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Warri-Benin Highway reopened

<!– Warri-Benin highway. –> Warri-Benin highway. The Commissioner for Information in Delta, Mr Charles Aniagwu, says the Warri-Sapele/Benin Highway, which was closed to traffic while undergoing reconstruction, has been re-opened. In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Asaba on Saturday, Aniagwu stated that the …

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Solidarity Center Laments Hardship Plantation Farmers Faces

Solidarity Center, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has decried the hardship farmers in rubber and oil palm plantations are facing coupled with bad working conditions. In a research carried out by the Center, it was discovered that the work place is unconducive, lacks schools and hospitals as children of workers trek …

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Robbers lure Delta transporter with trip, kill him

Matthew Ochei, Asaba A 33-year-old transporter, Destiny Ehikwe, has been murdered by suspected thieves in Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, who left behind his wife and seven-month-old baby, was said to be plying the Asaba-Agbor-Benin route with his Sienna space wagon, and was contracted …

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Delta granted permission to fix federal roads

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The Delta State Government has pleaded with commuters plying Benin-Warri-Sapele road to be patient with the contractor as it begins to fix the road. The Commissioner for Works, James Augoye, made the appeal on Wednesday when he inspected the site to ascertain the level of work and …

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Old Warri province urged to support Okumagba as MD NDDC

A prominent community leader in Warri mainland and former member Delta state Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy, Prince  Churchill Oki has enjoined various ethnic groups in the old Warri province and the entire state to rally support for   Chief Bernard Okumagba to succeed as Managing Director of the Niger Delta …

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Gunmen kill revenue collector in Delta community

Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins on Tuesday at about 12:45pm shot dead a revenue collector with the Warri South Local Government Council, Solomon Akumagba popularly known as Ogene. The incident occurred at at Iyara junction off Cemetery road in Warri,DAILY POST can report. It was learnt that the gunmen …

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Okowa: Only 20% of Nigerians have registered with NIMC

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State says national identity card registration would provide appropriate population data for effective national planning. The governor stated this while speaking at a function to mark the maiden National Identity Day in Asaba, the state capital, on Monday, September 16, 2019. “It is not just …

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Okonjo family at war over Delta traditional stool

Matthew Ochei, Asaba There is crisis brewing in Ogwashi-Uku in the Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, following the unauthorised announcement of the death of the town’s 91-year-old monarch, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, and subsequently naming of a successor allegedly by his daughter and former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi …

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Over 10, 000 Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) Youths Billed For Spiritual Exercise, Leadership, Entrep

The city of Asaba, the Delta state capital would be agog with youths of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS), popularly known as Olumba Olumba Obu. The youths under the umbrella of Brotherhood All Youth Assembly (BAYA), are drawn from Africa, Europe, North America, the Caribbean including the …

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Okowa, Ehanire Decry Nigeria’s Global Maternal, Child Mortality Ranking

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi  Okowa and the Minister of Health,  Dr Osagie Ehanire, have decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. They made their positions known in separate addresses at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) …

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