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Court of Appeal sacks Delta APC lawmaker

The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, on Saturday sacked Mr Moses Anaughe of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the lawmaker representing Ughelli North Constituency ll at the Delta State House of Assembly.

Man stabs son for shunning school

A man in his early 40s has been arrested and subsequently released on bail by the police in Ughelli for allegedly stabbing his 11-year-old son over the latter’s refusal to go to school.

Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.

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.
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.
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.

Senator Omo-Agege urges oil firms to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta

Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has urged oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region to relocate their headquarters to the region.
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.
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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.

Police arrest teenage ‘cultist’ terrorising Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday, announced the arrest a 19-year-old member of the Aiye Confraternity in Bariga area of the state.
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.

Delta APC berates PDP over attack on DSP Omo-Agege’s choices of aides

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, on Saturday, lashed PDP stalwart, Mr. Latimore Oghenesivwe, for attacking the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, describing his attack as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.

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.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
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 proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.