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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 2, recover 44 phones, others in Delta

The Police Command in Delta has arrested suspected cell phone snatchers in two separate operations in the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta governor task NBA on professionalism, crusade against corruption

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the Nigerian Bar Association to always maintain professional standards and join in the crusade against corruption in order to bequeath a nation of achievers as well creator of wealth and entrepreneurship to the next generation.

JAMB delists 25 CBT centres, to reschedule UTME candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it has delisted 25 computer-based test centres from the list of more than 800 earlier scheduled to take part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) which kicked off nationwide on Saturday. The examination body said the action is to ensure strict adherence to regulatory standards amongst its partners.

Secessionist agitations: President Buhari a ‘scapegoat’ of past injustices – Ahmad Sajoh

A public commentator and former Adamawa Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, has observed that the growing agitations for secession in the country are as a result of cumulative injustices done to different sections in Nigeria with Buhari administration being made a scapegoat.

Igbos back Delta government’s anti-open grazing law

Peter Chukwu, the Ezendigbo in Delta central and southern districts, gave the support while addressing journalists on Monday in Warri after leading a delegation of the Igbo community to the palace of Olu of Warri on a condolence visit to the Itsekiris over the demise of the previous Olu, Ogiame Ikenwoli.
FILE PHOTO: Director-General of the World Trade Organisation Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks during a press conference remotely on the annual global WTO trade forecast at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland March 31, 2021. Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool via Reuters/File Photo

Delta governor congratulates WTO chief at 67

Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as she clocks 67 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, and stressed that his administration will continue to prioritise the railway system.

President Buhari promises to continue to prioritise railways

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, and stressed that his administration will continue to prioritise the railway system.
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Lagos Thursday morning for the commissioning of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project.

President Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan rail project, takes ride

President Buhari Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos, describing the feat ‘‘as another milestone in the drive of this administration to revitalize the railway system and establish it as a choice mode of transportation for both passengers and freight.’’
Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has lost huge investments due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said.

Delta governor urged to activate community-based security law

Worried by the growing rate of insecurity in the state, the Delta Online Publishers’ Forum (DOPF) has urged the state government to activate the state Community Security Corps Act, 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab four ‘armed robbers’, recover arms in Delta

The Police Command in Delta has apprehended four suspected armed robbers and recovered arms in the state.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Itsekiri nation backs Nigerian government, honours Senator Akpabio

Youths in Warri Kingdom on Friday night commended the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for his commitment to the cause of the region.
Former Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tompolo” has protested against the continued siege on his firm, Mieka Dive Limited, five months after he was vindicated of corruption charges by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

NDDC: Tompolo accepts truce with minister, suspends seven-day ultimatum till June ending

Ex-militant warlord, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has reluctantly announced the suspension of the 7-Day Ultimatum issue to the federal government to immediately constitute a substantive board for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) or face dire consequences.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Minister moves to stop Tompolo, Niger Delta militants

Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has initiated frantic moves to stop the leader of Niger–Delta agitators, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, from fulfilling his threat of a catastrophe in the oil region if the government did not inaugurate the substantive board of the interventionist agency by June 6.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue kidnaped victim in Delta, go after suspects

The Police Command in Delta says it has rescued a kidnapped victim in the state.

Delta 2023: Ijaw agenda is superior to individual interests – grou

As the politicians in Delta State strategise over who will succeed the incumbent governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta Ijaw 2023 Governorship Advocacy Group (DIGAG) has said that the decision of the ethnic nationality to produce the next governor remains sacrosanct.
Members Ijaw youth Council (IYC) on Wednesday this morning barricaded offices of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa State and in Edjeba, Warri, Delta State in fulfillment of their earlier threat.

IYC boss; #OccupyNigerDelta protest continues on Monday

The President, Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Timothy Igbifa, has said that the ongoing #OccupyNigerDelta protest will continue on Monday across the states in the region.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘internet scammer’ for ‘killing’ twin brother

Delta Police Command has apprehended a suspected internet scammer at Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State for allegedly killing his twin brother.
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NNPC reports N39.85 billion surplus for February 2021

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has declared N39.85 billion trading surplus for the month of February 2021 representing a massive 314.24 percent leap from the N9.62 billion surplus it recorded in January 2021.
The Warri Council of Kingmakers has announced that Prince Tsola Emiko will be crowned and formally installed as the 21st Olu of Warri Kingdom on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

Warri announces date to crown new monarch

The Warri Council of Kingmakers has announced that Prince Tsola Emiko will be crowned and formally installed as the 21st Olu of Warri Kingdom on Saturday, August 21, 2021.
Members Ijaw youth Council (IYC) on Wednesday this morning barricaded offices of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa State and in Edjeba, Warri, Delta State in fulfillment of their earlier threat.

NDDC: Protesting members of IYC block offices, East-West road

Members Ijaw youth Council (IYC) on Wednesday this morning barricaded offices of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa State and in Edjeba, Warri, Delta State in fulfillment of their earlier threat.

Missing community leader found dead in Warri river

The corpse of a missing leader of Igbudu community in Warri, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, Victor Onotata Midehire Oghenevwede (alias Ogbogbo) has been found floating in a Warri river.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta: Four ‘armed robbers’ killed in gun battle with police

Four suspected armed robbers have been killed in a gun battle with police officers at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State.

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