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24,229 Police Officers To Monitor Delta LG Polls

Delta State - 4 days ago. BY Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba – Ahead of the 2018 local government elections in Delta state, the state Police Command has said that a total of 24,229 officers and men of the Police Force comprising of 3,624 Units, and 466 Wards across the state have been deployed. The Police Commissioner in the State, Mr. Zana Ibrahim,...

FG Recovers N23bn Electricity Debts From Benin, Niger Republics

Delta State - 1 week ago. By NOSA ERESOYEN, Asaba and ABAH ADAH, Abuja – The federal government has recovered $64,630,055:00 (N23billion) from her international customers in Benin Republic and the Republic of Niger. Minister of Power, orks and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this yesterday at the 31st power sector stakeholders monthly meeting hosted by Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) in...

Our Headache In Federal Character Commission – Ebimami

Delta State - 1 week ago. Emmanuel Ebimami is the commissioner representing Delta State in the Federal Character Commission (FCC). He spoke to BLESSING BATURE, on the work of the commission and it’s challenges. To what extent would you say the Federal Character Commission has fulfilled its mandate of ensuring fairness and equity in the distribution of socio-economic resources under the...

Youths Protest Non-inclusion In N-Power Scheme

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. BY Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Aggrieved youths in Warri North local government area of Delta State have faulted the ongoing N-Power artisan scheme verification exercise over their alleged non-inclusion on the list of beneficiaries in the area. Protesters in the early hours of yesterday accused the stakeholders of allegedly scheming them out of the programme. The...

Renewed Threats: Military Deploy Troops To Delta Over Avengers

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa deployment of troops, justified–Delta Monarch There was panic in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West council area of Delta state on Monday as residents and leaders sighted military aircrafts and gunboats around their communities. LEADERSHIP gathered that military aircrafts were seen hovering around the palace of the Gbaramatu paramount ruler in Oporoza, just as many...

Navy Ready To Deal With Assets’ Vandals – CNS

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy is fully prepared to deal with any group of criminals trying to vandalise the nation’s assets. Ibas said this on Monday when he visited the Nigerian Navy Engineering College in Sapele, Delta. He said that the Navy did not have to...

Bursary: Delta Govt Pays 8, 600 Students For 2015/2016 Session

Delta State - 2 weeks ago. By NOSA ERESOYEN, Asaba – The Delta State government has clarified that over eight thousand six hundred students of Delta State origin in seventy tertiary institutions across the country have received payments from the Delta State Bursary and Scholarship Board for the 2015/2016 academic session. This is contrary to insinuations making the rounds that the...

Angry Ijaw Youths Protest Against Marginalisation In NNPC

Delta State - 3 weeks ago. By Osa Okhomina, Yenagoa – Ijaw youths drawn from Edo, Bayelsa and Delta states, at the weekend, staged a protest against alleged marginalisation and lack of local content policy in the appointments in the oil and gas industry. According to the protesting youths, represented by Ijaw Youths Clan executive members of Gbaramatu, Ogbe-Ijoh, Diebiri, Ogulagha,...

Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Gang-raping Nursing Mother

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. BY Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Anti-Robbery Policemen attached to the Delta State Police Command Asaba have arrested a 4 suspect for allegedly raping a mother of three after robbing her including others in the area. The Police Image Maker in the state, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed the arrest of the suspects to journalists yesterday, said...

Police Arrest 4 Suspects For Gang-raping Nursing Mother

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. BY Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Anti-Robbery Policemen attached to the Delta State Police Command Asaba have arrested a 4 suspect for allegedly raping a mother of three after robbing her including others in the area. The Police Image Maker in the state, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed the arrest of the suspects to journalists yesterday, said...

PrivatePrivate Firms To Invest N720bn In Kaduna, PH, Warri Refineries – Kachikwu

Delta State - 4 weeks ago. By FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja with agency report The federal government hinted yesterday that it has sealed a deal with private partners to revamp three existing refineries in the country located in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt. Already, 26 private firms have indicated their interest in the deal, which is an expected lead to an investment...

Reps Laud President Buhari For Signing FUPRE Bill Into Law

Delta State - 1 month ago. By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel ,Abuja  A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Evelyn Oboro representing Opke/Sapele/Uvwie Federal Constituency of Delta State, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law, the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) Effurun, Delta State. It would be recalled that President Buhari last week,  assented to the bill...

Technical College: NIMASA DG Threatens To Order Arrest Of Contractors

Delta State - 1 month ago. Apparently dissatisfied with the extent of work done by contractors handling the Science and Technical College, Okoloba, Delta State, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has threatened to order arrest of any contractor whose work is unsatisfactory. Speaking at the public hearing, the DG of NIMASA...

NAPTIP Partners NDDC To Combat Human Trafficking

Delta State - 1 month ago. By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP)and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) have agreed to work together to save the Niger Delta States from the claws of human traffickers. In a statement to Leadership from the agency,it states that the proposed collaboration will manifest in...

APC Govs Mull Security Trust Fund, Compulsory Education

Delta State - 1 month ago. By Andrew Essien, Abuja, Sam Egwu, Lokoja and Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba – Governors under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have agreed on a joint collaborative effort aimed at curbing security threats as well as collecting revenues and implement a free and compulsory education regime in their states. Imo State deputy governor, Prince...

El Kanemi,Bosso Part Ways

Delta State - 2 months ago. El-Kanemi Warriors FC on Wednesday announced that Ladan Bosso would not be returning as the club Manager when the new Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumes. Bosso joined the Maiduguri-based outfit in the 2014/15 season when they played away from home in Kano as a result of the heightened activity of Boko Haram insurgents that...

APC Chieftain Writes PMB On Delta Budget

Delta State - 2 months ago. By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja A chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has written to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to investigate what he alleged as the “issuance of a blank budget by the Delta State House of Assembly to the Governor of Delta State”. Ojougboh, a onetime Deputy National Chairman...

NFF Board Marks 3rd Year In Office

Delta State - 2 months ago. On 30th September 2014, they were elected into office in Warri as the Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation. On 30th September 2017, celebration in the house of a principal figure in the Committee in Lagos brought them together in an atmosphere of panache, warmth and laughter. NFF 1st Vice President, Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi on...

Warring Benue Communities Agree To Ceasefire

Delta State - 2 months ago. BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Abuja – There has beeen concerted effort to end the cummunal crisis that recently claimed lives in aggregarian communities of Ugboju Ondo and Ugboju Ogobia both in Otupko local government area of Benue State. The high profile peace deliberation was anchored by the national commandant of Peace Corps of Nigeria and the...

Navy Nabs 82 Suspected Oil Thieves In Delta

Delta State - 2 months ago. BY Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The Nigerian Navy has said its operatives of have arrested 82 suspected oil thieves In Delta State in the last one month. Rear Admiral Peter Onaji, Flag Officer commanding logistic command, Oghara who made this known during a courtesy visit to Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, assured of sustenance of...