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Itsekiri youths laud federal government on new Port Harcourt, Warri ports

Itsekiri National Youths Council, the umbrella body for Itsekiri youths worldwide has commended the Federal Government for approving the construction of two new seaports in the South-South region of the country.

Zenith Bank, Delta promise amazing Principals’ Cup final

As the final match of the 2019 Delta State Principals’ Cup draws near, the state government and the sponsors, Zenith Bank are planning exciting time for the finalists and fans.

Delta Assembly charges DESOPADEC board on prudent management of funds

The Delta State House of Assembly, has tasked the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, on prudent management of funds released to it.

Delta community applauds police for swift response to distress calls

Residents of Enerhen community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State have commended men and officers of the Enerhen Division of the Nigeria Police Force for their quick response to distress calls for help by victims of violent crimes, especially robbery attacks within the area.

Bayelsa guber: Navy keeping surveillance in Tompolo’s country home in Delta

Nigerian Military under the Nigerian Navy have allegedly laid siege at Escravos, anchoring their gun boats at the front of Oporoza creek, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kogi guber: SDP women leader condemns attack on party secretariat

National Women Leader, Social Democratic Party, SDP, Hajia Maggie Mariam Batubo has condemned the recent alleged arsonist attack on the Secretariat of the party in Kogi state.
Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

New Akwa United coach targets maximum points on home debut

Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

Communities accuse oil companies of denying Delta oil royalties

Concerned Itsekiri Orere Coastal Communities of Warri North and Warri South-West of Delta State, have raised the alarm over alleged denial of the State of revenue accruable to it by operators of OML 108, Ukpokiti oil field, Express Petroleum and Gas Company Limited and its Technical Partner, Conoco Phillip Energy.
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.

APC lauds Senator Omo-Agege, Bernard Okumagba, others over ‘restoration of Urhobo greatness’

The Forum of Wards Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has lauded the affirmation of the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, at the Court of Appeal, Benin City, describing the development as a positive one geared towards the restoration of Urhobo greatness.

FIFA U-17: Why we succeeded in 1993 – Wilson Oruma

Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
The Federal Government has reiterated its support for the $12bn Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical through feedstocks and off-takers of products to add value to the nation’s economy. Mr Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, made this known during the tour of the refinery project in Lagos on Sunday. Dangote Refinery is situated at Lekki Free Trade Zone in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. The minister was accompanied by Mr Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); Mr Shakur Rufai, Acting Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and all Heads of NNPC subsidiaries.

Federal government pledges to support Dangote refinery

The Federal Government has reiterated its support for the $12bn Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical through feedstocks and off-takers of products to add value to the nation’s economy.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Flood: Delta government approves drainage for Warri, Effurun

Delta State Government on Friday approved the construction of drainage in Warri and Effurun to control flooding in the area.
WaterAid

WaterAid: 50 per cent of schools in Nigeria lack basic water, sanitation facilities

An international non-governmental organisation, WaterAid Nigeria, has said that 50 per cent of all schools in Nigeria do not have basic water and sanitation facilities.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: Operation Crocodile Smile 4 to tackle militancy, oil bunkering, others

Nigerian Army, 63 Brigade, has said the 2019 Operation Crocodile Smile 4 will clampdown on militancy, oil bunkering and other illegal activities posing threats to security across Delta state.

Unidentified corpse found in Delta community

The corpse of an unidentified man was found in the early hours of Friday along the Upper-Erejuwer road by Playground in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. Though it was difficult to ascertain...
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: No insecurity in Eastern ports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports.

Minister: 20 new rail coaches to arrive in Nigeria in six weeks

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says 20 new coaches would be arriving Nigeria for the Abuja-Kaduna and the Lagos-Ibadan rail lines in about six weeks.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.