Latest News, Events and Happenings in Delta News.en-usTertiary education needs scholarships to overcome challenges – VC, Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, Prof. Victor Peretomode, at the Creativity and Innovation Day celebration to mark DELSU&#8217;s 25th anniversary, has said that Nigerian tertiary education challenges can be overcome through pro <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Host Communities boss vows to expose oil thieves, pipeline vandals Gabriel EnogholaseBENIN&mdash;NATIONAL Chairman of Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, Bishop Mike Emuh, has threatened to expose those he claims are behind oil and pipelines vandalism as well as operation of illegal refineries in the Niger Del <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Wike, Ibori commission Projects in Asaba of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Wike on Wednesday , commissioned and inspected some projects executed by his counterpart in Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. Wike, former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori and other top politician <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nyesom Wike, A Budding Nationalist At 50 — Okowa State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with his Rivers State counterpart, Barr. Nyesom Wike, as he turns 50 years on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, in Asaba on Tuesday, Governor Okowa <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Okowa says MSMEs sure way out of poverty than 400 beneficiaries of the skill acquisition programmes of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa&#8217;s administration in Delta State had an exhibition programmes on Wednesday with Governor Okowa saying investment in Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterpri <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Arabs are wicked, says new Libya returnee Bose AdelajaBarely three hours after a batch of 245 Nigerian returnees arrived Nigeria Tueday, another set of 142 have voluntarily returned to Nigeria at about 11.25 pm increasing the figure to 387 within three hours.Another 142 Libya returnees <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Lessons of recession’ll help Nigerians manage boom — Okowa Festus Ahon &amp; Ochuko AkuophaASABA&mdash;GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, expressed optimism that the lessons of the economic recession experienced in Nigeria will enable the people manage their resources efficiently in the pe <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Youths barricade Ughelli/Asaba Expressway over non-inclusion in amnesty programme Ochuko AkuophaOLEH&mdash;YOUTHS, under the aegis of Isoko National Youth Assembly, INYA, yesterday, barricaded the Arhadhe axis of Ughelli/Asaba Expressway, protesting their continued exclusion from the Presidential Amnesty Programme. The protest <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerians rescue baby, mother detained in Ondo hospital over N40,000 bill Dayo JohnsonAkure&mdash;Nigerians, moved by the plight of a baby, Temitope Omotoso, and mother, Taiwo, that were detained over N40,000 bill by Ondo State-owned Mother and Child Hospital, began donating money to offset the bill, yesterday. Mother <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 NSE honours ex-Delta SSG, Erheuero Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, Sapele chapter, held its annual luncheon, introduction of new members and honoured former Secretary to the Delta State Government, Mr. James Erheuero, with a distinguished merit award in outstanding leadership <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Warring Ogbe-Ijoh, Aladja communities told to pursue peace Festus AhonASABA&mdash;THE people of Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities in Warri South West and Udu Local Government Areas of Delta State have been told to pursue peace and live in harmony in order to attract meaningful development to the locality. <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Karo lauds Okowa over successful PDP convention Assistant to the Governor of Delta State on Marine Development and United Nations Ambassador on Sustainable Development Goals, Karo Ekewenu, has commended the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, over the peaceful election that produced Prince <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 What Nigerian varsities must do to be relevant —American don Perez BrisibeKIAGBODO&mdash;AN American university don and President, Reinhardt University, Georgia, USA, Prof. Kina Mallard, has said that for private and public universities in Nigeria to be relevant, they must bridge the gap in transforming ed <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Former Minister, Dons unveil  books  on Buratai Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Sam Ode, and other members of the intellectual class in Nigeria yesterday unveiled books they authored on the achievements of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai.The former ministe <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 STEP/YAGEP Business Fair: Youth empowerment, boost for the economy – Gov. Okowa State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said that empowering the youths would create jobs and boost the economy of the country.Speaking on Tuesday in Asaba when he inspected the venue for the two days STEP and YAGEP Exhibition and Business F <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100