Delta State News

Okowa visits family of slain aide, Ijei

Calls for violent-free elections Delta State Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has paid a condolence visit to the family of his political aide, Mr. Ngozi Ijei who was allegedly assassinated on the eve of the botched Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ekpan, Uvwie local government area of Delta State.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Police arrest fake female beggar in Delta after allegedly defrauding six victims of N1.2m

Police detectives in Warri “A” Division have arrested a middle-aged woman identified as Ada Nwachukwu who disguises as a blind person to beg by the roadsides with her child in Warri, Delta State.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Trouble In ALGON As National President Refuses To Relinquish Office

The statement was signed by Ategbero; Itiako Ikpokpo, Chairman, ALGON Delta State (South South); Aliyu Abubakar Tsafe, Chairman, ALGON Zamfara State (North West); Kolade Alabi, Chairman, ALGON Lagos State (South West); Sani Dogarai, Chairman, ALGON Gombe State (North East), and Taofiq Isah, Chairman, ALGON Kogi State (North Central.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

7 dead, 11 rescued, 5 missing in poll-related tragedies

Warri Again, two persons reportedly lost their lives when the boat they were travelling in, after the unexpected postponement of the polls, capsized at Ogheghe riverine community in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Election delay: Churches, prophets boast of prophecy fulfilment

Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, a church in Warri, Delta State, made a 12-minute documentary to prove the accuracy of the prophecy of its General Overseer, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Okowa condemns aide’s murder, indicts security agencies

Simon Utebor and Theophilus Onojeghen The Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has condemned the murder of his Special Assistant on Youth Development, Mr Lawrence Akpomiemie, on the eve of the postponed presidential and National Assembly elections.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

INEC and corps members’ one night of horror | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

There is no truth in the story that 10 corps members died at the INEC headquarters in Bauchi.” Corps members’ hellish tales Some corps members spoke with The Guardian, sharing their encounters, in what they termed, “national disgrace and maiming of graduates”.A corps member serving in Delta State, Iwuchukwu Chisom (not real name) claimed he and the over 300 other graduates were subjected to various harsh and gruesome living conditions as they slept in a very bushy surrounding, not minding the dangers.He said, “At about 8: 00 p.m after loitering around waiting for the said sensitive and non-sensitive materials, we went to a guest house and we were told that one room would cost us N8, 000.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

2019: We will not be provoked —Ibori, Okowa

By Perez Brisibe FORMER Governor James Ibori of Delta State and the incumbent governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, who is seeking re-election in the March 2 elections, have affirmed that the electorate in the state will not be provoked or intimidated during the polls.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Okowa's Kinsmen Protest Assassination Attempt On APC Reps Candidate

Kinsmen of Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, in Umunede kingdom, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state, on Saturday, embarked on a peaceful protest over an “assassination attempt” on Sebastian Okoh, the House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Ika Federal Constituency.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

At 73, I still do 120 laps weekly in my swimming pool – Sir Steve Omojafor – Punch Newspapers

I was born in Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos, but I’m from Delta State.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019