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PDP Governorship primaries: Okowa wins in Delta, Ugwuanyi in Enugu


Jethro Ibileke/Asaba The incumbent Senator representing Delta north senatorial district at the national assembly, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday night braved all odds to emerge governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2015 general elections. Senator Okowa won the election with 406 votes against his closest rival, David Edevbie‎’s 299 votes, while […]

65-Year Old Amputee Assaults 12-Year Old Girl

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Jethro Ibileke/Asaba A Delta state Magistrate Court sitting in Ibussa has sentenced a 65 year-old trader, Raphael Azubuike to 12 months imprisonment for indecent assault of a 12 year-old girl. The Court presided over by Chief Magistrate Onyekwe Nnamdi of Ibusa Magisterial District found the accused guilty of the one count charge of unlawful and […]

Kidnappers of ex-Delta local council chairman’s wife jailed 51 years

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Jethro Ibileke/Asaba A Delta State High Court in Asaba Tuesday sentenced three persons arrested and charged to court for kidnapping of the wife of a former Ughelli South Local Government Council Chairman, Mrs. Elizabeth Otidi, to a total of 51 years in prison. The convicts, Kelly Ogun, a 33 year-old farmer, Udoji Peter, 35 who […]

2015: Ogboru emerges Labour guber candidate in Delta

Chief Great Ogboru

Chief Great Ogboru, a governorship aspirant of the Labour Party (LP) has emerged the party’s flag bearer for the 2015 general elections in Delta. NAN reports that Ogboru was unanimously voted as the flag bearer at the party’s governorship primaries held on Saturday in Asaba. Mr Carlistus Okafor, LP Deputy National Chairman, South and Presiding […]

Delta retirees barricade Assembly Complex over N16bn unpaid pension arrears

Emmanuel Uduaghan, Governor of Delta State

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Activities at the Delta State House of Assembly was Tuesday paralysed for several hours, following protest by members of Association of Contributory Retirees, Delta State chapter, over non-payment of pension arrears worth over N16 billion. The placard-carrying protesters who blocked all entrances to the Assembly complex, prevented people from going out or coming […]

W.Bank engages 160 refuse disposal contractors in Delta

World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim

Benson Ojoko, the Coordinator of the World Bank’s State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR) project in Delta, said it engaged 160 refuse disposal contractors in the state. Ojoko told NAN in Asaba on Sunday that the project had also employed 350 supervisors to ensure that the contractors did the job effectively. He, nonetheless, said […]

Keyamo says warlord Tompolo wants to kill him

Festus Keyamo

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Barrister Festus Keyamo has alleged that leading Niger Delta ex-militant, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo has threatened to kill him. Keyamo in a letter to the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba on Wednesday said Tompolo want to kill him over his involvement in a matter […]

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