PDP’s failure in 2015 poll diminished Nigeria – Ex envoy

A retired diplomat has regretted the failure of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to win the 2015 presidential elections, saying that it reduced Nigeria.

Dr. Orefo Nnamdi Onochie, a former member of the Delta State Think thank to the Nigeria Constitutional Conference in Abuja 2005, stated this [...]

Mon, 10 June 2019

Praise for Okowa over mechanic village

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has been commended for his foresight in building an ultra-modern mechanic village in Asaba.

Chief Boniface Ezeigwe, state chairman, Auto Spare Parts Dealers Association, gave the commendation while interacting with journalists in Asaba.

According to him [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019

Filling stations warned against off-loading fuel at noon

Filling stations owners and operators have been warned not to off load fuel products at noon in any part of the state due to safety concerns.

Mr. Eugene Oziwele, the Delta state director, Fire Service, gave the warning while speaking with journalists in Asaba.

He maintained that the warn [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019

Stay clear of Delta, AG warns traffickers

Parents in Delta state have been advised to keep watch over their children and wards to avoid falling into the hands of human traffickers.

The Delta State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, stated this when he and members of the State Taskforce on Anti Human Traff [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Delta pensioners want 99 months arrears paid

Pensioners in Delta State have called on the state government to clear their 99 months pension arrears, while advocating for adherence to the 33% pension increase award.

The new chairman of the Delta State Council of Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Chief S.M Savbede, stated this at the state [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

APC chieftain rubbish delta PDP on governorship arrangement

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, has claimed that the much talked about zoning arrangement in respect of Delta governorship being orchestrated persistently by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State is purely their internal affair and not binding on APC.

Barrister Ado Ogbuta [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

Delta assembly tasked on Ossisa/Ugiliamai road in 2019 budget

Just as the various committees in Delta State House of Assembly fine tune the 2019 budget, an appeal has been made for Ossissa/Ugiliama road project to be captured, in the budget.

A community leader from Ndokwa West Local Government Council, Chief Ifeanyi Obi, has called on the legislator repre [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Nurses, midwives protest in Delta over appointments

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives Delta State branch has protested what they say are ambiguities in some appointments by the Local Government Service Commission.

At a protest led by state chairman and secretary of the body, Comrade Jegede Ikpena and Comrade Okoh F.A, respe [...]

Sat, 03 November 2018


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