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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has directed the demolition of all privately-owned houses sited within the perimeter fencing of the Asaba ... The Project Manager, Setraco Nigeria Limited, Jihad Yaghi, thanked the governor for encouraging the company to speed up the delivery of the project. He said ...
Nigerian CCGT 'To Start Up 2H2019' ... A new 400 MW gas-fired power plant is to start generating in 18 months in Nigeria's Delta State, officials have said ... is to enable more of Nigeria's existing 7000 MW national grid capacity to be used, and thus improve reliability of electricity supply to most Nigerians.

The union accused the Federal Government of deliberately stunting the growth of the only petroleum varsity in the Niger Delta. Godson said the visit was to show solidarity with students of the university, who are at the receiving end of the gross relegation by the Federal Government. He disclosed that the ...
Palpable tension has continued to mount in Ibusa community near Asaba, Delta State, the country home of Senator Nwaoboshi following his arrest by the ... An elder statesman in Ibusa community, Chief Donald Nwaoboshi told DAILY POST “it is sad to see our son held for nothing in Nigeria the right is used ...
No fewer than eight Delta Local Government Council Areas are currently under siege following resumed killings by rampaging Fulani herdsmen. ... Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Muslim community, Miyetti Allah group and the Secretary to the state government, (SSG) Mr. Ovie Festus Agas.
According to her: “there are other states which had quite huge number of PVCs uncollected; this 242, 987 PVCs uncollected in the state were from the past ... Orian-Anthony, however, urged those who registered in Delta State, but were yet to collect their PVCs to ensure they did so to enable them carry out ...

The Delta State Government on Monday said that it would require N11.5 billion to complete three ongoing storm water routing projects in Asaba, the state capital. The State Commissioner for Works, James Augoye, disclosed this on Monday at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing organised by the State ...
Towards achieving its mandate to cater for the sick and ensure easy access to healthcare services by the rural dwellers, the O5 Initiative, a pet project of the Wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, recently launched a state-wide free medical outreach targeted at the grassroots. Flagging off the ...
Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie told DAILY POST that the leakage of questions might portend bad situation for the students in the state, disclosing that, “If the strange website/portal is true, then it calls for a serious challenge on the part of the examination ...
Asaba — Delta State has over 40,000 blind people, while 20,000, mostly women and children, are infected with cataract. ... She reiterated her commitment to giving the best to people across the 25 council areas, calling on Nigerians, especially Deltans to undertake selfless service, by using their talents.
The Delta Government on Monday, said it had accessed N7.8 billion Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) counterpart funds in four years. ... the release of N1.28 billion counterpart fund to enable us access the 2017 UBEC funds which places us as one of the few states in the country to do so.
Stakeholders in Nigeria's Delta state have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to ratify the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, Nigerian newspaper The Guardian has reported. Critics have cautioned against the intended breakup of Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., saying it would lead to a loss of ...
Popular Nigerian DJ dies A Popular Delta-based Disc Jockey, identified as DJ Bullet, is dead. According to reports, DJ Bullet whose real name is Ugwumgbor Emmanuel was electrocuted, last night, in Jesse town. He was said to be addressing an electrical fault without wearing hand gloves when power ...
“The party will not be deterred by the antecedents of these enemies of our country and will not cease to highlight the benefits that are accruable to Nigeria and Nigerians if President Buhari succeeds come 2019”, said Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, the Media Consultant to Dr Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, the State ...
Managing Director of the NDDC, Mr NSIMA Ekere, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Akure. Ekere said the project was at the design state and the commission had received encouragement from Exim Bank in United States for it. “The Niger Delta ...
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, has suspended union activities in Ika Correspondents' Chapel, Agbor. The Council in the statement issued, and signed by it chairman, Mike Ikeogwu, a copy of which was made available to DAILY POST also suspended dealings with the outgoing ...
The alleged misappropriation of 6 Million fund said to have been released by the Delta State Government following the demolition of some property along Ughelli Asaba Expressway belonging to the people of Ogwashi-Uku community in the State by some indigenes of Ogbe-Ubu Quarters in the community ...

