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Former Minister of State for Education, Mr. Kenneth Gbagi, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election of 2023 in Delta state, saying it is not too early to start preparing for the contest.

Delta 2023: Former minister declares intention to run

Former Minister of State for Education, Mr. Kenneth Gbagi, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election of 2023 in Delta state, saying it is not too early to start preparing for the contest.

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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
Nigeria Police

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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Bayelsa guber: APC candidate alerts security agencies on movement of thugs, arms

The Bayelsa State Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s election, Chief David Lyon, has called on security agencies in charge of the poll to stop the ongoing movement of thugs into the state.
More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera.

Political parties in Chile agree on path to new constitution

Political parties in Chile have agreed on a path to a new constitution, negotiators announced in Santiago de Chile, early Friday after weeks of protests.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senate President calls for synergy between national, state assemblies

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for synergy between the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly in the discharge of their statutory responsibilities to the people.
The Bauchi State Chief Judge, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar, who set free the inmates, urged them to be of good conduct and exhibit exemplary beheviour in the society.

Bauchi chief judge free 27 suspects awaiting trial

No fewer than 27 suspects awaiting trial in Bauchi Custodial Centre and other Correctional Service Centers across the state have regained their freedom.
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AFCONQ: Why Super Eagles departure to Lesotho was postponed

Super Eagles proposed plan to depart Nigeria for Lesotho on Friday, November 15, for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group L cracker against Lesotho in Maseru was postponed due to sporting reasons.