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SUBEB warns teachers against lowering education standard

The member representing Delta South Senatorial District in the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Mr. Paul Kurugbe, has charged public primary school teachers in the state to shun unprofessional conduct capable of lowering the high educational standard set by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
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.

Delta governor affirms commitment to selfless service

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday, reaffirmed his commitment to rendering selfless service to Deltans.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

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.

NDLEA intercepts 238kg of cannabis in Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a vehicle conveying about 238 kilogrammes of substance suspected to be cannabis to Port Harcourt, in Rivers State.
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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 government orders establishment of PTAs in public schools

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the charge at a stakeholders meeting and interactive session with Principals, School Heads and Chief Inspectors of Education (CIEs) at Government College, Ughelli.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Scores rendered homeless as flood ravages Delta community

Hundreds of residents in Aradhe community, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State have been rendered homeless as a result of the unrelenting flood that also wreaked havoc on farmlands and other properties worth millions of naira.

Delta government gives financial assistance to rainstorm victims

The Delta Government has given some financial assistance to the victims of the April 2018 rainstorm disaster in Emevor community, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.

Delta principal to return N11 million illegal fees, others warned

The Delta State Government has urged the Principal of Ogor Technical College, Otor-Ogor, Mr Ishmael Omolade, to refund the sum of N11,124,800.00 being fees illegally collected from students in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 academic sessions.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Leo Ogor elected for fifth term for Isoko federal constituency

Hon. Leo Ogor, the House of Representatives Minority Leader and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Isoko Federal Constituency, has been elected for the fifth time in succession.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar trounces President Buhari in Delta

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the PDP Atiku Abubakar has defeated incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Delta State.

Armed youths kidnap 70-year-old retiree in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be community youths have reportedly kidnapped a 70-year-old man, Chief Johnson Odio, at Ushie in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State.
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Suleiman Adamu renders account on water projects in court

The Minister of Water Resources Engr. Suleiman Adamu has finally fulfilled his promise to render account on spending on water projects across the country by providing Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) with detailed information on spending of billions of naira on 292 projects between 2010 and 2016.

Defections: Senator Saraki can’t continue to lead National Assembly – Senator Omo-Agege

The senator representing Delta Central in the National Assembly, Barr. Ovie Omo-Agege, has said since the Senate President Bukola Saraki has defected to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) there was no way he could continue to lead the National Assembly.

Delta Assembly approves N600 million SGDs counterpart fund

The Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday approved Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s request for N600 million counterpart fund for the state’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) projects for 2017.

Polytechnic student found dead with some body parts missing

Two weeks after she was declared missing, a female student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, has been found dead with her private part, breast and other vital parts of her body removed by suspected ritualists.

Female student killed, private parts, heart removed

A female student at the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, simply identified as Happiness, has been reportedly found dead with her private and other vital body parts removed by suspected assassins.

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Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Adams Oshiomhole’s intolerance may scuttle peace move – PGF chief

The Director General of Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), Dr. Salihu Lukman, has warned that the perceived intolerance of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, may scuttle the efforts of the Chief Bisi Akande-led National Reconciliation Committee, which the party set up.
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Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth term, as rival claims fraud

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has won a fourth term in power, the national electoral commission declared on Monday, as his main rival accused authorities of fraud.
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Manchester City to implicate Liverpool in appeal against two-year ban from UEFA

Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Leicester City's Jamie Vardy at the top of the Premier League scoring charts after scoring twice to help the Gunners beat Everton 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Mikel Arteta hails Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal skipper downs Everton

Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.

Lagos shuts down 20 health facilities

Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.