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Delta govt creates 17,173 jobs

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, said that his administration had created 17, 173 jobs directly and indirectly in his first year in office. Okowa made this disclosure at a news conference where he presented his First Year Performance Report in Asaba. He said the high rate of unemployment had become worrisome and was […]

Total blackout in Asaba, Delta State

Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Saturday said that Asaba and its environs would experience power outage for a while because of transformer failure. The company said, via a statement issued in Asaba by Mrs Esther Okolie, the Corporate Affairs Officer, Asaba and Agbor BEDC Unit, that there were some problems at the Asaba 330/132KV […]

Igho, president of Urhobo youth union abducted

Movie Igho: abducted

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The anti-kidnapping unit of the Delta state Police Command is on the trail of abductors of Ovie Igho Anthony ,the National President of the Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, youth wing also known as Ighele ’R Urhobo. He was abducted by armed hoodlums on Friday night at about 8.30 pm by Sanubi junction […]

Soldiers arrest 16 militants in Delta

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

To check incessant attacks on the country’s oil pipeline, the Joint Military Force (JMF) in the Niger Delta said it had arrested 16 suspects who allegedly vandalised pipelines and engaged in illegal bunkering in Delta. Col. Isa Ado, spokesman of Operation Pulo Shield, the task force, made this knownat a news conference at the 222 […]

Kidnapping: 3 to die by hanging in Delta

death by Hanging

Jethro Ibileke/Warri A Delta State High Court sitting in Effurun, has sentenced three persons, Augustin Akpojivi, Dawel James and Collins Enye, to death by hanging for the offence of kidnapping. The Court which also found the three accused persons guilty of three other counts of conspiracy to commit a felony to wit: kidnapping, illegal possession […]

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 […]

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