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…

Woman strikes husband to death with shoe heel in Delta

A yet-to-be identified woman on Saturday morning struck her husband to death with the heel of her shoe in Ugbuwangue community, Warri, Delta State. The deceased, identified as Etsebanghanro Ighomi, was a father of two children, information on his Facebook…

Body of missing Delta female farmer found hanging on tree

There was pandemonium on Thursday in Okpanam community, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, as a 60-year-old woman was found hanging on a tree. PUNCH Metro gathered that the deceased, identified as Mrs Okenyi, was declared…

Ijaw youths storm EGCDF in Warri, protest over alleged marginalisation

Irate youths of  Egbema and Gbaramatu kingdoms in Warri North and South-West Local Government Areas, Delta State, stormed the Egbema – Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation, EGCDF, office at Warri, Tuesday morning, protesting alleged marginalisation by the Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL-inspired…

Delta State discharges 2 COVID-19 patients

Delta State has discharged two COVID-19 patients from the isolation centre in the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa made this known on his verified Twitter handle Tuesday tweeting: “Dear Deltans, it is my pleasure to announce the discharge of two of…

Erstwhile Delta commissioner speaks against planned conversion of Centre named after Mariam Babangida to Appeal Court

A former commissioner for women affairs in Delta State, Queen Betty Efekodha, has raised an alarm over the plan to convert the Mariam Babaginda Women Development Centre that was built during the tenure of former governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of the…

Ibrede celebrates cultural heritage in Lagos (Vanguard)

Ibrede community in Ndokwa East Local Government of Delta State, would hold its annual Ibrede Day next Saturday. A statement by Messrs. Howard Daferede and Charles Ighogbefa said the event would take place the Basket Ball Court, Navy Barracks, behind…

Three children die in Delta flood (Guardian)

Three children have reportedly died in Polobubo-Teskelewu community as flood-hit several communities in Warri North Council, Delta State. The children – two boys and a girl, aged two to five years – from two different families, died in agonising circumstances,…

5th National Youth Games: Lagos will break Delta’s winning record, says Director (Vanguard)

The Director-General of Lagos State Sports Commission, Gafar Oluwatoyin, says athletes from the state were ready to break Delta State’s record of winning the third and fourth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG). Oluwatoyin told the News Agency of…

Lagos has turned me to Jaguda – Lucia Edafioka

I grew up in a very quiet housing estate behind Warri in Delta State, where it was common not to know your neighbours. We had our churches, schools, market, malls, and swimming pools so we had very little reason to…

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