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PDP suspends Elumelu, 5 other chieftains for alleged misconduct

PDP suspends Elumelu, 5 other chieftains for alleged misconduct

PDP suspends Elumelu, 5 other chieftains for alleged misconduct
We will not cede any land in Urhobo kingdom for cattle colony - Olorogun Taiga

We will not cede any land in Urhobo kingdom for cattle colony - Olorogun Taiga

The President-general of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), Olorogun Moses Taiga, has reportedly asked the federal government to forget the establishment of cattle colonies as the Niger Deltan nation has no inch of land to be ceded.

We will not cede any land in Urhobo kingdom for cattle colony - Olorogun Taiga
Delta govt invites militants for dialogue as avengers threaten to resume bombing

Delta govt invites militants for dialogue as avengers threaten to resume bombing

The Delta state government, represented by the deputy governor, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, has invited members of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) for a dialogue agter the group threatened to resume bombing the oil facilities.

Delta govt invites militants for dialogue as avengers threaten to resume bombing
Breaking: Gunmen kidnap 5 oil workers in Niger Delta

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap 5 oil workers in Niger Delta

Five oil workers have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s restive southern Niger Delta region, an area regularly hit by militant attacks and abductions. Suspected militants seized the workers on Wednesday near the Ajoki community.

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap 5 oil workers in Niger Delta
3 labourers bag death sentence for killing Kachikwu’s uncle

3 labourers bag death sentence for killing Kachikwu’s uncle

Three persons accused of killing Felix Boise, an uncle to the minister of state for petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, have been sentenced to death by hanging by a Delta state High Court. The defendants are charged with armed robbery.

3 labourers bag death sentence for killing Kachikwu’s uncle
Suspected kidnap kingpin who allegedly killed British missionary, surrenders to army in Delta state

Suspected kidnap kingpin who allegedly killed British missionary, surrenders to army in Delta state

The suspected mastermind of the abduction and subsequent killing of one of the four British missionaries at Enekorogha community, Burutu council area of Delta state last year, has reportedly surrendered himself to the military.

Suspected kidnap kingpin who allegedly killed British missionary, surrenders to army in Delta state
Just in: Fresh explosion rocks Escravos pipeline

Just in: Fresh explosion rocks Escravos pipeline

Vanguard is reporting that an oil facility allegedly belonging to Nigerian Gas Company, NGC, in Ejere community, Warri south local government area was rocked a deafening explosion in the early hours of today, Thursday, January 11.

Just in: Fresh explosion rocks Escravos pipeline
Tension in Delta as APC women block council secretariat, ground economic activities

Tension in Delta as APC women block council secretariat, ground economic activities

It was gathered that one of the councillorship candidates, Victor Esivwenughu, who contested under APC in Okpe Ward 9 had pleaded with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and other PDP chieftains to return his mandate which they alleged stole.

Tension in Delta as APC women block council secretariat, ground economic activities
NANS forces 3 filling stations to sell fuel at N145 per litre pump price

NANS forces 3 filling stations to sell fuel at N145 per litre pump price

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday, January, 10, stormed three filling stations in Asaba, Delta, and compelled their attendants to sell fuel at the official pump price of N145 per litre to the public.

NANS forces 3 filling stations to sell fuel at N145 per litre pump price
Thugs allegedly hijack LGA election in Delta state (video)

Thugs allegedly hijack LGA election in Delta state (video)

In a video that has gone viral on social media, some men believed to be political thugs allegedly stormed a polling centre in Delta state during the recently concluded local government election to disrupt the ballot counting

Thugs allegedly hijack LGA election in Delta state (video)
Breaking: PDP wins all 22 LG chairmanship seats in Delta state polls

Breaking: PDP wins all 22 LG chairmanship seats in Delta state polls

Delta state Independent Electoral Commission has announced results of 23 out of the 25 local government areas in the Saturday local government council election, with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP winning all seats.

Breaking: PDP wins all 22 LG chairmanship seats in Delta state polls
Police react to report that 2000 Boko Haram insurgents infiltrated Asaba

Police react to report that 2000 Boko Haram insurgents infiltrated Asaba

The Nigerian Police, Delta state Command, has reacted to report that over 2000 members of dreaded the Boko Haram insurgency has entered Asaba, the state capital, in a bid to terrorise and islamize the whole country.

