Tags : Delta State

Return £4.2m Ibori Loot To Delta State, Reps Tell FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the £4.2million Ibori loot be returned to Delta State. The Lawmakers insisted that the funds were stolen from Delta State and as such should rightly be returned to the State; adding that the funds are needed for the infrastructural development of the […]

Kidnapping: Six Year Old Victim Found In Benin

A six-year-old girl, simply identified as ‘Courage’, kidnapped in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government of Delta State has been found in the Benin area of Edo State after six days in custody, A family source told Newsmen on Sunday, December 27, 2020, that ‘Courage’ was taken to Adesuwa Police Station in Benin, by a lady […]

Kidnapped Ex-Eagles Star Obodo Regains Freedom

A former Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, who was reportedly kidnapped on Sunday evening, November 15, 2020, by gunmen in a Delta community, has been freed by the abductors. The PUNCH reports that the ex-international was abducted by gunmen along the Refinery Road in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State alongside a female […]

#EndSARS Protest: Omo-Agege Condemns Killing Of Officer, Seeks Thorough Investigation

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has strongly condemned the reported killing of a Policeman in Ughelli, Delta State. Senator Omo-Agege in a statement on Friday, October 9, 2020, by his spokesman, Mr Yomi Odunuga, calls for a thorough investigation into the matter. The Police Officer, Mr Etaga Stanley, is said to […]

Seven Dead As NNPC Confirms Explosion At Benin River Valve

Seven persons have died after an explosion at an ‘Oil Mining Lease 40’ operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division (NNPC),  Kennie Obateru confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. According to him, the incident happened on Tuesday evening, July 7, 2020, at […]

Abducted Delta Doctor Freed Seven Days After

Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete, the medical doctor kidnapped at Ojobo General Hospital in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, has been set free. The victim’s release is coming after the Delta State National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) had since declared an indefinite strike action to protest his abduction. The State […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Five New Cases, Total Infections Now 323

Nigeria Records Five New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on its verified Tweeter handle on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Two cases in Lagos, two in Kwara and 1 in Katsina. There are 323 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with […]

NCDC Confirms 16 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 254

Nigeria has recorded 16 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 254. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the updated figure which rose from 238 in a tweet on Tuesday evening, April 7, 2020. Ten of the new cases were discovered in Lagos State and […]

Nigeria Records 16 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 16 newcases of coronavirus in the country. 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina. As at 09:30 pm, April 7, 2020, there are 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria, 44 persons have been discharged and […]

Delta Govt Orders Investigation Of Killing, Calls For Calm

Following the killing of a 28-year-old man in Warri, yesterday, April 2, 2020, the Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the matter. In a statement issued on Thursday, April 2, 2020, the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu said the government was worried about the reported incident, as he decried the […]