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N550bn Export Facilities: NEXIM Urges SMEs In S/East To Participate

Delta State - 4 days ago. The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has called on export-oriented Small and Medium Entrepreneurs in the Southeast and Delta States to access the N500 billion Export Stimulation Facility (ESF), and the N50 billion Export Development Fund being managed by the Bank to boost their businesses, create more jobs, and contribute to the foreign exchange revenue earnings...

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DPR Seals 70 Filling Stations In 6 Weeks In Delta

Delta State - 6 days ago. The Warri Zonal Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has sealed 70 filling stations for alleged sharp practices in parts of Delta in past six weeks. The Operations Controller of the zone, Mr Antai Asuquo, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Warri. Asuquo...

INEC And Intrigues Surrounding Labour Party Leadership Tussle

Delta State - 1 week ago. The Labour Party has been locked in an intra party leadership battle, a scenario which is affecting the fortunes of the party as a viable option ahead of 2019, CHIBUZO UKAIBE, writes. With 2019 in view, the battle for the soul of Labour Party (LP), continues to intensify. The battle between the warring camps led...

Tinubu’s Reconciliation Committee Long Overdue – Senate Leader

Delta State - 1 week ago. Senate leader, Ahmed Lawal has said the appointment of a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu by President Muhammadu Buhari to reconcile warring factions in the party is long overdue. Speaking to State House Correspondents on Friday after observing Jumat prayers at the Presidential Villa, Lawan said the committee should  have been constituted long...

Edo Ex-Militants Raise Alarm Over plot To Oust Head of Onshore 

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. Ex-militants from Edo, Rivers, Bayelsa, Ondo and Delta states, yesterday raised the alarm over plot by unknown group of persons to remove the head of Onshore Education Unit, Major Hassan Kesiena Mowarin rtd from the office of the Amnesty Programme of the federal government.   Leader of the group, from Atangbala Camp, Mr. Atangbala One...

FG Demonstrates Commitment To Finding Lasting Solution To Herder-Farmers Crisis

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. Following incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria, the Federal Government has been engaging with both parties to find lasting solutions to the perennial crisis. Since the renew of violent conflict between the livestock and crop farmers, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has visited warring communities and locals to promote peace and ensure that those...

NDPN Cautions Against Plan By Avengers To Bomb Oil Facilities

Delta State - 3 weeks ago. The National Development and Delta State People’s Network (NDPN) has cautioned against the alleged plan by the Niger-Delta Avengers (NDA) to resume bombing of oil facilities in the Niger-Delta region, saying it would be self-sabotage if the threats arecarried out. National coordinator of the group,Mr. TojuBinitie,told journalists yesterday in Asaba that the NDA issuing a...

Fuel Scarcity: DPR Sanctions 28 Petrol Stations In Delta

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office has sealed 28 additional petrol stations in the last nine days in Delta. The Warri Zonal Operations Controller, Mr Antai Asuquo, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Warri. Asuquo said the affected petrol stations were sanctioned over...

NNPC To Pick Financiers For Moribund Refineries

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would soon announce financiers for the Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC), Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (WRPC) and the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited. The development holds the promise to boosting petroleum products supply and distribution in the Country NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru...

Controversy Trails Death Of Militant Hours After Arrest

Delta State - 1 month ago. There was a new twist in the surrender and arrest of a notorious militant leader Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ by operatives of the Joint Military Task Force code named Operation Delta Safe with his mysterious death in custody. Karowei, who was arrested on Wednesday night in Burutu community of Delta State, was confirmed...

DPR Sanctions 95 Petrol Stations In Delta

Delta State - 1 month ago. The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office has sanctioned over 95 erring petrol stations in Delta since fuel scarcity resurfaced in December 2017. The Zonal Operations Controller, Mr Antai Asuquo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Warri that the petrol stations were sealed over offences bordering on hoarding, over-pricing...

C’River Lawmaker, Jarigbe Agom Empowers Constituent With New Car

Delta State - 1 month ago.   Cross River State lawmaker, Hon Jarigbe Agom, representing Ogoja/Yala federal constituency in the lower chamber of the National Assembly on Tuesday presented a key of a new car to one of his constituent, Mr Patrick Eneji, popularly known as Patty Warrior, as an Empowerment for his commercial transport business. Hon Jarigbe, who is the...

Delta Govt Seeks Tougher Punishment For Killer Herdsmen

Delta State - 1 month ago. The Delta State government has reiterated  its resolve to ensure that criminal elements masquerading as herdsmen in the state are subjected to tougher punishment, as well as no room for them to kill its citizens wantonly. Chief Cassidy Iloba, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa who spoke to journalists yesterday  in Asaba confirmed that...

18 Suspected Hoodlums Arrested Over Ibadan Clash

Delta State - 1 month ago. No fewer than 18 suspected hoodlums have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command in connection with the havoc wreaked by warring factions of urchins in Ibadan. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude disclosed that 18 suspects are now in police net in connection with the Tuesday and Wednesday mayhem between rival...

Panic Grips Delta Residents Over Allege Boko Haram Invasion

Delta State - 1 month ago. Strong indications of the dreaded “Boko Haram” alleged invasion of Delta State, has continued to create the fear of the unknown among its residents, especially the Christian community who had feared that the Boko Haram’s target might be churches if the indications were anything to go by. But in a swift reaction, the Delta State...

30 Killed In Attacks Since Beginning Of 2018 – Military

Delta State - 2 months ago. The military said on Thursday 30 people have been killed in rebel attacks on government positions across South Sudan since the beginning of  2018, amid continued violation of a truce warring parties signed December. Lul Koang, spokesman for the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), said in a statement that the attacks by rebels loyal to...

Gov Okowa Raises Hope For Community Sports

Delta State - 2 months ago. Organisers of the Ifeanyi Okowa Annual Football Tournament have described the personal attendance of the Delta State Governor at the finals of the 2017 edition as a sure way of promoting community and grassroots sports development. Governor Okowa was accompanied by his wife, Edith Okowa, former chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Nduka Irabor...

Abductors Of Asaba Pastors Demand N100m Ransom

Delta State - 2 months ago. The abductors of two pastors of a new generation church in Asaba Delta State have established contact with the family members of the victims and are demanding a N100m ransom for their release. The two senior pastors identified as Daniel and Chris, were abducted by a six- man gang of kidnappers on their way to...