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INSECURITY: Gunmen abducts seven naval officers in Delta State

The rate at which insecurity is increasing on daily basis in the country is fast becoming alarming. Just last Tuesday, seven Naval officers at the usually busy Warri-Sapele highway in Delta State were abducted. The security personnel were abducted while travelling to Delta from a naval base in Kaduna State. However, Daily Trust reports five of the officers have been rescued by the police. “They were on their way to […]

todayAugust 2, 2021 2

Crime

DELTA STATE:Police arrest 64 suspects, impound 50 Okada, 80 Keke

Men  of Delta State Police Command have arrested 64 suspects during raids of black spots hideouts in Asaba, the state capital. Acting Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the arrest in a statement issued on Wednesday. Edafe said the suspects were screened, and that those found wanting were charged to court. He said 50 operators had their motorcycles (Okada) impounded for allegedly contravening an existing order […]

todayJuly 22, 2021 8

Crime

 Woman beaten to death by her husband over sex in Delta

A Delta woman has been beaten to death by her drunken husband during  a domestic fight. According to Miss Barbie, a niece to the deceased, Ugeieki was her mother’s twin sister and had endured domestic violence from her abusive husband for a very long time. It was gathered that the incident occurred on the 27th of June after she came back from her brother’s wedding and refusing her drunk husband […]

todayJuly 13, 2021 9

News

Shocking; Delta teenage girl Disappear after mother seizes phone

Tension has gripped residents of Jakpa Road in the Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State as a 13-year-old girl, Treasure Ofuya, has been reported missing. The teenage girl was reported missing after school hours last Wednesday. Meanwhile on Monday Speaking with the warri journalists over Treasure’s sudden disappearance, her mother, Faith, confess she had a misunderstanding with her teenage daughter the previous evening over the misuse of her phone […]

todayMay 4, 2021 1

National

Delta To Hold 2022’s National Sports Festival

Delta State, the winner of the 2020 National Sports Festival, will host the next edition of the festival in 2022. This is according to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, who announced this on Wednesday while declaring the 20th edition of the festival tagged Edo 2020 closed in Benin City. “Following the evaluation of the bids and the physical visitation to the prospective States, I hereby announce […]

todayApril 16, 2021 1

National

Delta Kicks as UK Plans Return of N2.2bn Looted by Ibori’s Family

THE Delta State Government will receive nothing out of the £4.2m (N2.2bn) seized from former Governor James Ibori which will be repatriated from the United Kingdom, a development which has been rejected by the state government. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), while thanking the UK, said the money would be used for Federal Government projects such as the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the 2nd Niger Bridge and the Abuja-Kano […]

todayMarch 10, 2021

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