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Lafarge Africa reports 173 percent profit in nine months

Lafarge Africa Plc, a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim, a regional dealer in building materials, on Monday announced over 173 per cent profit in its nine months of operations.
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.
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 to spend over N1 billion to repair federal roads

The Government of Delta says it will spend more than N1billion to rehabilitate degraded federal roads in the state.

Armed youths kidnap 70-year-old retiree in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be community youths have reportedly kidnapped a 70-year-old man, Chief Johnson Odio, at Ushie in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Ashaka Cement spends N1.5 billion on host communities

Ashaka Cement a subsidiary of Lafarge says it has spent N1.5 billion on social initiatives and infrastructure development within local communities bordering the factory and Maiganga Coalmine area.

Gombe to start preliminary exploration of mineral resources

The Gombe State Government is to commence preliminary study to ascertain the types of minerals resources deposited in the state and their quantities.

Police to arraign man for raping 12-year-old girl in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command has said that it will soon charge to court a 77-year-old man, Abubakar Jauro of Bolari Quarters in Gombe metropolis, for having canal knowledge of a 12-year-old girl.

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Remo Stars’ Vice-Captain and defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem has been allegedly shot dead in Sagamu, Ogun State, by unknown gunmen.

Nigeria mourns slain footballer as police deny brutality

Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.