Latest News, Events and Happenings in Deltahttp://news.bestnaira.com/Latest News.en-usNCDC confirms 354 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 45,244http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-confirms-354-new-covid-19-cases-as-total-hits-45244http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-confirms-354-new-covid-19-cases-as-total-hits-45244 NCDC PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 45,244.The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 PDP demands withdrawal of policemen from Edo assemblyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/pdp-demands-withdrawal-of-policemen-from-edo-assemblyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/pdp-demands-withdrawal-of-policemen-from-edo-assemblyThe Peoples Democratic Party has charged the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to immediately stop what it called the invasion and attempt to forceful takeover the Edo state House of Assembly by illegal security operatives. At an eme <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Police officer's wife gets two years imprisonment for child abusehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/police-officers-wife-gets-two-years-imprisonment-for-child-abusehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/police-officers-wife-gets-two-years-imprisonment-for-child-abuse A police officer&#8217;s wife, Mrs Precious Joseph has been jailed for two years without an option of fine for violently abusing her nine-year-old housemaid, Miss Agatha Emmanuel, at the Okwe area of Asaba in Delta State. In a ruling delivered by Ma <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC records 457 new COVID-19 cases, total now 44,890http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-records-457-new-covid-19-cases-total-now-44890http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-records-457-new-covid-19-cases-total-now-44890 Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 457 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,890.The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle o <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Clark cautions VP Osinbajo on Niger Deltahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/clark-cautions-vp-osinbajo-on-niger-deltahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/clark-cautions-vp-osinbajo-on-niger-deltaI have read with very serious concern reports of the meeting of Mr. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, with the Minister of State Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, at the Sta <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 06 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Troops raid pirates, militants camp, kill 6 in Bayelsahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/troops-raid-pirates-militants-camp-kill-6-in-bayelsahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/troops-raid-pirates-militants-camp-kill-6-in-bayelsaThe Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation DELTA SAFE, on Tuesday, in Bayelsa, raided the Pirates/Militants&rsquo; camp and Kidnappers&rsquo; hideouts, eliminating six criminals.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John En <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC scholars caught between suffering and debtshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-scholars-caught-between-suffering-and-debtshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-scholars-caught-between-suffering-and-debtsWhen about 200 Nigerians were listed as beneficiaries of the Niger Delta Development Commission foreign scholarship scheme in 2019, they hoped the scholarship will not just be an avenue to alleviate their circumstances, but also serves as a lifeline <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Nigeria’s total hits 44,433 as NCDC announces 304 new cases, 910 deathshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-nigerias-total-hits-44433-as-ncdc-announces-304-new-cases-910-deathshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-nigerias-total-hits-44433-as-ncdc-announces-304-new-cases-910-deaths Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: TwitterNigeria&rsquo;s COVID-19 total cases have now reached 44,433 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 304 new cases and 910 deaths from infections in the country.The NCDC made this known on it <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari orders NDDC to pay fees of stranded students abroadhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buhari-orders-nddc-to-pay-fees-of-stranded-students-abroadhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buhari-orders-nddc-to-pay-fees-of-stranded-students-abroadPresident Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission to offset fees and stipends of its foreign scholarship beneficiaries.Hundreds of Nigerian students studying abroad on the scheme have reportedly b <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 05 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation – NIDCOMhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/30-nigerians-stranded-in-lebanon-rescued-among-150-awaiting-evacuation-nidcomhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/30-nigerians-stranded-in-lebanon-rescued-among-150-awaiting-evacuation-nidcomThirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria.The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission made this known in a statement by Gabriel Odu of <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari give NDDC till Friday to pay stranded scholarship studentshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buhari-give-nddc-till-friday-to-pay-stranded-scholarship-studentshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buhari-give-nddc-till-friday-to-pay-stranded-scholarship-studentsNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Niger Delta Development Commission till the end of the week to pay the beneficiaries of the commission&rsquo;s scholarship. Charles Odili, NDDC director of corporate affairs, mentioned this af <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Nigeria records 288 new cases, total now 44,129, with 896 deathshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-nigeria-records-288-new-cases-total-now-44129-with-896-deathshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-nigeria-records-288-new-cases-total-now-44129-with-896-deaths NCDC Response Team PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 288 new cases of Coronavirus pandemic in the country, which brought the total number of infections to 44,129.The NCDC made this known on its of <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 04 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC: President Buhari should match his words with action-sack Akpabio and IMC nowhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-president-buhari-should-match-his-words-with-action-sack-akpabio-and-imc-nowhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-president-buhari-should-match-his-words-with-action-sack-akpabio-and-imc-now President Muhammadu Buhari&#8217;s admission of Wrongdoing by the Interim Management Committee at the Niger Delta Development Commission should be backed with action. When he was asked what he thought of the ongoing revelations of corruption at the <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC probe: Uduaghan dismisses reported N429m road contract allegationhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-probe-uduaghan-dismisses-reported-n429m-road-contract-allegationhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-probe-uduaghan-dismisses-reported-n429m-road-contract-allegationFormer Delta Governor, Dr Emmanuel, on Monday said the allegation linking him with a Niger Delta Development Commission road contract in Port Harcourt, Rivers, was false.Uduaghan in statement in Warri which was signed by his media assistant, <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC yet to pay contractors that handled road projects I facilitated’-Orji Kaluhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-yet-to-pay-contractors-that-handled-road-projects-i-facilitated-orji-kaluhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nddc-yet-to-pay-contractors-that-handled-road-projects-i-facilitated-orji-kaluSenate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.Kalu stated this in a statement issued by Mr Emeka Nwala of Office of the Senate Ch <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0100