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FRSC to deploy full operational might for nationwide special Sallah patrol

The Federal Road Safety Corps is to deploy its full operational might for the 2018 Eid-El-Fitri special patrol exercise nationwide.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

Police nab chief priest for allegedly burying charm in Presco plantation

Police detectives have apprehended the Chief Priest of Ovre-Eku community, Delta State, for allegedly intruding and burying charm with live goat, hot drink and yam at the plantation of Presco Nigeria Plc in Orhiomwon Local Government Area, Edo State.

Suspected kidnappers kill former Delta councillor after collecting ransom

The decomposing corpse of a former councillor in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Onoakpoma Onose, was over the weekend recovered at a rubber plantation in Okurekpo community in the locality.

Delta government re-awards contracts in state university campuses

The Delta State Government has approved the re-award of contracts for the construction of infrastructure in the Asaba and Abraka campuses of the state-owned university.

Delta Speaker urges police to halt herdsmen attacks

Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has urged the state police command to end attacks on farmers and other Deltans by herdsmen across communities in the state.

Kidnapped DELSU lecturer, colleague’s son regain freedom

The lecturer at the Delta State University, Abraka, Dr Boniface Anyanwu, who was abducted from his residence in Obiaruku last Saturday by unknown gunmen with a son of his colleague, Prof. Austin Nwachukwu, have been rescued from the kidnappers’ den.

Gunmen kidnap DELSU lecturer, professor’s son in Delta

Gunmen have reportedly abducted a senior lecturer of the Delta State University, Abraka, Dr Boniface Anyanwu, and a son of his colleague.

We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.

Delta council poll: APC rejects alleged offer of councillorship positions

The All Progressive Congress, APC, Delta State Chapter, has rejected the alleged offer of chairmanship and councillorship positions to the party in the just concluded Local Government election in the state.

Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds

Poultry farmers in Delta on Friday lamented the increase in price of feeds in 2017, saying it led to high cost of poultry during the Yuletide and New Year festivities.

University of Ilorin vice chancellor urges students to shift attention from social media platforms

Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Professor Sulyman Abdulkareem Age, has advised secondary school students to use cell phones for knowledge acquisition rather pay attention to social media platforms.

Benin residents want govt to repair Benin-Abraka road

Some food dealers and farmers in Edo have called for the repair of the Benin-Abraka road which traverses the agrarian communities in Orhionmwon Local government Area of the state.

Massive potholes cause 127 deaths on Benin-Asaba road

Abysmal multiple potholes on the Benin-Asaba Expressway have continued to wreak havoc on motorists, especially truck drivers as 127 persons have lost their lives plying the death-trap.

NDDC moves to revoke some contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas.

MURIC seeks protection for muslims in South-East as IPOB members attack mosques

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members who attacked muslims across South Eastern state, leaving five innocent Hausa men dead at an Hausa settlement near the popular Abraka Market in Asaba, Delta State.

Activities grounded at DELSU as SSANU, NASU, NAAT join strike

Activities at the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, have been grounded as a result of the on-going nationwide strike by university unions.

DELSU sacks 18 lecturers, others for plagiarism, extortion, sexual harassment

The Governing Council of the Delta State University, Abraka, has sacked 10 lecturers, eight non-teaching junior staff and warned 17 dons for extortion, sexual harassment and gross misconduct, among others.

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