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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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