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    Boko Haram: Uduaghan Introduces Neighbour-to-neighbour Watch

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    As part of measures against the Boko Haram insurgency, Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has recommended “Neighbour-to-neighbour Watch” to checkmate suspicious and unscrupulous persons. While stressing the need to introduce neighbour-to-neighbour watch in all spheres, the governor said, “It is necessary that in these days of insecurity, we need neighbour-to-neighbour watch and I encourage…

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    Military Destroys 42 Illegal Refineries, Arrests 62

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    The military taskforce operating in Koko community, Delta State has destroyed 42 illegal refineries and arrested 62 oil thieves. Spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Celestina Kalu who confirmed the incident stressed the need to support  Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to ensure peace and security in Delta State. While warning those who sponsor the youths…

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    Court Sentences 3 Kidnappers To 71 Years Imprisonment

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    A High Court in Ororokpe, Okpe local government area of Delta State has sentenced three kidnappers to 71 years imprisonment with hard labour for kidnapping Mrs Stella Dafenone and two of her colleagues who are teachers of Amiedi Primary School, Okuetolor. The sentenced kidnappers, Darlington Ogbodu, Stanley Orujuavwu and Philips Emmanuel, reportedly kidnapped Mrs Stella…

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    Anxiety Over Disappearance Of Warri-based Pastor After Auto Crash

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    Anxiety is presently mounting over the sudden disappearance of the General Overseer of Christ Worshippers Church, Osube – Effurun, Delta State, Prophet  Daramola Adedayo Samuel after an auto crash. Sources said Prophet Daramola was involved in an auto crash that occurred between 6:00pm and 8:00pm along Akure-Ilesa Expressway recently and suddenly disappeared. But unconfirmed sources…

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    Stranded Passengers Besiege Warri, Asaba, Ughelli Motor Parks

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    Scores of travellers returning to their bases after the yuletide season yesterday besieged motor parks in Warri, Asaba and Ughelli, Delta State seeking transportation to their destinations. Thousands of the passengers were affected by the hike in fares, especially at Warri and Asaba motor parks where transport fares have been increased, with a former fare…

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    UNN Resumes Protest Over Sack Of Pro-Chancellor

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    Workers of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), yesterday continued their protest calling for the removal of the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Bartho Okolo. It would be recalled that the workers who started their protest on December 18, 2013, are urging the federal government to reinstate the suspended Pro-chancellor of the university, Dr Emeka Enejere…

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    Kidnap Victims Pay N3.4m Ransom In Delta

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    Kidnap victims, Major Azuka Asoya (rtd) and his wife, Elizabeth who were recently released by their abductors yesterday narrated how their family members paid N3.4million ransom before their release was secured. Speaking to journalists at their Okpanam home town, the victims said: “we were subjected to pains and inhumanity for days after which our abductors…

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  • 50,000 DPP Members Defect To PDP In Delta

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    No fewer than 50,000 members of the Democratic Peoples Party(DPP)  including a member representing Ndokwa West constituency of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Azuka Azuka at the weekend dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The member representing Ndokwa West at the State House of Assembly, Hon. Azuka Azuka, said that…

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    2 Die After Bouts Of Sex With 2 Women

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    Two men, a patent medicine dealer and an auto-mechanic, have died in Agbobi Community, Agbor, Delta State, have died after a sex bout with two women. The police moved swiftly, arresting both women and two others identified as their friends, suspected for being involved in the death of both men. According to reports, both men…

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