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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari: I’m not desperate

Amid the controversies trailing President Muhamadu Buhari’s decline to assent to the amended Electoral Act, he has allay fears that his refusal was not to encourage manipulation of the electoral process, insisting that he is not in any way desperate to remain in power against the wish of the people.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

2019: Olu of Warri sues for violence-free elections

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, has enjoined stakeholders in forth-coming general elections to ensure an hitch-free electioneering campaign devoid of hate speeches, bias or sentiments capable of truncating the peaceful co-existence in the kingdom and its environs.

NAPTIP rescues 836 victims of human trafficking in Delta

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Thursday said 836 out of the 13,285 victims rescued from the hold of traffickers were from Delta State.

General Abdulsalami calls for intermodal transport for ports’ efficiency

A former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Monday called for intermodal transportation system to improve cargo evacuation and the overall efficiency of the country’s ports.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: My greatest mistake as governor

Immediate past governor of Delta State, and Delta South Senatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has pinpointed his greatest mistake while he held sway for eight years in office.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

Olu of Warri seeks stakeholders’ support for NPA

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikewoli, on Thursday appealed to stakeholders in Delta Ports to support the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to achieve its regional transformational mandate.

Delta government urges Shell to resume full operations in Warri

The Delta State Government has appealed to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to once more resume full operations to Warri.

President Buhari assures of speedy development of Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development of the region.

President Buhari assures Niger-Delta of rapid development

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in the region by consolidating on all ongoing projects and initiating new ones to create more economic opportunities and jobs for the people.

President Buhari didn’t address Nigerians in New Year speech – Edwin Clark

Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed disappointment with the New Year address of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying President Buhari failed to speak on topical issues affecting Nigerians.

Ayiri Emami’s emergence as Ologbotsere should not divide Itsekiri nation – Olu of Warri

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has said the emergence of Chief Ayirimi Emami as the Ologbotsere of Warri, should unite and not divide the Itsekiri nation under his reign.

Nigerian military will put down violent agitations in Niger Delta – CDS Abayomi Olonisakin

The Nigerian military, yesterday, said while it was not averse to legitimate agitations by any section of the country, it would put down agitations with violent disposition.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

Olu of Warri appeals to Niger Delta Avengers not to attack oil installations

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) not to attack oil installations as no meaningful development can be achieved through violence.

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FIRS shuts NDPHC HQ over N9.8 billion tax debt

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday, sealed of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Power Holding (NDPHC) over tax liabilities totaling N9, 831,368, 259.90.

Olusegun Mimiko: I will work beyond imagination

The immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, who is also the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, senatorial candidate for Ondo Central Senatorial district for the 2019 polls has reaffirmed his commitment to quality and adequate representation of the district if elected.
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