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Soldier shoots bride’s mother dead in Delta

DSP Celestina Kalu

Tragedy struck on Saturday morning as a mother of a bride was allegedly shot dead by a soldier at the Ekpan Junction, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta. The deceased was on her way to the wedding ceremony of her daughter when the incident occurred. The first son of the deceased, Alero said a keke […]

Fulani herdsmen abduct varsity worker in Delta

FILE PHOTO: A herdsman in Nigeria

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba The Delta State Police Command have confirmed the abduction of a non-academic staff of the Delta State University, Abraka, Mr. John Ogeleke, who have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. ‎ It was gathered that four men of Fulani extraction armed with guns and sticks had emerged from a […]

Okowa charges STEP graduates to be self reliant

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); Secretary to State Government, Rt Hon Ovie Agas (right) and Chief Job Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh during the presentation of Starter-Parks to beneficiaries of the 2nd Batch of the 2015 State Skill Training and Entrepreneurship Programme in Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN  ENARUSAI

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Delta state Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has charged the Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) graduates to utilize their training effectively to become better entrepreneurs and employers of labour. The governor who gave the charge on Monday during the hand-over of starter packs to second batch of 2015 graduates in Asaba explained […]

Traders shut down Delta council over new market levy

The traders protested the new levies

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Traders, predominantly women, invaded Udu Council secretariat in Delta state sacking all personnel including security guards in protest over a new daily market levies being introduced by the local government. The traders in thousands, from all markets across Udu local government area, took over the Udu-Jeremi-Ughelli Expressway at dawn, shutting the busy […]

Delta State signs 500 megawatts MoU

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (left) and the Chairman, Alpha Energy and Electric Company, Ike Nwabuown, during a courtesy call on the Governor, in Asaba

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Delta State Government has taken a quantum leap to boost power generation in the state when it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alpha Energy and Electric Inc., an American company, for the generation of 500 Megawatts (MWA) of electricity through public-private partnership on April 7. Speaking during the signing ceremony […]

Delta Govt to retire over-aged tertiary institution staff

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Jehtro Ibileke/Asaba No fewer than 147 “over-aged” teaching and non-teaching staff of Delta State-owned tertiary institutions have been pencilled down for retirement. The affected staff are from the Colleges of Education in Agbor, Warri and Mosogar; as well as the three state-owned Polytechnics in Ogwashi-Uku, Otefe-Oghara and Ozoro respectively. The decision to retire the said […]

Sorrow, tears, as NYSC DG visits family of slain corps member

Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, NYSC DG

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Emotion ran high and tears flowed freely on the faces of family members of the slain youth corps member, Samuel Chukwudumeibi Okonta, who was killed during the‎ re-run election in Rivers State when the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, paid a condolence visit to the family in Illah, […]

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