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Delta Assembly confirms eight commissioner nominees

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

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.

General Gowon in stable condition after allegedly slumping in Delta

Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, is said to be in stable condition after reportedly slumping during the burial of late Maj. Gen. David Ejoor, in Ovwor-Olomu community within Ughelli-south local government area of Delta state.

General Gowon slumps at the late General Ejoor’s funeral

Former Military Head of State, retired Major-General Yakubu Gowon, caused a stir Friday when he suddenly slumped during graveside prayers for deceased Major-General David Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu, Ughelli South, Delta State.

General Buratai: Intelligence gathering crucial in tackling insecurity

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged Nigerians to provide the military with intelligent reports to effectively curtail the insecurity challenges in the country.

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.
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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.

Delta elections: PDP leaders call for expulsion of ex-minister from party

Concerned Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Leaders of Oginibo, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta has called for the expulsion of former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, for working against the candidates of the party during the just concluded general elections.
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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.
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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.
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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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Police arrest two suspected armed robbers in Yenagoa

The Police in Bayelsa State have arrested two notorious armed robbers that specialised in robbing bank customers.
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.
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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.
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Ovie Omo-Agege donates relief materials to Delta flood victims

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central, has donated relief materials, including food items, to flood victims in IDP camps at Otu-Jeremi Primary School and Ewu community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta 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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Neymar ‘agrees’ to Barcelona terms

Neymar has reportedly agreed to the three terms Barcelona have laid out for him to proceed with a move back to the Nou Camp.

VP Osinbajo departs for US, to meet Mike Pence, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Saturday, departed for United States, where is scheduled to meet Vice President Mike Pence and other key groups and interests in the country.

Residents, traders protest indiscriminate location of gas stations in Ondo

Residents and traders in Akure took to the streets on Saturday to protest the indiscriminate location of gas stations in their neighbourhood.
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Didier Drogba: Eden Hazard cannot be replaced at Stamford Bridge

Eden Hazard will be considered a legend at Chelsea, who will find it impossible to directly replace the Belgian, according to former Blues striker Didier Drogba.

Immigration boss admonishes officers, rolls out 10-year e-passports Tuesday

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has decried the aiding and abetting of foreigners by some personnel of the Service to secure Nigerian passports and to illegally extend their work permits in the country, saying offending officers caught would henceforth be prosecuted and that they risk 10 years behind bars.