Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Delta State

17 hours ago
The tourism scene in Delta State is set to dazzle Deltans and visitors as the yuletide spirit takes hold. This year, Deltans and visitors to the oil rich state will witness a Christmas like no other in the heart of the state capital, Asaba.
3 days ago
The Delta Government says it is earmarking the sum of N150 billion for its Works sector in the 2024 fiscal year. The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, announced this in Asaba on Wednesday while presenting the 2024 budget to the State House of Assembly. According to him, the sum of N150 billion has been earmarked for…
3 days ago
The Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Yusha'u Ahmed has inaugurated a Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development Centre at the Delta State Orientation Camp in Issele-Uku. Speaking at the inauguration, General Ahmed said the centre would serve as morale booster in the training of Corps Members in vocational skills. NYSC spokesperson Eddy…
17 Nov
A distressed mother, Mrs. Stella Taylor (nee Osakwe), yesterday, lamented the continued detention of her two adopted children at the Benin zonal command of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The two minors, four-year old Master Divine William Ikechukwu Taylor and five-month old Sherlyn Nwamaka Taylor, were picked up in September,…
13 Nov
Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom in Delta State, HRM Emmanuel Sideso, has urged the Federal Government to intervene in the alleged illegal “occupation” of Uvwie land by the Army.
11 Nov
Successful businessman and man about town, Alex Olayinka Nwoseh, was 59 recently. And the Delta State-born business impresario hosted a gig where his friends, family and associates were around to felicitate with him. The event had the crème de la crème of society around to celebrate a man worthy of their presence. Often times, an…
4 Nov
Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, and the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (retd), have stated that for Nigeria to defeat the twin evil of substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking, Nigerians must be united in the fight.
1 Nov
The police in Delta State have arrested six suspected armed robbers within two days in Asaba, the state capital.
25 Oct
A Nigerian nationalist, Ijaw leader and politician from Delta State, Edwin Clark, has indicated that the inclusion of the States of Abia, Imo and Ondo in the 2000 Niger Delta Development (NDDC) Act was an aberration that must be corrected without further delay.
19 Oct
Delta State Police Command has said it will prosecute the owner of a nursery and primary school for defiling a four-year-old girl. The Delta Police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, in a tweet on Thursday assured the public that justice will be carried out by the appropriate authorities. Edafe gave this assurance while responding to a…
18 Oct
The Delta State Government has signed a ₦78 billion contract agreement with Julius Berger Nigeria Plc for the construction of three flyover bridges, a cloverleaf interchange, pedestrian bridges, and the expansion of roads in Warri and its environs.
12 Oct
The police in Delta State, yesterday, paraded 18-year-old Ebube Linus and his two elder brothers for beating a 68-year- old woman over allegations that she made his manhood disappear.


58 mins ago
Captains of industry and prospective investors from South-East extraction have expressed readiness to key into the investment and economic growth plans of Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State. They expressed satisfaction with the administration’s effort at rallying local domestic business leaders and de-risking the state’s business environment, stressing that investments go to where the risks…
1 hour ago
Over 200 bags of grains diverted, rebagged SSA to Governor, one other in police net The Cabinet office, under the supervision of Secretary to Kano State Government is under investigation over palliative scandal involving officials in the cabinet. The probe follows the uncovering of about 200 bags of grains believed to have been hijacked and…
1 hour ago
An indigenous construction company, Sermatech Nigeria Limited, and the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) have lambasted a group under the aegis of Cross River South Consultative Forum for misinforming the public over the ongoing dualisation of a portion of the Odukpani-Itu highway being handled by different firms in the sector. The group had on November…
3 hours ago
As the Christmas season, also known as Yuletide season approaches, anticipation fills the air, and festive decorations adorn homes and streets alike. For many, this is a time of joy, celebration and cherished traditions. However, not everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of the holiday season with the same enthusiasm. While some individuals eagerly count down…
3 hours ago
In today's fast-paced world, where schedules are often packed with work commitments, meetings and deadlines, finding time to unwind is essential for maintaining a healthy balance. Engaging in activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation is crucial to combat stress and improve overall well-being. Here are some activities that can help individuals with busy schedules unwind:…
3 hours ago
The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
4 hours ago
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
5 hours ago
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
5 hours ago
Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
5 hours ago
The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.