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Economic Hardship: Prostitutes increase in Asaba

Nigerian sex workers

Residents of Asaba, the Delta capital, have decried the increase in commercial sex activities in the city, in spite of the warning by health officials on the consequences of the vice. The residents expressed their concerns about the high rate of the menace in separate interviews on Sunday. They advised the women involved in the […]

Community jubilates as army releases 3 detainees villagers

Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta

The people of Akperhe Community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta, jubilated on Tuesday following the release of the last three persons arrested by the military in the ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’. Vincent Ekeke, Henry Koko, a pregnant woman, Rachael Abbahwere and Madam Amrevweatefa Odada, septuagenarian, were arrested on Aug. 31 The military had accused […]

Troops raid bunkerer, militant camps in Delta


Troops of 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have raided a suspected oil bunkerer and militant camps at Afiagbene in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta but nobody was found. Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Tuesday that the troops carried the raid in collaboration with the Navy. […]

Chevron must stop operation, Delta community insists


The leadership of the Benikrukru Community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta has insisted that Chevron Nigeria Ltd.(CNL) must halt its operation at Abiteye oil field. This is contained in a press statement signed by the community Chairman and Secretary, Mr Victor Eseimieghan and Boan Ojogun respectively and made available to […]

Tompolo’s kinsmen, women protest arrest of youths

Gbaramatu women in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State protesting the arrest and detention of youths in the area by the military

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Hundreds of men and women from Gbaramatu community from Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over the arrest and detention of some youths in the community by soldiers. The women who wore black attires carried banners with inscriptions like: “Buhari BringbackOurBoys”, Our Boys Are […]

Mob set suspected robber ablaze in Warri

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

A middle-aged robbery suspect was on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob at Isoko quarters in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta. The deceased, aged 21, was alleged to have been a member of a five-man robbery gang terrorising the area. The suspect, who was identified simply as Ese, was said to be a […]

IGP visits Delta, evaluates security

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, discussing with the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa during the visit

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, has conducted on-the-spot assessment and evaluation of security situation in some flash points in the creeks of Delta State. In recent times, some riverine communities in the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria witnessed renewed militancy occasioned by pipeline and oil installations vandalization, thereby causing environmental and security challenges. […]

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