Ex-Lepers in Delta protest, demand enhanced stipends

Persons Afflicted with Leprosy (PAL) in Delta State recently protested  in Asaba, demanding a review of their  monthly stipend  from N 8,000 to N25,000. The ex-lepers who came in two buses representing their colleagues in the colony at the tuberculosis…

Keke Operators handover suspected kidnappers to Police in Delta

Commercial tricycle(Keke) riders in the early hours of today (Wednesday, July 20, 2022) handed over two suspected kidnappers to operatives of the Delta State Police Command at Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state. The incident that happened about…

2023: ‘Vote-Buying/Selling is evil’, ADC Candidates tells citizens of Ika Constituency

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) candidate for Ika Federal Constituency Seat in Delta State, Bishop Obiajulu Obi Obiajulu, has urged the citizens and electorates in the constituency to have a change of mindset, work to resist vote buying by politicians…

Delta State next governor, commitments and betrayals —Magnus Onyibe

As politicians ramp up activities towards the materialisation of the yielding of political power to a new crop of leaders through a toss up of the baton currently being held by APC as the ruling party at the centre, adherence…

Expo 2022: Music, comedy, fashion galore in Delta

Delta State is set to stage a music, comedy and fashion show by the entertainment industry in the state to climax government and private investments in these sectors tagged EXPO 2022. It is an exhibition of talents both in Comedy,…

18 corps members escape death in Delta bus explosion

No fewer than 18 serving members of the National Youth Service Corps in Delta State escaped death by a whisker when a commercial bus conveying them from the orientation camp at Issele-Uku, in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of…

Delta councillor shot by suspected herdsmen dies days after

The Local Government Councillor representing Ward 5 in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Hon. Jude Adjekpogu, who was shot by suspected Fulani herdsmen some days ago is dead. The PUNCH gathered that the councillor died in the…

Warri-Itakpe train crushes mother, daughter

A woman and her daughter were on Thursday afternoon crushed to death by a passenger-train plying the Itakpe-Warri (Ujevwu) railway line in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. The PUNCH gathered that the sad incident which took place at…

*Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian)*UNILAG fires lecturers mentioned in sexual harassment story (Punch)

Lagos residents lament high cost of food (Guardian) For months, Nigerians have been lamenting a continuous increase in prices of goods and services. In Lagos, the nation’s commercial nerve centre, prices of goods have increased drastically with residents and traders…

Okowa’s father, Okorie Okowa, is dead

The father of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Chief Arthur Okorie Uzoma Okowa is dead. He died in the early hours of Thursday at the age of 88. The Governor’s father who hails from Owa-Alero, Ika North East Local…

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