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EFCC puts top politicians, contractors under pressure, set to visit abandoned NDDC project sites

We will ensure that justice is done - EFCC breathes threat to top politicians, contractors over abandoned NDDC projects

We will ensure that justice is done - EFCC breathes threat to top politicians, contractors over abandoned NDDC projects
Policemen beat lawyer to pulp for allegedly seeking his client’s bail in Delta state (photo, video)

Policemen beat lawyer to pulp for allegedly seeking his client’s bail in Delta state (photo, video)

A Nigerian lawyer identified as Bernard Oyabevwe was allegedly beaten to a pulp by policemen attached to a police station in the ‘A’ Division of the Delta State Police Command in Warri for defending his client.

Policemen beat lawyer to pulp for allegedly seeking his client’s bail in Delta state (photo, video)
Policemen reportedly beat up Nigerian lawyer in Warri for defending his client

Policemen reportedly beat up Nigerian lawyer in Warri for defending his client

A lawyer has been battered by policemen attached to a police station in the ‘A’ Division of the Delta state police command in Warri . Barr. Bernard Oyabevwe was said to have visited the division to defend his client.

Policemen reportedly beat up Nigerian lawyer in Warri for defending his client
2019: Top APC supporters throw weight behind Buhari, promises to give 2m votes

2019: Top APC supporters throw weight behind Buhari, promises to give 2m votes

President Muhammadu Buhari has been assured of getting not less than two million votes from supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta state. The promise was voiced by Olorogu Emerhor, a top member of the party.

2019: Top APC supporters throw weight behind Buhari, promises to give 2m votes
Activists issue 14-day ultimatum to oil company over botched recruitment of Niger Delta residents

Activists issue 14-day ultimatum to oil company over botched recruitment of Niger Delta residents

According to Success Jack, the group had exhausted all avenues and available options to make Agip live up to its corporate social responsibility, but the company was not ready to continue doing business in Nigeria.

Activists issue 14-day ultimatum to oil company over botched recruitment of Niger Delta residents
Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers

Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers

A traditional ruler in Delta state who was abducted by unknown gunmen has regained his freedom. HRM Sunday Olisewokwu the ruler of Ogodor Kingdom was kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday, June 3, after invading his palace.

Delta monarch rushed to hospital after being released by kidnappers
Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri

Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri

The Nigerian Army on Sunday, June 3, described as false allegations made by Victor Otomiebo that it has sold off lands meant for barracks in Warri, Delta state.Army said the land in Warri was rightfully acquired in 1974.

Army denies allegation that it illegally took over a land in Warri
Confusion as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ boy suddenly goes crazy, stabs self to death

Confusion as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ boy suddenly goes crazy, stabs self to death

A suspected “Yahoo-Yahoo” boy identified as Mukoro Ovie reportedly ran amok and stabbed himself to death with a broken bottle in Orumala Street, Ughelli, Delta state, on May 31. He was behaving strangely before the incident.

Confusion as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ boy suddenly goes crazy, stabs self to death
Ogboru/Omo-Agege/Erue faction of Delta APC allegedly defies national leadership, goes ahead with inauguration of exco

Ogboru/Omo-Agege/Erue faction of Delta APC allegedly defies national leadership, goes ahead with inauguration of exco

The Chief Great Ogboru/Senator Ovie Omo-Agege/Prophet Jones Erue faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta state has reportedly inaugurated its own elected state executive, in defiance of the party’s NWC.

Ogboru/Omo-Agege/Erue faction of Delta APC allegedly defies national leadership, goes ahead with inauguration of exco
Group alleges army massively stealing oil, petitions Buhari

Group alleges army massively stealing oil, petitions Buhari

Bille Youth Vanguard, a community group in Rivers state has petitioned President Buhari over oil stealing allegedly carried out by soldiers saying that the troops didn't succour from the activities of oil thieves.

Group alleges army massively stealing oil, petitions Buhari
2019: We are ready to make peace in Niger Delta - Ex-agitator groups promise to support FG

2019: We are ready to make peace in Niger Delta - Ex-agitator groups promise to support FG

Some leaders of various ex-agitator groups in the Niger Delta have promised to support the federal government to ensure peace and order ahead of the 2019 general elections. The leaders made this pledge in Lagos on Sunday, May 27.

2019: We are ready to make peace in Niger Delta - Ex-agitator groups promise to support FG
Nigerian policeman caught on camera slapping a girl in Delta state (video)

Nigerian policeman caught on camera slapping a girl in Delta state (video)

For allegedly refusing to let him check her box of underwears during a routine stop and search of a vehicle around Warri/Sapele road, Delta state, a policeman in uniform descended on a female traveller, slapping and pushing her.

