Latest News, Events and Happenings in Delta News.en-usDelta to earn N100m from Asaba Airport concession yearly State government has signed off the Asaba Airport facility to concessionaires in a deal that will earn the state, at least, N100 million in concession fee yearly. The strategic move to further develop the airport and make it run profitably (t <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 25 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 PAP advocates improvised empowerment model for ex-militants Presidential Amnesty Programme has said that its improvised youth empowerment model remains the best approach to sustainable rehabilitation of former militants.PAP&rsquo;s Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio , who made the <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 25 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 HOMEF seeks vigorous environmental justice campaign in Niger Delta for Mother Health Foundation , has declared that said the ruling of the Dutch Appeal Court against Shell Petroleum Development Company over environmental offences offers the people some hope that their fight for justice is yieldi <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 25 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Wike accuses NDDC of spending N10 billion to unseat him State governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday accused the management of Niger Delta Development Commission of spending N10 billion in a failed bid to unseat him. x &ldquo;You can imagine NDDC wasting ten billion to remove me here, is the money not wast <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Akeredolu sworn in for second term Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he plans to focus on agriculture and youth empowerment during his second term in office.Akeredolu said this at his inauguration for second term in office alongside his deputy, Mr Lucky Ayedatiwa on Wedne <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC reports 571 new Infections, 12 death for Feb. 23 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153, 187.The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.The News Agency of Nigeria (N <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Death toll in Boko Haram on Nigeria's Maiduguri rises to 16 death toll from a Boko Haram mortar attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri has risen to 16, security sources said Wednesday.Jihadists on Tuesday fired two volleys of explosives on the densely-populated city.&#8220;The death toll <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria operating fatherism, not federalism —Adesina, AfDB boss Share This Story:Akinwumi AdesinaTwisted federalism responsible for sectional activism, says AkeredoluBy Dayo JohnsonPRESIDENT of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, yesterday, lamented that Nigeria is not practicing true <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 PANDEF faults Gumi for calling herdsmen militants Pan Niger Delta Forum, has condemned comments credited to Islamic Cleric, Ahmad Gumi, in which he likened armed Fulani herdsmen as militants fighting for ethnic survival and not bandits.In a statement issued by its National Publicity Se <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Okowa felicitates with Elumelu at 56 Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Chief Ndudi Elumelu, on his 56th birth anniversary.In a statement in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the governor said that <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Gridlock: Lagos completes repair work on Eko Bridge Share This Story:By Olasunkanmi AkoniLAGOS&mdash;THE Lagos State Government, yesterday, completed the palliative intervention on Eko Bridge, in support of the Federal Government&rsquo;s efforts to replace the eight expansion joints on the hi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Of builders, quacks and safe buildings in Nigeria construction is one of the most important activities of any economy and a large proportion of the country&rsquo;s resources are usually used in the construction and maintenance of buildings.The history of the building industry is as old as <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Senate panel wants NDDC management arrested over N6.2b COVID-19 palliatives Committee on Ethics, Privilege and Public Petitions has resolved that a warrant of arrest be issued on the Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission , Effiong Akwa, to appear before it and explain how N6.2b COVID-19 pa <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 23 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Payments from government accounts to personal account drops from 98.4% to 94% Muhammadu BuhariPayments from public accounts to personal accounts by public ministries and agencies have reduced from 98.4% to 94%, BudgIT and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre said in a joint statement on Monday.The civil organi <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 22 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100 New Petroleum Industry Bill: Matters arising The passage of the nation&rsquo;s Petroleum Industry Bill appears to have been jinxed for over 20 years now, going by the range of disputes hovering over the proposed law. Yet, its concept, objectives and long-term goals remain impeccable as <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 22 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0100