involved. Argungu made the statement when he visited Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in Asaba as part of his official visit to the state. “About the issue …

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WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 – Nigeria navy retakes hijacked …

By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – Nigeria’s navy on Wednesday retook an oil tanker hijacked off the country’s largest city, freeing 23 Indian sailors held hostage by pirates who fled as the navy arrived, a spokesman said. None of the sailors was hurt in the hijacking of the …

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‘How a fan slapped me’ – Bovi

By Michael Ogunbamowo Bovi Nigerian comedian/actor/producer Bovi has talked about some of the most extreme reactions he’s gotten from fans due to his act. During an interview with a news agency, Bovi said ‘My crazy experience happened when I went for a show recently and a particular fan just came from now …

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Wizkid, Davido, Phone Swap top NEA 2012

The 2012 Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) held on September 2, at the Skirball Centre for Performing Arts, New York City was hosted by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Oloyede and comedian, AY. The awards celebrated and recognised the contributions of entertainers to the African entertainment industry. The awards in its 7th …

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Urhobo alleges marginalisation, forms pressure group

| Print | E-mail Written by Sylvester Idowu Thursday, 06 September 2012 A new pressure group that will promote the cause of Urhobo people in Nigeria and Delta State, Urhobo Unity Congress (UUC) would soon be inaugurated. A pointer towards this direction was a meeting held at Evomec Hotels in Oviorie-Ovu in Ethiope …

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