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Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Rights group calls on federal government to rebuild Bayelsa villages burnt by military

A rights group, Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on the Federal Government to reconstruct Bilabiri 1 and 2 communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, allegedly burnt by invading soldiers searching for criminals that killed three military personnel, last Friday.
Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the Court of Appeal Complex for the Asaba Division would be inaugurated on Feb. 3, 2020.

Governor Okowa: Asaba appeal court complex ready February 3

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday said the Court of Appeal Complex for the Asaba Division would be inaugurated on Feb. 3, 2020.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.

Aero Contractors expands routes, increases flight frequency

From January 20, Aero Contractors would extend its services to Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Asaba, Abuja-Asaba and Warri-Port Harcourt.
The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – Muslim leader

The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Police: Man found dead in Delta hotel

Command spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya told journalists on Friday in Asaba that the incident occurred on Thursday in Ibusa community, near Asaba.

Delta assembly approves governor’s request to construct N5 billion film village

The Delta House of Assembly, on Tuesday, approved the request by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to construct a N5 billion film village and leisure park in the state.
The State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba disclosed the ban in Asaba on Tuesday during a meeting with some officials of Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Ltd.

Delta government prohibits protests to oil firms’ locations

The Delta State government has placed an embargo on any form of protest by youths and folks from communities to any oil firm operating in the oil and gas-rich state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta government to assist victims of timber market fire disaster

Delta State Government has promised to assist victims of Anioma Building and Timber market fire disaster, sympathizing with victims of the fire disaster.
Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.

President Buhari’s daughter, DSS, MTN sued for N500 million over SIM card saga

Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM card previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.

Delta engages 850 unemployed youths as STEP, YAGEP trainee

The Delta State Government has engaged 850 unemployed youths as entrepreneurs for its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP) and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle.

2020: Zenith Bank re-affirms commitment to sports

Zenith Bank Plc has re-instated its commitment to the development of sports in Nigeria with a pledge to maintain its leadership position in this direction.
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.

2020: We remain committed to stronger Delta – Governor Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed optimism that the New Year, 2020, will be characterised by sustainable development as the state government remains irrevocably committed to the Stronger Delta vision.

General Babangida: I’m searching for new wife

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, rtd, has announced that he is in search of a new wife.
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 reacts to attack on ex-President Jonathan’s residence

Delta State Governor, Sen Ifeanyi Okowa, has strongly condemned Tuesdays’s attack on a former President of the country, Goodluck Jonathan, at his Otuoke home in Bayelsa State.

Suspended workers protest in Delta

Many suspended Delta State civil servants in Asaba on Monday protested against the list containing 450 workers recalled by the state government on Friday, claiming it was not genuine.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Yuletide: Airlines record spike in passengers as fares go up

Ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities, airlines in Nigeria have recorded an increase in passengers amidst adjustment in air fares for the holiday ticket sales.

CDHR: Stop using govt apparatus to oppress people

Delta State branch of Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), has frowned at the use of government apparatus, especially the police by some political leaders to oppress indigenes of Uzere kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State.

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Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Disquiet in Adamawa as Boko Haram snubs N50 ransom, kills CAN chair, pastor

Details emerging from the beheading of Michika local government Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi, suggests that Boko Haram fighters turned down an offer of N50 million during negotiators before beheading the Christian community leader, who they abducted in the early days of January, the state CAN chairman, Bishop Dani Mamza has revealed.
A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.

Court convict ‘yahoo boy’ for defrauding American of $200

A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Frank Lampard determined to make his tenure successful

Frank Lampard is determined to make his tenure at Chelsea a successful one in order to silence the doubters who have criticised the Blues’ string of bad results.
29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.

Full list of Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update

29 Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest (January 2020) updates of Oxford English Dictionary.
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EFCC chief decries UK’s refusal to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria.