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Delta NUJ tells IGP to unravel mystery behind Elliot Ofa’s murder

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Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Police commands in Delta and Edo states to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of a rising politician, Elliot Ofa, in Delta State.The union made the call through the state council Chairman, ...

Delta Govt Tackles Flooding In Warri

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STELLA ODIKA/TEMI BOYO Ovuozourie Macaulay, DG Warri, Uvwie & Environs Development Agency Delta State Government is committed to ending the perennial flooding in Warri and Effurun axis of the state.This, it said, has been manifested in the pace and quality of work at the different sites of the on-going flood control projects in spite of the challenges ...

Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Commiserates With His Chief Of Staff, Okorodudu Over Death Of His Sister

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The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has commiserated with his Chief of Staff, Olorogun  (Dr)  Ebenezer Okorodudu over the demise of his eldest sister, Princess (Mrs)  Margaret Diemiruaye Ikolo (nee Okorodudu) who passed away on  Wednesday,  January 13, 2021.Rt Hon  Oborevwori urged  Olorogun Okorodudu, the deceased children, the family and ...

Warri South: Nothing Has Changed – Igbrude

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Dr. Michael Ejueyitsi Tidi, handing over the reign of authority to Dr. (Mrs.) Minnie Igbrude. The Director of Personnel Management of Warri South Local Government Council, Dr. (Mrs.) Minnie Igbrude, on Wednesday, said nothing has changed in the administration of the local government, despite handover of the administration to her by the immediate past Chairman ...

Oghenesivbe Congratulates Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo, HRM Okumagba II.

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...Urges Urhobo Traditional Rulers To Wade Into The Politicization, Unholy Division In UPU. Convener of Agbon Peace And Economic Transformation Initiative, APETRI, and Executive Assistant on Communications to the Governor of Delta State, Dr (Barrister) Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, has congratulated His Royal Majesty, HRM, Emmanuel Okumagba II, for ascending the throne of his forefathers as ...

PHOTOS: Hon Ben Igbakpa lays foundation stone for proposed Primary Health Care Centre at Idjerhe kingdom

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On Tuesday 5th January 2021, Hon Ben Igbakpa puts his words into action as the foundation stone for the proposed Health Care Centre at Idjerhe kingdom, was laid to enable the good people of Idjerhe kingdom benefit from one of the dividends of democracy. Those who graced the occasion include HRM, Ovie Monday Whisky, Udurhie 1, ...

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES FORMER SUPER EAGLES COACH, CHRISTIAN CHUKWU AT 70

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Christian Chukwu President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to former coach of the Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, on his 70th birthday, joining sports lovers, family and friends to celebrate the skilful footballer who captained the national team to lift its first African Nations Cup title in 1980. The President in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media ...

Okowa lauds FG’s Special Public Works Programme

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Representative of Delta Governor,and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, (middle)Delta State Coordinator,National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr. Anthony Olu,(left) ,welcoming on arrival, the Executive Director,Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Rt. Hon. Victor Ochei (right);shortly before the Flag Off of the Extended Special Public Works Programme (774.000 Jobs) , held at Federal Secretariat Complex, ...

Govt does not medle with selection of Traditional Rulers – Okowa

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..as he presents staff of office to Okore-Urhobo monarch Delta State Governor Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday said that the state government does not medle in the selection of traditional rulers in any community. Okowa said this when he presented Staff of Office to the new monarch of Okore-Urhobo kingdom, HRM Emmanuel Ono Okumagba, Okumagba 11. Okowa ...

LACK OF UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT PATRIOTISM ENTAILS, BANE OF NIGERIA’S DEPLORABLE STATE – ZIK GBEMRE

By Zik Gbemre In the unscripted words of a picture of US former President, Theodore Roosevelt: 'Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President or any other Public Official.' Perhaps, this explains why former and present American Presidents have always put the interests of the country first, far ...

Emulate Virtues Of Jesus Christ, Oborevwori Tells  Christians At Christmas

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By Our Correspondent The Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on  Christians to focus and reflect more on the reason for the celebration of Christmas by embracing and emulating the virtues of Jesus Christ. In his Christmas message, the Speaker called for total  reflection on the story of the birth ...

EndSARS protest: family of first slain  Policeman cry for assistance

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Francis Sadhere, Warri The family of the first Police corporal, Stanley Etaga, who was slain during the EndSARs protests in Ughelli, Delta state have charged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to assist them. A rights group, Conference for the Actualization of Human Right gave the charge in Warri, Delta state, on behalf of the victim's family, Wednesday. It demanded that ...

Niger Delta leaders restate support for Buhari, Akpabio

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Senator Godswill Akpabio Leaders of the Niger Delta region on Wednesday described the appointment of sole administrator in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as legal and ethical. They also described the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as a pride to Nigeria. ‘’We are determined to support the current ...

Human Rights activist calls on Okowa not to interfere in Delta LGA elections

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. By Our Correspondent Human rights activist and lawyer, Barr Oghenejabo Ikimi has called on the Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa not to interfere in the State Local Government elections billed for March 2021. Ikimi made this call in a statement made available to Journalists in Warri, Delta State. He said ...

Delta LGA Polls: PDP Leader in Ezebiri urge Okowa to reject substitution of winner of primaries

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders at Ezebiri in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta has urged Gov Ifeanyi Okowa to resist moves to substitute candidates who emerged victorious at the Dec. 21 primaries. Mr Emmanuel Korokoro, a PDP stalwart in Bomadi made the plea while speaking with newsmen on Wednesday in Warri. Korokoro who spoke on ...
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