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The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Groups fault police brutality accusation against DPO in Delta

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 1

Oil theft: Nigerian Navy hands over vessel, nine suspects to EFCC

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.

Delta engages 850 unemployed youths as STEP, YAGEP trainee

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.

Collapse of talks between federal government, PANDEF risky, threat to peace – Niger Delta...

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 Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Kidnap: Police apprehend wanted suspect in Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has apprehended a wanted suspect, alleged to have kidnapped a medical doctor with Delta University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH) in November 2019.
The rescued foreigners, Roman Dimitriev, Mikhail Finenko and Varunraj Anandan at the Naval Base, Warri

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected pirates, rescues abducted Russians, Indian

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.

Sea pirates kill four naval personnel, abduct three foreigners

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 says not Banana Republic as it demolishes illegal stalls

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.

2020: Delta speaker urges Nigerians to pray for nation, leaders

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.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

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.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

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.

Business mogul renews call on oil multinationals to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta

Oil multinationals operating in the Niger Delta have been called upon for the umpteenth time to relocate their headquarters to the region.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari taking transport sector to next level

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.

Kwara United score inside 50 seconds to beat Rangers 1-0

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.

13-year old rape victim held in hospital over N1 million medical bill

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 minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister: Federal government has achieved 50 percent 2019 budget performance

The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC to partner embedded power generation companies

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.
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.

Delta to spend N18 billion on Warri, Uvwie storm drainage projects

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.

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