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Two groups, Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Delta state branch, and Warri Urban Security Network (WUSN), have absolved the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ekpan Division, SP Asanaenyi Ibok, of an allegation of brutality levelled against him by an aggrieved citizen.
The Nigerian Navy Ship Delta (NNS Delta), on Monday, January 13, 2020 handed over a motor vessel, MV Salvation and its nine crew members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, whom she arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal oil bunkering.
The Delta State Government has engaged 850 unemployed youths as entrepreneurs for its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP) and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle.
Militants and other interest groups in Niger Delta have said that the breakdown of talks between the Federal Government and Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, after the regional body successfully prevailed on agitators to cease hostilities in 2016 , was counterproductive and a huge threat to peace in the oil-rich region.
The Nigerian Navy (NN), Central Naval Command (CNC) says some suspected sea robbers have been arrested in connection to the killing of four naval ratings and the abduction of two Russians and an Indian, off the Ramos River entrance, bordering Delta and Bayelsa states, on January 2.
Four Naval ratings, who were part of a six-man Naval rescue squad, were killed in a gun duel between them and suspected sea pirates.
Abia state government declaring the state not a ‘Banana Republic’ has commenced the demolition of illegal structures at the old Umuahia main market, located at the city centre, otherwise called Isi-Gate.
Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has called on Nigerians to pray for the nation and leaders at all levels, urging them to remain hopeful and steadfast in the New Year.
The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
Oil multinationals operating in the Niger Delta have been called upon for the umpteenth time to relocate their headquarters to the region.
Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has described the various achievements in the sector to the dedication of President Muhammadu Buhari towards uplifting the standard of living of Nigerians.
Kwara United recorded their first victory after taking over Delta Force with a 1-0 win against Rangers at the Kwara Sports Stadium in Ilorin on Sunday.
A 13-year old girl, who was reportedly raped to coma by her step-father, Mr. Sunday Ojo, is still at the hospital, in Warri, Delta state, where she was revived due to inability to pay her medical bill.
The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
In the bid to improve the quantum and quality of power being supplied to customers, BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC) is seeking to engage with power generation companies within and outside Nigeria specializing in embedded generation in order to achieve its aims and objectives.
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday said the State Government would spend N18 billion to construct six storm drainage projects as a step towards resolving the flooding problem in Warri and Uvwie areas of the state.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has hinted that recuperating winger Alex Iwobi is set to return from injury that has kept him out of actions for weeks.
The federal government has reversed the ban on Sugar Rush in cinemas across the nation.
Ideye’s goal in the 4-0 thrashing of Volos NPS in the Greek Super League was adjudged the club’s Goal of The Month for December.
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has in a live broadcast on the 15th of January 2020, backed the South West security outfit called Operation Amotekun, saying that his group would do anything to ensure that Amotekun stays in Yoruba land.
Inter Milan have lined up Nigerian winger Victor Moses in the event of the Leonardo Spinazzola-Matteo Politano swap deal between the Nerazzurri and Roma falling through.
Nigerian striker Josh Maja was on target in Bordeaux French cup defeat to lowly rated opponents Pau on thursday.
Zimbabwean villager Dumisani Khumalo appeared to be in pain as he walked gingerly towards a chair under the shade of a tree near his one-room brick shack.
Dikoye Oyeyinka, 33, has been billed as one of the most promising Nigerian writers of his generation.
A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved the 15-year- old marriage between one Abiodun Oluwale and husband, Oladipo, over distrust and incessant battery.
The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs, claimed by the Commission’s contractors.