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Delta Assembly passes sickle cell centres bill

The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish centres for collection, coordination and distribution of data on sickle cell in the state.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Court reaffirms Senator Omo-Agege’s candidacy for APC

The Federal High Court sitting in Warri has upheld the candidacy of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and other All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates that emerged through the primaries supervised by INEC in Delta.

Court didn’t restrain NURTW from collecting levies in Delta – lawyer

“Having come this far, the defendants cannot regard members of the Otor-Udu and Otu-Jeremi Block Industries Association as members of the public that put their delivers’ vehicles in the councils motor parks for hire and whose vehicles can be impounded or made to pay taxes or levies in the state”.
NSCDC

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.

INEC presents certificate of return to Governor Okowa, 25 Delta assembly members-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented certificate of return to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and withheld certificates of returns of four Assembly constituencies due to pending court cases.
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Police: Thunderstorm kills three in Delta

The police in Delta on Thursday said that three persons were suspected to have died by thunderstorm in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
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.

Monarch urges federal government to merge Egbema towns in Edo, Delta

The traditional ruler of Egbema Kingdom, HRM King Gold Oro Tiemo, Bini Pete III, the Agadagba of Egbema, has called on the Federal Government to merge towns and villages of Egbema kingdom in Edo State with their other towns and villages in Delta State.
Boxing – Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker – World Heavyweight Title Unification Fight – Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain – March 31, 2018 Anthony Joshua celebrates with the belts after winning the fight Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Nigerians fighting their way to glory outside of Nigeria

Nigeria has always had a history when it comes to combat sports. The towering legend of Dick Tiger was impossible to escape, Hogan ‘Kid’ Bassey held a featherweight title as far back as 1957, and in the last three decades the likes of David Izonritei, Ike Ibeabuchi and Samuel Peter have shaken up the heavyweight division.

Delta elections: Governor Okowa declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the 2019 governorship election in Delta.
Efe Ajagba Amir Mansour

Efe Ajagba destroys another opponent in 2nd Round KO

Nigerian Heavyweight Boxer Efe Ajagba improved his record in the division to 9-0 (8 KO) with a second round knockout victory against veteran Amir Mansour (23-4-1, 16 KO).
Evelyn Omavowan Oboro

Evelyn Oboro calls for cancellation of Delta Central senatorial election

Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last Saturday’s National Assembly election, Evelyn Oboro, has called for the cancellation of the senatorial election in Delta Central District over alleged rigging and result manipulations.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege retains Delta Central seat

Announcing the results on Monday evening, Prof Godfrey Aravie, of the University of Benin, declared Omo-Agege winner with 111, 100 votes to beat his closest rival, Hon Evelyn Oboro of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 99,422 votes, while Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate got 2,204 votes.

Leo Ogor elected for fifth term for Isoko federal constituency

Hon. Leo Ogor, the House of Representatives Minority Leader and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Isoko Federal Constituency, has been elected for the fifth time in succession.

Four killed, eight injured as rival cult groups clash in Delta

No fewer than four persons have been killed and eight others sustained gunshot injuries in a clash between two rival cult groups in Delta State.

James Ibori: I am not afraid of anybody

Former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, has said that his perceived calmness over political matters was not because he is afraid of anybody.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: Only President Buhari has our backing in APC

The Social Democratic Party in Ughelli South Local Government of Delta State, has disclosed that the party was not supporting any other APC candidate apart from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Great Ogboru

Great Ogboru: I’ll address PDP’s ills, failed policies in Delta

Great Ovedje Ogboru, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Delta State, said he is in the gubernatorial race to address the ills and failed policies of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration in the state.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. – A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing nearly 160 people, including dozens of foreigners. (Photo by STR / AFP) / GRAPHIC CONTENT

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) jumps for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SV Werder Bremen on April 21, 2019 in Munich. (Photo by Guenter SCHIFFMANN - AFP) -

Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Juventus’ Italian forward Federico Bernardeschi, both with their head covered in foam, joke and celebrate after Juventus secured its 8th consecutive Italian 2018/19 “Scudetto” Serie A championships, after winning the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Fiorentina on April 20, 2019 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo the future but Juventus need more to conquer Europe

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Queen Elizabeth

Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.