Contacted, Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, who confirmed the incident, said: “There was a robbery attack on the highway by herdsmen. “They attacked travellers and two of the victims are still being treated in the hospital. “Already, there are concerted efforts by all ...
Fierce looking cultists, at the weekend, attacked Eku Police Station in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, and allegedly vandalized property worth millions of naira before setting free inmates at the station cell. It was gathered that the cultists also sacked Eku Community with guns, cutlasses, ...
The Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has plan to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity to improve power supply and boost economic activities ... Ekere said the project was at the design state and the commission had received encouragement from Exim Bank in United States for it.
The member representing Ethiope at the House of Representatives, Lovette Idisi, has assured Ovu residents in Delta State of more dividends of democracy. He spoke while opening over 80 open market stores in Oviorie-Ovu, Ethiope East Local Government Area. Idisi said he renovated the market to ...
Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria is the operator of the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 130 concession, with partners consisting of China National Offshore ... of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Agbahi Fidelis Ebiala, who came from NIWA's headquarters in Lokoja, Kogi State, admonished the ...
The way forward is for Nigerians to vote out APC in 2019. “It is unthinkable in Delta State and in many other states across Nigeria for APC to win 2019 elections. Our people are sluttered daily by Fulani herdsmen without any arrest and prosecution by law enforcement agencies under APC national ...
A former Delta State chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), broke his silence on issues bordering on his rumoured romance with All ... So, like I have stated before, for now, every right thinking Nigerian, should be concerned with the security situation. ... Nigerians have become better enlightened.
Onoruvie said that in the meantime, the Deputy State Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Ibordor, will act as chairman pending when the issue is resolved.The scribe said that the party has inaugurated a seven-man disciplinary committee headed by Mr. Amaechi Nwabueze to look into allegations leveled against ...
"This happened in Sapele Delta state Nigeria on the 25th of March 2018 they operated for close to 3hours without response from police or vigilantes from 12:00AM to 3:30AM. "They came with guns cutlasses and iron cutter which they used on the burglary proof. "What gave them tough time was the iron ...
State of the nation : Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo, Takaya float movement for Nigeria's restructuring ... Lagos—THE Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Afenifere, Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Middle Belt Forum has set up a movement known as the Mass Alliance for Inclusive Nigeria, MAIN Front to deepen the ...
This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ivovi Aruoriwo, on behalf of the Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr.Peter Mrakpor and made available to DAILY POST in Warri. The Statement said that in exercising the, “powers of prerogative of mercy” ...
The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, flayed the Delta State House of Assembly over what it described as the “speedy manner” with which it approved the N3 billion certificate facility requested by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. The party noted that the governor is piling up debt for the State.
Residents of the small town of Ubulu-Okiti, Aniocha local council of Delta State seem to have reached the limit of human endurance after being plunged ... The former Power Holding Corporation of Nigeria (PHCN) had actually disconnected Ubulu-Okiti and some other communities as a result of a national ...
It was a special day in the history of the group, as Ezeh Nnajiofor Michael (JP) of Ebonyi State who emerged as president-elect was handed over the mantle of leadership in Warri, Delta State. Honourable Ezeh who contested the 2015 Ebonyi State House of Assembly under All Progressives Alliance ...
Addressing newsmen in Warri, weekend, the party chieftains urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the macabre dance of shame and attempt to sabotage his fight against corruption and electoral malpractices, which they alleged was playing out in Delta State, saying if not checked, it could lead to a ...
Army to evict Delta community for barracks ... Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State, have sent an SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari over threat by the Nigerian Army to evict them from their community over claim ... I will call the military location in that state and from 4 Brigade Benin City to find out.” ...
