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Navy destroys 265 illegal refineries in 3 weeks

An illegal bunkering site

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, Warri Naval Command said it destroyed 265 illegal refineries and burnt 100, 000 tonnes of locally refined diesels in the last three weeks. The illegal refineries and the products were destroyed in two separate operations inside the Warri creeks. Captain Musa Gemu, NNS Delta Commander, told journalists today that […]

London court considers confiscation of Ibori assets

James Ibori: faces confiscation hearing

Jailed James Onanefe Ibori, former governor of Nigeria’s Delta state has been facing a confiscation hearing at Southwark Crown Court. His lawyer has told the court that Ibori did not make a single penny from the £157million fraud, for which he was jailed by the same court two years ago. Applying to have confiscation proceedings […]

Ogaga Ifowodo Joins House Of Reps Race

•Ifowodo addressing his supporters at Oleh in Delta State

Lanre Babalola Renowned writer and commentator, Ogaga Ifowodo has joined the race for the House of Representatives for the Isoko Federal Constituency in Delta State. Ifowodo who is contesting the election under the banner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, declared his intention while addressing his supporters at Oleh. The human rights activist who returned […]

Abducted Ebikeme Clark freed

Ebikeme  Clark: freed

The abducted son of Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark who was kidnapped last Wednesday has been released by his captors. Delta State Public Relations Officer, DSP Tina Kalu said Ebikeme Clark was released Saturday night. He was kidnapped at Kiagbodo community in Bomadi by armed men who later demanded a ransom of N50million. It was not […]

Nigeria: 26 sacked for certificate forgery

Twenty six employees of the Delta State House of Assembly Commission has been dismissed for certificate fraud. Mrs Josephine Kachikwu, the Chairman, of the Commission (DSHAC) disclosed Monday in Asaba. She said that those affected were two management staff, 10 middle management cadre staff, five technical officers, six senior admin officers, and three junior staff, […]

Boy, 17, Commits Suicide

Illustration: suicide

Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni A 17- year old boy identified simply as Efe, from Delta State, reportedly committed suicide Tuesday morning in Lagos, western Nigeria. The deceased resided at 10, Erukan Street, Mile 12, Ketu, Lagos, where the incident took place. According to an eye witness, Efe used his mother’s scarf to tie himself to a ceiling […]

MTV Base Celebrates Rap Star Olamide

•Olamide

Funsho Arogundade Rave rap star, Olamide, has been named by the music video channel, MTV Base, as its Artist of the Month for March. Olamide, who recently co-hosted the MTV Base’ weekly music chart, Official Naija Top Ten with MTV VJ, Ehiz, will be featured on the channel throughout the month of March. “I am […]

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