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Delta APC lauds President Buhari over reactivation of Aladja steel plant

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State Chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for its unending support for the planned reactiviton of Premium Steel and Mines Limited (PSML), formerly Delta Steel Company (DSC) at Ovwian/Aladja.

N125.09bn for Niger Delta in 2018 – Presidency

The presidency has said the federal government has budgeted N125.09 billion to be spent on the Niger Delta in 2018.

Governor Obaseki assures on continuation of Gelegele EPZ project

Obaseki said there is sufficient economic justification for its development, asserting that it will serve as an agro-processing zone and will be driven by the state government and the private sector.

Niger Delta militants ask fed govt to release licenses for 10 modular refineries

Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and nine other militant groups have called on the Federal Government to issue 10 licences to the Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, for the take off of modular refineries in the Niger Delta.

Group warns against renaming of maritime varsity

The Federal Government has been enjoined not to rejig the status of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Warri South West Local Council of Delta State to avert a crisis in the oil-rich region.

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Man remanded in prison over N2.8 million dud cheque

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New IRA admits to the killing of journalist in Northern Ireland

Dissident republican group the New IRA admitted on Tuesday responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in the city of Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.

UN condoles families of aid workers killed in Kaduna

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has extended his heartfelt condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of two aid workers who lost their lives in Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle, a holiday resort 220 kilometers north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.