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2019: Former Tinubu´s aide joins Delta guber race under APC

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN-CITY—DR Charles Nwadiani, the former Special Adviser to the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, has declared his intention...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Ewheaye Isoko empowers women with high profile cassava stems

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By Festus Ahon & Ochuko Akuopha OLEH—ISOKO women, under the aegis of Ewheaye Isoko have empowered women in the area with high profile cassava stems species. President of Ewheaye Isoko,...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG commissions Apo capacitor bank to power 7,000 households

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola has commissioned a 60MVAR capacitor bank at the Apo 132/33KV transmission substation in Abuja aimed to improve electricity supply to...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Why I want to represent Delta South in the Senate – Uduaghan

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By Adekunle Aliyu Immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has said he wants to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019 because of his desire to...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Amusan regrets missing Commonwealth Games record

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By Ben Efe Nigeria’s 100m hurdles sensation, Tobi Amusan in the estimation of book makers, was not in the frame to win the gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, but she created one of the...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Cross River community invokes deity to stop $1bn Virgin City Project

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By Ike Uchechukwu Calabar—INDIGENES of Etab Ayip in Kasuk II Qua clan, Calabar Municipality, have invoked their ancestral god, Mbiam, to stop work on the proposed $1 billion Calabar Virgin...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

DJ electrocuted in Delta

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By Paul Olayemi JESSE—A 32-year-old Disc Jockey, DJ, Mr. Ugwumgbor Emmanuel, on Sunday night died of apparent electrocution at Jesse town of Ethiope West Local Government area of Delta...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s crude oil production lags budget benchmark by 277,000 bpd

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By Udeme Akpan Nigeria’s crude oil production stood at 2.022 million, bpd in March, 277,000 bpd below the 2.3 million bpd benchmark for budget 2018, indicating, the country is still...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

LKJ: Still the measuring rod

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It must be said that for leaders like Jakande,the most important thing was public need against private greed.When one looks at the trillions Lagos has spent in recent years with little investment...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Itsekiri, Ijaw youths to sensitise communities on dredging of ports

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By Jimitota Onoyume Warri—Ijaw and Itsekiri youths have set up a sensitisation committee to go round their communities ahead of the commencement of dredging of the Excravos Bar to Warri...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG gets kudos over NMU’s take-off

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By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—A Niger Delta environmentalist and Delta State House of Assembly aspirant, Mr Sheriff Mulade, has hailed the Federal Government for the successful take-off of...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Declare your intentions to run, Botu tells Manager, Pondi

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By Onozure Dania A Delta State House of Assembly aspirant for Burutu Constituency 1, Mr. Churchill Botu, has called on Senator James Manager and Mr Julius Pondi, member representing Burutu...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

When Ijaw nation celebrates Tompolo at 47

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WARRI, the oil-rich city of Delta State was in festive mood last Thursday as the Ijaw, drawn from Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and other parts of the country gathered in their numbers to celebrate the...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG doles out N45m start-up package to N-Delta youths, women

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has disbursed a total of N45 million to about 90 youths and women in the region who have successfully undergone its training...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom physically challenged lament number of out-of-school children in rural communities

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PHYSICALLY challenged persons in Akwa Ibom State have lamented the alarming number of children in the rural communities across the state that lacked access to basic education. The South South...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →