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Gunmen Kidnap, Monday Izu, DELSU SSANU Chairman
Crime

Gunmen Kidnap, Monday Izu, DELSU SSANU Chairman

THE spate of insecurity in the Delta State University, DELSU, community, Abraka Thursday further nosedived with the abduction of the chapter chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Mr. Monday Izu. Mr. Izu was reportedly abducted along the Eku-Abraka road in Erho axis while returning from Warri where he had go to for an official engagement. Sources said the hoodlums had laid ambush on a failed portion of the road waiting for commuters to abduct adding that the DELSU staff might have been a random target of the incident. Confirming the incident, the state police public relations officer, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya said the matter was reported at the Abraka police station by the wife of the labour leader. She said: “Yes, it is true. The wife was a...
“Igbo Men Are The Most Unromantic Set Of Men In The World” – Actress, Peggy Ovire
Love, Sex & Relationship

“Igbo Men Are The Most Unromantic Set Of Men In The World” – Actress, Peggy Ovire

Nollywood actress, Enoho Peggy Ovire has revealed the most unromantic men in the world. According to the Delta state born thespian, Igbo men are the most unromantic men in the world. “Igbo Men are the Most Unromantic Set of Men in the World  Am in my House, come & beat Me. #isaidwhatisaid” she wrote on Instagram. Peggy who began her tertiary schooling at Delta State University, Abraka,and completed it at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, came to limelight after she featured in ‘Husbands of Lagos‘. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBGqGYaF5FL/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_mid=C0C035EB-071D-4CAD-B249-9C13A1EC57A7
Okowa Donates N6m To Family Of Slain DELSU Undergraduate
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Okowa Donates N6m To Family Of Slain DELSU Undergraduate

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has donated N6 million to the parents of late Elozino Ogege, an undergraduate of Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) who was reportedly killed by ritualists. We had earlier report that Ms Ogege was until her death a 300 level student of Mass Communication at DELSU. She was allegedly murdered on November 15, 2018. Okowa, represented by his chief of staff, David Edevbie, on Thursday presented the cheque to the family of the deceased in Asaba, capital of Delta State. The governor assured the people of government’s readiness to tackle the security challenges in the state. “What happened to late Miss Elozino Ogege last year is so unfortunate and heartbreaking; it tells us that all is not well in our society. “This is why we are doing...
Senator Omo-Agege’s Constituency Holds ‘Burial’ For Saraki. See Obituary Banner
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Senator Omo-Agege’s Constituency Holds ‘Burial’ For Saraki. See Obituary Banner

This is very sad…talking about the lengths people go just because of politics. An obituary banner was designed for the ”burial” of senate president, Bukola Saraki over the suspension of senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central at the National Assembly. The banner which was purportedly designed by some constituents in Delta state – was done to announce the political death of the senate president for ”conspiring” against their lawmaker to suspend him as they held a ‘burial’ for him (Saraki) few days ago in Abraka. Contrary to belief in some quarters that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was suspended over his opposition to the election reordering bill, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said the senator representing Delta Central was sanctioned for taking the Senate to court. ...
Thugs Who Invade National Assembly, Stole Senate’s Mace Finally Arrested & Placed In Handcuffs
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Thugs Who Invade National Assembly, Stole Senate’s Mace Finally Arrested & Placed In Handcuffs

According to confirmed reports, the thugs who invaded the Nigerian Senate earlier yesterday and stole its mace have been identified. The five suspects have been arrested by the FCT police command after they brazenly broke into the chambers of the National assembly and forcefully escaped with the Mace, the symbol of authority of the nation’s legislature. The criminals were reportedly led into the Red Chambers by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, are all from Delta State. The names are: Peter Orede from Warri South LGA Blessing Edjeke from Abraka In Ethiope East LGA Tuoyo Mabiaku from Warri North Local Government Area Lucky Okomu from Oghara in Ethiope West LGA Prince Enayemo from Ughelli South LGA
DELSU Final Year Student, Efemena TuTu Commits Suicide After Being Scolded By Dad
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DELSU Final Year Student, Efemena TuTu Commits Suicide After Being Scolded By Dad

A final year pharmacy student of the Delta State University, Abraka,(DELSU) has reportedly committed suicide after being scolded over his poor academic performance by his father. It was reported that Orumah Efemena TuTu, took his own life by taking two bottles of an insecticide called Sniper. Insiders reveal that his dad had visited him in school to berate him for not progressing like his younger ones. The deceased was said to have been put on probation twice and had four carryovers. May his soul rest in peace.
Man Kills Big Snake Claims The Meat Cures Back Pain, & HIV/Aids
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Man Kills Big Snake Claims The Meat Cures Back Pain, & HIV/Aids

A Man killed big snake in Delta State and makes pepper soup with it, claims the meat cures back pain, HIV/Aids and helps ‘banana dey strong’ One Urevbu Collins Aghogho, a Delta State University, Abraka graduate from Warri, last Sunday killed a big snake and used it to make pepper soup. “Them say this meat(snake meat) dey cure back pain n Hiv Aids n he dey make man banana dey strong..” he wrote. See more photos below;  
Kidnapped DELSU Lecturer Escapes
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Kidnapped DELSU Lecturer Escapes

