Tag: Delta

DPR seals 10 gas plants, 40 retail outlets

Abdul Jimoh- February 4, 2020

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Warri Zonal Office on Tuesday said it has sealed 10 gas plants and 40 gas retail shops over various ... Read More

Osinbajo, Okowa Agree: MSMEs Sure Way to Economic Growth

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) were the fastest ways ... Read More

Delta NLC Suspends Minimum Wage Strike

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2019

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Delta on Thursday announced the suspension of the strike embarked on over the failure of the federal government to ... Read More

Court Sacks Nwoboshi, Delta North Senator-elect

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2019

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday, sacked Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District. Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the order while ... Read More

2019: APC Will Make Strong Show In PDP States-Ohikere Predicts

Abdul Jimoh- December 4, 2018

Dr. Tom Ohikere, the National Coordinator, APC Broom Platform has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would have a strong showing in the Peoples Democratic ... Read More

Panic As Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap Four Reverend Fathers In Delta

admin- November 7, 2018

Some suspected herdsmen have reportedly attacked four reverend fathers, whisking them away to the unknown in Delta state.   File photo According to a report ... Read More

INEC registers 600,000 new voters in Delta

admin- September 4, 2018

INEC registers 600,000 new voters in Delta By Abiodun Azi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta registered 600,000 new Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) ... Read More

Okowa lays foundation for 400MW power plant

admin- April 20, 2018

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has performed the ground-breaking for a 400 megawatts power generating plant designed to provide uninterrupted electricity. The combined cycle power ... Read More

205 INEC Staff Suspended Over Roles Played in Elections – Chairman

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended 205 staff over various unwholesome roles in the 2015 general elections. INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed ... Read More

Delta Government Says 2,324 Unemployed Youths Now Employers of Labour

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2017

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has disclosed that the state government’s skills and vocational programmes of job creation have made 2,324 previously unemployed youths in ... Read More

FG Engages 7147 N-Power Volunteers In Delta

Abdul Jimoh- June 22, 2017

No fewer than 7,149 N-Power volunteers were engaged in Delta in 2016, Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, ... Read More

We Shall Collaborate With FG To Sustain Peace In Niger Delta – Okowa

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said the State Government would collaborate with the Federal Government to sustain the existing peace in the ... Read More

80 Illegal Refineries Destroyed By Operation Delta Safe

Tanimu- March 7, 2017

Abubakar Abdullahi, Abuja: Troops of joint operation DELTA SAFE have intensified raids operation against crude oil theft with destruction of 80 illegal refineries across Bayelsa, ... Read More

Presidency Activates $20B ‘Gas Revolution’ Project

Henry Solomon- February 27, 2017

In what is called a ‘Gas Revolution,’ and following the renewed interactive engagements of the Federal Government with oil-producing communities in several states in the ... Read More

Artisans, Traders, Benefit In FG’s Soft Loans Across 13 States

Henry Solomon- January 30, 2017

In consolidation of the Buhari Presidency’s Social Investment Programmes (SIPs), the Federal Government has so far disbursed 23,400 loans to beneficiaries in 13 states & ... Read More

Busted! Police Arrest Kidnappers Of Turkish School Children And Members Of Staff

Abdul Jimoh- January 26, 2017

Suspects Of Turkish School Kidnappers The Nigeria Police nabbed kidnappers of Turkish school children and three (3) members of staff and recovered one million two hundred ... Read More

Delta State Recovers Over N1Billion After Screening

Suleiman Idris- January 19, 2017

      (VON) A committee established to conduct the verification of civil and public servants in Delta State, has saved a whooping 1, 976, ... Read More

Omawumi Udoh, Delta lawmaker dies

Suleiman Idris- December 15, 2016

Late Omawumi Udoh. Twitter photo.The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Monday Igbuya on Wednesday night announced the death of one of its long-serving ... Read More