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17-year old pupil drowns in Delta flood

A 17-year-old SS3 pupil, Olileanya Obidiaso, has reportedly drowned in Oko in the Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State as a result of the ravaging flood in some parts of the state.

Middle aged man drown in Delta flood

A middle aged man has reportedly drowned in Oko community, Oshimili South Local Government Area, Delta State, after the ravaging flood overflowed the bank of the river Niger.

Outrage, confusion as man drowns in Delta flood

A middle-aged man has reportedly drowned in Oko community in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State as a result of floods ravaging parts of the state.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar trounces President Buhari in Delta

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the PDP Atiku Abubakar has defeated incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Delta State.

Ndudi Elumelu declared winner of House of Reps election in Delta

A younger brother to the chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, Ndudi Godwin has won a seat at the House of Representatives election in Delta State.
Ndudi Elumelu

Elections: Ndudi Elumelu wins Delta House of Reps seat

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency in Delta State, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, has been declared winner of last Saturday’s National Assembly election.
Ngozi Olejeme

Court orders interim forfeiture of Ngozi Olejeme’s assets

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets and properties traced to Ngozi Olejeme, a former chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

Delta Assembly passes 2018 supplementary budget of N27 billion

The Delta State House of Assembly has passed a Supplementary Budget of N27.585 billion for 2018 fiscal year, thereby increasing the 2018 budget size from its original N308.888 billion to N336.474 billion.

Flooding: Delta determined to ensure safety of residents – Ifeanyi Okowa

As flood continues to wreak havoc on riverside communities in Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed his government’s determination to ensure the safety of the people, saying residents of impacted areas would be moved forcibly from their houses if necessary.
Lagdo Dam - Flood

Flood sacks Delta community

Flood has submerged Abuta, a coastal community on the bank of River Niger, in the suburb of Asaba, the Delta State capital, rendering hundreds of residents homeless.

APC witnesses parallel congress in Delta LG

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oshimili South Local Government, Asaba, Delta, has produced parallel executives at its Congress held on Saturday.

APC kicks as PDP sweeps Delta council poll

Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) on Sunday announced results in 22 out of the 25 local government areas in Saturday council poll with the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winning all seats.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.