Tag: delta state

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 15, 2018

The Big 5: CJN says attackers of Rivers High Court must not go scot-free, Security tightened at the Senate ahead of Omo-Agege’s resumption and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today:   The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 11, 2017

“It is better to stay in Nigeria” | Libya returnee narrates his ordeal

As more and more victims of Libya slave trade arrive Nigeria, more tales have been heard of much suffering they ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 6, 2017

Niger Delta: The Nigerian Navy say they would deal effectively with any threat

While Boko Haram insurgency remains a problem in the North East and indeed the whole of Nigeria (in some way); ...

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EditorSeptember 29, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Ogwashi-Uku prison death: Why heads must roll

The recent death of Smart Ohuzu, an awaiting trial inmate at Ogwashi-Uku prisons in Delta is one death too many. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

‘Thousands of Sheriff’s loyalists join APC’

Supporters of the ousted factional leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, in Delta, today, reportedly joined ...

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AzeezAugust 15, 2017

I have not indicated interest to contest any elective position – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu said he has not disclosed any intention to contest the governorship of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 26, 2017

Gov Okowa charges politicians to go into farming

The Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Sunday, charged Nigerian politicians to go into farming, saying that investing in Micro, ...

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AzeezJune 11, 2017

Nigeria cannot afford to experience another civil war – Okowa

Delta State Governor  Ifeanyi Okowa has sais Nigeria cannot afford to experience another civil war. The governor was speaking Sunday ...

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AzeezMay 11, 2017

Just In: Delta Assembly speaker impeached, suspended

by Azeez Adeniyi Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Monday Igbuya has been impeached on Thursday morning, SaharaReporters reports. His ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Blackmailers have increased since FG introduced whistleblowing policy – Uduaghan

Former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan on Tuesday said the Federal Government’s policy on whistleblowers has led to the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

Ibori spotted with Delta governor, Okowa in public (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Former governor of Delta, James Onanefe Ibori was spotted in public for the first time with the ...

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AzeezFebruary 13, 2017

How soldiers killed 5, injured 20 of our members – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the army of killing five of its members and injuring 20 others ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 9, 2017

Okey Ndibe: Epistle from St. James Ibori to fellow steakholders

by Okey Ndibe Brothers and sisters, if you are or have ever been a local government councilor or chairman, a ...

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AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

BREAKING: Ibori arrives his hometown Oghara Delta State (PHOTOS)

Former Delta state governor, James Ibori has arrived his hometown of Oghara in Ethiope East local government area of Delta state. ...

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AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

Clear yourself of $10m laundering allegations, APC tells Okowa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta state has accused the state of embezzling N48.6bn According to the APC, this ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 30, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 30th of January

  Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Unknown gunmen kidnap Catholic priest, demand N10m

Unknown gunmen have abducted a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Joseph Oghenekevwe Ojakorotu who is in-charge of St. Patricks Catholic Church, ...

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AzeezJanuary 14, 2017

Militancy: Osinbajo to visit Bayelsa, Delta, Rivers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Monday visit Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers States. This was in a statement by his ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

“Ibori just like Awolowo, I can dance naked for him” – Rev. Ken

A former Chairman of Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta, Rev Sam Ken, has said the former governor of the ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

BLOOD MONEY XI: The monarch’s death

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

Just In: Militant group destroys another NPDC delivery line in Delta

The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDJM) on Thursday destroyed another pipeline belonging to the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) ...

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AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

25-year-old stabbed to death over girlfriend in Delta

Tragedy struck in Eku, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State after a 25-year-old man, Matthew Iyede was stabbed to death ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Navy destroys tanks of stolen oil, arrests 11 in Delta

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday said it has arrested 11 suspected crude oil thieves in Delta State. In a statement ...

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AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Navy arrests 7 oil thieves in Delta

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday said it has arrested 7 suspected oil thieves in the Escravos axis of Delta State. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Police arrest human trafficking syndicate in Delta state

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a human trafficking syndicate who had been operating in Asaba and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Delta state

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Irikefe in Delta State. The priest who arrived the state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 24, 2016

Delta governor’s convoy kills elderly man

There was commotion on Friday last week when Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s convoy killed an elderly man in Umutu community, ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2016

59 Lassa fever contacts identified in Delta and Anambra

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 59 people who might have had direct contact ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 19, 2016

Just In: Ex-Delta Chief Judge, Justice Omo-Agege is dead

A former Chief Judge of Delta State Justice James Omo-Agege, is dead. The Chief Judge whose son Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, represents Delta ...

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AzeezAugust 13, 2016

Navy arrests 2 NDA members in Delta

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday, paraded two suspects alleged to be members of militant group, Niger Delta Avengers in Delta ...

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