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Senator Omo-Agege hails tribunal, constituents

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed gratitude to the people of Delta Central Senatorial district and all Nigerians whose unwavering support has ensured undisputable electoral and judicial support.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Tribunal should have declared me winner

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Delta south senatorial election, says the election tribunal should have declared him winner of the February 23 poll.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Tribunal affirms Senator Omo-Agege’s victory

The Election Petitions Tribunal Panel I, presided over by Justice A. M. Abubakar, has affirmed the victory of Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC), representing Delta Central Senatorial District.
James Manager

Tribunal sacks Senator James Manager, orders election rerun within 90 days

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, on Saturday, nullified the election of Senator James Manager of the Peoples Democratic Party as the senator representing Delta South senatorial district.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta agency pledges to uphold comparative cost advantage principle

Delta State Investment Development Agency (DIDA), has expressed its commitment to the principles of comparative cost advantage in every sector of the state economy.

Federal fire service establishes 6 additional zonal offices

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) said on Thursday it had established six additional zonal offices to boost service delivery across the country.

Royal fathers call for state of emergency in federal roads in Delta

Royal fathers in Delta State have urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads across the three senatorial districts of the state.

NIS: Migrant e-registration a continuous process

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says the on-going migrant e-registration exercise is a continuous process.

Restaurant manager docked over N8 million theft

The manager at a restaurant, Delta Pot Cursine, Nosa Okupoji, yesterday, appeared before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere, for allegedly stealing N8 million from his employer.

Delta government releases N1.5 billion counterpart fund to UBEC

The Delta State Executive Council (SEC), on Wednesday, approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.
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Power supply: We will continue to partner with Benin Disco – Delta governor

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Wednesday said the state government will continue to partner with the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to improve power supply in the state.

Xenophobia: Asaba Shoprite shut

The Asaba City Mall where the Southern African superstore, Shoprite, is a major tenant, is yet to open for business today, reports say.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Oil theft: Soldiers raid hideouts of notorious Delta cartel

Operatives attached to the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army have raided hideouts of a notorious cartel that specialises in illicitly refining petroleum products in Delta State, the Army has said.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta approves N1.5 billion UBE counterpart funds

Delta Executive Council on Tuesday approved the release of N1.5 billion counterpart fund to Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for funding of primary education in the state for 2019.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Controversies over alleged raid of Ebonyi governor’s Abuja residence

Controversy is brewing over the identity of the security agency responsible for the alleged raid on Abuja residence of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi; the Chairman, South East Governors Forum.

Soldiers destroy illegal refineries in Delta

Angered by the mindless destruction of the ecosystem and huge loss to the oil-economy of the country, Nigerian soldiers have taken over an expanse of land used as illegal refineries at Otumara Community in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests 113 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Benin

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it arrested at least 113 internet fraud suspects in eight months through its ‘Operation Re-wire’.

Forum seeks support for Bernard Okumagba as NDDC chairman

The United Front for Niger Delta (UFFND) has hailed the appointment of a former Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Bernard Okumagba, as managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), saying Okumagba’s appointment is in order.

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Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.