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- Herdsmen get ID cards to graze cattle in south-south region
- The implication of the open letters from Obasanjo and Babangida to President Buhari - APC chieftain Eyube
- The Nigerian constitution does not allow anyone to graze on someone’s farm - Governor Ifeanyi Okowa
- Just in: Gunmen reportedly abduct university lecturer and his colleague’s son
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lawmaker Loveth Idisi, representing Ethiope federal constituency in Delta state, allegedly abandoned his vehicle for a bicycle after he was unable to get fuel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.