A lecturer from the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Dr Boniface Anyanwu, was, at about 2a.m on Saturday, kidnapped from his Obiaruku home, with the abductors demanding N20m in ransom. Anyanwu, who was later crammed in the booth of his Toyota Camry and driven away to an unknown destination, reportedly escaped from the kidnappers' den yesterday.
NDDC Moves To Revoke Some Contracts
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NDDC Moves To Revoke Some Contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas. The commissioner representing Delta State on the NDDC board, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, who disclosed this during the inspection of the Koko-Oghoye-Escravos-Epe (Lagos) road project and other projects in Isoko and Abraka, said the NDDC had been saddled with too many projects. According to him, the commission, at the last count, had about 9,000 projects in the nine states of the Niger Delta. To Ifowodo, the NDDC is carrying too heavy a load that it does not have enough resources to give due attention to those high-end projects that would really impact the lives of the people of the region, lik...
Buhari To Complete In 2018 Rail Project Abandoned For 30 Years – Amaechi
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Buhari To Complete In 2018 Rail Project Abandoned For 30 Years – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday said the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri standard gauge rail lines would start commercial operation in June 2018. Mr. Amaechi made this known this while inspecting the ongoing rail project in Warri. He said that the federal government had instructed that the project must be completed by the first quarter of 2018, which was included in the budget. The minister said that the project was first awarded in 1987 and abandoned for over 30 years which would have been the first standard gauge in Africa. “There are two phases of the contracts; the first one was awarded in 1987. We have a directive from the federal government that we must complete the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line and it was put in this year budget. “By the end of Decem...
Suspected Kidnappers Shoot DELSU Lecturer In Ughelli
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Suspected Kidnappers Shoot DELSU Lecturer In Ughelli

Suspected kidnappers have attacked, shot and seriously injured a lecturer with the Delta State University, Abraka, Prof. Richard Okorodudu at Ughelli. It was gathered that the University Don was traveling in his Toyota Prado Jeep with registration number EKY 257 DJ and engine number – 2TR8641070 when the suspected kidnappers intercepted his vehicle in commando style, dragged him out of his car and tried to force him into their car but he resisted and in anger they shot him on the head and leg. The suspected kidnappers left him in the pool of his blood to die as they made away with his car. The lecturer was later rushed to an undisclosed hospital by sympathizers where he is presently recuperating. Meanwhile, the larger Okorodudu family has called on the Inspector General of Poli...
Fulani Herdsmen Behead Man In Abraka, Delta In His Mum’s Farm
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Fulani Herdsmen Behead Man In Abraka, Delta In His Mum’s Farm

A young man identified as Mr. Solomon Ejoor was on Monday beheaded by Fulani herdsmen in Abraka, Delta state. Read part of what was shared by Christian Onwugbolu; In the recent past, each time Solo Ejor's mother go to her farm, the Fulani herdsmen will warn her not to come back to the farm again. Monday 24/04/2017, she went back to her farm to cultivate cassava for yesterday's market sales, because that is the only way for her to survive. While working in the farm, the Fulani herdsmen appeared suddenly with guns, battle axes and other dangerous weapons and started pursuing the old woman. She used her wisdom as her strength can not help her to outrun the rampaging herdsmen by hiding somewhere. When the Northerners could not catch her but continued the search, she managed to cal...
DELSU Staff Murdered In His Farm By Fulani Herdsmen In Abraka, Delta
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DELSU Staff Murdered In His Farm By Fulani Herdsmen In Abraka, Delta

Another of my Constituent, Mr. Sunday Idama, a Senior Staff of the Delta State University, Abraka- Library Department, 50 years with 14 children was brutally murdered by the ravaging Fulani Herdsmen on Friday in his Cassava farmland in Ovre Abraka. I have reported to the whole world that I was briefed by my constituents residing across Ethiope East Mainland; towns/villages and Ethiope East Hinterlands; Ovre-Eku/Abraka/Igun of the sighting by some of them of an unspecified Helicopter said to be dropping supplies in the same Ovre-Eku/Abraka axis. Since after my receipt of that brief, five of my Constituents namely Mr. Philip Akpine, Mr.Francis Okotie, Mr. Sunday Couple, Mr. Eyabigun Akpovena and Mr. Sunday Idama have all been slaughtered by this mercenaries; Fulani Herdsmen in their fa...
Fashola Inspects Amukpe-Eku-Abraka-Agbo Abavo Road,Delta
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Fashola Inspects Amukpe-Eku-Abraka-Agbo Abavo Road,Delta

PROJECT INSPECTION TOUR 18/2/2017 Below are photos of distinguished Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN (Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing), inspecting the Amukpe - Eku - Abraka - Agbor Abavo Road Dualization Project.