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Evelyn Omavowan Oboro

Delta Central: Tribunal judgment contrary to issues before it – Evelyn Oboro

Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro, senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta Central District, has expressed dissatisfaction over the judgment of the tribunal sitting in Asaba, which dismissed her petition challenging the outcome of the Delta Central Senatorial election held on February 23, 2019.
Melee Kyari

NNPC chief debunks reported explosion on pipeline

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has disclaimed reports of explosion on the Abura Crude Trunk line operated by the Corporation.

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.

Festus Keyamo opens up on relationship with ‘fraudster’ nabbed by FBI

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has described suspected fraud kingpin, Jerry Ikogho, as a brother and friend from a good home. The newly appointed minister said this in an interview with newsmen after pictures of the two men appeared on the Internet.

World Bank, AfDB blacklist more companies, consultants in Nigeria for corruption

The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have sanctioned and blacklisted more companies and consultants operating in Nigeria for various breaches of their contracting processes considered fraudulent and corrupt.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

HOSTCOM backs Senator Omo-Agege on Niger Delta development

Chairman, Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, Bishop Mike Emuh, has commended the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, for giving qualitative representation to the people of oil-producing communities and Niger Delta.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

14-year old commit suicide in Ughelli over failed relationship with boyfriend

A 14-year-old Senior Secondary School 1 of Kess College, in the Ekredjebor area of Ughelli headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, on Wednesday, committed suicide over a failed relationship with her boyfriend.

20-year old commits suicide over N700

A 20-year-old boy, Augustine Okpako, has allegedly taken his own life by drinking a substance known as quick-action chemical used by farmers.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Festus Keyamo’s appointment is welcomed by Delta APC

Immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has applauded the nomination of Festus Keyamo from Delta State as a member of the Federal Executive Council, stating that his nomination is a welcomed by the State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Appeal Court upholds Moses Anaughe as APC candidate for Ughelli

The Court of Appeal, Benin-City, Edo State, has upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court, Benin-City, Edo State, upholding the candidacy of Moses Anaughe as the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC for Ughelli North constituency II in the 2019 general election.

Bunkering fire explosion kills seven in Delta community

Seven persons were reportedly killed while many others secured varying degrees of injuries during a fire incident at an illegal crude oil refining site in Otor-Edo community, Ughelli South council area of Delta state at the weekend.

Delta Assembly confirms eight commissioner nominees

The Delta House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed eight commissioner nominees submitted to it by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

NAFDAC announces plan to regulate sniper over suicides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru is NCAA Male Athlete of the Year in US

Nigeria sprinter Divine Oduduru has emerged as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Male Athlete of the Year in the United States of America.

Urhobo group endorses Senator-elect Uzor Kalu for deputy senate president

The Urhobo Political Group, a pressure group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has endorsed the ambition of former governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, to become the next Deputy Senator President in the ninth National Assembly billed for inauguration next month.
Efetobor Apochi

Efetobor Apochi returns with Earl Newman fight

Nigeria’s Efetobor ‘Nigerian Pitbull’ Apochi will climb back into the ring tomorrow at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississipi, USA.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Akpofure Rim-Rukeh’s inaugural lecture holds on May 28, 2019, in Ugbromo, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

FUPRE’s inaugural lecture holds May 28

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Akpofure Rim-Rukeh’s inaugural lecture holds on May 28, 2019, in Ugbromo, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

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IPOB alleges ‘genocide plot’ in Nnamdi Kanu’s home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday said it has uncovered another genocide plot in Isiama Afara ukwu Ibeku Umuahia, Abia State, the ancestral home of it’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

YouTube ‘creators’ fret over impact of new child protection rules

Samuel Rader quit his job three years ago to work full time on his YouTube channel, “Sam and Nia,” featuring videos of his family life.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has paid glowing tribute to his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr pens emotional tribute to late mum

Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has paid emotional tribute to his late mother Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE killing: NYCN wants President Buhari to probe police shooting

“It is understandable to say that the office of the First Lady has nothing to do with the epileptic supply of electricity to students’ environment,” a statement by the NYCN read, “but it would have been wise and safer if she had taken time to address and appease the agitating students.”

Federal government assures steady power supply to universities

Minister of Power Alhaji Sale Mamman says that the Buhari administration is determined to provide and ensure that Nigerian universities enjoy reliable and uninterrupted power supply throughout the academic calendar.