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UPU flays federal government over insecurity

The President of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has flayed the newly inaugurated Federal Government over the worsening state of security and deteriorating conditions in the country.

JTF destroys biggest illegal oil refineries in Delta

Operatives of the Joint Task Force (JTF) code-named Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) have destroyed, what is considered as the biggest operated illegal refineries covering over 20 kilometres, located between Ogevugbe and Otujeremi in Ughelli North Local Government area of Delta State.

Delta assemblymen pass FOI bill

The Delta House of Assembly on Thursday passed the State Freedom of Information Bill.
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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.

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.
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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.
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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.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins Delta with 594,068 votes

The ruling PDP in Delta State has emerged winners in the just concluded 2019 presidential and National Assembly polls.
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.

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.
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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.
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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.
Nigerian Army on Friday commenced 'Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise at 16 Brigade in Bayelsa State and extended to all States under 6 Division Area of Operational Responsibility to stop the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region.

Nigerian Army reaffirms commitments to civil partnership

The Commander, Sector 1, ‘Operation Delta Safe’, under the 6 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, Col. Alhassan Grema, has assured the indigenes within its area of responsibility of the cooperation of his men and officers in enhancing cordial relationship through its civil-military efforts.

NAPTIP arrests suspect of human trafficker in Delta

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has arrested a suspected human trafficker who escaped from Delta.
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Ovie Omo-Agege donates relief materials to IDPs

Ovie Omo-Agege, Senator Representing Delta Central Senatorial District, has donated relief materials worth over N6 million to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Uwheru, Ohoror and Agadama communities in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Delta SSG Festus Agas’s brother, others dump PDP for APC

Mr. Frank Agas, immediate younger brother of the Secretary to the Delta State Government, Festus Ovie Agas, has led his supporters to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
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Delta: Ima Niboro emerges as APC House of Reps candidate in parallel primary

A former spokesman to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Olorogun Ima Niboro, has emerged the parallel candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Udu, Ughelli South and Ughelli North Federal Constituency in Delta State.
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Auto crash claims three technicians in Delta

The tragedy, it was gathered, occurred on Saturday evening on the Agbarho Bridge, around Agbarhor/Okuokoko length of the East-West Expressway, Ughelli North Local Area of the State.

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PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.

Gernot Rohr: Dropping Kelechi Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi tough call

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Abducted Anambra pupils found in Onitsha hotel

Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Brazil face a potential wait on the fitness of Arthur after the midfielder was taken off injured against Honduras following a horror tackle.

Brazil’s Arthur injured in pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.