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Ritualists Kill Okada Rider, Remove His Private Organ

Delta State - 2 days ago. By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba – The police in Sapele have apprehended a three-man gang of ritual killers and armed robbers with one shot dead after they had killed a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as Okada rider and removed his private organ and dumped the body along the Warri-Sapele highway. The victim was said to have...

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Despite Ban, Cigarettes Still Sold Publicly To Minors

Delta State - 6 days ago. By Abdullahi Olesin, Ilorin, Donatus Nadi, Lafia , Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt, Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba, Abu Nmodu , Minna, Taiwo Omilani, Lagos. The federal government’s attempt to implement some aspects of the National Tobacco Control Act may have been dead on arrival as many Nigerians are left in the dark on the law. On the...

Despite Ban, Cigarettes Still Sold Publicly To Minors

Delta State - 6 days ago. By Abdullahi Olesin, Ilorin, Donatus Nadi, Lafia , Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt, Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba, Abu Nmodu , Minna, Taiwo Omilani, Lagos. The federal government’s attempt to implement some aspects of the National Tobacco Control Act may have been dead on arrival as many Nigerians are left in the dark on the law. On the...

NPFL: Coach wants review of officiating in 2016/2017 season

Delta State - 1 week ago. A coach in Abia Warriors FC, Ikwuakor Ogbonna, has urged the League Management Company (LMC) to conduct a comprehensive review of officiating in the just-concluded Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL). Ogbonna, who made the assertion while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Umuahia, alleged that the second stanza of the...

2 Killed As Delta Communities Resumed Hostilities

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba – No fewer than two persons were reportedly killed in the early hours at Unenurhie community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State Local Government Area of Delta State when unspecified gunmen allegedly stormed the community. Eyewitness said the gunmen shot randomly thereby causing pandemonium in the community. While residents were...

Niger Delta Agitators: Quit Notice To Northerners, Yorubas Stands

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja – Niger Delta agitators have denied withdrawing their quit notice to Northerners and Yorubas from the South West resident in the coastal region, saying the October 1 ultimatum still stands. They also stated that plans had been concluded to stage a mass protest in all Niger Delta States from September...

Okowa Urges Appropriate Channels For Grievances

Delta State - 3 weeks ago. by Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba As the issue of hate speeches continue to re-echo in Nigeria, Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called for the use of appropriate legal channels for the people to address their grievances. Governor Okowa made the call yesterday when Hon Mathias Eto, commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, led members of the...

Makarfi’s Leadership Fails To Reconcile Kwara PDP

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. By ChibuzoUkaibe, Abuja Moves by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile the warring factions of the party in Kwara State failed yesterday. The failure of the national party to broker peace between the warring camps led by IyiolaOyedepo and Sunday Fagbemi, manifested barely minutes after the stakeholders came out of...

Patients Protest Rape, Robbery In Edo Central Hospital

Delta State - 1 month ago. By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Patients on admission and those who cater for them yesterday protested incidents of robbery and attempted rape at the Edo Central Hospital located along Sapele road in Benin. The patients who protested round the hospital appealed to the management to provide security for their safety. Some of the protesters decried...

Patients Protest Rape, Robbery in Edo Central Hospital

Delta State - 1 month ago.   *The Matter Is Under Investigation…… Commissioner By: Patrick Ochoga, Patients on admission and those who cater for them on Tuesday protest the incidents of robbery and attempted rape at the Edo Central Hospital located along Sapele road in Benin. The patients protested round the hospital appealed to the management to provide security for their safety....

Ibori Makes A Comeback With PDP Convention C’tee Membership

Delta State - 1 month ago. …Makarfi’s NCC Must Not Exceed 3 Months, Clarke Warns   By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori was listed as member of the national convention planning committee for tomorrow’s special convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), LEADERSHIP Friday findings have revealed. Ibori, who was recently released after serving a four-year jail...

Ibori In PDP’s Convention Committee

Delta State - 1 month ago. ***Makarfi’s NCC Must Not Exceed Three Months, Clarke Warns *** Warns Party Not To Allow Govs Impose Candidates, Handle Logistics By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori was listed as member of the National Convention Planning Committee‎ for tomorrow special convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ibori, who was recently released...

Inferno Claim 4 In Rivers

Delta State - 3 years ago. At least four persons – including a five-year-old girl, an 18-month-old boy and an aged woman – lost their loves when fire gutted make-shift houses in Mgbuoshimili area of Rumueme Kingdom Obio/Akpor local government area of the Rivers State, yesterday. LEADERSHIP FRIDAY gathered that all the deceased were natives of Imo State, and that the…...

IG petitioned over ‘double salaries’ of Delta govt official

Delta State News - 3 years ago. By Festus Ahon and Wahal AbduwahabOkpe Awareness and Integrity Network, Delta State, OAIN, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, asking him to probe the Secretary to Delta State Board of Internal Revenue, Mr. Isaacs Itebu, for allegedly receiving salaries from two different government agencies. Meanwhile, Itebu, yesterday described allegations levelled against him as mischievous...

NYSC camps ready for Ebola

Delta State - 3 years ago. Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi The management of the National Youth Service Corps has initiated moves to get state governments to integrate NYSC camps into the campaign against the Ebola Virus Disease. The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi, disclosed this on Thursday at the Issele-Uku Orientation Camp,...

Patani students counter past unionists over comments on Clark

Delta State News - 3 years ago. PATANI—Patani Local Government Area Students Association, Delta State, has raised alarmed over what they described as an unruly and unguided statement credited to some past students union leaders, calling on President Goodluck Jonathan to asked Chief Edwin Clark to hands off the politics of Patani council. The association, in a statement by its President, Mr....

,600 graduates apply for EduMarsharls’ 100 jobs

Delta State News - 3 years ago. By Victor Ahiuma-YoungDELTA State Government has said no fewer than 3,600 graduates from the 25 local government areas of the state applied to be recruited as Education Marshals, EduMarshals, in the state. The Executive Assistant to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan on Education Matters, Stella Blaize, said this during an aptitude test/interview for prospective EduMarshals. She said...

Ebola: NYSC camps well equipped, says DG

Delta State - 3 years ago. The management of the National Youth Service Corps has initiated moves to get state governments to integrate NYSC camps into the campaign against the Ebola Virus Disease.The Director General of the NYSC, Brig. Gen. Johnson Olawumi, disclosed this on Thursday at the Issele-Uku Orientation Camp, Delta State while taking questions from reporters.Olawumi said the NYSC...

Delta Assembly Passes Tenure, Retirement Age Of Higher Institutions Bill

Delta State - 3 years ago. Two bills, Tenure and Retirement Age of Delta State Tertiary Institutions Bill 2014 and Delta State Polytechnics Bill 2014, before Delta State House of Assembly passed through first reading on the floor of the House at the resumption of plenary yesterday. The first bill seeks to regulate the tenure and retirement age of professors and…...

JTF raids kidnappers den in Bayelsa, recover arms

Delta State - 3 years ago. The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, on Thursday said its troops swooped on hideouts used by suspected kidnappers in Bayelsa coastal communities. According to a statement by the Media Coordinator of the JTF, Lt. Col Mustapha Anka, the operation was ordered by JTF Commander, Maj. Gen Emmanuel Atewe, following rising insecurity in waterways...