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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Argentina maintained their long unbeaten run against Colombia after a 0-0 friendly draw between the nations in New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the recurring problems of age cheating at the National Youth Games (NYG) was hinged on long years of youth sports programme abandonment.
A cholera outbreak in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has reportedly been blamed on holy water, after at least 10 people died over the past two weeks, while more than 1 200 people have contracted the disease.
The former Donald Trump adviser whose remarks in a London pub sparked the US inquiry into possible collusion with Russia has been sentenced to 14 days in jail.
NEITI: Federal government shared N3.95 trillion revenue with states, local councils in first half...
Within the first half of this year, the federal, state and local governments in Nigeria have shared a total of N3.95 trillion from the Federation Account, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Monday disclosed.
For the umpteenth time, some Islamic groups have called on the Federal and State Governments in Nigeria to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Hijrah Calendar, as a public holiday.