Friday, April 16, 2021



Police foil bank robbery, arrest 2 suspects in Delta

The Police in Delta have arrested 32- year-old Joshua Oghenenovo and 29-year-old Kingsley Gbeneku for alleged attempt to rob a new generation bank in Ughelli, Delta.

We’ll provide facilities for new Delta varsities’ takeoff — Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa has pledged to provide major facilities needed for the full take-off of the three newly established universities in the state.

Okowa swears in 12 new Perm Secs in Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sworn in 12 new Permanent Secretaries and charged them not to gag their subordinates or hinder free flow of ideas.

NSCDC destroys illegal oil refinery, arrests 6 suspects in Delta

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps says it has destroyed an illegal oil refining camp and arrested six suspects at some camps in Olokpobiri, in Warri South-West area of Delta State.

Edo 2020: Every gold medal attracts N1m, Okowa tasks Delta contingents

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday assured the state’s contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo from April 2, that every gold medal won at the festival would attract N1 million reward.

NUC approves upgrade of 3 institutions to universities in Delta

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the upgrade of three institutions in Delta to universities.

Omo-Agege cautions APC against past PDP mistakes

Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Senate, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, against past mistakes of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr...

BREAKING: FEC approves N797.2bn for Abuja-Kaduna-Kano road project

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved over N797.2 billion for the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano road construction project.

Oil industry losing investments to non-passage of PIB – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Monday, said the nation’s oil industry had lost substantial investments due to delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB.

Kwara United say no life lost after bus fire incident in Asaba 

Jimoh Bashir, the Media Officer of Kwara United Football Club, says no lives were lost and no one was injured when the team’s bus caught fire in Asaba on Monday morning.

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Delta

The Police Command in Delta has confirmed the killing of two of its officers by gunmen, along Ugbolu-Illah road in Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.

New Nigerian airline begins operation Friday

A new entrant into Nigeria’s scheduled domestic air operations, United Nigeria Airline, will conduct its inaugural flight on Friday, February 12.

APC suspends membership registration in Delta

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its membership registration/revalidation exercise in Delta.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

FEC approves N8.1bn for rehabilitation of roads in 10 states

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N8.1 billion for the rehabilitation of some roads across the country.

Court convicts ex-Access bank staff over N9m fraud

The Federal High Court, sitting in Asaba, Delta State has fixed November 30, for sentencing of Onus Amahian, a former staff of Access Bank who was prosecuted on a 25-count charge.

Covid-19 outbreak delaying Asaba Central Secretariat completion – Okowa

Completion date for the completion of the new Central Secretariat in Asaba has been shifted by two months, the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said.

Avoid dietary information on social media, seek advice from dieticians – Expert

Professor Elizabeth Ngwu, the national president of Association of Nigerian Dietitians, AND, has warned Nigerian against wrong dietary information dished out in the social media.

Atiku wins Delta with 594,068 votes

The candidates of the ruling PDP in Delta State have emerged winners in the just concluded 2019 presidential and National Assembly polls.

INEC warns against attempt to compromise PVC distribution at ward level

INEC has warned that it will work with security agencies to deal with those who will try to compromise the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, at the ward level.

Christmas: Price of chicken increases by 66% in Asaba and its environs

Price of chicken has increased by 66 per cent in Asaba and its environs due to the Christmas festivities, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Delegates approve DRM for CAA Asaba 2018

Asaba has set a record in the history of the African Senior Athletics Championships, as the host city of the 21st edition with the...

Traditional ruler lauds Okowa on CAA Asaba 2018, assures athletes of hospitality

The traditional Prime Minister of Asaba Kingdom, Chief Patrick Isioma Onyeobi, has commended the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on his decision to...

Court frees suspected armed robber who attacked bullion van, grants others bail

An Asaba Magistrate's Court on Wednesday discharged and acquitted Okechukwu Okeke, one of the seven persons allegedly involved in December 2017 robbery attack on...

Latest news