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Pastor, two others nabbed for alleged rape, defilement

A pastor and two men in their 50s have been arrested by the police in Delta State for their alleged involvement in rape and defilement.
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SERAP sues Governor Okowa over ‘poor, substandard primary schools’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to: “compel governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State to explain the disparity between budgetary allocations to primary education and the reality that several of the around 1,124 primary schools across the State are in shambles, and with very poor teaching facilities.”

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Troops arrest bandits’ logistics supplier, weapon manufacturer

Troops on operation `Exercise Harbin Kunama III’’, have arrested a suspect the army described as “notorious’’ bandit logistics supplier, Marwana Abubakar in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Success Adegor: SERAP gives Governor Okowa seven days to disclose spending on primary education

SERAP said: “The evidence of education deficit in the state is further buttressed by the case of Success Adegor, who was sent home because her parents could not pay the illegal school fee/levy of N900 and the insufficient and poor-quality education infrastructure of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele.”

Newspaper vendor hangs self over inability to pay debt in Delta

A 42 year old newspaper vendor simply called Ameachi has hanged himself inside his one room apartment in the Okpe road area of Sapele, Delta State.
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NSCDC arrests eight illegal petroleum dealers in Delta

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta State Command, in the early hours of Saturday arrested eight persons over alleged illegality in Petroleum products’ deals.

Delta government inaugurates seven-man board to probe illegal collection of levies in public schools

The Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Chiedu Ebie, has inaugurated a 7-man Board of Enquiry to investigate the allegations of the collection of unauthorised levies in public primary and secondary schools in Delta State.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Darkness looms as hoodlums vandalise six TCN towers

There may shortfall in electricity transmission following vadalisation of six transmission towers of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) along Delta-Sapele-Benin axis by suspected hoodlums.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief urges couples to be patient

The Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Abubakar Adamu, has urged couples to continue to exercise patience in order to fulfill divine plan and purpose of marriage.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.

Delta government frowns at unauthorised, illegal fees collection in public schools

The Delta State Government has frowned at the unauthorised levies and fees unilaterally imposed on pupils by Schools vis a vis sending children away from school with the added threat of being flogged for inability to pay ‘school’ fees.
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Group accuses politicians of using Banga rice to influence vote

A group Delta Coalition for Ogboru has accused a governorship candidate of a political party of allegedly rolling out Banga rice that was served at various polling units in Delta central to swing votes in favour of governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

APC denies attacking voters in Delta

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sapele, Delta State has rejected claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, that it was behind the Presidential and National Assembly elections day attack by political thugs on voters at Ward 9, Unit 15 in Amukpe area of Sapele, Delta State, where two persons were said to have lost theirs lives in their desperation to snatch a ballot box.

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.

Electoral violence: APC debunks link to death of two in Delta

The All Progressive Congress (APC), has debunked allegations linking it to the death of two young men during the presidential and national assembly polls in Sapele, Delta 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.

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South African troops pull out of violent Cape Town suburbs

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Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
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Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: It’s possible to hack any server – Atiku Abubakar’s witness

A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.