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BREAKING: James Ibori released from UK prison, re-arrested

Former Delta State governor, James Ibori, was convicted for corruption

Former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori has completed his prison terms in the United Kingdom. But he is yet to be a free man, as he was immediately re-arrested. TheNEWS learnt that Ibori jailed 13 years in April 2012 by a Southwark Crown court in London was released by prison authorities on 22 […]

Pipeline Sabotage: Tompolo’s brother sets up probe panel

FILE PHOTO: A sabotaged pipeline

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt George Ekpemupolo, the brother to ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo) and Chairman Warri South West Local Government Council has inaugurated a seven-man committee to fish out the bombers of crude oil and gas in Warri, Delta state. Sequel to the bombings of the pipelines and in an effort to assist the […]

Delta to begin building 10,000 houses for civil servants

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

Jethro Ibileke/Asaba Determined to assist civil servants in the state to own buildings of their own, the Delta state government on Monday signed an agreement with a private property developer, Greenfield Assets Limited, for the construction of 10,000 housing units in the next five years.‎ The house units are expected to be bought by mostly […]

Delta produces 2.2 million metric tones of cassava annually

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State

okowa Chief Austin Chikezie, Delta Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, has said that the state produces an average of 2.2 million metric tonnes of cassava annually. Chikezie stated this in a document made available to NAN in Asaba. He said that the state cultivated 140,000 hectares of cassava annually and recorded an average yield […]

CAN urges security agents to address kidnapping

Rev. Gideon Oyibo

The Delta Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on security agencies to address the issue of kidnapping in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by its Chairman Rev. Gideon Oyibo, in Asaba on Saturday. He described as ungodly and unholy the recent kidnap and murder of the traditional […]

LG boss condemns abduction of Delta monarch

Itiako Ikpokpo, Chairman, Isoko South Local Government Area

Itiako Ikpokpo, Chairman, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta, has condemned the abduction of Josiah Aghaza the Odio-Ologbo of Olomoro Kingdom. A statement issued by Mr Fidelis Okah, Chief Press Secretary to the chairman, said that the monarch was kidnapped from his palace by unidentified armed men on Friday morning. The statement, made available […]

Okowa mourns as kidnappers murder King Ofulue III

HRM Obi Edward Ofulue III of Ubulu-Ukuwas kidnapped and murdered

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has commiserated with the families of the late monarch of Ubulu-Uku, HRM Obi Edward Ofulue III, the Kingdom of Ubulu-Uku and the entire people of Delta State over the untimely death of the late monarch in the hands of his abductors. In a statement issued by […]

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