Edo State to host 2020 National Sports Festival (Guardian)

Edo State has been declared as host of the 20th National Sports Festival in 2020, thus knocking out other contenders that include Delta, Imo and Cross River states. Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung made the announcement last night at the close…

Father of 11 commits suicide over missing N600,000 church money in Delta (Vanguard)

A 59-year-old man, identified as Julius Numa, reportedly committed suicide over stolen N600,000 harvest fund kept with him. It was gathered that he had sent out a text message to his friends and relatives demanding for financial assistance or he…

Continue to develop society with writings, Uduaghan tells writers (Vanguard)

Former governor of Delta state Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has called on writers to continue to see themselves as a conscience of society, stressing that they should always add values to society with their creative works and writings. Uduaghan who spoke…

Uduaghan mourns Odogwu (Punch)

A former Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has commiserated with the family of late Chief Sunny Odogwu over the death of the business icon, describing it as a monumental loss to the state and Nigeria. Uduaghan told newsmen in…

Sonny Odogwu, business mogul, dies at 87 (Vanguard)

Elder statesman and business mogul, Chief Sonny Odogwu, is dead. The accomplished administrator, according to a family source, died in his home on Monday night, aged 87. Born on March 20, 1931, in Calabar, Chief Odogwu, who hailed from Asaba,…

Police raid suspected kidnappers, seize 14, rescue 10 victims in Delta (Vanguard)

Detectives in Delta Command have swooped on suspected kidnappers, capturing 14 and liberating 10 victims without ransom in 10 separate incidents involving a Senior Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor, pastor, retired naval officer, housewife and others at different…

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns (Vanguard)

Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded, yesterday, following the strike declared by organised labour to press home demand for a new minimum wage. This came as the Federal Government, yesterday, warned that the strike will affect…

Life Beer Progress Booster Season 4 set to lift South-East SMEs

Life Continental Lager Beer, No.1 beer brand in Nigeria, made in Igbo land by Nigerian Breweries Plc, has finalised plans to boost the entrepreneurial spirit of Igbo men and women across the south east states of Nigeria as the brand…

Najite Dede is lost in Lagos

Najite Dede describes herself as a theatre maker. She has been all over the world too but guess the last time she went home to Delta State? Watch this video to find out.

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