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Okowa decries frequent herdsmen attack on farmers

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has decried the incessant attack on farmers by Fulani herdsmen in the state and country at large, and called on the Federal Government to take strident measures to curb the protracted clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Okowa, who made the call …

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Manager vs Uduaghan: Tribunal reserves judgement

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The election Tribunal panel II sitting in Asaba, Delta State capital presided over by Justice C. O Onyeabo on Wednesday reserved judgement in the petition filed by Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the senatorial candidate (Delta South) of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 National Assembly election against …

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Nigerian dies in Ethiopia prison over drug trafficking

Ochei Matthew A Nigerian inmate at the Kaliti Prison in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Odemu Efe, has reportedly died after an undisclosed ailment. The deceased was said to have hailed from Warri in Delta State. He was among about 150 abandoned Nigerians at the prison awaiting trial over alleged possession of …

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Delta principal to return N11m illegal fees, others warned

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The Delta State Government has urged the Principal of Ogor Technical College, Otor-Ogor, Mr Ishmael Omolade, to refund the sum of N11,124,800.00 being fees illegally collected from students in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 academic sessions. A statement by the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Delta State, …

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Women urged to adopt new agric techniques

Ochei Matthew, Asaba women, especially widows, have been advised to adopt modern agricultural technology in processing farm produce for improved productivity in Nigeria. The advice was given at the end of the summit tagged ‘Innovate for Change,’ organised by the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in Niger Delta for the enlightenment …

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‘National planning difficult without census’

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The civil society organisations have said national planning will be difficult without a population census, stressing that growing poverty and insecurity in the country will worsen unless realistic steps are taken to arrest population explosion in Nigeria. They gave the warning at a roundtable on World Population …

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Tenants allegedly murder 63-year-old landlady in Delta

Ochei Matthew, Asaba A 63-year-old landlady, Mrs Elizabeth Asuelime, has been allegedly murdered by her tenants at No. 72 Umunajie Street, Asaba, Delta State. The deceased’s daughter, Glory, told PUNCH Metro that her mother was murdered on Tuesday by two of her tenants. She said, “My mum called me on …

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Political office holders face temptations, says Okowa

Ochei Matthew, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said persons in authority face temptations and should be prayed for always to enable them to take the right decisions. Okowa stated this on Sunday at a thanksgiving service in honour of Mr Guwor Dennis,  the member representing Warri South-West …

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Delta to set up endowment fund for schools

Ochei Matthew, Asaba In a bid to move the education sector forward, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has disclosed that the state government is ready to establish an Education Endowment Fund for primary and secondary schools in the state. Okowa, who disclosed this on Wednesday in Asaba during the …

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