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Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon Race has come to stay – Mrs Bozimo

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Barrister (Mrs) Joyce Bozimo ... As 3rd Edition holds March 3rd By Francis Sadhere, Warri The Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon Race which started three years ago to foster peace in Warri and environs has come to stay, says Alaere Barr. Joyce Broderick Bozimo, organizer of the race. 'The Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon Race has come to stay. It is a ...

Sport professional challenges change of name of College of physical health education

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Godspower Odedede A sport professional and a fitness expert,  Mr Godspower Odedede has challenged the change of name of the College of Physical Education, Mosogar, Delta State to just a College of Education saying that the change of name would not improve the institution. He said instead of changing the name of the institution, what the ...

NUJ/PRINCE NED NWOKO TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 Gets underway

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The much awaited maiden edition of NUJ DELTA/PRINCE NED NWOKO TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 , gets under way today at Ned Nwoke Tourist Resort, Idmuje-Ugboko, Aniocha South Local Government council area of delta state.  The Tennis championship, a pet project of Comrade Michael Ikeogwu led state council, is one of the programme lined up by the current ...

ZENITH BANK SPONSORED DELTA PRINCIPALS CUP KICKS OFF NOV. 1

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Mr. Chiedu Ebie, Commissioner for Basic & Secondary Education with sponsors and organisers of Zenith Bank Delta Principals Cup OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Zenith bank sponsored Delta State Principal's Cup kicks- off Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Asaba just as there is need for continuous synergy between the Ministry of Basic Education, corporate organisations and individuals to develop ...

COACH COMMENDS STAKEHOLDERS OVER PRE-SEASON TOURNY

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  OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO   Former Bayelsa United Football Club Coach, Mr. Festus Allen has commended the level at which stakeholders in the soccer industry invest on pre-season tournaments. Coach Allen who is one of the most experienced gaffer in the Nigeria league made this known when he endorsed the Clark Ambakederemo Fuludu (CAF) pre-season Charity Cup that is expected ...

Oborevwori Says Okowa’s  Administration, Determined For Delta Athletes To Excel In International  Championship

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Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwore, Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, handing presenting a bouquet to one of the winners. THE Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Chief) Sheriff Oborevwori has said  that the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration will ensure that athletes from the state excel in international sporting events. Rt. Hon. Oborevwori ...

Enajedu Presents Sports Facilities To Owhelogbo Youths

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By: Ovedhe Jerry. In order to curb Youths restiveness in Owhelogbo community, the President General of Owhelogbo community, Isoko North Local government area of Delta State, Prince Simon Enajedu has yesterday, presented sports facilities to the youths to encourage them participate in sport actitivities. Prince Enajedu in a meeting with youths at the Owhelogbo town hall enjoined the youths to make ...

OGUNLEYE RETAINS TITLE, QUALIFIES FOR RIO OLYMPICS

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  By Nyerhovwo Oghenetejiri Nigeria 100 metres sprinter, Seye Ogunlewe has retained his national tittle at the All Nigeria Championship held in Sapele, Delta state. Ogunlewe ran 12.10s to retain the title he won in 2015 in the athletic champoinship organised by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). He beat his rivals Divine Ofuduru and Egwero Ogho-Oghene who also ran 10.25 secs and ...

Isoko United Cup: Akpos United Lifts Trophy

By Ovedhe Jerry It was celebration galore yesterday in Oleh, headquarter of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State as Akpos United of Igbide beats Okagbara buffalo of Okpe-Isoko to win the median edition of Isoko Unity Cup. The final competition which was held at the Oleh township stadium saw Akpos United of Igbide as the newly crowned champions of ...

OKPEKPE 2015:   Kenyans sweeps  race

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By  EBEN ENASCO KINGSLEY, BENIN Kenyan athletes, on Saturday, came first and third in the male category of the annual IAAF certified 10km Okpekpe race, while they made a clean sweep in the female category. Governor Adams Oshiomole during the VIP race. Alex Korio of Kenya won with 29 minutes, 20 seconds to come first while Leigh ...

CAF Confederation Cup: Warri Wolves Beats MK Etanchetie 2-1

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Francis Sadhere Warri Wolves defeated MK Etancheite 2-1 in the 2015 Caf Confederation Cup second round, first leg match played in Warri on Saturday afternoon. Coach Paul Aigbogun of Warri Wolves speaking to journalist at the Warri City Stadium afte the match A goal in each half of the encounter saw the hosts grab a slim win against ...

Uduaghan Pays Surprise Visit To Warri Wolves FC

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By Tejiri Ebikeme The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan yesterday paid a surprise visti to Warri Wolves Footbal Club ahead of Saturday CAF confederation cup 2nd round first leg against MC Etancheite FC of Democratic Republic of Congo. Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state. The visit at the Warri Township Stadium followed report of unrest ...

Eradajaye Secondary School Holds Inter-house Sports Competition

By Harriet Anetor It was day worthy to be much remembered as the students of Eradajaye Secondary school Adagbrasa - Ugolo gathered in their numbers to witness the 2015 annual inter-house athletic competition. The programme showcased activities such as sack race, spoon race and many others .In a brief speech the Principal, Mr. Akpomudje David said, sport ...

Konyeke Wins Uduaghan’s Maiden Tennis Championship for Clergymen

By Omos Oyinbode, Asaba The 1st Delta State Clergymen’s Tennis Championship in Asaba came to a close Wednesday night in Asaba with Rev. Fr. John Konyeke emerging as overall winner in the keenly contested championship. In the match, Rev Fr. Konyeke, who is the Parish Priest of Catholic Church of the Ascension, Asaba, defeated Rev. FR. Patrick ...

BLUE HOUSE EMERGES WINNER AT COLLEGE OF COMMERCE INTER-HOUSE SPORTS

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Christopher Odamah/Arue Avura Florence, Warri The College of Commerce, Warri, Delta State at the weekend held its 48th annual inter-house athletics competition, with Blue House emerging winner with 129 points. Green House, 3rd Position (left); Blue House, 1st Position (Center); Red House, 2nd Position (right) at the College of Commerce Annual Inter-House Athletics Competition held in ...