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Two Ladies Fight Over A Guy At A Motor Park In Delta
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Two Ladies Fight Over A Guy At A Motor Park In Delta

According to De Sheddy Richcraft, who shared the info on Facebook. These Two ladies fought dirty at a motor park in Agbor, Delta state. Although the, the 'special' man wasn't disclosed, a footage of the drama was shared
Navy Destroys 40 Illegal Refineries, Arrests Operators In Delta
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Navy Destroys 40 Illegal Refineries, Arrests Operators In Delta

- The Nigeria Navy has discovered 40 illegal refineries in the creeks of Warri south local government area of Delta state - The refineries were discovered following a major operation raid where over one million tons of stolen crude was being refined - The Navy warned crude oil thieves to stop the act and also called for a concerted effort to from authorities to stop the trend The Nigeria Navy on Thursday raided over forty illegal crude oil refineries at the Jones Creek in Warri south local government area of Delta state. The Navy said the more than forty illegal refineries contain over one million metric tons of stolen crude being illegally refined at the creeks by crude oil thieves. The Nigerian Navy commander, in Delta, Commodore Ibrahim Dewu, told journalists that the dis...
Thief Caught Stealing N10k & Iphone From Man Going To Lagos, Beaten Mercilessly
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Thief Caught Stealing N10k & Iphone From Man Going To Lagos, Beaten Mercilessly

According to reports,the thief pictured below whose name is David was caught in Delta in the early hours of Feb 1 in front of Cyprian Hotel while trying to steal N10k and one iPhone 7 from early morning traveller going to Lagos around 5am.He was given the beaten of his life by mob.During interrogation,he said he stays in Sapele
Buhari’s Government Gives Loans To 23,400 Beneficiaries
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Buhari’s Government Gives Loans To 23,400 Beneficiaries

The Buhari Presidency’s Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) has been extended to artisans, with government disbursing 23,400 loans to beneficiaries in 13 states and the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. The micro-credit scheme styled Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), targets coverage for one million people, who are either artisans or market men and women, entrepreneurs or farmers. "They have already enrolled for the scheme and are expected to benefit this year", according to Laolu Akande, the senior special assistant on media to the presidency. The loan scheme is executed through the Bank of Industry, BOI, with the involvement of cooperatives. Beneficiaries of the first phase are based in are Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ekiti, Kogi, Kwara, Niger, Lagos, O...
Federal Government Releases N388Billion To 17 States (See Full List)
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Federal Government Releases N388Billion To 17 States (See Full List)

The Federal Government has released N388.304 Billion to 17 States as part of the N522 Billion bail out funds approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for some states with Governor Ayo Fayose's Ekiti State omitted from the first batch. Rivers State, Lagos, Delta and Akwa Ibom State tops the List of gainers. See the list below.
Total Nigeria Shut Down For Sacking Nigerian Workers
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Total Nigeria Shut Down For Sacking Nigerian Workers

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers, NUPENG, has shut down loading activities at all Total Nig. Ltd., depots nationwide over termination of workers appointment. According to a statement by Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, Total has been resisting the unionisation of workers under its contract programme in Lagos, Kaduna and Koko in Delta blending plants. “In view of this, the union has directed all workers in Total downstream to stop work until the management allows workers to unionise and slave labour introduced are cancelled. “This action should commence immediately,” he said.
Nigerian Government Starts Paying N5,000 Every Month To Poorest Citizens
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Nigerian Government Starts Paying N5,000 Every Month To Poorest Citizens

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of N5,000 monthly to one million vulnerable Nigerians. In a statement released, Monday, by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, the government stated that the payment was effected through the Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT, of the government’s Social Investment Programmes, SIP. According to the statement, one million Nigerians would receive N5,000 monthly payments under the CCT as a form of social safety net for the poorest and most vulnerable as budgeted for in the 2016 Budget. Mr. Akande added that many of the beneficiaries have already reported receiving their first payments in the first batch that commenced last week. “In the first batch that commenced last week, nine ...
Woman Accuses OAP Of Being Her Husband’s Mistress
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Woman Accuses OAP Of Being Her Husband’s Mistress

