Monday, 2nd October 2023

Bright Edafe

1 hour ago
It was an eerie Independence Day celebration, yesterday, as five persons, including children, pregnant woman, and elders, were burnt alive in a fuel tanker fire incident, which occurred at Oghara, Ethiope West Local Council of Delta State.
3 days ago
The Police in Delta State, yesterday, killed a 32-year-old suspected armed robber, and three of his gang members at about 6:42 a.m. in Warri. The Guardian learnt that the deceased engaged the police in a fierce gun duel,....
4 Sep
Delta State police operatives have rescued two kidnap victims and arrested an armed robber and a cable vandaliser, according to the state police spokesperson, Bright Edafe. Edafe, in a statement on Sunday, said the kidnap victims were rescued on Thursday at about 11 a.m. when police operatives raided the suspects' hideout inside Oghara-Ugbenu Forest in…
30 Aug
Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have disrupted a gay (same-sex) marriage ceremony at a hotel in Ekpan, Delta State, and arrested 67 suspected guests.
7 Aug
Police Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber-Crime Squad (SAKCCS) in Delta State has arrested a self-acclaimed female pastor, Franca Okuzor, and two others in connection with the kidnapping of a lady (name withheld) at the entrance of her house in Obinoba community, Nkwani Local Council of the state.
10 Jul
A man has died of electrocution while vandalising a transformer in Ogbe Quarters, Ute- Okpu community, in the Ike North-East Local Government Area of Delta State. The state Police spokesperson DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the incident on Sunday. “Yes, it is confirmed. The young man is a vandal and unfortunately, he was electrocuted,” Edafe said.…
18 May
Delta State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 10 suspected kidnappers for terrorising the Sapele-Warri road in Okpe Local Council of the state. Spokesperson for the Command, Bright Edafe, paraded the suspects at the command headquarters in Asaba.
15 May
Operatives of Decoy squad of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a 32-year-old suspected kidnapper, Emmanuel James, ‘m’, and the syndicate driver, one Ejiro Peter, ‘m’, 25, at Otor-Udu, Ughelli South Local Council of the state.
3 May
Operatives of Delta State Police Command have killed one suspected kidnapper and arrested three others for allegedly killing their victim at Agbarho town, Ughelli North Local Council of the state.
19 Apr
Delta State Police Command, yesterday, dismissed Inspector Ubi Ebri from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), for allegedly killing 30-year-old Ibe Emmanuel Onyeka, who refused to give a bribe of N100.00 at a checkpoint around Ugbolu area, near Asaba, Delta State capital.
16 Apr
Written in the 5th Century B.C., the Hippocratic Oath remains one of the oldest documents in human history. While its creators intended the document to serve as a binding covenant on physicians, modern doctors see the oath as a promise to uphold the art of medicine ...
14 Mar
Delta State Police Command has arrested 27-year-old Mike Okoh in army camouflage uniform while planning to cause mayhem in the state. The Command’s spokesperson, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Bright Edafe,...


12 mins ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pleaded with members of Lions Clubs to back  government in sustaining the fight against poverty and creating a community, where everyone is entitled to a sense of participation.
17 mins ago
The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enock Adeboye, on the occasion of Nigeria’s independence anniversary, yesterday, asked God to heal the nation and give her a new beginning.
19 mins ago
Lagos State government has vowed to stop illegal dredging and flush out those operating without a government permit in the dredging sector from the state.
21 mins ago
The Manager Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbukwu, has lamented the myriad of challenges facing the region, ranging from infrastructure deficit to environmental concerns, as well as socio-economic disparities.
22 mins ago
As Nigeria celebrates its 63rd independence anniversary, Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, urged Nigerians to pray for God’s protection and blessings upon security agencies, as they fight to ward off all security threats against the nation. 
35 mins ago
To strike the delicate balance between Nigeria’s vast, God-given resources of oil and gas, fertile fields for huge agricultural practices, rare solid minerals, places of scenic, spell-binding tourist attractions and the persisting paradox of pervasive poverty
35 mins ago
Amid rising insecurity, inflation and other macroeconomic challenges, coupled with uncertainty in the global economies, the Nigerian equities market gained N8.4 trillion in nine months.
40 mins ago
Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti,  on Saturday, disclosed that the state government would pay N771 million compensation to owners of 130 structures marked for  demolition  to pave way for expansion of  3 .5 kilometer road that leads to Okpara Square, in Umuahia , the state capital.   
44 mins ago
Hope of early release of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, might not be in sight as Federal Government, yesterday, distanced itself from a N50b non-prosecution plea bargain with the embattled apex bank boss.
46 mins ago
This is not surprising; we have experienced so many shocks to the economy in the last 10-15 years that have dampened the real estate market for both residential and commercial properties. There were also the COVID 19 impacts, which raised the consciousness of people...