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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.

Police uncovers gun factory in Delta

Officers and men attached to the Eagle-Net Special Squad under the Delta State Police Command have recorded a major breakthrough in the ongoing war against violence, crime in the society with the discovery of a gun factory in Oleh town, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.

Delta government approves over N300 million for students’ bursary

The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, approved the sum of sum of N312, 448,574.60, for the payment of the 2017/2018 academic session Students’ Special Assistance Scheme otherwise known as bursary.

2019: Emmanuel Uduaghan appoints Charles Mallam-Obi as campaign chief

Former governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta South senatorial candidate in the 2019 elections, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has appointed his former political adviser, Mr. Charles Mallam-Obi as the Director-General of his senatorial campaign.

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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