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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.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta government to engage firemen to check harmattan emergency

Considering the negative impacts of the harmattan season, Delta State government has disclosed adequate plan to engage firemen before the end of 2019 to prevent any emergency.

Kebbi: N1.5 billion for disaster relief, evacuation of flood risk communities

The Kebbi State Government has disclosed that it has budgeted over N1.5 billion to address flood emergencies as state is placed on disaster red alert.
Nigeria Police

Sokoto police arrest eight members of proscribed IMN, 18 others

The police in Sokoto State have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) for alleged public disturbance in the state.

Four docked over alleged membership of secret cult

Four persons on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with membership of a secret cult known as “Koko boys” confraternity.

Kebbi governor inaugurates N288 million road, bridge projects

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, inaugurated road and bridge projects worth N288 million in Kanya village of Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state.

Delta assemblyman calls for revival of Sapele, other ports

A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Efe Afe, has called on the federal government to revive the Sapele Port as well as other ports across Nigeria.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Operation ‘Puff Adder’: Police seek public support in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi, on Tuesday appealed for support from the general public to ensure the success of operation ‘PUFF ADDER’ in Kebbi.

Saudi group donates to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi

The Saudi Arabia International Islamic Relief Organisation has commenced the disbursement of allowances to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi to ease off their difficulties.

Kebbi elections: Atiku Bagudu re-elected governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Atiku Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi State.

Delta elections: Police confirm four missing in boat mishap

Police in Delta State confirmed four persons missing in a boat mishap which occurred in the Benin River, Warri North Local Government Area of the state.

Delta elections: Four missing after boat mishap

Four persons have been declared missing after a boat returning from a voting exercise capsized in the Benin River in Delta state.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar promises to complete Second Niger Bridge, restore Delta seaports

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to complete the Second Niger Bridge if elected in the February 16 presidential election.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Kebbi ANRP governorship candidate defects to APC

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) governorship candidate in Kebbi State Alhaji Mustapha Hassan Yauri has withdrawn from the governorship race and defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: Why I left PDP

Immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta South Senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has advanced reasons why he left PDP saying his successor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, is not a listening governor.

General Buratai inaugurates 63 Brigade, flags-off Operation Python Dance in Asaba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday inaugurated the 63 Brigade Nigerian Army and flaged-off Operation Egwu Eke (Python Dance), in Asaba, Delta.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Another House of Reps member dumps APC for SDP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has welcomed another defector, a serving House of Representative member from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the party.

15 cattle traders die in trailer accident in Kebbi

No fewer than 15 cattle traders have lost their lives in a trailer accident along Koko/Maiyama road in Kebbi State.

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Kim You-geun, a national security official at South Korea’s presidential Blue House, speaks during a press briefing on the General Security of Military Agreement (GSOMIA) between South Korea and Japan at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 22, 2019. – South Korea will suspend the expiry of a critical military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, Seoul said on November 22, just hours before the pact was due to expire as the two US allies row. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

South Korea salvages military pact with Japan at 11th hour

The pact was due to expire at midnight amid a sharp deterioration in ties between the two democracies and market economies that has alarmed Washington as it seeks to curb the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

Reps PDP caucus seeks visa bans over Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
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Diego Maradona announces Gimnasia return – two days after quitting

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he is to return as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata - two days after he quit.

ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.