... Zaria is making efforts to establish conventional and standard locally-build refineries in Niger Delta to boost local oil production. Prof. Ibrahim Mohammed-Dabo, the Team Leader, ABU Refinery Project, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Niger Delta is one of the most polluted places on earth and it beggars belief that the companies responsible are still displaying this level of ... Shell and Eni to be deliberately reckless and therefore wilfully negligent in their operations in Nigeria - their failure to operate in line with Nigerian law and best ...
"The four state-owned refineries were all built by foreigners and whenever a serious technical problem arises we resort to contacting the so-called original manufactures to solve the problem. "If these refineries were designed and built by Nigerians, we would have solved the problems faster and cheaper.
Nigeria's Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, says the modular refineries under construction in the oil-producing Niger Delta region of the country will halt illegal refining and save the environment. ... The Nigerian government gave 65 licenses for modular refinery construction in 2015.
There was pandemonium at Emu Obodeti, Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State on Wednesday, after policemen invaded the oil-rich community, allegedly arresting anyone on sight and bundling them to the state police headquarters in Asaba. As at the time of filling this report, only soldiers ...
The three housewives participated in a Products Exhibition and Business Fair to showcase the products of beneficiaries of Delta State youth empowerment scheme. The Delta State government's twin youth empowerment programmes, Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) and Youth ...
A picture taken on September 16, 2015 shows workers trying to tie a pipe of the first refinery in Nigeria, which was built in 1965 in oil rich Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Port Harcourt refinery is Nigeria's oldest, built in 1965, nine years after crude was first found under the marshy soil and creeks of the delta, ...
In this interview with NIYI BELLO (Political Editor) and SEYE OLUMIDE, newbreed politician, Dr. Leroy Chuma Edozien, a medico-legal expert with higher degrees in Medicine and Law, spoke about his foray into Nigerian politics and wish to govern his native Delta State on the platform of the All ...
Meanwhile, the Ogun State police command said it has arrested the suspect who gruesomely murdered two pupils of St. John Anglican Primary School, Agodo, Ogun waterside area of Ogun State on Monday. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, the ...
Asaba — After many years of neglect, there is a ray of hope for the Stephen Keshi Stadium as the Delta State Government has approved the award of contract for the completion of the second phase of work on the structure. The stadium was named after the late Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi by former ...
Ughelli – A social political pressure group working for the actualisation of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar presidential bid, Atiku For Greater Nigeria Organisation (AGNO) has concluded plans to inaugurate local government chapters of the group across Delta State. The group, which held its executive quarterly ...
Oleh – Police in Delta State have arrested two suspected armed robbers for their alleged involvement in the attack of the owner of a petrol and gas station at Irri Community, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state. The early morning serenity in the Irri Community was shattered on Monday as armed ...
The Chairman and members of the Delta State Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy (DSACPM) have concluded its maiden visits to all prisons ... to grant amnesty to deserving inmates, cautioned youths to stay away from crime as the condition of Nigeria prisons are deplorable and degrading.
JESSE—The burial reception in honour of a 111-years-old woman (name withheld) at Boboroku community of Jesse in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State turned awry weekend, as a plain clothes policeman reportedly slumped and died during a clash between the community youth and a ...
The recent judgment by the UK Appeal Court on the dispute between Shell and two Niger Delta communities underscores the need for people of the ... Rather, claims by Nigerians against a Nigerian company about events in Nigeria, governed by Nigerian law, should be heard in a Nigerian court. The judge ...
The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) on Tuesday bemoaned the state of its office in Patani, Patani Local Government of Delta. This was disclosed by the Administrative Secretary, Mrs Rose Orianran-Anthony during the inspection of the continuous voters registration (CVR) across the ...
One set of modular refinery package shipment has since arrived Nigeria, and after undergoing clearance at customs, would be installed in Delta State; while another set, which is expected to arrive the country in April this year, would be installed in Rivers State. The operation of the modular refineries would ...


 

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