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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR seals 10 gas plants, 40 retail outlets in Delta

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office on Tuesday said it has sealed 10 gas plants and 40 gas retail shops over various offences in Delta.

Delta university final year student drowns in river

A final year student of the Delta State University, Abraka, simply identified as Precious Omordia has reportedly been confirmed dead after drowning in Okotie river.

TCN: Why we will not wait for DisCos’ recap

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said its network development will not wait for the recapitalisation of the Distribution Companies of Nigeria (DisCos), because it takes a shorter time to fix distribution infrastructure.

JAMB: Bank agents arrested for hiking UTME forms cost

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested Ambrose Okogwa, 55, and Fidelis Imafido, 65, for allegedly selling the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations registration form above the prescribed fees.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister: Federal government has achieved 50 percent 2019 budget performance

The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab two leaders of kidnap gang in Delta

The leader of the gang that kidnapped a couple in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area was arrested while trying to collect ransom from the victims while the other was arrested in Ughelli when he was going to buy food for their victim.

Yuletide: Federal government to fix major highways

Ahead of the yuletide celebrations, the Federal Government has commenced plans to fix major arterial roads across the country to ease the plight of road users.

NBA urges security agencies to prevent threat to peace in Edo

The Nigerian Bar Association in Edo has stressed the need for security agencies to provide adequate protection of lives and property of residents of the state.
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Gunmen kidnap appeal court judge, kill police orderly in Edo

Honourable Justice Chioma Nwosu of the Court of Appeal, Benin division, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Benin, Edo State.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo to improve children’s life using science, technology – governor

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said he will collaborate with professionals, NGOs, research institutions, inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs to improve the life chances of children of the State, through the application of...
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Kidnappers release railway chief’s wife

Mrs Francisca Okhiria, wife of the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, has been released by her abductors.

Delta governor’s wife denies receiving N3.5 billion from US

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta government begins repair of failed portions of federal roads across the state

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday said that the state government has commenced repairs of dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state.

Edo doctors down tools over abduction of medical chief

Doctors at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital have down tools following the abduction of the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Sylvanus Okogbenin.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Delta government to dredge three rivers in Asaba

Determined to address the problem of flooding in the state, the Delta State Government Monday said it would dredge the Anwai, Iyiabi and Amilimocha River to accommodate flood water from the storm drainage that is being constructed.

NAPTIP arrests six suspected human traffickers

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Tuesday, said it had arrested six persons for suspected human trafficking.
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Flood sweeps away two teenagers in Delta

Alibioba Community at Agbor Technical College, Agbor in the Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State was thrown into mourning on Friday as flood killed a pastor’s two sons, Testimony and Godwin aged 15 and 11 years respectively.

Agbor monarch urges President Buhari, Obasanjo to unite to salvage Nigeria

The Dein of Agbor in Delta State, Benjamin Ikechuku (Keagborekuzi I), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo to engage in dialogue over the state of the country.

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Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
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Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.