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Nigeria: Father Allegedly Drugs, Rapes 15-Year-Old Daughter

By Cletus Ukpong A Nigerian man who allegedly drugged and raped his 15-year-old daughter is being investigated by the police. The suspect is said to be 39 years old. The victim was forced to have an abortion when she became pregnant for the father, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. A non-governmental organisation, …

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Oghenesivbe extols Okowa’s visionary leadership at 60

By Elizabeth Uwandu A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a Fellow of the Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration, FCIDA, Dr Fred Oghenesivbe has extolled the visionary leadership qualities of his political leader and governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on the occasion of his …

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Father allegedly drugs, rapes 15-year-old daughter

A Nigerian man who allegedly drugged and raped his 15-year-old daughter is being investigated by the police. The suspect is said to be 39 years old. The victim was forced to have an abortion when she became pregnant for the father, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. A non-governmental organisation, Behind Bars Rights …

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50 Delta riverine communities to benefit from FG new power project

By Emma Amaize WARRI— THE Federal Government has approved a new power project to address the energy demand of 50 riverine communities at Escravos and environs in Warri South-West and Warri North Local Government Areas, Delta State. Deputy Governor of Delta State, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, who announced this at a …

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Asaba 2018: Ajunwa hails Delta gov, Okowa

Nigerian first Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, on Saturday said that Nigeria’s hosting of the ongoing 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships would help its athletes to aspire to be the best. “Having a major event like the Africa Championships is a good one for Nigeria; it shows that the governor …

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Delta community, NDDC in running battle over hospital

By Perez Brisibe EVWRENI—TRIBESMEN of Executive Director, Projects, Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Sam Adjogbe, are embroiled in an intriguing bust. NDDC GIZ leads investors’ tour of Edo Innovation Hub, Production, Creative centres(Opens in a new browser tab) up with the Commission over a hospital project at his hometown, Evwreni, …

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Delta govt commences concession of Asaba airport

Delta govt commences concession of Asaba airport Bids for the concession of the Asaba International Airport were opened Thursday with two consortia, FIDMA/MA and AIMS, becoming the favourite bidders. At the opening of the bids by the transaction adviser on the concessioning of the airport, HALCROW Infrastructure Nigeria Limited, in …

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Power Rotation Has Come To Stay In Delta State – Emu

The Commissioner for Economic Planning in Delta State, Dr Kingsley Emu has said power rotation has come to stay in Delta, as a result of its huge benefits to the three senatorial districts. Emu, an Harvard University Scholar, made the disclosure while addressing participants at a three day workshop on …

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Chevron’s oil well fire enters day 32, communities bicker over ownership

The inferno which engulfed oil wells operated by Chevron Nigeria Limited in Ojumole communities in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State has continued unabated 32 days after it started. While the Ondo State Government, community leaders and Chevron are battling to extinguish the fire, some communities from Delta and …

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Gunshots As Suspected Ijaw Bandits Snatch Speedboat At Esaba

By Justice Iyasere Warri – There was pandemonium, weekend during the burial ceremony of a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, a four-time Councillor and a respected chief of Ughievwen kingdom, Hon Moses Agberia at Esaba community, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State as suspected Ijaw bandits stormed …

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