Tag: Delta State

COVID-19: Asaba Airport Reopens, Records First Flight

Henry Solomon- August 17, 2020

The Asaba Airport on Monday recorded its first flight, four days after it was reopened by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), for meeting the ... Read More

Fire guts Trans Forcados Pipeline in Delta

admin- May 20, 2019

Fire has occurred at a spill site along the Trans Forcados Pipeline within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area of ... Read More

Delta governorship poll: Ogboru suffers major setback in court

admin- March 19, 2019

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba on Monday voided the participation of Chief Great Ogboru as the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the ... Read More

Delta Records 95% PVC collection – REC

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2019

Dr Cyril Omorogbe, the Delta Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced that the state has so far recorded 95 per ... Read More

Committee calls for dredging of river Niger, Benue

admin- October 10, 2018

Mr Ladein Omiebi, Chairman, Flood Management Committee, Patani Local Government Area, Delta State has called on the Federal Government to carry out a proper dredging ... Read More

Joyful tears as Mrs Okowa pays N5.1m for 25 needy patients

admin- September 12, 2018

Delta First Lady Dame Edith Okowa signing off the payment of hospital bills for indigent patients It was an emotional day for many indigent patients ... Read More

DELSU Suspends Controversial Duty Register

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2018

The Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has temporarily suspended implementation of the controversial duty register it recently introduced for its staff. The institution’s Registrar, Mr. ... Read More

13 per cent derivation for oil states for review: Buhari

admin- July 27, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with Delta State, APC Chieftain High Chief Fred Obe. Others are Ahmed Ekplomo, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed ... Read More

Varsity Invents Software Game for Oil Industry

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 9, 2018

Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta has invented a software game for training students and others to stimulate their interests in the oil and ... Read More

Maritime University Receives Go Ahead to Begin Undergraduate Programmes — Presidency

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, to begin undergraduate degree programmes from the 2017/2018 academic session. The ... Read More

Delta House Of Assembly Dissolves State Electoral Body

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2017

The Board of Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) has been dissolved by the State House of Assembly. The dissolution of the board followed a ... Read More

Acting President Osinbajo Extols Edwin Clark At 90

Henry Solomon- May 24, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, warmly felicitates with former Federal Commissioner of Information and elder statesman Chief Edwin Clark on his 90th birthday, May 25th, 2017. ... Read More

Delta State: Police Recover 4 Bodies of Slain Officers

Suleiman Idris- May 19, 2017

The Police in Delta said they had recovered corpses of four of its officers allegedly killed by suspected militants on May 15. The Police Public ... Read More

Big Brother Nigeria Winner Efe: “Based On Logistics’’ Video To Be Out Soon

Henry Solomon- May 13, 2017

Efe Ejeba, Winner of the 2017 Big Brother Naija reality show has assured fans that the video of his recently released song titled; “Based on ... Read More

Just In: Speaker Impeached By 80% Members In An Emergency Sitting

Tanimu- May 11, 2017

Austin Edemodu, Delta: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly Monday Igbuya representing Sapele State Constituency has been impeached by 22 members out ... Read More

Operators Form Group To Materialize Government’s Proposal For Modular Refineries

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2017

Operators of artisanal  refineries in the Niger Delta have formed a group to actualised the Federal Government’s plan to establish community-based modular refineries in the ... Read More

NNPC To Generate 4, 000 Megawatts Power

Tanimu- March 21, 2017

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC will generate about 4, 000 megawatts of power in the next ten years to boost the ... Read More

Late Ogbemudia’s legacies Will Not Be Forgotten

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2017

Governor Godwin Obaseki stand by the Casket of Late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia to pay his last respect Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has assured ... Read More

Delta State Declare 3 Days Mourning In Honor Of Ogbemudia

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2017

Edo State Honor Late Ogbemudia Delta State Government has declared a three-day mourning in honor of late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, who died on Thursday at ... Read More

Edo, Delta to give Ogbemudia state burial

inno.korie- March 12, 2017

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has met with the Ogbemudia family on Saturday to pay condolence to the family as well as to discuss ... Read More