Delta State News Today

Flood victim gives birth to baby girl in Delta

Flood victim gives birth to baby girl at IDP camp in Delta (photos)

Flood victim gives birth to baby girl in Delta
Controller of works gives details on construction of second Niger Bridge

Controller of works gives details on construction of second Niger Bridge

Work on the second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra, has reached 50 per cent completion, Mr Wkscont Ajani, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra, has said. He said this on Thursday, September 13.

Controller of works gives details on construction of second Niger Bridge
Omo-Agege dismisses Emerhor’s challenge

Omo-Agege dismisses Emerhor’s challenge

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta central senatorial zone of Delta state in the Senate, has dismissed the threat to his second term aspiration from Chief Otega Emerhor, describing his potential challenger as an infantile.

Omo-Agege dismisses Emerhor’s challenge
2009: My motivation for Delta guber race is to chase out poverty - Pat Utomi

2009: My motivation for Delta guber race is to chase out poverty - Pat Utomi

Utomi, who is vying for Delta guber race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said his motivation for politics is because of the desire to liberate his people from the cesspool of poverty and dearth.

2009: My motivation for Delta guber race is to chase out poverty - Pat Utomi
APC gubernatorial aspirant kicks against high cost of nomination forms, drags party, Oshiomhole to court

APC gubernatorial aspirant kicks against high cost of nomination forms, drags party, Oshiomhole to court

An APC governorship aspirant in Delta has sued the party and its national chairman over the high cost of nomination and expression of interest forms. He described the sum of N22.5m imposed by the APC on governors as excessive.

APC gubernatorial aspirant kicks against high cost of nomination forms, drags party, Oshiomhole to court
2019: Those planning to run against me can't match me - Okowa boasts

2019: Those planning to run against me can't match me - Okowa boasts

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state on Wednesday, September 12, said those planning to contest the governorship election in the state with him in 2019 do not have the capability or experience to match him in the race.

2019: Those planning to run against me can't match me - Okowa boasts
2019: Governor Okowa receives 5,000 APC decampees from Ughelli

2019: Governor Okowa receives 5,000 APC decampees from Ughelli

Delta governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and the Delta state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Barrister Kingsley Esiso received the defectors at an event in Ogono-Orogun, Ughelli north local government area of the state.

2019: Governor Okowa receives 5,000 APC decampees from Ughelli
With backwardness for 15 years, we want Uduaghan as senator - Ijaw women

With backwardness for 15 years, we want Uduaghan as senator - Ijaw women

Some APC supporters of the Ijaw Women for Good Governance (IWGG), in a move for change and progress, have given their support to ex-governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to run for the senatorial seat in the state's National Assembly.

With backwardness for 15 years, we want Uduaghan as senator - Ijaw women
NDDC to select 200 out of 2,835 candidates jostling for its foreign scholarship

NDDC to select 200 out of 2,835 candidates jostling for its foreign scholarship

Computer-based tests have been conducted on Monday, September 10, for 2,835 candidates out of the over 4,000 that applied for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Scheme for 2018.

NDDC to select 200 out of 2,835 candidates jostling for its foreign scholarship
3 suspects arrested for kidnapping Catholic priest in Delta state

3 suspects arrested for kidnapping Catholic priest in Delta state

Three persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly being involved with the kidnap of the parish priest of St. Emmanuel Catholic Church, Aghalokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, Rev Father Christopher Ogaga.

3 suspects arrested for kidnapping Catholic priest in Delta state
2019: Crisis deepens in Delta APC as Utomi walks out on factional chairman over choice of primaries

2019: Crisis deepens in Delta APC as Utomi walks out on factional chairman over choice of primaries

The crisis in the Delta state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has gotten worse, as two factions in the chapter have failed to agree on either direct or indirect method for the forthcoming state party primaries.

2019: Crisis deepens in Delta APC as Utomi walks out on factional chairman over choice of primaries
Comedian Igodye finally speak on why he attached former governor Uduaghan

Comedian Igodye finally speak on why he attached former governor Uduaghan

Popular Nigerian comedian, Igodye has explained why he recently attacked former Delta state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, over his senatorial ambition. This is coming after he faced major criticism from his colleague Bovi.

Comedian Igodye finally speak on why he attached former governor Uduaghan
If you ever mention my children again, I will physically beat you up - Bovi says to Igodye

If you ever mention my children again, I will physically beat you up - Bovi says to Igodye

Few days after Nigerian comedian Bovi called out his colleague I Go Dye for slamming former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan over some his ‘awkward projects’, the fight has gotten way much bigger with I Go Dye’s response.

