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Delta farmers appeal for rehabilitation of cassava mills


Cassava farmers in Delta have appealed to the state government to rehabilitate the three abandoned cassava mills established by Governor James Ibori. The state Chairman, Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Mr Justus Kachikwu, made the appeal in an interview with NAN in Asaba on Sunday. Kachikwu said that the mills were located at Ubulu-Okiti, Aniocha […]

Police Rescue Family Of 4 From Kidnappers

Nigeria Police Logo

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba  A family of four has been rescued from kidnappers as operatives of the Delta State Police Command, Delta State, southsouth Nigeria, closed in  on the kidnappers. According to reports, the police were on the trail of the kidnappers which made them release the family unhurt and without ransom three days after their abduction. […]

9 arrested for stealing Permanent Voter’s Card in Delta

DSP Celestina Kalu

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Nine persons have been arrested by the Delta State Police Command for allegedly stealing about 1301 permanent voters’ cards meant for distribution in Ughelli South and Ethiope West local government areas of the state. The State Police Command spokesperson, Celestine Kalu, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects, said the crimes were committed […]

Delta Police Command Rescue Kidnap Victims

DSP Celestina Kalu

JETHRO IBILEKE/Asaba Pressure mounted by operatives on the Delta State Police Command on unknown gunmen who abducted four members of a family in the state resulted in the unconditional release of the kidnap victims. Mrs. Tokunbo Oruma and her three children — Bryan Oruma (6), Gabriel Oruma (3) and Wendy Oruma (10 months), were abducted […]

David Mark mourns Aziza

Late Gen. Patrick Aziza

Senate President, David Mark, on Sunday expressed sadness over the death of General Patrick Azazi (rtd), describing him as a dependable colleague, a fine officer and a gentleman. In a statement issued in Abuja by his Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, he said late Aziza was one of the best and fertile minds the Nigeria […]

PVCs: Delta declares Aug 15 public holiday – SSG

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

The Delta state Government on Wednesday declared 15 August as public holiday, to enable eligible voters to obtain their Permanent voters’ cards (PVCs) from the officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Ovuozouries Macaulay, in Asaba. According to the statement, […]

Ebola Scare: Delta Designates 4 Cremation Centres‎

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Even though it is yet to record any case of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Delta state government has announced the designation of four special cremation centres across the state for persons who might die of the disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joseph Otumara, ‎who made this disclosure, said the special […]

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