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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: How will one ‘Jibril’ preside over FEC?

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Abuja wondered how a certain Jibril from Sudan would be presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Ovie Omo-Agege: Muhammadu Buhari, Great Ogboru and I will win

The senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Chief Ovie Omo-Agege, has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari, the APC governorship candidate in Delta State, Chief Great Ogboru and himself will win the 2019 general elections.

Tukur Buratai reaffirms combat readiness against militancy in Niger Delta

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has passed a vote of confidence in the abilities of his men and officers operating both on land and along the coastal areas to tackle insurgency and other social vices capable of disrupting the peace currently prevalent in the region.

Itakpe-Warri rail begins commercial service after 30 years

After 30 years in doldrums, the new Warri-Itakpe Standard Gauge rail has been completed and would begin commercial operation on Monday, Nov. 19.

Crocodile Smile: Nigerian Army donates food items to flood victims in Delta

The Nigerian Army has donated food items to over 2000 flood victims in Delta in order to alleviate their plight.

Ifeanyi Okowa urged to implement reports on Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh crisis

The Chief Joe Omene-led Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State to implement the several committees’ reports on Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh crisis.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Why I came to see Muhammadu Buhari

Former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, said he was in the Presidential Villa to consult with the president on some issues concerning the All Progressives Congress in Delta state.

PTAD plans health insurance scheme for pensioners

The Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has revealed that the directorate plans to grant health insurance to its pensioners as an additional welfare scheme to ease their plights.

Suspected cultist shot dead in bloody clash

A suspected cultist has been shot dead in a clash between rival cult groups at Aladja, Delta State, while police raided and arrested 15 others at criminal hideouts in Ughelli.

National Assembly: Why we adjusted 2018 Budget

The two chambers of the National Assembly have said the decision to adjust the 2018 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari was to correct lopsidedness and imbalance in the estimates.

Federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government will stop funding old narrow gauge rail lines across the country.

Stakeholders oppose concession of Ajaokuta Steel

Experts in the Mining Sector have said that any attempt by the Federal Government to concession Ajaokuta would lead to corruption and mortgaging the security of Nigeria.

IGP Ibrahim Idris moves to rescue three Delta communities from grips of herdsmen

There are indications that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Muhammad Mustafa, to dislodge suspected herdsmen who had held three communities hostage in the state.

Delta APC lauds President Buhari over reactivation of Aladja steel plant

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State Chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for its unending support for the planned reactiviton of Premium Steel and Mines Limited (PSML), formerly Delta Steel Company (DSC) at Ovwian/Aladja.

One killed, 18 injured in fresh Delta communal clash

At least one person has been reportedly killed and 18 others — including a Senior Secondary School 1 student — injured in fresh hostility between Aladja community in Udu and Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri South West Council areas of Delta State.

One feared dead as JTF, militants clash in Delta

The Joint Task Force on Thursday gunned down a suspected armed Isaba militant, with others seriously injured.

Ajaokuta: How Nigeria’s largest industrial project failed

The industry serves as stimulus to national development and economic boost to industrial growth of a country.

PTAD commences verification of 8000 FHA, Delta steel pensioners

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, has begun the verification of about 8,000 pensioners of Delta Steel Company, Aladja and Federal Housing Authority under its Defined Benefit Scheme in three centres across the country.

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National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs)

National Hospital inaugurates executive wing

National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).

Train crash leaves at least 7 dead in Turkish capital

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least seven people and injured more than 40, local media report.

West Ham and Crystal Palace in talks to sign Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.

NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.