• Delta Constructs 581km Roads In 2 Years – Commissioner

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    In spite of persisting economic recession and its huge negative impact, the Delta State Government has said that it has delivered in excess of 581 kilometers of tarred road projects within the last two years. Dr. Kingsley Emu, the State Commissioner for Economic Planning who confirmed this to our reporter on telephone yesterday, said that…

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  • Delta: Police Beam Search Lights On Lesbians, Ritualists

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    The Police detectives at the anti-robbery unit of Delta State Police Command have beamed their search lights on alleged lesbians’ practitioners and money ritualists across the state. The Police image maker in the state, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed this move to our reporter by telephone yesterday said the command had in the last few…

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  • National Common Entrance Examination: Lagos Records Highest Number Of Candidates

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    No fewer than 78,378 pupils are participating in the ongoing 2017 national common entrance examination across the country, according to the minister of education, Adamu Adamu. The minister disclosed this on Saturday in Abuja during a visit to some centers in the federal capital territory (FCT). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that prospective…

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  • Okowa Bags 2016 Mandela Medal On Human Rights Awards

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    For his commitment towards ensuring that the rights of the people are protected, especially in respect to job opportunities,  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has bagged the prestigious Order of the Pride of Africa and the 2016 Mandela Medal for A Long Walk To Freedom Awards. Ambassador Joseph Rankin, governor general for Africa, international…

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  • Ile-Ife Crisis: Bafarawa Donates N10m To Victims

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    Former Sokoto state governor, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa has donated ten million naira to the Hausa community victims of recent crisis between Hausas and Yorubas in Ile-fe. A statement made available to LEADERSHIP Sunday by the former governor’s media aide, Yusuf Dingyadi, said he made the donation yesterday through a high powered delegation which visited Ile-Ife…

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  • Suspect Admits Killing Police Officer In Delta

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    A 28-year-old killer suspect, Goift Ogoni, arrested on Thursday by police detectives at the Ughelli Police Division for alleged murder case involving a 50 -year -old man in the area, has admitted his involvement and allegedly confessed to the kidnapping, eventual murder of a police officer, DSP Emmanuel German last year 2016. The suspect transferred…

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  • 14-Year Old Girl Raped In Delta Community

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    Operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Delta State Police Command have mounted a manhunt for one of the Princes in Idumuje-Ugboko community in Aniocha North Local Government Area (names withheld), for allegedly defiling a 14-year old Princes in the palace. The suspect, who is currently on the run, allegedly perpetrated the act, which…

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  • Farmers Raise Concern Over Security Challenges In Nige–Delta

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    Farmers’ group operating under the umbrella of “All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN)”, Delta state chapter has raised concern over the alleged renewed hostilities in Niger-Delta. In a petition addressed to the vice president, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo dated March 23rd, 2017, signed by Elder Eugene Jacob, a copy made available to our reporter, warned that…

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