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Delta Correspondents’ Chapel Gets New Executive

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba The Delta State Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Tuesday elected officers to pilot its affairs for the next three years in a peaceful, fair and free election held in Asaba, the State capital. At the end of the election which was supervised by officials of the State Council of NUJ, […]

Delta retirees protest N16.9bn unpaid pension

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Hundreds of retired public servants under the aegis of Association of Contributory Retirees on Tuesday protested the non-payment of their pension totalling N16.9 billion. The angry protesters who disrupted economic activities in parts of Asaba, capital of Delta state, over the non-payment of their pension. They carried placards bearing inscriptions such as “Uduaghan […]

2 Naval officers injured in clash with youths in Delta

In the file: Suspected oil thieves arrested by the Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy said on Monday that two of its officers were injured in a skirmish between its officers and youths of Ode-Ugborodo community in Warri South-West Area of Delta. Captain Musa Gemu, Commander of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS), Delta, confirmed the incident to newsmen at naval base in Warri. Gemu, however, declined to […]

Warri residents commend govt. for water provision

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

Residents of Warri, the commercial city of Delta, have commended the state government for embarking on the multi-million naira water project in the area. The residents told NAN in Warri on Sunday that the project was almost completed. They expressed joy over the project targeted at providing 15,000 houses with pipe borne water. NAN reports […]

SDP promises to deliver corrupt-free governance to Deltans

Olu Falae, leader of the SDP

By Orusi Kenneth/Asaba The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has fortified its mandate towards the eradication of corruption in Nigeria. The party has also promised to create job opportunities and provide good governance based on conscience if elected. Speaking at a South-South caucus meeting of the party in Asaba on Saturday the national vice chairman South-South, […]

Delta @23: Labour Party says nothing to celebrate

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

Orusi Kenneth As far as Labour Party, an the opposition is concerned in Delta State, the only thing worth celebrating in the oil rich state of the Niger-Delta area of Nigeria as it clocks 23 is the fact that the state exists. The party believes there is nothing on ground in the form of development […]

No patient died of Ebola in Delta, says Commissioner

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State

The Delta Commissioner for Information, Chike Ogeah, has dismissed claim that a patient purportedly suffering from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) died at Eku Specialist Hospital, Eku in Delta. His reaction was contained in a statement signed by the commissioner, made available on Friday in Asaba. Ogeah said that there is no outbreak of EVD in […]

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