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Nigeria bars Emirates Airlines flights

The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian military destroys illegal refineries, recovers stolen crude

The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and other criminal activities in the country.
The Commissioner for Higher Education, Patrick Muoboghare, made the clarification on Thursday in Asaba while briefing journalists on the government’s preparedness for tertiary institutions in the state to reopen for academic activities.

Delta tertiary institutions to reopen October 2 – official

The Delta State Government says tertiary institutions in the state are free to reopen between now and October 2, depending on the school’s arrangements to ensure safety of their students.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

NCDC records 131 new virus cases, as total infections hit 56,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.

Delta reassures parents of primary six pupils’ safety during exams

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta says necessary measures have been put in place to safeguard lives of Primary Six pupils ahead of their forthcoming Cognitive Placement Examination.
Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick restates NFF’s support for Nigeria Pitch Awards as seventh event moves to...

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has restated the Federation’s support for, and endorsement of, the Nigeria Pitch Awards as the seventh edition of the glamorous awards has now been scheduled for the month of November in Asaba, Delta State.

Delta council polls: PDP warns party exco from fraternizing with aspirants

Ahead of its primaries for aspirants for the coming local government elections in Delta state executive members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been warned against campaigning with aspirants for the party’s ticket.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 132 new virus infections, three deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 126 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 56,604, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

Edo election: NSCDC deploys 13,3111 personnel, 60 sniffer dogs

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed no fewer than 13,3111 personnel alongside 60 sniffer dogs to ensure security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta tertiary institutions to reopen October 2

Delta State Government has confirmed that academic activities will return to tertiary institutions across the state on October 2, 2020, following months of closure to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ogun workers begin strike over minimum wage

The Ogun State Government workers have embarked on a one-week warning strike over the refusal of the government to implement the new national minimum wage.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Nigeria’s Tijani Muhammad-Bande bows out as UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Governor Okowa: Re-electing Godwin Obaseki will be one of the best decisions Edo people...

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on the people of Edo to re-elect Governor Godwin Obaseki because it will be in their best interest to do so.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

Germany donates physical rehabilitation centre to Nigerian Army hospital

The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
Embattled Acting Chairman of the Delta State Football Association Edema Fuludu has stated that the election into the board of the Delta FA which is expected to hold today is an illegal election despite the involvement of the Nigeria Football Federation in an observing capacity.

Edema Fuludu: NFF sanctioned Delta FA election illegal

Embattled Acting Chairman of the Delta State Football Association Edema Fuludu has stated that the election into the board of the Delta FA which is expected to hold today is an illegal election despite the involvement of the Nigeria Football Federation in an observing capacity.
The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced on Thursday a new oil discovery in the shallow waters of Geisum concession south of the Gulf of Suez, with an initial production rate of 2,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

Oil moves higher as storm threatens United States Gulf Coast

Oil prices rose on Monday as a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico prompted drillers to evacuate rigs and shut-in production.

Man commits suicide in Delta

A young man, identified simply as Efe, has reportedly committed suicide in Okuokoko community, Okpe council area of Delta state.
Charles Aniagwu

Delta: We have made progress in fight against pandemic

Delta State Government said it has made reasonable progress in the fight against the ravaging coronavirus, announcing the reopening of cinemas, film Houses, eateries and hotel restaurants in the State.

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Edo election: Governor Wike commends INEC, security agencies for peaceful conduct

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Saturday commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies for the peaceful conduct of Edo governorship election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police ask Rivers governor to leave Edo state

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State last night expressed shock that Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asked him to leave Edo State while such action was not taken against other APC governors who are also in the state for today’s election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police commission lauds security presence at voting centres

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has lauded the security presence at the various voting centres visited by a team from the commission deployed to monitor police conduct during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo.

Chidozie Awaziem shines on Boavista debut vs Nacional

Nigeria’s Chidozie Awaziem made his Boavista debut in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Nacional.
Bukola Saraki

Edo election: Senator Saraki urges electorate to protect their votes

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged voters in Edo State to protect their votes in the Saturday governorship election.