If you ever mention my children again, I will physically beat you up - Bovi says to Igodye
NUPENG threatens nationwide strike, asks military to vacate oil and gas firm in 24-hours

NUPENG threatens nationwide strike, asks military to vacate oil and gas firm in 24-hours

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Thursday, September 6 has given the Nigerian military 24 hours ultimatum to vacate the premises of an oil and gas firm to avert a nationwide strike.

NUPENG threatens nationwide strike, asks military to vacate oil and gas firm in 24-hours
Stop oil installations from December 2018, or face our hostilities - Niger Delta militants threaten oil firms; group begs, calls for truce

Stop oil installations from December 2018, or face our hostilities - Niger Delta militants threaten oil firms; group begs, calls for truce

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has appealed to Niger Delta agitators not to resort to hostilities over the alleged refusal of international oil firms to meet their demands.

Stop oil installations from December 2018, or face our hostilities - Niger Delta militants threaten oil firms; group begs, calls for truce
Ibori reacts to Uduaghan's defection to APC, says former governor needs prayers

Ibori reacts to Uduaghan's defection to APC, says former governor needs prayers

A PDP chieftain has revealed that former governor of Delta, Chief James Ibori, was sorry for the defection of his elder cousin and ex-governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, from the PDP to the APC and had asked people to pray for him.

Ibori reacts to Uduaghan's defection to APC, says former governor needs prayers
Edwin Clark home raid: If you are looking for arms, go to Sambisa - Shehu Sani tells police

Edwin Clark home raid: If you are looking for arms, go to Sambisa - Shehu Sani tells police

The lawmaker representing Kaduna central at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the recent raid on the home of elder statesman Edwin Clark by some men of Nigeria police in Abuja.

Edwin Clark home raid: If you are looking for arms, go to Sambisa - Shehu Sani tells police
Saraki must get prepared to be sacked as Senate president, chased out of National Assembly - Omo-Agege

Saraki must get prepared to be sacked as Senate president, chased out of National Assembly - Omo-Agege

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, will be sacked and then chased out of the National Assembly, a member of the upper chamber and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ovie Omo-Agege, has vowed.

Saraki must get prepared to be sacked as Senate president, chased out of National Assembly - Omo-Agege
Uduaghan, Okowa draw battle line over 2019, trade fiery words

Uduaghan, Okowa draw battle line over 2019, trade fiery words

Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past governor of Delta state, has accused his successor, Ifeanyi Okowa, of being vindictive and working to destroy his legacy. He warned Deltans against re-electing Okowa in 2019.

Uduaghan, Okowa draw battle line over 2019, trade fiery words
Myself, Buhari, others would liberate Delta state come 2019 - APC chieftain

Myself, Buhari, others would liberate Delta state come 2019 - APC chieftain

Five time governorship candidate in Delta state and APC chieftain, Chief Great Ovadje Ogboru has described himself as one of those who would be liberating Delta state from the PDP in the 2019 general elections.

Myself, Buhari, others would liberate Delta state come 2019 - APC chieftain
2019: Omo-Agege mobilises support for Buhari in Delta, says his re-election will benefit Urhobo people

2019: Omo-Agege mobilises support for Buhari in Delta, says his re-election will benefit Urhobo people

Senator Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege has advised people of Urhobo to ensure that they re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 general elections, saying that it is in the best interest of the Urhobo nation.

2019: Omo-Agege mobilises support for Buhari in Delta, says his re-election will benefit Urhobo people
Just in: Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Delta, demand for N15 million

Just in: Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Delta, demand for N15 million

The parish priest of Emmanuel Catholic Church, Oviri-Okpe in Okpe council area of Delta state, Rev Father Christopher Ogaga, has been kidnapped. The news of the kidnap of Father Ogaga broke few hours after the tragedy in the state

Just in: Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Delta, demand for N15 million
Why Catholic Church collapsed during morning mass - Delta state government

Why Catholic Church collapsed during morning mass - Delta state government

The Delta state government has given reason why a St. Paul's Catholic Church in Ugolo, Adagbrasa in Okpe local government area of Delta state collapsed during morning mass. A report said the church was 100 years old.

Why Catholic Church collapsed during morning mass - Delta state government
NAIJ.com

All latest news about Delta state from Naij.com

Mailfire view pixel