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Depression pushed me into comedy— Anita Asuoha (Real Warri Pikin)

Background I am from Delta State. My father is Ijaw from the Burutu Local Government Area of the state, while my mother is Urhobo. I am the third of six children. We were born and brought up in Warri. Education I have a Bachelor in Political Science/Public Administration from the …

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Photo of Keyamo with suspected Internet scammer, Jerry Elo Ikogho, surfaces online

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has been linked with Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in cases of massive financial fraud recently uncovered by the American agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A photograph of the minister sharing happy times with …

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Okowa: The turning point

By Felix Matthew Although the 2019 elections have come and gone, there are still ripples in the air of how Governor Ifeanyi Okowa got his second term mandate. Okowa Surprisingly, many had predicted the opposite but Okowa’s doggedness and forthrightness in the equitable execution of infrastructural projects executed across the …

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DPR Sanctions Two Filling Stations, Three Gas Plants In Delta

  Two petrol stations and three gas plants in Delta State have been sanctioned for sharp practices by the Department of Petroleum Resources. The affected stations are Akpos Petroleum Limited, G-Palash Nigeria Limited and Onejire Gas Plant all located in Ughelli as well as Somil Energy and Gas Ltd. DPR …

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2 women arraigned for allegedly stealing 2 babies

The police on Thursday arraigned two women, who allegedly stole and sold two babies, in a chief magistrate court in Warri, Delta State. The police charged Rose Illogbo and Rosemary Johnson with two counts of conspiracy to falsify and theft. The prosecution counsel, Sgt. Blessing Chukwuyem, told the court that …

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Two women arraigned in Delta over theft, child trafficking

The Nigeria Police (A division), Warri, Delta State, on Thursday, arraigned two suspected women over alleged theft and baby trafficking. The suspects arraigned were Mrs. Rose Illogbo and Mrs. Rosemary Johnson while two others were said to be at large. The two suspects of 45 years of age, were docked …

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Okowa inaugurates Admiralty University ••• Lauds collaboration between military, centres of learning » Education »

GOVERNOR of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa says the collaboration between the armed forces and centres of learning in Nigeria  has contributed greatly to military art and science. The governor made the observation last weekend at the official inauguration and maiden matriculation ceremony of Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), …

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Kidnapped Delta DPO Regains Freedom With N3 Million Ransom

A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Galilee Police Station, Ute-Ogbeje community, Ika north east local government area of the Delta State who was allegedly kidnapped by men of the underworld on Saturday has been let out of his whiskers den not without parting away with the whooping sum …

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Meet Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs

By Chris Ochayi Mr Festus Egwarewa Adeniyi Keyamo, SAN, was today sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari as the newly appointed Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs. Festus Keyamo Mr. Keyamo, a lawyer, social crusader, critic, and columnist is an intriguing personality until his new appointment was the Director, Strategic …

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