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The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta has approved 10 private schools as centres for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO).
There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has named former governors of Delta State James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as beneficiaries of the corruption at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has warned unauthorized vehicles entering the state will be impounded while the operators will be made to face the wrath of the enabling laws.
Supposed Fulani herdsmen have continued their onslaught against unsuspecting residents of Delta State, following the kidnap of three peasant farmers and a resident at Admiralty Neighbourhood Estate, Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state, weekend.
Pandemonium, Friday night broke out at Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, following the killing of the Pastor of the Celestial Church of Christ, Breakthrough Cathedral, Ibusa, Parish 1, Most Senior Evangelist Stephen Akpor by two suspected Fulani herdsmen.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that he owed nobody any explanation or apology for appointing his daughter as an aide.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD), a U.S.-based nonprofit organisation, has announced the donation of 10 million dollars (N3.5 billion) for the management of sickle cell disease (SCD) in Delta.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 138 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), with two deaths recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last 24 hours in the country.
Lagos State Government on Thursday released a list of about 20 ongoing criminal cases in courts against various erring police officers over brutality as well as a violation of fundamental human rights of residents.
The Police Command in Lagos on Friday warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden’s final debate on Thursday was a starkly more civil affair than their messy first showdown.
The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has appealed to the #EndSARS protesters to embrace peace and dialogue in the interest of the national development.
The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities deadlocked again on Wednesday, following the disagreement over the payment platform that would be used in disbursing the salary arrears and the N30 billion Earned Allowance of the university lecturers.
Former Nigeria U-23 international Umar Sadiq has opened his goal-scoring account with his Spanish Segunda (second division) team UD Almeria.
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called on all leaders in the country to rally and earnestly begin the process of correcting the wrongs in the society.
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has compared President Muhammadu Buhari’s adminstration to General Sani Abacha days.
The number of nations with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to seven.