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July 18, 2018 4:16 AM Tax arrears: Blockage of NDDC office embarrassing, unnecessary – MD– The Sun News

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed dismay over the disruption of activities at its headquarters in Port Harcourt, yesterday, by officials of the Rivers State Internal Revenue Service (RIRS). Speaking on behalf of NDDC’s Managing Director, Dr. Nsima Ekere, his Special Assistant on Media, Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, said the commission was surprised 15

July 17, 2018 1:53 PM Hoodlums kill policeman, injure another, cart away their guns in Delta

Barely 48 hours four policemen were reportedly killed in Benin city, Edo state, armed hoodlums operating in Akwuku Igbo community in Aniocha North local government area of Delta state on Monday evening allegedly killed a policeman and injured his colleague on a road block in the community. Delta state Police Commissioner, Mustafa Muhammad, who confirmed 19

July 13, 2018 4:40 PM Delta chief allegedly commits suicide over N450, 000 debt

A 58-year-old grandfather, Chief Ovie Umukoro, in Ugborikoko Estate, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly committed suicide on Thursday night in the area over his inability to pay a N450,000 debt. It was gathered that Ovie was indebted to his friend, one Chief Obukoyho, N450, 000, being proceeds of the contract they both executed, but allegedly 20

July 11, 2018 1:02 PM Hoodlums unleash terror on patent medicine dealers in Delta, steal drugs worth N10m

Hoodlums operating in Emuhu community, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday unleashed terror on patent medicine dealers in the area, carting away drugs worth N10 million. it was gathered that the armed hoodlums in the early hours stormed the community in a Peagout 504 car without a plate number, and started shooting into the air to scare 18

July 11, 2018 3:24 AM 2019: INEC worried over 17m uncollected PVCsThe Sun News

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concerns over the non-collection of permanent voter’s cards (PVCs) by eligible voters across the country. The commission said over 17 million PVCs were yet to be collected with about eight months to the elections. National Commissioner of INEC supervising 18

July 10, 2018 11:56 PM Gambari, others to speak on conflict reporting at 10th Wole Soyinka centre lectureThe Sun News

Amidst mounting concerns over violence and conflicts in some parts of Nigeria and the media coverage of same, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar, diplomat and former Minister for External Affairs, will lead discussion on the issues at the 10th Wole Soyinka media lecture series, billed to hold on Friday, at NECA House, Alausa, Lagos. To join Ibrahim 20

July 10, 2018 5:25 AM Succour for Gbarain/Ekpetiama Cluster from the grips of ShellThe Sun News

The story of Revd. Fr. Kevin O’ Hara in Bayelsa State, to give help to the 12 communities of the Gbarain/ Ekpetiama Cluster to extract maximum benefits from the Gbarain/Ubie oil and gas project reads like a line from the Bible. Fr O’Hara, a missionary attaché to the Irish Embassy in Nigeria had stayed in Agudama community before he went back to Ireland 18

July 9, 2018 5:24 PM Delta APC may self-destruct, unless..

A chieftain of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Pastor Power Aginighan, has raised fears over the possible extinction of the party in the state should the Comrade Adams Oshiomole-led national exco fails to provide political solution to the lingering crisis in the party. The former Acting Managing Director of NDDC, who expressed 17

July 6, 2018 2:09 PM Strange disease blinds 500 persons in three Delta communities

A strange blindness disease, known as Pterygium, has hit Delta state, leaving no fewer than five hundred persons in three riverine communities in the state blinded. The three riverine communities of Oporoza, Ayakurumo,and Uvwie are currently being rattled by the disease described by experts as new in Delta state, and deadly if urgent steps were not taken 18

July 5, 2018 2:11 PM Community drags BEDC to court for non-supply of electricity Community drags BEDC to court for non-supply of electricity

Residents of Edjemuoyavwe community in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, have dragged the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to court over alleged oppression. The community, in the suit number HCH/29/2018, before the state High Court, Oghara, demanded explanation as to why they had been in total darkness for over seven 40