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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN: Falsehood peddlers, rumour mongers will be punished

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, warned that falsehood peddlers and rumour mongers would be made to face the wrath of the law.

Delta governor’s wife denies receiving N3.5 billion from US

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has denied receiving N3.5 billion for her pet project, O’5 Initiative, from the Initiative for Global Development, a U.S based organisation.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta to spend over N1 billion to repair federal roads

The Government of Delta says it will spend more than N1billion to rehabilitate degraded federal roads in the state.
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Tribunal sacks Senator James Manager, orders election rerun within 90 days

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, on Saturday, nullified the election of Senator James Manager of the Peoples Democratic Party as the senator representing Delta South senatorial district.

Delta government orders establishment of PTAs in public schools

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, gave the charge at a stakeholders meeting and interactive session with Principals, School Heads and Chief Inspectors of Education (CIEs) at Government College, Ughelli.
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Rep Mutu: I neither forged certificates nor impersonated

The House of Representatives member for Patani/Bomadi constituency of Delta State, Mr. Nicholas Mutu, has debunked certificate forgery and impersonation allegations leveled against him by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Collins Eselemo in the February 23, 2019 elections.
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ICPC probes Delta Reps member for forgery, impersonation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has begun an investigation of the lawmaker representing Delta State in the House of Representatives, Mutu Ebomo, for alleged forgery and impersonation.
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Gunmen kidnap Delta monarch’s mother, sister

Queen Elizabeth Erebulu, mother of the Pere (King) of Kabowei kingdom in Patani Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Barr. Shadrach Erebulu, Adou III, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
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Senator Omo-Agege: President Buhari not against card reader

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not against having the Card Readers embedded in law.

APC wants security agents to investigate financial dealings of INEC, PDP in Delta

Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agents to investigate the “financial dealings” of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Delta APC alleges massive rigging, calls for cancellation of polls

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday alleged massive rigging in the just concluded presidential and national assembly elections which was held last Saturday.
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.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: Why I teamed up with Great Ogboru

Immediate-past governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has revealed why he decided to team up with Chief Great Ovedje Ogboru, the state APC governorship candidate to ensure all-round victory for the party in the coming elections.
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INEC: Jail awaits politicians who convert houses to polling units

Dr. Cyril Omorogbe, Delta State Resident Electoral Commissioner, has threatened that politicians and their surrogates who convert their houses and farms to polling units and deprive others access to exercise their franchise during the general elections would be handed over to police for prosecution.
Apparently hopeful that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will have landslide victory in the general elections, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the electorates to be prepared to defend their votes.

Election: Governor Okowa urges Nigerians to vote for only PDP candidates

Nigerians should cast their votes for only candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as they have the blueprint to positively, transform the country, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa said

Seriake Dickson’s mother laid to rest in Bayelsa

Goldcoast Dickson, mother of Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, was on Saturday buried in Toru-Agiama community, Patani Local Government Area of Delta.

Seriake Dickson: Bad leaders promote cultism, criminality

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has decried the use of privileged positions and access to power to stir up violence and criminality.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ve spent N13 billion on education in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
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 chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
“We are sending a message to our society that from now on, nobody will be fired who has a legitimate reason for taking sick leave,” Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz told a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.