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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.
Flooding of neighborhoods in Calabar South

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.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Nigerian mission condemns killing of three Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, has condemned the killing of three Nigerians between April 6 and April 9 at different locations in the country.

Abducted policeman found dead in Edo forest

The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Godwin Oshiogbuwe, who was abducted on Wednesday by unknown gunmen at Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area has been found dead.
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FRSC records 20 deaths in 8 crashes in Edo

The Edo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says no fewer than 20 persons lost their lives in eight crashes that occurred in the state between December 2018 and January 2019.
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Police arrest two suspected vandals in Delta community

The Anti-Crime Patrol Team at the Agbor Police Division in Delta State on Tuesday, arrested two suspected vandals identified as Joseph Augustine and Emeka Chukwudi, after they had allegedly vandalized BEDC equipment in the area, among other things.

Delta APC candidate survives alleged assassination

Mr. Sebastian Okoh, the House of Representatives candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ika Federal Constituency of in Delta State, escaped being assassinated when gunmen invaded his residence and riddled the entire place with bullets on Friday.

Motorists commend federal government for reconstructing Benin-Okene road

Some motorists in Edo on Tuesday commended the Federal government for the reconstruction of the Benin-Okene road.
James Hope College

James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.

Police hunt for couples who bought sisters stolen from Edo

Men of the Edo State Police Command have launched manhunt for the couples who bought two sisters stolen from Utese village in Ovia North East local government area.

Anambra FRSC commander dies in auto crash

The Anambra State Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander, Sunday Ajayi, has reportedly died in an auto crash.
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Warri-Itakpe test run train service suspended to resolve security challenges

One-week into the test run of the Warri-Itakpe rail line, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) said the train service had been suspended for a week to resolve security challenges.

Police kill kidnap suspect in Edo, arrest 46

The police in Edo have killed a suspected kidnapper and arrested no fewer than 46 other suspected criminals in the last few weeks.

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