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Delta Assembly passes sickle cell centres bill

The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish centres for collection, coordination and distribution of data on sickle cell in the state.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Edwin Clark begs federal government to withdraw military from election duties

Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.

APC wants security agents to investigate financial dealings of INEC, PDP in Delta

Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agents to investigate the “financial dealings” of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Delta APC alleges massive rigging, calls for cancellation of polls

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday alleged massive rigging in the just concluded presidential and national assembly elections which was held last Saturday.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar trounces President Buhari in Delta

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the PDP Atiku Abubakar has defeated incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Delta State.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: It’s difficult to say if elections‘ll be free, fair

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed worries that with recent happenings in preparations for the general elections, “it will be difficult to say if the elections will be free and fair.”
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: INEC colluding with APC senator, blacklisted company to rig polls

Chief Edwin Clark, leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Ijaw National Congress (INC), on Wednesday asked Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, to explain to Nigerians the involvement of Niger State All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate, Mohammed Sani Musa, as its contractor for the production of sensitive electoral materials in the general elections.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar promises to complete Second Niger Bridge, restore Delta seaports

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to complete the Second Niger Bridge if elected in the February 16 presidential election.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Amnesty Office distributes relief materials to flood-ravaged communities in Niger Delta

Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region heaved a sigh of relief at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme commenced distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight.

Delta Assembly suspends lawmaker for three months

The Delta State House of Assembly (DSHA) has suspended Kennedy Daubry, the member representing Burutu 11 Constituency, for three months.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: APC will end PDP’s reign in Delta

The immediate past Governor of Delta State and Delta South Senatorial District hopeful, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, has said his defection to the All Progressives Congress would put to an end the era of the party’s “barrenness” in winning elective positions and also terminate the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State.

Emmanuel Uduaghan, Ijaw leaders join forces to win Delta for APC

The Delta South senatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and Ijaw APC leaders have vowed to ensure that the APC won all elective positions in the 2019 general elections in the state.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Amnesty: 2,500 beneficiaries undergo fishery training

Hopes that the hitherto booming fishing sector of the nation’s economy will rebound soon flickered, yesterday, with the arrival of eight Greek experts in the maritime industry; to train 2,500 beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty programme.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan, Governor Okowa, others for Niger Delta Lifetime Achievements Awards

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edwin Clark and the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Sam Amuka, would be honoured with the “Niger Delta Lifetime Achievement Awards” by GbaramatuVoice Newspaper.

Delta government approves more projects for DELSU

The Delta State Government, on Tuesday, approved the award of the contract for the construction of multi-purpose Lecture Theatre at Abraka campus of the Delta State University (DELSU).

Oando records N8.5 billion PAT in H1 2018

Oando continues to defy skeptics as the company recorded N8.5 billion profit-after-tax (PAT) in its half-year ended June 30, 2018 (H1 2018) results. The impressive result comes in the wake of increase in the price of oil and gas commodities.

Civil servant jailed for employing daughter

A Delta State High Court sitting in Ozoro, has sentenced a former Education Secretary of Bomadi Local Government Education Authority, Mr. Abayomi Kelekumor, to five years imprisonment for employing his daughter, Miss Preye Tom, into the service of the organisation.

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Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
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Cristiano Ronaldo the future but Juventus need more to conquer Europe

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
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Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
Zinedine Zidane

Clarence Seedorf: Zinedine Zidane must make Real Madrid hungry again

Madrid reappointed Zidane as head coach in March after failed experiments with Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari during a desperately disappointing season by their own lofty standards, which has seen them fall way off the pace in LaLiga and crash out of the Champions League to Ajax in the last 16.