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Tompolo picks running mate for Delta PDP gov candidate

Tompolo: Very influential ex-militant.

Nigeria’s ex-warlord, Mr. Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, is emerging the undisputed strongman of Delta State politics. He has further demonstrated his political influence, having virtually nominated the running mate to Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta state, various news reports said. Tompolo’s nominee is Kingsley Otuaro, […]

Uduaghan wants LG councils to stop paying teachers salary

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan (middle), Prof. Amos Utuama, Deputy (left) and  Commissioner for Directorate of local government affairs, Dr. Ben Iwezu, at the 2-day orientation workshop

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Delta state governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has called for the removal of payment of teachers’ salaries from the local government councils as a way to increase their revenue allocations from the Federation Account and to reduce their financial burden. Uduaghan who stated this while declaring open a two-day orientation workshop for newly sworn-in […]

Uduaghan Budgets N327.6 Billion For 2015 Fiscal Year

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan presents the budget to the State House of Assembly

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state has presented a budget estimate of N327.68 billion for the 2015 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for consideration and passage into law. The budget estimate which falls short of the 2014 fiscal budget by N123.05 billion, comprises of N161.6 billion recurrent and N166.07 billion […]

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 […]

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