Post-EndSARS: Stop scaring police off their beats – FG
The Federal Government on Friday called on Nigerians to empathise with and appreciate personnel of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies instead of victimising them.
Huge investments in East-West road a waste without proper management, says Akpabio
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, said huge investments in the construction of the East-West road might not yield lasting returns unless proper management structures
Seplat seeks synergy to boost economic prosperity in Edo, Delta
Chairman of Seplat Petroleum Company Limited, Dr. A.B.C. Orjiako, at the weekend, sought synergy with Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and its partners in Delta State to boost the economic prosperity of the states. Orjiako, who stated this during visit to Obaseki and tour of the firm’s facilities in Edo and Delta states, thanked the…
How ex-Eagles star, Obodo escaped from kidnappers in Warri
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, who was abducted by gunmen in Warri, Delta State on Sunday, has narrated how he regained his freedom yesterday.
Death toll of strange disease rises to 30 in Delta
Govt earmarks N1.2b for the upgrade of Beneku bridge A Middle-aged woman, Mrs. Monica Emeke, has lost two children to the strange ailment ravaging Ute-Okpu and Idumusa communities of Ika North East Council Area of Delta State, bringing the death toll to over 30. The state government had alerted the death of 15 youths aged…
Delta traditional rulers urge calm over protests
Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum has advised youth protesters to embrace peace and allow the government to reflect on the issues they have raised. The forum gave the advice in a five-point communiqué issued yesterday at the end of its security meeting attended by council chairmen, security chiefs, and vigilante heads in Delta North at…
Okowa imposes 48-hour curfew, shut schools till November 2
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday imposed a 48-hour curfew in the state following Wednesday night’s arson and destruction of government property in Asaba by protesters.
From Twitter to the streets ... How Nigerian youths won #EndSARS war
It was a victory for social media and its users yesterday as the Nigeria Police Force buckled under the pressure of days of sustained #EndSARS trend, campaign and protests.
#ENDSARS Protests: Okowa condemns killing of policem
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has condemned the alleged killing of a policeman and injuring of another during the #ENDSARS protest in Ughelli on Thursday. Okowa said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Saturday. He said that it was disheartening that the unfortunate incident occurred while…
Lightning, flood kill pregnant women, farmers in Delta
•Gunmen abduct 24 passengers Some youths yesterday recovered the bodies of two pregnant women and two men killed by flood a fortnight ago in Omeligboma, Oko community in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State. The four people were said to have drowned when the boat they boarded to escape the ravaging flood capsized.…