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Police Kill Two Suspected Armed Robbers, Rescue 17 Victims In Delta

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By Francis Sadhere WarriThe Nigerian Police, Delta State Command said it has killed two suspected armed robbers in the state. The hoodlums were sited opposite the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Delta State Command Asaba, Oshimili north local government area of the state.According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright, on 3rd ...

DELTA NLC WARMS UP FOR MASS PROTEST MARCH 10

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWOThe Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Delta State Council has declared it's preparedness to mobilize it's members out on a protest on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in support of the stand so declared by the national body to resist the planned removal of Minimum Wage from the Exclusive list of the Constitution to the ...

Atuwatse, Gbaraun Colleges Emerge Winners Of Mulade Quiz, Essay Competition

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By Francis Sadhere, WarriAtuwatse II Secondary School and Gbaraun Grammar School, Oporoza both in Warri South and Warri South West Local Government Areas of Delta respectively have emerged winners of the 5th Edition of Comrade Sheriff Mulade competition organised for riverine secondary schools in Warri South-West, Warri North and Warri South Local Government Areas in ...

Delta LG elections: Tidi promises to consolidate on past achievements

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Immediate past chairman of Warri South Local Government Area and PDP Chairmanship candidates for the March 6 Delta Council elections, Dr Michael Tidi, on Wednesday promised to consolidate on his past achievements if voted again for a second term.Tidi made this promise in Warri while speaking to newsmen when the PDP LGA campaign train went ...

OKOWA’S GOVT NOT READY FOR CREDIBLE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION – CSOs

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BY OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO A coalition of the Civil Society Organisations, CSOs in Delta State has raised the alarm over what it described as alleged plan to select and not elect local government council chairmen and councillors in the forthcoming election into the 3rd tier of government on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The coalition made this known in ...

Diri inaugurates road, school projects in Delta

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By Francis Sadhere, Warri Bayelsa Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Tuesday inaugurated two roads and school projects constructed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in Warri area, with a call on Deltans to sustain prevailing peace in the state.The projects are the Ubeji access road in Warri South Local Government Area, access road from NPA to Warri Refinery ...

Tidi lauds Okowa for landmark projects executed in Warri South

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Dr Michael Tidi (middle), Mrs Divine Iniovosa (2nd left) in a group photograph with others during the Commissioning of Ighogbadu Secondary School. By Francis Sadhere, WarriThe immediate past chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr Michael Tidi on Tuesday lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for the numerous landmark projects executed in the council area.Tidi ...

Delta LG elections: Police Deploy 8,292 Personnel

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CP Ari Muhammed Ali By Francis Sadhere WarriThe Delta State Police Command said it has deployed 8,292 officers for the March 6 Delta State local government elections.The Command, warned that the it will deal decisively with troublemakers during the exercise. A statement signed by the acting State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said the ...

Flood: Warri/Uvwie drainage ready 2022 – Okowa

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday said the storm drainage projects being executed by the State Government in parts of Warri and Effurun would be ready in 2022.He stated this while speaking to newsmen after inspecting the flood control projects which are ongoing in the areas.The governor, who was conducted round the projects by ...

2023: APC will take over Delta -Omo-Agege

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By Francis Sadhere, WarriThe Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege during the weekend said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will take over power from the ruling People's Democratic Part (PDP) come 2023.Omo-Agege said this in Warri during the grand opening of the Office of the Senior Legislative Aide to the Deputy President of ...

FG commissions 1.35MW solar hybrid project in FUPRE

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Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (middle), assisted by MD/CEO, Rural Electrification Agency, Engr Ahmad S. Ahmad, (left) during the official commissioning of the 1.35MW solar hybrid project at the Federals University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, Delta State. By Francis Sadhere, WarriDeputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Friday commissioned a 1.35MW solar hybrid power project at ...

MACAULAY CONDOLES ETALUKU FAMILY

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OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Com. Macaulay Ovuozourie, former Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG)has commiserated with the Etaluku family of Igbide in Isoko South Local Government Area of the State over the demise of their patriarch, Chief Dennis E. Etaluku. Com. Macaulay, in a condolence message noted that though death is a compulsory end, it was painful to ...

Plane Crash: Okowa mourns 7 military officers

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has condoled with the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao and families of the seven military personnel on board Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft which crashed on Sunday in Abuja.In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba, the ...

Gov. Umahi is foresighted, Political Prophet of our time – Monica

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Dsve Umahi ...Says his prediction and defection to APC has led to formal defection of Gen. Ihejirika, Ex-PDP SE Zonal Chairman, Austin Umahi, OthersThe continued wave of defection of key political strategists, heavyweights and critical stakeholders of society especially, of the South/East extraction from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress ...

COVID-19: Okowa To Attend Lecture On Tax Administration

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Dr Ifeanyi Okowa DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, will attend the 2021 edition of Maris Public Service Lecture which will focus on burning issues around tax administration in today's economies bugged by compelling 'new normal'.Specifically, Governor Okowa will be the Chief Guest of Honour at this year's annual Maris Public Service Lecture whose theme is ...
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