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James Ibori: “PDP sent me to jail, APC released me”

About 7,000 members of the Peoples Democratic party in Delta State, including two aides of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Unknown persons raze APC secretariat in Delta

The secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State was, on Tuesday, set ablaze by unknown persons suspected to be aggrieved party members in the area.

Jones Erue: Thugs, not police, barricaded Delta APC secretariat

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has alleged that thugs, sponsored by his opponents had, last Friday, barricaded the state secretariat of the party and prevented him from performing the inauguration of the state executive committee.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Ex-militants: Charles Dokubo repositioning amnesty programme

Ex-Agitators and Militants have thrown their weight behind Prof. Charles Dokubo, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme, for reorganising the amnesty programme in line with its core mandate.

Delta guber: Ex-Governor Ibori, others endorse Ifeanyi Okowa for re-election

Former Governor James Ibori of Delta State and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders have endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and Deacon Kingsley Otuaro, his deputy, for second term in office.

Delta government distributes 550,000 oil palm seedlings to 701 farmers

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Thursday flagged off the distribution of 550,000 oil palm seedlings to 701 farmers across the state for planting during the 2018 farming season.

Delta APC chairmanship aspirant shot by unknown gunmen

Gunmen have reportedly shot one of the chairmanship aspirants for the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Silas Buowe, on the stomach.

Governor Okowa: Why herdsmen-farmers clashes are minimal in Delta

Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor of Delta state, has said that proactive steps taken to curtail herdsmen and farmers clashes have brought minimal attack by the herders.

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.

2019: Group demands change of Delta APC leadership

Strategic Movement for APC Takeover of Delta (SMAD), a political pressure group in All Progressives Congress (APC), has warned that if the party in Delta State must win 2019 general elections, it should opt for a vibrant leadership.

We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.

DELSU sacks 18 lecturers, others for plagiarism, extortion, sexual harassment

The Governing Council of the Delta State University, Abraka, has sacked 10 lecturers, eight non-teaching junior staff and warned 17 dons for extortion, sexual harassment and gross misconduct, among others.

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Delta community decries alleged takeover of land by soldiers

Miffed by the alleged illegal occupation of their land by the Nigerian Army, the people of Uvwie kingdom, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday vowed to embark on a showdown with the soldiers, saying they are prepared to die than to allow the continued plundering of their land.
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Lagos commissioner wins Man of the Year award

The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, has emerged winner of the 2018 Lagos Man of the Year (LASMAYA) award.

DMO explains borrowing from China, says no reason to panic

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained Federal Government’s borrowing from China amid various comments in recent times about borrowings by developing countries from the country.

Central bank, government, financial institutions promise to tackle MSMEs’ challenges

The Federal Government, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other financial institutions in the country yesterday in Abuja said challenges confronting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) would be tackled to improve nation’s economy and reduce growing poverty.