Police react to report that 2000 Boko Haram insurgents infiltrated Asaba
Delta government commissions Cattle Rearers Association’s Office in Agbor

Delta government commissions Cattle Rearers Association’s Office in Agbor

The Delta state government has commissioned the Cattle Rearers Association’s Office in Agbo. According to report, the state also issued a warning to Fulani herdsmen to desist from attacking and killing innocent citizens.

Delta government commissions Cattle Rearers Association’s Office in Agbor
APC leader defies John Oyegun, defects with over 5,000 members to PDP in Delta state

APC leader defies John Oyegun, defects with over 5,000 members to PDP in Delta state

Over 5,000 members of the All Progressives Congress in Delta state have decamped to the PDP. The defectors were led by a former candidate of the APC for Sapele constituency into Delta state House of Assembly, Felix Anirah.

APC leader defies John Oyegun, defects with over 5,000 members to PDP in Delta state
We will never return to Egypt - 5,000 APC members declare as they join PDP in Delta state

We will never return to Egypt - 5,000 APC members declare as they join PDP in Delta state

The APC has lost over 5,000 members to the PDP in Ika northeast local government area of Delta state. The defectors were led by a chieftain of the party in the area, Comrade Ebenezer Obiazorkwo and other seven APC ward chairmen.

We will never return to Egypt - 5,000 APC members declare as they join PDP in Delta state
Hundreds escape death on new year's eve as two petrol tankers collide on Niger Bridge

Hundreds escape death on new year's eve as two petrol tankers collide on Niger Bridge

Rescue efforts by men of Anambra Fire Service, Nigeria Police Force and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday, December 31, 2017 prevented a fire disaster at the middle of the Niger Bridge linking Delta and Anambra.

Hundreds escape death on new year's eve as two petrol tankers collide on Niger Bridge
House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)

House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)

Lawmaker Loveth Idisi, representing Ethiope federal constituency in Delta state, allegedly abandoned his vehicle for a bicycle after he was unable to get fuel.

House of Reps member abandons vehicle for bicycle over fuel scarcity (photos)
Delta deputy speaker’s aide Jerry Ojugbeli allegedly killed at PDP rally, Governor Okowa mourns

Delta deputy speaker’s aide Jerry Ojugbeli allegedly killed at PDP rally, Governor Okowa mourns

It was further learnt that he could not get immediate help as the crowd focused on the dignitaries. He died before he could be rushed to the hospital.

Delta deputy speaker’s aide Jerry Ojugbeli allegedly killed at PDP rally, Governor Okowa mourns
How custom officers demanded N500,000 bribe from me - Importer

How custom officers demanded N500,000 bribe from me - Importer

The businessman said he had cleared the imported gas tank measuring 45 cubic meter capacity and was transporting it to Ughelli, Delta state from Lagos state.

How custom officers demanded N500,000 bribe from me - Importer
It is easier to be a businessman in Nigeria than a politician; EFCC quizzed me 109 times - Ex-commissioner alleges

It is easier to be a businessman in Nigeria than a politician; EFCC quizzed me 109 times - Ex-commissioner alleges

A former commissioner for finance in Delta state, Mr Love Ojakovo, has stated that it is far easier to do business in Nigeria, than to be a politician.

It is easier to be a businessman in Nigeria than a politician; EFCC quizzed me 109 times - Ex-commissioner alleges
Rumours of 2019 alliance thickens as Tambuwal holds secret meeting with Wike, Ibori

Rumours of 2019 alliance thickens as Tambuwal holds secret meeting with Wike, Ibori

Governors Aminu Tambuwal and Nyesom Wike of Sokoto and Rivers state met with Ibori in Asaba, barely three days after the national convention of the PDP.

Rumours of 2019 alliance thickens as Tambuwal holds secret meeting with Wike, Ibori
Armed robbers break into bullion van in Delta state, cart away several millions of naira (video)

Armed robbers break into bullion van in Delta state, cart away several millions of naira (video)

A bullion van, allegedly hijacked by dare devil armed robbers on Friday, December 9, was spotted in a filling station where it was abandoned on Saturday.

Armed robbers break into bullion van in Delta state, cart away several millions of naira (video)
Police escorts flee as armed robbers ambush bullion van in Delta state, cart away over N60M

Police escorts flee as armed robbers ambush bullion van in Delta state, cart away over N60M

Dare devil armed robbers on Friday, December 8, 2017, launched an attack on a bullion van conveying over N60 million in Asaba, the Delta state capital.

Police escorts flee as armed robbers ambush bullion van in Delta state, cart away over N60M
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