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JUST IN: Two Lawmakers, Shaibu’s Associate Suspended by Edo Speaker

By Spencer Ighodalo In a dramatic turn of events, the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku, suspended three lawmakers on Monday over an alleged plot to impeach him and other principal officers of the Assembly. The suspended lawmakers include Donald Okogbe (PDP, Akoko-Edo II), an ally …

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Identity Crisis: 2 Million Bank Accounts Closed Over BVN, NIN Discrepancies

By Ikadolo Efosa In an effort to clean their books of questionable accounts and comply with regulatory orders, commercial banks in Nigeria closed a total of 2.021 million bank accounts in the first quarter of 2024 (Q1’24). This information is contained in a report by the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System …

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Flood Alert: Delta Government Is Prepared, Says Environment Commissioner

By Onomiguren Agbamu The State Government has said they have started working out plans on local government that are flood prone zone with earlier awareness campaign and sensitization. The state commissioner for environment, Hon. Ejiro Jamani Tommy stated this in Asaba on the state Government preparations to avert unware flooding …

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Nani’s Daughter Weds Major Bulus in High-Profile Ceremony

By Oghenekaro Oyowinkigho. The daughter of the Chairman of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Anita Nani, recently tied the knot with Major Bulus Shunah in a grand wedding ceremony that took place at St Peter’s Anglican Church, Jesse, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Delta State. The …

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State police: Further delay is risky

THE deterioration of security has continued to stimulate support for the swift establishment of state police as a panacea for the bloody violence. The state and federal governments and the federal and state assemblies must fast-track the process to save the country from implosion. Already, 20 out of 36 state …

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NSCDC Foils Smuggling Attempt: 8,400 Litres of Petrol Intercepted En Route to Cameroon.

By Ekpo James. Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom command, In a swift operation, successfully intercepted a group of smugglers attempting to transport 8,400 litres of petrol across the border into Cameroon. The state commandant, Eluyemi Eluwade, revealed that the smuggled petrol was cleverly …

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Okuama Killings: How Delta Senators Facilitate The Release Of King Clement Ikolo

BY Igho Agbatu In a significant turn of events, the traditional ruler of Ewu-Urhobo kingdom, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Clement Ikolo, has regained his freedom after enduring several weeks of confinement in Nigerian military custody. READ MORE:¬†BREAKING: Ewu-Okuama King Clement Ikolo Regains Freedom. The monarch who had been detained by …

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Delta Speaker, Guwor, Commends Journalists and Assembly Staff for Unwavering Support in House Activities

By Onomiguren Agbamu Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Emomotimi Dennis Guwor has expressed deep appreciation to journalists for consistently covering the activities of the House. Rt Hon Guwor gave the commendation in his opening remarks upon resumption of plenary by members after three weeks break for …

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Dave Umahi Corrects Atiku’s Cost Estimation for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road Project

By Ahmed Idris Minister of Works, Engr. David Umahi, addressed concerns last week in Lagos regarding the cost and transparency of the 700-kilometre Lagos-Calabar coastal highway project. This came after allegations of lack of transparency in awarding and costing the project, connecting the South-west to the South-south of Nigeria, were …

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