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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta governor urges civil servants to guide political class in implementing policies

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has urged civil servants to guide the political class in the implementation of policies and programmes of government.

17-year old pupil drowns in Delta flood

A 17-year-old SS3 pupil, Olileanya Obidiaso, has reportedly drowned in Oko in the Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State as a result of the ravaging flood in some parts of the state.
ASABA – The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.

Delta deputy speaker wins at appeal court

The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.

Outrage, confusion as man drowns in Delta flood

A middle-aged man has reportedly drowned in Oko community in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State as a result of floods ravaging parts of the state.
A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre-Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.

House of Reps member urges minister to declare a state of emergency on Nigerian...

A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: MSMEs sure way to economic growth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways of growing the economies of states and the nation.

FIFA U-17: Why we succeeded in 1993 – Wilson Oruma

Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Appeal Court upholds Senator Omo-Agege’s election

The appeal court sitting in Benin City, on Monday upheld the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege against the petition filed by Evelyn Oboro of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for lack of merit.
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APC will take over Anambra in 2021 – minister

The Minister of Science and Teachnology Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over Anambra state in 2021.

IPDI: It’s abnormal to‘ve northerners on NDDC board

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Flood: Delta government approves drainage for Warri, Effurun

Delta State Government on Friday approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun to control flooding in the area.
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Delta government to build film village, leisure park in Ugbolu – official

Delta government has approved the construction of a Film Village and Leisure Park in Ugbolu, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta governor tasks Nigerians on national unity

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.
Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. 3

Olympic Eagles arrive Egypt for U-23 AFCON tourney

Nigeria U23 male team arrived the Egyptian capital city of Cairo on Thursday evening ahead of Afcon U23 tournament.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Motorcyclist bags 14 years for defiling 9-year old boy on church’s altar

A 42-year-old commercial motorcyclist identified simply as Onyeje, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for having anal sexual intercourse with a nine- year old boy, by a Delta State high court.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Operation Crocodile Smile 4 to tackle militancy, oil bunkering, others

Nigerian Army, 63 Brigade, has said the 2019 Operation Crocodile Smile 4 will clampdown on militancy, oil bunkering and other illegal activities posing threats to security across Delta state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.
Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, disclosed this at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Justice for NYSC Corps Members on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration on Saturday in Asaba.

Sex slavery: Over 10,000 Delta girls trapped in Mali, other African countries – Attorney-General

No fewer than 10,000 girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali and other African countries engaging in forced labour and used as sex slaves.

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Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.