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Court grants Delta cleric bail over ‘rape’ of 19-year-old girl

The Delta State High Court II sitting in Warri has granted stringent bail conditions to the Founder of Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry in Warri, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, over allegations of rape and impersonation from the custody of the Police “A” Division in Warri.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo, minister meet to discuss threat of hostilities by ex-agitators in Niger Delta

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Mr Kingsley Otuaro, Delta State Deputy Governor, over threat of hostilities by ex-agitators in Niger Delta.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomole’s u-turn on Osagie Ize-Iyamu a great insult on Edo people...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps uncovers clauses conceding Nigeria’s sovereignty to China in loan deal

A House of Representatives committee has raised the alarm over clauses conceding Nigeria’s sovereignty to China in a loan agreement.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta government reunites 15-year-old girl tricked into prostitution with family in Akwa Ibom

The Delta Government through the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development has returned a 15-year-old Akwa-Ibom State girl to reunite with her family after being trafficked to the State for child prostitution.

Minister: Probing loans taken by Nigerian government could scare aware investors

Mr Amaechi explained that the hearing could stop the loan facility the Federal Government ”is seeking for the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan and Kano rail projects”.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 624 new coronavirus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 624 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus increased to 41, 804.

Minister raises concern over foreign loans

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has observed that the investigation of loans taken by the Federal Government could send the wrong signal to the lenders.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria discharges 829 coronavirus patients

The NCDC data showed that 648 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in 21 states across the country, which brought the total number of confirmed cases to 41,180.

FMC doctors begin strike in solidarity with Delta doctors

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State has commenced a three-day sympathy strike in support of the Delta State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), which is protesting against the unfavourable working conditions that have exposed its members to professional hazards.

Man electrocuted in Delta

A middle-aged man has been electrocuted in the Boji Boji area of Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Senator Nwaoboshi dares minister to send list of NDDC contractors to EFCC

Delta lawmaker, Peter Nwaoboshi, has dared the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on the list of lawmakers who allegedly got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta to cut political appointees, workers’ salaries effective from July

Following the dwindling global economy occasioned by the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, the Delta State Government, weekend, said there would be a review of the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level 7 and above for six months with effect from July 2020.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC, PDP bicker over skirmishes at Oba of Benin’s palace

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, engaged in a fierce war of words accusing each other of being responsible for last Saturday’s clash between their supporters that left many persons injured and several vehicles destroyed.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Minister names lawmakers who got NDDC contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has named some federal lawmakers who allegedly got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta workers accept salary review as monthly wage bill hits N7 billion

With over N7 billion monthly wage bill to 48,000 workers in Delta, the State Chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Martin Bolum, has said that the decision of the state government to review the salary of political appointees and workers on salary grade level seven was one of the ways to keep the state afloat in this period of Coronavirus pandemic.

Oba of Benin calls for prayers for peace in Nigeria

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has called on Nigerians to redouble their efforts in praying for the peace and development of the country.
Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), has no candidate.

PDP leaders vow to resist APC’s ‘rigging machine’ in Edo election

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday, vowed to resist any attempt by the All Progres­sives Congress (APC) to rig the September 19 Edo gover­norship election.

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The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo guber: APC leaders endorse Governor Akeredolu’s re-eelction

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
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