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Tension escalates between Presco, Delta community over shooting of policemen

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By Emma Amaize & Perez Brisibe ABRAKA—There is tension between Abraka community, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State and Presco Plc Nigeria, an Edo State-based agricultural...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

DTHA flays attitude of Health Ministry officials to public hearings

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State House of Assembly has frowned at the careless attitude of officials of the Ministry of Health towards public hearings on health related bills and other...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

Obigha tasks FG, IOCs on peace in N-Delta

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By Jimitota Onoyume WARRI—THE Federal Government and multinational oil companies have been urged to collaborate to reduce tension in the Niger Delta region by doing what is right in the...

Mon May 21st, 2018     Read More →

FG didn’t abandon 19 Nigerian students in Russia – Amnesty Office

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*Allegation baseless, mischievous The Federal Government has denied reports that about 19 postgraduate students of the People’s Friendship University of Russia who were granted scholarships...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Igbo summit: Leave Nwodo alone, Igbo group tells IPOB

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By Vincent Ujumadu Awka- AHEAD of tomorrow’s Igbo summit taking place in Awka , the leadership of Igbo Youths Mandate, IYM, has called on the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to allow the...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Ochei begins PVC awareness campaign in Delta

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Ahead of 2019 general elections, a political pressure group, Indomitable Youth Ambassadors of Delta, (IYAD), has begun a Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) sensitization campaign in the...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Emevor Rainstorm: Former SSG, Macaulay visits, donates to victims

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Perturbed by the effects of a devastating rainstorm on residents of Emevor Community in Isoko North Local Government Area, former Secretary to Delta State Government, Comrade Ovuozourie Macaulay...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Work on 2nd Niger bridge 50% complete, compensation hit N5bn

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By Favour Nnabugwu Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday, said work is ongoing at the second Niger Bridge as compensation from both end of Anambra and Delta hit...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

2019: PDP ready to deliver Nigerians from APC-inflicted suffering — Osuoza

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By Festus Ahon CHIEF Ifeanyi Michael Osuoza is the Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Delta State. He was a Commissioner in the State under the immediate past...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

I was 52 when I gained admission into university —Oba of Oworonsoki

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When I started the programme, I had a course adviser, the late Okunuga, who told me I was not too old to learn and that there is no end to education. He was among those who encouraged me to study...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Colloquium, book presentation for Professor G. G. Darah

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The Conference Center of The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun on Wednesday 16th May played host to Nigerians from all walks of life who came to honor one of Nigeria’s most...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Parallel APC executives emerge in 8 states

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The state congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ended in predictable confusion in many states, yesterday, with the crisis rocking the party prompting parallel state executives in at...

Sun May 20th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s cocoa export rises

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OVER 300,000 tonnes of cocoa was exported from Nigeria last year, Executive Director, the Partnership in the Niger Delta, (PIND), Dr. Dara Akala, has said. Cocoa Akala spoke in Akure, Ondo Stste...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Group endorses Michael Johnny for Senate, calls for support

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A pressure group, Delta South Political Pathfinders, DSPP, has thrown its weight behind the Senatorial ambition of High Chief Michael Johnny for Delta South Senatorial district in 2019. Senate...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Erstwhile Delta Assembly Speaker, Ganagana, declares for Reps

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By Festus Ahon ASABA-FORMER Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and Special Adviser to the State Governor on Urban Renewal, Mr Basil Ganagana, has declared his intention to contest the...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →