• Tourism, Untapped Goldmine In Delta – Okowa

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    Delta State governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the tourism industry as an untapped goldmine. The governor who commissioned an ultra-modern hotel, Hotel De Copperfield in Asaba, yesterday observed that apart from being rich in mineral and material resources, the tourism industry in the state is a huge money spinner that needs to be…

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    PDP: Sheriff Faction Inaugurates Ward Chairmen In Delta

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    The newly inaugurated People’s Democratic Party Alimodu Sheriff faction of Ward Chairmen in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday heightened fear of the unknown among the party faithful. While the party faithful and loyalists of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa are reportedly gnashing their teeth on what they described as “nightmare,” it was reliably…

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    Recession: Chevron, Mobil, Other IOCs Sack 3,000 Workers

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    The workforce in Nigeria’s oil industry has been depleted by 3,000 employees following the sack of personnel by firms in the industry, two oil unions have said. The mass sacks, it was gathered, resulted from the economic recession in the country. Some of the companies that laid off their staff are Chevron, ExxonMobil, Pan Ocean,…

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    Okowa Calls For Regulation Of Heavy Duty Trucks On Roads

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    Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for the regulation of  the movement of heavy duty trucks on Nigerian roads. Governor Okowa who decried the failure of Isioma-Onyeobi Way/Ngozi Rapu Street, Asaba, observed that while the roads were constructed to take 30 tonnes of weight and less, it was unfortunate that some trucks with…

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    Police Arrest 32 Child Traffickers, Uncover 6 Baby Factories

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    Delta State Police Commissioner, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim yesterday said  thirty-two child traffickers were arrested in the last two months, adding that six baby factories were uncovered in Asaba and its  environs. Emphasizing his determination to synergize with the State Ministry of  Women Affairs to fight against crime and other social vices in the  state, the…

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  • Refuse Odour Unsettles Asaba Residents, Motorists

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    Emitting offensive odour of unevacuated refuge dumps along Nnebisi  Road and its environs, in Asaba Delta State, has unsettled its  residents including motorists who ply the road often. Investigation revealed that from the beginning of Nnebisi road right  from Interbau road about to the traffic light end, the emitting odour  of the unevacuated refuge dumps…

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  • 14 Feared Dead In Delta Auto Crash

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    Scores no fewer than 14 persons were yesterday feared killed  in a multiple road accident which occurred in the early hours around  the popular River Orhuahe along Benin-Asaba/Onitsha Expressway. Eyewitness, Joseph Ambrose said the accident involved two trailers and  18-seater bus, after one of the trailers’ driver allegedly lost control   while descending the Orhuahe river…

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    Police Recover Missing Housewife Dead, Arrest Suspect

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    Police detectives in Aboh Police Division in Delta State yesterday recovered the corpse of one Blessing Ogammer, a 27-year old housewife  who was reported to have been missing by her husband,Felix   Ogammer. Reports say the housewife, a resident of Akala Street, Utagba-Uno,  Kwale community, was found in the bush at the end of Ogbegonogo  street,…

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  • 36 Communities Declare War On Criminals In Delta

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    Worried by the increasing criminal activities and its related acts, representatives of thirty-six communities across Delta State yesterday in Asaba at a stakeholders meeting declared war on criminal activities in their areas. The representatives who also resolved in collaborating efforts with security agencies, especially the Police and various vigilante groups, warned criminals to relocate or…

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