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SUSPECTED HOODLUMS HAVE ONCE AGAIN ATTACKED A POLICE FACILITY IN THE SOUTHEAST CREATING FEAR AND PANIC AMONG RESIDENTS. THUGS ON THURSDAY NIGHT, RAZED DOWN THE ABOH MBAISE DIVISIONAL POLICE HEADQUARTERS, IN IMO STATE. THE ATTACK CAUSED POLICEMEN ON DUTY, DETAINED SUSPECTS, AND NATIVES TO FLEE INTO NEARBY BUSHES AS THE HOODLUMS CARRIED OUT THE ARSON. […]

THE IMO STATE GOVERNOR, HOPE UZODINMA, HAS SAID HE IS NOT BEHIND THE RECENT ARREST AND DETENTION OF SENATOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA. THE IMO STATE GOVERNOR SAID THE RECENT ARREST OF THE FORMER GOVERNOR WAS CONNECTED TO INVESTIGATIONS THAT WERE COMMENCED BY THE PAST ADMINISTRATION OF EMEKA IHEDIOHA. UZODINMA SAYS THE SECURITY SITUATION IN ORLU HAS […]

DELTA GOVERNOR, SENATOR (DR) IFEANYI OKOWA, HAS SIGNED THREE BILLS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW UNIVERSITIES IN THE STATE. SPEAKING AT THE CEREMONY AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, ASABA, THE GOVERNOR COMMENDED THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY FOR THE PROMPT PASSAGE OF THE BILLS. THE BILLS, WHICH WERE PRESENTED TO OKOWA FOR ASSENT BY THE SPEAKER OF […]

THE POLICE IN RIVERS STATE SAID ON THURSDAY THAT COPS, WHO ALLEGEDLY EXTORTED MONEY FROM TWO UNDERGRADUATES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT IN RUMUOLOGU, OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF THE STATE, HAD BEEN IDENTIFIED AND WOULD BE PUNISHED. THE STUDENTS HAD ALLEGED THAT THE POLICEMEN FROM THE EAGLE-CRACK UNIT OF THE STATE COMMAND EXTORTED […]

ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO, THE GOVERNOR OF NIGER STATE, HAS ACCUSED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NOT DOING ENOUGH TO SECURE THE RELEASE OF 42 PERSONS ABDUCTED AT GOVERNMENT SCIENCE COLLEGE, KAGARA. THE GOVERNOR DISCLOSED THIS IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY HIS MEDIA AIDE, MARY NOEL-BERJE. THE GOVERNOR SAID HE HAS RECEIVED “LITTLE OR NO SUPPORT” FROM […]

FOLLOWING THE GAS EXPLOSION THAT HAPPENED IN AGBOR, HEADQUARTERS OF IKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE, THE STATE GOVERNMENT HAS ANNOUNCED SUSPENSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PETROL/GAS STATIONS, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM/GAS PLANTS AND OTHER ASSOCIATED BUSINESSES IN THE STATE. THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SUSPENSION IS CONTAINED IN A STATEMENT SIGNED AND RELEASED […]

SOME GUNMEN ON SUNDAY KILLED A POLICE OFFICER IN A CHURCH IN UGHELLI, DELTA STATE. THE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (PPRO), DELTA COMMAND, DSP ONOME ONOVWAKPOYEYA CONFIRMED THE DEVELOPMENT TO NEWSMEN. AN EYEWITNESS SAID THE GUNMEN ALLEGEDLY STORMED A PENTECOSTAL CHURCH LOCATED IN OVIRI-OGOR ROAD, UGHELLI IN THE UGHELLI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF THE […]

ALSO IN OBIARUKU IN DELTA STATE, SUSPECTED HERDSMEN REPORTEDLY KIDNAPPED A FEMALE FARMER, MRS. JOY OSAMEZU, IN HER FARM AT UKWUANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, DELTA STATE. THOUGH THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE KIDNAP WERE HAZY AT PRESS TIME, SOURCES SAID SHE WAS ABDUCTED ON SATURDAY WHILE WORKING IN THE FARMLAND ACROSS RIVER ETHIOPE. SOURCES WHO SPOKE […]

BELLARKS POLYTECHNIC KWALE, NDOKWA WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE, IS SET TO COMMENCE ACADEMIC SESSION AS THE INSTITUTION HAS BEEN ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (NBTE). A STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE REGISTRAR, AYENI AYOTADE INDICATES THAT THE POLYTECHNIC IS NOW OPEN AND ADMISSION IS IN PROGRESS, JUST AS 5 COURSES […]

DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HAS HELD A VALEDICTORY SESSION IN HONOUR OF THE LATE MAJORITY LEADER, TIM KOME OWHEFERE WHO PASSED AWAY LAST WEEK. THE EMOTIONAL SESSION WHICH ATTRACTED LAWMAKERS BOTH WITHIN AND OUTSIDE THE STATE WAS CHARACTERISED TEARS, WAILINGS AND EULOGIES. AMONG THE DIGNITARIES WERE THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF CONFERENCE SPEAKERS OF STATE […]


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