The lady above, Jessica Taylor Omamuli has accused Delta OAP, Divine Ighovie of being her husband’s mistress and having the guts to come to her husband’s apartment to stab her with her thugs. According to Jessica, her husband got a better job in Delta State while she stayed back in Lagos with the children. She however decided to go and visit her husband because her kids are on holiday and her husband’s mistress, the OAP who has an extra key to her husband’s apartment in Delta came in, saw her and descended on her. It’s a very messy story. She explains how the whole drama started; My wonderful family. Who am I without you guys. I love you all to the moon and stars.My husband got a job earlier this year in Ughelli delta state. We live in Lagos. Due to the job he moved down. This is my ...
French Montana Boycotts Delta For Booting Arabic-Speaking Passengers Off A Flight
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French Montana Boycotts Delta For Booting Arabic-Speaking Passengers Off A Flight

A YouTube star known for pulling pranks claims he and a friend were booted off a Delta flight for speaking Arabic. Adam Saleh recorded a video of himself being escorted off a Delta flight and posted it online. In the video, Saleh says he and his friend were “speaking a different language on the plane” and were kicked out because people felt uncomfortable. “This is 2016. Delta Airlines is kicking out because we spoke a different language. You guys are racist. I cannot believe it. I spoke a word–a different language,” says Saleh in the now viral video. The “uncomfortable” are seen in the clip waving and yelling, “bye!” to the men. In response to the video, French Montana has decided to boycott Delta. The Morrocan-born rapper and practicing Muslim posted the Delta video on his Instagram...
Why Senate Rejected Buhari’s 46 Non-career Ambassador-nominees
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Why Senate Rejected Buhari’s 46 Non-career Ambassador-nominees

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the nomination of 47 career ambassadors forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari in July. The Senate, however, rejected the entire list of 46 non-career ambassador-nominees forwarded to it for confirmation in October. The rejection of the 46 non-career nominees was based on a report submitted by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Monsurat Sunmonu (APC-Oyo). Sunmonu said the imbalance of nominations observed in the list of career nominees was not in corrected by the President in the non-career list. According to her, over 250 petitions were received by the committee from aggrieved Nigerians over the imbalance of nominations in the first list. Ebonyi, Bayelsa and Plateau had no nominees at all and was not addressed by the ...
Breaking: Robbery Suspects Operating In Military Camouflage Nabbed In Delta
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Breaking: Robbery Suspects Operating In Military Camouflage Nabbed In Delta

The Police in Delta have arrested a gang of robbery suspects, who disguise in military uniforms and rob victims of their valuables in Warri and environs. A statement by SP Celestina Kalu, spokesperson of the police command in the state, said the suspects were arrested on the Evereni axis of the East-West road, after a police Dragon patrol intercepted a tricycle. “On Nov. 10, 2016, a Dragon patrol team, while on duty along Ughelli/Patani road at Evereni, intercepted one tricycle with two different registration numbers: Delta PIN 504 UP at the rear and YEN 403 QU at the front. “The tricycle was driven by one Obinna Emele. “Upon interrogation, the suspect claimed he was sent to deliver the tricycle to one Chigozie Uzodibe at Patani”, he said. The statement said that while the s...
Robbers Attack Delta Bank, Cart Away With N25m
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Robbers Attack Delta Bank, Cart Away With N25m

Robbers attacked an Ughelli branch of Union Bank, and carted away N25 million after blowing up the bank’s vault with dynamite. It was gathered that the hoodlums, who were dressed in army camouflage, used dynamite and welding tools to break into the ATM inside the bank and the bank’s vault, where a bulk of the cash was kept. An auditor of the bank, who was sent from the Benin regional office for the regular auditing of the bank’s branch, estimated that about N25 million was stolen from the bank. Confirming the incident yesterday, a staff of the bank, who spoke on condition of anonymity, disclosed that the bank’s manager and some senior staff were arrested and taken to Asaba for questioning in connection with the incident. Giving details of the incident, the staff said: “The securi...
Niger Delta Governors Want Corruption Charges Dropped Across The Region To Stop Pipeline Attacks
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Niger Delta Governors Want Corruption Charges Dropped Across The Region To Stop Pipeline Attacks

Governors of the South-South region who met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House today called for a majority of the corruption cases in the region to be dropped by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The meeting was attended by Governors of Edo, Ondo, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Abia, as well as the Deputy Governor of Cross River. Sahara reporters source, who was at the meeting, said that only the Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole and the deputy Governor of Cross River opposed the others, who singled out the federal government’s anti-corruption initiative as the reason why Niger Delta Avengers are blowing up pipelines in the region. Speaking one after the other, the governors reportedly asked the Federal government to drop charges agai...