Latest News, Events and Happenings in Delta News.en-us[JUST IN] COVID-19: Osun discharges index case, as Oyetola seeks 30 days national lockdown Share This Story:&#8230;Says state needs FG&#8217;s intervention for victims&#8217; treatmentGboyega OyetolaBy Shina AbubakarOsun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has advocated total lockdown of the country for a month to save the country <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 05 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 LASG announces death of 2nd COVID-19 patient Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state.Abayomi announced the death through his Twitter handle on Sunday, saying th <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 05 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Policemen guarding isolation centre in Ejigbo lament poor welfare, lack of protective wares Share This Story:By Shina AbubakarPolicemen guarding the Ejigbo isolation centre have lamented over what they termed poor welfare and lack of protective wares for the discharge of their duties.There was Controversy surrounding the situation <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 04 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Pregnant British PM's fiancee tests positive for coronavirus Symonds, the pregnant fiancee of British prime minister Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports in British media said on Saturday.&#8220;I&rsquo;ve spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of Coronavirus. I haven& <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 04 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Delta LG shuts down two churches Share This Story:&#8230;EGCDF donates foodstuffs to indigenesGovernor Ifeanyi OkowaBy Festus Ahon &amp; Ochuko AkuophaUGHELLI South Local Government Council Committee on Evaluation, Monitoring and Enforcement on COVID-19, Delta State, has s <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 04 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Delta Govt releases time table for open distance learning Delta Government has released a time table for television/radio open distance learning for JS3 and SS3 students during the temporary closure of schools due to Coronavirus pandemic.The state Commissioner for Ministry of Basic and Secon <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian man shot dead for flouting coronavirus lockdown A policeman distribute flyers to inform the public about measures to prevent the spreading of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Lagos, on March 22, 2020. &#8211; Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa, on Saturday tightened restrictions in three st <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: 3 suspected cases in Delta test negative A driver&#8217;s temperature is measured at a border between Abuja and the Nasarawa State on March 30, 2020, as he leaves to neighbouring states after Nigeria&#8217;s President Muhammadu Buhari called for a lockdown to limit the spread of the COVID- <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC offers N1 billion COVID-19 facility to oil-producing states The Niger Delta Development Commission has offfered over N1 billion as palliative to the nine oil-producing states to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.Its Acting Managing Director, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, stated this in Port Harcourt, ad <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 ‘How shortage of gas will cripple power generation in Nigeria’ Amid rising tension from the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic and the shrinking activities across oil fields, there are indications that Nigerians may end up in darkness due to shortage of gas.The Transmission Company of Nigeria had informed <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 99-year-old Itsekiri Bible translator dies cleric and nonagenarian Bible translator, Deacon Stephen Ejueyitsi Aganbi, has died in Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State. A statement issued in Koko said Deacon Aganbi died in his home last Thursday, March 26.A <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Delta, federal lawmaker task traders on prices of essential commodities about the daily increase in the prices of foodstuffs and COVID-19 protective kits in the markets across Delta, the state government has ordered traders to reduce the cost of their goods or face sanction.The Commissioner for Trade and Investm <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 01 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Travellers stranded as security agents enforce lockdown order in Delta Share This Story:By Festus AhonFOLLOWING the enforcement order of border closure in Delta, hundreds of travellers in and out of the State were Sunday stranded at the River Niger bridge head at the Asaba end.Also, commuters and travellers we <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 29 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Okowa shuts down Asaba Airport, businesses, land borders for 2 weeks Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday directed the shutdown of Asaba Airport to traffic for two weeks, starting from 6 p.m. on Friday.Okowa, who gave the directive in his third statewide broadcast on coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, also ordered <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Covid-19: Delta directs less than 50 persons in worship centres Delta State Government meeting with religious Leader Photo:twitterThe Delta State Government and religious leaders on Wednesday reached a consensus not to allow more than 50 worshipers at a time in any church or mosque in the state.They also agreed <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 26 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100