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Chairman of the council, Dr Michael Tidi, in a statement, warned the perpetrators to immediately desist from the act or be prepared to face the music.

Fake revenue agents infiltrate Warri – council chief

The Warri South Local Government Area, Delta State, has raised the alarm over fake revenue agents issuing unauthorised 2020 demand notices to business and residents of Warri, warning that it was illegal.

DSMIA: Delta Muslims not at war with Buhari over Musa appointment

Delta State Muslims Indigenes Association (DSMIA), has dispelled the claim that Muslims in the state were at loggerheads with President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Alhaji Sadiq Musa as Commissioner on the Board of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCOM.
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.

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...

Angry mob lynches two ‘armed robbers’ in Delta community

Angry mob has lynched two suspected armed robbers as well as recovered arms from them (suspects) at Otovwodo-Agbassa Community in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

One shot as Urhobo, Itsekiri youths clash

A yet-to-be identified man has been reportedly shot in a clash between youths of Okere-Urhobo kingdom and neighbouring Itsekiri extractions, at Okere Market in Warri South council area of Delta state.

17-year-old dumps newborn in drain

A 17- year-old girl (name withheld) has reportedly dumped her newborn in a drain along McDermott Road in Igbudu, Warri South council area of Delta state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta governor commends local council over oil palm plantation

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the plan by the Warri South Local Government Area of the state to set aside 1,000 hectares of land for oil palm plantation as part of efforts to boost the economy of the oil-rich council.

Gunmen kill man, girlfriend in Delta

Two persons have been reportedly killed by gunmen in Iyara community in Warri South council area of Delta state.

NDDC: ‘Governors criticism of nominees is a political rascality’

Former Resident Electoral Commissioner in the defunct Bendel State, Chief Atiyota Ejughemre, has described the criticism of new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, by Governors of the region as political rascality, maintaining that Olorogun Bernard Okumagba would deliver on his mandate as the Managing Director of the commission.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta communities embrace peace after 43-month feud

Aladja and Isaba communities in Udu and Warri South Local Government Areas of Delta State have signed peace pact to end 43 months old feud.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

NDYM hails Bernard Okumagba’s appointment as NDDC chief

The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.
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APC chieftain urges members to respect President Buhari’s choice as NDDC boss

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has waded into the controversy surrounding the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Managing Director-designate of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), warning APC members in the oil rich Niger Delta to respect the choice.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

Group urges Niger Deltans to support new board of NDDC

A group, Warri Urhobo Democratic Alliance, has called on Niger Deltans to support the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to achieve the development goals of the commission in the region.
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli

Olu of Warri, others hail council boss over borehole projects

Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has hailed the Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, Dr Mike Tidi, for taking steps to address the water problem in the council with the sinking of boreholes across the 21 wards in the council.

Police confirm teenager’s death while fishing

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the death of a 15-year-old boy, who drowned in a stagnant river in Osubi, Okpe Local Government.

170,000 Fishermen hopeful of victory in suit with Shell

About 170,000 fishermen from 350 communities in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo states have expressed hope of victory in a case between it and oil giant, Shell that has been in court since 2011.
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Police destroy illegally refined petroleum products in Warri

The Nigeria Police, Warri, Area Command on Friday destroyed unquantified Automotive Gasoline Oil (AGO) and Kerosene suspected to be illegally refined in Mason community, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.

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