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National Vice President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, South-South, Dr. Akpeme Ochukwu, has faulted the compulsory fumigation of schools before resumption as directed by the state governments, stressing that it does not kill COVID-19.
The Police in Delta has begun investigation into the alleged murder of a youth in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
A vigilante group in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state has arrested three armed robbery suspects in Oloibiri community and recovered firearms and stolen items.
The Delta State High Court II sitting in Warri has granted stringent bail conditions to the Founder of Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry in Warri, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, over allegations of rape and impersonation from the custody of the Police “A” Division in Warri.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/Aladja/Warri corridors after some Nigerian leaders.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation saw its revenue from petrol sales plunge by 47.38 per cent to N107.61bn in April as supply dropped amid the coronavirus lockdown and the reduction in the pump price of the product.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of Itakpe-Warri Railway Complex in Agbor, Delta State after former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 602 repentant ex-terrorists have sworn to an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria after completing a deradicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme undertaken by the government’s ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ initiative in Gombe State.
A former Zonal Medical Director and consultant anaesthetist at the Central Hospital, Warri, Dr Toju Eresanara, is dead.
Over 3,600 rape cases were recorded across Nigeria during the lockdown, the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, has said.
The Niger Delta Ijaw Leaders Forum (NDLF), led by Comrade Fedeke Ebipade, has assured President Muhammadu Buhari and multi-national oil companies operating in Gbaramatu Kingdom and the Niger Delta region of safe and secure operations.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
A 60-year-old man simply identified as Ogheneovo has been arrested by the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in Ovwian community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has given the Federal Government a two-week ultimatum to rehabilitate the bad roads across the country.
Dr Titus Okunronmu,a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to resuscitate all the nation’s refineries towards addressing the problem of fuel importation.
The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.
The Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa has decried resurgence of insecurity in his constituency of Doguwa and Tudun Wada local government areas sharing a border with the Falgore forest.
Edo state deputy governor Comrade Philip Shaibu on Tuesday, said the current administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki restored the pride and dignity to Edo people through the administration’s focus on development.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has included the number of recovered patients from the Lagos State home-based treatment of COVID-19 in its data, increasing the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recoveries to 13,106.
Angel Gomes has confirmed he has left Manchester United, following months of speculation over whether the 19-year-old would remain at Old Trafford.
Emmanuel Yawe, the National Publicity Secretary of the forum said in a statement issued Friday that the forum prayed for the blessings of Allah as the portion of all Muslims and Nigerians during the festive period.
Nigerian youths on Monday presented a letter of appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari through the Minister of Youth and sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, for the approval of the N75 billion investment fund for them.
The newly elected president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, should elevate the Bar’s role in defining the delivery of justice in Nigeria, Access to Justice, an advocacy group, has said.
A 300 Level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Miss Famuyiwa Olushola, has won the maiden edition of the International Bar Association (IBA) Vlogging Competition.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the vandalisation of pipelines and corruption, especially where 13 percent derivation is concerned, had led to wastage and environmental hazards in the Niger Delta region.