Nigerian policeman caught on camera slapping a girl in Delta state (video)
Tsohon Tsageran Neja-Delta yace ko za a mutu sai sun ga Buhari yayi nasara a zaben 2019

Tsohon Tsageran Neja-Delta yace ko za a mutu sai sun ga Buhari yayi nasara a zaben 2019

Za ku ji cewa wani Tubabben Tsageran Neja-Delta ya soki Jonathan ya yabi Shugaba Buhari. Janar Emma Lawson yace Shugaba Buhari yayi aikin da har Jonathan ya gaza duk da cewa shi ya fito ne daga Yankin mai arzikin fetur.

Tsohon Tsageran Neja-Delta yace ko za a mutu sai sun ga Buhari yayi nasara a zaben 2019
Breaking: Delta APC congress begins in Asaba

Breaking: Delta APC congress begins in Asaba

The state congress of the Delta state All Progressives Congress (APC) approved by the National Working Committee is currently underway at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba, Delta state capital.

Breaking: Delta APC congress begins in Asaba
3 police officers in arrested for killing a young man in Delta

3 police officers in arrested for killing a young man in Delta

The assistant inspector general (AIG) of police, zone 5, Rasheed Akintunde, has ordered the arrest of three police officer who were allegedly involved in the death of one Samson Omonuwa in Warri area of Delta state.

3 police officers in arrested for killing a young man in Delta
FG is committed to completion of 2nd Niger Bridge - Babatunde Fashola

FG is committed to completion of 2nd Niger Bridge - Babatunde Fashola

The federal government has put in place workable funding mechanism to ensure completion of the Second Niger Bridge, the minister of works, power and housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. He made the statement on Saturday, May 19.

FG is committed to completion of 2nd Niger Bridge - Babatunde Fashola
Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order

Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has refused a stay-of-execution order requested by the Senate, against a previous ruling of the court regarding the suspension of Delta State Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege.

Senator Omo-Agege defeats Senate again as high court refuses stay-of-execution order
Security beef-up at NASS as Senate awaits Omo-Agege's resumption

Security beef-up at NASS as Senate awaits Omo-Agege's resumption

Security was on Monday, May 14, beefed up at the National Assembly, Abuja, ahead of expected resumption of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege following Thursday’s Abuja High Court nullification of his suspension by the Senate.

Security beef-up at NASS as Senate awaits Omo-Agege's resumption
Senate reacts as court nullifies Omo-Agege's suspension, files appeal against judgement

Senate reacts as court nullifies Omo-Agege's suspension, files appeal against judgement

The Nigerian Senate, has on Monday, May 14, reacted to the judgement by a division of the Abuja Federal High Court, nullifying the 90-day suspension handed to Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta central constituency.

Senate reacts as court nullifies Omo-Agege's suspension, files appeal against judgement
How 13 Delta state pilgrims to Israel absconded- Commissioner

How 13 Delta state pilgrims to Israel absconded- Commissioner

The commissioner of the bureau for special duties in Delta, Ernest Ogwezzy, has revealed that not less than 13 pilgrims out of the 156 who travelled from the state to Israel on pilgrimage in 2017 actually disappeared.

How 13 Delta state pilgrims to Israel absconded- Commissioner
You have disobeyed Nigerians with your refusal to appear before Senate - PFN tells IGP Idris

You have disobeyed Nigerians with your refusal to appear before Senate - PFN tells IGP Idris

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Monday, May 14, said the refusal of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to appear before the Senate is a kind of disrespect for the representatives of Nigerians.

You have disobeyed Nigerians with your refusal to appear before Senate - PFN tells IGP Idris
Lady reportedly goes mad, strips self naked after outing with ‘sugar daddy’

Lady reportedly goes mad, strips self naked after outing with ‘sugar daddy’

An unidentified lady in Ikenegbu area of Sapele area of Delta state allegedly ran mad shortly after she returned from an outing with a man suspected to be her sugar daddy. The incident reportedly happened on Friday, May 4.

Lady reportedly goes mad, strips self naked after outing with ‘sugar daddy’
See photo of the hospital famous Nigerian comedian plans to build in his community in Delta state, it will gulp millions of naira

See photo of the hospital famous Nigerian comedian plans to build in his community in Delta state, it will gulp millions of naira

Nigerian comedian I Go Dye has taken to his Instagram handle to announce his mission in changing the health system in his community. He took to his Instagram handle to share a picture of the hospital he intends to build in Delta.

See photo of the hospital famous Nigerian comedian plans to build in his community in Delta state, it will gulp millions of naira
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