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WAEC: Student Tests Positive for COVID-19 In A’ Ibom

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Monday said that a student writing the ongoing West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination in the state had tested positive for COVID-19. Emmanuel who made the disclosure in...
Fake Monarchs To Face Prosecution In Delta

Fake Monarchs To Face Prosecution In Delta

Self-imposed traditional rulers in Delta State will soon face the full wrath of the law as the State Council of Traditional Rules at the weekend sought the backings of the Delta state Government and...
Prophetess Told Me To Sell My Daughter Because She's A Witch

Prophetess Told Me To Sell My Daughter Because She’s A Witch

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has paraded a woman for allegedly trying to sell her 9-year-old daughter at Bogobiri area in Calabar on the advice of her prophetess. Mr...
Channel Your Strength Into Productive Ventures, Okowa Tells Youths

Channel Your Strength Into Productive Ventures, Okowa Tells Youths

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday urged youths in the state to channel their strength into productive ventures and support government's efforts in youth development. Okowa who spoke through the state commissioner for...
Bayelsa Assembly Screens, Confirms 24 Commissioner Nominees

Bayelsa Assembly Screens, Confirms 24 Commissioner Nominees

The Bayelsa House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed 24 nominees as Commissioners-designate. The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Abraham Ngobere, had announced receipt of the list of 24 commissioner nominees...
Police Arrest 11 Suspected Cultists During Initiation In Calabar

Police Arrest 11 Suspected Cultists During Initiation In Calabar

The Cross River Police Command has arrested 11 persons during an initiation into a cult on Bishop Moynag Avenue, State Housing, Calabar. The command Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, said in a statement...
EDSOPADEC Board Member Quits, Dumps PDP, Declares Support For APC’s Ize-Iyamu

EDSOPADEC Board Member Quits, Dumps PDP, Declares Support For APC’s Ize-Iyamu

Mr. Atu Evbaguehita, the member, representing Edo State in the board of the Oil and Gas Producing Areas Development Commission (EDSOPADEC), in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state, on Thursday resigned his membership...
Okowa Charges Political Appointees To Justify Their Positions

Okowa Charges Political Appointees To Justify Their Positions

Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged political appointees to bring innovative ideas and strategies to bear in the discharge of their duties to justify their appointments. Okowa made the call on Monday while...
Wike Seeks Assembly’s Approval For N18bn Loan

Wike Seeks Assembly’s Approval For N18bn Loan

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has requested for consent of the State House of Assembly to borrow N18bn from Access Bank for the construction of a flyover and two major internal roads in Port...
Herdsmen Attacks: Wake Up From Slumber, Archbishop Urges Urhobo Leaders

Herdsmen Attacks: Wake Up From Slumber, Archbishop Urges Urhobo Leaders

Archbishop of Bendel Province of the Anglican Communion, His Grace, Most Rev. Cyril Odibor Oghene Odutemu, has charged Urhobo men to stop the unending lamentations over activities of Fulani herdsmen in parts of their...
Delta LG Poll: Chairmanship Aspirant Seeks Level Playing Ground In Ethiope West

Delta LG Poll: Chairmanship Aspirant Seeks Level Playing Ground In Ethiope West

Ahead of the local government chairmanship elections across Delta State, aspirants have been urged to maintain a level playing ground as they go about their electioneering campaigns. The call was made in Jesse by a...
2023: Stakeholders Want Delta Central To Produce Next Delta Governor

2023: Stakeholders Want Delta Central To Produce Next Delta Governor

Stakeholders from the three senatorial districts in Delta State have unanimously endorsed rotation of the governorship seat in the state, saying it is the turn of Delta Central Senatorial District to produce governor come...
Fire Outbreak Destroys Property Worth Millions Of Naira In Delta

Fire Outbreak Destroys Property Worth Millions Of Naira In Delta

Property worth millions of Naira were at the weekend razed by fire outbreak in Oleh Community, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State as owners of the property narrowly escaped death. An eyewitness, Owole...

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