Tag: Warri

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February 2, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My skin colour makes things more complicated – Eku Edewor

by Wilfred Okiche Eku Edewor is bubbly and full of good cheer. Considered one of the most recognisable faces on ...

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January 2, 2014

Aw, cute: These are the first babies born in Delta State in 2013

by Hauwa Gambo We love ourselves everything cute. The First Lady of Delta, Roli Uduaghan visited across the state and ...

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December 22, 2013

Opinion: Let me tell you about my most memorable Christmas

by Frances Ewherido The next memorable Christmas was in 1976; not that I can still remember anything in particular that ...

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December 20, 2013

Wickedness: Nurse sentenced to jail for pouring acid on her cousin

by ‘Jola Sotubo A nurse in Delta has had an order of imprisonment passed on her after she was found ...

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November 11, 2013

PHOTOS: When GEJ paid a visit to Pastor Oritsejafor’s church in Delta

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan was a guest at the 26th Jubilee World Festival of the Word of Life Bible Church, ...

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October 24, 2013

We did it – MEND claims responsibility for explosion at Warri refinery

   The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) Tuesday claimed responsibility for the explosion that rocked the ...

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October 22, 2013

Terrible: Warri Refinery gutted by fire (PHOTO)

by Oge Okonkwo Fire engulfed the Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company, Delta State, in the morning of Tuesday, October 22. ...

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September 26, 2013

Justice served: Man, 26, sentenced to death for stealing from couple, raping their daughter

by Adeola Balogun A young man in Delta State was yesterday sentenced by a Warri High Court to death by ...

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September 9, 2013

Clash of beliefs: Why the Olu of Warri is under pressure to leave the throne

by Oge Okonkwo   Some Itsekiri of Delta state, which includes a section of chiefs, youths and women leaders have ...

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August 14, 2013

Brutality: Soldiers attack policemen for blaring siren in Delta

Pandemonium broke out, Monday, in Koko, Warri North Local Government Area, Delta State, as soldiers attacked and injured police officers ...

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August 13, 2013

6 policemen detained for killing driver and setting truck ablaze

Six mobile policemen attached to the Ondo State Police Command have been arrested for shooting a tanker driver, simply identified ...

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August 3, 2013

Opinion: Time to ‘fix’ the North or ‘bury’ it

by Muhammad Sani Dattijo The leaders of the north have a decision to make today. And it is more important ...

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July 24, 2013

$1 billion! 90,000 sq.ft! Tens of thousands of dollars! YNaija Investigates Jumia vs Konga (Conclusion)

by Adegoke Oyeniyi, for YNaija On the first anniversaries of Nigeria’s leading (and feverishly competing) e-commerce companies, we go beyond ...

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July 16, 2013

Joe Igbokwe: Please stop this embarrassment called Mrs. Patience Jonathan

by Joe Igbokwe The present unavoidable and unfortunate crisis in Rivers State has also exposed the excesses, recklessness, the timid ...

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May 9, 2013

SPOTTED: Tiwa Savage singing in the rain (and with no shoes!)

by Hauwa Gambo Home girl is channeling her inner Goodluck Jonathan it appears! Singer and recently engaged Mavin act Tiwa ...

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March 17, 2013

Widower seeks N100 million damages in death of pregnant wife

Forty-two-year-old Mr. Joseph Onome, widower of 32-year-old pregnant mother of two,  Elo Joseph, nee Oyoro, who died, Sunday, November 25, ...

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January 13, 2013

Opinion: If Jesus Christ were a Nigerian pastor…

by Gabriel Osamwonyi Omozuwa Unlike the boastful, wasteful hedonistic Nigerian pastor… He would have raised frontline entrepreneurs by freely and gladly ...

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January 5, 2013

Victim of brutal Warri rape gang in coma, 2 suspects arrested, rapists recorded crime on a BlackBerry

A lady believed to be in her early twenties has been raped to an unconscious state by four men around ...

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December 31, 2012

‘In fact, things have got worse since you became governor’ – Lori-Ogbebor rejects Uduaghan’s Christmas gift

by Isi Esene A prominent traditional chief in Delta State, Rita Lori-Ogbebor has rejected the Christmas gifts sent to her ...

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November 28, 2012

“Stop irresponsible spending” – Sanusi tells FG to sack 50 per cent of civil servants, remove fuel subsidy

by Isi Esene Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday called on the Federal Government ...

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November 25, 2012

“I’m not ashamed to own a plane, it is a necessity and not a luxury” – Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor opens up on his private jet

by Akan Ido After all the arguments back and forth about the propriety or otherwise of acquiring private jets by ...

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November 10, 2012

TICKER: Let’s go air: Pastor Oritsejafor gets private jet as birthday gift from Church members

This was affirmed on Saturday as members of The Word of Life Bible Church, in Ajamimogha, Warri, Delta state, presented ...

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September 19, 2012

Review: What exactly makes Omawumi different?

by Demola Rewaju The only challenge I have now though is a worthy name to describe the true first lady ...

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September 7, 2012

TICKER: Mob lynch bandit in Warri for snatching workers’ salary

An irate mob, weekend, lynched a suspected bandit, who snatched workers’ salary from a staff of a private company. Four ...

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August 16, 2012

Area! Nigeria’s Got Talent goes to the Niger Delta

by Doyin Jaiyesimi It was the turn of the Niger Delta as the Nigeria’s Got Talent train moved to the ...

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August 8, 2012

Delta State judge abducted, whereabouts unknown

by Isi Esene A newly appointed judge of the Delta State High Court, Justice Marcel Okoh, was yesterday abducted by ...

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June 11, 2012

My kidnap was an inside job, Christian Obodo alleges

by Stanley AzuakolaSuper Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, who was kidnapped on Saturday, and rescued 24 hours later, has introduced a ...

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June 11, 2012

Liar, Liar: We saved Christian Obodo not the police, says community

by Hauwa Gambo While Nigerians celebrate the release of footballer Christian Obodo who was abducted days ago, a community vigilante ...

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June 1, 2012

REPORT: Kosisochukwu Akilo, kidnapped 6-year-old, found in Warri

by Tolu Orekoya After just over half a month spent missing, 6-year-old Kosisochukwu Akilo was found in Warri, Delta and will ...

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January 18, 2012

“I am alive and well!” RMD speaks out after car crash

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Barely 24 hours after he was involved in a ghastly car crash, veteran actor has issued a ...

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