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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Flood: Delta government approves drainage for Warri, Effurun

Delta State Government on Friday approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun to control flooding in the area.

Retired policeman murdered in Delta

A retired police officer, Paul Edike, has been reportedly murdered, after abduction by armed men suspected to be assassins.

Woman found dead in Delta community

An unidentified woman has been found dead along the road, in Effurun before Okoloba Junction in Uvwie Local Government Council Area of Delta State.
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.

Deputy senate president urges Deltans to follow up on resuscitation of sea ports

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has tasked Urhobos, the fifth largest ethnic group in Nigeria and other Deltans to sustain the follow up for resuscitation of the six sea ports in the state.

Delta council lawmaker shot dead by suspected assassins

A councillor and Majority Leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative Arm, Delta state, Chief Venture Kagbude, has been reportedly shot dead by suspected assassins. A councillor and Majority Leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative Arm, Delta state, Chief Venture Kagbude, has been reportedly shot dead by suspected assassins.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta government begins repair of failed portions of federal roads across the state

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday said that the state government has commenced repairs of dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
Elvis Omoiro

Festus Keyamo picks medical bill for stabbed Buhari supporter, promises justice

The Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has picked the medical bill for the stabbed Buhari supporter in his home state of Delta.

Minister assures victim of bottle attack of justice

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has assured that justice will be served to the victim of a broken bottle attack, Mr. Elvis Omoiro, who was stabbed over a political disagreement in Effurun, Uvwie council area of Delta state.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege laments alleged stabbing of President Buhari’s supporter in Delta

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has described as barbaric, the stabbing of an All Progressives Congress loyalist who was celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the tribunal in Effurun, Delta State, last Thursday.

Displaced Itsekiri indigenes return home after two years in exile

Over 150 indigenes of Ugbeogungun community (an Itsekiri settlement) in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, displaced during the last leadership crisis in the area over two years ago have returned to their homeland.

Bauchi establishes petroleum, skills institute

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has approved the establishment of a Petroleum Studies and Skills Acquisition Institute to train and produce professionals in the oil sector.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege congratulates President Buhari on his successful swearing-in

The lawmaker representing Delta Central at the upper legislative chambers, Senator Olorogun Ovie OmoAgege, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, for his swearing-in for second term in office.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Akpofure Rim-Rukeh’s inaugural lecture holds on May 28, 2019, in Ugbromo, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

FUPRE’s inaugural lecture holds May 28

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Akpofure Rim-Rukeh’s inaugural lecture holds on May 28, 2019, in Ugbromo, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

NNPC chief urges academia, industries to shun receiver, donor mentality

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has called on the academic community and industrial sector in Nigeria to embrace a new approach to sustainable industrial growth by ridding themselves of the mentality of being perpetual receiver or giver of research grants and donations.
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NSCDC arrests eight illegal petroleum dealers in Delta

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta State Command, in the early hours of Saturday arrested eight persons over alleged illegality in Petroleum products’ deals.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.

Cross River elections: INEC declares Governor Ayade winner of governorship poll

Incumbent governor of Cross River State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Ben Ayade, has been declared the winner of the March 9 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Kaduna police arrest suspected cattle rustlers, recover livestock

“Let me call on the Public in the State to rededicate themselves to the concept of civic responsibility to demonstrate personal and collective commitment in assisting the Police with timely and reliable information to be able to sustain the gain recorded and improve security in our communities in general.”
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.

Minister gets Super Eagles skipper’s jersey for Benin victory

German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna governor appoints eight more aides

Kaduna State’s Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has appointed eight more aides including Ahmed Maiyaki, the spokesman of former Gov. Mukhtar Ramalan-Yero,
Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into soak-away pit

Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan, for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

NYSC to replace limbs of Kano corps member

The state NYSC Coordinator, Malam Ladan Baba disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday when he led other officials of the scheme to visit the corps member, Nuruddeen Tahir, at his family house in Gwarzo Local Government Area of the state.